He was one of the first major leaguers to reach the 2,000-hit plateau (2,143 hits) as he played 19 years with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1900-1912, 1918), the Chicago Cubs (1912-1914) the Cincinnati Reds (1915) and the Louisville Colonels (1898-1899) in the National League. His outstanding career was made mostly with the Pirates as he is ninth in games played (1,548), at-bats (5,909), runs (1,007) and singles (1,229) and was sixth in stolen bases (246) and seventh in triples (137).
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