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The record for doubles in the first half (at least in the Retrosheet dB, which is back to 1916 but not complete prior to WWII) is 42, by Edgar in 1996. Manny is currently tied for 23rd, with almost a month left before the break. In 2008 both Brian Roberts and Nate McLouth had 33 at the break.

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Double #32 today in team game 70.

Team game 70 for the 1931 Red Sox was the first half of a doubleheader in which Earl Webb went 2 for 3, hitting double #35.

So in the 152 game season that the Red Sox played in 1931, by this point he would have been on pace for 76 doubles. When does he start to cool off and not hit as many doubles, because based on that his pace must slow down at some point.

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So in the 152 game season that the Red Sox played in 1931, by this point he would have been on pace for 76 doubles. When does he start to cool off and not hit as many doubles, because based on that his pace must slow down at some point.

I posted the monthly breakdown earlier in this thread. July was his best month with 18 doubles. But then he only hit 6 in August.

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