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This is a list of Major League Baseball (MLB) players to have accumulated a value of 50 or more career Wins Above Replacement (bWAR).[1] As of the start of the 2022 Major League Baseball season, 313 players have reached a WAR value of 50 or higher, as detailed in this list.

Babe Ruth is the all-time leader in WAR with a value of 183.1.

Key

Rank Rank amongst leaders in career Wins Above Replacement. A blank field indicates a tie.
Player (2021 WAR) Name of the player. Amount of WAR accumulated during 2021 MLB season
WAR Total career Wins Above Replacement.
* Denotes elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Bold Denotes active player.

List

Stats updated as of October 6, 2021

Rank Player WAR
1 Babe Ruth * 183.1
2 Walter Johnson * 164.8
3 Cy Young * 163.6
4 Barry Bonds 162.7
5 Willie Mays * 156.1
6 Ty Cobb * 151.5
7 Hank Aaron * 143.1
8 Roger Clemens 139.2
9 Tris Speaker * 134.7
10 Honus Wagner * 130.8
11 Stan Musial * 128.7
12 Rogers Hornsby * 127.3
13 Eddie Collins * 124.4
14 Ted Williams * 122.1
15 Grover Cleveland Alexander * 119
16 Alex Rodriguez 117.5
17 Kid Nichols * 116.3
18 Lou Gehrig * 113.7
19 Rickey Henderson * 111.2
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 Greg Maddux * 106.6
28 Christy Mathewson * 106.5
29 Randy Johnson * 101.1
30 Joe Morgan * 100.4
31 Warren Spahn * 100.1
32 Albert Pujols (– 0.6) 99.6
33 Carl Yastrzemski * 96.5
34 Eddie Mathews * 96.1
35 Phil Niekro * 95.9
Cal Ripken Jr. * 95.9
37 Roberto Clemente * 94.8
38 Bert Blyleven * 94.5
39 Cap Anson * 94.3
40 Adrián Beltré 93.5
41 Jimmie Foxx * 93.1
42 Al Kaline * 92.8
43 Wade Boggs * 91.4
44 Eddie Plank * 90.9
45 Steve Carlton * 90.2
46 Gaylord Perry * 90
47 Bob Gibson * 89.1
48 George Brett * 88.6
49 Tim Keefe * 86.9
50 Robin Roberts * 86.1
51 Chipper Jones * 85.3
52 Charlie Gehringer * 84.7
53 George Davis * 84.5
54 Roger Connor * 84.3
55 Ferguson Jenkins * 84.1
56 Pedro Martínez * 83.9
57 Ken Griffey Jr. * 83.8
58 John Clarkson * 83.2
59 Mike Mussina * 82.8
60 Nolan Ryan * 81.3
61 Rod Carew * 81.2
62 Tom Glavine * 80.7
63 Jeff Bagwell * 79.9
64 Pete Rose 79.6
65 Curt Schilling 79.5
66 Joe DiMaggio * 79.2
67 Dan Brouthers * 78.7
68 Brooks Robinson * 78.4
69 Arky Vaughan * 78
70 Luke Appling * 77.6
71 Robin Yount * 77.3
72 Ozzie Smith * 76.9
73 Jim McCormick 76.2
Bobby Wallace * 76.2
75 Mike Trout (1.8) 76.1
76 Paul Molitor * 75.7
77 Charles Radbourn * 75.4
78 Sam Crawford * 75.3
79 Bill Dahlen 75.2
80 Johnny Bench * 75.1
Rank Player WAR
Lou Whitaker 75.1
82 Paul Waner * 74.7
83 Reggie Jackson * 73.9
84 Frank Thomas * 73.8
85 Pud Galvin * 73.4
86 Zack Greinke (1.2) 73.1
Jim Thome * 73.1
88 Larry Walker * 72.7
89 Harry Heilmann * 72.5
90 Clayton Kershaw (2.4) 71.9
Rafael Palmeiro 71.9
92 Frankie Frisch * 71.8
Justin Verlander (0.0) 71.8
94 Derek Jeter * 71.3
95 Bobby Grich 71
96 Alan Trammell * 70.7
97 Johnny Mize * 70.6
98 Barry Larkin * 70.5
Ted Lyons * 70.5
Ron Santo * 70.5
101 Carlos Beltrán 70.1
Gary Carter * 70.1
Scott Rolen 70.1
104 Robinson Canó (0.0) 69.6
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
111 Miguel Cabrera (– 0.5) 68.7
Iván Rodríguez * 68.7
113 Eddie Murray * 68.6
Red Ruffing * 68.6
115 Carl Hubbell * 68.5
Jim Palmer * 68.5
Pee Wee Reese * 68.5
118 Carlton Fisk * 68.4
Kenny Lofton 68.4
Edgar Martínez * 68.4
121 Al Simmons * 68.1
122 Fred Clarke * 67.9
Graig Nettles 67.9
Ryne Sandberg * 67.9
125 Kevin Brown 67.8
126 Ernie Banks * 67.7
127 Max Scherzer (1.9) 67.2
128 Don Drysdale * 67.1
Dwight Evans 67.1
130 Roberto Alomar * 67
131 Don Sutton * 66.7
132 Tony Mullane 66.6
133 Goose Goslin * 66.4
134 Buddy Bell 66.3
135 Luis Tiant 66.1
136 Willie Randolph 65.9
Duke Snider * 65.9
Ed Walsh * 65.9
139 Amos Rusie * 65.8
140 Craig Biggio * 65.4
141 Joe Cronin * 64.8
Andre Dawson * 64.8
143 Reggie Smith 64.6
144 Willie McCovey * 64.5
Chase Utley 64.5
146 Joey Votto (3.3) 64.4
147 Richie Ashburn * 64.3
148 Roy Halladay * 64.2
Dave Winfield * 64.2
150 Red Faber * 64
151 Jackie Robinson * 63.9
152 Clark Griffith * 63.7
Billy Williams * 63.7
154 Lou Boudreau * 63.6
155 Bob Feller * 63.5
156 Billy Hamilton * 63.2
Vic Willis * 63.2
158 Juan Marichal * 62.9
159 Home Run Baker * 62.8
Ken Boyer 62.8
Rank Player WAR
161 Andruw Jones 62.7
Hal Newhouser * 62.7
163 CC Sabathia 62.6
164 David Cone 62.3
John Montgomery Ward * 62.3
Mickey Welch * 62.3
167 Shoeless Joe Jackson 62.2
Mark McGwire 62.2
169 Dennis Eckersley * 62.1
170 Todd Helton 61.8
171 Jack Glasscock 61.6
Tommy John 61.6
173 Sal Bando 61.5
Stan Coveleski * 61.5
Bullet Rogan * 61.5
176 Jake Beckley * 61.1
Early Wynn * 61.1
178 Tommy Bond 60.9
179 Charlie Buffinton 60.7
Willie Davis 60.7
181 Gary Sheffield 60.5
Zack Wheat * 60.5
183 Jim Edmonds 60.4
Harmon Killebrew * 60.4
185 Keith Hernandez 60.3
Al Spalding * 60.3
187 Bobby Abreu 60.2
Andy Pettitte 60.2
Dazzy Vance * 60.3
190 Wes Ferrell 60.1
191 Ichiro Suzuki 60
192 Jesse Burkett * 59.7
193 Yogi Berra * 59.6
194 Bob Caruthers 59.5
Vladimir Guerrero * 59.5
Mike Piazza * 59.5
197 Jim Bunning * 59.4
Sherry Magee 59.4
199 Cole Hamels (0.0) 59.3
200 Mark Buehrle 59.1
201 Eddie Cicotte 59
Joe McGinnity * 59
203 Bret Saberhagen 58.9
204 Darrell Evans 58.8
205 Dick Allen 58.7
206 Jack Quinn 58.6
Urban Shocker 58.6
Sammy Sosa 58.6
209 Mordecai Brown * 58.4
Rube Waddell * 58.4
211 John Olerud 58.2
212 Bobby Bonds 57.9
Chuck Finley 57.9
Tim Hudson 57.9
215 Enos Slaughter * 57.7
216 Willie Stargell * 57.5
Joe Torre * 57.5
218 Billy Herman * 57.4
Evan Longoria (1.8) 57.4
220 George Sisler * 57.1
Frank Tanana 57.1
222 Whitey Ford * 57
223 Will Clark 56.5
Bill Dickey * 56.5
Larry Doby * 56.5
Bill Terry * 56.5
227 Dave Stieb 56.4
228 Johnny Damon 56.3
Mariano Rivera * 56.3
230 Robin Ventura 56.1
231 Orel Hershiser 56
Jim Whitney 56
233 Gabby Hartnett * 55.9
Eppa Rixey * 55.9
235 Luis Aparicio * 55.8
Joe Gordon * 55.8
Bob Johnson 55.8
Jimmy Wynn 55.8
239 George Uhle 55.7
240 Chet Lemon 55.6
Rank Player WAR
241 Hank Greenberg * 55.5
Stan Hack 55.5
Jeff Kent 55.5
244 Max Carey * 55.3
David Ortiz * 55.3
Jack Powell 55.3
247 Joe Mauer 55.2
248 Bobby Mathews 55.1
249 Joe Sewell * 54.7
250 Joe Medwick * 54.6
251 Kevin Appier 54.5
252 José Cruz 54.4
Sam Rice * 54.4
254 Willie Keeler * 54.2
255 Ian Kinsler 54.1
Vada Pinson 54.1
257 Tony Pérez * 54
258 Ron Cey 53.8
Wilbur Cooper 53.8
Minnie Miñoso * 53.8
261 Jerry Koosman 53.7
262 Harry Hooper * 53.6
263 Bucky Walters 53.5
264 Billy Pierce 53.4
David Wells 53.4
266 Jimmy Collins * 53.3
267 Joe Tinker * 53.2
268 Bert Campaneris 53.1
Jack Clark 53.1
270 Dwight Gooden 52.9
271 César Cedeño 52.8
Burleigh Grimes * 52.8
273 Babe Adams 52.7
Elmer Flick * 52.7
275 Fred McGriff 52.6
276 Bid McPhee * 52.5
277 Waite Hoyt * 52.3
278 Jim O'Rourke 52.2
279 Lance Berkman 52
Norm Cash 52
Larry Jackson 52
282 Dustin Pedroia 51.9
283 Johan Santana 51.7
284 Earl Averill * 51.6
Bobby Doerr * 51.6
Luis Gonzalez 51.6
287 Brian Downing 51.5
288 Toby Harrah 51.4
Carl Mays 51.4
290 Al Orth 51.3
291 Kirby Puckett * 51.2
292 Bob Elliott 51.1
Brian Giles 51.1
Willie Wells * 51.1
295 Tony Phillips 50.9
296 Paul Goldschmidt (6.2) 50.7
Torii Hunter 50.7
298 Ted Breitenstein 50.6
Mark Teixeira 50.6
300 Tommy Bridges 50.5
Jason Giambi 50.5
Jim Kaat * 50.5
Kenny Rogers 50.5
304 Joe Kelley * 50.4
Silver King 50.4
306 Ted Simmons * 50.3
307 Félix Hernández (0.0) 50.2
Fred Lynn 50.2
309 Orlando Cepeda * 50.1
Mark Langston 50.1
311 Mookie Betts (4.2) 50
Roy Oswalt 50
Wilbur Wood 50

See also

Notes

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.