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#1 gunnarthor

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Posted 30 November 2018 - 03:08 PM

Billy Hamilton of the Reds was released today and looking at his stats I found this out. He never led the league in stolen bases. He was second five times. I would've guessed a lot of money that he was #1 a few times.

 

Can you name the three players who did lead the league in those years?

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Posted 30 November 2018 - 03:19 PM

without looking, I would guess a Twins prospect's older brother?

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Posted 30 November 2018 - 03:26 PM

 

without looking, I would guess a Twins prospect's older brother?

Wow, yep. Dee Gordon did it three times.


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Posted 30 November 2018 - 04:13 PM

Interesting, yeah I would have thought he lead the league nearly every year.

 

Can I do another one that I came across today? While noticing that Milwaukee traded Mitch Hanigar mid season in 2014, I was wondering if the Twins would have had anyone that may have interested the Brewers at that time. Without looking, does anyone know who lead the Twins in OPS* in 2014? And it wasn't even close, runner up was .52 points behind.

 

*With more than 8 plate appearances


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Posted 30 November 2018 - 04:28 PM

 

Interesting, yeah I would have thought he lead the league nearly every year.

 

Can I do another one that I came across today? While noticing that Milwaukee traded Mitch Hanigar mid season in 2014, I was wondering if the Twins would have had anyone that may have interested the Brewers at that time. Without looking, does anyone know who lead the Twins in OPS* in 2014? And it wasn't even close, runner up was .52 points behind.

 

*With more than 8 plate appearances

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Posted 30 November 2018 - 04:44 PM

 

Interesting, yeah I would have thought he lead the league nearly every year.

 

Can I do another one that I came across today? While noticing that Milwaukee traded Mitch Hanigar mid season in 2014, I was wondering if the Twins would have had anyone that may have interested the Brewers at that time. Without looking, does anyone know who lead the Twins in OPS* in 2014? And it wasn't even close, runner up was .52 points behind.

 

*With more than 8 plate appearances

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Posted 30 November 2018 - 04:54 PM

 

Billy Hamilton of the Reds was released today and looking at his stats I found this out. He never led the league in stolen bases. He was second five times. I would've guessed a lot of money that he was #1 a few times.

 

Can you name the three players who did lead the league in those years?

If it were possible to steal first base, Hamilton might have lead the league every season of his career. The sub-300 OBP puts a severe hurt'in on the stolen base numbers.

 

Here's one...

Billy Hamilton would need to steal 637 more bases to catch which hall-of-fame outfielder from the turn of the century? (No, not this century.The other one.)

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Posted 30 November 2018 - 05:59 PM

Here's one...

Billy Hamilton would need to steal 637 more bases to catch which hall-of-fame outfielder from the turn of the century? (No, not this century.The other one.)

I guessed correctly and then checked to see if I was right: Billy Hamilton!

 

(No, not this Billy Hamilton.The other one.)

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