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Major accomplishments

7 straight 200-hit seasons (1983-89), the only player this century to do so

5 American League batting titles

14 seasons of batting more than .300

6 seasons leading AL in on-base percentage

12 All-Star Game selections

2 Gold Gloves

1 World Series ring

240 hits in 1985, most since 1930

The hit man

In 2,429 career games, Boggs has:

reached base safely in 1,952 - 80.4 percent

had a hit in 1,736 _ 71.5 percent

had more than one hit in 881 _ 36.2 percent

struck out in 638 _ 26.3 percent

struck out more than once 80 times _ .03 percent

struck out three times 12 times _ .005 percent

Hits by stadiums

Fenway Park 1173

Yankee 444

Royals/Kauffman 117

Metrodome (Min.) 112

Tiger 112

Kingdome (Sea.) 107

County (Mil.) 106

Anaheim/Edison 106

Tropicana Field 100

Cleveland 98

Oakland 80

Arlington 79

Memorial (Bal.) 75

SkyDome 59

Old Comiskey Park 51

Exhibition (Tor.) 42

New Comiskey Park 40

Camden Yards 38

Jacobs Field 22

Ballpark at Arlington 17

Pro Player (Fla.) 8

Shea 4

Olympic Stadium 3

Safeco Field 3

Veterans (Phil.) 2

Turner Field 2

Favorite victims

Jack Morris 30

Mark Gubicza 29

Bret Saberhagen 27

Dave Stewart 26

Walt Terrell 26

Charlie Hough 25

Charlie Leibrandt 23

Bobby Witt 23

Bill Krueger 22

Dave Stieb 22

Jimmy Key 22

Mark Langston 21

Scott Erickson 21

Jamie Moyer 21

Kirk McCaskill 20

Frank Viola 20

Favorite dates

July 19 29

Sept. 10 29

July 17 28

Aug. 11 27

Sept. 11 27

By base

Singles 2,246

Doubles 575

Triples 61

Home runs 118

By teams

With Boston 2098

With New York 702

With Tampa Bay 200

Off current Rays

Bobby Witt 23

Wilson Alvarez 7

Roberto Hernandez 2

Jim Mecir 1

Norm Charlton 1

Dave Eiland 1

Milestone hits

No. Date Pitcher Opponent Stadium

1 4/26/82 Rich Dotson White Sox Comiskey

500 9/9/84 Mike Armstrong Yankees Fenway

1000 4/30/87 Scott Bankhead Mariners Kingdome

1500 7/21/89 Melido Perez Yankees Fenway

2000 5/17/92 Mark Langston Angels Fenway

2500 8/23/95 Don Wengert A's Oakland Col.

3000 8/7/99 Chris Haney Indians Tropicana Field

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