100 Greatest Second Basemen of All-Time

Explanation of Rankings
CAREER = Career Wins Above Replacement (WAR) adjusted for era.
We use bWAR.
LONG PEAK = WAR in best seven seasons.
SHORT PEAK = WAR in best three seasons.
PRIME = WAR in best five consecutive seasons.
CHWAR = WAR in pennant-winning seasons.
ADJ = Adjustments for timeline, era, and other factors.
TOTAL = (2x CAREER)+(1.75x LONG PEAK)+(SHORT PEAK)+(2x PRIME)+(.1x CHWAR)+(ADJ)
1 Joe Morgan
1963—1984
93.2
CAREER
54.5
LONG PEAK
27.5
SHORT PEAK
43.9
PRIME
33.1
CHWAR
11.1
ADJ
411.4
TOTAL
2 Rogers Hornsby
1915—1937
106.8
CAREER
60.9
LONG PEAK
27.6
SHORT PEAK
41.4
PRIME
14.8
CHWAR
-20.7
ADJ
411.3
TOTAL
3 Eddie Collins
1906—1930
101.2
CAREER
52.5
LONG PEAK
24.1
SHORT PEAK
36.4
PRIME
45.1
CHWAR
-23.4
ADJ
372.3
TOTAL
4 Jackie Robinson
1947—1956
64.5
CAREER
46.3
LONG PEAK
23.8
SHORT PEAK
36.2
PRIME
35.8
CHWAR
18.5
ADJ
328.3
TOTAL
5 Chase Utley
2003—2018
62.2
CAREER
47.6
LONG PEAK
24.2
SHORT PEAK
38.4
PRIME
17.2
CHWAR
17.0
ADJ
327.3
TOTAL
6 Rod Carew
1967—1985
76.2
CAREER
45.8
LONG PEAK
22.9
SHORT PEAK
35.7
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
327.0
TOTAL
7 Charlie Gehringer
1924—1942
69.6
CAREER
42.0
LONG PEAK
20.7
SHORT PEAK
33.3
PRIME
21.7
CHWAR
16.7
ADJ
318.7
TOTAL
8 Nap Lajoie
1896—1916
86.4
CAREER
48.5
LONG PEAK
22.9
SHORT PEAK
33.7
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
-29.5
ADJ
318.5
TOTAL
9 Bobby Grich
1970—1986
67.9
CAREER
45.1
LONG PEAK
21.9
SHORT PEAK
32.2
PRIME
1.1
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
301.1
TOTAL
10 Ryne Sandberg
1981—1997
63.3
CAREER
43.4
LONG PEAK
21.6
SHORT PEAK
30.2
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
284.5
TOTAL
11 Lou Whitaker
1977—1995
72.4
CAREER
36.2
LONG PEAK
17.8
SHORT PEAK
23.5
PRIME
4.3
CHWAR
7.0
ADJ
280.3
TOTAL
12 Craig Biggio
1988—2007
63.1
CAREER
40.9
LONG PEAK
21.1
SHORT PEAK
30.5
PRIME
2.1
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
280.2
TOTAL
13 Roberto Alomar
1988—2004
63.5
CAREER
39.8
LONG PEAK
19.8
SHORT PEAK
25.6
PRIME
12.7
CHWAR
1.0
ADJ
269.9
TOTAL
14 Frankie Frisch
1919—1937
58.7
CAREER
36.8
LONG PEAK
19.7
SHORT PEAK
26.9
PRIME
40.8
CHWAR
-6.3
ADJ
253.1
TOTAL
15 Willie Randolph
1975—1992
62.1
CAREER
33.4
LONG PEAK
16.3
SHORT PEAK
25.3
PRIME
20.2
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
251.6
TOTAL
16 Dustin Pedroia
2006—2019
50.3
CAREER
41.3
LONG PEAK
20.7
SHORT PEAK
28.1
PRIME
10.2
CHWAR
0.5
ADJ
251.3
TOTAL
17 Ian Kinsler
2006—2019
53.9
CAREER
39.4
LONG PEAK
18.2
SHORT PEAK
25.1
PRIME
11.0
CHWAR
2.7
ADJ
249.0
TOTAL
18 Newt Allen
1923—1947
68.9
CAREER
30.9
LONG PEAK
14.3
SHORT PEAK
21.4
PRIME

CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
248.9
TOTAL
19 Joe Gordon
1938—1950
53.0
CAREER
38.8
LONG PEAK
17.6
SHORT PEAK
26.8
PRIME
36.2
CHWAR
-2.1
ADJ
246.7
TOTAL
20 Ben Zobrist
2006—2019
43.5
CAREER
39.4
LONG PEAK
21.5
SHORT PEAK
30.9
PRIME
5.7
CHWAR
1.0
ADJ
240.9
TOTAL
21 Robinson Cano
2005—2020
47.4
CAREER
33.5
LONG PEAK
16.2
SHORT PEAK
34.4
PRIME
4.5
CHWAR
-3.0
ADJ
235.8
TOTAL
22 Jose Altuve
2011—2021
43.8
CAREER
37.7
LONG PEAK
20.8
SHORT PEAK
29.4
PRIME
15.8
CHWAR
0.5
ADJ
235.4
TOTAL
23 Jeff Kent
1992—2008
52.8
CAREER
33.3
LONG PEAK
18.1
SHORT PEAK
25.5
PRIME
7.0
CHWAR
0.5
ADJ
234.3
TOTAL
24 Billy Herman
1931—1947
55.2
CAREER
29.9
LONG PEAK
16.9
SHORT PEAK
23.9
PRIME
17.7
CHWAR
-6.6
ADJ
222.7
TOTAL
25 George Scales
1921—1946
43.8
CAREER
33.9
LONG PEAK
17.1
SHORT PEAK
23.3
PRIME

CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
210.6
TOTAL
26 Nellie Fox
1947—1965
43.8
CAREER
32.6
LONG PEAK
16.8
SHORT PEAK
21.1
PRIME
6.0
CHWAR
-1.0
ADJ
203.4
TOTAL
27 Eddie Stanky
1943—1953
42.2
CAREER
32.3
LONG PEAK
17.7
SHORT PEAK
22.6
PRIME
13.5
CHWAR
-2.0
ADJ
203.1
TOTAL
28 Bobby Doerr
1937—1951
45.1
CAREER
30.8
LONG PEAK
14.4
SHORT PEAK
23.2
PRIME
5.6
CHWAR
-3.7
ADJ
201.8
TOTAL
29 Lonny Frey
1933—1948
42.2
CAREER
27.8
LONG PEAK
15.9
SHORT PEAK
24.1
PRIME
13.4
CHWAR
-4.5
ADJ
194.0
TOTAL
30 Tony Phillips
1982—1999
49.2
CAREER
32.8
LONG PEAK
16.4
SHORT PEAK
23.4
PRIME
2.5
CHWAR
-27.0
ADJ
192.3
TOTAL
31 Placido Polanco
1998—2013
39.5
CAREER
30.4
LONG PEAK
15.7
SHORT PEAK
19.8
PRIME
1.9
CHWAR
1.0
ADJ
188.8
TOTAL
32 Davey Lopes
1972—1987
40.7
CAREER
27.5
LONG PEAK
13.5
SHORT PEAK
21.2
PRIME
13.8
CHWAR
1.5
ADJ
188.5
TOTAL
33 Tony Lazzeri
1926—1939
39.3
CAREER
29.2
LONG PEAK
15.4
SHORT PEAK
20.8
PRIME
22.0
CHWAR
-5.9
ADJ
183.1
TOTAL
34 Red Schoendienst
1945—1963
38.8
CAREER
28.0
LONG PEAK
15.5
SHORT PEAK
20.4
PRIME
8.2
CHWAR
-1.3
ADJ
182.3
TOTAL
35 Gil McDougald
1951—1960
36.3
CAREER
28.5
LONG PEAK
14.3
SHORT PEAK
21.1
PRIME
34.3
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
182.3
TOTAL
36 Bobby Avila
1949—1959
34.0
CAREER
28.2
LONG PEAK
16.4
SHORT PEAK
20.7
PRIME
7.0
CHWAR
-0.4
ADJ
175.5
TOTAL
37 Marvin Williams
1943—1961
43.5
CAREER
24.9
LONG PEAK
12.9
SHORT PEAK
15.6
PRIME

CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
174.6
TOTAL
38 Dick McAuliffe
1960—1975
34.3
CAREER
26.9
LONG PEAK
15.1
SHORT PEAK
20.6
PRIME
5.6
CHWAR
1.7
ADJ
174.3
TOTAL
39 Chuck Knoblauch
1991—2002
29.0
CAREER
25.0
LONG PEAK
14.3
SHORT PEAK
27.7
PRIME
10.2
CHWAR
1.5
ADJ
174.0
TOTAL
40 Robby Thompson
1986—1996
31.7
CAREER
28.3
LONG PEAK
16.4
SHORT PEAK
21.7
PRIME
6.1
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
173.2
TOTAL
41 Jim Gilliam
1953—1966
36.7
CAREER
27.3
LONG PEAK
14.3
SHORT PEAK
16.6
PRIME
24.0
CHWAR
0.4
ADJ
171.4
TOTAL
42 Johnny Evers
1902—1929
38.8
CAREER
27.1
LONG PEAK
13.7
SHORT PEAK
18.2
PRIME
23.2
CHWAR
-9.7
ADJ
167.6
TOTAL
43 Buddy Myer
1925—1941
39.6
CAREER
25.5
LONG PEAK
13.2
SHORT PEAK
17.6
PRIME
4.4
CHWAR
-6.2
ADJ
166.5
TOTAL
44 DJ LeMahieu
2011—2021
30.3
CAREER
27.4
LONG PEAK
17.9
SHORT PEAK
19.2
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
165.0
TOTAL
45 Bill Doran
1982—1993
30.3
CAREER
26.7
LONG PEAK
13.6
SHORT PEAK
20.7
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
162.4
TOTAL
46 Howie Kendrick
2006—2020
34.2
CAREER
23.9
LONG PEAK
13.1
SHORT PEAK
19.1
PRIME
2.5
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
161.8
TOTAL
47 Del Pratt
1912—1924
38.5
CAREER
26.2
LONG PEAK
12.5
SHORT PEAK
17.5
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
-9.1
ADJ
161.1
TOTAL
48 Larry Doyle
1907—1920
37.1
CAREER
24.7
LONG PEAK
12.0
SHORT PEAK
17.1
PRIME
13.6
CHWAR
-9.0
ADJ
156.0
TOTAL
49 Mark Ellis
2002—2014
32.1
CAREER
23.9
LONG PEAK
12.8
SHORT PEAK
18.3
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
155.5
TOTAL
50 Bill Mazeroski
1956—1972
33.1
CAREER
23.3
LONG PEAK
12.0
SHORT PEAK
16.0
PRIME
2.5
CHWAR
1.4
ADJ
152.6
TOTAL
51 Brandon Phillips
2002—2018
27.4
CAREER
25.1
LONG PEAK
12.4
SHORT PEAK
17.9
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
5.4
ADJ
152.5
TOTAL
52 Frank White
1973—1990
32.7
CAREER
21.7
LONG PEAK
11.0
SHORT PEAK
14.7
PRIME
4.4
CHWAR
8.2
ADJ
152.4
TOTAL
53 Ray Durham
1995—2008
31.5
CAREER
24.0
LONG PEAK
12.2
SHORT PEAK
17.5
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
152.3
TOTAL
54 Ron Hunt
1963—1974
30.0
CAREER
23.4
LONG PEAK
12.6
SHORT PEAK
16.9
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
2.0
ADJ
149.2
TOTAL
55 Snuffy Stirnweiss
1943—1952
23.0
CAREER
23.5
LONG PEAK
17.4
SHORT PEAK
21.9
PRIME
5.3
CHWAR
-1.1
ADJ
147.7
TOTAL
56 Max Bishop
1924—1935
30.8
CAREER
24.2
LONG PEAK
12.7
SHORT PEAK
17.2
PRIME
12.2
CHWAR
-5.0
ADJ
147.0
TOTAL
57 Brian Dozier
2012—2020
23.5
CAREER
23.8
LONG PEAK
15.8
SHORT PEAK
20.8
PRIME
0.7
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
146.0
TOTAL
58 Pete Runnels
1951—1964
26.6
CAREER
23.5
LONG PEAK
13.8
SHORT PEAK
18.1
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
144.4
TOTAL
59 Orlando Hudson
2002—2012
29.4
CAREER
17.5
LONG PEAK
12.9
SHORT PEAK
19.3
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
141.0
TOTAL
60 Davey Johnson
1965—1978
25.3
CAREER
21.5
LONG PEAK
11.5
SHORT PEAK
17.1
PRIME
12.4
CHWAR
1.9
ADJ
137.0
TOTAL
61 Tony Cuccinello
1930—1945
28.6
CAREER
23.2
LONG PEAK
13.0
SHORT PEAK
14.7
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
-3.6
ADJ
136.5
TOTAL
62 Danny Murphy
1900—1915
28.8
CAREER
23.7
LONG PEAK
12.0
SHORT PEAK
16.0
PRIME
14.1
CHWAR
-8.1
ADJ
136.5
TOTAL
63 Luis Castillo
1996—2010
27.2
CAREER
22.4
LONG PEAK
12.0
SHORT PEAK
15.2
PRIME
4.4
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
136.4
TOTAL
64 Aaron Hill
2005—2017
23.7
CAREER
22.9
LONG PEAK
15.4
SHORT PEAK
16.5
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
135.8
TOTAL
65 Phil Garner
1973—1988
27.5
CAREER
21.5
LONG PEAK
10.6
SHORT PEAK
15.3
PRIME
4.0
CHWAR
1.0
ADJ
135.2
TOTAL
66 Jason Kipnis
2011—2020
21.9
CAREER
22.2
LONG PEAK
14.3
SHORT PEAK
18.6
PRIME
4.2
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
134.5
TOTAL
67 Jimmy Williams
1899—1909
26.5
CAREER
23.2
LONG PEAK
12.3
SHORT PEAK
15.7
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
-8.5
ADJ
129.0
TOTAL
68 Carlos Baerga
1990—2005
19.4
CAREER
21.6
LONG PEAK
14.3
SHORT PEAK
18.6
PRIME
2.6
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
128.5
TOTAL
69 Johnny Ray
1981—1990
22.3
CAREER
21.1
LONG PEAK
13.0
SHORT PEAK
16.9
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
128.3
TOTAL
70 Dave Cash
1969—1980
23.6
CAREER
19.7
LONG PEAK
12.0
SHORT PEAK
16.1
PRIME
2.5
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
126.1
TOTAL
71 Claude Ritchey
1897—1909
28.1
CAREER
20.9
LONG PEAK
10.3
SHORT PEAK
15.4
PRIME
4.4
CHWAR
-9.4
ADJ
124.9
TOTAL
72 George Grantham
1922—1934
27.4
CAREER
20.3
LONG PEAK
9.7
SHORT PEAK
14.3
PRIME
5.5
CHWAR
-4.8
ADJ
124.3
TOTAL
73 Tom Herr
1979—1991
22.7
CAREER
20.6
LONG PEAK
11.5
SHORT PEAK
15.2
PRIME
9.6
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
124.2
TOTAL
74 Miller Huggins
1904—1916
28.5
CAREER
20.6
LONG PEAK
9.8
SHORT PEAK
13.7
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
-7.3
ADJ
122.9
TOTAL
75 Marty McManus
1920—1934
27.5
CAREER
19.8
LONG PEAK
10.2
SHORT PEAK
13.3
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
-5.2
ADJ
121.3
TOTAL
76 Steve Sax
1981—1994
24.0
CAREER
20.1
LONG PEAK
12.3
SHORT PEAK
12.5
PRIME
2.1
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
120.8
TOTAL
77 Brian Roberts
2001—2014
19.7
CAREER
13.5
LONG PEAK
11.1
SHORT PEAK
21.9
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
117.9
TOTAL
78 Delino DeShields
1990—2002
23.5
CAREER
20.3
LONG PEAK
10.6
SHORT PEAK
12.4
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
117.7
TOTAL
79 Mark Grudzielanek
1995—2010
24.7
CAREER
19.1
LONG PEAK
10.2
SHORT PEAK
12.2
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
117.5
TOTAL
80 Adam Kennedy
1999—2012
19.7
CAREER
19.3
LONG PEAK
11.4
SHORT PEAK
15.8
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
1.0
ADJ
117.4
TOTAL
81 Bip Roberts
1986—1998
19.8
CAREER
19.7
LONG PEAK
12.7
SHORT PEAK
14.6
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
116.0
TOTAL
82 Damion Easley
1992—2008
19.1
CAREER
18.9
LONG PEAK
11.7
SHORT PEAK
16.1
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
115.2
TOTAL
83 Buck Herzog
1908—1920
22.4
CAREER
18.0
LONG PEAK
10.9
SHORT PEAK
15.6
PRIME
7.6
CHWAR
-5.4
ADJ
113.8
TOTAL
84 Randy Velarde
1987—2002
23.6
CAREER
19.0
LONG PEAK
11.8
SHORT PEAK
10.8
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
113.8
TOTAL
85 Billy Goodman
1947—1962
23.8
CAREER
17.4
LONG PEAK
9.4
SHORT PEAK
13.2
PRIME
1.6
CHWAR
-0.5
ADJ
113.4
TOTAL
86 Neil Walker
2009—2020
19.3
CAREER
19.5
LONG PEAK
9.9
SHORT PEAK
14.8
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
112.2
TOTAL
87 Dan Uggla
2006—2015
17.6
CAREER
19.7
LONG PEAK
11.3
SHORT PEAK
15.2
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
111.4
TOTAL
88 Whit Merrifield
2016—2021
18.3
CAREER
18.4
LONG PEAK
11.5
SHORT PEAK
15.4
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
111.0
TOTAL
89 Jose Vidro
1997—2008
15.9
CAREER
18.6
LONG PEAK
12.2
SHORT PEAK
16.3
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
109.2
TOTAL
90 Daniel Murphy
2008—2020
20.5
CAREER
16.8
LONG PEAK
10.3
SHORT PEAK
13.5
PRIME
1.2
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
107.7
TOTAL
91 Bret Boone
1992—2005
14.9
CAREER
16.3
LONG PEAK
12.3
SHORT PEAK
18.3
PRIME
0.2
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
107.2
TOTAL
92 Ronnie Belliard
1998—2010
19.5
CAREER
18.2
LONG PEAK
10.7
SHORT PEAK
12.0
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
105.6
TOTAL
93 Craig Counsell
1995—2011
21.0
CAREER
16.2
LONG PEAK
9.9
SHORT PEAK
11.9
PRIME
2.9
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
104.4
TOTAL
94 Mark Loretta
1995—2009
18.0
CAREER
16.4
LONG PEAK
12.6
SHORT PEAK
13.2
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
103.9
TOTAL
95 Jerry Priddy
1941—1953
20.0
CAREER
18.3
LONG PEAK
10.3
SHORT PEAK
11.0
PRIME
1.5
CHWAR
-1.2
ADJ
103.3
TOTAL
96 Tony Taylor
1958—1976
21.2
CAREER
16.8
LONG PEAK
9.2
SHORT PEAK
10.8
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.8
ADJ
103.3
TOTAL
97 Jim Gantner
1976—1992
21.4
CAREER
16.0
LONG PEAK
8.5
SHORT PEAK
11.7
PRIME
2.6
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
102.8
TOTAL
98 Marcus Giles
2001—2007
15.5
CAREER
15.5
LONG PEAK
14.0
SHORT PEAK
15.1
PRIME
0.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
102.3
TOTAL
99 Mike Gallego
1985—1997
17.0
CAREER
16.4
LONG PEAK
11.3
SHORT PEAK
13.7
PRIME
4.0
CHWAR
0.0
ADJ
101.9
TOTAL
100 Jim Lefebvre
1965—1972
15.6
CAREER
15.8
LONG PEAK
11.4
SHORT PEAK
14.1
PRIME
9.9
CHWAR
1.2
ADJ
100.6
TOTAL