January 16, 2013 3:09 PM

The BBWAA project: Center Field

Previously on The BBWAA Project:IntroductionFirst Base roundupSecond Base roundupShortstop roundupThird base roundupLeft field roundupAnd now … the position with the highest standard in the Hall of Fame ...Center FieldThe roundup: Eight center fielders have elected by the BBWAA, four of them first ballot (Ty Cobb, Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Kirby Puckett).Median career: 90.3 WAR!! (High: Mays 150.8; Low: Puckett 48.2).25th percentile career: 62.5.Median peak: 54.1 (WAR High: Mays: 71.5; Low: Puckett 35.8)25th percentile peak: 46.3.The BBWAA Hall of Famers as ranked by the fans on Baseball Reference's EloRater:No. 2: Willie Mays (150.8 Career WAR/71.5 peak)No

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