Baltimore Orioles All-Time Hit Leaders

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1. Cal Ripken, Jr.: 3,184 hits

The Baltimore Orioles’ all-time hits leader is Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr. Baseball’s iron man hit .276 over 3,001 games with the Orioles from 1981 to 2001. He topped 200 hits twice including a league-leading 211 hits in 1983 when he won the first of two AL MVP Awards. Ripken is also the Orioles’ all-time leader in home runs (431), doubles (603), RBI (1,695), runs scored (1,647), and walks (1,129).

2. Brooks Robinson: 2,848 hits

Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson owns the second highest hit total in Baltimore Orioles’ history. From 1960 to 1974, Robinson was named an All-Star for 15 consecutive seasons. He hit .267 in his 23-year Orioles career. In 1964, he registered career-highs with a .317 average, 28 home runs, and 118 RBI to win the AL MVP Award.

3. George Sisler: 2,295 hits

Ranking third on the list of Baltimore Orioles’ all-time hits leaders is Hall of Famer George Sisler. The lefty first baseman won the AL MVP Award in 1922 when he hit for a franchise record .420 batting average. Sisler also owns the Orioles’ record for hits in a season with 257 in 1920. Over 12 seasons with the organization, he hit .344 and stole 351 bases, making him the Orioles’ all-time steals leader.

4. Eddie Murray: 2,080 hits

Hall of Fame first baseman Eddie Murray places fourth among the Baltimore Orioles’ all-time hits leaders. Murray was the leader of Baltimore’s lineup for their last World Series Championship in 1983. He hit for a .300 average seven times and racked up 170 hits ten times in 13 years with Baltimore.

5. Brady Anderson: 1,614 hits

Three-time All-Star outfielder Brady Anderson was a good all-around offensive player for the Orioles in the 1990s. He hit .257 in Baltimore, reaching as high as .297 in his 50 home run year of 1996. Anderson is the only Oriole with more than 1,00 hits, 200 home runs, and 300 stolen bases.

6. Boog Powell: 1,574 hits

Former AL MVP Boog Powell is sixth on the Baltimore Orioles’ all-time hits leaders list. Powell was a great power-hitter who helped the Orioles win the World Series in 1966 and 1970. He hit .266 as an Oriole while cracking 303 home runs and driving home 1,063 RBI in 14 seasons.

7. Baby Doll Jacobson: 1,508 hits

A center fielder from the 1920s, Baby Doll Jacobson sits seventh among the Baltimore Orioles’ all-time hits leaders. Jacobson had a pair of 200 hit seasons, reaching a career-high with 216 in 1920. He was a consistent .300 hitter in his prime, reaching the plateu in seven straight seasons from 1919 to 1925 for an overall average of .317 with the St. Louis Browns.

8. Harlond Clift: 1,463 hits

Harlond Clift manned the hot corner for the Orioles when the franchise played as the St. Louis Browns from 1934 to 1943. Clift was one of the top on-base hitters of his day, recording an OBP north of .400 five straight times in the 1930s. He had at least 140 hits in each of his nine full seasons with the organization, posting a .272 average and .390 OBP overall.

9. Ken Singleton: 1,455 hits

Three-time All-Star Ken Singleton played right field for the Orioles from 1975 to 1984. He hit for a .300 average three times in his 15-year career. As a member of the Orioles, Singleton had overall numbers of 182 home runs and 766 RBI with a .284 average and .833 OPS.

10. Paul Blair: 1,426 hits

Former top defensive center fielder Paul Blair sits tenth on the Baltimore Orioles’ all-time hits leaders list. Blair was rarely a major offensive threat, hitting .254 over 1,700 games with the Orioles. The two-time All-Star won eight Gold Gloves in the 1960s and 1970s. He eclipsed the 150 hit mark twice in his career.


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