Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 10/25/12
Name: William Adolph Wambsganss Position: Second Base Tribe Time: 1914-1923 DOB: 03/19/1894 Accolades: Top 25 MVP (1922) Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB CS SB% OBP SLG AVG OPS ISOP Best Season (1921) 107 410 80 117 28 5 2 47 161 44 27 13 7 65% .359 .393 .285 .752 .107 Career 1170 4191 556 1083 159 50 6 429 1360 376 295 122 60 67% .308 .325 .258 .633 .066 Post Season Career 7 26 3 4 0 0 0 1 4 3 1 0 0 0% .241 .154 .154 .395 .000 Wambsganss was part of what was possibly the rarest play in the history of Major League Baseball. In 1920, he became the only player in the history of baseball to turn an unassisted triple play in the World Series. There have been just eight total in American League history and Indians players have made three of them, including the first ever (Neal Ball in 1909) and the last (Asdrubal Cabrera,...
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