Leap Year Leaders

Wednesday is Leap Day and to “celebrate”, the VORG hereby presents the single-season record holders specifically restricted to Leap Years.

I limited this to post-1900, if you’re wondering . . .

STAT LEADER RECORD YEAR
AVG Rogers Hornsby .424 1924
OBP Barry Bonds .609 2004
SLG Babe Ruth .847 1920
OPS Barry Bonds 1.422 2004
GAMES Justin Morneau * 163 2008
AB Willie Wilson 705 1980
PA Jose Reyes 763 2008
RUNS Lou Gehrig 167 1936
HITS Ichiro Suzuki 262 2004
TOT BASES Jimmie Foxx 438 1932
2B Joe Medwick 64 1936
3B Chief Wilson 36 1912
HR Jimmie Foxx 58 1932
RBI Jimmie Foxx 169 1932
BB Barry Bonds 232 2004
Ks Mark Reynolds 204 2008
SB Rickey Henderson 100 1980
1B Ichiro Suzuki 225 2004
XBH Todd Helton * 103 2000
HBP Craig Wilson 30 2004
SH Bill Bradley 60 1908
SF Bobby Bonilla 17 1996
IBB Barry Bonds 120 2004
GIDP Jim Rice 36 1984
CS Ty Cobb 34 1912
ERA Bob Gibson 1.123 1968
W Jack Chesbro 41 1904
W-L% Freddie Fitzsimmons .889 1940
WHIP Pedro Martinez 0.737 2000
H/9 Nolan Ryan 5.26 1972
BB/9 Babe Adams 0.61 1920
K/9 Randy Johnson 12.56 2000
GAMES Jim Brower 89 2004
SV Francisco Rodriguez 62 2008
IP Ed Walsh 464 1908
Ks Rube Waddell 349 1904
STARTS Ed Walsh 49 1908
CG Jack Chesbro 48 1904
SHUTOUTS Pete Alexander 16 1916
HRA Jose Lima 48 2000
WALKS Nolan Ryan 183 1976
HITS Oscar Jones 387 1904
K/BB Pedro Martinez 8.875 2000
HR/9 Walter Johnson (*) 0 1916
LOSSES Happy Townsend 26 1904
ER Jack Knott 156 1936
WP Matt Clement 23 2000
HBP Bronson Arroyo 20 2004
Carlos Zambrano 20 2004
BFP Joe McGinnity 1588 1904
GAMES FINISHED Jose Valverde 71 2008
* – Notes the most recent of multiple occurrences of this record figure.
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