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DOUBLE PLAY LEADERS (1871-present)

Most double plays, career)
226 - Ray Schalk, 1727 games (18 years - 1912-1929)
193 - Steve O'Neill, 1530 games (17 years - 1911-1928)
175 - Yogi Berra, 1699 games (19 years - 1946-1965)
163 - Gabby Hartnett, 1793 games (20 years - 1922-1941) - N.L. Leader
156 - Bob Boone, 2225 games (19 years - 1972-1990)
154 - Tony Pena, 1950 games (18 years - 1980-1997)
149 - Ivan Rodriguez, 2288 games (19 years - 1991-20nn)

Most double plays, season
36 - Steve O'Neill, 1916 Cleveland Indians, 128 games
29 - Frankie Hayes, 1945 Philadelphia A's (6) and Cleveland (23), 151 games
25 - Ray Schalk, 1916 Chicago White Sox, 124 games
25 - Yogi Berra, 1951 New York Yankees, 141 games
23 - Jack Lapp, 1915 Philadelphia A's, 89 games
23 - Tom Haller, 1968 Los Angeles Dodgers, 139 games
23 - Muddy Ruel, 1924 Washington Senators, 147 games

Most double plays, game
4 - Chris Hoiles, Baltimore 4/9/1998
3 - (Many Catchers)
Jack O'Neill, Chicago (NL) 4/26/1905
Bob O'Farrell, Chicago (NL) 7/9/1919
Shanty Hogan, New York (NL) 8/19/1931
Ebba St. Claire, Boston (NL) 8/9/1951
Ron Hodges, New York Mets (NL) 4/23/1978
Eddie Taubensee, Cincinnati (NL) 4/23/1999
Damian Miller, Arizona (NL) 5/25/1999
Brian Schneider, Montreal (NL) 6/11/2004

Most double plays as a Career Seasonal Average (Min 5 years)
13 - Ray Schalk, 18 years (1912-1929), 1727 games
11 - Steve O'Neill, 17 years (1911-1928), 1530 games
11 - Chief Meyers, 9 years (1909-1917), 911 games
10 - Bill Killefer, 13 years (1909-1921), 1005 games
10 - Johnny Kling, 13 years (1900-1913), 1168 games
10 - Bill Bergen, 11 years (1901-1911), 941 games

 
 



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