It's been well-noted this morning that Scott was the first Houston rookie to hit for the cycle, but the combination of hitting his first homer and hitting for the cycle is much rarer than that.
|9/23/1886||Jim McGarr||Philadelphia (AA)||vs St. Louis|
|7/5/1890||Bill Van Dyke||Toledo||vs. Syracuse||only 2 lifetime homers|
|6/13/1894||Bill Hassamaer||Washington||vs. St Louis||homered off Kid Gleason;
only 3 lifetime homers
|6/18/1913||Cliff Heathcote||St. Louis (NL)||at Philadelphia||homer came off Erskine Mayer; 42 lifetime|
|9/18/1980||Gary Ward||Minnesota||at Milwaukee||Daryle's father finished with 130 homers|
|7/28/2006||Luke Scott||Houston||vs. Arizona||Reversed natural;
First time the combo had been accomplished at night
It's out of date, but I still love my SABR Home Run Encyclopedia . . . .