|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» August 21, 2000:
Potomac's Esix Snead breaks Len Dykstra's Carolina League record of 105 steals by swiping his 106th. Snead has a batting average of .242 and OBA of .338. It's the 10th time in the last 20 years that a minor-leaguer has stolen 100 or more bases in a season. According to Howe Sports data, the eight thieves who stole 100 or more bases in the minors were :Vince Coleman, Macon (South Atlantic), 1983—145: Donell Nixon, Bakersfield (California), 1983—144: Jeff Stone, Spartanburg (South Atlantic), 1983—123: Alan Wiggins, Lodi (California), 1980—120: Marcus Lawton, Columbia (South Atlantic), 1985—111: Snead: Dykstra, Lynchburg (Carolina), 1983—105: Donell Nixon, Chattanooga (Southern), 1984—102: Vince Coleman, Louisville (American Assoc.), 1983— 101: Albert Hall, Durham (Carolina), 1980—100.