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Career Leaders & Records for Defensive WAR

Photo of Ozzie Smith+ Photo of Mark Belanger Photo of Brooks Robinson+ Photo of Cal Ripken+ Photo of Joe Tinker+ Photo of Luis Aparicio+ Photo of Rabbit Maranville+ Photo of Ivan Rodriguez Photo of Bobby Wallace+ Photo of Bill Dahlen Photo of Omar Vizquel Photo of Art Fletcher Photo of Pee Wee Reese+ Photo of <strong>Adrian Beltre</strong> Photo of Gary Carter+ Photo of Bob Boone Photo of Marty Marion Photo of Roger Peckinpaugh Photo of Jim Sundberg Photo of Andruw Jones

+ - Indicates Hall of Famer. Bold indicates active player.

Statistic Description: Defensive Wins Above Replacement for position players A defensive measure of wins above replacement, but given only the defensive stats of the player and his position adjustment. For this calculation, we use a replacement level on defense is the league average. Based on Baseball Info Solutions defensive runs saved from 2003 on and total zone rating developed by Sean Smith of BaseballProjection.com previously

This statistic is computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these lists.


Note that seasons prior to 1876 are not included in single-season marks, but are included in career marks.