This day in baseball: Triple threat

On September 9, 1922, William Chester “Baby Doll” Jacobson of the St. Louis Browns hit three triples as the Browns destroyed the Tigers, 16-0.  Jacobson would hit 94 triples over the course of his eleven-year career.

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Library of Congress


4 Comments on “This day in baseball: Triple threat”

  1. verdun2 says:

    You call someone “Baby Doll” today they’d probably sue you for some kind of harassment.
    God, I love old time nicknames.
    v


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