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 22, 1993
On his final day as a professional baseball player, 45-year-old Carlton Fisk catches his 2,226th game to surpass Bob Boone as the all-time leader. ‘Pudge’ played the first 11 seasons in his 24-year major league career with the Red Sox.