This day in baseball: Elmer’s extra-base saturation
Posted: September 5, 2017 Filed under: 20th Century, This day in baseball | Tags: Baseball, Cleveland Indians, Elmer Smith, history, Major League Baseball, MLB, sports
Elmer Smith of the Indians collected seven extra-base hits in just two days, establishing a Major League record on September 5, 1921. The streak of hits included four home runs and three doubles in the two days.
Elmer Smith (Library of Congress)