DON MATTINGLY'S 1987 RECORD TYING CONSECUTIVE GAME HOME RUN STREAK






  DATE             OPPONENT              PITCHER                 TYPE        INNING
July 8           Minnesota           Mike Smithson             3-run         1st
                                     Juan Berenguer            solo          6th


July 9           Chicago             Richard Dotson            solo          6th


July 10          Chicago             Joel McKeon              grand slam     2nd


July 11          Chicago             Jose DeLeon               solo          3rd


July 12          Chicago             Jim Winn                  solo          7th


July 13-15                             ALL-STAR BREAK


July 16          at Texas            Charlie Hough            grand slam     2nd
                                     Mitch Williams           2-run          8th


July 17          at Texas            Paul Kilgus              solo           6th


July 18          at Texas            Jose Guzman              solo           4th


Don hit a home run in 8 straight games during the 1987 season. This tied Dale Long's 1956 record, however Dale Long only hit 8 home runs during his streak while Don hit 10! A few years later, in 1993, Ken Griffey Jr also hit 8 home runs in 8 straight games.



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