The Team with the Most On-Base Percentage Titles

By Bill Nowlin

This article was published in the Fall 2013 Baseball Research Journal.

Following up on my 2008 article “The OBP Triple Crown” (Baseball Research Journal, Vol. 37), it struck me recently that there is one team in baseball which has a disproportionate number of OBP champions to its credit: the Boston Red Sox. Ted WilliamsIn the 112 seasons of American League baseball from 1901 through 2012, a Red Sox player has been the leader in On-Base Percentage 36 times. Almost a third . . .

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