4/26 Linescore of the Day

Alex Rodrguez, New York Yankees
4 for 5, 3 HR, 3 runs, 10 rbis

A no-brainer today. Not too many players get doubles digits in rbis in one game. Here are the other ones who have:

American League

11, Tony Lazzeri, New York, May 24, 1936.

10, Rudy York, Boston, July 27, 1946.

10, Norm Zauchin, Boston, May 27, 1955.

10, Reggie Jackson, Oakland, July 14, 1969.

10, Fred Lynn, Boston, June 18, 1975.

10, Nomar Garciappara, Boston, May 10, 1999.

10, Alex Rodriguez, New York, April 26, 2005.

National League

12, Mark Whiten, St. Louis, Sept. 7, 1993.

12, Jim Bottomley, St. Louis, Sept. 16, 1924.

11, Phil Weintraub, New York, April 30, 1944.

10, Walker Cooper, Cincinnati, July 6, 1949.

Other unrelated miscellaneous trivia: Lazzeri was said to have epilepsy. Bottomley was known to be the first to be developed through the minor league system.

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