Babe Ruth, the all-time leader in career Wins Above Replacement.

This is a list of Major League Baseball (MLB) players to have accumulated a value of 50 or more career Wins Above Replacement (WAR).[1] As of June 19 of the 2024 Major League Baseball season, 316 players have reached a WAR value of 50.0 or higher, as detailed on this list.

Babe Ruth is the all-time leader in WAR with a value of 182.6. Mike Trout is the active WAR leader with 86.1.

Key

Rank Rank amongst leaders in career Wins Above Replacement. A blank field indicates a tie.
Player (2024 WAR) Name of the player. Amount of WAR accumulated during 2024 MLB season
WAR Total career Wins Above Replacement.
* Denotes elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Bold Denotes active player.

List

Mike Trout, the active leader and tied for 50th all-time in career WAR.

Stats updated as of June 28, 2024.

Rank Player (2024 WAR) WAR
1 Babe Ruth* 182.6
2 Walter Johnson* 166.9
3 Cy Young* 163.6
4 Barry Bonds 162.8
5 Willie Mays* 156.2
6 Ty Cobb* 151.5
7 Hank Aaron* 143.1
8 Roger Clemens 139.2
9 Tris Speaker* 134.9
10 Honus Wagner* 131.0
11 Stan Musial* 128.5
12 Rogers Hornsby* 127.0
13 Eddie Collins* 124.3
14 Ted Williams* 121.8
15 Grover Cleveland Alexander* 119.6
16 Alex Rodriguez 117.6
17 Kid Nichols* 116.3
18 Lou Gehrig* 113.7
19 Rickey Henderson* 111.1
20 Mel Ott* 110.9
21 Mickey Mantle* 110.2
22 Tom Seaver* 109.9
23 Frank Robinson* 107.2
24 Nap Lajoie* 106.9
Mike Schmidt* 106.9
26 Lefty Grove* 106.8
27 Christy Mathewson* 106.7
28 Greg Maddux* 106.6
29 Albert Pujols 101.4
30 Randy Johnson* 101.1
31 Joe Morgan* 100.6
32 Warren Spahn* 100.1
33 Carl Yastrzemski* 96.5
34 Eddie Mathews* 95.9
Phil Niekro* 95.9
Cal Ripken Jr.* 95.9
37 Roberto Clemente* 94.9
38 Bert Blyleven* 94.5
39 Cap Anson* 94.3
40 Adrián Beltré* 93.5
41 Jimmie Foxx* 93.0
42 Al Kaline* 92.8
43 Wade Boggs* 91.4
44 Eddie Plank* 90.9
45 Steve Carlton* 90.2
46 Gaylord Perry* 90.0
47 Bob Gibson* 89.2
48 George Brett* 88.6
49 Tim Keefe* 86.9
50 Robin Roberts* 86.1
Mike Trout (0.9) 86.1
52 Chipper Jones* 85.3
53 Charlie Gehringer* 84.7
54 George Davis* 84.5
55 Roger Connor* 84.3
56 Ferguson Jenkins* 84.2
57 Pedro Martínez* 83.9
58 Ken Griffey Jr.* 83.8
59 John Clarkson* 83.2
60 Mike Mussina* 82.8
61 Justin Verlander (0.7) 81.6
62 Nolan Ryan* 81.3
63 Rod Carew* 81.2
64 Tom Glavine* 80.7
65 Jeff Bagwell* 79.9
66 Clayton Kershaw (0) 79.7
67 Pete Rose 79.5
Curt Schilling 79.5
69 Joe DiMaggio* 79.1
70 Dan Brouthers* 78.7
71 Brooks Robinson* 78.5
72 Arky Vaughan* 77.9
73 Zack Greinke (0) 77.5
74 Luke Appling* 77.4
Robin Yount* 77.4
76 Ozzie Smith* 76.9
77 Bobby Wallace* 76.4
78 Jim McCormick 76.2
79 Paul Molitor* 75.6
80 Max Scherzer (0.4) 75.5
Rank Player (2024 WAR) WAR
81 Sam Crawford* 75.4
Charles Radbourn* 75.4
82 Bill Dahlen 75.3
84 Johnny Bench* 75.1
Lou Whitaker 75.1
86 Paul Waner* 74.8
87 Reggie Jackson* 74.0
88 Frank Thomas* 73.8
89 Pud Galvin* 73.4
90 Jim Thome* 73.1
91 Larry Walker* 72.7
92 Harry Heilmann* 72.2
93 Rafael Palmeiro 71.9
94 Frankie Frisch* 71.8
95 Derek Jeter* 71.3
96 Bobby Grich 71.1
97 Ted Lyons* 70.6
Johnny Mize* 70.6
Alan Trammell* 70.6
100 Barry Larkin* 70.5
Ron Santo* 70.5
102 Gary Carter* 70.2
103 Carlos Beltrán 70.1
Scott Rolen* 70.1
105 Ed Delahanty* 69.6
106 Rick Reuschel 69.5
107 Tim Raines* 69.4
108 Manny Ramirez 69.3
109 Tony Gwynn* 69.2
110 John Smoltz* 69.0
111 Mookie Betts (4.0) 68.8
112 Eddie Murray* 68.7
Iván Rodríguez* 68.7
114 Red Ruffing* 68.6
115 Carlton Fisk * 68.5
Carl Hubbell* 68.5
Jim Palmer* 68.5
118 Kenny Lofton 68.4
Edgar Martínez* 68.4
Pee Wee Reese* 68.4
121 Al Simmons* 68.3
122 Robinson Canó 68.1
123 Fred Clarke* 68.0
124 Graig Nettles 67.9
Ryne Sandberg* 67.9
126 Kevin Brown 67.8
127 Ernie Banks* 67.7
128 Dwight Evans 67.2
129 Miguel Cabrera 67.1
Don Drysdale* 67.1
131 Roberto Alomar* 67.0
132 Don Sutton* 66.7
133 Tony Mullane 66.6
134 Ed Walsh * 66.5
135 Buddy Bell 66.3
136 Luis Tiant 66.1
137 Goose Goslin* 66.0
138 Willie Randolph 65.9
Duke Snider * 65.9
140 Amos Rusie* 65.8
141 Craig Biggio* 65.5
142 Andre Dawson* 64.9
143 Joe Cronin* 64.7
144 Reggie Smith 64.5
Chase Utley 64.5
Joey Votto (0) 64.5
147 Willie McCovey* 64.4
148 Richie Ashburn* 64.2
Roy Halladay* 64.2
Dave Winfield* 64.2
151 Jackie Robinson* 63.9
152 Red Faber* 63.8
Clark Griffith* 63.8
154 Billy Williams* 63.6
155 Bob Feller* 63.4
156 Lou Boudreau* 63.2
Billy Hamilton* 63.2
Vic Willis* 63.2
159 Juan Marichal* 62.9
160 Home Run Baker* 62.8
Rank Player (2024 WAR) WAR
Ken Boyer 62.8
Hal Newhouser * 62.8
163 Andruw Jones 62.7
164 David Cone 62.3
CC Sabathia 62.3
John Montgomery Ward* 62.3
Mickey Welch* 62.3
168 Shoeless Joe Jackson 62.2
169 Dennis Eckersley* 62.1
Mark McGwire 62.1
171 Stan Coveleski* 62.0
Paul Goldschmidt (0.5) 62.0
173 Todd Helton* 61.8
174 Jack Glasscock 61.6
Tommy John 61.6
176 Sal Bando 61.5
177 Bullet Rogan* 61.3
178 Jake Beckley* 61.2
179 Early Wynn* 61.0
180 Tommy Bond 60.9
181 Charlie Buffinton 60.7
Willie Davis 60.7
183 Gary Sheffield 60.5
184 Jim Edmonds 60.4
Zack Wheat* 60.4
186 Keith Hernandez 60.3
Harmon Killebrew* 60.3
Dazzy Vance* 60.3
189 Bobby Abreu 60.2
Andy Pettitte 60.2
Al Spalding* 60.2
192 Wes Ferrell 60.1
193 Ichiro Suzuki 60.0
194 Jesse Burkett* 59.7
195 Yogi Berra* 59.5
Jim Bunning* 59.5
Bob Caruthers 59.5
Vladimir Guerrero* 59.5
Mike Piazza* 59.5
200 Sherry Magee 59.4
201 Freddie Freeman (3.2) 59.3
202 Mark Buehrle 59.1
Eddie Cicotte 59.1
204 Cole Hamels 59.0
Joe McGinnity* 59.0
Urban Shocker 59.0
207 Bret Saberhagen 58.9
208 Dick Allen 58.7
Darrell Evans 58.7
Jack Quinn 58.7
211 Evan Longoria (0) 58.6
Sammy Sosa 58.6
213 Rube Waddell* 58.4
214 Mordecai Brown* 58.2
John Olerud 58.2
216 Chuck Finley 57.9
Tim Hudson 57.9
218 Bobby Bonds 57.8
219 Enos Slaughter* 57.6
Willie Stargell* 57.6
Joe Torre* 57.6
222 Billy Herman* 57.4
223 George Sisler* 57.2
224 Whitey Ford* 57.1
Frank Tanana 57.1
226 Larry Doby* 56.8
227 Bill Terry* 56.6
228 Will Clark 56.5
229 Bill Dickey* 56.4
Dave Stieb 56.4
231 Johnny Damon 56.3
Mariano Rivera* 56.3
233 Robin Ventura 56.1
234 Orel Hershiser 56.0
Jim Whitney 56.0
236 Luis Aparicio* 55.9
Eppa Rixey* 55.9
238 Jimmy Wynn 55.8
239 Chet Lemon 55.7
240 Max Carey* 55.6
Rank Player (2024 WAR) WAR
Joe Gordon* 55.6
Bob Johnson 55.8
243 Hank Greenberg* 55.5
Stan Hack 55.5
Gabby Hartnett * 55.5
George Uhle 55.5
247 Jeff Kent 55.5
Bobby Mathews 55.5
249 David Ortiz* 55.3
Jack Powell 55.3
251 Manny Machado (0.4) 55.2
Joe Mauer* 55.2
253 Nolan Arenado (0.5) 54.7
Joe Sewell* 54.7
255 Kevin Appier 54.5
Joe Medwick* 54.5
257 José Cruz 54.4
258 Willie Keeler* 54.3
Sam Rice * 54.3
260 Vada Pinson 54.2
261 Ian Kinsler 54.0
262 Tony Pérez* 53.9
263 Ron Cey 53.7
264 Harry Hooper* 53.6
Jerry Koosman 53.6
266 Bucky Walters 53.5
David Wells 53.5
268 Wilbur Cooper 53.4
269 Jimmy Collins* 53.3
Minnie Miñoso* 53.3
271 Billy Pierce 53.2
Joe Tinker* 53.2
273 César Cedeño 53.1
Jack Clark 53.1
275 Bert Campaneris 53.0
Dwight Gooden 53.0
277 Burleigh Grimes* 52.9
278 Elmer Flick* 52.7
279 Babe Adams 52.6
Fred McGriff* 52.6
281 Bid McPhee* 52.5
282 Waite Hoyt* 52.4
283 Jim O'Rourke* 52.3
284 Norm Cash 52.0
Larry Jackson 52.0
286 José Altuve (2.5) 51.9
Lance Berkman 51.9
Dustin Pedroia 51.9
289 Johan Santana 51.7
290 Earl Averill* 51.6
Luis Gonzalez 51.6
Brian Downing 51.5
Toby Harrah 51.5
294 Bobby Doerr* 51.4
295 Carl Mays 51.3
Al Orth 51.3
297 Brian Giles 51.1
Kirby Puckett* 51.1
299 Bob Elliott 50.9
Tony Phillips 50.9
301 Torii Hunter 50.7
302 Ted Breitenstein 50.6
Mark Teixeira 50.6
304 Jason Giambi 50.5
Jim Kaat* 50.5
Kenny Rogers 50.5
307 Tommy Bridges 50.4
Joe Kelley* 50.4
Silver King 50.4
Ted Simmons* 50.4
311 Fred Lynn 50.2
312 Orlando Cepeda* 50.1
Mark Langston 50.1
314 Dave Bancroft* 50.0
Roy Oswalt 50.0
Wilbur Wood 50.0

See also

Sources

  1. ^ There are three ways to calculate WAR. WARP is calculated by Baseball Prospectus, fWAR is calculated by FanGraphs, and bWAR is calculated by Baseball-Reference.