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MLB All-Time Runs Batted In Leaders

A MLB records list for career MLB RBI leaders. Hank Aaron tops the RBI leaders list with 2297 career RBIs.

Rk Player Team(s)
RBIs
GMs
1 Hank Aaron Milwaukee Braves (1954 – 1965)
Atlanta Braves (1966 – 1974)
Milwaukee Brewers (1974 – 1975)
2297
3289
2 Babe Ruth Boston Red Sox (1914 – 1919)
New York Yankees (1920 – 1934)
Boston Braves (1935)
2217
2503
3 Cap Anson Rockford Forest Citys (1971)
Philadelphia Athletics (1872 – 1875)
Chicago White Stockings (1876 – 1889)
Chicago Colts (1989 – 1897)
2076
2523
4 Barry Bonds Pittsburgh Pirates (1986 – 1992)
San Francisco Giants (1993 – 2007)
1996
2986
5 Lou Gehrig New York Yankees (1923 – 1939)
1995
2164
6 Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals (1941 – 1963)
1951
3026
7 * Alex Rodriguez  Seattle Mariners (1994 – 2000)
Texas Rangers (2001 – 2003)
New York Yankees (2004 – present)
1950
2524
8 Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers (1905 – 1926)
Philadelphia Athletics (1927 – 1928)
1938
3035
9 Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Athletics (1925 – 1935)
Boston Red Sox (1936 – 1942)
Chicago Cubs (1942, 1944)
Philadelphia Phillies (1944)
1922
2317
10 Eddie Murray Baltimore Orioles (1977 – 1988)
Los Angeles Dodgers (1989 – 1991)
New York Mets (1992 – 1993)
Cleveland Indians (1994 – 1996)
Baltimore Orioles (1996)
Anaheim Angels (1997)
Los Angeles Dodgers (1997)
1917
3026
11 Willie Mays New York Giants (1951 – 1957)
San Francisco Giants (1958 – 1972)
New York Mets (1972 – 1973)
1903
2992
12 Mel Ott New York Giants (1926 – 1947)
1860
2730
13 Carl Yastrzemski Boston Red Sox (1961 – 1983)
1844
3308
14 Ted Williams Boston Red Sox (1939 – 1960)
1839
2292
15 Ken Griffey Seattle Mariners (1989 – 1999)
Cincinnati Reds (2000 – 2008)
Chicago White Sox (2008)
Seattle Mariners (2009 – 2010)
1836
2671
16 Rafael Palmeiro Chicago Cubs (1986 – 1988)
Texas Rangers (1989 – 1993)
Baltimore Orioles (1994 – 1998)
Texas Rangers (1999 – 2003)
Baltimore Orioles (2004 – 2005)
1835
2831
17 Dave Winfield San Diego Padres (1973 – 1980)
New York Yankees (1981 – 1990)
California Angels (1990 – 1991)
Toronto Blue Jays (1992)
Minnesota Twins (1993 – 1994)
Cleveland Indians (1995)
1833
2973
18 Manny Ramirez  Cleveland Indians (1993 – 2000)
Boston Red Sox (2001 – 2008)
Los Angeles Dodgers (2008 – 2010)
Chicago White Sox (2010)
Tampa Bay Rays (2011)
1831
2302
19 Al Simmons Philadelphia Athletics (1924 – 1932)
Chicago White Sox (1933 – 1934)
Detroit Tigers (1936)
Washington Senators (1937 – 1938)
Boston Bees (1939)
Cincinnatii Reds (1939)
Philadelphia Athletics (1940 – 1941)
Boston Red Sox (1943)
Philadelphia Athletics (1944)
1827
2215
20 Frank Robinson Cincinnati Reds (1956 – 1965)
Baltimore Orioles (1966 – 1971)
Los Angeles Dodgers (1972)
California Angels (1973 – 1974)
Cleveland Indians (1974 – 1976)
1812
2808
21 Honus Wagner Louisville Colonels (1897 – 1899)
Pittsburgh Pirates (1900 – 1917)
1732
2792
22 Frank Thomas  Chicago White Sox (1990 – 2005)
Oakland Athletics (2006)
Toronto Blue Jays (2007 – 2008)
Oakland Athletics (2008)
1704
2322
23 Reggie Jackson Kansas City Athletics (1967)
Oakland Athletics (1968 – 1975)
Baltimore Orioles (1976)
New York Yankees (1977 – 1981)
California Angels (1982 – 1986)
Oakland Athletics (1987)
1702
2820
24 * Jim Thome Cleveland Indians (1991 – 2002)
Philadelphia Phillies (2003 – 2005)
Chicago White Sox (2006 – 2009)
Los Angeles Dodgers (2009)
Minnesota Twins (2010 – 2011)
Cleveland Indians (2011)
Philadelphia Phillies (2012)
Baltimore Orioles (2012)
1699
2543
25 Cal Ripken Baltimore Orioles (1981 – 2001)
1695
3001
26 Gary Sheffield  Milwaukee Brewers (1988 – 1991)
San Diego Padres (1992 – 1993)
Florida Marlins (1993 – 1998)
Los Angeles Dodgers (1998 – 2001)
Atlanta Braves (2002 – 2003)
New York Yankees (2004 – 2006)
Detroit Tigers (2007 – 2008)
New York Mets (2009)
1676
2576
27 Sammy Sosa  Texas Rangers (1989)
Chicago White Sox (1989 – 1991)
Chicago Cubs (1992 – 2004)
Baltimore Orioles (2005)
Texas Rangers (2007)
1667
2354
28 Tony Perez Cincinnati Reds (1964 – 1976)
Montreal Expos (1977 – 1979)
Boston Red Sox (1980 – 1982)
Philadelphia Phillies (1983)
Cincinnati Reds (1984 – 1986)
1652
2777
29 Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs (1953 – 1971)
1636
2528
30 Harold Baines Chicago White Sox (1980 – 1989)
Texas Rangers (1989 – 1990)
Oakland Athletics (1990 – 1992)
Baltimore Orioles (1993 – 1995)
Chicago White Sox (1996 – 1997)
Baltimore Orioles (1997 – 1999)
Cleveland Indians (1999)
Baltimore Orioles (2000)
Chicago White Sox (2000 – 2001)
1628
2830
31 * Chipper Jones Atlanta Braves (1993 – present)
1623
2499
32 Goose Goslin Washington Senators (1921 – 1930)
St. Louis Browns (1930 – 1932)
Washington Senators (1933)
Detroit Tigers (1934 – 1937)
Washington Senators (1938)
1609
2287
33 Nap Lajoie Philadelphia Phillies (1896 – 1900)
Philadelphia Athletics (1901 – 1992)
Cleveland Naps (1903 – 1914)
Philadelphia Athletics (1915 – 1916)
1599
2480
T34 George Brett Kansas City Royals (1973 – 1993)
1595
2707
  Mike Schmidt Philadelphia Phillies (1972 – 1989)
1595
2404
36 Andre Dawson  Montreal Expos (1976 – 1986)
Chicago Cubs (1987 – 1992)
Boston Red Sox (1993 – 1994)
Florida Marlins (1995 – 1996)
1591
2627
T37 Rogers Hornsby St. Louis Cardinals (1915 – 1926)
New York Giants (1927)
Boston Braves (1928)
Chicago Cubs (1929 – 1932)
St. Louis Cardinals (1933)
St. Louis Browns (1933 – 1937)
1584
2259
  Harmon Killebrew Washington Senators (1954 – 1960)
Minnesota Twins (1961 – 1974)
Kansas City Royals (1975)
1584
2435
39 Al Kaline Detroit Tigers (1953 – 1974)
1583
2834
40 Jake Beckley Pittsburg Alleghenys (1888 – 1889)
Pittsburgh Burghers (1890) *Players Leag.
Pittsburgh Pirates (1891 – 1896)
New York Giants (1896 – 1897)
Cincinnati Reds (1897 – 1903)
St. Louis Cardinals (1904 – 1907)
1575
2386
41 Willie McCovey San Francisco Giants (1959 – 1973)
San Diego Padres (1974 – 1976)
Oakland Athletics (1976)
San Francisco Giants (1977 – 1980)
1555
2588
42 Fred McGriff Toronto Blue Jays (1986 – 1990)
San Diego Padres (1991 – 1993)
Atlanta Braves (1993 – 1997)
Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1998 – 2001)
Chicago Cubs (2001 – 2002)
Los Angeles Dodgers (2003)
Tampa Bay Devil Rays (2004)
1550
2460
43 Willie Stargell Pittsburgh Pirates (1962 – 1982)
1540
2360
44 Harry Heilmann Detroit Tigers (1914 – 1929)
Cincinnati Reds (1930, 1932)
1539
2148
45 Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees (1936 – 1942)
New York Yankees (1946 – 1951)
1537
1736
T46 Jeff Bagwell  Houston Astros (1991 – 2005)
1529
2150
T46 Tris Speaker Boston Americans (1907)
Boston Red Sox (1908 – 1915)
Cleveland Indians (1916 – 1926)
Washington Senators (1927)
Philadelphia Athletics (1928)
1529
2789
48 Sam Crawford Cincinnati Reds (1899 – 1902)
Detroit Tigers (1903 – 1917)
1525
2517
49 Jeff Kent  Toronto Blue Jays (1992)
New York Mets (1992 – 1996)
Cleveland Indians (1996)
San Francisco Giants (1997 – 2002)
Houston Astros (2003 – 2004)
Los Angeles Dodgers (2005 – 2008)
1528
2298
50 Carlos Delgado Toronto Blue Jays (1993 – 2004)
Florida Marlins (2005)
New York Mets (2006 – 2009)
1512
2035
51 Mickey Mantle New York Yankees (1951 – 1968)
1509
2401

Active players close to 1500 career RBI’s

52. Vladimir Guerrero 1,496

62. Albert Pujols 1,434

71. Jason Giambi 1,405

* Denotes active player
Updated: Oct. 25th 2012


Sources:

baseball-reference.com
baseball-almanac.com
wikipedia.org
thebaseballcube.com

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