On July 31, 2010 — Needing a home run to complete the sixth cycle in franchise history, Carlos Gonzalez, the leading hitter in the National League, belts a game-ending round-tripper that gives the Rockies a 6-5 comeback victory over Chicago. ‘CarGo,’ who becomes the fifth player to complete the cycle with a walk-off home run, smashes the first pitch thrown in the bottom of the ninth into the third-deck, making it the 29th long ball to land there in the 11-year history of Coors Field.
At Fenway Park, Bosox C Del Wilber hits his third pinch-homer of the year, this one a 14th-inning solo homer to beat reliever Don Larsen and the Browns, 3 – 2. Former Red Sox player Don Lenhardt takes Hal Browndowntown with a shot to center field just left of the flag pole and the last upright of the screen.
May 21, 1953
Although lacking big league managerial experience, Pirates hitting coach Lloyd McClendon is named as the team’s skipper, replacing the recently-fired Gene Lamont. During the new manager’s five-year tenure in the Pittsburgh dugout, the struggling Bucs will compile a 336-446 (.430) record.
October 23, 2000
Boze Berger and Mike Kreevich, the first two batters for the home team, both homer off Boston right-hander Johnny Marcum, giving the White Sox a quick 2-0 lead in the Comiskey Park contest. Chicago hits two additional round-trippers in the third inning, one including Berger’s second of the game and the other by Dixie Walker, accounting for all the runs in the team’s eventual 4-0 victory over the Red Sox.
September 2, 1937
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