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Maryland’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 Maryland.


  1. Babe Ruth – Baltimore, MD
  2. Babe Ruth
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    156.7 197 2503 10616 8398 2174 2873 506 136 714 2217 123 117 2062 1330 .342 .474 .690 1.164

    Babe Ruth Pitching Stats
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG SHO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    20.59 82 163 148 94 46 2.28 1221.1 107 17 4 398 309 441 488 9.30% 1.16

  3. Lefty Grove – Lonaconing, MD
  4. Lefty Grove
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    113.3 68 616 457 300 141 3.06 3940.2 298 35 55 1594 1339 1187 2266 13.6% 1.28

  5. Jimmie Foxx – Sudlersville, MD
  6. Jimmie Foxx
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    96.1 158 2317 9670 8134 1751 2646 458 125 534 1922 87 72 1452 1311 .325 .428 .609 1.038

  7. Cal Ripken – Havre de Grace, MD
  8. Cal Ripken
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    96.1 112 3001 12883 11551 1647 3184 603 44 431 1695 36 39 1129 1305 .276 .340 .447 .788

  9. Al Kaline – Baltimore, MD
    • Age: 18 – 39
    • Years: 1953 – 1974
    • Pos: RF, CF, 1B
    • Team(s): Detroit Tigers

    Al Kaline
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    92.4 134 2834 11597 10116 1622 3007 498 75 399 1583 137 65 1277 1020 .297 .376 .480 .855

  10. Frank “Home Run” Baker – Trappe, MD
  11. Frank Baker
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    62.7 134 1575 6660 5984 887 1838 315 103 96 987 235 28 473 182 .307 .363 .442 .805

  12. Charlie Keller – Middletown, MD
  13. Charlie Keller
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    43.1 152 1170 4604 3790 725 1085 166 72 189 760 45 23 784 499 .286 .410 .518 .928

  14. Mark Teixeira – Annapolis, MD
  15. Mark Teixeira
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    51.8 127 1862 8029 6936 1099 1862 408 18 409 1298 26 7 918 1441 .268 .360 .509 .869

  16. Vic Willis – Cecil County, MD
  17. Vic Willis
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    51.4 89 399 366 187 167 2.50 3106.1 302 42 9 1202 864 841 1318 1.18

  18. Bill Nicholson – Chestertown, MD
  19. Bill Nicholson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    41.9 132 1677 6418 5546 837 1484 272 60 235 948 27 1 800 828 .268 .365 .465 .830

  20. Brady Anderson – Silver Spring, MD
  21. Brady Anderson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    34.9 111 1834 7737 6499 1062 1661 338 67 210 761 315 100 960 1190 .256 .362 .425 .787

  22. Brian Jordan – Baltimore, MD
  23. Brian Jordan
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    33.2 105 1456 5646 5160 755 1454 267 37 184 821 119 48 353 842 .282 .333 .455 .788

  24. Harold Baines – Easton, MD
  25. Harold Baines
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    38.9 119 2830 11092 9908 1299 2866 488 49 384 1628 34 34 1062 1441 .289 .356 .465 .820

  26. Eddie Rommel – Baltimore, MD
  27. Eddie Rommel
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    50.2 83 500 249 171 119 3.54 2556.1 147 18 29 1213 1006 724 599 5.5% 1.35

  28. Tommy Thomas – Baltimore, MD
  29. Tommy Thomas
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    25.9 96 398 267 117 128 4.11 2176.1 128 15 12 1185 995 712 736 07.8% 1.40

  30. Denny Neagle – Gambrills, MD
  31. Denny Neagle
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    22.7 95 392 286 124 92 4.24 1890.1 20 7 3 948 891 594 1415 17.6% 1.31

  32. Geoff Zahn – Baltimore, MD
  33. Geoff Zahn
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    20.6 94 304 270 111 109 3.74 1849 79 20 1 889 769 526 705 9.0% 1.35

  34. Buck Herzog – Baltimore, MD
  35. Buck Herzog
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    27.4 97 1493 6047 5284 705 1370 191 75 20 445 312 53 427 307 .259 .329 .335 .664

  36. Billy Werber – Berwyn, MD
  37. Billy Werber
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    25.0 100 1295 5845 5024 875 1363 271 50 78 539 215 68 701 363 .271 .364 .392 .756

  38. Steve Barber – Takoma Park, MD
  39. Steve Barber
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    18.2 96 466 272 121 106 3.36 1999 59 21 13 870 747 950 1309 15.2% 1.38

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