“A _____ short of the cycle …”

Don’t you love articles that note players who finished just one particular type of hit short of the cycle?

Like this guy, who finished a triple short of the cycle … A triple, the hardest, rarest form of hit to be had, and its news-worthy?

Well, to celebrate the “____ short of the cycle” champs, here are the 2015 and single season leaders for each type of hit lacking.

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Homering and Cycling … the new Biathlon?

Coming into Friday night’s action there had at least 237 cycles in major league history, and there have been at least 510 instances of a batter hitting at least three homers in a game.  It takes a pretty unique skill set to accomplish both in a career. Here are the players to have done so: … Read more

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