• Yanks Who Really Dish It

    Posted by on September 28th, 2009 · Comments (3)

    Here’s a fun little list – it’s Yankees with the most seasons where they had 700+ Plate Appearances – with 2009 being through yesterday’s game:

                       From  To   Ages Seasons Link to Individual Seasons
    +-----------------+----+----+-----+-------+------------------------------+
     Derek Jeter       1997 2009 23-35       8 Ind. Seasons
     Lou Gehrig        1927 1937 24-34       6 Ind. Seasons
     Bobby Richardson  1961 1965 25-29       4 Ind. Seasons
     Frankie Crosetti  1936 1939 25-28       4 Ind. Seasons
     Red Rolfe         1935 1939 26-30       4 Ind. Seasons
     Roy White         1970 1976 26-32       3 Ind. Seasons
     Alex Rodriguez    2005 2007 29-31       2 Ind. Seasons
     Alfonso Soriano   2002 2003 26-27       2 Ind. Seasons
     Chuck Knoblauch   1998 1999 29-30       2 Ind. Seasons
     Steve Sax         1989 1991 29-31       2 Ind. Seasons
     Don Mattingly     1985 1986 24-25       2 Ind. Seasons
     Phil Rizzuto      1949 1950 32-33       2 Ind. Seasons
     Snuffy Stirnweiss 1944 1945 25-26       2 Ind. Seasons
     Earle Combs       1927 1928 28-29       2 Ind. Seasons
     Hideki Matsui     2005 2005 31-31       1 Ind. Seasons
     Rickey Henderson  1986 1986 27-27       1 Ind. Seasons
     Horace Clarke     1970 1970 30-30       1 Ind. Seasons
     Tom Tresh         1962 1962 24-24       1 Ind. Seasons
     Lyn Lary          1931 1931 25-25       1 Ind. Seasons
    
    Seasons/Careers found: 19.

    Derek Jeter may have an Yankees record there that may never be broken, eh?

    Comments on Yanks Who Really Dish It

    1. MJ
      September 28th, 2009 | 10:55 am

      Good health, a strong lineup and batting either first or second will do that. The remarkable thing to me is that Gehrig was able to do it from the cleanup spot.

    2. September 28th, 2009 | 12:44 pm

      Plus, Lou did it in a shorter season – 154 games.

    3. MJ
      September 28th, 2009 | 1:16 pm

      @ Steve Lombardi:
      Great point. Man, it must’ve been something to watch him play.

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