TRIPLE PLAY (MLB)
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
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When was the world's first triple play?
The first triple play occurred on
May 13, 1876 in the fifth inning of the game between the New York Mutuals and the
Hartford Dark Blues, with the New York Mutuals being the team to execute it.
Since then over 650 triple plays have been recorded
with another one being made every 1,110 games or so.
What's even rarer than the triple play is the
unassisted triple play, it occurred once in the 19th century and 12 more times
in the modern era.
first unassisted triple play was made by Paul Hines of the Providence Grays
against the Boston Red Caps on May 8, 1878.
The first unassisted triple play in the modern era was
made by Neal Ball of the Cleveland Indians against the Boston Red Sox on July
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