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three-bagger

[three-bag-er]
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noun Baseball Informal.
  1. triple(def 7).

Origin of three-bagger

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
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Examples from the Web for three-bagger

Historical Examples

  • McCarty knocked a three-bagger and Sallee singled and brought him home.

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    Montague Glass

  • A three-bagger for most fellows lets Lil Artha score the circuit.

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    Alan Douglas

  • He turned first base and saw that he might stretch the hit into a three-bagger.

  • Johan asked me what a "three-bagger" was, but I could not tell him.

    The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912

    Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone

  • That's the big fellow who made that three-bagger a while ago.