List of Major League Baseball triples champions

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Chief Wilson of the Pittsburgh Pirates set the all-time record for triples in a season with 36 in 1912.

In baseball, a triple is scored when the ball is hit in such a way that the batter is able to advance all the way to third base, scoring each runner who was already on base, with no errors by the defensive team on the play. In Major League Baseball (MLB), a player in each league [L] is recognized for leading the league in triples.[1] Only triples hit in a particular league count toward that league's seasonal lead.

The first triples champion in the National League was Ross Barnes; in the league's inaugural 1876 season, Barnes hit fourteen triples for the Chicago White Stockings.[2] In 1901, the American League was established and led by two members of the Baltimore Orioles: Bill Keister and Jimmy Williams each had 21.[3][4]

American League[edit]

Year Player Team(s) Triples
1901 Baltimore Orioles 21
1902 Baltimore Orioles 21
1903 Detroit Tigers 25
1904 Washington Senators
Boston Americans
Boston Americans
19
1905 Cleveland Naps 18
1906 Cleveland Naps 22
1907 Cleveland Naps 18
1908 Detroit Tigers 20
1909 Philadelphia Athletics 19
1910 Detroit Tigers 19
1911 Detroit Tigers 24
1912 Cleveland Naps 26
1913 Detroit Tigers 23
1914 Detroit Tigers 26
1915 Detroit Tigers 19
1916 Chicago White Sox 21
1917 Detroit Tigers 24
1918 Detroit Tigers 14
1919 Detroit Tigers 17
1920 Chicago White Sox 20
1921 Washington Senators
St. Louis Browns
St. Louis Browns
18
1922 St. Louis Browns 18
1923 Washington Senators 18
1924 New York Yankees 19
1925 Washington Senators 20
1926 New York Yankees 20
1927 New York Yankees 23
1928 New York Yankees 21
1929 Detroit Tigers 19
1930 New York Yankees 22
1931 Detroit Tigers 19
1932 Washington Senators 18
1933 Washington Senators 17
1934 New York Yankees 13
1935 Cleveland Indians 20
1936 Cleveland Indians
New York Yankees
New York Yankees
15
1937 Chicago White Sox 16
1938 Cleveland Indians 18
1939 Washington Senators 16
1940 Detroit Tigers 19
1941 Cleveland Indians 20
1942 Washington Senators 15
1943 New York Yankees
Chicago White Sox
12
1944 New York Yankees 16
1945 New York Yankees 22
1946 Cleveland Indians 16
1947 New York Yankees 13
1948 New York Yankees 14
1949 Cleveland Indians 23
1950 Boston Red Sox
Boston Red Sox
Detroit Tigers
11
1951 Cleveland Indians
Chicago White Sox
14
1952 Cleveland Indians 11
1953 Chicago White Sox 16
1954 Chicago White Sox 18
1955 New York Yankees 11
1956 Boston Red Sox
Washington Senators
Chicago White Sox
Kansas City Athletics
11
1957 New York Yankees
New York Yankees
Kansas City/New York
9
1958 Kansas City Athletics
Cleveland Indians
10
1959 Washington Senators 9
1960 Chicago White Sox 10
1961 Detroit Tigers 14
1962 Kansas City Athletics 15
1963 Minnesota Twins 13
1964 Minnesota Twins 10
1965 Kansas City Athletics
Minnesota Twins
12
1966 California Angels 11
1967 Baltimore Orioles 12
1968 California Angels 13
1969 Washington Senators 8
1970 Minnesota Twins 13
1971 Kansas City Royals 11
1972 Boston Red Sox
Oakland Athletics
9
1973 Baltimore Orioles
Minnesota Twins
11
1974 California Angels 11
1975 Kansas City Royals
California Angels
13
1976 Kansas City Royals 14
1977 Minnesota Twins 16
1978 Boston Red Sox 15
1979 Kansas City Royals 20
1980 Toronto Blue Jays
Kansas City Royals
15
1981 Minnesota Twins 9
1982 Kansas City Royals 15
1983 Milwaukee Brewers 10
1984 Toronto Blue Jays 15
1985 Kansas City Royals 21
1986 Cleveland Indians 14
1987 Kansas City Royals 15
1988 Seattle Mariners
Kansas City Royals
Milwaukee Brewers
11
1989 Texas Rangers 14
1990 Toronto Blue Jays 17
1991 Chicago White Sox
Milwaukee Brewers
13
1992 Chicago White Sox 12
1993 Chicago White Sox 14
1994 Chicago White Sox 14
1995 Cleveland Indians 13
1996 Minnesota Twins 14
1997 Boston Red Sox 11
1998 Kansas City Royals 13
1999 Boston Red Sox 11
2000 Minnesota Twins 20
2001 Minnesota Twins 14
2002 Boston Red Sox 11
2003 Minnesota Twins 14
2004 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 19
2005 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 15
2006 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 16
2007 Detroit Tigers 23
2008 Detroit Tigers 13
2009 Boston Red Sox
Minnesota Twins
10
2010 Tampa Bay Rays 13
2011 Detroit Tigers
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
11
2012 Detroit Tigers 10
2013 New York Yankees 10

National League[edit]

Year Player Team(s) Triples
1876 Chicago White Stockings 14
1877 Boston Red Caps 11
1878 Providence Grays 10
1879 Cincinnati Reds 14
1880 Worcester Ruby Legs 14
1881 Buffalo Bisons 11
1882 Troy Trojans 18
1883 Buffalo Bisons 17
1884 New York Giants 20
1885 New York Giants 16
1886 New York Giants 20
1887 Detroit Wolverines 23
1888 Boston Beaneaters 18
1889 Washington Nationals 19
1890 Cincinnati Reds 26
1891 Boston Beaneaters 20
1892 Philadelphia Phillies 21
1893 St. Louis Browns 29
1894 Baltimore Orioles 31
1895 Washington Senators 22
1896 Louisville Colonels
New York Giants
21
1897 Pittsburgh Pirates 28
1898 Brooklyn Bridegrooms
Washington Senators
22
1899 Pittsburgh Pirates 28
1900 Pittsburgh Pirates 22
1901 Brooklyn Superbas 19
1902 Cincinnati Reds
Pittsburgh Pirates
22
1903 Pittsburgh Pirates 19
1904 Brooklyn Superbas 18
1905 Cincinnati Reds 21
1906 Pittsburgh Pirates
Chicago Cubs
13
1907 Brooklyn Superbas
Cincinnati Reds
16
1908 Pittsburgh Pirates 19
1909 Cincinnati Reds 17
1910 Cincinnati Reds 18
1911 New York Giants 25
1912 Pittsburgh Pirates 36
1913 Chicago Cubs 21
1914 Pittsburgh Pirates 17
1915 St. Louis Cardinals 25
1916 Pittsburgh Pirates 16
1917 St. Louis Cardinals 17
1918 Brooklyn Robins 15
1919 Brooklyn Robins
Pittsburgh Pirates
14
1920 Brooklyn Robins 22
1921 St. Louis Cardinals
Boston Braves
18
1922 Cincinnati Reds 22
1923 Pittsburgh Pirates 19
1924 Cincinnati Reds 21
1925 Pittsburgh Pirates 26
1926 Pittsburgh Pirates 22
1927 Pittsburgh Pirates 18
1928 St. Louis Cardinals 20
1929 Pittsburgh Pirates 20
1930 Pittsburgh Pirates 23
1931 New York Giants 20
1932 Cincinnati Reds 19
1933 Pittsburgh Pirates 19
1934 St. Louis Cardinals 18
1935 Cincinnati Reds 18
1936 Cincinnati Reds 14
1937 Pittsburgh Pirates 17
1938 St. Louis Cardinals 16
1939 Chicago Cubs 18
1940 Pittsburgh Pirates 15
1941 Brooklyn Dodgers 17
1942 St. Louis Cardinals 17
1943 St. Louis Cardinals 20
1944 Pittsburgh Pirates 19
1945 Brooklyn Dodgers 13
1946 St. Louis Cardinals 20
1947 St. Louis Cardinals
Philadelphia Phillies
16
1948 St. Louis Cardinals 18
1949 St. Louis Cardinals 13
1950 Philadelphia Phillies 14
1951 Pittsburgh Pirates
St. Louis Cardinals
12
1952 New York Giants 14
1953 Brooklyn Dodgers 17
1954 New York Giants 13
1955 Pittsburgh Pirates
New York Giants
13
1956 Milwaukee Braves 15
1957 New York Giants 20
1958 Philadelphia Phillies 13
1959 Los Angeles Dodgers 11
1960 Milwaukee Braves 13
1961 Chicago Cubs 12
1962 Philadelphia Phillies
Los Angeles Dodgers
Pittsburgh Pirates
Los Angeles Dodgers
10
1963 Cincinnati Reds 14
1964 Philadelphia Phillies
Chicago Cubs
13
1965 Philadelphia Phillies 16
1966 St. Louis Cardinals 13
1967 Cincinnati Reds 13
1968 St. Louis Cardinals 14
1969 Pittsburgh Pirates 12
1970 Los Angeles Dodgers 16
1971 Houston Astros 11
1972 Philadelphia Phillies 13
1973 Houston Astros 14
1974 Atlanta Braves 17
1975 Atlanta Braves 11
1976 Philadelphia Phillies 12
1977 St. Louis Cardinals 18
1978 St. Louis Cardinals 13
1979 St. Louis Cardinals 19
1980 Pittsburgh Pirates
Montreal Expos
13
1981 Houston Astros
San Diego Padres
12
1982 Houston Astros 10
1983 Atlanta Braves 13
1984 Philadelphia Phillies
Chicago Cubs
19
1985 St. Louis Cardinals 18
1986 Montreal Expos 13
1987 Philadelphia Phillies 15
1988 Pittsburgh Pirates 15
1989 San Francisco Giants 11
1990 Cincinnati Reds 11
1991 St. Louis Cardinals 15
1992 Atlanta Braves 14
1993 Houston Astros 13
1994 Los Angeles Dodgers
San Francisco Giants
9
1995 New York/Los Angeles
Colorado Rockies
9
1996 New York Mets 21
1997 St. Louis Cardinals 14
1998 Arizona Diamondbacks 12
1999 Philadelphia Phillies
Colorado Rockies
11
2000 Arizona Diamondbacks 14
2001 Philadelphia Phillies 12
2002 Philadelphia Phillies 10
2003 Arizona Diamondbacks
Atlanta Braves
10
2004 Florida Marlins
Philadelphia Phillies
Pittsburgh Pirates
12
2005 New York Mets 17
2006 New York Mets 17
2007 Philadelphia Phillies 20
2008 New York Mets 19
2009 Philadelphia Phillies 13
2010 Colorado Rockies 14
2011 New York Mets
Philadelphia Phillies
16
2012 San Francisco Giants 15
2013 Washington Nationals 11

American Association[edit]

Year Player Team(s) Triples
1882 Pittsburgh Alleghenys 16
1883 Columbus Buckeyes 17
1884 Philadelphia Athletics 23
1885 New York Metropolitans 21
1886 New York Metropolitans 31
1887 Baltimore Orioles
Baltimore Orioles
Louisville Colonels
Cincinnati Red Stockings
St. Louis Browns
Philadelphia Athletics
19
1888 Philadelphia Athletics 20
1889 Columbus Solons 15
1890 Toledo Maumees 20
1891 Boston Reds 21

Federal League[edit]

Year Player Team(s) Triples
1914 Indianapolis Hoosiers
Brooklyn Tip-Tops
15
1915 Chicago Whales 19

Player's League[edit]

Year Player Team(s) Triples
1890 Pittsburgh Burghers 22

Union Association[edit]

Year Player Team(s) Triples
1884 Cincinnati Outlaw Reds 12

Footnotes[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Ross Barnes Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  3. ^ "Bill Keister Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  4. ^ "Jimmy Williams Statistics and History". Baseball-Reference.com. Sports Reference. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
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