List of Major League Baseball annual stolen base leaders

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Major League Baseball recognizes stolen base leaders in the American League and National League each season.

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American League

Rickey Henderson led the American League in stolen bases twelve times, more times than any other player. Rickeyhenderson2002.jpg
Rickey Henderson led the American League in stolen bases twelve times, more times than any other player.
Luis Aparicio led the American League in steals in nine consecutive seasons, the longest streak of any player. Luis Aparicio 2012.jpg
Luis Aparicio led the American League in steals in nine consecutive seasons, the longest streak of any player.
Ben Chapman was the first player to lead the American League in stolen bases with different teams. BenChapmanGoudeycard.jpg
Ben Chapman was the first player to lead the American League in stolen bases with different teams.
YearPlayerTeam(s)Stolen Bases
1901 Frank Isbell Chicago White Sox 52
1902 Topsy Hartsel Philadelphia Athletics 47
1903 Harry Bay Cleveland Naps 45
1904 Harry Bay
Elmer Flick
Cleveland Naps 38
1905 Danny Hoffman Philadelphia Athletics 46
1906 John Anderson
Elmer Flick
Washington Senators
Cleveland Naps
39
1907 Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers 49
1908 Patsy Dougherty Chicago White Sox 47
1909 Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers 76
1910 Eddie Collins Philadelphia Athletics 81
1911 Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers 83
1912 Clyde Milan Washington Senators 88
1913 Clyde Milan Washington Senators 75
1914 Fritz Maisel New York Yankees 74
1915 Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers 96
1916 Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers 68
1917 Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers 55
1918 George Sisler St. Louis Browns 45
1919 Eddie Collins Chicago White Sox 33
1920 Sam Rice Washington Senators 63
1921 George Sisler St. Louis Browns 35
1922 George Sisler St. Louis Browns 51
1923 Eddie Collins Chicago White Sox 48
1924 Eddie Collins Chicago White Sox 42
1925 Johnny Mostil Chicago White Sox 43
1926 Johnny Mostil Chicago White Sox 35
1927 George Sisler St. Louis Browns 27
1928 Buddy Myer Boston Red Sox 30
1929 Charlie Gehringer Detroit Tigers 27
1930 Marty McManus Detroit Tigers 23
1931 Ben Chapman New York Yankees 61
1932 Ben Chapman New York Yankees 38
1933 Ben Chapman New York Yankees 27
1934 Billy Werber Boston Red Sox 40
1935 Billy Werber Boston Red Sox 29
1936 Lyn Lary St. Louis Browns 37
1937 Ben Chapman
Billy Werber
Washington/Boston
Philadelphia Athletics
35
1938 Frankie Crosetti New York Yankees 27
1939 George Case Washington Senators 51
1940 George Case Washington Senators 35
1941 George Case Washington Senators 33
1942 George Case Washington Senators 44
1943 George Case Washington Senators 61
1944 Snuffy Stirnweiss New York Yankees 55
1945 Snuffy Stirnweiss New York Yankees 33
1946 George Case Cleveland Indians 28
1947 Bob Dillinger St. Louis Browns 34
1948 Bob Dillinger St. Louis Browns 28
1949 Bob Dillinger St. Louis Browns 20
1950 Dom DiMaggio Boston Red Sox 15
1951 Minnie Miñoso Cleveland Indians
Chicago White Sox
31
1952 Minnie Miñoso Chicago White Sox 22
1953 Minnie Miñoso Chicago White Sox 25
1954 Jackie Jensen Boston Red Sox 22
1955 Jim Rivera Chicago White Sox 25
1956 Luis Aparicio Chicago White Sox 21
1957 Luis Aparicio Chicago White Sox 28
1958 Luis Aparicio Chicago White Sox 29
1959 Luis Aparicio Chicago White Sox 56
1960 Luis Aparicio Chicago White Sox 51
1961 Luis Aparicio Chicago White Sox 53
1962 Luis Aparicio Chicago White Sox 31
1963 Luis Aparicio Baltimore Orioles 40
1964 Luis Aparicio Baltimore Orioles 57
1965 Bert Campaneris Kansas City Athletics 51
1966 Bert Campaneris Kansas City Athletics 52
1967 Bert Campaneris Kansas City Athletics 55
1968 Bert Campaneris Oakland Athletics 62
1969 Tommy Harper Seattle Pilots 73
1970 Bert Campaneris Oakland Athletics 42
1971 Amos Otis Kansas City Royals 52
1972 Bert Campaneris Oakland Athletics 52
1973 Tommy Harper Boston Red Sox 54
1974 Billy North Oakland Athletics 54
1975 Mickey Rivers California Angels 70
1976 Billy North Oakland Athletics 75
1977 Freddie Patek Kansas City Royals 53
1978 Ron LeFlore Detroit Tigers 68
1979 Willie Wilson Kansas City Royals 83
1980 Rickey Henderson Oakland Athletics 100
1981 Rickey Henderson Oakland Athletics 56
1982 Rickey Henderson Oakland Athletics 130
1983 Rickey Henderson Oakland Athletics 108
1984 Rickey Henderson Oakland Athletics 66
1985 Rickey Henderson New York Yankees 80
1986 Rickey Henderson New York Yankees 87
1987 Harold Reynolds Seattle Mariners 60
1988 Rickey Henderson New York Yankees 93
1989 Rickey Henderson New York Yankees
Oakland Athletics
77
1990 Rickey Henderson Oakland Athletics 65
1991 Rickey Henderson Oakland Athletics 58
1992 Kenny Lofton Cleveland Indians 66
1993 Kenny Lofton Cleveland Indians 70
1994 Kenny Lofton Cleveland Indians 60
1995 Kenny Lofton Cleveland Indians 54
1996 Kenny Lofton Cleveland Indians 75
1997 Brian Hunter Detroit Tigers 74
1998 Rickey Henderson Oakland Athletics 66
1999 Brian Hunter Detroit Tigers
Seattle Mariners
44
2000 Johnny Damon Kansas City Royals 46
2001 Ichiro Suzuki Seattle Mariners 56
2002 Alfonso Soriano New York Yankees 41
2003 Carl Crawford Tampa Bay Devil Rays 55
2004 Carl Crawford Tampa Bay Devil Rays 59
2005 Chone Figgins Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 62
2006 Carl Crawford Tampa Bay Devil Rays 58
2007 Carl Crawford
Brian Roberts
Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Baltimore Orioles
50
2008 Jacoby Ellsbury Boston Red Sox 50
2009 Jacoby Ellsbury Boston Red Sox 70
2010 Juan Pierre Chicago White Sox 68
2011 Coco Crisp
Brett Gardner
Oakland Athletics
New York Yankees
49
2012 Mike Trout Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 49
2013 Jacoby Ellsbury Boston Red Sox 52
2014 José Altuve Houston Astros 56
2015 José Altuve Houston Astros 38
2016 Rajai Davis Cleveland Indians 43
2017 Whit Merrifield Kansas City Royals 34
2018 Whit Merrifield Kansas City Royals 45
2019 Mallex Smith Seattle Mariners 46
2020 Adalberto Mondesí Kansas City Royals 24

National League

Max Carey led the National League in stolen bases ten times, the most times of any player. Max Carey 1921.jpg
Max Carey led the National League in stolen bases ten times, the most times of any player.
Maury Wills led the National League in stolen bases in six consecutive seasons. Vince Coleman is the only other player to do so. Maury Wills 2009 (edit).jpg
Maury Wills led the National League in stolen bases in six consecutive seasons. Vince Coleman is the only other player to do so.
John Montgomery Ward was the first player to lead the National League in stolen bases for different teams. Monte Ward Baseball Card.jpg
John Montgomery Ward was the first player to lead the National League in stolen bases for different teams.
YearPlayerTeam(s)Stolen Bases
1886 Ed Andrews Philadelphia Quakers 56
1887 John Montgomery Ward New York Giants 111
1888 Dummy Hoy Washington Nationals 82
1889 Jim Fogarty Philadelphia Quakers 99
1890 Billy Hamilton Philadelphia Phillies 102
1891 Billy Hamilton Philadelphia Phillies 111
1892 John Montgomery Ward Brooklyn Grooms 88
1893 Tom Brown Louisville Colonels 66
1894 Billy Hamilton Philadelphia Phillies 98
1895 Billy Hamilton Philadelphia Phillies 97
1896 Joe Kelley Baltimore Orioles 87
1897 Bill Lange Chicago Colts 73
1898 Ed Delahanty Philadelphia Phillies 58
1899 Jimmy Sheckard Baltimore Orioles 77
1900 Patsy Donovan
George Van Haltren
St. Louis Cardinals
New York Giants
45
1901 Honus Wagner Pittsburgh Pirates 49
1902 Honus Wagner Pittsburgh Pirates 42
1903 Frank Chance
Jimmy Sheckard
Chicago Cubs
Brooklyn Superbas
67
1904 Honus Wagner Pittsburgh Pirates 53
1905 Art Devlin
Billy Maloney
New York Giants
Chicago Cubs
59
1906 Frank Chance Chicago Cubs 57
1907 Honus Wagner Pittsburgh Pirates 61
1908 Honus Wagner Pittsburgh Pirates 53
1909 Bob Bescher Cincinnati Reds 54
1910 Bob Bescher Cincinnati Reds 70
1911 Bob Bescher Cincinnati Reds 81
1912 Bob Bescher Cincinnati Reds 67
1913 Max Carey Pittsburgh Pirates 61
1914 George Burns New York Giants 62
1915 Max Carey Pittsburgh Pirates 36
1916 Max Carey Pittsburgh Pirates 63
1917 Max Carey Pittsburgh Pirates 46
1918 Max Carey Pittsburgh Pirates 58
1919 George Burns New York Giants 40
1920 Max Carey Pittsburgh Pirates 52
1921 Frankie Frisch New York Giants 49
1922 Max Carey Pittsburgh Pirates 51
1923 Max Carey Pittsburgh Pirates 51
1924 Max Carey Pittsburgh Pirates 49
1925 Max Carey Pittsburgh Pirates 46
1926 Kiki Cuyler Pittsburgh Pirates 35
1927 Frankie Frisch St. Louis Cardinals 48
1928 Kiki Cuyler Chicago Cubs 37
1929 Kiki Cuyler Chicago Cubs 43
1930 Kiki Cuyler Chicago Cubs 37
1931 Frankie Frisch St. Louis Cardinals 28
1932 Chuck Klein Philadelphia Phillies 20
1933 Pepper Martin St. Louis Cardinals 26
1934 Pepper Martin St. Louis Cardinals 23
1935 Augie Galan Chicago Cubs 22
1936 Pepper Martin St. Louis Cardinals 23
1937 Augie Galan Chicago Cubs 23
1938 Stan Hack Chicago Cubs 16
1939 Stan Hack
Lee Handley
Chicago Cubs
Pittsburgh Pirates
17
1940 Lonny Frey Cincinnati Reds 22
1941 Danny Murtaugh Philadelphia Phillies 18
1942 Pete Reiser Brooklyn Dodgers 20
1943 Arky Vaughan Brooklyn Dodgers 20
1944 Johnny Barrett Pittsburgh Pirates 28
1945 Red Schoendienst St. Louis Cardinals 26
1946 Pete Reiser Brooklyn Dodgers 34
1947 Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers 29
1948 Richie Ashburn Philadelphia Phillies 32
1949 Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers 37
1950 Sam Jethroe Boston Braves 35
1951 Sam Jethroe Boston Braves 35
1952 Pee Wee Reese Brooklyn Dodgers 30
1953 Bill Bruton Milwaukee Braves 26
1954 Bill Bruton Milwaukee Braves 34
1955 Bill Bruton Milwaukee Braves 25
1956 Willie Mays New York Giants 40
1957 Willie Mays New York Giants 38
1958 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants 31
1959 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants 27
1960 Maury Wills Los Angeles Dodgers 50
1961 Maury Wills Los Angeles Dodgers 35
1962 Maury Wills Los Angeles Dodgers 104
1963 Maury Wills Los Angeles Dodgers 40
1964 Maury Wills Los Angeles Dodgers 53
1965 Maury Wills Los Angeles Dodgers 94
1966 Lou Brock St. Louis Cardinals 74
1967 Lou Brock St. Louis Cardinals 52
1968 Lou Brock St. Louis Cardinals 62
1969 Lou Brock St. Louis Cardinals 53
1970 Bobby Tolan Cincinnati Reds 57
1971 Lou Brock St. Louis Cardinals 64
1972 Lou Brock St. Louis Cardinals 63
1973 Lou Brock St. Louis Cardinals 70
1974 Lou Brock St. Louis Cardinals 118
1975 Davey Lopes Los Angeles Dodgers 77
1976 Davey Lopes Los Angeles Dodgers 63
1977 Frank Taveras Pittsburgh Pirates 70
1978 Omar Moreno Pittsburgh Pirates 71
1979 Omar Moreno Pittsburgh Pirates 77
1980 Ron LeFlore Montreal Expos 97
1981 Tim Raines Montreal Expos 71
1982 Tim Raines Montreal Expos 78
1983 Tim Raines Montreal Expos 90
1984 Tim Raines Montreal Expos 75
1985 Vince Coleman St. Louis Cardinals 110
1986 Vince Coleman St. Louis Cardinals 107
1987 Vince Coleman St. Louis Cardinals 109
1988 Vince Coleman St. Louis Cardinals 81
1989 Vince Coleman St. Louis Cardinals 65
1990 Vince Coleman St. Louis Cardinals 77
1991 Marquis Grissom Montreal Expos 76
1992 Marquis Grissom Montreal Expos 78
1993 Chuck Carr Florida Marlins 58
1994 Craig Biggio Houston Astros 39
1995 Quilvio Veras Florida Marlins 56
1996 Eric Young Colorado Rockies 53
1997 Tony Womack Pittsburgh Pirates 60
1998 Tony Womack Pittsburgh Pirates 58
1999 Tony Womack Arizona Diamondbacks 72
2000 Luis Castillo Florida Marlins 62
2001 Juan Pierre
Jimmy Rollins
Colorado Rockies
Philadelphia Phillies
46
2002 Luis Castillo Florida Marlins 48
2003 Juan Pierre Florida Marlins 65
2004 Scott Podsednik Milwaukee Brewers 70
2005 José Reyes New York Mets 60
2006 José Reyes New York Mets 64
2007 José Reyes New York Mets 78
2008 Willy Taveras Colorado Rockies 68
2009 Michael Bourn Houston Astros 61
2010 Michael Bourn Houston Astros 52
2011 Michael Bourn Houston Astros
Atlanta Braves
61
2012 Everth Cabrera San Diego Padres 44
2013 Eric Young, Jr. Colorado Rockies
New York Mets
46
2014 Dee Gordon Los Angeles Dodgers 64
2015 Dee Gordon Miami Marlins 58
2016 Jonathan Villar Milwaukee Brewers 62
2017 Dee Gordon Miami Marlins 60
2018 Trea Turner Washington Nationals 43
2019 Ronald Acuña Jr. Atlanta Braves 37
2020 Trevor Story Colorado Rockies 15

American Association

YearPlayerTeam(s)Stolen Bases
1886 Harry Stovey Philadelphia Athletics 68
1887 Hugh Nicol Cincinnati Red Stockings 138
1888 Arlie Latham St. Louis Browns 109
1889 Billy Hamilton Kansas City Cowboys 111
1890 Tommy McCarthy St. Louis Browns 140
1891 Tom Brown Boston Reds 106

Federal League

YearPlayerTeam(s)Stolen Bases
1914 Benny Kauff Indianapolis Hoosiers 75
1915 Benny Kauff Brooklyn Tip-Tops 55

Players' League

YearPlayerTeam(s)Stolen Bases
1890 Harry Stovey Boston Reds 97

National Association

YearPlayerTeam(s)Stolen Bases
1871 Mike McGeary Troy Haymakers 20
1872 Dave Eggler New York Mutuals 18
1873 Ross Barnes
Ned Cuthbert
Boston Red Stockings
Philadelphia White Stockings
13
1874 Bill Craver
Andy Leonard
Jim O'Rourke
Philadelphia White Stockings
Boston Red Stockings
Boston Red Stockings
11
1875 Tim Murnane Philadelphia White Stockings 30

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