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September 29, 1943
Vern Stephens becomes the first player to hit two extra-inning home runs in the same game. The Browns shortstop puts St. Louis ahead with a solo shot in the 11th, and after the Red Sox tie the score in the bottom of the frame, he goes deep again in the 13th with the eventual winning run in the team's 4-3 victory at Fenway Park.
June 14, 1963
At Cleveland Stadium, Willie Kirkland becomes just the second major leaguer, joining Vern Stephens, to hit two extra-inning home runs in the same game. The Indian outfielder's 11th-inning round-tripper ties the game at two runs apiece, with his homer in the 19th resulting in a 3-2 walk-off victory over Washington, extending the Senators' losing streak to ten games.
August 12, 1966
In a contest that featured 11 home runs, the Reds' Art Shamsky, who came in as a defensive replacement, hits three round-trippers in a 14-11, 13-inning loss to the Pirates at Crosley Field. Cincinnati's new left fielder's eighth-inning home run put the team ahead, and his shots in the 10th and 11th inning equaled the major league mark for dingers hit in extra innings
May 17, 1971
Ralph Garr ties a major league record for the round-trippers in extra innings, going deep in the 10th and the 12th frame with a walk-off homer against the Mets in the Braves' 4-3 victory. The Atlanta left-fielder, called the 'Road Runner' by his teammates, is the fourth player to accomplish the feat and the first to do so since 1966, when New York's Art Shamsky went yard in the 10th and 11th in a losing cause for the Reds at Crosley Field.
May 28, 1987
Mike Young becomes only the fifth major leaguer to hit two extra-inning home runs in the same game when he goes deep in the 10th and 12th frames. The Orioles DH's second overtime round-tripper gives the Birds an 8-7 walk-off victory over the Halos at Memorial Stadium.
June 4, 2013
After tying the game in the tenth inning with a home run off Steve Cishek, John Mayberry Jr. hits his first career bases-full round-tripper with two outs at the bottom of the 11th, giving the Phillies a 7-3 walk-off victory over Miami at Citizens Bank Park. The Philadelphia outfielder, who entered the contest in the seventh frame as a pinch-hitter, ties a major league record shared by five other players for the most round-trippers hit in extra innings in one game.
September 4, 2013
Matt Adams becomes the seventh major leaguer to hit two home runs in extra innings of the same game when he goes deep twice in the Cardinals' 5-4 victory over Cincinnati. The Cardinal first baseman, who entered the game in the fourth inning, hits solo homers in the top of the 14th and 16th frames, with his second blast proving to be the difference in the Great American Ball Park contest.
September 17, 2016
Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson hits two extra-inning home runs in the same game, giving the team a 3-2 victory over the Twins at Citi Field. The Grandy Man ties the game leading off in the 11th inning and then hits a two-out walk-off solo homer in the next frame, the club's 201st home to set a franchise mark.
May 16, 2017
At Comerica Park, Chris Davis hits a pair of extra-inning home runs, a solo shot in the 12th and two-run round-tripper an inning later, in the Orioles' 13-11 victory over the Tigers in 13 innings. Each team scored three times in the 12th, with Baltimore taking the lead for good in the 13th on the O's first baseman's second overtime homer.