Teams that have hit four straight home runs
Back-to-back-to-back-to-back homers. It's an occurrence so rare that it didn't happen for the first time in the Major Leagues until June 8, 1961.
On that day, Milwaukee Braves Hall of Famers Eddie Mathews and Hank Aaron knocked Reds starter Jim Maloney out of the game with back-to-back long balls in the top of the seventh. Cincinnati reliever Marshall Bridges didn't fare any better, serving up home runs to Joe Adcock and Frank Thomas in consecutive at-bats.
It has only happened 10 times since, and, interestingly enough, the Drew brothers were a part of three of them. J.D. Drew hit the second of four straight homers for the Dodgers in 2006 and Red Sox in '07, and Stephen hit the fourth straight for the D-backs in 2010.
Below are the 11 times in Major League history when four consecutive batters went deep.
Cardinals, July 2, 2022
Nolan Arenado, Nolan Gorman, Juan Yepez and Dylan Carlson homer in first inning vs. Phillies. Watch >
White Sox, Aug. 16, 2020
Yoán Moncada, Yasmani Grandal, José Abreu and Eloy Jiménez homer in fifth inning vs. Cardinals. Watch >
Nationals, June 9, 2019
Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon homer in eighth inning vs. Padres. Watch >
Nationals, July 27, 2017
Brian Goodwin, Wilmer Difo, Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman homer in fourth inning vs. Brewers. Watch >
D-backs, Aug. 11, 2010
Adam Laroche, Miguel Montero, Mark Reynolds and Stephen Drew homer in fourth inning vs. Brewers. Watch >
White Sox, Aug. 14, 2008
Jim Thome, Paul Konerko, Alexei Ramirez and Juan Uribe homer in sixth inning vs. Royals. Watch >
Red Sox, April 22, 2007
Manny Ramirez, J.D. Drew, Mike Lowell and Jason Varitek homer in third inning vs. Yankees. Watch >
Dodgers, Sept. 18, 2006
Jeff Kent, J.D. Drew, Russell Martin and Marlon Anderson homered in ninth inning vs. Padres. Watch >
Twins, May 2, 1964
Tony Oliva, Bob Allison, Jimmie Hall and Harmon Killebrew in 11th inning vs. Athletics.
Indians, July 31, 1963
Woodie Held, Pedro Ramos, Tito Francona and Larry Brown homered in 6th inning of Game 2 vs. Angels.
Braves, June 8, 1961
Eddie Mathews, Hank Aaron, Joe Adcock and Frank Thomas homered in 7th inning vs. Reds.