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I think because every time they scored 3 times people threw hats on to the feild.

Answerthe term came from the English game of cricket and cites The Oxford English Dictionary, which explains: "The feat of a bowler who takes three wickets by three successive balls: originally considered to entitle him to be presented by his club with a new hat or some equivalent."
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its when a player scores three goals in a game

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