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Yogi Berra vs Jorge Posada Comparison

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Yogi Berra vs Jorge Posada Comparison

Head-to-head comparison of MLB Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra and Jorge Posada that includes stats, World Series, and awards.  Go to our Player Comparison page to check out other comparisons.

Position, Height, and Career Salary

Position

Yogi Berra – Catcher
Jorge Posada – Catcher

Height

Yogi Berra – 5’7″
Jorge Posada – 6’2″

World Series and Seasons Played

World Series 

Yogi Berra – 10 (1947, 1949–1953, 1956, 1958, 1961, 1962) (Won 3 more as a coach) images images images images images images images images images images
Jorge Posada – 4 (1998–2000, 2009) images images images images

Teams

Yogi Berra – 2 (Yankees and Mets) images images
Jorge Posada – 1 (New York Yankees) images

Seasons Played

Yogi Berra – 19 (1946-1963, 1965) images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images
Jorge Posada – 17 (1995-2011) images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images

Awards and Honors

Hall of Fame

Yogi Berra – Yes (85.61% of vote in 1972)
Jorge Posada – No

Number Retired

Yogi Berra – Yes (Yankees 8)
Jorge Posada – Yes (Yankees 20)

MVP

Yogi Berra – 3 (1951, 1954, 1955) images images images
Jorge Posada – 0

World Series MVP

Yogi Berra – 0
Jorge Posada – 0

Rookie of the Year

Yogi Berra – 0
Jorge Posada – 0

Gold Gloves

Yogi Berra – 0*
Jorge Posada – 0

All Star Games

Yogi Berra – 18 (1948–1961², 1962²) images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images
Jorge Posada – 5 (2000–2003, 2007) images images images images images

* The Gold Glove Award didn’t start until 1957, which was right in the middle of Berra’s career.  There’s a good chance he would’ve won at least one during his career.

Regular Season Career Stats (Offense)

A baseball next to the player represents the winner of the comparison.  A baseball next to both players means a tie.

Games

Yogi Berra – 2,120 images
Jorge Posada – 1,829

At Bats

Yogi Berra – 7,555 images
Jorge Posada – 6,092

Plate Appearances

Yogi Berra – 8,359 images
Jorge Posada – 7,150

Batting Average

Yogi Berra – .285 images
Jorge Posada – .273

Home Runs

Yogi Berra – 358 images
Jorge Posada – 275

RBIs

Yogi Berra – 1,430 images
Jorge Posada – 1,065

Hits

Yogi Berra – 2,150 images
Jorge Posada – 1,664

Runs

Yogi Berra – 1,175 images
Jorge Posada – 900

Doubles

Yogi Berra – 321
Jorge Posada – 379 images

On Base Percentage

Yogi Berra – .348
Jorge Posada – .374 images

Slugging Percentage

Yogi Berra – .482 images
Jorge Posada – .474

On-Base + Slugging Percentage

Yogi Berra – .830
Jorge Posada – .848 images

WAR

Yogi Berra – 59.5 images
Jorge Posada – 42.7

Regular Season Career Stats (Defense)

A baseball next to the player represents the winner of the comparison.  A baseball next to both players means a tie.

Games

Yogi Berra – 1,699 images
Jorge Posada – 1,617

Games Started

Yogi Berra – 1,641 images
Jorge Posada – 1,476

Innings 

Yogi Berra – 12,436 2/3
Jorge Posada – 13,188 2/3 images

Fielding Percentage

Yogi Berra – .989
Jorge Posada – .992 images

Double Plays

Yogi Berra – 175 images
Jorge Posada – 104

Putouts

Yogi Berra – 8,738
Jorge Posada – 10,207 images

Chances

Yogi Berra – 10,165
Jorge Posada – 11,014 images

Assists

Yogi Berra – 819 images
Jorge Posada – 715

Errors

Yogi Berra – 110
Jorge Posada – 92 images

Playoff Career Stats

Games

Yogi Berra – 75
Jorge Posada – 125 images

At Bats

Yogi Berra – 259
Jorge Posada – 416 images

Plate Appearances

Yogi Berra – 295
Jorge Posada – 492 images

Batting Average

Yogi Berra – .274 images
Jorge Posada – .248

Home Runs

Yogi Berra – 12 images
Jorge Posada – 11

RBIs

Yogi Berra – 39 images
Jorge Posada – 42

Hits

Yogi Berra – 71
Jorge Posada – 103 images

Runs

Yogi Berra – 41
Jorge Posada – 53 images

On Base Percentage

Yogi Berra – .359 images
Jorge Posada – .358

Doubles

Yogi Berra – 10
Jorge Posada – 23 images

Slugging Percentage

Yogi Berra – .452 images
Jorge Posada – .387

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