Harrison Bader bomb: Former Florida OF joins exclusive club with latest playoff homer
Harrison Bader, former Florida Gator star, has joined an exclusive club after homering for the 3rd time in the 2022 MLB Postseason.
Bader is just the 3rd Yankees CF ever to hit 3 homers in a single postseason, joining franchise legends Bernie Williams and Mickey Mantle.
Harrison Bader homered for the 3rd time in 4 games this postseason.
Bader joins Bernie Williams (3x) and Mickey Mantle (2x) as the only Yankee centerfielders with 3 HR in a single postseason. pic.twitter.com/MokM6W9FBC
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) October 16, 2022
Bader’s latest homer put the Yankees up 3-0 over the Guardians in a pivotal ALDS Game 4. Bronx-native Bader was traded to his hometown team in August, coming over after 5 seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Bader hit his first homer as a Yankee in Game 1 of the ALDS against the Guardians. His 2nd homer came in Game 3, and his most recent came in Game 4.
HARRISON BADER 2-RUN HOMER HIS 3RD OF THE PLAYOFF, 3-0 YANKES LFGG pic.twitter.com/svTC6mlI83
— Talkin’ Yanks (@TalkinYanks) October 16, 2022
The Yankees are seeking to tie the series with Cleveland at 2 games to 2.