Recently, I was thinking about the 1970s Dodgers infield of Davey Lopes, Ron Cey, Steve Garvey and Bill Russell. They famously played together longer than any other infield foursome (833 games). It got me wondering what trio of outfielders started the most games together, both in specific outfield slots and as a general trio regardless of absolute position.
With assistance from the Retrosheet gamelogs, I was able to determine the following top ten trios through 2015 …
Most games started by the same threesome in the same outfield alignment:
Most games started by the same threesome, regardless of specific position in the outfield:
The Williams-Tobin-Jacobson trio patrolled the outfield for the St. Louis Browns primarily from 1920 through 1924.