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Arkansas’s Best Baseball Players

For a lot of people where we are from is a point of pride. When we meet someone who hales from the same place as us there is often a sense of comradery. Below is a list of the best players born in the state of Arkansas.


  1. Arky Vaughan – Clifty, AR
  2. Arky Vaughan
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    72.8 138 1817 7721 6622 1173 2103 356 128 96 926 118 937 276 .318 .406 .453 .859

  3. Brooks Robinson – Little Rock, AR
  4. Brooks Robinson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    78.4 104 2896 11782 10654 1232 2848 482 68 268 1357 28 22 860 990 .267 .322 .401 .723

  5. Dizzy Dean – Lucas, AR
  6. Dizzy Dean
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    43.8 77 317 230 150 83 3.02 1967.1 154 26 30 774 661 453 1163 14.2% 1.21

  7. Willie Davis – Mineral Springs, AR
  8. Willie Davis
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    60.6 105 2429 9822 9174 1217 2561 395 138 182 1053 398 131 418 977 .279 .311 .412 .723

  9. Cliff Lee – Benton, AR
  10. Cliff Lee
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    43 84 328 324 143 91 3.52 2156.2 29 12 0 923 843 464 1824 20.5% 1.20

  11. Lou Brock – El Dorado, AR
  12. Lou Brock
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    45.3 109 2616 11238 10332 1610 3023 486 141 149 900 938 307 761 1730 .293 .343 .410 .753

  13. Torii Hunter – Pine Bluff, AR
  14. Torii Hunter
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    50.2 110 2372 9692 8857 1296 2452 498 39 353 1391 195 99 661 1741 .277 .331 .461 .793

  15. Preacher Roe – Ash Flat, AR
  16. Preacher Roe
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    34.6 85 333 261 127 84 3.43 1914.1 101 17 10 799 730 504 956 12.1% 1.26

  17. Lon Warneke – Mount Ida, AR
  18. Lon Warneke
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    41.9 83 445 343 192 121 3.18 2782.1 192 30 13 1164 984 739 1140 09.8% 1.25

  19. Travis Jackson – Waldo, AR
  20. Travis Jackson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    43.9 101 1656 6679 6086 833 1768 291 86 135 929 71 13 412 565 .291 .337 .433 .770

  21. Rick Monday – Batesville, AR
  22. Rick Monday
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    33.4 125 1986 7162 6136 950 1619 248 64 241 775 98 91 924 1513 .264 .361 .443 .804

  23. George Kell – Swifton, AR
  24. George Kell
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    37.4 111 1795 7528 6702 881 2054 385 50 78 870 51 36 621 287 .306 .367 .414 .781

  25. Kevin McReynolds – Little Rock, AR
  26. Kevin McReynolds
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    30 115 1502 6039 5423 727 1439 284 35 211 807 93 32 522 707 .265 .328 .447 .775

  27. Johnny Sain – Havana, AR
  28. Johnny Sain
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    24.8 93 412 245 139 116 3.49 2125.2 140 16 51 947 824 619 910 10.1% 1.30

  29. Wally Moon – Bay, AR
  30. Wally Moon
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    25.0 119 1457 5566 4843 737 1399 212 60 142 661 89 68 644 591 .289 .371 .445 .817

  31. Lloyd Moseby – Portland, AR
  32. Lloyd Moseby
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    27.5 103 1588 6574 5815 869 1494 273 66 169 737 280 92 616 1135 .257 .332 .414 .746

  33. A.J. Burnett – North Little Rock, AR
  34. A.J. Burnett
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    30.0 97 435 430 164 157 3.99 2731.1 24 10 0 1328 1210 1100 2513 21.5% 1.32

  35. Sherm Lollar – Durham, AR
  36. Sherm Lollar
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    30.3 106 1752 6218 5351 623 1415 244 14 155 808 20 10 671 453 .264 .357 .402 .759

  37. Floyd Robinson – Prescott, AR
  38. Floyd Robinson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    17.8 119 1011 3770 3284 458 929 140 36 67 426 42 21 408 282 .283 .365 .409 .773

  39. Ellis Valentine – Helena, AR
  40. Ellis Valentine
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    17.3 113 894 3392 3166 380 881 169 15 123 474 59 37 180 462 .278 .315 .458 .773

  41. Pat Burrell – Eureka Springs, AR
  42. Pat Burrell
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    19.1 117 1640 6520 5503 767 1393 299 16 292 976 7 3 932 1564 .253 .361 .472 .834

2 Comments »

  1. Lou Brock is much higher than you rank him. How can you put him below Cliff Lee? or Dizzy Dean? or Willie Davis?

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