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Career Batting Leaders

( Indicates Hall of Famer)


Home Runs (Catcher Only Totals)

(No Minimum Plate Appearances)

{Source: David Vincent, member of SABR}

1 Mike Piazza (1992-2007) 396
2 Carlton Fisk (1969-1993) 351
3 Johnny Bench (1967-1983) 327
4 Yogi Berra (1946-1965) 305
5 Lance Parrish (1977-1992) 299
6 Gary Carter (1974-1992) 298
7 Ivan Rodriguez (1991- ) - [Stats thru 2009] 298
8   Javy Lopez (1992-2006) 243
9 Roy Campanella (1948-1957) 239
10   Jorge Posada (1995- ) - [Stats thru 2009] 233
11 Gabby Hartnett (1922-1941) 232
12   Benito Santiago (1986-2004) 213
13 Bill Dickey (1928-1946) 200



Home Runs (Career Totals - All Positions)

(No Minimum Plate Appearances)

1 Mike Piazza (1992-2007) 427
2 Johnny Bench (1967-1983) 389
3 Carlton Fisk (1969-93) 376
4 Yogi Berra (1946-1965) 358
5 Gary Carter (1974-92) 324
  Lance Parrish (1977-92) 324
7 Ivan Rodriguez (1991- ) [stats thru 2009] 305
8 Javy Lopez (1992-2006) 260
9 Joe Torre (1960-1977) 252
10 Ted Simmons (1968-1988) 248
11 Mickey Tettleton (1984-1997) 245
12 Jorge Posada (1995- ) [stats thru 2009] 243
13 Roy Campanella (1948-1957) 242
14 Gabby Hartnett (1922-1941) 236
15 Benito Santiago (1986-2004) 217
16 Bill Dickey (1928-1946) 202
  Todd Hundley (1990-2003) 202
18 Gene Tenace (1969-1983) 201
19 Bill Freehan (1961-1976) 200

Runs Batted-In (RBI's)

(No Minimum Plate Appearances)

1 Yogi Berra (1946-1965) 1430
2 Ted Simmons (1968-1988) 1389
3 Johnny Bench (1967-1983) 1376
4 Mike Piazza (1992-2007) 1335
5 Carlton Fisk (1969-93) 1330
6 Ivan Rodriguez (1991- ) [stats thru 2009] 1265
7 Gary Carter (1974-92) 1225
8 Bill Dickey (1928-1946) 1209
9 Joe Torre (1960-1977) 1185
10 Gabby Hartnett (1922-1941) 1179
11 Lance Parrish (1977-1995) 1070
12 Ernie Lombardi (1931-1947) 990
13 Jorge Posada (1995- ) [stats thru 2009] 964
14 Benito Santiago (1986-2004) 920
15 Duke Farrell (1888-1905) 912

Batting Average

(5,000 Plate Appearances Minimum)

2 Mickey Cochrane (1925-1937) .320
3 Bill Dickey (1928-1946) .313
4 Ernie Lombardi (1931-1947) .308
5 Mike Piazza (1992-2007) .308
6 Buck Ewing (1880-1897) .303
8 Gabby Hartnett (1922-1941) .297
9 Manny Sanguillen (1967-1980) .296
10 Smokey Burgess (1949-1967) .295
11 Thurman Munson (1969-1979) .292
13 Javy Lopez (1992-2006) .287
14 Ted Simmons (1968-1988) .285
CURRENT PLAYERS
1 Joe Mauer (2004- ) [stats thru 2009] .327
7 Ivan Rodriguez (1991- ) [stats thru 2009] .299
12 Jason Kendall (1996- ) [stats thru 2009] .290

On-Base Percentage (OBP)

(5,000 Plate Appearances Minimum)

1 Mickey Cochrane (1925-1937) .419
3 Wally Schang (1913-1931) .393
4 Gene Tenace (1969-1983) .388
5 Roger Bresnahan (1897-1915) .388
6 Bill Dickey (1928-1946) .382
8 Rick Ferrell (1929-1947) .378
9 Mike Piazza (1992-2007) .377
10 Gabby Hartnett (1922-1941) .370
11 Mickey Tettleton (1984-1997) .369
13 Joe Torre (1960-1977) .367
14 Muddy Ruel (1915-1934) .365
15 Smoky Burgess (1949-1967) .362
16 Ernie Lombardi (1931-1947) .358
17 Sherm Lollar (1946-1963) .357
CURRENT PLAYERS
2 Joe Mauer (2004- ) [stats thru 2009] .408
7 Jorge Posada (1995- ) [stats thru 2009] .379
12 Jason Kendall (1996- ) [stats thru 2009] .369

Slugging Average (Total Bases / At Bats)

(5,000 Plate Appearances Minimum)

1 Mike Piazza (1992-2007) .545
2 Javy Lopez (1992-2006) .491
3 Gabby Hartnett (1922-1941) .489
4 Bill Dickey (1928-1946) .486
6 Yogi Berra (1946-1965) .482
8 Mickey Cochrane (1925-1937) .478
9 Johnny Bench (1967-1983) .476
11 Walker Cooper (1940-1957) .464
12 Ernie Lombardi (1931-1947) .460
13 Carlton Fisk (1969-1993) .457
14 Buck Ewing (1880-1897) .456
15 Joe Torre (1960-1977) .452
16 Mickey Tettleton (1984-1997) .449
17 Smoky Burgess (1949-1967) .446
CURRENT PLAYERS
5 Joe Mauer (2004- ) [stats thru 2009] .483
7 Jorge Posada (1995- ) [stats thru 2009] .480
10 Ivan Rodriguez (1991- ) [stats thru 2009] .471

Production - OPS (ON-BASE PERCENTAGE + SLUGGING)

(5,000 Plate Appearances Minimum)

1 Mike Piazza (1992-2007) .922
2 Mickey Cochrane (1925-1937) .897
4 Bill Dickey (1928-1946) .868
5 Gabby Hartnett (1922-1941) .858
6 Yogi Berra (1946-1965) .830
7 Javy Lopez (1992-2006) .828
8 Ernie Lombardi (1931-1947) .818
9 Mickey Tettleton (1984-1997) .818
10 Johnny Bench (1967-1983) .817
11 Joe Torre (1960-1977) .817
12 Gene Tenace (1969-1983) .817
13 Buck Ewing (1880-1897) .807
14 Smoky Burgess (1949-1967) .807
16 Carlton Fisk (1969-1993) .800
CURRENT PLAYERS
Joe Mauer (2004- ) [stats thru 2009] .892
15 Ivan Rodriguez (1991- ) [stats thru 2009] .807

Doubles

(No Minimum Plate Appearances)

2 Ivan Rodriguez (1991- ) [stats thru 2009] 547
2 Ted Simmons (1968-1988) 483
3 Carlton Fisk (1969-1993) 421
4 Gabby Hartnett (1922-1941) 396
5 Johnny Bench (1967-1983) 381
6 Jason Kendall (1996-) [stats thru 2009] 376
7 Gary Carter (1974-1992) 371
8 Joe Torre (1960-1977) 344
9   Mike Piazza (1992-2007) 344
10 Bill Dickey (1928-1946) 343
11 Mickey Cochrane (1925-1937) 333
12 Rick Ferrell (1929-1947) 324
13 Benito Santiago (1986-2004) 323
14 Yogi Berra (1946-1965) 321
15 Lance Parrish (1977-1992) 305
16 Bob Boone (1972-1990-) 303
17 Deacon McGuire (1884-1912-) 300

Total Bases

(No Minimums)

Rnk Player 1B 2B 3B HR Tot
1 Ivan Rodriguez [thru 2009] 1809 547 50 305 4273
2 Carlton Fisk 1512 421 147 376 3999
3 Ted Simmons 1694 483 47 248 3793
4 Mike Piazza 1348 344 8 427 3768
5 Johnny Bench 1254 381 24 389 3644
6 Yogi Berra 1422 321 49 358 3643
7 Joe Torre 1687 344 59 252 3560
8 Gary Carter 1366 371 31 324 3497
9 Gabby Hartnett 1216 396 64 236 3144
10 Lance Parrish 1126 305 27 324 3113
11 Bill Dickey 1352 343 72 202 3062
12 Benito Santiago 1249 323 41 217 2886
13 Jason Kendall [thru 2009] 1598 376 35 75 2755
14 Ernie Lombardi 1298 277 27 190 2693
15 Javy Lopez 981 267 19 260 2612
16 Bob Boone 1404 303 26 105 2508
17 Bill Freehan 1115 241 35 200 2502


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