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Single-Season Top 10 Leaders

WAR Position Players †
1. Hank Aaron1961 9.4
2. Hank Aaron1963 9.1
3. Darrell Evans1973 9.0
4. Rogers Hornsby1928 8.8
Lonnie Smith1989 8.8
6. Hank Aaron1959 8.6
Hank Aaron1962 8.6
8. Hank Aaron1967 8.5
9. J.D. Drew2004 8.3
Eddie Mathews1953 8.3
Offensive WAR †
1. Rogers Hornsby1928 10.0
2. Hank Aaron1963 9.5
3. Hank Aaron1959 9.1
4. Eddie Mathews1959 8.5
5. Eddie Mathews1953 8.3
6. Hank Aaron1967 8.2
7. Chipper Jones1999 8.0
Eddie Mathews1960 8.0
9. Hank Aaron1962 7.9
10. Hank Aaron1957 7.8
Hank Aaron1971 7.8
Tommy Holmes1945 7.8
Eddie Mathews1954 7.8
Defensive WAR †
1. Andrelton Simmons2013 5.5
2. Rabbit Maranville1914 4.2
3. Andruw Jones1998 3.9
Andrelton Simmons2014 3.9
5. Andruw Jones1999 3.8
6. Bill Dahlen1908 3.6
7. Andrelton Simmons2015 3.5
8. Rafael Furcal2005 3.2
Rabbit Maranville1916 3.2
10. Andruw Jones2001 3.0
Batting Average
1. Hugh Duffy1894 .440
2. Rogers Hornsby1928 .387
3. Dan Brouthers1889 .373
4. Billy Hamilton1898 .369
5. Rico Carty1970 .366
Billy Hamilton1896 .366
7. Chipper Jones2008 .364
8. Hugh Duffy1893 .363
9. Hank Aaron1959 .355
10. Chick Stahl1897 .354
On-Base%
1. Hugh Duffy1894 .502
2. Rogers Hornsby1928 .498
3. Billy Hamilton1898 .480
4. Billy Hamilton1896 .478
5. Chipper Jones2008 .470
6. Dan Brouthers1889 .462
7. Billy Hamilton1897 .461
8. Eddie Stanky1948 .455
9. Rico Carty1970 .454
10. Billy Hamilton1900 .449
Slugging %
1. Hugh Duffy1894 .694
2. Javy Lopez2003 .687
3. Hank Aaron1971 .669
4. Hank Aaron1973 .643
5. Hank Aaron1959 .636
6. Chipper Jones1999 .633
7. Rogers Hornsby1928 .632
8. Eddie Mathews1953 .627
9. Fred McGriff1994 .623
10. Wes Covington1958 .622
On-Base Plus Slugging
1. Hugh Duffy1894 1.196
2. Rogers Hornsby1928 1.130
3. Hank Aaron1971 1.079
4. Chipper Jones1999 1.074
5. Javy Lopez2003 1.065
6. Hank Aaron1973 1.045
7. Chipper Jones2008 1.044
8. Hank Aaron1959 1.037
Rico Carty1970 1.037
10. Eddie Mathews1953 1.033
Games Played
1. Jeff Francoeur2006 162
Jeff Francoeur2007 162
Freddie Freeman2014 162
Freddie Freeman2018 162
Andruw Jones1999 162
Nick Markakis2018 162
Felix Millan1969 162
Dale Murphy1982 162
Dale Murphy1983 162
Dale Murphy1984 162
Dale Murphy1985 162
At Bats
1. Marquis Grissom1996 671
2. Ralph Garr1973 668
3. Felipe Alou1966 666
4. Rafael Furcal2003 664
5. Felipe Alou1968 662
Ender Inciarte2017 662
7. Andruw Jones2000 656
8. Felix Millan1969 652
9. Jeff Francoeur2006 651
10. Herman Long1892 646
Plate Appearances
1. Rafael Furcal2003 734
2. Darrell Evans1973 733
3. Andruw Jones2000 729
4. Marquis Grissom1996 723
5. Felipe Alou1968 718
Ender Inciarte2017 718
7. Ronald Acuna Jr.2019 715
8. Hank Aaron1963 714
Tommy Holmes1945 714
10. Dale Murphy1985 712
Runs Scored
1. Hugh Duffy1894 160
2. Bobby Lowe1894 158
3. Billy Hamilton1896 153
4. Billy Hamilton1897 152
5. Herman Long1893 149
6. Hugh Duffy1893 147
7. Herman Long1894 136
8. Billy Nash1894 132
9. Dale Murphy1983 131
10. Jimmy Bannon1894 130
Hugh Duffy1897 130
Rafael Furcal2003 130
Bobby Lowe1893 130
Hits
1. Hugh Duffy1894 237
2. Tommy Holmes1945 224
3. Hank Aaron1959 223
4. Ralph Garr1971 219
5. Felipe Alou1966 218
6. Ralph Garr1974 214
7. Bobby Lowe1894 212
8. Felipe Alou1968 210
9. Fred Tenney1899 209
10. Marquis Grissom1996 207
Total Bases
1. Hank Aaron1959 400
2. Hugh Duffy1894 374
3. Hank Aaron1963 370
4. Hank Aaron1957 369
5. Tommy Holmes1945 367
6. Hank Aaron1962 366
7. Eddie Mathews1953 363
8. Chipper Jones1999 359
9. Hank Aaron1961 358
10. Felipe Alou1966 355
Andruw Jones2000 355
Doubles
1. Hugh Duffy1894 51
2. Marcus Giles2003 49
3. Tommy Holmes1945 47
4. Hank Aaron1959 46
5. Marcus Giles2005 45
6. Wally Berger1931 44
Freddie Freeman2018 44
Lee Maye1964 44
9. Ozzie Albies2019 43
Freddie Freeman2014 43
Freddie Freeman2016 43
Nick Markakis2018 43
Triples
1. Dick Johnston1887 20
Harry Stovey1891 20
3. Chick Stahl1899 19
4. Dick Johnston1888 18
Ray Powell1921 18
6. Ralph Garr1974 17
Fred Tenney1899 17
Sam Wise1887 17
9. Hugh Duffy1894 16
John Morrill1883 16
Billy Southworth1923 16
Chick Stahl1900 16
Home Runs
1. Andruw Jones2005 51
2. Hank Aaron1971 47
Eddie Mathews1953 47
4. Eddie Mathews1959 46
5. Hank Aaron1962 45
Chipper Jones1999 45
7. Hank Aaron1957 44
Hank Aaron1963 44
Hank Aaron1966 44
Hank Aaron1969 44
Andres Galarraga1998 44
Dale Murphy1987 44
Runs Batted In
1. Hugh Duffy1894 145
2. Eddie Mathews1953 135
3. Hank Aaron1957 132
Jimmy Collins1897 132
Gary Sheffield2003 132
6. Hank Aaron1963 130
Wally Berger1935 130
8. Hugh Duffy1897 129
Andruw Jones2006 129
10. Hank Aaron1962 128
Andruw Jones2005 128
Bases on Balls
1. Bob Elliott1948 131
2. Jim Wynn1976 127
3. Darrell Evans1974 126
Chipper Jones1999 126
5. Darrell Evans1973 124
Eddie Mathews1963 124
7. Earl Torgeson1950 119
8. J.D. Drew2004 118
9. Jeff Burroughs1978 117
10. Dale Murphy1987 115
Strikeouts
1. Ronald Acuna Jr.2019 188
2. Melvin Upton Jr.2014 173
3. Freddie Freeman2016 171
Dan Uggla2013 171
Justin Upton2014 171
6. Dan Uggla2012 168
7. Justin Upton2013 161
8. Chris Johnson2014 159
9. Dan Uggla2011 156
10. Michael Bourn2012 155
Josh Donaldson2019 155
Stolen Bases
1. King Kelly1887 84
2. Billy Hamilton1896 83
3. Otis Nixon1991 72
4. King Kelly1889 68
5. Billy Hamilton1897 66
6. Tom Brown1889 63
7. Herman Long1891 60
8. Herman Long1892 57
Hap Myers1913 57
Harry Stovey1891 57
Singles
1. Ralph Garr1971 180
2. Fred Tenney1899 172
3. Hugh Duffy1893 167
4. Lance Richbourg1928 166
5. Ralph Garr1974 162
Buddy Hassett1939 162
7. Eddie Brown1926 160
Rafael Ramirez1983 160
9. Bill Sweeney1912 159
10. Ender Inciarte2017 158
Adjusted OPS+
1. Rogers Hornsby1928 202
2. Hank Aaron1971 194
3. Hank Aaron1959 182
4. Charley Jones1879 180
John O'Rourke1879 180
6. Hank Aaron1963 179
7. Hank Aaron1969 177
Hank Aaron1973 177
9. Chipper Jones2008 176
10. Tommy Holmes1945 175
Runs Created
1. Hugh Duffy1894 187
2. Chipper Jones1999 165
3. Hank Aaron1959 156
4. Tommy Holmes1945 155
5. Rogers Hornsby1928 153
6. Gary Sheffield2003 150
7. Hank Aaron1963 149
8. Chipper Jones2001 147
9. Eddie Mathews1953 145
10. Darrell Evans1973 143
Eddie Mathews1959 143
Dale Murphy1987 143
Adj. Batting Runs
1. Rogers Hornsby1928 81
2. Hank Aaron1959 72
3. Hugh Duffy1894 68
4. Chipper Jones1999 66
5. Hank Aaron1963 65
Tommy Holmes1945 65
7. Hank Aaron1971 63
8. Eddie Mathews1953 62
9. Hank Aaron1962 57
Hank Aaron1969 57
Adj. Batting Wins
1. Rogers Hornsby1928 7.6
2. Hank Aaron1959 6.9
3. Hank Aaron1963 6.8
4. Hank Aaron1971 6.4
Tommy Holmes1945 6.4
6. Chipper Jones1999 6.0
7. Hank Aaron1969 5.8
Eddie Mathews1953 5.8
9. Hugh Duffy1894 5.6
10. Hank Aaron1962 5.5
Extra Base Hits
1. Hank Aaron1959 92
2. Chipper Jones1999 87
3. Eddie Mathews1953 86
4. Hugh Duffy1894 85
5. Hank Aaron1961 83
Freddie Freeman2016 83
7. Tommy Holmes1945 81
8. Hank Aaron1962 79
Hank Aaron1967 79
Wally Berger1930 79
Times On Base
1. Chipper Jones1999 309
2. Hugh Duffy1894 304
Billy Hamilton1896 304
4. Tommy Holmes1945 298
5. Rogers Hornsby1928 296
6. Darrell Evans1973 294
7. Chipper Jones2001 289
Dale Murphy1987 289
9. Chipper Jones2002 288
10. Earl Torgeson1950 287
Offensive Win %
1. Rogers Hornsby1928 .855
2. Hank Aaron1971 .852
Hugh Duffy1894 .852
4. Hank Aaron1973 .820
5. Hank Aaron1963 .818
Chipper Jones2008 .818
7. Tommy Holmes1945 .817
8. Billy Hamilton1898 .814
9. Rico Carty1970 .810
10. Dan Brouthers1889 .808
Hit By Pitch
1. Tommy Tucker1891 29
2. Tommy Tucker1892 26
3. Andres Galarraga1998 25
Tommy Tucker1890 25
5. Jeff Blauser1997 20
Tyler Flowers2017 20
Tommy Tucker1893 20
8. Dan McGann1908 19
Tommy Tucker1895 19
10. Andres Galarraga2000 17
Tommy Tucker1894 17
Sacrifice Hits
1. Stuffy McInnis1923 37
2. Beals Becker1909 35
Billy Southworth1921 35
4. Bill Sweeney1912 33
5. Jimmy Welsh1926 32
6. Johnny Evers1914 31
Johnny Logan1956 31
Freddie Maguire1931 31
9. Fred Tenney1902 29
10. Jimmy Welsh1927 28
Intentional Bases on Balls
1. Dale Murphy1987 29
2. Hank Aaron1968 23
Chipper Jones2002 23
4. Hank Aaron1971 21
Earl Torgeson1947 21
6. Hank Aaron1961 20
Chipper Jones2001 20
Eddie Mathews1955 20
Dale Murphy1984 20
10. Hank Aaron1967 19
Hank Aaron1969 19
Double Plays Grounded Into
1. Sid Gordon1951 28
2. Joe Torre1964 26
3. Frank Bolling1961 25
Matt Kemp2017 25
Andrelton Simmons2014 25
6. Del Crandall1959 24
Yunel Escobar2008 24
Andruw Jones2004 24
Dale Murphy1988 24
10. Chris Johnson2014 23
Hal Lee1936 23
Caught Stealing
1. Brett Butler1983 23
2. Joe Connolly1913 21
Otis Nixon1991 21
4. Kenny Lofton1997 20
Billy Southworth1921 20
6. Rabbit Maranville1913 19
7. Hap Myers1913 18
Otis Nixon1992 18
Ray Powell1920 18
Bill Sweeney1913 18
SB %
1. Lane Adams2017 100.00
2. Chipper Jones1996 93.33
3. Rafael Furcal2003 92.59
4. Josh Anderson2008 90.91
Lee Maye1961 90.91
6. Brett Butler1981 90.00
7. Chipper Jones1999 89.29
8. Dusty Baker1973 88.89
9. Eddie Miller1979 88.24
Dale Murphy1983 88.24
Jordan Schafer2014 88.24
Power-Speed #
1. Ronald Acuna Jr.2019 38.9
2. Hank Aaron1963 36.4
3. Ron Gant1991 33.0
4. Dale Murphy1983 32.7
5. Ron Gant1990 32.5
6. Chipper Jones1999 32.1
7. Ron Gant1993 30.2
8. Andruw Jones1998 28.9
9. Hank Aaron1968 28.5
10. Hank Aaron1966 28.4
AB per SO
1. Stuffy McInnis1924 96.8
2. Dan Brouthers1889 80.8
3. Tommy Holmes1945 70.7
4. Tommy Holmes1949 63.3
5. Willard Marshall1950 59.6
6. Chick Stahl1899 57.6
7. Tommy Holmes1944 57.4
8. Red Schoendienst1957 56.3
9. Tommy Holmes1942 55.8
10. Ezra Sutton1887 54.3
AB per HR
1. Hank Aaron1973 9.8
2. Hank Aaron1971 10.5
3. Javy Lopez2003 10.6
4. Andruw Jones2005 11.5
5. Joe Adcock1956 11.9
Eddie Mathews1954 11.9
7. Eddie Mathews1955 12.2
8. Wes Covington1958 12.3
Eddie Mathews1953 12.3
10. Hank Aaron1969 12.4
Outs Made
1. Felix Millan1969 512
2. Jeff Francoeur2006 506
3. Rabbit Maranville1916 501
4. Ray Powell1920 499
5. Ralph Garr1973 497
6. Rafael Furcal2002 495
Marquis Grissom1996 495
8. Andruw Jones2001 491
9. Dale Murphy1988 490
Terry Pendleton1993 490
Base-Out Runs Added (RE24) †
1. Hank Aaron1963 84.81
2. Gary Sheffield2003 74.89
3. Hank Aaron1957 73.12
4. Hank Aaron1959 70.31
5. Eddie Mathews1960 67.68
6. Hank Aaron1971 64.79
7. Eddie Mathews1959 64.59
8. Eddie Mathews1953 64.36
9. Freddie Freeman2013 63.89
10. Hank Aaron1967 62.52
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Hank Aaron1967 7.9
2. Hank Aaron1959 7.8
3. Hank Aaron1962 7.1
4. Hank Aaron1957 7.0
Hank Aaron1971 7.0
6. Hank Aaron1961 6.7
Hank Aaron1963 6.7
8. Dale Murphy1985 6.3
9. Eddie Mathews1960 6.1
Dale Murphy1983 6.1
Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI) †
1. Hank Aaron1959 8.1
2. Hank Aaron1963 8.0
3. Gary Sheffield2003 7.0
4. Chipper Jones1999 6.9
5. Hank Aaron1957 6.8
6. Darrell Evans1973 6.6
Eddie Mathews1959 6.6
8. Hank Aaron1971 6.4
9. Lonnie Smith1989 6.2
10. Hank Aaron1969 5.9
Base-Out Wins Added (REW) †
1. Hank Aaron1963 8.8
2. Hank Aaron1957 7.3
3. Hank Aaron1959 7.1
4. Eddie Mathews1960 7.0
5. Gary Sheffield2003 6.9
6. Hank Aaron1967 6.5
Eddie Mathews1959 6.5
8. Hank Aaron1971 6.4
9. Freddie Freeman2013 6.3
10. Eddie Mathews1953 6.2

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