Triple Play 99

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This iteration of EA's baseball simulation adds 3D hardware support, a career mode, and a full-league draft. It features official Major League Baseball statistics and names of all teams and players from the 1998 season.

Other modes include single-game exhibition, home run derby, play-off, tournament, season and manager.

The new career mode allows you to play multiple seasons. Tournament mode allows you to create a custom tournament with up to eight teams.

The Full-league draft allows you to build your own team from scratch using trade points, that determine the amount of and skill of players you can acquire.

Manager mode has you looking at all the statistics behind the game instead of the more action based actual ball game.

Multiplayer options for PC version include modem, LAN and internet modes. Playstation supports two player split-screen.

The game's commentary is supplied by Jim Hughson and Buck Martinez


Triple Play 99 PlayStation Scene from the video intro
Triple Play 99 PlayStation Ball on the field
Triple Play 99 PlayStation About to throw
Triple Play 99 PlayStation Picking teams

Alternate Titles

  • "Triple Play Baseball '99" -- French/German DICE release title

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PSX Nation PlayStation Mar 10, 1998 87 out of 100 87
Power Unlimited Windows Sep, 1998 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot Windows Apr 07, 1998 8.3 out of 10 83
Gamezilla PlayStation 1998 81 out of 100 81
Gamezilla Windows Jun 10, 1998 73 out of 100 73
GameSpot PlayStation Mar 23, 1998 7.2 out of 10 72
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jun 03, 1998 71 out of 100 71
IGN PlayStation Mar 10, 2008 7 out of 10 70
CyberGames PlayStation Apr 08, 1998 7 out of 10 70
IGN Windows Aug 13, 1998 5 out of 10 50


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