Saturday, August 14, 2010
HOF Class of Season 19: Discussion: Marvin Aurilia
Short of Donnie Brown there are few players who have been as Marvin Aurilia
Clicking on his awards tab says it all.
Rookie of the year season 1
11 time Silver Slugger
1 Gold Glove in LF
10 time All-Star
1 time Home Run Derby Champ
7 time MVP, Including a six season run from season 5-10
2 World Series Rings
His 809 Career Home Runs is going to be tough for anyone to catch, he had 9 seasons with 50+ HR. But he was more than just a home run hitter. During season 3 he joined the 40-40 club, and did it a second time during season 8. Over his career he stole 347 bases.
He holds several league records and ranks fairly high in other categories.
Most games played with 2630 (although he will be passed this season by Roger Weston)
Second on the list of career hits with 3063, behind only Roger Weston.
His career OPS 1.061 ranks fourth all time. His season 2 mark of 1.318 is the second best single season performance.
He drew 1340 walks over his career, third best.
Possibly his most impressive and unbreakable record is his 199 triples, best by 37 over the recently inducted Sammy Manzanillo.
His 893 2-Out RBI is most all time buy 88. The closest active player is John Yamaguchi with 739, good for third all-time.
With 2348 career RBI is almost 400 more than the next closest player, Trevor Donovan.
2649.67 career runs created is the most in league history. It translates to 9.95 rc/27 outs. That is third best in league history.
79 Sac flies is the league record.
.509 secondary average is second highest all-time.
His isolated power of .347 is 2nd all time. He also holds the best two single season performances during season 1 and 2.
He scored 2320 runs in his career, most all time by almost 400.
His .877 slugging percentage during season 2 is best all time and incredible.
His career performance is remarkable in both individual performances as well as a compiler. He was an amazing player and a true All-Star, MVP and Hall of Famer