4th Inning: Three Consecutive Seasons of .300 and 100 RBIs

Munson was  the first Catcher since Bill Dickey in the 1930s to deliver a 3 consecutive seasons of  a .300 average and 100 RBIs. To this day, no other American League Catcher has duplicated that achievement, leaving Dickey and Munson alone as the last two Catchers in the past century to accomplish the feat in the American League!

five times he hit for at least a .300 batting average with a Weighted Runs Created Plus (wRC+)of at least 120 (wRC+ measures how a player’s wRC compares with league average after controlling for park effects.  League average for position players is 100.)  Six times he exceeded 100 wRC+  

His career batting average was .292, higher than Hall of Fame Catchers Yogi Berra, Roy Campanella, Johnny Bench and Carlton Fisk.




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