Lou Gehrig hits three home runs in the second game of a doubleheader

Jun 22, 1930 | 3 Home Run Games

lou gehrigOn June 22, 1930, Lou Gehrig hits three home runs in the second game of a doubleheader to lead the New York Yankees to a 20-13 win over the Philadelphia Athletics. In the first game, Babe Ruth hits two home runs, as the Yankees blow out the A’s, 10-1. Ruth had hit three home runs in the second game of a doubleheader the previous day, his 5 homeruns over two games ties a major league record.
Learn More about the teams, players, ball parks and events that happened on this date in history - - - - - - - 1930 | Babe Ruth | June 22 | Lou Gehrig | New York Yankees | Philadelphia A's