Josh Hamilton joins Pat Seerey (1942) and Rocky Colavito (1952) and 13 others with 4 HR in a single game.

Josh Hamilton hit his fourth HR of the game off former Cedar Rapids Kernels Darren O’Day (2006) tonight to join 15 other players in the history of baseball who have slugged four HR in a single game including two who played minor league baseball here in Cedar Rapids, Pat Seerey (1942) and Rocky Colavito (1952).

Pat Seerey was a member of the 1942 Cedar Rapids Raiders team that finished with a mark of 74-43 and won the Three-I League Championship under manager Ollie Marquardt. The Raiders defeated Evansville in the 1st round of the playoffs and then took down Madison in the Championship series. Seerey hit .302 with 33 HR in 117 games for Cedar Rapids that season.

Rocky Colavito was part of the 1952 Cedar Rapids Indians team that finished in 8th with a record of 53-71 under manager Jimmy Bloodworth. Colavito hit .170 with 8 HR in 94 at bats for the Cedar Rapids Indians.

Players with four HR in a game

Bobby Lowe 5/30/1894

Ed Delahanty 7/13/1896

Lou Gehrig 6/3/1932

Chuck Klein 7/10/1936

Pat Seerey 7/18/1948

Gil Hodges 8/31/1950

Joe Adcock 7/31/1954

Rocky Colavito 6/10/1959

Willie Mays 4/30/1961

Mike Schmidt 4/17/1976

Bob Horner 7/6/1986

Mark Whiten 9/7/1993

Mike Cameron 5/2/2002

Shawn Green 5/23/2002

Carlos Delgado 9/25/2003

Josh Hamilton 5/8/2012

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