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Saturday, May 09, 2015

MLB: Pirates stun Cardinals with first-ever 4-5-4 triple play in baseball history.

Here is a legitimate “you’ve never seen this before” play…because it has never, in the recorded history of Major League Baseball, happened before.

On the first pitch from Vance Worley, Yadier Molina ripped a line drive over second baseman Neil Walker’s head. Peralta and Heyward both expected the ball to clear Walker’s head, and thus took off.

But Walker leaped to snare the liner, and his throw to third baseman Jung Ho Kang doubled up Peralta. Heyward started back to second, but Kang’s toss to Walker easily tripled up Heyward.

The ol’ 4-5-4—Major League Baseball’s first.

Click the link for the video.

Esoteric Posted: May 09, 2015 at 10:02 PM | 25 comment(s)
  Beats: history, pittsburgh pirates, st. louis cardinals

 

 

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