DODGERS TRIPLE PLAYS BEGAN IN 1890
The Los Angeles Dodgers turned a rare triple play in Sunday’s 5 to 4 win over San Diego. The franchise’s first triple play came in its first year in the National League, on May 21, 1890, as the Brooklyn Bridegrooms defeated the Cincinnati Reds. On the play, second baseman Hub Collins fielded a grounder, flipped it to shortstop Germany Smith for a force at second, Smith fired to first baseman Dave Foutz, who after out no. 2, threw home to catcher Tom Daley to catch a sliding Cincinnati player for the third out .