On October 13, 2002 — Joining George Brett (Royals: 1978 ALCS Game 3), Reggie Jackson (Yankees: 1977 World Series Game 6), Bob Robertson (Pirates: 1971 NLCS Game 2), and Babe Ruth, (Yankees: 1928 World Series Game 4 and 1926 World Series Game 4), light-hitting second baseman Adam Kennedy becomes the fifth player to hit three homers in a postseason game, helping the Angels to secure their first World Series berth in the team’s 42 year-old history.

The Anaheim Angels score 10 runs in the 7th inning on their way to a 13 – 5 victory over Minnesota to give Anaheim its first American League pennant in team history,  Scott Spiezio also hits a home run for the Angels, with Francisco Rodriguez getting the win in relief.


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