Gerald Alexander from the Chronology
May 7, 1993 -
In a Triple-A game between the Omaha Royals and Oklahoma City 89ers the Royals explode for 4 consecutive HRs with 2 outs in the 8th inning of their 11-4 victory. Karl Rhodes Terry Shumpert Russ McGinnis and Bob Hamelin all connected for Omaha off Gerald Alexander After the next batter made the 3rd out Benny DiStefano led off the 9th for Oklahoma City with a homer making 5 round-trippers in 6 batters. The Royals win 11-4. Only once before in the minors have there been 4 straight homers hit: for Tulsa (Western League) on July 1 1923 Lyman Smith Jocko Conlon Wes Griffin and Jim Blakesley hit HRs off Wichita's Karl Black. They were the first four batters of the contest in the opener of a doubleheader.