Baseball Players with the Most Home Runs in a World Series Game

Albert Pujols, Third Player to Hit 3 Home Runs in One World Series Game

Albert Pujols, Third Player to Hit 3 Home Runs in One World Series Game (nydailynews.com)

Albert Pujols! Wow!  Three home runs in a single World Series game.

The last player to do it was of course Reggie Jackson, back in 1977.

Only three players have ever done it.  Babe Ruth is the third – he did it twice.

All together, 42 different players have hit more than one home run in a World Series game 50 times.  Including his 3-home run games, Ruth has had a mutliple home run World Series game four times – most of any player.

Chase Utley, Willie Aikens, Mickey Mantle, Duke Snider and Lou Gehrig are the others with multiple, multiple home run games in the World Series.

Thanks to Steve Lombardi, who crunched the numbers on baseball-reference.com.  Check out his full post on this:

Career HR Totals of Those to Have Multi-HR World Series Game

And stop by his excellent baseball blog: waswatching.com

LIST UPDATED: Through 2012 Postseason

  PLAYER YEAR GAME FOR AGAINST RESULT HR
1. Pablo Sandoval 2012 1 Giants Tigers W 8-3 3
1. Albert Pujols 2011 3 Cardinals Rangers W 16-7 3
1. Reggie Jackson 1977 6 Yankees Dodgers W 8-4 3
1. Babe Ruth 1928 4 Yankees Cardinals W 7-3 3
1. Babe Ruth 1926 4 Yankees Cardinals W 10-5 3
6. Chase Utley 2009 5 Phillies Yankees W 8-6 2
6. Jayson Werth 2009 3 Phillies Yankees L 5-8 2
6. Chase Utley 2009 1 Phillies Yankees W 6-1 2
6. Ryan Howard 2008 4 Phillies Rays W 10-2 2
6. Jeff Kent 2002 5 Gianst Angels W 16-4 2
6. Tim Salmon 2002 2 Angels Giants W 11-10 2
6. Troy Glaus 2002 1 Angels Giants L 3-4 2
6. Chad Curtis 1999 3 Yankees Braves W 6-5 2
6. Scott Brosius 1998 3 Yankees Padres W 5-4 2
6. Greg Vaughn 1998 1 Padres Yankees L 6-9 2
6. Andruw Jones 1996 1 Braves Yankees W 12-1 2
6. Lenny Dykstra 1993 4 Phillies Blue Jays L 14-15 2
6. Chris Sabo 1990 3 Reds A’s W 8-3 2
6. Dave Henderson 1989 3 A’s Giants W 13-7 2
6. Gary Carter 1986 4 Mets Red Sox W 6-2 2
6. Kirk Gibson 1984 5 Tigers Padres W 8-4 2
6. Alan Trammell 1984 4 Tigers Padres W 4-2 2
6. Eddie Murray 1983 5 Orioles Phillies W 5-0 2
6. Willie McGee 1982 3 Cardinals Brewers W 6-2 2
6. Willie Aikens 1980 4 Royals Phillies W 5-3 2
6. Willie Aikens 1980 1 Royals Phillies L 6-7 2
6. Davey Lopes 1978 1 Dodgers Yankees W 11-5 2
6. Johnny Bench 1976 4 Reds Yankees W 7-2 2
6. Tony Perez 1975 5 Reds Red Sox W 6-2 2
6. Gene Tenace 1972 1 A’s Reds W 3-2 2
6. Rico Petrocelli 1967 6 Red Sox Cardinals W 8-4 2
6. Carl Yastrzemski 1967 2 Red Sox Cardinals W 5-0 2
6. Mickey Mantle 1960 2 Yankees Pirates W 16-3 2
6. Charlie Neal 1959 2 Dodgers White Sox W 4-3 2
6. Ted Kluszewski 1959 1 White Sox Dodgers W 11-0 2
6. Mickey Mantle 1958 2 Yankees Milwaukee Braves L 5-13 2
6. Tony Kubek 1957 3 Yankees Milwaukee Braves W 12-3 2
6. Yogi Berra 1956 7 Yankees Brooklyn Dodgers W 9-0 2
6. Duke Snider 1955 5 Brooklyn Dodgers Yankees W 5-3 2
6. Joe Collins 1955 1 Yankees Brooklyn Dodgers W 6-5 2
6. Duke Snider 1952 6 Brooklyn Dodgers Yankees L 2-3 2
6. Bob Elliott 1948 5 Boston Braves Indians W 11-5 2
6. Charlie Keller 1939 3 Yankees Reds W 7-3 2
6. Tony Lazzeri 1932 4 Yankees Cubs W 13-6 2
6. Babe Ruth 1932 3 Yankees Cubs W 7-5 2
6. Lou Gehrig 1932 3 Yankees Cubs W 7-5 2
6. Lou Gehrig 1928 3 Yankees Cardinals W 7-3 2
6. Babe Ruth 1923 2 Yankees New York Giants W 4-2 2
6. Benny Kauff 1917 4 New York Giants White Sox W 5-0 2
6. Harry Hooper 1915 5 Red Sox Phillies W 5-4 2
6. Patsy Dougherty 1903 2 Boston Americans Pirates W 3-0 2

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