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 280
  4. Mickey Mantle cf, 1951-1968 238
  5. Ken Griffey cf, 1989-2010 172
  6. Joe DiMaggio cf, 1936-1951 167
  7. Carlos Beltran cf, 1998-2016 134
  8. Kenny Lofton cf, 1991-2007 132
  9. Billy Hamilton cf, 1888-1901 132
  10. Duke Snider cf, 1947-1964 130
  11. Andruw Jones cf, 1996-2012 127
  12. Jim Edmonds cf, 1993-2010 121
  13. Richie Ashburn cf, 1948-1962 119
  14. Jim Wynn cf, 1963-1977 110
  15. Chet Lemon cf, 1975-1990 109
  16. Mike Trout cf, 2011-2016 107
  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 96
  21. Max Carey cf, 1910-1929 96
  22. Fred Lynn cf, 1974-1990 94
  23. Kirby Puckett cf, 1984-1995 93
  24. Bernie Williams cf, 1991-2006 93
  25. Vada Pinson cf, 1958-1975 92
  26. Johnny Damon cf, 1995-2012 90
  27. Ellis Burks cf, 1987-2004 89
  28. Brett Butler cf, 1981-1997 89
  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 86
  33. Torii Hunter cf, 1997-2015 85
  34. Devon White cf, 1985-2001 85
  35. George Gore cf, 1879-1892 83
  36. Mike Cameron cf, 1995-2011 83
  37. Willie Wilson cf, 1976-1994 82
  38. Wally Berger cf, 1930-1940 82
  39. Tommy Leach cf, 1898-1918 81
  40. Steve Finley cf, 1989-2007 78
  41. Curtis Granderson cf, 2004-2016 78
  42. Andrew McCutchen cf, 2009-2016 77
  43. Hack Wilson cf, 1923-1934 77
  44. Cy Seymour cf, 1896-1913 76
  45. Andy Van Slyke cf, 1983-1995 76
  46. Mike Griffin cf, 1887-1898 75
  47. Earle Combs cf, 1924-1935 75
  48. Amos Otis cf, 1967-1984 74
  49. Roy Thomas cf, 1899-1911 74
  50. Paul Blair cf, 1964-1980 74
  51. Curt Flood cf, 1956-1971 72
  52. Ray Lankford cf, 1990-2004 72
  53. Al Oliver cf, 1968-1985 71
  54. George Van Haltren cf, 1887-1903 70
  55. Fielder Jones cf, 1896-1915 70
  56. Eric Davis cf, 1984-2001 68
  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 58
  63. Willie McGee cf, 1982-1999 58
  64. Mickey Rivers cf, 1970-1984 57
  65. Shane Victorino cf, 2003-2015 57
  66. Dom DiMaggio cf, 1940-1953 55
  67. Marquis Grissom cf, 1989-2005 54
  68. Rick Monday cf, 1966-1984 54
  69. Lance Johnson cf, 1987-2000 54
  70. Grady Sizemore cf, 2004-2015 53
  71. Jim Piersall cf, 1950-1967 52
  72. Ginger Beaumont cf, 1899-1910 52
  73. Dummy Hoy cf, 1888-1902 52
  74. Dave Henderson cf, 1981-1994 52
  75. Chick Stahl cf, 1897-1906 52
  76. Josh Hamilton cf, 2007-2015 51
  77. Bobby Thomson cf, 1946-1960 51
  78. Tommie Agee cf, 1962-1973 49
  79. Jacoby Ellsbury cf, 2007-2016 49
  80. Tony Gonzalez cf, 1960-1971 48
  81. Coco Crisp cf, 2002-2016 48
  82. Bill North cf, 1971-1981 47
  83. Vernon Wells cf, 1999-2013 47
  84. Lloyd Moseby cf, 1980-1991 46
  85. Baby Doll Jacobson cf, 1915-1927 46
  86. Amos Strunk cf, 1908-1924 45
  87. Lorenzo Cain cf, 2010-2016 45
  88. Carlos Gomez cf, 2007-2016 44
  89. Sam West cf, 1927-1942 44
  90. Adam Jones cf, 2006-2016 44
  91. Marlon Byrd cf, 2002-2016 44
  92. Michael Bourn cf, 2006-2016 43
  93. Bill Lange cf, 1893-1899 43
  94. Stan Spence cf, 1940-1949 42
  95. Denard Span cf, 2008-2016 42
  96. Matt Kemp cf, 2006-2016 42
  97. Johnny Mostil cf, 1918-1929 41
  98. Pete Reiser cf, 1940-1952 41
  99. Curt Welch cf, 1884-1893 40
  100. Jake Stenzel cf, 1890-1899 40
  101. Lip Pike cf, 1871-1887 40
  102. Al Bumbry cf, 1972-1985 40
  103. Austin Jackson cf, 2010-2016 39
  104. Matty Alou cf, 1960-1974 39
  105. Carl Everett cf, 1993-2006 38
  106. Dode Paskert cf, 1907-1921 38
  107. Mookie Betts cf, 2014-2016 37
  108. Jerry Mumphrey cf, 1974-1988 37
  109. Ruppert Jones cf, 1976-1987 37
  110. Mark Kotsay cf, 1997-2013 37
  111. Gary Pettis cf, 1982-1992 36
  112. Gorman Thomas cf, 1973-1986 36
  113. Barney McCosky cf, 1939-1953 35
  114. Aaron Rowand cf, 2001-2011 35
  115. Kevin Kiermaier cf, 2013-2016 35
  116. Bill Bruton cf, 1953-1964 35
  117. Lloyd Waner cf, 1927-1945 35
  118. Mack Jones cf, 1961-1971 34
  119. Johnny Bates cf, 1906-1914 34
  120. Jim Landis cf, 1957-1967 34
  121. Roberto Kelly cf, 1987-2000 34
  122. Happy Felsch cf, 1915-1920 33
  123. Melky Cabrera cf, 2005-2016 33
  124. Mookie Wilson cf, 1980-1991 33
  125. A.J. Pollock cf, 2012-2016 32
  126. Franklin Gutierrez cf, 2005-2016 31
  127. Adam Eaton cf, 2012-2016 31
  128. Milton Bradley cf, 2000-2011 31
  129. David DeJesus cf, 2003-2015 31
  130. Angel Pagan cf, 2006-2016 31
  131. Colby Rasmus cf, 2009-2016 30
  132. Jimmy Barrett cf, 1899-1908 30
  133. Chris Young cf, 2006-2016 30
  134. Bug Holliday cf, 1889-1898 29
  135. Solly Hofman cf, 1903-1916 29
  136. Ron LeFlore cf, 1974-1982 29
  137. Tom Brown cf, 1882-1898 29
  138. Terry Moore cf, 1935-1948 28
  139. Vic Davalillo cf, 1963-1980 28
  140. Johnny Cooney cf, 1921-1944 28
  141. Ned Hanlon cf, 1880-1892 28
  142. Michael Brantley cf, 2009-2016 28
  143. Jimmie Hall cf, 1963-1970 27
  144. Darryl Hamilton cf, 1988-2001 27
  145. Fred Snodgrass cf, 1908-1916 27
  146. Dexter Fowler cf, 2008-2016 26
  147. Ira Flagstead cf, 1917-1930 26
  148. Elliott Maddox cf, 1970-1980 26
  149. Lee Mazzilli cf, 1976-1989 26
  150. Wally Judnich cf, 1940-1949 26
  151. B.J. Upton cf, 2004-2016 26
  152. Sam Chapman cf, 1938-1951 26
  153. Del Unser cf, 1968-1982 26
  154. Gary Matthews cf, 1999-2010 25
  155. Otis Nixon cf, 1983-1999 25
  156. Hank Leiber cf, 1933-1942 25
  157. Bobby Tolan cf, 1965-1979 25
  158. Vince DiMaggio cf, 1937-1946 25
  159. Ender Inciarte cf, 2014-2016 25
  160. Adolfo Phillips cf, 1964-1972 25
  161. Steve Brodie cf, 1890-1902 25
  162. Jarrod Dyson cf, 2010-2016 24
  163. Johnny Frederick cf, 1929-1934 24
  164. Mike Devereaux cf, 1987-1998 24
  165. Juan Pierre cf, 2000-2013 24
  166. Jim Busby cf, 1950-1962 24
  167. Jim McTamany cf, 1885-1891 24
  168. Bill Virdon cf, 1955-1968 24
  169. Charlie Hemphill cf, 1899-1911 24
  170. Emmet Heidrick cf, 1898-1908 24
  171. Rick Miller cf, 1971-1985 24
  172. Jimmy Slagle cf, 1899-1908 23
  173. Darrin Jackson cf, 1985-1999 23
  174. Mickey Stanley cf, 1964-1978 23
  175. Brian McRae cf, 1990-1999 23
  176. Cesar Geronimo cf, 1969-1983 23
  177. Albie Pearson cf, 1958-1966 22
  178. Lyman Bostock cf, 1975-1978 22
  179. Ken Berry cf, 1962-1975 22
  180. Jay Payton cf, 1998-2010 22
  181. Dave May cf, 1967-1978 21
  182. Harry Rice cf, 1923-1933 21
  183. Dave Eggler cf, 1871-1885 21
  184. Mike Kreevich cf, 1931-1945 21
  185. Juan Lagares cf, 2013-2016 21
  186. Rube Oldring cf, 1905-1918 21
  187. Dutch Zwilling cf, 1910-1916 20
  188. Gus Bell cf, 1950-1964 20
  189. Fred Schulte cf, 1927-1937 20
  190. Craig Gentry cf, 2009-2016 20
  191. Eddie Milner cf, 1980-1988 19
  192. Cameron Maybin cf, 2007-2016 19
  193. Ping Bodie cf, 1911-1921 19
  194. Don Lock cf, 1962-1969 19
  195. Harry Walker cf, 1940-1955 18
  196. Jackie Brandt cf, 1956-1967 18
  197. Goody Rosen cf, 1937-1946 18
  198. Taylor Douthit cf, 1923-1933 17
  199. Leonys Martin cf, 2011-2016 17
  200. Don Demeter cf, 1956-1967 17

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

Carlos Beltran Photo
  1. Carlos Beltran
  2. Mike Trout
  3. Curtis Granderson
  4. Andrew McCutchen
  5. Shane Victorino

Retired but Not Yet Eligible

Andruw Jones Photo
  1. Andruw Jones
  2. Johnny Damon
  3. Torii Hunter
  4. Vernon Wells
  5. Mark Kotsay