Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Freddie Freeman is challenging the record of 60 doubles in a single season for the first time in 87 years.
According to Baseball Reference (BR)바카라, Freeman hit 50 doubles in 522 at-bats as of the 30th (hereinafter Korean time). He hit a double in every 10.44 at-bats.
As of the 31st, the Dodgers have 30 regular season games left. If Freeman starts every game and averages four at-bats, he’ll add 10 doubles to his 120 at-bats, bringing him to 60 for the season.
According to BR, the player with the most doubles in a single season in major league history was Earl Webb, who hit 67 doubles in 589 at-bats for the Boston Red Sox in 1931. He hit a double in every 8.79 at-bats.
The last players to hit 60 or more doubles in a season were St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Joe Medwick and Detroit Tigers second baseman Charlie Gehringer in 1936.
Freeman is batting .337 with 24 homers this season.
Fans are paying attention to whether Freeman can write this great record in 87 years.