Definition of triple play in English:

Share this entry

triple play


A defensive play in which three runners are put out.
Example sentences
  • Every one of these major league unassisted triple plays was performed by an infielder.
  • It is interesting to note that in the history of major league baseball, only one team has ever turned two triple plays in one game.
  • I am confused about the number of unassisted triple plays that have been recorded in major league history.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: triple play

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.