Most Times Leading League Batting Statistics

The span of a player's career is in italics.

Wins Above Replacement
1. Ruth1914-1935 10
2. Mays1951-1973 9
3. Johnson1907-1927 8
4. Hornsby1915-1937 7
5. Bonds1986-2007 6
Williams1939-1960 6
Young1890-1911 6
8. Alexander1911-1930 5
Mantle1951-1968 5
Rodriguez1994-2016 5
Trout2011-2017 5
WAR Position Players
1. Bonds1986-2007 11
Hornsby1915-1937 11
Ruth1914-1935 11
Wagner1897-1917 11
5. Mays1951-1973 10
6. Lajoie1896-1916 6
Mantle1951-1968 6
Pujols2001-2017 6
Rodriguez1994-2016 6
Williams1939-1960 6
Offensive WAR
1. Hornsby1915-1937 12
2. Ruth1914-1935 10
3. Mantle1951-1968 9
Rodriguez1994-2016 9
Wagner1897-1917 9
6. Bonds1986-2007 8
Brouthers1879-1904 8
Cobb1905-1928 8
Williams1939-1960 8
10. Musial1941-1963 7
Defensive WAR
1. Belanger1965-1982 6
Smith1978-1996 6
Tinker1902-1916 6
4. Ripken1981-2001 5
5. Boudreau1938-1952 4
Fletcher1909-1922 4
Jones1996-2012 4
McBride1901-1920 4
McMillan1951-1966 4
Reese1940-1958 4
Scott1914-1926 4
Simmons2012-2017 4
Smith1884-1898 4
Batting Average
1. Cobb1905-1928 11
2. Gwynn1982-2001 8
Wagner1897-1917 8
4. Carew1967-1985 7
Hornsby1915-1937 7
Musial1941-1963 7
7. Williams1939-1960 6
8. Boggs1982-1999 5
Brouthers1879-1904 5
Lajoie1896-1916 5
On-Base%
1. Williams1939-1960 12
2. Bonds1986-2007 10
Ruth1914-1935 10
4. Hornsby1915-1937 9
5. Cobb1905-1928 7
6. Boggs1982-1999 6
Musial1941-1963 6
Votto2007-2017 6
9. Brouthers1879-1904 5
Gehrig1923-1939 5
Hamilton1888-1901 5
Yastrzemski1961-1983 5
Slugging %
1. Ruth1914-1935 13
2. Hornsby1915-1937 9
Williams1939-1960 9
4. Cobb1905-1928 8
5. Bonds1986-2007 7
Brouthers1879-1904 7
7. Musial1941-1963 6
Wagner1897-1917 6
9. Delahanty1888-1903 5
Foxx1925-1945 5
Mays1951-1973 5
Schmidt1972-1989 5
On-Base Plus Slugging
1. Ruth1914-1935 13
2. Hornsby1915-1937 11
3. Cobb1905-1928 10
Williams1939-1960 10
5. Bonds1986-2007 9
6. Brouthers1879-1904 8
Wagner1897-1917 8
8. Musial1941-1963 7
9. Mantle1951-1968 6
10. Delahanty1888-1903 5
Foxx1925-1945 5
Mays1951-1973 5
Schmidt1972-1989 5
Games Played
1. Ripken1981-2001 9
2. Gehrig1923-1939 7
3. Banks1953-1971 6
Garvey1969-1987 6
5. Fox1947-1965 5
Musial1941-1963 5
Pierre2000-2013 5
Pratt1912-1924 5
Robinson1955-1977 5
Rose1963-1986 5
Tejada1997-2013 5
Williams1959-1976 5
At Bats
1. Suzuki2001-2017 8
2. Cramer1929-1948 7
3. Fox1947-1965 5
4. Dalrymple1878-1891 4
Foster1910-1923 4
Rollins2000-2016 4
Rose1963-1986 4
Wright1871-1882 4
9. Adams1922-1934 3
Cash1969-1980 3
Castro2010-2017 3
Pierre2000-2013 3
Rice1915-1934 3
Richardson1955-1966 3
Samuel1983-1998 3
Waner1927-1945 3
Plate Appearances
1. Rose1963-1986 7
2. Biggio1988-2007 5
Burns1911-1925 5
Bush1908-1923 5
Fox1947-1965 5
Jeter1995-2014 5
7. Ashburn1948-1962 4
Suzuki2001-2017 4
9. Boggs1982-1999 3
Burkett1890-1905 3
Dalrymple1878-1891 3
DiMaggio1940-1953 3
Hack1932-1947 3
Molitor1978-1998 3
Reyes2003-2017 3
Rollins2000-2016 3
Wright1871-1882 3
Runs Scored
1. Ruth1914-1935 8
2. Williams1939-1960 6
3. Burns1911-1925 5
Cobb1905-1928 5
Henderson1979-2003 5
Hornsby1915-1937 5
Mantle1951-1968 5
Musial1941-1963 5
Pujols2001-2017 5
Rodriguez1994-2016 5
Hits
1. Cobb1905-1928 8
2. Gwynn1982-2001 7
Rose1963-1986 7
Suzuki2001-2017 7
5. Musial1941-1963 6
6. Oliva1962-1976 5
7. Altuve2011-2017 4
Barnes1871-1881 4
Beaumont1899-1910 4
Fox1947-1965 4
Hornsby1915-1937 4
Kuenn1952-1966 4
Lajoie1896-1916 4
Puckett1984-1995 4
Total Bases
1. Aaron1954-1976 8
2. Hornsby1915-1937 7
3. Cobb1905-1928 6
Musial1941-1963 6
Ruth1914-1935 6
Wagner1897-1917 6
Williams1939-1960 6
8. Brouthers1879-1904 4
Gehrig1923-1939 4
Klein1928-1944 4
Lajoie1896-1916 4
Pujols2001-2017 4
Rice1974-1989 4
Rodriguez1994-2016 4
Doubles
1. Musial1941-1963 8
Speaker1907-1928 8
3. Wagner1897-1917 7
4. Delahanty1888-1903 5
Lajoie1896-1916 5
Rose1963-1986 5
7. Aaron1954-1976 4
Hornsby1915-1937 4
Oliva1962-1976 4
10. Barnes1871-1881 3
Biggio1988-2007 3
Boudreau1938-1952 3
Brouthers1879-1904 3
Cobb1905-1928 3
Davis1895-1917 3
Hines1872-1891 3
Kelly1878-1893 3
Kuenn1952-1966 3
Mattingly1982-1995 3
Medwick1932-1948 3
Vernon1939-1960 3
Yastrzemski1961-1983 3
Triples
1. Crawford1899-1917 6
2. Johnson1987-2000 5
Musial1941-1963 5
Wilson1976-1994 5
5. Butler1981-1997 4
Cobb1905-1928 4
Crawford2002-2016 4
Reyes2003-2017 4
Rollins2000-2016 4
Stovey1880-1893 4
Home Runs
1. Ruth1914-1935 12
2. Schmidt1972-1989 8
3. Kiner1946-1955 7
4. Cravath1908-1920 6
Killebrew1954-1975 6
Ott1926-1947 6
7. Rodriguez1994-2016 5
Stovey1880-1893 5
9. Aaron1954-1976 4
Baker1908-1922 4
Davis1895-1917 4
Foxx1925-1945 4
Greenberg1930-1947 4
Griffey1989-2010 4
Jackson1967-1987 4
Klein1928-1944 4
Mantle1951-1968 4
Mays1951-1973 4
McGwire1986-2001 4
Mize1936-1953 4
Williams1912-1930 4
Williams1939-1960 4
Wilson1923-1934 4
Runs Batted In
1. Anson1871-1897 8
2. Gehrig1923-1939 5
Ruth1914-1935 5
4. Aaron1954-1976 4
Cobb1905-1928 4
Greenberg1930-1947 4
Hornsby1915-1937 4
Magee1904-1919 4
Schmidt1972-1989 4
Wagner1897-1917 4
Williams1939-1960 4
Bases on Balls
1. Bonds1986-2007 12
2. Ruth1914-1935 11
3. Williams1939-1960 8
4. Thomas1899-1911 7
5. Ott1926-1947 6
Yost1944-1962 6
7. Burns1911-1925 5
Bush1908-1923 5
Hamilton1888-1901 5
Hartsel1898-1911 5
Mantle1951-1968 5
Votto2007-2017 5
Strikeouts
1. Foxx1925-1945 7
2. DiMaggio1937-1946 6
3. Brown1882-1898 5
Jackson1967-1987 5
Mantle1951-1968 5
Ruth1914-1935 5
Wilson1923-1934 5
8. Camilli1933-1945 4
Deer1984-1996 4
Dunn2001-2014 4
Galarraga1985-2004 4
Galvin1875-1892 4
Reynolds2007-2017 4
Samuel1983-1998 4
Schmidt1972-1989 4
Seerey1943-1949 4
Stolen Bases
1. Henderson1979-2003 12
2. Carey1910-1929 10
3. Aparicio1956-1973 9
4. Brock1961-1979 8
5. Campaneris1964-1983 6
Case1937-1947 6
Cobb1905-1928 6
Coleman1985-1997 6
Wills1959-1972 6
10. Hamilton1888-1901 5
Lofton1991-2007 5
Wagner1897-1917 5
Singles
1. Suzuki2001-2017 10
2. Fox1947-1965 8
3. Gwynn1982-2001 7
Keeler1892-1910 7
5. Cobb1905-1928 6
Pierre2000-2013 6
7. Cramer1929-1948 5
8. Ashburn1948-1962 4
Beaumont1899-1910 4
Butler1981-1997 4
Carew1967-1985 4
Hamilton1888-1901 4
Rice1915-1934 4
Waner1927-1945 4
Wills1959-1972 4
Wilson1976-1994 4
Adjusted OPS+
1. Cobb1905-1928 12
Hornsby1915-1937 12
Ruth1914-1935 12
4. Bonds1986-2007 9
Williams1939-1960 9
6. Brouthers1879-1904 8
Mantle1951-1968 8
8. Mays1951-1973 6
Musial1941-1963 6
Schmidt1972-1989 6
Wagner1897-1917 6
Runs Created
1. Bonds1986-2007 9
Musial1941-1963 9
Ruth1914-1935 9
Williams1939-1960 9
5. Cobb1905-1928 8
Hornsby1915-1937 8
7. Mantle1951-1968 7
Wagner1897-1917 7
9. Brouthers1879-1904 5
Foxx1925-1945 5
Mays1951-1973 5
Adj. Batting Runs
1. Hornsby1915-1937 11
2. Bonds1986-2007 10
Ruth1914-1935 10
4. Mantle1951-1968 9
5. Brouthers1879-1904 8
Musial1941-1963 8
Williams1939-1960 8
8. Cobb1905-1928 7
9. Delahanty1888-1903 6
Schmidt1972-1989 6
Wagner1897-1917 6
Adj. Batting Wins
1. Hornsby1915-1937 11
2. Bonds1986-2007 10
Ruth1914-1935 10
4. Mantle1951-1968 9
Musial1941-1963 9
6. Brouthers1879-1904 8
Williams1939-1960 8
8. Cobb1905-1928 7
9. Delahanty1888-1903 6
Schmidt1972-1989 6
Wagner1897-1917 6
Extra Base Hits
1. Musial1941-1963 7
Ruth1914-1935 7
Wagner1897-1917 7
4. Hornsby1915-1937 6
5. Aaron1954-1976 5
Brouthers1879-1904 5
Schmidt1972-1989 5
Stovey1880-1893 5
Williams1939-1960 5
10. Banks1953-1971 4
Cravath1908-1920 4
Crawford1899-1917 4
Delahanty1888-1903 4
Gehrig1923-1939 4
Greenberg1930-1947 4
Klein1928-1944 4
Lajoie1896-1916 4
Mize1936-1953 4
Ortiz1997-2016 4
Pujols2001-2017 4
Times On Base
1. Rose1963-1986 9
2. Boggs1982-1999 8
Musial1941-1963 8
Ruth1914-1935 8
Williams1939-1960 8
6. Gehrig1923-1939 6
Thomas1899-1911 6
8. Ashburn1948-1962 5
Bonds1986-2007 5
Brouthers1879-1904 5
Votto2007-2017 5
Offensive Win %
1. Hornsby1915-1937 12
2. Cobb1905-1928 11
Ruth1914-1935 11
4. Bonds1986-2007 10
5. Musial1941-1963 9
Williams1939-1960 9
7. Mantle1951-1968 7
Wagner1897-1917 7
9. Brouthers1879-1904 6
10. Foxx1925-1945 5
Mays1951-1973 5
Yastrzemski1961-1983 5
Hit By Pitch
1. Minoso1949-1980 10
2. Baylor1970-1988 8
Crosetti1932-1948 8
4. Hunt1963-1974 7
Robinson1956-1976 7
6. McGann1896-1908 6
7. Bartell1927-1946 5
Biggio1988-2007 5
Fletcher1909-1922 5
Jennings1891-1918 5
Tucker1887-1899 5
Sacrifice Hits
1. Haas1925-1938 6
2. Knabe1905-1916 4
Pierre2000-2013 4
Rizzuto1941-1956 4
Vizquel1989-2012 4
6. Andrus2009-2017 3
Barrett1982-1991 3
Campaneris1964-1983 3
Chapman1912-1920 3
Harris1919-1931 3
Reynolds1975-1989 3
Sacrifice Flies
1. Robinson1955-1977 4
2. Bench1967-1983 3
Cabrera1997-2011 3
Jensen1950-1961 3
Santo1960-1974 3
6. Belle1989-2000 2
Bichette1988-2001 2
Bonilla1986-2001 2
Carter1983-1998 2
Cepeda1958-1974 2
Conine1990-2007 2
Cruz1970-1988 2
Gonzalez2004-2017 2
Herr1979-1991 2
Hodges1943-1963 2
Johnson1965-1978 2
Kent1992-2008 2
Lee1999-2012 2
Minoso1949-1980 2
Molina1998-2010 2
Murcer1965-1983 2
Olerud1989-2005 2
Parker1973-1991 2
Ramirez1998-2015 2
Robinson1956-1976 2
Schmidt1972-1989 2
White1965-1979 2
Wright2004-2016 2
Yastrzemski1961-1983 2
Intentional Bases on Balls
1. Bonds1986-2007 12
2. Boggs1982-1999 6
3. Guerrero1996-2011 5
4. McCovey1959-1980 4
Pujols2001-2017 4
Robinson1956-1976 4
7. Carew1967-1985 3
Killebrew1954-1975 3
Murray1977-1997 3
Ortiz1997-2016 3
Suzuki2001-2017 3
Votto2007-2017 3
Williams1939-1960 3
Double Plays Grounded Into
1. Tejada1997-2013 5
2. Lombardi1931-1947 4
Pujols2001-2017 4
Rice1974-1989 4
5. Gordon1941-1955 3
Jensen1950-1961 3
Scott1966-1979 3
Torre1960-1977 3
9. Butler2007-2016 2
Cabrera2003-2017 2
Clemente1955-1972 2
Doerr1937-1951 2
Ennis1946-1959 2
Franco1982-2007 2
Garvey1969-1987 2
Gonzalez2004-2017 2
Green1957-1963 2
Guerrero1996-2011 2
Hayes1988-2001 2
Howard1958-1973 2
Knight1974-1988 2
McCormick1934-1948 2
Montanez1966-1982 2
Murphy1976-1993 2
O'Neill1985-2001 2
Posada1995-2011 2
Robinson1955-1977 2
Santo1960-1974 2
Staub1963-1985 2
Stephens1941-1955 2
Yastrzemski1961-1983 2
Caught Stealing
1. Brock1961-1979 7
Pierre2000-2013 7
Wills1959-1972 7
4. Minoso1949-1980 6
5. Henderson1979-2003 5
6. Aparicio1956-1973 4
Case1937-1947 4
Chapman1930-1946 4
North1971-1981 4
10. Altuve2011-2017 3
Buford1963-1972 3
Butler1981-1997 3
Campaneris1964-1983 3
Cobb1905-1928 3
Coleman1985-1997 3
Moreno1975-1986 3
Polonia1987-2000 3
SB %
1. Mays1951-1973 5
2. Beltran1998-2017 3
Morgan1963-1984 3
4. Aaron1954-1976 2
Aparicio1956-1973 2
Campaneris1964-1983 2
Cotto1984-1993 2
Davis1984-2001 2
Glanville1996-2004 2
Harper1962-1976 2
Hinton1961-1971 2
Lopes1972-1987 2
Otis1967-1984 2
Reese1997-2004 2
Rivera1952-1961 2
Wilson1976-1994 2
Power-Speed #
1. Bonds1968-1981 9
2. Mays1951-1973 8
3. Bonds1986-2007 6
4. Mantle1951-1968 5
5. Davis1895-1917 4
Henderson1979-2003 4
Robinson1947-1956 4
Rodriguez1994-2016 4
Soriano1999-2014 4
10. Aaron1954-1976 3
Baker1908-1922 3
Canseco1985-2001 3
Cuyler1921-1938 3
Dawson1976-1996 3
Duffy1888-1906 3
Goslin1921-1938 3
Jackson1967-1987 3
Lumley1904-1910 3
Minoso1949-1980 3
Ruth1914-1935 3
Trout2011-2017 3
AB per SO
1. Fox1947-1965 12
2. Gwynn1982-2001 10
3. Keeler1892-1910 9
Sewell1920-1933 9
5. Pierre2000-2013 8
6. Start1871-1886 6
7. Anson1871-1897 5
Beckert1965-1975 5
Gilliam1953-1966 5
Lajoie1896-1916 5
Mueller1948-1959 5
Waner1927-1945 5
AB per HR
1. Ruth1914-1935 13
2. Ott1926-1947 10
3. Bonds1986-2007 8
4. Kiner1946-1955 7
McGwire1986-2001 7
6. Cravath1908-1920 6
Killebrew1954-1975 6
Schmidt1972-1989 6
Williams1939-1960 6
10. McCovey1959-1980 5
Williams1912-1930 5
Outs Made
1. Cramer1929-1948 4
Richardson1955-1966 4
Rollins2000-2016 4
4. Aparicio1956-1973 3
Castro2010-2017 3
Critz1924-1935 3
Crosetti1932-1948 3
Maranville1912-1935 3
Olson1911-1924 3
Parent1899-1911 3
Pierre2000-2013 3
Samuel1983-1998 3
Schoendienst1945-1963 3
Sierra1986-2006 3
Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)
1. Bonds1986-2007 10
2. Mantle1951-1968 8
3. Williams1939-1960 6
4. Foxx1925-1945 4
Mays1951-1973 4
Schmidt1972-1989 4
Thomas1990-2008 4
8. Aaron1954-1976 3
Cabrera2003-2017 3
Camilli1933-1945 3
DiMaggio1936-1951 3
Galan1934-1949 3
Gehrig1923-1939 3
Klein1928-1944 3
McCovey1959-1980 3
Musial1941-1963 3
Pujols2001-2017 3
Snider1947-1964 3
Trout2011-2017 3
Yastrzemski1961-1983 3
Win Probability Added (WPA)
1. Bonds1986-2007 10
2. Mantle1951-1968 6
Williams1939-1960 6
4. Mays1951-1973 5
5. DiMaggio1936-1951 4
Thomas1990-2008 4
Trout2011-2017 4
8. Aaron1954-1976 3
Camilli1933-1945 3
Delgado1993-2009 3
Fielder2005-2016 3
Foxx1925-1945 3
Morgan1963-1984 3
Murray1977-1997 3
Musial1941-1963 3
Schmidt1972-1989 3
Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)
1. Bonds1986-2007 10
2. Mantle1951-1968 8
3. Williams1939-1960 6
4. Camilli1933-1945 5
Mays1951-1973 5
6. DiMaggio1936-1951 4
Foxx1925-1945 4
Thomas1990-2008 4
Trout2011-2017 4
10. Aaron1954-1976 3
Kiner1946-1955 3
Klein1928-1944 3
McCovey1959-1980 3
McGwire1986-2001 3
Morgan1963-1984 3
Musial1941-1963 3
Rodriguez1994-2016 3
Schmidt1972-1989 3
Snider1947-1964 3
Yastrzemski1961-1983 3
Base-Out Wins Added (REW)
1. Bonds1986-2007 10
2. Mantle1951-1968 8
3. Williams1939-1960 6
4. Thomas1990-2008 5
5. Foxx1925-1945 4
Gehrig1923-1939 4
Mays1951-1973 4
Schmidt1972-1989 4
Trout2011-2017 4
10. Aaron1954-1976 3
Camilli1933-1945 3
DiMaggio1936-1951 3
Galan1934-1949 3
Klein1928-1944 3
McCovey1959-1980 3
Morgan1963-1984 3
Musial1941-1963 3
Pujols2001-2017 3
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