To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our Accessibility Information page. Skip to section navigation or Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.

Events

Skip to main content
Below is an advertisement.
2006 Home Run Derby
Home | Home Run Derby | All-Star Sunday | FanFest | Rosters | Video | Audio | Photos
Ryan Howard holds the Derby championship trophy on Monday night.
Ryan Howard holds the Derby championship trophy on Monday night. (Charles Krupa/AP)
Ryan Howard crushed a total of 23 home runs out of PNC Park over three rounds to win the 2006 CENTURY 21 Home Run Derby on Monday. Full story >
videoaudio

Ryan Howard
Philadelphia Phillies
52 28 8 10 5 23 350K
David Wright
New York Mets
61 20 16 2 4 22 350K
Miguel Cabrera
Florida Marlins
93 15 9 6 -- 15 350K
David Ortiz
Boston Red Sox
208 31 10 3 -- 13 350K
Jermaine Dye
Chicago White Sox
217 25 7 -- -- 7 350K
Miguel Tejada
Baltimore Orioles
233 17 3 -- -- 3 350K
Lance Berkman
Houston Astros
204 24 3 -- -- 3 350K
Troy Glaus
Toronto Blue Jays
242 23 1 -- -- 1 350K


Gold Derby balls raise $294K for charity
It might be a long time before anyone hits as many homers as Bobby Abreu pumped out at Detroit at last year's CENTURY 21 Home Run Derby, but Phillies teammate Ryan Howard established one mark in this event on Monday night that meant more than a little to the new long ball champion. Full story >
• Bauman: Blasts from the past hinder Derby
• Wright finishes second in Derby
• Big Papi the star of stars at Derby
• Smoke on the water: Fighting for Derby balls


2006 Derby:
Ryan Howard hit 23 homers to win the Derby.
View Gallery

2006 Pre-Derby:
Check out the scene prior to the Home Run Derby.
View Gallery

Year Winner HRs Highlights
2005 Bobby Abreu 41 56K | 350K
2004 Miguel Tejada 27 56K | 350K
2003 Garret Anderson 22 56K | 300K
2002 Jason Giambi 24 56K | 300K
2001 Luis Gonzalez 16 56K | 300K
Complete list of winners >


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 CENTURY 21 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.