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2007 Home Run Derby
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Vladimir Guerrero holds up the Home Run Derby championship trophy.
Vladimir Guerrero holds up the Home Run Derby championship trophy. (Eric Risberg/AP)
Angels outfielder Vladimir Guerrero got off to a slow start, but recovered to win the 2007 State Farm Home Run Derby after receiving a new bat from David Ortiz. He defeated Toronto outfielder Alex Rios in the final round. Full story >
• Derby highlights and spray chart
• Purchase a Derby baseball: Gold | Standard
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Vlad's 17 homers wins it
Vladimir Guerrero got off to a slow start in the 2007 Home Run Derby, but made up for it in the end.  400K

• Derby award presentation  400K
• Rios' 19 Derby homers  400K
• Holliday's 13 homers  400K
• Pujols slugs 13 Derby homers  400K

Vladimir Guerrero
Los Angeles Angels
352 14 5 9 3 17 400K
Alex Rios
Toronto Blue Jays
45 17 5 12 2 19 400K
Matt Holliday
Colorado Rockies
82 15 5 8 -- 13 400K
Albert Pujols
St. Louis Cardinals
266 16 4* 9 -- 13 400K
Justin Morneau
Minnesota Twins
103 24 4* -- -- 4 400K
Prince Fielder
Milwaukee Brewers
59 29 3 -- -- 3 400K
Ryan Howard
Philadelphia Phillies
103 21 3 -- -- 3 400K
Magglio Ordonez
Detroit Tigers
232 13 2 -- -- 2 400K
* Pujols advanced in a Round 1 Swing-off, 2-1


Bauman: Derby tunes a home run
First of all, the pre-Home Run Derby musical entertainment was Counting Crows. This was, by far, the best music the Derby has had in the last seven years. Full story >
• Fans pack McCovey Cove for Derby
• Gold balls go deep for good cause
• Jays' Rios places second in Derby
• Giants fans not too upset without Bonds


Slugging it out by the bay
Feel the players' prodigious power through pictures.
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McCovey Cove scene
A flotilla packed McCovey Cove for the power show.
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Year Winner HRs Highlights
2007 Vladimir Guerrero 17 400K
2006 Ryan Howard 23 350K
2005 Bobby Abreu 41 350K
2004 Miguel Tejada 27 350K
2003 Garret Anderson 22 300K
2002 Jason Giambi 24 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 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.