Batting Season & Career Finder

Data runs from 1871 to 2019 for regular season data, 1933-Present for the All-Star Game, and 1903-Present for the Postseason.

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Rookie Explanation

Rookie status has changed over time, but for this output we are using the following standard.

Since 1971, rookies are players who have not reached
130 at bats,
50 innings pitched, or
45 days of service time prior to Sept. 1.

Before 1971, rookies are players who have not reached
90 at bats,
45 innings pitched, or
45 days of service time prior to Sept. 1.

For the service time measure, we are requiring the player did not reach 78 days of service at the end of a season. We have service time data only back to 2009.

The pre-1971 standard is applied to all seasons back to 1871 even though it was not the standard of the time.

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Results
Rk Player WAR/pos HR Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B RBI BB IBB SO HBP SH SF GDP SB CS BA OBP SLG OPS Pos
1Prince Fielder3.650200723MILNL15868157310916535211990211211404922.288.395.6181.013*3/DH
2Sammy Sosa4.863199930CHCNL1627126251141802421417881713061778.288.367.6351.002*98
3Mark McGwire5.158199733TOTML1566575408614827012310116159907930.274.393.6461.039*3/H
4Pete Alonso5.253201924NYMNL16169359710315530212072618321031310.260.358.583.941*3/HD
5Ryan Howard5.258200626PHINL15970458110418225114910837181906700.313.425.6591.084*3/H
6Mark McGwire5.265199935STLNL153661521118145211147133211412051200.278.424.6971.120*3/H
7Sammy Sosa5.750200031CHCNL15670560410619338113891191682081274.320.406.6341.040*9/8
8David Ortiz5.854200630BOSAL151686558115160292137119231174051210.287.413.6361.049*D3/H
9Greg Vaughn6.350199832SDPNL1586615731121562841197961215047114.272.363.597.960*7/DH
10Mark McGwire6.452199632OAKAL130548423104132210113116161128011400.312.467.7301.198*3D/H
11Sammy Sosa6.566199829CHCNL159722643134198200158731417110520189.308.377.6471.024*9/8
12Cecil Fielder6.551199026DETAL15967357310415925113290111825051501.277.377.592.969*3D/H
13Ken Griffey Jr.6.656199828SEAAL161720633120180333146761112170414205.284.365.611.977*8/D379
14Andruw Jones6.751200528ATLNL16067258695154243128641311215071953.263.347.575.922*8/H
15Hank Greenberg6.758193827DETAL155681556143175234147119923375.315.438.6831.122*3
16Brady Anderson6.950199632BALAL149687579117172375110761106226411218.297.396.6371.034*8/HD
17Roger Maris6.961196126NYYAL161698590132159164141940677071600.269.372.620.993*98/H
18Jose Bautista7.054201029TORAL161683569109148353124100211610041092.260.378.617.995*95/3D8
19Albert Belle7.050199528CLEAL143631546121173521126735806042452.317.401.6901.091*7/D
20Chris Davis7.153201327BALAL16067358410316742113872121991007441.286.370.6341.004*3/D
21Jim Thome7.452200231CLEAL14761348010114619211812218139506512.304.445.6771.122*3D/H
22Hack Wilson7.456193030CHCNL155709585146208356191105841183.356.454.7231.177*8
23Mark McGwire7.570199834STLNL15568150913015221014716228155604810.299.470.7521.222*3/H
24Johnny Mize7.551194734NYGNL1546645861371772621387474240620.302.384.614.998*3
25Jimmie Foxx7.650193830BOSAL149685565139197339175119760154.349.462.7041.166*3
Rk Player WAR/pos HR Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B RBI BB IBB SO HBP SH SF GDP SB CS BA OBP SLG OPS Pos
26Aaron Judge7.952201725NYYAL155678542128154243114127112085041594.284.422.6271.049*9D/H
27Luis Gonzalez7.957200133ARINL162728609128198367142100248314051411.325.429.6881.117*7/H
28Giancarlo Stanton8.059201727MIANL15969259712316832013285131637031322.281.376.6311.007*9/HD
29Ralph Kiner8.154194926PITNL1526675491161701951271171261101065.310.432.6581.089*7
30Ralph Kiner8.151194724PITNL15266656511817723412798881211213.313.417.6391.055*7/H
31Alex Rodriguez8.352200125TEXAL162732632133201341135756131160917183.318.399.6221.021*6/D
32George Foster8.452197728CINNL15868961512419731214961101075081764.320.382.6311.013*78
33Alex Rodriguez8.857200226TEXAL162725624125187272142871212210041494.300.392.6231.015*6/H
34Ken Griffey Jr.9.156199727SEAAL1577046081251853431477623121801212154.304.382.6461.028*8/D7
35Willie Mays9.151195524NYGNL152670580123185181312779136040712244.319.400.6591.059*8
36Alex Rodriguez9.454200731NYYAL1587085831431833101569511120210915244.314.422.6451.067*5/D
37Babe Ruth10.254192833NYYAL154684536163173298146137873845.323.463.7091.172*97
38Sammy Sosa10.364200132CHCNL160711577146189345160116371536012602.328.437.7371.174*9
39Mickey Mantle10.454196129NYYAL15364651413116316612812691120152121.317.448.6871.135*8/H
40Jimmie Foxx10.458193224PHAAL154702585151213339169116960037.364.469.7491.218*35
41Willie Mays11.252196534SFGNL1576385581181772131127616710221194.317.398.6451.043*8/H97
42Mickey Mantle11.252195624NYYAL1506525331321882251301126992144101.353.464.7051.169*8/H
43Babe Ruth11.854192025NYYAL14261745815817236913515080351414.376.532.8471.379*978/3H1
44Barry Bonds11.973200136SFGNL15366447612915632213717735939025133.328.515.8631.379*7/DH
45Babe Ruth12.560192732NYYAL1516915401581922981651378901476.356.486.7721.258*97
46Babe Ruth12.859192126NYYAL152693540177204441616814581441713.378.512.8461.359*78/13H
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