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Major League Batting Leaders

Wins Above Replacement--all
1. AlexanderCHC 12.6
2. RuthNYY 11.7
3. SislerSLB 9.9
4. HornsbySTL 9.6
5. BagbyCLE 9.5
6. CoveleskiCLE 8.9
7. SpeakerCLE 8.6
8. GrimesBRO 8.4
9. ShawkeyNYY 8.0
10. CollinsCHW 7.9
WAR Position Players
1. RuthNYY 11.9
2. SislerSLB 9.8
3. HornsbySTL 9.6
4. SpeakerCLE 8.6
5. CollinsCHW 7.9
6. JacksonCHW 7.5
7. Bancroft2TM 6.9
8. YoungsNYG 6.5
9. JacobsonSLB 6.0
10. RoushCIN 6.0
Offensive WAR
1. RuthNYY 11.8
2. SislerSLB 9.2
3. HornsbySTL 9.0
4. SpeakerCLE 8.3
5. CollinsCHW 7.5
6. JacksonCHW 7.4
7. YoungsNYG 6.2
8. JacobsonSLB 5.2
9. WilliamsPHI 5.2
10. RoushCIN 5.1
Defensive WAR
1. Bancroft2TM 4.0
2. PerkinsPHA 2.8
3. Fletcher2TM 2.4
4. ScottBOS 1.9
5. PeckinpaughNYY 1.9
6. SchalkCHW 1.8
7. GardnerCLE 1.8
8. O'NeilBSN 1.7
9. WardNYY 1.6
10. GowdyBSN 1.5
Batting Average
1. TorrienteCAG .411
2. SislerSLB .407
3. SpeakerCLE .388
4. JacksonCHW .382
5. LyonsDS .379
6. RuthNYY .376
7. CollinsCHW .372
8. HornsbySTL .370
9. JacobsonSLB .355
10. CharlestonABC .353
On-Base%
1. RuthNYY .532
2. SpeakerCLE .483
3. TorrienteCAG .479
4. SislerSLB .449
5. LyonsDS .445
6. JacksonCHW .444
7. CollinsCHW .438
8. HornsbySTL .431
9. YoungsNYG .427
10. CharlestonABC .418
Slugging %
1. RuthNYY .847
2. SislerSLB .632
3. TorrienteCAG .606
4. LyonsDS .595
5. JacksonCHW .589
6. SpeakerCLE .562
7. HornsbySTL .559
8. FelschCHW .540
9. SmithCLE .520
10. MeuselNYY .517
On-Base Plus Slugging
1. RuthNYY 1.379
2. TorrienteCAG 1.085
3. SislerSLB 1.082
4. SpeakerCLE 1.045
5. LyonsDS 1.040
6. JacksonCHW 1.033
7. HornsbySTL .990
8. CharlestonABC .936
9. CollinsCHW .932
10. FelschCHW .923
Games Played
1. JohnstonBRO 155
KellyNYG 155
StockSTL 155
4. JacobsonSLB 154
DuncanCIN 154
VeachDET 154
BurnsNYG 154
ScottBOS 154
SislerSLB 154
MyersBRO 154
GerberSLB 154
PrattNYY 154
GardnerCLE 154
At Bats
1. StockSTL 639
2. OlsonBRO 637
3. JohnstonBRO 635
4. BurnsNYG 631
SislerSLB 631
6. WeaverCHW 629
7. RiceWSH 624
8. Bancroft2TM 613
9. VeachDET 612
10. PippNYY 610
Plate Appearances
1. BurnsNYG 714
2. GedeonSLB 713
3. JohnstonBRO 708
StockSTL 708
5. CollinsCHW 706
6. YoungDET 705
7. WeaverCHW 692
SislerSLB 692
9. RiceWSH 687
PippNYY 687
Runs Scored
1. RuthNYY 158
2. SpeakerCLE 137
SislerSLB 137
4. CollinsCHW 117
5. BurnsNYG 115
6. PippNYY 109
PeckinpaughNYY 109
8. JacksonCHW 105
9. JudgeWSH 103
10. Bancroft2TM 102
WeaverCHW 102
Hits
1. SislerSLB 257
2. CollinsCHW 224
3. JacksonCHW 218
HornsbySTL 218
5. JacobsonSLB 216
6. SpeakerCLE 214
7. RiceWSH 211
8. WeaverCHW 208
9. StockSTL 204
YoungsNYG 204
Total Bases
1. SislerSLB 399
2. RuthNYY 388
3. JacksonCHW 336
4. HornsbySTL 329
5. SpeakerCLE 310
6. JacobsonSLB 305
7. FelschCHW 300
8. CollinsCHW 297
9. WilliamsPHI 293
10. VeachDET 290
Doubles
1. SpeakerCLE 50
2. SislerSLB 49
3. HornsbySTL 44
4. JacksonCHW 42
5. MeuselNYY 40
DuganPHA 40
FelschCHW 40
8. O'NeillCLE 39
VeachDET 39
10. CollinsCHW 38
Triples
1. MyersBRO 22
2. JacksonCHW 20
HornsbySTL 20
4. SislerSLB 18
5. HooperBOS 17
6. RoushCIN 16
7. MaranvilleBSN 15
FelschCHW 15
VeachDET 15
BigbeePIT 15
JudgeWSH 15
Home Runs
1. RuthNYY 54
2. SislerSLB 19
3. WalkerPHA 17
4. WilliamsPHI 15
5. FelschCHW 14
MeuselPHI 14
7. JacksonCHW 12
SmithCLE 12
9. MeuselNYY 11
PippNYY 11
VeachDET 11
KellyNYG 11
WardNYY 11
WesleyDS 11
Runs Batted In
1. RuthNYY 135
2. JacobsonSLB 122
SislerSLB 122
4. JacksonCHW 121
5. GardnerCLE 118
6. FelschCHW 115
7. VeachDET 113
8. PrattNYY 108
9. SpeakerCLE 107
10. SmithCLE 103
Bases on Balls
1. RuthNYY 150
2. SpeakerCLE 97
3. HooperBOS 88
4. YoungDET 85
5. BurnsNYG 76
6. RothWSH 75
YoungsNYG 75
8. BushDET 73
9. PeckinpaughNYY 72
10. O'NeillCLE 69
CollinsCHW 69
Strikeouts
1. KellyNYG 92
2. WardNYY 84
3. PowellBSN 83
4. RuthNYY 80
5. DykesPHA 73
McHenrySTL 73
7. MeuselNYY 72
8. WalkerPHA 59
9. PaskertCHC 58
10. RothWSH 57
Stolen Bases
1. RiceWSH 63
2. CareyPIT 52
3. SislerSLB 42
4. RoushCIN 36
5. FrischNYG 34
6. BigbeePIT 31
7. NealeCIN 29
8. PortuondoKCM 27
9. FournierSTL 26
10. RothWSH 24
Singles
1. SislerSLB 171
2. CollinsCHW 170
StockSTL 170
RiceWSH 170
5. WeaverCHW 164
6. JacobsonSLB 159
7. YoungsNYG 157
8. JohnstonBRO 155
9. TobinSLB 154
RoushCIN 154
Adjusted OPS+
1. RuthNYY 255
2. TorrienteCAG 223
3. LyonsDS 209
4. HornsbySTL 185
5. SislerSLB 182
6. CharlestonABC 179
7. JacksonCHW 172
8. SpeakerCLE 172
9. YoungsNYG 159
10. BlackwellSLG 156
Runs Created
1. RuthNYY 200
2. SislerSLB 178
3. SpeakerCLE 145
4. JacksonCHW 143
5. HornsbySTL 136
6. CollinsCHW 131
7. JacobsonSLB 121
8. YoungsNYG 114
9. FelschCHW 109
10. WilliamsPHI 103
Adj. Batting Runs
1. RuthNYY 114
2. SislerSLB 72
3. HornsbySTL 65
4. SpeakerCLE 65
5. JacksonCHW 59
6. YoungsNYG 48
7. CollinsCHW 43
8. TorrienteCAG 36
9. CharlestonABC 33
10. HooperBOS 31
Adj. Batting Wins
1. RuthNYY 10.8
2. SislerSLB 7.0
3. HornsbySTL 6.9
4. SpeakerCLE 6.3
5. JacksonCHW 5.7
6. YoungsNYG 5.1
7. CollinsCHW 4.2
8. TorrienteCAG 3.8
9. CharlestonABC 3.5
10. WilliamsPHI 3.3
Extra Base Hits
1. RuthNYY 99
2. SislerSLB 86
3. JacksonCHW 74
4. HornsbySTL 73
5. FelschCHW 69
SpeakerCLE 69
7. VeachDET 65
8. MyersBRO 62
9. WilliamsPHI 61
10. SmithCLE 59
Times On Base
1. RuthNYY 325
2. SpeakerCLE 316
3. SislerSLB 305
4. CollinsCHW 295
5. JacksonCHW 281
HornsbySTL 281
YoungsNYG 281
8. JacobsonSLB 264
9. YoungDET 260
10. BurnsNYG 259
Offensive Win %
1. RuthNYY .921
2. TorrienteCAG .902
3. LyonsDS .876
4. SislerSLB .850
5. HornsbySTL .836
6. SpeakerCLE .819
7. CharlestonABC .817
8. JacksonCHW .809
9. YoungsNYG .776
10. BaróCSW .755
Hit By Pitch
1. HarrisWSH 21
2. FournierSTL 12
3. GriffinPHA 11
McAdooSLG 11
5. MenoskyBOS 9
DykesPHA 9
WaltersBOS 9
Fletcher2TM 9
9. DealCHC 8
HerzogCHC 8
KilleferCHC 8
GrohCIN 8
BlackwellSLG 8
NealeCIN 8
Sacrifice Hits
1. GedeonSLB 48
BushDET 48
3. McInnisBOS 45
4. ChapmanCLE 41
5. WambsganssCLE 40
6. CutshawPIT 37
7. DealCHC 34
8. CollinsCHW 33
MyersBRO 33
TerryCHC 33
Caught Stealing
1. RiceWSH 30
2. SouthworthPIT 25
3. RoushCIN 24
4. RobertsonCHC 23
5. BurnsNYG 22
6. FournierSTL 20
GardnerCLE 20
8. MenoskyBOS 19
FlackCHC 19
GrohCIN 19
Power-Speed #
1. SislerSLB 26.2
2. RuthNYY 22.2
3. WilliamsPHI 16.4
4. MeuselPHI 15.4
5. RothWSH 13.1
6. WilliamsSLB 12.9
7. RobertsonCHC 12.6
8. LyonsDS 11.6
9. VeachDET 11.0
10. WalkerPHA 10.9
AB per SO
1. CutshawPIT 48.8
2. SpeakerCLE 42.5
3. MilanWSH 42.2
4. JacksonCHW 40.7
5. SevereidSLB 38.4
6. ScottBOS 37.9
7. PaulettePHI 35.1
8. FlackCHC 34.7
9. OlsonBRO 33.5
10. SislerSLB 33.2
AB per HR
1. RuthNYY 8.5
2. WesleyDS 22.5
3. LyonsDS 28.4
4. SislerSLB 33.2
5. WalkerPHA 34.4
6. MeuselPHI 37.0
7. SmithCLE 38.0
8. WilliamsPHI 39.3
9. FelschCHW 39.7
10. MeuselNYY 41.8
Outs Made
1. PowellBSN 499
2. JohnstonBRO 493
3. OlsonBRO 489
4. WambsganssCLE 485
5. GedeonSLB 480
StockSTL 480
7. BurnsNYG 477
8. PippNYY 472
9. WeaverCHW 465
10. GardnerCLE 464
Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)
1. RuthNYY 108.66
2. SpeakerCLE 75.93
3. HornsbySTL 62.78
4. SislerSLB 52.08
5. JacksonCHW 49.03
6. YoungsNYG 45.68
7. SmithCLE 44.12
8. WheatBRO 38.44
9. RoushCIN 33.37
10. DaubertCIN 28.40
Win Probability Added (WPA)
1. RuthNYY 8.0
2. SpeakerCLE 5.8
3. HornsbySTL 5.6
4. WheatBRO 4.3
5. YoungsNYG 3.9
6. SmithCLE 3.9
7. MyersBRO 3.6
8. JacksonCHW 3.6
9. SislerSLB 3.1
10. WilliamsPHI 2.9
Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)
1. RuthNYY 10.8
2. HornsbySTL 5.7
3. SpeakerCLE 5.6
4. SislerSLB 4.7
5. YoungsNYG 3.8
6. JacksonCHW 3.7
7. WheatBRO 2.9
8. WilliamsPHI 2.7
9. SmithCLE 2.6
10. BurnsNYG 2.6
Championship WPA (cWPA)
1. RuthNYY 25.8
2. SmithCLE 20.6
3. SpeakerCLE 20.1
4. WheatBRO 17.8
5. JacksonCHW 14.6
6. MyersBRO 11.9
7. SewellCLE 11.0
8. RoushCIN 9.0
9. PrattNYY 8.1
10. FelschCHW 8.0
Base-Out Wins Added (REW)
1. RuthNYY 10.1
2. SpeakerCLE 7.2
3. HornsbySTL 6.7
4. SislerSLB 5.0
5. YoungsNYG 4.9
6. JacksonCHW 4.8
7. SmithCLE 4.2
8. WheatBRO 4.0
9. RoushCIN 3.6
10. DaubertCIN 3.1