On September 1, 1931 — Lou Gehrig hits his third grand slam in five days and his sixth home run in consecutive games when he connects in a 5 – 1 second-game win over the Red Sox. The blast‚ his 40th of the year‚ comes in the 3rd inning off Ed Morris. Gehrig connects in the opening 11 – 3 win against Milt Gaston‚ belting his 39th homer in the 7th inning. Lou finishes the day with 6 RBI and has knocked in 21 runs in the past 6 games.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 1
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Retro Sheet
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