• Prince Fielder, Baseball’s Latest Iron Man

    Posted by on February 3rd, 2013 · Comments (1)

    MLB’s Top 25 in Games Played from 2007 through 2012:

    Rk Player G From To Age PA OPS Pos Tm
    1 Prince Fielder 964 2007 2012 23-28 4190 .950 *3/D MIL-DET
    2 Adrian Gonzalez 961 2007 2012 25-30 4193 .890 *3/9D SDP-BOS-TOT
    3 Robinson Cano 960 2007 2012 24-29 4051 .860 *4/D NYY
    4 Ichiro Suzuki 954 2007 2012 33-38 4279 .753 *98/7D SEA-TOT
    5 Miguel Cabrera 949 2007 2012 24-29 4082 .977 *35/D FLA-DET
    6 Dan Uggla 937 2007 2012 27-32 3991 .811 *4/D FLA-ATL
    7 Albert Pujols 926 2007 2012 27-32 4041 .996 *3/D54 STL-LAA
    8 Michael Young 918 2007 2012 30-35 4051 .785 56D/34 TEX
    9 Jeff Francoeur 914 2007 2012 23-28 3743 .723 *9/8D7 ATL-TOT-KCR
    10 Alex Rios 914 2007 2012 26-31 3858 .770 *98/D7 TOR-TOT-CHW
    11 Curtis Granderson 911 2007 2012 26-31 3918 .846 *8/D7 DET-NYY
    12 Derek Jeter 906 2007 2012 33-38 4184 .789 *6/D NYY
    13 Brandon Phillips 904 2007 2012 26-31 3940 .779 *4/6 CIN
    14 Nick Markakis 903 2007 2012 23-28 4014 .822 *9/D3 BAL
    15 Jhonny Peralta 901 2007 2012 25-30 3732 .747 *65/D3 CLE-TOT-DET
    16 Nick Swisher 901 2007 2012 26-31 3748 .831 *938/D71 OAK-CHW-NYY
    17 Adam Dunn 900 2007 2012 27-32 3744 .849 73D/9 CIN-TOT-WSN-CHW
    18 Carlos Lee 896 2007 2012 31-36 3757 .803 *73/D HOU-TOT
    19 Hunter Pence 894 2007 2012 24-29 3787 .813 *9/8 HOU-TOT
    20 Matt Holliday 892 2007 2012 27-32 3885 .931 *7/D COL-TOT-STL
    21 Ryan Braun 883 2007 2012 23-28 3854 .943 *75/D MIL
    22 Mark Teixeira 882 2007 2012 27-32 3887 .895 *3/D TOT-NYY
    23 Carlos Pena 879 2007 2012 29-34 3577 .839 *3/D TBD-TBR-CHC
    24 David Wright 879 2007 2012 24-29 3852 .880 *5/6D NYM
    25 James Loney 878 2007 2012 23-28 3373 .753 *3/D9 LAD-TOT
    Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
    Generated 2/3/2013.

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    Lotta current Yankees on this list:  Cano, Ichiro, Granderson, Jeter and Teixiera.  What are the odds  that they all play 150 games (each) in 2013?

    Comments on Prince Fielder, Baseball’s Latest Iron Man

    1. Corey
      February 3rd, 2013 | 12:01 pm

      Prince is one of my favorite players. That said I don’t think he’ll be on top of the list in the next 5 years

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