Saturday, May 3, 2014

1966 Topps NL Stolen Base Leaders: Wills, Brock, Wynn

Maury Wills tore up the base-paths again in 1965, stealing 94 bases. He was also caught stealing 31 times to lead the league. Lou Brock had 63 swipes and was thrown out 27 times. Brock's 27 failed attempts was the highest since Bernie Friberg in 1924. Wills' 31 was the highest since Ty Cobb in 1915. Rounding out the top 3 is the "Toy Cannon" with 43 stolen bases to a mere 4 times caught stealing.

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