Triple

Meaning

Hit that results in the batter getting to third base

A common baseball term that refers to a hit by a batter that gets him to third base without help from any fielding errors.

A triple is a lot more rare than a single, double, or HR because it requires a fast runner and a ball hit in a place that is hard for the outfielder to filed quickly. The hit contributes to raising a player's bating avg and may appear as 3B in baseball stats.

Example

"It's amazing how fast Billy Hamilton can get around the bases, it seems like he should have more triples."

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Last Updated: October 22, 2014

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