Category: Pitchers Hitting Feats

10/3/1972 1972 – Roric Harrison homers as Baltimore beats Cleveland 4 – 3 in the second game of a doubleheader. With the designated hitter rule on the horizon, it will be the last home run hit by an American League pitcher until interleague play 25 years later.

On October 3, 1972.00 1972 – Roric Harrison homers as Baltimore beats Cleveland 4 – 3 in the second game of a doubleheader. With the designated hitter rule on the horizon, it will be the last home run hit by an...

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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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Luis Arroyo hits 8th and Bill Mazeroski 9th for the Pirates. It will be 51 years before another Pirate pitcher hits 8th when Paul Maholm does so in 2008. Manager Bobby Bragan had batted the pitcher 7th 20 games in a row in August-September of 1956.

Luis Arroyo hits 8th and Bill Mazeroski 9th for the Pirates. It will be 51 years before another Pirate pitcher hits 8th when Paul Maholm does so in 2008. Manager Bobby Bragan had batted the pitcher 7th 20 games in a row in August-September of 1956.

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Don Larsen, in his 5-0 complete-game loss to Boston at Fenway Park, goes 3-for-3 to establish the mark for consecutive hits by a pitcher with seven. The Browns’ rookie right-hander will hit .284 in 81 at bats this season.

Don Larsen, in his 5-0 complete-game loss to Boston at Fenway Park, goes 3-for-3 to establish the mark for consecutive hits by a pitcher with seven. The Browns’ rookie right-hander will hit .284 in 81 at bats this season.

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