Washington Nationals 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 2015 Bryce Harper 9.9
2 1982 Gary Carter 8.6
3 1982 Andre Dawson 7.9
4 1985 Tim Raines 7.6
5 1998 Vladimir Guerrero 7.4
1984 Gary Carter 7.4
1981 Andre Dawson 7.4
8 2009 Ryan Zimmerman 7.3
9 1983 Gary Carter 7.1
10 2002 Vladimir Guerrero 7.0
Career WAR
Rank Player WAR
1 Gary Carter 55.6
2 Tim Raines 48.9
3 Andre Dawson 48.1
4 Tim Wallach 36.8
5 Vladimir Guerrero 34.6
6 Ryan Zimmerman 33.8
7 Bryce Harper 21.5
8 Larry Walker 21.1
9 Marquis Grissom 19.8
10 Rondell White 19.2

Single-Season Batting Average
Rank Year Player BA
1 2016 Daniel Murphy .347
2 2000 Vladimir Guerrero .345
3 1994 Moises Alou .339
4 2002 Vladimir Guerrero .336
5 1986 Tim Raines .334
6 1982 Al Oliver .331
7 2015 Bryce Harper .330
2000 Jose Vidro .346
1987 Tim Raines .330
10 1998 Vladimir Guerrero .324
Career Batting Average
Rank Player BA
1 Vladimir Guerrero .323
2 Jose Vidro .301
Tim Raines .301
4 Rusty Staub .295
5 Rondell White .293
6 Denard Span .292
Moises Alou .292
8 Bryce Harper .289
9 Ellis Valentine .288
10 Ken Singleton .285

Single-Season On-Base Percentage
Rank Year Player OBP
1 2015 Bryce Harper .460
2 1987 Tim Raines .429
3 2006 Nick Johnson .428
4 1969 Rusty Staub .426
5 1973 Ken Singleton .425
6 1973 Ron Fairly .422
7 2002 Vladimir Guerrero .417
8 1986 Tim Raines .413
9 2000 Vladimir Guerrero .410
10 2005 Nick Johnson .408
Career On-Base Percentage
Rank Player OBP
1 Nick Johnson .408
2 Rusty Staub .402
3 Ken Singleton .393
4 Tim Raines .391
5 Vladimir Guerrero .390
Ron Hunt .390
7 Bryce Harper .382
8 Ron Fairly .381
9 Bob Bailey .368
10 Delino DeShields .367

Single-Season Slugging Percentage
Rank Year Player SLG
1 2000 Vladimir Guerrero .664
2 2015 Bryce Harper .649
3 1999 Vladimir Guerrero .600
4 2016 Daniel Murphy .595
5 2002 Vladimir Guerrero .593
6 1994 Moises Alou .592
7 1998 Vladimir Guerrero .589
8 1994 Larry Walker .587
9 2001 Vladimir Guerrero .566
10 1996 Henry Rodriguez .562
Career Slugging Percentage
Rank Player SLG
1 Vladimir Guerrero .588
2 Bryce Harper .501
3 Rusty Staub .497
4 Moises Alou .489
5 Larry Walker .483
6 Rondell White .480
7 Andre Dawson .476
Ellis Valentine .476
9 Ryan Zimmerman .467
10 Nick Johnson .460

Single-Season On-Base Plus Slugging
Rank Year Player OPS
1 2015 Bryce Harper 1.109
2 2000 Vladimir Guerrero 1.074
3 2002 Vladimir Guerrero 1.010
4 1994 Moises Alou .989
5 2016 Daniel Murphy .985
6 1994 Larry Walker .981
7 1999 Vladimir Guerrero .978
8 1998 Vladimir Guerrero .960
9 1987 Tim Raines .955
10 1969 Rusty Staub .952
Career On-Base Plus Slugging
Rank Player OPS
1 Vladimir Guerrero .978
2 Rusty Staub .899
3 Bryce Harper .883
4 Nick Johnson .867
5 Larry Walker .839
6 Moises Alou .838
7 Tim Raines .829
8 Rondell White .827
9 Ryan Zimmerman .824
10 Jose Vidro .821
Ron Fairly .821

Single-Season Games
Rank Year Player G
1 2007 Ryan Zimmerman 162
2003 Orlando Cabrera 162
2001 Orlando Cabrera 162
1980 Warren Cromartie 162
1973 Ken Singleton 162
1971 Rusty Staub 162
7 2007 Austin Kearns 161
2002 Vladimir Guerrero 161
1990 Tim Wallach 161
10 2012 Danny Espinosa 160
2004 Brad Wilkerson 160
1999 Vladimir Guerrero 160
1984 Tim Raines 160
1984 Tim Wallach 160
1982 Al Oliver 160
1970 Rusty Staub 160
Career Games
Rank Player G
1 Tim Wallach 1,767
2 Gary Carter 1,502
3 Tim Raines 1,452
4 Andre Dawson 1,443
5 Ryan Zimmerman 1,408
6 Jose Vidro 1,186
7 Warren Cromartie 1,038
8 Vladimir Guerrero 1,004
9 Larry Parrish 967
10 Andres Galarraga 951
Bob Bailey 951

Single-Season At Bats
Rank Year Player AB
1 1979 Warren Cromartie 659
2 1978 Dave Cash 658
3 1996 Mark Grudzielanek 657
4 2007 Ryan Zimmerman 653
1992 Marquis Grissom 653
6 1977 Dave Cash 650
7 1997 Mark Grudzielanek 649
8 2006 Alfonso Soriano 647
1982 Tim Raines 647
10 1996 Mike Lansing 641
Career At Bats
Rank Player AB
1 Tim Wallach 6,529
2 Andre Dawson 5,628
3 Ryan Zimmerman 5,416
4 Tim Raines 5,383
5 Gary Carter 5,303
6 Jose Vidro 4,257
7 Warren Cromartie 3,796
8 Vladimir Guerrero 3,763
9 Ian Desmond 3,480
10 Larry Parrish 3,411

Single-Season Runs
Rank Year Player R
1 1983 Tim Raines 133
2 1987 Tim Raines 123
3 2006 Alfonso Soriano 119
4 2015 Bryce Harper 118
5 1985 Tim Raines 115
6 2004 Brad Wilkerson 112
7 2014 Anthony Rendon 111
8 2009 Ryan Zimmerman 110
9 1998 Vladimir Guerrero 108
10 2001 Vladimir Guerrero 107
1982 Andre Dawson 107
Career Runs
Rank Player R
1 Tim Raines 947
2 Andre Dawson 828
3 Ryan Zimmerman 793
4 Tim Wallach 737
5 Gary Carter 707
6 Vladimir Guerrero 641
7 Jose Vidro 614
8 Warren Cromartie 446
9 Marquis Grissom 430
10 Ian Desmond 424
Andres Galarraga 424

Single-Season Hits
Rank Year Player H
1 2002 Vladimir Guerrero 206
2 1982 Al Oliver 204
3 1998 Vladimir Guerrero 202
4 1996 Mark Grudzielanek 201
5 2000 Jose Vidro 200
6 2000 Vladimir Guerrero 197
7 1986 Tim Raines 194
8 1999 Vladimir Guerrero 193
9 1984 Tim Raines 192
10 2002 Jose Vidro 190
Career Hits
Rank Player H
1 Tim Wallach 1,694
2 Tim Raines 1,622
3 Andre Dawson 1,575
4 Ryan Zimmerman 1,505
5 Gary Carter 1,427
6 Jose Vidro 1,280
7 Vladimir Guerrero 1,215
8 Warren Cromartie 1,063
9 Ian Desmond 917
10 Andres Galarraga 906

Single-Season Doubles
Rank Year Player 2B
1 1997 Mark Grudzielanek 54
2 2000 Jose Vidro 51
3 2016 Daniel Murphy 47
2006 Ryan Zimmerman 47
2003 Orlando Cabrera 47
6 2006 Nick Johnson 46
1979 Warren Cromartie 46
8 2001 Vladimir Guerrero 45
1999 Jose Vidro 45
1997 Mike Lansing 45
Career Doubles
Rank Player 2B
1 Tim Wallach 360
2 Ryan Zimmerman 338
3 Jose Vidro 304
4 Andre Dawson 295
5 Tim Raines 281
6 Gary Carter 274
7 Vladimir Guerrero 226
8 Warren Cromartie 222
9 Orlando Cabrera 214
10 Larry Parrish 208

Single-Season Triples
Rank Year Player 3B
1 1986 Mitch Webster 13
1985 Tim Raines 13
1980 Rodney Scott 13
4 1979 Andre Dawson 12
5 2013 Denard Span 11
2000 Vladimir Guerrero 11
1980 Ron LeFlore 11
8 1986 Tim Raines 10
1983 Andre Dawson 10
10 2012 Bryce Harper 9
1991 Marquis Grissom 9
1984 Tim Raines 9
1977 Andre Dawson 9
1974 Willie Davis 9
Career Triples
Rank Player 3B
1 Tim Raines 82
2 Andre Dawson 67
3 Vladimir Guerrero 34
4 Tim Wallach 31
5 Warren Cromartie 30
6 Cristian Guzman 28
7 Delino DeShields 25
Mitch Webster 25
9 Gary Carter 24
Larry Parrish 24

Single-Season Home Runs
Rank Year Player HR
1 2006 Alfonso Soriano 46
2 2000 Vladimir Guerrero 44
3 2015 Bryce Harper 42
1999 Vladimir Guerrero 42
5 2002 Vladimir Guerrero 39
6 2010 Adam Dunn 38
2009 Adam Dunn 38
1998 Vladimir Guerrero 38
9 1996 Henry Rodriguez 36
10 2001 Vladimir Guerrero 34
Career Home Runs
Rank Player HR
1 Vladimir Guerrero 234
2 Andre Dawson 225
3 Gary Carter 220
4 Ryan Zimmerman 215
5 Tim Wallach 204
6 Bryce Harper 121
7 Bob Bailey 118
8 Jose Vidro 115
Andres Galarraga 115
10 Ian Desmond 110

Single-Season Runs Batted In
Rank Year Player RBI
1 1999 Vladimir Guerrero 131
2 2000 Vladimir Guerrero 123
1987 Tim Wallach 123
4 1983 Andre Dawson 113
5 2002 Vladimir Guerrero 111
6 2006 Ryan Zimmerman 110
2004 Tony Batista 110
8 1998 Vladimir Guerrero 109
1982 Al Oliver 109
10 2001 Vladimir Guerrero 108
Career Runs Batted In
Rank Player RBI
1 Tim Wallach 905
2 Andre Dawson 838
3 Ryan Zimmerman 829
4 Gary Carter 823
5 Vladimir Guerrero 702
6 Tim Raines 556
7 Jose Vidro 550
8 Andres Galarraga 473
9 Bob Bailey 456
10 Larry Parrish 444

Single-Season Stolen Bases
Rank Year Player SB
1 1980 Ron LeFlore 97
2 1983 Tim Raines 90
3 1992 Marquis Grissom 78
1982 Tim Raines 78
5 1991 Marquis Grissom 76
6 1984 Tim Raines 75
7 1981 Tim Raines 71
8 1986 Tim Raines 70
1985 Tim Raines 70
10 1980 Rodney Scott 63
Career Stolen Bases
Rank Player SB
1 Tim Raines 635
2 Marquis Grissom 266
3 Andre Dawson 253
4 Delino DeShields 187
5 Rodney Scott 139
6 Otis Nixon 133
7 Vladimir Guerrero 123
8 Ian Desmond 122
9 Larry Walker 98
10 Ron LeFlore 97

Single-Season Walks
Rank Year Player BB
1 2015 Bryce Harper 124
2 1973 Ken Singleton 123
3 2009 Adam Dunn 116
4 1970 Rusty Staub 112
5 2006 Nick Johnson 110
1969 Rusty Staub 110
7 2016 Bryce Harper 108
8 2004 Brad Wilkerson 106
9 1974 Bob Bailey 100
10 1983 Tim Raines 97
1971 Bob Bailey 97
Career Walks
Rank Player BB
1 Tim Raines 793
2 Gary Carter 582
3 Ryan Zimmerman 539
4 Tim Wallach 514
5 Bob Bailey 502
6 Jose Vidro 397
7 Bryce Harper 387
8 Vladimir Guerrero 381
9 Brad Wilkerson 377
10 Ron Fairly 370

Single-Season Strikeouts
Rank Year Player SO
1 2010 Adam Dunn 199
2 2012 Danny Espinosa 189
3 2015 Ian Desmond 187
4 2014 Ian Desmond 183
5 2009 Adam Dunn 177
6 2016 Danny Espinosa 174
7 1990 Andres Galarraga 169
8 2011 Danny Espinosa 166
9 2002 Brad Wilkerson 161
10 2011 Jayson Werth 160
2006 Alfonso Soriano 160
1996 Henry Rodriguez 160
Career Strikeouts
Rank Player SO
1 Ryan Zimmerman 1,087
1 Tim Wallach 1,009
3 Andre Dawson 896
4 Ian Desmond 890
5 Andres Galarraga 871
6 Danny Espinosa 834
7 Gary Carter 691
8 Brad Wilkerson 656
9 Jayson Werth 654
9 Larry Parrish 612