About Putouts

During Albert Pujols's 21-year Major League Baseball career, he had 17460 putouts, an average of 831.429 putouts per season. 2005 was his best season with 1597 putouts and his worst season was 2017 when he had 38 putouts. Albert Pujols outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, besting D.R. (994.535), Gen X (1473.99), Y (6114.35), mlb (1481.83), and 1B (4369.66) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Putouts are awarded to defensive players who meet one of several criteria when an out is recorded by their team. These criteria include tagging a runner out, catching a batted or thrown ball and tagging a base for an out, catching a fly ball, catching a third strike, or being the closest player to a runner called out for interference. Generally, for Putouts, higher is better. (Source)

Albert Pujols's Putouts Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Albert Pujols's yearly Putouts 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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Albert Pujols's Cumulative Putouts by Season

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

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Albert Pujols and related player groups by summarizing Putouts for each season played by Albert Pujols. 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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Albert Pujols's Season Putouts Stats Table

This table shows Albert Pujols's Putouts 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 Albert Pujols'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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