Today’s Sports Stat-July 6, 2017
TODAYSPORTSTAT-July 6, 2017
Oakland A’s outfielder Rajai Davis last night became the ninth player since 1913 to steal four bases in a game at age 35 or older. Davis, who is 36 years old (and 259 days) did it in the A’s 7-4 win over the White Sox.
Kenny Lofton is the oldest player in MLB history to steal four or more bases in a game. Lofton, at age 40-029, had four steals for the Rangers in a game on June 29, 2007. He is also the only player in his 40’s to steal four bases in a contest.
Thirty-six different players age 30 or older have stolen four or more bases in a game. Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson tops this group doing it four times in his career. Tony Womack, Ichiro Suzuki, Otis Nixon and Davey Lopes each stole four or more bases in a game three times at age 30 or older.