14 Home Runs in a Doubleheader

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Date of Event: May 22, 1930

On May 22, 1930, the Yankees and the A’s played a double header at Shibe Park in Philadelphia. It was a record setting day for home runs, and a preview of more fireworks ahead in 1930, the season of the slugger. On that day, 14 home runs were hit. Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig each hit 3, Jimmie Foxx hit 2, and 6 other players chipped in with 1 a piece.