List of Major League Baseball career intentional bases on balls leaders
In baseball, an intentional base on balls, usually referred to as an intentional walk and denoted in baseball scorekeeping by IBB, is a base on balls (walk) issued to a batter by a pitcher with the intent of removing the batter's opportunity to swing at the pitched ball. A pitch that is intentionally thrown far outside the strike zone for this purpose is referred to as an intentional ball.
Barry Bonds is the all-time leader in intentional bases on balls with 688 career. Bonds is the only player to be intentionally walked more than 400 times. Albert Pujols is second all time and the active leader with 310 career intentional bases on balls and the only other player to be intentionally walked over 300 times.
|Rank||Rank amongst leaders in career intentional walks. A blank field indicates a tie.|
|Player (2019 IBBs)||Number of intentional walks hit during the 2019 Major League Baseball season.|
|IBB||Total career intentional walks|
|*||denotes elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame. |
|Bold||denotes active player.[a]|
- Stats updated as of May 2, 2019.
|Rank||Player (2019 IBBs)||IBB|
|Tony Pérez *||150|
|55||Mickey Mantle *||148|
|Tim Raines *||148|
|57||Mike Piazza *||146|
|59||Rod Carew *||144|
|62||Andre Dawson *||143|
|Eddie Mathews *||142|
|68||Joey Votto (1)||139|
|71||Johnny Bench *||135|
|73||Al Kaline *||133|
|Joe Torre *||127|
|84||Lou Brock *||124|
|89||Brooks Robinson *||120|
- A player is considered inactive if he has announced his retirement or not played for a full season.