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100 Greatest Catchers of All-Time

Updated 4/18/2021

Major League Baseball as we know it, that is two leagues American and National, playing by the same rules with the champion from each squaring off against the other for baseball supremacy was born in 1901. Because of that these rankings only consider seasons and careers from 1901 and after. To be eligible a player has to have 1,500 career plate appearances.

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  1. Johnny Bench
  2. Johnny Bench
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    75.2 125 2158 8669 7658 1091 2048 381 24 389 1376 68 43 891 1278 .267 .341 .475 .817

  3. Mike Piazza
  4. Mike Piazza
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    59.6 140 1912 7745 6911 1048 2127 344 8 427 1335 17 20 759 1113 .307 .376 .545 .921

  5. Gary Carter
  6. Gary Carter
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    70.1 116 2296 9019 7971 1025 2092 371 31 324 1225 39 42 848 997 .262 .333 .438 .772

  7. Carlton Fisk
  8. Carlton Fisk
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    68.4 117 2499 9853 8756 1276 2356 421 47 376 1330 128 58 849 1386 .269 .339 .456 .796

  9. Joe Torre
  10. Joe Torre
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    57.6 129 2209 8801 7874 996 2342 344 59 252 1185 23 29 779 1094 .297 .364 .452 .816

  11. Joe Mauer
  12. Joe Mauer
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    55.3 122 1858 7960 6930 1018 2123 428 30 143 923 52 19 939 1034 .306 .387 .438 .826

  13. Yogi Berra
  14. Yogi Berra
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    59.5 124 2120 8364 7555 1175 2150 321 49 358 1430 30 26 704 414 .284 .347 .482 .829

  15. Ivan Rodriguez
  16. Ivan Rodriguez
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    68.7 104 2543 10270 9592 1354 2844 572 51 311 1332 127 64 513 1474 .296 .332 .464 .796

  17. Gene Tenace
  18. Gene Tenace
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    46.8 140 1555 5525 4390 653 1060 179 20 201 674 36 42 984 998 .241 .386 .428 .815

  19. Buster Posey
  20. Buster Posey
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    41.8 128 1258 5153 4575 595 1380 270 9 140 673 23 9 484 634 .302 .370 .456 .826

  21. Mickey Cochrane
  22. Mickey Cochrane
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    49.1 132 1482 6206 5169 1041 1652 333 64 119 832 64 46 857 217 .319 .408 .477 .886

  23. Thurman Munson
  24. Thurman Munson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    46.0 116 1423 5903 5344 696 1558 229 32 113 701 48 50 438 571 .291 .345 .409 .755

  25. Bill Dickey
  26. Bill Dickey
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    57.3 126 1789 7060 6300 930 1969 343 72 202 1209 37 29 678 289 .312 .379 .486 .865

  27. Ted Simmons
  28. Ted Simmons
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    50.3 116 2456 9685 8680 1074 2472 483 47 248 1389 21 33 855 694 .284 .347 .436 .784

  29. Roy Campanella
  30. Roy Campanella
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    35.6 123 1215 4816 4205 627 1161 178 18 242 856 25 15 533 501 .276 .357 .499 .857

  31. Jorge Posada
  32. Jorge Posada
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    42.7 123 1829 7150 6092 900 1664 379 10 275 1065 20 21 936 1453 .273 .373 .474 .848

  33. Bill Freehan
  34. Bill Freehan
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    44.7 113 1774 6899 6073 706 1591 241 35 200 758 24 21 626 753 .261 .337 .411 .749

  35. Gabby Hartnett
  36. Gabby Hartnett
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    56.9 127 1990 7297 6432 867 1912 396 64 236 1179 28 7 703 697 .297 .363 .488 .851

  37. Roger Bresnahan
  38. Roger Bresnahan
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    42.1 128 1438 5355 4463 681 1246 218 71 26 527 212 3 713 99 .279 .378 .377 .755

  39. Darrell Porter
  40. Darrell Porter
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    40.9 113 1782 6570 5539 765 1369 237 48 188 826 39 37 905 1025 .247 .352 .409 .762

  41. Jason Kendall
  42. Jason Kendall
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    41.7 99 2085 8701 7627 1030 2195 394 35 75 744 189 89 721 686 .287 .364 .378 .742

  43. Mickey Tettleton
  44. Mickey Tettleton
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    29.4 122 1485 5745 4698 711 1132 210 16 245 732 23 29 949 1307 .240 .367 .448 .816

  45. Yadier Molina
  46. Yadier Molina
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    40.4 99 2025 7811 7115 713 2001 381 7 160 932 66 37 513 803 .281 .333 .404 .737

  47. Wally Schang
  48. Wally Schang
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    47.9 120 1842 6423 5307 769 1506 264 90 59 710 121 49 849 573 .283 .383 .400 .784

  49. Lance Parrish
  50. Lance Parrish
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    39.5 105 1988 7797 7067 856 1782 305 27 324 1070 28 37 612 1527 .252 .311 .440 .752

  51. Russell Martin
  52. Russell Martin
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    38.7 105 1610 6399 5492 774 1370 250 9 185 751 100 51 762 1151 .249 .348 .399 .747

  53. Ernie Lombardi
  54. Ernie Lombardi
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    39.5 125 1853 6349 5855 601 1792 277 27 190 990 8 0 430 262 .306 .357 .459 .817

  55. Javy Lopez
  56. Javy Lopez
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    29.7 112 1503 5793 5319 674 1527 267 19 260 864 8 19 357 969 .287 .336 .491 .827

  57. Brian McCann
  58. Brian McCann
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    31.9 111 1670 6534 5790 714 1521 285 5 270 973 25 9 609 1001 .262 .337 .453 .790

  59. Jim Sundberg
  60. Jim Sundberg
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    40.5 91 1962 6898 6021 621 1493 243 36 95 624 20 37 699 963 .247 .320 .347 .668

  61. Elston Howard
  62. Elston Howard
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    27.1 105 1605 5843 5363 619 1471 218 50 167 762 9 14 373 786 .274 .320 .426 .747

  63. Smoky Burgess
  64. Smoky Burgess
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    33.3 115 1691 5013 4471 485 1318 230 33 126 673 13 14 477 270 .294 .360 .445 .806

  65. Chris Hoiles
  66. Chris Hoiles
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    23.5 122 894 3338 2820 415 739 122 2 151 449 5 7 435 616 .262 .364 .467 .832

  67. Darren Daulton
  68. Darren Daulton
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    23.0 114 1161 4336 3630 511 891 197 25 137 588 50 10 629 726 .245 .356 .426 .782

  69. Tom Haller
  70. Tom Haller
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    29.3 113 1294 4519 3935 461 1011 153 31 134 504 14 30 477 593 .256 .337 .413 .750

  71. Ed Bailey
  72. Ed Bailey
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    27.2 110 1212 4208 3581 432 915 128 15 155 540 17 18 545 577 .255 .352 .429 .782

  73. Manny Sanguillen
  74. Manny Sanguillen
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    27.6 99 1448 5380 5062 566 1500 205 57 65 585 35 38 223 331 .296 .324 .397 .722

  75. John Romano
  76. John Romano
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    20.9 122 905 3256 2767 355 706 112 10 129 417 7 9 414 485 .255 .352 .442 .795

  77. Joe Ferguson
  78. Joe Ferguson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    21.0 118 1013 3624 3001 407 719 121 11 122 445 22 12 562 607 .239 .355 .409 .765

  79. Chief Meyers
  80. Chief Meyers
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    25.2 118 992 3226 2834 276 826 120 41 14 363 44 4 274 162 .291 .360 .377 .738

  81. Walker Cooper
  82. Walker Cooper
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    27.3 114 1473 5078 4702 573 1341 240 40 173 812 18 1 309 357 .285 .329 .463 .792

  83. Sherm Lollar
  84. Sherm Lollar
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    30.1 106 1752 6218 5351 623 1415 244 14 155 808 20 10 671 453 .264 .353 .402 .756

  85. Mike Stanley
  86. Mike Stanley
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    20.9 118 1467 4989 4222 625 1138 220 7 187 702 13 4 652 929 .269 .368 .457 .826

  87. Del Crandall
  88. Del Crandall
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    28.2 93 1573 5581 5026 585 1276 179 18 179 657 26 28 424 477 .253 .308 .403 .711

  89. Tim McCarver
  90. Tim McCarver
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    28.3 100 1909 6206 5529 590 1501 242 57 97 645 61 49 548 422 .271 .334 .388 .723

  91. Johnny Kling
  92. Johnny Kling
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    28.9 100 1245 4586 4190 466 1136 178 60 20 506 123 0 279 114 .271 .311 .356 .667

  93. J.T. Realmuto
  94. J. T. Realmuto
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    19.8 109 732 2940 2699 380 749 156 19 95 358 44 14 179 559 .278 .328 .455 .783

  95. Terry Steinbach
  96. Terry Steinbach
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    28.0 101 1546 5896 5369 638 1453 273 21 162 745 23 22 418 938 .270 .325 .419 .745

  97. Mike Scioscia
  98. Mike Scioscia
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    26.1 100 1441 5056 4373 398 1131 198 12 68 446 29 24 567 307 .258 .340 .356 .696

  99. Butch Wynegar
  100. Butch Wynegar
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    26.5 96 1301 5067 4330 498 1102 176 15 65 506 10 13 626 428 .254 .344 .347 .691

  101. Dick Dietz
  102. Dick Dietz
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    12.6 132 646 2244 1829 226 478 89 6 66 301 4 6 381 402 .261 .388 .424 .813

  103. Johnny Bassler
  104. Johnny Bassler
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    21.3 110 811 2858 2319 250 704 99 16 1 318 13 8 437 81 .303 .402 .361 .764

  105. Carlos Ruiz
  106. Carlos Ruiz
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    22.5 100 1137 4069 3539 405 935 223 7 71 415 25 10 403 499 .264 .347 .391 .739

  107. John Stearns
  108. John Stearns
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    19.67 104 810 3082 2681 334 696 152 10 46 312 91 51 323 294 .259 .338 .375 .713

  109. Yasmani Grandal
  110. Yasmani Grandal
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    18.0 118 925 3486 2954 401 710 143 7 149 443 11 7 487 831 .240 .348 .445 .793

  111. Salvador Perez
  112. Salvador Perez
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    24.2 99 979 3893 3687 403 992 189 10 152 535 5 1 134 635 .269 .300 .449 .749

  113. Charles Johnson
  114. Charles Johnson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    22.6 97 1188 4385 3836 465 940 211 4 167 570 6 10 475 997 .245 .328 .432 .761

  115. Tony Pena
  116. Tony Pena
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    24.7 83 1988 7073 6489 667 1687 298 27 107 708 80 63 455 846 .259 .306 .363 .669

  117. Jonathan Lucroy
  118. Jonathan Lucroy
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    17.8 102 1203 4568 4121 481 1128 216 24 108 545 30 9 366 658 .274 .335 .416 .751

  119. Earl Battey
  120. Earl Battey
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    18.8 107 1141 4104 3586 393 969 150 17 104 449 13 12 421 470 .270 .345 .408 .754

  121. Jason Varitek
  122. Jason Varitek
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    24.2 99 1546 5839 5099 664 1307 306 14 193 757 25 18 614 1216 .256 .339 .435 .774

  123. Andy Seminick
  124. Andy Seminick
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    21.5 107 1304 4571 3921 495 953 139 26 164 556 23 7 582 780 .243 .344 .417 .761

  125. Stan Lopata
  126. Stan Lopata
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    15.3 114 853 3034 2601 375 661 116 25 116 397 18 11 393 497 .254 .349 .451 .801

  127. Bubbles Hargraves
  128. Bubbles Hargrave
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    16.4 120 852 2852 2533 314 786 155 58 29 376 29 16 217 165 .310 .362 .451 .814

  129. Ray Schalk
  130. Ray Schalk
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    33.0 88 1762 6217 5306 579 1345 199 49 11 594 177 69 638 355 .253 .328 .315 .644

  131. Terry Kennedy
  132. Terry Kennedy
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    21.6 94 1491 5421 4979 474 1313 244 12 113 628 6 15 365 855 .263 .312 .385 .698

  133. Ramon Hernandez
  134. Ramon Hernandez
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    22.1 96 1526 5701 5105 580 1345 262 8 169 757 9 5 430 734 .263 .324 .417 .741

  135. Paul Lo Duca
  136. Paul Lo Duca
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    17.9 97 1082 4302 3892 483 1112 222 8 80 481 20 19 266 295 .285 .333 .408 .742

  137. John Roseboro
  138. John Roseboro
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    22.5 93 1585 5527 4847 512 1206 190 44 104 548 67 56 547 677 .248 .323 .370 .694

  139. Willson Contreras
  140. Willson Contreras
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    12.8 116 493 1889 1652 227 437 90 8 74 253 13 11 182 445 .265 .351 .463 .814

  141. Benito Santiago
  142. Benito Santiago
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    27.4 91 1978 7515 6951 755 1830 323 41 217 920 91 69 430 1270 .263 .305 .415 .720

  143. Rick Ferrell
  144. Rick Ferrell
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    31.1 98 1884 7072 6028 687 1692 324 45 28 734 29 35 931 277 .280 .372 .363 .735

  145. Spud Davis
  146. Spud Davis
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    23.8 109 1458 4713 4255 388 1312 244 22 77 647 6 0 386 326 .308 .364 .430 .795

  147. A.J. Pierzynski
  148. A. J. Pierzynski
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    23.8 92 2059 7813 7290 807 2043 407 24 188 909 15 23 308 895 .280 .317 .420 .737

  149. Babe Phelps
  150. Babe Phelps
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    13.6 126 726 2306 2117 239 657 143 19 54 345 9 0 160 157 .310 .359 .472 .832

  151. Bob Boone
  152. Bob Boone
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    27.4 82 2264 8148 7245 679 1838 303 26 105 826 38 50 663 608 .253 .309 .346 .655

  153. Jim Pagliaroni
  154. Jim Pagliaroni
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    15.8 109 849 2853 2465 269 622 98 7 90 326 4 7 330 494 .252 .342 .407 .749

  155. Ernie Whitt
  156. Ernie Whitt
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    18.3 98 1328 4271 3774 447 938 176 15 134 534 22 26 436 491 .248 .322 .409 .732

  157. Miguel Montero
  158. Miguel Montero
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    14.3 99 1185 4343 3801 458 973 197 7 126 550 5 9 446 881 .255 .339 .410 .750

  159. Alex Avila
  160. Alex Avila
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    16.1 104 1018 3527 2971 347 697 146 8 104 388 8 8 509 1031 .235 .348 .394 .742

  161. Gary Sanchez
  162. Gary Sanchez
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    10.8 117 421 1754 1549 245 366 65 1 115 286 4 2 168 461 .236 .320 .502 .823

  163. Rick Dempsey
  164. Rick Dempsey
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    25.1 91 1766 5407 4692 525 1093 223 12 96 471 20 19 592 736 .232 .314 .346 .661

  165. Matt Wieters
  166. Matt Wieters
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    18.3 92 1167 4428 3994 440 996 190 5 146 550 9 4 368 847 .249 .313 .409 .722

  167. Art Wilson
  168. Art Wilson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    14.5 116 812 2440 2056 237 536 96 22 24 226 50 0 292 289 .260 .345 .363 .709

  169. Kurt Suzuki
  170. Kurt Suzuki
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    20.3 91 1512 5757 5205 567 1347 283 6 133 699 20 11 360 678 .259 .316 .392 .708

  171. Don Slaught
  172. Don Slaught
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    19.3 104 1327 4502 4063 415 1151 235 28 77 476 18 15 311 559 .283 .334 .411 .745

  173. Hank Gowdy
  174. Hank Gowdy
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    23.7 105 1050 3143 2735 270 738 124 27 21 322 59 7 311 247 .269 .343 .357 .701

  175. Bob Brenly
  176. Bob Brenly
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    12.7 106 871 2995 2615 321 647 119 7 91 333 45 38 318 438 .247 .327 .402 .730

  177. Duke Sims
  178. Duke Sims
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    12.8 113 843 2810 2422 263 580 80 6 100 310 6 16 338 483 .239 .339 .401 .740

  179. Bob O’Farrell
  180. Bob O’Farrell
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    21.3 100 1492 4742 4101 517 1120 201 58 51 549 35 7 547 408 .273 .353 .387 .741

  181. Aaron Robinson
  182. Aaron Robinson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    12.1 115 610 2189 1839 208 478 74 11 61 272 0 6 337 194 .259 .373 .411 .785

  183. Wilson Ramos
  184. Wilson Ramos
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    15.7 103 946 3623 3341 347 915 146 2 128 514 1 3 236 602 .274 .321 .434 .755

  185. John Jaso
  186. John Jaso
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    10.8 115 808 2591 2224 295 573 143 12 55 281 16 10 319 412 .257 .355 .406 .761

  187. Steve O’Neill
  188. Steve O’Neill
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    26.1 91 1590 5560 4795 448 1259 248 34 13 537 30 23 592 383 .262 .340 .336 .677

  189. Todd Hundley
  190. Todd Hundley
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    10.9 99 1225 4305 3769 495 883 167 7 202 599 14 11 453 988 .234 .320 .443 .763

  191. Mike Lieberthal
  192. Mike Lieberthal
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    15.3 100 1212 4695 4218 534 1155 257 10 150 610 8 7 335 571 .274 .337 .446 .783

  193. Gus Triandos
  194. Gus Triandos
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    14.1 102 1206 4426 3907 389 954 147 6 167 608 1 0 440 636 .244 .319 .413 .732

  195. Chris Iannetta
  196. Chris Iannetta
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    15.0 100 1197 4253 3563 449 820 181 11 141 502 11 10 576 1024 .230 .345 .406 .751

  197. Mike Grady
  198. Mike Grady
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    8.8 132 922 3436 3008 489 884 155 67 35 461 114 311 276 .294 .374 .425 .799

  199. Ron Hassey
  200. Ron Hassey
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    14.7 101 1192 3906 3440 348 914 172 7 71 438 14 10 385 378 .266 .340 .382 .722

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  1. Joe Torre is the fourth best catcher of all time??? He shouldn’t be on the list at all. He was a part time catcher and is only in the hall of fame because of his managing success. Maybe Craig Biggio should be number 1. Or Jimmy Foxx. They, along with Torre, were able to compile great career offensive stats because they moved to less physically demanding positions early in their careers. This list is an insult to the great catchers in baseball history and to the intelligence of baseball fans.

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  2. And Gene Tenace at number 6 is an even bigger joke. He caught even fewer games than Torre. You fail to realize that squatting for 9 innings per game, 140 -150 games year after year wears them down physically and affects their offensive stats. Piazza, Bench, the Pudges, Kid, all the legendary catchers would have put up much greater stats at other positions.

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  3. Some of the more glaring omissions on this list are Brad Ausmus, Al Lopez, Johnny Edwards, and Sandy Alomar Jr., and yet you have John Jaso who caught a grand total of 328 games in his career?

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  4. This is Terrible. Yadi at 27, posey at 10, he is going to suck for the rest of his career, and go to first base. Joe ahead of pudge, he catches for like only 8 years, pudge did it for his whole entire career. Yogi Berra at 6, he is number 2, and mike at number 2, what. This list is horrible

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  5. Are you nuts? Hands down, Berra tops this list. Just look at the number of innings Stengel had Yogi behind the plate. Talk about a workhorse. There’s nobody on this list that comes anywhere close to the number of doubleheaders Yogi played behind the plate.

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  6. I’m still steaming. Yogi won the MVP in 1951, 1954 and 1955 and finished second in 1953 and 1956, and you rank him 8th? A baseball scholar you are not.

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    • Mr. Welshangus, thanks for reading. I enjoy getting feedback. I’m curious what your top 10 looks like and what criteria you would you to finalize the order.

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