At New York‚ the Giants outslug the Phils twice to win‚ 13-6 and 9-4. Fred Fitzsimmons coasts in the nitecap as Mel Ott hits 2 homers and drives in 5 runs‚ and Travis Jackson is 5-for-5. In the opener Bill Terry has 2 triples and Shanty Hogan 2 homers. Mel Ott collects the 100th homer of his career: Ott‚ at 22 years and 4 months‚ is the youngest player to reach the century mark. In the AL‚ Tony Conigliaro‚ at age 22 years and 6 months‚ will reach the plateau on July 23‚ 1967.
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- Bill Terry, Mel Ott, New York Giants, Polo Grounds, Shanty Hogan, Tony Conigliaro, Travis Jackson