Quiz – Pre-Expansion Pioneers (solved)
These are the only players who, in the 1901 to 1960 period, had a career accomplishment that has become rather more common since then. What is it?
Congratulations mostly to ATarwerdi96! And a nod to Richard Chester for getting the final detail. They teamed up to identify that these are the only players to compile 600 games from 1901 to 1960 at each of two positions, with at least one of them in the infield. With expansion has come expanded opportunities for versatile players to shine all over the ball field. More after the jump.
The list of 9 players has grown substantially. Here’s the roster today, showing players to play 600 games at any two positions. First, two infield positions.
Now, an infield position and catcher or an outfield position or DH.
|CF||Al Oliver||Tommy Leach||Robin Yount|
And, finally, any two positions from catcher, outfield or DH.
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