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Mariners Noon Number: Robinson Cano joins elite company

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 11:51 p.m.

Robinson Cano doubled in the first inning of the Seattle Mariners 5-2 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday for the 500th double of his illustrious career.

Canó becomes the 63rd player in MLB history to 500 doubles, just the seventh second baseman to reach the milestone.

He joins Craig Biggio, Nap Lajoie, Charlie Gehringer, Jeff Kent, Rogers Hornsby and Roberto Alomar as second basemen with 500 doubles. Only Kent is not a member of the Hall of Fame.

Canó tied Goose Goslin and John Olerud for 61st all-time with exactly 500 career doubles. Of the 63 players with 500-plus doubles, 37 are in the Hall of Fame. Edgar Martinez is still the leader in the Mariners clubhouse with 514 career doubles.

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