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Career Homerun per Plate Appearance Leaders

The table below shows the top 30 catchers ranked according to the number of plate appearances per homerun. [Plate Appearance is defined as At-Bat + Walks + Hit-By-Pitch + Sacrifice Hits.] Hall-Of-Fame Catchers are denoted in red. Active catchers are in blue.

Catcher HR AB BB HBP SH PA PA/HR
MIKE PIAZZA 358 5350 598 22 0 5970 16.676
ROY CAMPANELLA 242 4205 533 30 30 4798 19.826
JAVY LOPEZ 214 4003 271 51 6 4331 20.238
TODD HUNDLEY 202 3769 453 34 18 4274 21.158
MATT NOKES 136 2735 200 26 10 2971 21.846
CHRIS HOILES 151 2820 435 44 11 3310 21.921
JOHNNY BENCH 389 7658 891 19 11 8579 22.054
YOGI BERRA 358 7555 704 52 9 8320 23.240
MICKEY TETTLETON 245 4698 949 30 21 5698 23.257
LANCE PARRISH 324 7067 612 37 23 7739 23.886
EARL WILLIAMS 138 3058 298 32 12 3400 24.638
JOHNNY ROMANO 129 2767 414 29 13 3223 24.984
JORGE POSADA 135 2920 474 33 1 3428 25.393
CHARLES JOHNSON 154 3485 417 20 16 3938 25.571
OZZIE VIRGIL 98 2258 248 29 8 2543 25.949
STAN LOPATA 116 2601 393 7 12 3013 25.974
CARLTON FISK 376 8756 849 143 26 9774 25.995
GUS TRIANDOS 167 3907 440 21 26 4394 26.311
GENE OLIVER 93 2216 215 15 5 2451 26.355
MIKE STANLEY 187 4222 652 48 15 4937 26.401
ED BAILEY 155 3581 545 25 20 4171 26.910
GENE TENACE 201 4390 984 91 21 5486 27.294
JOHN WOCKENFUSS 86 2072 277 7 5 2361 27.453
GARY CARTER 324 7971 848 68 33 8920 27.531
ANDY SEMINICK 164 3921 582 40 27 4570 27.866
DUKE SIMS 100 2422 338 35 6 2801 28.010
IVAN RODRIGUEZ 231 6167 359 45 17 6588 28.519

[1500 At-Bats minimum. Stats thru 2003.]




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