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American League Record for the Most Home Runs in a Month

Trivia Question

Who holds the American League Record for the most home runs in a month?

Trivia Question Answer

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Rudy York hit 18 home runs in August of 1937 with the Detroit Tigers, an American League record that stands to this day. His 18 home runs in August was over half of his total of 35 home runs for 1937. Rudy’s accomplishment was the Major League record until June of 1998 when Sammy Sosa in the National League hit 20 home runs.