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Free Agency Era


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Seasons
Glossary
Year NL Champion AL Champion Top Position Player Top Pitcher
Chicago Cubs Cleveland Indians Mike Trout
10.6
Justin Verlander
6.6
New York Mets Kansas City Royals Bryce Harper
9.9
Zack Greinke
9.3
San Francisco Giants Kansas City Royals Mike Trout
7.9
Clayton Kershaw
7.5
St. Louis Cardinals Boston Red Sox Mike Trout
9.3
Clayton Kershaw
7.9
San Francisco Giants Detroit Tigers Mike Trout
10.8
Justin Verlander
7.8
St. Louis Cardinals Texas Rangers Ben Zobrist
8.7
Roy Halladay
8.9
San Francisco Giants Texas Rangers Josh Hamilton
8.7
Roy Halladay
8.3
Philadelphia Phillies New York Yankees Albert Pujols
9.7
Zack Greinke
10.4
Philadelphia Phillies Tampa Bay Rays Albert Pujols
9.2
Tim Lincecum
7.9
Colorado Rockies Boston Red Sox Alex Rodriguez
9.4
Roy Oswalt
6.7
St. Louis Cardinals Detroit Tigers Albert Pujols
8.5
Johan Santana
7.5
Houston Astros Chicago White Sox Alex Rodriguez
9.4
Roger Clemens
7.8
St. Louis Cardinals Boston Red Sox Barry Bonds
10.6
Johan Santana
8.6
Florida Marlins New York Yankees Barry Bonds
9.2
Roy Halladay
8.1
San Francisco Giants Anaheim Angels Barry Bonds
11.8
Randy Johnson
10.9
Arizona Diamondbacks New York Yankees Barry Bonds
11.9
Randy Johnson
10.0
New York Mets New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez
10.4
Pedro Martinez
11.7
Atlanta Braves New York Yankees Derek Jeter
8.0
Pedro Martinez
9.7
San Diego Padres New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez
8.5
Kevin Brown
8.6
Florida Marlins Cleveland Indians Larry Walker
9.8
Roger Clemens
11.9
Atlanta Braves New York Yankees Ken Griffey
9.7
Pat Hentgen
8.5
Atlanta Braves Cleveland Indians John Valentin
8.3
Greg Maddux
9.7
Jeff Bagwell
8.2
Greg Maddux
8.5
Philadelphia Phillies Toronto Blue Jays Barry Bonds
9.9
Jose Rijo
9.3
Atlanta Braves Toronto Blue Jays Barry Bonds
9.0
Greg Maddux
9.2
Atlanta Braves Minnesota Twins Cal Ripken
11.5
Tom Glavine
8.5
Cincinnati Reds Oakland Athletics Rickey Henderson
9.9
Roger Clemens
10.6
San Francisco Giants Oakland Athletics Lonnie Smith
8.8
Bret Saberhagen
9.7
Los Angeles Dodgers Oakland Athletics Wade Boggs
8.3
Mark Gubicza
7.7
St. Louis Cardinals Minnesota Twins Tony Gwynn
8.5
Roger Clemens
9.4
New York Mets Boston Red Sox Wade Boggs
8.0
Teddy Higuera
9.4
St. Louis Cardinals Kansas City Royals Rickey Henderson
9.9
Dwight Gooden
12.2
San Diego Padres Detroit Tigers Cal Ripken
10.0
Dave Stieb
7.9
Philadelphia Phillies Baltimore Orioles Cal Ripken
8.2
John Denny
7.4
St. Louis Cardinals Milwaukee Brewers Robin Yount
10.5
Dave Stieb
7.7
Los Angeles Dodgers New York Yankees Mike Schmidt
7.7
Bert Blyleven
5.6
Philadelphia Phillies Kansas City Royals George Brett
9.4
Steve Carlton
10.2
Pittsburgh Pirates Baltimore Orioles Fred Lynn
8.8
Phil Niekro
7.6
Los Angeles Dodgers New York Yankees Jim Rice
7.5
Phil Niekro
10.0
Los Angeles Dodgers New York Yankees Rod Carew
9.7
Rick Reuschel
9.4

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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James