A single, a double, a triple, and a home run. Hit them all in one game and the cycle is complete. Listed below are records for players who have hit for the cycle. If you are interested in a chronological list sorted by a specific team please visit our Team by Team section on the main menu.
"He (Babe Herman [NL record holder for career cycles]) used to tell me to wait on the ball, wait a little longer and swing quick at the end. The gangly left-handed swinger could tell in batting practice when he was ready for a good night." - Teammate Cliff Dapper
Career Hitting for the Cycle Records | Official List of Players Who Hit for the Cycle
Single Season Hitting for the Cycle Records | Official List of Players Who Hit for the Cycle
Miscellaneous Hitting for the Cycle Items of Interest
Did you know that every single baseball player who has hit for the cycle in Major League history ( American League cycles | National League cycles ) and the date they did this amazing hitting feat—not to mention more than two hundred actual cycle box scores—is recorded here on Baseball Almanac?
On June 3, 1932 , Tony Lazzeri (picture above) had a natural cycle that was also completed with a grand slam; however, this amazing event is often overlooked because it was the same game in which Lou Gehrig hit four home runs .