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Year C (1) WAR C (2) WAR C (3) WAR C (4) WAR C (5) WAR
2017 Gary Sanchez 4.1 Buster Posey 4.0 W. Contreras 3.9 J. T. Realmuto 3.6 Tucker Barnhart 3.4
2016 Buster Posey 4.6 Jonathan Lucroy 3.9 Wilson Ramos 3.3 Evan Gattis 3.0 Gary Sanchez 3.0
2015 Buster Posey 6.1 Stephen Vogt 3.5 Russell Martin 3.3 F. Cervelli 3.1 Brian McCann 2.8
2014 Jonathan Lucroy 6.7 Russell Martin 5.5 Buster Posey 5.3 Devin Mesoraco 4.8 Yan Gomes 4.2
2013 Yadier Molina 5.6 Joe Mauer 5.3 Buster Posey 5.0 Jason Castro 4.5 W. Castillo 4.5
2012 Buster Posey 7.3 Yadier Molina 6.9 Carlos Ruiz 4.5 Joe Mauer 4.3 Miguel Montero 4.1
2011 Mike Napoli 5.4 Alex Avila 5.1 Matt Wieters 4.9 Miguel Montero 4.1 Carlos Santana 3.8
2010 Joe Mauer 5.9 Carlos Ruiz 4.0 Buster Posey 3.9 Brian McCann 3.6 Victor Martinez 3.6
2009 Joe Mauer 7.8 Victor Martinez 3.5 Kurt Suzuki 3.4 Miguel Montero 3.3 Brian McCann 3.2
2008 Joe Mauer 5.6 Brian McCann 5.5 Russell Martin 3.9 Kurt Suzuki 3.8 Kelly Shoppach 3.4
2007 Russell Martin 5.6 Jorge Posada 5.4 Victor Martinez 4.3 Joe Mauer 3.9 Gregg Zaun 2.4
2006 Joe Mauer 5.8 Brian McCann 4.3 Ramon Hernandez 4.2 Jorge Posada 4.0 Jason Kendall 3.7
2005 Victor Martinez 5.2 Jorge Posada 4.4 Jason Varitek 3.9 Gregg Zaun 3.6 Joe Mauer 2.8
2004 Javy Lopez 4.8 Ivan Rodriguez 4.5 Jason Varitek 4.0 Jason Kendall 3.9 Victor Martinez 3.7
2003 Javy Lopez 6.8 Jorge Posada 5.9 A. Pierzynski 4.5 Jason Kendall 4.5 Ivan Rodriguez 4.5
2002 Jorge Posada 4.0 Paul Lo Duca 3.1 Ivan Rodriguez 3.1 Mike Piazza 3.0 Mike Lieberthal 2.9
2001 Ivan Rodriguez 5.0 Paul Lo Duca 4.6 Mike Piazza 4.5 Jorge Posada 3.0 Einar Diaz 2.8
2000 Jorge Posada 5.5 Mike Piazza 5.1 Charles Johnson 5.1 Ivan Rodriguez 4.8 Jason Kendall 4.5
1999 Ivan Rodriguez 6.4 Mike Piazza 4.3 Jason Kendall 4.1 Mike Lieberthal 3.4 Brad Ausmus 3.4
1998 Ivan Rodriguez 6.4 Mike Piazza 6.3 Jason Kendall 5.6 Javy Lopez 3.3 Jorge Posada 2.9
1997 Mike Piazza 8.7 Ivan Rodriguez 6.5 Charles Johnson 4.4 Jason Kendall 4.1 Sandy Alomar 3.9
1996 Ivan Rodriguez 6.1 Mike Piazza 5.4 Todd Hundley 4.9 Dan Wilson 3.4 Terry Steinbach 3.4
1995 Mike Piazza 6.2 Ivan Rodriguez 3.5 Chris Hoiles 3.3 Brad Ausmus 3.0 Charles Johnson 3.0
1994 Mike Piazza 3.6 Mike Stanley 3.5 Ivan Rodriguez 3.1 Terry Steinbach 3.1 Chris Hoiles 2.8
1993 Mike Piazza 7.0 Chris Hoiles 6.8 Rick Wilkins 6.6 Darren Daulton 5.0 Mike Stanley 4.8
1992 Darren Daulton 6.9 M. Tettleton 4.9 Terry Steinbach 4.0 Chris Hoiles 3.2 Kirt Manwaring 3.1
1991 M. Tettleton 5.6 Craig Biggio 4.4 Tom Pagnozzi 3.0 Mike Macfarlane 2.7 Matt Nokes 2.6
1990 Carlton Fisk 4.9 Lance Parrish 4.5 Darren Daulton 3.9 Pat Borders 3.0 M. Tettleton 2.9
1989 M. Tettleton 4.4 Carlton Fisk 3.3 Mike Scioscia 3.0 Brian Harper 2.8 Craig Biggio 2.7
1988 Bob Boone 3.1 Benito Santiago 3.1 Ernie Whitt 2.8 Carlton Fisk 2.6 Matt Nokes 2.5
1987 Terry Steinbach 3.5 Matt Nokes 3.4 Benito Santiago 3.4 Bob Brenly 3.2 Carlton Fisk 3.1
1986 Jody Davis 4.0 Tony Pena 3.8 Gary Carter 3.5 Bob Brenly 3.3 Rich Gedman 3.3
1985 Gary Carter 6.9 Mike Scioscia 5.4 Rich Gedman 5.4 Lance Parrish 3.8 Tony Pena 3.5
1984 Gary Carter 7.4 Tony Pena 5.9 Bob Brenly 3.7 Mike Scioscia 3.7 Rich Gedman 3.3
1983 Gary Carter 7.1 Lance Parrish 4.7 Terry Kennedy 4.4 Carlton Fisk 4.3 Tony Pena 4.1
1982 Gary Carter 8.6 Lance Parrish 5.0 Terry Kennedy 4.6 John Stearns 3.8 Bo Diaz 3.6
1981 Jim Sundberg 3.9 Gary Carter 3.8 Carlton Fisk 2.8 Bruce Benedict 2.6 Terry Kennedy 2.5
1980 Gary Carter 6.5 Ted Simmons 5.2 Rick Cerone 4.2 Gene Tenace 3.9 Carlton Fisk 3.9
1979 Darrell Porter 7.6 Gary Carter 6.0 Gene Tenace 5.9 Brian Downing 5.6 Johnny Bench 5.6
1978 Carlton Fisk 5.9 Gary Carter 5.8 Ted Simmons 5.5 Jim Sundberg 5.3 John Stearns 5.3
1977 Carlton Fisk 7.0 Gary Carter 5.4 Ted Simmons 5.2 Jim Sundberg 5.0 Johnny Bench 5.0
1976 Thurman Munson 5.3 Johnny Bench 4.6 Gene Tenace 4.3 Carlton Fisk 4.3 Ted Simmons 3.4
1975 Johnny Bench 6.6 Thurman Munson 6.6 Gene Tenace 5.2 Ted Simmons 4.9 M. Sanguillen 4.6
1974 Johnny Bench 7.8 Bill Freehan 4.0 Jim Sundberg 4.0 Ellie Rodriguez 4.0 Ted Simmons 3.6
1973 Thurman Munson 7.2 Ted Simmons 5.5 Joe Ferguson 5.0 Johnny Bench 4.7 Carlton Fisk 3.9
1972 Johnny Bench 8.6 Carlton Fisk 7.3 Ted Simmons 4.5 Bill Freehan 4.2 Ellie Rodriguez 3.9
1971 M. Sanguillen 5.0 Bill Freehan 4.3 Thurman Munson 4.1 Johnny Bench 4.1 Dick Dietz 3.8
1970 Johnny Bench 7.4 Joe Torre 5.6 Thurman Munson 5.5 Ray Fosse 5.2 Dick Dietz 4.5
1969 Johnny Bench 6.1 Randy Hundley 3.7 M. Sanguillen 3.5 Duke Sims 3.2 Frank Fernandez 2.5
1968 Bill Freehan 7.0 Johnny Bench 5.0 Tom Haller 4.8 Joe Azcue 3.4 Duke Sims 2.9
1967 Bill Freehan 6.1 Tim McCarver 6.0 Joe Torre 5.1 Randy Hundley 3.9 Tom Haller 3.9
1966 Joe Torre 6.4 John Roseboro 3.7 Tim McCarver 3.4 Tom Haller 3.4 Clay Dalrymple 2.9
1965 Joe Torre 4.1 Johnny Edwards 3.5 Earl Battey 3.2 Jim Pagliaroni 2.9 John Romano 2.7
1964 Joe Torre 5.5 Elston Howard 5.5 Bill Freehan 5.3 John Roseboro 3.7 Tim McCarver 3.4
1963 Elston Howard 5.2 Joe Torre 4.7 Earl Battey 4.2 Clay Dalrymple 3.7 Ed Bailey 3.4
1962 John Romano 4.5 Clay Dalrymple 3.9 Del Crandall 3.8 Elston Howard 3.8 Tom Haller 3.5
1961 Elston Howard 5.3 John Romano 4.6 Joe Torre 3.4 Smoky Burgess 3.2 Earl Battey 3.1
1960 Del Crandall 4.6 Ed Bailey 3.3 Smoky Burgess 3.3 Earl Battey 3.2 John Romano 2.3
1959 Del Crandall 4.3 Yogi Berra 3.9 Ed Bailey 3.8 Sherm Lollar 3.4 Smoky Burgess 2.9
1958 Del Crandall 4.7 Sherm Lollar 3.7 Yogi Berra 3.2 Elston Howard 3.2 Gus Triandos 2.9
1957 Ed Bailey 3.6 Yogi Berra 3.0 Gus Triandos 2.9 Stan Lopata 2.0 Hank Foiles 1.9
1956 Yogi Berra 6.3 Ed Bailey 4.8 Stan Lopata 4.3 Sherm Lollar 3.7 Gus Triandos 3.1
1955 Roy Campanella 5.3 Yogi Berra 4.5 Stan Lopata 3.5 Smoky Burgess 3.2 Sherm Lollar 3.1
1954 Yogi Berra 5.4 Smoky Burgess 3.9 Del Crandall 2.3 Stan Lopata 2.1 Andy Seminick 1.8
1953 Roy Campanella 7.1 Yogi Berra 4.9 Sherm Lollar 2.8 Del Crandall 2.3 Smoky Burgess 1.9
1952 Yogi Berra 5.6 Roy Campanella 3.7 Smoky Burgess 3.4 Joe Garagiola 2.6 Wes Westrum 2.3
1951 Roy Campanella 6.7 Yogi Berra 4.8 Walker Cooper 3.6 Wes Westrum 3.6 C. McCullough 2.2
1950 Yogi Berra 5.6 Andy Seminick 4.3 Roy Campanella 4.1 Wes Westrum 3.5 Walker Cooper 3.2
1949 Roy Campanella 4.4 Andy Seminick 3.5 Yogi Berra 2.6 Aaron Robinson 2.4 Les Moss 1.8
1948 Yogi Berra 2.4 Bob Scheffing 2.2 Bill Salkeld 1.8 Walker Cooper 1.7 Roy Campanella 1.7
1947 Walker Cooper 5.3 Phil Masi 3.5 Bruce Edwards 2.9 Andy Seminick 2.4 Aaron Robinson 1.8
1946 Aaron Robinson 3.7 Andy Seminick 3.0 Phil Masi 2.4 Ray Mueller 2.4 C. McCullough 2.3
1945 Ernie Lombardi 3.7 Bill Salkeld 3.7 Frankie Hayes 3.1 Phil Masi 2.2 Ken O'Dea 1.9
1944 Ray Mueller 3.8 Walker Cooper 3.5 Hal Wagner 2.4 Frankie Hayes 2.4 Rick Ferrell 1.5
1943 Bill Dickey 3.9 Walker Cooper 3.2 Ray Mueller 3.2 Jake Early 2.5 Ernie Lombardi 2.2
1942 Ernie Lombardi 3.9 Walker Cooper 2.4 C. McCullough 2.3 Ray Lamanno 2.0 Babe Phelps 1.8
1941 Frankie Hayes 3.1 Bill Dickey 2.6 Jake Early 1.9 Rick Ferrell 1.5 Ernie Lombardi 1.5
1940 Ernie Lombardi 3.9 Harry Danning 3.8 Frankie Hayes 3.8 Spud Davis 3.0 Babe Phelps 2.7
1939 Bill Dickey 5.1 Harry Danning 4.1 Ernie Lombardi 3.1 Frankie Hayes 3.0 Don Padgett 2.9
1938 Ernie Lombardi 5.7 Bill Dickey 5.1 Rudy York 4.6 Rick Ferrell 3.0 Harry Danning 2.8
1937 Bill Dickey 6.2 Gabby Hartnett 4.8 Rudy York 3.5 Frankie Pytlak 2.9 Babe Phelps 2.9
1936 Bill Dickey 5.1 Ernie Lombardi 3.8 Babe Phelps 3.5 Gabby Hartnett 3.0 Gus Mancuso 2.9
1935 Mickey Cochrane 5.0 Gabby Hartnett 5.0 Ernie Lombardi 3.5 Cliff Bolton 2.8 Bill Dickey 2.7
1934 Gabby Hartnett 4.0 Mickey Cochrane 4.0 Bill Dickey 3.6 Bill DeLancey 3.0 Rick Ferrell 2.5
1933 Mickey Cochrane 6.3 Spud Davis 4.7 Bill Dickey 4.6 Gabby Hartnett 3.4 Rick Ferrell 2.9
1932 Mickey Cochrane 5.6 Spud Davis 4.3 Ernie Lombardi 3.4 Rick Ferrell 3.2 Bill Dickey 3.1
1931 Mickey Cochrane 5.4 Bill Dickey 4.1 Spud Davis 2.9 Shanty Hogan 2.9 Rick Ferrell 2.8
1930 Mickey Cochrane 5.5 Gabby Hartnett 5.4 Bill Dickey 2.9 Shanty Hogan 2.5 Gus Mancuso 1.7
1929 Mickey Cochrane 4.7 Bill Dickey 3.3 Jimmie Wilson 2.5 Wally Schang 2.2 Clyde Sukeforth 1.6
1928 Gabby Hartnett 4.4 Mickey Cochrane 4.0 Shanty Hogan 3.9 Wally Schang 3.0 Pinky Hargrave 1.8
1927 Mickey Cochrane 4.4 Muddy Ruel 3.2 Gabby Hartnett 3.0 Johnny Schulte 2.3 Wally Schang 2.3
1926 B. Hargrave 4.0 Bob O'Farrell 3.6 Muddy Ruel 3.1 Pat Collins 3.0 Wally Schang 2.8
1925 Mickey Cochrane 2.7 Muddy Ruel 2.6 Gabby Hartnett 2.6 Johnny Bassler 2.6 Earl Smith 2.1
1924 Johnny Bassler 4.4 Glenn Myatt 3.6 Gabby Hartnett 3.4 B. Hargrave 2.4 Muddy Ruel 2.2
1923 B. Hargrave 4.7 Bob O'Farrell 4.5 Muddy Ruel 3.5 Johnny Bassler 3.2 Hank Severeid 2.7
1922 Bob O'Farrell 4.3 Steve O'Neill 3.4 Johnny Bassler 3.3 Wally Schang 3.3 Ray Schalk 3.2
1921 Wally Schang 4.4 Patsy Gharrity 3.6 Steve O'Neill 3.1 Hank Severeid 2.8 Earl Smith 2.7
1920 Steve O'Neill 4.8 Wally Schang 3.9 Ray Schalk 3.1 Verne Clemons 2.0 Hank Severeid 1.6
1919 Wally Schang 4.0 Steve O'Neill 3.9 Eddie Ainsmith 2.7 Ray Schalk 2.5 Verne Clemons 2.0
1918 Mike Gonzalez 2.4 Steve O'Neill 2.2 Truck Hannah 1.9 Les Nunamaker 1.8 Wally Schang 1.6
1917 Wally Schang 3.4 Ray Schalk 3.0 Ivey Wingo 2.7 Hank Severeid 2.6 Bill Rariden 2.3
1916 Les Nunamaker 3.1 Lew McCarty 3.0 Ray Schalk 2.9 Hank Gowdy 2.4 John Henry 2.3
1915 Frank Snyder 4.2 Art Wilson 3.9 Ray Schalk 3.6 Bill Rariden 3.6 Jack Lapp 3.2
1914 Art Wilson 5.0 Ted Easterly 3.9 Ray Schalk 3.7 Wally Schang 3.4 Chief Meyers 3.3
1913 Chief Meyers 3.6 Wally Schang 2.7 Tommy Clarke 2.1 Jeff Sweeney 1.9 Ray Schalk 1.8
1912 Chief Meyers 4.6 Jack Lapp 2.1 Oscar Stanage 1.7 Jimmy Archer 1.7 Johnny Kling 1.6
1911 Chief Meyers 3.7 Roger Bresnahan 2.8 Jack Lapp 2.6 Tex Erwin 2.2 Ira Thomas 1.9
1910 Larry McLean 3.3 Ted Easterly 2.8 Roger Bresnahan 2.8 George Gibson 2.6 Chief Meyers 2.3
1909 George Gibson 4.1 Bill Carrigan 2.8 Ed Phelps 2.4 Larry McLean 2.2 Ted Easterly 2.0
1908 Roger Bresnahan 5.9 Johnny Kling 3.9 Gabby Street 2.8 Boss Schmidt 2.4 Nig Clarke 2.0
1907 Roger Bresnahan 3.7 Johnny Kling 3.5 Nig Clarke 3.2 O. Schrecongost 2.4 Larry McLean 2.4
1906 Roger Bresnahan 4.6 Johnny Kling 3.8 Nig Clarke 3.2 Mike Grady 2.6 Harry Bemis 2.5
1905 Roger Bresnahan 3.7 Mike Grady 3.1 Ed McFarland 2.8 O. Schrecongost 2.6 Harry Bemis 2.4
1904 Mike Grady 4.1 Joe Sugden 2.6 Lew Drill 2.4 Ed McFarland 1.7 Lou Criger 1.6
1903 Johnny Kling 3.7 Pat Moran 2.6 Harry Bemis 1.9 Fred Jacklitsch 1.5 Jack Warner 1.4
1902 Johnny Kling 3.6 Heinie Peitz 3.2 Harry Bemis 2.4 B. Clarke 2.0 Bob Wood 2.0
1901 Heinie Peitz 2.6 B. Clarke 2.3 Bob Wood 1.9 Deacon McGuire 1.6 O. Schrecongost 1.6
1900 Ed McFarland 2.5 Chief Zimmer 2.0 Frank Chance 1.4 Deacon McGuire 1.2 Heinie Peitz 1.1
1899 Ed McFarland 3.6 Mike Grady 3.1 Chief Zimmer 2.9 Duke Farrell 2.6 Deacon McGuire 2.2
1898 Ed McFarland 3.2 Lou Criger 2.7 Duke Farrell 2.5 Mike Grady 2.3 Heinie Peitz 1.9
1897 K. Douglass 2.9 Deacon McGuire 2.5 Chief Zimmer 1.9 Duke Farrell 1.5 Heinie Peitz 1.4
1896 Deacon McGuire 2.5 Jack Clements 2.3 Mike Grady 2.0 W. Robinson 1.8 Heinie Peitz 1.6
1895 Jack Clements 4.7 Deacon McGuire 4.0 Chief Zimmer 2.6 Duke Farrell 1.6 Heinie Peitz 1.4
1894 Doggie Miller 2.7 W. Robinson 2.6 Jack Clements 2.0 John Grim 1.5 Deacon McGuire 1.5
1893 Jack Clements 2.7 W. Robinson 2.4 Lave Cross 2.1 Jack Doyle 1.8 Duke Farrell 1.6
1892 Jack Clements 3.9 Chief Zimmer 3.3 Jocko Milligan 2.9 Deacon McGuire 2.4 Doggie Miller 2.1
1891 Jocko Milligan 4.4 Jack Clements 4.3 Doggie Miller 3.1 Deacon McGuire 2.7 Lave Cross 2.7
1890 Jack Clements 4.2 Jack O'Connor 4.0 Buck Ewing 3.5 Fred Carroll 3.2 Deacon McGuire 2.7
1889 Fred Carroll 4.7 Buck Ewing 4.2 Jocko Milligan 3.1 Jim Keenan 3.1 Jack O'Connor 2.4
1888 Buck Ewing 4.8 King Kelly 4.5 Charlie Bennett 4.2 Doggie Miller 2.8 Fred Carroll 1.9
1887 Jim O'Rourke 2.3 Charlie Bennett 1.7 Doggie Miller 1.5 Jocko Milligan 1.4 Chris Fulmer 1.2
1886 King Kelly 7.3 Fred Carroll 4.0 Charlie Bennett 3.9 Chris Fulmer 3.9 John Kerins 3.4
1885 Charlie Bennett 4.5 Buck Ewing 4.1 Doc Bushong 2.2 Jocko Milligan 2.2 Fred Carroll 1.4
1884 Buck Ewing 4.7 Jack Rowe 4.6 Charlie Bennett 4.1 Barney Gilligan 3.3 Jim Keenan 3.0
1883 Charlie Bennett 4.9 Buck Ewing 4.7 Rudy Kemmler 2.0 Jack O'Brien 2.0 Jack Rowe 1.9
1882 Charlie Bennett 4.1 Pop Snyder 2.8 Jack Rowe 2.7 Jack O'Brien 2.6 Silver Flint 1.8
1881 Charlie Bennett 4.3 Jack Rowe 2.8 Silver Flint 2.4 Buck Ewing 1.7 Doc Kennedy 1.5
1880 John Clapp 3.6 Emil Gross 3.0 Jack Rowe 1.6 Charlie Bennett 1.2 Doc Kennedy 1.2
1879 Deacon White 3.7 Silver Flint 3.2 John Clapp 2.4 Pop Snyder 2.1 Doc Kennedy 1.8
1878 Deacon White 2.4 Lew Brown 2.1 Silver Flint 1.3 Bill Harbridge 1.2 Pop Snyder 0.6
1877 Cal McVey 2.3 John Clapp 2.2 Lew Brown 1.1 Pop Snyder 0.7 Bill Harbridge 0.6
1876 Deacon White 3.6 John Clapp 3.0 Doug Allison 1.4 Lew Brown 1.1 Dave Pierson 0.3
1875 Deacon White 4.4 John Clapp 1.9 Doug Allison 1.5 Nat Hicks 0.8 Dick Higham 0.8
1874 Deacon White 1.8 John Clapp 1.1 Nat Hicks 1.0 Scott Hastings 1.0 Fergy Malone 0.7
1873 Deacon White 2.7 Cal McVey 1.7 Fergy Malone 1.3 John Clapp 0.8 Tom Barlow 0.6
1872 Nat Hicks 1.8 Doug Allison 1.4 Cal McVey 1.2 Scott Hastings 1.1 Dick Higham 1.0
1871 Cal McVey 1.7 Doug Allison 0.9 Fergy Malone 0.9 Deacon White 0.8 Charlie Hodes 0.4