Mr. October homers on three straight pitches
Oct. 18, 1977
Reggie Jackson gives a performance that solidifies his place in baseball lore. The Yankees' slugger hits three home runs on the first pitch from three Dodger pitchers to power the Yankees to an 8-4 victory in Game 6 at Yankee Stadium and their first World Series triumph in 15 years.
In his final time up in Game 5, Reggie also homered. He walks on four pitches in his first plate appearance tonight before becoming the first player to hit three consecutive ...
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