Atlanta Braves Batting Leaders

 

Braves Logo



All stats leaders are based on seasons between 1998 – 2016.

To be eligible for single-season ratio stats a player needed to qualify for batting title.

To be eligible for career ratio stats a player needed to have 1,500 at bats.

Single-Season WAR
Rank Year Player WAR
1 1961 Hank Aaron 9.4
2 1963 Hank Aaron 9.1
3 1973 Darrell Evans 9.0
4 1989 Lonnie Smith 8.8
1928 Rogers Hornsby 8.8
6 1959 Hank Aaron 8.6
7 1967 Hank Aaron 8.5
1962 Hank Aaron 8.5
9 2004 J.D. Drew 8.3
1953 Eddie Mathews 8.3
Career WAR
Rank Player WAR
1 Hank Aaron 142.1
2 Eddie Mathews 94.4
3 Chipper Jones 85.0
4 Andruw Jones 61.0
5 Dale Murphy 46.9
6 Wally Berger 36.6
7 Tommy Holmes 34.7
8 Joe Torre 33.3
9 Johnny Logan 33.0
10 Rabbit Maranville 29.7

Single-Season Batting Average
Rank Year Player BA
1 1928 Rogers Hornsby .387
2 1970 Rico Carty .366
3 2008 Chipper Jones .364
4 1959 Hank Aaron .355
5 1974 Ralph Garr .353
6 1945 Tommy Holmes .352
7 1921 Walton Cruise .346
8 1912 Bill Sweeney .344
9 1971 Ralph Garr .343
10 1928 George Sisler .340
1925 Dick Burrus .340
Career Batting Average
Rank Player BA
1 George Sisler .326
2 Ralph Garr .317
Rico Carty .317
4 Billy Southworth .317
5 Lance Richbourg .311
6 Hank Aaron .310
7 Dick Burrus .306
8 Wally Berger .304
9 Chipper Jones .303
Tommy Holmes .303

Single-Season On-Base Percentage
Rank Year Player OBP
1 1928 Rogers Hornsby .498
2 2008 Chipper Jones .470
3 1970 Rico Carty .454
4 1999 Chipper Jones .441
5 2004 J.D. Drew .436
6 2002 Chipper Jones .435
7 1978 Jeff Burroughs .432
8 1921 Walton Cruise .429
9 2001 Chipper Jones .427
1994 David Justice .427
Career On-Base Percentage
Rank Player BA
1 Chipper Jones .401
2 Bob Elliott .398
3 Rico Carty .388
4 Sid Gordon .385
Earl Torgeson .385
6 Lonnie Smith .380
7 Eddie Mathews .379
8 Jeff Burroughs .377
9 Hank Aaron .377
10 David Justice .374

Single-Season Slugging Percentage
Rank Year Player SLG
1 1971 Hank Aaron .669
2 1959 Hank Aaron .636
3 1999 Chipper Jones .633
4 1928 Rogers Hornsby .632
5 1953 Eddie Mathews .627
6 1994 Fred McGriff .623
7 1962 Hank Aaron .618
8 1930 Wally Berger .614
9 1969 Hank Aaron .607
10 2001 Chipper Jones .605
Career Slugging Percentage
Rank Player SLG
1 Hank Aaron .567
2 Wally Berger .533
3 Chipper Jones .529
4 Ryan Klesko .525
5 Eddie Mathews .517
6 Fred McGriff .516
7 Adam LaRoche .512
8 Joe Adcock .511
9 Bob Horner .508
10 Javy Lopez .502

Single-Season On-Base Plus Slugging
Rank Year Player OPS
1 1928 Rogers Hornsby 1.130
2 1971 Hank Aaron 1.079
3 1999 Chipper Jones 1.074
4 2008 Chipper Jones 1.044
5 1970 Rico Carty 1.037
6 1959 Hank Aaron 1.037
7 1953 Eddie Mathews 1.033
8 2001 Chipper Jones 1.032
9 2007 Chipper Jones 1.029
10 1954 Eddie Mathews 1.026
Career On-Base Plus Slugging
Rank Player OPS
1 Hank Aaron .944
2 Chipper Jones .930
3 Eddie Mathews .896
4 Wally Berger .894
5 Ryan Klesko .886
Sid Gordon .886
7 Fred McGriff .885
8 Rico Carty .884
9 Bob Elliott .883
10 David Justice .873

Single-Season Games
Rank Year Player G
1 2014 Freddie Freeman 162
2007 Jeff Francoeur 162
2006 Jeff Francoeur 162
1999 Andruw Jones 162
1985 Dale Murphy 162
1984 Dale Murphy 162
1983 Dale Murphy 162
1982 Dale Murphy 162
1969 Felix Millan 162
10 2011 Dan Uggla 161
2001 Andruw Jones 161
2000 Andruw Jones 161
1993 Jeff Blauser 161
1993 Terry Pendleton 161
1973 Darrell Evans 161
1963 Hank Aaron 161
Career Games
Rank Player G
1 Hank Aaron 3,076
2 Chipper Jones 2,499
3 Eddie Mathews 2,223
4 Dale Murphy 1,926
5 Rabbit Maranville 1,795
6 Andruw Jones 1,761
7 Del Crandall 1,394
8 Johnny Logan 1,351
9 Tommy Holmes 1,289
10 Mike Lum 1,225

Single-Season At Bats
Rank Year Player AB
1 1996 Marquis Grissom 671
2 1973 Ralph Garr 668
3 1966 Felipe Alou 666
4 2003 Rafael Furcal 664
5 1968 Felipe Alou 662
6 2000 Andruw Jones 656
7 1969 Felix Millan 652
8 2006 Jeff Francoeur 651
9 2007 Jeff Francoeur 642
10 1992 Terry Pendleton 640
Career At Bats
Rank Player AB
1 Hank Aaron 11,628
2 Chipper Jones 8,984
3 Eddie Mathews 8,049
4 Dale Murphy 7,098
5 Rabbit Maranville 6,724
6 Andruw Jones 6,408
7 Tommy Holmes 4,956
8 Johnny Logan 4,931
9 Del Crandall 4,583
10 Joe Adcock 4,232

Single-Season Runs
Rank Year Player R
1 1983 Dale Murphy 131
2 2003 Rafael Furcal 130
3 1962 Hank Aaron 127
4 2003 Gary Sheffield 126
5 1945 Tommy Holmes 125
6 1998 Chipper Jones 123
7 2000 Andruw Jones 122
8 1966 Felipe Alou 122
9 1963 Hank Aaron 121
10 1950 Earl Torgeson 120
Career Runs
Rank Player R
1 Hank Aaron 2,107
2 Chipper Jones 1,619
3 Eddie Mathews 1,452
4 Dale Murphy 1,103
5 Andruw Jones 1,045
6 Rabbit Maranville 802
7 Tommy Holmes 696
8 Wally Berger 651
9 Johnny Logan 624
10 Bill Bruton 622

Single-Season Hits
Rank Year Player H
1 1945 Tommy Holmes 224
2 1959 Hank Aaron 223
3 1971 Ralph Garr 219
4 1966 Felipe Alou 218
5 1974 Ralph Garr 214
6 1968 Felipe Alou 210
7 1996 Marquis Grissom 207
8 1928 Lance Richbourg 206
9 1929 George Sisler 205
10 1912 Bill Sweeney 204
Career Hits
Rank Player H
1 Hank Aaron 3,600
2 Chipper Jones 2,726
3 Eddie Mathews 2,201
4 Dale Murphy 1,901
5 Rabbit Maranville 1,696
6 Andruw Jones 1,683
7 Tommy Holmes 1,503
8 Johnny Logan 1,329
9 Wally Berger 1,263
10 Joe Adcock 1,206

Single-Season Doubles
Rank Year Player 2B
1 2003 Marcus Giles 49
2 1945 Tommy Holems 47
3 1959 Hank Aaron 46
4 2005 Marcus Giles 45
5 1964 Lee Maye 44
1931 Wally Berger 44
7 2014 Freddie Freeman 43
2016 Freddie Freeman 43
9 2012 Martin Prado 42
2008 Brian McCann 42
2007 Chipper Jones 42
1944 Tommy Holmes 42
1928 Rogers Hornsby 42
Career Doubles
Rank Player 2B
1 Hank Aaron 600
2 Chipper Jones 549
3 Eddie Mathews 338
4 Andruw Jones 330
5 Dale Murphy 306
6 Tommy Holmes 291
7 Wally Berger 248
8 Rabbit Maranville 244
9 Brian McCann 227
10 Johnny Logan 207

Single-Season Triples
Rank Year Player 3B
1 1921 Ray Powell 18
2 1974 Ralph Garr 17
3 1923 Billy Southworth 16
4 1956 Bill Burton 15
1921 Billy Southworth 15
1920 Rabbit Maranville 15
7 1992 Deion Sanders 14
1956 Hank Aaron 14
1953 Bill Bruton 14
1940 Chet Ross 14
1930 Wally Berger 14
1907 Ginger Beaumont 14
Career Triples
Rank Player 3B
1 Rabbit Maranville 103
2 Hank Aaron 96
3 Bill Bruton 79
4 Eddie Mathews 70
5 Ray Powell 67
6 Wally Berger 52
7 Lance Richbourg 48
8 Tommy Holmes 47
9 Jimmy Welsh 42
10 Les Mann 41

Single-Season Home Runs
Rank Year Player HR
1 2005 Andruw Jones 51
2 1971 Hank Aaron 47
1953 Eddie Mathews 47
4 1959 Eddie Mathews 46
5 1999 Chipper Jones 45
1962 Hank Aaron 45
7 1998 Andres Galarraga 44
1987 Dale Murphy 44
1969 Hank Aaron 44
1966 Hank Aaron 44
1963 Hank Aaron 44
1957 Hank Aaron 44
Career Home Runs
Rank Player HR
1 Hank Aaron 733
2 Eddie Mathews 493
3 Chipper Jones 468
4 Dale Murphy 371
5 Andruw Jones 368
6 Joe Adcock 239
7 Bob Horner 215
8 Javy Lopez 214
9 Wally Berger 199
10 Brian McCann 176

Single-Season Runs Batted In
Rank Year Player RBI
1 1953 Eddie Mathews 135
2 2003 Gary Sheffield 132
1957 Hank Aaron 132
4 1963 Hank Aaron 130
1935 Wally Berger 130
6 2006 Andruw Jones 129
7 2005 Andruw Jones 128
1962 Hank Aaron 128
9 1966 Hank Aaron 127
10 1960 Hank Aaron 126
Career Runs Batted In
Rank Player RBI
1 Hank Aaron 2,202
2 Chipper Jones 1,623
3 Eddie Mathews 1,388
4 Dale Murphy 1,143
5 Andruw Jones 1,117
6 Joe Adcock 760
7 Wally Berger 746
8 Javy Lopez 694
9 Brian McCann 661
10 Bob Horner 652

Single-Season Stolen Bases
Rank Year Player SB
1 1991 Otis Nixon 72
2 1913 Hap Myers 57
3 1993 Otis Nixon 47
4 2005 Rafael Furcal 46
5 2012 Michael Bourn 42
1987 Gerald Perry 42
7 1992 Otis Nixon 41
8 2000 Rafael Furcal 40
9 1983 Brett Butler 39
10 1910 Bill Collins 36
Career Stolen Bases
Rank Player SB
1 Hank Aaron 240
2 Rabbit Maranville 194
3 Rafael Furcal 189
4 Otis Nixon 186
5 Jerry Royster 174
6 Dale Murphy 160
7 Ron Gant 157
8 Bill Sweeney 153
9 Chipper Jones 150
10 Bill Bruton 143

Single-Season Walks
Rank Year Player BB
1 1948 Bob Elliott 131
2 1976 Jim Wynn 127
3 1999 Chipper Jones 126
1974 Darrell Evans 126
5 1973 Darrell Evans 124
1963 Eddie Mathews 124
7 1950 Earl Torgeson 119
8 2004 J.D. Drew 118
9 1978 Jeff Burroughs 117
10 1987 Dale Murphy 115
Career Walks
Rank Player BB
1 Chipper Jones 1,512
2 Eddie Mathews 1,376
3 Hank Aaron 1,297
4 Dale Murphy 912
5 Andruw Jones 717
6 Darrell Evans 563
7 Rabbit Maranville 561
8 Fred Tenney 494
9 Glenn Hubbard 487
10 Jeff Blauser 483

Single-Season Strikeouts
1 2014 Melvin Upton 173
2 2016 Freddie Freeman 171
2014 Justin Upton 171
2013 Dan Uggla 171
5 2012 Dan Uggla 168
6 2013 Justin Upton 161
7 2014 Chris Johnson 159
8 2011 Dan Uggla 156
9 2012 Michael Bourn 155
10 2012 Jason Heyward 152
Career Strikeouts
Rank Player SO
1 Dale Murphy 1,581
2 Chipper Jones 1,409
3 Andruw Jones 1,394
4 Eddie Mathews 1,387
5 Hank Aaron 1,294
6 Freddie Freeman 814
7 Jeff Blauser 792
8 Joe Adcock 732
9 Javy Lopez 728
10 Brian McCann 630