Barry Bonds and Willie Mays Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Barry Bonds 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 Barry Bonds 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.

Barry Bonds Willie Mays
Bats Left Right
Throws Left Right
Position Left Field Center Field
Generation Baby Boomers The Silent Generation
Hall of Fame No Yes

Hitting Stats for Barry Bonds and Willie Mays

Career
162 Game Avg.
22
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
22
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
2986
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2992
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
12606
683.915
Career
162 Game Avg.
12493
676.426
Career
162 Game Avg.
9847
534.231
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
10881
589.145
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.298
0.298
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.302
0.302
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.046
1.046
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.948
0.948
Career
162 Game Avg.
2935
159.233
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3283
177.756
Career
162 Game Avg.
1495
81.109
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1960
106.123
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
601
32.606
Career
162 Game Avg.
523
28.318
Career
162 Game Avg.
77
4.178
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
140
7.580
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
762
41.341
Career
162 Game Avg.
660
35.735
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1440
78.125
Career
162 Game Avg.
1323
71.633
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.077
0.077
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.061
0.061
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.260
0.260
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.201
0.201
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2925.360
158.710
Career
162 Game Avg.
2316.750
125.439
Career
162 Game Avg.
5976
324.217
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
6066
328.440
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
5599
303.763
Career
162 Game Avg.
4791
259.406
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.444
0.444
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.383
0.383
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.607
0.607
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.557
0.557
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.051
1.051
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.941
0.941
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.309
0.309
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.256
0.256
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.352
0.352
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.312
0.312
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.268
1.268
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.995
0.995
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.285
0.285
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.299
0.299
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2227
120.822
Career
162 Game Avg.
2062
111.646
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1996
108.289
Career
162 Game Avg.
1903
103.037
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3461
187.770
Career
162 Game Avg.
3305
178.947
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2625.020
142.416
Career
162 Game Avg.
2298.070
124.428
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
106
5.751
Career
162 Game Avg.
44
2.382
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2558
138.780
Career
162 Game Avg.
1464
79.267
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
688
37.326
Career
162 Game Avg.
192
10.396
Career
162 Game Avg.
1539
83.496
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1526
82.624
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
8.191
8.191
Career
162 Game Avg.
8.187
8.187
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.662
1.662
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.959
0.959
Career
162 Game Avg.
4
0.217
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
13
0.704
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
91
4.937
Career
162 Game Avg.
91
4.927
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
165
8.952
Career
162 Game Avg.
251
13.590
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
514
27.886
Career
162 Game Avg.
338
18.301
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
141
7.650
Career
162 Game Avg.
103
5.577
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
655
35.536
Career
162 Game Avg.
441
23.878
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.785
0.785
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.766
0.766

Fielding Stats for Barry Bonds and Willie Mays

Career
162 Game Avg.verified
22
1.240
Career
162 Game Avg.
22
1.217
Career
162 Game Avg.
2874
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2929
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2810
158.393
Career
162 Game Avg.
2666
147.454
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
72889
4108.570
Career
162 Game Avg.
71009
3927.440
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
24296.300
1369.520
Career
162 Game Avg.
23669.700
1309.150
Career
162 Game Avg.
5637
317.743
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
7752
428.755
Career
162 Game Avg.
173
9.752
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
233
12.887
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
97
5.468
Career
162 Game Avg.
156
8.628
Career
162 Game Avg.
5907
332.962
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
8141
450.270
Career
162 Game Avg.
5810
327.495
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
7985
441.642
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.984
0.984
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.981
0.981
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.022
2.022
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.726
2.726
Career
162 Game Avg.
25
1.409
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
121
6.692
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Pitching Stats for Barry Bonds and Willie Mays

Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Barry Bonds
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0