This day in baseball

For the first time in baseball history, two players hit for the cycle on the same day on September 17, 1920.  Tigers’ outfielder Bobby Veach went 6-for-6 that day, while first baseman George Burns also accomplished the difficult feat to lead the Giants to a 4-3 victory in ten innings.  It would not be until 2008 that two players would hit for the cycle on the same day again.

Bobby Veach (Wikimedia Commons)


3 Comments on “This day in baseball”

  1. Bill says:

    The Tigers weren’t playing the Giants, were they?


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