Fahy’s feat: Dr. Murray 8-year-old turns unassisted triple play

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AT THE READY — Not too much gets past Connor Fahy with his trusty mitt by his side.

YOUTH BASEBALL

Darien Little Leaguer eight-year-old Connor Fahy made the rarest play in all of baseball recently, the unassisted triple play.

An unassisted triple play occurs when a defensive player makes all three putouts by himself in one continuous play, without his teammates making any assists.

The first baseman for the Dr. Murray’s team in AA ball, executed the play to perfection.

With no outs and runners on first and second, Fahy caught a hard line drive for the first out and quickly doubled off the runners on first and second base for the inning ending play.

In the history of major league baseball, the unassisted triple play has occurred just 15 times, making it rarer than a perfect game.

Appears in June 29 print issue of The Darien Times