List of Major League Baseball Doubles Records
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List of Major League Baseball Doubles Records

Major League Baseball has various records related to doubles.

Players denoted in boldface are still actively contributing to the record noted. (r) denotes a player's rookie season.

600 Career Doubles

(Through May 5, 2018)

Player Doubles[1] Seasons & Teams
Tris Speaker 792 1907-15 Boston (AL); 16-26 Cleveland; 27 Washington (AL); 28 Philadelphia (AL)
Pete Rose 746 1963-78, 84-86 Cincinnati; 79-83 Philadelphia (NL); 84 Montréal
Stan Musial 725 1941-44, 46-63 St. Louis (NL)
Ty Cobb 724 1905-26 Detroit; 27-28 Philadelphia (AL)
Craig Biggio 668 1988-2007 Houston
George Brett 665 1973-93 Kansas City
Napoleon Lajoie 657 1896-1900 Philadelphia (NL); 01-02, 15-16 Philadelphia (AL); 02-14 Cleveland
Carl Yastrzemski 646 1961-83 Boston (AL)
Honus Wagner 643 1897-99 Louisville (NL); 1900-17 Pittsburgh
David Ortiz 632 1997-2002 Minnesota; 2003-16 Boston (AL)
Albert Pujols 661 2001-11 St. Louis; 2012-2018 Los Angeles (AL)
Henry Aaron 624 1954-74 Milwaukee-Atlanta; 75-76 Milwaukee
Adrian Beltre 621 1998-2004 Los Angeles (NL); 2005-09 Seattle; 10 Boston; 11-18 Texas
Paul Molitor 605 1978-92 Milwaukee (AL); 93-95 Toronto; 96-98 Minnesota
Paul Waner 605 1926-40 Pittsburgh; 41-42 Boston (NL); 43-44 Brooklyn; 44-45 New York (AL)
Cal Ripken, Jr. 603 1981-2001 Baltimore
Barry Bonds 601 1986-92 Pittsburgh; 93-2007 San Francisco

Top 10 Career Doubles By League

American League Player Doubles National League Player Doubles
Tris Speaker 792 Pete Rose 746
Ty Cobb 723 Stan Musial 725
George Brett 665 Craig Biggio 668
Carl Yastrzemski 646 Honus Wagner 640
David Ortiz 619 Paul Waner 605
Paul Molitor 605 Barry Bonds 601
Cal Ripken, Jr. 603 Henry Aaron 600
Robin Yount 583 Luis Gonzalez 561
Wade Boggs 578 Tony Gwynn 543
Charlie Gehringer 571 Joe Medwick 540

Doubles in One Season

Hank Greenberg, Hall of Famer and 2-time MVP
Player Doubles[2] Team Season
Earl Webb 67 Boston Red Sox 1931
George H. Burns 64 Cleveland Indians 1926
Joe Medwick 64 St. Louis Cardinals 1936
Hank Greenberg 63 Detroit Tigers 1934
Paul Waner 62 Pittsburgh Pirates 1932
Charlie Gehringer 60 Detroit Tigers 1936
Tris Speaker 59 Cleveland Indians 1923
Chuck Klein 59 Philadelphia Phillies 1930
Todd Helton 59 Colorado Rockies 2000
Nicholas Castellanos 58 Detroit Tigers/Chicago Cubs 2019
Billy Herman 57 Chicago Cubs 1935
Billy Herman 57 Chicago Cubs 1936
Carlos Delgado 57 Toronto Blue Jays 2000
Joe Medwick 56 St. Louis Cardinals 1937
George Kell 56 Detroit Tigers 1950
Craig Biggio 56 Houston Astros 1999
Garret Anderson 56 Anaheim Angels 2002
Nomar Garciaparra 56 Boston Red Sox 2002
Brian Roberts 56 Baltimore Orioles 2009
José Ramírez 56 Cleveland Indians 2017
Ed Delahanty 55 Philadelphia Phillies 1899
Gee Walker 55 Detroit Tigers 1936
Lance Berkman 55 Houston Astros 2001
Matt Carpenter 55 St. Louis Cardinals 2013

Evolution of the Single Season Record for Doubles

Doubles[3] Player Team Year Years Record Stood
21 Ross Barnes Chicago White Stockings 1876 2
21 Dick Higham Hartford Dark Blues 1876 2
21 Paul Hines Chicago White Stockings 1876 2
22 Dick Higham Providence Grays 1878 1
31 Charlie Eden Cleveland Blues 1879 3
37 King Kelly Chicago White Stockings 1882 1
49 Ned Williamson Chicago White Stockings 1883 4
52 Tip O'Neill St. Louis Browns 1887 12
55 Ed Delahanty Philadelphia Phillies 1899 24
48 Napoleon Lajoie Philadelphia Athletics 1901 (3)
49 Napoleon Lajoie Cleveland Bronchos 1904 (6)
51 Napoleon Lajoie Cleveland Bronchos 1910 (2)
53 Tris Speaker Boston Red Sox 1912 (11)
59 Tris Speaker Cleveland Indians 1923 3
64 George H. Burns Cleveland Indians 1926 5
67 Earl Webb Boston Red Sox 1931 current

Lajoie's 1901 through Speaker's 1912 records are listed because some baseball historians and publications disregard any record set prior to the "Modern Era" which started in 1901.

Multiple Seasons with 50 Doubles

Player Seasons Seasons & Teams
Tris Speaker[4] 5 1912 Boston (AL); 20-21, 23, 26 Cleveland
Paul Waner[5] 3 1928, 32, 36 Pittsburgh
Stan Musial[6] 3 1944, 46, 53 St. Louis (NL)
Albert Pujols[7] 3 2003-04 St. Louis (NL); 2012 Los Angeles (AL)
Brian Roberts[8] 3 2004, 08, 09 Baltimore (AL)
George H. Burns[9] 2 1926-27 Cleveland
Chuck Klein[10] 2 1930, 32 Philadelphia (NL)
Charlie Gehringer[11] 2 1934, 36 Detroit
Billy Herman[12] 2 1935-36 Chicago (NL)
Joe Medwick[13] 2 1936-37 St. Louis (NL)
Hank Greenberg[14] 2 1934, 40 Detroit
Edgar Martínez[15] 2 1995-96 Seattle
Craig Biggio[16] 2 1998-99 Houston
Todd Helton[17] 2 2000-01 Colorado
Nomar Garciaparra[18] 2 2000, 02 Boston (AL)
Miguel Cabrera[19] 2 2006 Florida; 14 Detroit

Multiple Seasons with 40 Doubles

Player Seasons Seasons & Teams
Tris Speaker 10 1912, 14 Boston (AL); 16-17, 20-23, 26 Cleveland; 27 Washington (AL)
Stan Musial 9 1943-44, 46, 48-50, 52-54 St. Louis (NL)
Harry Heilmann[20] 8 191921, 23-27, 29 Detroit; 30 Cincinnati
Wade Boggs[21] 8 1983, 85-91 Boston (AL)
Napoleon Lajoie[22] 7 1897-98 Philadelphia (NL); 1901 Philadelphia (AL); 03-04, 06, 10 Cleveland
Rogers Hornsby[23] 7 1920-22, 24-25 St. Louis (NL); 28 Boston (NL); 29 Chicago (NL)
Lou Gehrig[24] 7 1926-28, 30, 32-34 New York (AL)
Charlie Gehringer 7 1929-30, 32-34, 36-37 Detroit
Joe Medwick 7 1933-39 St. Louis (NL)
Pete Rose[25] 7 1968, 74-76, 78 Cincinnati; 79-80 Philadelphia (NL)
Craig Biggio 7 1993-94, 98-99, 2003-05 Houston
Todd Helton 7 2000-01, 03-07 Colorado
Albert Pujols[26] 7 2001-04, 08-09 St. Louis (NL); 2012 Los Angeles (AL)
Robinson Canó[27] 7 2006-2007, 2009-2013 New York (AL)

League Leader in Doubles, 5 or More Seasons

Player Titles[28] Seasons & Teams
Tris Speaker 8 1912, 14 Boston (AL); 16, 18, 20-23 Cleveland
Stan Musial 8 1943-44, 46, 48-49, 53-54 St. Louis (NL)
Honus Wagner 7 1900, 02, 04, 06-09 Pittsburgh
Napoleon Lajoie 5 1898 Philadelphia (NL); 1901 Philadelphia (AL); 04, 06, 10 Cleveland
Pete Rose 5 1974-76, 78 Cincinnati; 80 Philadelphia (NL)

League Leader in Doubles, 3 or More Consecutive Seasons

Player Titles Seasons & Teams
Honus Wagner 4 1906-09 Pittsburgh
Tris Speaker 4 1920-23 Cleveland
Dan Brouthers 3 1886-88 Detroit (NL)
Rogers Hornsby 3 1920-22 St. Louis (NL)
Joe Medwick 3 1936-38 St. Louis (NL)
Stan Musial 3 1952-54 St. Louis (NL)
Pete Rose 3 1974-76 Cincinnati
Don Mattingly 3 1984-86 New York (AL)

League Leader in Doubles, Three Decades

Player Seasons & Teams
never accomplished

League Leader in Doubles, Both Leagues

Player Seasons & Teams
Napoleon Lajoie 1898 Philadelphia (NL); 1901 Philadelphia (AL); 04, 06, 10 Cleveland
Ed Delahanty 1901 Philadelphia (NL); 02 Washington (AL)

League Leader in Doubles, Three Different Teams

Player Seasons & Teams
Napoleon Lajoie 1898 Philadelphia (NL); 1901 Philadelphia (AL); 04, 06, 10 Cleveland

Four doubles by an individual in one game

This record is held by over 50 players.[29] The most recent to be credited with 4 doubles in one game was Rafael Devers of the Boston Red Sox on August 13, 2019 in a 10-inning game against the Cleveland Indians.[30]

Players who have hit 4 doubles in a game twice

Two players have twice achieved the feat of hitting four doubles in a game:[31]

Player Team Date Opponent
Billy Werber (2) Boston Red Sox July 17, 1935 Cleveland Indians
Cincinnati Reds May 13, 1940 St. Louis Cardinals
Albert Belle (2) Baltimore Orioles August 29, 1999 Detroit Tigers
Baltimore Orioles September 23, 1999 Oakland Athletics

350 Doubles by a Team in One Season

References

  1. ^ Career Leaders & Records for Doubles Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ Doubles statistics @ Baseball-Reference.com
  3. ^ Annual doubles leaders @ Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ Tris Speaker statistics @ mlb.com
  5. ^ Paul Waner statistics @ mlb.com
  6. ^ Stan Musial statistics @ mlb.com
  7. ^ Albert Pujols statistics @ mlb.com
  8. ^ Brian Roberts statistics @ mlb.com
  9. ^ George H. Burns statistics @ mlb.com
  10. ^ Chuck Klein statistics @ mlb.com
  11. ^ Charlie Gehringer statistics @ mlb.com
  12. ^ Billy Herman statistics @ mlb.com
  13. ^ Joe Medwick statistics @ mlb.com
  14. ^ Hank Greenberg statistics @ mlb.com
  15. ^ Edgar Martínez statistics @ mlb.com
  16. ^ Craig Biggio statistics @ mlb.com
  17. ^ Todd Helton statistics @ mlb.com
  18. ^ Nomar Garciaparra statistics @ mlb.com
  19. ^ Miguel Cabrera statistics @ mlb.com
  20. ^ Harry Heilmann statistics @ mlb.com
  21. ^ Wade Boggs statistics @ mlb.com
  22. ^ Nap Lajoie statistics @ mlb.com
  23. ^ Rogers Hornsby statistics @ mlb.com
  24. ^ Lou Gehrig statistics @ mlb.com
  25. ^ Pete Rose statistics @ mlb.com
  26. ^ Pujols statistics @ baseball-reference.com
  27. ^ Robinson Canó statistics @ mlb.com
  28. ^ Annual doubles leaders @ Baseball-Reference.com
  29. ^ List of players with four doubles in a single game @ baseball almanac.com
  30. ^ "Box Score".
  31. ^ "Batting Game Finder: From 1908 to 2018, (requiring 2B>=4), sorted by most recent date". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 2018.
  32. ^ Historic team doubles statistics @ mlb.com

See also


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