League Record Book: Doubles

Let’s take a look at the most doubles hit in a Valley League season since 2004:

1 Jimmy Yezzo Winchester 2012 21
2 Matt Holland Front Royal 2010 19
Brad Zebedis Strasburg 2011 19
Michael Wielansky Charlottesville 2017 19
5 James Roche Front Royal 2010 18
Andrew Eyster New Market 2018 18
6 Jamie McOwen Luray 2006 17
Steve Sabins Winchester 2010 17
Hunter Newman Front Royal 2014 17
Gunnar McNeill Staunton 2014 17
Thatcher Coleman New Market 2015 17
11 Daniel Murphy Luray 2005 16
Jared Simon Front Royal 2009 16
AJ Wirnsberger Luray 2009 16
Carter Pharis Strasburg 2016 16

Quite an eclectic list here. Almost every season has a representative, but not quite all, and there are some pretty big names here. Let’s do the normal breakdown:

Major Leaguers: Daniel Murphy (Probably the most decorated Valley Leaguer of the past decade)
Current Minor Leaguers: Michael Wielansky
Previous Minor Leaguers: Jimmy Yezzo, Matt Holland, James Roche, Jamie McOwen, Hunter Newman, Jared Simon
No pro experience: Brad Zebedis, Steve Sabins (assistant coach at West Virginia), Gunnar McNeill, Thatcher Coleman (just finished at Presbyterian), AJ Wirnsberger
Current College Players: Andrew Eyster (sophomore at South Carolina- would have had 19 doubles except he slipped rounding first once), Carter Pharis (senior at UAB)

By Team:

  • Front Royal- 4
  • Luray- 3
  • Winchester, Strasburg, New Market- 2
  • Charlottesville, Staunton- 1

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