Center Fielder Rankings

200 Greatest Center Fielders

  1. Willie Mays cf, 1951-1973 336
  2. Ty Cobb cf, 1905-1928 319
  3. Tris Speaker cf, 1907-1928 281
  4. Mickey Mantle cf, 1951-1968 239
  5. Ken Griffey cf, 1989-2010 173
  6. Joe DiMaggio cf, 1936-1951 167
  7. Mike Trout cf, 2011-2018 142
  8. Carlos Beltran cf, 1998-2017 134
  9. Kenny Lofton cf, 1991-2007 133
  10. Billy Hamilton cf, 1888-1901 131
  11. Duke Snider cf, 1947-1964 130
  12. Andruw Jones cf, 1996-2012 127
  13. Jim Edmonds cf, 1993-2010 122
  14. Richie Ashburn cf, 1948-1962 119
  15. Jim Wynn cf, 1963-1977 110
  16. Chet Lemon cf, 1975-1990 110
  17. Willie Davis cf, 1960-1979 103
  18. Larry Doby cf, 1947-1959 102
  19. César Cedeño cf, 1970-1986 102
  20. Paul Hines cf, 1872-1891 97
  21. Max Carey cf, 1910-1929 95
  22. Fred Lynn cf, 1974-1990 94
  23. Kirby Puckett cf, 1984-1995 94
  24. Bernie Williams cf, 1991-2006 93
  25. Vada Pinson cf, 1958-1975 92
  26. Johnny Damon cf, 1995-2012 91
  27. Ellis Burks cf, 1987-2004 90
  28. Brett Butler cf, 1981-1997 90
  29. Earl Averill cf, 1929-1941 88
  30. Lenny Dykstra cf, 1985-1996 87
  31. Edd Roush cf, 1913-1931 87
  32. Dale Murphy cf, 1976-1993 87
  33. Devon White cf, 1985-2001 85
  34. Torii Hunter cf, 1997-2015 84
  35. Curtis Granderson cf, 2004-2018 84
  36. George Gore cf, 1879-1892 84
  37. Mike Cameron cf, 1995-2011 83
  38. Willie Wilson cf, 1976-1994 83
  39. Wally Berger cf, 1930-1940 82
  40. Tommy Leach cf, 1898-1918 82
  41. Andrew McCutchen cf, 2009-2018 81
  42. Steve Finley cf, 1989-2007 79
  43. Hack Wilson cf, 1923-1934 77
  44. Mookie Betts cf, 2014-2018 76
  45. Mike Griffin cf, 1887-1898 76
  46. Andy Van Slyke cf, 1983-1995 76
  47. Cy Seymour cf, 1896-1913 76
  48. Earle Combs cf, 1924-1935 75
  49. Amos Otis cf, 1967-1984 74
  50. Roy Thomas cf, 1899-1911 74
  51. Paul Blair cf, 1964-1980 74
  52. Curt Flood cf, 1956-1971 73
  53. Al Oliver cf, 1968-1985 72
  54. Ray Lankford cf, 1990-2004 72
  55. Fielder Jones cf, 1896-1915 70
  56. Eric Davis cf, 1984-2001 69
  57. Lorenzo Cain cf, 2010-2018 69
  58. George Van Haltren cf, 1887-1903 69
  59. Garry Maddox cf, 1972-1986 66
  60. Dwayne Murphy cf, 1978-1989 63
  61. Cy Williams cf, 1912-1930 63
  62. Benny Kauff cf, 1912-1920 62
  63. Clyde Milan cf, 1907-1922 60
  64. Brady Anderson cf, 1988-2002 59
  65. Shane Victorino cf, 2003-2015 58
  66. Mickey Rivers cf, 1970-1984 58
  67. Willie McGee cf, 1982-1999 58
  68. Marquis Grissom cf, 1989-2005 54
  69. Dom DiMaggio cf, 1940-1953 54
  70. Lance Johnson cf, 1987-2000 54
  71. Jim Piersall cf, 1950-1967 54
  72. Rick Monday cf, 1966-1984 54
  73. Grady Sizemore cf, 2004-2015 53
  74. Ginger Beaumont cf, 1899-1910 53
  75. Dave Henderson cf, 1981-1994 52
  76. Jacoby Ellsbury cf, 2007-2017 52
  77. Dummy Hoy cf, 1888-1902 52
  78. Josh Hamilton cf, 2007-2015 52
  79. Chick Stahl cf, 1897-1906 52
  80. Bobby Thomson cf, 1946-1960 51
  81. Kevin Kiermaier cf, 2013-2018 51
  82. Tommie Agee cf, 1962-1973 49
  83. Adam Jones cf, 2006-2018 49
  84. Tony Gonzalez cf, 1960-1971 49
  85. Bill North cf, 1971-1981 47
  86. Lloyd Moseby cf, 1980-1991 47
  87. Vernon Wells cf, 1999-2013 46
  88. Coco Crisp cf, 2002-2016 46
  89. Baby Doll Jacobson cf, 1915-1927 46
  90. Amos Strunk cf, 1908-1924 45
  91. Carlos Gomez cf, 2007-2018 44
  92. Sam West cf, 1927-1942 44
  93. Denard Span cf, 2008-2018 43
  94. Marlon Byrd cf, 2002-2016 43
  95. Bill Lange cf, 1893-1899 43
  96. Matt Kemp cf, 2006-2018 42
  97. Stan Spence cf, 1940-1949 42
  98. Michael Bourn cf, 2006-2016 42
  99. Johnny Mostil cf, 1918-1929 41
  100. Pete Reiser cf, 1940-1952 40
  101. Jake Stenzel cf, 1890-1899 40
  102. Austin Jackson cf, 2010-2018 40
  103. Al Bumbry cf, 1972-1985 40
  104. Curt Welch cf, 1884-1893 40
  105. A.J. Pollock cf, 2012-2018 40
  106. Lip Pike cf, 1871-1887 40
  107. Matty Alou cf, 1960-1974 39
  108. Carl Everett cf, 1993-2006 39
  109. Michael Brantley cf, 2009-2018 38
  110. Dode Paskert cf, 1907-1921 38
  111. Jerry Mumphrey cf, 1974-1988 37
  112. Ruppert Jones cf, 1976-1987 37
  113. Mark Kotsay cf, 1997-2013 37
  114. Gary Pettis cf, 1982-1992 36
  115. Gorman Thomas cf, 1973-1986 36
  116. Aaron Rowand cf, 2001-2011 36
  117. Barney McCosky cf, 1939-1953 35
  118. Bill Bruton cf, 1953-1964 35
  119. Lloyd Waner cf, 1927-1945 35
  120. Mack Jones cf, 1961-1971 35
  121. Johnny Bates cf, 1906-1914 34
  122. Ender Inciarte cf, 2014-2018 34
  123. Roberto Kelly cf, 1987-2000 34
  124. Melky Cabrera cf, 2005-2018 34
  125. Jim Landis cf, 1957-1967 34
  126. Colby Rasmus cf, 2009-2018 33
  127. Mookie Wilson cf, 1980-1991 33
  128. Happy Felsch cf, 1915-1920 33
  129. Adam Eaton cf, 2012-2018 32
  130. Milton Bradley cf, 2000-2011 32
  131. David DeJesus cf, 2003-2015 32
  132. Angel Pagan cf, 2006-2016 31
  133. Franklin Gutierrez cf, 2005-2017 31
  134. Ron LeFlore cf, 1974-1982 30
  135. Jimmy Barrett cf, 1899-1908 29
  136. Bug Holliday cf, 1889-1898 29
  137. Solly Hofman cf, 1903-1916 29
  138. Tom Brown cf, 1882-1898 29
  139. Terry Moore cf, 1935-1948 28
  140. Vic Davalillo cf, 1963-1980 28
  141. Jarrod Dyson cf, 2010-2018 28
  142. Chris Young cf, 2006-2018 28
  143. Ned Hanlon cf, 1880-1892 28
  144. Johnny Cooney cf, 1921-1944 28
  145. Darryl Hamilton cf, 1988-2001 27
  146. Jimmie Hall cf, 1963-1970 27
  147. Fred Snodgrass cf, 1908-1916 27
  148. Charlie Blackmon cf, 2011-2018 27
  149. Ira Flagstead cf, 1917-1930 26
  150. Melvin Upton cf, 2004-2016 26
  151. Wally Judnich cf, 1940-1949 26
  152. Elliott Maddox cf, 1970-1980 26
  153. Lee Mazzilli cf, 1976-1989 26
  154. Del Unser cf, 1968-1982 26
  155. Sam Chapman cf, 1938-1951 26
  156. Gary Matthews cf, 1999-2010 26
  157. Juan Lagares cf, 2013-2018 25
  158. Otis Nixon cf, 1983-1999 25
  159. Dexter Fowler cf, 2008-2018 25
  160. Vince DiMaggio cf, 1937-1946 25
  161. Bobby Tolan cf, 1965-1979 25
  162. Hank Leiber cf, 1933-1942 25
  163. Adolfo Phillips cf, 1964-1972 25
  164. Juan Pierre cf, 2000-2013 25
  165. Steve Brodie cf, 1890-1902 25
  166. Johnny Frederick cf, 1929-1934 24
  167. Mike Devereaux cf, 1987-1998 24
  168. Jim McTamany cf, 1885-1891 24
  169. Charlie Hemphill cf, 1899-1911 24
  170. Brian McRae cf, 1990-1999 24
  171. Bill Virdon cf, 1955-1968 24
  172. Emmet Heidrick cf, 1898-1908 24
  173. Rick Miller cf, 1971-1985 24
  174. Mickey Stanley cf, 1964-1978 23
  175. Darrin Jackson cf, 1985-1999 23
  176. Jimmy Slagle cf, 1899-1908 23
  177. Jim Busby cf, 1950-1962 23
  178. Cesar Geronimo cf, 1969-1983 23
  179. Albie Pearson cf, 1958-1966 23
  180. Lyman Bostock cf, 1975-1978 22
  181. Jackie Bradley cf, 2013-2018 22
  182. Ken Berry cf, 1962-1975 22
  183. Dave May cf, 1967-1978 22
  184. Cameron Maybin cf, 2007-2018 22
  185. Dave Eggler cf, 1871-1885 21
  186. Harry Rice cf, 1923-1933 21
  187. Jay Payton cf, 1998-2010 21
  188. Mike Kreevich cf, 1931-1945 21
  189. Rube Oldring cf, 1905-1918 21
  190. Dutch Zwilling cf, 1910-1916 20
  191. Craig Gentry cf, 2009-2018 20
  192. Fred Schulte cf, 1927-1937 20
  193. Gus Bell cf, 1950-1964 20
  194. Leonys Martin cf, 2011-2018 19
  195. Aaron Hicks cf, 2013-2018 19
  196. Eddie Milner cf, 1980-1988 19
  197. Ping Bodie cf, 1911-1921 19
  198. Don Lock cf, 1962-1969 19
  199. Odubel Herrera cf, 2015-2018 18
  200. Jackie Brandt cf, 1956-1967 18

Greatest Center Fielders by Hall Rating

Willie Mays Photo
  1. Willie Mays
  2. Ty Cobb
  3. Tris Speaker
  4. Mickey Mantle
  5. Ken Griffey

Not in the Hall of Fame

Kenny Lofton Photo
  1. Kenny Lofton
  2. Andruw Jones
  3. Jim Edmonds
  4. Jim Wynn
  5. Chet Lemon

Not in the Hall of Stats

Paul Hines Photo
  1. Paul Hines
  2. Max Carey
  3. Fred Lynn
  4. Kirby Puckett
  5. Bernie Williams

Not in the Hall of Merit

Kenny Lofton Photo
  1. Kenny Lofton
  2. Andruw Jones
  3. Chet Lemon
  4. Willie Davis
  5. César Cedeño

Active Center Fielders

Mike Trout Photo
  1. Mike Trout
  2. Curtis Granderson
  3. Andrew McCutchen
  4. Mookie Betts
  5. Lorenzo Cain

Retired but Not Yet Eligible

Carlos Beltran Photo
  1. Carlos Beltran
  2. Torii Hunter
  3. Shane Victorino
  4. Grady Sizemore
  5. Josh Hamilton