MLB: Top 20 Players with the Most Doubles in Baseball History
Doubles aren’t home runs, but don’t sell them short. Two-baggers are a big deal in baseball – they instantly put runners in scoring position.
And if you look at the top 20 players with the most all time, it’s a list of just about all Hall of Famers.
Several active players will soon, or eventually, crack the top 20. Todd Helton needs just eight to overtake Charlie Gehringer. Bobby Abreu is just three behind Helton. Both should make it this season.
Further behind are Scott Rolen (507) and Alex Rodriguez (504). Albert Pujols, the youngest contender amongst true actives, sits at 476. If he keeps up his pace (or even, and more likely, a diminishing one) over the length of his 10-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, he should one day be a 700-double man, at least.
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