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The Joe Bauman Home Run Award, formerly known as the Round-Tripper-Award, is given to the Minor League Baseball player who hit the most regular season home runs that year. The award, first given in 2002, is named after Joe Bauman, who set a then–professional record with 72 home runs in 1954, while playing for the Roswell Rockets of the Class-C Longhorn League.[1]

Joe Bauman Home Run Award
Awarded forHome run leader in Minor League Baseball
Presented byMusco Lighting
First awarded2004
Currently held byPete Alonso

The award was named for Bauman in 2004.[2] It is presented by Musco Lighting at the Baseball Winter Meetings each December. The winner receives a check worth $200 for every home run hit.[3][4] The most recent winner of the award is Pete Alonso of the New York Mets organization.[5]

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WinnersEdit

NotesEdit

  • a Jones and Jon Gaston tied with 35 home runs. Jones was declared the winner by virtue of having more runs batted in (RBIs) than Gaston (103 to 100).[11]
  • b Moustakas and Mark Trumbo tied with 36 home runs. Moustakas was declared the winner by virtue of having more RBIs than Trumbo (124 to 122).[12]
  • c Alonso and Ibandel Isabel tied with 36 home runs. Alonso was declared the winner by virtue of having more RBIs than Isabel (119 to 78).[5]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Joe Bauman Sets Record, Runs Home Run Total to 72". Milwaukee Journal. September 7, 1954. Retrieved October 19, 2011.
  2. ^ "BASEBALL: MINOR LEAGUE REPORT; Former Prospect Enjoys Success". The New York Times. July 31, 2004. Retrieved November 24, 2012.
  3. ^ Minor League Baseball (February 23, 2011). "Article | Pacific Coast League News". Minorleaguebaseball.com. Retrieved September 14, 2011.
  4. ^ "Springer maintains Bauman Award lead". MiLB.com. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  5. ^ a b c "Mets' Alonso recalls award-worthy 2018". MiLB.com. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  6. ^ a b c Michael Blinn (September 18, 2007). "Article | Pacific Coast League News". Minorleaguebaseball.com. Retrieved September 14, 2011.
  7. ^ "Phillies' Ryan Howard Round-Tripper Contest Winner - OurSports Central - Independent and Minor League Sports News". OurSports Central. September 17, 2004. Retrieved September 14, 2011.
  8. ^ Diamond Leung (September 16, 2005). "Sports | Baseball | PE.com | Southern California News | News for Inland Southern California". PE.com. Archived from the original on August 12, 2007. Retrieved September 14, 2011.
  9. ^ "Witt Wins Round-Tripper Award, Bauman Trophy – OurSports Central – Independent and Minor League Sports News". OurSports Central. September 5, 2006. Retrieved September 14, 2011.
  10. ^ Jonathan Mayo. "Article | MiLB.com News | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". Milb.com. Retrieved November 24, 2012.
  11. ^ a b Minor League Baseball (September 15, 2009). "Article | MiLB.com News | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". Minorleaguebaseball.com. Retrieved September 14, 2011.
  12. ^ a b "Moustakas wins Joe Bauman Award". MiLB.com. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  13. ^ Minor League Baseball (September 12, 2011). "LaHair captures Joe Bauman Award | MiLB.com News | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". Web.minorleaguebaseball.com. Retrieved September 14, 2011.
  14. ^ Drago, Mike (September 11, 2012). "A season to remember for R-Phils: Darin Ruf's club-record 38 HRs, including 20 in August, help Reading reach postseason". readingeagle.com. Reading Eagle Company. Retrieved September 13, 2012.
  15. ^ "Late charge earns Gallo Bauman Award: Rangers slugger edges Astros' Springer in season's final week". MiLB. September 5, 2013. Retrieved September 5, 2013.
  16. ^ "Phillies' Kris Bryant Round-Tripper Contest Winner - OurSports Central - Independent and Minor League Sports News". OurSports Central. September 17, 2004. Retrieved September 14, 2011.
  17. ^ "Reed wins 2015 Bauman Home Run Award: Second-year Astros pro hit 34 homers to lead Minor League Baseball". MiLB.com. September 11, 2015. Retrieved September 11, 2015.
  18. ^ "Phils' Cozens wins 2016 Bauman Award: Phillies slugger led Minor League Baseball with 40 home runs". MiLB.com. September 14, 2016. Retrieved September 21, 2016.
  19. ^ "Reed slugs way to Bauman Home Run Award". MiLB.com. September 4, 2017. Retrieved September 7, 2017.

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