Steve Carlton and Nolan Ryan Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Steve Carlton or Nolan Ryan? 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. Nolan Ryan 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 Nolan Ryan
Bats Left Right
Throws Left Right
Position Starting Pitcher Starting Pitcher
Generation The Silent Generation Baby Boomers
Hall of Fame Yes Yes

Pitching Stats for Steve Carlton and Nolan Ryan

Career
162 Game Avg.
24
1.126
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
27
1.162
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
741
34.750
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
807
34.732
Career
162 Game Avg.
709
33.250
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
773
33.268
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
329
15.429
Career
162 Game Avg.
324
13.944
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
244
11.443
Career
162 Game Avg.
292
12.567
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.574
0.574
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.526
0.526
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
254
11.912
Career
162 Game Avg.
222
9.554
Career
162 Game Avg.
55
2.579
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
61
2.625
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
0.094
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3
0.129
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1864
87.415
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1911
82.246
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.215
3.215
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3.193
3.193
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.197
3.197
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.889
2.889
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.531
3.531
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3.298
3.298
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.240
0.240
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.203
0.203
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
15652
734.025
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
16158
695.408
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
5217.330
244.675
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
5386
231.803
Career
162 Game Avg.
4672
219.101
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3923
168.838
Career
162 Game Avg.
8.059
8.059
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
6.555
6.555
Career
162 Game Avg.
414
19.415
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
321
13.815
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.714
0.714
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.536
0.536
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1833
85.961
Career
162 Game Avg.
2795
120.291
Career
162 Game Avg.
150
7.035
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
78
3.357
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3.162
3.162
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.670
4.670
Career
162 Game Avg.
4136
193.964
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
5714
245.919
Career
162 Game Avg.
7.135
7.135
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
9.548
9.548
Career
162 Game Avg.
5.582
5.582
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
7.081
7.081
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.144
1.144
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.580
1.580
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
183
8.582
Career
162 Game Avg.
277
11.922
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
53
2.486
Career
162 Game Avg.
158
6.800
Career
162 Game Avg.
90
4.221
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
33
1.420
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
21683
1016.860
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
22575
971.582
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
13
0.610
Career
162 Game Avg.
13
0.560
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2130
99.890
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2178
93.737
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.674
3.674
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3.639
3.639
Career
162 Game Avg.
203
9.520
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
191
8.220
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
103
4.830
Career
162 Game Avg.
140
6.025
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
287
13.459
Career
162 Game Avg.
263
11.319

Fielding Stats for Steve Carlton and Nolan Ryan

Career
162 Game Avg.
24
5.247
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
27
5.420
Career
162 Game Avg.
741
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
807
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
709
155.004
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
773
155.175
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
15652
3421.890
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
16159
3243.810
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
5217.330
1140.630
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
5386.330
1081.270
Career
162 Game Avg.
109
23.830
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
220
44.164
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
724
158.283
Career
162 Game Avg.
547
109.807
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
42
9.182
Career
162 Game Avg.
90
18.067
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
875
191.296
Career
162 Game Avg.
857
172.037
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
833
182.113
Career
162 Game Avg.
767
153.970
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.952
0.952
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.895
0.895
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.124
1.124
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.950
0.950
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
36
7.870
Career
162 Game Avg.
27
5.420
Steve Carlton
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Nolan Ryan
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Steve Carlton
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Nolan Ryan
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Steve Carlton
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Nolan Ryan
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Steve Carlton
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Nolan Ryan
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Hitting Stats for Steve Carlton and Nolan Ryan

Career
162 Game Avg.
24
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
27
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
745
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
807
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1877
408.153
Career
162 Game Avg.
957
192.112
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1719
373.796
Career
162 Game Avg.
852
171.033
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.201
0.201
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.110
0.110
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.520
0.520
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.349
0.349
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
346
75.238
Career
162 Game Avg.
94
18.870
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
278
60.451
Career
162 Game Avg.
80
16.060
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
49
10.655
Career
162 Game Avg.
10
2.007
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
6
1.305
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
0.402
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
13
2.827
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
0.402
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
68
14.787
Career
162 Game Avg.
14
2.810
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.008
0.008
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.002
0.002
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.038
0.038
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.021
0.021
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
96.045
20.885
Career
162 Game Avg.
16.936
3.400
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
446
96.982
Career
162 Game Avg.
114
22.885
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
397
86.328
Career
162 Game Avg.
132
26.498
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.212
0.212
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.138
0.138
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.259
0.259
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.134
0.134
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.471
0.471
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.272
0.272
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.058
0.058
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.023
0.023
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.160
0.160
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.096
0.096
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.354
0.354
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.201
0.201
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.255
0.255
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.191
0.191
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
123
26.746
Career
162 Game Avg.
40
8.030
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
140
30.443
Career
162 Game Avg.
36
7.227
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
250
54.363
Career
162 Game Avg.
74
14.855
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
91.079
19.805
Nolan Ryan
Career
162 Game Avg.
-11.222
-2.253
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
10
2.175
Nolan Ryan
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
41
8.915
Career
162 Game Avg.
38
7.628
Steve Carlton
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Nolan Ryan
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
413
89.807
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
371
74.476
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
4.545
4.545
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.580
2.580
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.099
0.099
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.102
0.102
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
94
20.440
Career
162 Game Avg.
65
13.048
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
13
2.827
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
0.402
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
0.435
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3
0.602
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
0.435
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3
0.602
Career
162 Game Avg.
4
0.870
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
6
1.204
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.500
0.500
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.500
0.500