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Major League Batting Leaders

Wins Above Replacement--all
1. WilliamsBOS 9.6
2. SpahnBSN 9.4
3. BlackwellCIN 8.7
4. KinerPIT 8.1
5. MizeNYG 7.5
6. BoudreauCLE 7.3
7. GordonCLE 6.6
8. LeonardPHI 6.6
9. Walker2TM 6.5
10. ElliottBSN 6.5
WAR Position Players
1. WilliamsBOS 9.6
2. KinerPIT 8.1
3. MizeNYG 7.5
4. BoudreauCLE 7.3
5. GordonCLE 6.6
6. Walker2TM 6.5
7. ElliottBSN 6.5
8. KurowskiSTL 6.1
9. ReeseBRO 5.8
10. MarshallNYG 5.2
Offensive WAR
1. WilliamsBOS 9.6
2. KinerPIT 7.5
3. MizeNYG 7.2
4. KurowskiSTL 6.5
5. Walker2TM 6.4
6. ElliottBSN 6.1
7. DiMaggioNYY 5.6
8. MusialSTL 5.4
9. BoudreauCLE 5.2
10. GordonCLE 5.0
Defensive WAR
1. BoudreauCLE 3.1
2. GordonCLE 2.4
3. ReeseBRO 2.1
4. RizzutoNYY 2.0
5. MarionSTL 2.0
6. StankyBRO 1.9
RosarPHA 1.9
8. DoerrBOS 1.8
9. StephensSLB 1.5
10. StirnweissNYY 1.5
Batting Average
1. KimbroBEG .384
2. WashingtonBEG .370
3. Walker2TM .363
4. WareCBE .359
5. MinosoNYC .356
6. JethroeCBE .355
7. ButtsBEG .351
8. HillCAG .351
9. WilliamsBOS .343
10. DavisBEG .336
On-Base%
1. WilliamsBOS .499
2. KimbroBEG .448
3. GreeneKCM .444
4. Walker2TM .436
5. JethroeCBE .429
6. HillCAG .425
7. WareCBE .423
8. KurowskiSTL .420
9. KinerPIT .417
10. WalkerBRO .415
Slugging %
1. KinerPIT .639
2. WilliamsBOS .634
3. KimbroBEG .624
4. MizeNYG .614
5. JethroeCBE .597
6. CooperNYG .586
7. KurowskiSTL .544
8. MarshallNYG .528
9. DiMaggioNYY .522
10. ElliottBSN .517
On-Base Plus Slugging
1. WilliamsBOS 1.133
2. KimbroBEG 1.072
3. KinerPIT 1.055
4. JethroeCBE 1.025
5. MizeNYG .998
6. KurowskiSTL .964
7. ElliottBSN .927
8. CooperNYG .926
9. Walker2TM .924
10. WareCBE .923
Games Played
1. LakeDET 158
2. WilliamsBOS 156
GustinePIT 156
4. PeskyBOS 155
GordonCLE 155
VerbanPHI 155
MarshallNYG 155
8. VernonWSH 154
MizeNYG 154
Jones2TM 154
At Bats
1. SchoendienstSTL 659
2. BaumholtzCIN 643
3. PeskyBOS 638
4. HolmesBSN 618
5. GustinePIT 616
6. LakeDET 602
7. VernonWSH 600
8. RobinsonBRO 590
9. KellDET 588
10. MusialSTL 587
MarshallNYG 587
Plate Appearances
1. LakeDET 732
2. PeskyBOS 719
3. BaumholtzCIN 711
SchoendienstSTL 711
5. RobinsonBRO 701
6. WilliamsBOS 693
7. GustinePIT 692
8. JoostPHA 682
9. StankyBRO 680
10. MusialSTL 678
Runs Scored
1. MizeNYG 137
2. WilliamsBOS 125
RobinsonBRO 125
4. KinerPIT 118
5. MusialSTL 113
6. HenrichNYY 109
7. KurowskiSTL 108
8. PeskyBOS 106
9. ThomsonNYG 105
10. MarshallNYG 102
StirnweissNYY 102
GustinePIT 102
Hits
1. PeskyBOS 207
2. HolmesBSN 191
3. KellDET 188
4. Walker2TM 186
5. MusialSTL 183
GustinePIT 183
7. BaumholtzCIN 182
8. WilliamsBOS 181
9. McCoskyPHA 179
10. KinerPIT 177
MizeNYG 177
Total Bases
1. KinerPIT 361
2. MizeNYG 360
3. WilliamsBOS 335
4. MarshallNYG 310
5. CooperNYG 302
6. MusialSTL 296
7. ElliottBSN 287
8. KurowskiSTL 279
GordonCLE 279
DiMaggioNYY 279
Doubles
1. BoudreauCLE 45
2. WilliamsBOS 40
3. MillerCIN 38
4. HenrichNYY 35
ElliottBSN 35
6. RyanBSN 33
HolmesBSN 33
8. BaumholtzCIN 32
9. DiMaggioNYY 31
SlaughterSTL 31
RobinsonBRO 31
WalkerBRO 31
Triples
1. Walker2TM 16
2. HenrichNYY 13
MusialSTL 13
SlaughterSTL 13
5. DavisBEG 12
VernonWSH 12
7. PhilleyCHW 11
8. MitchellCLE 10
DiMaggioNYY 10
DoerrBOS 10
Home Runs
1. KinerPIT 51
MizeNYG 51
3. MarshallNYG 36
4. CooperNYG 35
5. WilliamsBOS 32
6. GordonCLE 29
ThomsonNYG 29
8. HeathSLB 27
KurowskiSTL 27
10. NicholsonCHC 26
Runs Batted In
1. MizeNYG 138
2. KinerPIT 127
3. CooperNYG 122
4. WilliamsBOS 114
5. ElliottBSN 113
6. MarshallNYG 107
7. KurowskiSTL 104
8. HenrichNYY 98
9. DiMaggioNYY 97
10. Jones2TM 96
Bases on Balls
1. WilliamsBOS 162
2. CullenbineDET 137
3. LakeDET 120
4. JoostPHA 114
5. ReeseBRO 104
GreenbergPIT 104
7. StankyBRO 103
8. KinerPIT 98
9. WalkerBRO 97
10. FainPHA 95
Strikeouts
1. JoostPHA 110
2. HeathSLB 87
York2TM 87
4. Jones2TM 85
5. NicholsonCHC 83
6. KinerPIT 81
7. PriddyWSH 79
8. ThomsonNYG 78
9. GreenbergPIT 73
10. ChapmanPHA 70
LindellNYY 70
Schultz2TM 70
Stolen Bases
1. DillingerSLB 34
2. RobinsonBRO 29
3. DavisBEG 25
4. PhilleyCHW 21
5. MárquezHG 18
6. SouellKCM 15
7. ReiserBRO 14
8. HoppBSN 13
BankheadHG 13
Walker2TM 13
Singles
1. PeskyBOS 172
2. KellDET 149
McCoskyPHA 149
4. HolmesBSN 146
5. Walker2TM 140
6. GustinePIT 138
7. DillingerSLB 136
BaumholtzCIN 136
9. VerbanPHI 132
10. SchoendienstSTL 130
Adjusted OPS+
1. WilliamsBOS 205
2. KimbroBEG 192
3. JethroeCBE 177
4. KinerPIT 173
5. MizeNYG 160
6. DiMaggioNYY 154
7. WareCBE 150
8. KurowskiSTL 150
9. Walker2TM 150
10. MinosoNYC 149
Runs Created
1. WilliamsBOS 166
2. KinerPIT 148
3. MizeNYG 137
4. MusialSTL 116
ElliottBSN 116
6. KurowskiSTL 115
7. MarshallNYG 111
8. Walker2TM 110
9. DiMaggioNYY 109
10. CooperNYG 101
Adj. Batting Runs
1. WilliamsBOS 89
2. KinerPIT 60
3. MizeNYG 48
4. KurowskiSTL 40
5. ElliottBSN 40
6. Walker2TM 39
7. DiMaggioNYY 38
8. KimbroBEG 31
9. MusialSTL 30
10. HenrichNYY 28
Adj. Batting Wins
1. WilliamsBOS 8.9
2. KinerPIT 5.8
3. MizeNYG 4.6
4. KurowskiSTL 3.9
5. ElliottBSN 3.8
6. DiMaggioNYY 3.8
7. Walker2TM 3.8
8. KimbroBEG 3.0
9. MusialSTL 2.9
10. HenrichNYY 2.8
Extra Base Hits
1. WilliamsBOS 81
2. MizeNYG 79
3. KinerPIT 78
4. CooperNYG 67
5. HenrichNYY 64
6. MusialSTL 62
ElliottBSN 62
GordonCLE 62
9. MillerCIN 61
MarshallNYG 61
DiMaggioNYY 61
Times On Base
1. WilliamsBOS 345
2. PeskyBOS 279
3. KinerPIT 277
4. MusialSTL 267
5. ElliottBSN 263
6. WalkerBRO 260
7. RobinsonBRO 258
8. KurowskiSTL 256
9. MizeNYG 255
10. Walker2TM 253
Offensive Win %
1. WilliamsBOS .879
2. KimbroBEG .854
3. KinerPIT .798
4. JethroeCBE .796
5. MizeNYG .765
6. MinosoNYC .761
7. DiMaggioNYY .752
8. Walker2TM .739
9. KurowskiSTL .737
10. WashingtonBEG .737
Hit By Pitch
1. KurowskiSTL 10
2. RobinsonBRO 9
3. RizzutoNYY 8
4. EversDET 6
JohnsonNYY 6
6. RigneyNYG 5
HolmesBSN 5
MajeskiPHA 5
StankyBRO 5
NicholsonCHC 5
SeminickPHI 5
Sacrifice Hits
1. RobinsonBRO 28
2. JoostPHA 24
3. Walker2TM 18
4. ValoPHA 14
BoudreauCLE 14
McQuinnNYY 14
EversDET 14
SuderPHA 14
9. KerrNYG 13
10. ZientaraCIN 12
StankyBRO 12
HoppBSN 12
MayoDET 12
MarchildonPHA 12
KeltnerCLE 12
Intentional Bases on Balls
1. ReeseBRO 29
WilliamsBOS 29
3. TorgesonBSN 21
JorgensenBRO 21
WalkerBRO 21
6. EdwardsBRO 19
7. McQuinnNYY 15
DiMaggioNYY 15
9. SpenceWSH 14
10. GordonCLE 13
NicholsonCHC 13
Northey2TM 13
Double Plays Grounded Into
1. DoerrBOS 25
2. KollowayCHW 22
York2TM 22
4. JohnsonNYY 21
5. PafkoCHC 19
KurowskiSTL 19
7. MajeskiPHA 18
LehnerSLB 18
MusialSTL 18
10. FurilloBRO 17
EnnisPHI 17
LewisWSH 17
Caught Stealing
1. PhilleyCHW 16
2. DillingerSLB 13
3. VernonWSH 12
4. KellDET 11
ReiserBRO 11
RobinsonBRO 11
7. LakeDET 10
8. PeskyBOS 9
9. SchoendienstSTL 8
MullinDET 8
LaPointePHI 8
Power-Speed #
1. RobinsonBRO 17.0
2. TorgesonBSN 13.0
3. LakeDET 11.5
4. GordonCLE 11.3
5. StephensSLB 10.4
6. EnnisPHI 10.3
7. RigneyNYG 9.9
8. HattonCIN 9.7
9. KimbroBEG 9.3
10. Jones2TM 9.1
AB per SO
1. VerbanPHI 67.5
2. BoudreauCLE 53.8
3. HolmesBSN 38.6
4. KellDET 36.8
5. MitchellCLE 35.2
6. WaitkusCHC 30.2
7. PeskyBOS 29.0
8. MusialSTL 24.5
9. SchoendienstSTL 24.4
10. WrightCHW 23.6
AB per HR
1. KinerPIT 11.1
2. MizeNYG 11.5
3. CooperNYG 14.7
4. GreenbergPIT 16.1
5. MarshallNYG 16.3
6. WilliamsBOS 16.5
7. HeathSLB 18.2
8. IrvinNE 18.5
9. NicholsonCHC 18.7
10. ThomsonNYG 18.8
Outs Made
1. SchoendienstSTL 519
2. LakeDET 508
3. BaumholtzCIN 485
4. York2TM 471
5. VernonWSH 468
6. JoostPHA 464
7. GustinePIT 460
8. PeskyBOS 459
RobinsonBRO 459
10. Jones2TM 457
Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)
1. MizeNYG 73.39
2. KinerPIT 60.58
3. WilliamsBOS 57.41
4. HenrichNYY 51.98
5. KurowskiSTL 51.60
6. DiMaggioNYY 44.57
7. GalanCIN 42.87
8. ElliottBSN 38.28
9. WalkerBRO 37.87
10. McQuinnNYY 36.16
Win Probability Added (WPA)
1. HenrichNYY 5.5
2. MizeNYG 4.8
3. WilliamsBOS 4.7
4. KinerPIT 4.0
5. GalanCIN 3.9
6. KurowskiSTL 3.7
7. WalkerBRO 3.5
8. GordonCLE 3.5
9. CooperNYG 3.2
10. ElliottBSN 3.0
Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)
1. KinerPIT 5.9
2. WilliamsBOS 5.4
3. MizeNYG 5.4
4. KurowskiSTL 4.1
5. HenrichNYY 3.7
6. DiMaggioNYY 3.5
7. ElliottBSN 3.4
8. Walker2TM 3.3
9. MusialSTL 2.9
10. GalanCIN 2.9
Championship WPA (cWPA)
1. WalkerBRO 10.5
2. KurowskiSTL 9.0
3. HenrichNYY 7.7
4. ReeseBRO 6.8
5. DiMaggioNYY 6.3
6. WilliamsBOS 5.9
7. VaughanBRO 5.8
8. MizeNYG 5.8
9. ReiserBRO 5.5
10. CooperNYG 5.1
Base-Out Wins Added (REW)
1. MizeNYG 7.0
2. KinerPIT 5.7
3. WilliamsBOS 5.6
4. HenrichNYY 5.3
5. KurowskiSTL 4.9
6. DiMaggioNYY 4.5
7. GalanCIN 4.1
8. ElliottBSN 3.7
9. McQuinnNYY 3.7
10. WalkerBRO 3.6