Hitting three consecutive home runs is rather rare in Phillies history. When Bryce Harper, Alex Bohm and Didi Gregorius did it on Thursday night, September 17 at Citizens Bank Park it was the ninth time.
Who’s been involved the most number of times? Pat Burrell.
September 30, 1977 . . . vs. Montreal, Veterans Stadium . . . 2nd inning . . . Greg Luzinski, Richie Hebner, Garry Maddox (off Stan Bahnsen) . . .9–4 win.
August 17, 1985 . . . at Chicago, Wrigley Field . . . 7th inning . . . Juan Samuel and Glenn Wilson (off Warren Brusstar), Mike Schmidt (off George Frazier) . . . 10–4 win.
July 26, 1987 . . . vs. Atlanta, Veterans Stadium . . . 8th inning . . . Milt Thompson, Von Hayes, Mike Schmidt (off Doyle Alexander) . . . 7–3 win.
April 28, 1999 . . . vs. Cincinnati, Veterans Stadium . . . 1st inning . . . Scott Rolen, Rico Brogna, Ron Gant (off Brett Tomko) . . . 12–8 loss.
May 4, 2004 . . . vs. St. Louis, Citizens Bank Park . . . 5th inning . . . Bobby Abreu, Jim Thome, Pat Burrell (off Chris Carpenter) . . . 6–5 loss.
May 18, 2004 . . . vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, Citizens Bank Park . . . 4th inning . . . Bobby Abreu, Pat Burrell, Jim Thome (off Wilson Alvarez) . . . 8–7 win.
June 13, 2008 . . . at St. Louis, Busch Stadium . . . 1st inning . . . Chase Utley, Ryan Howard, Pat Burrell (off Todd Wellemeyer) . . . 20–2 win.
April 23, 2017 . . . vs. Atlanta, Citizens Bank Park . . . 8th inning . . . Cesar Hernandez and Aaron Altherr (off Arodys Vizcaino) and Odubel Herrera (off Ian Krol) . . . 5–2 win.
September 17, 2020 . . . vs. New York Mets, Citizens Bank Park . . . 1st inning . . . Bryce Harper, Alec Bohm, Didi Gregorius (off Seth Lugo) . . . 10–6 loss.
Text originally published at “Phillies Insider” on September 18, 2020 as “Outta here, Outta here, Outta here” and republished here by permission of the author.