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Day: August 23, 2009

Second Time in Baseball History

Second Time in Baseball History

On Sunday, Phillies second baseman, Eric Bruntlett, became the second player in Major League History to complete and unassisted triple play to end a game.  The last time it was performed was in 1927. Runners were on first and second.  Both runner were in motion for a double steal.  The batter, Jeff Francoeur, hit a line drive directly to Bruntlett.  The quick thinking Bruntlett caught the ball, tagged second base, and then tagged the runner coming from first base. It’s…

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