Top 5 – Most Career Doubles Hit
By Nick Browne
Instant scoring position. That’s what hitting a double means. Whether it’s getting a big inning started with a two-bagger, or knocking in runners with a bases-clearing double, hitting doubles is a huge part of a baseball game. These five guys hit more than any others in their careers.
Tris Speaker – 792 doubles
Speaker, a two-time World Series champ, played for 21 seasons for the Red Sox, Indians, Senators, and Athletics. In his career, he had a .345 batting average to go along with his 3,514 hits.
Pete Rose – 746 doubles
Rose holds several records from his 23-year playing career. Aside from being the Major League Hit King, Charlie Hustle also holds records for games played, at-bats, singles, and outs.
Stan Musial – 725 doubles
Musial spent 22 seasons playing for the Cardinals, and is considered one of the greatest hitters of all time. In addition to his 3,630 hits and 725 doubles, he has a .331 lifetime batting average.
Ty Cobb – 724 doubles
Cobb set or held 90 records during his 22-year playing career, and was a 12-time AL batting champion.
Craig Biggio – 668 doubles
Biggio, a seven-time All-Star and five-time Silver Slugger Award winner, had a .281 career batting average. In his 19-year career, he also had 3,060 hits.