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January 18, 2013 7:35 AM

The BBWAA Report: Catcher

Previously on The BBWAA Project:IntroductionFirst Base roundupSecond Base roundupShortstop roundupThird base roundupLeft field roundupCenter field roundupRight field roundupAnd finally, we reach catcher ...CatcherEight catchers have been elected by the BBWAA, but believe it or not only one catcher in the history of the BBWAA voting -- Johnny Bench -- was elected on first ballot. Even Yogi Berra was a second-ballot choice.Median career: 54.3 WAR (High: Johnny Bench, 72.3; Low: Roy Campanella, 31.6)25th percentile career: 50.25Median peak: 35 (High: Gary Carter, 46.5; Low: Gabby Hartnett, 29.0).25th percentile peak: 32.3Here are the BBWAA catchers as ranked by fans on Baseball Reference EloRater:No

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