Has anyone ever hit a inside the park grand slam?
On July 25, 1956, Roberto Clemente became the only MLB player to hit a walk-off inside-the-park grand slam in a 9–8 Pittsburgh Pirates win over the Chicago Cubs, at Forbes Field.
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Who hit a walk-off inside the park grand slam?
There has been just one inside-the-park, walk-off grand slam in Major League history, and it was done by Clemente. His historic trip around the bases gave the Pirates a 9-8 victory over the Cubs, making it one of just 30 “ultimate grand slams” on record and the only one that was inside-the-park.
Has there ever been an inside the park homerun?
That makes them a joy to watch. There have been 224 regular-season inside-the-park home runs since the start of the 2001 season — a little under 13 per season, on average.
Who hit an inside the park homerun?
Bader hits 1st Cards inside-the-parker in over 20 years LOUIS — A Gold Glove winner known more for his glove than his bat, Cardinals center fielder Harrison Bader gave his stellar defensive reputation a shoutout late Tuesday when asked about the first inside-the-park home run of his baseball career.
Has anyone ever bunted a home run over the fence?
An actual “super bunt” over the fence could never happen in real life, but the Cleveland Indians Twitter account managed to have some fans thinking that Hedges had pulled off the impossible.
Who has the most walk-off hit in MLB history?
Records Jim Thome holds the MLB record with 13 career walk-off homers. Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Jimmie Foxx, Stan Musial and Frank Robinson shared the record at 12 before Thome surpassed them. Mantle also hit one in the postseason, and Thome hit none. Musial also hit one in an All-Star Game.
When was the last inside-the-park home run in MLB?
Josh H. Smith on first career homer Smith is just the fourth MLB player in the last 10 years to hit an inside-the-park home run for his first career homer and the first since the Dodgers’ Zach McKinstry on April 3, 2021.
Did Ichiro bunt a homerun?
Yes. Surprisingly, a homerun was bunted before, by sheer and complete accident.
How many inside-the-park home runs were hit at the Polo Grounds?
Only four people ever hit home runs into center field: Luke Easter in a Negro Leagues game, Hank Aaron and Lou Brock, on consecutive days, and Joe Adcock. To add to the bonanza of oddities, the bullpens were in play in the nooks of the outfield wall.
Did Austin Hedges actually bunt a home run?
Here’s the video And if you weren’t paying close attention, you’d think that Hedges really hit a home run off a bunt. Here’s the actual video, which came from the Indians’ June 1 game against the White Sox. The baseballs aren’t that juiced. Yeah, definitely not a bunt.
Why did Ichiro have first name on jersey?
Ichiro preferred Ichiro since his days in Japan. Suzuki is simply too common of a last name. Because Suzuki’s magical season happened to coincide with a wacky marketing gimmick concocted by his manager, Akira Ohgi, his name will forever be rooted in the mystique of 200 hits in Japan.
Who has the most inside-the-park home runs in major league baseball history?
According to Baseball Almanac, the All-time ITPHR record is held by Jesse Burkett (55), followed by Sam Crawford (51), Tommy Leach (48), Ty Cobb (46) and Honus Wagner (46).
How rare is 2 grand slams in one game?
Thirteen players have hit two grand slams in a single Major League Baseball (MLB) game to date, the most recent being Josh Willingham of the Washington Nationals on July 27, 2009. No player has accomplished the feat more than once in his career and no player has ever hit more than two in a game.
Why is it called a walkoff?
Walk-off piece was only intended to describe a pitcher’s dejected walk off the field after giving up a game-losing home run, but it soon grew into its own phenomenon.
How far was the longest home run ever hit?
On June 2, 1987, Denver Zephyrs slugger Joey Meyer hit a ball into the second deck of the old Mile High Stadium. The home run was measured as having landed an improbable 582 feet from home plate. If accurate, it stands as the longest homer in professional baseball history.
Has there ever been a Game 7 walk-off?
JERRY HOWARTH One of the best pieces of trivia that came out of that: Only two World Series have ended with a walk-off home run. Bill Mazeroski for Pittsburgh in 1960 at Forbes Field to win Game 7 against the Yankees 10–9, and Joe Carter 33 years later against the Philadelphia Phillies.