List of Major League Baseball single-game records


List of Major League Baseball single-game records

The following is a List of Single-Game Baseball Records and unusual events. The following criteria are used for inclusion:

*Only Major League Baseball events (1876-present for the National League and 1900-present for the American League) are listed.
*Only events occurring within a single plate appearance, inning, or game are included; cumulative or aggregate records achieved over more than one game are not listed.
*Events occurring during post-season play are included, but events occurring during an All-Star Game are not included.

Individual batting/hitting

*2 grand slams in an inning. "Number of occurrences": 1. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/feats/feats11.shtml 2 Grand Slams In 1 Game by Baseball Almanac ] ] Fernando Tatis, April 23, 1999.
*1 grand slam from each side of the plate in the same game. "Number of occurrences": 1. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/feats/feats11.shtml 2 Grand Slams In 1 Game by Baseball Almanac ] ] Bill Mueller, July 29, 2003.
*Grand slam on first career pitch. "Number of occurrences": 1. Kevin Kouzmanoff, September 2, 2006.
*3 inside-the-park homers in a game. "Number of occurrences": 1. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/rb_isphr.shtml Inside The Park Home Run Records by Baseball Almanac ] ] Tom McCreery, July 12, 1897.
*9 hits in a game. "Number of occurrences": 1. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/hits.shtml Hits Records by Baseball Almanac : Hits in a Career, Hits in a Single Season and Hits in a Game Records ] ] Johnny Burnett, July 10, 1932. (18 inning game)
*5 Intentional walks in a game. "Number of occurrences": 1. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/rb_wk3.shtml Intentional Bases On Balls Records by Baseball Almanac ] ] Andre Dawson, May 22, 1990 (16 innings).
*7 runs scored in a game. "Number of occurrences": 1. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/rb_runs1.shtml Runs Scored Records by Baseball Almanac ] ] Guy Hecker, August 15, 1886.
*7 hits in a nine-inning game. "Number of occurrences": 2. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/feats/6_hits_1_game.shtml Six Hits in One Game by Baseball Almanac ] ] Wilbert Robinson, June 10, 1892; Rennie Stennett, September 16, 1975.
*4 triples in a game. "Number of occurrences": 2. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/rb_trip1.shtml Triples Records by Baseball Almanac ] ] George Strief, June 25, 1885; Bill Joyce, May 18, 1897.
*4 Intentional walks in a nine-inning game. "Number of occurrences": 2. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/rb_wk3.shtml Intentional Bases On Balls Records by Baseball Almanac ] ] Barry Bonds, May 1, 2004 and September 22, 2004.
*Home runs from both sides of the plate in the same inning. "Number of occurrences": 2. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/feats/feats20.shtml Home Run From Both Sides Of The Plate In One Game ] ] Carlos Baerga, April 8, 1993; Mark Bellhorn, August 29, 2002.
*12 RBI in a single game. "Number of occurrences": 2. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/rb_rbi1.shtml Runs Batted in Records by Baseball Almanac ] ] Jim Bottomley, September 16, 1924; Mark Whiten, September 7, 1993.
*Hitting into 4 double plays in a game. "Number of occurrences": 2. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/rb_gidp.shtml Grounding Into Double Plays Records by Baseball Almanac ] ] Goose Goslin, April 28, 1934; Joe Torre, July 21, 1975.
*3 runs scored in an inning. "Number of occurrences": 3. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/rb_runs1.shtml Runs Scored Records by Baseball Almanac ] ] Sammy White, June 18, 1953, Tom Burns and Ned Williamson (both in the same game for the Chicago Colts), September 6, 1883.
*Grand slam in MLB debut game. "Number of occurrences": 4. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/rb_grsl.shtml Grand Slam Records ] ] Bill Duggleby, April 21, 1898; Bobby Bonds, June 25, 1968; Jeremy Hermida, August 31, 2005; Kevin Kouzmanoff, September 2, 2006.
*Three hits in an inning. "Number of occurrences": 5. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/hits.shtml Hits Records by Baseball Almanac : Hits in a Career, Hits in a Single Season and Hits in a Game Records ] ] Last by Johnny Damon, June 27, 2003.
*Three sacrifice flies in a game. "Number of occurrences": 9. [ [http://www.baseball-almanac.com/recbooks/sacrifice_flies_records.shtml Sacrifice Flies Records by Baseball Almanac ] ] Most recently, Edgar Martínez, August 3, 2002.
*Four home runs in a nine-inning game. "Number of occurrences": 15. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/feats/feats4.shtml 4 Home Runs in 1 Game by Baseball Almanac ] ] Most recently, Carlos Delgado, September 25, 2003.

Fielding

*Team executes two triple plays in a game. "Number of occurrences": 1. [ [http://tripleplays.sabr.org/tp_trivia.htm Baseball's Triple Plays - Trivia & Miscellanea ] ] Minnesota Twins, July 17, 1990.
*Shortstop plays doubleheader without touching a ball in play. "Number of occurrences": 1. [ [http://texas.rangers.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/tex/history/timeline2.jsp The Official Site of The Texas Rangers: History: Rangers Timeline ] ] Toby Harrah, June 25, 1976.
*Unassisted triple play. "Number of occurrences": 14. [ [http://baseball-almanac.com/feats/feats8.shtml Unassisted Triple Plays by Baseball Almanac ] ] Most recently, Asdrubal Cabrera, May 12, 2008.

Baserunning

Unique events

Letters identify the individuals or teams that accomplished the feat.

:d. Jimmy Sheckard and Joe Kelley, Brooklyn Superbas, September 23, 1901:e. Pat Crawford (New York Giants) and Les Bell (Boston Braves), May 26, 1929:f. Tony Lazzeri, New York Yankees, June 3, 1932:h. Bill Joyce, New York Giants, May 18, 1897:i. Andre Dawson, Chicago Cubs, May 22, 1990:j. Barry Bonds, San Francisco Giants, May 1, 2004:k. Minnesota Twins, July 17, 1990:l. Toronto Blue Jays, September 14, 1987:m. Seattle Mariners, August 7, 1988; Colorado Rockies, June 7, 2006:n. Philadelphia Athletics, July 25, 1930:o. Robby Thompson, San Francisco Giants, June 27, 1986:p. Harvey Haddix, Pittsburgh Pirates, May 26, 1959:q. Paul Foytack (Los Angeles Angels, July 31, 1963) and Chase Wright (New York Yankees, April 22,2007):r. Charlie Sweeney, St. Louis Maroons, June 12, 1886:s. Tom Cheney, Washington Senators, September 12, 1962:t. Tom Seaver, New York Mets, April 22, 1970:u. Toby Harrah, Texas Rangers, June 25, 1976

Notes

See also

*Baseball record holders


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