On This Day In Baseball History: May 8, 2012

Josh Hamilton

 

Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton becomes the 16th player to homer four times in one game when he goes yard four times against the Orioles at Camden Yards. In the game Hamilton also sets the new AL record for total bases in one game with 18 as he adds a double to his four homers. Hamilton would go on to hit 43 homers in 2012, be selected to the AL All-Star team, win the Silver Slugger, and finish fifth in the MVP voting.

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