Evansville Triplets

Defunct MiLB infobox
name = Evansville Triplets
firstseason = 1970
lastseason = 1984
allyears =
city = Evansville, Indiana

cap
lastclasslevel = Triple-A (1970-1984)
pastclasslevel =
lastleague = American Association (1970-1984)
conference =
division = Eastern Division
pastleague =
lastmajorleague = Detroit Tigers (1974-1984)
pastmajorleague = Milwaukee Brewers (1971-1973)
*Minnesota Twins (1970)
lastnickname = Evansville Triplets (1970-1984)
pastnames =
lastballpark = Bosse Field (1970-1984)
pastparks =
classchamps =
leaguechamps = 1972, 1975, 1979
conferencechamps=
divisionchamps = 1972, 1975, 1979, 1981
The Evansville Triplets were a minor league baseball team of the American Association from by|1970-by|1984. In its last season, Evansville was the Triple-A farm team for the Detroit Tigers. In by|1985, the Triplets were purchased by Larry Schmittou and moved to Nashville, Tennessee to become the Nashville Sounds. The Sounds inherited the history of the Double-A franchise that preceded it in Nashville, and the Triplets' legacy was retired.

Alumni from 1984 Championship Detroit Tigers

* Rod Allen
* Juan Berenguer
* Tom Brookens
* Marty Castillo
* Barbaro Garbey
* Kirk Gibson
* Howard Johnson
* Ruppert Jones
* Aurelio Lopez
* Dwight Lowry
* Jack Morris
* Lance Parrish
* Dan Petry
* Milt Wilcox
* Carl Willis

Other alumni

* Fernando Arroyo
* Rich Auerbach
* Doug Baker
* Bert Blyleven
* Mark Fidrych
* Mike Laga
* Gene Lamont
* Ron LeFlore
* Charlie Manuel
* John Wockenfuss

ee also

*Sports in Evansville

External links

* [http://www.thebaseballcube.com/teams/team_10517.shtml Evansville at The Baseball Cube]


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