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2007 Home Run Derby

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Justin Morneau hit 22 dingers on his way to earning the Home Run Derby title.
Justin Morneau hit 22 dingers on his way to earning the Home Run Derby title. (Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Justin Morneau took the 2008 State Farm Home Run Derby crown with a 5-3 victory over Josh Hamilton in the final round, but it was Hamilton who wowed the Yankee Stadium crowd with a first-round record 28 home runs, including three 500-foot blasts. More > 
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Hamilton belts 28
Hamilton catches fire and sets the record with 28 in the first round of the 2008 Home Run Derby  Watch

• Morneau wins Derby crown  Watch
• Hamilton's complete Derby  Watch
• Berkman's complete Derby  Watch
• Post-Derby press conference  400K

Justin Morneau
Minnesota Twins
124 14 8 9 5 22   Watch
Josh Hamilton
Texas Rangers
40 21 28 4 3 35   Watch
Lance Berkman
Houston Astros
281 22 8 6 -- 14   Watch
Ryan Braun
Milwaukee Brewers
57 23 7 7 -- 14   Watch
Dan Uggla
Florida Marlins
81 23 6 -- -- 6   Watch
Grady Sizemore
Cleveland Indians
100 22 6 -- -- 6   Watch
Chase Utley
Philadelphia Phillies
122 25 5 -- -- 5   Watch
Evan Longoria
Tampa Bay Rays
16 16 3 -- -- 3   Watch
 


Hamilton shines on special night
Josh Hamilton entered Monday night's Home Run Derby a first-half, feel-good story. He finished it having left his mark on one of the most storied stadiums in baseball. Full story >
• Bauman: Braun built to handle spotlight
• Berkman surprises everyone at Derby
• Grady puts on first-round show before exit
• Longoria 'awed' by Derby experience


2008 Home Run Derby
See the sluggers who took aim at Yankee Stadium's bleachers.
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Workout Day photos
The stars gathered in the Bronx for BP.
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Year Winner HRs Highlights
2008 Justin Morneau 22 Watch
2007 Vladimir Guerrero 17 400K
2006 Ryan Howard 23 350K
2005 Bobby Abreu 41 350K
2004 Miguel Tejada 27 350K
2003 Garret Anderson 22
2002 Jason Giambi 24

Opening Round
• Each player gets 10 outs to hit as many home runs as possible.
• The four players with the most home runs hit in the Opening Round advance to the Semi-Final Round.

Semi-Final Round
• Home runs totals from the first round will carry over to the second round.
• Each player gets 10 outs to hit as many home runs as possible per at bat.
• The two players with the most home runs in the Semi-Final Round advance to the Championship Round.

Championship Round
• Home runs from the first two rounds do not carry over to the Championship Round; Opening and Semi-Final Round totals are cleared from the board.
• Each player gets 10 outs to hit as many home runs as possible.
• The player who hits the most home runs in the Championship Round is declared the Home Run Derby champion.

Rules
• An out is registered when a player swings at a pitch and does not hit a home run.
• A ball hit over the fence must be fair to count as a home run.