ARLINGTON, Texas -- Maybe there's a little Lonnie Baseball to go with Johnny Football in Cleveland.
Lonnie Chisenhall left quite an impression in Johnny Manziel's home state.
Chisenhall had nine RBI and three home runs in a five-hit game, Michael Brantley scored five times and the Cleveland Indians beat the Texas Rangers 17-7 Monday night.
"I know a day like today is kind of a once-in-a-lifetime thing," said Chisenhall, who raised his batting average to .385 but needs more plate appearances to quality for the league lead. "I'm enjoying it as much as I can. I don't know the history of it, who's done it in the past."
The history is pretty exclusive.
Major League Baseball said it was the first time a player went 5-for-5 with three homers and nine RBI since the RBI became a statistic in 1920. He also is only the fourth big leaguer to have at least five hits, nine RBI and three homers in a game -- and the first since Boston's Fred Lynn in 1975, according to STATS.
Chisenhall was told before Tuesday night's game in Kansas City that the folks in Cooperstown wanted to retire his bat.
Chisenhall said he was honored to have the Hall of Fame call, even though he thought there were still plenty of hits left in the bat.
"He just wasn't missing," Rangers manager Ron Washington said, who team is winless in the past seven series at home. "Breaking balls, fastballs, it didn't matter."
The only other nine-RBI game in Cleveland history was by Chris James in a 20-6 victory over Oakland on May 4, 1991.
Chisenhall, who had the second multihomer game of his career, finished 10-for-17 with four homers and 13 RBI in a trip to Texas that ended with Cleveland's first road winning streak of the season.
Before his third homer, Chisenhall and Jason Kipnis danced in the dugout together during a brief break after home plate umpire Jim Wolf was knocked out of the game when he was hit in the mask by a foul ball.
Maybe they knew what was coming.
"As hard as it is to beat those dance moves, his swing was prettier," Kipnis said. "He's attacking the ball right now, and he's swinging at the right pitches and he's learning about himself as a hitter. Right now, he's in one of those zones when he attacks and he's just not missing."
Chisenhall had two-run homers in the second and fourth innings before hitting a three-run shot down the right field line in the eighth to give the Indians a 17-6 lead.
It was his second homer off Texas reliever Scott Baker, who was trying to give the Rangers a long outing but allowed 11 hits and nine runs in five innings.
"I mean, he's fouled off about four pitches were out of the strike zone and then just gets something that he can handle," Cleveland manager Terry Francona said. "He feels good about himself. Again, I'm stating the obvious."
Chisenhall had the first three-homer game for the Indians since Sept. 17, 2010, by Shin-Soo Choo, who now plays for the Rangers. The left-handed hitter had an RBI single in the first and a run-scoring double in the sixth.
The homers and RBI were career highs for Chisenhall. He had five hits earlier this season at Toronto.
The others with five hits, three homers and 9 RBIs since 1920, according to STATS, were Gil Hodges for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1950 against the Boston Braves and Walker Cooper for Cincinnati against the Chicago Cubs in 1949.
Chisenhall's outburst was the first with at least three homers and nine RBIs in the majors since the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez had three homers and 10 RBIs against the Los Angeles Angels on April 26, 2005.