100 Greatest Center Fielders of All-Time

Some of the games most iconic figures in the history of the game have roamed center field in some of the most iconic stadiums in sports history. Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle in Yankee Stadium. Willie Mays in the Polo Grounds in New York. And Duke Snider in Ebbets Field. Some of the best center fielders of the last decade; Andrew McCutchen, Adam Jones, Lorenzo Cain, and of course Mike Trout, are raising the bar to a point where teams expect their center fielders to be as good with the bat as they are the glove.

Here is my list of the 100 greatest center fielders of all-time.

  1. Ty Cobb
  2. Ty Cobb
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    151 165 3035 13072 11434 2246 4189 724 295 117 1937 892 178 1249 357 .366 .423 .511 .935

  3. Willie Mays
  4. Willie Mays
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    156.22 154 2992 12493 10881 2062 3283 523 140 660 1903 338 103 1464 1526 .301 .383 .557 .940

  5. Tris Speaker
  6. Tris Speaker
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    133.72 157 2789 11988 10195 1882 3514 792 222 117 1529 432 129 1381 220 .344 .416 .500 .917

  7. Mickey Mantle
  8. Mickey Mantle
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    109.72 170 2401 9909 8102 1677 2415 344 72 536 1509 153 38 1733 1710 .298 .419 .556 .976

  9. Mike Trout
  10. Mike Trout
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    65.36 172 1065 4673 3870 793 1187 224 44 240 648 189 34 693 998 .306 .416 .573 .989

  11. Joe DiMaggio
    • Age: 21 – 27, 31 – 36
    • Years: 1936 – 1942, 1946 – 1951
    • Teams: New York Yankees

    Joe DiMaggio
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    78.06 152 1736 7671 6821 1390 2214 389 131 361 1537 30 9 790 369 .324 .397 .578 .976

  12. Ken Griffey, Jr
  13. Ken Griffey
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    83.57 131 2671 11304 9801 1662 2781 524 38 630 1836 184 69 1312 1779 .283 .369 .537 .907

  14. Duke Snider
  15. Duke Snider
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    66.48 139 2143 8237 7161 1259 2116 358 85 407 1333 99 50 971 1237 .295 .377 .539 .917

  16. Jim Edmonds
  17. Jim Edmonds
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    60.26 132 2011 7980 6858 1251 1949 437 25 393 1199 67 50 998 1729 .284 .375 .527 .902

  18. Jim Wynn
  19. Jim Wynn
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    55.64 130 1920 8010 6653 1105 1665 285 39 291 964 225 101 1224 1427 .250 .364 .436 .800

  20. Carlos Beltran
  21. Carlos Beltran
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    69.79 118 2586 11031 9768 1582 2725 565 78 435 1587 312 49 1084 1795 .278 .349 .486 .836

  22. Larry Doby
  23. Larry Doby
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    49.53 137 1533 6302 5348 960 1515 243 52 253 970 47 36 871 1011 .283 .384 .490 .874

  24. Richie Ashburn
  25. Richie Ashburn
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    63.59 115 2189 9736 8365 1322 2574 317 109 29 586 234 92 1198 571 .307 .391 .382 .773

  26. Andruw Jones
  27. Andruw Jones
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    62.81 111 2196 8664 7599 1204 1933 383 36 434 1289 152 59 891 1748 .254 .337 .485 .822

  28. Kenny Lofton
  29. Kenny Lofton
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    68.15 109 2103 9234 8120 1528 2428 383 116 130 781 622 160 945 1016 .299 .368 .422 .791

  30. Hack Wilson
  31. Hack Wilson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    38.81 143 1348 5556 4760 884 1461 266 67 244 1063 52 5 674 713 .306 .387 .544 .932

  32. Fred Lynn
  33. Fred Lynn
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    49.95 129 1969 7923 6925 1063 1960 388 43 306 1111 72 54 857 1116 .283 .359 .484 .843

  34. Andrew McCutchen
  35. Andrew McCutchen
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    41.5 135 1501 6511 5602 897 1608 322 47 223 790 185 76 780 1183 .287 .377 .480 .858

  36. Cesar Cedeno
  37. Cesar Cedeno
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    52.73 122 2006 8133 7310 1084 2087 436 60 199 976 550 179 664 938 .285 .345 .443 .788

  38. Earl Averill
  39. Earl Averill
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    48.01 131 1668 7215 6353 1224 2019 401 128 238 1164 70 57 774 518 .317 .391 .533 .925

  40. Wally Berger
  41. Wally Berger
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    42.1 136 1350 5663 5163 809 1550 299 59 242 898 36 0 435 694 .300 .357 .521 .878

  42. Chet Lemon
  43. Chet Lemon
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    55.48 122 1988 7872 6868 973 1875 396 61 215 884 58 76 749 1024 .273 .352 .442 .794

  44. Bernie Williams
  45. Bernie Williams
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    49.45 126 2076 9053 7869 1366 2336 449 55 287 1257 147 87 1069 1212 .296 .380 .477 .857

  46. Kirby Puckett
  47. Kirby Puckett
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    50.93 122 1783 7831 7244 1071 2304 414 57 207 1085 134 76 450 965 .318 .358 .476 .835

  48. Benny Kauff
  49. Benny Kauff
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    28.99 149 859 3564 3094 521 961 169 57 49 454 234 33 367 313 .310 .380 .449 .830

  50. Dale Murphy
  51. Dale Murphy
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    46.2 119 2180 9040 7960 1197 2111 350 39 398 1266 161 68 986 1748 .265 .345 .468 .814

  52. Ellis Burks
  53. Ellis Burks
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    49.57 125 2000 8176 7232 1253 2107 402 63 352 1206 181 84 793 1340 .291 .362 .510 .872

  54. Vada Pinson
  55. Vada Pinson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    54.08 110 2469 10403 9645 1365 2757 485 127 256 1169 305 122 574 1196 .285 .325 .442 .767

  56. Willie Davis
  57. Willie Davis
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    60.53 105 2429 9822 9174 1217 2561 395 138 182 1053 398 131 418 977 .279 .308 .411 .720

  58. Earle Combs
  59. Earle Combs
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    42.51 127 1455 6507 5746 1186 1866 309 154 58 632 96 71 670 278 .324 .392 .462 .854

  60. Edd Roush
  61. Edd Roush
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    45.21 127 1967 8156 7363 1099 2376 339 182 68 981 268 92 484 260 .322 .357 .445 .803

  62. Lenny Dykstra
  63. Lenny Dykstra
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    42.22 122 1278 5282 4559 802 1298 281 43 81 404 285 72 640 503 .284 .372 .418 .791

  64. Brett Butler
  65. Brett Butler
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    49.41 115 2213 9545 8180 1359 2375 277 131 54 578 558 257 1129 907 .290 .371 .376 .747

  66. Curtis Granderson
  67. Curtis Granderson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    46.35 117 1919 7943 6919 1173 1742 329 94 332 903 153 47 883 1818 .251 .338 .470 .808

  68. Mike Donlin
  69. Mike Donlin
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    26.98 142 905 3698 3312 580 1106 159 85 35 468 179 0 281 39 .333 .379 .464 .844

  70. Andy Van Slyke
  71. Andy Van Slyke
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    41.19 120 1658 6478 5711 835 1562 293 91 164 792 245 59 667 1063 .273 .348 .442 .791

  72. Max Carey
  73. Max Carey
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    54.17 110 2476 10770 9363 1545 2665 419 159 70 800 738 92 1040 695 .284 .351 .385 .736

  74. Eric Davis
  75. Eric Davis
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    35.93 126 1626 6147 5321 938 1430 239 26 282 934 349 66 740 1398 .268 .358 .482 .840

  76. Ray Lankford
  77. Ray Lankford
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    38.05 123 1701 6674 5747 968 1561 356 54 238 874 258 117 828 1550 .271 .363 .476 .839

  78. Johnny Damon
  79. Johnny Damon
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    56.03 105 2490 10917 9736 1668 2769 522 109 235 1139 408 103 1003 1257 .284 .350 .432 .782

  80. Amos Otis
  81. Amos Otis
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    42.6 115 1998 8246 7299 1092 2020 374 66 193 1007 341 93 757 1008 .276 .340 .425 .766

  82. Torii Hunter
  83. Torii Hunter
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    50.03 110 2372 9692 8857 1296 2452 498 39 353 1391 195 99 661 1741 .276 .331 .461 .792

  84. Al Oliver
  85. Al Oliver
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    43.33 120 2368 9778 9049 1189 2743 529 77 219 1326 84 64 535 756 .303 .343 .451 .794

  86. Roy Thomas
  87. Roy Thomas
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    32.17 127 1180 5198 4218 742 1191 84 46 7 219 165 0 812 11 .282 .392 .329 .721

  88. Tommy Leach
  89. Tommy Leach
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    45.74 112 1996 8401 7383 1260 1991 255 164 57 737 334 14 762 278 .269 .331 .371 .703

  90. Mike Cameron
  91. Mike Cameron
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    46.49 107 1955 7884 6839 1064 1700 383 59 278 968 297 83 867 1901 .248 .336 .443 .780

  92. Josh Hamilton
  93. Josh Hamilton
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    28.14 127 1027 4350 3909 609 1134 234 24 200 701 50 16 352 938 .290 .349 .515 .864

  94. Ben Chapman
  95. Ben Chapman
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    40.67 115 1683 7351 6417 1130 1941 403 107 90 963 286 135 817 551 .302 .378 .440 .819

  96. Cy Williams
  97. Cy Williams
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    37.07 123 2002 7720 6780 1024 1981 306 74 251 1005 115 82 690 721 .292 .357 .470 .827

  98. Devon White
  99. Devon White
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    47.04 98 1941 8080 7344 1125 1934 378 71 208 846 346 98 541 1526 .263 .317 .419 .736

  100. Lorenzo Cain
  101. Lorenzo Cain
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    34.66 110 897 3672 3332 490 976 176 24 67 359 157 32 275 662 .292 .351 .420 .771

  102. Dwayne Murphy
  103. Dwayne Murphy
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    33.16 116 1360 5242 4347 648 1069 139 20 166 609 100 61 747 953 .245 .350 .401 .751

  104. Cy Seymour
  105. Cy Seymour
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    30.9 121 1319 5510 5017 647 1537 216 91 44 733 209 0 334 25 .306 .344 .411 .756

  106. Steve Finley
  107. Steve Finley
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    44 104 2583 10460 9397 1443 2548 449 124 304 1167 320 118 844 1299 .271 .329 .442 .771

  108. Rick Monday
  109. Rick Monday
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    33.09 125 1986 7162 6136 950 1619 248 64 241 775 98 91 924 1513 .263 .358 .442 .801

  110. Brady Anderson
  111. Brady Anderson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    34.81 111 1834 7737 6499 1062 1661 338 67 210 761 315 100 960 1190 .255 .358 .425 .783

  112. Clyde Milan
  113. Clyde Milan
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    40.11 110 1982 8312 7359 1004 2100 240 105 17 617 495 78 685 197 .285 .344 .353 .698

  114. Willie Wilson
  115. Willie Wilson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    45.96 94 2154 8317 7731 1169 2207 281 147 41 585 668 134 425 1144 .285 .323 .375 .699

  116. Curt Flood
  117. Curt Flood
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    41.72 102 1759 6958 6357 851 1861 271 44 85 636 88 73 444 609 .292 .338 .389 .728

  118. Fielder Jones
  119. Fielder Jones
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    31.63 116 1165 5087 4291 694 1152 132 42 10 375 206 0 551 0 .268 .342 .325 .668

  120. Pete Reiser
  121. Pete Reiser
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    21.79 130 861 3053 2662 473 786 155 41 58 368 87 3 343 369 .295 .376 .449 .826

  122. Grady Sizemore
  123. Grady Sizemore
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    27.19 115 1101 4724 4147 660 1098 252 47 150 518 143 47 483 952 .264 .348 .456 .805

  124. Ginger Beaumont
  125. Ginger Beaumont
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    26.44 123 1214 5160 4656 760 1447 153 65 31 529 196 0 344 14 .310 .350 .391 .742

  126. Paul Blair
  127. Paul Blair
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    37.84 97 1947 6673 6042 776 1513 282 55 134 620 171 93 449 877 .250 .297 .381 .679

  128. Larry Hisle
  129. Larry Hisle
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    24.9 123 1197 4780 4205 652 1146 193 32 166 674 128 61 462 941 .272 .344 .452 .796

  130. Stan Spence
  131. Stan Spence
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    22.33 125 1112 4446 3871 541 1090 196 60 95 575 21 23 520 248 .281 .366 .436 .803

  132. Dom DiMaggio
    • Age: 23 – 25, 29 – 36
    • Years: 1940 – 1942, 1946 – 1953
    • Teams: Boston Red Sox

    Dom DiMaggio
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    32 112 1399 6478 5640 1046 1680 308 57 87 618 100 62 750 571 .297 .379 .418 .798

  133. Matt Kemp
  134. Matt Kemp
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    21.56 122 1687 6788 6188 928 1768 333 37 280 1005 183 63 502 1581 .285 .338 .487 .825

  135. Garry Maddox
  136. Garry Maddox
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    36.65 100 1749 6775 6331 777 1802 337 62 117 754 248 92 323 781 .284 .318 .412 .731

  137. Tony Gonzalez
  138. Tony Gonzalez
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    27.1 114 1559 5793 5195 690 1485 238 57 103 615 79 61 467 706 .285 .349 .413 .762

  139. Mickey Rivers
  140. Mickey Rivers
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    32.47 106 1468 6027 5629 785 1660 247 71 61 499 267 90 266 471 .294 .323 .396 .719

  141. Dave Henderson
  142. Dave Henderson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    27.56 109 1538 5677 5130 710 1324 286 17 197 708 50 38 465 1105 .258 .319 .435 .754

  143. Jacoby Ellsbury
  144. Jacoby Ellsbury
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    30.86 104 1235 5344 4846 749 1376 241 47 104 512 343 71 399 737 .283 .340 .417 .758

  145. Shane Victorino
  146. Shane Victorino
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    31.19 104 1299 5164 4630 731 1274 231 70 108 489 231 46 381 626 .275 .336 .425 .761

  147. Willie McGee
  148. Willie McGee
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    34.04 101 2201 8188 7649 1010 2254 350 94 79 856 352 121 448 1238 .294 .331 .395 .727

  149. Tommie Agee
  150. Tommie Agee
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    25.35 110 1129 4324 3912 558 999 170 27 130 433 167 81 342 918 .255 .317 .412 .730

  151. Johnny Mostil
  152. Johnny Mostil
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    24.15 114 972 4096 3507 618 1054 209 82 23 376 176 105 415 336 .300 .375 .426 .802

  153. Baby Doll Jacobson
  154. Baby Doll Jacobson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    28.37 108 1472 6072 5507 787 1714 328 94 83 821 86 54 355 410 .311 .347 .450 .797

  155. Amos Strunk
  156. Amos Strunk
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    27.79 111 1512 5803 4999 696 1418 213 96 15 530 185 86 573 331 .283 .345 .373 .718

  157. Adam Jones
  158. Adam Jones
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    31.33 107 1686 6988 6524 897 1813 311 28 266 878 95 34 309 1294 .277 .317 .456 .773

  159. Bill North
  160. Bill North
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    26.71 106 1169 4621 3900 640 1016 120 31 20 230 395 162 627 665 .260 .360 .322 .683

  161. Mack Jones
  162. Mack Jones
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    20.64 122 1002 3584 3091 485 778 132 31 133 415 65 40 383 756 .251 .345 .443 .788

  163. Happy Felsch
  164. Happy Felsch
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    19.35 121 749 3129 2812 385 825 135 64 38 446 88 31 207 251 .293 .337 .427 .764

  165. Burt Shotton
  166. Burt Shotton
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    23.55 111 1387 5742 4945 746 1338 154 65 9 290 293 93 713 380 .270 .361 .333 .694

  167. Lloyd Moseby
  168. Lloyd Moseby
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    27.42 103 1588 6574 5815 869 1494 273 66 169 737 280 92 616 1135 .256 .329 .413 .743

  169. Vernon Wells
  170. Vernon Wells
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    28.66 102 1731 7212 6642 930 1794 379 34 270 958 109 37 472 956 .270 .318 .459 .777

  171. Chick Stahl
  172. Chick Stahl
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    18.01 121 781 3407 3004 464 871 122 62 17 339 105 0 280 0 .289 .347 .388 .736

  173. A.J. Pollock
  174. A. J. Pollock
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    20.7 113 637 2507 2277 367 640 144 29 74 264 103 23 185 407 .281 .337 .467 .804

  175. Johnny Bates
  176. Johnny Bates
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    20.55 120 1154 4597 3913 565 1087 167 73 25 417 187 0 503 190 .277 .356 .376 .733

  177. Gorman Thomas
  178. Gorman Thomas
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    19.7 114 1435 5486 4677 681 1051 212 13 268 782 50 49 697 1339 .224 .321 .447 .769

  179. Cesar Tovar
  180. Cesar Tovar
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    28.11 101 1488 6177 5569 834 1546 253 55 46 435 226 108 413 410 .277 .331 .367 .698

  181. Lance Johnson
  182. Lance Johnson
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    30.05 94 1447 5800 5379 767 1565 175 117 34 486 327 105 352 384 .290 .331 .385 .717

  183. Denard Span
  184. Denard Span
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    25.94 105 1359 5956 5326 773 1498 265 72 71 490 185 59 515 716 .281 .344 .398 .742

  185. Adam Eaton
  186. Adam Eaton
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    17.59 116 639 2790 2460 403 705 121 36 41 223 66 29 247 470 .286 .360 .415 .775

  187. Barney McCosky
  188. Barney McCosky
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    20.76 112 1170 4760 4172 664 1301 214 71 24 397 58 31 497 261 .311 .379 .414 .794

  189. Matty Alou
  190. Matty Alou
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    23.15 106 1667 6220 5789 780 1777 236 50 31 427 156 80 311 377 .306 .341 .381 .722

  191. Al Bumbry
  192. Al Bumbry
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    24.44 106 1496 5619 5053 778 1422 220 52 54 402 254 92 471 709 .281 .340 .377 .718

  193. Marquis Grissom
  194. Marquis Grissom
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    29.41 93 2165 8959 8275 1187 2251 386 56 227 967 429 116 553 1240 .272 .316 .414 .730

  195. Randy Winn
  196. Randy Winn
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    27.53 100 1717 6878 6186 863 1759 367 59 110 662 215 84 526 1010 .284 .339 .416 .756

  197. Coco Crisp
  198. Coco Crisp
    WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
    29.09 97 1586 6627 5930 877 1572 308 57 130 639 309 79 561 865 .265 .322 .402 .724

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4 comments

  • Terry Moore? 18.9 bWAR playing entire career as CF. Top 20 in MVP voting 5 times. Very good defensive CF. Three years of his prime were lost due to serving in World War II.

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  • Jim, thanks for reading. Terry Moore is ranked as my 133rd center fielder of all-time. Agreed on the defense. Both Baseball Reference and FanGraphs have him in the top 100 on their main defensive metrics. And he did lose 3 years to military service. I do not give them any type of statistical credit or breaks for any time lost, be in military service or otherwise. I hope you find time to browse the rest of the site. I’d love to hear your opinions on other posts.

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  • Don’t know how you could have left out Earl Averill and Gus Bell. They were better than at least some of the guys you listed.

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    • Dave: Oops … I see where you did include Earl Averill … at just about where I would have ranked him. As for Gus Bell, he was overshadowed by three contemporary NL hall-of-famers: Mays, Snider and Ashburn.

      Tim Crombie

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