Acknowledgements Prologue 1: Bobby Lowe 2: Ed Delahanty 3: Lou Gehrig 4: Chuck Klein 5: Pat Seerey 6: Gil Hodges 7: Joe Adcock 8: Rocky Colavito 9: Willie Mays 10: Mike Schmidt 11: Bob Horner 12: Mark Whiten 13: Mike Cameron 14: Shawn Green 15: Carlos Delgado 16: Josh Hamilton 17: Scooter Gennett 18: J.D. Martinez Appendix A: Members of the Four Home Runs Club: Rankings Appendix B: Members of the Four Home Runs Club: Major League Statistics Bibliography Notes Index About the Author
Steven K. Wagner is a longtime freelance journalist who was an assistant bureau chief for United Press International and the Washington state bureau chief for the Portland Oregonian. He has freelanced extensively for the Los Angeles Times and his work has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Baseball America. Wagner is the author of Perfect: The Rise and Fall of John Paciorek, Baseball's Greatest One-Game Wonder (2015) and Seinsoth: The Rough-and-Tumble Life of a Dodger (2016).
Steven K. Wagner's The Four Home Runs Club is a meticulous account of 18 individually remarkable one-day heroics that represent the highest expectations of every athlete who has ever played the game. It illuminates why baseball has been and continues to be the "heartbeat" of ordinary American life. -- John Paciorek, major-league baseball's greatest one-game wonder