On June 2 1949 — 1949 – At Shibe Park, the Philadelphia Phillies hit five home runs during the same inning (the 8th) in a 12 – 3 victory over Cincinnati, tying the major league mark set by the 1939 New York Giants. Andy Seminick hits two home runs in the inning, while Del Ennis, Willie Jones and pitcher Schoolboy Rowe have one each. Jones adds a triple as Granny Hamner’s double jumps the extra bases total to 18, still a record. Seminick collects three home runs overall.
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