Autograph Of The Week : Vince Coleman

On August 1, 1985, Vince Coleman stole two bases in the first inning of the Cardinals' 9-8 loss to the Cubs to run his season total to seventy-four, breaking the major league rookie record of seventy-two set in 1984 by Juan Samuel.

"You can be the fastest man in baseball but not be able to steal a base unless you can analyze the pitcher." - Vince Coleman
Autograph of the Week

1st Week of August Recipient

Vince Coleman Autograph

Card
1986 Topps

Card Number
201

Pen
Black Fine

Notes
Stolen base record by a rookie card.



Would you like to see the other stolen base records that have been set? Baseball Almanac has them.

How does Vince Coleman rate against the all-time greats? Which years did he lead the league?

Vince Coleman had three consecutive one-hundred plus stolen base seasons and led the league in stolen base ratio five different seasons.

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