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Unblurring History: Ten Best Defensive Catchers In the History of MLB

Published by on April 28, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Other than the Pitchers, the Catcher position is the most important defensive position on the field.

I will include a letter grade next to each Catchers name to show their offensive grade (the way I see it). They are all an "A +" defensively, obviously.

Here it is. History unblurred. The way it really is.


10. Jim Sundberg (1980s) offensive grade: C -

Sundberg was a catcher that rarely made mistakes behind the plate or throwing. He also "managed" the game brilliantly behind the plate.

He was a slightly below average offensive player for a catcher, but he pretty much got the job done offensively, not bad.

9. Lance Parrish (1980s) off...

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