On April 7, 2000 — In 15 games, a record total of 57 home runs are hit in the major leagues – two more than the August 13, 1999 mark established in 17 games. The 36 American League homers set the record for a league in one day, surpassing the previous mark by six.

 


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Sources:

Baseball Reference April 7

SABR Games Project

National Pastime April 7

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