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2001 Most Common Starters

  • Players listed have the most games at that position
  • (WAR)
2001 Most Common Starters
Rk Tm C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF DH
1ANA (75-87, 20.29 oWAR)B.Molina (0.63)S.Spiezio (2.10)A.Kennedy (1.55)T.Glaus (5.22)D.Eckstein (4.23)G.Anderson (2.71)D.Erstad (2.94)T.Salmon (1.18)O.Palmeiro (-0.52)
2ARI (92-70, 21.39 oWAR)D.Miller (1.53)M.Grace (2.43)J.Bell (0.39)M.Williams (1.05)T.Womack (1.39)L.Gonzalez (7.94)S.Finley (0.91)R.Sanders (3.26)E.Durazo (1.15)
3ATL (88-74, 16.85 oWAR)J.Lopez (1.48)W.Helms (-0.46)Q.Veras (0.91)C.Jones (5.91)R.Furcal (0.21)B.Surhoff (0.62)A.Jones (4.92)B.Jordan (4.36)M.DeRosa (0.93)
4BAL (63-98, 12.57 oWAR)B.Fordyce (-0.56)J.Conine (2.88)J.Hairston (0.80)C.Ripken (-0.64)M.Bordick (0.65)B.Anderson (-0.30)M.Mora (2.46)C.Richard (2.05)T.Batista (2.21)
5BOS (82-79, 15.51 oWAR)S.Hatteberg (-1.16)B.Daubach (2.10)J.Offerman (1.48)S.Hillenbrand (0.42)M.Lansing (0.13)M.Ramirez (5.23)C.Everett (1.06)T.Nixon (3.75)D.Bichette (0.48)
6CHC (88-74, 21.58 oWAR)J.Girardi (0.94)M.Stairs (1.47)E.Young (1.23)R.Coomer (-0.68)R.Gutierrez (2.31)R.White (2.11)G.Matthews (0.19)S.Sosa (10.28)R.Brown (0.25)
7CHW (83-79, 21.24 oWAR)S.Alomar (0.22)P.Konerko (2.31)R.Durham (4.28)H.Perry (0.40)R.Clayton (1.57)C.Lee (1.50)C.Singleton (2.21)M.Ordonez (3.39)J.Canseco (0.75)
8CIN (66-96, 7.24 oWAR)J.LaRue (1.01)S.Casey (0.99)T.Walker (-0.01)A.Boone (1.67)P.Reese (-0.19)D.Young (0.95)K.Griffey (1.94)A.Ochoa (0.96)D.Sanders (-0.99)
9CLE (91-71, 25.89 oWAR)E.Diaz (2.83)J.Thome (5.58)R.Alomar (7.31)T.Fryman (-1.06)O.Vizquel (-0.15)M.Cordova (2.60)K.Lofton (1.90)J.Gonzalez (4.44)E.Burks (3.00)
10COL (73-89, 27.99 oWAR)B.Petrick (-0.12)T.Helton (7.76)T.Walker (1.40)J.Cirillo (4.46)N.Perez (1.35)R.Gant (0.38)J.Pierre (3.08)L.Walker (7.82)G.Norton (-0.35)
11DET (66-96, 17.51 oWAR)B.Inge (-0.29)T.Clark (1.70)D.Easley (2.72)J.Macias (2.99)D.Cruz (-0.25)B.Higginson (3.39)R.Cedeno (0.76)J.Encarnacion (-0.37)D.Palmer (0.52)
12FLA (76-86, 18.69 oWAR)C.Johnson (2.45)D.Lee (2.07)L.Castillo (1.47)M.Lowell (2.75)A.Gonzalez (-0.08)C.Floyd (6.61)P.Wilson (2.79)E.Owens (-0.87)K.Millar (2.82)
13HOU (93-69, 20.88 oWAR)B.Ausmus (0.03)J.Bagwell (5.83)C.Biggio (3.25)V.Castilla (1.63)J.Lugo (1.31)L.Berkman (6.51)R.Hidalgo (1.93)M.Alou (2.95)D.Ward (-0.34)
14KCR (65-97, 16.79 oWAR)H.Ortiz (0.07)M.Sweeney (4.56)C.Febles (-0.04)J.Randa (1.19)R.Sanchez (3.41)D.Brown (-0.41)C.Beltran (6.46)J.Dye (0.77)R.Ibanez (1.08)
15LAD (86-76, 17.41 oWAR)P.Lo Duca (4.63)E.Karros (-1.08)M.Grudzielanek (1.53)A.Beltre (0.83)A.Cora (-0.45)G.Sheffield (4.40)M.Grissom (-1.05)S.Green (6.98)D.Hansen (0.27)
16MIL (68-94, 14.01 oWAR)H.Blanco (-0.02)R.Sexson (2.77)R.Belliard (3.53)T.Houston (1.16)J.Hernandez (1.85)G.Jenkins (1.29)D.White (0.82)J.Burnitz (2.69)M.Loretta (0.47)
17MIN (85-77, 25.91 oWAR)A.Pierzynski (1.84)D.Mientkiewicz (2.77)L.Rivas (-0.01)C.Koskie (6.29)C.Guzman (4.76)J.Jones (1.33)T.Hunter (4.74)M.Lawton (2.24)D.Ortiz (0.34)
18MON (68-94, 0.40 oWAR)M.Barrett (-1.17)L.Stevens (-0.60)J.Vidro (2.25)G.Blum (-1.06)O.Cabrera (3.56)M.Smith (-0.06)P.Bergeron (-1.94)V.Guerrero (4.92)R.Ducey (0.13)
19NYM (82-80, 10.85 oWAR)M.Piazza (4.46)T.Zeile (0.79)E.Alfonzo (1.56)R.Ventura (2.53)R.Ordonez (-0.09)B.Agbayani (-0.87)J.Payton (0.15)T.Perez (0.02)M.Johnson (0.29)
20NYY (95-65, 18.26 oWAR)J.Posada (2.97)T.Martinez (2.26)A.Soriano (-0.02)S.Brosius (2.09)D.Jeter (5.19)C.Knoblauch (0.95)B.Williams (5.24)P.O'Neill (0.52)D.Justice (0.47)
21OAK (102-60, 29.35 oWAR)R.Hernandez (2.26)J.Giambi (9.15)F.Menechino (3.31)E.Chavez (6.05)M.Tejada (4.17)J.Damon (2.42)T.Long (2.00)J.Dye (1.82)J.Giambi (0.96)
22PHI (86-76, 22.04 oWAR)J.Estrada (-0.84)T.Lee (1.07)M.Anderson (2.91)S.Rolen (5.57)J.Rollins (2.40)P.Burrell (1.05)D.Glanville (2.13)B.Abreu (5.19)E.Valent (-0.11)
23PIT (62-100, 3.75 oWAR)J.Kendall (0.13)K.Young (-0.60)P.Meares (-1.71)A.Ramirez (4.13)J.Wilson (0.10)B.Giles (5.34)E.Brown (0.24)J.Vander Wal (-0.04)C.Wilson (1.08)
24SDP (79-83, 18.55 oWAR)B.Davis (1.27)R.Klesko (4.63)D.Jackson (0.69)P.Nevin (5.84)D.Jimenez (0.84)R.Henderson (0.49)M.Kotsay (3.47)B.Trammell (2.18)D.Magadan (-0.45)
25SEA (116-46, 50.33 oWAR)D.Wilson (2.10)J.Olerud (5.22)B.Boone (8.82)D.Bell (3.27)C.Guillen (3.31)A.Martin (1.08)M.Cameron (5.89)I.Suzuki (7.71)E.Martinez (4.81)
26SFG (90-72, 30.04 oWAR)B.Santiago (0.42)J.Snow (0.85)J.Kent (5.20)P.Feliz (-1.38)R.Aurilia (6.73)B.Bonds (11.85)C.Murray (1.50)A.Rios (1.40)F.Crespo (-0.20)
27STL (93-69, 27.64 oWAR)M.Matheny (-0.45)M.McGwire (0.26)F.Vina (2.53)P.Polanco (4.46)E.Renteria (1.48)R.Lankford (0.16)J.Edmonds (5.85)J.Drew (5.52)B.Bonilla (-1.05)
28TBD (62-100, 10.97 oWAR)J.Flaherty (-0.86)S.Cox (0.44)B.Abernathy (1.19)A.Huff (-0.83)F.Martinez (-0.32)J.Tyner (0.85)G.Williams (0.10)B.Grieve (1.35)G.Vaughn (2.08)
29TEX (73-89, 26.29 oWAR)I.Rodriguez (5.03)R.Palmeiro (4.68)M.Young (0.52)M.Lamb (1.29)A.Rodriguez (8.34)F.Catalanotto (4.26)G.Kapler (1.30)R.Ledee (-0.89)R.Sierra (0.97)
30TOR (80-82, 18.11 oWAR)D.Fletcher (-0.01)C.Delgado (4.47)H.Bush (1.19)T.Batista (-0.10)A.Gonzalez (1.95)S.Stewart (3.95)J.Cruz (2.24)R.Mondesi (2.28)B.Fullmer (1.10)