"You really want it to end and guys have a tendency to want to be that guy to hit a home run
," Oakland manager Bob Melvin said.
Therefore, Zernial did not qualify because he did not hit a home run
for the White Sox in the four games he played for them in 1951.
1931 _ Bob Fothergill of Chicago hit a home run
and a triple in an 11-run eighth inning.
Actually, I thought about ending the previous paragraph with the phrase "hit a home run," for the programs were all excellent.
In my book, the chapter hit a home run, by making everyone who was present feel at home.
10 Among players who hit a home run
in their first major league at-bat, which of these sluggers finished with the most lifetime homers: Gary Gaetti, Carlos Lee, Jermaine Dye, Will Clark or Earl Averill?
For instance, one play that doesn't get much attention as a top All-Star Game moment was when 23-year-old Braves outfielder Max West became the first player to hit a home run
in his first All-Star Game at-bat--a feat accom-plished by 11 other players since West.
Todd Zeile is the only player in major league history to hit a home run
There have been 12 different pitchers who have hit a home run
in a World Series game.
Slumps tend to carry over, so I wasn't expecting much in the playoffs, but I hit a home run
against Mickey Lolich in Game 4 against the Tigers.
"Nobody can go up and say he's going to hit a home run
, they just come.
EARLIER THIS SEASON, TODD ZEILE BECAME THE FIRST PLAYER, SINCE 1900, TO HIT A HOME RUN
FOR 10 DIFFERENT MAJOR LEAGUE TEAMS when he homered for the New York Yankees.
When he hit a home run
he didn't make a big to-do about it.
"The expectation for me every at-bat is to hit a home run
or score a run or steal a base.
Did You Know ...that there are three members of the 500-Home Run Club who never hit a home run
in a World Series game and three who newer hit one in an All-Star game?