Rodriguez hit a solo blast Friday during the third inning of the New York Yankees' home opener against the Los Angeles Angels to tie Griffey with 630 career home runs. Next in Rodriguez' path stands Willie Mays, who had 660 home runs.
Barry Bonds has the Major League record with 762 home runs, seven more than Hank Aaron (755). Babe Ruth is in third place with 714.
See Pinstripe Alley for complete discussion and analysis of the Yankees.