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San Francisco Giants: Top Ten Catchers in Team History

Jul 19, 2016; Boston, MA, USA; San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey (28) swings during the second inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
Jul 19, 2016; Boston, MA, USA; San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey (28) swings during the second inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
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Jun 15, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Detail view of a ball in a glove before the Pittsburgh Pirates host the Chicago White Sox at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 15, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Detail view of a ball in a glove before the Pittsburgh Pirates host the Chicago White Sox at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

6. Harry Danning (1933-1942)

Wins Above Replacement: 15.5

Danning played ten seasons with the Giants. His went to four straight All-Star games from 1938-1941. His best season was 1939, where he had a slashline of .313/.359/.479 for an OPS of .838. Danning finished every season from 1937 to 1941 among the finalists for the Most Valuable Player award, finishing as high as seventh in 1940. He also played in two World Series in 1936 and 1937.

Overall, he played 890 career games at catcher in New York and had a career slashline with the Giants of .285/.330/.415 for an OPS of .745.

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