Fielding WAR and WS Leader Boards

Supplemental Statistics, Charts and Graphs - based on the research for Hardball Retrospective. This website will include information that was omitted from the paperback version due to space limitations along with brand new content. Additional content will be posted in the near future. The initial release consists of:

 

·         Hardball Retrospective - Franchise Batting Register

·         Hardball Retrospective - Franchise Pitching Register

·         Hardball Retrospective - All-Time "Original" Rosters

·         Defensive Lineups By Decade

·         Fielding WAR and WS Leader Boards

·         Old-Time Franchises - Single-Season WAR Leaders

·         Franchise Charts – Player-Seasons by Position, Greater Than 20 Win Shares

  

The team rosters are constructed using players that signed their first Major League contract with each organization. Therefore Babe Ruth is a member of the Red Sox for the duration of his career, Reggie Jackson and Rickey Henderson are listed with the Athletics, etc.

The Fielding WAR and WS Leader Boards span from 1901-2013 and consist of all individuals with five or more player-seasons that meet the following criteria:

 

1901-1960 (“pre-expansion era”)

 

player finished among the top 3 in Fielding WAR and Fielding WS at their primary position (C, 1B, 2B, SS, 3B)

player finished among the top 9 in Fielding WAR and Fielding WS at their primary position (OF)

 

1961-2013 (“expansion era”)

 

player finished among the top 5 in Fielding WAR and Fielding WS at their primary position (C, 1B, 2B, SS, 3B)

player finished among the top 15 in Fielding WAR and Fielding WS at their primary position (OF)

 

 

Fielding WAR and WS

 

Wally Pipp - 1B (DET) x9

Bill Terry - 1B (SFG) x6

Ed Konetchy - 1B (STL) x6

George Scott - 1B (BOS) x6

Keith Hernandez - 1B (STL) x6

 

Bill Mazeroski - 2B (PIT) x9

Frank White - 2B (KCR) x9

Nellie Fox - 2B (OAK) x8

Joe Gordon - 2B (NYY) x6

Nap Lajoie - 2B (PHI) x6

 

Ozzie Smith - SS (SDP) x9

Cal Ripken - SS (BAL) x8

Luis Aparicio - SS (CHW) x8

Joe Tinker - SS (CHC) x7

 

Brooks Robinson - 3B (BAL) x10

Buddy Bell - 3B (CLE) x9

Graig Nettles - 3B (MIN) x8

Mike Schmidt - 3B (PHI) x8

Clete Boyer - 3B (OAK) x7

 

Ivan Rodriguez - C (TEX) x11

Ray Schalk - C (CHW) x11

Bill Dickey - C (NYY) x8

Gary Carter - C (WSN) x8

Jim Sundberg - C (TEX) x8

Johnny Bench - C (CIN) x8

 

Willie Mays - OF (SFG) x13

Andruw Jones - OF (ATL) x11

Mike Cameron - OF (CHW) x11

Willie Davis - OF (LAD) x11

Joe DiMaggio - OF (NYY) x10

Kenny Lofton - OF (HOU) x10

Paul Blair - OF (NYM) x10

Richie Ashburn - OF (PHI) x10

Curt Flood - OF (CIN) x9

Garry Maddox - OF (SFG) x9

Max Carey - OF (PIT) x9

Tris Speaker - OF (BOS) x9

Bill Virdon - OF (NYY) x8

Carl Yastrzemski - OF (BOS) x8

Devon White - OF (LAA) x8

Jim Busby - OF (CHW) x8

Jim Edmonds - OF (LAA) x8

Jim Piersall - OF (BOS) x8

Ken Berry - OF (CHW) x8

Steve Finley - OF (BAL) x8

Willie Wilson - OF (KCR) x8

George Stovall - 1B (CLE) x5

Albert Pujols - 1B (STL) x4

Bill White - 1B (SFG) x4

Frank McCormick - 1B (CIN) x4

Mark Teixeira - 1B (TEX) x4

 

Del Pratt - 2B (BAL) x5

Eddie Collins - 2B (OAK) x5

Johnny Evers - 2B (CHC) x5

Lonny Frey - 2B (LAD) x5

Lou Whitaker - 2B (DET) x5

 

Mark Belanger - SS (BAL) x6

Marty Marion - SS (STL) x6

Ozzie Guillen - SS (SDP) x6

Phil Rizzuto - SS (NYY) x6

 

Gary Gaetti - 3B (MIN) x7

Ken Boyer - 3B (STL) x6

Adrian Beltre - 3B (LAD) x5

Evan Longoria - 3B (TBD) x5

Ken Keltner - 3B (CLE) x5

 

Bob Boone - C (PHI) x7

Yadier Molina - C (STL) x7

Al Lopez - C (LAD) x6

Brad Ausmus - C (NYY) x6

Tony Pena - C (PIT) x6

Yogi Berra - C (NYY) x6

 

Andre Dawson - OF (WSN) x7

Carlos Beltran - OF (KCR) x7

Chet Lemon - OF (OAK) x7

Jose Cruz - OF (STL) x7

Marquis Grissom - OF (WSN) x7

Mike Kreevich - OF (CHC) x7

Reggie Smith - OF (MIN) x7

Al Kaline - OF (DET) x6

Al Simmons - OF (OAK) x6

Dom DiMaggio - OF (BOS) x6

Fielder Jones - OF (LAD) x6

Gary Pettis - OF (LAA) x6

Johnny Mostil - OF (CHW) x6

Ken Griffey Jr. - OF (SEA) x6

Lance Johnson - OF (STL) x6

Larry Doby - OF (CLE) x6

Rickey Henderson - OF (OAK) x6

Roberto Clemente - OF (LAD) x6

Terry Moore - OF (STL) x6

Tommy Leach - OF (LOU) x6

Amos Otis - OF (BOS) x5

Pete M. O'Brien - 1B (TEX) x4

Rafael Palmeiro - 1B (CHC) x4

Stuffy McInnis - 1B (OAK) x4

Vic Power - 1B (NYY) x4

 

 

Mark Lemke - 2B (ATL) x5

Orlando Hudson - 2B (TOR) x5

Ryne Sandberg - 2B (PHI) x5

 

 

 

Rabbit Maranville - SS (ATL) x6

Everett Scott - SS (BOS) x5

 

 

 

Lee Tannehill - 3B (CHW) x5

Ron Santo - 3B (CHC) x5

Terry Pendleton - 3B (STL) x5

Willie Kamm - 3B (CHW) x5

 

 

Charles Johnson - C (FLA) x5

Del Crandall - C (ATL) x5

Gabby Hartnett - C (CHC) x5

Johnny Kling - C (CHC) x5

Steve O'Neill - C (OAK) x5

 

 

Bill Bruton - OF (ATL) x5

Brian Jordan - OF (STL) x5

Brian McRae - OF (KCR) x5

Coco Crisp - OF (STL) x5

Dave Henderson - OF (SEA) x5

Dwight Evans - OF (BOS) x5

George J. Burns - OF (SFG) x5

Goose Goslin - OF (MIN) x5

Juan Pierre - OF (COL) x5

Lloyd Moseby - OF (TOR) x5

Lloyd Waner - OF (PIT) x5

Mel Ott - OF (SFG) x5

Mickey Stanley - OF (DET) x5

Omar Moreno - OF (PIT) x5

Sam Rice - OF (MIN) x5

Sam West - OF (MIN) x5

Torii Hunter - OF (MIN) x5

Ty Cobb - OF (DET) x5

Willie McGee - OF (NYY) x5

 

   

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References

Retrosheet The information used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet. Interested parties may contact Retrosheet at "www.retrosheet.org".

Seamheads - Baseball Gauge Win Shares and Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Dan Hirsch

Sean Lahman - Lahman Database The information used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Sean Lahman. Interested parties can download the database at www.SeanLahman.com.

 

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