Suzuki, Cubs, Brewers pull off 147-year first in MLB originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
You see something new at the ballpark every day.
As far as Monday’s Cubs-Brewers game in Milwaukee, that meant something that had never previously happened in the 147 years of Major League Baseball.
The Brewers walked off the Cubs Monday in a game that featured three unique home runs:
According to Stats by STATS, it’s the first game in MLB history to feature each of those types of home runs.
Velázquez gave the Cubs a 1-0 lead in the third inning with a 418-foot drive to left field.
Later, after the Brewers knotted things at 1, Suzuki hit the inside-the-parker, a go-ahead solo home run in the ninth that traveled 399 feet.
Unfortunately for the Cubs, Caratini’s drive did clear the wall in center, traveling 411 feet for the walk-off three-run drive as the Brewers won 5-2.
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