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MLB All-Time Career Leaders Facts

The fact sheet for the MLB All-Time Career Leaders.


The list of the top 20 players who have the highest batting average (AVG) in MLB All-Time Career Leaders (min 3000 PA).

1
 
Ty Cobb
.366
2
 
Rogers Hornsby
.358
3
 
Shoeless Joe Jackson
.356
4
 
Lefty O'Doul
.349
5
 
Ed Delahanty
.346
6
 
Tris Speaker
.345
7
 
Ted Williams
.344
8
 
Billy Hamilton
.344
9
 
Dan Brouthers
.342
10
 
Babe Ruth
.342
11
 
Dave Orr
.342
12
 
Harry Heilmann
.342
13
 
Pete Browning
.341
14
 
Willie Keeler
.341
15
 
Bill Terry
.341
16
 
Lou Gehrig
.340
17
 
George Sisler
.340
18
 
Jesse Burkett
.338
19
 
Tony Gwynn
.338
20
 
Nap Lajoie
.338
21
 
Jake Stenzel
.338

The list of the top 20 players who have the highest on base percentage (OBP) in MLB All-Time Career Leaders (min 3000 PA).

1
 
Ted Williams
.482
2
 
Babe Ruth
.474
3
 
John McGraw
.466
4
 
Billy Hamilton
.455
5
 
Lou Gehrig
.447
6
 
Barry Bonds
.444
7
 
Bill Joyce
.435
8
 
Rogers Hornsby
.434
9
 
Ty Cobb
.433
10
 
Jimmie Foxx
.428
11
 
Joey Votto
.428
12
 
Tris Speaker
.428
13
 
Eddie Collins
.424
14
 
Ferris Fain
.424
15
 
Dan Brouthers
.423
16
 
Shoeless Joe Jackson
.423
17
 
Max Bishop
.423
18
 
Mickey Mantle
.421
19
 
Mickey Cochrane
.419
20
 
Frank Thomas
.419

The list of the top 20 players who have the highest slugging percentage (SLG) in MLB All-Time Career Leaders (min 3000 PA).

1
 
Babe Ruth
.690
2
 
Ted Williams
.634
3
 
Lou Gehrig
.632
4
 
Jimmie Foxx
.609
5
 
Barry Bonds
.607
6
 
Hank Greenberg
.605
7
 
Mark McGwire
.588
8
 
Manny Ramirez
.585
9
 
Joe DiMaggio
.579
10
 
Rogers Hornsby
.577
11
 
Mike Trout
.566
12
 
Larry Walker
.565
13
 
Albert Belle
.564
14
 
Johnny Mize
.562
15
 
Albert Pujols
.561
16
 
Juan Gonzalez
.561
17
 
Stan Musial
.559
18
 
Willie Mays
.557
19
 
Mickey Mantle
.557
20
 
Frank Thomas
.555

The list of the top 20 players who have the most games played in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Pete Rose
3562
2
 
Carl Yastrzemski
3308
3
 
Hank Aaron
3298
4
 
Rickey Henderson
3081
5
 
Ty Cobb
3035
6
 
Eddie Murray
3026
7
 
Stan Musial
3026
8
 
Cal Ripken
3001
9
 
Willie Mays
2992
10
 
Barry Bonds
2986
11
 
Dave Winfield
2973
12
 
Omar Vizquel
2968
13
 
Rusty Staub
2951
14
 
Brooks Robinson
2896
15
 
Robin Yount
2856
16
 
Craig Biggio
2850
17
 
Al Kaline
2834
18
 
Rafael Palmeiro
2831
19
 
Harold Baines
2830
20
 
Eddie Collins
2826

The list of the top 20 players who have the most at bats in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Pete Rose
14053
2
 
Hank Aaron
12364
3
 
Carl Yastrzemski
11988
4
 
Cal Ripken
11551
5
 
Ty Cobb
11434
6
 
Eddie Murray
11336
7
 
Derek Jeter
11195
8
 
Robin Yount
11008
9
 
Dave Winfield
11003
10
 
Stan Musial
10972
11
 
Rickey Henderson
10961
12
 
Willie Mays
10881
13
 
Craig Biggio
10876
14
 
Paul Molitor
10835
15
 
Brooks Robinson
10654
16
 
Adrian Beltre
10635
17
 
Omar Vizquel
10586
18
 
Alex Rodriguez
10566
19
 
Rafael Palmeiro
10472
20
 
Honus Wagner
10439

The list of the top 20 players who have the most runs scored in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Rickey Henderson
2295
2
 
Ty Cobb
2246
3
 
Barry Bonds
2227
4
 
Babe Ruth
2174
5
 
Hank Aaron
2174
6
 
Pete Rose
2165
7
 
Willie Mays
2062
8
 
Alex Rodriguez
2021
9
 
Cap Anson
1999
10
 
Stan Musial
1949
11
 
Derek Jeter
1923
12
 
Lou Gehrig
1888
13
 
Tris Speaker
1882
14
 
Mel Ott
1859
15
 
Craig Biggio
1844
16
 
Frank Robinson
1829
17
 
Eddie Collins
1821
18
 
Carl Yastrzemski
1816
19
 
Ted Williams
1798
20
 
Paul Molitor
1782

The list of the top 20 players who have the most hits in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Pete Rose
4256
2
 
Ty Cobb
4189
3
 
Hank Aaron
3771
4
 
Stan Musial
3630
5
 
Tris Speaker
3514
6
 
Derek Jeter
3465
7
 
Cap Anson
3435
8
 
Honus Wagner
3420
9
 
Carl Yastrzemski
3419
10
 
Paul Molitor
3319
11
 
Eddie Collins
3315
12
 
Willie Mays
3283
13
 
Eddie Murray
3255
14
 
Nap Lajoie
3242
15
 
Cal Ripken
3184
16
 
George Brett
3154
17
 
Paul Waner
3152
18
 
Robin Yount
3142
19
 
Tony Gwynn
3141
20
 
Alex Rodriguez
3115

The list of the top 20 players who have the most doubles in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Tris Speaker
792
2
 
Pete Rose
746
3
 
Stan Musial
725
4
 
Ty Cobb
724
5
 
Craig Biggio
668
6
 
George Brett
665
7
 
Nap Lajoie
657
8
 
Carl Yastrzemski
646
9
 
Honus Wagner
643
10
 
David Ortiz
632
11
 
Hank Aaron
624
12
 
Albert Pujols
619
13
 
Adrian Beltre
613
14
 
Paul Molitor
605
15
 
Paul Waner
605
16
 
Cal Ripken
603
17
 
Barry Bonds
601
18
 
Luis Gonzalez
596
19
 
Todd Helton
592
20
 
Rafael Palmeiro
585

The list of the top 20 players who have the most triples in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Sam Crawford
309
2
 
Ty Cobb
295
3
 
Honus Wagner
252
4
 
Jake Beckley
244
5
 
Roger Connor
233
6
 
Tris Speaker
222
7
 
Fred Clarke
220
8
 
Dan Brouthers
206
9
 
Joe Kelley
194
10
 
Paul Waner
191
11
 
Bid McPhee
189
12
 
Eddie Collins
187
13
 
Ed Delahanty
186
14
 
Sam Rice
184
15
 
Ed Konetchy
182
16
 
Jesse Burkett
182
17
 
Edd Roush
182
18
 
Buck Ewing
178
19
 
Rabbit Maranville
177
20
 
Stan Musial
177

The list of the top 20 players who have the most home runs in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Barry Bonds
762
2
 
Hank Aaron
755
3
 
Babe Ruth
714
4
 
Alex Rodriguez
696
5
 
Willie Mays
660
6
 
Ken Griffey
630
7
 
Albert Pujols
614
8
 
Jim Thome
612
9
 
Sammy Sosa
609
10
 
Frank Robinson
586
11
 
Mark McGwire
583
12
 
Harmon Killebrew
573
13
 
Rafael Palmeiro
569
14
 
Reggie Jackson
563
15
 
Manny Ramirez
555
16
 
Mike Schmidt
548
17
 
David Ortiz
541
18
 
Mickey Mantle
536
19
 
Jimmie Foxx
534
20
 
Ted Williams
521
21
 
Willie McCovey
521
22
 
Frank Thomas
521
23
 
Ernie Banks
512

The list of the top 20 players who have the most runs batted in (RBI) in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Hank Aaron
2297
2
 
Babe Ruth
2217
3
 
Alex Rodriguez
2086
4
 
Cap Anson
2075
5
 
Barry Bonds
1996
6
 
Lou Gehrig
1995
7
 
Stan Musial
1951
8
 
Ty Cobb
1937
9
 
Jimmie Foxx
1922
10
 
Albert Pujols
1918
11
 
Eddie Murray
1917
12
 
Willie Mays
1903
13
 
Mel Ott
1860
14
 
Carl Yastrzemski
1844
15
 
Ted Williams
1839
16
 
Ken Griffey
1836
17
 
Rafael Palmeiro
1835
18
 
Dave Winfield
1833
19
 
Manny Ramirez
1831
20
 
Al Simmons
1827

The list of the top 20 players who have the most stolen bases in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Rickey Henderson
1406
2
 
Lou Brock
938
3
 
Billy Hamilton
914
4
 
Ty Cobb
892
5
 
Tim Raines
808
6
 
Vince Coleman
752
7
 
Eddie Collins
744
8
 
Arlie Latham
742
9
 
Max Carey
738
10
 
Honus Wagner
723
11
 
Joe Morgan
689
12
 
Willie Wilson
668
13
 
Tom Brown
658
14
 
Bert Campaneris
649
15
 
Kenny Lofton
622
16
 
Otis Nixon
620
17
 
George Davis
619
18
 
Juan Pierre
614
19
 
Dummy Hoy
596
20
 
Maury Wills
586

The list of the top 20 players who have the most walks (batting) in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Barry Bonds
2558
2
 
Rickey Henderson
2190
3
 
Babe Ruth
2062
4
 
Ted Williams
2021
5
 
Joe Morgan
1865
6
 
Carl Yastrzemski
1845
7
 
Jim Thome
1747
8
 
Mickey Mantle
1733
9
 
Mel Ott
1708
10
 
Frank Thomas
1667
11
 
Eddie Yost
1614
12
 
Darrell Evans
1605
13
 
Stan Musial
1599
14
 
Pete Rose
1566
15
 
Harmon Killebrew
1559
16
 
Chipper Jones
1512
17
 
Lou Gehrig
1508
18
 
Mike Schmidt
1507
19
 
Eddie Collins
1499
20
 
Bobby Abreu
1476

The list of the top 20 players who have the most strike outs (batting) in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Reggie Jackson
2597
2
 
Jim Thome
2548
3
 
Adam Dunn
2379
4
 
Sammy Sosa
2306
5
 
Alex Rodriguez
2287
6
 
Andres Galarraga
2003
7
 
Jose Canseco
1942
8
 
Willie Stargell
1936
9
 
Mike Cameron
1901
10
 
Mike Schmidt
1883
11
 
Fred McGriff
1882
12
 
Tony Perez
1867
13
 
Ryan Howard
1843
14
 
Derek Jeter
1840
15
 
Bobby Abreu
1840
16
 
Dave Kingman
1816
17
 
Manny Ramirez
1813
18
 
Mark Reynolds
1806
19
 
Alfonso Soriano
1803
20
 
Carlos Beltran
1795

The list of the top 20 players who have the most wins in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Cy Young
511
2
 
Walter Johnson
417
3
 
Pete Alexander
373
4
 
Christy Mathewson
373
5
 
Pud Galvin
365
6
 
Warren Spahn
363
7
 
Kid Nichols
361
8
 
Greg Maddux
355
9
 
Roger Clemens
354
10
 
Tim Keefe
342
11
 
Steve Carlton
329
12
 
John Clarkson
328
13
 
Eddie Plank
326
14
 
Don Sutton
324
15
 
Nolan Ryan
324
16
 
Phil Niekro
318
17
 
Gaylord Perry
314
18
 
Tom Seaver
311
19
 
Old Hoss Radbourn
309
20
 
Mickey Welch
307

The list of the top 20 players who have the most losses in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Cy Young
316
2
 
Pud Galvin
310
3
 
Nolan Ryan
292
4
 
Walter Johnson
279
5
 
Phil Niekro
274
6
 
Gaylord Perry
265
7
 
Don Sutton
256
8
 
Jack Powell
254
9
 
Eppa Rixey
251
10
 
Bert Blyleven
250
11
 
Bobby Mathews
248
12
 
Warren Spahn
245
13
 
Robin Roberts
245
14
 
Early Wynn
244
15
 
Steve Carlton
244
16
 
Jim Kaat
237
17
 
Frank Tanana
236
18
 
Gus Weyhing
232
19
 
Tommy John
231
20
 
Ted Lyons
230

The list of the top 20 players who have the most complete games in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Cy Young
749
2
 
Pud Galvin
646
3
 
Tim Keefe
554
4
 
Kid Nichols
532
5
 
Walter Johnson
531
6
 
Mickey Welch
525
7
 
Bobby Mathews
525
8
 
Old Hoss Radbourn
488
9
 
John Clarkson
485
10
 
Tony Mullane
468
11
 
Jim McCormick
466
12
 
Gus Weyhing
449
13
 
Pete Alexander
437
14
 
Christy Mathewson
434
15
 
Jack Powell
422
16
 
Eddie Plank
410
17
 
Will White
394
18
 
Amos Rusie
393
19
 
Vic Willis
388
20
 
Tommy Bond
386

The list of the top 20 players who have the most shutouts in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Walter Johnson
110
2
 
Pete Alexander
90
3
 
Christy Mathewson
79
4
 
Cy Young
76
5
 
Eddie Plank
69
6
 
Warren Spahn
63
7
 
Tom Seaver
61
8
 
Nolan Ryan
61
9
 
Bert Blyleven
60
10
 
Don Sutton
58
11
 
Pud Galvin
57
12
 
Ed Walsh
57
13
 
Bob Gibson
56
14
 
Mordecai Brown
55
15
 
Steve Carlton
55
16
 
Gaylord Perry
53
17
 
Jim Palmer
53
18
 
Juan Marichal
52
19
 
Rube Waddell
50
20
 
Vic Willis
50

The list of the top 20 players who have the most walks (pitching) in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Nolan Ryan
2795
2
 
Steve Carlton
1833
3
 
Phil Niekro
1809
4
 
Early Wynn
1775
5
 
Bob Feller
1764
6
 
Bobo Newsom
1732
7
 
Amos Rusie
1707
8
 
Charlie Hough
1665
9
 
Roger Clemens
1580
10
 
Gus Weyhing
1570
11
 
Red Ruffing
1541
12
 
Tom Glavine
1500
13
 
Randy Johnson
1497
14
 
Bump Hadley
1442
15
 
Warren Spahn
1434
16
 
Earl Whitehill
1431
17
 
Tony Mullane
1408
18
 
Sad Sam Jones
1396
19
 
Tom Seaver
1390
20
 
Jack Morris
1390

The list of the top 20 players who have the most strike outs (pitching) in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Nolan Ryan
5714
2
 
Randy Johnson
4875
3
 
Roger Clemens
4672
4
 
Steve Carlton
4136
5
 
Bert Blyleven
3701
6
 
Tom Seaver
3640
7
 
Don Sutton
3574
8
 
Gaylord Perry
3534
9
 
Walter Johnson
3509
10
 
Greg Maddux
3371
11
 
Phil Niekro
3342
12
 
Fergie Jenkins
3192
13
 
Pedro Martinez
3154
14
 
Bob Gibson
3117
15
 
Curt Schilling
3116
16
 
John Smoltz
3084
17
 
Jim Bunning
2855
18
 
CC Sabathia
2846
19
 
Mickey Lolich
2832
20
 
Mike Mussina
2813

The list of the top 20 players who have the most saves in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.

1
 
Mariano Rivera
652
2
 
Trevor Hoffman
601
3
 
Lee Smith
478
4
 
Francisco Rodriguez
437
5
 
John Franco
424
6
 
Billy Wagner
422
7
 
Dennis Eckersley
390
8
 
Joe Nathan
377
9
 
Jonathan Papelbon
368
10
 
Jeff Reardon
367
11
 
Troy Percival
358
12
 
Randy Myers
347
13
 
Rollie Fingers
341
14
 
John Wetteland
330
15
 
Francisco Cordero
329
16
 
Roberto Hernandez
326
17
 
Huston Street
324
18
 
Jose Mesa
321
19
 
Todd Jones
319
20
 
Rick Aguilera
318

The list of the top 20 players who have the most innings pitched in MLB All-Time Career Leaders.