Grandma's Scorebook

Tim Raines Hits Two Home Runs from Both Sides of the Plate

  • 1988
  • Debuts & Firsts

Tim Raines becomes first Expo to homer from both sides of the plate

Expos 6, Reds 1 in Montreal

July 16, 1988: Tim “Rock” Raines has himself a day in Olympic Stadium. He becomes the first Expo to hit a home run from both sides of the plate.

B5 solo home run off Tom Browning

B7 2-run home run off Rob Dibble

Raines will do this again when he is playing for the Chicago White Sox.

August 31, 1993: CWS 11, Yankees 3 in New York

T5 2-run home run off Sterling Hithcock

T9 solo home run off Rich Monteleone

He ended his career with 170 home runs, 980 RBIs. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2017.