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List of Major League Baseball career OPS leaders

Babe Ruth, the all-time leader in OPS.

On-base plus slugging (OPS) is a sabermetric baseball statistic calculated as the sum of a player's on-base percentage and slugging average.[1] The ability of a player both to get on base and to hit for power, two important offensive skills, are represented.

Below is the list of the top 100 Major League Baseball players in career OPS with at least 3,000 career plate appearances.

Babe Ruth is the all-time leader with a career 1.1636 OPS. Ted Williams (1.1155), Lou Gehrig (1.0798), Barry Bonds (1.0512), Jimmie Foxx (1.0376), Hank Greenberg (1.0169), and Rogers Hornsby (1.0103) are the only other players with a career OPS over 1.0000.

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KeyEdit

Rank Rank amongst leaders in career OPS. A blank field indicates a tie.
Player Name of the player.
OPS Total career OPS.
* Denotes elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Bold Denotes active player.[note 1]

ListEdit

  • Stats updated as of May 4, 2019.
 
Hank Greenberg, 6th all time in OPS.
Rank Player OPS
1 Babe Ruth * 1.1636
2 Ted Williams * 1.1155
3 Lou Gehrig * 1.0798
4 Barry Bonds 1.0512
5 Jimmie Foxx * 1.0376
6 Hank Greenberg * 1.0169
7 Rogers Hornsby * 1.0103
8 Manny Ramírez .9960
9 Mike Trout .9915
10 Mark McGwire .9823
11 Mickey Mantle * .9773
12 Joe DiMaggio * .9771
13 Stan Musial * .9757
14 Frank Thomas * .9740
15 Larry Walker .9654
16 Johnny Mize * .9591
17 Jim Thome * .9560
18 Todd Helton .9531
19 Joey Votto .9516
20 Jeff Bagwell * .9480
21 Mel Ott * .9471
22 Ralph Kiner * .9459
23 Lefty O'Doul .9451
24 Ty Cobb * .9446
25 Dan Brouthers * .9435
26 Miguel Cabrera .9431
27 Lance Berkman .9429
28 Willie Mays * .9414
29 Shoeless Joe Jackson .9401
30 Hack Wilson * .9399
31 Albert Pujols .9346
32 Albert Belle .9333
Edgar Martínez * .9333
34 Vladimir Guerrero * .9312
35 David Ortiz .9310
36 Chipper Jones * .9304
37 Alex Rodriguez .9299
38 Harry Heilmann * .9295
39 Carlos Delgado .9293
40 Hank Aaron * .9285
41 Earl Averill * .9283
Tris Speaker * .9283
43 Charlie Keller .9276
44 Frank Robinson * .9265
45 Paul Goldschmidt .9255
46 Ken Williams .9238
47 Chuck Klein * .9218
48 Mike Piazza * .9217
49 Duke Snider * .9194
50 Ed Delahanty * .9163
Rank Player OPS
51 Jason Giambi .9157
52 Babe Herman .9148
53 Al Simmons * .9147
54 Dick Allen .9117
55 Mike Schmidt * .9075
56 Ken Griffey Jr. * .9073
57 Gary Sheffield .9070
58 Mo Vaughn .9058
59 Giancarlo Stanton .9055
60 Juan González .9039
61 Jim Edmonds .9030
62 Brian Giles .9022
63 Bill Joyce .9020
64 Bob Johnson .8987
Bill Terry * .8987
66 Bryce Harper .8982
67 Chick Hafey * .8980
68 Mickey Cochrane * .8970
69 Ryan Braun .8946
70 Hal Trosky .8925
71 Sam Thompson * .8896
72 Willie McCovey * .8891
73 Matt Holliday .8889
74 Willie Stargell * .8887
75 Mookie Betts .8880
76 Billy Hamilton * .8875
77 Prince Fielder .8873
J. D. Martinez .8873
79 Jake Stenzel .8868
80 Nolan Arenado .8867
Goose Goslin * .8867
82 Fred McGriff .8860
83 Eddie Mathews * .8855
84 Rafael Palmeiro .8852
85 Moisés Alou .8550
86 Harmon Killebrew * .8842
87 Charlie Gehringer * .8841
88 Tim Salmon .8836
89 Roger Connor * .8828
90 Jackie Robinson * .8826
George Selkirk .8826
92 Nomar Garciaparra .8821
93 Wally Berger .8805
94 Will Clark .8801
Kevin Mitchell .8801
96 Dolph Camilli .8800
97 Riggs Stephenson .8797
98 Al Rosen .8792
99 Jeff Heath .8788
100 David Justice .8778

NotesEdit

  1. ^ A player is considered inactive if he has announced his retirement or not played for a full season.

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