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.

Career
162 Game Avg.
19
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
21
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
2528
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
3001
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
10395
666.135
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
12883
695.450
Career
162 Game Avg.
9421
603.719
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
11551
623.546
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.274
0.274
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.276
0.276
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.834
0.834
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.798
0.798
Career
162 Game Avg.
2583
165.525
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3184
171.879
Career
162 Game Avg.
1574
100.866
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2106
113.686
Career
162 Game Avg.
407
26.082
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
603
32.551
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
90
5.767
Career
162 Game Avg.
44
2.375
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
512
32.810
Career
162 Game Avg.
431
23.266
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1009
64.659
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1078
58.193
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.054
0.054
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.037
0.037
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.198
0.198
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.135
0.135
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1537.630
98.535
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1729.270
93.349
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
4706
301.571
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
5168
278.979
Career
162 Game Avg.
3416
218.905
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
4379
236.387
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.329
0.329
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.340
0.340
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.500
0.500
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.447
0.447
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.828
0.828
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.787
0.787
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.225
0.225
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.172
0.172
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.273
0.273
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.265
0.265
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.785
0.785
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.731
0.731
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.267
0.267
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.277
0.277
Career
162 Game Avg.
1305
83.627
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1647
88.908
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1636
104.839
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1695
91.500
Career
162 Game Avg.
2429
155.656
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2911
157.142
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1525.680
97.769
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1770.050
95.551
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
70
4.486
Career
162 Game Avg.
66
3.563
Career
162 Game Avg.
763
48.895
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1129
60.946
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
198
12.688
Career
162 Game Avg.
107
5.776
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1236
79.206
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1305
70.447
Career
162 Game Avg.
8.410
8.410
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
9.872
9.872
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.617
0.617
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.865
0.865
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
45
2.884
Career
162 Game Avg.
10
0.540
Career
162 Game Avg.
96
6.152
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
127
6.856
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
50
3.204
Career
162 Game Avg.
36
1.943
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
53
3.396
Career
162 Game Avg.
39
2.105
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
103
6.601
Career
162 Game Avg.
75
4.049
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.485
0.485
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.480
0.480

Fielding Stats for Ernie Banks and Cal Ripken Jr.

Career
162 Game Avg.verified
19
1.243
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
21
1.143
Career
162 Game Avg.
2476
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2977
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
2425
158.663
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2958
160.966
Career
162 Game Avg.
64280
4205.720
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
77876
4237.790
Career
162 Game Avg.
21426.700
1401.910
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
25958.700
1412.600
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
14206
929.472
Career
162 Game Avg.
4112
223.764
Career
162 Game Avg.
4355
284.939
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
8214
446.983
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
261
17.077
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
294
15.999
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
18822
1231.490
Career
162 Game Avg.
12620
686.745
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
18561
1214.410
Career
162 Game Avg.
12326
670.746
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.986
0.986
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.977
0.977
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
7.496
7.496
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.140
4.140
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1742
113.976
Career
162 Game Avg.
1682
91.530
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Pitching Stats for Ernie Banks and Cal Ripken Jr.

Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ernie Banks
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0