This day in baseball

On May 23, 1890, the New York Giants and the Pittsburgh Alleghenys steal a combined seventeen bases in a single game, setting a National League record that still stands today.  New York won the contest, 17-10.

The overall Major League single game record for combined stolen bases was set on April 22, 1890 by Philadelphia and Syracuse in the American Association.

1888_Pittsburg_Alleghenys

1890 Pittsburgh Alleghenys (ootpdevelopments.com)


2 Comments on “This day in baseball”

  1. wkkortas says:

    What I’m getting from this picture is that I don’t want to be sitting in that second deck. A bit rickety for my taste.


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