MLB Records Trivia!

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  1. Stringbanger

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    I guess I’m looking for unusual or even obscure MLB records, and not how many home runs Hank hit in his career, or how many wins Tommy Seaver had, or how many games Yogi Berra played.

    1. Most runs scored in a single inning:
    The Chicago White Stockings (now the Chicago Cubs) scored 18 runs against the Detroit Wolverines on September 6, 1883.

    The modern record (generally described as after 1900) is 17 by the Boston Red Sox vs. the Detroit Tigers on June 18, 1953.

    2. The most foul balls and most pitches in one at bat: Brandon Belt of the San Francisco Giants fouled off eleven consecutive pitches (16 fouls all together) off of Jaime Barria of the Los Angeles Angels of a 21 pitch at bat, which lasted about 13 minutes. Belt finally flew out to right field in April of 2018.

    What ya got?
     
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    Only one player in MLB history has ever hit an inside-the-park, grand slam, walk-off home run.
     
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    Only player without a neck: Walt “No Neck” Williams.

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    Who?
     
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    Only player in history to hit two Grand Slams in one inning?


    Fernando Tatis Sr. against the Dodgers and off of same pitcher Chan Ho Park.
     
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    23 players have hit a home run in their first at bat and never hit another in their career. Among them is Hoyt Wilhelm who played 21 years.
     
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    Biggest comeback in the 9th inning with two outs and bases empty?

    June 29, 1952 the Chicago Cubs were down 8-2 in the 9th inning to the Cincinnati Reds with 2 outs and bases empty. Cubs scored 7 runs to win the game 9-8.
     
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    I saw mlb records and thought it was a label... whoops.

    carry on chaps.
     
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    Mickey Mantle spent about seven years of his career not even putting the ball into play.
     
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    Most pitches a batter can see in one AB without swinging his bat?

    11

    How?
     
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    Roberto Clemente
     
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    my favorite phillie growing up was number 19 greg luzinski...left fielder
     
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    3-2 count and a baserunner is thrown out stealing. Batter leads off next inning.
     
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    Played for the Sox too - was much-loved. Keeping with the spirt if the thread, Luzinski was the first player to hit 3 homers onto the roof of "old" Comiskey. He could really take the ball for a ride!
     
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    Burned a lot of records there. :rolleyes:
     
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    Not a record, but trivia:

    Q: How many different ways can a batter get to first base?

    A: Seven: hit, walk, error, fielders' choice, hit by pitch, passed ball on third strike, and defensive interference.
     
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    my brother was the second person to have tommy john surgery! It did not work.
     
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    Wow. Three errors on one play. Does it get any worse than that? I ask in earnest.
     
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    What!!!!
     
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    My brother-in-law was there - he feared for his life.
     
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