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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Barry Bonds and Alex Rodriguez: milestones denied.

HR>=600, H>=2900, RBI>=1900 and R>=1900, sorted by HR:

Rk Player HR H RBI R From To Age G PA AB 2B 3B BB IBB SO HBP SH SF GDP SB CS BA OBP SLG OPS Pos Tm
1 Barry Bonds 762 2935 1996 2227 1986 2007 21-42 2986 12606 9847 601 77 2558 688 1539 106 4 91 165 514 141 .298 .444 .607 1.051 *78H/D9 PIT-SFG
2 Hank Aaron 755 3771 2297 2174 1954 1976 20-42 3298 13941 12364 624 98 1402 293 1383 32 21 121 328 240 73 .305 .374 .555 .928 *9783DH/45 MLN-ATL-MIL
3 Willie Mays 660 3283 1903 2062 1951 1973 20-42 2992 12496 10881 523 140 1464 192 1526 44 13 91 251 338 103 .302 .384 .557 .941 *8H/39675 NYG-SFG-NYM
4 Alex Rodriguez 654 2939 1969 1919 1994 2013 18-37 2568 11344 9818 519 30 1240 92 2075 169 16 101 240 322 76 .299 .384 .558 .942 65D/H SEA-TEX-NYY
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 10/12/2014.

Barry Bonds was blackballed.  2007 was his final season:
PA: 477
BA: 276
OBP: .480 led league
SLG: .565
OPS: 1.045
OPS+: 169

Alex Rodriguez was blackballed for the 2014 season.  Even with his missing that entire season Rodriguez in 2015 can join Hank Aaron as only the players with:
600 HR
3,000 Hits
2,000 RBI
2,000 Runs.

Even without the HR criteria Aaron is the only player with 3,000 Hits, 2,000 RBI, 2,000 Runs.

Milwaukee Braves outfielder and Hall of Famer: Hank Aaron Baseball Digest December 1960 page 19, via Wikimedia Commons

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