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Minnesota’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 Minnesota.


  1. Paul Molitor – St. Paul, MN
  2. Paul Molitor
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    75.8 122 2683 12167 10835 1782 3319 605 114 234 1307 504 131 1094 1244 .306 .369 .448 .817

  3. Dave Winfield – St. Paul, MN
  4. Dave Winfield
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    64.1 128 2973 12358 11003 1669 3110 540 88 465 1833 223 96 1216 1686 .283 .353 .475 .827

  5. Joe Mauer – St. Paul, MN
  6. Joe Mauer
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    55.0 123 1858 7960 6930 1018 2123 428 30 143 923 52 19 939 1034 .306 .388 .439 .827

  7. Jerry Koosman – Appleton, MN
  8. Jerry Koosman
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    57.0 91 612 527 222 209 3.36 3839.1 140 33 17 1608 1433 1198 2556 16.0% 1.26

  9. Roger Maris – Hibbing, MN
  10. Roger Maris
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    38.1 126 1463 5846 5101 826 1325 195 42 275 851 21 9 652 733 .260 .345 .476 .822

  11. Kent Hrbek – Minneapolis, MN
  12. Kent Hrbek
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    38.5 126 1747 7137 6192 903 1749 312 18 293 1086 37 26 838 798 .282 .367 .481 .848

  13. Jack Morris – St. Paul, MN
  14. Jack Morris
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    43.6 95 549 527 254 186 3.90 3824 175 28 0 1815 1657 1390 2478 15.4% 1.30

  15. Chief Bender – Crow Wing County, MN
  16. Chief Bender
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    42.4 88 459 334 212 127 2.46 3017 255 40 34 1110 823 712 1711 8.8% 1.11

  17. Josh Johnson – Minneapolis, MN
  18. Josh Johnson
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    24.3 82 170 160 58 45 3.40 998 4 0 0 410 377 338 915 21.9% 1.27

  19. Rube Walberg – Pine City, MN
  20. Rube Walberg
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    38.9 94 544 307 155 141 4.16 2644 140 15 32 1423 1223 1031 1085 9.4% 1.45

  21. Dave Goltz – Pelican Rapids, MN
  22. Dave Goltz
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    23.5 96 353 264 113 109 3.69 2039.2 83 13 8 950 836 646 1105 12.8% 1.35

  23. Joe Bush – Ehime, MN
  24. Joe Bush
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    31.7 101 489 366 195 183 3.51 3087.1 225 35 20 1443 1205 1263 1319 9.6% 1.38

  25. Terry Steinbach – New Ulm, MN
  26. Terry Steinbach
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
    28.0 101 1546 5905 5369 638 1453 273 21 162 745 23 22 418 938 .271 .326 .420 .746

  27. Aaron Sele – Golden Valley, MN
  28. Aaron Sele
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    19.9 99 404 352 148 112 4.61 2153 15 9 0 1208 1102 798 1407 14.8% 1.49

  29. Bill Gullickson – Marshall, MN
  30. Bill Gullickson
    WAR ERA- G GS W L ERA IP CG ShO SV R ER BB SO K% WHIP
    23.8 101 398 390 162 136 3.93 2560 54 11 0 1228 1118 622 1279 11.9% 1.28

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