The player who appeared in four different leagues with the longest major league career was Lave Cross who played for twenty-one seasons. The shortest was Jim Brennan & Mike Slattery who are tied with five seasons. The only Hall of Famer was Hugh Duffy.
Did any of these four league players set the record for most teams played for during a Major League career? How about the record for most teams played for during a single Major League season? Review these similar Tenure Records in our baseball records section.
A breakdown by primary position played of this truly unbreakable record follows: Five (5) pitchers, four (4) outfielders, four (4) second basemen, three (3) catchers, two (2) third baseman and one (1) shortstop.