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Phillies Triple Play – three outs by one player

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Phillies versus Mets.

NEW YORK — It happened so fast, Eric Bruntlett needed a few moments before he realized he had just ended a game with an unassisted triple play.

Second baseman Eric Bruntlett single-handedly secured the Phillies’ win over the Mets on Sunday, turning an unassisted triple play to end the game. It was just the 15th such play in MLB history (including the postseason) and only the second that finished a game.
Unassisted Triple Play To End GameĀ  May 31, 1927 Sunday
Player Johnny Neun Eric Bruntlett

Team Tigers Phillies
Position 1B 2B
Inning Top 9th Bottom 9th
Opp. Indians Mets
Score 1-0 9-7

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Phillies versus Mets.

NEW YORK — It happened so fast, Eric Bruntlett needed a few moments before he realized he had just ended a game with an unassisted triple play.

 
Second baseman Eric Bruntlett single-handedly secured the Phillies’ win over the Mets on Sunday, turning an unassisted triple play to end the game. It was just the 15th such play in MLB history (including the postseason) and only the second that finished a game.
Unassisted Triple Play To End Game  May 31, 1927 Sunday
Player Johnny Neun Eric Bruntlett

Team Tigers Phillies
Position 1B 2B
Inning Top 9th Bottom 9th
Opp. Indians Mets
Score 1-0 9-7

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