The Red Sox Hall of wWAR

At least one of these players will be eligible for the Red Sox Hall of wWAR when he retires. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Beyond the Box Score's Adam Darowski has a project he runs called the Hall of wWAR. Essentially, it's what Cooperstown would look like were it populated by baseball's very best, from the perspective of wins above replacement. Darowski has tweaked the system over time to represent historic WAR accurately, and the result is a pretty neat look at the game's best: just 70 percent of the actual Hall of Fame is contained within the hypothetical walls of the Hall of wWAR.

Darowski often creates side projects out of this larger one, and his most recent is the Red Sox Hall of wWAR. Darowski found that the Red Sox have been more accurate in their assessment of the organization's very best than actual Cooperstown has, and that there are plenty of current and recently departed players who are on their way to being deserving as well. It's worth checking out both Darowski's write-up of his findings, and the visual representation found at Hall of Stats. Pictures! Who doesn't love pictures?

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Over the Monster

You must be a member of Over the Monster to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Over the Monster. You should read them.

Join Over the Monster

You must be a member of Over the Monster to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Over the Monster. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker