Pete Rose Career Strikeouts Overview

During Pete Rose's 24-year Major League Baseball career, he had a lifetime total of 1143 strikeouts, an average of 48 strikeouts per season. 1981 was his best season with 26 strikeouts and his worst season was 1965 when he had 76 strikeouts. Pete Rose underperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, not beating USA (305.465), The Silent Generation (356.887), Y (769.398), mlb (314.894), and 1B (401.211) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Strikeouts (K) are outs recorded because the player at bat accumulates 3 strikes before putting the ball in play, is walked, or hit by a pitch. Strikes are accumlated by swinging and missing a pitch, not swinging at a pitch in the strike zone, or by hitting a foul ball. Foul ball strkes however are not counted for a third strike unless the foul results from a bunt or is a foul tip caught by the catcher. Generally, for Strikeouts, lower is better. (Source)

Pete Rose Lifetime Strikeouts and Similar Stats

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Pete Rose Strikeouts By Year Line Chart

This line chart shows Pete Rose's yearly Strikeouts 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 Cumulative Strikeouts by Year

This line chart attempts to show show how Pete Rose's career Strikeouts progressed by year. Each year on the chart represents Pete Rose's career Strikeouts at the end of that season.
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Pete Rose Strikeouts By Year Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Pete Rose and related player groups by summarizing Strikeouts 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 Strikeouts Per Season Stats Table

This table shows Pete Rose Strikeouts 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 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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