On August 8, 1922 — Pittsburgh makes a major league record 46 hits in a doubleheader against Philadelphia. Pittsburgh sweeps‚ winning 19 – 8 and 7 – 3. With their 27 hits in game one‚ and 22 the day before‚ a two-game record (49) is set. In today’s double pounding‚ the hitting stars are Reb Russell and Cotton Tierney‚ each of whom collects 8 hits and each scores 5 runs in game 1.
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