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21 Things That Have Happened Since The Last Back-to-Back Home Run Derby Champion

With 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.


Derek Norris

A’s Complete Sweep Of Nationals With Help From Norris’ 3-Run Homers

Derek Norris hit a pair of three-run home runs to back Scott Kazmir’s fifth win and the Oakland Athletics beat the Washington Nationals 9-1 on Sunday to complete a series sweep.


Scott Kazmir

Cespedes Homer Breaks Tie To Lift Athletics Over Mariners, 3-0

Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer that broke a scoreless tie in the eighth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Seattle Mariners 3-0 Sunday.


Mike Fontenot #14 of the San Francisco Giants is high-fived by teammate Andres Torres #56 of the San Francisco Giants after Fontenot hit a two run home-run in the first inning during their game at Coors Field on Sunday September 18, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Giants Trounce Rockies 12-5 For 8th Straight Win

Pablo Sandoval homered twice in an eight-run fourth inning, part of a six-home run barrage that led the late-charging San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies 12-5 Sunday for their eighth straight win.


Ryan Vogelsong of the San Francisco Giants. (Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Vogelsong Earns 10th Win In Giants Victory Over Marlins

Ryan Vogelsong pitched into the eighth inning to earn his career-high 10th win and the San Francisco Giants used four home runs to beat the slumping Florida Marlins 5-2 Sunday.

CBS San Francisco–08/14/2011

Designated hitter Hideki Matsui #55 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates a solo home run with his teammates off starting pitcher Scott Baker #30 of the Minnesota Twins during the fourth inning of their game on April 10, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Athletics defeated the Twins 5-3. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Matsui’s 1st Homerun Helps Lift A’s Over Twins, 5-3

Hideki Matsui wasn’t the only one getting a little anxious for his first home run in an Athletics uniform.

CBS San Francisco–04/10/2011