Minor League Record Book: Triples, Season

Next up: triples!

2006-2019
1 Sherman Johnson Covington ’09-10 2014 13
2 Tyson Auer Luray ’05-06 2010 12
Chad Oberacker Fauquier ’09 2013 12
4 Scott Cousins Harrisonburg ’05 2009 11
Tony Thomas Harrisonburg ’05 2010 11
Ryan Schimpf Luray ’08 2010 11
Tyler Kuhn Luray ’06-07 2011 11
8 Ruben Sosa Harrisonburg ’10 2014 10
Cory Spangenberg Winchester ’10 2014 10
10 James McOwen Luray ’05-06 2008 9
Tyler Kuhn Luray ’06-07 2008 9
Steven Bumbry Woodstock ’09 2010 9
Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-07 2011 9
Tony Thomas Harrisonburg ’05 2013 9
Cory Spangenberg Winchester ’10 2013 9
Michael Garza Woodstock ’09-’10 2013 9
Kyri Washington Woodstock ’13 2016 9

In 2014, Sherman Johnson was in the California League, playing for Inland Empire. He stayed there all year, and put up some amazing numbers. He hit .276/.382/.465 in 529 at-bats, with 23 doubles, 13 triples, 17 home runs, 78 RBIs, 107 runs scored, and 88 walks. His plate discipline eventually got him to the major leagues… but only for 11 plate appearances in 2018.

All-Time
1 Louie Meadows Staunton 1983 14
Louie Meadows Staunton 1984 14
Louie Meadows Staunton 1987 14
4 Billy Sample Harrisonburg ’75 1977 13
Billy Sample Harrisonburg ’75 1978 13
Sherman Johnson Covington ’09-10 2014 13
7 Allen Battle Front Royal 1993 12
Clay Timpner Staunton ’02 2005 12
Tyson Auer Luray ’05-06 2010 12
Chad Oberacker Fauquier ’09 2013 12
11 Doug Dascenzo Front Royal 1986 11
Tommy Murphy Staunton ’98 2005 11
Brett Gardner New Market ’03-04 2008 11
Scott Cousins Harrisonburg ’05 2009 11
Tony Thomas Harrisonburg ’05 2010 11
Ryan Schimpf Luray ’08 2010 11
Tyler Kuhn Luray ’06-07 2011 11
18 Gene Richards Harrisonburg 1975 10
George Vukovich Harrisonburg 1979 10
Dan Pasqua New Market ’81 1983 10
Darren Lewis Harrisonburg 1991 10
John Massarelli Front Royal 1994 10
Kennard Bibbs Harrisonburg ’01 2004 10
Ruben Sosa Harrisonburg ’10 2014 10
Cory Spangenberg Winchester ’10 2014 10

Louie Meadows hit a ridiculous 14 triples in a season three times! In 1983, he played for Daytona Beach in the Florida State League. In 382 at-bats, he hit .293/.390/.503, with 68 runs scored, 25 doubles, 14 triples, nine home runs, 71 RBIs, and 58 walks. He eventually received 138 major league plate appearances.

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