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The all-time career record holder, with 309 triples, spent a good deal of his career sharing the outfield with #2 on the all-time list.
All-time career triples leader among players whose careers began after 1940 (177).
First baseman who batted .420 and hit safely in 41 consecutive games while leading the AL in triples (18) in 1922.
Tigers centerfielder whose league-leading 23 triples in 2007 were the most in either league since Dale Mitchell hit 23 for the Indians in 1949.
NL team that holds the record for the most triples in a season (131 in 1894).
Chicago 2B who was the first-ever league leader in triples, with 14 in the NL in 1876.
White Sox centerfielder who led the league in triples for 4 consecutive seasons (1991-94).
1978 AL MVP who led league in triples (15) was also the only player to lead the league in triples, HRs and RBIs in the same season.
Canadian outfielder who led the AL in triples twice with the Cleveland Indians (1938, 18; 1941, 20).
Rightfielder who is one of the top 10 NL triples hitters of all time, but his little brother won the 1929 triples title with 20.
OF-1B who led the NL in both triples (14) and homers (6) in his rookie season (1880).
The all-time career leader for triples in the AL (297) had 11 fewer triples during his career than his Detroit teammate.
Switch-hitting Phillies shortstop hit 20 triples to lead the NL on his way to becoming MVP in 2007.
Twins shortstop who led or tied the league leader triples in 3 consecutive seasons, the last of which he was named AL MVP.
The year after the fateful “Black Sox” World Series, he led the AL in triples with 20 before being banned from major league baseball.
Cubs rightfielder who became the first member of the 20-20-20-20 club (with 30 doubles, 21 triples, 21 homers and 23 stolen bases) while placing 3rd in the NL in triples in 1911.
Outfielder – a teammate of the NL all-time triples hitter -- whose single-season triples record (36) has held for a century.
The only player to lead the league in triples in both the NL (with Atlanta) and the AL (with Cleveland) during the 1980s.
Won the AL batting title and MVP award in 1977 while leading the league in triples (16).
Pro Football Hall of Famer who led NL with 15 triples in 1992.
Switch-hitting Cardinals outfielder who led the league in triples (18), hits (216) and batting (.353) on his way to becoming 1985 MVP.
Baltimore 2B whose 1894 triples total (31) stood as the NL single-season record for 18 years.
Giants 3B who hit 4 triples in a single game (vs. Pirates, 5/18/1897).
Hall of Fame rightfielder who hit 183 triples for the Washington Senators and 1 for the Indians during his 20-year career.
Second baseman who has the highest career total of triples (188).

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