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5-4-3 Double Play

What does 5-4-3 Double Play Mean?

A type of double play that occurs when the ball is hit to the third baseman (5), then thrown to the second baseman (4) to get the runner out, and then thrown to the first baseman (3) to get the batter out. The first out is recorded as a 5-4 out.

Sporting Charts explains 5-4-3 Double Play

This common type of double play is also referred to as "Around the horn".

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