Center Fielder Rankings

200 Greatest Center Fielders

  1. Willie Mays cf, 1951-1973 337
  2. Ty Cobb cf, 1905-1928 320
  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 168
  7. Carlos Beltran cf, 1998-2017 134
  8. Kenny Lofton cf, 1991-2007 133
  9. Billy Hamilton cf, 1888-1901 132
  10. Duke Snider cf, 1947-1964 131
  11. Andruw Jones cf, 1996-2012 127
  12. Mike Trout cf, 2011-2017 123
  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. César Cedeño cf, 1970-1986 103
  19. Larry Doby cf, 1947-1959 103
  20. Paul Hines cf, 1872-1891 97
  21. Max Carey cf, 1910-1929 96
  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 90
  27. Brett Butler cf, 1981-1997 90
  28. Ellis Burks cf, 1987-2004 90
  29. Earl Averill cf, 1929-1941 88
  30. Edd Roush cf, 1913-1931 87
  31. Lenny Dykstra cf, 1985-1996 87
  32. Dale Murphy cf, 1976-1993 87
  33. Torii Hunter cf, 1997-2015 85
  34. Devon White cf, 1985-2001 85
  35. George Gore cf, 1879-1892 84
  36. Mike Cameron cf, 1995-2011 83
  37. Willie Wilson cf, 1976-1994 83
  38. Wally Berger cf, 1930-1940 82
  39. Tommy Leach cf, 1898-1918 82
  40. Curtis Granderson cf, 2004-2017 81
  41. Andrew McCutchen cf, 2009-2017 80
  42. Steve Finley cf, 1989-2007 79
  43. Hack Wilson cf, 1923-1934 77
  44. Andy Van Slyke cf, 1983-1995 76
  45. Cy Seymour cf, 1896-1913 76
  46. Mike Griffin cf, 1887-1898 76
  47. Earle Combs cf, 1924-1935 75
  48. Amos Otis cf, 1967-1984 75
  49. Roy Thomas cf, 1899-1911 74
  50. Paul Blair cf, 1964-1980 74
  51. Curt Flood cf, 1956-1971 73
  52. Ray Lankford cf, 1990-2004 72
  53. Al Oliver cf, 1968-1985 72
  54. George Van Haltren cf, 1887-1903 70
  55. Fielder Jones cf, 1896-1915 70
  56. Eric Davis cf, 1984-2001 69
  57. Garry Maddox cf, 1972-1986 66
  58. Dwayne Murphy cf, 1978-1989 63
  59. Cy Williams cf, 1912-1930 63
  60. Benny Kauff cf, 1912-1920 62
  61. Clyde Milan cf, 1907-1922 60
  62. Brady Anderson cf, 1988-2002 59
  63. Willie McGee cf, 1982-1999 58
  64. Shane Victorino cf, 2003-2015 58
  65. Mickey Rivers cf, 1970-1984 58
  66. Lorenzo Cain cf, 2010-2017 55
  67. Rick Monday cf, 1966-1984 55
  68. Dom DiMaggio cf, 1940-1953 55
  69. Marquis Grissom cf, 1989-2005 55
  70. Lance Johnson cf, 1987-2000 54
  71. Grady Sizemore cf, 2004-2015 53
  72. Ginger Beaumont cf, 1899-1910 53
  73. Jim Piersall cf, 1950-1967 52
  74. Dummy Hoy cf, 1888-1902 52
  75. Dave Henderson cf, 1981-1994 52
  76. Chick Stahl cf, 1897-1906 52
  77. Josh Hamilton cf, 2007-2015 52
  78. Jacoby Ellsbury cf, 2007-2017 52
  79. Bobby Thomson cf, 1946-1960 51
  80. Mookie Betts cf, 2014-2017 51
  81. Tommie Agee cf, 1962-1973 49
  82. Tony Gonzalez cf, 1960-1971 49
  83. Coco Crisp cf, 2002-2016 48
  84. Bill North cf, 1971-1981 47
  85. Adam Jones cf, 2006-2017 47
  86. Vernon Wells cf, 1999-2013 47
  87. Lloyd Moseby cf, 1980-1991 47
  88. Carlos Gomez cf, 2007-2017 46
  89. Kevin Kiermaier cf, 2013-2017 46
  90. Baby Doll Jacobson cf, 1915-1927 46
  91. Amos Strunk cf, 1908-1924 45
  92. Sam West cf, 1927-1942 44
  93. Marlon Byrd cf, 2002-2016 44
  94. Michael Bourn cf, 2006-2016 44
  95. Bill Lange cf, 1893-1899 43
  96. Stan Spence cf, 1940-1949 42
  97. Austin Jackson cf, 2010-2017 42
  98. Johnny Mostil cf, 1918-1929 41
  99. Denard Span cf, 2008-2017 41
  100. Pete Reiser cf, 1940-1952 41
  101. Matt Kemp cf, 2006-2017 41
  102. Jake Stenzel cf, 1890-1899 40
  103. Curt Welch cf, 1884-1893 40
  104. Al Bumbry cf, 1972-1985 40
  105. Lip Pike cf, 1871-1887 40
  106. Matty Alou cf, 1960-1974 39
  107. Carl Everett cf, 1993-2006 38
  108. Dode Paskert cf, 1907-1921 38
  109. A.J. Pollock cf, 2012-2017 37
  110. Jerry Mumphrey cf, 1974-1988 37
  111. Mark Kotsay cf, 1997-2013 37
  112. Ruppert Jones cf, 1976-1987 37
  113. Gary Pettis cf, 1982-1992 36
  114. Barney McCosky cf, 1939-1953 36
  115. Gorman Thomas cf, 1973-1986 36
  116. Aaron Rowand cf, 2001-2011 36
  117. Lloyd Waner cf, 1927-1945 35
  118. Bill Bruton cf, 1953-1964 35
  119. Mack Jones cf, 1961-1971 34
  120. Johnny Bates cf, 1906-1914 34
  121. Jim Landis cf, 1957-1967 34
  122. Roberto Kelly cf, 1987-2000 34
  123. Happy Felsch cf, 1915-1920 34
  124. Melky Cabrera cf, 2005-2017 33
  125. Mookie Wilson cf, 1980-1991 33
  126. Colby Rasmus cf, 2009-2017 32
  127. Adam Eaton cf, 2012-2017 32
  128. Michael Brantley cf, 2009-2017 32
  129. Franklin Gutierrez cf, 2005-2017 31
  130. David DeJesus cf, 2003-2015 31
  131. Milton Bradley cf, 2000-2011 31
  132. Angel Pagan cf, 2006-2016 31
  133. Ender Inciarte cf, 2014-2017 30
  134. Jimmy Barrett cf, 1899-1908 30
  135. Chris Young cf, 2006-2017 29
  136. Solly Hofman cf, 1903-1916 29
  137. Bug Holliday cf, 1889-1898 29
  138. Jarrod Dyson cf, 2010-2017 29
  139. Ron LeFlore cf, 1974-1982 29
  140. Tom Brown cf, 1882-1898 29
  141. Vic Davalillo cf, 1963-1980 29
  142. Terry Moore cf, 1935-1948 29
  143. Johnny Cooney cf, 1921-1944 28
  144. Ned Hanlon cf, 1880-1892 28
  145. Dexter Fowler cf, 2008-2017 28
  146. Darryl Hamilton cf, 1988-2001 28
  147. Jimmie Hall cf, 1963-1970 27
  148. Fred Snodgrass cf, 1908-1916 27
  149. Ira Flagstead cf, 1917-1930 27
  150. Wally Judnich cf, 1940-1949 26
  151. Lee Mazzilli cf, 1976-1989 26
  152. Melvin Upton cf, 2004-2016 26
  153. Elliott Maddox cf, 1970-1980 26
  154. Sam Chapman cf, 1938-1951 26
  155. Charlie Blackmon cf, 2011-2017 26
  156. Del Unser cf, 1968-1982 26
  157. Otis Nixon cf, 1983-1999 26
  158. Hank Leiber cf, 1933-1942 25
  159. Gary Matthews cf, 1999-2010 25
  160. Vince DiMaggio cf, 1937-1946 25
  161. Bobby Tolan cf, 1965-1979 25
  162. Adolfo Phillips cf, 1964-1972 25
  163. Steve Brodie cf, 1890-1902 25
  164. Johnny Frederick cf, 1929-1934 24
  165. Juan Lagares cf, 2013-2017 24
  166. Mike Devereaux cf, 1987-1998 24
  167. Jim McTamany cf, 1885-1891 24
  168. Juan Pierre cf, 2000-2013 24
  169. Bill Virdon cf, 1955-1968 24
  170. Charlie Hemphill cf, 1899-1911 24
  171. Jim Busby cf, 1950-1962 24
  172. Rick Miller cf, 1971-1985 24
  173. Emmet Heidrick cf, 1898-1908 24
  174. Brian McRae cf, 1990-1999 23
  175. Darrin Jackson cf, 1985-1999 23
  176. Jimmy Slagle cf, 1899-1908 23
  177. Mickey Stanley cf, 1964-1978 23
  178. Cesar Geronimo cf, 1969-1983 23
  179. Albie Pearson cf, 1958-1966 23
  180. Lyman Bostock cf, 1975-1978 23
  181. Ken Berry cf, 1962-1975 22
  182. Dave May cf, 1967-1978 22
  183. Harry Rice cf, 1923-1933 22
  184. Cameron Maybin cf, 2007-2017 21
  185. Jay Payton cf, 1998-2010 21
  186. Dave Eggler cf, 1871-1885 21
  187. Mike Kreevich cf, 1931-1945 21
  188. Rube Oldring cf, 1905-1918 21
  189. Dutch Zwilling cf, 1910-1916 20
  190. Gus Bell cf, 1950-1964 20
  191. Fred Schulte cf, 1927-1937 20
  192. Craig Gentry cf, 2009-2017 20
  193. Jackie Bradley cf, 2013-2017 19
  194. Ping Bodie cf, 1911-1921 19
  195. Eddie Milner cf, 1980-1988 19
  196. Don Lock cf, 1962-1969 19
  197. Harry Walker cf, 1940-1955 18
  198. Goody Rosen cf, 1937-1946 18
  199. Jackie Brandt cf, 1956-1967 18
  200. Odubel Herrera cf, 2015-2017 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. Jim Edmonds
  3. Jim Wynn
  4. Chet Lemon
  5. Willie Davis

Not in the Hall of Stats

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

Active Center Fielders

Mike Trout Photo
  1. Mike Trout
  2. Curtis Granderson
  3. Andrew McCutchen
  4. Lorenzo Cain
  5. Jacoby Ellsbury

Retired but Not Yet Eligible

Carlos Beltran Photo
  1. Carlos Beltran
  2. Andruw Jones
  3. Johnny Damon
  4. Torii Hunter
  5. Shane Victorino