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Many players will not ever reach the cycle in their MLB career. Even great players can do it. Babe Ruth was not able to do it. The feat was also not achieved by Ken Griffey Jr. and Willie Mays.
Trea Turner, at the age of 28, did it for the third consecutive time. She also tied an MLB record.
He did it on his birthday!
Turner went 4-for-4, with four runs and an RBI. He also stole two bases. He had a single, a double, and a run in the first. In the third, he scored a run with an RBI.
His 2017 and 2019 cycles were his previous ones.
The Nationals led 11-5. Turner was pinch-hit by Ryan Zimmerman in the bottom of seventh.
He is having an excellent year. He has hit.318 with 14 homers, 38 RBI, 18 stolen base and 50 runs. After finishing seventh in National League MVP voting last year, he seems certain to win his first All-Star Game nomination.
Turner is a star. He's also one of few players who can claim to have achieved something Ruth and Mays could not match.