About Stolen Bases

During Roberto Clemente's 18-year Major League Baseball career, he had 83 stolen bases, an average of 4.6111 stolen bases per season. 1963 was his best season with 12 stolen bases and his worst season was 1957 when he had 0 stolen bases. Roberto Clemente is middlin' tier compared to similar player cohorts career totals, not clearly beating or being beat by P.R. (35.5733), The Silent Generation (34.7722), mlb (44.8743), RF (53.3624), and Y (207.659) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Stolen bases are the number of times a player or a team player safely advances one base they aren't entitled because of actions taken by the baserunner. This most frequently happens when a player decides to take the next base while the pitcher is pitching the ball. This is calculated over a given period of time. Generally, for Stolen Bases, higher is better. (Source)

Roberto Clemente's Stolen Bases Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Roberto Clemente's yearly Stolen Bases for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison, are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, RF, and players from their country of birth. For these groups, averages are calculated for each group's performance for the defined year.
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Roberto Clemente's Cumulative Stolen Bases by Season

This line chart attempts to show shows Roberto Clemente's progression over their entire career. Each year on the chart represents Roberto Clemente's career total Stolen Bases at the end of that season.
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Roberto Clemente's Stolen Bases Per Season Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Roberto Clemente and related player groups by summarizing Stolen Bases for each season played by Roberto Clemente. The box represents the middle 50% of the data for each player with the line in the box being the median value. The whiskers represent the ranges for the top and bottom 25% of the data. Review the spread and medians to draw your conclusions!
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Roberto Clemente's Season Stolen Bases Stats Table

This table shows Roberto Clemente's Stolen Bases stats per season for his full MLB career with the aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. Also included, for comparison, are season player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, RF, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each group for each year of Roberto Clemente's career.

Note: "—" indicate there were no players for comparison for a specific year. Most commonly this happens for the hall of fame group where there may not have been a hall of famer playing that year.
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