Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Hank Aaron or Babe Ruth? 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. Babe Ruth 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 Babe Ruth
Bats Right Left
Throws Right Left
Position Right Field Right Field
Generation The Silent Generation The Lost Generation
Hall of Fame Yes Yes

Hitting Stats for Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth

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162 Game Avg.
23
1
Career
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22
1
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3298
162
Career
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2503
162
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162 Game Avg.
13940
684.742
Career
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10616
687.092
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12364
607.328
Career
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8398
543.538
Career
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0.305
0.305
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0.342
0.342
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.934
0.934
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1.119
1.119
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162 Game Avg.
3771
185.234
Career
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2873
185.947
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2294
112.683
Career
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1517
98.184
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162 Game Avg.
624
30.651
Career
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506
32.750
Career
162 Game Avg.
98
4.814
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136
8.802
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162 Game Avg.
755
37.086
Career
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714
46.212
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162 Game Avg.
1477
72.551
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1356
87.763
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.061
0.061
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.085
0.085
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.200
0.200
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0.249
0.249
Career
162 Game Avg.
2507.850
123.188
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2696.500
174.524
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6856
336.771
Career
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5793
374.936
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162 Game Avg.
5205
255.673
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
4978
322.188
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.373
0.373
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.469
0.469
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.555
0.555
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0.690
0.690
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.928
0.928
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1.159
1.159
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.250
0.250
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0.348
0.348
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.307
0.307
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0.383
0.383
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.948
0.948
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.421
1.421
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.291
0.291
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.340
0.340
Career
162 Game Avg.
2174
106.788
Career
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2174
140.706
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162 Game Avg.
2297
112.830
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2217
143.489
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162 Game Avg.
3716
182.533
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
3677
237.984
Career
162 Game Avg.
2493.810
122.498
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2621.550
169.673
Career
162 Game Avg.
32
1.572
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43
2.783
Career
162 Game Avg.
1402
68.867
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162 Game Avg.verified
2062
133.458
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293
14.392
Babe Ruth
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0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1383
67.934
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1330
86.081
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10.080
10.080
Career
162 Game Avg.
7.982
7.982
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.014
1.014
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1.550
1.550
Career
162 Game Avg.
21
1.032
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113
7.314
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162 Game Avg.verified
121
5.944
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
328
16.112
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2
0.129
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240
11.789
Career
162 Game Avg.
123
7.961
Career
162 Game Avg.
73
3.586
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117
7.573
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162 Game Avg.
313
15.375
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
240
15.533
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0.767
0.767
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.513
0.512

Fielding Stats for Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth

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23
1.234
Career
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22
1.463
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3020
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
2436
162
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2977
159.693
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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78414
4206.310
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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26138
1402.100
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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7436
398.885
Career
162 Game Avg.
4787
318.347
Career
162 Game Avg.
429
23.013
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569
37.840
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144
7.725
Career
162 Game Avg.
179
11.904
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8009
429.622
Career
162 Game Avg.
5535
368.091
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7865
421.897
Career
162 Game Avg.
5356
356.187
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0.982
0.982
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.968
0.968
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2.604
2.604
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.199
2.199
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218
11.694
Career
162 Game Avg.
86
5.719
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Pitching Stats for Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth

Hank Aaron
Career
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0
0
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10
2.187
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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163
35.640
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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148
32.360
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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94
20.553
Hank Aaron
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0
0
Career
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46
10.058
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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0.671
0.671
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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107
23.396
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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17
3.717
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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4
0.875
Hank Aaron
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0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
309
67.563
Hank Aaron
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0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.277
2.277
Hank Aaron
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0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.364
2.364
Hank Aaron
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.462
3.462
Hank Aaron
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.215
0.215
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
3664
801.132
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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1221.330
267.044
Hank Aaron
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0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
974
212.965
Hank Aaron
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
7.177
7.177
Hank Aaron
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
10
2.187
Hank Aaron
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.074
0.074
Hank Aaron
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
441
96.424
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
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0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.250
3.250
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
488
106.701
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
3.596
3.596
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
2.994
2.994
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.761
0.761
Hank Aaron
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
25
5.466
Hank Aaron
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
29
6.341
Hank Aaron
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
4
0.875
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
5006
1094.560
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
11
2.405
Hank Aaron
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
398
87.023
Hank Aaron
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.933
2.933
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Hank Aaron
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.159
1.159