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Top 100 Giants of All Time

Sunday, March 5, 2017

By the best WAR metric (B-Ref+Davenport) these are the Top 100 Giants (NY and SF) through the 2017 season.

Forever Giants
1. Willie Mays CF 148.15 (1951-72) 
2. Barry Bonds LF 117.9 (1993-07)
3. Mel Ott RF 105.85 (1926-47, full career as a Giant - Pureblood Giant)
4. Christy Mathewson SP 99.8 (1900-16)
5. Carl Hubbell SP 69.3 (1928-43, Pureblood Giant)
6. Willie McCovey 1B 61.05 (1959-73, 77-80)
7. Amos Rusie P 60.25 (1890-98)
8. Juan Marichal SP 60.05 (1960-73)
9. Roger Connor 1B 56.85 (1883-89, 91, 93-4)
10. Bill Terry 1B 49.2 (1923-36, Pureblood Giant)

11. Art Fletcher SS 44.5 (1909-20)
12. Travis Jackson SS 43.45 (1922-36, Pureblood Giant)
13. Mike Tiernan RF 43.2 (1887-99, Pureblood Giant)
14. George Davis SS 42.3 (1893-01, 03)
15. Buster Posey C 42 (2009-)
16. Buck Ewing C 40.95 (1883-89, 91-2)
17. Mickey Welch P 40.85 (1883-92, only a Giant during life of the Giants)
18. Will Clark 1B 39.75 (1986-93)
19. Bobby Bonds RF 36.1 (1968-74)
20. Madison Bumgarner SP 35.7 (2009-)

21. Frankie Frisch 2B 35.6 (1919-26)
22. Jeff Kent 2B 35.35 (1997-02)
23. Gaylord Perry SP 34.85 (1962-71)
24. Larry Doyle 2B 34.8 (1907-16, 18-20)
25. Art Devlin 3B 34.4 (1904-11)
26. Hal Schumacher SP 34.1 (1931-46, Pureblood Giant)
27. Johnny Antonelli SP 33.65 (1954-60) 
28. Orlando Cepeda LF 33.3 (1958-66)
29. George Burns LF 33.25 (1911-21)
30. Matt Williams 3B 32.7 (1987-96)

31. Matt Cain SP 32.35 (2005-17)
32. Robby Thompson 2B 32 (1986-96, Pureblood Giant)
33. Johnny Mize 1B 29.7 (1942, 46-9)
34. Jack Clark RF 28.95 (1975-84)
35. Joe McGinnity P 28.9 (1902-08)
36. Dick Bartell SS 28.6 (1935-8, 41-6)
37. Hooks Wiltse P 28.55 (1904-14) 
38. Tim Keefe P 28.15 (1885-89, 91) 
39. Jim Barr P 27.9 (1971-8, 82-3)
40. Ross Youngs RF 27.9 (1917-26, Pureblood Giant)

41. Freddie Fitzsimmons P 26.9 (1925-37)
42. Roger Bresnahan C 26.1 (1902-08)
43. Alvin Dark SS 25.4 (1950-56) 
44. Chris Speier SS 24.65 (1971-77, 87-9)
45. Gary Lavelle RP 24.15 (1974-84)
46. Jouett Meekin P 24.2 (1894-99)
47. Hank Thompson 3B 24.05 (1949-56)
48. Jeff Tesreau SP 23.9 (1912-18, Pureblood Giant)
49. Sal Maglie P 23.5 (1945-55)
50. High Pockets Kelly 1B 23.3 (1915-17, 19-26)

51. Jim Ray Hart 3B 23.15 (1963-73)
52. Larry  Jansen SP 23 (1947-54)
53. Tim Lincecum SP 22.95 (2007-15)
54. George Van Haltren CF 22.75 (1894-03)
55. Jason Schmidt SP 22.6 (2001-06)
56. Pablo Sandoval 3B 22.45 (2008-14, 17)
57. Bobby Thomson CF 22.1 (1946-53, 57)
58. Freddie Lindstrom 3B 22.05 (1924-32) 
59. Cy Seymour CF/P 21.9 (1896-00, 06-10)
60. Darrell Evans 3B 21.65 (1976-83)

61. Kevin Mitchell LF 21.5 (1987-91)
62. Brandon Belt 1B 21.15 (2011-)
63. Chief Meyers C 20.9 (1909-15)
64. Harry Danning C 19.85 (1933-42, Pureblood Giant)
65. Monte Ward SS 19.65 (1883-89, 93-4)
66. Brandon Crawford SS 19.4 (2011-) 
67. Tom Haller C 18.7 (1961-67)
68. Robb Nen RP 18.65 (1998-02)
69. Mike McCormick SP 17.35 (1956-62, 67-70) 
70. Cliff Melton SP 17.15 (1937-44, Pureblood Giant)

71. Chili Davis CF 17.05 (1981-87)
72. Rich Aurilia SS 17 (1995-03, 07-09)
73. Monte Irvin LF 17 (1949-55)
74. John Montefusco SP 16.8 (1974-80)
75. Greg Minton RP 16.75 (1975-87)
76. Jim O’Rourke OF 16.75 (1885-89, 91-2, 04)
77. Vida Blue SP 16.55 (1978-81, 85-6)
78. Ruben Gomez SP 16.35 (1953-58)
79. Bob Brenly C 16 (1981-89)
80. Sid Gordon 3B/LF 15.95 (1941-3, 46-9, 55)

81. Jo-Jo Moore LF 15.95 (1930-41) Pureblood Giant
82. Brett Butler CF 15.9 (1988-90)
83. Bobby Bolin RP 15.4 (1961-69)
84. Rube Marquard SP 15.35 (1908-15) 
85. Dan McGann 1B 14.85 (1902-07) 
86. Willard Marshall RF 14.8 (1942-49)
87. Dave Koslo SP 14.75 (1941-53)
88. Danny Richardson 2B 14.75 (1884-89, 91)
89. Red Ames SP 14.6 (1903-13)
90. Jack Sanford SP 14.4 (1959-65)

91. Whitey Lockman LF 14.2  (1945-56, 57-8)
92. Randy Winn CF 14.1 (2005-09)
93. Dummy Taylor SP 14.05 (1900-02, 03-08)
94. Jimmy Davenport 3B 13.9 (1958-70, Pureblood Giant)
95. Hunter Pence RF 13.85 (2012-)
96. Santiago Casilla RP 13.75 (2010-16)
97. Stu Miller RP 13.7 (1957-62)
99. Felipe Alou RF 13.6 (1958-63)
99. Fred Merkle 1B 13.5 (1907-16)
100. Kirk Rueter SP 13.35 (1996-05)

Last Out...
101. Wes Westrum C 13.35 (1947-57, Pureblood Giant)
102. Eddie Stanky SS 13.35 (1950-51)
103. Al Bridwell SS 13.05 (1908-11)
104. Russ Ortiz P 12.85 (1998-02, 07)
105 Art Nehf P 12.5 (1919-26)

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