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Billy Burns, in his natural state.
Billy Burns had an amazing season, earning the title of Nationals' Minor League Player of the Year, according to a Nationals press release.
But Burns leads a double life. You see, he is an expert thief, with a growing reputation.
Burns stole 54 bases in 91 games with the Single-A Potomac Nationals. That total actually would have represented the most in the organization. But Burns' crime spree was not complete.
He stole 20 more bases once he was promoted to Double-A, while playing 30 games with the Harrisburg Senators.
The thing to know about Burns, though, is that he does not simply steal a lot of bases. He does so with the efficiency of a master jewel thief.
Here is a look at the top three base stealers in the Nationals' organization during the 2013 season, with an emphasis on their stolen base percentage:
Someone should arrest Billy Burns. But they would have to catch him first.