Category: Minor Leagues

Carty homers twice, in same at bat

On April 21, 1963, minor league slugger Rico Carty hits two home runs in one at-bat-but only one counts. Playing in the Northwest League, the Yakima catcher hits a home run, but the blast is negated because time had been called. Carty, a future major league star, proceeds to hit a “legitimate” home run later in the at-bat.

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