The Milwaukee Brewers scored 3 consecutive home runs in the 1st inning, with their first three batters, against the Cincinnati Reds, at home in Cincy. Reds rookie pitcher Phil Dumatrait (0-4) was taken out of the game two batters later, with two Brewers on base and no outs. The Brewers would win that game 10-5.
After the game, the radio commentator said it has only happened three times.
The previous time was 28 May 2003 when the Braves did it at home in Atlanta, against the Reds.
The first time was 13 April 1987, when the San Diego Padres got back-to-back-to-back home runs at home, against the Giants.
*I point out this info conditionally because while researching, it is unclear if my sources meant back-to-back-to-back to START the game, or if this info applies for anytime during a game.
There were also 5 back to back to back to back homeruns by the 61 braves, 63 indians, 64 twins, 06 dodgers and 07 red sox
Ty Cobb is the Major League Baseball (MLB) player credited with stealing home the most times, doing so a total of 54 times -- 50 times with Detroit, 4 times with Philadelphia.
In Major League Baseball teams in the same division play each other at least 18 times during the course of the Regular Season.
Reggie Jackson holds the record for the most strikeouts in a single career in Major League Baseball, in his career he struck out 2,597 times.
No. Babe Ruth struck out 1,330 times in his career. Reggie Jackson is the major league leader in strikeouts with 2,597.
Yes. Since 2010, the Giants have become a Major League Baseball dynasty, winning World Series championships three times in five seasons.
Bob Meusel, Babe Herman, and John Reilly have hit for the cycle three times in their career, a major league record.
This question has been asked and answered several times. The first African-American major league baseball player(s) by all accounts seems to be the brothers Fleet and Welday Walker, who played for Toledo in the American Association, then consided a "major" league, in 1884.
Mark Reynolds of the Arizona Diamondbacks with 204.
He was 5-0 against the Cubs.
The record is four, achieved many times.
The Yankees have won 27 World Series titles and 40 American League Pennants.
Through the 2010 season, that would be the New York Yankees who have won the American League championship 40 times, the World Series championship 27 times, and the American League East Division championship 16 times.
How many times must this question be answered. Jackie Robinson was the first African American in the modern era to play Major League Baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers to start the 1947 season.
The San Diego Padres are the Major League Baseball team in San Diego, California. They play in the National League Western Division. The Padres have won the National League Pennant twice, in 1984 and 1998, losing in the World Series both times.
245. See a complete list at http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/history/rare_feats/index.jsp?feature=hit_for_cycle
Reggie Jackson struck out 2,597 times, the most in MLB history.
There is no rule in MLB that specifies how many times a catcher may visit the pitcher during a game.
The New York Yankees lead Major League Baseball with 26 World Series championships, and have appered in the World Series 39 times.
A lot of times, you can get those sets at the same place you buy your individual packs near the end of the season.
Bob musiel of the the New York Yankees hit for the cycle three times in 1921 and 1922 and 1928.
NFL is proven to have 2.3 times the ammount of viewers than MLB, in the united states.
The New York Yankees have won 27 World Series Championships.