Greatest Catchers

Baseball’s Greatest Hitters’ list of the 12 Best Hitting Catchers of All Time

Please note, as of January 2017 there are no active players who would currently make this list.

The Top 12 Best Hitting Catchers seem to be spread out evenly over the 8 Era’s
This may not be reflected in our list of the top 12 hitters, but over the past 30 years the offensive numbers put up by Catchers has significantly increased.

Baseball’s Greatest Hitters’ Top 12 Greatest Hitting Catchers Of All Time List

Hall of Fame * Veterans Committee **
Players in blue are retired and played in the “Steroid Era”

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Rank Player Name Years Played Ranking
1 Mike Piazza* 1992-2007 3.960
2 Yogi Berra* 1946-1965 3.911
3 Bill Dickey* 1928-1946 3.892
4 Mickey Cochrane* 19625-1937 3.845
5 Johnny Bench* 1967-1983 3.729
6 Gabby Hartnett* 1922-1941 3.692
7 Ted Simmons 1968-1988 3.688
8 Carlton Fisk* 1969-1993 3.676
9 Roy Campanella* 1948-1957 3.627
10 Joe Torre 1960-1977 3.532
11 Ivan Rodriguez* 1991-2011 3.529
12 Gary Carter* 1974-1992 3.529

Compare to other positions:

Greatest Catchers | Greatest 1st Basemen | Greatest 2nd Basemen | Greatest Shortstops | Greatest Third Basemen | Greatest Outfielders

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