Power Rankings
Explanation
#
Tm
Lg
1
AL
.537
.613
.617
.576
2
AL
.527
.619
.617
.573
3
AL
.538
.590
.625
.570
4
NL
.537
.562
.659
.566
5
NL
.522
.570
.602
.551
6
AL
.544
.530
.537
.538
7
NL
.521
.548
.518
.529
8
AL
.505
.564
.534
.529
9
NL
.509
.498
.628
.525
10
NL
.487
.563
.547
.522
11
AL
.559
.501
.443
.520
12
NL
.494
.538
.555
.519
13
AL
.507
.522
.539
.518
14
NL
.512
.496
.566
.516
15
NL
.472
.513
.540
.497
16
AL
.520
.475
.463
.495
17
AL
.496
.484
.434
.482
18
AL
.505
.482
.403
.480
19
NL
.507
.461
.417
.477
20
AL
.471
.476
.486
.475
21
AL
.479
.465
.461
.471
22
NL
.488
.469
.413
.469
23
NL
.497
.472
.379
.469
24
NL
.502
.454
.398
.469
25
NL
.469
.480
.436
.467
26
AL
.479
.451
.457
.466
27
AL
.478
.426
.501
.464
28
NL
.457
.447
.447
.452
29
NL
.458
.425
.421
.441
30
AL
.451
.428
.400
.435
Top Players
2014 Season
Pos Player Tm
WAR
C
MIL
5.4
1B
ARI
4.4
2B
SEA
5.3
3B
OAK
6.2
SS
COL
5.6
LF
KCA
5.1
CF
LAA
6.2
RF
MIA
6.1
DH
BAL
3.0
     
SP
LAN
6.4
SP
SEA
6.1
SP
CLE
5.7
SP
CIN
5.6
SP
DET
5.6
RP
KCA
3.1
RP
NYA
2.9
RP
BAL
2.7
RP
BOS
2.7
RP
SLN
2.6
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

 
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Today's Birthdays
All-Time (Top 5)
Player
Pos
Born
Age
WAR
SP
1916
(1989)
46.6
SP
1973
41
24.3
2B
1970
44
22.4
CF
1882
(1949)
20.6
RP
1966
48
19.6
Active (Top 3)
Player
Pos
Born
Age
WAR
CF
1984
30
13.2
RP
1989
25
1.8
LF
1987
27
1.6
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
52.0
2
1B
28.2
CLE
48.8
3
2B
33.1
TBA
35.6
4
3B
28.6
SLN
35.4
5
CF
27.7
PIT
35.1
6
DH
35.5
DET
34.1
7
CF
34.7
OAK
33.7
8
DH
38.6
BOS
32.5
9
1B
34.7
WAS
32.5
10
LF
34.5
SLN
30.7

Strikeouts
Above Average
2014 Season
# Player Th Age Tm
SO
1
R
29.9
DET
70.4
2
L
26.3
LAN
67.7
3
R
27.9
TEX
67.3
4
L
28.8
MULT
62.8
5
R
25.9
WAS
62.2
6
R
28.2
SEA
59.7
7
R
28.2
CLE
58.8
8
L
25.3
CHA
57.8
9
R
26.1
NYA
51.0
10
R
28.4
CIN
45.0

 
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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.
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