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List of Major League Baseball career intentional bases on balls leaders

Barry Bonds, the all-time leader in intentional bases on balls.

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.

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KeyEdit

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]

ListEdit

 
Albert Pujols, the active leader and second all-time in career intentional bases on balls.
  • Stats updated as of May 2, 2019.
Rank Player (2019 IBBs) IBB
1 Barry Bonds 688
2 Albert Pujols (0) 310
3 Stan Musial * 298
4 Hank Aaron * 293
5 Willie McCovey * 260
6 Vladimir Guerrero * 250
7 Ken Griffey Jr. * 246
8 Ted Williams * 243
9 Miguel Cabrera (0) 230
10 George Brett * 229
11 Willie Stargell * 227
12 Eddie Murray * 222
13 Frank Robinson * 218
14 Manny Ramirez 216
15 Willie Mays * 214
16 David Ortiz 209
17 Tony Gwynn * 203
18 Ernie Banks * 202
19 Mike Schmidt * 201
20 Rusty Staub 193
21 Carl Yastrzemski * 190
22 Chili Davis 188
Ted Simmons 188
24 Harold Baines * 187
25 Carlos Delgado 186
26 Todd Helton 185
27 Billy Williams * 182
28 Ichiro Suzuki 181
29 Wade Boggs * 180
30 Chipper Jones * 177
31 Jim Thome * 173
32 Rafael Palmeiro 172
Dave Winfield * 172
34 Fred McGriff 171
35 Dave Parker 170
36 Frank Thomas * 168
37 Roberto Clemente * 167
Pete Rose 167
39 Prince Fielder 164
Reggie Jackson * 164
41 Lance Berkman 160
Harmon Killebrew * 160
43 Dale Murphy 159
44 Adrian Gonzalez (0) 158
45 John Olerud 157
46 Jeff Bagwell * 155
Will Clark 155
48 Orlando Cepeda * 154
Ryan Howard 154
Duke Snider * 154
Rank Player (2019 IBBs) IBB
Sammy Sosa 154
52 Luis Gonzalez 150
Mark McGwire 150
Tony Pérez * 150
55 Mickey Mantle * 148
Tim Raines * 148
57 Mike Piazza * 146
58 Joe Mauer 145
59 Rod Carew * 144
Garry Templeton 144
Mo Vaughn 144
62 Andre Dawson * 143
63 José Cruz 142
Ted Kluszewski 142
Eddie Mathews * 142
66 Darrell Evans 141
67 Boog Powell 140
68 Joey Votto (1) 139
69 Dick Allen 138
70 Don Mattingly 136
71 Johnny Bench * 135
Frank Howard 135
73 Al Kaline * 133
74 Robin Ventura 132
75 Tony Oliva 131
Darryl Strawberry 131
77 Keith Hernandez 130
Gary Sheffield 130
79 Ron Fairly 129
80 Bobby Bonilla 128
81 Jack Clark 127
Joe Torre * 127
83 Ken Singleton 125
84 Lou Brock * 124
85 Leo Cárdenas 122
Adam Dunn 122
87 Bill Madlock 121
Bill Nicholson 121
89 Brooks Robinson * 120
90 Víctor Martínez 119
Tim McCarver 119
Al Oliver 119
93 Johnny Edwards 118
94 Ron Cey 117
Del Crandall 117
Larry Walker 117
97 Bobby Abreu 115
Pedro Guerrero 115
Reggie Smith 115
100 Brian Giles 114
Mark Grace 114

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

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