Tag: Philadelphia Phillies

Baseball Bios – Don Money

In 2015, Baseball Reference unveiled a new feature highlighting the top players by Wins Above Replacement (better known as WAR) for any given franchise. It also gives the Top WAR leaders for any given season. While Wins Above Replacement isn’t everyone’s favorite stat, it is a great stat when it comes to comparing players in […]

Brief Baseball Bios – Roy Halladay

At one time, Roy Halladay was one of the best pitchers in Major League Baseball. In 2003 and 2010, Halladay won the top pitching accolade with Cy Young Award, while being in the conversation for the same award in 5 other seasons. Over his 16 year career, pitching for the Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia […]

Brief Baseball Bios – Kenny Lofton

Kenny Lofton may never be a Baseball Hall of Famer, but he was one heck of a player. He played mostly for the Cleveland Indians, but actually began with the Houston Astros. Lofton also had one year with the Atlanta Braves before returning to Cleveland, and played for many other teams later in his career, […]

Brief Baseball Bios – Chase Utley

Chase Utley was a very good Major League Baseball player. He was the Phillies’ overall best player for a very long time. Between 2003-2015,  even while suffering through many different injuries, Utley  compiled 61.5 Baseball-Reference Wins Above Replacement (WAR) for the Phillies. This includes the 0.3 WAR from his call-up stint in 2003 and the […]

Brief Baseball Bios – Scott Rolen

Scott Rolen was a 7-time All-Star third baseman who played for the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, Toronto Blue Jays, and Cincinnati Reds. He compiled exactly 70 Wins Above Replacement (WAR, according to baseball-reference) in his 17-year career. He was a rare player who both hit for power (career .855 OPS) and played outstanding defense […]

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