Leaderboarding: Albert Pujols' statistical ranks among 500 HR club

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer

Albert Pujols has joined a very exclusive club.
Albert Pujols has joined a very exclusive club. (USATSI)

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On Tuesday night, Albert Pujols swatted two home runs to become the 26th member of the 500 home run club. The milestone may have become diluted a bit in recent years but it is still an impressive career total. There's no doubt Pujols is already among the all-time greats.

Just how great has Pujols been to this point of his career? Here is where he ranks among 500-homer club members in various categories.

BATTING AVERAGE

1. Ted Williams -- .344
2. Babe Ruth -- .342
3. Jimmie Foxx -- .325
4. Albert Pujols -- .320
5. Manny Ramirez -- .312

ON-BASE PERCENTAGE

1. Ted Williams -- .482
2. Babe Ruth -- .474
3. Barry Bonds -- .444
4. Jimmie Foxx -- .428
5. Mickey Mantle -- .421
...
9. Albert Pujols -- .409

SLUGGING PERCENTAGE

1. Babe Ruth -- .690
2. Ted Williams -- .634
3. Jimmie Foxx -- .609
4. Barry Bonds -- .607
5. Albert Pujols -- .598

OPS

1. Babe Ruth -- 1.164
2. Ted Williams -- 1.116
3. Barry Bonds -- 1.051
4. Jimme Foxx -- 1.038
5. Albert Pujols -- 1.007

OPS+

1. Babe Ruth -- 206
2. Ted Williams -- 190
3. Barry Bonds -- 182
4. Mickey Mantle -- 172
5. Albert Pujols -- 165

HITS

1. Hank Aaron -- 3,771
2. Willie Mays -- 3.283
3. Eddie Murray -- 3,255
4. Rafael Palmeiro -- 3,200
5. Frank Robinson -- 2,943
...
21. Albert Pujols -- 2,370

DOUBLES

1. Hank Aaron -- 624
2. Barry Bonds -- 601
3. Rafael Palmeiro -- 585
4. Eddie Murray -- 560
5. Manny Ramirez -- 547
6. Albert Pujols -- 529

TRIPLES

1. Willie Mays -- 140
2. Babe Ruth -- 136
3. Jimmie Foxx -- 125
4. Hank Aaron -- 98
5. Ernie Banks -- 90
...
24. Albert Pujols -- 15

RUNS DRIVEN IN

1. Hank Aaron -- 2,297
2. Babe Ruth -- 2,214
3. Barry Bonds -- 1,996
4. Alex Rodriguez -- 1,969
5. Jimmie Foxx -- 1,922
...
23. Albert Pujols -- 1,512

WALKS

1. Barry Bonds -- 2,558
2. Babe Ruth -- 2,062
3. Ted Williams -- 2,021
4. Jim Thome -- 1,747
5. Mickey Mantle -- 1,733
...
24. Albert Pujols -- 1,074

STRIKEOUTS

1. Ted Williams -- 709
2. Albert Pujols -- 842
3. Mel Ott -- 896
4. Gary Sheffield -- 1,171
5. Ernie Banks -- 1,236

STOLEN BASES

1. Barry Bonds -- 514
2. Willie Mays -- 338
3. Alex Rodriguez -- 322
4. Gary Sheffield -- 253
5. Hank Aaron -- 240
...
15. Albert Pujols -- 94

WAR

1. Babe Ruth -- 163.0
2. Barry Bonds -- 162.4
3. Willie Mays -- 156.2
4. Hank Aaron -- 142.6
5. Ted Williams -- 123.1
...
13. Albert Pujols -- 93.7

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