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Good chance Robinson Cano bolts Bronx after season: source

Down in the laid-back land of “Dominican time,” the drama surrounding the Yankees is far removed from the mind of the team’s youngest starting infielder and best all-around player. That may change by next winter, however, when Robinson Cano becomes the top free agent in baseball.

According to two industry sources familiar with Cano’s situation, the Yankees’ Gold Glove second baseman may very well bolt the Bronx once he becomes a free agent.

“I don’t think he’ll be with the Yankees beyond next season,” one of the sources told the Daily News. “He’s not giving them a hometown discount, and they seem to be more interested in keeping their payroll down than winning.”

Although Cano, who attended the celebrity golf tournament sponsored by David Ortiz this weekend at the Dominican Cap Cana resort, told the Daily News that he would “love” to remain a Yankee for life, he also added: “I know this is a business. . . . It’s up to them.”

Compounding matters for the Yankees is the fact that Cano is represented by super agent Scott Boras, who was responsible for both Alex Rodriguez’s then-record $252 million deal with Texas before the 2001 season, and the 10-year, $275 milion pact A-Rod signed with the Bombers in 2007. The new fiscal belt-tightening by Hal Steinbrenner — the Yankees have said they will get their payroll to $189 million by 2014 to avoid a massive luxury-tax hit — will be a factor.

Another baseball source suggested that Cano will seek a deal similar to A-Rod’s, one that has become an albatross for the Bombers, who might be hesitant to tie up that much money and that many years in Cano, 30.

“He knows he’s the best player on the Yankees,” the second source said of Cano. “There’s no reason for him not to be paid that way.”

Thanks to Doug.

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   1. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: December 08, 2012 at 12:34 PM (#4319920)
If he wants an A-Rod deal, the Yankees shouldn't even bother negotiating.
   2. SoSH U at work Posted: December 08, 2012 at 12:36 PM (#4319921)
If he wants an A-Rod deal, the Yankees shouldn't even bother negotiating.


I guess you can't rule out the Dodgers, but that doesn't sound like a deal anyone would make.
   3. KronicFatigue Posted: December 08, 2012 at 12:40 PM (#4319923)
Shame on me for getting riled up over a non-story, but to create an article based on someone speculating that the yankees might not sign Cano b/c "THEY" are more intent on lowering payroll than winning is shocking. Any non yankee who has read an article about the Yankees lowering payroll for '14 is now qualified to comment?

And agree w/ #2 more than #1. I wouldn't cut off negotiating w/ Cano just b/c he asks for an Arod contract. I'd tell him to go out there and find his market value, and then come back to me when he realizes it's not what he thought it was.
   4. Dan Posted: December 08, 2012 at 01:48 PM (#4319954)
I assume the main reason he wants to "bolt the Bronx" is so that he can continue to sport the David Ortiz beard he's got in the image in the article.
   5. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: December 08, 2012 at 02:15 PM (#4319964)

And agree w/ #2 more than #1. I wouldn't cut off negotiating w/ Cano just b/c he asks for an Arod contract. I'd tell him to go out there and find his market value, and then come back to me when he realizes it's not what he thought it was.


That's what I basically mean by not negotiating. Just say, "We're not coming close to that. Give us a call if you want to discuss something in the 5-6 year range".

I wouldn't give him an offer to shop to other teams.
   6. Wichita Wranglers Baseball Posted: December 08, 2012 at 02:54 PM (#4319985)
The extension that Kinsler signed is 5/75. Keeping in mind that Cano seems a better bet for consistency going forward, what will he be expecting? The first year of free agency will be his age 31 season, so capping it at 6 years doesn't seem unreasonable. Will he get offers above 6/120, or is that overly frugal?
   7. Ray (RDP) Posted: December 08, 2012 at 03:07 PM (#4319992)
Fewer players hit free agency these days while still playing at a star level. I doubt Cano will be different.

Not sure what the relevancy of Boras is, as usual. Do players who aren't represented by Boras sign for less than market value?
   8. Dock Ellis on Acid Posted: December 08, 2012 at 03:14 PM (#4319996)
EDIT: nevermind.
   9. PASTE Thinks This Trout Kid Might Be OK (Zeth) Posted: December 08, 2012 at 03:20 PM (#4319999)
If by 'good chance' the writer means 'no chance', then sure. Cano may well test the market, and you could argue he is wise to do so to drive his price up, but the Yankees aren't going to let him walk.

And I'm sure Cano wants an Alex Rodriguez contract. I'm also sure the Yankees want to sign him for 3/45 with some team options. Negotiations always start in dreamland and work from there. He'll probably end up with somewhere around 7/150-160.
   10. Ray (RDP) Posted: December 08, 2012 at 03:33 PM (#4320007)
Essentially, the effects of the two most recent CBAs - revenue sharing, the luxury tax, caps on drafting and the international markets - have resulted in a net effect of forcing teams to lock up their own players, sometimes years before their current deals are up. See, e.g., Tulowitzky, Braun, and Longoria, who were signed to extensions many years out long before their current deals were up. It's better to go that route - to bank on a young star contributing for the next decade - than to sign the Victorinos and Crawfords and Werths and Napolis.

Free agency is dead. Yes, some stars will still hit it while in or just past their prime, but relatively few, and it simply is not something teams can bank on as a method for building. That's why the "Oh, next year's free agency class will include X, Y, and Z stars" columns are silly.
   11. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: December 08, 2012 at 03:36 PM (#4320010)
If there is such a small free-agent class every year, the concept of "market value" doesn't mean much, right?
   12. Ray (RDP) Posted: December 08, 2012 at 03:45 PM (#4320014)
If there is such a small free-agent class every year, the concept of "market value" doesn't mean much, right?


Wrong.
   13. Nasty Nate Posted: December 08, 2012 at 03:56 PM (#4320018)
Free agency is dead. Yes, some stars will still hit it while in or just past their prime, but relatively few, and it simply is not something teams can bank on as a method for building. That's why the "Oh, next year's free agency class will include X, Y, and Z stars" columns are silly.


This is an overstatement. The huge deals that the few star FA's attain will entice some of the other impending free agents to not sign extensions prematurely. E.G. Felix Hernandez and Cano might look at the huge sums of money that Ryan Braun and Jered Weaver are missing out on in comparison to the deals that Hamilton and Greinke get.

It's better to go that route - to bank on a young star contributing for the next decade - than to sign the Victorinos and Crawfords and Werths and Napolis.


I don't think that is a new thing. It has always been better to develop superstars of your own rather than pay the premium to bring them in from outside your organization when they are at peak or slightly past. The Nationals didn't choose the Werth method rather than the Braun method - they didn't have a Braun.
   14. Walt Davis Posted: December 08, 2012 at 04:03 PM (#4320021)
Source: "There's a good chance Cano won't stay with the Yankees. There's also a good chance he will stay with the Yankees. There is virtually no chance he retires from baseball to enter the priesthood."
   15. Ray (RDP) Posted: December 08, 2012 at 04:06 PM (#4320023)
I don't think that is a new thing. It has always been better to develop superstars of your own rather than pay the premium to bring them in from outside your organization when they are at peak or slightly past. The Nationals didn't choose the Werth method rather than the Braun method - they didn't have a Braun.


The "new thing" is extending players who are already under contract for several more years out several more years. Take the Longoria situation:

6 years/$17.5M (2008-13), plus 2014-16 club options
6 years/$100M (2017-22), plus 2023 club option


The Rays had club options on Longoria from 2014-2016, picked those up, and then signed him through 2022. They had him for 1 more year already plus 3 years at their option, they didn't have to pick up the 2015-2016 options until 11/2014, and yet they picked those up right now and then obligated themselves for 6 more years.
   16. Nasty Nate Posted: December 08, 2012 at 04:20 PM (#4320027)
The "new thing" is extending players who are already under contract for several more years out several more years.


Yes I agree it is new how frequent it is happening and the length of the extensions. But I don't think it will be universal enough to render free agency dead as we know it.

Does anyone know if this was common in the 80's? I'm thinking of Boggs, Ripken, and Gwynn. Did they reach their first free agency and re-up with their team or were they extended earlier?
   17. Ray (RDP) Posted: December 08, 2012 at 04:27 PM (#4320030)
To make my point even clearer: This wasn't a "Hey, you're going to be a free agent in 3 years, let's sign you to a longterm deal now." [The Jon Hart strategy with the Indians in the 90s.] It wasn't "We've got you for 1 more year before you're a free agent again, let's rip up the contract and give you a longer one to avoid free agency."

This was a "You're under contract for 4 more years if we want you. Let's say yes to that now and sign you to a second contract for another 6 years for after this first one expires."

   18. Nasty Nate Posted: December 08, 2012 at 04:30 PM (#4320034)
Also, while the superstars might not be available through free agency as much as they used to be, some of them will still be available. Alex Rodriguez was traded in the middle of his huge deal; Adrian Gonzalez never reached free agency but has been available (twice), Justin Upton signed an extension but he is rumored in all kinds of trade talks etc...
   19. Swedish Chef Posted: December 08, 2012 at 04:30 PM (#4320036)
If there is such a small free-agent class every year, the concept of "market value" doesn't mean much, right?

There is still a market price implied in all the pre-FA contracts that are signed. They are good for a lower bound as is, and it shouldn't be too hard to make an estimate of what kind of discount they contain, especially if you have a sample of players signing contracts at varying times before they hit free agency..
   20. Walt Davis Posted: December 08, 2012 at 06:23 PM (#4320077)
This was a "You're under contract for 4 more years if we want you. Let's say yes to that now and sign you to a second contract for another 6 years for after this first one expires."

Of all people, Ryan Howard might have been the first one. The Phils already had him under contract for 10-11 but signed him for 12-16 in April 2010 anyway. Oops.

As to the death of free agency ... to quote Frank Zappa (on jazz): it's not dead, it just smells funny. It's certainly true that it will be a pretty dead market over the next 5+ years because almost everybody great is tied up. But it seems tome that most of these long-term deals are at relatively bargain prices* and, if that continues, then eventually more will take the risk and go FA. Certainly the MLBPA isn't going to sit idly by and watch players get a declining share of revenue but it looks to me (without seeing the books or telling the future of course) that will be the case if this continues (along with draft restrictions, luxury tax, etc).

* However I'll admit it's difficult to tell what is a bargain price (and what is market value) when guys are getting 5-7 year extensions 2-3 years before they're eligible for FA. We need a much better handle on long-term injury/collapse risk. I have little doubt that a healthy Longoria will be worth at least $100 M from 2017-22 (given inflation ... assuming there's anybody left unsigned to drive inflation :-) but I don't have that good of an idea how healthy he'll be in 2017.

   21. Ray (RDP) Posted: December 08, 2012 at 06:34 PM (#4320079)
* However I'll admit it's difficult to tell what is a bargain price (and what is market value) when guys are getting 5-7 year extensions 2-3 years before they're eligible for FA. We need a much better handle on long-term injury/collapse risk. I have little doubt that a healthy Longoria will be worth at least $100 M from 2017-22 (given inflation ... assuming there's anybody left unsigned to drive inflation :-) but I don't have that good of an idea how healthy he'll be in 2017.


I think a study projecting what value star players at 25 have typically provided from 26-35 would be very useful in analyzing this. I'm sure the teams have done them.

   22. J.R. Wolf Posted: December 09, 2012 at 12:19 PM (#4320297)
Source: "There's a good chance that Cano will sign with whoever makes him the best offer. That might be the Yankees. Or maybe the Dodgers. Or maybe some other team."

Yet another Captain Obvious article, offering us insights that, gee, we could never figure out on our own...

   23. Eric J can SABER all he wants to Posted: December 09, 2012 at 01:27 PM (#4320327)
Source: "There's a good chance Cano won't stay with the Yankees. There's also a good chance he will stay with the Yankees. There is virtually no chance he retires from baseball to enter the priesthood."

This source of yours probably said the same thing about Grant Desme, and look what happened to him!
   24. Steve Balboni's Personal Trainer Posted: December 09, 2012 at 01:42 PM (#4320335)
I would argue that something that has evolved over the past 10 years or so, that makes signing very young players to long term deals agreeable to both the players and the teams, is that even the "discounted" salaries guaranteed to folks like Longoria and Pedroia are for so much money that even accepting the "discount" makes you ridiculously set for life.

Compare that to, say, Ozzie Smith. Ozzie was a very well-paid HOFer during his Cardinals days, but even so, the pay wasn't so high that he could simply live off the money without using his brain. (It was reported last week that he selling off lots of his stuff, like Gold Gloves, to raise cash).

I took a quick look at how much money Longoria is guaranteed now, even if the Rays don't pick up his 2023 option - it's over $130 million. Add to that that he's already made abut $8 million in his first four years, and I think a guy like Longoria sits there and says, "Why risk something crazy happening so I can go from, say, $130 million to $200 million?" It's just too much guaranteed money to say no, and the team feels like it is worth the savings to keep a cornerstone player.

I think this is a good thing for baseball, by the way.
   25. bobm Posted: December 09, 2012 at 03:14 PM (#4320357)
I think a study projecting what value star players at 25 have typically provided from 26-35 would be very useful in analyzing this. I'm sure the teams have done them.

Spanning Multiple Seasons or entire Careers, From 1901 to 2012, For players in the saved report : (Spanning Multiple Seasons or entire Careers, From 1961 to 1994, From Age 22 to 25, (requiring onbase_plus_slugging_plus?125 and At least 500 games), sorted by greatest Adjusted OPS+: Results), From Age 26 to 35, sorted by greatest Adjusted OPS+

                                                     
Rk              Player OPS+ From   To   Age    G   PA
1          Barry Bonds  181 1991 2000 26-35 1426 6132
2         Frank Thomas  156 1994 2003 26-35 1320 5840
3         George Brett  152 1979 1988 26-35 1282 5554
4           Dick Allen  152 1968 1977 26-35 1153 4735
5       Reggie Jackson  151 1972 1981 26-35 1378 5740
6           Jack Clark  144 1982 1991 26-35 1218 5092
7     Rickey Henderson  143 1985 1994 26-35 1289 5774
8     Carl Yastrzemski  143 1966 1975 26-35 1523 6503
9         Eddie Murray  139 1982 1991 26-35 1551 6616
10         Boog Powell  138 1968 1977 26-35 1231 4703
11     Keith Hernandez  132 1980 1989 26-35 1357 5756
12   Darryl Strawberry  131 1988 1997 26-35  788 3168
13        Jose Canseco  130 1991 2000 26-35 1112 4824
14          Will Clark  129 1990 1999 26-35 1264 5366
15          Kent Hrbek  129 1986 1994 26-34 1135 4590
16       Greg Luzinski  129 1977 1984 26-33 1079 4462
17         Bobby Bonds  127 1972 1981 26-35 1298 5585
18           Joe Torre  127 1967 1976 26-35 1396 5647
19         John Olerud  126 1995 2004 26-35 1487 6232
20            Jim Rice  126 1979 1988 26-35 1389 6062
21           Ron Santo  126 1966 1974 26-34 1345 5604
22        Johnny Bench  125 1974 1983 26-35 1224 4794
23         Rusty Staub  125 1970 1979 26-35 1433 6160
24          Tim Raines  124 1986 1995 26-35 1322 5808
25      Jeff Burroughs  121 1977 1985 26-34  989 3541
Rk              Player OPS+ From   To   Age    G   PA
26          Chet Lemon  120 1981 1990 26-35 1297 5059
27         Ted Simmons  119 1976 1985 26-35 1385 5681
28       Willie Horton  118 1969 1978 26-35 1175 4664
29       Sixto Lezcano  117 1980 1985 26-31  618 2142
30       Don Mattingly  116 1987 1995 26-34 1213 5273
31       Richie Hebner  114 1974 1983 26-35 1150 4293
32        Jim Ray Hart  114 1968 1974 26-32  491 1636
33        Cesar Cedeno  113 1977 1986 26-35 1036 4007
34          Cal Ripken  110 1987 1996 26-35 1551 6767
35     Johnny Callison  108 1965 1973 26-34 1106 4306
   26. bobm Posted: December 09, 2012 at 06:27 PM (#4320396)
Spanning Multiple Seasons or entire Careers, From 1901 to 2012, For players in the saved report : (Spanning Multiple Seasons or entire Careers, From 1961 to 1994, From Age 22 to 25, (requiring earned_run_avg_plus?117 and At least 500 Innings Pitched), sorted by greatest Adjusted ERA+: Results), From Age 26 to 35, sorted by greatest Adjusted ERA+


                                                                          
Rk             Player ERA+ From   To   Age   G  GS   W   L W-L%  SV     IP
1         Greg Maddux  172 1992 2001 26-35 328 328 182  82 .689   0 2377.0
2        Rich Gossage  156 1978 1987 26-35 505   0  66  48 .579 233  816.2
3       Roger Clemens  155 1989 1998 26-35 310 310 155  90 .633   0 2243.1
4           Jose Rijo  143 1991 1995 26-30 139 139  58  35 .624   0  914.0
5          Tom Seaver  134 1971 1980 26-35 337 335 170  97 .637   0 2529.2
6          Jim Palmer  131 1972 1981 26-35 335 331 169 102 .624   2 2509.1
7     Bret Saberhagen  124 1990 1999 26-35 192 190  74  54 .578   0 1218.2
8        Mike Mussina  124 1995 2004 26-35 320 320 159  98 .619   0 2160.2
9       Steve Carlton  123 1971 1980 26-35 372 371 192 116 .623   0 2797.1
10          Jimmy Key  122 1987 1996 26-35 277 277 132  82 .617   0 1793.1
11   Andy Messersmith  121 1972 1979 26-33 201 193  79  63 .556   4 1427.2
12         Dave Stieb  121 1984 1993 26-35 273 260 110  76 .591   1 1723.0
13      Bert Blyleven  120 1977 1986 26-35 289 286 121  96 .558   0 2078.2
14     Fergie Jenkins  120 1969 1978 26-35 366 359 183 131 .583   1 2759.0
15        Bob Stanley  116 1981 1989 26-34 452  22  66  68 .493 104 1022.2
16         Tommy John  115 1969 1978 26-35 290 279 121  86 .585   1 1929.0
17       Don Drysdale  115 1963 1969 26-32 247 245 105  93 .530   1 1802.1
18        Dean Chance  115 1967 1971 26-30 183 126  54  49 .524   7  910.2
19       Kevin Appier  114 1994 2003 26-35 276 276 110  98 .529   0 1729.1
20   Dennis Eckersley  111 1981 1990 26-35 403 176  80  76 .513 142 1469.1
21       Sam McDowell  110 1969 1975 26-32 202 159  70  68 .507   5 1187.1
22    John Candelaria  110 1980 1989 26-35 274 212  97  69 .584  14 1400.0
23        Jim Maloney  110 1966 1971 26-31 145 127  59  38 .608   1  853.2
24        Jon Matlack  108 1976 1983 26-33 219 180  67  70 .489   3 1346.0
25      Dave Righetti  108 1985 1994 26-35 562   4  41  48 .461 220  735.1
Rk             Player ERA+ From   To   Age   G  GS   W   L W-L%  SV     IP
26         Jim OToole  104 1963 1967 26-30 132 118  46  41 .529   1  778.1
27       Frank Tanana  103 1980 1989 26-35 314 304 107 122 .467   0 1994.0
28       Mark Gubicza  103 1989 1997 26-34 221 178  63  80 .441   2 1165.0
29         Gary Nolan   99 1975 1977 27-29  79  79  34  22 .607   0  507.2
30      Danny Jackson   93 1988 1997 26-35 234 217  75  82 .478   0 1360.0
31        Bill Singer   91 1970 1977 26-33 205 201  73  89 .451   1 1378.2
32        Steve Avery   88 1996 2003 26-33 118  83  31  31 .500   0  463.1
33         Jim Bouton   83 1965 1970 26-31 185  56  15  33 .313   3  556.0
34           Tom Hall   82 1974 1977 26-29 118   5   9   6 .600   3  169.1
35        Joe Magrane   78 1992 1996 27-31  74  52  15  25 .375   0  323.0
   27. Walt Davis Posted: December 10, 2012 at 12:19 AM (#4320603)
Bob, how about doing that by WAR? Say WAR>12 from 22 to 25 or greater than 9 from 23 to 25. (I'd do it myself but something about how to run a report on a saved report escapes me.)

Using the hitters list, the OPS+ sort hides a few "sins." Strawberry 3200 PA, Burroughs 3500, Lezcano 2200, Hart 1600, Cedeno 4000, Callison 4300. The pitchers' list has plenty of short careers but we expect that plus teams aren't signing their young pitchers to 15-year extensions.

Presumably the "delicate" step in all this is figuring out when to "double down". Buying out arb and FA years is obvious and has been pretty standard practice for a good player since at least the Hart Indians. It's the second extension, years ahead of when it's required, that is the new step.*

Taking some cherry-picked names from the hitter's list:

Dick Allen, personality issues aside, might have gotten the Votto treatment and be signed in Philly through age 40 -- wouldn't have worked out too well. Allen's rookie year was a 162 OPS+ at age 22. At ages 24-25 he put up 181 and 174. He'd have gotten a big arb/FA buyout at 23, through age 28-29. He did miss 40 games at 25 but had 152 games and a 160 OPS+ at 26 to allay any concerns and I'm guessing that's when the extension offer would arrive. Today's comp is Cabrera who got an 8-year extension at age 25. Allen's post-25 WAR was "just" 29. If only signed through 35, that wouldn't be too bad ... if signed through 40, that would be pretty disastrous with them spending about $100 M in today's money for absolutely nothing. By comparison, Cabrera is at 27 WAR in the first 5 years of his deal.

Yaz -- this one is all about timing. If you make the second offer after his age 25-26 seasons, you get a steal. If you wait for age 27, that was 12 WAR, MVP, triple crown, 193 OPS+ and his buyout price is through the roof. If they wait, he definitely gets the Votto treatment. He put up a ridiculous 59 WAR from 26-35. He even tacked on another 12 WAR in the next 5 years. This would have worked out well for the team under any buyout scenario. Modern comp (at young ages) ... Jason Heyward?** Among those already bought out? Ryan Braun?

Cedeno -- Say hello to Mike Trout, v 1.0. 162 OPS+ with 55 steals, a GG and 8 WAR at age 21, roughly repeating that season at age 22. He gets the arb/FA buyout after age 21 (2+ years service time) covering through age 27. Ages 23-25 are definitely a step back but he still puts up over 15 WAR. You've got to double down on that and it's gonna be expensive. Turns out to be a bad idea -- that extension covering ages 28-35 at a cost in the range of $120 to $160 M produces just 9 WAR. Among the buy-outs, Kemp is probably the closest comp but not really.

Santo -- Longoria. That works out fine as the Cubs get 66 WAR for $145 M. But the last 6 years (most of the double down) look pretty ugly at $96 M for 12 WAR.

To simulate the decision teams are making today, it might be better to look at to what extent does performance through age 25/26/27 (when the double down bet is made) predict performance from ages 29-35 (the period covered by the second extension). Most of the guys in that list did really well during those ages although Frank Thomas at 24 WAR over those 7 years is probably about the break-even point (given you're probably talking about money in the $15-20 range and the team wants some discount value). Yount and Raines and double-down candidate Vlad Guerrero fall just below that around 22 WAR. Dawson, Banks (late start), Griffey, McGriff, Belle, Cepeda and W Clark would have been losing bets but not disasters (16-19 WAR). Lynn at 14 WAR is probably where it starts to really hurt, especially if you waited until after his age 27 season to tie him up. I'm guessing they would not have doubled down on Boog anyway but just 12 WAR in those 7 seasons ... but then Mo Vaughn got a nice juicy FA contract for his 11 WAR. Then you get into Cedeno et al.

Tulo's the guy who doesn't really fit into your list. The comps which spring to mind are Ripken and Trammell (because they're white!) and they did quite well at 37 and 32 WAR ages 29-35.

*I keep calling it new because I don't recall it happening before but, I'll be honest, I don't recall the contract history of guys like Bagwell, Biggio, Helton, Chipper. It seems to me that those post-FA extensions were usually signed in the offseason before the last year of their current contract but maybe I'm wrong. Unfortunately Cot's seems to have disappeared Chipper already but Helton's big extension did come in March 01 on a contract that ran through 2002 so maybe it's not as unusual as I think.

** If you ever need reminding about how much baseball has changed since Yaz's day ... his top age 24 b-r comp is Delmon Young.
   28. bobm Posted: December 10, 2012 at 01:06 AM (#4320624)
Spanning Multiple Seasons or entire Careers, From 1901 to 2012, For players in the saved report : (Spanning Multiple Seasons or entire Careers, From 1961 to 1994, From Age 23 to 25, (requiring WAR_bat?9), sorted by greatest WAR Position Players: Results), From Age 26 to 35, sorted by greatest WAR Position Players

                                                         
Rk               Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
1           Barry Bonds    75.9 1991 2000 26-35 1426 6132
2          Mike Schmidt    71.5 1976 1985 26-35 1482 6326
3      Rickey Henderson    63.0 1985 1994 26-35 1289 5774
4            Wade Boggs    62.9 1984 1993 26-35 1511 6901
5          Jeff Bagwell    58.7 1994 2003 26-35 1495 6673
6      Carl Yastrzemski    58.5 1966 1975 26-35 1523 6503
7             Pete Rose    57.7 1967 1976 26-35 1573 7289
8             Rod Carew    55.6 1972 1981 26-35 1397 6113
9          George Brett    52.8 1979 1988 26-35 1282 5554
10           Cal Ripken    51.5 1987 1996 26-35 1551 6767
11         Barry Larkin    50.6 1990 1999 26-35 1293 5541
12      Brooks Robinson    50.2 1963 1972 26-35 1568 6601
13         Larry Walker    49.2 1993 2002 26-35 1230 5127
14         Craig Biggio    49.1 1992 2001 26-35 1472 6749
15          Ozzie Smith    48.4 1981 1990 26-35 1453 6039
16        Alan Trammell    47.2 1984 1993 26-35 1227 5279
17       Billy Williams    46.3 1964 1973 26-35 1600 6974
18         Lou Whitaker    45.9 1983 1992 26-35 1412 6141
19            Sal Bando    45.7 1970 1979 26-35 1527 6337
20       Reggie Jackson    45.3 1972 1981 26-35 1378 5740
21          Robin Yount    44.5 1982 1991 26-35 1495 6553
22         Mark McGwire    44.3 1990 1999 26-35 1221 5054
23           Buddy Bell    44.0 1978 1987 26-35 1431 6084
24          Mike Piazza    43.2 1995 2004 26-35 1313 5418
25          Gary Carter    42.4 1980 1989 26-35 1312 5415
Rk               Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
26            Ron Santo    41.7 1966 1974 26-34 1345 5604
27           Tony Gwynn    41.7 1986 1995 26-35 1378 5991
28         Eddie Murray    41.6 1982 1991 26-35 1551 6616
29       Willie McCovey    41.6 1964 1973 26-35 1340 5270
30        Ryne Sandberg    41.1 1986 1994 26-34 1243 5416
31          Bobby Grich    41.1 1975 1984 26-35 1274 5209
32      Keith Hernandez    40.9 1980 1989 26-35 1357 5756
33          Ken Griffey    40.7 1996 2005 26-35 1208 5152
34         Dwight Evans    40.6 1978 1987 26-35 1470 6231
35         Reggie Smith    40.4 1971 1980 26-35 1231 5074
36         Andre Dawson    40.4 1981 1990 26-35 1392 5840
37         Frank Thomas    40.2 1994 2003 26-35 1320 5840
38         Paul Molitor    39.3 1983 1992 26-35 1256 5695
39         Johnny Bench    38.1 1974 1983 26-35 1224 4794
40             Jim Wynn    37.6 1968 1977 26-35 1363 5663
41           Tim Raines    37.0 1986 1995 26-35 1322 5808
42          John Olerud    36.6 1995 2004 26-35 1487 6232
43        Dave Winfield    36.1 1978 1987 26-35 1482 6301
44         Carlton Fisk    35.9 1974 1983 26-35 1165 4702
45       Roberto Alomar    35.4 1994 2003 26-35 1409 6178
46          Bobby Bonds    35.1 1972 1981 26-35 1298 5585
47        Robin Ventura    34.3 1994 2003 26-35 1340 5405
48         Willie Davis    34.3 1966 1975 26-35 1483 6297
49          Devon White    34.0 1989 1998 26-35 1303 5706
50        Luis Gonzalez    33.4 1994 2003 26-35 1478 6252
Rk               Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
51           Chet Lemon    32.6 1981 1990 26-35 1297 5059
52      Willie Randolph    32.3 1981 1990 26-35 1261 5500
53            Fred Lynn    31.4 1978 1987 26-35 1227 5076
54       Thurman Munson    30.7 1973 1979 26-32 1000 4197
55           Jack Clark    30.6 1982 1991 26-35 1218 5092
56            Joe Torre    30.2 1967 1976 26-35 1396 5647
57         Fred McGriff    30.1 1990 1999 26-35 1472 6255
58        Matt Williams    30.0 1992 2001 26-35 1226 5155
59            Amos Otis    29.8 1973 1982 26-35 1344 5674
60           Will Clark    28.6 1990 1999 26-35 1264 5366
61           Dick Allen    28.5 1968 1977 26-35 1153 4735
62             Jim Rice    28.2 1979 1988 26-35 1389 6062
63        Lenny Dykstra    27.8 1989 1996 26-33  790 3566
64          Dave Parker    27.3 1977 1986 26-35 1366 5764
65      Chuck Knoblauch    27.0 1995 2002 26-33 1064 4860
66          Ted Simmons    26.8 1976 1985 26-35 1385 5681
67       Dick McAuliffe    26.0 1966 1975 26-35 1111 4534
68          Ellis Burks    25.3 1991 2000 26-35 1146 4519
69      Rico Petrocelli    24.1 1969 1976 26-33 1045 4224
70       Jesse Barfield    23.9 1986 1992 26-32  871 3456
71           Curt Flood    23.9 1964 1971 26-33  928 4029
72         Garry Maddox    23.7 1976 1985 26-35 1223 4612
73       Orlando Cepeda    23.2 1964 1973 26-35 1171 4732
74       Tony Fernandez    22.3 1988 1997 26-35 1229 5253
75         Bill Madlock    22.1 1977 1986 26-35 1277 5180
Rk               Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
76           Kent Hrbek    21.6 1986 1994 26-34 1135 4590
77        Willie Wilson    21.4 1982 1991 26-35 1331 5504
78          Rusty Staub    21.3 1970 1979 26-35 1433 6160
79         Ken McMullen    21.2 1968 1977 26-35 1031 3569
80          Dusty Baker    21.0 1975 1984 26-35 1359 5407
81        Don Mattingly    20.0 1987 1995 26-34 1213 5273
82         Jose Canseco    19.7 1991 2000 26-35 1112 4824
83          Jim Fregosi    18.4 1968 1977 26-35 1038 3890
84    Darryl Strawberry    18.4 1988 1997 26-35  788 3168
85          Vada Pinson    18.0 1965 1974 26-35 1405 5838
86      Marquis Grissom    17.3 1993 2002 26-35 1396 5877
87           Paul Blair    17.3 1970 1979 26-35 1233 4165
88         Bobby Murcer    17.2 1972 1981 26-35 1345 5495
89         Cesar Cedeno    15.9 1977 1986 26-35 1036 4007
90        Travis Fryman    14.8 1995 2002 26-33 1057 4410
91          Rick Monday    14.6 1972 1981 26-35 1113 4242
92          Roy Smalley    14.6 1979 1987 26-34 1123 4309
93           Eric Davis    14.4 1988 1997 26-35  897 3572
94          Tommie Agee    14.3 1969 1973 26-30  639 2584
95        Richie Hebner    14.3 1974 1983 26-35 1150 4293
96             Joe Rudi    14.1 1973 1982 26-35 1045 4121
97          Denis Menke    14.1 1967 1974 26-33 1042 3862
98      Johnny Callison    13.7 1965 1973 26-34 1106 4306
99           Gene Alley    12.9 1967 1973 26-32  797 2868
100       Ken Oberkfell    11.5 1982 1991 26-35 1175 4023
Rk               Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
101       Willie Horton    10.2 1969 1978 26-35 1175 4664
102       John Mayberry    10.2 1975 1982 26-33 1088 4365
103           Tom Tresh    10.1 1965 1969 26-30  728 2942
104        Tim McCarver     9.9 1968 1977 26-35 1023 3226
105        Lloyd Moseby     9.6 1986 1991 26-31  766 3237
106       Sixto Lezcano     9.5 1980 1985 26-31  618 2142
107         Dickie Thon     9.3 1984 1993 26-35  933 3193
108      Mike Greenwell     9.0 1990 1996 26-32  793 3302
109         Alvin Davis     8.7 1987 1992 26-31  764 3093
110      Jason Thompson     8.1 1981 1986 26-31  701 2765
111      Dick Schofield     7.8 1989 1996 26-33  632 2269
112     Garry Templeton     6.9 1982 1991 26-35 1366 5094
113          Steve Kemp     6.2 1981 1988 26-33  589 2231
114       Ozzie Guillen     4.3 1990 1999 26-35 1161 4093
115        Jim Lefebvre     4.1 1968 1972 26-30  477 1623
116     Adolfo Phillips     3.9 1968 1972 26-30  334 1046
117           Ray Fosse     3.7 1973 1979 26-32  492 1550
118         Kal Daniels     3.7 1990 1992 26-28  350 1295
119        Jim Ray Hart     3.2 1968 1974 26-32  491 1636
120         Tommy Davis     2.4 1965 1974 26-35 1099 4169
121        Lee Mazzilli     2.2 1981 1989 26-34  834 2140
122     Rennie Stennett     1.1 1977 1981 26-30  488 1706
123       Carlos Baerga     0.6 1995 2004 26-35  853 2864
124        Mike Andrews     0.1 1970 1973 26-29  478 1900
125     Ellis Valentine    -0.1 1981 1985 26-30  278  945
Rk               Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
126        Ruben Sierra    -1.4 1992 2001 26-35  867 3586
127         Bobby Tolan    -1.6 1972 1979 26-33  716 2534
128     Zoilo Versalles    -3.6 1966 1971 26-31  588 2189
   29. bobm Posted: December 10, 2012 at 01:07 AM (#4320626)
Spanning Multiple Seasons or entire Careers, From 1901 to 2012, For players in the saved report : (Spanning Multiple Seasons or entire Careers, From 1961 to 1994, From Age 22 to 25, (requiring WAR_bat?12), sorted by greatest WAR Position Players: Results), From Age 26 to 35, sorted by greatest WAR Position Players

                                                        
Rk              Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
1          Barry Bonds    75.9 1991 2000 26-35 1426 6132
2         Mike Schmidt    71.5 1976 1985 26-35 1482 6326
3           Joe Morgan    65.1 1970 1979 26-35 1458 6320
4     Rickey Henderson    63.0 1985 1994 26-35 1289 5774
5         Jeff Bagwell    58.7 1994 2003 26-35 1495 6673
6     Carl Yastrzemski    58.5 1966 1975 26-35 1523 6503
7            Pete Rose    57.7 1967 1976 26-35 1573 7289
8         George Brett    52.8 1979 1988 26-35 1282 5554
9           Cal Ripken    51.5 1987 1996 26-35 1551 6767
10        Barry Larkin    50.6 1990 1999 26-35 1293 5541
11       Alan Trammell    47.2 1984 1993 26-35 1227 5279
12        Lou Whitaker    45.9 1983 1992 26-35 1412 6141
13           Sal Bando    45.7 1970 1979 26-35 1527 6337
14      Reggie Jackson    45.3 1972 1981 26-35 1378 5740
15         Robin Yount    44.5 1982 1991 26-35 1495 6553
16          Buddy Bell    44.0 1978 1987 26-35 1431 6084
17         Gary Carter    42.4 1980 1989 26-35 1312 5415
18           Ron Santo    41.7 1966 1974 26-34 1345 5604
19          Tony Gwynn    41.7 1986 1995 26-35 1378 5991
20        Eddie Murray    41.6 1982 1991 26-35 1551 6616
21       Ryne Sandberg    41.1 1986 1994 26-34 1243 5416
22         Bobby Grich    41.1 1975 1984 26-35 1274 5209
23     Keith Hernandez    40.9 1980 1989 26-35 1357 5756
24         Ken Griffey    40.7 1996 2005 26-35 1208 5152
25        Dwight Evans    40.6 1978 1987 26-35 1470 6231
Rk              Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
26        Reggie Smith    40.4 1971 1980 26-35 1231 5074
27        Andre Dawson    40.4 1981 1990 26-35 1392 5840
28        Frank Thomas    40.2 1994 2003 26-35 1320 5840
29        Paul Molitor    39.3 1983 1992 26-35 1256 5695
30        Johnny Bench    38.1 1974 1983 26-35 1224 4794
31            Jim Wynn    37.6 1968 1977 26-35 1363 5663
32          Tim Raines    37.0 1986 1995 26-35 1322 5808
33         John Olerud    36.6 1995 2004 26-35 1487 6232
34       Dave Winfield    36.1 1978 1987 26-35 1482 6301
35      Roberto Alomar    35.4 1994 2003 26-35 1409 6178
36         Bobby Bonds    35.1 1972 1981 26-35 1298 5585
37       Robin Ventura    34.3 1994 2003 26-35 1340 5405
38        Willie Davis    34.3 1966 1975 26-35 1483 6297
39          Chet Lemon    32.6 1981 1990 26-35 1297 5059
40     Willie Randolph    32.3 1981 1990 26-35 1261 5500
41           Fred Lynn    31.4 1978 1987 26-35 1227 5076
42      Thurman Munson    30.7 1973 1979 26-32 1000 4197
43          Jack Clark    30.6 1982 1991 26-35 1218 5092
44           Joe Torre    30.2 1967 1976 26-35 1396 5647
45        Fred McGriff    30.1 1990 1999 26-35 1472 6255
46       Matt Williams    30.0 1992 2001 26-35 1226 5155
47          Will Clark    28.6 1990 1999 26-35 1264 5366
48          Dick Allen    28.5 1968 1977 26-35 1153 4735
49            Jim Rice    28.2 1979 1988 26-35 1389 6062
50       Lenny Dykstra    27.8 1989 1996 26-33  790 3566
Rk              Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
51     Chuck Knoblauch    27.0 1995 2002 26-33 1064 4860
52         Ted Simmons    26.8 1976 1985 26-35 1385 5681
53        Bill Freehan    26.8 1968 1976 26-34 1105 4324
54         Ellis Burks    25.3 1991 2000 26-35 1146 4519
55      Jesse Barfield    23.9 1986 1992 26-32  871 3456
56          Curt Flood    23.9 1964 1971 26-33  928 4029
57      Orlando Cepeda    23.2 1964 1973 26-35 1171 4732
58      Tony Fernandez    22.3 1988 1997 26-35 1229 5253
59        Bill Madlock    22.1 1977 1986 26-35 1277 5180
60          Kent Hrbek    21.6 1986 1994 26-34 1135 4590
61       Willie Wilson    21.4 1982 1991 26-35 1331 5504
62         Rusty Staub    21.3 1970 1979 26-35 1433 6160
63       Don Mattingly    20.0 1987 1995 26-34 1213 5273
64        Jose Canseco    19.7 1991 2000 26-35 1112 4824
65         Jim Fregosi    18.4 1968 1977 26-35 1038 3890
66   Darryl Strawberry    18.4 1988 1997 26-35  788 3168
67         Vada Pinson    18.0 1965 1974 26-35 1405 5838
68          Paul Blair    17.3 1970 1979 26-35 1233 4165
69        Bobby Murcer    17.2 1972 1981 26-35 1345 5495
70        Cesar Cedeno    15.9 1977 1986 26-35 1036 4007
71       Travis Fryman    14.8 1995 2002 26-33 1057 4410
72         Rick Monday    14.6 1972 1981 26-35 1113 4242
73          Eric Davis    14.4 1988 1997 26-35  897 3572
74       Richie Hebner    14.3 1974 1983 26-35 1150 4293
75     Johnny Callison    13.7 1965 1973 26-34 1106 4306
Rk              Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
76       Willie Horton    10.2 1969 1978 26-35 1175 4664
77        Tim McCarver     9.9 1968 1977 26-35 1023 3226
78        Lloyd Moseby     9.6 1986 1991 26-31  766 3237
79       Sixto Lezcano     9.5 1980 1985 26-31  618 2142
80         Dickie Thon     9.3 1984 1993 26-35  933 3193
81      Mike Greenwell     9.0 1990 1996 26-32  793 3302
82      Jason Thompson     8.1 1981 1986 26-31  701 2765
83        Chris Speier     7.8 1976 1985 26-35 1202 4284
84     Garry Templeton     6.9 1982 1991 26-35 1366 5094
85         Kal Daniels     3.7 1990 1992 26-28  350 1295
86        Jim Ray Hart     3.2 1968 1974 26-32  491 1636
87         Tommy Davis     2.4 1965 1974 26-35 1099 4169
88       Carlos Baerga     0.6 1995 2004 26-35  853 2864
89     Ellis Valentine    -0.1 1981 1985 26-30  278  945
90        Ruben Sierra    -1.4 1992 2001 26-35  867 3586
91     Zoilo Versalles    -3.6 1966 1971 26-31  588 2189
   30. bobm Posted: December 10, 2012 at 01:10 AM (#4320629)
Spanning Multiple Seasons or entire Careers, From 1901 to 2012, For players in the saved report : (Spanning Multiple Seasons or entire Careers, From 1961 to 1994, From Age 25 to 27, (requiring WAR_bat?10), sorted by greatest WAR Position Players: Results), From Age 29 to 35, sorted by greatest WAR Position Players

                                                         
Rk               Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
1           Barry Bonds    49.7 1994 2000 29-35  974 4212
2          Mike Schmidt    48.9 1979 1985 29-35 1023 4338
3            Joe Morgan    47.4 1973 1979 29-35 1005 4293
4      Rickey Henderson    42.4 1988 1994 29-35  898 3979
5             Pete Rose    40.6 1970 1976 29-35 1120 5216
6            Wade Boggs    39.9 1987 1993 29-35 1043 4724
7           Ozzie Smith    39.2 1984 1990 29-35 1044 4339
8          Jeff Bagwell    38.8 1997 2003 29-35 1109 4936
9            Cal Ripken    36.7 1990 1996 29-35 1066 4649
10            Rod Carew    36.7 1975 1981 29-35  953 4175
11         Craig Biggio    36.4 1995 2001 29-35 1041 4810
12         Larry Walker    36.0 1996 2002 29-35  858 3531
13      Brooks Robinson    35.5 1966 1972 29-35 1100 4652
14       Frank Robinson    35.1 1965 1971 29-35  983 4166
15         Barry Larkin    33.8 1993 1999 29-35  872 3724
16         George Brett    31.9 1982 1988 29-35  922 3959
17        Alan Trammell    31.7 1987 1993 29-35  788 3322
18         Paul Molitor    31.5 1986 1992 29-35  951 4322
19     Carl Yastrzemski    31.4 1969 1975 29-35 1045 4479
20        Ryne Sandberg    31.3 1989 1994 29-34  802 3468
21         Mark McGwire    31.3 1993 1999 29-35  772 3248
22         Lou Whitaker    30.9 1986 1992 29-35  956 4091
23     Harmon Killebrew    30.8 1965 1971 29-35 1004 4214
24       Willie McCovey    30.7 1967 1973 29-35  900 3609
25        Graig Nettles    30.4 1974 1980 29-35 1021 4225
Rk               Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
26         Kenny Lofton    29.6 1996 2002 29-35  959 4386
27       Billy Williams    29.6 1967 1973 29-35 1112 4819
28      Rafael Palmeiro    29.3 1994 2000 29-35 1052 4607
29            Al Kaline    29.1 1964 1970 29-35  908 3666
30      Bert Campaneris    28.9 1971 1977 29-35 1004 4415
31            Sal Bando    28.4 1973 1979 29-35 1067 4429
32       Reggie Jackson    27.2 1975 1981 29-35  944 3934
33          Bobby Grich    27.1 1978 1984 29-35  928 3714
34           Buddy Bell    26.9 1981 1987 29-35  998 4224
35         Reggie Smith    26.5 1974 1980 29-35  826 3344
36              Ron Cey    26.2 1977 1983 29-35 1013 4189
37      Keith Hernandez    26.2 1983 1989 29-35  935 3928
38        Kirby Puckett    25.2 1989 1995 29-35 1018 4422
39          Gary Carter    24.3 1983 1989 29-35  904 3726
40      Willie Randolph    24.0 1984 1990 29-35  920 3958
41           Tony Gwynn    23.9 1989 1995 29-35  928 4032
42         Frank Thomas    23.7 1997 2003 29-35  921 4027
43         Eddie Murray    23.5 1985 1991 29-35 1082 4604
44           Tony Perez    23.5 1971 1977 29-35 1033 4347
45            Norm Cash    23.0 1964 1970 29-35  997 3837
46        Doug DeCinces    22.5 1980 1986 29-35  899 3678
47           Tim Raines    21.7 1989 1995 29-35  923 4029
48          Robin Yount    21.4 1985 1991 29-35 1030 4485
49          Toby Harrah    21.3 1978 1984 29-35  939 3906
50            Lou Brock    21.1 1968 1974 29-35 1094 4977
Rk               Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
51           Jack Clark    20.9 1985 1991 29-35  869 3610
52             Jim Wynn    20.8 1971 1977 29-35  901 3696
53        Dave Winfield    20.3 1981 1987 29-35 1003 4323
54            Joe Torre    20.2 1970 1976 29-35  987 3971
55           Chet Lemon    19.9 1984 1990 29-35  933 3591
56          Dale Murphy    19.8 1985 1991 29-35 1098 4643
57      Dave Concepcion    19.6 1977 1983 29-35 1010 4273
58         Johnny Bench    19.5 1977 1983 29-35  787 2928
59           Dick Allen    19.4 1971 1977 29-35  761 3091
60            Amos Otis    19.1 1976 1982 29-35  918 3843
61        David Justice    18.9 1995 2001 29-35  835 3437
62         Andre Dawson    18.8 1984 1990 29-35  982 4041
63           Tony Oliva    18.7 1968 1974 29-35  847 3560
64        George Foster    18.5 1978 1984 29-35  985 4122
65         Lonnie Smith    18.4 1985 1991 29-35  764 3033
66        Matt Williams    18.3 1995 2001 29-35  823 3477
67          Bobby Bonds    18.2 1975 1981 29-35  835 3480
68         Steve Finley    18.1 1994 2000 29-35 1004 4343
69             Jim Rice    17.9 1982 1988 29-35  999 4337
70            Roy White    17.6 1973 1979 29-35  929 3880
71            Ron Santo    17.1 1969 1974 29-34  867 3553
72         Fred McGriff    17.1 1993 1999 29-35 1014 4323
73           Will Clark    16.8 1993 1999 29-35  818 3465
74         Albert Belle    16.8 1996 2000 29-33  784 3466
75             Jay Bell    16.7 1995 2001 29-35 1026 4342
Rk               Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
76       Robby Thompson    16.6 1991 1996 29-34  593 2437
77          Greg Vaughn    16.1 1995 2001 29-35  947 3893
78        Darrell Evans    15.9 1976 1982 29-35  996 3964
79         Bill Freehan    15.7 1971 1976 29-34  690 2676
80         Jim Sundberg    15.4 1980 1986 29-35  888 3224
81       Pedro Guerrero    15.1 1985 1991 29-35  836 3388
82       Thurman Munson    14.8 1976 1979 29-32  552 2389
83       Andy Van Slyke    14.5 1990 1995 29-34  696 2932
84         Steve Garvey    14.5 1978 1984 29-35 1020 4289
85        Lance Parrish    14.4 1985 1991 29-35  860 3420
86         Willie McGee    14.3 1988 1994 29-35  793 3224
87            Fred Lynn    14.2 1981 1987 29-35  820 3349
88        Lenny Dykstra    13.8 1992 1996 29-33  432 2007
89          Ken Griffey    13.6 1979 1985 29-35  834 3427
90           Bill Doran    13.3 1987 1993 29-35  833 3266
91          Ted Simmons    13.2 1979 1985 29-35  933 3851
92          Tim Wallach    13.1 1987 1993 29-35 1061 4362
93        Dwayne Murphy    13.0 1984 1989 29-34  632 2306
94         Jose Canseco    12.6 1994 2000 29-35  779 3394
95           Curt Flood    12.5 1967 1971 29-33  450 1940
96          Gary Gaetti    12.4 1988 1994 29-35  891 3518
97             Ron Gant    12.2 1995 2000 30-35  762 3085
98       Darrell Porter    12.0 1981 1987 29-35  690 2299
99        Mike Hargrove    11.8 1979 1985 29-35  940 3689
100       Bobby Bonilla    11.3 1992 1998 29-35  928 3884
Rk               Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
101       Kevin Seitzer    10.9 1991 1997 29-35  783 3166
102       Mickey Rivers    10.7 1978 1984 29-35  736 2987
103    Manny Sanguillen    10.4 1973 1979 29-35  840 3130
104      Dick McAuliffe    10.3 1969 1975 29-35  683 2695
105       Tony Gonzalez    10.0 1966 1971 29-34  804 2951
106           Von Hayes     9.9 1988 1992 29-33  558 2316
107         Roger Maris     9.9 1964 1968 29-33  531 1973
108      Tony Fernandez     9.7 1991 1997 29-35  774 3211
109       Willie Wilson     9.6 1985 1991 29-35  930 3684
110      Jesse Barfield     9.5 1989 1992 29-32  417 1611
111        Ken McMullen     9.4 1971 1977 29-35  583 1749
112         Rusty Staub     9.2 1973 1979 29-35 1045 4493
113        Garry Maddox     9.0 1979 1985 29-35  783 2777
114      Kevin Mitchell     9.0 1991 1997 29-35  484 1872
115       Mike Scioscia     8.7 1988 1992 29-33  634 2214
116          Johnny Ray     8.7 1986 1990 29-33  700 2974
117       Terry Kennedy     8.6 1985 1991 29-35  813 2793
118       Don Mattingly     7.6 1990 1995 29-34  770 3299
119        Dave Hollins     7.6 1995 2001 29-35  498 2077
120        Cesar Cedeno     7.3 1980 1986 29-35  713 2651
121          Bill North     7.1 1977 1981 29-33  506 1887
122           Tony Pena     7.0 1986 1992 29-35  967 3502
123         Vada Pinson     6.9 1968 1974 29-35  932 3757
124          Paul Blair     6.8 1973 1979 29-35  817 2548
125         Roy Smalley     6.8 1982 1987 29-34  772 2816
Rk               Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
126         Dave Parker     6.7 1980 1986 29-35  901 3709
127       Greg Luzinski     6.5 1980 1984 29-33  638 2635
128     Marquis Grissom     6.2 1996 2002 29-35  990 4057
129         Richie Zisk     5.6 1978 1983 29-34  734 2898
130           Pete Ward     5.5 1967 1970 29-32  442 1354
131     Rico Petrocelli     5.4 1972 1976 29-33  576 2256
132            Joe Rudi     4.7 1976 1982 29-35  641 2484
133          Eric Davis     4.6 1991 1997 29-35  504 1969
134         Bip Roberts     4.1 1993 1998 29-34  566 2274
135        Bobby Murcer     4.0 1975 1981 29-35  876 3490
136           Dave Cash     3.2 1977 1980 29-32  518 2052
137         Jim Fregosi     3.0 1971 1977 29-35  560 1831
138   Darryl Strawberry     2.7 1991 1997 29-35  349 1366
139          Ron Hansen     2.7 1967 1972 29-34  504 1501
140     Johnny Callison     2.6 1968 1973 29-34  642 2318
141          Gene Alley     2.5 1970 1973 29-32  430 1425
142        Kelly Gruber     1.8 1991 1993 29-31  251 1025
143           Tom Tresh     1.8 1968 1969 29-30  291 1128
144         George Bell     1.4 1989 1993 29-33  701 2981
145         Tommie Agee     0.9 1972 1973 29-30  224  771
146         Cleon Jones    -0.5 1972 1976 29-33  355 1404
147         Jimmie Hall    -1.5 1967 1970 29-32  390 1065
148        Nate Colbert    -2.0 1975 1976 29-30   99  315
   31. Walt Davis Posted: December 10, 2012 at 02:16 AM (#4320674)
Thanks Bob, those lists are a bit longer than I was expecting. :-)
   32. bobm Posted: December 10, 2012 at 03:39 AM (#4320701)
Spanning Multiple Seasons or entire Careers, From 1901 to 2012, For players in the saved report : (Spanning Multiple Seasons or entire Careers, From 1961 to 1994, From Age 25 to 27, (requiring WAR_bat?14.8), sorted by greatest WAR Position Players: Results), From Age 29 to 35, sorted by greatest WAR Position Players

                                                        
Rk              Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
1          Barry Bonds    49.7 1994 2000 29-35  974 4212
2         Mike Schmidt    48.9 1979 1985 29-35 1023 4338
3     Rickey Henderson    42.4 1988 1994 29-35  898 3979
4           Wade Boggs    39.9 1987 1993 29-35 1043 4724
5           Cal Ripken    36.7 1990 1996 29-35 1066 4649
6      Brooks Robinson    35.5 1966 1972 29-35 1100 4652
7       Frank Robinson    35.1 1965 1971 29-35  983 4166
8         Barry Larkin    33.8 1993 1999 29-35  872 3724
9         George Brett    31.9 1982 1988 29-35  922 3959
10       Alan Trammell    31.7 1987 1993 29-35  788 3322
11    Carl Yastrzemski    31.4 1969 1975 29-35 1045 4479
12        Lou Whitaker    30.9 1986 1992 29-35  956 4091
13       Graig Nettles    30.4 1974 1980 29-35 1021 4225
14        Kenny Lofton    29.6 1996 2002 29-35  959 4386
15      Billy Williams    29.6 1967 1973 29-35 1112 4819
16           Sal Bando    28.4 1973 1979 29-35 1067 4429
17      Reggie Jackson    27.2 1975 1981 29-35  944 3934
18         Bobby Grich    27.1 1978 1984 29-35  928 3714
19        Reggie Smith    26.5 1974 1980 29-35  826 3344
20             Ron Cey    26.2 1977 1983 29-35 1013 4189
21     Keith Hernandez    26.2 1983 1989 29-35  935 3928
22         Gary Carter    24.3 1983 1989 29-35  904 3726
23          Tony Gwynn    23.9 1989 1995 29-35  928 4032
24        Eddie Murray    23.5 1985 1991 29-35 1082 4604
25          Tony Perez    23.5 1971 1977 29-35 1033 4347
Rk              Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
26          Tim Raines    21.7 1989 1995 29-35  923 4029
27         Robin Yount    21.4 1985 1991 29-35 1030 4485
28            Jim Wynn    20.8 1971 1977 29-35  901 3696
29       Dave Winfield    20.3 1981 1987 29-35 1003 4323
30        Johnny Bench    19.5 1977 1983 29-35  787 2928
31        Andre Dawson    18.8 1984 1990 29-35  982 4041
32          Tony Oliva    18.7 1968 1974 29-35  847 3560
33         Bobby Bonds    18.2 1975 1981 29-35  835 3480
34            Jim Rice    17.9 1982 1988 29-35  999 4337
35           Roy White    17.6 1973 1979 29-35  929 3880
36           Ron Santo    17.1 1969 1974 29-34  867 3553
37          Will Clark    16.8 1993 1999 29-35  818 3465
38       Darrell Evans    15.9 1976 1982 29-35  996 3964
39       Dwayne Murphy    13.0 1984 1989 29-34  632 2306
40      Jesse Barfield     9.5 1989 1992 29-32  417 1611
41         Rusty Staub     9.2 1973 1979 29-35 1045 4493
42       Don Mattingly     7.6 1990 1995 29-34  770 3299
43          Bill North     7.1 1977 1981 29-33  506 1887
44          Paul Blair     6.8 1973 1979 29-35  817 2548
45         Dave Parker     6.7 1980 1986 29-35  901 3709
46     Marquis Grissom     6.2 1996 2002 29-35  990 4057
47     Rico Petrocelli     5.4 1972 1976 29-33  576 2256
48        Bobby Murcer     4.0 1975 1981 29-35  876 3490
49   Darryl Strawberry     2.7 1991 1997 29-35  349 1366
50          Ron Hansen     2.7 1967 1972 29-34  504 1501
Rk              Player WAR/pos From   To   Age    G   PA
51          Gene Alley     2.5 1970 1973 29-32  430 1425

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