On May 9, 1961, Baltimore Orioles slugger Jim Gentile of the Orioles becomes the third player to hit grand slams in consecutive innings (after Tony Lazzeri in 1936 and Jim Tabor in 1939; Rudy York also hit two grand slams in a game in 1946, but not in consecutive innings) when he belts one-off Pedro Ramos in the 1st and adds another off Paul Giel in the 2nd. His 8 RBI in consecutive innings set a major league record. As the Orioles crush the twins 13-5.