Second Base WAR Rankings

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Our Player Rankings are based on Wins Above Replacement (WAR) and a combination of career, short and long peak performance, prime performance, and performance during championship seasons.

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Our formula that combines career, peak, prime, and championship WAR.

WAR
Career Wins Above Replacement.

WAR7
Top 7 seasons, based on Wins Above Replacement.

WAR5C
Best 5 consecutive seasons by Wins Above Replacement.

WAR3
Top 3 seasons, based on Wins Above Replacement.

CHWAR
Wins Above Replacement in pennant-winning seasons.

RANK PLAYER HOF FROM TO SCORE WAR WAR7 WAR5C WAR3 CHWAR
1 Joe Morgan Y 1963 1984 478.6 100.5 59.4 47.8 30.0 33.1
2 Rogers Hornsby Y 1915 1937 477.8 127.1 73.4 49.9 33.3 14.8
3 Eddie Collins Y 1906 1930 437.1 123.9 64.2 44.5 29.5 45.1
4 Jackie Robinson Y 1947 1956 351.7 61.7 52.3 41.6 27.4 35.8
5 Charlie Gehringer Y 1924 1942 348.9 83.8 50.6 40.1 24.9 21.7
6 Rod Carew Y 1967 1985 348.5 81.3 49.7 38.8 24.9 0.0
7 Nap Lajoie Y 1896 1916 346.6 107.3 60.2 41.8 28.4 0.0
8 Bobby Grich N 1970 1986 321.4 71.1 46.3 35.0 22.9 1.1
9 Chase Utley N 2003 2018 319.9 64.4 49.2 39.7 25.0 17.2
... HOF 2nd Baseman Y ... ... 307.0 70.8 45.7 33.2 22.8 17.2
10 Ryne Sandberg Y 1981 1997 302.5 68.0 46.9 32.7 23.4 0.0
11 Craig Biggio Y 1988 2007 296.3 65.5 41.6 32.8 22.1 2.1
12 Frankie Frisch Y 1919 1937 293.6 70.8 44.4 32.4 23.8 40.8
13 Lou Whitaker N 1977 1995 289.4 75.1 37.9 25.4 18.9 4.3
14 Roberto Alomar Y 1988 2004 285.1 67.0 42.8 27.5 21.3 12.7
15 Joe Gordon Y 1938 1950 281.8 55.7 45.9 31.7 20.8 36.2
16 Robinson Cano N 2005 2020 274.8 68.0 50.5 35.4 23.8 4.5
17 Willie Randolph N 1975 1992 266.6 65.9 36.1 27.3 17.6 20.2
18 Dustin Pedroia N 2006 2019 256.4 51.6 42.4 28.8 21.2 10.2
19 Ian Kinsler N 2006 2019 250.9 55.2 40.4 25.7 18.6 11.0
20 Jeff Kent N 1992 2008 247.6 55.4 35.6 27.4 19.4 7.0
21 Billy Herman Y 1931 1947 247.3 56.0 35.3 28.6 20.2 17.7
22 Bobby Doerr Y 1937 1951 246.2 51.1 36.5 27.5 17.0 5.6
23 Ben Zobrist N 2006 2019 245.6 44.5 40.4 31.7 22.0 5.7
24 Eddie Stanky N 1943 1953 242.3 41.1 35.8 26.8 20.4 13.5
25 Tony Phillips N 1982 1999 232.9 50.9 33.1 25.3 15.8 2.5
26 Nellie Fox Y 1947 1965 224.3 49.5 36.9 23.9 19.0 6.0
27 Lonny Frey N 1933 1948 223.3 44.0 31.3 28.6 18.9 13.4
28 Jose Altuve N 2011 2020 220.9 36.7 37.0 29.8 22.0 11.4
29 Chuck Knoblauch N 1991 2002 215.6 44.6 38.5 29.8 22.0 10.2
30 Tony Lazzeri Y 1926 1939 213.3 47.3 35.2 25.1 18.6 22.0
31 Red Schoendienst Y 1945 1963 202.4 44.2 31.9 23.2 17.7 8.2
32 Davey Lopes N 1972 1987 201.1 42.4 29.9 23.1 14.7 13.8
33 Johnny Evers Y 1902 1929 201.0 47.7 33.3 22.4 16.8 23.2
34 Placido Polanco N 1998 2013 200.8 41.9 32.3 21.0 16.7 1.9
35 Gil McDougald N 1951 1960 200.2 40.8 32.1 23.7 16.1 34.3
36 Buddy Myer N 1925 1941 193.9 47.8 30.8 21.2 15.9 4.4
37 Bobby Avila N 1949 1959 193.8 28.4 25.9 23.4 16.5 7.0
38 Del Pratt N 1912 1924 189.3 45.5 31.3 21.2 14.7 0.0
39 Dick McAuliffe N 1960 1975 187.6 37.6 29.5 22.6 16.6 5.6
40 Jim Gilliam N 1953 1966 186.6 40.9 30.5 18.5 15.9 24.0
41 Larry Doyle N 1907 1920 185.0 45.1 30.4 21.0 14.8 13.6
42 Robby Thompson N 1986 1996 183.8 33.9 30.4 23.3 17.6 6.1
43 Bill Mazeroski Y 1956 1972 172.6 36.5 25.7 17.6 13.2 2.5
44 Max Bishop N 1924 1935 172.5 37.3 29.3 20.8 15.4 12.2
45 Bill Doran N 1982 1993 170.9 32.9 29.0 22.4 14.8 0.0
46 Snuffy Stirnweiss N 1943 1952 170.4 27.2 27.7 25.8 20.6 5.3
47 Danny Murphy N 1900 1915 167.9 35.7 29.4 19.9 14.9 14.1
48 Howie Kendrick N 2006 2020 165.6 34.9 24.5 19.6 14.3 2.5
49 Ray Durham N 1995 2008 161.0 33.8 25.7 18.8 13.1 0.0
50 Mark Ellis N 2002 2014 160.9 33.5 25.0 19.1 13.4 0.0
51 Ron Hunt N 1963 1974 160.3 32.8 25.6 18.5 13.8 0.0
52 Tony Cuccinello N 1930 1945 159.2 33.8 27.9 17.7 15.6 0.0
53 Pete Runnels N 1951 1964 158.7 29.8 26.4 20.3 15.5 0.0
54 Jimmy Williams N 1899 1909 154.8 32.7 28.6 19.4 15.2 0.0
66 Frank White N 1973 1990 153.4 34.8 23.5 15.9 11.9 4.4
56 Brandon Phillips N 2002 2018 151.4 28.4 26.0 18.6 12.9 0.0
57 Claude Ritchey N 1897 1909 149.9 34.7 25.8 19.1 12.7 4.4
58 Miller Huggins N 1904 1916 147.6 35.4 25.6 17.0 12.2 0.0
59 Brian Dozier N 2012 2020 146.9 23.6 24.0 21.0 15.9 0.7
60 Orlando Hudson N 2002 2012 146.7 30.9 18.4 20.3 13.6 0.0
61 Davey Johnson N 1965 1978 146.6 27.5 23.4 18.6 12.5 12.4
62 George Grantham N 1922 1934 145.7 33.2 24.6 17.3 11.7 5.5
63 Phil Garner N 1973 1988 144.3 29.7 23.3 16.6 11.5 4.0
64 Luis Castillo N 1996 2010 143.8 29.1 23.9 16.2 12.8 4.4
65 Brian Roberts N 2001 2014 142.1 29.5 20.3 23.0 16.7 0.0
66 Marty McManus N 1920 1934 142.0 33.3 23.9 16.1 12.3 0.0
67 Aaron Hill N 2005 2017 139.3 24.4 23.6 17.0 15.9 0.0
68 Johnny Ray N 1981 1990 137.6 24.2 23.0 18.4 14.1 0.0
69 Carlos Baerga N 1990 2005 136.6 19.6 21.9 20.0 14.6 2.6
70 DJ LeMahieu N 2011 2020 136.3 21.8 22.6 19.5 14.4 0.0
71 Buck Herzog N 1908 1920 135.5 27.4 22.1 19.1 13.4 7.6
72 Dave Cash N 1969 1980 134.7 25.6 21.4 17.4 13.0 2.5
73 Bret Boone N 1992 2005 132.9 22.9 25.0 19.7 18.9 0.2
74 Tom Herr N 1979 1991 132.3 23.5 21.3 16.4 12.1 9.6
75 Jason Kipnis N 2011 2020 131.9 21.0 21.5 18.8 14.5 4.2
76 Steve Sax N 1981 1994 128.7 25.7 21.8 13.5 13.3 2.1
77 Billy Goodman N 1947 1962 125.3 27.0 19.7 14.9 10.6 1.6
78 Delino DeShields N 1990 2002 125.0 24.4 20.9 13.3 11.4 0.0
79 Mark Grudzielanek N 1995 2010 124.2 26.5 20.5 13.1 10.9 0.0
80 Bip Roberts N 1986 1998 123.2 20.5 20.4 15.7 13.6 0.0
81 Adam Kennedy N 1999 2012 123.2 20.9 20.5 16.8 12.1 0.0
82 Damion Easley N 1992 2008 122.3 20.5 20.3 17.3 12.6 0.0
83 Randy Velarde N 1987 2002 120.8 24.9 20.5 11.6 12.7 0.0
84 Jerry Priddy N 1941 1953 117.9 18.5 18.8 12.9 12.1 1.5
85 Jose Vidro N 1997 2008 116.1 17.1 20.0 17.5 13.1 0.0
86 Dan Uggla N 2006 2015 114.5 18.2 20.3 15.7 11.7 0.0
87 Neil Walker N 2009 2020 114.4 20.0 19.8 15.0 10.1 0.0
88 Ronnie Belliard N 1998 2010 111.3 20.8 19.4 12.8 11.4 0.0
89 Tony Taylor N 1958 1976 111.1 23.2 18.4 11.8 10.1 0.0
90 Mark Loretta N 1995 2009 110.0 19.3 17.6 14.2 13.5 0.0
91 Craig Counsell N 1995 2011 110.0 22.4 17.3 12.7 10.6 2.9
92 Jim Gantner N 1976 1992 109.4 22.4 16.6 12.6 9.2 2.6
93 Daniel Murphy N 2008 2020 109.2 20.8 17.1 13.7 10.5 1.2
94 Marcus Giles N 2001 2007 108.7 16.7 16.6 16.2 15.0 0.0
95 Frank Bolling N 1954 1966 108.5 17.1 19.5 14.3 11.5 0.0
96 Jim Lefebvre N 1965 1972 108.5 17.1 17.3 15.4 12.5 9.9
97 Mike Gallego N 1985 1997 108.5 17.1 16.5 14.8 11.0 4.0
98 Bump Wills N 1977 1982 105.7 16.5 16.4 15.6 12.2 0.0
99 Glenn Hubbard N 1978 1989 105.4 19.2 18.3 13.1 9.1 2.0
100 Glenn Beckert N 1965 1975 105.1 15.5 17.0 15.9 12.8 0.0