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#pounditThursday, December 7, 2023

George Springer sets records with second inning home run

George Springer blew Game 7 open with a two-run home run off Yu Darvish in the second inning on Wednesday night, and tied or set a few records in the process.

Springer hit his fifth home run of the series to make it a 5-0 game in the top of the second. That tied Reggie Jackson and Chase Utley for the most all time in one World Series.

Springer’s home run also broke records — no one in Major League history has more extra base hits or total bases in a single World Series.

Springer has already been rewriting the record books during the series. Odds are, as long as the Astros close out Game 7, he’ll be the series MVP.


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