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Thank you for your support!         AL 3B Chronology Index Age 35 & Over Aggregate Chronology
           
            American League
               
Pos Pct. of 3rd Base Fielding Statistics Batting Statistics as Third Baseman   Win Shares
Year Rank WSQ Leader Tm Age WSQ Total Games PO Assts Err DP F Pct. At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC   B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G
1901 2 Lave Cross PHI 35 21.66 9.7%   100 140 236 33 7 .919   424 139 28 12 2 82 73 19 1 6 23 .328 .358 .465 .823 84   14.1 4.4 18.5 .141 .044 .185
1902 1 Lave Cross PHI 36 30.34 13.4%   137 185 306 30 18 .942   559 191 39 8 0 90 108 27 2 7 25 .342 .374 .440 .814 107   18.5 7.6 26.1 .135 .055 .191
1903 5 Lave Cross PHI 37 15.27 13.1%   136 152 228 20 14 .950   555 162 22 4 2 60 89 10 0 8 14 .292 .304 .357 .661 64   9.5 6.7 16.2 .070 .049 .119
1904 3 Lave Cross PHI 38 24.31 11.9%   155 164 247 28 15 .936   607 176 31 10 1 73 71 13 5 14 10 .290 .310 .379 .689 72   15.0 6.4 21.4 .097 .041 .138
1905 1 Jimmy Collins BOS 35 28.89 25.1%   300 341 553 69 19 .928   1165 310 58 11 4 142 145 68 7 28 27 .266 .310 .345 .655 138   26.5 12.4 38.9 .088 .041 .130
1906 1 Lave Cross WAS 40 18.25 13.8%   162 200 312 31 11 .943   636 169 22 10 2 72 62 32 0 18 20 .266 .301 .341 .642 71   14.6 4.8 19.4 .090 .030 .120
1907 1 Jimmy Collins BOS/PHI 37 18.78 15.3%   180 181 355 50 15 .915   683 177 37 0 0 64 55 44 8 20 11 .259 .312 .313 .625 74   12.7 5.7 18.4 .071 .032 .102
1908 8 Jimmy Collins PHI 38 5.33 9.3%   115 117 216 26 14 .928   433 94 14 3 0 34 30 20 4 13 5 .217 .258 .263 .521 32   1.9 4.7 6.6 .017 .041 .057
1909 11 Bobby Wallace STL 35 3.25 2.5%   29 49 57 5 5 .955   101 24 3 1 0 9 9 10 1 2 2 .238 .313 .287 .600 10   2.1 1.1 3.2 .072 .038 .110
                       
1910 5 Kid Elberfeld WAS 35 9.93 12.9%   152 197 323 32 21 .942   552 139 13 4 2 61 48 45 12 14 20 .252 .322 .301 .623 60   11.4 4.4 15.8 .075 .029 .104
1911 6 Kid Elberfeld WAS 36 8.22 5.2%   52 87 116 16 11 .927   175 48 8 2 0 25 20 28 11 6 10 .274 .407 .343 .750 30   5.9 1.7 7.6 .113 .033 .146
1912         0.0%                      
1913         0.0%                      
1914         0.0%                      
1915 3 Jimmy Austin STL 35 15.26 12.7%   141 188 264 41 32 .917   477 127 6 6 1 61 30 64 60 2 35 18 15 .266 .355 .310 .665 57   10.9 4.3 15.2 .077 .030 .108
1916 4 Jimmy Austin STL 36 9.52 17.0%   201 215 447 36 31 .948   688 157 25 8 1 89 53 100 78 4 36 29 .228 .330 .292 .622 78   12.7 6.3 19.0 .063 .031 .095
1917 5 Jimmy Austin STL 37 13.10 13.3%   161 200 306 25 25 .953   547 127 21 8 0 68 27 57 56 3 30 15 .232 .308 .300 .608 55   8.9 5.2 14.1 .055 .032 .088
1918 10 Jimmy Austin STL 38 4.36 9.1%   94 89 176 16 7 .943   317 81 10 3 0 34 24 38 25 1 18 12 .256 .337 .306 .643 35   5.7 2.7 8.4 .061 .029 .089
1919 6 Jimmy Austin STL 39 7.58 9.8%   98 161 207 24 15 .939   396 94 9 9 1 54 21 42 31 2 10 8 .237 .314 .313 .627 39   4.4 3.8 8.2 .045 .039 .084
                       
1920 T8 Jimmy Austin STL 40 4.76 6.5%   75 108 171 17 14 .943   280 76 11 3 1 38 32 31 15 4 15 2 4 .271 .352 .343 .695 35   3.3 2.2 5.5 .044 .029 .073
1921 1 Larry Gardner CLE 35 29.98 19.6%   235 263 508 38 39 .953   916 284 48 16 12 147 191 91 28 8 40 11 8 .310 .377 .437 .814 156   23.7 11.8 35.5 .101 .050 .151
1922 2 Larry Gardner CLE 36 15.11 20.0%   253 263 487 46 45 .942   949 264 50 6 9 143 119 92 52 6 32 14 13 .278 .346 .372 .718 122   15.9 9.0 24.9 .063 .036 .098
1923         0.0%                      
1924         0.0%                      
1925 12 Bob Jones DET 35 1.33 3.4%   46 43 91 2 5 .985   148 35 6 0 0 18 15 9 5 0 7 1 1 .236 .280 .277 .557 12   - 2.0 2.0 .000 .043 .043
1926         0.0%                      
1927         0.0%                      
1928         0.0%                      
1929         0.0%                      
                       
1930 10 Frank O'Rourke STL 35 3.40 7.1%   84 116 150 14 16 .950   305 82 11 3 1 40 31 27 23 0 11 8 7 .269 .328 .334 .662 36   2.1 2.5 4.6 .025 .030 .055
1931         0.0%                      
1932 4 Jimmy Dykes PHI 35 12.89 12.1%   141 142 251 8 20 .980   518 137 27 5 6 66 83 71 60 4 7 7 2 .264 .358 .371 .729 77   9.0 4.1 13.1 .064 .029 .093
1933 3 Jimmy Dykes CHI 36 14.89 12.4%   151 132 296 21 22 .953   554 144 22 6 1 49 68 69 37 12 6 3 7 .260 .354 .327 .681 69   8.2 6.4 14.6 .054 .042 .097
1934 8 Jimmy Dykes CHI 37 6.08 6.3%   74 74 160 14 9 .944   264 71 10 2 4 30 47 37 16 2 7 1 1 .269 .363 .367 .730 39   4.7 2.1 6.8 .064 .028 .092
1935 7 Jimmy Dykes CHI 38 9.26 8.0%   98 100 166 13 12 .953   338 97 20 2 3 38 51 49 23 2 8 3 3 .287 .380 .385 .765 53   6.8 3.0 9.8 .069 .031 .100
1936 8 Jimmy Dykes CHI 39 7.54 10.0%   125 108 240 18 14 .951   435 116 16 3 7 62 60 61 36 4 11 1 3 .267 .362 .366 .728 67   6.8 2.6 9.4 .054 .021 .075
1937         0.0%                      
1938         0.0%                      
1939         0.0%                      
                       
1940         0.0%                      
1941         0.0%                      
1942         0.0%                      
1943 9 Tony Cuccinello CHI 35 5.51 2.3%   30 33 50 3 5 .965   103 28 5 0 2 5 11 13 13 0 2 3 1 2 .272 .353 .379 .732 15   3.7 0.9 4.6 .123 .030 .153
1944 1 Mike Higgins DET 35 24.35 14.7%   176 179 361 25 26 .956   651 189 35 4 7 83 90 88 47 4 13 4 4 19 .290 .378 .389 .767 105   21.0 2.9 23.9 .119 .016 .136
1945 2 Tony Cuccinello CHI 37 24.46 9.0%   112 73 221 20 22 .936   402 124 25 3 2 50 49 45 19 1 2 6 2 9 .308 .379 .400 .779 66   16.6 2.5 19.1 .148 .022 .171
1946 5 Mike Higgins DET/BOS 37 6.90 6.1%   76 64 134 11 16 .947   260 68 14 2 2 20 36 29 30 1 3 0 3 9 .262 .338 .354 .692 30   4.6 2.2 6.8 .061 .029 .089
1947         0.0%                      
1948 8 Luke Appling CHI 41 8.78 10.3%   119 123 250 26 21 .935   418 127 17 1 0 59 45 74 31 1 3 5 3 15 .304 .410 .349 .759 61   10.3 2.6 12.9 .087 .022 .108
1949 15 Mark Christman WAS 35 0.15 1.8%   23 18 41 2 7 .967   76 16 1 0 2 5 12 5 5 1 1 0 0 3 .211 .268 .303 .571 5   - 0.4 0.4 .000 .017 .017
                       
1950         0.0%                      
1951         0.0%                      
1952 7 Billy Hitchcock PHI 35 4.79 12.1%   149 147 321 25 38 .949   522 132 11 6 3 60 77 59 56 5 12 1 2 17 .253 .334 .314 .648 56   7.0 3.9 10.9 .047 .026 .073
1953 6 Bob Elliott STL/CHI 36 9.62 16.5%   213 216 428 24 46 .964   766 205 28 5 11 84 99 88 67 2 5 3 5 17 .268 .345 .360 .705 97   12.2 5.2 17.4 .057 .024 .082
1954 16 Pete Suder PHI 38 0.16 1.8%   20 26 59 2 2 .977   72 14 4 0 0 3 6 2 1 6 0 1 0 0 0 2 .194 .216 .250 .466 4   - 0.4 0.4 .000 .020 .020
1955 15 Billy Cox BAL 35 0.50 2.8%   37 28 67 3 5 .969   118 25 4 1 2 15 8 10 0 10 0 1 0 1 1 3 .212 .273 .314 .587 10   0.5 0.5 1.0 .014 .014 .027
1956 15 Bob Kennedy CHI/DET 35 0.55 2.4%   33 39 41 8 5 .909   93 18 2 0 2 4 10 15 1 15 0 1 0 1 1 5 .194 .306 .280 .586 8   0.5 0.5 1.0 .015 .015 .030
1957         0.0%                      
1958         0.0%                      
1959         0.0%                      
                       
1960         0.0%                      
1961         0.0%                      
1962 12 Eddie Yost LA 35 2.92 4.2%   69 63 136 9 15 .957   221 57 14 1 2 32 18 37 0 27 1 4 1 5 3 7 .258 .365 .357 .722 30   4.0 1.4 5.4 .058 .020 .078
1963 10 Bubba Phillips DET 35 3.83 7.7%   117 116 226 14 26 .961   446 110 11 2 4 41 44 17 1 40 3 5 10 6 2 15 .247 .273 .307 .580 36   1.7 4.0 5.7 .015 .034 .049
1964 15 Bubba Phillips DET 36 1.92 2.8%   50 38 89 4 7 .969   156 42 5 0 5 17 12 11 2 9 1 3 3 1 2 2 .269 .316 .397 .713 19   1.9 1.3 3.2 .038 .026 .064
1965 14 Frank Malzone BOS 35 1.85 5.7%   96 79 170 8 19 .969   348 84 18 0 3 37 30 26 0 36 1 4 2 1 1 18 .241 .294 .319 .613 28   0.9 2.4 3.3 .009 .025 .034
1966 17 Frank Malzone CAL 36 0.29 2.1%   35 38 60 8 3 .925   112 22 3 0 2 5 11 6 1 9 0 0 1 0 0 4 .196 .235 .277 .512 7   0.2 0.5 0.7 .006 .014 .020
1967 14 Ken Boyer CHI 36 2.98 4.2%   78 47 135 9 7 .953   245 58 7 1 8 26 28 21 0 43 1 2 1 0 3 7 .237 .299 .371 .670 26   4.9 1.8 6.7 .063 .023 .086
1968         0.0%                      
1969         0.0%                      
                       
1970         0.0%                      
1971 9 Harmon Killebrew MIN 35 9.43 3.1%   64 42 93 11 3 .925   212 52 8 1 9 29 41 44 6 43 0 0 3 1 1 9 .245 .371 .420 .791 34   7.7 1.3 9.0 .120 .020 .141
1972 5 Brooks Robinson BAL 35 16.04 8.5%   152 129 333 11 27 .977   553 139 23 2 8 48 64 43 4 45 2 4 7 1 0 11 .251 .304 .344 .648 57   10.6 5.1 15.7 .070 .034 .103
1973 10 Brooks Robinson BAL 36 10.42 8.3%   154 129 354 15 25 .970   548 141 17 2 9 53 72 55 5 50 3 8 4 2 0 19 .257 .326 .345 .671 60   7.7 4.7 12.4 .050 .031 .081
1974 2 Brooks Robinson BAL 37 27.15 9.7%   174 132 445 18 45 .970   612 177 29 0 7 51 65 58 14 56 3 5 5 3 0 15 .289 .351 .371 .722 78   17.2 6.6 23.8 .099 .038 .137
1975 14 Brooks Robinson BAL 38 3.83 9.2%   186 128 402 14 39 .974   566 120 17 1 7 63 58 56 10 40 1 11 4 0 0 6 .212 .282 .283 .565 46   3.0 5.3 8.3 .016 .028 .045
1976 21 Brooks Robinson BAL 39 0.70 3.3%   71 59 126 6 11 .969   215 46 8 2 3 15 10 7 0 23 1 3 2 0 0 5 .214 .240 .312 .552 14   0.4 1.1 1.5 .006 .015 .021
1977 20 Cookie Rojas KC 38 0.80 1.3%   31 23 62 5 6 .944   103 24 7 1 0 6 5 5 1 12 0 1 0 1 1 4 .233 .269 .320 .589 8   0.2 1.1 1.3 .006 .035 .042
1978         0.0%                      
1979 12 Sal Bando MIL 35 7.55 4.9%   109 87 222 12 16 .963   396 93 12 3 8 50 38 49 2 36 2 6 1 2 0 11 .235 .321 .341 .662 45   5.4 2.9 8.3 .050 .027 .076
                       
1980 10 Graig Nettles NY 35 10.99 7.5%   182 123 339 26 32 .947   620 147 28 1 24 87 84 71 8 76 2 3 7 3 3 15 .237 .314 .402 .716 79   10.5 3.4 13.9 .058 .019 .076
1981 6 Graig Nettles NY 36 13.35 8.6%   142 73 258 14 19 .959   405 96 9 2 15 49 52 52 4 55 1 3 3 1 4 5 .237 .323 .380 .703 51   9.0 4.2 13.2 .063 .030 .093
1982 10 Graig Nettles NY 37 9.18 5.9%   141 86 310 24 28 .943   462 111 15 2 18 53 60 54 4 52 3 2 4 1 5 11 .240 .321 .398 .719 56   7.7 3.5 11.2 .055 .025 .079
1983 4 Graig Nettles NY 38 18.38 9.1%   248 131 423 28 34 .952   689 179 20 3 20 72 85 62 2 87 4 3 5 6 6 13 .260 .322 .385 .707 89   15.9 4.7 20.6 .064 .019 .083
1984 13 Toby Harrah NY 35 4.38 3.7%   95 60 151 7 18 .968   273 59 9 4 5 40 29 45 0 35 2 0 3 3 0 12 .216 .328 .333 .661 31   4.0 2.8 6.8 .042 .029 .072
1985 28 Greg Pryor KC 35 0.22 0.7%   26 5 30 2 2 .946   37 9 1 0 1 4 1 3 0 3 0 3 0 0 1 4 .243 .300 .351 .651 2   - 0.5 0.5 .000 .019 .019
1986 7 Doug DeCinces CAL 35 15.38 8.8%   213 158 347 28 30 .947   691 170 22 3 27 85 109 65 4 103 4 4 7 3 4 24 .246 .312 .404 .716 85   13.9 4.6 18.5 .065 .022 .087
1987 7 Doug DeCinces CAL 36 11.68 6.3%   148 98 266 17 27 .955   495 117 26 1 16 71 67 70 6 90 2 3 3 3 5 12 .236 .332 .390 .722 65   8.6 4.0 12.6 .058 .027 .085
1988         0.0%                      
1989 28 Tom Brookens NY 35 0.16 1.9%   51 17 70 7 4 .926   132 31 3 0 4 12 12 5 0 20 0 3 1 1 2 3 .235 .261 .348 .609 11   - 0.5 0.5 .000 .010 .010
                       
1990 19 Tom Brookens CLE 36 2.06 1.2%   35 9 51 5 4 .923   71 22 3 0 0 11 10 9 1 6 0 0 1 0 0 2 .310 .383 .352 .735 10   1.6 0.8 2.4 .046 .023 .069
1991 15 Jim Gantner MIL 38 4.96 3.7%   90 51 155 5 15 .976   335 95 15 3 2 34 34 12 2 20 0 3 3 1 3 12 .284 .306 .364 .670 33   3.5 2.3 5.8 .039 .026 .064
1992 8 Carney Lansford OAK 35 13.30 7.4%   189 137 258 19 20 .954   593 155 30 1 9 74 83 46 0 48 6 8 9 11 2 15 .261 .317 .361 .678 70   13.0 3.9 16.9 .069 .021 .089
1993 2 Wade Boggs NY 35 22.79 10.0%   194 166 522 16 55 .977   700 206 34 0 4 101 74 87 4 68 1 2 8 7 3 11 .294 .369 .360 .729 99   17.8 6.3 24.1 .092 .032 .124
1994 1 Wade Boggs NY 36 24.92 11.8%   178 101 376 14 34 .971   654 207 32 3 22 107 106 76 5 88 2 3 6 1 3 17 .317 .386 .476 .862 118   20.0 6.3 26.3 .112 .035 .148
1995 3 Wade Boggs NY 37 21.43 19.3%   396 254 702 45 61 .955   1423 393 71 5 58 243 198 186 14 268 11 4 15 11 10 31 .276 .361 .455 .816 237   37.1 10.7 47.8 .094 .027 .121
1996 7 Wade Boggs NY 38 15.25 7.5%   169 89 286 14 28 .964   638 184 32 2 8 98 55 81 8 68 0 1 5 2 2 13 .288 .366 .382 .748 92   11.5 4.6 16.1 .068 .027 .095
1997 3 Cal Ripken BAL 36 19.45 11.7%   262 154 481 27 44 .959   950 255 50 1 24 135 120 100 4 109 5 1 14 2 0 22 .268 .337 .399 .736 130   18.9 8.5 27.4 .072 .032 .105
1998 5 Cal Ripken BAL 37 12.89 16.2%   394 227 591 27 47 .968   1328 381 67 6 24 154 150 125 9 156 8 3 6 9 11 30 .287 .350 .401 .751 184   23.7 9.6 33.3 .060 .024 .085
1999 1 Tony Fernandez TOR 37 26.90 13.9%   347 165 510 41 50 .943   1107 356 80 0 26 171 157 132 12 113 14 3 10 8 8 36 .322 .397 .464 .861 199   31.1 6.3 37.4 .090 .018 .108
                       
2000 9 Cal Ripken BAL 39 8.29 3.4%   73 56 134 5 17 .974   271 68 13 0 15 42 50 21 0 33 3 0 4 0 0 8 .251 .308 .465 .773 38   4.5 3.2 7.7 .062 .044 .105
2001 11 Cal Ripken BAL 40 7.14 9.2%   200 164 356 30 36 .945   715 173 27 4 25 84 104 65 3 117 4 3 11 10 6 20 .242 .304 .396 .700 86   12.3 5.0 17.3 .062 .025 .087
2002 24 Ron Coomer NY 35 0.53 1.0%   26 12 33 6 2 .882   83 27 4 0 2 7 9 2 0 12 0 1 0 0 0 5 .325 .341 .446 .787 11   0.4 0.5 0.9 .015 .019 .035
2003 8 Robin Ventura NY 35 10.01 7.0%   161 98 275 14 29 .964   516 125 27 2 16 60 78 66 1 108 0 3 3 2 1 14 .242 .326 .395 .721 67   8.3 5.8 14.1 .052 .036 .088
2004 22 Mark McLemore OAK 39 1.31 1.2%   27 17 46 1 2 .984   84 23 5 0 0 15 5 16 3 12 0 0 0 0 1 2 .274 .390 .333 .723 11   1.0 0.7 1.7 .037 .026 .063
2005 24 Jose Hernandez CLE 35 0.49 0.8%   21 16 35 0 2 1.000   60 6 0 0 0 3 4 5 0 22 0 2 0 0 1 0 .100 .169 .100 .269 1   - 0.8 0.8 .000 .038 .038
2006         0.0%                      
2007 8 Melvin Mora BAL 35 10.19 7.3%   151 98 318 13 30 .970   558 158 31 1 14 76 64 49 3 91 3 7 7 9 4 21 .283 .340 .418 .758 76   8.4 4.0 12.4 .056 .026 .082
2008 3 Melvin Mora BAL 36 19.31 6.0%   124 85 252 14 28 .960   485 138 27 2 22 75 100 35 3 67 11 3 6 3 6 14 .285 .343 .485 .828 77   13.7 3.2 16.9 .110 .026 .136
2009 7 Mike Lowell BOS 35 13.12 12.1%   274 211 487 22 44 .969   968 261 51 1 25 113 124 72 5 138 9 2 7 6 4 37 .270 .324 .402 .726 119   13.8 7.9 21.7 .050 .029 .079
                       
2010 11 Miguel Tejada BAL 36 5.77 7.8%   176 99 307 18 37 .958   623 174 24 0 8 68 61 43 2 69 11 5 5 10 5 19 .279 .334 .356 .690 73   6.8 4.3 11.1 .039 .024 .063
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Sources:
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