Babe Ruth Career ERA Overview
Babe Ruth's ERA was 2.28 for his 10-year Major League Baseball career.
1916 was his best season when his ERA was 1.75 and his worst season was 1921
when his ERA was 9. Babe Ruth outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals,
besting USA (4.3461226399548), The Lost Generation (3.9563621656756), Y (3.0750522047158), mlb (4.3614031148122), and RF (3.9989417361439) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that
visualize this information in more detail.
Earned run average (ERA) is a metric that shows how many earned runs on average, a pitcher or team's pitcher, gives up over the course of nine innings. It is calculated by dividing earned runs by innings pitched then multiplying the result by 9. Generally, for ERA, lower is better. (Source
Babe Ruth Lifetime ERA and Similar Stats
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|Babe RuthERA||Babe RuthComponent ERA||Babe RuthDefense Independent ERA|
|162 Game Avg.||2.28||2.36||3.46|
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Babe Ruth ERA By Year Line Chart
This line chart shows Babe Ruth's yearly ERA
for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison,
are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, RF, and players from their
country of birth. For these groups, averages are calculated for each group's performance for the defined year.
Babe Ruth ERA By Year Change
This waterfall chart attempts to show how Babe Ruth's career ERA changed per season.
This data is cumulative for each season, each column represents the career ERA Babe Ruth
had at that season in his career.
Babe Ruth ERA By Year Box Chart
This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Babe Ruth and related player groups by summarizing ERA
for each season played by Babe Ruth. 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!
Babe Ruth ERA Per Season Stats Table
This table shows Babe Ruth ERA 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,
RF, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each
group for each year of Babe Ruth 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.