Nico Hoerner and other Cubs who've stolen 30+ bases in recent years

With Nico Hoerner swiping his 30th bag of the season this week, let's look at a list of former Cubs who eclipsed 30 steals in a single campaign.
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Davey Lopes: 47 SB in 1985

As a 5'9" second baseman, Davey Lopes was a speedster through in through. Lopes didn't make it to the majors until he was 27 years old, but that didn't stop him from becoming one of the top stolen base threats in MLB history. At 557 career stolen bags, Lopes ranks 26th all-time in the category, and 67 of them came during his stint in Chicago.

Remarkably, Lopes was 40 when he swiped 47 bases as a Cub in 1985. The Cubs had some serious speed on the base paths that year as Lopes played alongside Ryne Sandberg, who swiped 54 bags that year, and Bob Dernier who stole 31.

Juan Pierre: 58 SB in 2006

Juan Pierre had quite a career in MLB and stealing bases was one of the areas he excelled in. He ranks even higher than Lopes, with 614 career SB which ranks 18th all-time. He led the league in the category three different times (2001, 2003, 2010) and he was part of the 2003 Florida Marlins team that stole a pennant from the Cubs. In 2005, the Marlins traded him to the Cubs and luckily Pierre was still in his prime for his lone season on the North Side.

In his age 28 season, Pierre played all 162 games with the Cubs in 2006 where he swiped 58 bags and led the league in hits (204). Pierre was an all-around amazing player who appeared in all 162 games in a truly impressive five straight seasons. And aside from his rookie season in 2000 where he only played 51 games, Pierre did not have a season where he did not steal at least 23 bases and many of those years he eclipsed 40.