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Gehrig first of century to have four homer game

Updated: May 28, 2002, 12:41 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

June 3, 1932

Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig makes history, becoming the first player in the 20th century to hit four homers in a game. The Iron Horse connects on his first four plate appearances, with his drives in the first and fifth innings going into the stands in left-center and his blasts in the fourth and seventh going over the right-field wall in Philadelphia. The first homer is a two-run shot and the other three are solo.

George Earnshaw gives up the first three homers ...

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