Progressive Leaders & Records for Slugging %

Table
Year Career SLG   Single-Season SLG   ActiveSLG   Yearly SLG
1871 Levi Meyerle .700 Levi Meyerle .700
1872 Levi Meyerle .700 Ross Barnes .583
1873 Levi Meyerle .700 Ross Barnes .616
1874 Levi Meyerle .700 Lip Pike .504
1875 Levi Meyerle .700 Cal McVey .517

1876 Ross Barnes .590 Ross Barnes .590
1877 Ross Barnes .590 Deacon White+ .545
1878 Ross Barnes .590 Paul Hines .486
1879 Ross Barnes .590 John O'Rourke .521
1880 Ross Barnes .590 George Gore .463
1881 Cap Anson+ .438 Ross Barnes .590 Cap Anson+ .438 Dan Brouthers+ .541
1882 Cap Anson+ .444 Ross Barnes .590 Cap Anson+ .444 Dan Brouthers+ .547
1883 Cap Anson+ .441 Ross Barnes .590 Cap Anson+ .441 Dan Brouthers+ .572
1884 Cap Anson+ .453 Fred Dunlap .621 Cap Anson+ .453 Fred Dunlap .621
1885 Cap Anson+ .454 Fred Dunlap .621 Cap Anson+ .454 Dan Brouthers+ .543
1886 Roger Connor+ .477 Fred Dunlap .621 Roger Connor+ .477 Dan Brouthers+ .581
1887 Dan Brouthers+ .551 Tip O'Neill .690 Dan Brouthers+ .551 Tip O'Neill .691
1888 Dan Brouthers+ .538 Tip O'Neill .690 Dan Brouthers+ .538 Jimmy Ryan .515
1889 Dan Brouthers+ .535 Tip O'Neill .690 Dan Brouthers+ .535 Roger Connor+ .528
1890 Dan Brouthers+ .526 Tip O'Neill .690 Dan Brouthers+ .526 Roger Connor+ .548
1891 Dan Brouthers+ .525 Tip O'Neill .690 Dan Brouthers+ .525 Dan Brouthers+ .512
1892 Dan Brouthers+ .520 Tip O'Neill .690 Dan Brouthers+ .520 Ed Delahanty+ .495
1893 Dan Brouthers+ .520 Tip O'Neill .690 Dan Brouthers+ .520 Ed Delahanty+ .583
1894 Dan Brouthers+ .523 Sam Thompson+ .696 Dan Brouthers+ .523 Sam Thompson+ .696
1895 Dan Brouthers+ .522 Sam Thompson+ .696 Dan Brouthers+ .522 Sam Thompson+ .654
1896 Dan Brouthers+ .520 Sam Thompson+ .696 Dan Brouthers+ .520 Ed Delahanty+ .631
1897 Dan Brouthers+ .520 Sam Thompson+ .696 Dan Brouthers+ .520 Nap Lajoie+ .569
1898 Dan Brouthers+ .520 Sam Thompson+ .696 Dan Brouthers+ .520 John Anderson .494
1899 Dan Brouthers+ .520 Sam Thompson+ .696 Dan Brouthers+ .520 Ed Delahanty+ .582
1900 Dan Brouthers+ .520 Sam Thompson+ .696 Dan Brouthers+ .520 Honus Wagner+ .573
1901 Dan Brouthers+ .520 Sam Thompson+ .696 Dan Brouthers+ .520 Nap Lajoie+ .643
1902 Nap Lajoie+ .548 Sam Thompson+ .696 Nap Lajoie+ .548 Ed Delahanty+ .590
1903 Nap Lajoie+ .544 Sam Thompson+ .696 Nap Lajoie+ .544 Fred Clarke+ .532
1904 Nap Lajoie+ .544 Sam Thompson+ .696 Nap Lajoie+ .544 Nap Lajoie+ .546
1905 Nap Lajoie+ .537 Sam Thompson+ .696 Nap Lajoie+ .537 Cy Seymour .559
1906 Nap Lajoie+ .528 Sam Thompson+ .696 Nap Lajoie+ .528 George Stone .501
1907 Dan Brouthers+ .519 Sam Thompson+ .696 Nap Lajoie+ .515 Honus Wagner+ .513
1908 Dan Brouthers+ .519 Sam Thompson+ .696 Nap Lajoie+ .502 Honus Wagner+ .542
1909 Dan Brouthers+ .519 Sam Thompson+ .696 Honus Wagner+ .497 Ty Cobb+ .517
1910 Dan Brouthers+ .519 Sam Thompson+ .696 Nap Lajoie+ .498 Ty Cobb+ .551
1911 Dan Brouthers+ .519 Sam Thompson+ .696 Ty Cobb+ .501 Ty Cobb+ .621
1912 Dan Brouthers+ .519 Sam Thompson+ .696 Ty Cobb+ .513 Ty Cobb+ .584
1913 Dan Brouthers+ .519 Sam Thompson+ .696 Ty Cobb+ .515 Gavvy Cravath .568
1914 Dan Brouthers+ .519 Sam Thompson+ .696 Ty Cobb+ .515 Steve Evans .556
1915 Shoeless Joe Jackson .527 Sam Thompson+ .696 Shoeless Joe Jackson .527 Gavvy Cravath .510
1916 Shoeless Joe Jackson .522 Sam Thompson+ .696 Shoeless Joe Jackson .522 Tris Speaker+ .502
1917 Dan Brouthers+ .519 Sam Thompson+ .696 Ty Cobb+ .516 Ty Cobb+ .570
1918 Dan Brouthers+ .519 Sam Thompson+ .696 Ty Cobb+ .516 Babe Ruth+ .555
1919 Dan Brouthers+ .519 Sam Thompson+ .696 Ty Cobb+ .516 Babe Ruth+ .657
1920 Dan Brouthers+ .519 Babe Ruth+ .847 Shoeless Joe Jackson .517 Babe Ruth+ .847
1921 Dan Brouthers+ .519 Babe Ruth+ .847 Ty Cobb+ .517 Babe Ruth+ .846
1922 Babe Ruth+ .696 Babe Ruth+ .847 Babe Ruth+ .696 Rogers Hornsby+ .722
1923 Babe Ruth+ .708 Babe Ruth+ .847 Babe Ruth+ .708 Babe Ruth+ .764
1924 Babe Ruth+ .712 Babe Ruth+ .847 Babe Ruth+ .712 Babe Ruth+ .739
1925 Babe Ruth+ .697 Babe Ruth+ .847 Babe Ruth+ .697 Rogers Hornsby+ .756
1926 Babe Ruth+ .701 Babe Ruth+ .847 Babe Ruth+ .701 Babe Ruth+ .737
1927 Babe Ruth+ .709 Babe Ruth+ .847 Babe Ruth+ .709 Babe Ruth+ .772
1928 Babe Ruth+ .709 Babe Ruth+ .847 Babe Ruth+ .709 Babe Ruth+ .709
1929 Babe Ruth+ .708 Babe Ruth+ .847 Babe Ruth+ .708 Babe Ruth+ .697
1930 Babe Ruth+ .710 Babe Ruth+ .847 Babe Ruth+ .710 Babe Ruth+ .732
1931 Babe Ruth+ .709 Babe Ruth+ .847 Babe Ruth+ .709 Babe Ruth+ .700
1932 Babe Ruth+ .706 Babe Ruth+ .847 Babe Ruth+ .706 Jimmie Foxx+ .749
1933 Babe Ruth+ .699 Babe Ruth+ .847 Babe Ruth+ .699 Jimmie Foxx+ .703
1934 Babe Ruth+ .692 Babe Ruth+ .847 Babe Ruth+ .692 Lou Gehrig+ .706
1935 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Babe Ruth+ .690 Jimmie Foxx+ .636
1936 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Lou Gehrig+ .643 Lou Gehrig+ .696
1937 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Lou Gehrig+ .643 Joe DiMaggio+ .673
1938 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Jimmie Foxx+ .635 Jimmie Foxx+ .704
1939 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Jimmie Foxx+ .640 Jimmie Foxx+ .694
1940 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Jimmie Foxx+ .635 Hank Greenberg+ .670
1941 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Jimmie Foxx+ .627 Ted Williams+ .735
1942 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Hank Greenberg+ .622 Ted Williams+ .648
1943 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Hank Greenberg+ .622 Stan Musial+ .562
1944 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Hank Greenberg+ .622 Stan Musial+ .549
1945 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Hank Greenberg+ .617 Tommy Holmes .577
1946 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Ted Williams+ .647 Ted Williams+ .667
1947 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Ted Williams+ .645 Ralph Kiner+ .639
1948 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Ted Williams+ .640 Stan Musial+ .702
1949 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Ted Williams+ .642 Ralph Kiner+ .658
1950 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Ted Williams+ .642 Stan Musial+ .596
1951 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Ted Williams+ .633 Ralph Kiner+ .627
1952 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Ted Williams+ .634 Larry Doby+ .541
1953 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Ted Williams+ .638 Duke Snider+ .627
1954 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Ted Williams+ .638 Willie Mays+ .667
1955 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Ted Williams+ .642 Willie Mays+ .659
1956 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Ted Williams+ .639 Mickey Mantle+ .705
1957 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Ted Williams+ .645 Ted Williams+ .731
1958 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Ted Williams+ .641 Rocky Colavito .620
1959 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Ted Williams+ .633 Hank Aaron+ .636
1960 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Ted Williams+ .634 Frank Robinson+ .595
1961 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Willie Mays+ .585 Mickey Mantle+ .687
1962 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Willie Mays+ .588 Frank Robinson+ .624
1963 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Willie Mays+ .588 Hank Aaron+ .586
1964 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Willie Mays+ .589 Willie Mays+ .607
1965 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Willie Mays+ .593 Willie Mays+ .645
1966 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Willie Mays+ .591 Frank Robinson+ .637
1967 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Willie Mays+ .583 Carl Yastrzemski+ .622
1968 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Willie Mays+ .578 Frank Howard .552
1969 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Willie Mays+ .572 Willie McCovey+ .656
1970 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Willie Mays+ .569 Willie McCovey+ .612
1971 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Hank Aaron+ .569 Hank Aaron+ .669
1972 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Hank Aaron+ .566 Billy Williams+ .606
1973 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Hank Aaron+ .569 Willie Stargell+ .646
1974 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Hank Aaron+ .567 Dick Allen .563
1975 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Hank Aaron+ .559 Fred Lynn .566
1976 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Hank Aaron+ .555 Joe Morgan+ .576
1977 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Dick Allen .534 George Foster .631
1978 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Willie Stargell+ .531 Jim Rice+ .600
1979 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Jim Rice+ .552 Fred Lynn .637
1980 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Jim Rice+ .545 George Brett+ .664
1981 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Mike Schmidt+ .535 Mike Schmidt+ .644
1982 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Mike Schmidt+ .536 Robin Yount+ .578
1983 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Mike Schmidt+ .535 George Brett+ .562
1984 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Mike Schmidt+ .535 Dale Murphy .547
1985 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Mike Schmidt+ .535 George Brett+ .585
1986 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Mike Schmidt+ .536 Don Mattingly .573
1987 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Don Mattingly .543 Mark McGwire .618
1988 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Mike Schmidt+ .530 Jose Canseco .569
1989 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Mike Schmidt+ .527 Kevin Mitchell .635
1990 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Darryl Strawberry .520 Cecil Fielder .592
1991 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Jose Canseco .518 Danny Tartabull .593
1992 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Fred McGriff .528 Barry Bonds .624
1993 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Fred McGriff .531 Barry Bonds .677
1994 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Fred McGriff .541 Jeff Bagwell+ .750
1995 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Frank Thomas+ .593 Albert Belle .690
1996 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Frank Thomas+ .599 Mark McGwire .730
1997 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Frank Thomas+ .600 Larry Walker .720
1998 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Frank Thomas+ .584 Mark McGwire .752
1999 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Mark McGwire .587 Larry Walker .710
2000 Babe Ruth+ .690 Babe Ruth+ .847 Mark McGwire .593 Todd Helton .698
2001 Babe Ruth+ .690 Barry Bonds .863 Manny Ramirez .594 Barry Bonds .863
2002 Babe Ruth+ .690 Barry Bonds .863 Todd Helton .613 Barry Bonds .799
2003 Babe Ruth+ .690 Barry Bonds .863 Todd Helton .616 Barry Bonds .749
2004 Babe Ruth+ .690 Barry Bonds .863 Todd Helton .616 Barry Bonds .812
2005 Babe Ruth+ .690 Barry Bonds .863 Albert Pujols .621 Derrek Lee .662
2006 Babe Ruth+ .690 Barry Bonds .863 Albert Pujols .629 Albert Pujols .671
2007 Babe Ruth+ .690 Barry Bonds .863 Albert Pujols .620 Alex Rodriguez .645
2008 Babe Ruth+ .690 Barry Bonds .863 Albert Pujols .624 Albert Pujols .653
2009 Babe Ruth+ .690 Barry Bonds .863 Albert Pujols .628 Albert Pujols .658
2010 Babe Ruth+ .690 Barry Bonds .863 Albert Pujols .624 Josh Hamilton .633
2011 Babe Ruth+ .690 Barry Bonds .863 Albert Pujols .617 Jose Bautista .608
2012 Babe Ruth+ .690 Barry Bonds .863 Albert Pujols .608 Giancarlo Stanton .608
2013 Babe Ruth+ .690 Barry Bonds .863 Albert Pujols .599 Miguel Cabrera .636
2014 Babe Ruth+ .690 Barry Bonds .863 Albert Pujols .588 Jose Abreu .581
2015 Babe Ruth+ .690 Barry Bonds .863 Albert Pujols .581 Bryce Harper .649
2016 Babe Ruth+ .690 Barry Bonds .863 Albert Pujols .573 David Ortiz .620
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