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Sandoval the first player to hit 3 HR’s in a postseason Game 1

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By Anthony Caruso III
Posted: October 25th, 2012 at 1:23 AM EST

San Francisco Giants’ Pablo Sandoval can now say he’s the first person to do something in MLB history that no one else has ever done.

Sandoval is the first player to hit three home runs in game 1 of a World Series game in three straight at bats. He had three home runs in the Giants 8-3 win over the Detroit Tigers.

Pablo Sandoval (Getty Images)

Pablo Sandoval (Getty Images)

It was also his first 3 home run game of his career. He now joins Babe Ruth, Reggie Jackson, and Albert Pujols as the only players to hit three home runs in a World Series game.

Pujols accomplished his feat last year in his final series as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals. Reggie Jackson hit three home runs in a World Series game in 1977.

Babe Ruth is the only player to accomplish this twice in his career. He first did it in 1926, then two years later, in 1928, he accomplished it again.

Prior to tonight, the last player to hit three home runs against the Tigers in a game was Tyler Houston. He had three home runs against the Tigers when he was with the Milwaukee Brewers on July 9th, 2000.

Sandoval went 4-for-4 on the night after adding a single in the seventh inning. His two home runs came off of Tigers ace Justin Verlander in the first and third innings.

His third long ball came in the fifth inning off of reliever Al Alburquerque.

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