1962: Two Grand Slams in One Inning

Wednesday July 18, 1962

Here is the play-by-play data for one of the best innings in Twins’ history (from baseball-reference.com).

Bottom of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians’ Barry Latman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 MIN B. Tuttle B. Latman 3% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1– MIN V. Power B. Latman 5% 64% Single to LF; Tuttle to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- MIN R. Rollins B. Latman 5% 68% Power Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Power to 2B; Tuttle to 3B
b1 0-0 0 -23 R MIN R. Rollins B. Latman 7% 75% Single to RF; Power to 3B; Tuttle Scores
b1 1-0 0 1-3 MIN H. Killebrew B. Latman 3% 78% Walk; Rollins to 2B
b1 1-0 0 123 RRRR MIN B. Allison B. Latman 13% 91% Home Run; Power Scores; Rollins Scores; Killebrew Scores
b1 5-0 0 R MIN E. Battey B. Latman 3% 94% Home Run
Jim Perry replaces Barry Latman pitching and batting 9th
b1 6-0 0 MIN B. Allen J. Perry 1% 94% Single to LF
b1 6-0 0 1– O MIN Z. Versalles J. Perry -1% 94% Flyball: RF
b1 6-0 1 1– O MIN D. Stigman J. Perry -0% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B; Allen to 2B
b1 6-0 2 -2- MIN B. Tuttle J. Perry 0% 94% Walk
b1 6-0 2 12- R MIN V. Power J. Perry 2% 96% Single to RF; Tuttle to 3B; Allen Scores
b1 7-0 2 1-3 MIN R. Rollins J. Perry 0% 96% Walk; Power to 2B
b1 7-0 2 123 RRRR MIN H. Killebrew J. Perry 3% 99% Home Run; Tuttle Scores; Power Scores; Rollins Scores
b1 11-0 2 O MIN B. Allison J. Perry 0% 99% Flyball: SS
11 runs, 7 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Twins 11.

Bob Allison and Harmon Killebrew both hit grand slams in the first inning, part of an 11-run frame for the Twins.

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