War era to early expansion era singleseason batting records (192168)


Category

Record

2nd place

3rd place

4th place

5th place

Ref


Batting average

.424 (1924)
Rogers Hornsby

.403 (1925)
Rogers Hornsby

.401 (1922)
Rogers Hornsby

.397 (1921)
Rogers Hornsby

.384 (1923)
Rogers Hornsby

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Onbase percentage

.507 (1924)
Rogers Hornsby

.489 (1925)
Rogers Hornsby

.459 (1923)
Rogers Hornsby

.459 (1922)
Rogers Hornsby

.458 (1921)
Rogers Hornsby

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Slugging percentage

.756 (1925)
Rogers Hornsby

.722 (1922)
Rogers Hornsby

.702 (1948)
Stan Musial

.696 (1924)
Rogers Hornsby

.652 (1930)
Chick Hafey

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Onbase plus slugging

1.245 (1925)
Rogers Hornsby

1.203 (1924)
Rogers Hornsby

1.181 (1922)
Rogers Hornsby

1.152 (1948)
Stan Musial *

1.201 (1921)
Rogers Hornsby

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Adjusted onbase plus slugging

222 (1924)
Rogers Hornsby

210 (1925)
Rogers Hornsby

207 (1922)
Rogers Hornsby

200 (1948)
Stan Musial *

191 (1921)
Rogers Hornsby

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Games played

162 Ken Boyer & Curt Flood (1964),
Bill White * (1963)

161 Dick Groat (1964)
Julián Javier (1963)

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Plate appearances

752 (1928)
Taylor Douthit

748 (1930)
Taylor Douthit

739 (1964)
Curt Flood

728 (1957)
Don Blasingame *

726 (1963)
Bill White *

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At bats

689 (1967)
Lou Brock *

679 (1964)
Curt Flood

664 (1930)
Taylor Douthit

662 (1963)
Curt Flood

660 (1968)
Lou Brock *

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Runs

141 (1922)
Rogers Hornsby

135 (1948)
Stan Musial *

133 (1925)
Rogers Hornsby

132 (1935)
Joe Medwick

131 (1921)
Rogers Hornsby

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Hits

250 (1922)
Rogers Hornsby

237 (1937)
Joe Medwick

235 (1921)
Rogers Hornsby

230 (1948)
Stan Musial *

228 (1946)
Stan Musial *

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Total bases

450 (1922)
Rogers Hornsby

429 (1948)
Stan Musial *

406 (1937)
Joe Medwick

382 (1949)
Stan Musial

381 (1925)
Rogers Hornsby

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Doubles

64 (1936)
Joe Medwick

56 (1937)
Joe Medwick

53 (1953)
Stan Musial *

52 (1939)
Enos Slaughter *

51 (1944)
Stan Musial

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Triples

20 Stan Musial * (1943, 1946),
Jim Bottomley * (1928)

18 Stan Musial * (1948),
Joe Medwick (1934), Rogers Hornsby (1921)

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Home runs

43 (1940)
Johnny Mize *

42 (1922)
Rogers Hornsby

39 Stan Musial * (1948)
Rogers Hornsby (1925)

36 (1949)
Stan Musial *

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RBI

154 (1937)
Joe Medwick

152 (1922)
Rogers Hornsby

143 (1925)
Rogers Hornsby

138 (1936)
Joe Medwick

137 (1940)
Johnny Mize *

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Bases on balls

107 (1949)
Stan Musial *

105 (1953)
Stan Musial *

103 (1954)
Stan Musial *

98 (1951)
Stan Musial *

96 Solly Hemus * (1952)
Stan Musial * (1952)

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Strikeouts

134 (1966)
Lou Brock *

125 (1953)
Steve Bilko

124 (1968)
Lou Brock *

116 (1965)
Lou Brock *

114 (1968)
Mike Shannon

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Stolen bases

74 (1966)
Lou Brock *

63 (1965)
Lou Brock *

62 (1968)
Lou Brock *

52 (1967)
Lou Brock *

48 (1927)
Frankie Frisch ^{#}

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Stolen base percentage
(Since 1951)

83.78 (1968)
Lou Brock *

82.61 (1960)
Julián Javier

80.44 (1966)
Lou Brock *

80.00 (1958)
Don Blasingame *

76.47 (1963)
George Altman *

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Runs created

202 (1922)
Rogers Hornsby

192 (1948)
Stan Musial *

185 (1925)
Rogers Hornsby

183 (1924)
Rogers Hornsby

167 Hornsby (1921)
Medwick (1937), Musial * (1949)

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Extra base hits

103 (1948)
Stan Musial *

102 (1922)
Rogers Hornsby

97 (1937)
Joe Medwick

95 (1936)
Joe Medwick

93 (1928)
Jim Bottomley *

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Times on base

321 (1949)
Stan Musial *

319 (1948)
Stan Musial *

318 (1924)
Rogers Hornsby

316 (1922)
Rogers Hornsby

311 (1953)
Stan Musial *

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Hit by pitch

20 (1952)
Solly Hemus *

13 (1966)
Orlando Cepeda

12 Orlando Cepeda (1967)
Solly Hemus * (1953), George Watkins * (1933)

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Sacrifice hits

37 Taylor Douthit (1926)

36 Harry Walker * (1943)
Milt Stock (1921)

31 (1926)
Les Bell

28 (1941)
Marty Marion

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Sacrifice flies

11 (1954)
Ray Jablonski

9 Orlando Cepeda (1966)
Red Schoendienst^{#} (1954), Bill Virdon * (1955)

6 tied with 8

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Double plays grounded into

25 (1948)
Nippy Jones

24 (1958)
Gene Green

22 Ken Boyer (1964)
Del Ennis (1957)

21 (1938)
Joe Medwick

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Intentional bases on balls

26 (1958)
Stan Musial *

23 (1967)
Orlando Cepeda

19 Tim McCarver * (1967)
Stan Musial * (1955, 1957)

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At bats per strikeout

61.70 (1927)
Frankie Frisch^{#}

55.09 (1943)
Jimmy Brown^{#}

55.00 (1934)
Frankie Frisch^{#}

43.92 (1929)
Frankie Frisch^{#}

43.71 (1927)
Billy Southworth *

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Outs made

512 (1967)
Lou Brock *

511 (1947)
Red Schoendienst^{#}

500 (1964)
Curt Flood

496 (1950)
Red Schoendienst^{#}

495 (1968)
Lou Brock *

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