Happy Birthday Manny! Machado’s Impressive Pre-25 Numbers

Manny Machado in front of sign at spring training 2015.
GulfBird Photo/Craig Landefeld

It’s Manny Machado’s 25th birthday. We’ve been blessed to watch him as both a human vacuum and a crushing machine. Here are some of Manny’s most impressive stats up to now.

First, let’s take a look at how he ranks against the young Orioles before him:

Racked up by Manny before turning 25 (with Orioles rank):

766 hits (1st)

159 doubles (1st)

121 home runs (2nd)

288 extra-base hits (1st)

352 RBIs (4th)

391 runs (2nd)

206 walks (5th)

1304 total bases (1st)

216 multi-hit games (1st)

10 multi-HR games (2nd)

687 games played (1st)

Manny Machado trots around the bases.

GulfBird Photo/Craig Landefeld

Machado is the only Oriole to record 100+ home runs, 150+ doubles, and 200+ walks, and 30+ stolen bases before turning 25.

Relative to all players in Major League Baseball, Manny has also racked up some impressive numbers at third base (all stats since 1913):

Manny is only the 6th third baseman to record 260 extra-base hits before age 25.

Manny Machado swings.

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Manny has racked up 109 home runs while playing third base – the 3rd most by any player at the hot corner before age 25.

Machado is one of fourteen third baseman that has recorded 3 home runs in a game before turning 25.

Manny Machado swings in the on-deck circle.

GulfBird Photo/Craig Landefeld

Manny’s 159 doubles and 288 extra-base hits are 17th most and 27th most, respectively, in Major League history by a player younger than 25 years old.

It’s safe to say, Manny Machado is one of the most talented players the franchise has ever seen. However long he’s here, let’s just enjoy it.

machado wearing headset at press conference

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