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Hamilton sets record with 28 HRs in first round of Derby; Morneau wins it all

Updated: July 15, 2008, 12:01 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Without a hometown star to cheer for in the Home Run Derby, fans at Yankee Stadium adopted Josh Hamilton.

He certainly gave them an extraordinary show.

The Texas Rangers slugger hit a record 28 homers in the first round before getting beaten out by Minnesota's Justin Morneau in the finals Monday night.

Morneau topped a tired Hamilton 5-3 in the last round, giving him the derby title. But the night belonged to Hamilton, a first-time All-Star who put on a dazzling ...

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