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Sandy Alomar Jr. is the only player in Major League history to hit a home run in a regular season game, an All-Star game, a Division Series, a Championship Series and the World Series all in one season, which he did in 1997
[Tidbit provided by: Tom Cipolla]

2 HR's in a Single Game - Never Homered Again
Sammy Holbrook, WAS-A, June 15, 1935
Bobby Pfeil, PHI-N, July 27, 1971

(12 players did this and 2 were catchers)
[Source: Scott Flatow, member of SABR]

Catchers With Two Home Runs in One Inning
Andy Seminick (PHI-N) 6/2/1949, 8th Inning
John Boccabella (MON-N) 7/6/1973, 6th Inning
Bengie Molina (SF-N) 5/7/2007, 5th Inning

Paul Gillespie hit a Homerun in his First Major League at-bat (CHN September 11, 1942) and in his Last Major League at-bat (CHN September 29, 1945). Gillespie played for three years and had just 6 career homeruns.

Two HRs on Opening Day Twice in a Career
Joe Torre 1965 & 1966 (only 4 players have done this)

Opening Day HR's in Four Consecutive Seasons
Yogi Berra (NY-A) 1955 thru 1958
Gary Carter (MON-N) 1977 thru 1980
Todd Hundley (NY-N) 1994 thru 1997
(only 3 players have done this and ALL are catchers)

Catchers With Two Grand Slams in One Game
Chris Hoiles (BAL-A) 8/14/1998 (3rd & 8th Inning)

Hitting a Grand Slam for the Most Teams
5 - Walker Cooper (BOS-N, CHI-N, CIN-N, NY-A, STL-N) - MLB Record tied by Dave Kingman & Dave Winfield

Hitting a Grand Slam in the First Homerun in the Majors
Paul Phillips (KCA) hit his first home run on 8/17/2005 (vs. Seattle) and it was a Grand Slam.

Consecutive Walk-Off Homeruns
On Friday 5/7/2010 New York Mets regular catcher, Rod Barajas, hit a game-winning Walk-Off Homerun. The next day, Saturday 5/8/2010, the Mets backup catcher, Henry Blanco, hit a game-winning homerun. This is the only time in Major League history that two catchers hit consecutive "walk-off" HR's.

Most Balanced Home/Road HR Catcher
Bill Freehan (DET-A) his exactly 200 major league HR's - 100 at home and 100 on the road

Two (or more) Catchers 30+ HR's Same Season
1956: Yogi Berra (30) NY-A; Stan Lopata (32) PHI-N
1977: Gary Carter (31), MON-N; Johnny Bench (30), CIN-N
1985: Carlton Fisk (37) CHI-A; Gary Carter (32) NY-N
1993: Mike Piazza (35) LA-N; Mickey Tettleton (32) DET-A; Rick Wilkins (30) CHI-N
1996: Todd Hundley (41), NY-N; Piazza (36), LA-N; Steinbach (34), OAK-A
1997: Piazza (40), LA-N; Hundley (30), NY-N
1998: Javy Lopez (34), ATL-N; Piazza (30), LA-FLA-NYM
1999: Piazza (40), NY-N; Rodriguez (35), TEX-A; Lieberthal (31), PHI-N
2000: Piazza (35), NY-N; Charles Johnson (31), BAL-CHA
2003: Javy Lopez (43) ATL-N; Jorge Posada (30) NY-A

Homered In His Only At-Bat for a Team
Jamie Quirk was a member of the Cleveland Indians for exactly one week (Sep 24 - Oct 1 1984). In fact his stint with the Indians was exactly one game (Sep 27) in which he batted only once and in which he hit a two out bottom-of-the-ninth home run.

Back-To-Back Homers by a Battery

Date Catcher Pitcher Team
7/13/1961Sherm LollarFrank BaumannCHA
9/16/1964Jim PagliaroniVern LawPIT
5/9/1970Tom EganAndy MessersmithCAL
9/2/1970Randy HundleyMilt PappasCHN
5/25/1979Mike SadekBob KnepperSFN
8/14/1985Sal ButeraBryn SmithMON
8/10/1994Tom PagnozziOmar OlivaresSLN
7/7/1999Angel PenaCarlos PerezLAN
4/20/2000Eli MarreroRick AnkielSLN
5/11/2002Javy LopezJason MarquisATL
4/6/2006Brian McCannJorge SosaATL

On 7/4/1976 Tim McCarver (PHI) hit a grand slam in the second inning of game one of a double header at Pittsburgh. The 375 foot homer came off of Larry Demery. However, after rounding first base, McCarver passed runner Gary Maddox and was called out. He received credit for a single and 3 RBI's.

On 4/6/2006 Javy Lopez (BAL) hit a home run to left center in the second inning and Angel's outfielder Darin Erstad attempted to catch the ball at the wall. The runner at first, Miguel Tejada, thinking the ball was caught returned towards the bag and Lopez, rounding first, passed Tejada. Lopez was called out and Tejada subsequently scored, giving Lopez an RBI single over the wall.