gil hodgesOn August 1, 1957, at Wrigley Field slugging first baseman Gil Hodges of the Brooklyn Dodgers sets a new National League record with his 13th career grand slam off Dick Littlefield in a 12-3 win over the Cubs. The slam is also the last in the history of the Brooklyn franchise, which will relocate to Los Angeles after the season. the record was previously shared by Rogers Hornsby and Ralph Kiner.