• Giambi’s New Record

    Posted by on August 30th, 2005 · Comments (6)

    From The Record:

    Giambi became the first Yankee ever to have consecutive multiple homer games twice in the same season.

    On July 20 (at Texas) and July 21 (at Los Angeles) Giambi hit two homers in each game. He connected twice Sunday against the Royals, and hit his 24th and 25th homers of the year Monday night.

    I’m shocked. Ruth, Mantle, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Berra, Maris, Reggie, et al, never did this? Ever?

    One would think that one of the greats, or a fluke like Cliff Johnson, Kevin Mass, Matt Nokes, Darryl Strawberry, or Oscar Gamble, would have pulled this trick.


    Comments on Giambi’s New Record

    1. Raf
      August 30th, 2005 | 12:55 pm

      pretty f’n cool, if you ask me (:

    2. Don
      August 30th, 2005 | 1:41 pm

      And maybe David Wells is onto something…..

    3. Raf
      August 30th, 2005 | 1:45 pm

      More like on something…

    4. Don
      August 30th, 2005 | 1:57 pm

      Even a broken clock is right twice a day.

    5. Makofan
      August 30th, 2005 | 4:36 pm

      Maybe the past Yankee greats weren’t performance enhanced?

    6. Raf
      August 30th, 2005 | 5:45 pm

      Maybe they were, maybe they weren’t. Who knows, maybe Mantle would’ve done it if he didn’t drink so much. Or Reggie, if he didn’t strike out so much. Or Gehrig, if he didn’t get sick.

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