Stan Musial becomes the oldest man to hit three home runs in a game

Jul 8, 1962 | 3 Home Run Games

On July 8, 1962, At the Polo Grounds 41-year-old Stan Musial becomes the oldest man to hit three home runs in a game when he victimizes the New York Mets. The longtime star, who had homered in his last at-bat the previous game, helps the St. Louis Cardinals to a 15-1 win. Musial misses an opportunity for another at-bat in the ninth inning, after being replaced in the previous frame by pinch-runner Bobby Gene Smith.

 

 

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