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The Top Ten Greatest MLB Base Stealers of All Time

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10.) Honus Wagner

  • Honus Wagner played for the Louisville Colonels and the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • World Series Champion (1909)
  • 5 Time National League Stolen Base Leader (1901, 1902, 1904, 1907, 1908)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

9.) Max Carey

  • Max Carey played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Brooklyn Robins.
  • World Series Champion (1905)
  • 10 Time National League Stolen Base Leader (1913, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1920, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

8.) Arlie Latham

  • Arlie Latham played for the Buffalo Bisons, the St. Louis Browns, the Chicago Pirates, the Cincinnati Reds, the Washington Senators, and the New York Giants.
  • Stole 739 Career Bases
  • Older Player in the Major Leagues (1909 at 49 years old)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

7.) Eddie Collins

  • Eddie Collins played for the Philadelphia Athletics and the Chicago White Sox.
  • 6 Time World Series Champion (1910, 1911, 1913, 1917, 1929, 1930)
  • American League MVP (1914)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

6.) Vince Coleman

  • Vince Coleman played for the St. Louis Cardinals, the New York Mets, the Kansas City Royals, the Seattle Mariners, the Cincinnati Reds, and the Detroit Tigers.
  • National League Rookie of the Year (1985)
  • 2 Time MLB All Star (1988, 1989)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

5.) Tim Raines

  • Tim Raines played for the Montreal Expos, the Chicago White Sox, the New York Yankees, the Oakland Athletics, the Baltimore Orioles, and the Florida Marlins.
  • 3 Time World Series Champion (1996, 1998, 2005)
  • National League Batting Champion (1986)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

4.) Ty Cobb

  • Ty Cobb played for the Detroit Tigers and the Philadelphia Athletics.
  • American League MVP (1911)
  • Triple Crown (1909)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

3.) Billy Hamilton

  • Billy Hamilton played for the Kansas City Cowboys, the Philadelphia Phillies, and the Boston Beaneaters.
  • 2 Time National League Batting Champion (1891, 1893)
  • 5 Time National League Stolen Base Leader (1889, 1890, 1891, 1894, 1895)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

2.) Lou Brock

  • Lou Brock played for the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • 2 Time World Series Champion (1964, 1967)
  • Roberto Clemente Award (1975)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

1.) Rickey Henderson

  • Rickey Henderson played for the Oakland Athletics, the New York Yankees, the Toronto Blue Jays, the San Diego Padres, the Anaheim Angels, the New York Mets, the Seattle Mariners, the Boston Red Sox, and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • 2 Time World Series Champion (1989, 1993)
  • American League MVP (1990)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

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