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June 8, 1961
Eddie Mathews, Hank Aaron, Joe Adcock, and Frank Thomas hit four consecutive homers in an inning off Reds' pitchers Jim Maloney (2) and Marshall Bridges (2), making the Braves the first major league team to accomplish the feat. The seventh inning big fly barrage and another blast by Mathews and one by Warren Spahn aren't enough when Cincinnati still manages to win the Crosley Field contest, 10-8.
July 31, 1963
In the sixth inning with two outs at Cleveland Stadium, the Indians hit four consecutive home runs as Woodie Held, Pedro Ramos, Tito Francona, and Larry Brown all go deep off recently acquired Paul Foytack of the Angels. The former Tiger will become the first pitcher in major league history to allow a team to go deep in four straight at bats in a single inning.
May 2, 1964
Posting a 7-3 victory, the Twins become only the third team in major league history to hit four consecutive home runs in an inning as Tony Oliva, Bob Allison, Jimmie Hall, and Harmon Killebrew all go deep against A's pitchers Dan Pfister (3) and Vern Handrahan (1) in the top of the 11th frame at Kansas City's Municipal Stadium. The A’s will surrender 220 round trippers, breaking the big league mark of 199 established by the team’s pitching staff last season.
September 18, 2006
The Dodgers, who are last in the National League in homers, hit four consecutive home runs in an inning when Jeff Kent, J.D. Drew, Russell Martin, and Marlon Anderson all go deep in the bottom of the ninth to tie the Padres, 9-9. The improbable feat, which had been accomplished only by the 1964 Twins, 1963 Indians, and the 1961 Braves, leads to Nomar Garciaparra’s walk-off two-run homer in the tenth and sole possession of first place when Los Angeles beat the Friars 11-10.
April 22, 2007
The Red Sox become the fifth team in big league history to hit four consecutive home runs in an inning when Manny Ramirez, J.D. Drew, Mike Lowell, and Jason Varitek all go deep with two outs in the third inning at Fenway off Yankee starter Chase Wright, who becomes only the second hurler to allow a team to accomplish the feat off one pitcher. J.D. Drew was also part of the quartet of the 2006 Dodgers who were the fourth major league team to connect for four straight round trippers in one frame.
August 14, 2008
In the sixth inning of a 9-2 rout of the Royals, the White Sox become the sixth team in major league history to hit four consecutive home runs in an inning. Jim Thome, Paul Konerko, and Alexei Ramirez all all go deep off K.C. reliever Joel Peralta with Juan Uribe completing the record-tying feat by taking Robinson Tejeda yard at Chicago's U.S. Cellular Field.
August 11, 2010
In an 8-2 victory over Milwaukee at Miller Park, the Diamondbacks become the only the seventh team to hit four consecutive home runs in an inning. In the top of the fourth inning, Adam LaRoche, Miguel Montero, Mark Reynolds, and Stephen Drew all connect off Dave Bush, making the right-hander only the third hurler in major league history to yield four straight round-trippers.