Graph of Billy Butler's Home Run Pace Compared To '85 Balboni
114 games into the 2012 Royals season, Billy Butler has 24 ding dongs. In 1985, Steve Balboni had 25 at that point in the season. Balboni was on pace for 35.5, and finished with 36, the infamously pitiful team record. Billy is now on pace for 33.8.