When occured: 
Tue, 1986-07-22

On July 22, 1986, Ken Griffey of the Atlanta Braves swats three solo home runs against the Philadelphia Phillies. In spite of Griffey’s outburst, the Braves lose the game, 5-4, in 11 innings. Griffey becomes the second member of the Braves in the last month to hit three or more home runs as part of a losing effort.


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