On September 23, 1922 — 1922 – Rogers Hornsby belts his 40th homer, a solo shot in the 6th at the Polo Grounds, but the Giants hang on to win, 7 – 5. Ross Youngs saves a homer in the 9th when he leaps to snag Jack Smith’s drive. Jack Scott hits 4 for 4 and goes all the way for the win to keep the Giants six games in front of Pittsburgh.

 


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Baseball Reference September 23
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