All-Time Pitcher WAR Rankings

RANK:
Ranking on our Top 100 List of Pitchers.

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.

JAWS:
The average of Career WAR and WAR7. (Stat developed by Jay Jaffe)

RANKNAMEHOFWARWAR7WAR5CWAR3JAWS
1Walter JohnsonY165.283.161.340.0124.2
2Greg MadduxY106.755.543.827.481.1
3Tom SeaverY110.156.740.928.883.4
4Randy JohnsonY101.163.343.830.182.2
5Lefty GroveY106.166.546.030.886.3
6Bob FellerY63.951.848.529.257.9
7Pete AlexanderY120.267.246.233.693.7
8Pedro MartinezY84.059.142.830.471.6
9Roger Clemens139.665.741.431.9102.7
10Bob GibsonY89.455.942.530.572.7
11Cy YoungY168.079.756.638.9123.9
12Phil NiekroY96.253.640.126.774.9
13Bert BlylevenY95.050.735.025.072.9
14Warren SpahnY99.949.734.026.274.8
15Steve CarltonY90.551.631.829.271.1
16Robin RobertsY86.053.042.627.169.5
17Christy MathewsonY104.063.445.230.283.7
18Curt Schilling79.649.836.325.464.7
19Mike MussinaY83.044.528.221.963.8
20Fergie JenkinsY84.450.136.525.367.3
21Clayton Kershaw69.647.736.323.258.7
22Justin Verlander71.848.431.024.160.1
23Nolan RyanY81.843.427.521.862.6
24Roy HalladayY64.351.334.025.357.8
25Zack Greinke72.345.226.825.258.8
26Max Scherzer62.347.034.922.854.7
27Tom GlavineY80.836.625.218.658.7
28David Cone62.443.730.721.053.1
29Juan MarichalY63.049.837.127.256.4
30Gaylord PerryY90.453.237.027.571.8
31Sandy KoufaxY49.048.740.729.148.9
32Jim PalmerY68.947.030.722.658.0
33Carl HubbellY68.445.637.325.657.0
34Ed WalshY66.059.948.132.463.0
35Stan CoveleskiY60.352.940.326.556.6
36John SmoltzY69.137.324.018.653.2
37Rube WaddellY58.351.243.629.454.8
38Luis Tiant66.544.728.222.855.6
39CC Sabathia63.038.830.419.550.9
40Johan Santana51.644.235.623.347.9
41Eddie PlankY91.548.233.322.869.9
42Don DrysdaleY67.242.129.921.054.7
43Dazzy VanceY60.151.236.628.355.7
44Jim BunningY59.647.931.724.853.8
45Vic WillisY63.751.534.727.757.6
46Hal NewhouserY63.350.540.928.756.9
47Dennis EckersleyY62.438.327.719.950.4
48Joe McGinnityY57.951.943.630.054.9
49Bret Saberhagen59.043.130.525.051.1
50Dave Stieb56.744.735.922.650.7
51Wes Ferrell61.246.230.223.353.7
52Ted LyonsY71.538.623.818.655.1
53Red FaberY65.041.532.426.753.3
54Don SuttonY67.034.522.618.350.8
55Orel Hershiser56.337.328.720.646.8
56Kevin Appier54.743.332.323.349.0
57Felix Hernandez50.238.627.619.544.4
58Dwight Gooden53.036.129.222.144.6
59Eddie Cicotte58.744.032.928.251.4
60Wilbur Wood50.347.239.129.948.8
61Mordecai BrownY58.340.835.724.049.6
62Mark Buehrle59.335.723.517.347.5
63Frank Tanana57.638.430.723.248.0
64Ron Guidry48.138.028.721.443.1
65Cole Hamels59.136.627.718.547.9
66Chuck Finley58.139.725.922.048.9
67Tim Hudson58.237.527.120.147.9
68Red RuffingY68.733.823.518.251.3
69Whitey FordY56.933.323.717.145.1
70Mickey Lolich48.338.630.321.643.5
71Urban Shocker58.942.731.421.550.8
72Tommy John62.034.420.916.648.2
73Frank Viola47.241.328.922.244.3
74Jimmy Key49.136.922.018.743.0
75Mark Langston50.341.726.922.446.0
76Early WynnY61.135.023.919.348.1
77Rick Reuschel69.743.031.121.456.4
78Dizzy DeanY45.640.734.622.143.2
79Jacob deGrom38.038.029.622.138.0
80Cliff Lee43.540.030.122.841.8
81Roy Oswalt50.138.025.519.644.1
82Billy Pierce53.238.626.420.345.9
83Mariano RiveraY56.228.718.413.542.5
84Chris Sale45.539.627.319.542.6
85Jerry Koosman53.937.918.419.445.9
86Hippo Vaughn46.441.733.721.944.1
87David Wells53.630.819.814.142.2
88Sam McDowell41.942.026.723.042.0
89Vida Blue45.438.721.022.542.1
90Curt Davis38.630.730.218.734.7
91Larry Jackson52.135.124.118.543.6
92Steve Rogers44.937.624.218.741.3
93Kevin Brown68.046.336.723.857.2
94Bucky Walters53.337.525.521.245.4
95Dennis Martinez49.034.022.816.241.5
96Andy Pettitte60.334.922.320.847.6
97Fernando Valenzuela42.133.224.016.537.7
98Bobo Newsom47.938.426.621.843.2
99Eddie Rommel49.739.228.418.944.5
100Wilbur Cooper53.738.327.519.346.0
101Jose Rijo36.735.830.320.536.3
102Kenny Rogers50.735.219.718.343.0
103Javier Vazquez45.935.022.118.540.5
104Adam Wainwright41.032.225.618.736.6
105Jack ChesbroY42.139.531.921.240.8
106Jim Kaat50.736.520.020.343.6
107Don Newcombe38.628.421.214.933.5
108Jack MorrisY43.932.621.616.038.3
109Dizzy Trout50.635.727.722.243.2
110Mel Harder43.839.728.720.641.8
111Corey Kluber32.334.132.422.433.2
112Orlando Hernandez23.121.418.011.522.3
113Brad Radke45.436.427.018.540.9
114Jon Lester44.635.622.717.940.1
115Teddy Higuera30.732.128.923.331.4
116Jamie Moyer49.933.220.917.941.6
117Hoyt WilhelmY47.128.117.615.237.6
118Eppa RixeyY55.435.226.217.145.3
119Carlos Zambrano44.633.726.317.839.2
120Tommy Bridges50.934.223.716.842.6