MLB’s Five Great Pitching Trios

Posted: 25th November 2009 by Jonathan Stilwell in MLB
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The Five Great Pitching Trios It hasn’t occurred very often that three pitchers rise to the challenge and cause a team to ascend to great heights because of their efforts. The stars aligned for this to occur about once an era.  The formula would be something like this—you take a staff ace, a great pitcher, bring up a good rookie, and trade for a promising pitcher someone else might not value so much. Every once in a while everything clicked. The trios I found sustained their excellence and success over at least three years. Each pitcher in the trio needed to make a significant contribution in order to be selected.  I rank the trios featured here for the greatness of their contribution and the success it brought the team.   5) The Philadelphia Athletics of Connie ...

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