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"The wind always seems to blow against catchers when they are running." (Joe Garagiola)

 

Most Career Stolen Bases by a Catcher (1898 to 2003 - New Rules)

1 - 212 - Roger Bresnahan (1897-1915)
2 - 177 - Ray Schalk (1912-1929)
3 - 133 - Red Dooin (1902-1916)
4 - 129 - Jason Kendall (1996-20nn)
5 - 128 - Carlton Fisk (1969-1993)
6 - 123 - Johnny Kling (1900-1913)
7 - 121 - Wally Schang (1913-1931)
8 - 105 - John Wathan (1976-1985)
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18 - 90 - Ivan Rodriguez (1991-20nn)
19 - 90 - Benito Santiago (1986-20nn)
21 - 85 - Brad Ausmus (1993-20nn)

Most Career Stolen Bases by a Catcher Old & New Rules

1 - 354 - Buck Ewing 1888
2 - 260 - Doggie Miller (1884-1896)
3 - 219 - Jack O'Connor (1887-1910)
4 - 212 - Roger Bresnahan (1897-1915)
5 - 196 - Wilbert Robsinson (1886-1902)
6 - 177 - Ray Schalk (1912-1929)
7 - 151 - Chief Zimmer (1884-1903)
8 - 150 - Duke Farrell (1888-1905)
9 - 137 - Fred Carroll (1884-1891)
10- 133 - Red Dooin (1902-1916)

Most Stolen Bases by a Catcher (Season) 19th Century

1 - 53 - Buck Ewing 1888 NY-N
2 - 47 - Buck Ewing 1893 CLE-N
3 - 44 - Artie Clarke 1890 NY-N
4 - 42 - Buck Ewing 1892 NY-N
5 - 41 - Buck Ewing 1896 CIN-N
6 - 39 - Herman Pitz 1890 2T
6 - 39 - Tom Cahill 1891 LOU-AA
8 - 36 - Pat Dealy 1887 WAS-N
8 - 36 - Buck Ewing 1890 NY-PL

Most Stolen Bases by a Catcher (Season) 20th-21st Century

1 - 36 - John Wathan 1982 KC-A
2 - 34 - Roger Bresnahan 1903 NY-N
3 - 30 - Ray Schalk 1916 CHI-A
4 - 28 - John Wathan 1983 KC-A
5 - 26 - Jason Kendall 1998 PIT-N
6 - 25 - John Stearns 1978 NY-N
7 - 25 - Ivan Rodriguez 1999 TEX-A
8 - 24 - Johnny Kling 1902 CHI-N
8 - 24 - Ray Schalk 1914 CHI-A
9 - 23 - Johnny Kling 1903 CHI-N
10- 22 - Jason Kendall 1999 PIT-N
10- 22 - Jason Kendall 2000 PIT-N

Most Stolen Bases by a Catcher (Game)

3 - Buck Ewing, 1888
2 - Jason Kendall, 1998

Most Steals of Home by a Catcher (Career)

3 - Carlton Fisk, 1977, 1978, 1985
2 - Jason Kendall, 1998 (2)
2 - Johnny Bench, 1969, 1976