4

From BR Bullpen

  • 4 is also the record for home runs by a player in a game. Sixteen major leaguers have accomplished this feat. Thirteen did it in nine innings, and three required extra innings to hit 4 homers. Most recently, Josh Hamilton accomplished the feat while with the Texas Rangers in 2012.
  • 4 is additionally the record for strikeouts in an inning. This situation requires a batter to strike out on a ball going past the catcher and make it safely to first base, allowing the inning to continue.

Notable players who have worn this number[edit]