• Bashing Triplets

    Posted by on January 16th, 2013 · Comments (1)

    Teams with three batters in a season where they qualified for the batting title and had an OPS of .990 or better:

    Rk Year Tm Lg #Matching
    1 2004 St. Louis Cardinals NL 3 Jim Edmonds / Albert Pujols / Scott Rolen
    2 2000 Houston Astros NL 3 Moises Alou / Jeff Bagwell / Richard Hidalgo
    3 1996 Seattle Mariners AL 3 Ken Griffey / Edgar Martinez / Alex Rodriguez
    4 1930 New York Giants NL 3 Freddie Lindstrom / Mel Ott / Bill Terry
    5 1929 Chicago Cubs NL 3 Rogers Hornsby / Riggs Stephenson / Hack Wilson
    6 1929 New York Yankees AL 3 Lou Gehrig / Tony Lazzeri / Babe Ruth
    Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
    Generated 1/16/2013.

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    I have to think that ballparks and other things assisted some of these guys…

    Comments on Bashing Triplets

    1. Evan3457
      January 16th, 2013 | 7:19 pm

      All 6 teams seasons took place in the two great hitters’ eras of the 20th century.

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