Cal Ripken Jr. headlines Baltimore Orioles all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

Cal Ripken Jr. headlines Baltimore Orioles all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

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Long before Robert Downey Jr. was cast as Iron Man, there was another Junior that earned the moniker: Cal Ripken Jr. The native Marylander played all 21 seasons of his MLB career for the Baltimore Orioles including a league record 2,632 consecutive games.

ORIOLES ALL-TIME ROSTER

Cal Ripken Jr. leads Baltimore Orioles all-time roster by WAR

Ripken’s career wins above replacement (WAR) of 95.5, leads the franchise’s all-time roster by a considerable margin. The team’s other biggest WAR contributions came from third baseman Brooks Robinson (78.4) and pitcher Jim Palmer (68.1), who played on all three Orioles championship teams (1966, 1970 and 1983).

Two players from the team’s erstwhile incarnation as the St. Louis Browns also make the team — outfielder Ken Williams and pitcher Urban Shocker.

UPDATED July 9, 2018

CATCHER: CHRIS HOILES

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Wins Above Replacement: 23.4

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FIRST BASE: EDDIE MURRAY

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Wins Above Replacement: 56.3

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SECOND BASE: BOBBY GRICH

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Wins Above Replacement: 36.0

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THIRD BASE: BROOKS ROBINSON

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Wins Above Replacement: 78.4

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SHORTSTOP: CAL RIPKEN JR.

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Wins Above Replacement: 95.5

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OUTFIELD: KEN WILLIAMS

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Wins Above Replacement: 40.4

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OUTFIELD: PAUL BLAIR

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Wins Above Replacement: 39.7

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OUTFIELD: BOOG POWELL

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Wins Above Replacement: 35.4

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DESIGNATED HITTER: GEORGE SISLER

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Wins Above Replacement: 52.5

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PITCHER: JIM PALMER

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Wins Above Replacement: 68.1

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PITCHER: MIKE MUSSINA

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Wins Above Replacement: 47.6

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PITCHER: URBAN SHOCKER

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Wins Above Replacement: 38.7

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RELIEF PITCHER: STU MILLER

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Wins Above Replacement: 12.1

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2018-07-09T13:40:47+00:00 July 9th, 2018|

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