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triple

(trĭp′ĕl) [L. triplus, threefold]
Consisting of three; threefold; treble.
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From 1910 through 1916, he hit 302 triples, with 10 or more three-baggers in each of those campaigns and 20 or more in five.
1 Playing in spacious Forbes Field in 1912, Wilson hit 24 of his 36 three-baggers in that ball field, where the center-field fence was 462 feet from home plate and the left-and right-field power alleys were more than 400 feet.
Last season, Carl Crawford of the Devil Rays fell one triple short of becoming the fifth player since 1979 to collect 20 three-baggers in a season.
His 20 triples led the majors and made him only the fourth big league player to hit 20 three-baggers in a season in the last 43 years.
In the 'Gansett game, Cocks had a single and a triple, while Cipro and junior Elisa Clark chipped in with three-baggers.
Ellsbury could be the first Boston hitter to lead the league in three-baggers since 2002, when Johnny Damon had 11.