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Did You Know…

The last major league player to hit twenty or more triples in a season and steal less than 10 bases in the same season is Stan Musial.

In 1946, Musial connected for 20 triples and stole just 7 bases.

Stan Musial

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On May 11, 1936, Yankees’ second baseman Tony Lazzeri recorded 11 RBI in a single game – an American League record.  This feat remains intact today.

tony lazerri

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The member of the ‘3,000 Hits Club’ with the lowest career batting average is Carl Yastrzemski.  With 3,419 career hits, Yaz compiled a lifetime batting average of just .285.

Yaz

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Harmon Killebrew hit more home runs during the 1960’s than any other player in the major leagues.

Killebrew slugged 393 round-trippers in the decade, finishing ahead of Hank Aaron’s 375 and Mays’ 350.

Killebrew