Hank Aaron and Willie Mays Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Hank Aaron or Willie Mays? It is a simple question that does not always have a simple answer. I assume that if you are here, you have questions about who is best in your match up or you need help changing someone's mind. I can't guarantee it will work, but good luck nonetheless.

If you are less interested in a Hank Aaron vs. Willie Mays comparison and are more interested to see if one is tracking the other, then you are in luck! Click the “View Charts” link in the stat box to see how they compare over their careers. The data table and charts on these pages visualize how each player has progressed through their careers. They also summarizes both players' career performance.

Hank Aaron Willie Mays
Bats Right Right
Throws Right Right
Position Right Field Center Field
Generation The Silent Generation The Silent Generation
Hall of Fame Yes Yes

Hitting Stats for Hank Aaron and Willie Mays

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162 Game Avg.
23
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
22
1
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162 Game Avg.
3298
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
2992
162
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162 Game Avg.verified
13940
684.742
Career
162 Game Avg.
12493
676.426
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162 Game Avg.verified
12364
607.328
Career
162 Game Avg.
10881
589.145
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.305
0.305
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.302
0.302
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.934
0.934
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.948
0.948
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162 Game Avg.verified
3771
185.234
Career
162 Game Avg.
3283
177.756
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162 Game Avg.verified
2294
112.683
Career
162 Game Avg.
1960
106.123
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162 Game Avg.verified
624
30.651
Career
162 Game Avg.
523
28.318
Career
162 Game Avg.
98
4.814
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162 Game Avg.verified
140
7.580
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162 Game Avg.verified
755
37.086
Career
162 Game Avg.
660
35.735
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162 Game Avg.verified
1477
72.551
Career
162 Game Avg.
1323
71.633
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.061
0.061
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.061
0.061
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.200
0.200
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.201
0.201
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162 Game Avg.
2507.850
123.188
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2316.750
125.439
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162 Game Avg.verified
6856
336.771
Career
162 Game Avg.
6066
328.440
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162 Game Avg.
5205
255.673
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
4791
259.406
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.373
0.373
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.383
0.383
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.555
0.555
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.557
0.557
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.928
0.928
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.941
0.941
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.250
0.250
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.256
0.256
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.307
0.307
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.312
0.312
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.948
0.948
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.995
0.995
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.291
0.291
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.299
0.299
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162 Game Avg.
2174
106.788
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2062
111.646
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162 Game Avg.verified
2297
112.830
Career
162 Game Avg.
1903
103.037
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162 Game Avg.verified
3716
182.533
Career
162 Game Avg.
3305
178.947
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162 Game Avg.
2493.810
122.498
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2298.070
124.428
Career
162 Game Avg.
32
1.572
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162 Game Avg.verified
44
2.382
Career
162 Game Avg.
1402
68.867
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162 Game Avg.verified
1464
79.267
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162 Game Avg.verified
293
14.392
Career
162 Game Avg.
192
10.396
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162 Game Avg.verified
1383
67.934
Career
162 Game Avg.
1526
82.624
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162 Game Avg.verified
10.080
10.080
Career
162 Game Avg.
8.187
8.187
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.014
1.014
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.959
0.959
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162 Game Avg.verified
21
1.032
Career
162 Game Avg.
13
0.704
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162 Game Avg.verified
121
5.944
Career
162 Game Avg.
91
4.927
Career
162 Game Avg.
328
16.112
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162 Game Avg.verified
251
13.590
Career
162 Game Avg.
240
11.789
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162 Game Avg.verified
338
18.301
Career
162 Game Avg.
73
3.586
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162 Game Avg.verified
103
5.577
Career
162 Game Avg.
313
15.375
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162 Game Avg.verified
441
23.878
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.767
0.767
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.766
0.766

Fielding Stats for Hank Aaron and Willie Mays

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162 Game Avg.verified
23
1.234
Career
162 Game Avg.
22
1.217
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162 Game Avg.
3020
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
2929
162
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162 Game Avg.verified
2977
159.693
Career
162 Game Avg.
2666
147.454
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162 Game Avg.verified
78414
4206.310
Career
162 Game Avg.
71009
3927.440
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162 Game Avg.verified
26138
1402.100
Career
162 Game Avg.
23669.700
1309.150
Career
162 Game Avg.
7436
398.885
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162 Game Avg.verified
7752
428.755
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162 Game Avg.verified
429
23.013
Career
162 Game Avg.
233
12.887
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162 Game Avg.verified
144
7.725
Career
162 Game Avg.
156
8.628
Career
162 Game Avg.
8009
429.622
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162 Game Avg.verified
8141
450.270
Career
162 Game Avg.
7865
421.897
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162 Game Avg.verified
7985
441.642
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.982
0.982
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.981
0.981
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.604
2.604
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162 Game Avg.verified
2.726
2.726
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162 Game Avg.verified
218
11.694
Career
162 Game Avg.
121
6.692
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Pitching Stats for Hank Aaron and Willie Mays

Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0