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Major League Baseball titles leaders
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Major League Baseball titles leaders

At the end of each Major League Baseball season, the league leaders of various statistical categories are announced. Leading the league in a particular category is referred to as a title.

The following lists describe which players hold the most titles in a career for a particular category. Listed are players with four or more titles in a category. Active players are highlighted.

Table of contents
1 Batting titles
2 Home run titles
3 Hits titles
4 RBI titles
5 Runs titles
6 Total bases titles
7 Stolen base titles
8 ERA titles
9 Wins titles
10 Strikeout titles (pitchers)
11 Innings pitched titles
12 Games started titles
13 Saves titles

Batting titles

11 Ty Cobb (1907-1909, 1911-1915, 1917-1919)
8 Tony Gwynn (1984, 1987-1989, 1994-1997)
7 Honus Wagner (1900, 1903-1904, 1906-1909, 1911)
7 Rogers Hornsby (1920-1925, 1927-1928, 1931)
7 Stan Musial (1943, 1946, 1948, 1950-1952, 1957)
7 Rod Carew (1969, 1972-1975, 1977-1978)
6 Ted Williams (1941-1942, 1947-1948, 1957-1958)
5 Dan Brouthers (1882-1883, 1889, 1891-1892)
5 Wade Boggs (1983, 1985-1988)
4 Nap Lajoie (1901-1904)
4 Harry Heilmann (1921, 1923, 1925, 1927)
4 Roberto Clemente (1961, 1964, 1965, 1967)
4 Bill Madlock (1975, 1976, 1981, 1983)

Home run titles

12 Babe Ruth (1918-1921, 1923-1924, 1926-1931)
8 Mike Schmidt (1974-1976, 1980-1981, 1983-1984, 1986)
7 Ralph Kiner (1946-1952)
6 Gavvy Cravath (1913-1915, 1917-1919)
6 Mel Ott (1932, 1934, 1936-1938, 1942)
6 Harmon Killebrew (1959, 1962-1964, 1967, 1969)
4 Lip Pike (1871-1873, 1877)
4 Harry Davis (1904-1908)
4 Frank Baker (1911-1914)
4 Cy Williams (1916, 1920, 1923, 1927)
4 Hack Wilson (1926-1928, 1930)
4 Chuck Klein (1929, 1931-1934)
4 Jimmie Foxx (1932, 1933, 1935, 1939)
4 Hank Greenberg (1935, 1938, 1940, 1946)
4 Johnny Mize (1939-1940, 1947-1948)
4 Ted Williams (1941-1942, 1947, 1949)
4 Mickey Mantle (1955-1956, 1958, 1960)
4 Willie Mays (1955, 1962, 1964-1965)
4 Hank Aaron (1957, 1963, 1966-1967)
4 Reggie Jackson (1973, 1975, 1980, 1982)
4 Mark McGwire (1987, 1996, 1998-1999)§ 
4 Ken Griffey, Jr (1994, 1997-1999)
§ In 1997, because of a mid-season trade, McGwire led the Major Leagues in home runs, but neither the AL or the NL.

Hits titles

8 Ty Cobb (1907-1909, 1911-1912, 1915, 1917, 1919)
7 Pete Rose (1965, 1968, 1970, 1972-1973, 1976, 1981)
7 Tony Gwynn (1984, 1986-1987, 1989, 1994-1997)
6 Stan Musial (1943-1944, 1946, 1948-1949, 1952)
5 Tony Oliva (1964-1966, 1969-1970)
4 Ross Barnes (1872-1873, 1875-1876)
4 Ginger Beaumont (1902-1904, 1906)
4 Nap Lajoie (1901, 1904, 1906, 1910)
4 Rogers Hornsby (1920-1922, 1924)
4 Nellie Fox (1952, 1954, 1957-1958)
4 Harvey Kuenn (1953-1954, 1956, 1959)
4 Kirby Puckett (1987-1989, 1992)

RBI titles

8 Cap Anson (1880-1882, 1884-1886, 1888, 1891)
6 Babe Ruth (1919-1921, 1923, 1926, 1928_
5 Honus Wagner (1901-1902, 1908-1909, 1912)
5 Lou Gehrig (1927-1928, 1930-1931, 1934)
4 Ty Cobb (1907-1909, 1911)
4 Rogers Hornsby (1920-1922, 1925)
4 Hank Greenberg (1935, 1937, 1940, 1946)
4 Ted Williams (1939, 1942, 1947, 1949)
4 Hank Aaron (1957, 1960, 1963, 1966)
4 Mike Schmidt (1980-1981, 1984, 1986)

Runs titles

8 Babe Ruth (1919-1921, 1923-1924, 1926-1928)
6 Ted Williams (1940-1942, 1946-1947, 1949)
6 Mickey Mantle (1954, 1956-1958, 1960-1961)
5 Ty Cobb (1909-1911, 1915-1916)
5 George Burns (1914, 1916-1917, 1919-1920)
5 Rogers Hornsby (1921-1922, 1924, 1927, 1929)
5 Stan Musial (1946, 1948, 1951-1952)
5 Rickey Henderson (1981, 1985-1986, 1989-1990)
4 Ross Barnes (1871, 1873, 1875-1876)
4 Billy Hamilton (1891, 1894-1895, 1897)
4 Lou Gehrig (1931, 1933, 1935-1936)
4 Pete Rose (1969, 1974-1976)

Total bases titles

8 Hank Aaron (1956-1957, 1959-1961, 1963, 1967, 1969)
7 Rogers Hornsby (1917, 1920-1922, 1924-1925, 1929)]
6 Honus Wagner (1900, 1904, 1906-1909)
6 Ty Cobb (1907-1909, 1911, 1915, 1917)
6 Babe Ruth (1919, 1921, 1923-1924, 1926, 1928)
6 Ted Williams (1939, 1942, 1946-1947, 1949, 1951)
6 Stan Musial (1943, 1946, 1948-1949, 1951-1952)
4 Ross Barnes (1871-1873, 1876)
4 Dan Brouthers (1882-1883, 1886, 1892)
4 Chuck Klein (1930-1933)
4 Lou Gehrig (1927, 1930-1931, 1934)
4 Jim Rice (1977-1979, 1983)

Stolen base titles

11 Rickey Henderson (1980-1986, 1988-1991)
10 Max Carey (1915-1918, 1920, 1922-1925)
9 Luis Aparicio (1956-1964)
8 Lou Brock (1966-1969, 1971-1974)
6 Ty Cobb (1907, 1909, 1911, 1915-1917) 
6 Bert Campaneris (1965-1968, 1970, 1972)
6 Maury Wills (1960-1965)
6 Vince Coleman (1985-1990)
5 Honus Wagner (1901-1902, 1904, 1907-1908)
5 George Case (1940-1943)
5 Kenny Lofton (1992-1996)
4 Billy Hamilton (1890-1891, 1894-1895)
4 Bob Bescher (1909-1912)
4 Eddie Collins (1910, 1919, 1923-1924)
4 George Sisler (1918, 1921-1922, 1927)
4 Kiki Cuyler (1926, 1928-1930)
4 Ben Chapman (1931-1933, 1937)
4 Willie Mays (1956-1959)
4 Tim Raines (1981-1984)

ERA titles

9 Lefty Grove (1926, 1929-1932, 1935-1936, 1938-1939)
6 Christy Mathewson (1905, 1908-1909, 1911, 1913)
'6 Roger Clemens (1986, 1990-1992, 1997-1998)
5 Walter Johnson (1912-1913, 1918-1919, 1924)
5 Sandy Koufax (1962-1966)
5 Pedro Martinez (1997, 1999-2000, 2002-2003)
4 Pete Alexander (1915-1916, 1919-1920)
4 Greg Maddux (1993-1995, 1998)
4 Randy Johnson (1995, 1999, 2001-2002)

Wins titles

8 Warren Spahn (1949-1950, 1953, 1957-1961)
6 Al Spalding (1871-1876)
6 Pete Alexander (1911, 1914-1917, 1920)
6 Walter Johnson (1913-1916, 1918, 1924)
6 Bob Feller (1939-1941, 1946-1947, 1951)
5 Cy Young (1892, 1895, 1901-1903)
5 Joe McGinnity (1899-1900, 1903-1904, 1906)
5 Tom Glavine (1991-1993, 1998, 2000)
4 Christy Mathewson (1905, 1907-1908, 1910)
4 Lefty Grove (1928, 1930-1931, 1933)
4 Hal Newhouser (1944-1946, 1948)
4 Robin Roberts (1952-1955)
4 Jim Palmer (1970, 1975-1977)
4 Steve Carlton (1972, 1977, 1980, 1982)
4 Roger Clemens (1986-1987, 1997-1998)

Strikeout titles (pitchers)

12 Walter Johnson (1910, 1912-1919, 1921, 1923-1924)
11 Nolan Ryan (1972-1974, 1976-1979, 1987-1990)
'8 Randy Johnson (1992-1995, 1999-2002)
7 Dazzy Vance (1922-1928)
7 Lefty Gomez (1925-1931)
7 Bob Feller (1938-1941, 1946-1948)
6 Rube Waddell (1902-1907)
6 Pete Alexander (1912, 1914-1917, 1920)
5 Amos Rusie (1890-1891, 1893-1895)
5 Christy Mathewson (1903-1905, 1907-1908)
5 Sam McDowell (1965-1966, 1968-1970)
5 Tom Seaver (1970-1971, 1973, 1975-1976)
5 Steve Carlton (1972, 1974, 1980, 1982-1983)
'5 Roger Clemens (1988, 1991, 1996-1998)
4 Dizzy Dean (1932-1935)
4 Warren Spahn (1949-1952)
4 Sandy Koufax (1961, 1963, 1965-1966)

Innings pitched titles

7 Pete Alexander (1911-1912, 1914-1917, 1920)
5 Walter Johnson (1910, 1914-1916)
5 Bob Feller (1939-1941, 1946-1947)
5 Robin Roberts (1951-1955)
5 Steve Carlton (1972-1973, 1980, 1982-1983)
5 Greg Maddux (1991-1995)
4 John Clarkson (1885, 1887-1889)
4 Joe McGinnity (1900-1901, 1903-1904)
4 Bob Lemon (1948, 1950, 1952-1953)
4 Warren Spahn (1947, 1949, 1958-1959)
4 Wilbur Wood (1972-1975)
4 Jim Palmer (1970, 1976-1978)
4 Phil Niekro (1974, 1977-1979)

Games started titles

6 Robin Roberts (1950-1955)
6 Tom Glavine (1993, 1996, 1999-2002)
6 Greg Maddux (1990-1993, 2000, 2003)
5 Bob Feller (1940-1941, 1946-1948)
4 Walter Johnson (1910, 1914-1915, 1924)
4 Bobo Newsom (1936-1939)
4 Don Drysdale (1962-1965)
4 Phil Niekro (1977-1980)
4 Tom Browning (1986, 1988-1990)
4 Dave Stewart (1988-1991)

Saves titles

5 Ed Walsh (1907-1908, 1910-1912)
5 Firpo Marberry (1924-1926, 1929, 1932)
5 Dan Quisenberry (1980, 1982-1985)
5 Bruce Sutter (1979-1982, 1984)
4 Kid Nichols (1891, 1895, 1897-1898)
4 Mordecai Brown (1908-1911)
4 Johnny Murphy (1938-1939, 1941-1942)
4 Lee Smith (1983, 1991-1992, 1994)
4 Roberto Hernandez (1994-1996, 1999)