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In [[baseball]], a '''triple''' is a hit that allows the batter to make it safely to third base.
 
In [[baseball]], a '''triple''' is a hit that allows the batter to make it safely to third base.
  
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Because it usually requires a rare combination of power and speed (to hit the ball far enough, within the field of play, to make it all the way to third base), it is the rarest of hits.
  
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== References ==
 
== References ==
*[http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/baseball/beginners/glossary.html Baseball Glossary] WETA.
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*[https://www.pbs.org/kenburns/baseball/beginners/glossary.html Baseball Glossary] WETA.
 
*[http://www.nocryinginbaseball.com/glossary/glossary.html Baseball Glossary OF TERMS]  
 
*[http://www.nocryinginbaseball.com/glossary/glossary.html Baseball Glossary OF TERMS]  
 
*[http://www.baseball-reference.com/about/pitch_glossary.shtml Pitching Glossary]
 
*[http://www.baseball-reference.com/about/pitch_glossary.shtml Pitching Glossary]

Latest revision as of 23:21, 9 April 2019

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In baseball, a triple is a hit that allows the batter to make it safely to third base.

Because it usually requires a rare combination of power and speed (to hit the ball far enough, within the field of play, to make it all the way to third base), it is the rarest of hits.

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Baseball Terms
Hits BuntSingleDoubleTripleHome RunFair BallFoul BallGround Rule Double
Fouls Quick Return PitchBalkInfield Fly
Events Double HeaderForfeited GameInning
Achievements Baseball Hall of FameAll-Star GameWorld Series
Positions BatterPitcherCatcherDesignated hitterFielderInfielderOutfielderRunner
Equipment Baseball
Outs OutDouble PlayTriple PlayFielder's ChoiceFly BallForce PlayGround BallLine DriveStrikeout
Places on the Field AlleyBaseBatter's BoxDugoutFair TerritoryFoul TerritoryHome PlateInfieldOutfield
Pitches BallStrike
Achievable Events AssistRunTagPerfect game