And Henry Aaron hitting 30+ home runs in a season.
Hammerin’ Hank was the model of consistency in Major League Baseball for over two decades. From 1955 (age 21) through 1976 (age 42), he hit 30 or more HR 15 times! He hit 24+ in four other seasons. 23 seasons, 21 All-Star teams. Every season, fans, coaches, and other players knew what to expect from Aaron over a 162-game sample. Just look at the HR column below, it should be put up in a museum.
Why . . .