Expos Execute Rare Triple Play – First in franchise history
On June 25, 1969 At Parc Jarry, The Montreal Expos pulled off the second triple play of the major league season and first in their history Wednesday night in the second inning of their second game with the St. Louis Cardinals. Jim (Mud Cat) Grant singled to open the inning and Curt Flood walked. Vada Pinson then lined to first baseman Boh Bailey who stepped on first and threw to Bobby Wine at second to complete the triple play.
Lou Brock and Mike Shannon homer in the 9th to give the Cardinals an 8-3 victory.