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44Magnum
04-27-2007, 02:18 PM
Which Red grounded into the most double plays (career)?

Unassisted
04-27-2007, 02:19 PM
Ray Knight?

westofyou
04-27-2007, 02:21 PM
A guy who played a long time and batted at the bottom of the order, I can see.

pedro
04-27-2007, 02:22 PM
I'd guess someone like Tony Perez.

RedsManRick
04-27-2007, 02:22 PM
I'm guessing Petey. Lots of ABs, always put the ball in play.

TOBTTReds
04-27-2007, 02:23 PM
I'd go with Rose

LincolnparkRed
04-27-2007, 02:25 PM
4 & 5 are kinda of a suprise

#8 is not, even less when saying he didn't really play here that long.

44Magnum
04-27-2007, 02:25 PM
I'll post the answer at 2 o'clock to give others a chance to guess. Remember, no cheating.

Newman4
04-27-2007, 02:26 PM
I know what Red has grounded into the most triple plays this year.:D

MaineRed
04-27-2007, 02:28 PM
Sean Casey

bucksfan2
04-27-2007, 02:28 PM
Sean Casey?? He seemed like he hit into one every time someone was on base his last few years here.

George Anderson
04-27-2007, 02:32 PM
Frank Robinson

Redsland
04-27-2007, 02:53 PM
Dante Bichette hit into four in a row.

That's gotta be worth something.

EddieMilner
04-27-2007, 02:55 PM
i would say Pete Rose because of his tenure with the reds. If you did per season I think that sean casey would be up there.

Marge'sMullet
04-27-2007, 02:56 PM
I'll go with Tony Perez.

44Magnum
04-27-2007, 02:59 PM
The answer is David Concepcion with 266.

44Magnum
04-27-2007, 03:01 PM
Ernie Lombardi hit into a record 30 in 1938 for the single season record.

klw
04-27-2007, 03:06 PM
Grounded into Double Plays
Rank Player GIDP PA
1. Dave Concepcion 266 9640
2. Johnny Bench 201 8669
3. Tony Perez 181 7630
4. Ernie Lombardi 179 4286
5. Barry Larkin 178 9057
6. Pete Rose 175 12325
7. Frank McCormick 150 5202
8. Frank Robinson 136 6409
9. Sean Casey 131 4478
10. George Foster 128 5010



FWIW I was going to guess Bench.

Unassisted
04-27-2007, 03:27 PM
Ray Knight led the majors in GIDP for one of his seasons with the Reds. That was the reason for my guess.

Now I guess my mental picture of the quintessential Concepcion AB will be of him crossing 1B just after the throw from 2B. :laugh:

klw
04-27-2007, 03:44 PM
I know what Red has grounded into the most triple plays this year.:D

Here's the list of all players who had hit into triple plays before this season. Brooks Robinson appears to have the all time record with 4.

http://tripleplays.sabr.org/tp_bat.htm

Razor Shines
04-27-2007, 04:36 PM
Wow Lombardi GIDP every 23 PAs. Casey 2nd at 34.1.

pedro
04-27-2007, 04:45 PM
Wow Lombardi GIDP every 23 PAs. Casey 2nd at 34.1.


Apparently Ernie couldn't outrun a sack of rocks.

Yachtzee
04-27-2007, 05:25 PM
The answer is David Concepcion with 266.

Good thing he turned a lot of them too to make up for it. :)

Degenerate39
04-27-2007, 06:48 PM
Casey?