A pitcher at bat is usually
considered such a fish out of water that he is expected to foul, ground
or strike out.
Last week 29-year-old Jim Tobin of the Boston Braves, pitching against
the Chicago Cubs, won his own game (6-to-5) with three home runs in
three trips to the platea feat unequaled by any pitcher in major-
league history. It was Tobin's fourth homer in five at-bats.
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