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Major League Batting Leaders

Wins Above Replacement--all
1. HornsbySTL 10.1
2. FaberCHW 9.5
3. RoganKCM 9.0
4. SislerSLB 8.7
5. WilliamsSLB 7.9
6. CooperPIT 7.5
7. ShockerSLB 7.4
8. RommelPHA 7.2
9. SpeakerCLE 6.9
10. ShawkeyNYY 6.9
WAR Position Players
1. HornsbySTL 10.1
2. SislerSLB 8.7
3. WilliamsSLB 7.9
4. SpeakerCLE 6.9
5. CobbDET 6.7
6. CharlestonABC 6.4
7. RuthNYY 6.4
8. BancroftNYG 6.1
9. O'FarrellCHC 5.9
10. GrimesCHC 5.6
Offensive WAR
1. HornsbySTL 11.3
2. SislerSLB 8.2
3. CobbDET 7.2
4. WilliamsSLB 7.2
5. SpeakerCLE 7.0
6. HeilmannDET 6.1
7. RuthNYY 5.9
8. CharlestonABC 5.7
GrimesCHC 5.7
10. CareyPIT 5.3
Defensive WAR
1. BancroftNYG 2.7
2. ScottNYY 2.6
3. O'FarrellCHC 2.4
4. PeckinpaughWSH 2.1
5. HollocherCHC 1.7
6. FrischNYG 1.6
7. SchalkCHW 1.6
GerberSLB 1.6
SevereidSLB 1.6
10. BohneCIN 1.6
Batting Average
1. SislerSLB .420
2. JohnsonKCM .406
3. HornsbySTL .401
4. CobbDET .401
5. MooreKCM .386
6. SpeakerCLE .378
7. McNairKCM .374
8. CharlestonABC .374
9. TaylorABC .373
10. RoganKCM .369
On-Base%
1. SpeakerCLE .474
2. SislerSLB .467
3. McNairKCM .466
4. CobbDET .462
5. HornsbySTL .459
6. RoganKCM .453
7. BlackwellSLS .451
8. JohnsonKCM .450
9. GrimesCHC .442
10. O'FarrellCHC .439
Slugging %
1. HornsbySTL .722
2. JohnsonKCM .715
3. RuthNYY .672
4. CharlestonABC .668
5. RoganKCM .660
6. WilliamsSLB .627
7. SpeakerCLE .606
8. HeilmannDET .598
9. MackeyABC .595
10. SislerSLB .594
On-Base Plus Slugging
1. HornsbySTL 1.181
2. JohnsonKCM 1.165
3. RoganKCM 1.113
4. RuthNYY 1.106
5. CharlestonABC 1.102
6. SpeakerCLE 1.080
7. SislerSLB 1.061
8. WilliamsSLB 1.040
9. HeilmannDET 1.030
10. CobbDET 1.026
Games Played
1. DaubertCIN 156
BancroftNYG 156
BurnsCIN 156
PinelliCIN 156
5. MaranvillePIT 155
RigneyDET 155
CareyPIT 155
GallowayPHA 155
VeachDET 155
10. MeuselNYG 154
ScottNYY 154
RiceWSH 154
PrattBOS 154
CollinsCHW 154
HarrisWSH 154
HornsbySTL 154
WardNYY 154
McManusSLB 154
GrimmPIT 154
At Bats
1. MaranvillePIT 672
2. BancroftNYG 651
3. RiceWSH 633
4. BurnsCIN 631
5. CareyPIT 629
6. TobinSLB 625
7. HornsbySTL 623
8. MyersBRO 618
VeachDET 618
10. MeuselNYG 617
Plate Appearances
1. MaranvillePIT 747
2. BancroftNYG 745
3. CareyPIT 732
4. BurnsCIN 723
5. VeachDET 705
6. HornsbySTL 704
7. CollinsCHW 701
TobinSLB 701
9. DaubertCIN 700
10. RiceWSH 692
HollocherCHC 692
Runs Scored
1. HornsbySTL 141
2. CareyPIT 140
3. SislerSLB 134
4. BlueDET 131
5. WilliamsSLB 128
6. TobinSLB 122
7. SmithSTL 117
BancroftNYG 117
9. MaranvillePIT 115
10. DaubertCIN 114
Hits
1. HornsbySTL 250
2. SislerSLB 246
3. BigbeePIT 215
4. CobbDET 211
5. BancroftNYG 209
6. CareyPIT 207
TobinSLB 207
8. DaubertCIN 205
9. MeuselNYG 204
10. VeachDET 202
Total Bases
1. HornsbySTL 450
2. WilliamsSLB 367
3. SislerSLB 348
4. MeuselNYG 314
5. WalkerPHA 310
6. WheatBRO 302
7. DaubertCIN 300
WilliamsPHI 300
9. CobbDET 297
10. TobinSLB 296
Doubles
1. SpeakerCLE 48
2. HornsbySTL 46
3. GrimesCHC 45
4. PrattBOS 44
DuncanCIN 44
6. SislerSLB 42
CobbDET 42
8. BancroftNYG 41
9. RiceWSH 37
HollocherCHC 37
SheelyCHW 37
Triples
1. DaubertCIN 22
2. SislerSLB 18
CharlestonABC 18
4. MackeyABC 17
MeuselNYG 17
6. CobbDET 16
JacobsonSLB 16
8. MaranvillePIT 15
BigbeePIT 15
JudgeWSH 15
Home Runs
1. HornsbySTL 42
2. WilliamsSLB 39
3. WalkerPHA 37
4. RuthNYY 35
5. WilliamsPHI 26
6. MillerPHA 21
HeilmannDET 21
8. CharlestonABC 19
9. KellyNYG 17
LeePHI 17
Runs Batted In
1. WilliamsSLB 155
2. HornsbySTL 152
3. MeuselNYG 132
4. VeachDET 126
5. WheatBRO 112
6. McManusSLB 109
7. KellyNYG 107
8. SislerSLB 105
9. CharlestonABC 102
JacobsonSLB 102
Bases on Balls
1. WittNYY 89
2. RuthNYY 84
3. BlueDET 82
4. CareyPIT 80
5. O'FarrellCHC 79
BancroftNYG 79
7. BurnsCIN 78
8. SpeakerCLE 77
9. GrimesCHC 75
10. WilliamsPHI 74
WilliamsSLB 74
Strikeouts
1. DykesPHA 98
2. ParkinsonPHI 93
3. RuthNYY 80
4. WalkerPHA 67
5. PowellBSN 66
6. KellyNYG 65
7. WardNYY 64
8. WoodCLE 63
9. MeuselNYY 58
10. FalkCHW 55
Stolen Bases
1. CareyPIT 51
SislerSLB 51
3. WilliamsSLB 37
4. FrischNYG 31
5. BurnsCIN 30
6. GardnerCAG 26
7. LyonsCAG 25
HarrisWSH 25
9. MaranvillePIT 24
BigbeePIT 24
Singles
1. SislerSLB 178
2. BigbeePIT 166
3. MyersBRO 161
CollinsCHW 161
5. BancroftNYG 159
6. CareyPIT 157
MaranvillePIT 157
8. DaubertCIN 156
9. HollocherCHC 153
10. TobinSLB 152
Adjusted OPS+
1. JohnsonKCM 212
2. HornsbySTL 207
3. RoganKCM 199
4. CharlestonABC 195
5. RuthNYY 182
6. SpeakerCLE 177
7. McNairKCM 176
8. MackeyABC 174
9. BlackwellSLS 171
10. SislerSLB 170
Runs Created
1. HornsbySTL 202
2. SislerSLB 163
3. WilliamsSLB 146
4. CobbDET 131
5. CareyPIT 127
6. GrimesCHC 125
7. SpeakerCLE 123
8. RuthNYY 116
CharlestonABC 116
HeilmannDET 116
Adj. Batting Runs
1. HornsbySTL 96
2. SislerSLB 62
3. CobbDET 56
4. SpeakerCLE 54
5. WilliamsSLB 54
6. CharlestonABC 51
7. RuthNYY 50
8. GrimesCHC 48
9. HeilmannDET 46
10. McNairKCM 37
Adj. Batting Wins
1. HornsbySTL 8.9
2. SislerSLB 5.9
3. CobbDET 5.3
4. SpeakerCLE 5.1
5. WilliamsSLB 5.1
6. CharlestonABC 4.8
7. RuthNYY 4.8
8. GrimesCHC 4.5
9. HeilmannDET 4.4
10. McNairKCM 3.5
Extra Base Hits
1. HornsbySTL 102
2. WilliamsSLB 84
3. WalkerPHA 72
4. GrimesCHC 71
5. SislerSLB 68
6. RuthNYY 67
SpeakerCLE 67
8. DuncanCIN 64
9. MillerPHA 62
WilliamsPHI 62
CobbDET 62
CharlestonABC 62
Times On Base
1. HornsbySTL 316
2. SislerSLB 298
3. CareyPIT 291
BancroftNYG 291
5. WilliamsSLB 275
6. BigbeePIT 272
7. CollinsCHW 270
CobbDET 270
9. TobinSLB 265
10. DaubertCIN 264
HollocherCHC 264
BlueDET 264
Offensive Win %
1. JohnsonKCM .873
2. HornsbySTL .864
3. RoganKCM .847
4. CharlestonABC .842
5. SpeakerCLE .840
6. SislerSLB .838
7. RuthNYY .819
8. McNairKCM .808
9. MackeyABC .803
10. HeilmannDET .799
Hit By Pitch
1. HarrisWSH 14
MostilCHW 14
3. DykesPHA 10
BrowerWSH 10
5. StengelNYG 9
BurnsBOS 9
JacobsonSLB 9
8. VeachDET 8
HenlinePHI 8
10. DrekeCSW 7
MillerPHA 7
RussellPIT 7
HewittSLS 7
FournierSTL 7
YoungsNYG 7
WheatBRO 7
BlueDET 7
WilliamsSLB 7
Sacrifice Hits
1. WambsganssCLE 42
2. TerryCHC 39
3. RigneyDET 37
HollocherCHC 37
5. VeachDET 36
6. CutshawDET 33
7. GerberSLB 32
WardNYY 32
9. DaubertCIN 31
10. SheelyCHW 29
JonesDET 29
Caught Stealing
1. HollocherCHC 29
2. DuncanCIN 28
3. BurnsCIN 23
4. PinelliCIN 22
5. WilliamsSLB 20
6. SislerSLB 19
GallowayPHA 19
8. JohnsonCHW 18
9. DaubertCIN 17
FrischNYG 17
Power-Speed #
1. WilliamsSLB 38.0
2. HornsbySTL 24.2
3. CharlestonABC 20.0
4. CareyPIT 16.7
5. RoganKCM 15.5
6. WilliamsPHI 15.5
7. MeuselNYY 14.3
8. KellyNYG 14.1
9. SislerSLB 13.8
10. MeuselNYG 13.7
AB per SO
1. HollocherCHC 118.4
2. McInnisCLE 107.4
3. OlsonBRO 55.1
4. RiceWSH 48.7
5. BigbeePIT 47.2
6. SevereidSLB 43.1
7. SislerSLB 41.9
8. FrischNYG 39.5
9. GrimmPIT 39.5
10. SpeakerCLE 38.7
AB per HR
1. RuthNYY 11.6
2. HornsbySTL 14.8
3. WilliamsSLB 15.0
4. WalkerPHA 15.3
5. RoganKCM 16.1
6. CharlestonABC 21.1
7. HeilmannDET 21.7
8. JohnsonKCM 21.7
9. WilliamsPHI 22.5
10. TorrienteCAG 23.8
Outs Made
1. MaranvillePIT 499
2. JohnsonCHW 494
3. BurnsCIN 486
4. GerberSLB 479
5. HarrisWSH 468
6. BancroftNYG 465
7. RiceWSH 461
8. MyersBRO 459
9. DuncanCIN 458
10. HollocherCHC 457
Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)
1. HornsbySTL 73.88
2. SislerSLB 60.50
3. SpeakerCLE 59.34
4. RuthNYY 54.64
5. WilliamsSLB 46.84
6. CareyPIT 44.75
7. GrimesCHC 42.89
8. RussellPIT 40.04
9. BigbeePIT 38.66
10. BancroftNYG 28.13
Win Probability Added (WPA)
1. HornsbySTL 7.0
2. RuthNYY 4.9
3. CareyPIT 4.7
4. SpeakerCLE 4.3
5. WilliamsSLB 3.9
6. GrimesCHC 3.9
7. SislerSLB 3.5
8. YoungsNYG 3.5
9. BigbeePIT 3.3
10. CobbDET 2.9
Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)
1. HornsbySTL 6.6
2. RuthNYY 5.4
3. SpeakerCLE 5.0
4. GrimesCHC 4.6
5. SislerSLB 4.5
6. CareyPIT 3.8
7. WilliamsSLB 3.3
8. BigbeePIT 2.5
9. RussellPIT 2.5
10. CobbDET 2.4
Championship WPA (cWPA)
1. RuthNYY 21.2
2. HornsbySTL 17.1
3. WilliamsSLB 12.7
4. PippNYY 10.8
5. YoungsNYG 9.8
6. MeuselNYY 7.9
7. SchangNYY 7.2
8. SislerSLB 6.6
9. BancroftNYG 6.3
10. WittNYY 5.2
Base-Out Wins Added (REW)
1. HornsbySTL 7.0
2. SislerSLB 5.6
3. SpeakerCLE 5.6
4. RuthNYY 5.1
5. WilliamsSLB 4.4
6. CareyPIT 4.2
7. GrimesCHC 4.0
8. RussellPIT 3.7
9. BigbeePIT 3.6
10. HeilmannDET 2.7