George Van Haltren
|George Van Haltren|
March 30, 1866|
St. Louis, Missouri
|Died: September 29, 1945
|Batted: Left||Threw: Left|
|June 27, 1887 for the Chicago White Stockings|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 26, 1903 for the New York Giants|
|Runs batted in||1014|
|Career highlights and awards|
George Edward Martin Van Haltren (March 30, 1866 – September 29, 1945) was an American center fielder in Major League Baseball who also pitched and occasionally played shortstop. He batted and threw left-handed.
His career statistics included a .316 batting average with 69 home runs and 1014 RBIs. He also ended his career with 2532 hits and 583 stolen bases. He shared the lead in triples in 1896, with Tom McCreery, each hitting 21. He also still holds the National League record for the most consecutive games reaching base safely, reaching base in 60 consecutive games between the 16th of June and the 23rd of August, 1893.
He died in Oakland, California at the age of 79.
- List of major league players with 2,000 hits
- List of Major League Baseball players with 100 triples
- List of Major League Baseball players with 1000 runs
- List of Major League Baseball players with 1000 RBI
- List of Major League Baseball leaders in career stolen bases
- List of Major League Baseball saves champions
- List of Major League Baseball stolen base champions
- List of Major League Baseball triples champions
- List of Major League Baseball player–managers
- "Single Season Batting Streak Records". baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
|Baltimore Orioles (NL) Managers
|Detroit Tigers Manager
|National League Stolen Base Champion
(with Patsy Donovan)