Miguel Cabrera and how the employer strike affects the arrival of more feats

Harold Capote Fernandez

Although the immediate consequences of the lockout in the Major Leagues are measured mainly in economic aspects, the situation goes much further.

And it is that players with a very serious option of one day being members of the Hall of Fame, such as the Venezuelan Miguel Cabrera, see their options reduced to reach different brands and characters that will help give more strength to their chance of immortality.

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Here we review some of the closest players that Mr. Miggy would fail to match and/or beat

Games Played:

Cabrerita participated in 2,587 matches, to be located in the 45th lifetime box, only 1 behind *Willie McCovey, 3 behind Luis González, 12 behind *Luis Apraicio (to be the third among Venezuelans), is 19 behind Dwight Evans, 29 from *Lou Brock, 40 from *Andre Dawson, 62 from *Joe Morgan, 65 from Ichiro Suzuki.

Plate appearances:

Since his major league debut on June 20, 2003, there are 10,993 appearances for the criollo, ranking 39th for life, 38 behind Carlos Beltrán and 97 after *Harold Baines.

Turns at bat:

So far he has 9,625 chances consumed, ranking 42nd, behind Vada Pinson 20, Rusty Staub 95, Johnny Damon 111, Carlos Beltrán 143, *Tony Pérez 153, *Ken Griffey Jr. 176, Ken Griffey Jr. 222 Barry Bonds, 239 by *Reggie Jackson, 283 by *Harold Baines and 302 by Andre Dawson.


13 are the missing hits to round off the mythical 3,000, the same figure achieved by Carolina’s Comet, *Roberto Clemente, in the lifetime position32. The one from Maracay is 7 behind *Al Kaline, 10 behind *Wade Boggs, 20 behind Rafael Palmeiro, 23 behind *Lou Brock, 53 behind *Rod Carew, 55 behind *Rickey Henderson, 60 behind *Craig Biggio, 89 behind Ichiro Suzuki , and 110 by *Dave Winfield.

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To date Cabrerita is number 71 in history with 1,871, 7 separate him from Rusty Staub, 18 from Vada Pinson, 21 from *Tim Raines, 32 from Johnny Damon, 39 from *Iván Rodríguez, 42 from Brett Butler, 47 from Al Oliver, 48 by Rogers Hornsby and 59 by *Roberto Alomar.


He has 597, 18th, only 3 distances him from Barry Bonds, 6 from *Cal Ripken Jr., 8 from *Paul Waner and *Paul Molitor, 27 from *Hank Aaron and 35 from *David Ortiz.


1 is the one he needs to reach 1,200, 61 for life, 2 from Lance Berkman, 11 from *Pee Wee Reese and 17 from *Dave Wilfield.

Total Bases:

He’s 18th career with 5,124, trailing Cal Ripken Jr. by 44, Dave Winfield by 97 and Ken Griffey Jr. by 147.

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RBI races:

1,804 RBIs have Miggy, 8 remain to catch Frank Robinson in 21st place, 24 behind *Al Simmons, 27 behind Manny Ramírez, 29 behind Dave Winfield, 31 behind Rafael Palmeiro, 32 behind Ken Griffey Jr. , 35 from *Ted Williams, 40 from *Carl Yastrzemski and 56 from *Mel Ott.

Runs Scored:

El Tigre Mayor has reached the register 1,505 times, ranked 73rd for life, 1 behind *Mike Schmidt, 2 behind *Al Simmons, 3 behind *Roberto Alomar, 4 behind *Eddie Mathews, 8 behind * Wade Boggs, 9 from *Sam Rice, 12 from *Jeff Bagwell, 19 from Britain’s Tom Brown and Adrián Beltré, 23 from Kenny Lofton, 24 from *Dan Brouthers, 27 from Frankie Frisch, 35 from Manny Ramírez, 36 from *George Davis and *Max Carey and 42 from *Reggie Jackson.

Sacrifice Fly:

He’s tied for 49th with Al Oliver and Dave Winfield, one shy of John Olerud, Joe Morgan, Don Mattingly, Willie Davis, Wade Boggs and *Ernie Banks. A 2 of *Chipper Jones, Bill Buckner, Bobby Bonilla and Roberto Alomar. He is 3 short of Carlos Lee and Luis Gonzalez, 4 short of Mark Grace, *Gary Carter and Harold Baines, 5 short of even *Ted Simmons.

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Miguel Cabrera and how the employer strike affects the arrival of more feats