Don Money (born June 7, 1947 in Washington, D.C., USA) is a former Major League baseball player, who was a second baseman early in his career before later becoming a third baseman for the most part. He batted and threw right-handed. He played for the Philadelphia Phillies (1968-1972) and the Milwaukee Brewers (1973-1983).
A great fielder, Money's hitting contributions are often overlooked.
An argument for Money's best season can be made for 1974, 1977, or 1978. In '74, he set career-highs in hits (178), doubles (32), and at bats (629). He also had 19 stolen bases and made his first All-Star team. In '77, he had career-highs in home runs (25), Runs batted in (83), slugging percentage (.470), and total bases (268). He also had 86 runs scored and made his third all-star game. In '78, he had career-highs in batting average (.293), on-base percentage (.361), and sacrifice hits (14). He also had 7 hit by pitches, and made his fourth and final all-star team.
After his best years were behind him, he finally made the postseason with Milwaukee, losing in his only World Series to the St. Louis Cardinals In 1982. He had a .185 BA in the postseason, and a .231 BA in the World Series, picking up two playoff RBIs all-time.
In a 16-season career, Money hit .261 with 176 home runs and 729 RBI's in 1720 games. He picked up a lifetime on-base percentage of .328 with a .406 slugging percentage. He also had 80 career stolen bases with 798 runs. He had 1623 hits in 6215 at bats.
He set the major league record for errorless games at third base, with 78. He would go on to complete an 86-game streak with no errors in 257 chances.