Best Players By State

Missouri’s Best Baseball Players

To a lot of people where we were born is a point of pride. When someone from our hometown or our home state becomes famous it brings a sense of pride and can bring people together. This list is based on the player’s place of birth. If you believe we have made an error please leave a comment in the comments section.

  • Yogi Berra, St. Louis, MO

    • Positions: Cathcer, Outfield
    • Teams: New York Yankees, New York Mets
    • MVP: 1951, 1954, 1955
    • All-Star: 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962


    Yogi Berra Batting Statistics
    WAR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    59.5 2,120 7,555 1,175 2,150 321 49 358 1,430 30 704 414 .285 .348 .482 .830

  • Ken Boyer, Liberty, MO


  • Ken Boyer Batting Statistics
    WAR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    62.8 2,034 7,455 1,104 2,143 318 68 282 1,141 105 713 1,017 .287 .349 .462 .810

  • Mark Buehrle, St. Charles, MO


  • Mark Buehrle Pitching Statistics
    WAR G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO/9 WHIP
    59.2 518 493 214 160 3.81 3,283.1 33 10 0 1,542 1,391 734 1,870 5.1 1.281

  • David Cone, Kansas City, MO


  • David Cone Pitching Statistics
    WAR G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO/9 WHIP
    61.7 450 419 194 126 3.46 2,898.2 56 22 1 1,222 1,115 1,137 2,668 8.3 1.256

  • Tom Henke, Kansas City, MO


  • Tom Henke Pitching Statistics
    WAR G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO/9 WHIP
    23.1 642 0 41 42 2.67 789.2 0 0 311 252 234 255 861 9.8 1.092

  • Carl Hubbell, Carthage, MO

    • Positions: Pitcher
    • Teams: New York Giants
    • MVP: 1933, 1936
    • All-Star: 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1942


    Carl Hubbell Pitching Statistics
    WAR G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO/9 WHIP
    67.8 535 433 253 154 2.98 3,590.1 260 36 33 1,380 1,188 725 1,677 4.2 1.166

  • Steve Rogers, Jefferson City, MO

    • Positions: Pitcher
    • Teams: Montreal Expos
    • All-Star: 1974, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983


    Steve Rogers Pitching Statistics
    WAR G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO/9 WHIP
    45.3 399 393 158 152 3.17 2,837.2 129 37 2 1,122 1,001 876 1,621 5.1 1.232

  • Zack Wheat, Hamilton, MO


  • Zack Wheat Batting Statistics
    WAR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    60.2 2,410 9,106 1,289 2,884 476 172 132 1,248 205 650 572 .317 .367 .450 .817

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