This quiz identifies the only players with a season since 1961 achieving a particular offensive feat. What is this unusual achievement?

Congratulations to Dan Mallon! He correctly identified that these are the only players having a qualifying season since 1961 with more times caught stealing than extra-base hits, “burning” their own teams with their speed and lack of offensive punch. Those seasons are after the jump.

Rk Player Year CS XBH Age Tm G PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB BA OBP SLG OPS Pos
1 Tom Goodwin 1998 20 18 29 TEX 154 608 102 151 13 3 2 33 73 90 38 .290 .378 .338 .716 *8H/D
2 Tom Goodwin 1996 22 19 27 KCR 143 587 80 148 14 4 1 35 39 79 66 .282 .334 .330 .664 *8*7H/D
3 Darren Lewis 1995 18 17 27 TOT 132 527 66 118 13 3 1 24 34 57 32 .250 .311 .297 .607 *8/H
4 Brett Butler 1991 28 20 34 LAD 161 730 112 182 13 5 2 38 108 79 38 .296 .401 .343 .744 *8/H
5 Eric Yelding 1990 25 15 25 HOU 142 559 69 130 9 5 1 28 39 87 64 .254 .305 .297 .602 *86H74/95
6 Gerald Young 1989 25 20 24 HOU 146 620 71 124 17 3 0 38 74 60 34 .233 .326 .276 .602 *8/H
7 Steve Sax 1983 30 28 23 LAD 155 692 94 175 18 5 5 41 58 73 56 .281 .342 .350 .692 *4/H
8 Rickey Henderson 1982 42 38 23 OAK 149 656 119 143 24 4 10 51 116 94 130 .267 .398 .382 .780 *78/HD
9 Bill North 1976 29 27 28 OAK 154 675 91 163 20 5 2 31 73 95 75 .276 .356 .337 .693 *8/D9H
10 Sandy Alomar 1973 10 8 29 CAL 136 519 45 112 7 1 0 28 34 44 25 .238 .288 .257 .545 *46/H
11 Maury Wills 1968 21 18 35 PIT 153 685 76 174 12 6 0 31 45 57 52 .278 .326 .316 .642 *5/6H
12 Maury Wills 1966 24 17 33 LAD 143 643 60 162 14 2 1 39 34 60 38 .273 .314 .308 .622 *6/5H
13 Maury Wills 1965 31 21 32 LAD 158 711 92 186 14 7 0 33 40 64 94 .286 .330 .329 .660 *6/H
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Generated 3/20/2014.

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