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May 7, 1957
Vic Power becomes the first modern major leaguer to hit both a leadoff and walk-off home run in the same game. The A's first baseman, who went deep off Hal Brown leading off the game, ends the contest in the 10th frame with a round-tripper off the right-hander, giving Kansas City a 3-2 victory over Baltimore.
June 25, 2000
After starting in the bottom of the first with a round-tripper, Darin Erstad ends the game in the bottom of the 11th inning with a walk-off home run, giving the Angels a 7-6 victory over Minnesota at Edison Field. The Anaheim leadoff DH joins Billy Hamilton (1893 Phillies) and Vic Power (1957 A's) as only the third major leaguer to have hit both a leadoff and walkoff home run in the same game.

July 19, 2009
Ian Kinsler becomes the fifth major leaguer in baseball history to hit both a leadoff and walk-off home run for his team in the same game. The Rangers' second baseman led off the bottom of the first inning with a round-tripper off Francisco Liriano, and then ended the contest in the bottom of the 12th with a game-ending two-run blast off R.A. Dickey to give Texas a 6-4 victory over Minnesota.


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