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Massachusetts’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 Massachusetts.


  1. Jeff Bagwell – Boston, MA
  2. Jeff Bagwell
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    79.9 149 2150 9431 7797 1517 2314 488 32 449 1529 202 78 1401 1558 .297 .408 .540 .948

  3. Tom Glavine – Concord, MA
  4. Tom Glavine
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    73.9 86 682 682 305 203 3.54 4413.1 56 25 0 1900 1734 1500 2607 14.0% 1.31

  5. Mickey Cochrane – Bridgewater, MA
  6. Mickey Cochrane
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    48.6 132 1482 6206 5169 1041 1652 333 64 119 832 64 46 857 217 .320 .419 .478 .897

  7. Jack Chesbro – North Adams, MA
  8. Jack Chesbro
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    40.4 88 341 289 177 110 2.52 2532 225 32 4 987 708 552 1181 00.0% 1.11

  9. Wilbur Wood – Cambridge, MA
  10. Wilbur Wood
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    52.1 88 651 297 164 156 3.24 2684 114 24 57 1130 965 724 1411 12.7% 1.23

  11. Bill Donovan – Lawrence, MA
  12. Bill Donovan
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    42.8 92 351 314 183 129 2.58 2820.2 279 35 7 1093 809 959 1492 3.6% 1.22

  13. Elbie Fletcher – Milton, MA
  14. Elbie Fletcher
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    32.3 121 1415 5826 4879 723 1323 228 58 79 616 32 851 495 .271 .384 .390 .774

  15. Richie Hebner – Boston, MA
  16. Richie Hebner
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    33.1 119 1908 7022 6144 865 1694 273 57 203 890 38 40 687 741 .276 .352 .438 .790

  17. Bump Hadley – Lynn, MA
  18. Bump Hadley
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    35.1 96 528 355 161 165 4.24 2945.2 135 14 25 1609 1389 1442 1318 10.1% 1.50

  19. Fred Tenney – Georgetown, MA
  20. Fred Tenney
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    29.4 113 1319 5738 4894 733 1362 159 42 14 327 153 618 17 .278 .365 .337 .701

  21. Mark Belanger – Pittsfield, MA
  22. Mark Belanger
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    40.9 71 2016 6602 5784 676 1316 175 33 20 389 167 75 576 839 .228 .300 .280 .580

  23. Pie Traynor – Framingham, MA
  24. Pie Traynor
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    36.2 107 1941 8293 7559 1183 2416 371 164 58 1273 158 46 472 278 .320 .362 .435 .797

  25. Joe Coleman – Boston, MA
  26. Joe Coleman
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    24.8 103 484 340 142 135 3.70 2569.1 94 18 7 1202 1055 1003 1728 15.8% 1.33

  27. Ken Hill – Lynn, MA
  28. Ken Hill
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    22.7 96 332 315 117 109 4.06 1973 19 8 0 977 891 852 1181 13.9% 1.41

  29. Bill Monbouquette – Medford, MA
  30. Bill Monbouquette
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    22.6 97 343 263 114 112 3.68 1961.2 78 18 3 910 803 462 1122 13.7% 1.25

  31. Stuffy McInnis – Gloucester, MA
  32. Stuffy McInnis
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    34.3 103 2127 8623 7822 872 2405 312 101 20 1063 172 59 380 189 .307 .343 .381 .723

  33. Rabbit Maranville – Springfield, MA
  34. Rabbit Maranville
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    42.9 83 2670 11256 10078 1255 2605 380 177 28 884 291 93 839 756 .258 .318 .340 .658

  35. Dick Donovan – Boston, MA
  36. Dick Donovan
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    20.8 97 345 273 122 99 3.67 2017.1 101 25 5 909 822 495 880 10.5% 1.23

  37. Danny MacFayden – North Truro, MA
  38. Danny MacFayden
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    26 100 465 332 132 159 3.96 2706 158 18 9 1395 1191 872 797 06.8% 1.42

  39. Tony Conigliaro – Revere, MA
  40. Tony Conigliaro
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    12.3 119 876 3591 3221 464 849 139 23 166 516 20 23 287 629 .264 .327 .476 .803

  41. Jack Sanford – Wellesley Hills, MA
  42. Jack Sanford
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    17.9 101 388 293 137 101 3.69 2049.1 76 14 11 952 840 737 1182 13.7% 1.29

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