40/40 club? Ronald Acuña Jr. has his sights set higher than that.— MLB (@MLB) September 22, 2023
With this homer, he’s now just two steals away from 40/70. pic.twitter.com/5NyTtE94BX
Acuña’s long ball came in the first inning off of Patrick Corbin and entered him into the 40/40 club. The 25-year-old became the fifth player in MLB history to hit 40 home runs and swipe 40 bags. He is in stellar company, joining Alfonso Soriano, Alex Rodriguez, Barry Bonds, and Jose Canseco.
Aside from the 40/40, Acuña has made a club of his own as he became the first ever player with 40 homers and 60 stolen bases. He is two bags shy of 70 stolen bases and is continuing to prove his MVP candidacy.
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