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Needing only 14 seasons to accomplish the feat, Alex Rodriguez becomes the 22nd and youngest player (32 years and 8 days) to hit 500 career home runs on August 4, 2007.

The historic three-run homer, off Royals’ starter Kyle Davies, who was recently acquired from the Braves, is hit into the left-field seats at Yankee Stadium, making A-Rod and Mickey Mantle the only two players to reach the milestone in the Bronx.

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