On September 22, 1925 — Burleigh Grimes of the Brooklyn Robins accounts for seven outs in just three plate appearances. The Dodgers pitcher hits into two double plays, then into a triple play, the triple play went 6-4-3-2 triple play. The Robbins only managed 7 base runners the entire contest and scored the only 2 that didn’t get erased by Grimes.

The triple play occurred in the 8th inning, with Corgan and Taylor on Grimes grounded to Adams who forced taylor at second with and then staly doubled up Grimes with a relay to Grimm. Corgan took off for home on the play and Grimm nabbed him on a bang-bang throw to Gabby Hartnett. 

Robins lost 3-2 lost the 12-inning game vs the Chicago Cubs @ Cubs Park.  Grimes pitched all 11+ innings for the Robins. The Cubs started Pete Alexander, who lasted 8 innings and left with a 2-1 deficit. The Cub’s scored the tieing run on shortstop Chuck Corgan’s error in the bottom of the ninth.

Percy Jones will pitch 4 hitless innings to get the win for the Cubs. Grimes will drop to 12-18 on the season.


 


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