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And Utley Makes Three

Posted by Steve Lombardi on October 29, 2009

Last night, Chase Utley became just the 3rd National League batter, ever, to hit 2+ homeruns in Game 1 of a World Series as a visiting player. He joins Greg Vaughn and Andruw Jones. Via Baseball-Reference.com's Play Index Post-Season Batting Game Finder, here's the list of all N.L. batters to hit 2+ homers in a post-season game as a visiting player:

  Cnt Player            Date       Series G Tm   Opp GmReslt PA AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO HBP SH SF ROE GDP SB CS BOr Positions
+----+-----------------+-------------+------+-+---+----+-------+--+--+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+---+--+---+--+--+---+---+--+--+---+---------+
    1 Chase Utley       2009-10-28 WS     1 PHI @NYY W  6-1   5  4  2  2  0  0  2   2  1   0  1   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 3rd 2B
    2 Pat Burrell       2008-10-05 NLDS   4 PHI @MIL W  6-2   4  4  2  3  0  0  2   4  0   0  0   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 5th LF
    3 Carlos Beltran    2006-10-15 NLCS   4 NYM @STL W 12-5   5  3  4  3  0  0  2   2  2   0  0   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 3rd CF
    4 Carlos Beltran    2004-10-11 NLDS   5 HOU @ATL W 12-3   5  5  3  4  0  0  2   5  0   0  0   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 2nd CF
    5 Aramis Ramirez    2003-10-11 NLCS   4 CHC @FLA W  8-3   5  4  2  3  0  0  2   6  1   0  1   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 5th 3B
    6 Chipper Jones     2003-10-04 NLDS   4 ATL @CHC W  6-4   5  3  2  2  0  0  2   4  2   0  0   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 3rd LF
    7 Rich Aurilia      2002-10-10 NLCS   2 SFG @STL W  4-1   4  3  2  2  0  0  2   3  1   0  0   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 2nd SS
    8 Edgardo Alfonzo   1999-10-05 NLDS   1 NYM @ARI W  8-4   5  5  2  2  0  0  2   5  0   0  1   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 2nd 2B
    9 Greg Vaughn       1998-10-17 WS     1 SDP @NYY L  6-9   4  4  3  2  0  0  2   3  0   0  0   0  0  0   0   1  0  0 3rd LF
   10 Andruw Jones      1996-10-20 WS     1 ATL @NYY W 12-1   4  4  3  3  0  0  2   5  0   0  0   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 7th LF
   11 Marquis Grissom   1995-10-04 NLDS   2 ATL @COL W  7-4   6  6  2  2  0  0  2   2  0   0  2   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 1st CF
   12 Chipper Jones     1995-10-03 NLDS   1 ATL @COL W  5-4   5  5  2  2  0  0  2   2  0   0  0   0  0  0   0   2  0  0 3rd 3B
   13 Chris Sabo        1990-10-19 WS     3 CIN @OAK W  8-3   5  4  2  2  0  0  2   3  1   0  0   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 6th 3B
   14 Will Clark        1989-10-04 NLCS   1 SFG @CHC W 11-3   5  4  4  4  1  0  2   6  1   0  0   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 3rd 1B
   15 Gary Carter       1986-10-22 WS     4 NYM @BOS W  6-2   4  4  2  3  1  0  2   3  0   0  1   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 4th C
   16 Willie McGee      1982-10-15 WS     3 STL @MIL W  6-2   4  3  2  2  0  0  2   4  1   1  0   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 8th CF
   17 Steve Garvey      1978-10-04 NLCS   1 LAD @PHI W  9-5   5  5  3  3  0  1  2   4  0   0  1   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 4th 1B
   18 Johnny Bench      1976-10-21 WS     4 CIN @NYY W  7-2   4  4  2  2  0  0  2   5  0   0  0   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 7th C
   19 Bob Robertson     1971-10-03 NLCS   2 PIT @SFG W  9-4   5  5  4  4  1  0  3   5  0   0  1   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 5th 1B
   20 Charlie Neal      1959-10-02 WS     2 LAD @CHW W  4-3   5  5  2  2  0  0  2   3  0   0  0   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 2nd 2B
   21 Bob Elliott       1948-10-10 WS     5 BSN @CLE W 11-5   5  4  3  2  0  0  2   4  1   0  1   0  0  0   0   0  0  0 4th 3B
   
Games found: 21.

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One Response to “And Utley Makes Three”

  1. TheGoofyOne Says:

    Not only third time, but third time at the Yankees in the Torre/Girardi era...but the other two guys were on teams that lost the Series.