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triple

(trĭp′ĕl) [L. triplus, threefold]
Consisting of three; threefold; treble.
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He, Brett Butler and Lance Johnson are the only players to lead both leagues in three-base hits. Butler did it in the N.L.
His two most productive campaigns were with the Pirates in 1911, when he hit .300 with 34 doubles, 12 triples, 12 homers and a National League-leading 107 RBI, and in 1912, when he batted .300 with 95 RBI and a single-season record for three-base hits with 36.
Crawford is the only player to record 100 or more three-base hits in two different decades, as he finished with 135 during the 1910-1919 span.
Jose Reyes and Curtis Granderson recorded the most three-base hits prior to the Midsummer Classic, when they totaled 15.
Is that the most three-base hits by a player who hit 40 home runs in one sea son?