1985 HEADLINE – Carter Becomes 11th Player To Hit 5 Home Runs In 2 Consecutive Games

1985 HEADLINE – Carter Becomes 11th Player To Hit 5 Home Runs In 2 Consecutive Games

On this day in 1985, Gary Carter became just the 11th player in major league history to crush 5 home runs over the course of 2 consecutive games.

An amazing feat for any slugger, this incredible accomplishment is even more amazing as Carter was never really known as a long-ball threat.

I thought it would be fun to re-live those 5 round-trippers.  Here are the notes:

HR # Date Inning Pitcher Men On-Base Total RBI
1 9/3/1985 1 D. Dravecky 1 2
2 9/3/1985 4 D. Dravecky 0 3
3 9/3/1985 5 L. DeLeon 2 6
4 9/4/1985 2 R. Jackson 0 7
5 9/4/1985 7 E. Wojna 0 8

Very impressive, if I do say so myself!!

Happy Anniversary Mr. Carter!!!

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One response to “1985 HEADLINE – Carter Becomes 11th Player To Hit 5 Home Runs In 2 Consecutive Games

  1. Gunsel Christopher

    Never a long ball threat??? Check your stats, my friend. Carter was the premier power-hitting catcher in the majors as Johnny Bench retired. Wow, that comment just blew me away.

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