Power Rankings
Explanation
#
Tm
Lg
1
AL
.546
.598
.672
.584
2
AL
.557
.604
.624
.584
3
NL
.540
.552
.630
.559
4
NL
.514
.569
.619
.550
5
NL
.527
.561
.592
.549
6
AL
.523
.558
.601
.548
7
NL
.518
.553
.510
.528
8
NL
.514
.519
.557
.523
9
AL
.508
.516
.544
.517
10
AL
.532
.507
.483
.516
11
NL
.494
.525
.534
.511
12
AL
.546
.465
.480
.508
13
AL
.503
.497
.537
.507
14
AL
.479
.530
.516
.502
15
NL
.481
.549
.426
.495
16
AL
.505
.500
.444
.493
17
AL
.497
.508
.424
.488
18
AL
.514
.457
.449
.484
19
NL
.490
.467
.474
.480
20
AL
.476
.458
.528
.479
21
AL
.454
.470
.513
.469
22
AL
.475
.466
.459
.469
23
NL
.503
.405
.487
.467
24
NL
.486
.438
.437
.462
25
NL
.470
.479
.377
.458
26
NL
.458
.471
.428
.457
27
AL
.473
.455
.405
.456
28
NL
.458
.459
.432
.454
29
NL
.497
.426
.367
.452
30
NL
.477
.422
.413
.448
Top Players
2014 Season
Pos Player Tm
WAR
C
MIL
6.3
1B
BAL
5.7
2B
SEA
6.1
3B
OAK
7.3
SS
SLN
5.9
LF
CLE
6.3
CF
LAA
7.8
RF
ATL
6.4
DH
DET
4.8
     
SP
LAN
8.0
SP
SEA
6.8
SP
CHA
6.4
SP
CLE
6.3
SP
CIN
6.0
RP
KCA
3.7
RP
NYA
3.6
RP
SLN
2.7
RP
TBA
2.7
RP
PHI
2.7
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

 
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Today's Birthdays
All-Time (Top 5)
Player
Pos
Born
Age
WAR
1B
1937
77
50.1
SP
1980
34
33.0
3B
1850
(1907)
32.1
RP
1960
54
24.2
RF
1882
(1949)
23.7
Active (Top 3)
Player
Pos
Born
Age
WAR
SP
1980
34
33.0
RP
1981
33
7.5
RP
1982
32
6.0
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com





Walks per Strikeout
Above Average
2014 Season
# Player
Pos
Age
Tm
BB/K
1
RF
33.7
TOR
59.6
2
1B
28.2
CLE
57.8
3
3B
28.6
SLN
48.6
4
DH
35.5
DET
45.8
5
2B
33.1
TBA
41.1
6
2B
27.1
MIN
39.0
7
1B
34.7
WAS
37.2
8
DH
38.6
BOS
36.7
9
CF
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OAK
35.4
10
RF
35.1
WAS
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Homeruns Avoided
Above Average
2014 Season
# Player Th Age Tm
HR
1
L
25.4
CHA
12.4
2
R
27.1
SLN
10.5
3
R
26.1
LAA
10.2
4
R
32.8
SLN
10.0
5
R
24.1
MULT
9.0
6
R
28.3
CHN
8.9
7
R
30.3
DET
8.8
8
L
26.5
HOU
8.3
9
R
28.2
CLE
7.8
10
L
26.3
LAN
7.5

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

The transaction and player splits data used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by Retrosheet.
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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James