List of Major League Baseball career runs batted in leaders

The following is a list of Major League Baseball players who have reached the 1,000 runs batted in (RBIs) milestone. RBIs are usually accumulated by a batter in baseball by successfully allowing a runner on base to score as a result of making contact at-bat (except in certain situations, such as when an error is made on the play or during a double play), though a batter is credited with an RBI if a run scores as a result of his reaching first base with the bases loaded as a result of either a base on balls (walk), or being hit by a pitch, or interference. Albert Pujols is the only active top five RBI player in 2019.

Hank Aaron 1960
Hank Aaron, career leader of runs batted in

List

Rank Player RBI
1 Hank Aaron 2,297
2 Babe Ruth 2,214
3 Alex Rodriguez 2,086
4 Albert Pujols (41) 2,023
5 Barry Bonds 1,996
6 Lou Gehrig 1,995
7 Stan Musial 1,951
8 Ty Cobb 1,944
9 Jimmie Foxx 1,922
10 Eddie Murray 1,917
11 Willie Mays 1,903
12 Cap Anson 1,879[a][1]
13 Mel Ott 1,860
14 Carl Yastrzemski 1,844
15 Ted Williams 1,839
16 Ken Griffey, Jr. 1,836
17 Rafael Palmeiro 1,835
18 Dave Winfield 1,833
19 Manny Ramirez 1,831
20 Al Simmons 1,828
21 Frank Robinson 1,812
22 David Ortiz 1,768
23 Honus Wagner 1,732
24 Adrián Beltré 1,707
25 Frank Thomas 1,704
26 Reggie Jackson 1,702
27 Jim Thome 1,699
28 Cal Ripken, Jr. 1,695
29 Gary Sheffield 1,676
30 Sammy Sosa 1,667
31 Miguel Cabrera (30) 1,665
32 Tony Pérez 1,652
33 Ernie Banks 1,636
34 Harold Baines 1,628
35 Chipper Jones 1,623
36 Goose Goslin 1,609
37 Nap Lajoie 1,599
38 George Brett 1,596
39 Mike Schmidt 1,595
40 Andre Dawson 1,591
41 Carlos Beltrán 1,587
42 Rogers Hornsby 1,584
Harmon Killebrew 1,584
44 Al Kaline 1,583
45 Jake Beckley 1,575
46 Willie McCovey 1,555
47 Fred McGriff 1,550
48 Willie Stargell 1,540
49 Harry Heilmann 1,539
50 Joe DiMaggio 1,537
51 Jeff Bagwell 1,529
Tris Speaker 1,529
53 Sam Crawford 1,525
54 Jeff Kent 1,518
55 Carlos Delgado 1,512
56 Mickey Mantle 1,509
57 Vladimir Guerrero 1,496
58 Dave Parker 1,493
59 Billy Williams 1,475
60 Rusty Staub 1,465
61 Ed Delahanty 1,464
62 Eddie Mathews 1,453
63 Jim Rice 1,451
64 Joe Carter 1,445
65 Jason Giambi 1,441
66 Luis Gonzalez 1,439
67 George Davis 1,437
68 Yogi Berra 1,430
69 Charlie Gehringer 1,427
70 Andrés Galarraga 1,425
71 Joe Cronin 1,424
72 Jim Bottomley 1,422
Rank Player RBI
73 Aramis Ramírez 1,417
74 Mark McGwire 1,414
75 Paul Konerko 1,412
76 José Canseco 1,407
77 Todd Helton 1,406
Robin Yount 1,406
79 Juan González 1,404
80 Torii Hunter 1,391
81 Ted Simmons 1,389
82 Dwight Evans 1,384
83 Joe Medwick 1,383
84 Johnny Bench 1,376
85 Chili Davis 1,372
86 Lave Cross 1,371
87 Garret Anderson 1,365
Orlando Cepeda 1,365
89 Bobby Abreu 1,363
Carlos Lee 1,363
91 Brooks Robinson 1,357
92 Darrell Evans 1,354
93 Gary Gaetti 1,341
94 Johnny Mize 1,337
95 Mike Piazza 1,335
96 Duke Snider 1,333
97 Iván Rodríguez 1,332
98 Ron Santo 1,331
99 Carlton Fisk 1,330
100 Al Oliver 1,326
101 Roger Connor 1,322
Rubén Sierra 1,322
103 Graig Nettles 1,314
Pete Rose 1,314
105 Derek Jeter 1,311
Mickey Vernon 1,311
Larry Walker 1,311
108 Paul Waner 1,309
109 Steve Garvey 1,308
110 Paul Molitor 1,307
111 Roberto Clemente 1,305
112 Enos Slaughter 1,304
113 Hugh Duffy 1,302
Miguel Tejada 1,302
115 Eddie Collins 1,300
116 Sam Thompson 1,299
117 Mark Teixeira 1,298
118 Dan Brouthers 1,296
119 Andruw Jones 1,289
120 Moisés Alou 1,287
Scott Rolen 1,287
122 Del Ennis 1,284
123 Bob Johnson 1,283
124 Don Baylor 1,276
Hank Greenberg 1,276
126 Gil Hodges 1,274
127 Pie Traynor 1,273
128 Tino Martinez 1,271
129 Paul O'Neill 1,269
130 Dale Murphy 1,266
131 Edgar Martínez 1,261
132 Bernie Williams 1,257
133 Robinson Cano (16) 1,249
134 Zack Wheat 1,248
135 Bobby Doerr 1,247
136 Frankie Frisch 1,244
Lee May 1,244
138 Albert Belle 1,239
George Foster 1,239
140 Magglio Ordonez 1,236
141 Lance Berkman 1,234
142 Bill Dahlen 1,233
143 John Olerud 1,230
144 Gary Carter 1,225
Rank Player RBI
145 Matt Holliday (0) 1,220
146 Matt Williams 1,218
147 Dave Kingman 1,210
148 Bill Dickey 1,209
Edwin Encarnación (53) 1,209
150 Bill Buckner 1,208
151 Raúl Ibañez 1,207
152 Ellis Burks 1,206
153 Will Clark 1,205
154 Adrian Gonzalez 1,202
155 Chuck Klein 1,201
156 Jim Edmonds 1,199
157 Bob Elliott 1,195
158 Julio Franco 1,194
Ryan Howard 1,194
Joe Kelley 1,194
161 Tony Lazzeri 1,191
162 Boog Powell 1,187
163 Joe Torre 1,185
164 Heinie Manush 1,183
165 Robin Ventura 1,182
166 Jack Clark 1,180
167 Gabby Hartnett 1,179
168 Victor Martinez 1,178
Vic Wertz 1,178
170 Sherry Magee 1,176
171 Craig Biggio 1,175
George Sisler 1,175
173 Vern Stephens 1,174
174 Bobby Bonilla 1,173
175 Vada Pinson 1,170
176 Adam Dunn 1,168
177 Steve Finley 1,167
178 Bobby Veach 1,166
179 Earl Averill 1,164
180 Willie Horton 1,163
181 Alfonso Soriano 1,159
182 Rocky Colavito 1,155
183 B. J. Surhoff 1,153
184 Rudy York 1,152
185 Roy Sievers 1,147
186 Mark Grace 1,146
187 Dante Bichette 1,141
Ken Boyer 1,141
189 Ron Cey 1,139
Johnny Damon 1,139
191 Tony Gwynn 1,138
192 Tommy Corcoran 1,135
193 Roberto Alomar 1,134
194 Joe Morgan 1,133
195 Greg Luzinski 1,128
196 Cecil Cooper 1,125
Tim Wallach 1,125
198 Ed McKean 1,124
199 Joe Adcock 1,122
200 Bobby Wallace 1,121
201 Dick Allen 1,119
Frank Howard 1,119
203 Luke Appling 1,116
204 Rickey Henderson 1,115
205 Fred Lynn 1,111
George Hendrick 1,111
207 Todd Zeile 1,110
208 Buddy Bell 1,106
Wally Joyner 1,106
210 Vinny Castilla 1,105
211 Norm Cash 1,104
212 Don Mattingly 1,099
213 Hal McRae 1,097
214 Jimmy Ryan 1,093
215 Reggie Smith 1,092
216 Ryan Braun (40) 1,091
217 Kent Hrbek 1,086
Rank Player RBI
218 Kirby Puckett 1,085
Lou Whitaker 1,084
220 Brian Giles 1,078
Derrek Lee 1,078
Sam Rice 1,078
Bill Terry 1,078
224 José Cruz 1,077
Charlie Grimm 1,077
226 Pinky Higgins 1,075
227 Brian Downing 1,073
228 Jermaine Dye 1,072
Greg Vaughn 1,072
230 Jeff Conine 1,071
Keith Hernandez 1,071
232 Shawn Green 1,070
Lance Parrish 1,070
234 Jimmie Dykes 1,069
235 Bob Meusel 1,067
Bid McPhee 1,067
237 Jorge Posada 1,065
Ken Singleton 1,065
Kiki Cuyler 1,065
240 Mo Vaughn 1,064
241 Hack Wilson 1,063
242 Stuffy McInnis 1,062
243 Ryne Sandberg 1,061
244 Carl Furillo 1,058
245 Herman Long 1,055
Joe Sewell 1,055
247 Willie Davis 1,053
248 Tommy Davis 1,052
249 George Scott 1,051
250 Joe Kuhel 1,049
251 Nelson Cruz (36) 1,047
252 Ron Fairly 1,044
253 Bobby Murcer 1,043
254 Sal Bando 1,039
255 Joe Judge 1,034
256 Michael Young 1,030
257 Ted Kluszewski 1,028
Prince Fielder 1,028
259 Eric Karros 1,027
260 Bobby Thomson 1,026
261 Chase Utley 1,025
262 Bobby Bonds 1,024
263 Minnie Miñoso 1,023
Dixie Walker 1,023
265 Travis Fryman 1,022
266 Bret Boone 1,021
267 George Kelly 1,020
267 Fred Pfeffer 1,019
269 David Justice 1,017
270 Tim Salmon 1,016
271 Rod Carew 1,015
Fred Clarke 1,015
Ralph Kiner 1,015
274 Wade Boggs 1,014
275 George Van Haltren 1,013
276 Dusty Baker 1,013
277 Hal Trosky 1,012
278 Jim O'Rourke 1,010
Matt Kemp (5) 1,010
Nick Markakis (41) 1,010
281 Cecil Fielder 1,008
Ron Gant 1,008
283 Amos Otis 1,007
284 Cy Williams 1,005
285 Wally Pipp 1,004
286 Alan Trammell 1,003
287 George Bell 1,002
Brian McCann (29) 1,002
288 Darryl Strawberry 1,000

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Cap Anson RBI totals are different depending on source and when RBIs were originally recognized. His totals varies from 1,879-2,075. MLB credits him with 1,879. Baseball-Reference.com credits him with 2,075.

References

  1. ^ "Cap Anson Statistics". Baseball-Reference.com.
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