Comments on: Readers’ Research – Walking Off Then Leading Off http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5892 This and that about baseball stats. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:01:55 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.6 By: DJC http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5892/comment-page-1#comment-18433 Tue, 11 May 2010 20:25:20 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=5892#comment-18433 There's a walk-off/lead-off pair by Joe Gordon on August 11 and 13, 1940.

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By: SJBlonger http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5892/comment-page-1#comment-18349 Tue, 11 May 2010 12:56:28 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=5892#comment-18349 I used the Retrosheet data, 1952-2009, and I believe they are complete for that time frame, but always leave open the possibility that I messed something up...

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By: Raphy http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5892/comment-page-1#comment-18302 Tue, 11 May 2010 03:40:24 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=5892#comment-18302 Wow. Thanks SJBlonger. Are these complete lists?

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By: Spartan Bill http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5892/comment-page-1#comment-18299 Tue, 11 May 2010 03:22:47 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=5892#comment-18299 Gerry is obviously correct, I meant the Bonds with normal sized head.

thanks for backing me up Gerry.

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By: SJBlonger http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5892/comment-page-1#comment-18286 Tue, 11 May 2010 02:23:14 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=5892#comment-18286 Walkoff homer followed by leadoff homer in next game. In all cases, both games were at home. The link refers to the second game of the pair.

Dick McAuliffe, http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/DET/DET196505210.shtml
Lou Whitaker, http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/DET/DET198705160.shtml
Mariano Duncan, http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/CIN/CIN198908050.shtml
Roberto Kelly, http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/NYA/NYA199008060.shtml
Jerome Walton, http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/CIN/CIN199505070.shtml
Scott Hairston, http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/SDN/SDN200708040.shtml

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By: SJBlonger http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5892/comment-page-1#comment-18280 Tue, 11 May 2010 01:44:54 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=5892#comment-18280 Leadoff and walkoff in same game:
Vic Power, http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/KC1/KC1195705070.shtml
Darrin Erstad, http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/ANA/ANA200006250.shtml
Reed Johnson, http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/TOR/TOR200306150.shtml
Ian Kinsler, http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/TEX/TEX200907190.shtml

Answering the original question will take some more finagling.

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By: Gerry http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5892/comment-page-1#comment-18268 Tue, 11 May 2010 00:03:47 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=5892#comment-18268 Barry Bonds was about 8 years old in 1973. I think you mean Bobby Bonds.

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By: Spartan Bill http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5892/comment-page-1#comment-18256 Mon, 10 May 2010 22:34:52 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=5892#comment-18256 Barry Bonds almost did it.

On May 6, 1973 he hit a 12th inning walk-off. May 7 was an off day and on May 8th bonds led off the bottom of the 1st with a HR against Bob Gibson.

However the giants had a doubleheader on the 6th and the walk-off was in Game 1 so there were not consecutive games.

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By: Raphy http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5892/comment-page-1#comment-18234 Mon, 10 May 2010 21:03:03 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=5892#comment-18234 book-end home runs. Cool indeed

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By: Douglas http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/archives/5892/comment-page-1#comment-18231 Mon, 10 May 2010 20:53:00 +0000 http://www.baseball-reference.com/blog/?p=5892#comment-18231 http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/TEX/TEX200907190.shtml

Walk-off and Lead-off in same game. i know it's not what you're looking for, but cool anyways.

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