Minor League Record Book: Career Hits

Our next category in our minor league record book is hits!

First up, the most career hits from 2006-2017…

2006-2017
1 Clint Robinson Harrisonburg ’05-06 1123
2 Joey Butler New Market ’06 958
3 Tony Thomas Harrisonburg ’05 814
4 Eric Campbell Luray ’06 762
5 Tyler Kuhn Luray ’06-07 725
6 Ben Guez Covington ’06 722
7 Blake Tekotte Woodstock ’06 707
8 Ryan Schimpf Luray ’08 692
9 Tyler Bortnick Front Royal ’06 684
10 Collin Cowgill Covington ’05 683
11 Brian Bocock Luray ’04 633
Rudy Flores Haymarket ’10 633

Robinson, Butler, Schimpf, and Flores are still active. If Joey Butler hadn’t gotten hurt in 2017, he probably would have topped 1,000….

Robinson, Butler, Eric Campbell, Blake Tekotte, Ryan Schimpf, Collin Cowgill, and Brian Bocock have all played in the majors.

Here is the “all-time” list…

  All-Time
1 Andy Abad Harrisonburg ’93 1464
2 Alan Cockrell Staunton 1322
3 Luis Lopez Winchester ’92-3 1270
4 Jeff Manto Front Royal 1253
5 Jim Pankovits Harrisonburg ’74 1156
6 Jon Zuber Harrisonburg ’91 1155
7 Clint Robinson Harrisonburg ’05-06 1123
8 Doug Dascenzo Front Royal 1085
9 Andy Barkett Winchester ’92 1075
10 Tommy Murphy Staunton ’98 1060
11 Pat Watkins Staunton 977
12 Steve Decker Front Royal 975
13 Christopher Carter Waynesboro ’01 969
14 Wes Timmons Winchester ’98-9 966
15 Joey Butler New Market ’06 958
16 Frank Menechino Harrisonburg ’92 957
17 Kevin Reese Winchester ’98 953
18 Jack Voigt Staunton 933
Emil Brown Waynesboro ’94 933
20 Danny Godby Harrisonburg 898

Two players, Clint Robinson and Joey Butler, are on both lists. The next closest active player to the all-time list is Ryan Schimpf, who is over 200 hits away.

Andy Abad
Andy Abad

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