This day in baseball history

Ever wonder wha was the first player to hit four home runs in one? Read the post by The Baseball Attic to find out more.

Archived Innings

Boston Beaneaters’ second baseman Bob Lowe became the first Major League ballplayer to hit four home runs in one game.  On 30 May 1894, Lowe went 0-for-6 in the first game of  a doubleheader against Cincinnati, only to follow it up with his four round-trippers in the second game, two of which were hit in the third inning.  Boston defeated the Reds 20-11 in that game.

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