Bellinger crushes Total Base record for April

With four days still left in April Cody Bellinger now owns the historical total base record for the month of April.

Player                  Split Year HR  PA 2B 3B TB
Cody Bellinger    April/March 2019 13 116  6  1 89
Chase Utley       April/March 2008 11 128 10  1 85
Jermaine Dye      April/March 2000 11 111 12  0 83
Alex Rodriguez    April/March 2007 14 106  7  0 82
Larry Walker      April/March 1997 11 106  6  1 82
Ken Griffey Jr.   April/March 1997 13 119  5  1 81
Alfonso Soriano   April/March 2003  9 138  6  1 81

Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 4/27/2019.

Some leaderboard records are filled with some flukes but the seven players who had at least 80 total bases in March/April were all bonafide stars at the time.

Maybe even more important. The year that Chase Utley had 85 total bases in 2008, the Phillies won the World Series.

We will hold off until the end of April before we show every leaderboard he showed up on with this monumental April but it will be a few. One home run away from the tying Pujols and Arod for most home runs in March/April. Three RBI from most RBI in March/April.

Cody has already crushed all of the Dodger leaderboards for March/April but might as well create the full month leaderboards when the month is complete.

Suffice to say this hitting month by Cody Bellinger is reminiscent of the 1981 Fernando run to start the season.  We are watching things no one has ever seen before, no matter how old you are.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: