triple

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triple

1. consisting of three parts; threefold
2. (of musical time or rhythm) having three beats in each bar
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In the top of the fifth, Gehrig hammered his third three-base hit off reliever Alex McColl before a windy rain storm cleared the field and prevented the game from being completed.
A possible source for the error may have been Sporting Life since in their coverage for the first game the hits were identified as "Three-base hits" below the box score, no "Two-base hits" were listed, while for the second game Sporting Life correctly indicated the hits as Two-base hits, again due to the ground rule.
1 In 1935, Cleveland's Joe Vosmik hit a career-high 20 triples and stole only two bases, the fewest among players to total as many as 20 three-base hits in a single season.
Last July 10, the National League set an All-Star game record for most triples in a game by one team with three, when Pablo Sandoval of the Giants, Rafael Furcal of the Cardinals and Ryan Braun of the Brewers all collected three-base hits.