• Homer Runs In October

    Posted by on November 18th, 2011 · Comments (0)

    How many players have hit homeruns in 4+ post-season games in a row?  Here is the list -

    Rk   Strk Start End Games AB HR
    1 Carlos Beltran 2004-10-11 2004-10-17 5 18 6
    2 Evan Longoria 2008-10-11 2008-10-16 4 17 4
    3 Jim Thome 1998-10-11 1999-10-07 4 14 4
    4 Juan Gonzalez 1996-10-01 1996-10-05 4 16 5
    5 Jeffrey Leonard 1987-10-06 1987-10-10 4 13 4
    6 Reggie Jackson 1977-10-15 1978-10-03 4 14 6
    7 Lou Gehrig 1928-10-05 1932-09-28 4 11 5
    Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
    Generated 11/18/2011.

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    Note that Beltran, Longoria, Gonzalez and Leonard are the only ones to do this in a single post-season.  And, none of them won rings in the year that they did it.

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