Single-Season Top 10 Leaders

WAR Position Players †
1. Rod Carew1977 9.7
2. Chuck Knoblauch1996 8.6
3. Joe Cronin1930 8.4
4. Rod Carew1975 7.8
Joe Mauer2009 7.8
6. Kirby Puckett1988 7.7
7. Goose Goslin1928 7.5
8. Bob Allison1963 7.4
Rod Carew1974 7.4
10. Joe Cronin1933 7.2
Zoilo Versalles1965 7.2
Offensive WAR †
1. Rod Carew1977 8.9
2. Rod Carew1974 8.2
3. Harmon Killebrew1969 7.9
4. Joe Mauer2009 7.6
5. Chuck Knoblauch1996 7.5
6. Rod Carew1975 7.4
7. Harmon Killebrew1967 7.3
8. Cecil Travis1941 7.2
9. Kirby Puckett1988 7.1
10. Rod Carew1973 7.0
Harmon Killebrew1966 7.0
Defensive WAR †
1. George McBride1913 3.6
2. Kirby Puckett1984 3.2
3. Roger Peckinpaugh1924 3.1
4. George McBride1914 3.0
Zoilo Versalles1965 3.0
6. Leo Cardenas1969 2.9
Greg Gagne1990 2.9
8. Byron Buxton2017 2.8
9. Joe Cronin1930 2.7
Greg Gagne1987 2.7
George McBride1912 2.7
Wayne Terwilliger1953 2.7
Butch Wynegar1979 2.7
Batting Average
1. Rod Carew1977 .388
2. Goose Goslin1928 .379
3. Ed Delahanty1902 .376
4. Joe Mauer2009 .365
5. Rod Carew1974 .364
6. Heinie Manush1930 .362
7. Rod Carew1975 .359
Cecil Travis1941 .359
9. Kirby Puckett1988 .356
10. Goose Goslin1926 .354
On-Base%
1. Buddy Myer1938 .454
2. Ed Delahanty1902 .453
3. Rod Carew1977 .449
4. Chuck Knoblauch1996 .448
5. Joe Mauer2009 .444
6. Goose Goslin1928 .442
7. Buddy Myer1935 .440
Eddie Yost1950 .440
9. Justin Morneau2010 .437
10. Rod Carew1974 .433
Slugging %
1. Jim Thome2010 .627
2. Justin Morneau2010 .618
3. Goose Goslin1928 .614
4. Harmon Killebrew1961 .606
5. Ed Delahanty1902 .590
6. Joe Mauer2009 .587
7. Harmon Killebrew1969 .584
8. Roy Sievers1957 .579
9. Joe Harris1925 .573
10. Rod Carew1977 .570
On-Base Plus Slugging
1. Goose Goslin1928 1.056
2. Justin Morneau2010 1.055
3. Ed Delahanty1902 1.043
4. Jim Thome2010 1.039
5. Joe Mauer2009 1.031
6. Rod Carew1977 1.019
7. Harmon Killebrew1961 1.012
8. Harmon Killebrew1969 1.011
9. Joe Harris1925 1.003
10. Goose Goslin1926 .967
Roy Sievers1957 .967
Games Played
1. Cesar Tovar1967 164
2. Harmon Killebrew1967 163
Justin Morneau2008 163
4. Gary Gaetti1984 162
Harmon Killebrew1966 162
Harmon Killebrew1969 162
Roy Smalley1979 162
8. Paul Molitor1996 161
Tony Oliva1964 161
Kirby Puckett1985 161
Kirby Puckett1986 161
Cesar Tovar1970 161
At Bats
1. Kirby Puckett1985 691
2. Kirby Puckett1986 680
3. Tony Oliva1964 672
4. Buddy Lewis1937 668
5. Zoilo Versalles1965 666
6. Doc Cramer1941 660
Paul Molitor1996 660
8. Zoilo Versalles1964 659
9. Heinie Manush1933 658
10. Kirby Puckett1988 657
Cesar Tovar1971 657
Plate Appearances
1. Kirby Puckett1985 744
2. Eddie Yost1952 734
3. Buddy Lewis1937 733
4. Eddie Yost1950 730
5. Paul Molitor1996 729
Roy Smalley1979 729
7. Zoilo Versalles1965 728
8. Cesar Tovar1967 726
Cesar Tovar1970 726
10. Lenny Green1962 724
Buddy Lewis1938 724
Runs Scored
1. Chuck Knoblauch1996 140
2. Rod Carew1977 128
3. Joe Cronin1930 127
4. Zoilo Versalles1965 126
5. Buddy Lewis1938 122
6. Heinie Manush1932 121
Sam Rice1930 121
8. Buddy Myer1932 120
Cesar Tovar1970 120
10. Kirby Puckett1986 119
Sam Rice1929 119
Hits
1. Rod Carew1977 239
2. Kirby Puckett1988 234
3. Sam Rice1925 227
4. Paul Molitor1996 225
5. Kirby Puckett1986 223
6. Heinie Manush1933 221
7. Rod Carew1974 218
Cecil Travis1941 218
9. Tony Oliva1964 217
10. Sam Rice1924 216
Sam Rice1926 216
Total Bases
1. Tony Oliva1964 374
2. Kirby Puckett1986 365
3. Kirby Puckett1988 358
4. Rod Carew1977 351
5. Brian Dozier2016 336
6. Kirby Puckett1987 333
7. Justin Morneau2006 331
Roy Sievers1957 331
9. Goose Goslin1925 329
10. Harmon Killebrew1961 328
Doubles
1. Mickey Vernon1946 51
2. Stan Spence1946 50
3. Justin Morneau2008 47
4. Marty Cordova1996 46
Delmon Young2010 46
6. Joe Cronin1933 45
Torii Hunter2007 45
Chuck Knoblauch1994 45
Kirby Puckett1989 45
Zoilo Versalles1965 45
Triples
1. Goose Goslin1925 20
Cristian Guzman2000 20
3. Joe Cassidy1904 19
Cecil Travis1941 19
5. Joe Cronin1932 18
Goose Goslin1923 18
Sam Rice1923 18
Howie Shanks1921 18
John Stone1935 18
10. Goose Goslin1924 17
Heinie Manush1933 17
Home Runs
1. Harmon Killebrew1964 49
Harmon Killebrew1969 49
3. Harmon Killebrew1962 48
4. Harmon Killebrew1961 46
5. Harmon Killebrew1963 45
6. Harmon Killebrew1967 44
7. Brian Dozier2016 42
Harmon Killebrew1959 42
Roy Sievers1957 42
10. Harmon Killebrew1970 41
Runs Batted In
1. Harmon Killebrew1969 140
2. Justin Morneau2006 130
3. Goose Goslin1924 129
Justin Morneau2008 129
5. Joe Cronin1930 126
Joe Cronin1931 126
Harmon Killebrew1962 126
8. Harmon Killebrew1961 122
9. Kirby Puckett1988 121
10. Goose Goslin1927 120
Bases on Balls
1. Eddie Yost1956 151
2. Harmon Killebrew1969 145
3. Eddie Yost1950 141
4. Harmon Killebrew1967 131
Eddie Yost1954 131
6. Eddie Yost1952 129
7. Harmon Killebrew1970 128
8. Eddie Yost1951 126
9. Eddie Yost1953 123
10. Harmon Killebrew1971 114
Strikeouts
1. Miguel Sano2016 178
2. Miguel Sano2017 173
3. Byron Buxton2017 150
4. Brian Dozier2015 148
5. Bobby Darwin1972 145
6. Carlos Gomez2008 142
Harmon Killebrew1962 142
8. Brian Dozier2017 141
Josh Willingham2012 141
10. Brian Dozier2016 138
Jim Lemon1956 138
Stolen Bases
1. Clyde Milan1912 88
2. Clyde Milan1913 75
3. Sam Rice1920 63
4. Chuck Knoblauch1997 62
Danny Moeller1913 62
6. George Case1943 61
7. Clyde Milan1911 58
8. George Case1939 51
9. Rod Carew1976 49
George Case1944 49
Singles
1. Sam Rice1925 182
2. Rod Carew1974 180
3. Rod Carew1977 171
Cesar Tovar1971 171
5. Sam Rice1920 170
6. Heinie Manush1933 167
Paul Molitor1996 167
Sam Rice1926 167
9. Buddy Myer1935 163
Kirby Puckett1988 163
Adjusted OPS+
1. Ed Delahanty1902 187
Justin Morneau2010 187
3. Jim Thome2010 182
4. Rod Carew1977 178
5. Harmon Killebrew1969 177
6. Goose Goslin1928 176
7. Harmon Killebrew1967 173
8. Joe Mauer2009 171
9. Roy Sievers1957 164
10. Bob Allison1964 163
Runs Created
1. Rod Carew1977 160
2. Chuck Knoblauch1996 147
3. Harmon Killebrew1969 146
4. Harmon Killebrew1961 138
Joe Mauer2009 138
6. Tony Oliva1964 132
7. Harmon Killebrew1967 131
Roy Sievers1957 131
9. Goose Goslin1925 129
Cecil Travis1941 129
Adj. Batting Runs
1. Rod Carew1977 69
2. Harmon Killebrew1969 64
3. Ed Delahanty1902 59
Harmon Killebrew1967 59
5. Joe Mauer2009 58
6. Goose Goslin1928 51
7. Harmon Killebrew1961 50
8. Harmon Killebrew1970 49
Roy Sievers1957 49
10. Harmon Killebrew1966 47
Adj. Batting Wins
1. Rod Carew1977 6.6
2. Harmon Killebrew1969 6.5
3. Harmon Killebrew1967 6.3
4. Ed Delahanty1902 5.8
5. Joe Mauer2009 5.3
6. Harmon Killebrew1966 4.9
Harmon Killebrew1970 4.9
Roy Sievers1957 4.9
9. Goose Goslin1928 4.8
Harmon Killebrew1961 4.8
Extra Base Hits
1. Tony Oliva1964 84
2. Brian Dozier2016 82
3. Stan Spence1946 76
Zoilo Versalles1965 76
5. Torii Hunter2007 74
Justin Morneau2008 74
Kirby Puckett1986 74
8. Michael Cuddyer2009 73
Harmon Killebrew1961 73
10. Goose Goslin1925 72
Justin Morneau2006 72
Times On Base
1. Eddie Yost1950 318
2. Buddy Myer1935 315
3. Chuck Knoblauch1996 314
4. Rod Carew1977 311
5. Harmon Killebrew1969 303
6. Eddie Yost1951 298
7. Rod Carew1974 293
8. Paul Molitor1996 284
Eddie Yost1953 284
10. Harmon Killebrew1967 281
Offensive Win %
1. Ed Delahanty1902 .855
2. Justin Morneau2010 .824
3. Rod Carew1977 .821
Goose Goslin1928 .821
5. Harmon Killebrew1967 .813
6. Harmon Killebrew1969 .809
7. Bob Allison1964 .794
8. Joe Mauer2009 .791
9. Jim Thome2010 .782
10. Harmon Killebrew1966 .776
Hit By Pitch
1. Kid Elberfeld1911 25
2. Bucky Harris1920 21
3. Doc Gessler1911 20
4. Chuck Knoblauch1996 19
5. Bucky Harris1921 18
6. Chuck Knoblauch1997 17
Jake Stahl1905 17
Cesar Tovar1968 17
9. Lew Ford2005 16
Doc Gessler1910 16
Red Killefer1910 16
Pat Meares1997 16
Sacrifice Hits
1. Bob Ganley1908 52
2. Bucky Harris1924 46
3. Bucky Harris1925 41
4. Roger Peckinpaugh1923 40
5. Chick Gandil1914 38
6. Hunter Hill1905 36
7. Howie Shanks1919 32
8. Bucky Harris1927 30
Howie Shanks1914 30
10. Red Killefer1910 29
Muddy Ruel1924 29
Sacrifice Flies
1. Tom Brunansky1985 13
Gary Gaetti1982 13
3. Chuck Knoblauch1992 12
Paul Molitor1997 12
5. Leo Cardenas1971 11
Joe Mauer2008 11
Justin Morneau2006 11
Roy Sievers1954 11
9. Randy Bush1984 10
Rod Carew1975 10
Brian Harper1992 10
Harmon Killebrew1971 10
Paul Molitor1998 10
Justin Morneau2008 10
Justin Morneau2012 10
Tony Oliva1965 10
Rob Wilfong1979 10
Intentional Bases on Balls
1. Harmon Killebrew1970 23
2. Joe Mauer2006 21
3. Harmon Killebrew1969 20
4. Rod Carew1978 19
5. Rod Carew1975 18
Harmon Killebrew1966 18
Kirby Puckett1995 18
8. Justin Morneau2008 16
Tony Oliva1968 16
10. Rod Carew1977 15
Kent Hrbek1984 15
Harmon Killebrew1967 15
Don Mincher1965 15
Tony Oliva1975 15
Double Plays Grounded Into
1. Harmon Killebrew1970 28
Trevor Plouffe2015 28
3. Kirby Puckett1991 27
4. Michael Cuddyer2010 26
5. Ron Coomer2000 25
Sam Dente1950 25
Gary Gaetti1987 25
8. Bobby Darwin1972 24
Joe Mauer2006 24
Gary Ward1983 24
Caught Stealing
1. Clyde Milan1912 31
2. Sam Rice1920 30
3. Danny Moeller1914 25
4. Sam Rice1926 23
5. Rod Carew1976 22
6. Clyde Milan1914 21
Clyde Milan1916 21
8. Chick Gandil1914 19
Clyde Milan1915 19
10. George Case1944 18
Eddie Foster1914 18
Larry Hisle1976 18
Chuck Knoblauch1995 18
SB %
1. Alexi Casilla2009 100.00
2. Byron Buxton2017 96.67
3. Alexi Casilla2012 95.46
4. Luis Rivas2004 93.75
5. Jacque Jones2003 92.86
Joe Mauer2005 92.86
Gary Ward1982 92.86
8. Alexi Casilla2007 91.67
Michael Cuddyer2011 91.67
10. Bob Allison1964 90.91
Lew Ford2004 90.91
Power-Speed #
1. Corey Koskie2001 26.5
2. Torii Hunter2002 25.7
3. Brian Dozier2016 25.2
4. Kirby Puckett1986 24.3
5. Larry Hisle1977 24.0
6. Zoilo Versalles1965 22.3
7. Brian Dozier2014 22.0
Torii Hunter2004 22.0
9. Torii Hunter2007 21.9
10. Marty Cordova1995 21.8
Brian Dozier2017 21.8
AB per SO
1. Jimmy Ryan1902 96.8
2. Sam Dungan1901 93.2
3. Sam Rice1929 68.4
4. Kid Elberfeld1911 67.3
5. Tris Speaker1927 65.4
6. Sam Rice1925 64.9
7. Sam Rice1921 56.1
8. Sam Rice1927 54.8
9. Ed Delahanty1902 52.6
10. Sam Rice1923 49.6
AB per HR
1. Jim Thome2010 11.0
2. Harmon Killebrew1969 11.3
3. Harmon Killebrew1963 11.4
4. Harmon Killebrew1962 11.5
5. Harmon Killebrew1961 11.8
Harmon Killebrew1964 11.8
7. Harmon Killebrew1967 12.4
8. Don Mincher1964 12.5
9. Harmon Killebrew1970 12.9
10. Harmon Killebrew1959 13.0
Outs Made
1. Kirby Puckett1985 521
2. Cesar Tovar1967 513
3. Zoilo Versalles1965 510
4. Zoilo Versalles1964 506
5. Brian Dozier2015 502
6. Doc Cramer1941 501
Cristian Guzman2000 501
8. Sam Dente1950 496
9. Cesar Tovar1970 495
10. George Case1941 494
Base-Out Runs Added (RE24) †
1. Harmon Killebrew1969 84.13
2. Rod Carew1977 79.49
3. Harmon Killebrew1961 60.88
4. Harmon Killebrew1967 59.99
5. Chuck Knoblauch1996 59.77
6. Roy Sievers1957 57.50
7. Joe Mauer2009 56.18
8. Mickey Vernon1953 55.03
9. Harmon Killebrew1966 51.68
10. Tony Oliva1965 51.35
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Harmon Killebrew1969 7.3
2. Rod Carew1977 6.6
Harmon Killebrew1966 6.6
Roy Sievers1957 6.6
5. Harmon Killebrew1967 6.2
6. Harmon Killebrew1965 6.0
7. Harmon Killebrew1964 5.9
8. Roy Sievers1958 5.6
9. Harmon Killebrew1962 5.5
Harmon Killebrew1970 5.5
Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI) †
1. Harmon Killebrew1967 7.3
Harmon Killebrew1969 7.3
3. Rod Carew1977 6.6
Roy Sievers1957 6.6
5. Harmon Killebrew1964 5.6
Harmon Killebrew1966 5.6
7. Bob Allison1963 5.3
8. Harmon Killebrew1961 5.1
Harmon Killebrew1970 5.1
Joe Mauer2009 5.1
Tony Oliva1964 5.1
Base-Out Wins Added (REW) †
1. Harmon Killebrew1969 8.3
2. Rod Carew1977 7.6
3. Harmon Killebrew1967 6.2
4. Roy Sievers1957 5.8
5. Harmon Killebrew1961 5.7
6. Mickey Vernon1953 5.5
7. Harmon Killebrew1966 5.3
8. Chuck Knoblauch1996 5.2
Joe Mauer2009 5.2
Tony Oliva1965 5.2

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