Originally posted on Angelswin  |  Last updated 7/11/13
By Jonathan Northrop, AngelsWin.com Columnist -  It seems we haven't had much Trout Porn this year, so here's something to feast your eyes with. Check out this list. That's a list of all 282 players with at least 500 PA through age 21 in major league history through age 21 by WAR (It doesn't matter what you set the minimum PA at, the top of the list would be the same). Here's the top 10: 19.3 Mel Ott 16.1 Mike Trout 16.0 Ty Cobb 15.0 Al Kaline 14.4 Ken Griffey Jr 14.3 Rogers Hornsby 14.2 Jimmie Foxx 13.8 Ted Williams 13.3 Alex Rodriguez 13.1 Sherry Magee With the exception of Magee - and Griffey and A-Rod so far - those are all Hall of Famers, many of them inner circle Hall of Famers. Griffey will certainly get in and A-Rod's numbers are among the best in the game and will only possibly be barred due to steroids. Even Magee had a career WAR of 64.2, more than many Hall of Famers. And the next ten? It includes: Mickey Mantle, Frank Robinson, Eddie Matthews...
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