June 3, 1932 – in Shibe Park, Tony Lazzeri blasts a grand slam to complete his natural cycle, with his four hits being accomplished in sequential order: single, double, triple, home run. This rare and amazing feat is overshadowed by Lou Gehrig becomes the first player to hit 4 home runs in the same game. Gehrig, narrowly, misses a 5th homerun when Al Simmons snags a line drive at the wall.

Despite the Yankees scoring 20 runs, the Yankees grabbed a lead in the 6th and the score was 14-13, when the Yankees scored 6 runs in 9th that put away the A’s, in a 20-13, final. Lefty Gomez, pitches the last 2 innings giving up a run to seal the Yankee victory. Only 5,000 fans showed up to see this historic event.

Game Ticket 

New York Yankees 20, Philadelphia Athletics 13

Game Played on Friday, June 3, 1932 at Shibe Park
Attendance: 5000

Umpires: HP – Harry Geisel, 1B – Bill McGowan, 3B – Roy Van Graflan
Ejections: Johnny Allen by Harry Geisel [Bench jockeying]

Linescore
NY A 2 0 0 2 3 2 3 2 6 – 20 23 5
PHI A 2 0 0 6 0 2 0 2 1 – 13 13 1

Boxscore

Lineups

Yankees
1 Earle Combs CF
2 Jack Saltzgaver 2B
3 Babe Ruth LF
4 Lou Gehrig 1B
5 Ben Chapman RF
6 Bill Dickey C
7 Tony Lazzeri 3B
8 Frankie Crosetti SS
9 Johnny Allen P

Athletics
1 Max Bishop 2B
2 Doc Cramer CF
3 Mickey Cochrane C
4 Al Simmons LF
5 Jimmie Foxx 1B
6 Ed Coleman RF
7 Eric McNair SS
8 Jimmy Dykes 3B
9 George Earnshaw P

Play by Play
YANKEES 1ST: Johnny Allen ejected by HP umpire Harry Geisel
sometime in game; Combs grounded out (pitcher to first);
Saltzgaver walked; Ruth flied out to center; Gehrig homered
[Saltzgaver scored]; On a bunt Chapman grounded out (pitcher to
first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 1ST: Bishop tripled; Cramer flied out to left;
Cochrane homered [Bishop scored]; Simmons flied out to right;
Foxx struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 2.

YANKEES 2ND: Dickey walked; Lazzeri struck out; Crosetti struck
out while Dickey was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Coleman grounded out (shortstop to first); McNair
reached on an error by Crosetti; Dykes singled to third [McNair
to second]; Earnshaw forced Dykes (shortstop to second) [McNair
to third]; Bishop walked [Earnshaw to second]; Cramer grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. Yankees 2,
Athletics 2.

YANKEES 3RD: Allen struck out (catcher to first); Combs singled
to left; Saltzgaver struck out; Ruth struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Cochrane grounded out (shortstop to first);
Simmons struck out; Foxx walked; Coleman lined to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 2.

YANKEES 4TH: Gehrig homered; Chapman flied out to right; Dickey
singled to right; Lazzeri singled to center [Dickey to third];
Lazzeri was picked off first but was safe on an error by
Earnshaw [Dickey scored (unearned), Lazzeri to second]; Crosetti
struck out while Lazzeri stole third; Allen struck out; 2 R (1
ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 4TH: McNair singled to center; Dykes walked [McNair to
second]; On a bunt Earnshaw made an out to pitcher; Bishop
reached on an error by Allen [McNair to third, Dykes to second,
Bishop to first]; Gehrig dropped a foul fly hit by Cramer for an
error; Cramer tripled to right [McNair scored, Dykes scored,
Bishop scored (unearned)]; Cochrane popped to catcher in foul
territory; Simmons walked; Foxx walked [Simmons to second];
Coleman singled to center [Cramer scored (unearned), Simmons
scored (unearned), Foxx to third]; McNair singled to center
[Foxx scored (unearned), Coleman to second]; RHODES REPLACED
ALLEN (PITCHING); Dykes flied out to center; 6 R (2 ER), 4 H, 2
E, 2 LOB. Yankees 4, Athletics 8.

YANKEES 5TH: Combs homered; Saltzgaver struck out; Ruth homered;
Gehrig homered; Chapman grounded out (shortstop to first);
Dickey flied out to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 7,
Athletics 8.

ATHLETICS 5TH: HAAS BATTED FOR EARNSHAW; Haas singled to right;
Bishop out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Haas to
second]; Cramer flied out to center; Cochrane popped to second;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Yankees 7, Athletics 8.

YANKEES 6TH: MAHAFFEY REPLACED HAAS (PITCHING); Lazzeri doubled
to left; Crosetti singled to left [Lazzeri scored]; On a bunt
Rhodes singled to third [Crosetti to second]; Combs forced
Rhodes (shortstop to second) [Crosetti to third]; Saltzgaver
singled to right [Crosetti scored, Combs to third]; Ruth lined
into a double play (second to first) [Saltzgaver out at first];
2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Yankees 9, Athletics 8.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Simmons walked; Rhodes threw a wild pitch
[Simmons to second]; Foxx walked; BROWN REPLACED RHODES
(PITCHING); Coleman forced Foxx (shortstop to second) [Simmons
to third]; McNair doubled to left [Simmons scored, Coleman
scored (error by Ruth) (no RBI)]; Dykes grounded out (second to
first); Mahaffey walked; Bishop flied out to left; 2 R, 1 H, 1
E, 2 LOB. Yankees 9, Athletics 10.

YANKEES 7TH: Gehrig homered; Chapman tripled to right; WALBERG
REPLACED MAHAFFEY (PITCHING); Dickey popped to second; Lazzeri
tripled to center [Chapman scored]; Crosetti singled to
shortstop [Lazzeri scored]; Brown struck out; Combs walked
[Crosetti to second]; Saltzgaver popped to catcher in foul
territory; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Yankees 12, Athletics 10.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Cramer flied out to right; Cochrane popped to
catcher in foul territory; Simmons grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 12, Athletics 10.

YANKEES 8TH: KRAUSSE REPLACED WALBERG (PITCHING); Ruth doubled
to center; Gehrig grounded out (second to first); Chapman
singled to right [Ruth scored]; Dickey singled to right [Chapman
to third]; Lazzeri singled to right [Chapman scored, Dickey to
third]; Crosetti hit into a double play (right to catcher)
[Dickey out at home]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Yankees 14,
Athletics 10.

ATHLETICS 8TH: Foxx tripled to center; Coleman doubled to left
[Foxx scored]; GOMEZ REPLACED BROWN (PITCHING); McNair grounded
out (shortstop to first); Dykes flied out to right; MADJESKI
BATTED FOR KRAUSSE; Madjeski reached on an error by Crosetti
[Coleman scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Bishop singled to center
[Madjeski to second]; ROETTGER BATTED FOR CRAMER; Roettger flied
out to left; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Yankees 14, Athletics
12.

YANKEES 9TH: MILLER REPLACED ROETTGER (PLAYING LF); SIMMONS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); ROMMEL REPLACED MADJESKI
(PITCHING); Gomez singled to left; Combs singled to center
[Gomez to second]; Saltzgaver out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher
to first) [Gomez to third, Combs to second]; Ruth was walked
intentionally; HOAG RAN FOR RUTH; Gehrig flied to center [Gomez
scored, Combs to third, Hoag to second]; Chapman was walked
intentionally; Dickey walked [Combs scored, Hoag to third,
Chapman to second]; Lazzeri homered [Hoag scored, Chapman
scored, Dickey scored]; Crosetti grounded out (third to first);
6 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 20, Athletics 12.

ATHLETICS 9TH: HOAG STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); WILLIAMS BATTED
FOR COCHRANE; Williams struck out; Simmons flied out to center;
Foxx homered; Coleman flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 20, Athletics 13.