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List of Major League Baseball career slugging percentage leaders

Babe Ruth, the all-time leader in career slugging percentage.

In baseball statistics, slugging percentage (SLG) is a measure of the batting productivity of a hitter. It is calculated as total bases divided by at bats. Unlike batting average, slugging percentage gives more weight to extra-base hits with doubles, triples, and home runs, relative to singles. Walks are specifically excluded from this calculation, as a plate appearance that ends in a walk is not counted as an at bat.

Babe Ruth is the all-time leader with a career slugging percentage of .6897. Ted Williams (.6338), Lou Gehrig (.6324), Jimmie Foxx (.6093), Barry Bonds (.6069), and Hank Greenberg (.6050) are the only other players with a career slugging percentage over .600.

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KeyEdit

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

ListEdit

 
Ted Williams, second all-time in career slugging percentage.
  • Stats updated as of July 14, 2019.
Rank Player SLG
1 Babe Ruth * .6897
2 Ted Williams * .6338
3 Lou Gehrig * .6324
4 Jimmie Foxx * .6093
5 Barry Bonds .6069
6 Hank Greenberg * .6050
7 Mark McGwire .5882
8 Manny Ramirez .5854
9 Mike Trout .5802
10 Joe DiMaggio * .5788
11 Rogers Hornsby * .5765
12 Larry Walker .5652
13 Albert Belle .5638
14 Johnny Mize * .5620
15 Juan González .5607
16 Stan Musial * .5591
17 Willie Mays * .5575
18 Mickey Mantle * .5568
19 Frank Thomas * .5549
20 Hank Aaron * .5545
21 Jim Thome * .5541
22 Vladimir Guerrero * .5525
23 David Ortiz .5515
24 Albert Pujols .5512
25 Alex Rodriguez .5502
26 Ralph Kiner * .5479
27 Giancarlo Stanton .5467
28 Carlos Delgado .5459
29 Miguel Cabrera .5458
30 Mike Piazza * .5452
31 Hack Wilson * .5447
32 Chuck Klein * .5430
33 Nolan Arenado .5414
34 Jeff Bagwell * .5403
35 Duke Snider * .5397
36 Todd Helton .5391
37 Ken Griffey, Jr. * .5378
38 Frank Robinson * .5370
39 Lance Berkman .5369
40 Al Simmons * .5349
41 Sammy Sosa .5338
42 J. D. Martinez .5337
43 Dick Allen .5336
Earl Averill * .5336
45 Mel Ott * .5331
46 Babe Herman .5319
Lefty O'Doul .5319
48 Ryan Braun .5315
49 Ken Williams .5304
50 Chipper Jones * .5293
Rank Player SLG
51 Willie Stargell * .5286
52 Mike Schmidt * .5273
53 Jim Edmonds .5271
54 Chick Hafey * .5261
55 Paul Goldschmidt .5235
56 Mo Vaughn .5231
Joey Votto .5231
58 Wally Berger .5216
Hal Trosky .5216
60 Nomar Garciaparra .5206
61 Harry Heilmann * .5205
62 Dan Brouthers * .5201
63 Nelson Cruz .5195
64 Kevin Mitchell .5198
65 Charlie Keller .5177
66 Shoeless Joe Jackson .5174
67 Jason Giambi .5164
68 Moisés Alou .5157
Josh Hamilton .5157
70 Edgar Martínez * .5155
71 Ryan Howard .5152
72 José Abreu .5147
73 Willie McCovey * .5147
74 José Canseco .5145
Rafael Palmeiro .5145
76 Gary Sheffield .5139
77 Mookie Betts .5120
78 Ty Cobb * .5118
79 Ellis Burks .5104
80 Matt Holliday .5102
81 Khris Davis .5098
82 Eddie Mathews * .5094
Mark Teixeira .5094
84 Fred McGriff .5091
85 Jeff Heath .5088
86 Harmon Killebrew * .5085
87 Josh Donaldson .5080
88 Charlie Blackmon .5078
89 Bryce Harper .5073
90 Richie Sexson .5069
91 Bob Johnson .5059
Bill Terry * .5059
93 Prince Fielder .5056
94 Darryl Strawberry .5054
95 Sam Thompson * .5053
96 Ed Delahanty * .5052
97 Joe Medwick * .5045
98 Freddie Freeman .5036
99 Brian Giles .5024
Magglio Ordóñez .5024

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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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