On This Day In Baseball History: July 29, 2013

Jason Giambi

 

Cleveland Indians designated hitter Jason Giambi becomes the oldest player to hit a walk-off home run when he blasts a pinch hit two run homer off White Sox’s Ramon Troncosco. Giambi who was 42 years, 6 months, and 22 days, passes Hank Aaron who, at 42 years, 5 months, and 7 days, held the previous record. Giambi who has won and AL MVP and collected 440 career homers will retire the following season.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s