Is Reds Minor Leaguer Billy Hamilton The Next Great Base Stealer?

Cincinnati Reds minor leaguer, Billy Hamilton made history yesterday when he stole his 144th, 145th, 146th and 147th bases of the season, breaking Vince Coleman's record minor league record of 145, set back in 1983. He started the year out in A-Ball with the Bakersfield Blaze (104 SB in 82 Games) and broke the record in AA-Ball as a member of the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (43 SB in 39 Games).

It's a little early to start making comparisons to Rickey Henderson or this Billy Hamilton, but he is considered to be the Reds Top Prospect of 2012. You can be certain they will be looking at this bolt of lightning when it comes to their post season roster.

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