On This Day In Baseball History: August 16, 2007

Jose Reyes

 

New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes steals the 60th of the 78 bases he’ll steal in 2007 becoming the 1st infielder and 10th player all time to steal 60 or more bases in three consecutive seasons. Reyes’ speed made him one of the best leadoff men in the game. Between 2005-2007 he not only stole 60 bases each season (202 total, 60, 64, and 78) he also hit 46 triples and scored 340 runs all while batting .284 with a .336 on-base percentage.

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