Lou Gehrig's Games as Hitter Overview

During Lou Gehrig's 17-year Major League Baseball career, he had 2164 games as hitter, an average of 127.294 games as hitter per season. 1937 was his best season with 157 games as hitter and his worst season was 1939 when he had 8 games as hitter. Lou Gehrig is middlin' tier compared to similar player cohorts career totals, not clearly beating or being beat by USA (677.851), The Greatest Generation (617.434), mlb (676.695), 1B (802.672), and Y (2052.9) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

The number of games the player had at least one offensive appeareance. Generally, for Games as Hitter, higher is better. (Source)

Lou Gehrig's Games as Hitter Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Lou Gehrig's yearly Games as Hitter for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison, are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, 1B, 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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Lou Gehrig's Cumulative Games as Hitter by Season

This line chart attempts to show shows Lou Gehrig's progression over their entire career. Each year on the chart represents Lou Gehrig's career total Games as Hitter at the end of that season.
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Lou Gehrig's Games as Hitter Per Season Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Lou Gehrig and related player groups by summarizing Games as Hitter for each season played by Lou Gehrig. 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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Lou Gehrig's Season Games as Hitter Stats Table

This table shows Lou Gehrig's Games as Hitter 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, 1B, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each group for each year of Lou Gehrig'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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