Most Home Runs (More SB Than HR) by BruceM

Champion(s):

GoodmanDL
A genius is someone like Norman Einstein...


Runner(s)-Up:

JeziorskiM
I was told we didn't have to prepare anything.

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Quiz Description

Name these baseball players who are prolific at hitting home runs but even more prolific at stealing bases.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 10 23 39 21 41 32 12 03 37 39 62 53
1 GoodmanDL 410 98 15
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2 AnthonyBianca 407 95 15
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2 JeziorskiM 407 95 15
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4 RauscherM 405 92 15
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5 GrahamJ 398 89 15
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6 Egantx7 384 87 15
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7 randalleng 376 84 15
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7 MilesTeg 376 84 15
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9 ztucker 368 80 15
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10 Matto 365 78 15
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11 Longford 361 76 15
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12 BarthR 358 73 15
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13 SchroederS 353 71 15
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14 LorinBurte 339 69 15
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15 SochackiA 336 67 15
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16 apeekrtr 328 64 15
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17 Ruwisc 327 62 15
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18 Commodore 326 60 15
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19 BoyerA 322 57 15
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20 jnowell 320 55 15
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21 Svoyager-11 309 53 15
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22 BrezinaD 294 51 15
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23 reallydumb4real 290 48 15
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24 GarciaD 288 46 15
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25 FeitelD 283 44 15
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26 ChernicoffS 280 42 15
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27 KPope 258 39 15
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28 MattK 252 37 15
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29 RalliP 248 35 15
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30 WeikleB 236 32 15
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31 RebstockJ 230 30 15
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32 johnbcrowe 225 28 15
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33 ThomasB 222 26 15
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34 HightB 192 23 15
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35 SokolM 160 21 15
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36 JonesRW 152 19 15
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37 HoH 147 17 00
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38 ColeB 129 14 15
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39 MoyseyC 126 12 00
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40 BIngram 122 10 15
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41 MitchellWA 113 7 00
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42 MatthewsP 94 5 15
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43 HirschO 85 3 15
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44 DouglasLovesVixey 0 1 00
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Questions:

This Hall of Fame second baseman (268, 689) played 22 seasons (1963-1984), mostly in Houston and Cincinnati. He would spend many subsequent years in the same ESPN broadcast booth as Jon Miller.

NOTE: Notation like "(268, 689)" signifies career home run and stolen base totals. Questions #1-10 cover the players at #10-1 for most career home runs by players with more SB than HR.

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Joe Morgan

In May 2018 the Red Sox released this former shortstop (269, 281). This 35-year-old was once Rookie of the Year (2006 Marlins), stealing 51 bases in each of his first two seasons.

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Hanley Ramirez

This outfielder (278, 297) hit four home runs in one May 2002 game. This three-time gold glover with a .249 career batting average played for eight teams in 17 years, including four seasons each with the Mariners and White Sox.

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Mike Cameron

The pride of Spokane, Washington, this second baseman (282, 344) had 19 home runs and 19 triples in his 1984 MVP season. Two years earlier, Philadelphia had traded him and Larry Bowa for Ivan DeJesus. Both he and Bowa would go on to manage the Phillies.

(More recently, both he and Brian Urlacher have appeared on Chicagoland billboards advertising a hair restoration treatment.)

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Ryne Sandberg

This outfielder (282, 349) was childhood friends with Darryl Strawberry in south central Los Angeles. Injuries prevented an even better career: For example, he lacerated a kidney on a diving catch in Game 4 of the 1990 World Series.

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Eric Davis

This Venezuelan outfielder (288, 400) was chosen by Tampa Bay in the 1997 expansion draft, but the Devil Rays dealt him to Philadelphia for Kevin Stocker. He mostly wore #53 in 18 seasons with the Phillies, Angels, and Yankees, among others.

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Bobby Abreu

This former catcher converted to second base (291, 414) and that's all you need. Hall of Fame in 2015.

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Craig Biggio

This outfielder (297, 1406) turned 60 on December 25th, 2018. He was the youngest player in the American League in 1979 and the oldest in 2002.

"If you could split him in two, you'd have two Hall of Famers." -- Bill James, about this player

"You have tenure, sit wherever you want." --[the answer to Q9], to this player, as they boarded a bus

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Rickey Henderson

This outfielder (304, 320), nicknamed "Dorsal" by Chris Berman, is the only position player to play for all five National League West teams.

In Game 5 of the 2001 World Series he became the second major leaguer to hit a home run in November. (Several hours earlier, Derek Jeter had ended Game 4 by becoming the first to do so.)

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Steve Finley

First and last name required. With 332 home runs and 461 steals, who is the all-time major league leader in home runs among players with more steals than home runs? To reiterate: First and last name required.

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Bobby Bonds

Although he barely misses the premise of this quiz, this outfielder (305, 304) is one of just eight 300-300 club members. (As are the answers to Q9 and Q10 of course.) He played eight of 17 seasons with the Reds, though he was a Royal when he hit his 300th home run in 2006.

In 1994 he charged the mound when Pedro Martinez hit him with a pitch in the eighth inning. The thing is, Pedro had a perfect game until that point.

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Reggie Sanders

Either of two answers is acceptable. Two players were your 2018 "more SB than HR" home run leaders, each with exactly 20 home runs. A Chicago White Sox shortstop (20, 26) put up a .240/.281/.406 stat line with just 30 walks in 606 plate appearances. A Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder (20, 33) shifted to center field after Andrew McCutchen's departure. Name either of those two players.

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Tim Anderson, Starling Marte