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MLB Single Season Runs Batted In Leaders

It will take a monster season to be Hack Wilson’s most RBI’s in a season. Wilson’s 191 Runs Batted In is simply amazing baseball record. Manny Ramirez’s 165 RBIs in 1999 is the highest total that has happened recently. Lou Gehrig had over 150 RBIs in a season 7 times, Babe Ruth made the List 6 times.

There are 46 MLB players who have totalled over 150 Runs Batted In, in a single season. There are only 3 active players on this list; Alex Rodriguez, Manny Ramirez, and Miguel Tejada

Rank Player Team
RBIs
Year
1 Hack Wilson Chicago Cubs
191
1930
2 Lou Gehrig New York Yankees
184
1931
3 Hank Greenberg Detroit Tigers
183
1937
T4 Jimmie Foxx Boston Red Sox
175
1938
T4 Lou Gehrig New York Yankees
175
1927
6 Lou Gehrig New York Yankees
174
1930
7 Babe Ruth New York Yankees
171
1921
T8 Hank Greenberg Detroit Tigers
170
1935
T8 Chuck Klein Philadelphia Phillies
170
1930
10 Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Athletics
169
1932
11 Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees
167
1937
12 Sam Thompson Detroit Wolverines
166
1887
T13 Lou Gehrig New York Yankees
165
1934
T13 Manny Ramirez  Cleveland Indians
165
1999
T13 Al Simmons Philadelphia Athletics
165
1930
T13 Sam Thompson Philadelphia Phillies
165
1895
17 Babe Ruth New York Yankees
164
1927
T18 Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Athletics
163
1933
T18 Babe Ruth New York Yankees
163
1931
20 Hal Trosky Cleveland Indians
162
1936
21 Sammy Sosa  Chicago Cubs
160
2001
T22 Lou Gehrig New York Yankees
159
1937
T22 Vern Stephens  Boston Red Sox
159
1949
T22 Ted Williams Boston Red Sox
159
1949
T22 Hack Wilson Chicago Cubs
159
1929
26 Sammy Sosa  Chicago Cubs
158
1998
T27 Juan Gonzalez  Texas Rangers
157
1998
T27 Al Simmons Philadelphia Athletics
157
1929
T29 Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Athletics
156
1930
T29 Alex Rodriguez  New York Yankees
156
2007
T31 Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees
155
1948
T31 Ken Williams St. Louis Browns
155
1922
T33 Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals
154
1937
T33 Babe Ruth New York Yankees
154
1929
T35 Tommy Davis  Los Angeles Dodgers
153
1962
T35 Babe Ruth New York Yankees
153
1930
T37 Albert Belle  Chicago White Sox
152
1998
T37 Lou Gehrig New York Yankees
152
1936
T37 Rogers Hornsby St. Louis Cardinals
152
1922
T40 Lou Gehrig New York Yankees
151
1932
T40 Mel Ott New York Giants
151
1929
T40 Al Simmons Philadelphia Athletics
151
1932
T43 Andres Galarraga  Colorado Rockies
150
1996
T43 Hank Greenberg Detroit Tigers
150
1940
T43 Babe Ruth New York Yankees
150
1926
T43 Miguel Tejada  Baltimore Orioles
150
2004


Updated: Oct. 25th 2012
Sources:

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

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