On August 27, 1951 — Scoring all the Phillies’ runs in the victory over the Reds, Del Wilber hits three solo homers making it the first time in major league history a player has accounted for all the runs in 3 – 0 game with home runs. The 32-year old catcher will only hit a total of 19 homers during his major league career.


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