Hansen Reflects On Historic Triple Play Forty years ago, Ron Hansen, a shortstop for the Washington Senators, turned a rare unassisted triple play. We talk to Hansen, who is now a scout for the Philadelphia Phillies, about how it felt to pull off such a rare feat.
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Hansen Reflects On Historic Triple Play

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Hansen Reflects On Historic Triple Play

Hansen Reflects On Historic Triple Play

Hansen Reflects On Historic Triple Play

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Forty years ago today, Ron Hansen had a day he will never forget. As shortstop for the Washington Senators, Hansen turned a rare unassisted triple play. Alex Chadwick talks to Hansen, who is now a scout for the Philadelphia Phillies, about how it felt to pull off such a rare feat.