About Intentional Walks

Intentional walks (IBB) are walks issued to hitters to avoid risking a strong hitter from having a damaging at bat. Historically a pitcher would need to throw 4 intentional balls, however newer rules removes this requirement and batters can be walked without the pitches using a signal to the upmire. Generally, for Intentional Walks, higher is better. (Source)

Freddie Freeman and Anthony Rizzo's Intentional Walks Per Season Comparison Line Chart

This bar chart compares Freddie Freeman's and Anthony Rizzo’s Intentional Walks 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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Freddie Freeman and Anthony Rizzo's Per Season Intentional Walks Box Plot

This chart attempts to draw a comparison between Freddie Freeman and Anthony Rizzo by summarizing their Intentional Walks 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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Freddie Freeman and Anthony Rizzo's Cumulative Intentional Walks by Season

This line chart shows Freddie Freeman and Anthony Rizzo's cumulative Intentional Walks 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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Freddie Freeman and Anthony Rizzo's Intentional Walks Comparison Data Table

This table shows Freddie Freeman and Anthony Rizzo's Intentional Walks 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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