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At the end of each Major League Baseball season, the league leaders of various statistical categories are announced. Leading the league in a particular category is referred to as a title.

The following lists describe which players hold the most titles in a career for a particular category. Listed are players with four or more titles in a category. Active players are highlighted.

Home run titles

§ In 1997, because of a mid-season trade, McGwire led Major League Baseball in home runs, but neither the AL nor the NL.

Hits titles

RBI titles

Runs titles

Total bases titles

Stolen base titles

ERA titles

Wins titles

Strikeout titles (pitchers)

§ In 1998, because of a mid-season trade, Johnson led Major League Baseball in strikeouts, but neither the AL nor the NL.

Innings pitched titles

Games started titles

Saves titles

  • 5 Ed Walsh (1907-1908, 1910-1912)
  • 5 Firpo Marberry (1924-1926, 1929, 1932)
  • 5 Dan Quisenberry (1980, 1982-1985)
  • 5 Bruce Sutter (1979-1982, 1984)
  • 4 Kid Nichols (1891, 1895, 1897-1898)
  • 4 Mordecai Brown (1908-1911)
  • 4 Johnny Murphy (1938-1939, 1941-1942)
  • 4 Lee Smith (1983, 1991-1992, 1994)
  • 4 Roberto Hernández (1994-1996, 1999)
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