On September 15, 1938 — 1938 – Brothers Lloyd and Paul Waner of the Pirates hit consecutive homers off Cliff Melton in the 5th inning at the Polo Grounds. Pirates P Jim Tobin puts Mel Ott in the record book, hitting him with a pitch 3 times. Tobin wins 7 – 2. The Waners’ feat marks the first time in major league history that brothers have gone deep back-to-back; the next time will come on April 23, 2013, courtesy of B.J. and Justin Upton of the Atlanta Braves.


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