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Boggs by the numbers
Major accomplishments

7 straight 200-hit seasons (1983-89), the only player this century to do so

5 American League batting titles

14 seasons of hitting more than .300

6 seasons leading AL in on-base percentage

12 All-Star Game selections

2 Gold Gloves

1 World Series ring

240 hits in 1985, most since 1930

The hit man

In 2,414 career games , Boggs has:

  • reached base safely in 1,941 - 80.4 percent
  • had a hit in 1,685 -- 71.5 percent
  • had more than one hit in 878 -- 36.3 percent
  • struck out in 636 -- 26.3 percent
  • struck out more than once 80 times -- .03 percent
  • struck out three times 12 times -- .004 percent.

Hits by stadiums
Fenway Park 1173 SkyDome 59
Yankee 444 Old Comiskey Park 51
Royals/Kauffman 117 Exhibition (Tor.) 42
Metrodome (Min.) 112 New Comiskey Park 40
Tiger 112 Camden Yards 38
Kingdome (Sea.) 107 Jacobs Field 22
County (Mil.) 106 Ballpark at Arlington 17
Anaheim/Edison 106 Pro Player (Fla.) 8
Cleveland 106 Shea 4
Tropicana Field 90 Olympic Stadium 3
Arlington 79 Veterans (Phil.) 2
Oakland 78 Turner Field 2
Memorial (Bal.) 75

 

Favorite victims
Jack Morris
30
Bill Krueger
22
Mark Gubicza
29
Jimmy Key
21
Bret Saberhagen
27
Mark Langston
21
Dave Stewart
26
Scott Erickson
21
Walt Terrell
26
Jamie Moyer
20
Charlie Hough
25
Kirk McCaskill
20
Charlie Leibrandt
23
Dave Stieb
20
Bobby Witt
23
Frank Viola
20


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