Last Updated on March 5, 2023 by Matt Musico
Hitting home runs during the regular season is important. We spend plenty of time talking about it here at MLB Daily Dingers. But what about the various types of postseason home run leaders?
We go into detail below about each MLB team’s current postseason home run king. There’s only one dude who leads more than one team, and there are a handful of ties along the way. Let’s get to it.
Career Postseason Home Run Leaders
Arizona Diamondbacks: Chris Young, 5 Home Runs
Chris Young played for six teams throughout his 13-year MLB career. The only squad he was with for more than two seasons was the Arizona Diamondbacks. Young played with the DBacks for the first seven years of his career. He not only made a splash by hitting 32 home runs as a rookie, but he’s also toward the top of Arizona’s all-time home run leaderboard.
The honors of currently being the DBacks’ postseason home run king came with a bit of competition. Both Paul Goldschmidt and Luis Gonzalez each went deep in October four times. These three sluggers are the only ones in franchise history with more than two postseason dingers.
Young played playoff baseball in six different seasons. His last three trips between the Yankees and Red Sox spanned just seven of his 60 total plate appearances. He made the most of his opportunities, as the outfielder slashed .313/.450/.688 over his postseason career. All five of his postseason homers came in the NLDS (2007 and 2011), where he posted a 1.338 OPS in 34 plate appearances.
Atlanta Braves: Chipper Jones, 13 Home Runs
Prior to the 2022 postseason, there are five Braves players with 10-plus homers in October. Chipper Jones, one of baseball’s most productive switch-hitters of all-time, is at the top. Playing for Atlanta in the 1990s and early 2000s gave him plenty of opportunities to slug dingers, too.
Jones made 12 trips to the postseason throughout his Hall of Fame career, slashing .287/.409/.456 in 417 plate appearances. The majority of his playoff homers (nine, to be exact) came in the NLDS. He was productive even while he wasn’t hitting home runs, though. Whether it was a Division Series (.891 OPS), Championship Series (.866), or the World Series (.828), Jones showed up and contributed.
What’s interesting is that his home runs didn’t come in bunches. He never hit more than two in a single series, but he finished with exactly two dingers on four different occasions.
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Baltimore Orioles: Frank Robinson, 9 Home Runs
Frank Robinson is no stranger to being on home run leaderboards. His 586 career homers are 10th all-time in MLB history. He’s also toward the top of career leaderboards for both the Orioles and Reds. Last, but most certainly not least, his rookie season was among the most powerful ever.
The Hall of Famer is comfortably atop Baltimore’s postseason home run leaderboard, too. The next-closest group of sluggers is a three-way tie at six with Brady Anderson, Eddie Murray, and Boog Powell. Robinson never hit more than two dingers in a single postseason series, but he was consistent. Of the eight series he appeared in, he went homer-less just once (1971 ALCS).
He won World Series MVP honors in 1966 for the Orioles thanks to a 1.232 OPS in 16 plate appearances. Robinson racked up just four hits during Baltimore’s matchup with the Dodgers, but three of them went for extra bases (one triple, two homers). This performance was followed up with a 1.217 OPS in the 1969 ALCS.
Boston Red Sox: David Ortiz, 17 Home Runs
David Ortiz was inducted to the National Baseball Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2022. His consistent production certainly merits enshrinement. If it wasn’t for what he did in October for the Red Sox, though, he probably wouldn’t have gotten in on the first ballot.
Big Papi is Boston’s single-season home run king, and he’s second to only Ted Williams on the franchise’s all-time leaderboard. His 17 postseason dingers are six more than Manny Ramirez and Jason Varitek, who are tied for second with 11 homers each.
Ortiz was good in just about every situation during October. His career slash line of .289/.404/.543 through 85 games is proof. The situation that was his favorite, though, was easily the World Series. Papi hit just three of his 17 homers in the Fall Classic, but he paired it with a .455/.576/.795 line in 59 plate appearances.
It’s not shocking that the Red Sox hoisted the trophy every time they reached the World Series with Ortiz on the roster.
Chicago Cubs: Three-Way Tie, 6 Home Runs
The Cubs’ most recent stretch of success is all over the franchise’s postseason home run leaderboard. Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, and Kyle Schwarber are all tied at the top with six dingers each. Javier Baez and Dexter Fowler are right behind them with five each.
Three of Bryant’s six postseason homers with the Cubs came during their 2016 title run. In 75 plate appearances, the third baseman slashed .308/.400/.523 with those three homers, eight RBI, and 11 runs scored. Similar to his best bud, Rizzo hit three of his homers in the 2016 postseason. In fact, it was the only time he posted a wRC+ higher than 72 in five trips to October for Chicago (it was 127 in ’16).
Schwarber missed most of the 2016 playoffs as he recovered from injury. But five of his six career postseason dingers for the Cubs came in 2015. He crushed everything in 31 plate appearances that fall, slashing .333/.419/.889. For those who don’t want to do that math, that sussed out to a 248 wRC+.
Chicago White Sox: Paul Konerko, 7 Home Runs
Paul Konerko piled up tons of dingers on his way to getting to the top of the White Sox all-time home run leaderboard. It took only 19 October games to find himself at the top of Chicago’s postseason home run leaders, though.
The first baseman got his first taste of playoff baseball in 2000. He went hitless with a -77 wRC+ through 10 plate appearances. He had to sit with that until 2005. As the White Sox marched to a World Series title, Kornerko was a huge piece of the puzzle. He slashed .265/.321/.612 with five homers and 15 RBI, which led to a 132 wRC+.
Konerko and the White Sox returned to the postseason in 2008, but were bounced in the ALDS by the Tampa Bay Rays. The right-handed hitter slugged his final two playoff homers in that series, posting a 167 wRC+ in the process.
Cincinnati Reds: Johnny Bench, 10 Home Runs
There are only three players in Reds history with five or more postseason home runs: Johnny Bench (10), Tony Perez (six), and Pete Rose (five). Other than that, nobody else has more than three October dingers.
On his way to becoming the Reds’ career home run leader, it’s clear the backstop elevated his game with a championship on the line. Bench posted a career slugging percentage of .476 in the regular season. That number jumped up to .527 through 188 postseason plate appearances.
The only time he hit more than one homer in a single series came during the 1976 Fall Classic when he hit two. Bench took home MVP honors because he terrorized Yankee pitching to the tune of a .533/.533/1.133 line with those two homers, one double, one triple, six RBI, and four runs scored in 15 plate appearances.
Cleveland Guardians: Jim Thome, 17 Home Runs
When it comes to Guardians home run royalty, we don’t have to look any further than Jim Thome. He’s currently in possession of the franchise’s holy trifecta. In addition to being the postseason home run king, he’s also the single-season and career home run leader for the organization.
Manny Ramirez, who is MLB’s current postseason home run king, is second in Cleveland history with 13 playoff dingers. After that, nobody else in the organization has hit more than six.
Although Thome appeared in the postseason for five teams, all 17 of his home runs in this situation came as a member of the Guardians. Eight of those dingers came in two separate series: the 1998 ALCS and the 1999 ALDS.
Both of these matchups ended with Cleveland getting eliminated, but it’s not because of what Thome did or didn’t do at the plate. In the ’98 ALCS against the Yankees, he posted an 1.186 OPS with four homers and eight RBI in 25 plate appearances. The following October in the ’99 ALDS, his OPS settled in at 1.535 with four homers and 10 RBI in 21 plate appearances.
Colorado Rockies: Matt Holliday, 5 Home Runs
Thanks to a long and successful tenure with the St. Louis Cardinals, Matt Holliday ended his MLB career with 77 postseason games under his belt. These trips to October also led to a World Series title in 2011. Before all that, Holliday got his first taste of the playoffs with the Rockies.
The outfielder did appear in the NLDS for the Rockies in 2018, but all five of his homers came during Colorado’s memorable 2007 run. He hit at least one homer in each of the NLDS, NLCS, and World Series, but it was the Championship Series that was his most successful. Holliday took home MVP honors off the strength of a .333/.412/.733 line with two home runs, four RBI, and three runs scored in 17 plate appearances.
Whenever the outfielder secured a base hit, it was either a homer or a single — nothing in-between. Holliday racked up 13 total hits during the 2007 postseason, with nearly half of them leaving the yard.
Detroit Tigers: Miguel Cabrera, 9 Home Runs
The Tigers have had some legendary sluggers dig into the batter’s box for them. Miguel Cabrera being the franchise’s postseason home run king isn’t a shock. After all, he’s a first-ballot Hall of Famer upon becoming eligible. Do you know who is second and third in Detroit postseason history regarding home runs? That’d be Delmon Young and Jhonny Peralta. Probably not the first names that come to mind. But that’s the beauty of baseball, baby.
Detroit qualified for the playoffs each season between 2011 and 2014. This stretch included one World Series appearance for Miggy and the Tigers, but that’s all they have to show for it. The only time Cabrera has hit more than one homer in a postseason series in the Motor City was the 2011 ALCS.
If Detroit beat the Texas Rangers, Miggy probably would’ve taken home MVP honors. In 27 plate appearances, he slashed .400/.556/1.050 with three homers, seven RBI, and five runs scored. The remarkable part of this performance was the sheer number of extra-base hits recorded. Cabrera collected eight total hits in this matchup, with seven of them going for extra bases (three homers, four doubles).
Houston Astros: Jose Altuve, 23 Home Runs
As we can see on this list, Jose Altuve has hit lots of homers in the postseason. So many, in fact, that he only trails Ramirez (29) on the all-time list. Based on how consistently the Astros reach October, it seems like this record is in real jeopardy of being broken.
Houston’s recent stretch of success has led to many players racking up lots of homers. Not many play for the organization anymore, though. Of the four hitters with 10-plus postseason dingers, only two (Altuve and Alex Bregman) still play for the Astros.
Altuve has been a mark of consistency when it comes to his October power. After not going yard at all in 2015, he hit seven during Houston’s 2017 World Series run. He slugged just one in 2018, but has since hit exactly five homers in each of his last three trips to the playoffs. In 363 total plate appearances in the postseason (prior to 2022), Altuve owns a .286/.361/.547 line with 23 homers, 49 RBI, and 70 runs scored. That’s all good for a 143 wRC+.
Kansas City Royals: George Brett, 10 Home Runs
As George Brett showed throughout his Hall of Fame career, consistency reigns supreme. He slugged 30-plus dingers in a season just once, yet is the Royals’ all-time home run leader. When the calendar flipped to October, Brett reached another level. In 43 career playoff games (184 plate appearances), the third baseman hit .337/.397/.627 with 10 homers, 23 RBI, and 30 runs scored.
He appeared in nine different postseason series during his career. With that opportunity, Brett posted an OPS greater than 1.000 in five of those matchups. It’s also not surprising that Brett was a huge part of the Royals’ 1985 World Series run. He started things off by winning ALCS MVP honors thanks to a 1.326 OPS with three homers and five RBI.
Brett collected just one extra-base hit in the Fall Classic (a double) but still managed to slash .370/.452/.407 to help Kansas City achieve October glory.
Los Angeles Angels: Troy Glaus, 9 Home Runs
Troy Glaus appeared in the playoffs just twice for the Angels. All he needed was 19 games to rack up nine homers, mostly thanks to an outrageous performance in 2002. As the organization eventually captured its first World Series title, Glaus couldn’t be stopped.
His seven homers during that run are among the most in baseball history. Glaus wasn’t just hitting home runs, either. He was doing a little bit of everything at the plate. In 69 plate appearances, the sweet-swinging right-handed hitter posted a .344/.420/.770 line with seven homers, 13 RBI, and 15 runs scored. This performance led to a 207 wRC+.
Three of those dingers came in the World Series while winning MVP honors. The Angels’ matchup with the Giants went the full seven games, and Glaus delivered with a 1.313 OPS. Of the 10 hits he recorded, six went for extra bases (three doubles, three homers).
Los Angeles Dodgers: Corey Seager & Justin Turner, 13 Home Runs
The Dodgers have made the playoffs each year since 2013. So, plenty of players from recent years are littered throughout the team’s postseason home run leaderboard. Corey Seager did the majority of his work in 2020. He hit eight of his 13 career homers during that one calendar month. In fact, he won NLCS and World Series MVP honors in 2020, with seven of his eight homers coming in those two matchups alone.
He’s no longer with Los Angeles and Justin Turner still is, so there may not be a tie for much longer. Turner has been a positive contributor throughout all parts of the playoffs, but the Division Series is where he’s done his best work. He’s hit just four homers in 138 plate appearances during this round. However, it’s also included a .316/.420/.518 line with nine doubles, one triple, and 23 RBI.
Miami Marlins: Miguel Cabrera, 4 Home Runs
Wait a second — Miggy strikes again? You bet he does. He’s currently the only MLB player to be the postseason home run king for more than one club. Given how things have gone for the Tigers and Marlins in 2022, he’ll hold onto that title for at least one more year.
Cabrera’s only taste of playoff baseball with the Marlins came in 2003 when he won the World Series as a 20-year-old rookie. Miggy didn’t hit a homer in the NLDS but posted a respectable .762 OPS. He struggled in the Fall Classic to the tune of a .167/.200/.292 line with one homer, but the NLCS was his jam.
As the Marlins beat the Cubs in a memorable seven-game series, Cabrera straight-up mashed. Three of his four homers came during this stretch, which also included a 1.027 OPS.
MLB Postseason Home Run Leaders
Milwaukee Brewers: Orlando Arcia & Prince Fielder, 4 Home Runs
I love that Orlando Arcia and Prince Fielder share the Brewers’ postseason home run crown because they’re very different hitters. Fielder’s game was built upon power, and he’s also the only Milwaukee slugger to reach the half-century mark in a single season. Arcia, on the other hand, has just seven regular-season home runs in his career.
Three of Arcia’s postseason homers came during the 2018 playoffs. He turned into a completely different player that October. After posting just a 55 wRC+ with three homers through 366 regular-season plate appearances, he matched that homer output with a 133 wRC+ in just 34 plate appearances. Baseball, man.
Fielder hit one homer during his first trip to the postseason in 2008, but that’s about all he did. Through 17 plate appearances, the first baseman posted a -30 wRC+. His next trip came in his final season with Milwaukee in 2011. Fielder slugged three homers while collecting six RBI and six runs scored to go along with a 149 wRC+ in 11 games played.
Minnesota Twins: Goose Goslin, 7 Home Runs
Can you believe we finally have a Twins home run king that’s not Harmon Killebrew? I can’t believe it either, but he only hit three postseason home runs during his career. So, Goose Goslin more than doubled the legendary Minnesota slugger.
In three trips to the World Series with the Washington Senators, Goslin won one title. He also racked up some impressive stats along the way. As a 23-year-old in the 1924 World Series, Goslin posted a 1.000 OPS with three homers while winning a title. He was back there the following year and lost to the Pirates, but it wasn’t because of his individual performance. Goslin slugged another three homers while slashing .308/.379/.692 in 29 plate appearances.
The Senators and their outfielder didn’t make it back to the Fall Classic until 1933. While his OPS looked much more human (.736), he racked up the final postseason home run of his career in the process.
New York Mets: Daniel Murphy, 7 Home Runs
Daniel Murphy reached the postseason with the Mets once during his time with the club, which came in 2015. It was a memorable run as New York reached the World Series. They wouldn’t have gotten it there if Murphy didn’t temporarily turn into Babe Ruth for the NLDS and NLCS.
It took him 538 plate appearances to slug 14 home runs during the regular season that year. Yet, he needed just 39 trips to the plate in the postseason to hit half that number. Murphy’s bat disappeared once the Mets reached the Fall Classic (.470 OPS in 25 plate appearances). However, his work prior to that will be talked about amongst Mets fans for a long time.
His most impressive performance came in a four-game sweep of the Cubs in the NLCS. Through just 18 plate appearances, Murphy slashed .529/.556/1.294 with four homers and six RBI as he easily secured series MVP honors. He’d reach the playoffs three more times before his career finished, but he hit just one more homer in those opportunities.
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New York Yankees: Bernie Williams, 22 Home Runs
The Yankees have made the playoffs quite a few times over the years. Winning 27 titles will do that, and it’s evidenced by their postseason home run leaderboard. There are 12 different sluggers with at least 10 homers in the postseason, with two reaching 20. Bernie Williams reigns supreme among them all, including Derek Jeter, who is the other player with 20.
Williams had many opportunities to compile the number of homers he hit. The outfielder slugged more than two in a single series just twice (it was three on both occasions). His playoff slash line of .275/.371/.480 is quite good, but it pales in comparison to what he did through this first three postseason series.
In the 1995 ALDS against the Mariners, Williams slashed .429/.571/.810 with two homers and five RBI. During the 1996 ALDS against the Rangers, he hit .467/.500/1.067 with three homers and five RBI. To top it off, Williams won ALCS MVP honors in 1996 after hitting .474/.583/.947 with two more homers and six RBI.
Oakland Athletics: Jose Canseco, 7 Home Runs
Whenever I hear Jose Canseco‘s name, a couple of thoughts immediately come to mind. One of those thoughts is his ability to hit home runs. He hit 462 dingers during the regular season in his career. The seven he hit in the postseason for the Athletics were the only round-trippers he slugged during October as a big leaguer.
Canseco hit his first three postseason homers in the first series he appeared in. That was paired with a 1.290 OPS and four RBI in 17 plate appearances for Oakland in the 1988 ALCS. The outfielder’s bat then disappeared in the World Series. He slashed .053/.182/.211 in the Fall Classic.
That performance was avenged the following year. Not only did Oakland win the World Series, but Canseco was a consistent contributor. During the 1989 playoffs, Canseco slashed .323/.447/.516 with two homers, six RBI, six runs scored, and a 177 wRC+.
Philadelphia Phillies: Jayson Werth, 11 Home Runs
The Phillies’ most recent stretch of success in the late 2000s is on full display when looking at their postseason home run leaderboard. Of the top nine home run hitters in Philadelphia’s postseason history, six were on the Phillies at some point between 2007 and 2011. Jayson Werth is one of those dudes. Seven of his postseason homers came during the 2009 playoffs.
In 62 plate appearances during this run, Werth hit .275/.403/.725 with those seven dingers, 13 RBI, and 13 runs scored. This sussed out to a 184 wRC+, which was the second straight postseason he posted one above 150 (it was 151 in 2008). His OPS was at least .990 in each of the three series during 2009, and Werth slugged at least two homers in each matchup. That’s what you call consistency.
Pittsburgh Pirates: Willie Stargell, 7 Home Runs
Bob Robertson needed just 53 plate appearances (21 games) to register six postseason homers for the Pirates. His .660 slugging percentage is much better than the .511 mark Willie Stargell posted during his career. However, Stargell used his increased opportunity (133 plate appearances in 36 games played) to surpass him with seven dingers.
Stargell struggled through his first three trips to October with Pittsburgh. The Pirates’ all-time home run leader went 79 plate appearances without a postseason homer. He finally broke that drought in the 1974 NLCS when he slugged two while posting a 1.238 OPS.
The infielder made up for lost time on the Pirates’ run toward the 1979 World Series title. He made the most of his final trip to the postseason, slashing .415/.435/.927 with five home runs, 13 RBI, and nine runs scored, which was all good for a 252 wRC+. This effort also netted Stargell both NLCS and World Series MVP Awards before taking home the 1979 NL MVP Award that offseason.
San Diego Padres: Manny Machado, 6 Home Runs
The 2022 postseason was Manny Machado‘s fifth opportunity to play October baseball. It was also his second as a member of the Padres. His latest appearance was by far his best of all. In his four other postseason appearances, Machado produced a wRC+ better than 70 just once. That was a 76 wRC+ in 2018 with the Dodgers.
Through 52 trips to the plate in 2022, the third baseman slashed .271/.327/.583 with four homers, seven RBI, and four runs scored. That performance led to a career-best 156 wRC+. He was a big reason why San Diego made it past the Mets and Dodgers on its way to the NLCS against the Phillies.
San Francisco Giants: Barry Bonds, 8 Home Runs
Whether we’re talking about an entire career or a single season, Barry Bonds is at the top of nearly every home run leaderboard there is. So, it’s not surprising to see that he’s San Francisco’s all-time postseason home run king. As good of a player as he was, the Giants only reached the postseason four times with Bonds on their roster.
On three of those occasions (1997, 2000, 2003), San Francisco was ousted in the NLDS. Bonds was also homerless in each of those occurrences. But in 2002 when the Giants made it to Game 7 of the World Series, Bonds put on a show.
He hit three homers in the NLDS, one in the NLCS, and four more in the World Series against the Angels. I love looking at how his OPS progressively increased with each round: 1.233, 1.318, and 1.994. The Fall Classic homers were the biggest blows, but six of Bonds’ eight total hits went for extra bases. He added two doubles to those four dingers, as well.
Seattle Mariners: Jay Buhner & Edgar Martinez, 8 Home Runs
Don’t you just love a good tie? Jay Buhner and Edgar Martinez represent the last competitive stretch (that ended with playoff appearances) in Mariners history.
Six of Buhner’s eight dingers came within his first two trips to the postseason with Seattle in 1995 and 1997. He hit three in the ’95 ALCS and one in that memorable ALDS against the Yankees, but New York couldn’t figure out how to retire him. Buhner ended up slashing .458/.500/.625 in 26 plate appearances during that matchup.
The Yankees had the same problem with Martinez. Edgar hit two homers and drove in 10 runs while hitting .571/.667/1.000 in 27 plate appearances. The designated hitter never hit more than two homers in a single postseason series, but he reached it three different times.
St. Louis Cardinals: Albert Pujols, 18 Home Runs
Albert Pujols hasn’t had a ton of exposure to the postseason within the past decade. But when he did during his first tour with the Cardinals, dingers flew out of the park at an alarming rate. He’s launched some memorable home runs in October, and you’d be shocked to find out Pujols’ playoff production goes beyond homers.
He’s experienced October baseball nine different times throughout his career. In 352 plate appearances, the right-handed slugger is slashing .321/.426/.581 with 19 total homers, 54 RBI, and 57 runs scored. Five of them came during St. Louis’ 2011 title run, and another six came in 2004 when they lost to the Red Sox in the Fall Classic.
His 2004 NLCS MVP performance is worth mentioning anytime Pujols’ postseason production is a topic of discussion. This matchup went the full seven games, and no Astros pitchers had a solution for The Machine. He slashed .500/.563/1.000 with four homers and nine RBI in 32 plate appearances.
Tampa Bay Rays: Randy Arozarena, 11 Home Runs
Randy Arozarena is currently the only player in MLB history to hit 10 homers in a single postseason. With expanded playoffs being here to stay, there will be more opportunities for other sluggers to join him.
Isn’t it great how the playoffs can bring out the best in some players, though? Prior to the 2020 postseason Arozarena had accumulated just 84 MLB plate appearances, which led to eight home runs and 13 RBI. In the span of 77 trips to the plate between the ALDS and World Series, the outfielder slugged 10 dingers with 13 RBI.
He followed that with another homer and a 1.074 OPS in the 2021 ALDS against the Red Sox. Through 110 total plate appearances in October, Arozarena is boasting a .354/.436/.760 line with 11 homers, 17 RBI, and 23 runs scored.
Texas Rangers: Nelson Cruz, 14 Home Runs
Although 2022 hasn’t gone how he hoped, I’m still convinced Nelson Cruz is a machine solely programmed to hit home runs. The 41-year-old is trying to get himself to the 500-homer club, and his 18 postseason dingers are among the most all-time. That’s paired with a .631 career slugging percentage in October, along with with 38 RBI.
Eight of his 14 dingers for the Rangers came during their 2011 World Series run. Cruz actually exited the ALDS without hitting a home run before going nuts. First, he slugged six in the ALCS while posting a 1.273 slugging percentage. Unsurprisingly, that earned him series MVP honors. The outfielder added two more in the Fall Classic but didn’t do much else. He slashed .200/.333/.440 in 30 plate appearances.
Toronto Blue Jays: Jose Bautista & Joe Carter, 6 Home Runs
Having Jose Bautista and Joe Carter tied atop the Blue Jays’ all-time postseason home run leaderboard is just perfect. Both are remembered fondly in Toronto for some of the most memorable postseason homers (and bat flips) in franchise history. It’s only right for them to be here.
Bautista appeared in the playoffs just twice for Toronto, but his power was consistent. He hit at least one dinger in four of the five rounds he played in. This includes hitting two homers in each of the 2015 ALDS and ALCS.
Carter also appeared in five different series for the Jays and hit a homer in all but one of the matchups he appeared in. Like Joey Bats, he hit two homers in a series twice, and both of those instances came in the World Series.
In fact, Carter’s final swing in the postseason was his Fall Classic-winning walk-off homer in 1993. That’s a great last memory to have.
Washington Nationals: Four-Way Tie, 5 Home Runs
We end things with a four-way tie between Nats hitters from Washington’s recent stretch of success: Juan Soto, Anthony Rendon, Bryce Harper, and Ryan Zimmerman.
Zimmerman is the Nats’ all-time home run leader and Mr. National, so it only makes sense to have him here. However, I’ll give Soto an upper hand because he did it in the fewest games played (17) and plate appearances (65).
The Childish Bambino slugged all five of his dingers and 14 RBI for Washington’s World Series run in 2019. He saved his best work for the Fall Classic by slashing .333/.438/.741 with three dingers, seven RBI, and six runs scored in 32 plate appearances.