Originally Posted by swaisuc
I like Hamilton. I think he's a fun story and will be fun to watch. I just dont think his running is a good reason to start him anytime soon. If he was doing the same thing with 5 CS or less, that would be different. 21 CS is a TON and negates at least most (arguably all) of the 100 bases IMO.
Hamilton CS = 16.5% for his career and 16.8% for this season.
Those numbers are better than 4 of the top 5 of the all-time stolen base leaders in the modern era:
Rickey Henderson = 19.2%
Lou Brock = 24.7%
Ty Cobb = 19.1%
Tim Raines = 15.3%
Vince Coleman = 19.0%