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1898 Batting Leaderboards

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Batting Average - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Willie KeelerBaltimore OriolesMLB.385
2Billy HamiltonBoston BeaneatersMLB.369
3John McGrawBaltimore OriolesMLB.342
3Elmer SmithCincinnati RedsMLB.342
5Jesse BurkettCleveland SpidersMLB.341
6Ed DelahantyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB.334
7Jimmy CollinsBoston BeaneatersMLB.328
7Hughie JenningsBaltimore OriolesMLB.328
7Fred TenneyBoston BeaneatersMLB.328
7Gene DeMontrevilleBaltimore OriolesMLB.328
On Base Percentage - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Billy HamiltonBoston BeaneatersMLB.480
2John McGrawBaltimore OriolesMLB.475
3Hughie JenningsBaltimore OriolesMLB.454
4Elmer FlickPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB.430
5Ed DelahantyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB.426
6Elmer SmithCincinnati RedsMLB.425
7Willie KeelerBaltimore OriolesMLB.420
8Jesse BurkettCleveland SpidersMLB.415
9Jimmy RyanChicago OrphansMLB.405
10Dan McGannBaltimore OriolesMLB.404
Slugging Percentage - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1John AndersonWashington Nationals
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
MLB.494
2Jimmy CollinsBoston BeaneatersMLB.479
3Nap LajoiePhiladelphia PhilliesMLB.461
4Ed DelahantyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB.454
5Billy HamiltonBoston BeaneatersMLB.453
6Elmer FlickPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB.448
7Jimmy RyanChicago OrphansMLB.446
8Bill LangeChicago OrphansMLB.439
9Joe KelleyBaltimore OriolesMLB.438
10Elmer SmithCincinnati RedsMLB.432
On Base Plus Slugging - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Billy HamiltonBoston BeaneatersMLB.933
2Ed DelahantyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB.880
3Elmer FlickPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB.878
4Hughie JenningsBaltimore OriolesMLB.876
5John McGrawBaltimore OriolesMLB.871
6Elmer SmithCincinnati RedsMLB.858
7Jimmy CollinsBoston BeaneatersMLB.856
8Jimmy RyanChicago OrphansMLB.850
9John AndersonWashington Nationals
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
MLB.842
10Joe KelleyBaltimore OriolesMLB.835
Games Played - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1George Van HaltrenNew York GiantsMLB156
2Billy ClingmanLouisville ColonelsMLB154
2Bobby WallaceCleveland SpidersMLB154
4Tommy CorcoranCincinnati RedsMLB153
5Dusty MillerCincinnati RedsMLB152
5Jimmy CollinsBoston BeaneatersMLB152
5Hugh DuffyBoston BeaneatersMLB152
8Gene DeMontrevilleBaltimore OriolesMLB151
8Honus WagnerLouisville ColonelsMLB151
8Lave CrossSt. Louis BrownsMLB151
Plate Appearances - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1George Van HaltrenNew York GiantsMLB722
2Jesse BurkettCleveland SpidersMLB706
3Duff CooleyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB692
4Ed McKeanCleveland SpidersMLB674
5Klondike DouglassPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB673
6Bobby WallaceCleveland SpidersMLB671
7Fred ClarkeLouisville ColonelsMLB667
7Fielder JonesBrooklyn BridegroomsMLB667
9Hughie JenningsBaltimore OriolesMLB665
10Tommy CorcoranCincinnati RedsMLB664
At Bats - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1George Van HaltrenNew York GiantsMLB654
2Duff CooleyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB629
3Jesse BurkettCleveland SpidersMLB624
4Tommy CorcoranCincinnati RedsMLB619
5Patsy DonovanPittsburgh AlleghenysMLB610
6Nap LajoiePhiladelphia PhilliesMLB608
7Ed McKeanCleveland SpidersMLB604
8Lave CrossSt. Louis BrownsMLB602
9Fred ClarkeLouisville ColonelsMLB599
10Jimmy CollinsBoston BeaneatersMLB597
Runs - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1John McGrawBaltimore OriolesMLB143
2Hughie JenningsBaltimore OriolesMLB135
3George Van HaltrenNew York GiantsMLB129
4Willie KeelerBaltimore OriolesMLB126
5Duff CooleyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB123
6Jimmy RyanChicago OrphansMLB122
7Fred ClarkeLouisville ColonelsMLB116
8Ed DelahantyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB115
9Jesse BurkettCleveland SpidersMLB114
10Nap LajoiePhiladelphia PhilliesMLB113
Hits - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Willie KeelerBaltimore OriolesMLB216
2Jesse BurkettCleveland SpidersMLB213
3George Van HaltrenNew York GiantsMLB204
4Nap LajoiePhiladelphia PhilliesMLB197
5Duff CooleyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB196
5Jimmy CollinsBoston BeaneatersMLB196
7Lave CrossSt. Louis BrownsMLB191
8Bill EverittChicago OrphansMLB190
9Gene DeMontrevilleBaltimore OriolesMLB186
10Jimmy RyanChicago OrphansMLB185
Total Bases - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Jimmy CollinsBoston BeaneatersMLB286
2Nap LajoiePhiladelphia PhilliesMLB280
3George Van HaltrenNew York GiantsMLB270
4John AndersonWashington Nationals
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
MLB257
5Duff CooleyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB256
6Jimmy RyanChicago OrphansMLB255
7Jesse BurkettCleveland SpidersMLB249
7Ed DelahantyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB249
9Lave CrossSt. Louis BrownsMLB244
10Dummy HoyLouisville ColonelsMLB242
Doubles - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Nap LajoiePhiladelphia PhilliesMLB43
2Ed DelahantyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB36
3Jimmy CollinsBoston BeaneatersMLB35
3Bill DahlenChicago OrphansMLB35
5John AndersonWashington Nationals
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
MLB33
6Jimmy RyanChicago OrphansMLB32
7Honus WagnerLouisville ColonelsMLB29
8George Van HaltrenNew York GiantsMLB28
8Lave CrossSt. Louis BrownsMLB28
8Tommy CorcoranCincinnati RedsMLB28
Triples - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1John AndersonWashington Nationals
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
MLB22
2Dummy HoyLouisville ColonelsMLB16
2George Van HaltrenNew York GiantsMLB16
4Tommy CorcoranCincinnati RedsMLB15
4Harry DavisPittsburgh Alleghenys
Louisville Colonels
Washington Nationals
MLB15
4Joe KelleyBaltimore OriolesMLB15
7Jake StenzelSt. Louis Browns
Baltimore Orioles
MLB13
7Elmer FlickPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB13
7Jimmy RyanChicago OrphansMLB13
7Bobby WallaceCleveland SpidersMLB13
Home Runs - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Jimmy CollinsBoston BeaneatersMLB15
2Honus WagnerLouisville ColonelsMLB10
2Bill JoyceNew York GiantsMLB10
4John AndersonWashington Nationals
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
MLB9
4Ed McKeanCleveland SpidersMLB9
6Hugh DuffyBoston BeaneatersMLB8
6Elmer FlickPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB8
8Dummy HoyLouisville ColonelsMLB6
8Herman LongBoston BeaneatersMLB6
8Nap LajoiePhiladelphia PhilliesMLB6
Runs Batted In - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Nap LajoiePhiladelphia PhilliesMLB127
2Jimmy CollinsBoston BeaneatersMLB111
3Joe KelleyBaltimore OriolesMLB110
4Hugh DuffyBoston BeaneatersMLB108
5Dan McGannBaltimore OriolesMLB106
6Honus WagnerLouisville ColonelsMLB105
7Bobby WallaceCleveland SpidersMLB99
7Herman LongBoston BeaneatersMLB99
9Ed McKeanCleveland SpidersMLB94
9Bobby LoweBoston BeaneatersMLB94
Stolen Bases - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Ed DelahantyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB58
2Billy HamiltonBoston BeaneatersMLB54
3Gene DeMontrevilleBaltimore OriolesMLB49
4Charlie DexterLouisville ColonelsMLB44
5John McGrawBaltimore OriolesMLB43
6Patsy DonovanPittsburgh AlleghenysMLB41
7Fred ClarkeLouisville ColonelsMLB40
8Dummy HoyLouisville ColonelsMLB37
9George Van HaltrenNew York GiantsMLB36
9Fielder JonesBrooklyn BridegroomsMLB36
Walks - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1John McGrawBaltimore OriolesMLB112
2Bill JoyceNew York GiantsMLB88
3Billy HamiltonBoston BeaneatersMLB87
4Elmer FlickPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB86
5Hughie JenningsBaltimore OriolesMLB78
6Ed DelahantyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB77
7Jimmy RyanChicago OrphansMLB73
8Jesse BurkettCleveland SpidersMLB69
8Harry BlakeCleveland SpidersMLB69
8Elmer SmithCincinnati RedsMLB69
Hit By Pitch - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Hughie JenningsBaltimore OriolesMLB46
2Dan McGannBaltimore OriolesMLB39
3Bill DahlenChicago OrphansMLB23
4Dick HarleySt. Louis BrownsMLB22
5Dick PaddenPittsburgh AlleghenysMLB19
5Jake StenzelSt. Louis Browns
Baltimore Orioles
MLB19
5John McGrawBaltimore OriolesMLB19
5Tommy TuckerBrooklyn Bridegrooms
St. Louis Browns
MLB19
9Bill JoyceNew York GiantsMLB18
10Elmer FlickPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB15
Sacrifice Hits - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Claude RitcheyLouisville ColonelsMLB31
2Klondike DouglassPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB25
3Tom O'BrienPittsburgh Alleghenys
Baltimore Orioles
MLB24
4Harry BlakeCleveland SpidersMLB23
5Jack McCarthyPittsburgh AlleghenysMLB21
6Dusty MillerCincinnati RedsMLB20
6Bobby LoweBoston BeaneatersMLB20
8Dummy HoyLouisville ColonelsMLB19
8Harry SteinfeldtCincinnati RedsMLB19
10Bill GrayPittsburgh AlleghenysMLB17
Extra Base Hits - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1John AndersonWashington Nationals
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
MLB64
2Nap LajoiePhiladelphia PhilliesMLB60
3Jimmy CollinsBoston BeaneatersMLB55
4Jimmy RyanChicago OrphansMLB49
4Ed DelahantyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB49
6George Van HaltrenNew York GiantsMLB46
7Tommy CorcoranCincinnati RedsMLB45
8Bill DahlenChicago OrphansMLB44
9Kip SelbachWashington NationalsMLB42
9Honus WagnerLouisville ColonelsMLB42
Isolated Power - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1John AndersonWashington Nationals
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
Brooklyn Bridegrooms
MLB.200
2Jimmy CollinsBoston BeaneatersMLB.151
3Elmer FlickPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB.146
4Nap LajoiePhiladelphia PhilliesMLB.137
5Bill JoyceNew York GiantsMLB.134
6Mike TiernanNew York GiantsMLB.125
7Jimmy RyanChicago OrphansMLB.122
7Jake BeckleyCincinnati RedsMLB.122
9Ed DelahantyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB.120
9Bill LangeChicago OrphansMLB.120
Walks Percentage - (NL)
RankPlayer NameTeam(s)HiLvlValue
1Billy HamiltonBoston BeaneatersMLB0.17
1John McGrawBaltimore OriolesMLB0.17
3Elmer FlickPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB0.15
4Cupid ChildsCleveland SpidersMLB0.14
4Bill JoyceNew York GiantsMLB0.14
6Hughie JenningsBaltimore OriolesMLB0.12
6Ed DelahantyPhiladelphia PhilliesMLB0.12
6Bid McPheeCincinnati RedsMLB0.12
6Harry BlakeCleveland SpidersMLB0.12
6Elmer SmithCincinnati RedsMLB0.12
210 record(s)
Glossary:
Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site HiLvl Highest Level Reached