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 September 16, 2018.
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 .9892
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
Joey Votto .9591
18 Jim Thome * .9560
19 Todd Helton .9531
20 Jeff Bagwell * .9480
21 Mel Ott * .9471
22 Miguel Cabrera .9461
23 Ralph Kiner * .9459
24 Lefty O'Doul .9451
25 Ty Cobb * .9449
26 Dan Brouthers * .9435
27 Lance Berkman .9429
28 Willie Mays * .9414
29 Shoeless Joe Jackson .9401
30 Hack Wilson * .9399
31 Albert Pujols .9364
32 Paul Goldschmidt .9342
33 Albert Belle .9333
Edgar Martínez .9333
35 Vladimir Guerrero * .9312
36 David Ortiz .9310
37 Chipper Jones .9304
38 Harry Heilmann * .9300
39 Alex Rodriguez .9299
40 Carlos Delgado .9293
41 Hank Aaron * .9285
42 Earl Averill * .9283
Tris Speaker * .9283
44 Charlie Keller .9276
45 Frank Robinson * .9265
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 .9044
60 Juan González .9039
61 Jim Edmonds .9030
62 Brian Giles .9022
63 Bill Joyce .9020
64 Bryce Harper .9008
65 Bob Johnson .8987
Bill Terry * .8987
67 Chick Hafey * .8980
68 Mickey Cochrane * .8970
69 Ryan Braun .8944
70 Hal Trosky .8925
71 Matt Holliday .8901
72 Sam Thompson * .8896
73 Willie McCovey * .8891
74 Willie Stargell * .8887
75 Billy Hamilton * .8875
76 Prince Fielder .8873
77 Jake Stenzel .8868
78 Goose Goslin * .8867
79 Fred McGriff .8860
80 Eddie Mathews * .8855
81 Rafael Palmeiro .8852
82 Moisés Alou .8550
83 Nolan Arenado .8847
84 Harmon Killebrew * .8842
85 Charlie Gehringer * .8841
J. D. Martinez .8841
87 Tim Salmon .8836
88 Roger Connor * .8828
89 Jackie Robinson * .8826
George Selkirk .8826
91 Nomar Garciaparra .8821
92 Wally Berger .8805
93 Will Clark .8801
Kevin Mitchell .8801
95 Dolph Camilli .8800
96 Riggs Stephenson .8797
97 Al Rosen .8792
98 Jeff Heath .8788
99 David Justice .8778
100 Paul Waner * .8777

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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