Pablo Sandoval hits three home runs

Updated: October 25, 2012, 2:08 AM ET
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Pablo Sandoval hit three home runs in his first three at-bats to lead the San Francisco Giants to an 8-3 win on Wednesday in Game 1 of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers.

Sandoval is the fourth player to hit three home runs in a World Series game, after Albert Pujols last year, Reggie Jackson in 1977 and Babe Ruth, who did it in 1926 and 1928.

Of those, Sandoval is the only one to homer in his first three at-bats of the game.

Sandoval added a single in the seventh ...

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