Category: Pinch Hits

With Baltimore trailing Boston, 2 – 0 in the 9th inning, Vic Roznovsky and Boog Powell sting Lee Stange with back-to-back pinch-hit home runs to tie the game. This is just the 3rd time in history that back-to-back pinch home runs have occurred. Baltimore wins in the 12th, 3 – 2.

With Baltimore trailing Boston, 2 – 0 in the 9th inning, Vic Roznovsky and Boog Powell sting Lee Stange with back-to-back pinch-hit home runs to tie the game. This is just the 3rd time in history that back-to-back pinch home runs have occurred. Baltimore wins in the 12th, 3 – 2.

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At Fenway Park, In his first major league at-bat, Gates Brown delivers a pinch-hit home run in the Tigers’ 9-2 loss to Boston. He is the 11th player to homer in his first career atbat and the homer will be the first of 16 round-trippers the Tiger outfielder will hit coming off the bench during his 13-year career in Detroit.

On June 19, 1963 At Fenway Park, In his first major league at-bat, Gates Brown delivers a...

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Pinch-hit home runs by the Mets’ Choo Choo Coleman  and Jim Hickman tie the major-league record for pinch home runs by one club in one game

1962 – Pinch-hit home runs by the Mets’ Choo Choo Coleman (6th inning) and Jim Hickman (8th) tie the major-league record for pinch home runs by one club in one game, but the Mets still lose to the Phils, 8 – 7, in 13 innings. Winning pitcher Chris Short singles and scores the winning run. The Phils cop the opener, 9 – 3 behind a Johnny Callison homer and two by Don Demeter.

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