The role of the catcher is similar to that of the wicket-keeper in cricket. Iván Rodríguez is the all-time leader in putouts at the catcher position with 14,864 career putouts. Yadier Molina (14,601) is second all-time and the only other catcher to record 14,000 or more career putouts.
What catcher has the best throw out percentage?
The Dodger catcher’s caught stealing percentage is 57 percent. That is still the best career percentage of all-time.
What catcher has caught the most runners stealing?
Active Leaders & Records for Caught Stealing %
|Rank||Player (yrs, age)||Caught Stealing %|
|1.||Yadier Molina (18, 38)||40.31|
|2.||Roberto Perez (8, 32)||39.33|
|3.||Rene Rivera (13, 37)||36.46|
|4.||Martin Maldonado (11, 34)||36.45|
What MLB catcher has the most hits?
Catcher: Ivan Rodriguez, 2,844
While Mike Piazza holds the lead in the home run department among catchers, Rodriguez is the hit king at the position with 2,844, ahead of Ted Simmons (2,472), Carlton Fisk (2,356), Jason Kendall (2,195) and Yogi Berra (2,150). Piazza ranks sixth with 2,127 hits.
What catcher has the most pickoffs?
Catcher Pickoff Leaders
|Most Catcher Pickoffs (Since 2003)|
Who is the hardest throwing catcher?
The hardest throw overall from behind the plate came from Angels catcher Martin Maldonado, who uncorked an 89.1 mph laser on July 25 against the Indians.
Who is the greatest catcher in MLB history?
The 5 Greatest Catchers of All Time
- #5: Gary Carter. The former Met and Expos catcher spent 19 years in the MLB. …
- #4: Mike Piazza. Mike Piazza, who played for the New York Mets primarily, was a 12-time All-Star and 10-time Silver Slugger Award winner at catcher. …
- #3: Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez. …
- #2: Yogi Berra. …
- #1: Johnny Bench.
Which catcher had the strongest arm?
Which catchers have 2000 hits?
Can you name the catchers with over 2,000 career hits?
Has a catcher ever played 162 games?
(Obviously, this feat is much easier with a 162 game schedule.) Please note that games listed are total season games and not necessarily games caught. However, a player must have played at least 150 games at catcher to be included.
Most Games Caught in a Season.
Who has the most strikeouts in MLB history?
Career Leaders & Records for Strikeouts
|Rank||Player (yrs, age)||Strikeouts|
|1.||Nolan Ryan+ (27)||5714|
|2.||Randy Johnson+ (22)||4875|
|3.||Roger Clemens (24)||4672|
|4.||Steve Carlton+ (24)||4136|
Who has the most Gold Gloves as a catcher?
Iván Rodríguez has won the most Gold Gloves at catcher, with 13; all were won with the Texas Rangers or the Detroit Tigers (both American League teams), though Rodríguez has played in both leagues.
Who has been caught stealing the most in MLB?
Career Leaders & Records for Caught Stealing
|Rank||Player (yrs, age)||Caught Stealing|
|1.||Rickey Henderson+ (25)||335|
|2.||Lou Brock+ (19)||307|
|3.||Brett Butler (17)||257|
|4.||Ty Cobb+ (24)||212|