Player Batting Comparison Finder

Data runs from 1871 to 2020. Stats relying on play-by-play data are complete back to 1973, mostly complete back to 1950, and somewhat complete back to 1916.

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George Sisler (1929) vs. Wade Boggs (1994) vs. Tony Gwynn (1996) vs. Zack Wheat (1924) vs. Rod Carew (1982) vs. Edd Roush (1929)
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   select                                 player_ID,
                name_common as player,
                CONCAT('/players/',LOWER(LEFT(bio.player_ID,1)),'/',bio.player_ID,'.shtml') as player_link,
                year_ID,
                min(year_ID) as year_min,
                max(year_ID) as year_max,
                if(min(year_ID)=max(year_ID), (IF(birth_baseball,year_ID - birth_baseball, NULL)), (IF(birth_baseball,concat(min(year_ID-birth_baseball),'-',max(year_ID-birth_baseball)), NULL))) as age,

                SUM(a.G) AS G, SUM(a.PA) AS PA, SUM(a.AB) AS AB, SUM(a.R) AS R, SUM(a.H) AS H, SUM(a.H - (a.2B + a.3B + a.HR)) as 1B, SUM(a.2B) AS 2B, SUM(a.3B) AS 3B, SUM(a.HR) AS HR, SUM(a.RBI) AS RBI, SUM(a.SB) AS SB, SUM(a.CS) AS CS, SUM(a.BB) AS BB, SUM(a.SO) AS SO,
ROUND(IF(SUM(a.AB) = 0, NULL, ROUND(SUM(a.H)  / SUM(a.AB),10)),3) as batting_avg, ROUND(IF(SUM(a.AB + IFNULL(a.BB,0) + IFNULL(a.HBP,0) + IFNULL(a.SF,0)) = 0, NULL, ROUND(SUM(a.H + IFNULL(a.BB,0) + IFNULL(a.HBP,0)) / SUM(a.AB + IFNULL(a.BB,0) + IFNULL(a.HBP,0) + IFNULL(a.SF,0)),10)),3) as onbase_perc, ROUND(IF(SUM(a.AB) = 0, NULL, ROUND(SUM(a.H + a.2B + (2 * a.3B) + (3 * a.HR)) / SUM(a.AB), 10)),3) as slugging_perc, ROUND(IF(SUM(a.AB + IFNULL(a.BB,0) + IFNULL(a.HBP,0) + IFNULL(a.SF,0)) = 0, NULL, ROUND(SUM(a.H + IFNULL(a.BB,0) + IFNULL(a.HBP,0)) / SUM(a.AB + IFNULL(a.BB,0) + IFNULL(a.HBP,0) + IFNULL(a.SF,0)),10)) + IF(SUM(a.AB) = 0, NULL, ROUND(SUM(a.H + a.2B + (2 * a.3B) + (3 * a.HR)) / SUM(a.AB), 10)),3) as onbase_plus_slugging ,
SUM(a.H + a.2B + (2 * a.3B) + (3 * a.HR)) AS TB, if(sum(a.GIDP is null and AB is not null)/count(*) < .30, SUM(a.GIDP), null) AS GIDP, SUM(a.HBP) AS HBP, SUM(a.SH) AS SH, SUM(a.SF) AS SF, SUM(a.IBB) AS IBB


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     join bio using (player_ID)
     
    where player_ID=? and year_ID >= ? and year_ID <= ? and team_ID != 'TOT'
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Rk Name Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB OPS+
1George Sisler1929361546866296720540827963317.326.363.424.78826742099
2Wade Boggs19943697434366611251911155216129.342.433.489.922179101243142
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Value

Value
Rk Name Year Age G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary
1George Sisler192936154686100-13-7-20-1.82120.3.489.4891.5-1.814
2Wade Boggs1994369743431-1031333.116494.5.531.5194.30.446$3,200,000
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Advanced

Advanced
Rk Name Year Age Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
1George Sisler192936444965.8116.333.326.297.363.361.424.433.788.79499.523-0.20.0.731.161.0993.0
2Wade Boggs199436258808.3108.345.342.268.433.339.489.426.922.766142.69127.02.4.964.317.1483.4
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Win Probability

Win Probability
Rk Name Year Age BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch cWPA cWPA+ cWPA- acLI cClutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
1George Sisler192936-0.40.06650.212.9-12.7%1.090.6-0.4-0.3%5.2%-5.5%1.07-0.1%14.51.30.934.60
2Wade Boggs19943627.02.44471.78.4-6.7%.982.4-0.71.4%5.9%-4.6%1.11-0.2%26.92.50.9631.82.315
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Ratio

Ratio
Rk Name Year Age HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
1George Sisler1929360.3%2.5%4.8%7.3%24%0.5237.0314.58.02.0589%
2Wade Boggs1994362.5%6.7%14.1%7.1%25%0.4812.633.36.70.841.0476%25%6.3%5%
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Baserunning

Baserunning
Rk Name Year Age ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
1George Sisler19293617027%2986746%361011301616631545%3719141046221011
2Wade Boggs1994368028%2162167%21000000611221543%3019897219315
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Situational

Situational
Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Rk Name Year Age PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % Opp DP % Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
1George Sisler19293664473.5%205000020112011020153592745.8%4268018.8%482960.4%261765.4%42
2Wade Boggs19943643470.5%12515051012.31110910165022100.0%941010.6%411536.6%2914716.2%191052.6%312167.7%0
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Pitches

Pitches
Rk Name Year Age PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
1George Sisler192936
2Wade Boggs19943642017604.1997655.9%40.3%3.6%22.5%33.6%59.7%1.5%33.4%94.0%7.8%7.9%33022.6%952316.9%7143111837.9%1410
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Postseason

Postseason
Rk Name Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1Tony Gwynn199636314130410011002.308.308.385.692500100
2Rod Carew198236521172310001144.176.333.235.569400000
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