Hamilton hits 4 homers for Rangers vs Orioles

By: Courtesy: Associated Press
By: Courtesy: Associated Press

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Josh Hamilton has become the 16th player in
major league history to hit four home runs in a game.

Facing the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night, the Texas Rangers
outfielder hit two-run homers in the first, third and seventh innings and added a solo shot in the eighth to tie the major league record. He also doubled in the fifth.

The 18 total bases is a new single-game American League record.
His seven RBIs are a career high.

The last player to hit four home runs in a game was Carlos
Delgado on Sept. 25, 2003, for Toronto against Tampa Bay.

Two of the 16 players to hit four homers in a game did it before 1900. Hamilton is the sixth AL player to perform the feat.

Hamilton leads the AL with 14 homers and 35 RBIs and is batting
.406.


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