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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Paul Molitor (1996) vs. Rod Carew (1985) vs. Tony Gwynn (1999) vs. Paul Waner (1942) vs. Zack Wheat (1927) vs. Wade Boggs (1997)
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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'
 group by player_ID
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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+
1Paul Molitor1996391617296609922541891131865672.341.390.468.8583092130910116
2Rod Carew19853912751844369124173239556447.280.371.345.7171538191999
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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
1Paul Molitor19963916172920510-15111.327373.7.506.5063.5-1.237$2,025,000
2Rod Carew198539127518101-9-6-12-1.21860.5.491.4931.4-1.515$875,000
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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
1Paul Molitor1996394711196.8117.367.341.278.390.352.468.447.858.799116.58717.41.6.835.230.12712.0
2Rod Carew198539342604.799.309.280.261.371.327.345.406.717.73399.5101.60.2.672.210.0652.9
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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
1Paul Molitor19963917.41.67613.315.4-12.1%1.001.71.60.9%4.7%-3.8%.520.8%27.12.40.9420.11.661
2Rod Carew1985391.60.25360.98.9-8.0%.990.40.50.9%17.5%-16.7%3.390.0%9.50.90.934.61.6112
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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
1Paul Molitor1996391.2%9.9%7.7%8.0%26%1.299.273.35.81.071.7181%23%3.6%12%
2Rod Carew1985390.4%9.1%12.4%4.3%18%0.739.4221.511.41.7376%
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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
1Paul Molitor19963912133%34018675%165210011510042354%4528172291230523
2Rod Carew1985397036%2395550%53000210301111676%297229271239
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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
1Paul Molitor19963972923.2%22533511001.66901572630300.0%1722112.2%853743.5%53310920.5%754560.0%462860.9%0
2Rod Carew19853951875.1%124122011.612062011014964.3%74810.8%422150.0%2904114.1%231460.9%261661.5%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
1Paul Molitor19963961721013.41126761.4%21.1%12.6%26.6%39.6%78.8%4.4%48.4%83.9%33.4%5.8%36916.5%102448.9%5533105216.1%11201
2Rod Carew198539
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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
1Wade Boggs1997393771300020000.429.429.429.857310000
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