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Tony Cloninger

Tony Cloninger

In a 17-3 rout of the Giants on July 3, 1966, Tony Cloninger hits two grand slams in the same game and collects nine RBI’s in the Candlestick Park contest.

The Braves’ pitcher is the first National league player to hit two home runs with the bases full in the same game.

Tony was also the opening day pitcher for the first game of the Atlanta Braves after they moved from Milwaukee. They lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates, 2-3.