Five years of 40-steal seasons
With all the deals and all the talk about deals there seems to be one guy who continues to be ignored: Michael Bourn.
Bourn has a unique distinction in that he is the only player who has stolen at least 40 bases each of the last five seasons
Here is the full list of players of players, aged 25-29, who stole 40+ bases for five consecutive years
As players age, it is not unexpected that their steals decrease.
Here are the players, aged 30-34, who stole 40+ bases in each season
So, besides Bourn there were six players aged 25-29 who had 40+ steal seasons and two of them, Rickey Henderson and Lou Brock, continued to do it each of the next five seasons.
Of the remaining four:
The ball is in Scott Boras‘ court to see how well he sells Bourn’s skills.
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