Top five catchers in Philadelphia Phillies franchise history

PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 10: Former Phillies catcher and Wall of Fame inductee, Mike Leiberthal addresses the crowd as he is watched by (L-R) Larry Bowa, Tony Taylor, his four year old son Merek and Greg Luzinski during ceremonies before the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citizens Bank Park on August 10, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 10: Former Phillies catcher and Wall of Fame inductee, Mike Leiberthal addresses the crowd as he is watched by (L-R) Larry Bowa, Tony Taylor, his four year old son Merek and Greg Luzinski during ceremonies before the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citizens Bank Park on August 10, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images) /
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CLEARWATER, FL – MARCH 3: Outfielder Marcus Thames #33 of the Detroit Tigers slides through home plate against catcher Mike Lieberthal #24 of the Philadelphia Phillies during MLB Spring Training action at the Bright House Networks Field on March 3, 2005 in Clearwater, Florida. The Detroit Tigers defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 9-1. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) /

1 – Mike Lieberthal (1994 – 2006)

Lieberthal’s accomplishments may be somewhat forgotten considering most of his career was during a down period in franchise history. However, the two-time All-Star had seven seasons with ten or more home runs and four with 30 or more doubles. He set career highs in doubles (33), home runs (31) and RBI (96) in 1999 while also winning his only Gold Glove Award. Lieberthal ranks first among Phillies catchers in hits, doubles and home runs and second in games, RBI and runs.

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Lieberthal left in free agency for the Dodgers in 2007 and retired after that season.

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