Lemon hit two pinch-hit homers in addition to his swats as a pitcher and hit seven four-baggers in 1949.
The only other pitcher to hit three four-baggers in one contest is Guy Hecker, who performed the feat on August 15, 1886.
However, Harry McCormick and Odalis Perez each hit his only career homer in a 1-0 contest, while Gene Packard and Bob Welch only hit two career four-baggers. There are many long gaps between occurrences on this list and yet it happened twice in 1962!
This was the last game of the season and Harrison's four-bagger helped earn the win for the Birds.
After being traded to the Brewers for four players on July 7, Sabathia hit a four-bagger in his second start for the Brew Crew on July 13.
Mickey Lolich hit a four-bagger off Nelson Briles in the 1968 World Series, which was his only career home run.
In 1876, batters hit one homer for every 500 plate appearances while in 1883, batters hit two four-baggers for every 500 plate appearances.
In measuring how the four-bagger has become more prevalent in the game though the years, raw counting totals will not suffice.