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Monday, May 29
Velarde's triple play catches Yankees on the run
While baseball lists 10 unassisted triple plays in the regular season, there was also one in the postseason -- and perhaps the most famous ever. Cleveland's Bill Wambsganss turned an unassisted triple play in the fifth game of the 1920 World Series against Brooklyn. The last unassisted triple play in the majors came July 8, 1994, when Boston's John Valentin turned it against Seattle. It is Oakland's seventh triple play and first since April 7, 1996, against Detroit. The Athletics had never turned an unassisted triple play in their history.

Unassisted Triple Plays
Randy Velarde 2B Oakland 05/29/00 at N.Y. Yankees
John Valentin SS Boston 07/08/94 vs. Seattle
Mickey Morandini 2B Philadelphia 09/20/92 at Pittsburgh
Ron Hansen SS Washington 07/30/68 at Cleveland
Johnny Neun 1B Detroit 05/31/27 vs. Cleveland
Jimmy Cooney SS Chicago Cubs 05/30/27 at Pittsburgh
Glenn Wright SS Pittsburgh 05/07/25 vs. St. Louis
Ernie Padgett SS Boston Braves 10/06/23 vs. Philadelphia
George H. Burns 1B Boston 09/14/23 vs. Cleveland
Bill Wambsganss 2B Cleveland 10/10/20 vs. Brooklyn
Neal Ball SS Cleveland 07/19/09  vs. Boston