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Compared to Top 50 Contemporary Catchers


Rk Players Pos Yrs Career HOF WAR Off Fld Pit Adj Peak JAWS Compare
1 Johnny Bench C 17 1967-1983 75.2 55.5 9.4 0.0 10.3 47.2 61.2
2 Joe Torre C 18 1960-1977 57.6 57.8 -2.0 0.0 1.7 37.2 47.4
3 Thurman Munson C 11 1969-1979 46.1 34.2 2.9 0.0 9.0 37.0 41.6
4 Bill Freehan C 15 1961-1976 44.8 32.7 1.5 0.0 10.5 33.7 39.3
5 Smoky Burgess C 18 1949-1967 33.4 27.2 0.5 0.0 5.7 23.4 28.4
6 Tom Haller C 12 1961-1972 29.3 21.4 0.8 0.0 7.1 23.9 26.6
7 Del Crandall C 16 1949-1966 28.5 14.5 6.3 0.0 7.7 24.6 26.6
8 Tim McCarver C 21 1959-1980 28.3 22.0 -1.6 0.0 8.0 21.4 24.9
9 Manny Sanguillen C 13 1967-1980 27.5 16.1 5.2 0.0 6.2 26.4 27.0
10 Ed Bailey C 14 1953-1966 27.3 18.7 2.6 0.0 6.0 22.9 25.1
11 Elston Howard C 14 1955-1968 27.0 18.8 2.7 0.0 5.5 26.4 26.7
12 John Roseboro C 14 1957-1970 22.5 13.6 0.1 0.0 8.8 19.5 21.0
13 Joe Ferguson C 14 1970-1983 21.0 17.1 -0.0 0.0 4.0 19.6 20.3
14 John Romano C 10 1958-1967 20.9 17.6 -1.6 0.0 4.9 20.1 20.5
15 Earl Battey C 13 1955-1967 18.8 12.3 -0.0 0.0 6.5 18.6 18.7
16 Clay Dalrymple C 12 1960-1971 16.8 3.8 7.4 0.0 5.7 14.8 15.8
17 Jim Pagliaroni C 11 1955-1969 15.8 12.4 -1.2 0.0 4.6 14.6 15.2
18 Jerry Grote C 16 1963-1981 15.1 3.8 3.0 0.0 8.3 14.2 14.7
19 Johnny Edwards C 14 1961-1974 14.8 4.8 1.6 0.0 8.4 15.1 14.9
20 Gus Triandos C 13 1953-1965 14.0 11.4 -1.9 0.0 4.6 14.2 14.1
21 Ellie Rodriguez C 9 1968-1976 13.4 7.4 1.2 0.0 4.8 13.7 13.6
22 Ray Fosse C 12 1967-1979 12.9 7.7 -0.8 0.0 5.9 15.1 14.0
23 Duke Sims C 11 1964-1974 12.8 11.6 -2.4 0.0 3.5 12.5 12.7
24 Dick Dietz C 8 1966-1973 12.6 15.4 -5.8 0.0 3.0 12.9 12.7
25 Randy Hundley C 14 1964-1977 11.6 -0.4 5.7 0.0 6.3 13.4 12.5
26 Andy Etchebarren C 15 1962-1978 10.8 3.8 1.1 0.0 5.8 9.1 9.9
27 Joe Azcue C 11 1960-1972 8.5 2.3 0.8 0.0 5.4 10.2 9.4
28 Jack Hiatt C 9 1964-1972 8.5 6.9 0.1 0.0 1.5 8.1 8.3
29 Earl Williams C 8 1970-1977 7.9 11.5 -4.6 0.0 1.0 9.4 8.6
30 Elrod Hendricks C 12 1968-1979 7.5 3.3 0.3 0.1 3.8 8.5 8.0
31 Frank Fernandez C 6 1967-1972 6.8 4.6 0.9 0.0 1.3 6.8 6.8
32 Jake Gibbs C 10 1962-1971 6.7 0.7 2.9 0.0 3.2 6.9 6.8
33 Gene Oliver C 10 1959-1969 6.5 9.8 -3.8 0.0 0.6 7.3 6.9
34 Fran Healy C 9 1969-1978 6.5 3.3 0.5 0.0 2.8 6.6 6.5
35 Dave Duncan C 11 1964-1976 6.5 3.8 -3.4 0.0 6.1 8.4 7.4
36 Chris Cannizzaro C 13 1960-1974 6.3 0.4 1.9 0.0 4.0 6.5 6.4
37 George Mitterwald C 11 1966-1977 6.1 -0.2 1.5 0.0 4.8 8.5 7.3
38 Ed Herrmann C 11 1967-1978 5.9 3.7 -2.9 0.0 5.1 6.9 6.4
39 Glenn Borgmann C 9 1972-1980 5.6 0.9 1.4 0.0 3.2 5.5 5.5
40 Jerry May C 10 1964-1973 5.3 0.4 1.7 0.0 3.2 6.0 5.6
41 Hank Foiles C 11 1953-1964 4.8 2.8 -0.5 0.0 2.5 4.7 4.7
42 Red Wilson C 10 1951-1960 4.6 2.6 -0.6 0.0 2.6 6.0 5.3
43 John Orsino C 7 1961-1967 4.4 3.5 -0.8 0.0 1.7 4.4 4.4
44 Hal Smith C 10 1955-1964 4.3 4.6 -3.7 0.0 3.4 5.6 4.9
45 Carl Sawatski C 11 1948-1963 4.2 3.4 -1.3 0.0 2.1 5.4 4.8
46 Dave Rader C 10 1971-1980 4.1 1.6 -2.0 0.0 4.5 4.7 4.4
47 Jerry McNertney C 9 1964-1973 4.0 0.9 0.5 0.0 2.6 4.3 4.1
48 Don Pavletich C 12 1957-1971 4.0 5.9 -2.7 0.0 0.9 5.2 4.6
49 Lou Berberet C 7 1954-1960 3.8 0.4 1.5 0.0 1.9 3.8 3.8
50 Duffy Dyer C 14 1968-1981 3.7 -1.6 1.5 0.0 3.8 5.6 4.7
 
Hawk Taylor C 11 1957-1970 -2.1 -1.9 -0.5 0.0 0.4 0.4 -0.8