If you used Play Index and ran a query listing all players who caught at least 1,000 games in the major leagues ranked by their career WAR, you would get this list.
But, if you then took the results and dumped them into Excel and then calculated the players' WAR per Game Played, and ranked them by that ratio, you would get this "Top 25."
Here is the chart:
I never thought that Thurman Munson had much of a Hall of Fame chance - despite winning the ROY, MVP, Gold Glove, World Series Rings and being an All-Star - because his career was too short. And, that's probably still the case. But, in terms of the games he did play, when he did play, according to WAR, he was one of the best catchers of all-time.
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