About Home Runs

Home runs are hits where the player hits the ball and reaches home in a single play without the benefit of an error or fielders choice. Commonly this is done by the player hitting the ball over the outfield fence in fair territory but it can also occur with a well placed hit that stays inside the park. Generally, for Home Runs, higher is better. (Source)

Barry Bonds and Mike Trout's Home Runs Per Season Comparison Line Chart

This bar chart compares Barry Bonds's and Mike Trout’s Home Runs for each season of their Major League careers. The data is displayed by player season number instead of the season year to allow for better comparisons as the players progressed through their careers.
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Barry Bonds and Mike Trout's Per Season Home Runs Box Plot

This chart attempts to draw a comparison between Barry Bonds and Mike Trout by summarizing their Home Runs for each season they played. 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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Barry Bonds and Mike Trout's Cumulative Home Runs by Season

This line chart shows Barry Bonds and Mike Trout's cumulative Home Runs total by season for both their career. This graph attempts to compare yearly progression for both players to answer questions like who was better or is one tracking with the other.
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Barry Bonds and Mike Trout's Home Runs Comparison Data Table

This table shows Barry Bonds and Mike Trout's Home Runs statistics by season for their full MLB careers. Included with the raw season stats are the aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. The data is displayed by season number instead of by calendar year to allow for better comparisons as the players progressed through their careers. Because not all players have the same career lengths, seasons not completed will display "—"
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