Bill Joyce (left) and George Strief.

Four Triples In A Single Game

Bill Joyce (left) and George Strief.

Bill Joyce (left) and George Strief.

Bill Joyce, of the New York Giants, and George Strief, of the American Association’s Philadelphia team, are the only Major Leaguers to ever hit 4 triples in a single game. Strief accomplished his feat on June 25th, 1885, while Joyce, one of his era’s great players, recorded his 4 triples on May 18th, 1897.