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Q: How many unassisted triple plays have there been in major-league baseball history?
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What is the best play in baseball history?

An unassisted triple play.


Which New York Yankees player has the most unassisted triple plays?

There have been 15 unassisted triple plays in the history of major league baseball, none of them by Yankees players.


What is the hardest play in baseball?

Unassisted triple play


What is the rarest play in baseball?

The unassisted triple play.


Who is the only player in Red Sox history to hit for the cycle and turn an unassisted triple play?

John Valentine


Has there ever been a 1-2-3 unassisted inning in baseball?

There have been a few unassisted triple plays in baseball history. Also, 3 strikeouts could qualify under your criteria. I'm sure there have been other 1-2-3 unassisted innings in baseball. How about three fly balls, three pop ups, three ground balls to first. Happens all the time in MLB games.


What is the odds of occurrence for an unassisted triple play?

According to the Society for American Baseball Research, there have been 13 unassisted triple plays in MLB since 1876, the first being in 1909. That would make the odds of an unassisted triple play about 1 in every 10 years. Interestingly, these things seem to come in groups. Six of the thirteen came in the 1920s. Three of the thirteen have come in the 2000s. And on top of that, there were unassisted triple plays on successive days in 1927. On May 30, 1927 shortstop Jimmy Cooney of the Chicago Cubs turned an unassisted triple play against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The very next day first baseman Johnny Neun of the Detroit Tigers turned an unassisted triple play against the Cleveland Indians. Click on the 'Unassisted Triple Plays in MLB' link below to see the list of players that have made an unassisted triple play. UPDATE: There was a 14th unassisted triple play on May 12, 2008 when Asdrubal Cabrera of the Cleveland Indians notched one against the Toronto Blue Jays.


Who was the last redsox to turn an unassisted triple play?

John Valentin


Who was the first player to get an unassisted triple play in the World Series?

Yogi Berra


Who was the last person to have a unassisted triple play?

Eric Bruntlett of the Philadelphia Phillies.


What catcher ever turned an unassisted triple play?

it's never been done.


What player executed an unassisted triple play in the 1920 World Series?

Bill Wambsganss

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