Although he doesn't have many career home runs he did lead the league in home runs 7 years in a row in the 1900s. As for the nickname of "Home run Baker". Baker got that tag by hitting two clutch homers in the 1911 World Series.
In MLB, Jim Tobin of the Boston Braves hit 3 consecutive home runs in a game against the Chicago Cubs on May 13, 1942. The home runs came in the 5th, 7th, and 8th innings. Guy Hecker of the 1886 Louisville Colonels in the American Association also hit three home runs in a game but they weren't in consecutive at bats. All three were inside-the-park homers. Tobin and Hecker are the only two pitchers to hit three home runs in one game.
In the 2008 World Series, Ryan Howard hit two home runs in game 4. Howard had a total of three home runs for the series. Chase Utley also hit two home runs, one in game 1 and one in game 3.
Heading into the 2010 season Carlos Delgado has 473 home runs. At age 37 if he stays healthy has a good shot at 500 home runs in the next year or two. Chipper Jones (age 37) is next with 426 home runs.
"Back to Back" home runs is when two players in the batting order hit home runs in consecutive at bats.
Two words: Babe Ruth. He amazed people with his home run hitting skills.
In MLB, Mark McGwire had 34 home runs for the Oakland Athletics and 24 home runs for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1997.
Nolan Ryan hit two home runs during his Major League career.
A two out rally is where the team hitting is struggling with two outs against them and they start yelling two out rally, that gets everyonr pumed up and makes everyones blood flow faster. So in that case they try to get alot of runs with two outs against them! Good Luck and I hope I hellped!
No pitcher has ever hit two home runs in one World Series. Only two pitcher, Bob Gibson and Dave McNally have hit two homes runs in World Series play, but they did it in separate Series.
Yes. One day after hitting his first World Series home run in Game 3, Howard belted two home runs in Game 4, in which the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 10-2. Howard hit a three-run homer off Rays starter Andy Sonnanstine in the bottom of the fourth and a two-run shot off Dan Wheeler in the eighth.