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The 20 Greatest Washington Nationals of All-Time

Rankings based on seasons 1901 – 2021.

To be eligible, position players needed 1,500 plate appearances and starting pitchers had to have started a minimum of 75 games for the franchise.

  1. Gary Carter
    • Age: 20 – 30
    • Years: 1974 – 1984
    • Position(s): C, RF

    Gary Carter
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    55.8 121 1503 6019 5303 707 1427 274 24 220 823 34 582 691 .269 .340 .454 .794

  2. Tim Raines
    • Age: 19 – 30, 41
    • Years: 1979 – 1990, 2001
    • Position(s): LF, CF, DH

    Tim Raines
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    49.2 133 1452 6256 5383 947 1622 281 82 96 556 635 793 569 .301 .390 .437 .827

  3. Max Scherzer
    • Age: 30 – 36
    • Years: 2015 – 2021
    • Position(s): SP

    Max Scherzer
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    39.6 66 189 189 92 47 2.80 1229.0 11 4 0 404 382 280 1610 33.1% 0.96

  4. Andre Dawson
    • Age: 21 – 31
    • Years: 1976 – 1986
    • Position(s): CF, RF

    Andre Dawson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    48.4 121 1443 6138 5628 828 1575 295 67 225 838 253 354 896 .280 .324 .476 .800

  5. Vladimir Guerrero
    • Age: 21 – 28
    • Years: 1996 – 2003
    • Position(s): RF

    Vladimir Guerrero
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    34.7 143 1004 4220 3763 641 1215 226 34 234 702 123 381 484 .323 .390 .587 .977

  6. Steve Rogers
    • Age: 23 – 35
    • Years: 1973 – 1985
    • Position(s): SP

    Steve Rogers
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    45.1 87 399 393 158 152 3.18 2837.2 129 37 2 1122 1001 876 1621 13.9% 1.23

  7. Bryce Harper
    • Age: 19 – 25
    • Years: 2012 – 2018
    • Position(s): RF, LF, CF

    Bryce Harper
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    27.5 140 927 3957 3306 610 922 183 18 184 521 75 585 834 .279 .386 .512 .898

  8. Ryan Zimmerman
    • Age: 20 – 34, 36
    • Years: 2005 – 2019, 2021
    • Position(s): 3B, 1B

    Ryan Zimmerman
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    40.1 116 1799 7402 6654 963 1846 417 22 284 1061 43 646 1384 .277 .341 .475 .816

  9. Stephen Strasburg
    • Age: 21 – 32
    • Years: 2010 – 2021
    • Position(s): SP

    Stephen Strasburg
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    31.8 79 246 246 113 61 3.21 1465.1 2 2 0 575 523 392 1718 29.0% 1.09

  10. Juan Soto
    • Age: 19 – 22
    • Years: 2018 – 2021
    • Position(s): LF, RF


    Juan Soto
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    17.5 156 464 2003 1612 337 485 91 8 98 312 32 373 352 .301 .432 .550 .982

  11. Anthony Rendon
    • Age: 23 – 29
    • Years: 2013 – 2019
    • Position(s): 3B, 2B

    Anthony Rendon
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    29.1 128 916 3927 3424 571 994 245 15 136 546 45 409 610 .290 .372 .490 .862

  12. Rusty Staub
    • Age: 25 – 27, 35
    • Years: 1969 – 1971, 1979
    • Position(s): RF

    Rusty Staub
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    18.5 146 518 2163 1803 290 531 86 18 81 284 24 310 206 .295 .398 .496 .895

  13. Dennis Martinez
    • Age: 32 – 39
    • Years: 1986 – 1993
    • Position(s): SP

    Dennis Martinez
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    30.0 83 239 233 100 72 3.06 1609 41 13 1 628 547 407 973 14.8% 1.15

  14. Tim Wallach
    • Age: 22 – 34
    • Years: 1980 – 1992
    • Position(s): 3B, 1B

    Tim Wallach
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    37.0 104 1767 7174 6529 737 1694 360 31 204 905 50 514 1009 .259 .316 .417 .734

  15. Pedro Martinez
    • Age: 22 – 25
    • Years: 1994 – 1997
    • Position(s): SP

    Pedro Martinez
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    20.2 72 118 117 55 33 3.06 797.1 20 8 1 302 271 248 843 26.2% 1.09

  16. Larry Walker
    • Age: 22 – 27
    • Years: 1989 – 1994
    • Position(s): RF, 1B

    Larry Walker
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    21.1 128 674 2690 2366 368 666 147 16 99 384 98 264 474 .281 .355 .482 .838

  17. Trea Turner
    • Age: 22 – 28
    • Years: 2015 – 2021
    • Position(s): SS


    Trea Turner
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    22.3 121 637 2803 2565 444 769 135 32 93 306 192 208 509 .300 .356 .486 .842

  18. Gio Gonzalez
    • Age: 26 – 32
    • Years: 2012 – 2018
    • Position(s): SP

    Gio Gonzalez
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO SO % WHIP
    21.0 90 213 213 86 65 3.62 1253.1 3 2 0 537 504 485 1215 23.0% 1.28

  19. Ron Fairly
    • Age: 30 – 35
    • Years: 1969 – 1974
    • Position(s): 1B, LF, RF

    Ron Fairly
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    17.6 127 718 2642 2226 303 615 92 7 86 331 19 370 257 .276 .378 .439 .818

  20. Bob Bailey
    • Age: 26 – 32
    • Years: 1969 – 1975
    • Position(s): 3B, LF, 1B

    Bob Bailey
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    18.3 122 951 3548 2991 412 791 116 23 118 466 40 502 607 .264 .366 .436 .803

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