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Silver Slugger - Catcher Award Winners

Multiple Award Winners

Since the creation in 1980 of the Silver Slugger Award by Hillerich & Bradsby Company and the first catcher recipients, Ted Simmons and Lance Parrish, there have been twenty-two  different catchers who have won the award. No catcher has won awards in both leagues. There have been 10 catchers who have won multiple awards and 13 catchers with a single award. The list (thru 2011) of Most Silver Sluggers is:

10   Mike Piazza (5 @ LA-N & 5 @ NY-N)
7   Ivan Rodriguez (6 @ TEX-A & 1 @ DET-A)
6   Lance Parrish (5 @ DET-A & 1 @ CAL-A)
5   Gary Carter (MON-N)
5   Jorge Posada (NY-A)
5   Brian McCann (ATL-N)
4   Benito Santiago (SD-N)
4   Joe Mauer (MIN-A)
3   Carlton Fisk (CHI-A)
3   Mickey Tettleton (1 @ BAL-A & 2 @ DET-A)
1   Ted Simmons (STL-N)
1   Terry Kennedy (SD-N)
1   Matt Nokes (DET-A)
1   Craig Biggio (HOU-N)
1   Darren Daulton (PHI-N)
1   Mike Stanley (NY-A)
1   Javy Lopez (ATL-N)
1   Johnny Estrada (ATL-N)
1   Victor Martinez (CLE-A)
1   Michael Barrett (CHN-N)
1   Jason Varitek (BOS-A)
1   Russ Martin (LA-N)
1   Alex Avila (DET-A)


Most Consecutive Silver Sluggers Won

10   Mike Piazza 1993-2002
6   Ivan Rodriguez 1994-1999
4   Jorge Posada 2000-2003
4   Brian McCann 2008-2011
3   Lance Parrish 1982-1984
3   Gary Carter 1984-1986
3   Joe Mauer 2008-2010
2   Gary Carter 1981-1982
2   Benito Santiago 1987-1988
2   Benito Santiago 1990-1991
2   Mickey Tettleton 1991-1992

Silver Slugger Catchers Year-by-Year

Catchers With BOTH a Silver Slugger Award and a Gold Glove Award (Same Year)




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