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10/05/2004 8:00 PM ET
St. Louis got Major League Baseball's 2004 playoffs started in spectacular fashion, tying the postseason record of five home runs in a single game during an 8-3 victory. Larry Walker led the way with two homers in his first playoff game since 1995, and the Cards had one each from Albert Pujols, Jim Edmonds and Mike Matheny.

Here's a look at the top multi-homer postseason games in Major League Baseball history:

Division Series
Year Team Game HRs By
2004 Cardinals Game 1: STL 8,
LA 3
5 Pujols, Walker (2), Edmonds, Matheny
2002 A's Game 3: OAK 6, MIN 3 4 Durham, Hatteberg, Long, Dye
2002 Yankees Game 1: NYY 8, ANA 5 4 Jeter, Giambi, White, Williams
2002 Angels Game 2: ANA 8, NYY 6 4 Salmon, Spiezio, Anderson, Glaus
1999 Red Sox Game 4 : BOS 23, CLE 7 4 Valentin (2), Varitek, Offerman
1998 Indians Game 3: CLE 4, BOS 3 4 Thome, Lofton, Ramirez (2)
1997 Yankees Game 1: NYY 8, CLE 6 4 T. Martinez, Raines, Jeter, O'Neill
1996 Orioles Game 1: BAL 10, CLE 4 4 Anderson, Surhoff (2), Bonilla
1995 Mariners Game 4: SEA 11, NYY 8 4 E. Martinez (2), Griffey, Buhner
League Championship Series
Year Team Game HRs By
1984 Cubs Game 1: CHC 13, SD 0 5 Dernier, Matthews (2), Sutcliffe, Cey
2002 Angels Game 5: ANA 13, MIN 5 4 Kennedy (3), Spiezio
1998 Indians Game 3: CLE 6, NYY 1 4 Thome (2), Ramirez, Whiten
1996 Yankees Game 4: NYY 8, BAL 4 4 Williams, Strawberry (2), O'Neill
1988 A's Game 3: OAK 10, BOS 5 4 McGwire, Lansford, Hassey, Henderson
1973 A's Game 2: OAK 6, BAL 3 4 Campaneris, Rudi, Bando (2)
1971 Orioles Game 2: BAL 5, OAK 1 4 B. Robinson, Powell (2), Hendricks
World Series
Year Team Game HRs By
1989 A's Game 2: OAK 13, SF 7 5 D. Henderson (2), Phillips, Canseco, Lansford
1928 Yankees Game 2: NYY 7, STL 3 5 Ruth (3), Durst, Gehrig

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