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1-2-3 Double Play

What is 1-2-3 Double Play?

A type of double play that occurs when the bases are loaded and the ball is hit to the pitcher (1), then thrown to the catcher (2), who gets the runner coming home on the force out, with the catcher then throwing to the first baseman (3) to get the batter out.

Sporting Charts explains 1-2-3 Double Play

Compared to the 6-4-3, 4-6-3 and 5-4-3 double plays, the 1-2-3 double play is a far less common type of double play.

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