Johnny Bench Hits Tthree Home Runs Off Steve Carlton

On May 9, 1973, Johnny Bench, All-Star catcher for the Cincinnati Reds, hits three home runs in one game off All-Star pitcher Steve Carlton of the Philadelphia Phillies. As Bench had homered in his previous at-bat the game before as well, this gave him four home runs in four consecutive trips to the plate. In … Continue reading Johnny Bench Hits Tthree Home Runs Off Steve Carlton