Play-By-Play Descriptions
of Baseball's Triple Plays (1940-1949)


Revised April 6, 2011

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7/18/1940                         AL Detroit Tigers                    at   AL  Boston Red Sox              Fenway Park II

Bot 7  Inning      Score V-H    6  - 8     PLAY SEQUENCE: 4-3*-6*-5-2*         Source: TSN 7/25/1940 p9 & NYT

  Event: 43(B)1X2(36)3XH(652)/GTP # Men On: 2     [ 1-3    ]     DET    at BOS

  Batter:   Marv Owen             First Johnny Peacock               Second                                      Third  Jim Tabor

  Batter:      1       F     1              Runner 1:   2      T     2              Runner 2:   0                                Runner 3:   3      T     H

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Marv Owen (BOS) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a grounder to the 2B (Charlie Gehringer) who was set to tag the runner from first, Johnny Peacock,

but threw a shot to the 1B (Rudy York) to retire the batter, Marv Owen (OUT 1)

1B threw to the SS (Red Kress) who was covering second in time to tag the slow footed runner from first, Johnny Peacock (OUT 2)

SS threw to the 3B (Pinky Higgins) who relayed home to the C (Birdie Tebbetts) who nailed the runner trying to score from third, Jim Tabor (OUT 3)

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7/25/1940                         NL Boston Braves                  vs   NL  Chicago Cubs                 Braves Field

Top 8  Inning      Score V-H    6  - 2     PLAY SEQUENCE: 3*-6*-4*              Source: TSN 8/1/1940 p10

  Event: 3(B)6(2)4(1)/PTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     BSN   vs CHN

  Batter:   Bill Lee                  First Dom Dallessandro             Second  Gabby Hartnett                Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Bill Lee (CHN) is the batter with a ?-? count. He tried to sacrifice bunt but hit a popup to the 1B, Buddy Hassett (OUT 1)

1B shot the ball to the SS (Eddie Miller) who doubled up the runner caught off second, Gabby Hartnett (OUT 2)

SS pegged to the 2B (Bama Rowell), who was covering first, stepped on the bag to retire the runner caught off first, Dom Dallessandro (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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9/10/1940                         AL Washington Senators         at   AL  Chicago White Sox           Comiskey Park

Bot 9  Inning      Score V-H    5  - 2     PLAY SEQUENCE: 4*-6*-3*              Source: TSN 9/19/1940 pp2 &10

  Event: 4(B)6(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     WS1    at CHA

  Batter:   Bob Kennedy          First Mike Tresh                       Second  Taffy Wright                    Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Bob Kennedy (CHA) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a line drive to the 2B, Jimmy Bloodworth (OUT 1)

2B flips the ball over to the SS (Sherry Robertson) who nips the runner caught off second, Taft Wright (OUT 2)

SS throws over to the 1B (Jack Sanford) who nails the runner caught off first, Mike Tresh (OUT 3). END OF GAME. Washington 5 and Chicago 2

NOTE:  END OF GAME

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9/14/1941                         AL Washington Senators         vs   AL  Detroit Tigers                  Griffith Stadium I

Top 2  Inning      Score V-H    0  - 0     PLAY SEQUENCE: 3*-3*-6*              Source: TSN 9/18/1941 p8

  Event: 3(B)3(1)6(2)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     WS1   vs DET

  Batter:   Pinky Higgins          First Bruce Campbell                Second  Rudy York                      Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   2      D     1              Runner 2:   3      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Pinky Higgins (DET) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a line drive squarely to 1B, Mickey Vernon (OUT 1)

1B then tags the bag to nab the runner caught off first, Bruce Campbell (OUT 2)

1B then chucked the ball to the SS (Cecil Travis) in plenty of time to nip the runner caught off second, Rudy York (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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5/12/1942                         NL New York Giants                vs   NL  Pittsburgh Pirates            Polo Grounds IV

Top 7  Inning      Score V-H    3  - 4     PLAY SEQUENCE: 4*-6*-6*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 4(B)6(2)1X2(6)/LTP           # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     NY1    vs PIT

  Batter:   Frankie Gustine       First Pete Coscarart                  Second  Johnny Lanning              Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      T     12            Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Frankie Gustine (PIT) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a smoking hot liner straight to the 2B, Connie Ryan (OUT 1)

2B tossed to the SS (Billy Jurges) who stepped on second to double up the runner caught off second, Johnny Lanning (OUT 2)

SS then ran down the runner from first, Pete Coscarat, and tagged him before the runner could regain first (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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8/22/1942                         NL Chicago Cubs                   vs   NL  Cincinnati Reds               Wrigley Field

Top 11           Inning Score V-H 4      -                       4                      PLAY SEQUENCE:   2*-6*-3*   Source:  From TSN

  Event: 2(B)6(2)3(1)/PTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     CHN   vs CIN

  Batter:   Max Marshall           First Bert Haas                        Second  Lonny Frey                     Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Max Marshall (CIN) is the batter with a ?-? count. He attempted a sacrifice but hit a bunt popup to which the C (Clyde McCullough) pulled in (OUT 1)

C snapped the ball down to the SS (Lennie Merullo) to double up the runner caught off second, Lonny Frey (OUT 2)

SS throws over to the 1B (Phil Cavarretta) who tags the bag before the runner from first, Bert Haas, can touch up (OUT 3)

NOTE:  CONTINUES ON TO EXTRA INNINGS

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9/6/1942            Game 1     NL Boston Braves                  at   NL  Philadelphia Phillies         Shibe Park

Bot 5  Inning      Score V-H    0  - 2     PLAY SEQUENCE: 1*-6*-3*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 1(B)2X3(16)3(1)/PTP          # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     BSN    at PHI

  Batter:   Danny Murtaugh      First Pinky May                        Second  Si Johnson                     Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      T     23                Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Danny Murtaugh (PHI) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a soft pop fly on a sacrifice attempt to the P, Tom Earley (OUT 1)

P wheeled around and tossed to the SS (Eddie Miller) who tagged the runner from second, Si Johnson, on the baseline (OUT 2)

SS throws over to the 1B (Max West) before the runner from first, Merrill May, can get back to the initial station (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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10/2/1943                         AL Washington Senators         vs   AL  Detroit Tigers                  Griffith Stadium I

Top 8  Inning      Score V-H  12  - 5     PLAY SEQUENCE: 8*-2-4*-2-5*         Source: From TSN

  Event: 8(B)1X2(824)2XH(425)/LTP  # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     WS1   vs DET

  Batter:   Joe Wood               First Rudy York                       Second  Dick Wakefield                 Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   2      T     12            Runner 2:   3      T     3H                Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Joe Wood (DET) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a line drive caught by the CF, Stan Spence (OUT 1)

CF throws home to the C (Tony Giuliani) who fires to the 2B (George Myatt) who tags the runner from first, Rudy York, who is trapped on the base path (OUT

2)

2B throws home to the C who tosses over to the 3B (Sherry Robertson) who tags the runner from second, Dick Wakefield, who is trapped off third (OUT 3)

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4/29/1944                         AL Washington Senators         vs   AL  New York Yankees            Griffith Stadium I

Top 2  Inning      Score V-H    1  - 1     PLAY SEQUENCE: 3*-4*-4*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 3(B)4(2)1X2(4)/LTP           # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     WS1   vs NYA

  Batter:   Rollie Hemsley         First Oscar Grimes                   Second  Don Savage                    Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      T     12            Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Rollie Hemsley (NYA) is the batter with a ?-? count. On a hit-and-run play he lines to the 1B, Joe Kuhel (OUT 1)

1B makes a quick throw to the 2B (George Myatt) to double the runner caught off second, Don Savage (OUT 2)

2B runs down the runner from first, Oscar Grimes, who was near second base and tags him (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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5/20/1944                         AL Chicago White Sox             at   AL  Boston Red Sox              Fenway Park II

Bot 1  Inning      Score V-H    1  - 0     PLAY SEQUENCE: 6-4*-3*-2*           Source: From TSN

  Event: 64(1)3(B)2XH(32)/GTP       # Men On: 3     [ 1-2-3  ]     CHA   at BOS

  Batter:   Bob Johnson          First Tom McBride                    Second  Catfish Metkovich            Third  Leon Culberson

  Batter:      2       F     1              Runner 1:   1      F     2              Runner 2:   3      T     H                 Runner 3:   5

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Bob Johnson (BOS) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a grounder to the SS (Skeeter Webb) who tosses to the 2B (Roy Schalk) to force the runner from

first, Tom McBride (OUT 1)

2B fires the ball to the 1B (Hal Trosky) to retire the batter, Bob Johnson (OUT 2) The runner from third, Leon Culberson, scores to tie the game 1-1.

The runner from second, Catfish Metkovich, attempts to score but is tagged out by the 1B throw home to the C, Tom Turner, (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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6/3/1944                           NL Pittsburgh Pirates              at   NL  New York Giants              Polo Grounds IV

Bot 7  Inning      Score V-H    6  - 3     PLAY SEQUENCE: 4*-6*-3*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 4(B)6(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     PIT     at NY1

  Batter:   Johnny Rucker        First Charlie Mead                    Second  Buddy Kerr                     Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Johnny Rucker (NY1) is the batter with a ?-? count. With hit-and-run play on, he lines one to the 2B, Frankie Gustine (OUT 1)

2B tosses to the SS (Frankie Zak) who doubles up the runner caught off second, Buddy Kerr (OUT 2)

SS fires over to the 1B (Babe Dahlgren) to nab the runner caught off first, Charlie Mead (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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7/1/1944                           NL St. Louis Cardinals             vs   NL  Brooklyn Dodgers            Sportsman's Park IV

Top 3  Inning      Score V-H    0  - 2     PLAY SEQUENCE: 6*-4*-3*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 6(B)4(2)3(1)/FTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     SLN    vs BRO

  Batter:   Frenchy Bordagaray First Curt Davis                       Second  Eddie Stanky                   Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Frenchy Bordagaray (BRO) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits what looks like a sure Texas leaguer to short center. Racing out with back to infield, SS

(Marty Marion) snatches ball (OUT 1)

SS wheels around and pegs to the 2B (Emil Verban) who doubles the runner caught off second, Eddie Stanky (OUT 2)

2B relays the ball to the 1B (Ray Sanders) who steps on the bag before the runner from first, Curt Davis, can return (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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7/15/1944                         NL St. Louis Cardinals             vs   NL  Cincinnati Reds               Sportsman's Park IV

Top 2  Inning      Score V-H    0  - 7     PLAY SEQUENCE: 4*-6*-3*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 4(B)6(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     SLN    vs CIN

  Batter:   Eric Tipton              First Ray Mueller                      Second  Frank McCormick             Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Eric Tipton (CIN) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a sharp line drive to the 2B, Emil Verban (OUT 1)

2B tosses over to the SS (Marty Marion) to double up the runner caught off second, Frank McCormick (OUT 2)

SS shoots the ball over to the 1B (Ray Sanders) before the runner off first, Ray Mueller, can return (OUT 3)

NOTE:  SAME TRIO TURNED TP 2 WEEKS PRIOR

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8/6/1944            Game 2     NL Brooklyn Dodgers              vs   NL  Boston Braves                Ebbets Field

Top 7  Inning      Score V-H    6  - 3     PLAY SEQUENCE: 4-2*-3*-6*           Source: TSN 8/17/1944 p14 & NYT

  Event: 42(3)3(B)1X2(36)/GTP        # Men On: 3     [ 1-2-3  ]     BRO   vs BSN

  Batter:   Butch Nieman         First Chuck Workman               Second  Tommy Holmes               Third  Max Macon

  Batter:      2       F     1              Runner 1:   3      T     12            Runner 2:   4                                Runner 3:   1      F     H

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Butch Nieman (BSN) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a hot grounder to the 2B (Eddie Stanky) who fields it on one hop and throws home to the C (Mickey

Owen) to force the runner from third, Max Macon (OUT 1)

C throws to the 1B (Jack Bolling) to retire the batter, Butch Nieman (OUT 2)

1B notices that the runner from first, Chuck Workman, lingering between first and second, so he chases the runner a few feet then tosses to the SS (Bobby

Bragan) who tags him. (OUT 3)

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8/10/1944                         AL Chicago White Sox             at   AL  Boston Red Sox              Fenway Park II

Bot 4  Inning      Score V-H    0  - 1     PLAY SEQUENCE: 5*-5*-3*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 5(B)5(3)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 3     [ 1-2-3  ]     CHA   at BOS

  Batter:   Jim Tabor               First Bobby Doerr                    Second  Bob Johnson                  Third  Pete Fox

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   4                                Runner 3:   2      D     3

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Jim Tabor (BOS) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a low liner to the 3B (Ralph Hodgin) who easily gloves it  (OUT 1)

3B stepped on the bag to double up the runner caught off third, Pete Fox (OUT 2)

3B then throws across the diamond to the 1B (Eddie Carnett) who nabs the runner caught off first, Bobby Doerr (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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9/1/1944                           AL St. Louis Browns               vs   AL  Detroit Tigers                  Sportsman's Park IV

Top 6  Inning      Score V-H    6  - 2     PLAY SEQUENCE: 5*-4*-3*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 5(2)4(1)3(B)/GTP              # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     SLA    vs DET

  Batter:   Rudy York              First Pinky Higgins                   Second  Eddie Mayo                     Third

  Batter:      3       F     1              Runner 1:   2      F     2              Runner 2:   1      F     3                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Rudy York (DET) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a grounder to the 3B (Mark Christman) who steps on the bag to force the runner from second, Eddie

Mayo (OUT 1)

3B throws to the 2B (Don Gutteridge) who touches second to force the runner from first, Pinky Higgins (OUT 2)

2B relays to the 1B (George McQuinn) who retires the batter, Rudy York (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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9/3/1944            Game 1     NL Chicago Cubs                   at   NL  Cincinnati Reds               Crosley Field

Bot 1  Inning      Score V-H    4  - 0     PLAY SEQUENCE: 6*-4*-3*              Source: TSN 9/14/1944 p14 & NYT

  Event: 6(B)4(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     CHN   at CIN

  Batter:   Gee Walker             First Eric Tipton                       Second  Jo-Jo White                    Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Gee Walker (CIN) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a line drive to the SS, Lennie Merullo (OUT 1)

SS fires the ball to the 2B (Don Johnson) who doubles up the runner caught off second, Jo-Jo White (OUT 2)

2B relays to the 1B (Stan Hack) who retires the runner caught off first, Eric Tipton (OUT 3)

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7/20/1945          Game 2     AL Detroit Tigers                    at   AL  Washington Senators       Griffith Stadium I

Bot 7  Inning      Score V-H    1  - 3     PLAY SEQUENCE: 4*-6*-3*              Source: TSN 7/26/1945 p14 & NYT

  Event: 4(B)6(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     DET    at WS1

  Batter:   Gil Torres               First George Myatt                   Second  George Case                   Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Gil Torres (WS1) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a line and the 2B (Eddie Mayo) makes a leaping catch (OUT 1)

2B throws over to the SS (Skeeter Webb) at second to steps on the bag to double up the runner caught off second, George Case (OUT 2)

SS relays to the 1B (Rudy York) to nab the runner caught off first, George Myatt (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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5/8/1946                           AL Detroit Tigers                    at   AL  Washington Senators       Griffith Stadium I

Bot 3  Inning      Score V-H    0  - 0     PLAY SEQUENCE: 1-4*-4*-3*           Source: TSN 5/16/1946 p.15

  Event: 14(B)4(2)3(1)/LTP             # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     DET    at WS1

  Batter:   Gil Torres               First Roger Wolff                     Second  Al Evans                         Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Gil Torres (WS1) is the batter with a ?-? count. He lits a liner which deflects off of the bare hand of the P (Hal Newhouser) and into the glove of the 2B, Eddie

Mayo (OUT 1)

2B touches the bag and doubles up the runner caught off second, Al Evans (OUT 2)

2B then fires to the 1B (Hank Greenberg) who steps on the bag before the runner from first, Roger Wolff, can return. (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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5/13/1946          Game 2     AL Cleveland Indians              vs   AL  St. Louis Browns             League Park II/Cleveland Stadium

Top 2  Inning      Score V-H    1  - 0     PLAY SEQUENCE: 1*-6*-3*              Source: TSN 5/16/1946 p.16

  Event: 1(B)6(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     CLE    vs SLA

  Batter:   Chuck Stevens        First Mark Christman                Second  Johnny Berardino            Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Chuck Stevens (SLA) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a liner to the P, Joe Krakauskas (OUT 1)

P turns quickly and throws to the SS (Lou Boudreau) to double up the runner caught off second, Johnny Berardino (OUT 2)

SS shoots the ball to the 1B (Mike Rocco) before the runner caught off first, Mark Christman, can return. (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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5/22/1946                         AL New York Yankees              at   AL  Detroit Tigers                  Briggs Stadium

Bot 8  Inning      Score V-H    5  - 3     PLAY SEQUENCE: 3-2-5*-4-6-4*-3-6* Source: NYT & TSN 6/5/1946 p.17

  Event: 3XH(325)1X3(5464)436(B)/G              # Men On:   2     [        1-3 ]            NYA      at          DET

  Batter:   Dick Wakefield         First Jimmy Outlaw                  Second                                      Third  Eddie Mayo

  Batter:      3       T     2              Runner 1:   2      T     23            Runner 2:   0                                Runner 3:   1      T     3

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Dick Wakefield (DET) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a ground ball to the 1B (Nick Etten) who throws home to C (Bill Dickey) who lobs one to the 3B

(Snuffy Stirnweiss) to nail the runner from third, Eddie Mayo (OUT 1)

Meanwhile, the runner from first, Jimmy Outlaw, had rounded second and the batter, Dick Wakefield made second. 3B tossed to the 2B (Joe Gordon) who

relayed to the SS (Phil Rizzuto) and a return to the 2B nabbed Jimmy Outlaw (OUT 2)

During the play on Outlaw, the batter, Dick Wakefield, struggled to return to first and was headed off by the 2B quick throw to the 1B. Wakefield started back to

second only to be nailed by the 1B throw to the SS (OUT 3)

NOTE:  BALL CHANGED HANDS 8 TIMES - FIRST TRIPLE PLAY AT TIGER STADIUM - ALL TAG TP

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6/11/1946                         AL Chicago White Sox             at   AL  Philadelphia Athletics       Shibe Park

Bot 1  Inning      Score V-H    0  - 0     PLAY SEQUENCE: 4*-6*-3*              Source: TSN 6/26/1946 p.17

  Event: 4(B)6(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     CHA   at PHA

  Batter:   Irv Hall                   First Barney McCosky               Second  Elmer Valo                      Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Irv Hall (PHA) is the batter with a 3-2 count. He hits a line drive straight to the 2B, Don Kolloway (OUT 1)

2B tosses to the SS (Luke Appling) who doubles the runner caught off second, Elmer Valo (OUT 2)

SS shoots the ball to the 1B (Hal Trosky) before the runner off first, Barney McCosky, can return (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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9/25/1946          Game 1     AL Philadelphia Athletics         vs   AL  Washington Senators       Shibe Park

Top 7  Inning      Score V-H    6  - 0     PLAY SEQUENCE: 5-4*-2-5*-6*         Source: Wash Post, TSN 10/2/1946 p.19 & NYT

  Event: 54(1)3XH(425)BX2(56)/GTP # Men On: 2     [ 1-3    ]     PHA   vs WS1

  Batter:   Cecil Travis             First Stan Spence                     Second                                      Third  Mickey Vernon

  Batter:      3       T     2              Runner 1:   1      F     2              Runner 2:   0                                Runner 3:   2      T     3H

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Cecil Travis (WS1) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a ground ball to the 3B (Don Richmond) who throws over to the 2B (Oscar Grimes) to force the

runner from first, Stan Spence (OUT 1)

Seeing the runner at third, Mickey Vernon, break for home, the 2B tosses to the C (Joe Astroth) who relays to the 3B (Don Richmond) who runs down and tags

the runner (OUT 2)

Meanwhile, the batter, Cecil Travis, tries to advance to second and is tagged out on a fast throw from the 3B to the SS (Jack Wallaesa) who lays down the glove

 at second onto the sliding runner (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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4/26/1947                         NL Pittsburgh Pirates              at   NL  Cincinnati Reds               Crosley Field

Bot 2  Inning      Score V-H    2  - 0     PLAY SEQUENCE: 6*-4*-3*              Source: SN Box Scores

  Event: 6(B)4(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     PIT     at CIN

  Batter:   Bob Usher              First Ray Mueller                      Second  Bert Haas                       Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Bob Usher (CIN) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a line drive which is snared by the leaping SS, Billy Cox (OUT 1)

SS relays to the 2B (Eddie Basinski) who doubles the runner caught off second, Bert Haas (OUT 2)

2B throws to the 1B (Hank Greenberg) who nabs the runner caught off first, Ray Mueller (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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4/27/1947          Game 2     AL Chicago White Sox             at   AL  St. Louis Browns             Sportsman's Park IV

Bot 2  Inning      Score V-H    1  - 1     PLAY SEQUENCE: 5-2-6*-4*-3-6*      Source: From TSN

  Event: 3XH(526)1X2(64)BX2(436)/G              # Men On:   2     [        1-3 ]            CHA      at          SLA

  Batter:   Johnny Berardino    First Wally Judnich                   Second                                      Third  Jerry Witte

  Batter:      3       T     12            Runner 1:   2      T     12            Runner 2:   0                                Runner 3:   1      T     3H

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Johnny Berardino (SLA) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a ground ball to the 3B (Floyd Baker) who tosses to the C (George Dickey) who tosses to the SS

(Jack Wallaesa) who tags the runner from third, Jerry Witte (OUT 1)

SS fires over to the 2B (Cass Michaels) who tags the runner trying to advance from first, Walt Judnich (OUT 2)

2B throws to the 1B (Jake Jones) who has the batter, Johnny Berardino, trapped in a run down. 1B throws to the SS who puts the tag on the batter (OUT 3)

NOTE:  ALL TAG TP

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8/8/1947                           NL Chicago Cubs                   vs   NL  Cincinnati Reds               Wrigley Field

Top 7  Inning      Score V-H    1  - 1     PLAY SEQUENCE: 6*-6*-3*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 6(B)6(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     CHN   vs CIN

  Batter:   Babe Young            First Bert Haas                        Second  Grady Hatton                  Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Babe Young (CIN) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a line drive to the SS, Lennie Merullo (OUT 1)

SS then steps on the bag to double up the runner caught off second, Grady Hatton (OUT 2)

SS fires the ball over to the 1B (Eddie Waitkus) who nabs the runner caught off first, Bert Haas (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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8/23/1947                         NL St. Louis Cardinals             at   NL  Philadelphia Phillies         Shibe Park

Bot 8  Inning      Score V-H    5  - 3     PLAY SEQUENCE: 2*-6*-3*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 2(B)6(2)3(1)/PTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     SLN    at PHI

  Batter:   Charlie Gilbert         First Lee Handley                     Second  Andy Seminick                Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Charlie Gilbert (PHI) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a popped foul bunt that is easily snared by the C, Del Rice (OUT 1)

C whips the ball to the SS (Marty Marion) who doubles up the runner caught off second, Andy Seminick (OUT 2)

SS throws to the 1B (Stan Musial) to nab the runner caught off first, Lee Handley (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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9/1/1947            Game 2     NL Chicago Cubs                   vs   NL  Cincinnati Reds               Wrigley Field

Top 4  Inning      Score V-H  12  - 0     PLAY SEQUENCE: 6*-6*-5*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 6(B)6(2)5(3)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 2-3    ]     CHN   vs CIN

  Batter:   Ray Mueller             First                                      Second  Eddie Miller                     Third  Eddie Lukon

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   0                            Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   3      D     3

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Ray Mueller (CIN) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a sharp liner grabbed by the SS, Bobby Sturgeon (OUT 1)

SS steps on the bag to double up the runner caught off second, Eddie Miller (OUT 2)

SS fires the ball over to the 3B (Peanuts Lowrey) who nails the runner caught off third, Eddie Lukon (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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5/8/1948                           AL Philadelphia Athletics         vs   AL  Chicago White Sox           Shibe Park

Top 7  Inning      Score V-H    1  - 9     PLAY SEQUENCE: 4*-6*-3*              Source: From TSB

  Event: 4(B)6(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     PHA   vs CHA

  Batter:   Taffy Wright            First Tony Lupien                    Second  Luke Appling                  Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Taft Wright (CHA) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a hard line drive snatched by the 2B, Pete Suder (OUT 1)

2B flips the ball to the SS (Eddie Joost) who catches the runner from second, Luke Appling, off base (OUT 2)

SS relays the ball to the 1B (Ferris Fain) who nabs the runner caught off first, Tony Lupien (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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5/10/1948                         AL Cleveland Indians              at   AL  Boston Red Sox              Fenway Park II

Bot 8  Inning      Score V-H    9  - 4     PLAY SEQUENCE: 6*-4*-3*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 6(B)4(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     CLE    at BOS

  Batter:   Billy Goodman        First Birdie Tebbetts                 Second  Wally Moses                    Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Billy Goodman (BOS) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a fast line drive caught by the SS, Lou Boudreau (OUT 1)

SS tosses to the 2B (Joe Gordon) who doubles up the runner caught off second, Wally Moses (OUT 2)

2B relays to the 1B (Eddie Robinson) to nail the runner caught off first, Birdie Tebbetts (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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6/2/1948                           NL Pittsburgh Pirates              vs   NL  Boston Braves                Forbes Field

Top 8  Inning      Score V-H    3  - 0     PLAY SEQUENCE: 3*-3*-6*              Source: From TSN & NYT

  Event: 3(B)3(1)6(2)/PTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     PIT     vs BSN

  Batter:   Alvin Dark               First Phil Masi                         Second  Earl Torgeson                  Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   2      D     1              Runner 2:   3      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Alvin Dark (BSN) is the batter with a ?-? count. He pops up to the 1B, Ed Stevens (OUT 1)

1B steps on the bag to double up the runner caught off first, Phil Masi (OUT 2)

1B fires the ball to the SS to nab the runner caught off second, Earl Torgeson (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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7/18/1948          Game 1     AL St. Louis Browns               at   AL  Boston Red Sox              Fenway Park II

Bot 5  Inning      Score V-H    4  - 6     PLAY SEQUENCE: 6*-4*-3*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 6(B)4(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     SLA    at BOS

  Batter:   Vern Stephens         First Stan Spence                     Second  Johnny Pesky                  Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Vern Stephens (BOS) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a low liner to the SS, Eddie Pellagrini (OUT 1)

SS fires the ball over to the 2B (Jerry Priddy) who doubles up the runner caught off second, Johnny Pesky (OUT 2)

2B relays to the 1B (Chuck Stevens) who easily nabs the runner caught off first, Stan Spence (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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7/23/1948                         NL Philadelphia Phillies           at   NL  Cincinnati Reds               Crosley Field

Bot 4  Inning      Score V-H    2  - 0     PLAY SEQUENCE: 5*-4*-3*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 5(B)4(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     PHI     at CIN

  Batter:   Virgil Stallcup          First Danny Litwhiler                Second  Ted Kluszewski               Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Virgil Stallcup (CIN) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a line drive to the 3B, Putsy Caballero (OUT 1)

3B throws to the 2B (Granny Hamner) who doubles up the runner caught off second, Ted Kluszewski (OUT 2)

2B fires over to the 1B (Dick Sisler) who retires the runner caught off first, Danny Litwhiler (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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7/24/1948                         AL St. Louis Browns               at   AL  Washington Senators       Griffith Stadium I

Bot 1  Inning      Score V-H    0  - 0     PLAY SEQUENCE: 1-6*-5*-3*           Source: From TSN

  Event: 16(B)5(3)3(1)/LTP             # Men On: 3     [ 1-2-3  ]     SLA    at WS1

  Batter:   Tom McBride           First Gil Coan                          Second  Al Kozar                         Third  Eddie Yost

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   4                                Runner 3:   2      D     3

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Tom McBride (WS1) is the batter with a ?-? count. He cracks a liner which strikes the P (Bill Kennedy) on the left shoe and caroms in the air to the SS (Eddie

Pellagrini) who gloves it (OUT 1)

SS passes to the 3B (Bob Dillinger) who nips the runner caught off third, Eddie Yost (OUT 2)

3B throws across the diamond to the 1B (Chuck Stevens) who puts out the runner caught off first, Gil Coan (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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9/7/1948                           NL Pittsburgh Pirates              vs   NL  St. Louis Cardinals           Forbes Field

Top 1  Inning      Score V-H    0  - 0     PLAY SEQUENCE: 6*-6*-3*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 6(B)6(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     PIT     vs SLN

  Batter:   Stan Musial             First Marty Marion                    Second  Red Schoendienst            Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Stan Musial (SLN) is the batter with a 3-2 count. With the runners on the move, he hits a line drive to the SS, Stan Rojek (OUT 1)

SS then steps on second to retire the runner caught off second, Red Schoendienst (OUT 2)

SS throws to the 1B (Johnny Hopp) who nabs the runner caught off first, Marty Marion (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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4/26/1949                         NL Brooklyn Dodgers              vs   NL  Boston Braves                Ebbets Field

Top 3  Inning      Score V-H    1  - 1     PLAY SEQUENCE: 7*-4*-3*              Source: From NYT & TSN

  Event: 7(B)4(2)3(1)/FTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     BRO   vs BSN

  Batter:   Alvin Dark               First Eddie Stanky                    Second  Johnny Sain                    Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Alvin Dark (BSN) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a twisting fly to short left center. The LF (Gene Hermanski) raced in and snared the ball with a last

desperate reach (OUT 1)

LF remaining upright from his extraordinary catch makes a quick lobbing throw to the 2B (Jackie Robinson) to double up the runner caught off second, Johnny

Sain (OUT 2)

2B fires the ball to the 1B (Gil Hodges) well ahead of the runner from first, Eddie Stanky's return to first (OUT 3)

NOTE:  LAST TRIPLE PLAY FOR BROOKLYN DODGERS

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6/14/1949                         NL St. Louis Cardinals             vs   NL  Brooklyn Dodgers            Sportsman's Park IV

Top 1  Inning      Score V-H    2  - 0     PLAY SEQUENCE: 6*-4*-3*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 6(B)4(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     SLN    vs BRO

  Batter:   Gil Hodges             First Jackie Robinson               Second  Carl Furillo                      Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Gil Hodges (BRO) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a sharp line drive righ to the SS, Marty Marion (OUT 1)

SS tosses the ball to the 2B (Red Schoendienst) to retire the runner caught off second, Carl Furillo (OUT 2)

2B fires to the 1B (Nippy Jones) who puts out the runner caught off first, Jackie Robinson (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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6/23/1949                         NL Philadelphia Phillies           at   NL  Pittsburgh Pirates            Forbes Field

Bot 3  Inning      Score V-H    0  - 3     PLAY SEQUENCE: 4*-6*-3*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 4(B)6(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     PHI     at PIT

  Batter:   Ed Stevens             First Wally Westlake                  Second  Ralph Kiner                     Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Ed Stevens (PIT) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a smashing line drive to the 2B, Eddie Miller (OUT 1)

2B snaps a throw to the SS (Granny Hamner) who steps on the bag to double up the runner caught off second, Ralph Kiner (OUT 2)

SS relays the ball to the 1B (Dick Sisler) to nail the runner caught off first, Wally Westlake (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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7/2/1949                           NL Pittsburgh Pirates              at   NL  Chicago Cubs                 Wrigley Field

Bot 3  Inning      Score V-H    1  - 2     PLAY SEQUENCE: 5*-5*-2-3*           Source: From TSN

  Event: 3XH(5)5(2)23(B)/LTP         # Men On: 3     [ 1-2-3  ]     PIT     at CHN

  Batter:   Andy Pafko             First Rube Walker                     Second  Hal Jeffcoat                    Third  Monk Dubiel

  Batter:      3       F     1              Runner 1:   4                            Runner 2:   2      F     3                  Runner 3:   1      T     3

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Andy Pafko (CHN) is the batter with a ?-? count. He hits a line drive to the 3B (Pete Castiglione) who drops the ball, recovers and tags the runner standing on

third, Monk Dubiel (OUT 1)

3B then steps on the bag to force the runner from second, Hal Jeffcoat (OUT 2)

3B fires the ball to the C (Phil Masi) who called for the ball on noticing that the batter, Andy Pafko, had failed to run. C relays to the 1B (Johnny Hopp) who

retires the batter (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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8/27/1949          Game 1     NL St. Louis Cardinals             at   NL  New York Giants              Polo Grounds IV

Bot 3  Inning      Score V-H    2  - 1     PLAY SEQUENCE: 4*-4*-3*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 4(B)4(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     SLN    at NY1

  Batter:   Bobby Thomson      First Whitey Lockman               Second  Hank Thompson              Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Bobby Thomson (NY1) is the batter with a ?-? count. On a hit-and-run play, he lines to the 2B, Red Schoendienst (OUT 1)

2B steps on the bag to double up the runner caught off second, Hank Thompson (OUT 2)

2B throws over to the 1B (Nippy Jones) who nabs the runner caught off first, Whitey Lockman (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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9/25/1949          Game 1     NL Boston Braves                  at   NL  New York Giants              Polo Grounds IV

Bot 1  Inning      Score V-H    0  - 0     PLAY SEQUENCE: 5*-4*-3*              Source: From TSN & NYT

  Event: 5(B)4(2)3(1)/LTP               # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     BSN    at NY1

  Batter:   Bobby Thomson      First Whitey Lockman               Second  Davey Williams                Third

  Batter:      1       G     B             Runner 1:   3      D     1              Runner 2:   2      D     2                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Bobby Thomson (NY1) is the batter with a ?-? count. On a hit-and-run, he hits a line drive to the 3B, Bob Elliott (OUT 1)

3B tosses the ball around the horn starting with the 2B (Connie Ryan) who doubles up the runner caught off second, Davey Williams (OUT 2)

2B completes the tri-killing by relaying to the 1B (Elbie Fletcher) who touches the bag before the runner from first, Whitey Lockman, could return (OUT 3)

NOTE:  LAST TRIPLE PLAY FOR BOSTON BRAVES

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10/1/1949                         AL Detroit Tigers                    vs   AL  Cleveland Indians            Briggs Stadium

Top 1  Inning      Score V-H    0  - 0     PLAY SEQUENCE: 5*-4*-3*              Source: From TSN

  Event: 5(2)4(1)3(B)/GTP              # Men On: 2     [ 1-2    ]     DET    vs CLE

  Batter:   Joe Gordon            First Lou Boudreau                  Second  Dale Mitchell                   Third

  Batter:      3       F     1              Runner 1:   2      F     2              Runner 2:   1      F     3                  Runner 3:   0

              Out#  Type  Loc:                        Out#  Type  Loc:                       Out#  Type  Loc:                           Out#  Type  Loc:

    {Out Type: D=Doubled-Off F=Forced G=Gloved T=Tagged X=Strike-Out;  Out Loc: Retrosheet Field Location}

Joe Gordon (CLE) is the batter with a ?-? count. He smashes a hard grounder to the 3B (George Kell) who steps on the bag to force the runner from second,

Dale Mitchell (OUT 1)

3B fires the ball over to the 2B (Neil Berry) who forces the runner from first, Lou Boudreau (OUT 2)

2B then fires to the 1B (Don Kolloway) to retire the batter, Joe Gordon (OUT 3)

NOTE:

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