On September 13, 1992 — 1992 – Cleveland’s Kenny Lofton steals his 53rd and 54th bases breaking the American League rookie record of 53 set by Donie Bush in 1909. Lofton will swipe a league-high 66 bases, 12 ahead of another rookie, Pat Listach, and lead AL center fielders with 14 assists. He scores both runs today, including the winner in the 9th, to beat the White Sox, 2 – 1. Eric Plunk is the winner with Steve Olin picking up his 25th save.

 


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