Cloninger's two slams in one game are NL first
July 3, 1966
Just 2½ weeks ago, Atlanta Braves pitcher Tony Cloninger hit two homers in a game. Today, he does it again, but enjoys it even more as both homers are grand slams. He is the first National Leaguer to hit two slams in a game and is the only pitcher to ever accomplish the feat.
The 6-foot, 200-pound right-handed hitter also knocks in another run to set a modern major league record for pitchers with nine RBI during the Braves' 17-3 rout of the Giants at Candlestick ...
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