This day in baseball: Records in strandingPosted: August 10, 2017
On August 10, 1901, Frank Isbell of the Chicago White Sox set what was then an American League record by stranding 11 base runners as a result of his at-bats. The Indians beat Chicago, 11-7, at Cleveland’s League Park.
The current American League record for base runners stranded stands at 12, held in a tie by Trot Nixon (2003) and David Ortiz (2009). The NL record is 14, held by Ryan Zimmerman (2016).