Posted at 12:22 p.m., Sunday, September 30, 2007
Baseball: Rollins joins 20-20-20-20 club
Associated PressPHILADELPHIA - Phillies star Jimmy Rollins tripled against Washington on today and joined Curtis Granderson, Willie Mays and Frank "Wildfire" Schulte as the only players in major league history with 20 stolen bases, 20 homers, 20 triples and 20 doubles.
With a standing-room only crowd chanting "M-V-P!" and the Phillies on the brink of clinching the NL East, Rollins tripled to left in the sixth inning to reach the milestone. The RBI triple gave the Phillies a 5-1 lead.
Granderson accomplished the feat this year for the Detroit Tigers. Rollins' 20 triples are the most in the NL since Lance Johnson hit 21 in 1996.