The Greatest Father-Son Duos in MLB History

To compile our list of Major League Baseball's greatest father-son duos, we used's Wins Above Replacement (WAR) as a rough guideline, giving preference to pairs in which both players achieved significant success (at least 10 career WAR). Which father-son duo is your favorite?
All pairs are listed with the father first, and each player's career WAR in parenthesis.

1. Bobby Bonds (57.9) and Barry Bonds (162.8)

Bobby Bonds and Barry Bonds embrace after the younger Bonds' 500th home run on April 17, 2001. Andy Kuno/San Francisco Giants

2. Ken Griffey Sr. (34.5) and Ken Griffey Jr. (83.8)

On Sept. 14, 1990, Ken Griffey Jr. and Ken Griffey Sr. made history when they became the first father-son duo to hit back-to-back home runs in a game against the California Angels. Ken Levine/Getty Images

3. Felipe Alou (42.2) and Moises Alou (39.9)

Moises Alou #18 of the San Francisco Giants stands next to his father and Giants' manager Felipe Alou #23 during the 2005 All-Star Game at Comerica Park on July 11, 2005 in Detroit, MI. Rich Pilling/MLB Photos

Bonus: Felipe Alou (left) also played with his brothers Matty Alou (right) and Jesus Alou (center). Louis Requena/MLB Photos

4. Ray Boone (25.7) and Bob Boone (27.4)

Ray Boone #8 of the Detroit Tigers National Baseball Hall of Fame Library/MLB; _Bob Boone #8 of the Philadelphia Phillies _Louis Requena/MLB Photos

Bob Boone (right) poses for a photo with his son, New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone. Bob's other son, Bret, also had a notable MLB career (22.8 WAR). Mary DeCicco/MLB Photos

5. Mel Stottlemyre (40.8) and Todd Stottlemyre (21.1)

Former New York Yankee player and coach Mel Stottlemyre poses with his plaque that will be placed in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium on June 20, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Jim McIsaac/Getty Images

Pitcher Todd Stottlemyre #30 of the Toronto Blue Jays throws a pitch during a game against the California Angels on April 17, 1994, at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, California_. Stephen Dunn/Allsport_

6. Jose Cruz (54.4) and Jose Cruz Jr. (19.5)

Louis Requena/MLB Photos (left) and John Williamson/MLB Photos (right)

7. Gus Bell (15.4) and Buddy Bell (66.3)

Bettmann Archive/Getty Images (left) and Louis Requena/MLB Photos (right)

8. Sandy Alomar (10.5) and Roberto Alomar (67.1)

Louis Requena/MLB Photos (left) and Rich Pilling/MLB Photos (right)

Bonus: Sandy Alomar Jr.

Sandy Alomar Jr. (13.7) Rich Pilling/MLB Photos

9. Dizzy Trout (46.2) and Steve Trout (13.3)

Bruce Bennett Studios via Getty Images Studios/Getty Images (left) and _Ron Vesely/MLB Photos _(right)

10. Cecil Fielder (17.2) and Prince Fielder (23.6)

Cecil Fielder of the Detroit Tigers poses for a photo with his son, Prince Fielder, before the 1993 MLB All Star Game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 13, 1993 in Baltimore, Maryland. Michael Zagaris/Getty Images

Honorable Mentions

Tom "Flash" Gordon and Dee Gordon, Tony Gwynn Sr. and Tony Gwynn Jr.

(L-R) Former MLB baseball players Tom "Flash" Gordon, father of shortstop Dee Gordon #9 of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Tony Gwynn Sr., father of outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. #10 of the Los Angeles Dodgers, hug their sons after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the Father's Day game with the Houston Astros on June 19, 2011 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. Paul Spinelli/MLB Photos

Bonus: Grandfather-Grandson Carl Yastrzemski and Mike Yastrzemski

Former left fielder Carl Yastrzemski of the Boston Red Sox hugs grandson Mike Yastrzemski #5 of the San Francisco Giants before throwing out a ceremonial first pitch before a game on September 18, 2019 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox