Ernie Banks and Cal Ripken Jr. Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Ernie Banks or Cal Ripken Jr.? 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 Ernie Banks vs. Cal Ripken Jr. 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.

Ernie Banks Cal Ripken Jr.
Bats Right Right
Throws Right Right
Position First Base Shortstop
Generation The Silent Generation Baby Boomers
Hall of Fame Yes Yes

Hitting Stats for Ernie Banks and Cal Ripken Jr.

Seasons Hitting

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Games as Hitter

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Plate Appearances

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

At Bats

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batting Average

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Equivalent Average

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Hits

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Singles

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Doubles

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Triples

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Extra Base Hits

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs Per at Bat

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs Per Hit

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Base Runs

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Total Bases

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Times on Base

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

On Base Pct

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Slugging Pct

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

On Base Plus Slugging (OPS)

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Isolated Power

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Gross Production Average

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Total Average

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batting Average on Balls in Play

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Batted In (RBI)

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Produced

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Created

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Hit By Pitch

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Walked

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Intentionally Walked

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Strikeouts

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Plate Appearance per Strikout

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Walks Per Strikeout

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Sacrifice Hit by Batter

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Sacrifice Fly by Batter

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Grounds into Double Play (GIDP)

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Stolen Bases

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Caught Stealing

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Stolen Base Attempts

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Stolen Base Pct

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Fielding Stats for Ernie Banks and Cal Ripken Jr.

Seasons Fielding

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Games Played as Fielder

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Starts as Fielder

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Played Outs

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Inning Played

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Putouts

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Assists

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Errors

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Total Chances

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Chances Accepted

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Fielding Pct

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Range Factor

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Double Plays

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Passed Balls

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Wild Pitch as Fielder

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Stolen Base Allowed

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Catcher Caught Stealing

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Pitching Stats for Ernie Banks and Cal Ripken Jr.

Seasons Pitched

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Games Played as Pitcher

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Starts

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Wins

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Loses

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Win Pct

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Complete Games

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Shutouts

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Saves

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Earned Runs

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Earned Run Avg (ERA)

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Component ERA

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Defense Independent ERA

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Opposing Batting Average

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Pitched Outs

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Innings Pitched

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Hits Allowed

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs Allowed

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs Allowed Per 9 Innings

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Walks Allowed

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Intentional Walks Allowed

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Strikeouts Thrown

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Strikeouts Thrown Per 9 Innings

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Strikeouts Thrown Per Game

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Power Finesse Ratio

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Wild Pitches

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Pitcher Hits Batsman

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Balks

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batters Faced

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Games Finished

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Allowed

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Allowed Per 9 Innings

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Sacrifice Hits

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Sacrifice Flies

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Double Plays Enabled

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.

Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP)

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.