Greatest Offensive Third Basemen

John McGraw

The following is Part 2 in our series on the greatest third basemen of all time. This post will rank the top offensive third basemen.   #15 (tie-2): Judy Johnson was an All-Star level player on offense and defense. He anchored several championship teams in the Negro Leagues, such as the Hilldale Daisies and the […]

Four Triples In A Single Game

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.   […]