The Tigers tweeted out a picture of the historic base that Cabrera stopped at after hitting his 500th double.
⚾⚾ Photo from @DETROITTIGERSPR via Twitter ⚾⚾
The career doubles leader of all-time is the great Tris Speaker.
The HOF outfielder crushed an amazing 792 doubles in his 22 year big league career with the Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators, and Philadelphia Athletics.
Cincinnati Reds/Phillies/Montreal Expos INF/OF Pete Rose is 2nd, with 746 doubles, followed by HOF Cardinals 1st Baseman Stan Musial, 725, Tigers HOF Outfielder Ty Cobb, w/ 724 , and Houston Astros HOF catcher/2nd Baseman /Outfielder Craig Biggio, w/ 668 career two baggers.
Oh, by the way, Cabrera tonight went 3-3, 2 runs scored, a walk, and career home runs number 417 and 418, and is now hitting .327 on the season.
Cabrera is coming off a week where he was named Co-American League Player of the Week with Tigers teammate Cameron Maybin,.
The Tigers will continue the series with the Phillies tomorrow night.