2002 Season
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2002 National League Silver Sluggers

Catcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Mike Piazza
NYN
C
33.8
4.1
16.1
8.0
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Mike Piazza
NYN
C
33.8
4.1
16.1
8.0
2 Mike Lieberthal
PHI
C
30.5
3.2
10.9
2.9
3 Paul Lo Duca
LAN
C
30.2
2.9
13.0
3.5
4 Benito Santiago
SFN
C
37.3
2.6
9.0
1.2
5 Jason Kendall
PIT
C
28.0
2.0
9.6
0.5
First Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Todd Helton
COL
1B
28.9
5.0
27.3
17.3
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Ryan Klesko
SDN
1B
31.1
5.3
27.9
18.5
2 Todd Helton
COL
1B
28.9
5.0
27.3
17.3
3 Jeff Bagwell
HOU
1B
34.1
3.9
21.4
11.0
4 Derrek Lee
FLO
1B
26.8
3.5
21.3
10.9
5 Richie Sexson
MIL
1B
27.5
3.0
16.1
6.3
Second Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Jeff Kent
SFN
2B
34.3
6.7
24.3
14.1
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Jeff Kent
SFN
2B
34.3
6.7
24.3
14.1
2 Jose Vidro
MON
2B
27.8
4.9
19.6
9.3
3 Junior Spivey
ARI
2B
27.4
4.3
19.3
9.9
4 Mark Bellhorn
CHN
2B
27.9
4.1
15.1
7.1
5 Luis Castillo
FLO
2B
26.8
2.9
14.6
4.5
Third Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Scott Rolen
MULT
3B
27.2
4.9
18.1
8.1
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Scott Rolen
MULT
3B
27.2
4.9
18.1
8.1
2 Edgardo Alfonzo
NYN
3B
28.6
4.2
19.4
11.0
3 Mike Lowell
FLO
3B
28.4
3.1
17.1
6.9
4 Aaron Boone
CIN
3B
29.3
2.4
12.4
2.0
5 David Bell
SFN
3B
29.8
2.3
11.5
2.1
Shortstop
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Edgar Renteria
SLN
SS
26.9
3.7
16.8
7.6
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Edgar Renteria
SLN
SS
26.9
3.7
16.8
7.6
2 Jose Hernandez
MIL
SS
33.0
3.4
12.0
3.2
3 Alex Cora
LAN
SS
26.7
2.6
9.5
5.1
4 Jimmy Rollins
PHI
SS
23.6
2.0
7.8
-2.8
5 Andy Fox
FLO
SS
31.5
1.8
7.3
-0.3
Outfield
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Barry Bonds
SFN
LF
37.9
11.8
45.7
36.5
Vladimir Guerrero
MON
RF
27.4
6.7
27.6
16.9
Sammy Sosa
CHN
RF
33.6
6.6
24.5
14.5
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Barry Bonds
SFN
LF
37.9
11.8
45.7
36.5
2 Brian Giles
PIT
LF
31.4
6.8
30.1
20.4
3 Vladimir Guerrero
MON
RF
27.4
6.7
27.6
16.9
4 Sammy Sosa
CHN
RF
33.6
6.6
24.5
14.5
5 Lance Berkman
HOU
CF
26.4
6.0
25.2
14.8
6 Albert Pujols
SLN
LF
22.5
5.9
27.8
17.6
7 Jim Edmonds
SLN
CF
32.0
5.8
26.4
17.7
8 Bobby Abreu
PHI
RF
28.3
5.6
24.8
14.5
9 Shawn Green
LAN
RF
29.6
5.5
27.3
17.0
10 Chipper Jones
ATL
LF
30.2
5.4
26.7
16.7
11 Larry Walker
COL
RF
35.6
5.1
23.4
15.1
12 Pat Burrell
PHI
LF
25.7
4.6
22.0
11.7
13 Andruw Jones
ATL
CF
25.2
4.6
19.9
9.9
14 Gary Sheffield
ATL
RF
33.6
4.4
20.7
12.0
15 Mark Kotsay
SDN
CF
26.6
4.3
20.2
10.4
Pitcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Mike Hampton
COL
SP
29.8
1.0
1.8
1.7
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Russ Ortiz
SFN
SP
28.1
1.1
1.0
0.9
2 Mike Hampton
COL
SP
29.8
1.0
1.8
1.7
3 Glendon Rusch
MIL
SP
27.7
0.8
0.3
0.2
4 Jason Jennings*
COL
SP
24.0
0.7
1.1
1.0
5 Jason Simontacchi*
SLN
SP
28.6
0.5
0.0
-0.1
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
*Rookie

2002 American League Silver Sluggers

Catcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Jorge Posada
NYA
C
30.9
4.5
14.7
6.4
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Jorge Posada
NYA
C
30.9
4.5
14.7
6.4
2 Ivan Rodriguez
TEX
C
30.6
3.3
10.7
4.7
3 A.J. Pierzynski
MIN
C
25.5
2.5
9.0
2.5
4 Jason Varitek
BOS
C
30.2
1.7
6.9
-0.2
5 Dan Wilson
SEA
C
33.3
1.2
6.8
1.4
First Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Jason Giambi
NYA
1B
31.5
7.0
31.4
21.9
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Jim Thome
CLE
1B
31.8
8.2
35.3
26.9
2 Jason Giambi
NYA
1B
31.5
7.0
31.4
21.9
3 John Olerud
SEA
1B
33.9
4.9
23.1
13.9
4 Mike Sweeney
KCA
1B
28.9
4.5
17.4
9.9
5 Carlos Delgado
TOR
1B
30.0
4.5
23.6
14.9
Second Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Alfonso Soriano
NYA
2B
26.5
6.1
24.4
14.2
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Alfonso Soriano
NYA
2B
26.5
6.1
24.4
14.2
2 Ray Durham
MULT
2B
30.6
4.6
17.0
8.0
3 Bret Boone
SEA
2B
33.2
4.1
17.2
8.0
4 Adam Kennedy
ANA
2B
26.5
3.5
13.0
6.0
5 Jerry Hairston
BAL
2B
26.1
2.3
7.0
0.5
Third Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Eric Chavez
OAK
3B
24.6
4.4
19.8
10.9
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Eric Hinske*
TOR
3B
24.9
4.6
18.4
9.5
2 Eric Chavez
OAK
3B
24.6
4.4
19.8
10.9
3 Troy Glaus
ANA
3B
25.9
3.6
15.8
6.6
4 Shea Hillenbrand
BOS
3B
26.9
3.6
12.9
3.6
5 Robin Ventura
NYA
3B
35.0
3.4
14.2
6.4
Shortstop
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Alex Rodriguez
TEX
SS
26.9
8.7
25.5
15.5
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Alex Rodriguez
TEX
SS
26.9
8.7
25.5
15.5
2 Miguel Tejada
OAK
SS
28.1
6.2
21.3
11.4
3 Derek Jeter
NYA
SS
28.0
5.5
19.5
9.5
4 Nomar Garciaparra
BOS
SS
28.9
5.2
19.1
9.6
5 David Eckstein
ANA
SS
27.4
4.3
14.3
4.7
Outfield
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Garret Anderson
ANA
LF
30.0
3.9
20.2
10.8
Magglio Ordonez
CHA
RF
28.4
6.1
23.8
14.8
Bernie Williams
NYA
CF
33.8
6.7
24.8
15.2
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Bernie Williams
NYA
CF
33.8
6.7
24.8
15.2
2 Magglio Ordonez
CHA
RF
28.4
6.1
23.8
14.8
3 Manny Ramirez
BOS
LF
30.1
6.0
24.2
17.1
4 Randy Winn
TBA
CF
28.1
5.2
18.3
9.0
5 Carlos Beltran
KCA
CF
25.2
4.9
15.5
5.6
6 Johnny Damon
BOS
CF
28.7
4.5
17.1
7.5
7 Torii Hunter
MIN
CF
27.0
4.0
16.6
8.3
8 Tim Salmon
ANA
RF
33.9
4.0
18.4
10.6
9 Jacque Jones
MIN
LF
27.2
4.0
17.6
9.0
10 Mike Cameron
SEA
CF
29.5
4.0
15.5
6.7
11 Garret Anderson
ANA
LF
30.0
3.9
20.2
10.8
12 Ichiro Suzuki
SEA
RF
28.7
3.7
21.2
11.2
13 Shannon Stewart
TOR
LF
28.4
3.2
16.5
7.7
14 Carlos Lee
CHA
LF
26.0
2.8
15.1
7.2
15 Bobby Kielty*
MIN
RF
25.9
2.6
12.2
7.4
Designated Hitter
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Manny Ramirez
BOS
LF
30.1
6.0
24.2
17.1
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Ellis Burks
CLE
DH
37.8
4.0
20.1
12.3
2 Aubrey Huff
TBA
DH
25.5
3.4
14.6
7.8
3 Brad Fullmer
ANA
DH
27.5
2.9
15.5
8.9
4 Edgar Martinez
SEA
DH
39.5
2.6
14.2
8.6
5 Frank Thomas
CHA
DH
34.1
1.8
15.9
7.2
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
*Rookie

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