The term Triple Crown is often used to describe the act of winning or completing the three most important or difficult or prestigious events, tournaments or prizes in a given field:
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... In the 2006 season, Lee won the league's Triple Crown with a.336 batting average, 26 home runs, and 88 RBIs ... This is the second time a hitter has won the Batting Triple Crown in the Korea Professional Baseball league ... second in voting for the 2006 MVP behind the Eagles pitcher Ryu Hyun-Jin, also the winner of the Triple Crown for pitchers in 2006 ...
... The Canadian Triple Crown is a series of three Thoroughbred horse races run annually in Canada which is open to three-year-old horses foaled in Canada ... The Canadian Triple Crown shares another characteristic with its American counterpart—all of the races in both series are open to geldings ...
... The term Triple Crown is often used to describe the act of winning or completing the three most important or difficult or prestigious events, tournaments or prizes in a given field Major League Baseball ...
... The Triple Crown of Hurdling is awarded to any horse that wins all three of the Grade 1 Hurdling races in any given English National Hunt season ... The three races making up the Triple Crown are The Fighting Fifth Hurdle, held at the Newcastle Racecourse The Christmas Hurdle, held at Kempton Park Racecourse The Champion Hurdle, held at Cheltenham ... Lad £100,000 Stable Staff £50,000 The only horse to have ever won all three of Triple Crown races in a season was the Sir Michael Stoute trained grey Henbit ...
... pitched, and became the very first pitcher to ever win the Triple Crown in the KBO history ... the year by winning his second pitching's Triple Crown, leading the league in wins (21), ERA (1.17) and strikeouts (198) ... In 1990, Sun won his third pitching's Triple Crown, going 22-6 with a 1.13 ERA and 189 strikeouts, allowing only one home run in 190.1 innings pitched ...
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- (noun): (horse racing) a title won by a horse that can win the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness.
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Of cloudy silver sprinkles in your gown
Its venom of renown, and on your head
No crown is simpler than the simple hair.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)
“And DANTE searched the triple spheres,
Moulding nature at his will,
So shaped, so colored, swift or still,
And, sculptor-like, his large design
Etched on Alp and Apennine.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)