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Pos St All- Other Catcher Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Catcher Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP PB F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1901 16 8 Fritz Buelow   R   DET 3 R 25   69 213 84 10 4 11 .967   1901 16 8 Fritz Buelow 231 52 5 5 2 28 29 11 3 12 2 .225 .269 .316 .585 22   - 3.0 3.0 .000 .043 .043 2.00 1901 16 8 Fritz Buelow
1901 15 Al Shaw   R   DET 3 R 26   42 134 46 12 5 0 .938   1901 15 Al Shaw 133 36 5 0 1 16 18 8 2 5 2 .271 .322 .331 .653 16   1.1 1.5 2.6 .026 .036 .062 2.07 1901 15 Al Shaw
1901 12 Sport McAllister     DET 3 B 26 1B   35 95 37 15 1 5 .898   1901 12 Sport McAllister 123 37 4 2 1 18 23 6 2 4 7 .301 .344 .390 .734 20   2.5 0.6 3.1 .071 .017 .089 2.94 1901 12 Sport McAllister
         
1902 13 8 Deacon McGuire     DET 7 R 38   70 210 65 14 6 7 .952   1902 13 8 Deacon McGuire 229 52 14 1 2 27 23 24 0 5 0 .227 .300 .323 .623 26   2.1 2.2 4.3 .030 .031 .061 3.33 1902 13 8 Deacon McGuire
1902 17 Fritz Buelow     DET 7 R 26   63 174 81 20 5 4 .927   1902 17 Fritz Buelow 217 48 5 2 2 22 28 9 1 2 3 .221 .256 .290 .546 18   0.2 2.0 2.2 .003 .032 .035 1.28 1902 17 Fritz Buelow
         
1903 4 4 Deacon McGuire     DET 5 R 39   69 330 73 17 9 9 .960   1903 4 4 Deacon McGuire 244 61 12 1 0 15 21 19 1 1 3 .250 .307 .307 .614 26   3.5 2.4 5.9 .051 .035 .086 7.90 1903 4 4 Deacon McGuire
1903 12 Fritz Buelow     DET 5 R 27   60 254 66 13 6 5 .961   1903 12 Fritz Buelow 186 40 3 6 1 23 13 6 3 12 4 .215 .251 .312 .563 15   0.7 2.0 2.7 .012 .033 .045 2.62 1903 12 Fritz Buelow
         
1904 7 5 Bob Wood     DET 7 R 38   47 232 69 8 5 4 .974   1904 7 5 Bob Wood 175 43 6 2 1 15 17 5 1 1 1 .246 .271 .320 .591 17   2.7 2.3 5.0 .057 .049 .106 5.37 1904 7 5 Bob Wood
1904 1 Lew Drill     DET 7 R 27   49 195 51 13 6 3 .950   1904 1 Lew Drill 154 37 6 1 0 7 12 19 2 3 2 .240 .331 .292 .623 19   5.0 1.4 6.4 .102 .029 .131 7.58 1904 1 Lew Drill
1904 16 Fritz Buelow     DET 7 R 28   42 179 52 6 1 9 .975   1904 16 Fritz Buelow 136 15 1 1 0 6 5 8 0 6 2 .110 .160 .132 .292 2   - 1.3 1.3 .000 .031 .031 0.75 1904 16 Fritz Buelow
1904 17 Monte Beville     DET 7 L 29 1B   30 129 27 7 2 5 .957   1904 17 Monte Beville 97 20 3 1 0 8 7 4 1 4 1 .206 .245 .258 .503 6   0.4 0.8 1.2 .013 .027 .040 0.75 1904 17 Monte Beville
         
1905 3 2 Lew Drill     DET 3 R 28   71 345 73 13 10 4 .970   1905 3 2 Lew Drill 211 55 9 0 0 17 24 32 3 9 7 .261 .366 .303 .669 28   8.3 3.4 11.7 .117 .048 .165 14.81 1905 3 2 Lew Drill
1905 14 John Warner     DET 3 L 32 NL-C   36 185 40 6 2 7 .974   1905 14 John Warner 119 24 2 3 0 12 7 8 0 1 2 .202 .252 .269 .521 8   1.1 1.4 2.5 .031 .039 .069 2.05 1905 14 John Warner
1905 20 Tom Doran   R   DET 3 L 24   32 123 33 6 0 1 .963   1905 20 Tom Doran 94 15 3 0 0 8 4 8 3 6 2 .160 .248 .191 .439 5   - 1.2 1.2 .000 .038 .038 0.72 1905 20 Tom Doran
         
1906 11 7 Boss Schmidt   R   DET 6 B 25   67 257 104 16 4 5 .958   1906 11 7 Boss Schmidt 216 47 4 3 0 13 10 6 1 5 1 .218 .242 .264 .506 13   - 4.7 4.7 .000 .070 .070 3.78 1906 11 7 Boss Schmidt
1906 6 John Warner     DET 6 L 33   49 193 79 6 3 1 .978   1906 6 John Warner 153 37 4 2 0 15 10 12 7 0 4 .242 .326 .294 .620 18   2.7 2.8 5.5 .055 .057 .112 5.58 1906 6 John Warner
1906 7 Fred Payne   R   DET 6 R 25   47 177 49 8 3 4 .966   1906 7 Fred Payne 163 44 4 4 0 17 15 10 1 5 3 .270 .316 .344 .660 18   3.5 2.7 6.2 .074 .057 .132 6.82 1906 7 Fred Payne
         
1907 5 4 Boss Schmidt     DET 1 B 26   103 446 132 34 14 16 .944   1907 5 4 Boss Schmidt 349 85 6 6 0 32 23 5 7 10 8 .244 .269 .295 .564 32   4.3 5.1 9.4 .042 .050 .091 8.95 1907 5 4 Boss Schmidt
1907 16 Fred Payne     DET 1 R 26   46 205 55 5 4 7 .981   1907 16 Fred Payne 152 25 2 2 0 15 13 6 5 4 4 .164 .221 .204 .425 6   - 2.5 2.5 .000 .054 .054 1.84 1907 16 Fred Payne
         
1908 1 1 Boss Schmidt     DET 1 B 27   121 541 184 37 12 5 .951   1908 1 1 Boss Schmidt 419 111 14 3 1 45 38 16 3 16 5 .265 .297 .320 .617 44   8.6 6.0 14.6 .071 .050 .121 18.04 1908 1 1 Boss Schmidt
1908 5 Ira Thomas     DET 1 R 27   29 124 15 4 3 1 .972   1908 5 Ira Thomas 101 31 1 0 0 6 8 5 1 1 0 .307 .346 .317 .663 13   2.8 1.1 3.9 .097 .038 .134 5.09 1908 5 Ira Thomas
         
1909 14 8 Boss Schmidt     DET 1 B 28   81 315 107 20 7 3 .955   1909 14 8 Boss Schmidt 250 52 8 2 1 21 28 7 3 22 7 .208 .238 .268 .506 17   0.1 3.6 3.7 .001 .044 .046 2.59 1909 14 8 Boss Schmidt
1909 5 Oscar Stanage   R   DET 1 R 26   77 324 80 15 12 3 .964   1909 5 Oscar Stanage 252 66 8 6 0 17 21 11 2 4 2 .262 .298 .341 .639 27   4.6 3.5 8.1 .060 .045 .105 8.59 1909 5 Oscar Stanage
         
1910 9 6 Oscar Stanage     DET 3 R 27   84 344 148 25 6 5 .952   1910 9 6 Oscar Stanage 275 57 7 4 2 24 25 20 2 10 1 .207 .266 .284 .550 22   1.6 3.2 4.8 .019 .038 .057 4.07 1910 9 6 Oscar Stanage
1910 5 Boss Schmidt     DET 3 B 29   66 239 80 9 1 11 .973   1910 5 Boss Schmidt 197 51 7 7 1 22 23 2 3 5 2 .259 .277 .381 .658 21   3.7 2.0 5.7 .056 .030 .086 5.94 1910 5 Boss Schmidt
1910 22 Joe Casey   R   DET 3 R 22   22 101 33 5 2 1 .964   1910 22 Joe Casey 62 12 3 0 0 3 2 2 1 1 1 .194 .231 .242 .473 3   - 0.9 0.9 .000 .041 .041 0.64 1910 22 Joe Casey
         
1911 4 3 Oscar Stanage     DET 2 R 28   141 599 212 41 13 12 .952   1911 4 3 Oscar Stanage 503 133 13 7 3 45 51 20 3 16 3 .264 .297 .336 .633 52   4.2 5.0 9.2 .030 .035 .065 7.90 1911 4 3 Oscar Stanage
         
1912 10 5 Oscar Stanage     DET 6 R 29   119 440 168 32 14 17 .950   1912 10 5 Oscar Stanage 394 103 9 4 0 35 41 34 4 8 3 .261 .326 .305 .631 43   5.1 1.2 6.3 .043 .010 .053 4.75 1912 10 5 Oscar Stanage
1912 26 Brad Kocher   R   DET 6 R 24   31 109 38 8 4 4 .948   1912 26 Brad Kocher 69 11 1 0 0 7 4 10 2 5 1 .159 .284 .174 .458 4   - - - .000 .000 .000 - 1912 26 Brad Kocher
1912 25 Jack Onslow   R   DET 6 R 23   23 68 26 10 3 7 .904   1912 25 Jack Onslow 63 13 3 1 0 5 9 2 0 2 0 .206 .231 .286 .517 4   - 0.1 0.1 .000 .004 .004 0.02 1912 25 Jack Onslow
         
1913 16 8 Oscar Stanage     DET 6 R 30   77 268 106 16 6 4 .959   1913 16 8 Oscar Stanage 241 54 13 2 0 19 21 21 35 2 8 5 .224 .292 .295 .587 21   1.8 1.3 3.1 .023 .017 .040 1.98 1913 16 8 Oscar Stanage
1913 8 Red McKee   R   DET 6 L 22   62 237 84 17 5 14 .950   1913 8 Red McKee 187 53 3 4 1 18 20 21 21 1 11 7 .283 .359 .358 .717 25   4.7 1.0 5.7 .076 .016 .092 5.51 1913 8 Red McKee
         
Pos St All- Other Catcher Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Catcher Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP PB F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1914 15 8 Oscar Stanage     DET 4 R 31   122 532 190 30 11 17 .960   1914 15 8 Oscar Stanage 400 77 8 4 0 16 25 24 58 2 15 2 1 .193 .242 .233 .475 21   - 2.8 2.8 .000 .023 .023 1.28 1914 15 8 Oscar Stanage
1914 21 Del Baker   R   DET 4 R 22   38 79 25 9 3 4 .920   1914 21 Del Baker 70 15 2 1 0 4 1 6 9 0 2 0 2 .214 .276 .271 .547 5   0.2 0.3 0.5 .005 .008 .013 0.17 1914 21 Del Baker
1914 19 Red McKee     DET 4 L 23   27 87 20 4 2 2 .964   1914 19 Red McKee 64 12 1 1 0 7 8 14 16 1 2 1 2 .188 .342 .234 .576 6   0.7 0.4 1.1 .026 .015 .041 0.67 1914 19 Red McKee
         
1915 13 7 Oscar Stanage     DET 2 R 32   100 395 111 19 0 12 .964   1915 13 7 Oscar Stanage 300 67 9 2 1 27 31 20 41 1 6 5 1 .223 .274 .277 .551 25   2.2 2.6 4.8 .022 .026 .048 3.36 1915 13 7 Oscar Stanage
1915 14 Del Baker   R   DET 2 R 23   61 184 53 15 8 10 .940   1915 14 Del Baker 134 33 3 3 0 16 15 15 15 1 11 3 1 .246 .327 .313 .640 17   2.7 1.2 3.9 .044 .020 .064 3.15 1915 14 Del Baker
1915 10 Red McKee     DET 2 L 24   35 116 30 7 4 4 .954   1915 10 Red McKee 106 29 5 0 1 10 17 13 16 0 5 1 0 .274 .353 .349 .702 15   3.2 0.8 4.0 .091 .023 .114 4.32 1915 10 Red McKee
         
1916 9 7 Oscar Stanage     DET 3 R 33   94 392 110 16 11 10 .969   1916 9 7 Oscar Stanage 291 69 17 3 0 16 30 17 48 3 7 3 .237 .286 .316 .602 27   3.5 2.3 5.8 .037 .024 .062 4.44 1916 9 7 Oscar Stanage
1916 23 Del Baker     DET 3 R 24   59 164 29 5 4 2 .975   1916 23 Del Baker 98 15 4 0 0 7 6 11 8 1 5 2 .153 .245 .194 .439 5   - 0.9 0.9 .000 .015 .015 0.34 1916 23 Del Baker
1916 20 Red McKee     DET 3 L 25   26 76 31 5 3 0 .955   1916 20 Red McKee 76 16 1 2 0 3 4 6 11 0 2 0 .211 .268 .276 .544 6   0.5 0.5 1.0 .019 .019 .038 0.60 1916 20 Red McKee
         
1917 11 7 Oscar Stanage     DET 4 R 34   95 385 88 11 13 10 .977   1917 11 7 Oscar Stanage 297 61 14 1 0 19 30 20 35 3 9 3 .205 .263 .259 .522 20   1.1 3.7 4.8 .012 .039 .051 3.54 1917 11 7 Oscar Stanage
1917 7 Tubby Spencer     DET 4 R 33   62 250 57 7 10 8 .978   1917 7 Tubby Spencer 192 46 8 3 0 13 22 15 15 9 2 0 .240 .324 .313 .637 22   3.9 2.4 6.3 .063 .039 .102 6.58 1917 7 Tubby Spencer
1917 19 Archie Yelle   R   DET 4 R 25   24 62 16 2 1 3 .975   1917 19 Archie Yelle 51 7 1 0 0 4 0 5 4 0 0 2 .137 .214 .157 .371 1   - 0.6 0.6 .000 .025 .025 0.31 1917 19 Archie Yelle
         
1918 17 8 Archie Yelle   R   DET 7 R 26   52 172 81 14 5 9 .948   1918 17 8 Archie Yelle 144 25 3 0 0 7 7 9 15 1 3 0 .174 .227 .194 .421 5   - 1.6 1.6 .000 .031 .031 0.94 1918 17 8 Archie Yelle
1918 9 Oscar Stanage     DET 7 R 35   47 188 54 5 9 2 .980   1918 9 Oscar Stanage 168 42 4 0 1 8 13 10 16 0 3 2 .250 .292 .292 .584 14   2.1 1.7 3.8 .045 .036 .081 3.63 1918 9 Oscar Stanage
1918 10 Tubby Spencer     DET 7 R 34   48 153 46 7 3 4 .966   1918 10 Tubby Spencer 152 33 8 1 0 11 8 19 18 2 2 1 .217 .312 .283 .595 14   2.4 1.2 3.6 .050 .025 .075 3.30 1918 10 Tubby Spencer
         
1919 4 4 Eddie Ainsmith     DET 4 R 27   106 456 107 22 7 9 .962   1919 4 4 Eddie Ainsmith 364 99 17 12 3 42 32 45 30 1 12 9 .272 .354 .409 .763 53   11.6 3.9 15.5 .109 .037 .146 17.42 1919 4 4 Eddie Ainsmith
1919 11 Oscar Stanage     DET 4 R 36   36 149 39 5 8 2 .974   1919 11 Oscar Stanage 117 28 4 1 1 9 15 7 12 2 4 1 .239 .294 .316 .610 11   1.3 1.6 2.9 .036 .044 .081 2.42 1919 11 Oscar Stanage
         
1920 13 8 Oscar Stanage     DET 7 R 37   77 248 75 14 4 7 .958   1920 13 8 Oscar Stanage 238 55 17 0 0 12 17 14 21 1 8 0 0 .231 .277 .303 .580 20   0.5 1.0 1.5 .006 .013 .019 0.62 1920 13 8 Oscar Stanage
1920 14 Eddie Ainsmith     DET 7 R 28   61 219 55 13 4 7 .955   1920 14 Eddie Ainsmith 186 43 5 3 1 19 19 14 19 0 7 4 3 .231 .285 .306 .591 16   0.4 0.8 1.2 .007 .013 .020 0.50 1920 14 Eddie Ainsmith
1920 12 Clyde Manion   R   DET 7 R 23   30 83 27 7 3 0 .940   1920 12 Clyde Manion 80 22 4 1 0 4 8 4 7 1 2 0 0 .275 .318 .350 .668 9   1.0 0.3 1.3 .033 .010 .043 0.80 1920 12 Clyde Manion
         
1921 5 5 Johnny Bassler   R   DET 6 L 26   115 433 113 14 7 10 .975   1921 5 5 Johnny Bassler 388 119 18 5 0 37 56 58 16 3 14 2 1 .307 .401 .379 .780 62   8.6 4.1 12.7 .075 .036 .110 12.08 1921 5 5 Johnny Bassler
1921 14 Eddie Ainsmith     DET 6 R 29 NL-C   34 99 25 7 0 2 .947   1921 14 Eddie Ainsmith 98 27 5 2 0 6 12 13 7 0 4 1 0 .276 .360 .367 .727 13   1.7 0.9 2.6 .050 .026 .076 2.06 1921 14 Eddie Ainsmith
1921 13 Larry Woodall   R   DET 6 R 26   25 48 8 2 1 2 .966   1921 13 Larry Woodall 80 29 4 1 0 10 14 6 7 0 6 1 0 .363 .407 .438 .845 14   2.1 0.4 2.5 .084 .016 .100 2.27 1921 13 Larry Woodall
         
1922 5 5 Johnny Bassler T6     DET 3 L 27   117 421 113 11 12 7 .980   1922 5 5 Johnny Bassler 372 120 14 0 0 41 41 62 12 2 17 2 1 .323 .422 .360 .782 62   10.8 4.2 15.0 .092 .036 .128 15.40 1922 5 5 Johnny Bassler
1922 10 Larry Woodall   R   DET 3 R 27   40 117 11 3 1 3 .977   1922 10 Larry Woodall 125 43 2 2 0 19 18 8 11 1 2 0 1 .344 .388 .392 .780 18   3.2 0.8 4.0 .080 .020 .100 3.63 1922 10 Larry Woodall
1922 16 Clyde Manion   R   DET 3 R 25   22 61 7 5 0 0 .932   1922 16 Clyde Manion 66 18 4 1 0 9 11 4 6 0 3 0 1 .273 .314 .364 .678 8   0.6 0.4 1.0 .027 .018 .045 0.61 1922 16 Clyde Manion
         
1923 2 2 Johnny Bassler 7     DET 2 L 28   128 447 133 7 8 9 .988   1923 2 2 Johnny Bassler 383 114 12 3 0 45 49 76 13 0 18 2 2 .298 .414 .345 .759 64   10.7 7.8 18.5 .084 .061 .145 20.92 1923 2 2 Johnny Bassler
1923 8 Larry Woodall     DET 2 R 28   60 140 32 3 2 1 .983   1923 8 Larry Woodall 148 41 12 2 1 20 19 22 9 0 5 2 1 .277 .371 .405 .776 24   4.0 2.2 6.2 .067 .037 .103 5.93 1923 8 Larry Woodall
         
1924 1 1 Johnny Bassler 5     DET 3 L 29   121 402 103 11 11 2 .979   1924 1 1 Johnny Bassler 379 131 20 3 1 43 68 62 11 3 12 2 1 .346 .441 .422 .863 75   14.9 5.9 20.8 .123 .049 .172 25.58 1924 1 1 Johnny Bassler
1924 6 Larry Woodall     DET 3 R 29   62 174 41 3 5 2 .986   1924 6 Larry Woodall 165 51 9 2 0 23 25 21 5 0 4 0 0 .309 .387 .388 .775 27   4.3 2.5 6.8 .069 .040 .110 6.68 1924 6 Larry Woodall
         
1925 4 3 Johnny Bassler     DET 4 L 30   118 375 87 8 14 3 .983   1925 4 3 Johnny Bassler 344 96 19 3 0 40 52 74 6 1 14 1 1 .279 .408 .352 .760 59   8.6 4.0 12.6 .073 .034 .107 12.59 1925 4 3 Johnny Bassler
1925 18 Larry Woodall     DET 4 R 30   75 165 38 7 4 4 .967   1925 18 Larry Woodall 171 35 4 1 0 20 13 24 8 0 3 1 0 .205 .303 .240 .543 14   0.2 1.6 1.8 .003 .021 .024 0.86 1925 18 Larry Woodall
         
Pos St All- Other Catcher Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Catcher Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP PB F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1926 17 7 Clyde Manion     DET 6 R 29   74 227 48 8 2 4 .972   1926 17 7 Clyde Manion 176 35 4 0 0 15 14 24 16 0 9 1 1 .199 .295 .222 .517 12   - 2.7 2.7 .000 .036 .036 1.52 1926 17 7 Clyde Manion
1926 5 Johnny Bassler     DET 6 L 31   63 223 61 0 6 1 1.000   1926 5 Johnny Bassler 174 53 8 1 0 20 22 45 6 0 8 0 0 .305 .447 .362 .809 33   6.7 3.4 10.1 .106 .054 .160 11.92 1926 5 Johnny Bassler
1926 16 Larry Woodall     DET 6 R 31   59 149 37 4 3 3 .979   1926 16 Larry Woodall 146 34 5 0 0 18 15 15 2 0 4 0 0 .233 .304 .267 .571 13   0.7 2.0 2.7 .012 .034 .046 1.70 1926 16 Larry Woodall
         
1927 5 5 Larry Woodall     DET 4 R 32   86 265 72 1 6 4 .997   1927 5 5 Larry Woodall 246 69 8 6 0 28 39 37 9 0 9 9 1 .280 .375 .362 .737 39   5.5 4.5 10.0 .064 .052 .116 9.84 1927 5 5 Larry Woodall
1927 8 Johnny Bassler     DET 4 L 32   67 206 56 7 8 1 .974   1927 8 Johnny Bassler 200 57 7 0 0 19 24 45 9 0 9 1 0 .285 .416 .320 .736 34   4.8 3.4 8.2 .072 .051 .122 8.28 1927 8 Johnny Bassler
1927 18 Merv Shea   R   DET 4 R 26   31 94 17 6 1 3 .949   1927 18 Merv Shea 85 15 6 3 0 5 9 7 15 0 2 0 0 .176 .239 .318 .557 6   - 1.1 1.1 .000 .035 .035 0.60 1927 18 Merv Shea
         
1928 3 3 Pinky Hargrave     DET 6 B 32   88 301 35 8 5 6 .977   1928 3 3 Pinky Hargrave 320 88 13 5 10 38 63 32 28 1 6 4 1 .275 .343 .441 .784 50   7.5 2.8 10.3 .085 .032 .117 10.98 1928 3 3 Pinky Hargrave
1928 16 Larry Woodall     DET 6 R 33   62 218 44 2 3 4 .992   1928 16 Larry Woodall 186 39 7 1 0 19 13 24 10 0 6 3 1 .210 .300 .258 .558 15   0.3 2.5 2.8 .005 .040 .045 1.85 1928 16 Larry Woodall
1928 18 Merv Shea   R   DET 6 R 27   30 93 24 6 2 2 .951   1928 18 Merv Shea 85 20 2 3 0 8 9 9 11 1 2 2 2 .235 .316 .329 .645 9   0.7 1.0 1.7 .023 .033 .057 1.26 1928 18 Merv Shea
         
1929 15 8 Eddie Phillips   R   DET 6 R 28   63 255 34 10 4 5 .967   1929 15 8 Eddie Phillips 221 52 13 1 2 24 21 20 16 1 7 0 1 .235 .302 .330 .632 23   1.3 1.7 3.0 .021 .027 .048 1.95 1929 15 8 Eddie Phillips
1929 4 Pinky Hargrave     DET 6 B 33   48 175 38 6 7 5 .973   1929 4 Pinky Hargrave 185 61 12 0 3 26 26 20 24 2 3 2 2 .330 .401 .443 .844 33   5.0 1.4 6.4 .104 .029 .133 6.97 1929 4 Pinky Hargrave
1929 8 Merv Shea     DET 6 R 28   46 157 32 7 4 2 .964   1929 8 Merv Shea 162 47 6 0 3 23 24 19 18 0 1 2 1 .290 .365 .383 .748 24   3.1 1.2 4.3 .067 .026 .093 3.92 1929 8 Merv Shea
         
1930 11 8 Ray Hayworth   R   DET 5 R 26   76 277 27 7 4 11 .977   1930 11 8 Ray Hayworth 227 63 15 4 0 24 22 20 19 0 8 0 2 .278 .336 .379 .715 29   2.5 1.8 4.3 .033 .024 .057 3.00 1930 11 8 Ray Hayworth
1930 17 Gene Desautels   R   DET 5 R 23   42 207 23 1 3 3 .996   1930 17 Gene Desautels 126 24 4 2 0 13 9 7 9 1 4 2 0 .190 .239 .254 .493 7   - 1.6 1.6 .000 .038 .038 0.92 1930 17 Gene Desautels
1930 7 Pinky Hargrave     DET 5 B 34   40 175 14 3 3 3 .984   1930 7 Pinky Hargrave 137 39 8 0 5 18 18 20 12 1 3 2 0 .285 .380 .453 .833 25   3.5 1.5 5.0 .088 .038 .125 5.17 1930 7 Pinky Hargrave
         
1931 11 8 Ray Hayworth     DET 7 R 27   88 334 61 11 5 4 .973   1931 11 8 Ray Hayworth 273 70 10 3 0 28 25 19 27 1 2 0 1 .256 .307 .315 .622 25   0.8 3.4 4.2 .009 .039 .048 2.59 1931 11 8 Ray Hayworth
1931 14 Johnny Grabowski     DET 7 R 31   39 160 28 3 5 1 .984   1931 14 Johnny Grabowski 136 32 7 1 1 9 14 6 19 0 2 0 0 .235 .268 .324 .592 11   - 1.9 1.9 .000 .049 .049 1.18 1931 14 Johnny Grabowski
1931 17 Wally Schang     DET 7 B 41   30 91 20 4 6 2 .965   1931 17 Wally Schang 76 14 2 0 0 9 2 14 11 0 1 1 0 .184 .311 .211 .522 6   - 1.1 1.1 .000 .037 .037 0.59 1931 17 Wally Schang
         
1932 4 4 Ray Hayworth     DET 5 R 28   105 399 59 4 8 3 .991   1932 4 4 Ray Hayworth 338 99 20 2 2 41 44 31 22 1 4 1 1 .293 .354 .382 .736 51   6.8 5.1 11.9 .065 .049 .113 11.36 1932 4 4 Ray Hayworth
1932 11 Muddy Ruel     DET 5 R 36   48 150 25 2 3 2 .989   1932 11 Muddy Ruel 136 32 4 2 0 10 18 17 6 0 2 1 0 .235 .320 .294 .614 15   1.1 2.0 3.1 .023 .042 .065 2.23 1932 11 Muddy Ruel
1932 13 Gene Desautels     DET 5 R 25   24 109 13 2 0 0 .984   1932 13 Gene Desautels 72 17 2 0 0 8 2 13 11 1 1 0 0 .236 .360 .264 .624 8   0.8 1.2 2.0 .033 .050 .083 1.64 1932 13 Gene Desautels
         
1933 7 6 Ray Hayworth   DET 5 R 29   133 546 79 4 14 5 .994   1933 7 6 Ray Hayworth 425 104 14 3 1 37 45 35 28 0 4 0 0 .245 .302 .299 .601 41   2.2 6.3 8.5 .017 .047 .064 5.95 1933 7 6 Ray Hayworth
1933 13 Johnny Pasek R   DET 5 R 28   28 75 13 1 3 1 .989   1933 13 Johnny Pasek 61 15 4 0 0 6 4 7 7 0 1 2 0 .246 .324 .311 .635 7   0.6 0.9 1.5 .021 .032 .054 0.97 1933 13 Johnny Pasek
1933 18 Gene Desautels   DET 5 R 26   30 75 5 2 0 0 .976   1933 18 Gene Desautels 42 6 1 0 0 5 4 4 6 1 0 0 0 .143 .234 .167 .401 1   - 0.6 0.6 .000 .020 .020 0.24 1933 18 Gene Desautels
       
1934 1 1 Mickey Cochrane BBW 1 a   DET 1 L 31   124 517 69 7 7 3 .988   1934 1 1 Mickey Cochrane 437 140 32 1 2 74 76 78 26 4 5 8 4 .320 .428 .412 .840 88   16.1 7.1 23.2 .130 .057 .187 28.96 1934 1 1 Mickey Cochrane
1934 6 Ray Hayworth   DET 1 R 30   54 226 23 4 3 1 .984   1934 6 Ray Hayworth 167 49 5 2 0 20 27 16 22 0 0 0 2 .293 .355 .347 .702 22   2.8 2.8 5.6 .052 .052 .104 5.21 1934 6 Ray Hayworth
       
1935 1 1 Mickey Cochrane BBW 7   DET 1 L 32   110 504 50 6 6 6 .989   1935 1 1 Mickey Cochrane 411 131 33 3 5 93 47 96 15 4 11 5 5 .319 .452 .450 .902 93   17.6 6.4 24.0 .160 .058 .218 31.05 1935 1 1 Mickey Cochrane
1935 7 Ray Hayworth   DET 1 R 31   48 211 35 1 4 0 .996   1935 7 Ray Hayworth 175 54 14 2 0 22 22 9 14 0 6 0 0 .309 .342 .411 .753 26   3.7 3.5 7.2 .077 .073 .150 7.73 1935 7 Ray Hayworth
       
1936 11 8 Ray Hayworth   DET 2 R 32   81 305 28 4 5 6 .988   1936 11 8 Ray Hayworth 250 60 10 0 1 31 30 39 18 2 6 0 0 .240 .347 .292 .639 30   2.2 3.3 5.5 .027 .041 .068 4.14 1936 11 8 Ray Hayworth
1936 7 Mickey Cochrane BBW   DET 2 L 33   42 159 13 3 1 4 .983   1936 7 Mickey Cochrane 126 34 8 0 2 24 17 46 15 0 6 1 1 .270 .465 .381 .846 28   4.5 1.5 6.0 .107 .036 .143 6.56 1936 7 Mickey Cochrane
1936 18 Glenn Myatt   DET 2 L 38   27 79 12 0 1 2 1.000   1936 18 Glenn Myatt 78 17 1 0 0 5 5 9 4 0 2 0 0 .218 .299 .231 .530 6   - 1.1 1.1 .000 .041 .041 0.64 1936 18 Glenn Myatt
       
1937 3 3 Rudy York T23 R   DET 2 R 23 3B   54 190 27 9 6 12 .960   1937 3 3 Rudy York 213 65 10 2 20 41 59 23 30 0 1 2 1 .305 .373 .653 1.026 48   8.5 1.8 10.3 .157 .033 .191 12.16 1937 3 3 Rudy York
1937 19 Birdie Tebbetts   DET 2 R 24   48 155 25 7 1 4 .963   1937 19 Birdie Tebbetts 162 31 4 3 2 15 16 10 13 0 3 0 0 .191 .238 .290 .528 11   - 1.7 1.7 .000 .035 .035 0.87 1937 19 Birdie Tebbetts
1937 6 Mickey Cochrane BBW   DET 2 L 34   27 103 13 0 1 0 1.000   1937 6 Mickey Cochrane 98 30 10 1 2 27 12 25 4 1 2 0 1 .306 .452 .490 .942 23   4.0 1.4 5.4 .148 .052 .200 6.53 1937 6 Mickey Cochrane
1937 11 Ray Hayworth   DET 2 R 33   28 118 14 1 2 2 .992   1937 11 Ray Hayworth 78 21 2 0 1 9 8 14 15 2 2 0 0 .269 .394 .333 .727 12   1.4 1.5 2.9 .050 .054 .104 2.52 1937 11 Ray Hayworth
       
Pos St All- Other Catcher Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Catcher Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP PB F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1938 2 2 Rudy York a   DET 4 R 24   116 406 70 5 10 10 .990   1938 2 2 Rudy York 410 122 24 2 29 75 112 81 66 2 0 1 2 .298 .416 .578 .994 101   17.5 6.6 24.1 .151 .057 .208 29.76 1938 2 2 Rudy York
1938 12 Birdie Tebbetts   DET 4 R 25   53 108 20 2 4 5 .985   1938 12 Birdie Tebbetts 143 42 6 2 1 16 25 12 13 0 3 1 2 .294 .348 .385 .733 20   2.1 1.8 3.9 .040 .034 .074 2.87 1938 12 Birdie Tebbetts
       
1939 11 7 Birdie Tebbetts   DET 5 R 26   100 449 64 16 10 8 .970   1939 11 7 Birdie Tebbetts 341 89 22 2 4 37 53 25 20 2 8 2 1 8 .261 .315 .372 .687 41   2.8 4.3 7.1 .028 .043 .071 5.40 1939 11 7 Birdie Tebbetts
1939 3 Rudy York T32   DET 5 R 25   67 283 38 5 5 6 .985   1939 3 Rudy York 256 79 12 1 16 51 53 32 39 2 3 4 0 6 .309 .390 .551 .941 54   8.0 2.8 10.8 .119 .042 .161 12.38 1939 3 Rudy York
       
1940 4 4 Birdie Tebbetts   DET 1 R 27   107 572 89 17 10 6 .975   1940 4 4 Birdie Tebbetts 379 112 24 4 4 46 46 35 14 1 2 4 5 9 .296 .357 .412 .769 54   6.1 6.7 12.8 .057 .063 .120 13.26 1940 4 4 Birdie Tebbetts
1940 6 Billy Sullivan Jr.   DET 1 L 29   57 292 29 8 4 2 .976   1940 6 Billy Sullivan Jr. 220 68 14 4 3 36 41 31 11 2 3 2 0 2 .309 .399 .450 .849 41   6.1 3.0 9.1 .107 .053 .160 10.89 1940 6 Billy Sullivan Jr.
       
1941 4 4 Birdie Tebbetts a   DET T4 R 28   98 461 83 13 11 4 .977   1941 4 4 Birdie Tebbetts 359 102 19 4 2 28 47 38 29 1 2 1 2 7 .284 .354 .376 .730 47   5.5 5.5 11.0 .056 .056 .112 11.30 1941 4 4 Birdie Tebbetts
1941 10 Billy Sullivan Jr.   DET T4 L 30   63 339 33 9 7 6 .976   1941 10 Billy Sullivan Jr. 234 66 15 1 3 29 29 35 11 0 0 0 3 5 .282 .375 .393 .768 34   4.4 3.1 7.5 .070 .049 .119 7.94 1941 10 Billy Sullivan Jr.
       
1942 2 2 Birdie Tebbetts A   DET 5 R 29   97 446 69 12 10 5 .977   1942 2 2 Birdie Tebbetts 308 76 11 0 1 24 27 39 17 2 3 4 0 9 .247 .335 .292 .627 33   2.8 6.3 9.1 .029 .065 .094 10.00 1942 2 2 Birdie Tebbetts
1942 12 Dixie Parsons R   DET 5 R 26   62 274 44 6 6 2 .981   1942 12 Dixie Parsons 188 37 4 0 2 8 11 13 22 0 1 1 0 5 .197 .249 .250 .499 10   - 4.0 4.0 .000 .065 .065 3.65 1942 12 Dixie Parsons
       
1943 4 4 Paul Richards   DET 5 R 34   100 537 86 9 12 6 .986   1943 4 4 Paul Richards 313 69 7 1 5 32 33 38 35 1 3 1 0 7 .220 .307 .297 .604 31   3.5 7.2 10.7 .035 .072 .107 10.17 1943 4 4 Paul Richards
1943 18 Dixie Parsons   DET 5 R 27   40 167 31 5 2 5 .975   1943 18 Dixie Parsons 106 15 3 0 0 2 4 6 16 0 5 0 0 5 .142 .188 .170 .358 0   - 2.0 2.0 .000 .050 .050 1.30 1943 18 Dixie Parsons
1943 13 Al Unser R   DET 5 R 30   37 143 20 3 4 1 .982   1943 13 Al Unser 101 25 5 0 0 14 4 15 15 1 1 0 1 3 .248 .350 .297 .647 11   1.5 1.8 3.3 .041 .049 .089 2.86 1943 13 Al Unser
       
1944 4 3 Paul Richards T17   DET 2 R 35   90 413 60 10 13 7 .979   1944 4 3 Paul Richards 300 71 13 0 3 24 37 35 30 1 7 8 3 13 .237 .318 .310 .628 30   3.2 7.2 10.4 .036 .080 .116 10.79 1944 4 3 Paul Richards
1944 5 Bob Swift   DET 2 R 29   76 288 48 6 4 5 .982   1944 5 Bob Swift 247 63 11 1 1 15 19 27 27 1 8 2 0 9 .255 .331 .320 .651 28   3.6 5.0 8.6 .047 .066 .113 8.83 1944 5 Bob Swift
       
1945 8 5 Bob Swift   DET 1 R 30   94 358 60 5 12 7 .988   1945 8 5 Bob Swift 279 65 5 0 0 19 24 26 22 0 5 1 0 7 .233 .298 .251 .549 21   1.2 6.2 7.4 .013 .066 .079 6.51 1945 8 5 Bob Swift
1945 4 Paul Richards 10   DET 1 R 36   83 361 44 2 7 4 .995   1945 4 Paul Richards 234 60 12 1 3 26 32 19 31 1 2 4 0 1 .256 .315 .355 .670 29   5.3 5.7 11.0 .064 .069 .133 12.55 1945 4 Paul Richards
       
1946 6 5 Birdie Tebbetts   DET 2 R 33   87 486 53 10 4 10 .982   1946 6 5 Birdie Tebbetts 280 68 11 2 1 20 34 28 23 0 4 1 3 10 .243 .312 .307 .619 25   2.1 5.4 7.5 .024 .062 .086 6.96 1946 6 5 Birdie Tebbetts
1946 11 Paul Richards   DET 2 R 37   54 311 35 1 6 1 .997   1946 11 Paul Richards 139 28 5 2 0 13 11 23 18 0 5 2 0 7 .201 .315 .266 .581 12   0.6 4.2 4.8 .011 .078 .089 4.52 1946 11 Paul Richards
1946 13 Bob Swift   DET 2 R 31   42 187 14 4 2 3 .980   1946 13 Bob Swift 107 25 2 0 2 13 10 14 7 0 3 0 0 4 .234 .322 .308 .630 11   1.2 1.9 3.1 .029 .045 .074 2.66 1946 13 Bob Swift
       
1947 7 4 Bob Swift   DET 2 R 32   97 401 45 5 6 5 .989   1947 7 4 Bob Swift 279 70 11 0 1 23 21 33 16 0 11 2 2 8 .251 .330 .301 .631 28   2.9 5.3 8.2 .030 .055 .085 7.62 1947 7 4 Bob Swift
1947 4 Hal Wagner   DET 2 L 31   71 275 22 3 3 2 .990   1947 4 Hal Wagner 191 55 10 0 5 19 33 28 16 1 2 0 1 2 .288 .382 .419 .801 31   5.9 2.9 8.8 .083 .041 .124 9.88 1947 4 Hal Wagner
1947 8 Birdie Tebbetts   DET 2 R 34   20 95 15 0 3 1 1.000   1947 8 Birdie Tebbetts 53 5 1 0 0 1 2 3 3 0 2 0 1 2 .094 .143 .113 .256 0   - 0.7 0.7 .000 .035 .035 0.41 1947 8 Birdie Tebbetts
       
1948 9 7 Bob Swift   DET 5 R 33   112 476 55 5 13 10 .991   1948 9 7 Bob Swift 292 65 6 0 4 23 33 51 29 0 13 1 0 9 .223 .338 .284 .622 30   2.3 5.4 7.7 .021 .048 .069 6.40 1948 9 7 Bob Swift
1948 15 Hal Wagner   DET 5 L 32   52 162 12 2 4 1 .989   1948 15 Hal Wagner 109 22 3 0 0 10 10 20 11 0 3 1 0 2 .202 .326 .229 .555 10   0.5 1.7 2.2 .010 .033 .042 1.43 1948 15 Hal Wagner
1948 19 Hank Riebe R   DET 5 R 26   24 90 6 0 1 2 1.000   1948 19 Hank Riebe 62 12 0 0 0 0 5 3 5 0 0 0 1 3 .194 .231 .194 .425 1   - 0.9 0.9 .000 .038 .038 0.56 1948 19 Hank Riebe
       
1949 2 2 Aaron Robinson   DET 4 L 34   108 458 44 7 9 6 .986   1949 2 2 Aaron Robinson 331 89 12 0 13 38 56 73 21 1 6 0 2 13 .269 .402 .423 .825 60   10.1 5.1 15.2 .094 .047 .141 17.35 1949 2 2 Aaron Robinson
1949 11 Bob Swift   DET 4 R 34   69 232 26 3 6 3 .989   1949 11 Bob Swift 189 45 6 0 2 16 18 26 20 0 0 0 0 2 .238 .330 .302 .632 21   2.1 2.8 4.9 .030 .041 .071 3.97 1949 11 Bob Swift
       
1950 4 4 Aaron Robinson   DET 2 L 35   103 355 42 3 4 5 .993   1950 4 4 Aaron Robinson 283 64 7 0 9 37 37 75 35 0 0 0 1 4 .226 .388 .346 .734 46   6.8 5.7 12.5 .066 .055 .121 12.55 1950 4 4 Aaron Robinson
1950 12 Bob Swift   DET 2 R 35   66 201 20 1 3 4 .995   1950 12 Bob Swift 132 30 4 0 2 14 9 25 6 0 2 0 0 7 .227 .350 .303 .653 15   1.2 3.1 4.3 .018 .047 .065 3.17 1950 12 Bob Swift
1950 17 Joe Ginsberg R   DET 2 L 23   31 97 8 2 3 2 .981   1950 17 Joe Ginsberg 95 22 6 0 0 12 12 11 6 1 2 1 0 2 .232 .318 .295 .613 10   0.7 1.4 2.1 .023 .045 .068 1.57 1950 17 Joe Ginsberg
       
Pos St All- Other Catcher Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Catcher Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP PB F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1951 3 3 Joe Ginsberg   DET 5 L 24   95 388 56 10 7 6 .978   1951 3 3 Joe Ginsberg 304 79 10 2 8 44 37 43 21 2 2 0 2 8 .260 .355 .385 .740 42   6.2 4.0 10.2 .065 .042 .107 9.69 1951 3 3 Joe Ginsberg
1951 16 Bob Swift   DET 5 R 36   43 146 17 3 3 2 .982   1951 16 Bob Swift 104 20 0 0 0 8 5 12 10 0 2 0 0 0 .192 .276 .192 .468 6   - 1.5 1.5 .000 .035 .035 0.81 1951 16 Bob Swift
1951 11 Aaron Robinson   DET 5 L 36   35 100 17 0 0 5 1.000   1951 11 Aaron Robinson 82 17 6 0 0 3 9 17 9 0 0 0 0 4 .207 .343 .280 .623 8   0.8 1.2 2.0 .023 .034 .057 1.37 1951 11 Aaron Robinson
       
1952 8 7 Joe Ginsberg   DET 8 L 25   101 442 41 8 7 8 .984   1952 8 7 Joe Ginsberg 307 68 13 2 6 29 36 51 21 3 3 1 1 9 .221 .338 .336 .674 35   4.1 2.1 6.2 .041 .021 .061 4.57 1952 8 7 Joe Ginsberg
1952 15 Matt Batts   DET 8 R 30   55 262 36 5 4 4 .983   1952 15 Matt Batts 173 41 4 1 3 11 13 14 22 1 2 1 0 5 .237 .298 .324 .622 15   1.1 1.5 2.6 .020 .027 .047 1.69 1952 15 Matt Batts
1952 21 Bob Swift   DET 8 R 37   28 118 12 3 1 1 .977   1952 21 Bob Swift 58 8 1 0 0 3 4 7 7 1 0 0 0 5 .138 .242 .155 .397 0   - 0.6 0.6 .000 .021 .021 0.26 1952 21 Bob Swift
       
1953 4 4 Matt Batts   DET 6 R 31   103 463 44 7 7 13 .986   1953 4 4 Matt Batts 374 104 24 3 6 38 43 24 36 0 1 2 3 9 .278 .322 .406 .728 46   7.2 3.4 10.6 .070 .033 .103 9.75 1953 4 4 Matt Batts
1953 15 Johnny Bucha R   DET 6 R 28   56 218 22 4 4 5 .984   1953 15 Johnny Bucha 158 35 9 0 1 17 14 20 14 0 2 1 1 3 .222 .309 .297 .606 15   1.3 1.6 2.9 .023 .029 .052 1.89 1953 15 Johnny Bucha
       
1954 4 4 Frank House R   DET 5 L 24   107 434 56 4 7 4 .992   1954 4 4 Frank House 343 87 12 1 9 36 38 29 12 35 1 1 7 2 1 6 .254 .308 .373 .681 39   5.4 5.6 11.0 .050 .052 .103 10.12 1954 4 4 Frank House
1954 5 Red Wilson   DET 3/5 R 25   53 245 25 1 7 1 .996   1954 5 Red Wilson 169 48 11 1 2 23 22 27 2 12 0 6 1 3 1 8 .284 .381 .396 .777 24   4.2 3.2 7.4 .079 .060 .140 7.92 1954 5 Red Wilson
       
1955 3 3 Frank House   DET 5 L 25   93 423 35 6 5 3 .987   1955 3 3 Frank House 316 82 10 1 15 39 50 22 4 23 3 2 4 0 0 4 .259 .310 .440 .750 47   7.4 3.3 10.7 .080 .035 .115 10.80 1955 3 3 Frank House
1955 15 Red Wilson   DET 5 R 26   72 292 25 5 5 5 .984   1955 15 Red Wilson 233 52 9 0 2 26 16 26 3 22 0 7 0 1 2 13 .223 .301 .288 .589 18   0.1 2.2 2.3 .001 .031 .032 1.22 1955 15 Red Wilson
       
1956 13 8 Frank House   DET 5 L 26   88 450 33 7 8 3 .986   1956 13 8 Frank House 312 74 6 2 8 41 38 20 0 18 3 0 2 1 1 14 .237 .288 .346 .634 28   1.5 3.5 5.0 .017 .040 .057 3.42 1956 13 8 Frank House
1956 4 Red Wilson   DET 5 R 27   78 393 34 4 7 7 .991   1956 4 Red Wilson 227 66 12 2 7 32 38 42 7 18 0 3 5 2 1 6 .291 .394 .454 .848 43   7.4 3.2 10.6 .095 .041 .136 11.22 1956 4 Red Wilson
       
1957 5 5 Frank House   DET 4 L 27   97 535 54 2 5 5 .997   1957 5 5 Frank House 341 88 9 0 7 33 36 32 12 23 1 5 1 1 1 12 .258 .323 .346 .669 36   3.4 6.4 9.8 .035 .066 .101 9.48 1957 5 5 Frank House
1957 8 Red Wilson   DET 4 R 28   59 277 29 0 5 7 1.000   1957 8 Red Wilson 180 43 8 1 3 21 13 26 2 19 3 5 0 2 3 3 .239 .344 .344 .688 22   2.6 3.4 6.0 .044 .058 .102 5.83 1957 8 Red Wilson
       
1958 5 4 Red Wilson   DET 5 R 29   101 565 34 5 6 9 .992   1958 5 4 Red Wilson 295 89 13 1 3 31 29 35 5 30 2 5 3 10 0 8 .302 .376 .383 .759 45   8.1 4.6 12.7 .080 .046 .126 12.78 1958 5 4 Red Wilson
1958 17 Jim Hegan   DET 5 R 37 NL-C   45 211 19 1 4 5 .996   1958 17 Jim Hegan 130 25 6 0 1 14 7 10 1 32 0 0 0 0 0 5 .192 .250 .262 .512 8   0.2 1.7 1.9 .004 .038 .042 1.10 1958 17 Jim Hegan
1958 18 Charlie Lau R   DET 5 L 25   27 120 10 2 3 2 .985   1958 18 Charlie Lau 64 9 1 1 0 8 6 12 2 12 2 0 0 0 0 2 .141 .295 .188 .483 4   - 1.1 1.1 .000 .041 .041 0.63 1958 18 Charlie Lau
       
1959 9 5 Lou Berberet   DET 4 L 29   95 511 39 6 4 6 .989   1959 9 5 Lou Berberet 335 73 8 2 13 39 44 32 1 58 0 0 7 0 1 10 .218 .281 .370 .651 34   2.8 3.2 6.0 .029 .034 .063 4.53 1959 9 5 Lou Berberet
1959 10 Red Wilson   DET 4 R 30   64 374 25 5 8 8 .988   1959 10 Red Wilson 225 60 17 2 4 28 35 10 1 22 2 3 4 2 1 8 .267 .299 .413 .712 25   2.6 2.4 5.0 .041 .038 .078 4.21 1959 10 Red Wilson
       
1960 9 7 Lou Berberet   DET 6 L 30   81 396 36 3 4 5 .993   1960 9 7 Lou Berberet 228 44 4 0 5 19 22 40 4 31 1 0 4 2 2 6 .193 .311 .276 .587 21   1.3 3.6 4.9 .016 .044 .060 3.79 1960 9 7 Lou Berberet
1960 13 Red Wilson   DET 6 R 31   45 229 17 5 0 4 .980   1960 13 Red Wilson 134 29 4 0 1 17 14 16 1 14 0 0 1 3 0 1 .216 .298 .269 .567 11   0.4 1.9 2.3 .009 .042 .051 1.62 1960 13 Red Wilson
1960 15 Harry Chiti   DET 6 R 27   36 173 17 3 0 3 .984   1960 15 Harry Chiti 103 17 0 0 2 9 5 10 1 11 0 1 1 0 3 6 .165 .237 .223 .460 6   0.3 1.0 1.3 .008 .028 .036 0.78 1960 15 Harry Chiti
1960 8 Hank Foiles   DET 6 R 31   22 96 11 0 1 2 1.000   1960 8 Hank Foiles 54 14 3 0 0 5 3 1 1 9 0 4 0 1 0 2 .259 .273 .315 .588 6   1.0 1.0 2.0 .045 .045 .091 1.88 1960 8 Hank Foiles
       
1961 8 7 Dick Brown   DET 2 R 26   91 460 38 5 7 6 .990   1961 8 7 Dick Brown 305 80 11 2 16 34 44 22 2 56 0 3 3 0 1 11 .262 .309 .469 .778 41   6.2 4.9 11.1 .068 .054 .122 10.53 1961 8 7 Dick Brown
1961 18 Mike Roarke R   DET 2 R 30   85 383 22 5 5 6 .988   1961 18 Mike Roarke 228 51 6 1 2 20 22 20 3 33 0 2 2 0 0 6 .224 .284 .285 .569 18   0.2 3.6 3.8 .002 .042 .045 2.19 1961 18 Mike Roarke
       
1962 9 8 Dick Brown   DET 4 R 27   132 742 42 5 8 7 .994   1962 9 8 Dick Brown 428 103 12 0 12 42 39 22 7 65 2 5 2 0 0 12 .241 .280 .353 .633 40   2.1 7.6 9.7 .016 .058 .073 7.86 1962 9 8 Dick Brown
1962 17 Mike Roarke   DET 4 R 31   53 247 24 5 1 3 .982   1962 17 Mike Roarke 132 28 4 1 4 12 14 13 2 18 1 0 0 0 0 4 .212 .288 .348 .636 13   0.9 2.5 3.4 .017 .047 .064 2.57 1962 17 Mike Roarke
       
1963 6 5 Gus Triandos   DET T5 R 32   90 535 29 1 4 14 .998   1963 6 5 Gus Triandos 314 75 12 0 14 31 38 31 4 66 6 1 3 0 0 10 .239 .316 .411 .727 40   6.2 4.4 10.6 .069 .049 .118 10.10 1963 6 5 Gus Triandos
1963 8 Bill Freehan R   DET T5 R 21   73 407 22 2 5 5 .995   1963 8 Bill Freehan 223 53 10 2 7 32 28 32 4 41 2 1 3 1 0 7 .238 .335 .395 .730 30   4.8 3.6 8.4 .066 .049 .115 7.90 1963 8 Bill Freehan
       
1964 2 2 Bill Freehan 7 a   DET 4 R 22   141 923 61 7 7 10 .993   1964 2 2 Bill Freehan 511 155 14 8 18 68 80 36 3 64 8 1 7 5 1 9 .303 .354 .468 .822 86   17.7 7.5 25.2 .126 .053 .179 30.74 1964 2 2 Bill Freehan
1964 17 Mike Roarke   DET 4 R 33   27 165 11 1 0 4 .994   1964 17 Mike Roarke 80 18 1 0 0 5 6 10 0 9 0 1 0 0 0 1 .225 .311 .238 .549 7   0.7 1.2 1.9 .026 .044 .070 1.46 1964 17 Mike Roarke
       
Pos St All- Other Catcher Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Catcher Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP PB F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1965 3 3 Bill Freehan a G   DET 4 R 23   129 865 57 4 4 20 .996   1965 3 3 Bill Freehan 428 100 15 0 10 44 43 38 4 62 7 5 3 4 2 10 .234 .305 .339 .644 45   6.4 7.7 14.1 .050 .060 .109 14.84 1965 3 3 Bill Freehan
1965 12 John Sullivan R   DET 4 L 24   29 163 14 1 1 1 .994   1965 12 John Sullivan 82 22 0 0 2 6 11 8 0 12 1 0 1 0 0 1 .268 .337 .341 .678 10   1.7 1.6 3.3 .059 .055 .114 3.56 1965 12 John Sullivan
1965 23 Jackie Moore R   DET 4 R 26   20 128 6 2 1 1 .985   1965 23 Jackie Moore 52 5 0 0 0 3 2 6 2 11 0 1 1 0 0 3 .096 .186 .096 .282 1   - 1.1 1.1 .000 .055 .055 0.82 1965 23 Jackie Moore
       
1966 2 2 Bill Freehan 16 A G   DET 3 R 24   132 898 56 4 11 3 .996   1966 2 2 Bill Freehan 472 109 21 0 12 44 44 38 9 71 3 7 2 5 2 11 .231 .291 .352 .643 48   7.1 8.0 15.1 .054 .061 .114 16.43 1966 2 2 Bill Freehan
1966 9 Orlando McFarlane R   DET 3 R 28   33 205 21 2 2 4 .991   1966 9 Orlando McFarlane 123 33 7 0 5 16 13 9 1 39 1 0 0 0 0 2 .268 .323 .447 .770 17   3.4 1.9 5.3 .103 .058 .161 6.83 1966 9 Orlando McFarlane
       
1967 1 1 Bill Freehan 3 A G   DET T2 R 25   147 950 63 8 9 16 .992   1967 1 1 Bill Freehan 479 135 20 1 19 61 63 63 12 64 19 2 4 1 2 8 .282 .384 .447 .831 86   21.4 6.0 27.4 .146 .041 .186 37.82 1967 1 1 Bill Freehan
1967 22 Jim Price R   DET T2 R 25   24 139 8 4 1 1 .974   1967 22 Jim Price 72 19 4 0 0 8 6 4 1 9 0 2 0 0 0 3 .264 .303 .319 .622 6   0.5 0.8 1.3 .021 .033 .054 0.96 1967 22 Jim Price
       
1968 1 1 Bill Freehan 2 A G   DET 1 R 26 1B   138 971 73 6 15 7 .994   1968 1 1 Bill Freehan 464 120 19 2 23 59 74 58 4 56 21 3 3 0 2 8 .259 .364 .457 .821 81   21.2 9.9 31.1 .154 .072 .225 42.63 1968 1 1 Bill Freehan
1968 20 Jim Price R   DET 1 R 26   42 223 14 1 1 3 .996   1968 20 Jim Price 109 18 4 0 2 9 8 13 1 11 1 0 0 0 0 5 .165 .260 .257 .517 7   - 2.1 2.1 .000 .050 .050 1.35 1968 20 Jim Price
       
1969 1 1 Bill Freehan T26 A G   DET 2E R 27 1B   120 821 49 7 7 9 .992   1969 1 1 Bill Freehan 409 111 12 3 14 50 40 45 6 44 8 1 3 1 1 12 .271 .353 .418 .771 60   11.2 6.8 18.0 .093 .057 .150 22.13 1969 1 1 Bill Freehan
1969 7 Jim Price   DET 2E R 27   51 337 18 4 4 2 .989   1969 7 Jim Price 171 43 8 0 8 21 26 18 1 17 0 0 4 0 0 2 .251 .316 .439 .755 24   4.1 2.8 6.9 .080 .055 .135 8.06 1969 7 Jim Price
       
1970 3 3 Bill Freehan A   DET 4E R 28   114 742 42 2 6 8 .997   1970 3 3 Bill Freehan 392 94 17 3 16 44 52 52 5 48 4 3 4 0 3 11 .240 .332 .421 .753 54   9.3 6.3 15.6 .082 .055 .137 16.77 1970 3 3 Bill Freehan
1970 25 Jim Price   DET 4E R 28   38 266 8 6 2 4 .979   1970 25 Jim Price 120 23 4 0 5 12 14 18 0 20 0 1 2 0 0 4 .192 .293 .350 .643 13   0.8 1.7 2.5 .021 .045 .066 1.86 1970 25 Jim Price
       
1971 1 1 Bill Freehan A   DET 2E R 29   144 912 50 4 6 7 .996   1971 1 1 Bill Freehan 511 142 26 4 21 56 71 54 9 48 9 3 4 2 7 13 .278 .355 .468 .823 82   18.0 6.6 24.6 .125 .046 .171 30.64 1971 1 1 Bill Freehan
1971 26 Jim Price   DET 2E R 29   25 99 7 2 2 3 .981   1971 26 Jim Price 52 13 2 0 1 5 7 3 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 3 .250 .298 .346 .644 5   0.5 0.7 1.2 .020 .028 .048 0.79 1971 26 Jim Price
       
1972 2 2 Bill Freehan T26 A   DET 1E R 30   105 648 57 8 9 7 .989   1972 2 2 Bill Freehan 360 91 17 2 10 47 55 46 0 50 6 1 1 0 1 7 .253 .346 .394 .740 51   12.6 6.6 19.2 .120 .063 .183 22.22 1972 2 2 Bill Freehan
1972 17 Tom Haller   DET 1E L 35   36 220 15 0 1 4 1.000   1972 17 Tom Haller 101 23 5 2 2 7 13 14 4 10 0 2 1 0 1 1 .228 .319 .376 .695 12   1.8 2.1 3.9 .050 .058 .108 3.47 1972 17 Tom Haller
1972 11 Duke Sims   DET 1E L 31 NL-C   25 145 10 1 1 3 .994   1972 11 Duke Sims 82 27 2 0 4 10 15 15 0 15 1 3 0 0 0 1 .329 .439 .500 .939 19   4.0 1.1 5.1 .160 .044 .204 6.23 1972 11 Duke Sims
       
1973 9 8 Bill Freehan a   DET 3E R 31   98 584 50 3 3 3 .995   1973 9 8 Bill Freehan 339 76 9 0 6 29 26 37 2 28 11 1 3 0 0 11 .224 .318 .304 .622 34   3.5 7.3 10.8 .036 .074 .110 10.50 1973 9 8 Bill Freehan
1973 8 Duke Sims   DET 3E/6W L 32   68 375 39 9 7 5 .979   1973 8 Duke Sims 219 56 10 0 8 31 29 26 1 31 2 1 3 1 2 5 .256 .336 .411 .747 32   5.1 4.5 9.6 .075 .066 .141 10.50 1973 8 Duke Sims
       
1974 16 11 Jerry Moses   DET 6E R 27   74 377 26 6 6 7 .985   1974 16 11 Jerry Moses 196 47 6 3 4 19 19 11 2 37 2 2 2 0 1 5 .240 .284 .362 .646 19   2.1 2.8 4.9 .028 .038 .066 3.82 1974 16 11 Jerry Moses
1974 1 Bill Freehan   DET 6E R 32 1B   63 312 45 5 6 5 .986   1974 1 Bill Freehan 205 68 10 3 9 28 33 18 0 16 4 3 2 0 0 5 .332 .393 .541 .934 44   10.7 3.1 13.8 .170 .049 .219 19.59 1974 1 Bill Freehan
1974 24 Gene Lamont R   DET 6E L 27   60 204 21 6 0 3 .974   1974 24 Gene Lamont 92 20 4 0 3 9 8 7 0 19 0 1 0 0 0 1 .217 .273 .359 .632 9   1.1 1.4 2.5 .018 .023 .042 1.55 1974 24 Gene Lamont
       
1975 6 6 Bill Freehan a   DET 6E R 33   113 582 64 6 8 4 .991   1975 6 6 Bill Freehan 406 98 16 3 14 43 47 30 3 55 6 1 2 2 0 11 .241 .302 .399 .701 48   7.0 5.3 12.3 .062 .047 .109 11.95 1975 6 6 Bill Freehan
1975 T17 John Wockenfuss R   DET 6E R 26   34 195 23 4 4 7 .982   1975 T17 John Wockenfuss 117 27 6 3 4 15 13 10 0 15 0 1 1 0 0 5 .231 .289 .436 .725 13   1.9 1.6 3.5 .056 .047 .103 3.30 1975 T17 John Wockenfuss
       
1976 11 8 Bill Freehan   DET 5E R 34   61 312 28 6 2 2 .983   1976 11 8 Bill Freehan 218 58 9 1 5 21 25 12 0 23 1 1 2 0 0 4 .266 .305 .385 .690 25   4.2 1.8 6.0 .069 .030 .098 5.83 1976 11 8 Bill Freehan
1976 19 Bruce Kimm R   DET 5E R 25   61 256 33 9 5 3 .970   1976 19 Bruce Kimm 152 40 8 0 1 12 6 15 0 20 0 6 0 4 3 2 .263 .329 .336 .665 17   2.7 1.5 4.2 .044 .025 .069 3.42 1976 19 Bruce Kimm
1976 23 John Wockenfuss   DET 5E R 27   59 221 19 15 5 2 .941   1976 23 John Wockenfuss 143 32 7 2 3 18 10 17 0 14 1 1 0 0 3 3 .224 .311 .364 .675 15   2.1 0.9 3.0 .036 .015 .051 2.10 1976 23 John Wockenfuss
       
1977 10 8 Milt May   DET 4E L 26   111 551 78 9 12 0 .986   1977 10 8 Milt May 392 97 9 3 11 31 45 26 2 31 0 8 7 0 0 14 .247 .289 .370 .659 40   3.0 6.0 9.0 .027 .054 .081 7.53 1977 10 8 Milt May
1977 12 John Wockenfuss   DET 4E R 28   37 175 20 3 2 5 .985   1977 12 John Wockenfuss 120 36 8 1 7 22 19 13 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .368 .558 .926 26   4.3 1.4 5.7 .116 .038 .154 6.58 1977 12 John Wockenfuss
       
1978 11 10 Milt May   DET 5E L 27   94 406 58 10 5 5 .979   1978 11 10 Milt May 340 87 8 0 10 26 34 24 3 24 2 4 1 0 0 11 .256 .308 .368 .676 37   3.5 4.8 8.3 .037 .051 .088 7.34 1978 11 10 Milt May
1978 12 Lance Parrish R   DET 5E R 22   79 353 39 5 5 5 .987   1978 12 Lance Parrish 282 62 10 3 14 37 40 11 0 67 3 1 1 0 0 8 .220 .256 .426 .682 28   2.5 4.1 6.6 .032 .052 .084 5.67 1978 12 Lance Parrish
       
Pos St All- Other Catcher Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Catcher Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP PB F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1979 3 3 Lance Parrish   DET 5E R 23   142 707 79 9 10 21 .989   1979 3 3 Lance Parrish 489 135 25 3 19 65 62 49 2 105 2 3 1 6 7 15 .276 .344 .456 .800 73   12.6 8.1 20.7 .089 .057 .146 23.49 1979 3 3 Lance Parrish
1979 20 John Wockenfuss   DET 5E R 30 1B   20 109 8 2 0 2 .983   1979 20 John Wockenfuss 63 16 3 1 2 7 13 4 0 8 1 1 0 1 0 3 .254 .309 .429 .738 8   1.4 0.9 2.3 .070 .045 .115 2.32 1979 20 John Wockenfuss
       
1980 3 3 Lance Parrish a S DET 5E R 24   121 557 66 6 8 17 .990   1980 3 3 Lance Parrish 460 131 28 5 19 65 66 24 3 89 2 2 2 3 3 18 .285 .322 .491 .813 65   11.2 6.1 17.3 .093 .050 .143 19.74 1980 3 3 Lance Parrish
1980 27 Duffy Dyer DET 5E R 34   37 129 10 2 2 3 .986   1980 27 Duffy Dyer 82 16 1 0 2 10 6 10 0 27 0 3 0 0 0 3 .195 .283 .280 .563 7   0.1 1.3 1.4 .003 .035 .038 0.82 1980 27 Duffy Dyer
1980 14 John Wockenfuss DET 5E R 31 1B,LF,DH   25 123 10 3 2 6 .978   1980 14 John Wockenfuss 89 30 4 1 2 16 17 12 0 12 0 0 0 0 2 2 .337 .416 .472 .888 17   3.3 0.9 4.2 .132 .036 .168 5.20 1980 14 John Wockenfuss
     
1981 4 3 Lance Parrish DET 4E R 25   90 407 40 3 6 7 .993   1981 4 3 Lance Parrish 336 82 18 1 10 36 46 27 5 50 0 0 1 2 2 16 .244 .299 .393 .692 35   5.2 5.5 10.7 .058 .061 .119 11.46 1981 4 3 Lance Parrish
1981 26 Bill Fahey DET 4E L 31   27 96 9 2 3 1 .981   1981 26 Bill Fahey 67 17 2 0 1 5 9 2 0 4 0 2 1 0 1 1 .254 .271 .328 .599 6   0.3 1.3 1.6 .011 .048 .059 1.21 1981 26 Bill Fahey
     
1982 1 1 Lance Parrish 13 a S DET 4E R 26   132 627 76 8 8 11 .989   1982 1 1 Lance Parrish 484 137 18 2 32 75 86 40 5 99 1 0 2 3 4 5 .283 .338 .527 .865 86   16.0 7.8 23.8 .121 .059 .180 32.00 1982 1 1 Lance Parrish
1982 30 Bill Fahey DET 4E L 32   28 85 16 0 2 3 1.000   1982 30 Bill Fahey 65 10 2 0 0 7 4 0 0 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 .154 .152 .185 .337 2   - 1.3 1.3 .000 .046 .046 0.89 1982 30 Bill Fahey
1982 18 John Wockenfuss DET 4E R 33   24 91 10 2 0 1 .981   1982 18 John Wockenfuss 61 18 4 0 0 6 10 13 0 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 .295 .413 .361 .774 11   2.1 1.0 3.1 .088 .042 .129 3.53 1982 18 John Wockenfuss
     
1983 2 2 Lance Parrish 9 a G S DET 2E R 27 DH   131 695 73 4 8 10 .995   1983 2 2 Lance Parrish 507 135 35 2 23 67 93 36 6 89 1 0 11 1 2 17 .266 .310 .479 .789 71   12.2 9.5 21.7 .093 .073 .166 27.24 1983 2 2 Lance Parrish
1983 17 John Wockenfuss DET 2E R 34 DH   29 141 11 0 2 0 1.000   1983 17 John Wockenfuss 79 16 0 1 5 12 15 9 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 .203 .284 .418 .702 10   1.8 1.8 3.6 .062 .062 .124 3.92 1983 17 John Wockenfuss
     
1984 1 1 Lance Parrish T16 A G S DET 1E R 28 DH   127 720 67 7 11 11 .991   1984 1 1 Lance Parrish 491 117 14 2 27 62 89 36 5 104 2 2 6 1 3 10 .238 .290 .440 .730 61   9.8 8.0 17.8 .077 .063 .140 21.93 1984 1 1 Lance Parrish
1984 25 Marty Castillo R DET 1E R 27 3B   36 149 11 5 2 5 .970   1984 25 Marty Castillo 92 17 2 2 2 10 7 7 0 21 0 1 0 1 0 3 .185 .242 .315 .557 7   0.9 0.9 1.8 .025 .025 .050 1.33 1984 25 Marty Castillo
1984 28 Dwight Lowry R DET 1E L 26   31 87 8 0 2 0 1.000   1984 28 Dwight Lowry 41 10 1 0 2 7 6 3 0 10 0 4 0 0 0 3 .244 .295 .415 .710 4   0.5 1.1 1.6 .016 .035 .052 1.19 1984 28 Dwight Lowry
     
1985 3 3 Lance Parrish A-INJ G DET 3E R 29 DH   120 695 53 5 9 8 .993   1985 3 3 Lance Parrish 464 124 22 1 25 57 85 35 4 71 2 3 5 1 3 10 .267 .318 .481 .799 69   10.4 7.2 17.6 .087 .060 .147 20.70 1985 3 3 Lance Parrish
1985 25 Bob Melvin R DET 3E R 23   41 175 13 2 1 1 .989   1985 25 Bob Melvin 82 18 4 1 0 10 4 3 0 21 0 2 0 0 0 1 .220 .247 .293 .540 6   - 1.7 1.7 .000 .041 .041 1.07 1985 25 Bob Melvin
1985 T30 Marty Castillo DET 3E R 28 3B   32 117 12 3 1 1 .977   1985 T30 Marty Castillo 59 7 1 0 2 4 5 0 0 13 0 0 1 0 1 1 .119 .117 .237 .354 1   - 0.9 0.9 .000 .028 .028 0.46 1985 T30 Marty Castillo
     
1986 2 2 Lance Parrish A S DET 3E R 30   85 483 48 6 5 8 .989   1986 2 2 Lance Parrish 304 78 6 1 21 51 59 37 3 74 5 1 2 0 0 3 .257 .345 .490 .835 54   9.9 4.3 14.2 .116 .051 .167 19.42 1986 2 2 Lance Parrish
1986 12 Dwight Lowry R DET 3E L 28   55 246 16 2 2 3 .992   1986 12 Dwight Lowry 149 45 4 0 3 20 18 17 0 19 4 3 0 0 0 4 .302 .388 .389 .777 23   4.1 2.1 6.2 .075 .038 .113 6.96 1986 12 Dwight Lowry
1986 27 Mike Heath DET 3E R 31 NL-C   29 145 9 2 1 1 .987   1986 27 Mike Heath 96 25 2 0 4 11 11 3 0 17 0 0 1 4 1 1 .260 .280 .406 .686 11   1.2 0.9 2.1 .041 .031 .072 1.89 1986 27 Mike Heath
     
1987 1 1 Matt Nokes 24 a R-3 S DET 1E L 23   109 595 32 5 2 7 .992   1987 1 1 Matt Nokes 368 106 11 2 28 53 67 27 1 53 6 2 0 2 1 10 .288 .347 .557 .904 68   12.4 4.7 17.1 .114 .043 .157 22.02 1987 1 1 Matt Nokes
1987 11 Mike Heath DET 1E R 32 RF   67 337 38 4 5 5 .989   1987 11 Mike Heath 212 59 12 0 5 26 27 10 0 37 3 1 1 1 4 4 .278 .319 .406 .725 26   3.8 3.1 6.9 .057 .046 .103 7.19 1987 11 Mike Heath
     
1988 3 3 Matt Nokes DET 2E L 24   110 574 45 7 8 6 .989   1988 3 3 Matt Nokes 357 91 18 0 15 49 50 31 1 52 1 6 2 0 1 11 .255 .315 .431 .746 46   9.4 6.4 15.8 .085 .058 .144 18.78 1988 3 3 Matt Nokes
1988 19 Mike Heath DET 2E R 33   75 357 24 6 3 2 .984   1988 19 Mike Heath 200 48 7 2 5 22 18 15 0 31 1 3 0 1 0 5 .240 .296 .370 .666 22   2.6 3.0 5.6 .035 .040 .075 4.80 1988 19 Mike Heath
     
1989 10 9 Mike Heath DET 7E R 34   117 582 66 9 10 2 .986   1989 10 9 Mike Heath 377 99 16 2 9 35 40 23 1 65 4 1 4 7 1 16 .263 .309 .387 .696 42   5.2 5.4 10.6 .044 .046 .091 9.71 1989 10 9 Mike Heath
1989 17 Matt Nokes DET 7E L 25 DH   51 235 26 6 3 7 .978   1989 17 Matt Nokes 165 38 6 0 7 10 27 11 1 26 2 1 1 1 0 7 .230 .285 .394 .679 17   3.0 2.1 5.1 .059 .041 .100 4.90 1989 17 Matt Nokes
     
1990 24 14 Mike Heath DET 3E R 35   117 585 54 13 7 8 .980   1990 24 14 Mike Heath 354 96 17 2 7 43 36 17 0 65 3 2 2 6 5 11 .271 .309 .390 .699 39   3.2 1.6 4.8 .027 .014 .041 2.98 1990 24 14 Mike Heath
1990 20 Mark Salas DET 3E L 29   57 227 22 3 3 6 .988   1990 20 Mark Salas 145 36 3 0 9 18 23 16 2 20 1 1 0 0 0 3 .248 .327 .455 .782 22   4.0 0.6 4.6 .070 .011 .081 4.00 1990 20 Mark Salas
     
1991 1 1 Mickey Tettleton S DET T2E B 30 DH   125 558 55 6 2 9 .990   1991 1 1 Mickey Tettleton 404 105 13 2 23 72 67 83 7 100 1 0 3 3 2 12 .260 .385 .473 .858 76   16.7 5.0 21.7 .134 .040 .174 29.26 1991 1 1 Mickey Tettleton
1991 22 Andy Allanson DET T2E R 29   56 212 22 5 1 3 .979   1991 22 Andy Allanson 146 34 10 0 1 11 15 7 0 30 0 2 0 0 1 3 .233 .268 .322 .590 12   1.0 2.0 3.0 .018 .036 .054 2.25 1991 22 Andy Allanson
     
1992 2 2 Mickey Tettleton S DET 6E B 31 DH   113 475 47 2 10 4 .996   1992 2 2 Mickey Tettleton 375 82 20 0 22 65 56 85 12 99 1 0 5 0 5 4 .219 .361 .448 .809 65   12.4 4.9 17.3 .110 .043 .153 21.78 1992 2 2 Mickey Tettleton
1992 15 Chad Kreuter DET 6E B 27   62 271 22 5 6 4 .983   1992 15 Chad Kreuter 184 46 9 0 2 22 15 20 1 37 0 3 2 0 1 8 .250 .320 .332 .652 19   2.2 2.5 4.7 .035 .040 .076 4.17 1992 15 Chad Kreuter
     
Pos St All- Other Catcher Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Catcher Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP PB F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1993 5 5 Chad Kreuter DET T3E B 28   112 517 69 7 10 4 .988   1993 5 5 Chad Kreuter 365 103 21 3 14 57 44 46 4 90 3 2 3 2 1 5 .282 .365 .471 .836 65   10.1 4.7 14.8 .090 .042 .132 15.75 1993 5 5 Chad Kreuter
1993 9 Mickey Tettleton DET T3E B 32 1B,RF   56 268 19 1 1 4 .997   1993 9 Mickey Tettleton 174 45 9 1 10 30 41 41 4 42 0 0 3 0 2 1 .259 .394 .494 .888 37   7.9 1.4 9.3 .141 .025 .166 11.09 1993 9 Mickey Tettleton
     
1994 22 13 Chad Kreuter DET 5E B 29   64 278 22 4 1 3 .987   1994 22 13 Chad Kreuter 169 37 8 0 1 18 19 27 0 36 0 2 4 0 1 3 .219 .320 .284 .604 17   0.1 2.4 2.5 .002 .038 .039 1.51 1994 22 13 Chad Kreuter
1994 7 Mickey Tettleton a DET 5E B 33 1B,DH   53 237 20 2 1 5 .992   1994 7 Mickey Tettleton 167 42 7 1 8 28 25 42 6 47 2 0 1 1 0 1 .251 .406 .449 .855 34   5.7 1.5 7.2 .108 .028 .136 8.12 1994 7 Mickey Tettleton
1994 T30 John Flaherty R DET 5E R 26   33 78 9 0 0 0 1.000   1994 T30 John Flaherty 39 6 1 0 0 2 4 1 0 11 0 2 1 0 1 1 .154 .171 .179 .350 1   - 0.6 0.6 .000 .018 .018 0.25 1994 T30 John Flaherty
     
1995 13 10 John Flaherty DET 4E R 27   112 569 33 11 5 0 .982   1995 13 10 John Flaherty 352 86 22 1 11 39 40 18 0 46 3 8 2 0 0 8 .244 .285 .406 .691 40   3.0 3.7 6.7 .027 .033 .060 5.30 1995 13 10 John Flaherty
1995 20 Ron Tingley DET 4E R 36   53 198 19 2 2 3 .991   1995 20 Ron Tingley 124 28 8 1 4 14 17 15 0 38 0 5 0 0 1 1 .226 .309 .403 .712 16   1.8 1.4 3.2 .034 .026 .060 2.54 1995 20 Ron Tingley
     
1996 14 11 Brad Ausmus DET 5E R 27 NL-C   73 452 35 4 4 2 .992   1996 14 11 Brad Ausmus 226 56 12 0 4 30 22 25 1 45 2 5 2 3 4 4 .248 .325 .354 .679 27   2.3 3.3 5.6 .032 .045 .077 5.08 1996 14 11 Brad Ausmus
1996 22 John Flaherty DET 5E R 28 NL-C   46 243 13 5 1 1 .981   1996 22 John Flaherty 150 38 12 0 4 18 23 8 1 25 1 2 1 0 0 5 .253 .294 .413 .707 17   2.1 1.3 3.4 .046 .028 .074 3.03 1996 22 John Flaherty
1996 24 Mark Parent DET 5E R 34   33 158 14 1 4 0 .994   1996 24 Mark Parent 100 24 6 0 7 14 17 3 0 24 0 0 1 0 0 2 .240 .260 .510 .770 12   1.4 1.0 2.4 .042 .030 .073 2.08 1996 24 Mark Parent
1996 34 Raul Casanova R DET 5E B 23   22 123 12 3 0 3 .978   1996 34 Raul Casanova 76 16 1 0 4 6 9 5 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 4 .211 .259 .382 .641 5   - 0.3 0.3 .000 .014 .014 0.11 1996 34 Raul Casanova
     
1997 28 14 Raul Casanova R DET 3E B 24   92 543 38 9 6 8 .985   1997 28 14 Raul Casanova 293 72 9 1 5 24 24 24 1 41 3 0 1 1 1 9 .246 .308 .334 .642 29   0.5 1.7 2.2 .005 .018 .024 1.05 1997 28 14 Raul Casanova
1997 27 Matt Walbeck DET 3E B 27   44 240 15 3 2 3 .988   1997 27 Matt Walbeck 134 36 3 0 3 19 10 12 0 19 0 0 2 3 2 4 .269 .324 .358 .682 15   1.2 0.6 1.8 .027 .014 .041 1.13 1997 27 Matt Walbeck
1997 25 Brian Johnson DET 3E R 29 NL-C   43 217 9 3 2 0 .987   1997 25 Brian Johnson 137 32 6 1 2 13 17 4 1 19 0 1 1 1 0 3 .234 .254 .336 .590 11   0.6 1.5 2.1 .014 .035 .049 1.43 1997 25 Brian Johnson
     
1998 20 14 Paul Bako R DET 5C L 26   94 493 45 6 5 9 .989   1998 20 14 Paul Bako 300 82 12 1 3 23 30 23 4 81 0 1 4 1 1 3 .273 .321 .350 .671 35   1.2 3.4 4.6 .013 .036 .049 3.36 1998 20 14 Paul Bako
1998 25 Joe Oliver DET 5C R 32   48 259 16 5 2 2 .982   1998 25 Joe Oliver 152 34 7 0 4 8 21 7 0 32 0 0 4 0 1 5 .224 .252 .349 .601 12   0.5 1.2 1.7 .010 .025 .035 1.05 1998 25 Joe Oliver
1998 27 Joe Siddall R DET 5C L 30   27 142 16 1 3 3 .994   1998 27 Joe Siddall 64 12 3 0 1 3 6 7 0 25 0 2 0 0 0 1 .188 .268 .281 .549 5   - 1.4 1.4 .000 .052 .052 1.05 1998 27 Joe Siddall
     
1999 2 2 Brad Ausmus a DET 3C R 30   127 754 56 2 5 7 .998   1999 2 2 Brad Ausmus 457 125 25 6 9 61 53 51 0 71 14 3 1 12 9 11 .274 .363 .414 .777 69   9.1 7.7 16.8 .072 .061 .132 18.81 1999 2 2 Brad Ausmus
1999 25 Bill Haselman DET 3C R 33   39 231 13 1 0 4 .996   1999 25 Bill Haselman 126 34 7 0 3 15 11 9 1 24 0 0 0 2 0 3 .270 .319 .397 .716 16   0.7 1.8 2.5 .018 .046 .064 1.95 1999 25 Bill Haselman
     
2000 4 3 Brad Ausmus DET 3C R 31   150 898 68 8 9 3 .992   2000 4 3 Brad Ausmus 519 138 25 3 7 74 51 68 0 79 6 4 2 11 4 19 .266 .356 .366 .722 69   5.6 10.4 16.0 .037 .069 .107 15.58 2000 4 3 Brad Ausmus
2000 34 Javier Cardona R DET 3C R 24   26 66 7 2 0 2 .973   2000 34 Javier Cardona 39 7 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 9 0 0 1 0 0 1 .179 .175 .282 .457 2   - 0.6 0.6 .000 .023 .023 0.27 2000 34 Javier Cardona
     
2001 11 8 Robert Fick DET 4C L 27 1B   78 412 26 6 3 12 .986   2001 11 8 Robert Fick 268 73 16 1 12 48 39 25 2 39 3 0 2 0 1 7 .272 .339 .474 .813 42   4.9 1.9 6.8 .063 .024 .087 6.34 2001 11 8 Robert Fick
2001 25 Brandon Inge R DET 4C R 24   79 330 40 4 3 10 .989   2001 25 Brandon Inge 189 34 11 0 0 13 15 9 0 41 0 2 2 1 4 2 .180 .215 .238 .453 9   - 3.0 3.0 .000 .038 .038 1.85 2001 25 Brandon Inge
2001 31 Javier Cardona R DET 4C R 25   44 132 15 3 1 8 .980   2001 31 Javier Cardona 93 24 7 0 1 10 8 2 0 12 1 2 1 0 1 2 .258 .278 .366 .644 9   - 1.4 1.4 .000 .032 .032 0.79 2001 31 Javier Cardona
     
2002 15 10 Brandon Inge DET 5C R 25   94 484 47 1 3 10 .998   2002 15 10 Brandon Inge 316 62 15 3 7 25 23 24 0 100 4 1 1 1 3 7 .196 .261 .329 .590 26   0.3 4.6 4.9 .003 .049 .052 3.67 2002 15 10 Brandon Inge
2002 33 Mike Rivera DET 5C R 25   37 189 19 2 1 10 .990   2002 33 Mike Rivera 127 30 8 1 1 11 11 4 0 31 1 0 1 0 0 5 .236 .263 .339 .602 10   - 1.0 1.0 .000 .027 .027 0.54 2002 33 Mike Rivera
2002 24 Matt Walbeck DET 5C B 32   27 127 8 1 2 2 .993   2002 24 Matt Walbeck 85 20 2 0 0 4 3 3 0 14 0 0 1 0 0 2 .235 .258 .259 .517 5   - 1.5 1.5 .000 .056 .056 1.16 2002 24 Matt Walbeck
     
2003 20 14 Brandon Inge DET 5C R 26   104 500 67 2 11 5 .996   2003 20 14 Brandon Inge 330 67 15 3 8 32 30 24 0 79 5 4 3 4 4 8 .203 .265 .339 .604 29   - 4.5 4.5 .000 .043 .043 2.85 2003 20 14 Brandon Inge
2003 31 Matt Walbeck DET 5C B 33   55 172 16 4 1 4 .979   2003 31 Matt Walbeck 133 22 4 1 1 8 6 3 0 25 1 2 0 0 1 2 .165 .190 .233 .423 5   - 0.7 0.7 .000 .013 .013 0.24 2003 31 Matt Walbeck
2003 30 A.J. Hinch DET 5C R 29   27 110 6 2 0 2 .983   2003 30 A.J. Hinch 73 14 3 1 2 7 9 3 0 18 2 1 2 0 0 3 .192 .238 .342 .580 6   0.3 0.6 0.9 .011 .022 .033 0.50 2003 30 A.J. Hinch
     
2004 1 1 Ivan Rodriguez 10 A G S DET 4C R 32   124 770 52 11 6 3 .987   2004 1 1 Ivan Rodriguez 495 165 30 2 18 70 81 36 5 86 3 0 4 6 4 13 .333 .379 .511 .890 93   16.4 4.8 21.2 .132 .039 .171 26.60 2004 1 1 Ivan Rodriguez
2004 20 Brandon Inge DET 4C R 27 3B   39 209 30 3 1 3 .988   2004 20 Brandon Inge 122 29 6 0 5 8 17 7 0 22 1 4 2 1 0 2 .238 .280 .410 .690 14   2.0 1.3 3.3 .051 .033 .085 2.91 2004 20 Brandon Inge
     
2005 9 9 Ivan Rodriguez a DET 4C R 33   123 702 60 4 4 4 .995   2005 9 9 Ivan Rodriguez 485 133 30 5 14 69 50 11 2 91 2 1 7 7 3 18 .274 .289 .443 .732 56   8.8 2.9 11.7 .072 .024 .095 10.95 2005 9 9 Ivan Rodriguez
2005 18 Vance Wilson DET 4C R 32   60 234 29 3 4 0 .989   2005 18 Vance Wilson 146 28 3 0 3 17 18 11 0 24 6 2 2 0 0 6 .192 .273 .274 .547 11   0.4 2.9 3.3 .007 .048 .055 2.35 2005 18 Vance Wilson
     
Pos St All- Other Catcher Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Catcher Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP PB F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
2006 2 2 Ivan Rodriguez A G DET 2C R 34   123 747 53 2 7 4 .998   2006 2 2 Ivan Rodriguez 499 150 26 4 12 67 64 23 4 74 1 3 2 7 3 15 .301 .331 .441 .772 68   11.5 12.3 23.8 .093 .100 .193 29.09 2006 2 2 Ivan Rodriguez
2006 14 Vance Wilson DET 2C R 33   55 285 27 1 2 2 .997   2006 14 Vance Wilson 147 41 9 0 5 18 18 2 0 33 3 10 1 0 4 1 .279 .301 .442 .743 18   1.4 4.2 5.6 .025 .076 .102 4.96 2006 14 Vance Wilson
     
2007 6 6 Ivan Rodriguez A G DET 2C R 35   127 834 50 6 7 7 .993   2007 6 6 Ivan Rodriguez 493 140 31 3 11 51 63 9 1 93 1 1 2 2 2 16 .284 .297 .426 .723 56   5.7 7.3 13.0 .045 .057 .102 12.09 2007 6 6 Ivan Rodriguez
2007 21 Mike Rabelo R DET 2C B 27   49 246 21 5 5 3 .982   2007 21 Mike Rabelo 165 43 10 2 1 13 18 6 0 38 5 5 1 0 0 4 .261 .305 .364 .669 18   0.9 1.5 2.4 .018 .031 .049 1.54 2007 21 Mike Rabelo
     
2008 6 5 Ivan Rodriguez DET 5C R 36   81 447 44 4 8 4 .992   2008 6 5 Ivan Rodriguez 301 89 16 3 5 33 32 19 1 52 2 3 2 6 1 9 .296 .340 .419 .759 42   4.2 5.9 10.1 .052 .073 .125 9.82 2008 6 5 Ivan Rodriguez
2008 9 Brandon Inge DET 5C R 31 3B   60 370 33 0 4 11 1.000   2008 9 Brandon Inge 192 37 6 2 7 20 23 21 1 50 3 3 2 2 1 1 .193 .280 .354 .634 21   2.4 3.0 7.8 .040 .050 .130 8.25 2008 9 Brandon Inge
     
2009 4 4 Gerald Laird DET 2C R 29   135 844 78 3 7 9 .997   2009 4 4 Gerald Laird 409 93 23 2 4 48 32 40 0 67 10 9 4 5 0 11 .227 .309 .323 .632 43   2.5 10.8 13.3 .019 .080 .099 12.46 2009 4 4 Gerald Laird
2009 22 Alex Avila R DET 2C L 22   25 101 7 0 0 4 1.000   2009 22 Alex Avila 57 15 4 0 5 8 11 8 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .354 .596 .950 13   2.3 0.5 2.8 .092 .020 .112 2.80 2009 22 Alex Avila
     
2010 14 10 Alex Avila R DET 3C L 23   98 556 34 4 5 6 .993   2010 14 10 Alex Avila 285 66 12 0 7 29 31 36 0 65 2 1 0 2 2 12 .232 .322 .347 .669 31   1.3 4.7 6.0 .013 .048 .061 4.57 2010 14 10 Alex Avila
2010 15 Gerald Laird DET 3C R 30   87 516 52 5 5 5 .991   2010 15 Gerald Laird 265 56 11 0 5 20 24 16 0 52 3 5 2 3 1 7 .211 .262 .309 .571 21   0.7 4.8 5.5 .008 .055 .063 4.26 2010 15 Gerald Laird
Copyright 2009-11 by Andre Lower
Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
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