List of Major League Baseball career intentional bases on balls leaders
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 300 career intentional bases on balls and the only other player to be intentionally walked over 300 times.
|Rank||Rank amongst leaders in career intentional walks. A blank field indicates a tie.|
|Player (2016 IBBs)||Number of intentional walks hit during the 2016 Major League Baseball season.|
|IBB||Total career intentional walks|
|*||denotes elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame. |
|Bold||denotes active player.|
- Stats updated as of the 2016 season.
|Rank||Player (2016 IBBs)||IBB|
|Tony Pérez *||150|
|53||Mike Piazza *||146|
|54||Rod Carew *||144|
|57||Andre Dawson *||143|
|62||Joe Mauer (10)||137|
|64||Johnny Bench *||135|
|67||Al Kaline *||131|
|Stan Musial *||127|
|Joe Torre *||127|
|77||Mickey Mantle *||126|
|79||Lou Brock *||124|
|83||Brooks Robinson *||120|
|Víctor Martínez (8)||112|
|Joey Votto (15)||112|