2012 Tater Trot Tracker Leaders

This is an on-going list of 2012’s slowest and quickest tater trots. To see daily updates about each and every home run, visit the Tater Trot Tracker. You can also follow the Tater Trot Tracker on Twitter at @TaterTrotTrkr.

Leaderboard Updated On: October 19, 2012
Most Recent Post: October 18*
* There is a slight backlog in tater trots. This leaderboard will be continuously updated as the backlog is cleared up.

Slowest Trot

  1. Bobby Abreu – Sept. 28, 31.56 secs.
  2. Hanley Ramirez – July 1, 30.3
  3. Matt Joyce – May 9, 29.38*
    *Injured during trot
  4. Jose Lopez – May 17, 29.37
  5. Chipper Jones – Sept. 2, 29.21*
  6. Chipper Jones – May 2, 28.97
  7. Nelson Cruz – June 16, 28.8
  8. David Ortiz – May 15, 28.79
  9. Alfonso Soriano – June 3, 28.65
  10. Miguel Cabrera – Sept. 4, 28.64

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Quickest Trot (non-Inside-the-Park)

  1. Bryce Harper – August 30, 16.2 secs.
  2. Bryce Harper – May 26, 16.35
  3. Carlos Gomez – July 26, 16.44
  4. Carlos Gomez – April 24, 16.46
  5. Adam Rosales – August 12, 16.48
  6. Brendan Ryan – June 19, 16.61
  7. Carlos Gomez – July 29, 16.64
  8. Adam Eaton – Sept. 22, 16.65
  9. Carlos Gomez – June 30, 16.7
  10. Carlos Gomez – Sept. 3, 16.78

Inside-the-Park Home Runs (Total Hit: 12)

  1. Billy Hamilton – July 15, 13.8 secs.*
    * Minor league tater trot
  2. Peter Bourjos – April 11, 14.26
  3. Eric Young, Jr. – August 8, 14.27
  4. Austin Jackson – August 10, 14.61
  5. Alex Presley – April 20, 14.75
  6. Everth Cabrera – June 8, 15.14
  7. Justin Upton – August 25, 15.16
  8. Chris Heisey – August 3, 15.22
  9. David Murphy – May 19, 15.4
  10. Norichika Aoki – April 20, 15.5
  11. Jimmy Rollins – July 31, 15.65
  12. Jay Bruce – June 15, 15.74
  13. Ryan Roberts – June 20, 15.93

See also: the 2014 Tater Trot Tracker Leaders, the 2013 Tater Trot Tracker Leaders, the 2011 Tater Trot Tracker Leaders and the 2010 Tater Trot Tracker Leaders

Larry Granillo

About Larry Granillo

Larry Granillo has been writing Wezen Ball since 2008 and has dealt with such touchy topics as Charlie Brown's baseball stats and Ferris Bueller's day off. In 2010, he got the bright idea to time every home run trot in baseball; he has been missing ever since.

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