About Times on Base
Times on base (TOB) is a count of instances where the player reached first base, second base, third base, or hit a home run. This is only counted for hits, walks, or hit by pitch and is not counted when the player reaches due to an error, a dropped third strike, a fielders choice, or fielder obstruction. Generally, for Times on Base, higher is better. (Source)
Cal Ripken Jr. and Brooks Robinson's Times on Base Per Season Comparison Line Chart
This bar chart compares Cal Ripken Jr.'s and Brooks Robinson’s Times on Base 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.
Cal Ripken Jr. and Brooks Robinson's Per Season Times on Base Box Plot
This chart attempts to draw a comparison between Cal Ripken Jr. and Brooks Robinson by summarizing their Times on Base 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!
Cal Ripken Jr. and Brooks Robinson's Cumulative Times on Base by Season
This line chart shows Cal Ripken Jr. and Brooks Robinson's cumulative Times on Base 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.
Cal Ripken Jr. and Brooks Robinson's Times on Base Comparison Data Table
This table shows Cal Ripken Jr. and Brooks Robinson's Times on Base 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 "—"