List of Major League Baseball career OPS leaders

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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.

Key[edit]

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]

List[edit]

  • Stats updated as of July 19, 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 Mike Trout .9985
9 Manny Ramírez .9960
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 Jeff Bagwell * .9480
20 Mel Ott * .9471
21 Ralph Kiner * .9459
22 Lefty O'Doul .9451
Joey Votto .9451
24 Ty Cobb * .9446
25 Dan Brouthers * .9435
26 Lance Berkman .9429
27 Willie Mays * .9414
28 Shoeless Joe Jackson .9401
29 Hack Wilson * .9399
30 Miguel Cabrera .9384
31 Albert Belle .9333
Edgar Martínez * .9333
33 Albert Pujols .9314
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 Ken Williams .9238
46 Chuck Klein * .9218
47 Mike Piazza * .9217
48 Duke Snider * .9194
49 Ed Delahanty * .9165
50 Paul Goldschmidt .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 .9048
60 Juan González .9039
61 Jim Edmonds .9030
62 Brian Giles .9022
63 Bill Joyce .9020
64 Bob Johnson .8987
Bill Terry * .8987
66 Chick Hafey * .8980
67 Mickey Cochrane * .8970
68 Bryce Harper .8950
69 Hal Trosky .8925
70 Ryan Braun .8917
71 Sam Thompson * .8896
72 Willie McCovey * .8891
73 Matt Holliday .8889
74 Nolan Arenado .8888
75 Willie Stargell * .8887
76 Billy Hamilton * .8875
77 Prince Fielder .8873
78 Jake Stenzel .8868
79 Goose Goslin * .8867
80 Mookie Betts .8864
81 Fred McGriff .8860
82 Eddie Mathews * .8855
83 Rafael Palmeiro .8852
84 Moisés Alou .8550
85 J. D. Martinez .8845
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 Freddie Freeman .8813
94 Wally Berger .8805
95 Will Clark .8801
Kevin Mitchell .8801
97 Dolph Camilli .8800
98 Riggs Stephenson .8797
99 Al Rosen .8792
100 Jeff Heath .8788

Notes[edit]

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

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