Found September 21, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
During the Giants-Yankees game on Friday night, Alex Rodriguez hit a seventh inning grand slam off of San Francisco reliever George Kontos. It was the 24th grand slam of A-Rod's career, breaking the record he shared with Lou Gehrig. But really, does it matter? Do you know who's third all-time on the grand slam list, with 21? It's noted PED abuser Manny Ramirez. In fourth with 19 is Hall of Famer (and noted accumulator) Eddie Murray. In fifth with 18 is another Hall of Famer, Willie McCovey. But tied with McCovey is Robin Ventura, who received exactly seven Hall of Fame votes during his lone year on the ballot in 2010. 17 grand slams is a popular number, and a pair of Hall of Famers have mashed that number: Ted Williams and Jimmie Foxx. But then again, so has the recently retired Carlos Lee, and no one would ever confuse him for an elite player. Two of the best home run hitters ever, Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron, have 16 career grand slams. Dave Kingman does too...
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