Quiz: Do You Know These Baseball Triple Crown Winners?
Do You Know These Baseball Triple Crown Winners?
By: John Miller
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About This Quiz

Major league baseball is a statistics-driven enterprise, one in which every pitch and error is recorded with meticulous obsessiveness. And in the empire of the major leagues, the Triple Crown is a true statistical unicorn, one that many players dream of but only a scarce few accomplish. Do you think you really know anything about baseball’s Triple Crown winners?

Winning the Triple Crown is pretty much a guarantee of sports immortality, and in today's baseball world it will also bring one of those salaries that SportsCenter commentators crow about.

The batting Triple Crown is a true sports rarity, achieved just a handful of times in a century-plus on the diamond. In our quiz, we’ll see if you recall the men — like Ty Cobb and Jimmie Foxx — who slugged their way to iconic status.

We’ll review the timeless feats of the likes of Roger Hornsby, Chuck Klein, Lou Gehrig, Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle and more. Some of these players won the World Series, some didn’t, but all of them wound up as giants of the game.

Baseball’s biggest teams, like the Yankees, Red Sox and Phillies all featured Triple Crown players. Grab your favorite Louisville Slugger, step up to the plate, and prove that you really know these Triple Crown kings!

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