Furcal, Kemp Collect 100th Stolen Base

The Dodgers recorded a .707 stolen base percentage in 2009, swiping 116 bases and being thrown out 48 times. Matt Kemp (34) and Juan Pierre (30) and topped the individual charts with their efforts. Kemp posted an .809 stolen base percentage to lead the club. Both players topped the 100 steal barrier.

Despite back problems that him to 97 games, shortstop Rafael Furcal recorded 22 stolen bases in 28 attempts and moved his name onto the all-time stolen base list with 104. Matt Kemp collected 19 steals in 36 attempts and also move his total to 104.

Furcal's ties him with Tom Godwin (2001) for the eighth lowest team leader in Los Angeles history. Jason Werth and Antonio Perez managed only 11 steals in 2005 but that lead the club.

Least steals for a club leader:

SB - Player, year
11 - Jason Werth & Antioio Perez, 2005
12 - Kirk Gibson, 1989
18 - Jim Gilliam, 1958
20 - Willie Davis, 1967
20 - Willie Davis, 1971
20 - Willie Davis, 1972
20 - Davey Lopes, 1981*
22 - Tom Goodwin, 2001
22 - Rafael Furcal, 2010
 *-season shortened by strike
Davey Lopes, now the Philadelphia first base and in base-running coach, leads the Dodgers career percentage list with a remarkable .831 mark (418-85); Dave Roberts is second at .825 (118-25). Dodgers' first base coach Mariano Duncan (.800) and Delino DeShields (.781) are third and fourth.

Stolen bases before 1898 were credited any time a runner took an extra bases and as a result, stolen base marks from 1890-97 have been excluded from these records.

Stolen base percentages were computed for the first time in the National League in 1915 and then again in 1920-25 season, but they were then dropped until 1951 when they were recorded on a continuous basis.

Jackie Robinson's career stolen base percentage is lacking the 1948 and 1950 totals, but has a sizzling .751 for the other eight years he played and would rank eighth all-time on the Dodger list.

  2010 and career stolen bases	
			
	        	2010 record    L.A. Career
	        	sb-cs	pct	sb-cs	pct
Garett Anderson	         1-0	1.000	 1-0	1.000
Chin Lung Hu	         1-0	.000	 3-0	1.000
Rafael Furcal	        22-4	.846   104-31	.770
Jamey Carroll	        12-4	.750	12-4	.750
Russell Martin	         6-2	.750	66-28	.702
Xavier Paul	         3-1	.750	 3-2	.600
James Loney	        10-5	.667	25-13	.658
Andre Ethier	         2-1	.667	19-17	.578
Scott Podsednick	 5-3	.600	 5-3	.600
Ryan Theriot	         4-3	.571	 4-3	.571
Matt Kemp	        19-15	.559   104-39	.727
Ron Belliard	         2-2	.500	 3-2	.600
Blake DeWitt	         2-2	.500	 5-2	.714
Reed Johnson	         2-2	.500	 2-2	.500
Manny Ramirez	         1-1	.500	 3-2	.600
Casey Blake	         0-4	.000	 4-8	.333
Jay Gibbons	         0-1	.000	 0-1	.000
Brad Ausmus	         0-0	.000	 1-0	1.000
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  Totals                92-50	.648
  Opponents         	97-39	.695
N.L. Leaders
As a team, the Dodgers posted a .648 percentage in total steals were third in the West Division, behind Colorado and San Francisco, and L.A. is 10th in the National League.

Philadelphia, under the guiding hand of former Dodgers stolen base leader Davey Lopes, has won the National League stolen base percentage title in each of the last four years and posted a gaudy .837 percentage (108-21) in 2010. San Diego won the Wester Division title with a .713 (124-50) average.

The Mets finished first with 130 steals and Washington was second at 110.

The top Dodgers mark, both total steals (198) and percentage-wise (.822), was set in 1962 behind the flying feet of Maury Wills, who stole 104, and Willie Davis, who nabbed 32. The 1996 team is third.

 The L.A. team top 10:
team   sb-cs  pct
1962  198-43  .822
1996  124-40  .756
2008  126-43  .746
1988  131-46  .740
1995  127-45  .738

2007  137-50  .733
1982  151-56  .729
1975  138-52  .726
1978  137-52  .725
1976  144-55  .724 

  Single Season Stolen Bases
 1 -104—Maury Wills, 1962 
 2 - 94—Maury Wills, 1965
 3 - 77—Davey Lopes, 1975
 4 - 67—Jim Sheckard, 1903
 5 - 63—Davey Lopes, 1976
 6 - 64—Juan Pierre, 2007
 7 - 59—Davey Lopes, 1974
 8 - 56—Steve Sax, 1983
 9 - 53—Maury Wills, 1964
10 - 51—Eric Young, 1999
11 - 50—Maury Wills, 1960
12 - 49—Steve Sax, 1982
13 - 48—Mariano Duncan, 1986
     48—Delino DeShields, 1996
15 - 47—Davey Lopes, 1977
Both Furcal and Kemp ran their steal total with the Dodgers to 104 and moved into a tie for 126th place, behind Tom Daly (104) and Harry Lumley and Delino DeShields (110). Maury Wills leads all Dodger players with 490 steals and Pee Wee Reese, who swiped 232 for Brooklyn, tops that department, Over the history of he club, 29 players have reached the magic 100 total.

  Career Steals:
 1. - 490 - Maury Wills
 2. - 418 - Davey Lopes 
 3. - 335 - Willie Davis 
 4. - 290 - Steve Sax 
 5. - 232 - Pee Wee Reese 
 6. - 209 - Jim Sheckard 
 7. - 203 - Jim Gilliam
      203 - Zach Wheat 
 9. - 197 - Jackie Robinson 
10. - 187 - Jake Daubert 
11. - 179 - Brett Butler
12. - 167 - Bill Russell 
13. - 166 - George Cutshaw 
14. - 164 - Jim Johnston 
15. - 146 - Bill Dahlen 
16. - 140 - Raul Mondesi
17. - 134 - Juan Pierre
18. - 128 - Willie Keeler 
19. - 119 - Ken Landreaux 
20  - 118 - Dave Roberts
21. - 114 - Delino DeShields
      114 - John Hummel 
23. - 112 - Eric Young
24. - 110 - Harry Lumley 
25. - 107 - Tom Daly 
26. - 104 - Rafael Furcal
      104 - Matt Kemp
28. - 101 - Hy Myers 
29. - 100 - Mariano Duncan 
Furcal moved up into sixth place with a .770 career percentage and Kemp slid to 11th at .727 on the career percentage chart. Davey Lopes (.831), Dave Roberts (.825), Mariano Duncan (.800) and Delino DeShields' (.781) top out the first five places. Kemp forced Steve Sax (290-126 .697) out of 15th place and off the list in 2009.

  Career SB percentage   
    (Minimum - 90 attempts)
 	                sb- cs	pct.
 1. Davey Lopes	        418-85	.831
 2. Dave Roberts	118-25	.825
 3. Mariano Duncan	100-25	.800
 4. Delino DeShields	114-32	781
 5. Juan Pierre	        134-39	.775
 6. Rafael Furcal	104-31	.770
 7. Eric Young	        112-38	.747
 8. Bill Buckner	 93-32	.744
 9. Willie Davis	336-116	.743
10. Maury Wills	        490-177	.735
11. Matt Kemp	        104-39	.727
12. Raul Mondesi	140-54	.722
13. Jackie Robinson     196-76	.721*
14. Ken Landreaux	119-47	.717
15. Bill Russell	167-69	.708
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  Single season percentage
   (25 attempts - *led league)
	                    sb-cs    	pct
 1. Dave Roberts 2004	   33-1    	.971
 2. Kirk Gibson 1990	   26-2    	.929
 3. Davey Lopes 1978	   45-4    	.918
 4. Davey Lopes 1979	   44-4		.917
 5. Maury Wills 1962	 *104-13	.889
 6. Kirk Gibson 1988	   31-4    	.886
 7. Raul Mondesi 1995	   27-4    	.871
 8. Eric Davis 1993	   33-5    	.868
 9. Davey Lopes 1975	  *77-12  	.865
10. Davey Lopes 1976	  *63-10  	.863
11. PeeWee Reese 1952     *30-5   	.857
12. Mariano Duncan 1985	   38-8    	.826
13. Willie Davis 1962	   32-7    	.821
14. Dave Roberts 2002	   45-10   	.818
15. Delino DeShields 1996  48-11 	.814

 Honorable Mention—    	   sb-cs   	pct.
 Eric Davis 1992	     19-1  	.950
 Davey Lopes 1981	     20-2  	.909
 Willie Davis 1972	     20-3  	.870
 1.000—Greg Brock 1984, 9-0; Eric Karros 1996, 
8-0; Bill Russell 1986 & Mark Grudzielanek, 1998, 7-0.

   Brooklyn totals:		 sb-cs    pct.
PeeWee Reese 1953		 22-6    .786
Jackie Robinson 1952		 24-7    .774
Arky Vaughan 1943		 20-6    .769
Jackie Robinson 1951	  	 25-8    .758
Jackie Robinson 1947		*28-11   .718
Jackie Robinson 1949		*37-16   .698

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