Catchers are the most injured players in baseball because of the wear and tear that catching puts on their body. Some of the best
Joe Mauer
Joe Mauer
catchers currently active in Major League Baseball (MLB) are Joe Mauer, Buster Posey, Brian McCann, and Yadier Molina,
Buster Posey
Buster Posey
just to name a few. Some of the best ever are Johnny Bench and Yogi Berra. Without a decent catcher who is good at calling a game, it is very difficult to be a solid team. Look at the defending champion San Francisco Giants, with the Rookie of The Year at catcher in Buster Posey. A catcher doesn't necessarily have to be a great hitter to play in the MLB, he just has to be good at calling a game.

Catching Pages:

MLB Catchers
History of Catching
Development of Catching
Responsibilties of Catching