Fernando Tatís II achieved a unique feat in the Major Leagues on Friday, April 23, 1999, 23 years ago today, with St. Louis Cardinals, hitting two home runs on bases loaded. To the same pitcher, Chan Ho Park of South Korea. He drove on 11 8-runs produced by his team for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
“Life is a mystery. The blind light and the inaccessible truth are astonishing.” “Rubén Darío Poeta”
Park threw 2.2 innings, 8 hits (3 home runs), 8 earned runs, 3 steps and 2 hits. Director Davey Johnson discouraged the slaughter, and Carlos Perez put a tourniquet on him in the 41/3 innings.RELATED
Cardinals won 12-5, and the victory went to Jose Jimenez of the Dominican Republic, who worked in seven episodes. He was relieved by Banir’s Manny Iver.
Tatis II played for 11 years in Major League Baseball, collecting 34 home runs in 1999 and having the best season with 107 home runs against the Cardinals.
There is an incredible coincidence in the fate of baseball. On Friday, April 22, 2021, his son Fernando Tatis III celebrates the 22nd anniversary of his father’s two home runs on the same stage at Dodger Stadium, where San Diego Padres defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1. I did. Tatis III lost to Clayton Kershaw (3-2) in the 3rd and 5th innings and was knocked out of the park.
April 23 belongs to Tatis, probably without, and probably without.
Dominicans of the day like today: 1979. Nelson-Spider-Norman from Texas participated in five double plays in a match against Toronto.
In 2009, Albert Pujols and Rick Ankiel hit two home runs each, and St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 12-8.
In 2011, Alex Rodriguez hit his 22nd home run on bases loaded, surpassing Manny Ramirez and second only to Lou Gerry. The Yankees won 15-3 against the Orioles.
In 2015, 41-year-old Bartolo Colón broke the record 4-0, beating Colombian star Julio Teherán in a pitching duel in an undefeated starter match. “Pride of Altamira” pitched 3 hits and 6 innings, and did not walk, 5 hits and 2.77 ERA.
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