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Compared to Top 50 Contemporary Center Fielders


Rk Players Pos Yrs Career HOF WAR Off Fld Pit Adj Peak JAWS Compare
1 Willie Mays CF 22 1951-1973 156.4 138.2 19.6 0.0 -1.4 73.7 115.0
2 Mickey Mantle CF 18 1951-1968 110.3 119.9 -6.1 0.0 -3.6 64.8 87.6
3 Duke Snider CF 18 1947-1964 66.4 72.3 -4.3 0.0 -1.6 49.9 58.1
4 Richie Ashburn CF 15 1948-1962 63.9 58.5 5.9 0.0 -0.5 44.5 54.2
5 Vada Pinson CF 18 1958-1975 54.3 59.9 -0.8 0.0 -4.9 40.0 47.2
6 Larry Doby CF 13 1947-1959 49.6 49.6 1.5 0.0 -1.6 39.6 44.6
7 Curt Flood CF 15 1956-1971 41.9 31.3 11.7 0.0 -1.1 32.8 37.3
8 Andy Pafko CF 17 1943-1959 36.7 40.2 0.0 0.0 -3.5 29.7 33.2
9 Bobby Thomson CF 15 1946-1960 33.3 34.4 1.3 0.0 -2.4 26.9 30.1
10 Dom DiMaggio CF 11 1940-1953 32.0 29.0 4.2 0.0 -1.2 26.7 29.4
11 Jim Piersall CF 17 1950-1967 29.4 13.3 18.6 0.0 -2.5 26.2 27.8
12 Tony Gonzalez CF 12 1960-1971 27.0 34.0 -3.0 0.0 -3.9 26.3 26.7
13 Bill Bruton CF 12 1953-1964 26.1 24.3 1.8 0.0 0.0 19.4 22.7
14 Jim Landis CF 11 1957-1967 20.6 18.6 3.2 0.0 -1.2 20.0 20.3
15 Bill Virdon CF 12 1955-1968 19.7 15.6 4.5 0.0 -0.4 17.7 18.7
16 Johnny Lindell CF 12 1941-1954 15.5 14.5 2.0 1.2 -2.3 15.7 15.6
17 Gus Bell CF 15 1950-1964 15.4 27.8 -8.9 0.0 -3.5 16.8 16.1
18 Irv Noren CF 11 1950-1960 14.9 13.4 4.2 0.0 -2.8 16.0 15.4
19 Jimmie Hall CF 8 1963-1970 13.8 15.5 0.7 0.0 -2.4 14.7 14.2
20 Albie Pearson CF 9 1958-1966 13.3 17.6 -2.6 0.0 -1.6 14.3 13.8
21 Jackie Brandt CF 11 1956-1967 13.0 15.8 0.1 0.0 -2.9 13.0 13.0
22 Don Demeter CF 11 1956-1967 12.9 15.8 -1.2 0.0 -1.8 12.2 12.5
23 Hoot Evers CF 12 1941-1956 12.8 14.5 1.6 0.0 -3.3 14.7 13.7
24 Jim Busby CF 13 1950-1962 12.5 6.6 6.9 0.0 -0.9 14.2 13.3
25 Don Lock CF 8 1962-1969 12.0 14.6 -1.4 0.0 -1.2 12.2 12.1
26 Sam Jethroe CF 4 1950-1954 8.7 10.3 -1.6 0.0 -0.0 8.7 8.7
27 Gary Geiger CF 12 1958-1970 8.6 10.4 -0.5 -0.1 -1.2 8.8 8.7
28 Lenny Green CF 12 1957-1968 8.4 12.0 -1.4 0.0 -2.2 9.6 9.0
29 Ty Cline CF 12 1960-1971 5.9 3.8 3.4 0.0 -1.3 6.3 6.1
30 Johnny Groth CF 15 1946-1960 5.8 9.6 -2.3 0.0 -1.6 7.4 6.6
31 Bill Tuttle CF 11 1952-1963 5.4 7.7 -1.6 0.0 -0.7 8.7 7.1
32 Russ Snyder CF 12 1959-1970 5.3 11.7 -1.7 0.0 -4.7 8.4 6.9
33 George Metkovich CF 10 1943-1954 4.9 8.4 -0.9 0.0 -2.7 5.7 5.3
34 Bobby Del Greco CF 9 1952-1965 3.7 4.0 0.2 0.0 -0.6 5.1 4.4
35 Dick Williams CF 13 1951-1964 3.5 5.8 0.1 0.0 -2.5 6.9 5.2
36 Bill Howerton CF 4 1949-1952 3.2 4.6 -1.1 0.0 -0.4 3.2 3.2
37 Don Landrum CF 8 1957-1966 2.2 1.2 1.4 0.0 -0.5 2.9 2.5
38 George Thomas CF 13 1957-1971 2.1 3.5 0.3 0.0 -1.7 4.6 3.3
39 Pete Whisenant CF 8 1952-1961 1.6 1.1 1.6 0.0 -1.1 2.3 2.0
40 Jim Delsing CF 10 1948-1960 1.5 6.6 -3.2 0.0 -1.9 3.4 2.4
41 Al Heist CF 3 1960-1962 1.3 1.3 0.1 0.0 -0.1 1.3 1.3
42 Dino Restelli CF 2 1949-1951 1.3 1.5 -0.0 0.0 -0.1 1.3 1.3
43 Marty Keough CF 11 1956-1966 1.3 3.7 -0.3 0.0 -2.1 4.1 2.7
44 Chuck Diering CF 9 1947-1956 1.1 2.8 -1.3 0.0 -0.4 2.9 2.0
45 Larry Elliot CF 4 1962-1966 1.0 2.2 -0.8 0.0 -0.4 1.0 1.0
46 Lloyd Merriman CF 5 1949-1955 1.0 1.4 -0.0 0.0 -0.4 1.0 1.0
47 Bill Wilson CF 4 1950-1955 0.8 1.6 -0.5 0.0 -0.3 0.8 0.8
48 Dave Pope CF 4 1952-1956 0.8 1.2 0.1 0.0 -0.6 0.8 0.8
49 Bob Addis CF 4 1950-1953 0.7 1.1 -0.0 0.0 -0.4 0.7 0.7
50 Clint Conatser CF 2 1948-1949 0.7 1.5 -0.6 0.0 -0.3 0.7 0.7
 
Solly Drake CF 2 1956-1959 -0.4 -0.1 -0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.4 -0.4