On this date in 1977, the Red Sox finished off a three-game sweep of the Yankees at Fenway Park. Boston hit 16 home runs in the series, a major league record. I was 13 years old and I loved that tater-mashing club*!
June 17: Red Sox win 9-4. HR: Carlton Fisk (2), Fred Lynn, George Scott, Carl Yastrzemski, Rick Burleson.
June 18: Red Sox win 10-4. HR: Yastrzemski (2), Bernie Carbo (2), Scott.
June 19: Red Sox win 11-1. HR: Scott, Carbo, Yastrzemski, Jim Rice, Denny Doyle.
* - The '77 Sox Sox also set records for the most home runs in four consecutive games (18, June 16-19) and five consecutive games (21, June 14-19).
They hit eight homers against Toronto on July 4. They had three games with 6 HRs (including the first game of a May 22 doubleheader, when they combined with the Brewers to hit 11 home runs), and four games with 5 HRs. In 10 games from June 14-24, they hit 33 long balls, OPSing 1.008 as a team. In the later half of May, they hit 35 homers in 15 games.