On September 15, 2007 — 2007 – Prince Fielder’s 3rd-inning homer against Kirk Saarloos gives him 46 on the year – the first Milwaukee Brewers player to have hit so many. Gorman Thomas and Richie Sexson had each hit 45 in the past; Sexson had done so twice.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 15
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Retro Sheet
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