5 slams a first

August 11, 1999

On Monday, five players hit grand slams -- a first in the majors' 129-year history. Four had been hit in one day many times, most recently July 28, 1998. Monday's slammers:

Player Team

Jay Buhner Mariners

Mike Lowell Marlins

Fernando Tatis Cardinals

Jose Vidro Expos

Bernie Williams Yankees

Note: There have been 96 grand slams this year through Monday. The record, 141, was set in 1996.

Pub Date: 8/11/99

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