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"On Saturday night, Granderson insisted that he’s not a home run hitter."—ESPN New York, 5/22/11

"Incredibly, the speedy center fielder still refuses to call himself a home run hitter."—ESPN New York, 8/11/11

"Curtis Granderson said it again last night. He said he’s not a home run hitter."—LoHud Yankees Blog, 6/2/12

"Granderson… still claims that he is not a home run hitter."—The New York Times, 6/13/12

"Granderson…stubbornly insists he is not a home run hitter…”—ESPN New York, 8/26/11

Most HR, 2011-2012

Name

HR

Curtis Granderson

80

Ryan Braun

73

Miguel Cabrera

71

Jose Bautista

70

Giancarlo Stanton

68

Highest Percentage of Hits That Are HR, 2012

Name

HR%

Adam Dunn

37.5

Curtis Granderson

30.7

Josh Hamilton

28.2

Edwin Encarnacion

28.1

Giancarlo Stanton

26.5

"So how can he still say he’s not a home run hitter?

'Math is just crazy like that,' Granderson said."​—Lohud Yankees Blog, 6/14/12