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  • Inside The Park Grand Slams

    Hello Baseball Fever,

    Here is one that you won't find many places! A comprehensive list of every Major League player who hit an inside-the-park home run while the bases were loaded.

    Without further delay I present the members of the Inside-the-Park Grand Slam Club :

    10/03/1999 Randy Winn TBA
    07/21/1999 Tony Womack ARI
    05/03/1998 Dan Wilson SEA
    06/26/1997 Tony Gwynn SDN
    08/28/1991 Chico Walker CHN
    09/01/1990 Mike Greenwell BOS
    08/30/1990 Ron Karkovice CHA
    08/14/1990 Luis Polonia CAL
    06/02/1989 Junior Felix TOR
    06/21/1987 Bob Brower TEX
    06/09/1985 Terry Pendleton SLN
    07/19/1982 Tom Brunansky MIN
    09/26/1980 Ben Oglivie MIL
    06/10/1979 Jim Essian OAK
    08/05/1977 Frank Taveras PIT
    06/26/1976 Bombo Rivera MON
    06/22/1976 Kevin Bell CHA
    08/26/1973 Paul Blair BAL
    09/18/1971 Carlos May CHA
    09/02/1971 Cesar Cedeno HOU
    09/02/1970 Gene Alley PIT
    05/30/1970 Roberto Pena MIL
    06/25/1967 Rick Reichardt CAL
    07/20/1965 Mel Stottlemyre NYA
    06/09/1963 Tim McCarver SLN
    08/08/1961 Gary Geiger BOS
    08/25/1960 Willie Mays SFN
    07/06/1960 Bob Skinner PIT
    06/04/1960 Wally Moon LAN
    06/01/1958 Johnny Temple CIN
    08/08/1956 Ted Kazanski PHI
    07/25/1956 Roberto Clemente PIT
    05/15/1955 Irv Noren NYA
    05/01/1955 George Freese PIT
    06/16/1954 Ferris Fain CHA
    08/27/1952 Al Rosen CLE
    04/19/1952 Don Lenhardt BOS
    06/19/1951 Willie Jones PHI
    05/18/1951 Jack Cusick CHN
    08/02/1950 Wes Westrum NY
    04/27/1949 Pete Milne NY
    04/20/1948 Tom McBride WAS
    08/24/1947 Eddie Waitkus CHN
    07/20/1947 Paul Lehner SLA
    06/29/1947 Ferris Fain PHA
    07/26/1943 Arky Vaughan BRO
    05/31/1942 Dixie Walker BRO
    05/03/1942 Eddie Miller BSN
    05/25/1941 Pete Reiser BRO
    04/20/1941 Doc Cramer WAS
    09/16/1940 Ray Mack CLE
    07/04/1939 Jim Tabor BOS
    09/21/1937 Hal Trosky CLE
    07/31/1937 Elbie Fletcher BSN
    06/04/1936 Mickey Cochrane DET
    07/06/1934 Sam Leslie BRO
    07/05/1934 Lou Gehrig NYA
    06/20/1934 Heinie Manush WAS
    06/14/1934 Leo Durocher SLN
    06/23/1933 Tony Cuccinello BRO
    05/14/1933 Hack Wilson BRO
    05/01/1933 Arky Vaughan PIT
    06/11/1932 Danny Taylor BRO
    05/30/1932 John Stone DET
    07/09/1930 Del Bissonette BRO
    08/26/1929 Norm McMillan CHN
    07/04/1929 Adam Comorosky PIT
    05/10/1929 Earl Averill CLE
    05/20/1928 Earle Combs NYA
    09/14/1927 Max Carey BRO
    07/15/1927 Bud Clancy CHA
    05/25/1927 Les Bell SLN
    08/04/1926 Bill Barrett CHA
    05/18/1926 Tony Lazzeri NYA
    07/28/1925 Spence Harris CHA
    06/20/1925 Kiki Cuyler PIT
    06/13/1925 Joe Judge WAS
    04/17/1925 Joe Judge WAS
    08/09/1924 Jigger Statz CHN
    07/25/1924 George Harper PHI
    07/10/1924 Harvey Hendrick NYA
    07/15/1923 Bernie Friberg CHN
    07/11/1923 Fred Haney DET
    07/01/1923 Patsy Gharrity WAS
    05/14/1923 Wally Pipp NYA
    05/12/1922 Chick Fewster NYA
    08/30/1921 Tony Boeckel BSN
    08/18/1921 Shano Collins BOS
    07/28/1921 Howie Shanks WAS
    07/16/1920 Joe Jackson CHA
    08/02/1919 Harry Heilmann DET
    06/24/1919 Tommy Griffith BRO
    06/05/1919 Eddie Collins CHA
    08/23/1918 Irish Meusel PHI
    08/19/1918 Edd Roush CIN
    06/04/1918 Marty Kavanagh SLN
    06/17/1917 Lee Gooch PHA
    06/06/1917 Rogers Hornsby SLN
    09/30/1916 Happy Felsch CHA
    09/28/1916 Benny Kauff NY
    09/15/1916 Zack Wheat BRO
    09/13/1916 Sherry Magee BSN
    08/03/1916 Red Smith BSN
    07/15/1916 George Burns DET
    05/31/1916 Frank Gilhooley NYA
    08/27/1915 Dots Miller SLN
    07/29/1915 Honus Wagner PIT
    06/10/1915 Bob Bescher SLN
    10/05/1914 Possum Whitted BSN
    09/28/1914 George Cutshaw BRO
    09/26/1914 Rabbit Maranville BSN
    09/03/1914 George Burns NY
    08/18/1914 Heinie Zimmerman CHN
    08/03/1914 Ed Konetchy PIT
    06/02/1914 Davy Jones PIT
    05/27/1914 Rabbit Maranville BSN
    09/17/1913 Ty Cobb DET
    08/05/1913 Cy Williams CHN
    07/11/1913 Birdie Cree NYA
    06/11/1913 Sam Crawford DET
    05/11/1913 Joe Jackson CLE
    10/03/1912 Duffy Lewis BOS
    08/22/1912 Eddie Onslow DET
    10/09/1911 Ben Houser BSN
    09/07/1911 Tommy Leach PIT
    07/28/1911 Tex Erwin BRO
    06/24/1911 Stuffy McInnis PHA
    06/04/1911 Eddie Grant CIN
    06/02/1911 Doc Gessler WAS
    05/18/1911 Ivy Olson CLE
    05/07/1911 Joe Jackson CLE
    05/04/1911 Honus Wagner PIT
    09/30/1910 Beals Becker NY
    09/15/1910 Red Murray NY
    09/13/1910 Chief Wilson PIT
    08/26/1910 Dick Hoblitzell CIN
    07/22/1910 Deacon Phillippe PIT
    07/21/1910 Tommy Leach PIT
    05/17/1910 Donie Bush DET
    04/21/1910 Jake Stahl BOS
    04/20/1910 Kid Elberfeld WAS
    09/11/1909 Chief Meyers NY
    06/03/1909 Honus Wagner PIT
    07/18/1908 Danny Murphy PHA
    06/28/1908 Germany Schaefer DET
    05/17/1908 John Ganzel CIN
    08/16/1907 Tommy Leach PIT
    10/04/1906 Sammy Strang NY
    08/18/1906 Kitty Bransfield PHI
    07/27/1906 Ginger Beaumont PIT
    07/18/1906 Cy Falkenberg WAS
    10/07/1905 Frank LaPorte NYA
    09/26/1905 Joe Stanley WAS
    07/05/1905 Tommy Corcoran CIN
    06/25/1905 Billy Maloney CHN
    06/17/1905 Sam Crawford DET
    10/01/1904 Red Dooin PHI
    09/19/1904 Danny Murphy PHA
    08/25/1904 Bill Dahlen NY
    07/30/1904 Dave Fultz NYA
    07/08/1904 Freddy Parent BOS
    05/10/1904 Miller Huggins CIN
    05/06/1904 Harry Davis PHA
    04/22/1904 Art Devlin NY
    06/05/1903 Hobe Ferris BOS
    04/30/1903 Tommy Leach PIT
    08/28/1902 Wid Conroy PIT
    08/04/1902 Frank Chance CHN
    07/25/1902 Jimmy Collins BOS
    07/08/1902 Harry Davis PHA
    06/03/1902 Mike O'Neill SLN
    09/24/1901 Jimmy Sheckard BRO
    09/23/1901 Jimmy Sheckard BRO
    09/23/1901 Joe Kelley BRO
    09/22/1901 John Ganzel NY
    09/20/1901 Honus Wagner PIT
    06/18/1901 Jimmy Williams BAL
    06/17/1901 Ducky Holmes DET
    04/28/1900 Fielder Jones BRO
    05/23/1899 Elmer Flick PHI
    05/15/1899 Willie Keeler BRO
    04/28/1899 Pete Cassidy WAS
    09/29/1898 Kip Selbach WAS
    07/28/1898 Honus Wagner LOU
    10/03/1897 Tuck Turner SLN
    09/11/1897 Jake Gettman WAS
    07/28/1897 Cupid Childs CLE
    07/14/1897 Bobby Wallace CLE
    05/08/1897 Bones Ely PIT
    06/11/1896 Jake Stenzel PIT
    08/24/1895 Jimmy Ryan CHN
    05/20/1895 Ace Stewart CHN
    09/30/1894 Heinie Reitz BAL
    07/07/1894 Lave Cross PHI
    09/05/1893 Parke Wilson NY
    07/18/1893 Eddie Burke NY
    07/08/1893 George Van Haltren PIT
    06/15/1893 Jesse Burkett CLE
    05/11/1893 Bobby Lowe BSN
    08/10/1892 Billy Hamilton PHI
    07/06/1892 Lave Cross PHI
    04/30/1892 Elton Chamberlin CIN
    04/12/1892 Herman Long BSN
    09/26/1891 Tim Shinnick LOU
    07/20/1891 Bill Kuehne COL
    05/01/1891 Oyster Burns BRO
    10/01/1890 Jack Crooks COL
    08/29/1890 William Brown NY
    07/21/1890 Al Myers PHI
    06/05/1890 Jocko Fields PIT
    04/19/1890 Cupid Childs SYR
    09/16/1889 Monte Ward NY
    08/20/1889 Ned Hanlon PIT
    08/19/1889 Joe Mulvey PHI
    08/27/1888 Tom Brown BSN
    05/03/1888 George Shoch WAS
    05/16/1887 Fred Mann CLE
    04/27/1887 Bob Caruthers STL
    09/06/1886 Harry Stovey PHI
    07/13/1886 Charley Jones CIN
    05/06/1886 Mike Dorgan NY
    06/27/1885 Dave Orr NY
    06/20/1882 Larry Corcoran CHN
    09/29/1881 Harry Stovey WOR

    Hope you find it as interesting as I did!

    Sean

  • #2
    Great list, Sean--thanks.

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    • #3
      Jimmy Sheckard did it on consecutive days!?!?! Wow, now that is impressive!!

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      • #4
        And Honus Wagner 5 times over the period 1898 - 1915. He must have retained his speed over many years.

        Thank you for this info!

        R.B. from Down Under
        "A hot dog at the ballgame beats roast beef at the Ritz." ~Humphrey Bogart

        No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference. ~Tommy Lasorda

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        • #5
          Wow, I didn't even notice that about Wagner. Not bad for a guy who in 1915 was already 41! Plus he stole 22 bases that season and had 17 triples!!! I also have to add all this was 100% steroid free as well.

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          • #6
            Webbie:

            This is my first post here. Enjoyed the list of ITPGS's. There are a number of similar lists that I've tried to find in my web-surfing with no success. Outside of SABR, can you or anyone else point me in the right direction to find any of the following.

            1) Catalogue of all Major League triple plays.

            2) All time list of arbitration winners and losers.

            3) List of all former replacement players who subsequently played in the majors.

            Believe me, I've tried to track the above down, so I'm not being lazy and asking others to do the work for me. Cheap, maybe, since I don't want to join SABR.


            Regards,

            wilbur

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            • #7
              Hi Wilbur! I have been pointed in the direction of baseball-almanac.com which is a wonderful source of all baseball stats and trivia.

              R.B. from Down Under
              "A hot dog at the ballgame beats roast beef at the Ritz." ~Humphrey Bogart

              No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference. ~Tommy Lasorda

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              • #8
                I remember when Junior Felix did it... it was the "Miracle Mart Hit-and Win inning" on the radio broadcast, where names are drawn and the contestant wins X amount of money if the Jays player hits a single, Y for a double, etc., and $10,000 for a grand slam. The woman who won must have had a heart attack if she was listening!

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                • #9
                  Just looked at the list again...Karkovice??? Who the heck was playing outfield THAT day?

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                  • #10
                    Jimmy Sheckard BRO did it twice in consecutive games which is great. Also note that in the first game he did it, his fellow teammate Joe Kelly also had one, so both players did it during the same game on 09/23/1901.

                    Looking at the list, the big name players are absent somewhat. I wonder how many of those players are in the Hall of Fame?
                    A former "Brooklyn Dodgers BUM (Fan)" who became "JUST " A Baseball Fan in the Spring of 1958.

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                    • #11
                      ISTPGS on 6/26/76

                      I saw this feat by Bombo Rivera of the Expos against my beloved Pirates at Jarry Park.

                      I was in Pennsylvania visiting relatives and we watched the game on KDKA out of Pittsburgh.

                      IIRC, Rivera hit the omnipitent sinking line drive to center field where Bucs CF Al Oliver tried for the catch. He missed! (DUH!) And, playing in Jarry Park with it's monsterous outfield, it certainly didn't help Pittsburgh's cause in fielding the ball!

                      Pittsburgh did eventually go on the win this game by a 7-6 score. For a wrap-up of the game....

                      Pittsburgh 7 Expos 6 June 26th, 1976

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                      • #12
                        Run Rabbit Run!!

                        You have to love a guy named Rabbit (Maranville) doing it twice in the same year ('14)!!

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                        • #13
                          Cool info...thanks!!
                          The real Phanatic

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                          • #14
                            i was very surprised to find the list was so long. ive just got one question, were these legitamate in-the-park-homeruns with no errors or was definsive folleys? either way it still requires blinding speed i was just curious
                            "it aint over till its over"
                            -yogi berra-

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                            • #15
                              An inside-the-park grand slam is to me the most exciting play in baseball. I remember as a little kid Mel Stottlemyre doing it. I'd love to ask him if that was his most memorable plate appearance in the majors.

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