On September 20, 1992 — Philadelphia Phillies’ second baseman Mickey Morandini catches Jeff King’s line drive, steps on second doubling up Andy Van Slyke, and tags Barry Bonds to complete an unassisted triple play in a 3-2 loss to the Pirates at Three Rivers Stadium. The triple killing is the first in the National League in 65 years the last player to pull the trifecta was in 1927 when Cubs’ shortstop Jimmy Cooney accomplished the rare feat in a contest against the Pirates.

The Phillies lose to the Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-2, in 13 innings.

 

 

 

 


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