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 170
  7. Mike Trout cf, 2011-2020 167
  8. Carlos Beltran cf, 1998-2017 134
  9. Kenny Lofton cf, 1991-2007 132
  10. Billy Hamilton cf, 1888-1901 131
  11. Duke Snider cf, 1947-1964 129
  12. Andruw Jones cf, 1996-2012 127
  13. Jim Edmonds cf, 1993-2010 121
  14. Richie Ashburn cf, 1948-1962 120
  15. Jim Wynn cf, 1963-1977 110
  16. Chet Lemon cf, 1975-1990 109
  17. Willie Davis cf, 1960-1979 104
  18. Cesar Cedeno cf, 1970-1986 102
  19. Larry Doby cf, 1947-1959 101
  20. Mookie Betts cf, 2014-2020 101
  21. Paul Hines cf, 1872-1891 97
  22. Max Carey cf, 1910-1929 96
  23. Earl Averill cf, 1929-1941 96
  24. Fred Lynn cf, 1974-1990 94
  25. Kirby Puckett cf, 1984-1995 94
  26. Bernie Williams cf, 1991-2006 94
  27. Vada Pinson cf, 1958-1975 92
  28. Johnny Damon cf, 1995-2012 90
  29. Ellis Burks cf, 1987-2004 90
  30. Brett Butler cf, 1981-1997 90
  31. Lenny Dykstra cf, 1985-1996 87
  32. Dale Murphy cf, 1976-1993 87
  33. Andrew McCutchen cf, 2009-2020 87
  34. Edd Roush cf, 1913-1931 87
  35. Torii Hunter cf, 1997-2015 85
  36. Devon White cf, 1985-2001 85
  37. George Gore cf, 1879-1892 83
  38. Mike Cameron cf, 1995-2011 83
  39. Curtis Granderson cf, 2004-2019 83
  40. Willie Wilson cf, 1976-1994 83
  41. Wally Berger cf, 1930-1940 83
  42. Tommy Leach cf, 1898-1918 82
  43. Earle Combs cf, 1924-1935 79
  44. Steve Finley cf, 1989-2007 79
  45. Mike Griffin cf, 1887-1898 76
  46. Andy Van Slyke cf, 1983-1995 76
  47. Hack Wilson cf, 1923-1934 76
  48. Amos Otis cf, 1967-1984 75
  49. Cy Seymour cf, 1896-1913 75
  50. Roy Thomas cf, 1899-1911 75
  51. Paul Blair cf, 1964-1980 74
  52. Curt Flood cf, 1956-1971 72
  53. Al Oliver cf, 1968-1985 72
  54. Ray Lankford cf, 1990-2004 72
  55. Lorenzo Cain cf, 2010-2020 71
  56. Fielder Jones cf, 1896-1915 70
  57. Eric Davis cf, 1984-2001 69
  58. George Van Haltren cf, 1887-1903 68
  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 59
  64. Brady Anderson cf, 1988-2002 59
  65. Willie McGee cf, 1982-1999 58
  66. Shane Victorino cf, 2003-2015 58
  67. Mickey Rivers cf, 1970-1984 58
  68. Dom DiMaggio cf, 1940-1953 58
  69. Kevin Kiermaier cf, 2013-2020 57
  70. Michael Brantley cf, 2009-2020 56
  71. Marquis Grissom cf, 1989-2005 55
  72. Jim Piersall cf, 1950-1967 54
  73. Lance Johnson cf, 1987-2000 54
  74. Rick Monday cf, 1966-1984 54
  75. Grady Sizemore cf, 2004-2015 53
  76. Ginger Beaumont cf, 1899-1910 53
  77. Bobby Thomson cf, 1946-1960 52
  78. Dave Henderson cf, 1981-1994 52
  79. Chick Stahl cf, 1897-1906 52
  80. Jacoby Ellsbury cf, 2007-2017 52
  81. Dummy Hoy cf, 1888-1902 52
  82. Josh Hamilton cf, 2007-2015 52
  83. Sam West cf, 1927-1942 50
  84. Adam Jones cf, 2006-2019 50
  85. Tommie Agee cf, 1962-1973 49
  86. Tony Gonzalez cf, 1960-1971 48
  87. Denard Span cf, 2008-2018 48
  88. Pete Reiser cf, 1940-1952 48
  89. Bill North cf, 1971-1981 47
  90. Lloyd Moseby cf, 1980-1991 47
  91. Vernon Wells cf, 1999-2013 47
  92. Coco Crisp cf, 2002-2016 46
  93. Baby Doll Jacobson cf, 1915-1927 46
  94. Amos Strunk cf, 1908-1924 45
  95. Marlon Byrd cf, 2002-2016 45
  96. Bill Lange cf, 1893-1899 43
  97. Carlos Gomez cf, 2007-2019 42
  98. Michael Bourn cf, 2006-2016 42
  99. Lloyd Waner cf, 1927-1945 42
  100. Stan Spence cf, 1940-1949 42
  101. Matt Kemp cf, 2006-2020 42
  102. Curt Welch cf, 1884-1893 40
  103. Johnny Mostil cf, 1918-1929 40
  104. Lip Pike cf, 1871-1887 40
  105. Al Bumbry cf, 1972-1985 40
  106. Jake Stenzel cf, 1890-1899 40
  107. A.J. Pollock cf, 2012-2020 39
  108. Austin Jackson cf, 2010-2018 39
  109. Matty Alou cf, 1960-1974 39
  110. Carl Everett cf, 1993-2006 38
  111. Dode Paskert cf, 1907-1921 38
  112. Jerry Mumphrey cf, 1974-1988 37
  113. Ruppert Jones cf, 1976-1987 37
  114. Mark Kotsay cf, 1997-2013 37
  115. Barney McCosky cf, 1939-1953 36
  116. Gary Pettis cf, 1982-1992 36
  117. Gorman Thomas cf, 1973-1986 36
  118. Aaron Rowand cf, 2001-2011 35
  119. Bill Bruton cf, 1953-1964 35
  120. Mack Jones cf, 1961-1971 34
  121. Johnny Bates cf, 1906-1914 34
  122. Colby Rasmus cf, 2009-2018 34
  123. Jim Landis cf, 1957-1967 34
  124. Roberto Kelly cf, 1987-2000 34
  125. Adam Eaton cf, 2012-2020 34
  126. Happy Felsch cf, 1915-1920 33
  127. Melky Cabrera cf, 2005-2019 33
  128. Mookie Wilson cf, 1980-1991 33
  129. Ender Inciarte cf, 2014-2020 32
  130. Terry Moore cf, 1935-1948 32
  131. Jackie Bradley cf, 2013-2020 32
  132. Angel Pagan cf, 2006-2016 32
  133. David DeJesus cf, 2003-2015 32
  134. Franklin Gutierrez cf, 2005-2017 31
  135. Milton Bradley cf, 2000-2011 31
  136. Jimmy Barrett cf, 1899-1908 30
  137. Ron LeFlore cf, 1974-1982 30
  138. Chris Young cf, 2006-2018 29
  139. Bug Holliday cf, 1889-1898 29
  140. Solly Hofman cf, 1903-1916 29
  141. Tom Brown cf, 1882-1898 29
  142. Charlie Blackmon cf, 2011-2020 28
  143. Johnny Cooney cf, 1921-1944 28
  144. Vic Davalillo cf, 1963-1980 28
  145. Ned Hanlon cf, 1880-1892 28
  146. Dexter Fowler cf, 2008-2020 28
  147. Wally Judnich cf, 1940-1949 28
  148. Darryl Hamilton cf, 1988-2001 27
  149. Jimmie Hall cf, 1963-1970 27
  150. Fred Snodgrass cf, 1908-1916 27
  151. Melvin Upton cf, 2004-2016 26
  152. Johnny Frederick cf, 1929-1934 26
  153. Jarrod Dyson cf, 2010-2020 26
  154. Vince DiMaggio cf, 1937-1946 26
  155. Elliott Maddox cf, 1970-1980 26
  156. Lee Mazzilli cf, 1976-1989 26
  157. Ira Flagstead cf, 1917-1930 26
  158. Juan Lagares cf, 2013-2020 26
  159. Del Unser cf, 1968-1982 26
  160. Byron Buxton cf, 2015-2020 25
  161. Gary Matthews cf, 1999-2010 25
  162. Otis Nixon cf, 1983-1999 25
  163. Bobby Tolan cf, 1965-1979 25
  164. Sam Chapman cf, 1938-1951 25
  165. Adolfo Phillips cf, 1964-1972 25
  166. Steve Brodie cf, 1890-1902 25
  167. Juan Pierre cf, 2000-2013 25
  168. Mike Devereaux cf, 1987-1998 24
  169. Bill Virdon cf, 1955-1968 24
  170. Jim McTamany cf, 1885-1891 24
  171. Charlie Hemphill cf, 1899-1911 24
  172. Emmet Heidrick cf, 1898-1908 24
  173. Brian McRae cf, 1990-1999 24
  174. Jim Busby cf, 1950-1962 23
  175. Jimmy Slagle cf, 1899-1908 23
  176. Rick Miller cf, 1971-1985 23
  177. Darrin Jackson cf, 1985-1999 23
  178. Mickey Stanley cf, 1964-1978 23
  179. Mike Kreevich cf, 1931-1945 23
  180. Hank Leiber cf, 1933-1942 23
  181. Cesar Geronimo cf, 1969-1983 23
  182. Lyman Bostock cf, 1975-1978 23
  183. Albie Pearson cf, 1958-1966 22
  184. Ken Berry cf, 1962-1975 22
  185. Cameron Maybin cf, 2007-2020 22
  186. Dave Eggler cf, 1871-1885 21
  187. Dave May cf, 1967-1978 21
  188. Harry Rice cf, 1923-1933 21
  189. Jay Payton cf, 1998-2010 21
  190. Aaron Hicks cf, 2013-2020 21
  191. Gus Bell cf, 1950-1964 21
  192. Fred Schulte cf, 1927-1937 21
  193. Goody Rosen cf, 1937-1946 21
  194. Rube Oldring cf, 1905-1918 21
  195. Dutch Zwilling cf, 1910-1916 20
  196. Craig Gentry cf, 2009-2018 20
  197. Harry Walker cf, 1940-1955 20
  198. Odubel Herrera cf, 2015-2019 20
  199. Mitch Haniger cf, 2016-2019 20
  200. Enrique Hernandez cf, 2014-2020 19

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. Earl Averill
  4. Fred Lynn
  5. Kirby Puckett

Not in the Hall of Merit

  1. Chet Lemon
  2. Willie Davis
  3. Cesar Cedeno
  4. Fred Lynn
  5. Kirby Puckett

Active Center Fielders

Mike Trout Photo
  1. Mike Trout
  2. Mookie Betts
  3. Andrew McCutchen
  4. Lorenzo Cain
  5. Kevin Kiermaier

Retired but Not Yet Eligible

Carlos Beltran Photo
  1. Carlos Beltran
  2. Curtis Granderson
  3. Jacoby Ellsbury
  4. Denard Span
  5. Coco Crisp