Encyclopedia > Triple crown (baseball)

  Article Content

Triple crown (baseball)

In baseball, the Triple Crown refers to:
  1. A batter who (on season's end) leads the league in three major categories -- home runs, runs batted in, and batting average.
  2. A pitcher who (on season's end) leads the league in three major categories -- earned run average, victories, and strike outs[?].

Major League Baseball batting winners:

Paul Hines[?]PRO-N1878450.358
Hugh Duffy[?]BOS-N189418145.438
Nap Lajoie[?]PHI-A190114125.422
Ty CobbDET19099115.377
Heinie Zimmerman[?]CHI-N191214103.372
Rogers Hornsby[?]STL-N192242152.401
Rogers Hornsby[?]STL-N192539143.403
Chuck Klein[?]PHI-N193328120.368
Jimmie FoxxPHI-A193348163.356
Lou GehrigNY-A193449165.363
Joe Medwick[?]STL-N193731154.374
Ted WilliamsBOS194236137.356
Ted WilliamsBOS194732114.343
Mickey MantleNY-A195652130.353
Frank RobinsonBAL196649122.316
Carl YastrzemskiBOS196744121.326

Major League Baseball pitching winners:

Tommy Bond[?]Bos-N18772.1140170
Old Hoss Radbourn[?]Prov18841.3860441
Tim Keefe[?]NY-N18881.7435333
John Clarkson[?]Bos-N18892.7349284
Amos Rusie[?]NY-N18942.7836195
Cy YoungBos-A19011.6233158
Rube Waddell[?]Phi-A19051.4826287
Christy MathewsonNY-N19051.2731206
Christy MathewsonNY-N19081.4337259
Walter JohnsonWash19131.0936243
Grover Alexander[?]Phi-A19151.2231241
Grover Alexander[?]Phi-A19161.5533167
Grover Alexander[?]Phi-A19171.8630201
Walter JohnsonWash19181.2723162
Hippo Vaughn[?]Chi-N19181.7422148
Grover Alexander[?]Chi-N19201.9127173
Walter JohnsonWash19242.7223158
Dazzy Vance[?]Bklyn19242.1628262
Lefty GrovePhi-A19302.5428209
Lefty GrovePhi-A19312.0631175
Lefty Gomez[?]NY-A19342.3326158
Lefty Gomez[?]NY-A19372.3321194
Bucky Walters[?]Cin19392.2927137
Hal NewhouserDet19451.8125212
Sandy KoufaxLA-N19631.8825306
Sandy KoufaxLA-N19652.0426382
Sandy KoufaxLA-N19661.7327317
Steve Carlton[?]Phi19721.9727310
Dwight Gooden[?]NY-N19851.5324268
Roger ClemensTor19972.0521292
Roger ClemensTor19982.6520271
Pedro MartinezBos19992.0723313
Randy Johnson[?]Ari20022.3224334

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Battle Creek, Michigan

... husband present, and 37.4% are non-families. 31.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. Th ...

This page was created in 41.9 ms