Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Both Trammell & Whitaker are in top 10 in career WAR at their positions

Top 10 in career WAR among guys who played 50%+ games at 2B (from BBRef). Seems like they both should be in the Hall of Fame

Rogers Hornsby 126.9
Eddie Collins 123.9
Nap Lajoie 107.2
Joe Morgan 100.3
Charlie Gehringer 80.8
Lou Whitaker 74.8
Bobby Grich 71
Frankie Frisch 70.1
Ryne Sandberg 67.7
Roberto Alomar 66.7
Now the same thing for SS

Honus Wagner 130.4
Cal Ripken 95.5
George Davis 84.9
Robin Yount 77
Ozzie Smith 76.5
Bill Dahlen 75.3
Luke Appling 74.4
Arky Vaughan 73
Derek Jeter 71.5
Alan Trammell 70.3

1 comment:

William Miller said...

Hopefully, some future Veteran's Committee will see fit to enshrine them together, hopefully while they're still alive. I know Trammell's still on the BBWAA ballot, but I doubt they'll ever get around to enshrining him.