How does Chris Davis' home run derby performance stack up with those of past Orioles?
July 16, 2013
Chris Davis didn't win this year's home run derby, but he also didn't flame out in the first round. Not ideal, but entirely respectable.
So how did Davis stack up historically with other Baltimore derby participants? Here's the full rundown through the years:
2013 Chris Davis, 12 home runs, fourth place
2006 Miguel Tejada, three home runs, sixth place
2004 Miguel Tejada, 27 home runs, first place; Rafael Palmeiro, 14 home runs, third place
1999 B.J. Surhoff, two home runs, seventh place
1998 Rafael Palmeiro, 10 home runs, fourth place
1997 Brady Anderson, four home runs, fifth place
1996 Brady Anderson, 11 home runs, third place
1992 Cal Ripken Jr., four home runs, third place
1991 Cal Ripken Jr., 12 home runs, first place
1985 Eddie Murray, four home runs, second place