Houston Astros Batting Leaders


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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 1997 Craig Biggio 9.4
2 1994 Jeff Bagwell 8.2
3 1972 Cesar Cedeno 8.0
4 2016 Jose Altuve 7.7
1997 Jeff Bagwell 7.7
6 1996 Jeff Bagwell 7.5
7 1999 Jeff Bagwell 7.4
1983 Dickie Thon 7.4
1965 Jim Wynn 7.4
10 1973 Cesar Cedeno 7.3
Career WAR
Rank Player WAR
1 Jeff Bagwell 79.6
2 Craig Biggio 65.1
3 Jose Cruz 51.2
4 Cesar Cedeno 49.6
5 Lance Berkman 48.0
6 Jim Wynn 41.4
7 Joe Morgan 30.6
8 Bill Doran 30.3
9 Terry Puhl 28.4
10 Bob Watson 23.5

Single-Season Batting Average
Rank Year Player BA
1 1994 Jeff Bagwell .368
2 2000 Moises Alou .355
3 2014 Jose Altuve .341
4 2016 Jose Altuve .338
5 1995 Derek Bell .334
6 1967 Rusty Staub .333
7 2001 Moises Alou .331
2001 Lance Berkman .331
9 1999 Carl Everett .325
1998 Craig Biggio .325
Career Batting Average
Rank Player BA
1 Moises Alou .331
2 Jose Altuve .311
2 Jeff Bagwell .297
Bob Watson .297
5 Lance Berkman .296
6 Greg Gross .293
7 Jose Cruz .292
8 Hunter Pence .290
9 Cesar Cedeno .289
10 Bill Spiers .288

Single-Season On-Base Percentage
Rank Year Player OBP
1 1999 Jeff Bagwell .454
2 1996 Jeff Bagwell .451
1994 Jeff Bagwell .451
4 2004 Lance Berkman .450
5 1969 Jim Wynn .436
6 2001 Lance Berkman .430
7 1997 Jeff Bagwell .425
8 2000 Jeff Bagwell .424
1998 Jeff Bagwell .424
10 2008 Lance Berkman .420
2006 Lance Berkman .420
Career On-Base Percentage
Rank Player OBP
1 Lance Berkman .410
2 Jeff Bagwell .408
3 Moises Alou .403
4 Greg Gross .376
5 Bill Spiers .375
6 Joe Morgan .374
7 Morgan Ensberg .367
8 Bob Waston .364
9 Craig Biggio .363
10 Jim Wynn .362

Single-Season Slugging Percentage
Rank Year Player SLG
1 1994 Jeff Bagwell .750
2 2000 Richard Hidalgo .636
3 2000 Moises Alou .623
4 2006 Lance Berkman .621
5 2001 Lance Berkman .620
6 2000 Jeff Bagwell .615
7 1997 Jeff Bagwell .592
8 1999 Jeff Bagwell .591
9 1998 Moises Alou .582
10 2002 Lance Berkman .578
Career Slugging Percentage
Rank Player SLG
1 Moises Alou .585
2 Lance Berkman .549
3 Jeff Bagwell .540
4 Richard Hidalgo .501
5 Glenn Davis .483
6 Carlos Lee .479
Hunter Pence .479
8 Morgan Ensberg .475
9 Lee May .471
10 George Springer .460

Single-Season On-Base Plus Slugging
Rank Year Player OPS
1 1994 Jeff Bagwell 1.201
2 2001 Lance Berkman 1.051
3 1999 Jeff Bagwell 1.045
4 2006 Lance Berkman 1.041
5 2000 Moises Alou 1.039
2000 Jeff Bagwell 1.039
7 2000 Richard Hidalgo 1.028
8 1996 Jeff Bagwell 1.021
9 1997 Jeff Bagwell 1.017
10 2004 Lance Berkman 1.016
Career On-Base Plus Slugging
Rank Player OPS
1 Moises Alou .988
2 Lance Berkman .959
3 Jeff Bagwell .948
4 Richard Hidalgo .857
5 Morgan Ensberg .843
6 Glenn Davis .819
7 Hunter Pence .818
8 Carlos Lee .817
9 George Springer .816
10 Bob Watson .808

Single-Season Games
Rank Year Player G
1 2016 George Springer 162
2007 Carlos Lee 162
1999 Jeff Bagwell 162
1997 Jeff Bagwell 162
1997 Craig Biggio 162
1996 Jeff Bagwell 162
1996 Craig Biggio 162
1992 Jeff Bagwell 162
1992 Craig Biggio 162
1992 Steve Finely 162
1987 Bill Doran 162
1978 Enos Cabell 162
Career Games
Rank Player G
1 Craig Biggio 2,850
2 Jeff Bagwell 2,150
3 Jose Cruz 1,870
4 Lance Berkman 1,592
5 Terry Puhl 1,516
6 Cesar Cedeno 1,512
7 Jim Wynn 1,426
8 Bob Watson 1,381
9 Brad Ausmus 1,259
10 Doug Rader 1,178

Single-Season At Bats
Rank Year Player AB
1 2014 Jose Altuve 660
1978 Enos Cabell 660
3 1998 Craig Biggio 646
4 2016 George Springer 644
5 1972 Roger Metzger 641
6 2016 Jose Altuve 640
7 1999 Craig Biggio 639
8 2015 Jose Altuve 638
9 2009 Miguel Tejada 635
10 2004 Craig Biggio 633
Career At Bats
Rank Player AB
1 Craig Biggio 10,876
2 Jeff Bagwell 7,797
3 Jose Cruz 6,629
4 Cesar Cedeno 5,732
5 Lance Berkman 5,560
6 Jim Wynn 5,063
7 Bob Watson 4,883
8 Terry Puhl 4,837
9 Bill Doran 4,264
10 Doug Rader 4,232

Single-Season Runs
Rank Year Player R
1 2000 Jeff Bagwell 152
2 1997 Craig Biggio 146
3 1999 Jeff Bagwell 143
4 2001 Jeff Bagwell 126
5 1998 Jeff Bagwell 124
6 1999 Craig Biggio 123
1998 Craig Biggio 123
1995 Craig Biggio 123
9 2001 Craig Biggio 118
2000 Richard Hidalgo 118
Career Runs
Rank Player R
1 Craig Biggio 1,844
2 Jeff Bagwell 1,517
3 Lance Berkman 1,008
4 Cesar Cedeno 890
5 Jose Cruz 871
6 Jim Wynn 829
7 Terry Puhl 676
8 Bob Watson 640
9 Bill Doran 611
10 Joe Morgan 597

Single-Season Hits
Rank Year Player H
1 2014 Jose Altuve 225
2 2016 Jose Altuve 216
3 1998 Craig Biggio 210
4 2015 Jose Altuve 200
5 2009 Miguel Tejada 199
6 1998 Derek Bell 198
7 1978 Enos Cabell 195
8 2001 Lancw Berkman 191
1997 Craig Biggio 191
10 2007 Carlos Lee 190
Career Hits
Rank Player H
1 Craig Biggio 3,060
2 Jeff Bagwell 2,314
3 Jose Cruz 1,937
4 Cesar Cedeno 1,659
5 Lance Berkman 1,648
6 Bob Watson 1,448
7 Terry Puhl 1,357
8 Jim Wynn 1,291
9 Bill Doran 1,139
10 Enos Cabell 1,124

Single-Season Doubles
Rank Year Player 2B
1 1999 Craig Biggio 56
2 2001 Lance Berkman 55
3 1998 Craig Biggio 51
4 1996 Jeff Bagwell 48
5 2014 Jose Altuve 47
2004 Craig Biggio 47
7 2009 Miguel Tejada 46
2008 Lance Berkman 46
9 2003 Craig Biggio 44
1994 Craig Biggio 44
1967 Rusty Staub 44
Career Doubles
Rank Player 2B
1 Craig Biggio 668
2 Jeff Bagwell 488
3 Lance Berkman 375
4 Cesar Cedeno 343
5 Jose Cruz 335
6 Bob Watson 241
7 Jim Wynn 228
8 Terry Puhl 226
9 Jose Altuve 204
Ken Caminiti 204

Single-Season Triples
Rank Year Player 3B
1 1973 Roger Metzger 14
2 1993 Steve Finley 13
1992 Steve Finley 13
1984 Jose Cruz 13
5 2009 Michael Bourn 12
1981 Craig Reynolds 12
1965 Joe Morgan 12
8 2015 Evan Gattis 11
1984 Bill Doran 11
1983 Omar Moreno 11
1971 Roger Metzger 11
1971 Joe Morgan 11
1967 Joe Morgan 11
Career Triples
Rank Player 3B
1 Jose Cruz 80
2 Joe Morgan 63
3 Roger Metzger 62
4 Terry Puhl 56
5 Craig Biggio 55
Craig Reynolds 55
Cesar Cedeno 55
8 Enos Cabell 45
9 Steve Finley 41
10 Bill Doran 35

Single-Season Home Runs
Rank Year Player HR
1 2000 Jeff Bagwell 47
2 2006 Lance Berkman 46
3 2000 Richard Hidalgo 44
4 1997 Jeff Bagwell 43
5 2002 Lance Berkman 42
1999 Jeff Bagwell 42
7 2003 Jeff Bagwell 39
2001 Jeff Bagwell 39
1994 Jeff Bagwell 39
10 1998 Moises Alou 38
Career Home Runs
Rank Player HR
1 Jeff Bagwell 449
2 Lance Berkman 326
3 Craig Biggio 291
4 Jim Wynn 223
5 Glenn Davis 166
6 Cesar Cedeno 163
7 Bob Watson 139
8 Jose Cruz 138
9 Richard Hidalgo 134
10 Carlos Lee 133

Single-Season Runs Batted In
Rank Year Player RBI
1 2006 Lance Berkman 136
2 1997 Jeff Bagwell 135
3 2000 Jeff Bagwell 132
4 2001 Jeff Bagwell 130
5 2002 Lance Berkman 128
6 2001 Lance Berkman 126
1999 Jeff Bagwell 126
8 1998 Moises Alou 124
9 2000 Richard Hidalgo 122
10 1996 Jeff Bagwell 120
Career Runs Batted In
Rank Player RBI
1 Jeff Bagwell 1,529
2 Craig Biggio 1,175
3 Lance Berkman 1,090
4 Jose Cruz 942
5 Bob Watson 782
6 Cesar Cedeno 778
7 Jim Wynn 719
8 Doug Rader 600
9 Ken Caminiti 546
10 Carlos Lee 533

Single-Season Stolen Bases
Rank Year Player SB
1 1988 Gerald Young 65
2 1990 Eric Yelding 64
3 2009 Michael Bourn 61
1977 Cesar Cedeno 61
5 1976 Cesar Cedeno 58
6 1974 Cesar Cedeno 57
7 2014 Jose Altuve 56
1973 Cesar Cedeno 56
9 1972 Cesar Cedeno 55
10 1987 Billy Hatcher 53
Career Stolen Bases
Rank Player SB
1 Cesar Cedeno 487
2 Craig Biggio 414
3 Jose Cruz 288
4 Joe Morgan 219
5 Terry Puhl 217
6 Jeff Bagwell 202
7 Jose Altuve 199
8 Michael Bourn 193
9 Bill Doran 191
Enos Cabell 191

Single-Season Walks
Rank Year Player BB
1 1999 Jeff Bagwell 149
2 1969 Jim Wynn 148
3 1996 Jeff Bagwell 135
4 2004 Lance Berkman 127
1997 Jeff Bagwell 127
6 1969 Joe Morgan 110
7 1998 Jeff Bagwell 109
8 2003 Lance Berkman 107
2002 Lance Berkman 107
2000 Jeff Bagwell 107
Career Walks
Rank Player BB
1 Jeff Bagwell 1,401
2 Craig Biggio 1,160
3 Lance Berkman 1,040
4 Jim Wynn 847
5 Jose Cruz 730
6 Joe Morgan 678
7 Bill Doran 585
8 Cesar Cedeno 534
9 Bob Watson 508
10 Terry Puhl 502

Single-Season Strikeouts
Rank Year Player SO
1 2013 Chris Carter 213
2 2014 Chris Carter 182
3 2016 George Springer 178
4 2015 Colby Rasmus 154
5 2015 Chris Carter 151
2014 Jason Castro 151
7 1972 Lee May 145
8 1969 Jim Wynn 142
9 2009 Michael Bourn 140
10 1967 Jim Wynn 137
Career Strikeouts
Rank Player SO
1 Craig Biggio 1,753
2 Jeff Bagwell 1,558
3 Lance Berkman 1,121
4 Jim Wynn 1,088
5 Doug Rader 848
6 Jose Cruz 841
7 Cesar Cedeno 735
8 Ken Caminiti 659
9 Bob Watson 635
10 Brad Ausmus 629