Happy 37th birthday to Alfonso Soriano.
Here’s your Nine to Know
- Soriano has had one 40+ homer season: 2006-46. He’s had five other seasons of 30+ homers.
- Soriano has had three hundred RBI seasons: 2012-108, 2005-104, and 2002-102.
- Soriano has had one .300 season: 2002-.300. He hit .299 in 2007 and .290 in 2003.
- Alfonso Soriano has had three 40+ steal seasons: 2001-43, 2002-41 (league leader), and 2006-41.
- He’s had one 50+ double season: 2002-51. He’s had four other seasons of 40+ doubles.
- Soriano is a seven-time All-Star and was the All-Star Game MVP in 2004.
- Soriano is the only active player with over a hundred strikeouts each of the last 12 seasons.
- Soriano is 35th on the all-time strikeout list with 1576; he’s 20 behind Mark McGwire
- Soriano is in a select group of players who in their career have at least 1000 RBI, 350 HR, and 250 SB