Carl Crawford Ties Modern Stolen Base Record

When you think of current baseball players who have permanent green lights on the basepath, the list is pretty much Jose Reyes, Jacoby Ellsbury, Carl Crawford… and that’s probably it (Bobby Abreu’s 11 steals are a frightening anomaly and will be summarily ignored).

Carl Crawford SB
(Today, Crawford is Captain Awesome.)

And while Ellsbury’s steal of home plate was the most memorable single steal since Dave Roberts in 2004, Crawford just ran his way back into the news by thieving six bases in one game, which ties the modern base record. Just like it says in the headline that you already read that gave this all away.

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