Highest WAR based on Number of Teams Played For

Friend of the VORG Ben Berk posed this question on Twitter:

For simplicity sake, I used Baseball Reference’s WAR for determining the “best” players.

Here are the batters:

Teams Player WAR
12 Matt Stairs 14.3
11 Kenny Lofton 68.2
10 Marlon Byrd 25.5
9 Rickey Henderson 110.8
8 Gary Sheffield 60.3
7 Carlos Beltran 70.4
6 Jim Thome 72.9
5 Rogers Hornsby 127
4 Tris Speaker 133.7
3 Babe Ruth 163.1
2 Barry Bonds 162.4
1 Stan Musial 128.1

Here are the pitchers:

Teams Player WAR
13 Octavio Dotel 15.7
12 Mike Morgan 28.9
11 LaTroy Hawkins 17.7
10 Livan Hernandez 25.2
9 David Wells 53.5
8 Gaylord Perry 93.7
7 Waite Hoyt 53.3
6 Randy Johnson 104.3
5 Phil Niekro 97.4
4 Roger Clemens 139.4
3 Pete Alexander 117
2 Lefty Grove 109.9
1 Walter Johnson 152.3

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