On April 24, 1947, Johnny Mize of the New York Giants becomes the first major leaguer to hit three home runs in a game on five different occasions. The “Big Cat” hits his most recent trio against Johnny Sain of the Boston Braves. In spite of Mize’s barrage, the Giants lose the game, 14-5.

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