Jay Payton once turned an unassisted double play, which is impressive because he's an outfielder
Former outfielder Jay Payton accumulated 1,157 hits for six teams over 12 MLB seasons. He maintained a .279 lifetime average and, in 2000, he collected seven hits in five World Series games for the Mets.
But the most impressive feat of his career came on Sept. 14, 2007, when he turned a rare unassisted double play ... from the outfield.
Payton was manning left field for the Orioles when they visited the Blue Jays. In the bottom of the fifth inning, with one out and runners on first and second, Jays outfielder Alex Rios hit a sharp line drive toward Payton. The runners were moving on the pitch, so when Payton charged in to make the play, he just cruised on into the infield and stepped on second base en route to the dugout to complete the unassisted double play:
Now, that's not something you see every day.