The 55 Postseason Grand Slams Report

by Bill Chuck on October 14, 2013

David Ortiz hit #55. Jim Thome is the only postseason batter with two grannies.

Cr# Date Series # Batter Tm Opp Pitcher Score Inn Out
1 1920-10-10 WS 5 Elmer Smith CLE BRO Burleigh Grimes tied 0-0 b1 0
2 1936-10-02 WS 2 Tony Lazzeri NYY @NYG Dick Coffman ahead 1-5 t3 1
3 1951-10-09 WS 5 Gil McDougald NYY @NYG Larry Jansen tied 1-1 t3 2
4 1953-10-04 WS 5 Mickey Mantle NYY @BRO Russ Meyer ahead 1-2 t3 2
5 1956-10-05 WS 2 Yogi Berra NYY @BRO Don Newcombe ahead 0-2 t2 2
6 1956-10-10 WS 7 Bill Skowron NYY @BRO Roger Craig ahead 0-5 t7 0
7 1960-10-08 WS 3 Bobby Richardson NYY PIT Clem Labine ahead 0-2 b1 1
8 1962-10-08 WS 4 Chuck Hiller SFG @NYY Marshall Bridges tied 2-2 t7 2
9 1964-10-11 WS 4 Ken Boyer STL @NYY Al Downing down 3-0 t6 1
10 1964-10-14 WS 6 Joe Pepitone NYY @STL Gordie Richardson ahead 1-4 t8 2
11 1968-10-09 WS 6 Jim Northrup DET @STL Larry Jaster ahead 0-4 t3 0
12 1970-10-03 ALCS 1 Mike Cuellar BAL @MIN Jim Perry ahead 2-3 t4 1
13 1970-10-13 WS 3 Dave McNally BAL CIN Wayne Granger ahead 1-4 b6 2
14 1977-10-04 NLCS 1 Ron Cey LAD PHI Steve Carlton down 5-1 b7 2
15 1977-10-05 NLCS 2 Dusty Baker LAD PHI Jim Lonborg tied 1-1 b4 1
16 1982-10-09 ALCS 4 Don Baylor CAL @MIL Moose Haas down 7-1 t8 1
17 1987-10-17 WS 1 Dan Gladden MIN STL Bob Forsch ahead 1-3 b4 0
18 1987-10-24 WS 6 Kent Hrbek MIN STL Ken Dayley ahead 5-6 b6 2
19 1988-10-15 WS 1 Jose Canseco OAK @LAD Tim Belcher down 2-0 t2 2
20 1989-10-04 NLCS 1 Will Clark SFG @CHC Greg Maddux ahead 3-4 t4 2
21 1992-10-07 NLCS 2 Ron Gant ATL PIT Bob Walk ahead 0-4 b5 2
22 1992-10-22 WS 5 Lonnie Smith ATL @TOR Jack Morris ahead 2-3 t5 2
23 1995-10-06 NLDS 3 Mark Lewis CIN LAD Mark Guthrie ahead 1-3 b6 0
24 1995-10-07 ALDS 4 Edgar Martinez SEA NYY John Wetteland tied 6-6 b8 0
25 1996-10-01 ALDS 1 Bobby Bonilla BAL CLE Paul Shuey ahead 3-5 b6 2
26 1996-10-04 ALDS 3 Albert Belle CLE BAL Armando Benitez tied 4-4 b7 0
27 1996-10-10 NLCS 2 Gary Gaetti STL @ATL Greg Maddux ahead 3-4 t7 2
28 1997-10-03 NLDS 3 Devon White FLA @SFG Wilson Alvarez down 1-0 t6 2
29 1997-10-04 ALDS 3 Paul O’Neill NYY @CLE Chad Ogea ahead 1-2 t4 2
30 1998-09-30 NLDS 1 Ryan Klesko ATL CHC Matt Karchner ahead 0-3 b7 2
31 1998-10-03 NLDS 3 Eddie Perez ATL @CHC Rod Beck ahead 0-2 t8 1
32 1998-10-11 NLCS 4 Andres Galarraga ATL @SDP Dan Miceli ahead 3-4 t7 2
33 1998-10-13 ALCS 6 Jim Thome CLE @NYY David Cone down 6-1 t5 1
34 1998-10-17 WS 1 Tino Martinez NYY SDP Mark Langston tied 5-5 b7 2
35 1999-10-05 NLDS 1 Edgardo Alfonzo NYM @ARI Bobby Chouinard tied 4-4 t9 2
36 1999-10-07 ALDS 2 Jim Thome CLE BOS John Wasdin ahead 1-7 b4 2
37 1999-10-11 ALDS 5 Troy O’Leary BOS @CLE Charles Nagy down 5-3 t3 1
38 1999-10-17 ALCS 4 Ricky Ledee NYY @BOS Rod Beck ahead 2-5 t9 1
39 2003-10-11 NLCS 4 Aramis Ramirez CHC @FLA Dontrelle Willis tied 0-0 t1 1
40 2004-10-08 ALDS 3 Vladimir Guerrero ANA @BOS Mike Timlin down 6-2 t7 2
41 2004-10-20 ALCS 7 Johnny Damon BOS @NYY Javier Vazquez ahead 0-2 t2 1
42 2005-10-04 NLDS 1 Reggie Sanders STL SDP Jake Peavy ahead 0-4 b5 1
43 2005-10-09 NLDS 4 Adam LaRoche ATL @HOU Brandon Backe tied 0-0 t3 2
44 2005-10-09 NLDS 4 Lance Berkman HOU ATL Kyle Farnsworth down 6-1 b8 1
45 2005-10-23 WS 2 Paul Konerko CHW HOU Chad Qualls down 4-2 b7 2
46 2007-10-04 NLDS 2 Kazuo Matsui COL @PHI Kyle Lohse down 3-2 t4 2
47 2007-10-20 ALCS 6 J.D. Drew BOS CLE Roberto Hernandez tied 0-0 b1 2
48 2008-10-01 NLDS 1 James Loney LAD @CHC Ryan Dempster down 2-0 t5 2
49 2008-10-02 NLDS 2 Shane Victorino PHI MIL CC Sabathia tied 1-1 b2 2
50 2011-09-30 ALDS 1 Robinson Cano NYY DET Al Alburquerque ahead 1-4 b6 2
51 2011-10-04 NLDS 3 Paul Goldschmidt ARI MIL Shaun Marcum ahead 1-3 b5 2
52 2011-10-05 NLDS 4 Ryan Roberts ARI MIL Randy Wolf down 1-0 b1 2
53 2011-10-10 ALCS 2 Nelson Cruz TEX DET Ryan Perry tied 3-3 b11 0
54 2012-10-11 NLDS 5 Buster Posey SFG @CIN Mat Latos ahead 0-2 t5 1
55 2013-10-13 ALCS 2 David Ortiz BOS DET Joaquin Benoit down 5-1 b8 2
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 10/14/2013.

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Gregory J. Condon October 14, 2013 at 1:35 pm

Looking at these, only six of them compare w/Papi’s………Cey, Baylor, one of Thome’s, Vlad’s, Berkman’s and the best one, Cruz’s………..most were hit while their team was ahead, and most of the rest were hit in the early innings………

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