Catchers are kinda badass by nature, but this one was particularly so. A teammate's teammate and a player's player, the 7-time All-Star was the first Yankee captain since Lou Gehrig, and the leader of the team's late '70s mini-dynasty. Unafraid to give (and take) hits behind the plate, Munson is one of the most beloved players in baseball history.
15. Thurman Munson