About Hits

During Pete Rose's 24-year Major League Baseball career, he had 4256 hits, an average of 177.333 hits per season. 1973 was his best season with 230 hits and his worst season was 1986 when he had 52 hits. Pete Rose outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, besting USA (587.243), The Silent Generation (627.975), Y (2268.49), mlb (586.243), and 1B (745.552) 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)

Pete Rose's Hits Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Pete Rose'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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Pete Rose's Cumulative Hits by Season

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

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

This table shows Pete Rose'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 Pete Rose'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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