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Pat Seerey from the Chronology
Jul 30, 1978 - The Expos crush the Braves 19-0 collecting 28 hits and an NL-record-tying 8 HRs. Andre Dawson Larry Parrish Dave Cash and Dawson again homer in the 4th inning; Parrish has a single and 3 consecutive HRs in the game only the 4th major leaguer to do it. Pat Seerey in 1948 was the last: Not till Andres Galarraga in 1995 will a hitter bang homers in 3 consecutive innings. The 58 bases breaks an 85-year-old record held by the Reds. Woodie Fryman conducts the win over Mickey Mahler.
Aug 21, 1948 - After shutting out the White Sox for 8 innings Bob Lemon weakens and Chicago scores 3 runs to beat the Indians 3-2. Pat Seerey walks and Aaron Robinson and Dave Philley hit homers for Chicago. The runs break the 47-inning scoreless streak by Indians pitchers that started with the last three innings of the first game on August 15. The 1903 Cleveland team had had a run of 41 scoreless innings and Baltimore will extend the record in 1974 to 54 innings.
Jul 18, 1948 - Pat Seerey chunky Sox left fielder hits 4 HRs the last in the 11th inning to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 12-11 victory over the Athletics in Philadelphia. Seerey is the 5th ML player to accomplish the feat and is the only player in ML history to twice reach 15 or more total bases in a game having totaled 15 bases in 1945. Three of the homers are in successive innings just the 3rd to do that. Fat Pat's first shot is over the LF bleacher roof off Carl Scheib the next two-off Scheib and Bob Savage-are on the roof and the last off Lou Brissie into the upper LF stands. Brissie the 5th pitcher is the loser against Howie Judson. The A's take the 2nd game 6-1 in five innings as Seerey is 0-for-2. On the 24th Seerey will become the first player to strike out 7 times in a doubleheader.
Jun 4, 1948 - At Philadelphia the A's edge the White Sox 4-3 as Lou Brissie picks up the win. The Sox score 3 runs in the 3rd on a bases-loaded single by newly acquired Pat Seerey. Lupien running on a 3-2 count scores from 1B.
Sep 13, 1946 - The Boston Red Sox clinch the AL pennant edging the Cleveland Indians 1-0 on Ted Williams' inside-the-park HR the only one of his career. Williams lines the ball to left center over the shift when LF Pat Seerey pulls in behind the SS position and Ted outlegs Fat Pat who eventually runs the ball down. Tex Hughson stops the Indians on 3 hits beating Red Embree who allows just two hits. The Boston margin at the season's end will be 12 games.
Jul 16, 1946 - At Fenway Bob Feller tops Tex Hughson and the Red Sox 6-3. Feller lost to Hughson 1-0 in their last meeting but wins his 16th today fanning 7. Ken Keltner belts two homers and Pat Seerey adds one his 14th off Tex. Heinz Becker in his first AL game adds two doubles and a single. Ted Williams in 5 at-bats against the "Williams Wall" is 2-for-5 trickling a single into left and smashing a line-drive triple past Seerey in RF. Boston remains in first place by 11 games.
Jul 13, 1945 - At Yankee Stadium Cleveland outfielder Pat Seerey slugs three HRs the 2nd a grand slam and a triple for a 15 base total as the Indians go on a batting spree to win 16-4. Seerey hits his homers off starter Atley Donald Monk Dubiel and Steve Roser. Fat Pat will top his total in 1948 the only player to ever have two games with 15 or more total bases. Heath adds a pair of homers and pitcher Steve Gromek collects 4 hits to win his 10th game and 4th straight over New York. The Yanks' Donald is going in the other direction and this will be his last career start. His hex over the Indians is broken as well; after going 13-1 against Cleveland he's lost to them twice in 10 days.