• Retired Non HOF’ers With BB>=1000, H>=2000 & PA<=9,999

    Posted by on February 16th, 2013 · Comments (2)

    This is a select group of players:

    Rk Player WAR/pos BB H PA From To Age G R 2B HR RBI SB BA OBP SLG Pos
    1 Jeff Bagwell 76.7 1401 2314 9431 1991 2005 23-37 2150 1517 488 449 1529 202 .297 .408 .540 *3/D9
    2 Lou Whitaker 71.4 1197 2369 9967 1977 1995 20-38 2390 1386 420 244 1084 143 .276 .363 .426 *4/D
    3 Edgar Martinez 64.4 1283 2247 8674 1987 2004 24-41 2055 1219 514 309 1261 49 .312 .418 .515 *D5/3
    4 Willie Randolph 63.0 1243 2210 9461 1975 1992 20-37 2202 1239 316 54 687 271 .276 .373 .351 *4/D5
    5 Keith Hernandez 57.1 1070 2182 8553 1974 1990 20-36 2088 1124 426 162 1071 98 .296 .384 .436 *3/79
    6 John Olerud 53.7 1275 2239 9063 1989 2005 20-36 2234 1139 500 255 1230 11 .295 .398 .465 *3D
    7 Bob Johnson 52.8 1075 2051 8050 1933 1945 27-39 1863 1239 396 288 1283 96 .296 .393 .506 *78/3495
    8 Stan Hack 50.7 1092 2193 8508 1932 1947 22-37 1938 1239 363 57 642 165 .301 .394 .397 *5/3
    9 Tony Phillips 48.2 1319 2023 9110 1982 1999 23-40 2161 1300 360 160 819 177 .266 .374 .389 47569D/83
    10 Brian Downing 47.8 1197 2099 9309 1973 1992 22-41 2344 1188 360 275 1073 50 .267 .370 .425 D72/954
    11 Brett Butler 47.0 1129 2375 9545 1981 1997 24-40 2213 1359 277 54 578 558 .290 .377 .376 *87/9D
    12 Bernie Williams 45.9 1069 2336 9053 1991 2006 22-37 2076 1366 449 287 1257 147 .297 .381 .477 *8D/97
    13 Mark Grace 43.0 1075 2445 9290 1988 2003 24-39 2245 1179 511 173 1146 70 .303 .383 .442 *3/1D
    14 Carlos Delgado 40.4 1109 2038 8657 1993 2009 21-37 2035 1241 483 473 1512 14 .280 .383 .546 *3D/72
    15 Ken Singleton 38.6 1263 2029 8559 1970 1984 23-37 2082 985 317 246 1065 21 .282 .388 .436 *9D7/8
    16 Chili Davis 34.2 1194 2380 9997 1981 1999 21-39 2436 1240 424 350 1372 142 .274 .360 .451 D897/31
    Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
    Generated 2/16/2013.

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    Which of these players will ever get into Cooperstown?  Which ones should?

    Comments on Retired Non HOF’ers With BB>=1000, H>=2000 & PA<=9,999

    1. Evan3457
      February 16th, 2013 | 10:43 pm

      The top two are clear Hall of Famers. #3 and #4 are marginal, and maybe a veterans’ committee lets them in. The rest are in the Hall of Really, Really Good players.

    2. Corey
      February 17th, 2013 | 12:35 pm

      I think Edgar Martinez will get in one day (as he should, IMO), it’ll just take a long time.

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