Double trouble for Sox opponents
Ellsbury, Crawford provide a base-stealing dynamic Boston hasn't seen in years
BOSTON -- Clyde Milan was faster than Hall of Famer Ty Cobb, according to Cobb teammate Sam Crawford, so swift that another Hall of Famer, Chief Bender, the great Chippewa right-hander, nicknamed him "Deerfoot.''
Milan stole 88 bases in 1912, a big league record at the time, and the next season stole a league-leading 75 bases, with Washington Senators teammate Danny Moeller swiping 62. Why is that worth mentioning? Because it's the only time in American League history that teammates have ...
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