List of Major League Baseball Career Putouts Leaders
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List of Major League Baseball Career Putouts Leaders
Jake Beckley, the all-time leader in career putouts.

In baseball statistics, a putout (denoted by PO or fly out when appropriate) is given to a defensive player who records an out by a Tagging a runner with the ball when he is not touching a base (a tagout), catching a batted or thrown ball and tagging a base to put out a batter or runner (a Force out), catching a thrown ball and tagging a base to record an out on an appeal play, catching a third strike (a strikeout), catching a batted ball on the fly (a flyout), or being positioned closest to a runner called out for interference.

Jake Beckley[1][2][3] is the all-time leader in career putouts with 23,743. Cap Anson[4] (22,572), Ed Konetchy[5] (21,378), Eddie Murray[6] (21,265), Charlie Grimm[7] (20,722), and Stuffy McInnis[8] (20,120) are the only other players to record 20,000 career putouts.

Key

Rank Rank amongst leaders in career putouts. A blank field indicates a tie.
Player (2021 POs) Number of recorded putouts during the 2021 Major League Baseball season.
PO Total career putouts.
* Denotes elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Bold Denotes active player.[a]

List

Albert Pujols, the active leader in putouts and 29th all-time.
  • Stats updated as of September 15, 2021
Rank Player (2020 POs) PO
1 Jake Beckley * 23,743
2 Cap Anson * 22,572
3 Ed Konetchy 21,378
4 Eddie Murray * 21,265
5 Charlie Grimm 20,722
6 Stuffy McInnis 20,120
7 Mickey Vernon 19,819
8 Jake Daubert 19,634
9 Lou Gehrig * 19,525
10 Joe Kuhel 19,386
11 Joe Judge 19,265
12 Steve Garvey 19,004
13 Fred McGriff 18,985
14 George Sisler * 18,914
15 Todd Helton 18,905
16 Wally Pipp 18,779
17 Mark Grace 18,503
18 Hal Chase 18,346
19 Jim Bottomley * 18,337
20 Fred Tenney 18,278
21 Andrés Galarraga 18,224
22 Rafael Palmeiro 18,128
23 Roger Connor * 18,115
24 Keith Hernandez 17,916
25 Jimmie Foxx * 17,797
26 Chris Chambliss 17,771
27 Willie McCovey * 17,567
28 Jeff Bagwell * 17,546
29 Albert Pujols (384) 17,450
30 George Burns 16,970
31 Will Clark 16,695
32 Tommy Tucker 16,433
33 Dan Brouthers * 16,422
34 John Olerud 16,165
35 Wally Joyner 16,081
36 Bill Terry * 15,999
37 Paul Konerko 15,965
38 Harry Davis 15,866
39 Gil Hodges 15,722
40 Lu Blue 15,647
41 George Scott 15,601
42 Fred Merkle 15,513
43 Carlos Delgado 15,236
44 Norm Cash 15,173
45 Tony Pérez * 15,127
46 Bill Buckner 15,126
47 Tino Martinez 15,001
48 Mark Teixeira 14,989
49 Adrián González 14,983
50 Iván Rodríguez * 14,922
Rank Player (2021 POs) PO
51 Derrek Lee 14,910
52 Johnny Mize * 14,862
53 Orlando Cepeda * 14,829
54 George Kelly * 14,690
55 Yadier Molina (811) 14,661
56 Mark McGwire 14,464
57 Don Mattingly 14,270
58 Ernie Banks * 14,206
59 Eric Karros 14,056
60 Charles Comiskey * 13,900
61 Joey Votto (779) 13,874
62 Frank McCormick 13,803
Dan McGann 13,803
64 Kent Hrbek 13,725
65 Dolph Camilli 13,724
66 Joe Adcock 13,678
67 Rod Carew * 13,510
68 George McQuinn 13,414
69 Cecil Cooper 13,361
70 Elbie Fletcher 13,237
71 John Mayberry 13,169
72 Fred Luderus 13,126
73 Gus Suhr 13,104
74 Jason Kendall 13,067
75 Lee May 13,029
76 Bill White 13,015
77 George Stovall 12,899
78 Brad Ausmus 12,856
79 J.T. Snow 12,855
80 Kitty Bransfield 12,805
81 Boog Powell 12,796
82 Ted Kluszewski 12,652
83 A. J. Pierzynski 12,600
84 Dick Hoblitzell 12,591
85 Jack Fournier 12,535
86 Candy LaChance 12,506
87 Gary Carter * 12,490
88 Stan Musial * 12,439
89 Phil Cavarretta 12,435
90 Pete Rose 12,394
91 Ryan Howard 12,351
92 Rudy York 12,308
93 Freddie Freeman (1,119) 12,297
94 Brian McCann 12,165
95 Walter Holke 12,158
96 Hal Trosky 12,125
97 Adam LaRoche 12,072
98 Earl Sheely 12,067
99 Bill Skowron 12,052
100 Paul Goldschmidt (1,037) 12,022

Notes

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

References

  1. ^ "Jake Beckley Career Stats". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 2021.
  2. ^ "Jake Beckley Hall of Fame Profile". National Baseball Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2021.
  3. ^ Fleitz, David. "Jake Beckley Bio". Society For American Baseball Research. Retrieved 2021.
  4. ^ "Cap Anson Career Stats". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 2021.
  5. ^ "Ed Konetchy Career Stats". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 2021.
  6. ^ "Eddie Murray Career Stats". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 2021.
  7. ^ "Charlie Grimm Career Stats". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 2021.
  8. ^ "Stuffy McInnis Career Stats". Baseball Reference. Retrieved 2021.

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