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Major League Batting Leaders

Wins Above Replacement--all
1. GehrigNYY 10.1
2. DeanSTL 9.5
3. GehringerDET 8.8
4. JonesPS 8.7
5. DavisPHI 8.6
6. FoxxPHA 8.4
7. GomezNYY 7.9
8. HarderCLE 7.7
9. VaughanPIT 7.3
10. HubbellNYG 7.2
WAR Position Players
1. GehrigNYY 10.1
2. GehringerDET 8.8
3. FoxxPHA 8.4
4. VaughanPIT 7.3
5. OttNYG 7.2
6. AverillCLE 6.8
7. CollinsSTL 6.4
8. GreenbergDET 6.3
9. TerryNYG 6.2
10. WanerPIT 6.0
Offensive WAR
1. GehrigNYY 9.9
2. GehringerDET 7.9
3. FoxxPHA 7.7
4. VaughanPIT 7.6
5. OttNYG 7.0
6. AverillCLE 6.6
7. WanerPIT 6.2
8. CollinsSTL 6.1
9. GreenbergDET 6.1
10. TroskyCLE 5.8
Defensive WAR
1. CritzNYG 2.7
2. RogellDET 2.2
3. JacksonNYG 2.1
4. CroninWSH 1.5
5. GehringerDET 1.5
6. McNairPHA 1.4
7. BartellPHI 1.4
8. WarstlerPHA 1.4
9. RyanNYG 1.3
10. SeayPS 1.3
Batting Average
1. BurbageND .438
2. DandridgeND .432
3. JohnsonND .417
4. SnowNEG .376
5. GehrigNYY .363
6. WanerPIT .362
7. WilsonPS .358
8. GehringerDET .356
9. TerryNYG .354
10. ManushWSH .349
On-Base%
1. BurbageND .512
2. GehrigNYY .465
3. DandridgeND .464
4. JohnsonND .457
5. GehringerDET .450
6. FoxxPHA .449
7. RuthNYY .448
8. WilsonPS .435
9. VaughanPIT .431
10. WanerPIT .429
Slugging %
1. GehrigNYY .706
2. FoxxPHA .653
3. GibsonPC .617
4. CollinsSTL .615
5. BurbageND .607
6. DandridgeND .602
7. GreenbergDET .600
8. JohnsonND .600
9. TroskyCLE .598
10. StearnesCAG .597
On-Base Plus Slugging
1. GehrigNYY 1.172
2. BurbageND 1.119
3. FoxxPHA 1.102
4. DandridgeND 1.066
5. JohnsonND 1.057
6. GibsonPC 1.012
7. CollinsSTL 1.008
8. OttNYG 1.006
9. GreenbergDET 1.005
10. StearnesCAG 1.000
Games Played
1. TroskyCLE 154
RogellDET 154
GehrigNYY 154
BurnsSLB 154
AverillCLE 154
OwenDET 154
GehringerDET 154
CollinsSTL 154
RothrockSTL 154
10. GreenbergDET 153
TerryNYG 153
OttNYG 153
CramerPHA 153
At Bats
1. CramerPHA 649
2. RothrockSTL 647
3. KoenigCIN 633
4. TroskyCLE 625
5. WerberBOS 623
6. MedwickSTL 620
7. BergerBSN 615
8. GoslinDET 614
9. BurnsSLB 612
10. WanerPIT 611
Plate Appearances
1. WerberBOS 716
2. RothrockSTL 709
3. GehringerDET 708
4. AverillCLE 705
5. CramerPHA 703
6. GehrigNYY 690
7. BurnsSLB 688
8. BartellPHI 686
GoslinDET 686
10. TroskyCLE 685
Runs Scored
1. GehringerDET 135
2. WerberBOS 129
3. GehrigNYY 128
AverillCLE 128
5. WanerPIT 122
6. FoxxPHA 120
7. OttNYG 119
8. GreenbergDET 118
9. TroskyCLE 117
10. CollinsSTL 116
Hits
1. WanerPIT 217
2. GehringerDET 214
3. TerryNYG 213
4. GehrigNYY 210
5. TroskyCLE 206
6. CramerPHA 202
7. GreenbergDET 201
8. WerberBOS 200
CollinsSTL 200
10. MedwickSTL 198
Total Bases
1. GehrigNYY 409
2. TroskyCLE 374
3. CollinsSTL 369
4. GreenbergDET 356
5. FoxxPHA 352
6. OttNYG 344
7. AverillCLE 340
8. BergerBSN 336
9. MedwickSTL 328
10. WanerPIT 323
Doubles
1. GreenbergDET 63
2. GehringerDET 50
3. AverillCLE 48
4. TroskyCLE 45
5. HaleCLE 44
6. JohnsonBOS 43
7. CuylerCHC 42
AllenPHI 42
ManushWSH 42
10. WerberBOS 41
VaughanPIT 41
Triples
1. MedwickSTL 18
2. WanerPIT 16
3. ChapmanNYY 13
SuhrPIT 13
5. CollinsSTL 12
6. BottomleyCIN 11
VaughanPIT 11
ManushWSH 11
MartinSTL 11
10. JohnsonBOS 10
OttNYG 10
TraynorPIT 10
WerberBOS 10
CliftSLB 10
WestSLB 10
BoyleBRO 10
CrosettiNYY 10
Home Runs
1. GehrigNYY 49
2. FoxxPHA 44
3. OttNYG 35
TroskyCLE 35
CollinsSTL 35
6. BergerBSN 34
JohnsonPHA 34
8. AverillCLE 31
9. BonuraCHW 27
10. GreenbergDET 26
Runs Batted In
1. GehrigNYY 166
2. TroskyCLE 142
3. GreenbergDET 139
4. OttNYG 135
5. FoxxPHA 130
6. CollinsSTL 128
7. GehringerDET 127
8. BergerBSN 121
9. JohnsonBOS 119
10. AverillCLE 113
Bases on Balls
1. FoxxPHA 111
2. GehrigNYY 109
3. RuthNYY 104
4. MyerWSH 102
5. AverillCLE 99
GehringerDET 99
7. VaughanPIT 94
8. OttNYG 85
9. CliftSLB 84
10. BishopBOS 82
Strikeouts
1. CliftSLB 100
2. Camilli2TM 94
3. GreenbergDET 93
4. MedwickSTL 83
5. FoxxPHA 75
6. HermanCHC 71
JacksonNYG 71
8. HigginsPHA 70
9. RyanNYG 68
ChapmanNYY 68
Stolen Bases
1. WerberBOS 40
2. WhiteDET 28
3. ChapmanNYY 26
4. FoxDET 25
5. MartinSTL 23
6. WalkerDET 20
7. CuylerCHC 15
8. BellPC 14
9. BartellPHI 13
RogellDET 13
Singles
1. TerryNYG 169
2. CramerPHA 158
3. WanerPIT 155
4. BartellPHI 153
5. KnickerbockerCLE 147
6. GehringerDET 146
7. ChapmanNYY 142
8. KoenigCIN 139
WanerPIT 139
10. WerberBOS 138
Adjusted OPS+
1. BurbageND 213
2. GehrigNYY 207
3. DandridgeND 197
4. JohnsonND 195
5. FoxxPHA 186
6. GibsonPC 181
7. StearnesCAG 178
8. OttNYG 168
9. WilsonPS 161
10. RuthNYY 160
Runs Created
1. GehrigNYY 189
2. FoxxPHA 159
3. TroskyCLE 144
4. GreenbergDET 143
CollinsSTL 143
6. OttNYG 140
7. AverillCLE 139
8. WanerPIT 138
GehringerDET 138
10. VaughanPIT 123
Adj. Batting Runs
1. GehrigNYY 93
2. FoxxPHA 71
3. OttNYG 58
4. GehringerDET 50
5. GreenbergDET 49
6. CollinsSTL 49
7. WanerPIT 48
8. AverillCLE 47
9. VaughanPIT 44
10. TroskyCLE 43
Adj. Batting Wins
1. GehrigNYY 8.5
2. FoxxPHA 6.5
3. OttNYG 5.5
4. CollinsSTL 4.7
5. GehringerDET 4.6
6. WanerPIT 4.6
7. GreenbergDET 4.5
8. AverillCLE 4.3
9. VaughanPIT 4.2
10. TroskyCLE 4.0
Extra Base Hits
1. GreenbergDET 96
2. GehrigNYY 95
3. TroskyCLE 89
4. CollinsSTL 87
5. AverillCLE 85
6. FoxxPHA 78
7. BergerBSN 77
8. MedwickSTL 76
9. OttNYG 74
10. GehringerDET 68
Times On Base
1. GehrigNYY 321
2. GehringerDET 316
3. FoxxPHA 292
4. AverillCLE 290
5. WanerPIT 287
6. VaughanPIT 282
7. OttNYG 278
WerberBOS 278
9. TerryNYG 275
10. TroskyCLE 266
GreenbergDET 266
Offensive Win %
1. BurbageND .894
2. DandridgeND .875
3. JohnsonND .866
4. GehrigNYY .859
5. FoxxPHA .825
6. StearnesCAG .805
7. GibsonPC .799
8. WilsonPS .783
9. OttNYG .775
10. CollinsSTL .772
Hit By Pitch
1. BartellPHI 9
2. PoolCIN 7
3. HoganBSN 6
ChiozzaPHI 6
PietCIN 6
WatkinsNYG 6
7. FreyBRO 5
UrbanskiBSN 5
PytlakCLE 5
MooreNYG 5
CrosettiNYY 5
Sacrifice Hits
1. HaasCHW 24
2. CritzNYG 22
3. TerryNYG 19
4. AllenPHI 16
5. SladeCIN 15
WilliamsPC 15
WerberBOS 15
WarstlerPHA 15
Lary2TM 15
10. JacksonNYG 14
LopezBRO 14
Intentional Bases on Balls
1. FoxxPHA 17
2. SimmonsCHW 14
3. OttNYG 13
GehrigNYY 13
5. TroskyCLE 12
6. LopezBRO 11
7. LombardiCIN 10
8. GehringerDET 9
9. HartnettCHC 8
10. BergerBSN 7
PaddenPIT 7
HafeyCIN 7
MooreNYG 7
Double Plays Grounded Into
1. LombardiCIN 24
2. TraynorPIT 23
3. KoenigCIN 17
FrischSTL 17
5. HoganBSN 16
AllenPHI 16
DurocherSTL 16
8. WanerPIT 15
MedwickSTL 15
HartnettCHC 15
JacksonNYG 15
LopezBRO 15
ThevenowPIT 15
Caught Stealing
1. ChapmanNYY 16
2. WerberBOS 15
3. BartellPHI 14
4. KoeneckeBRO 12
HaleCLE 12
RothrockSTL 12
7. HermanCHC 11
8. FoxDET 10
9. Fullis2TM 9
WalkerDET 9
Power-Speed #
1. JohnsonPHA 17.7
2. FoxxPHA 17.6
3. WerberBOS 17.3
4. GehrigNYY 15.2
5. GreenbergDET 13.4
6. LazzeriNYY 12.3
7. HigginsPHA 11.5
8. GehringerDET 11.0
9. VaughanPIT 10.9
10. BurnsSLB 10.6
AB per SO
1. FrischSTL 55.0
2. WanerPIT 50.9
3. VosmikCLE 40.5
4. MooreBSN 26.4
KoenigCIN 26.4
6. JordanBSN 25.7
7. MooreNYG 25.2
8. Moore2TM 25.0
9. WanerPIT 25.0
10. ManushWSH 24.2
AB per HR
1. GehrigNYY 11.8
2. FoxxPHA 12.3
3. GibsonPC 16.0
4. JohnsonPHA 16.1
5. RuthNYY 16.6
6. OttNYG 16.6
7. CollinsSTL 17.1
8. TroskyCLE 17.9
9. BergerBSN 18.1
10. BonuraCHW 18.9
Outs Made
1. KoenigCIN 495
2. RothrockSTL 492
3. BurnsSLB 470
4. CritzNYG 469
5. CramerPHA 464
6. WerberBOS 453
7. UrbanskiBSN 451
BartellPHI 451
9. BergerBSN 449
10. McNairPHA 447
WanerPIT 447
Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)
1. GehrigNYY 98.43
2. OttNYG 75.51
3. FoxxPHA 75.38
4. GehringerDET 69.68
5. CollinsSTL 59.31
6. AverillCLE 58.52
7. TroskyCLE 58.45
8. WanerPIT 48.40
9. RuthNYY 47.45
10. TerryNYG 45.46
Win Probability Added (WPA)
1. GehrigNYY 8.9
2. FoxxPHA 8.1
3. GehringerDET 6.6
4. CollinsSTL 5.5
5. TerryNYG 5.3
6. OttNYG 5.1
7. GreenbergDET 5.1
8. AverillCLE 4.9
9. TroskyCLE 4.3
10. CochraneDET 4.1
Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)
1. GehrigNYY 8.5
2. FoxxPHA 6.1
3. OttNYG 5.8
4. CollinsSTL 5.4
5. GehringerDET 5.1
6. AverillCLE 4.6
7. TroskyCLE 4.5
8. GreenbergDET 4.3
9. WanerPIT 4.2
10. RuthNYY 4.1
Championship WPA (cWPA)
1. GehrigNYY 23.5
2. OttNYG 16.8
3. GehringerDET 16.8
4. TerryNYG 15.7
5. CochraneDET 13.3
6. GreenbergDET 12.5
7. CollinsSTL 11.0
8. OwenDET 10.8
9. RuthNYY 9.0
10. GoslinDET 8.6
Base-Out Wins Added (REW)
1. GehrigNYY 9.2
2. OttNYG 7.2
3. FoxxPHA 7.1
4. GehringerDET 6.4
5. CollinsSTL 5.5
6. AverillCLE 5.4
7. TroskyCLE 5.4
8. WanerPIT 4.6
9. RuthNYY 4.5
10. TerryNYG 4.4