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Top 10 Catchers in the MLB | 2016

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The position of catcher is one of the most demanding positions in all of sports. Physically grueling and demanding, a solid catcher is important to any ball club. Catchers not only are you involved in every play, but have to control and manage the team’s entire pitching staff. Calling the pitches for a wide range of pitching styles for their clubs.

The defensive part of the job is extremely difficult, making there less emphasis on a catcher’s offensive production. If you happen to get one of the better offensive catchers you are in luck. These team leaders and game managers are essential for any team in the major leagues. Here is our list of the best catchers major league baseball has to offer.

Note: All statistics are courtesy of http://www.baseball-reference.com/ unless otherwise noted.

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About Vince Corcoran

Vincent played four varsity sports in high school instilling in him a respect for all sports and the athletes who play them. Vince was born and lived in his youth, overseas giving him a well rounded knowledge of many world wide sports. If you made him choose he would say that his biggest love would be college basketball but he is knowledgeable and maintains an interest in a variety sports.

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