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Single-Season Top 10 Leaders

WAR Position Players †
1. Babe Ruth1923 14.1
2. Babe Ruth1921 12.9
3. Babe Ruth1927 12.4
4. Babe Ruth1920 11.9
5. Lou Gehrig1927 11.8
6. Babe Ruth1924 11.7
7. Babe Ruth1926 11.5
8. Mickey Mantle1956 11.3
Mickey Mantle1957 11.3
10. Mickey Mantle1961 10.5
Offensive WAR †
1. Babe Ruth1921 12.2
Babe Ruth1923 12.2
3. Babe Ruth1920 11.8
4. Lou Gehrig1927 11.3
Mickey Mantle1957 11.3
6. Babe Ruth1927 11.2
7. Babe Ruth1926 11.0
8. Babe Ruth1924 10.8
9. Mickey Mantle1956 10.6
Mickey Mantle1961 10.6
Defensive WAR †
1. Graig Nettles1976 3.6
2. Clete Boyer1961 3.4
Brett Gardner2010 3.4
Phil Rizzuto1942 3.4
5. Clete Boyer1962 3.2
Bucky Dent1979 3.2
Phil Rizzuto1952 3.2
8. Bucky Dent1980 3.1
9. Frankie Crosetti1939 3.0
Roger Peckinpaugh1918 3.0
Batting Average
1. Babe Ruth1923 .393
2. Joe DiMaggio1939 .381
3. Lou Gehrig1930 .379
4. Babe Ruth1921 .378
Babe Ruth1924 .378
6. Babe Ruth1920 .376
7. Lou Gehrig1928 .374
8. Lou Gehrig1927 .373
Babe Ruth1931 .373
10. Babe Ruth1926 .372
On-Base%
1. Babe Ruth1923 .545
2. Babe Ruth1920 .532
3. Babe Ruth1926 .516
4. Babe Ruth1924 .513
5. Mickey Mantle1957 .512
Babe Ruth1921 .512
7. Babe Ruth1931 .495
8. Babe Ruth1930 .493
9. Babe Ruth1932 .489
10. Mickey Mantle1962 .486
Babe Ruth1927 .486
Slugging %
1. Babe Ruth1920 .847
2. Babe Ruth1921 .846
3. Babe Ruth1927 .772
4. Lou Gehrig1927 .765
5. Babe Ruth1923 .764
6. Babe Ruth1924 .739
7. Babe Ruth1926 .737
8. Babe Ruth1930 .732
9. Lou Gehrig1930 .721
10. Babe Ruth1928 .709
On-Base Plus Slugging
1. Babe Ruth1920 1.379
2. Babe Ruth1921 1.359
3. Babe Ruth1923 1.309
4. Babe Ruth1927 1.258
5. Babe Ruth1926 1.253
6. Babe Ruth1924 1.252
7. Lou Gehrig1927 1.240
8. Babe Ruth1930 1.225
9. Babe Ruth1931 1.195
10. Lou Gehrig1930 1.194
Games Played
1. Hideki Matsui2003 163
2. Chris Chambliss1978 162
Roberto Kelly1990 162
Hideki Matsui2004 162
Hideki Matsui2005 162
Don Mattingly1986 162
Bobby Richardson1961 162
Alex Rodriguez2005 162
Roy White1970 162
Roy White1973 162
At Bats
1. Alfonso Soriano2002 696
2. Bobby Richardson1962 692
3. Horace Clarke1970 686
4. Derek Jeter2012 683
5. Alfonso Soriano2003 682
6. Bobby Richardson1964 679
7. Don Mattingly1986 677
8. Bobby Richardson1965 664
9. Derek Jeter2010 663
10. Bobby Richardson1961 662
Plate Appearances
1. Frankie Crosetti1938 757
2. Bobby Richardson1962 754
3. Derek Jeter2005 752
4. Derek Jeter1997 748
5. Frankie Crosetti1939 743
6. Don Mattingly1986 742
7. Red Rolfe1937 741
Alfonso Soriano2002 741
9. Derek Jeter2012 740
10. Derek Jeter1999 739
Derek Jeter2010 739
Runs Scored
1. Babe Ruth1921 177
2. Lou Gehrig1936 167
3. Lou Gehrig1931 163
Babe Ruth1928 163
5. Babe Ruth1920 158
Babe Ruth1927 158
7. Joe DiMaggio1937 151
Babe Ruth1923 151
9. Babe Ruth1930 150
10. Lou Gehrig1927 149
Babe Ruth1931 149
Hits
1. Don Mattingly1986 238
2. Earle Combs1927 231
3. Lou Gehrig1930 220
4. Derek Jeter1999 219
5. Lou Gehrig1927 218
6. Derek Jeter2012 216
7. Joe DiMaggio1937 215
8. Derek Jeter2006 214
9. Red Rolfe1939 213
10. Derek Jeter2009 212
Total Bases
1. Babe Ruth1921 457
2. Lou Gehrig1927 447
3. Lou Gehrig1930 419
4. Joe DiMaggio1937 418
5. Babe Ruth1927 417
6. Lou Gehrig1931 410
7. Lou Gehrig1934 409
8. Lou Gehrig1936 403
9. Babe Ruth1923 399
10. Babe Ruth1924 391
Doubles
1. Don Mattingly1986 53
2. Lou Gehrig1927 52
3. Alfonso Soriano2002 51
4. Robinson Cano2009 48
Robinson Cano2012 48
Don Mattingly1985 48
7. Miguel Andujar2018 47
Lou Gehrig1926 47
Lou Gehrig1928 47
Bob Meusel1927 47
Triples
1. Earle Combs1927 23
2. Earle Combs1930 22
Birdie Cree1911 22
Snuffy Stirnweiss1945 22
5. Earle Combs1928 21
6. Lou Gehrig1926 20
7. Wally Pipp1924 19
8. Lou Gehrig1927 18
9. Lou Gehrig1930 17
10. Earle Combs1933 16
Birdie Cree1910 16
Tony Lazzeri1932 16
Johnny Lindell1944 16
Bob Meusel1921 16
Babe Ruth1921 16
Snuffy Stirnweiss1944 16
Home Runs
1. Roger Maris1961 61
2. Babe Ruth1927 60
3. Babe Ruth1921 59
4. Mickey Mantle1961 54
Alex Rodriguez2007 54
Babe Ruth1920 54
Babe Ruth1928 54
8. Aaron Judge2017 52
Mickey Mantle1956 52
10. Lou Gehrig1934 49
Lou Gehrig1936 49
Babe Ruth1930 49
Runs Batted In
1. Lou Gehrig1931 185
2. Lou Gehrig1927 173
Lou Gehrig1930 173
4. Babe Ruth1921 168
5. Joe DiMaggio1937 167
6. Lou Gehrig1934 166
7. Babe Ruth1927 165
8. Babe Ruth1931 162
9. Lou Gehrig1937 158
10. Alex Rodriguez2007 156
Bases on Balls
1. Babe Ruth1923 170
2. Babe Ruth1920 150
3. Mickey Mantle1957 146
4. Babe Ruth1921 145
5. Babe Ruth1926 144
6. Babe Ruth1924 142
7. Babe Ruth1927 137
Babe Ruth1928 137
9. Babe Ruth1930 136
10. Lou Gehrig1935 132
Strikeouts
1. Giancarlo Stanton2018 211
2. Aaron Judge2017 208
3. Curtis Granderson2012 195
4. Curtis Granderson2011 169
5. Alfonso Soriano2002 157
6. Danny Tartabull1993 156
7. Aaron Judge2018 152
8. Jorge Posada2000 151
9. Jesse Barfield1990 150
10. Roberto Kelly1990 148
Stolen Bases
1. Rickey Henderson1988 93
2. Rickey Henderson1986 87
3. Rickey Henderson1985 80
4. Fritz Maisel1914 74
5. Ben Chapman1931 61
6. Snuffy Stirnweiss1944 55
7. Fritz Maisel1915 51
8. Brett Gardner2011 49
9. Birdie Cree1911 48
10. Brett Gardner2010 47
Singles
1. Steve Sax1989 171
2. Derek Jeter2012 169
3. Willie Keeler1906 167
4. Earle Combs1927 166
Derek Jeter2009 166
6. Willie Keeler1904 162
7. Hal Chase1906 160
8. Derek Jeter2006 158
Bobby Richardson1962 158
10. Derek Jeter2005 153
Whitey Witt1923 153
Adjusted OPS+
1. Babe Ruth1920 255
2. Babe Ruth1923 239
3. Babe Ruth1921 238
4. Babe Ruth1926 225
Babe Ruth1927 225
6. Mickey Mantle1957 221
7. Lou Gehrig1927 220
Babe Ruth1924 220
9. Babe Ruth1931 218
10. Babe Ruth1930 211
Runs Created
1. Babe Ruth1921 229
2. Babe Ruth1923 209
3. Lou Gehrig1927 208
4. Babe Ruth1927 201
5. Babe Ruth1920 200
6. Babe Ruth1924 194
7. Lou Gehrig1930 192
8. Lou Gehrig1934 189
Lou Gehrig1936 189
10. Mickey Mantle1956 188
Adj. Batting Runs
1. Babe Ruth1923 121
2. Babe Ruth1921 120
3. Babe Ruth1920 114
4. Lou Gehrig1927 105
5. Babe Ruth1924 104
Babe Ruth1927 104
7. Babe Ruth1926 101
8. Babe Ruth1931 98
9. Babe Ruth1930 95
10. Lou Gehrig1930 94
Adj. Batting Wins
1. Babe Ruth1923 11.3
2. Babe Ruth1921 10.9
3. Babe Ruth1920 10.8
4. Lou Gehrig1927 9.7
5. Babe Ruth1924 9.6
Babe Ruth1927 9.6
7. Babe Ruth1926 9.5
8. Mickey Mantle1957 9.0
Babe Ruth1931 9.0
10. Lou Gehrig1934 8.5
Babe Ruth1930 8.5
Extra Base Hits
1. Babe Ruth1921 119
2. Lou Gehrig1927 117
3. Lou Gehrig1930 100
4. Babe Ruth1920 99
Babe Ruth1923 99
6. Babe Ruth1927 97
7. Joe DiMaggio1937 96
8. Lou Gehrig1934 95
9. Lou Gehrig1936 93
10. Lou Gehrig1931 92
Babe Ruth1924 92
Alfonso Soriano2002 92
Times On Base
1. Babe Ruth1923 379
2. Babe Ruth1921 353
3. Babe Ruth1924 346
4. Lou Gehrig1936 342
5. Lou Gehrig1937 331
Babe Ruth1926 331
7. Lou Gehrig1927 330
8. Babe Ruth1927 329
9. Lou Gehrig1931 328
Babe Ruth1931 328
Offensive Win %
1. Babe Ruth1920 .921
2. Mickey Mantle1957 .909
Babe Ruth1923 .909
4. Babe Ruth1921 .905
5. Babe Ruth1926 .893
6. Babe Ruth1924 .885
7. Babe Ruth1927 .882
8. Mickey Mantle1956 .879
Babe Ruth1931 .879
10. Lou Gehrig1927 .875
Hit By Pitch
1. Don Baylor1985 24
2. Don Baylor1984 23
3. Jason Giambi2008 22
4. Jason Giambi2003 21
Chuck Knoblauch1999 21
Alex Rodriguez2007 21
7. Jason Giambi2005 19
8. Bert Daniels1911 18
Bert Daniels1912 18
Bert Daniels1913 18
Chuck Knoblauch1998 18
Sacrifice Hits
1. Willie Keeler1905 42
2. Willie Keeler1906 35
3. Willie Keeler1909 33
Roger Peckinpaugh1915 33
Roger Peckinpaugh1921 33
Wally Pipp1921 33
7. Aaron Ward1922 32
8. Jimmy Austin1909 30
Wally Pipp1919 30
10. Aaron Ward1921 29
Sacrifice Flies
1. Roy White1971 17
2. Don Mattingly1985 15
3. Tino Martinez1997 13
4. Bobby Murcer1974 12
Mark Teixeira2012 12
6. Graig Nettles1975 11
Paul O'Neill1995 11
Paul O'Neill1998 11
Paul O'Neill2000 11
Lou Piniella1974 11
Alex Rodriguez2010 11
Roy White1969 11
Intentional Bases on Balls
1. Mickey Mantle1957 23
2. Joe DiMaggio1941 21
3. Nick Etten1944 18
Mickey Mantle1964 18
Don Mattingly1989 18
6. Bernie Williams1999 17
7. Robinson Cano2013 16
8. Joe DiMaggio1947 15
Joe Gordon1943 15
Reggie Jackson1980 15
George McQuinn1947 15
Double Plays Grounded Into
1. Dave Winfield1983 30
2. Billy Johnson1943 27
3. Hideki Matsui2003 25
Paul O'Neill1995 25
5. Derek Jeter2008 24
Derek Jeter2012 24
Paul O'Neill1999 24
Jorge Posada2004 24
Willie Randolph1985 24
10. Thurman Munson1975 23
Jorge Posada2002 23
Willie Randolph1979 23
Caught Stealing
1. Doc Cook1914 32
2. Roy Hartzell1914 25
Lee Magee1916 25
4. Ben Chapman1931 23
5. Hal Chase1912 22
6. Babe Ruth1923 21
7. Bert Daniels1912 20
8. Birdie Cree1912 19
Roy Hartzell1915 19
10. Luke Boone1914 18
Ben Chapman1932 18
Ben Chapman1933 18
Doc Cook1915 18
Rickey Henderson1986 18
SB %
1. Johnny Damon2009 100.00
Tom Tresh1964 100.00
3. Paul O'Neill1998 93.75
Bobby Richardson1963 93.75
5. Miguel Cairo2006 92.86
Brett Gardner2008 92.86
Jayson Nix2013 92.86
Alex Rodriguez2012 92.86
9. Pat Kelly1991 92.31
Mickey Mantle1961 92.31
Power-Speed #
1. Rickey Henderson1986 42.4
2. Alfonso Soriano2002 40.0
3. Rickey Henderson1985 36.9
4. Alfonso Soriano2003 36.4
5. Alex Rodriguez2007 33.2
6. Alex Rodriguez2004 31.5
7. Curtis Granderson2011 31.1
8. Bobby Bonds1975 31.0
9. Alex Rodriguez2005 29.2
10. Ben Chapman1931 26.6
AB per SO
1. Joe Sewell1932 167.7
2. Joe Sewell1933 131.0
3. Willie Keeler1906 118.4
4. Kid Elberfeld1907 63.9
5. Joe Sewell1931 60.5
6. Willie Keeler1909 60.0
7. Gene Robertson1929 51.5
8. Yogi Berra1950 49.8
9. Willie Keeler1907 47.0
10. Willie Keeler1904 45.3
AB per HR
1. Babe Ruth1920 8.5
2. Babe Ruth1927 9.0
3. Babe Ruth1921 9.2
4. Mickey Mantle1961 9.5
5. Roger Maris1961 9.7
6. Babe Ruth1928 9.9
7. Mickey Mantle1956 10.3
8. Aaron Judge2017 10.4
9. Babe Ruth1926 10.5
10. Babe Ruth1930 10.6
Outs Made
1. Horace Clarke1970 542
2. Bobby Richardson1964 536
3. Frankie Crosetti1939 530
4. Bobby Richardson1962 529
5. Bobby Richardson1965 527
6. Bobby Richardson1961 523
7. Alfonso Soriano2002 516
8. Derek Jeter2010 515
9. Roy White1973 509
10. Derek Jeter2012 502
Alfonso Soriano2003 502
Base-Out Runs Added (RE24) †
1. Babe Ruth1921 115.85
2. Babe Ruth1923 112.95
3. Lou Gehrig1927 112.48
4. Babe Ruth1927 111.32
5. Babe Ruth1920 108.66
6. Babe Ruth1924 102.14
7. Mickey Mantle1956 99.65
8. Lou Gehrig1934 97.44
9. Babe Ruth1931 97.01
10. Lou Gehrig1937 95.86
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Babe Ruth1923 11.1
2. Mickey Mantle1957 9.3
3. Babe Ruth1921 9.1
4. Lou Gehrig1932 9.0
Mickey Mantle1961 9.0
6. Joe DiMaggio1937 8.8
Lou Gehrig1927 8.8
Lou Gehrig1934 8.8
Lou Gehrig1937 8.8
10. Babe Ruth1927 8.6
Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI) †
1. Babe Ruth1920 10.8
2. Babe Ruth1927 10.3
3. Mickey Mantle1957 9.9
Babe Ruth1921 9.9
5. Babe Ruth1923 9.8
6. Lou Gehrig1927 9.6
Babe Ruth1924 9.6
8. Mickey Mantle1956 9.4
9. Mickey Mantle1961 8.8
10. Lou Gehrig1934 8.4
Base-Out Wins Added (REW) †
1. Lou Gehrig1927 10.5
Babe Ruth1923 10.5
3. Babe Ruth1921 10.4
Babe Ruth1927 10.4
5. Babe Ruth1920 10.1
6. Mickey Mantle1956 9.4
Babe Ruth1924 9.4
8. Mickey Mantle1961 9.3
9. Lou Gehrig1934 9.2
Mickey Mantle1957 9.2
Babe Ruth1931 9.2

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