On September 15, 1950 — For a ML-record sixth time, Johnny Mize hits three home runs in one game, but the Yankees lose 9 – 7 at Detroit. Mize matches Babe Ruth’s mark of doing it in both leagues, but the Babe only had two three-homer games. With the victory, the Tigers recapture first place from New York.

 


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