List of Major League Baseball career intentional bases on balls leaders

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Barry Bonds, the all-time leader in intentional bases on balls.

In baseball, an intentional base on balls, usually referred to as an intentional walk and denoted in baseball scorekeeping by IBB, is a walk issued to a batter by a pitcher with the intent of removing the batter's opportunity to swing at the pitched ball. A pitch that is intentionally thrown far outside the strike zone for this purpose is referred to as an intentional ball.

Barry Bonds is the all-time leader in intentional bases on balls with 688 career. Bonds is the only player to be intentionally walked more than 400 times. Albert Pujols is second all time and the active leader with 308 career intentional bases on balls and the only other player to be intentionally walked over 300 times.

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Rank Rank amongst leaders in career intentional walks. A blank field indicates a tie.
Player (2018 IBBs) Number of intentional walks hit during the 2018 Major League Baseball season.
IBB Total career intentional walks
* denotes elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Bold denotes active player.[a]

List[edit]

Albert Pujols, the active leader and second all time in career intentional bases on balls.
  • Stats updated as of April 21, 2018.
Rank Player (2018 IBBs) IBB
1 Barry Bonds 688
2 Albert Pujols (1) 308
3 Hank Aaron * 293
4 Willie McCovey * 260
5 Vladimir Guerrero * 250
6 Ken Griffey Jr. * 246
7 George Brett * 229
8 Miguel Cabrera (2) 228
9 Willie Stargell * 227
10 Eddie Murray * 222
11 Frank Robinson * 218
12 Manny Ramirez 216
13 David Ortiz 209
14 Tony Gwynn * 203
15 Mike Schmidt * 201
16 Ernie Banks * 198
17 Rusty Staub 193
18 Willie Mays * 192
19 Carl Yastrzemski * 190
20 Chili Davis 188
Ted Simmons 188
22 Harold Baines 187
23 Carlos Delgado 186
24 Todd Helton 185
25 Billy Williams * 182
26 Ichiro Suzuki (0) 181
27 Wade Boggs * 180
28 Chipper Jones * 177
29 Jim Thome * 173
30 Rafael Palmeiro 172
Dave Winfield * 172
32 Fred McGriff 171
33 Dave Parker 170
34 Frank Thomas * 168
35 Roberto Clemente * 167
Pete Rose 167
37 Prince Fielder 164
Reggie Jackson * 164
39 Lance Berkman 160
Harmon Killebrew * 160
41 Dale Murphy 159
42 Adrian Gonzalez (2) 157
John Olerud 157
44 Jeff Bagwell * 155
Will Clark 155
46 Orlando Cepeda * 154
Ryan Howard 154
Sammy Sosa 154
49 Luis Gonzalez 150
Mark McGwire 150
Rank Player (2018 IBBs) IBB
Tony Pérez * 150
52 Tim Raines * 148
53 Mike Piazza * 146
54 Rod Carew * 144
Garry Templeton 144
Mo Vaughn 144
57 Andre Dawson * 143
58 José Cruz 142
59 Darrell Evans 141
60 Joe Mauer (0) 140
Boog Powell 140
62 Dick Allen 138
63 Don Mattingly 136
64 Johnny Bench * 135
Frank Howard 135
66 Joey Votto (1) 133
67 Robin Ventura 132
68 Al Kaline * 131
Tony Oliva 131
Darryl Strawberry 131
71 Keith Hernandez 130
Gary Sheffield 130
73 Ron Fairly 129
74 Bobby Bonilla 128
75 Jack Clark 127
Stan Musial * 127
Joe Torre * 127
78 Mickey Mantle * 126
79 Ken Singleton 125
80 Lou Brock * 124
81 Leo Cárdenas 122
Adam Dunn 122
83 Bill Madlock 121
84 Brooks Robinson * 120
85 Tim McCarver 119
Al Oliver 119
87 Johnny Edwards 118
88 Ron Cey 117
Larry Walker 117
90 Bobby Abreu 115
Pedro Guerrero 115
Víctor Martínez (0) 115
Reggie Smith 115
94 Brian Giles 114
Mark Grace 114
96 Steve Garvey 113
Edgar Martínez 113
98 Ken Caminiti 112
Norm Cash 112
100 Adrián Beltré (1) 111
Bill Buckner 111

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  1. ^ A player is considered inactive if he has announced his retirement or not played for a full season.

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