Daring Base Running

In 1875, Saint Louis outfielder Ned Cuthbert circled the bases in 13 1/2 seconds.

In 1894, Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Billy Hamilton scored 192 runs in 129 games.

In 1896, Baltimore Oriole outfielder Joe Kelley stole 87 bases in 131 games.

In 1921, New York Yankee outfielder Babe Ruth scored 177 runs in 151 games.

On June 11, 1927, Augusta third baseman Bill Werber stole seven bases in one game. He accomplished this fete against the Columbia S.C. team in a South Atlantic League game. Werber stole home once, third base twice and second base four times. On one trip he stole second, third and home.

In 1961, Cesar Tovar paced the New York Penn League with 88 stolen bases while playing for the Geneva, New York team.

In 1966, California Angels outfielder Jose Cardenal stole a base in eleven straight games.

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