Tim Raines, Derek Jeter and Paul O’Neill hit consecutive HRs in the 6th inning against the Indians, making the Yankees the 1st team to hit three straight HR in a postseason game. O’Neill made it 8-6, the final score of the Yankees’ Game 1 win in the ALDS.
The Chicago Cubs finish out the season with a 12-11 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. In the game Hack Wilson drives in his 189th and 190th RBI. This Major League RBI record remains untouched, even in the ear of unrivaled offense.
Future Hall of Fame outfielder, Tim Raines of the Montreal Expos, goes 3 for 4 with 4 RBI against the Cardinals to become the first player since Ty Cobb to steal 70 bases and drive in 70 runs in the same season.
1965 A K.C. Athletics publicity stunt makes the great Satchel Paige baseball’s oldest performer. At ffity-nine, Paige hurls the first three innings against the Red Sox, gets a strikeout, and allows one hit, to Carl Yastrzemski, in his first MLB appearance since 1953.
1955 New York Giants slugger Willie Mays clouts two home runs against the Pirates, giving him 50 for the year, making him the seventh player in history to accomplish this feat. He will end the year with 51 HRs, and will hit 52 in 1965.
1979 Willie Wilson of the Royals hits his fifth inside-the-park homer of the season in a 6-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners at Kansas City. It is the most inside-the-park-homers in a season since Kiki Cuyler hit eight for the Pirates in 1925.
1986 Bob Brenly of San Francisco tied a MLB record with four errors in one inning, but atoned with two homers, including the game-winner, to give the Giants a 7-6 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Brenly, normally a catcher, was playing third base.