Long balls are pretty. Everyone loves watching them leave the ballpark.
Except the team that gave up the dinger, of course.
Throughout the Baltimore Orioles' long history, they've had plenty of very intimidating power hitters slotted into the big spots in their batting order.
What I am going to do is rank the top ten in franchise history.
As the title suggests, I will be ranking the best home run threats the O's have had, which doesn't mean just listing the top ten franchise leaders in home runs.
No, I am going to go above and beyond the call of duty and try to rank them by their "intimidation factor", or in other words, how good of a power hitter they were. How afraid a pitcher was to face them. How much they were known for hitting the long-ball.
And to me, they are as follows...