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Mookie Betts in a small club of Red Sox with 3-homer games

Mookie Betts watched his third home run of the game sail out of the park on Aug. 14 against the Diamonbacks.
Mookie Betts watched his third home run of the game sail out of the park on Aug. 14 against the Diamonbacks.Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff

Editor’s note: Story updated Aug. 14, 2016.

Mookie Betts is in a not-too-big club of Red Sox players who have hit three home runs in a game, according to baseball-reference.com.

The group of Red Sox who have accomplished the feat twice in a season is tiny: Betts and Ted Williams.

The feat has been achieved 28 times in franchise history after Betts went deep three times Aug. 14 vs. the Diamondbacks, and nine times since 2001. Betts hit three homers May 31 at Baltimore. Prior to Betts, Will Middlebrooks had been the last Red Sox to do it, in April 2013. No Red Sox player has hit four home runs in one game.

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Four players have now done it twice: Betts (2016), Nomar Garciaparra (1999 and 2002), Mo Vaughn (1996, 1997), and Jim Rice (1977, 1983).

Only one has had three three-homer games: Williams, who accomplished the feat in 1946 and twice in 1957.

Red Sox players who have hit three home runs in a game:

• Mookie Betts on Aug. 14, 2016 (16-2 win over Diamondbacks)

• Mookie Betts on May 31, 2016 (6-2 win over the Orioles)

• Will Middlebrooks on April 7, 2013 (13-0 win over the Blue Jays)

• Dustin Pedroia on June 24, 2010 (13-11 win over the Rockies)

• Kevin Millar on July 23, 2003 (8-7 loss to the Yankees)

• Bill Mueller on July 29, 2003 (14-7 win over the Rangers)

• Nomar Garciaparra on July 23, 2002 (22-4 win over the Devil Rays)

• Jason Varitek on May 20, 2001 (10-3 win over the Royals)

• Trot Nixon on July 24, 1999 (11-4 win over the Tigers)

• Nomar Garciaparra on May 10, 1999 (12-4 win over the Mariners)

• Mo Vaughn on May 30, 1997 (10-4 win over the Yankees)

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• Mo Vaughn on Sept. 24, 1996 (13-8 win over the Orioles)

• John Valentin on June 2, 1995 (6-5 win over the Mariners)

• Jack Clark on July 31, 1991 (11-10 extra-innings win over the Athletics)

• Tom Brunansky on Sept. 29, 1990 (7-5 win over the Blue Jays)

• Jim Rice on Aug. 29, 1983 (8-7 win over the Blue Jays)

• Jim Rice on Aug. 29, 1977 (8-7 loss to the Athletics)

• Carl Yastrzemski on May 19, 1976 (9-2 win over the Tigers)

• Fred Lynn on June 18, 1975 (15-1 win over the Tigers)

• Joe Lahoud on June 11, 1969 (13-5 win over the Twins)

• Ken Harrelson on June 14, 1968 (7-2 win over the Indians)

• Ted Williams on June 13, 1957 (9-3 win over the Indians)

• Ted Williams on May 8, 1957 (4-1 win over the White Sox)

• Norm Zauchin on May 27, 1955 (16-0 win over the Senators)

• Clyde Vollmer on July 26, 1951 (13-10 win over the White Sox)

• Bobby Doerr on June 8, 1950 (29-4 win over the Browns)

• Ted Willliams on July 14, 1946 (11-10 win over the Indians)

• Jim Tabor on July 4, 1939 (18-12 win over the Athletics)