Simple Definition of Triple Crown
: an occurrence in which a horse wins a series of three major races
baseball : the achievement of a baseball player who at the end of a season leads the league in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in
: a set of three major awards, wins, or achievements in a particular field
Full Definition of Triple Crown
1 : an unofficial title in horse racing representing the championship achieved by a horse that wins the three classic races for a designated category
2 : the unofficial title signifying the achievement of a baseball player who at the end of a season leads the league in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in
3 often not capitalized : a set of three noteworthy awards, wins, or achievements in a particular field
Examples of triple crown in a sentence
a horse that won the first leg of the Triple Crown
Who was the last player to win the Triple Crown in the American League?
First Known Use of triple crown
Rhymes with triple crown
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