Progressive Leaders & Records for Wins Above Replacement

Table
Year Career WAR   Single-Season WAR   ActiveWAR   Yearly WAR
1871 George Zettlein 4.5 George Zettlein 4.5 George Zettlein 4.5 George Zettlein 4.5
1872 Al Spalding+ 15.4 Al Spalding+ 12.1 Al Spalding+ 15.4 Al Spalding+ 12.1
1873 Al Spalding+ 24.3 Al Spalding+ 12.1 Al Spalding+ 24.3 Bobby Mathews 9.6
1874 Al Spalding+ 34.8 Bobby Mathews 13.6 Al Spalding+ 34.8 Bobby Mathews 13.6
1875 Al Spalding+ 48.9 Al Spalding+ 14.2 Al Spalding+ 48.9 Al Spalding+ 14.2

1876 Al Spalding+ 58.9 Jim Devlin 18.6 Al Spalding+ 58.9 Jim Devlin 18.6
1877 Al Spalding+ 59.0 Jim Devlin 18.6 Al Spalding+ 59.0 Jim Devlin 13.6
1878 Al Spalding+ 59.0 Jim Devlin 18.6 Al Spalding+ 59.0 Tommy Bond 13.3
1879 Tommy Bond 61.6 Jim Devlin 18.6 Tommy Bond 61.6 Tommy Bond 14.4
1880 Tommy Bond 62.7 Jim Devlin 18.6 Tommy Bond 62.7 Jim McCormick 10.7
1881 Tommy Bond 62.7 Jim Devlin 18.6 Tommy Bond 62.7 Jim Whitney 8.7
1882 Tommy Bond 62.0 Jim Devlin 18.6 Tommy Bond 62.0 Will White 11.1
1883 Tommy Bond 62.0 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Jim McCormick 48.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1
1884 Jim McCormick 63.3 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Jim McCormick 63.3 Old Hoss Radbourn+ 19.3
1885 Jim McCormick 65.9 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Jim McCormick 65.9 John Clarkson+ 13.0
1886 Jim McCormick 73.0 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Jim McCormick 73.0 Toad Ramsey 12.5
1887 Jim McCormick 75.8 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Jim McCormick 75.8 John Clarkson+ 15.1
1888 Jim McCormick 75.8 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Tim Keefe+ 74.3 Silver King 15.8
1889 Tim Keefe+ 77.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Tim Keefe+ 77.7 John Clarkson+ 16.2
1890 Tim Keefe+ 82.1 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Tim Keefe+ 82.1 Kid Nichols+ 13.2
1891 Tim Keefe+ 80.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Tim Keefe+ 80.7 Bill Hutchinson 9.9
1892 Tim Keefe+ 85.6 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Tim Keefe+ 85.6 Cy Young+ 13.1
1893 Tim Keefe+ 86.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Tim Keefe+ 86.7 Amos Rusie+ 11.8
1894 Cap Anson+ 88.6 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Cap Anson+ 88.6 Amos Rusie+ 14.3
1895 Cap Anson+ 90.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Cap Anson+ 90.7 Cy Young+ 11.6
1896 Cap Anson+ 92.8 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Cap Anson+ 92.8 Cy Young+ 10.7
1897 Cap Anson+ 93.8 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Cap Anson+ 93.8 Kid Nichols+ 11.3
1898 Cap Anson+ 93.8 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Kid Nichols+ 90.0 Kid Nichols+ 11.1
1899 Kid Nichols+ 97.0 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Kid Nichols+ 97.0 Vic Willis+ 10.2
1900 Kid Nichols+ 101.4 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Kid Nichols+ 101.4 Cy Young+ 7.3
1901 Kid Nichols+ 108.6 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Kid Nichols+ 108.6 Cy Young+ 12.6
1902 Cy Young+ 116.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Cy Young+ 116.7 Rube Waddell+ 10.3
1903 Cy Young+ 125.3 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Cy Young+ 125.3 Joe McGinnity+ 11.3
1904 Cy Young+ 135.1 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Cy Young+ 135.1 Jack Chesbro+ 11.0
1905 Cy Young+ 142.8 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Cy Young+ 142.8 Honus Wagner+ 10.2
1906 Cy Young+ 144.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Cy Young+ 144.7 Nap Lajoie+ 10.0
1907 Cy Young+ 152.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Cy Young+ 152.5 Honus Wagner+ 9.0
1908 Cy Young+ 162.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Cy Young+ 162.5 Honus Wagner+ 11.5
1909 Cy Young+ 165.8 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Cy Young+ 165.8 Christy Mathewson+ 10.2
1910 Cy Young+ 168.2 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Cy Young+ 168.2 Russ Ford 11.5
1911 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Cy Young+ 168.5 Ty Cobb+ 10.7
1912 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Honus Wagner+ 116.3 Walter Johnson+ 14.6
1913 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Honus Wagner+ 119.3 Walter Johnson+ 16.0
1914 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Honus Wagner+ 122.9 Walter Johnson+ 13.0
1915 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Honus Wagner+ 128.5 Walter Johnson+ 12.1
1916 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Honus Wagner+ 131.0 Pete Alexander+ 11.7
1917 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Honus Wagner+ 131.0 Eddie Cicotte 11.5
1918 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Walter Johnson+ 118.0 Walter Johnson+ 11.6
1919 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Walter Johnson+ 128.8 Walter Johnson+ 10.8
1920 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Walter Johnson+ 131.8 Pete Alexander+ 12.8
1921 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Walter Johnson+ 137.1 Babe Ruth+ 12.6
1922 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Walter Johnson+ 142.6 Rogers Hornsby+ 10.0
1923 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Walter Johnson+ 147.2 Babe Ruth+ 14.1
1924 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Walter Johnson+ 154.6 Rogers Hornsby+ 12.1
1925 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Walter Johnson+ 161.5 Rogers Hornsby+ 10.2
1926 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Walter Johnson+ 165.3 Babe Ruth+ 11.5
1927 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Walter Johnson+ 165.6 Babe Ruth+ 12.4
1928 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Ty Cobb+ 151.1 Babe Ruth+ 10.1
1929 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Babe Ruth+ 142.9 Rogers Hornsby+ 10.4
1930 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Babe Ruth+ 153.4 Babe Ruth+ 10.5
1931 Cy Young+ 168.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Babe Ruth+ 163.7 Babe Ruth+ 10.3
1932 Babe Ruth+ 172.0 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Babe Ruth+ 172.0 Jimmie Foxx+ 10.5
1933 Babe Ruth+ 178.4 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Babe Ruth+ 178.4 Jimmie Foxx+ 9.2
1934 Babe Ruth+ 183.5 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Babe Ruth+ 183.5 Lou Gehrig+ 10.4
1935 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Wes Ferrell 11.0
1936 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Rogers Hornsby+ 126.8 Lefty Grove+ 10.5
1937 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Rogers Hornsby+ 127.0 Lefty Gomez+ 9.2
1938 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Lou Gehrig+ 112.6 Mel Ott+ 8.9
1939 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Lou Gehrig+ 112.4 Bob Feller+ 9.8
1940 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Lefty Grove+ 103.9 Bob Feller+ 9.8
1941 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Lefty Grove+ 103.6 Ted Williams+ 10.6
1942 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Mel Ott+ 96.2 Ted Williams+ 10.6
1943 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Mel Ott+ 99.0 Stan Musial+ 9.4
1944 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Mel Ott+ 104.3 Dizzy Trout 11.1
1945 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Mel Ott+ 108.8 Hal Newhouser+ 12.0
1946 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Mel Ott+ 107.9 Ted Williams+ 10.9
1947 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Mel Ott+ 107.8 Ted Williams+ 9.9
1948 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Arky Vaughan+ 72.9 Stan Musial+ 11.1
1949 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Luke Appling+ 74.4 Jackie Robinson+ 9.6
1950 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Ted Williams+ 76.5 Ned Garver 8.2
1951 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Ted Williams+ 83.8 Jackie Robinson+ 9.7
1952 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Ted Williams+ 84.0 Bobby Shantz 9.6
1953 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Stan Musial+ 89.7 Al Rosen 10.1
1954 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Stan Musial+ 96.6 Willie Mays+ 10.6
1955 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Stan Musial+ 102.7 Mickey Mantle+ 9.5
1956 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Stan Musial+ 108.2 Mickey Mantle+ 11.2
1957 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Ted Williams+ 116.4 Mickey Mantle+ 11.3
1958 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Ted Williams+ 120.4 Willie Mays+ 10.2
1959 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Ted Williams+ 120.1 Ernie Banks+ 10.2
1960 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Ted Williams+ 123.2 Willie Mays+ 9.5
1961 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Stan Musial+ 123.2 Mickey Mantle+ 10.5
1962 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Stan Musial+ 126.8 Willie Mays+ 10.5
1963 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Stan Musial+ 128.1 Willie Mays+ 10.6
1964 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Willie Mays+ 109.1 Willie Mays+ 11.0
1965 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Willie Mays+ 120.3 Willie Mays+ 11.2
1966 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Willie Mays+ 129.2 Sandy Koufax+ 9.8
1967 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Willie Mays+ 133.6 Carl Yastrzemski+ 12.4
1968 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Willie Mays+ 139.8 Bob Gibson+ 11.9
1969 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Willie Mays+ 142.9 Bob Gibson+ 11.3
1970 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Willie Mays+ 148.1 Bob Gibson+ 10.1
1971 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Willie Mays+ 154.4 Fergie Jenkins+ 12.0
1972 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Willie Mays+ 156.2 Steve Carlton+ 12.5
1973 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Willie Mays+ 156.2 Tom Seaver+ 11.0
1974 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Hank Aaron+ 142.1 Mike Schmidt+ 9.7
1975 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Hank Aaron+ 142.2 Joe Morgan+ 11.0
1976 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Hank Aaron+ 142.6 Mark Fidrych 9.6
1977 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Carl Yastrzemski+ 89.4 Rod Carew+ 9.7
1978 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Carl Yastrzemski+ 91.4 Phil Niekro+ 10.4
1979 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Carl Yastrzemski+ 93.7 Fred Lynn 8.8
1980 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Carl Yastrzemski+ 94.5 Steve Carlton+ 10.2
1981 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Tom Seaver+ 97.0 Mike Schmidt+ 7.7
1982 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Carl Yastrzemski+ 96.3 Robin Yount+ 10.5
1983 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Tom Seaver+ 98.8 Cal Ripken+ 8.2
1984 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Tom Seaver+ 102.9 Cal Ripken+ 10.0
1985 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Tom Seaver+ 107.9 Dwight Gooden 13.3
1986 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Tom Seaver+ 110.5 Teddy Higuera 9.4
1987 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Mike Schmidt+ 105.1 Roger Clemens 9.5
1988 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Mike Schmidt+ 106.9 Wade Boggs+ 8.3
1989 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Mike Schmidt+ 106.5 Bret Saberhagen 9.7
1990 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Bert Blyleven+ 95.1 Roger Clemens 10.6
1991 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 George Brett+ 88.1 Cal Ripken+ 11.5
1992 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Bert Blyleven+ 95.3 Greg Maddux+ 9.4
1993 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Rickey Henderson+ 95.0 Jose Rijo 10.2
1994 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Rickey Henderson+ 98.6 Greg Maddux+ 8.7
1995 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Rickey Henderson+ 101.4 Greg Maddux+ 9.6
1996 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Rickey Henderson+ 103.3 Ken Griffey+ 9.7
1997 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Rickey Henderson+ 104.9 Roger Clemens 12.2
1998 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Rickey Henderson+ 107.2 Kevin Brown 9.1
1999 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Rickey Henderson+ 109.0 Pedro Martinez+ 9.7
2000 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Barry Bonds 111.1 Pedro Martinez+ 11.7
2001 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Barry Bonds 122.9 Barry Bonds 11.9
2002 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Barry Bonds 134.7 Barry Bonds 11.8
2003 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Barry Bonds 143.9 Barry Bonds 9.2
2004 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Barry Bonds 154.5 Barry Bonds 10.6
2005 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Barry Bonds 155.1 Alex Rodriguez 9.4
2006 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Barry Bonds 159.1 Albert Pujols 8.5
2007 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Barry Bonds 162.4 Alex Rodriguez 9.4
2008 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Greg Maddux+ 106.9 Albert Pujols 9.2
2009 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Alex Rodriguez 105.2 Zack Greinke 10.4
2010 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Alex Rodriguez 109.4 Josh Hamilton 8.7
2011 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Alex Rodriguez 113.3 Cliff Lee 9.2
2012 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Alex Rodriguez 115.5 Mike Trout 10.8
2013 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Alex Rodriguez 115.8 Mike Trout 9.3
2014 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Albert Pujols 96.6 Clayton Kershaw 8.0
2015 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Alex Rodriguez 118.9 Bryce Harper 9.9
2016 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Alex Rodriguez 117.7 Mike Trout 10.5
2017 Babe Ruth+ 183.7 Tim Keefe+ 20.1 Albert Pujols 99.4 Jose Altuve 8.3
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