Triple Crown definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- ☆ 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 ()
Triple Crown definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- 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.