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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 Carlton Fisk C 24 1969-1993 68.5 51.4 2.2 0.0 14.9 37.6 53.0
3 Joe Torre C 18 1960-1977 57.6 57.8 -2.0 0.0 1.7 37.2 47.4
4 Ted Simmons C 21 1968-1988 50.3 45.2 -3.3 0.0 8.5 34.8 42.6
5 Gene Tenace C 15 1969-1983 46.8 45.0 -0.8 0.0 2.6 35.0 40.9
6 Thurman Munson C 11 1969-1979 46.1 34.2 2.9 0.0 9.0 37.0 41.6
7 Bill Freehan C 15 1961-1976 44.8 32.7 1.5 0.0 10.5 33.7 39.3
8 Darrell Porter C 17 1971-1987 40.9 30.3 1.1 0.0 9.5 29.1 35.0
9 Jim Sundberg C 16 1974-1989 40.5 15.2 11.8 0.0 13.5 28.7 34.6
10 Tom Haller C 12 1961-1972 29.3 21.4 0.8 0.0 7.1 23.9 26.6
11 Tim McCarver C 21 1959-1980 28.3 22.0 -1.6 0.0 8.0 21.4 24.9
12 Manny Sanguillen C 13 1967-1980 27.5 16.1 5.2 0.0 6.2 26.4 27.0
13 Bob Boone C 19 1972-1990 27.4 1.6 11.1 0.0 14.7 20.4 23.9
14 Elston Howard C 14 1955-1968 27.0 18.8 2.7 0.0 5.5 26.4 26.7
15 Butch Wynegar C 13 1976-1988 26.5 12.4 5.2 0.0 8.9 22.7 24.6
16 John Roseboro C 14 1957-1970 22.5 13.6 0.1 0.0 8.8 19.5 21.0
17 Joe Ferguson C 14 1970-1983 21.0 17.1 -0.0 0.0 4.0 19.6 20.3
18 John Romano C 10 1958-1967 20.9 17.6 -1.6 0.0 4.9 20.1 20.5
19 John Stearns C 11 1974-1984 19.7 11.6 3.7 0.0 4.4 19.4 19.6
20 Earl Battey C 13 1955-1967 18.8 12.3 -0.0 0.0 6.5 18.6 18.7
21 Steve Yeager C 15 1972-1986 17.9 2.5 8.3 0.0 7.2 14.8 16.4
22 Clay Dalrymple C 12 1960-1971 16.8 3.8 7.4 0.0 5.7 14.8 15.8
23 Milt May C 15 1970-1984 16.5 7.6 2.1 0.0 6.8 12.8 14.7
24 Jim Pagliaroni C 11 1955-1969 15.8 12.4 -1.2 0.0 4.6 14.6 15.2
25 Jerry Grote C 16 1963-1981 15.1 3.8 3.0 0.0 8.3 14.2 14.7
26 Johnny Edwards C 14 1961-1974 14.8 4.8 1.6 0.0 8.4 15.1 14.9
27 Ellie Rodriguez C 9 1968-1976 13.4 7.4 1.2 0.0 4.8 13.7 13.6
28 Ray Fosse C 12 1967-1979 12.9 7.7 -0.8 0.0 5.9 15.1 14.0
29 Duke Sims C 11 1964-1974 12.8 11.6 -2.4 0.0 3.5 12.5 12.7
30 Dick Dietz C 8 1966-1973 12.6 15.4 -5.8 0.0 3.0 12.9 12.7
31 Randy Hundley C 14 1964-1977 11.6 -0.4 5.7 0.0 6.3 13.4 12.5
32 Jim Essian C 12 1973-1984 10.9 4.9 2.1 0.0 4.0 11.0 11.0
33 Andy Etchebarren C 15 1962-1978 10.8 3.8 1.1 0.0 5.8 9.1 9.9
34 Charlie Moore C 15 1973-1987 10.3 8.9 -3.1 0.0 4.5 9.5 9.9
35 Joe Azcue C 11 1960-1972 8.5 2.3 0.8 0.0 5.4 10.2 9.4
36 Jack Hiatt C 9 1964-1972 8.5 6.9 0.1 0.0 1.5 8.1 8.3
37 Earl Williams C 8 1970-1977 7.9 11.5 -4.6 0.0 1.0 9.4 8.6
38 Elrod Hendricks C 12 1968-1979 7.5 3.3 0.3 0.1 3.8 8.5 8.0
39 John Wockenfuss C 12 1974-1985 7.1 12.3 -4.4 0.0 -0.8 6.9 7.0
40 Frank Fernandez C 6 1967-1972 6.8 4.6 0.9 0.0 1.3 6.8 6.8
41 Jake Gibbs C 10 1962-1971 6.7 0.7 2.9 0.0 3.2 6.9 6.8
42 Gene Oliver C 10 1959-1969 6.5 9.8 -3.8 0.0 0.6 7.3 6.9
43 Fran Healy C 9 1969-1978 6.5 3.3 0.5 0.0 2.8 6.6 6.5
44 Dave Duncan C 11 1964-1976 6.5 3.8 -3.4 0.0 6.1 8.4 7.4
45 Chris Cannizzaro C 13 1960-1974 6.3 0.4 1.9 0.0 4.0 6.5 6.4
46 Ron Hodges C 12 1973-1984 6.1 3.6 0.1 0.0 2.5 5.5 5.8
47 George Mitterwald C 11 1966-1977 6.1 -0.2 1.5 0.0 4.8 8.5 7.3
48 Ed Herrmann C 11 1967-1978 5.9 3.7 -2.9 0.0 5.1 6.9 6.4
49 Ed Ott C 8 1974-1981 5.9 1.9 0.8 0.0 3.2 6.0 5.9
50 Glenn Borgmann C 9 1972-1980 5.6 0.9 1.4 0.0 3.2 5.5 5.5