In the Orioles much-needed 4-2 win over the Rays last night, Chris Davis hit his major league-leading 46th homer an enormous blast onto Eutaw Street. At 451 feet it is this season’s longest home run hit (well out of) at Camden Yards.
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Homering at home
Davis has 25 homers this season at Camden Yards (48 in his career), tied with Rafael Palmeiro for most in one year. Palmeiro hit his 25 in
1998 when he hit 43 overall. Palmiero hit 121 homers at Camden Yards, the most of any Oriole (he had 124 total homers at Camden Yards).
In 1996, when Brady Anderson had his record-setting 50-homer season, he hit 19 homers at home.
The single-season Orioles record for home homers is 27, by Frank Robinson at Memorial Stadium in 1966, when he hit 49 overall.