Monday, May 5, 2014

May 5, 1933, Pepper Martin Hits For The Cycle

     On May 5, 1933, Pepper Martin hit for the cycle at the Baker Bowl in Philadelphia. His historic performance led the charge in a 5-3 victory over the Phillies. Martin came into the big leagues with a bang in 1931 for the club who would go onto win the World Series. He hit .300 during his rookie season, before rockin a .500 average during the World Series. The 1932 season saw Martin's average dip to .238 before bouncing back with a .316 average. He also led the league with 122 runs scored, as well as 26 stolen bases during that '33 campaign.

Check out Martin's stats here:

Check out the box score here:

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