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What pitcher threw four consecutive home run pitches in a single inning?

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2012-03-14 16:03:17
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Los Angeles Angel Paul Foytack gave up four consecutive home runs to OF Woodie Held, P Pedro Ramos, 1B Tito Francona, and SS Larry Brown of the Cleveland Indians on July 31, 1963.

New York Yankee Chase Wright gave up consecutive home runs to OF Manny Ramirez, OF J.D. Drew, 3B Mike Lowell, and C Jason Varitek of the Boston Red Sox on April 22, 2007. The Red Sox manager was Tito's son, Terry Francona.

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