About Hits

During Don Mattingly's 14-year Major League Baseball career, he had 2153 hits, an average of 153.786 hits per season. 1986 was his best season with 238 hits and his worst season was 1982 when he had 2 hits. Don Mattingly is middlin' tier compared to similar player cohorts career totals, not clearly beating or being beat by USA (587.243), Baby Boomers (668.457), mlb (586.243), 1B (745.552), and Y (2268.49) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Base hits, commonly referred to as hits, is credited to a player when they reach or pass first without the benifit of a feilding error or fielders choice during an at bat. Generally, for Hits, higher is better. (Source)

Don Mattingly's Hits Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Don Mattingly's yearly Hits 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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Don Mattingly's Cumulative Hits by Season

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

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Don Mattingly and related player groups by summarizing Hits for each season played by Don Mattingly. 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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Don Mattingly's Season Hits Stats Table

This table shows Don Mattingly's Hits 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 Don Mattingly'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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