Steve Carlton and Clayton Kershaw Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Steve Carlton or Clayton Kershaw? 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 Steve Carlton vs. Clayton Kershaw 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.

Steve Carlton Clayton Kershaw
Bats Left Left
Throws Left Left
Position Starting Pitcher Starting Pitcher
Generation The Silent Generation Millenial
Hall of Fame Yes No

Pitching Stats for Steve Carlton and Clayton Kershaw

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162 Game Avg.
24
1.126
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
14
1.261
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162 Game Avg.verified
741
34.750
Career
162 Game Avg.
379
34.135
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162 Game Avg.
709
33.250
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
376
33.865
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162 Game Avg.
329
15.429
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
185
16.662
Career
162 Game Avg.
244
11.443
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162 Game Avg.verified
84
7.566
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.574
0.574
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.688
0.688
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162 Game Avg.verified
254
11.912
Career
162 Game Avg.
25
2.252
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162 Game Avg.verified
55
2.579
Career
162 Game Avg.
15
1.351
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162 Game Avg.verified
2
0.094
Clayton Kershaw
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1864
87.415
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162 Game Avg.verified
679
61.155
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.215
3.215
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162 Game Avg.verified
2.490
2.490
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.197
3.197
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162 Game Avg.verified
2.192
2.192
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.531
3.531
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162 Game Avg.verified
2.648
2.648
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.240
0.240
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.209
0.209
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162 Game Avg.verified
15652
734.025
Career
162 Game Avg.
7364
663.248
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162 Game Avg.verified
5217.330
244.675
Career
162 Game Avg.
2454.670
221.083
Career
162 Game Avg.
4672
219.101
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162 Game Avg.verified
1859
167.433
Career
162 Game Avg.
8.059
8.059
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162 Game Avg.verified
6.816
6.816
Career
162 Game Avg.
414
19.415
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162 Game Avg.verified
196
17.653
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.714
0.714
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.719
0.719
Career
162 Game Avg.
1833
85.961
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606
54.580
Career
162 Game Avg.
150
7.035
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162 Game Avg.verified
27
2.432
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.162
3.162
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162 Game Avg.verified
2.222
2.222
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162 Game Avg.
4136
193.964
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2670
240.477
Career
162 Game Avg.
7.135
7.135
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162 Game Avg.verified
9.790
9.790
Career
162 Game Avg.
5.582
5.582
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162 Game Avg.verified
7.045
7.045
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.144
1.144
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.335
1.335
Career
162 Game Avg.
183
8.582
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162 Game Avg.verified
95
8.556
Career
162 Game Avg.
53
2.486
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162 Game Avg.
37
3.333
Career
162 Game Avg.
90
4.221
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162 Game Avg.verified
21
1.891
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162 Game Avg.verified
21683
1016.860
Career
162 Game Avg.
9667
870.670
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162 Game Avg.verified
13
0.610
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0.090
Career
162 Game Avg.
2130
99.890
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162 Game Avg.verified
741
66.739
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.674
3.674
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162 Game Avg.verified
2.717
2.717
Career
162 Game Avg.
203
9.520
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162 Game Avg.verified
89
8.016
Career
162 Game Avg.
103
4.830
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162 Game Avg.verified
27
2.432
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162 Game Avg.
287
13.459
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
169
15.221

Fielding Stats for Steve Carlton and Clayton Kershaw

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162 Game Avg.
24
5.247
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
14
5.984
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162 Game Avg.
709
155.004
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
376
160.718
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15652
3421.890
Career
162 Game Avg.
7364
3147.670
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5217.330
1140.630
Career
162 Game Avg.
2454.670
1049.220
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162 Game Avg.
109
23.830
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
70
29.921
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162 Game Avg.verified
724
158.283
Career
162 Game Avg.
348
148.749
Career
162 Game Avg.
42
9.182
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162 Game Avg.verified
9
3.847
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875
191.296
Career
162 Game Avg.
427
182.517
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833
182.113
Career
162 Game Avg.
418
178.670
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.952
0.952
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0.979
0.979
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1.124
1.124
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.103
1.103
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162 Game Avg.verified
36
7.870
Career
162 Game Avg.
15
6.412
Steve Carlton
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Clayton Kershaw
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Steve Carlton
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Clayton Kershaw
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Steve Carlton
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0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
7
2.992
Steve Carlton
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
5
2.137

Hitting Stats for Steve Carlton and Clayton Kershaw

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24
1
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162 Game Avg.
14
1
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745
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
388
162
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162 Game Avg.verified
1877
408.153
Career
162 Game Avg.
847
353.644
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162 Game Avg.verified
1719
373.796
Career
162 Game Avg.
698
291.433
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.201
0.201
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.162
0.162
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0.520
0.520
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.485
0.485
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162 Game Avg.verified
346
75.238
Career
162 Game Avg.
113
47.180
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162 Game Avg.verified
278
60.451
Career
162 Game Avg.
100
41.753
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162 Game Avg.verified
49
10.655
Career
162 Game Avg.
11
4.593
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162 Game Avg.verified
6
1.305
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0.418
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162 Game Avg.verified
13
2.827
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0.418
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162 Game Avg.verified
68
14.787
Career
162 Game Avg.
13
5.428
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.008
0.008
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.001
0.001
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.038
0.038
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.009
0.009
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162 Game Avg.verified
96.045
20.885
Career
162 Game Avg.
24.436
10.202
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162 Game Avg.verified
446
96.982
Career
162 Game Avg.
129
53.861
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162 Game Avg.verified
397
86.328
Career
162 Game Avg.
151
63.046
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.212
0.212
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.178
0.178
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.259
0.259
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.185
0.185
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.471
0.471
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.363
0.363
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.058
0.058
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.023
0.023
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.160
0.160
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.126
0.126
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.354
0.354
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.280
0.280
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.255
0.255
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.230
0.230
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162 Game Avg.verified
123
26.746
Career
162 Game Avg.
46
19.206
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162 Game Avg.verified
140
30.443
Career
162 Game Avg.
40
16.701
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162 Game Avg.verified
250
54.363
Career
162 Game Avg.
85
35.490
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162 Game Avg.verified
91.079
19.805
Career
162 Game Avg.
19.818
8.274
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162 Game Avg.verified
10
2.175
Career
162 Game Avg.
4
1.670
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162 Game Avg.
41
8.915
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
34
14.196
Steve Carlton
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Clayton Kershaw
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
413
89.807
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162 Game Avg.verified
211
88.098
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162 Game Avg.verified
4.545
4.545
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.014
4.014
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.099
0.099
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.161
0.161
Career
162 Game Avg.
94
20.440
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162 Game Avg.verified
110
45.928
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162 Game Avg.verified
13
2.827
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0.418
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162 Game Avg.verified
2
0.435
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0.418
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162 Game Avg.verified
2
0.435
Clayton Kershaw
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
4
0.870
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0.418
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.500
0.500
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162 Game Avg.verified
1
1