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28. Brian McCann

Brian McCann was one of the top hitting Catchers in the National League for a long period of time.  From 2006 to 2011 McCann was named an All Star and in five of those years he was also a Silver Slugger.  He would show off good power with seven 20 Home Run seasons with 176 total as a Brave with 1,070 Hits for Atlanta.  McCann’s defense wasn’t always the best (he allowed a lot of stolen bases) but his above average offense more than made up for it.

27. Rabbit Maranville

Walter “Rabbit” Maranville was known for quite a few things, his sense of humor, his durability and defensive skills, the latter two, which ranked him on this list of all time Braves.

26. Dell Crandall

We have another member of the 1957 World Series Championship team with Del Crandall who would represent Milwaukee in eight All Star Games.  Crandall lost a couple of years early due to serving his country during the Korean War but upon his return stateside he established himself as one of the best defensive Catchers in baseball and an elite pitch caller who Pitchers trusted implicitly.  Crandall won four of the first Gold Gloves issued to Catchers in the National League (the first was win was issued to one person regardless of the league) and had that piece of hardware been issued before 1957, he would have probably won another four.  Crandall would lead all National League Catchers in Total Zone Runs six times and Fielding Percentage four times.

25. Johnny Logan

Johnny Logan was an excellent defensive Shortstop who would three times lead all of his National League peers in Total Zone Runs and was a three time leader in Fielding Percentage.  Logan was not the greatest hitter but he was an All Star four times who scrapped out four straight 150 Hit seasons (1953 to 1957) who helped the Milwaukee Braves win the 1957 World Series.