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June 23, 2014
Devin Mesoraco becomes the first major leaguer to hit a solo, two-run, three-run, and grand slam homer sequentially in successive games when he blasts a ninth-inning homer in the Reds’ 6-1 victory over Chicago at Wrigley Field. The 26-year-old Cincinnati catcher, who will extend his home run streak to five consecutive games with a solo shot tomorrow, accomplishes the unusual feat by clearing the fences at PNC Park (solo HR), Great American Ball Park (two and three-run HRS), and Wrigley Field (grand slam).
June 15, 1938
In the first night game played in New York City, Johnny Vander Meer pitches his second consecutive no-hitter, beating the Dodgers at Brooklyn’s Ebbets Field, 6-0. Four days ago, the Reds’ lefty held the Braves hitless in a 3-0 victory at Crosley Field.
June 9, 2008
Ken Griffey, Jr. becomes the sixth player in major league history to hit 600 career home runs. With a runner on third, Junior goes deep in the first inning on a 3-1 pitch thrown by the Marlins’ Mark Hendrickson in the Reds’ 9-4 victory at Dolphin Stadium.