This day in baseball: Triple threat
Posted: September 9, 2016 Filed under: 20th Century, This day in baseball | Tags: Baby Doll Jacobson, Baseball, Detroit Tigers, history, Major League Baseball, MLB, sports, St. Louis Browns
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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