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What is the record for stolen bases in a game?


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Source Baseball-Almanac Most stolen bases in same game: A.L. Eddie Collins playing for Philadelphia Athletics (6) ON 9-11-1912 & (6) on 9-22-1912. Carl Crawford of the Tampa Bay Rays tied the league record with 6 on May 3, 2009 vs. the Boston Red Sox. For the N.L. George Gore playing for the Chicago White Stockings (7) on 6-25-1881 & Billy Hamillton playing for Philadelphia Phillies (7) on 8-31-1894.


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