If you read my Card of the Week post on Saturday you'll remember Ron Fairly's fairly odd 1960 season where he had 3 triples but no singles. Here are the leaders since 1901 in most extra-base hits in a season with no singles.
Fairly makes in on there with 4, having added in a homer with his triples.
I bet you never expected to see Rick Wrona and Dixie Howell together at the top of a leaderboard. Wrona's season makes sense--he had only 12 plate appearances and manage to whack a bunch of doubles and a homer. Obviously if he had played more, his hits distribution would have evened out a little more.
Most of the other seasons on the list, including Fairly's, are more surprising. I find it wild that a guy can go 30-40 plate appearances without a single but still hitting several extra-base hits. Of course, the fact that this list is so short backs up the idea that it's quite rare.
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