Players with the most Grounded into Double Plays on Opening Day

MLB has a fun list of players with the most home runs on Opening Day. The list is pretty typical, other than Adam Dunn and Richie Hebner

  • 8 HR: Adam Dunn, Ken Griffey Jr., Frank Robinson
  • 7 HR: Eddie Mathews, Willie Mays, Babe Ruth, Barry Bonds
  • 6 HR: Gary Carter, Richie Hebner, Brooks Robinson, Scott Rolen, Dave Winfield, Carl Yastrzemski

But how about a little more obscure stat? Like Grounded into Double Plays?

The 18 players who have grounded into the most double plays on Opening Day

5 grounded into double plays

  • Paul Konerko (1998-2013)
  • Manny Ramírez (1994-2011)
  • Iván Rodríguez (1992-2011)
  • Spike Owen (1984-1995)

4 grounded into double plays

  • Adam Lind (2009-2017)
  • Álex Rodríguez (1996-2016)
  • Aubrey Huff (2003-2012)
  • Keith Hernandez (1975-1990)
  • Buddy Bell (1972-1989)
  • César Cedeño (1971-1985)
  • Tim Foli (1972-1985)
  • Tony Pérez (1967-1983)
  • Tito Fuentes (1966-1977)
  • Henry Aaron (1954-1976)
  • Billy Williams (1961-1976)
  • Joe Torre (1962-1975)
  • Roberto Clemente (1956-1972)
  • Ernie Lombardi (1932-1946)

Current players with 3 grounded into double plays

A handful of current players could potentially get onto this list.

  • DJ LeMahieu
  • Andrew McCutchen
  • Corey Seager
  • Jean Segura

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