On August 15, 1886 – – Pitcher Guy Hecker has one of the greatest days ever – at the plate – in the second game of a doubleheader between Louisville and Baltimore in the American Association. In 7 at-bats, he hits three singles and three homers, accumulating 15 total bases. He scores a record 7 runs, as he reaches base on an error in his other at-bat. Louisville wins easily, 22 – 5.

 

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