This Day in History
This Day in Minor League History
In 1988, the Phoenix Firebirds' Matt Williams clubbed four consecutive homers against Albuquerque. (AP)
Wednesday, May 25, 1988
Future Major Leaguer Matt Williams slugged consecutive homers in the fourth, fifth, seventh and eighth innings of a Phoenix Firebirds win over the Albuquerque Dukes. The next day, Williams launched his fifth roundtripper in two games, matching Bert Ellison's 64-year-old PCL mark.
Friday, May 25, 2012
Corey Brown homered for the fifth straight game, but the Syracuse Chiefs' dropped a 9-6 decision to the Columbus Clippers. Brown's streak broke the team record, set most recently when John-Ford Griffin went yard in four consecutive games from Aug. 29-Sept. 1, 2005. More >