The Saturday Baseball Quiz

(We post a baseball trivia question every Saturday, just for fun, as well as a detailed answer, stats, charts and commentary on the previous week's question. Pass along your questions, thoughts and ideas to vetronb@phillynews.com.)

 

THIS WEEK'S QUESTION

Three times between 1990 and 2005, a Phillie hit three home runs in one game. All three were catchers. Who were they?

 

LAST WEEK'S QUESTION

Who are the only two pitchers to homer in a Phillies postseason game?

 

LAST WEEK'S ANSWER

Steve Carlton and Joe Blanton.

 

OCT. 6, 1978 / NLCS GAME 4
 Top of Second (Phillies 0, Dodgers) 
 Greg Luzinski  Grounded out to 1B 
 Richie Hebner  Grounded out to 1B 
 Mike Schmidt  Doubled to LF
 Tim McCarver  Walked
 Ted Sizemore  Singled to RF; Schmidt scored, McCarver to 2B
 Steve Carlton  Homered off Don Sutton; McCarver and Sizemore scored    
 Bake McBride  Grounded out to 2B
   Final Score: Phillies 9, Dodgers 4
 
OCT. 26, 2008 / WORLD SERIES GAME 4
Bottom of Fifth (Phillies 5, Rays 2)
 Pedro Feliz  Popped out foul to C
 Carlos Ruiz  Grounded out to 3B
 Joe Blanton  Homered off Edwin Jackson 
 Jimmy Rollins      Grounded out to 2B
Final Score: Phillies 10, Rays 2

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