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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 with a value of 183.1 WAR.

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

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.