To get on this list, you have to be unlucky, but you also have to get on base a lot to be able to steal. Of the following on this list, Gehrig picked bad times to steal and Ruth was too slow, but thought he could do anything.
1. Pete Rose ... 57.1% (198-for-347) Cincinnati Reds, Montreal Expos, Philadelphia Phillies
2. Charlie Jamieson ... 54.4% (131-for-241) Washington Senators, Philadelphia Athletics,Cleveland Indians
3. Greg Gagne ... 52.9% (108-for-204) Minnesota Twins, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Dodgers
4. Babe Ruth ... 51.3% (123-for-240) New York Yankees