The 200+/Yr Hitters

As the World Series 2013 enters game two, the question is: How many 200+ per year hitters have their been on the Red Sox and Cardinals teams throughout their history?

For the Red Sox, beginning with Tris Speaker who had 222 hits in 1912 the following BoSox have accomplished the task: Billy Weber (200 in 1934); Moose Solters, although he played part of the season with the Orioles (201 in 1935); Joe Vosmik (201 in 1938); Doc Cramer (200 in 1940); Johnny Pesky (205 in 1942, 208 in 1946 and 207 in 1947); Jim Rice (206 in 1077, 213 in 1978, 201 in 1979 and 200 in 1986); Wade Boggs (210 in 1983, 203 in 1984, 240 in 1985, 207 in 1986, 200 in 1988 and 205 in 1989); Bill Buckner (201 in 1985); Mo Vaughn (207 in 1996 & 205 in 1998); Nomar Garciaparra (209 in 1997) and the only one to do it in the 21st Century, Dustin Pedroia (213 in 2008).

For the Cardinals, Jesse Burkett hit 226 in 1901. From that time forward, Milt Stock (204 in 1920); Rogers Hornsby (218 in 1920, 201 in 1921, 250 in 1922, 227 in 1924 & 203 in 1925); Austin McHenry (201 in 1921); Jim Bottomley (227 in 1925); Frankie Frisch (208 in 1927); Taylor Douthit (206 in 1929 & 201 in 1930); Riper Collins ((200 in 1934); Joe Medwick (224 in 1935, 223 in 1936, 237 in 1937 & 201 in 1939); Johnny Mize (204 in 1937); Stan Musial (220 in 1943, 228 in 1946, 230 in 1948, 207 in 1949, 205 in 1951 and 200 in 1953); Curt Flood (200 in 1963 & 200 in 1964); Bill White (200 in 1963); Dick Groat (201 in 1963); Lou Brock (200 in 1964-he played part of the season with the Cubs, 206 in 1967, 202 in 1970 and 200 in 1971); Joe Torre (230 in 1971); Garry Templeton (200 in 1977 & 211 in 1979); Keith Hernandez (210 in 1979); Willie McGee (216 in 1985) and the only player to do it in the 21st Century, Albert Pujols (212 in 2003).

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