On April 25, 1969, San Francisco Giants catcher Jack Hiatt drives in seven runs in a 12-8 victory over the Houston Astros. Hiatt’s outburst includes a two-run homer in the first inning and a game-winning grand slam in the 13th inning. Usually a light hitter, Hiatt will finish the season with only 34 RBIs and a .196 batting average.
Willie McGee becomes the first major league player to win a batting title in a league in which he didn’t finish the season
October 3, 1990
Wade Boggs of the Boston Red Sox becomes the first player of the modern era to reach 200 hits in six consecutive seasons
September 20, 1988