Search Results for "Two Grand Slams in One Game by One Player"
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May 24, 1936
At Shibe Park, second baseman Tony Lazzeri becomes the first major league player to hit two grand slams in the same game when the Yankees annihilate the A's, 25-2. The bases-full homers enable the future member of the Hall of Fame to establish a new American League record with 11 RBIs.
July 4, 1939
In a slugfest at Shibe Park, Red Sox third baseman Jim Tabor hits two grand slams in the same game and a third home run in Boston's 18-12 victory over the A's. The pair of bases-loaded round-trippers marks only the second time a player has accomplished the feat, both coming in a game against the Philadelphia A's.
July 27, 1946
In Boston's 13-6 beating of the Browns, Rudy York becomes the third major leaguer and second Red Sox player to hit two grand slams in the same game. With his Sportsman's Park performance, the Boston first baseman joins Tony Lazzeri (1936, Yankees) and Jim Tabor (1939, Red Sox) in accomplishing the feat.
Red Sox first baseman Rudy York (1947)
May 9, 1961
In a 13-5 victory over the Twins, Jim Gentile becomes the fourth major leaguer to hit two grand slams in the same game. The Orioles' first baseman, the first to accomplish the feat in consecutive at-bats, goes deep in the first two innings of the contest.
July 3, 1966
Tony Cloninger hits two grand slams in the same game and collects nine RBIs in the Braves' 17-3 rout of the Giants at Candlestick Park. The 26-year-old pitcher becomes the first National League player to hit two bases-loaded home runs in the same game.
June 24, 1968
After striking with the bases loaded in the first inning, Jim Northrup becomes the sixth big leaguer to hit
two grand slams in the same game. The 'Slammer's' power surge in the fifth and sixth frames enable the Tigers to rout the Indians at Cleveland Stadium, 14-3.
June 26, 1970
Frank Robinson hits two grand slams in the same game, helping Baltimore beat the Senators, 12-2. Accomplishing the feat in consecutive at-bats, the Oriole outfielder becomes the seventh major league player to hit two bases-full homers in one game.
September 4, 1995
Robin Ventura becomes the eighth player to hit two grand slams in the same game. The third baseman's blasts in the fourth and fifth innings power the White Sox past Texas at The Ballpark in Arlington, 14-3.
August 14, 1998
In a 15-3 rout of the Indians at Jacobs Field, Chris Hoiles becomes the ninth player in major league history and the only catcher to hit two grand slams in the same game. The Orioles backstop goes yard with the bases full in the third inning off Charles Nagy and does it again in the eighth off Ron Villone.
Nomar Garciaparra hits two grand slams in the same game and adds a two-run homer in a 12-4 rout of the Mariners at Fenway Park. The Red Sox shortstop becomes the first American League player to drive in 10 runs in a game since Fred Lynn, also playing for Boston, accomplished the feat in 1975.
April 23, 1999
Fernando Tatis becomes the only player in baseball history to hit two grand slams in one inning when he collects eight RBIs in one frame to break the old record of six. The Cardinal third baseman hits both off Dodger starter Chan Ho Park in an 11-run third of the team's 12-5 victory at Chavez Ravine.
July 29, 2003
Bill Mueller becomes the first switch-hitter to blast two grand slams in the same game, batting both left and right-handed. Not known for his power, the Red Sox third baseman, batting eighth in the Boston lineup, also goes deep in the third inning, collecting 9 RBIs in the team's 14-7 victory over the Rangers at The Ballpark in Arlington.
July 27, 2009
Josh Willingham becomes just the 13th major leaguer to hit two grand slams in the same game. The 30-year-old outfielder's fifth and sixth-inning bases-loaded home runs set the pace in the Nationals' 14-6 victory over Milwaukee at Miller Park.
August 16, 2011
With one out, two strikes, and the bases loaded, Brian Bogusevic goes deep off Cubs reliever Carlos Marmol, giving the Astros a 6-5 victory at Minute Maid Park. The converted outfielder, drafted as a southpaw pitcher, becomes the 26th player in MLB History to hit an ultimate grand slam, a walk-off home run that wins the game by one run.