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Ed Delahanty

Baseball

Philadelphia Phillies

Played 2 seasons for the Philadelphia Quakers (1888-89)

Played 11 seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies (1891-1901)

One of the most feared hitters in baseball at the time

Played for the famed Phillies outfield where all 4 players batted over .400 (1894)

Became only the second player in baseball history to hit 4 HR in one game (7/13/96)

Batted over .300 in twelve consecutive seasons (1892-1903)

Batted over .400 three times, joining Rogers Hornsby as the only players to do so in the NL

Only player to record both 4 HR in one game and 4 doubles in one game

Career stats with the Phillies: .348 AVG, 1367 R, 2213 H, 1286 RBI, 3230 TB, .508 SL%

7 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Batting

1 time led the NL in Batting (1899)

5 times finished in the NL Top5 in HR

2 times led the NL in HR (1893, 1896)

6 times finished in the NL Top 5 RBI

3 times led the NL in RBI (1893, 1896, 1899)

3 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Runs

5 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Hits

10 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Doubles

4 times led the NL in Doubles (1895, 1896, 1899, 1901)

2 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Triples

1 time led the NL in Triples (1892)

8 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Extra Base Hits

4 times led the NL in Extra Base Hits (1893, 1896, 1899, 1901)

6 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Total Bases

2 times led the NL in Total Bases (1893, 1899)

9 times finished in the NL Top 5 in Slugging %

4 times led the NL in Slugging % (1892, 1893, 1896, 1899)

6 times finished in the NL Top 5 in On Base %

1 time led the NL in On Base % (1895)

At retirement, was the all-time Phillies career leader in: AB, HR, H, TB, XBH

At retirement, was 2nd on the Phillies career leader list in: AVG, SB

Holds the Phillies single season record for Batting with .410 (1899)

Current rank on the Phillies Career Leaders

  • 2nd in AVG [.348]
  • 2nd in RBI [1286]
  • 2nd in R [1367]
  • 3rd in H [2213]
  • 1st in 2B [442]
  • 1st in 3B [157]
  • 2nd in XBH [686]
  • 2nd in TB [3230]
  • 7th in SL% [.508]
  • 2nd in SB [411]

Current rank amongst Phillies Outfielders

  • 7th in Total Chances [2982]
  • 9th in Putouts [2608]
  • 1st in Assists [221]
  • 3rd in DP [42]

Current rank on the MLB Career Leaders

  • 5th in AVG [.346]
  • 52nd in RBI [1464]
  • 42nd in R [1599]
  • 73rd in H [2596]
  • 35th in 2B [522]
  • 13th in 3B [185]
  • 88th in XBH [808]
  • 32nd in OB% [.411]
  • 82nd in SL% [.505]

Enshrined in the Phillies Wall of Fame (1985)

Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Veteran’s Committee (1945)

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