Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- ☆ Baseball the distinction of leading a league in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in, for a single season
- ☆ Horse Racing the distinction of winning the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, and the Belmont Stakes in the same year
Origin: from crown ()
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Sports An unofficial championship title attained by a horse that wins the three traditional races for a specified category.
- Baseball An unofficial championship title achieved by a player who is at the head of the league in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in.