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    Dickey Breaks TCL Stolen Base Record
    Matthew Dickey stole his 40th base of the season to break the TCL record.
    Matthew Dickey stole his 40th base of the season to break the TCL record.

    Aug. 9, 2013

    KILGORE, Texas - Stephen F. Austin outfielder Matthew Dickey etched his name in the books for the East Texas Pump Jacks of the Texas Collegiate League, breaking the league's single-season stolen base record with his 40th of the summer season. 

    Dickey took the record Thursday, Aug. 8, in a 5-2 win over the Texas Marshalls. The Kilgore, Texas, native, wasted no time breaking the record in front of a hometown crowd. Dickey led off the bottom of the first with a single into the right center gap before swiping second on the very next pitch.

    After eclipsing the milestone, Dickey was pulled from the game in front of a standing ovation. Dickey walked off the field with the bag in hand.

    The Lumberjack tied the record one day earlier, on Aug. 7, in a 7-5 win over the Acadiana Cane Cutters and two days after fellow summer-league teammate and SFA signee Garrett McMullen tied the TCL's single-season doubles mark.

    The Pump Jacks will play one more game against the Marshalls, before the postseason begins Saturday, Aug. 10, against the Brazos Valley Bombers.

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