The 9 Best Catchers of All Time

There are only 18 Major League Baseball (MLB) catchers in the Hall of Fame but true baseball fans know the list of the best catchers of all time is much longer. Many famous catchers are remembered for their role in leading their teams to victory. Some excel more at the plate than the field, and vice versa, but the top catchers of all time have been great no matter their position. Below is a compilation of who we consider the best catchers in MLB history.

1. Johnny Bench

When a player is elected to the Hall of Fame on the first ballot, you know he is considered one of the greatest catchers of all time. Many consider Johnny Bench the best catcher in MLB history. A 16-year career (1967 – 1983) with the Cincinnati Reds saw Johnny Bench inducted as a Hall of Famer in 1989. The ‘“Little General” of the Big Red Machine led his team to two World Series wins in the mid-70s and in the process collected two NL MVP awards, 14 selections to the All-Star Game, 10 Gold Gloves and a Rookie of the Year award. ... Read More

Former Boston Red Sox Catcher Carlton Fisk to Sign Autographs at Royal Plaza Trade Center

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. — Former Boston Red Sox catcher and MLB Hall of Famer, Carlton Fisk, is scheduled to meet fans and sign autographs on July 30 through August 3 at the Royal Plaza Trade Center located in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Fans will have a rare opportunity to meet Fisk and see the creation of a unique piece of memorabilia for their collection.

Photo shows Carlton Fisk speaking on Sept. 4, 2000 as the Boston Red Sox retire his number.


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