Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a record book full of baseball milestones for stealing home plate — including career stealing home base records, single season stealing home base records and game related stealing home base records.
"I never saw anyone like Ty Cobb . No one even close to him. He was the greatest all time ballplayer. That guy was superhuman, amazing." - Casey Stengel in The 50 Most Dynamic Duos in Sports History: Baseball, Basketball, Football, and Hockey (Robert W. Cohen, Scarecrow Press Publishers, 11/15/2012, 'Ty Cobb / Sam Crawford', Page 53)
Major League Baseball Records for Stealing Home Base
Stealing home plate is NOT an officially recorded statistic so research into this unusual feat is still considered on-going. Here is a list of players who had at least ten documented steals of home during their career:
|Stealing Home Plate Ten Times in a Career|
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The last National League player to steal second, then third, then home plate during the same inning was Wil Myers of the San Diego Padres on August 16, 2017 . The last American League player to steal second, then third, then home plate during the same inning was Mallex Smith of the Seattle Mariners on May 27, 2019 . The career record for these larcenous occurrences are four in the American League by Ty Cobb , and four in the National League by Honus Wagner .