This Day In Dodgers History: Paul Lo Duca Goes 6-for-6 In 2001

The Dodgers have a rich history in their organization, spanning from Brooklyn to Los Angeles, so to tie or set a record is definitely a big deal.

On May 28, 2001, a Dodgers catcher did just that in a game against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium.

In an 11-inning comeback victory over the Rockies, Paul Lo Duca tied the franchise record for hits in a game when he went 6-for-6. The Dodgers came back from an 8-3 deficit to win the game in the bottom of the 11th. As for Lo Duca, he finished with six hits, four RBIs and three runs scored. He pushed his batting average at the time to .420.

Lo Duca had just gotten back from the disabled list a few days before and his big day came a day after he had three hits. He finished that season at .320 with 25 home runs and 90 RBIs.


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Written by Vincent Samperio

Vince is currently the Associate Editor and Social Media Manager for Dodgers Nation. Hailing from San Pedro, CA and a student at Cal State Long Beach, Vince has previously written for the Daily 49er and LASF Magazine.


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