Ty Cobb and Rogers Hornsby Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Ty Cobb or Rogers Hornsby? 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 Ty Cobb vs. Rogers Hornsby 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.

Ty Cobb Rogers Hornsby
Bats Left Right
Throws Right Right
Position Center Field Second Base
Generation The Lost Generation The Lost Generation
Hall of Fame Yes Yes

Hitting Stats for Ty Cobb and Rogers Hornsby

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162 Game Avg.
24
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
23
1
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3035
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
2259
162
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162 Game Avg.verified
13071
697.694
Career
162 Game Avg.
9475
679.482
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11436
610.422
Career
162 Game Avg.
8173
586.112
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.366
0.366
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.358
0.358
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.978
0.978
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1.004
1.004
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162 Game Avg.verified
4189
223.597
Career
162 Game Avg.
2930
210.120
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162 Game Avg.verified
3053
162.961
Career
162 Game Avg.
1919
137.618
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162 Game Avg.
724
38.645
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
541
38.797
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162 Game Avg.verified
295
15.746
Career
162 Game Avg.
169
12.120
Career
162 Game Avg.
117
6.245
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162 Game Avg.verified
301
21.586
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162 Game Avg.
1136
60.637
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1011
72.502
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.010
0.010
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.037
0.037
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.028
0.028
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.103
0.103
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162 Game Avg.
2690.130
143.592
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2008.440
144.031
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162 Game Avg.
5854
312.470
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
4712
337.912
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162 Game Avg.verified
5532
295.283
Career
162 Game Avg.
4016
288
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.423
0.423
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.424
0.424
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.512
0.512
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.577
0.577
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.935
0.935
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.000
1.000
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.146
0.146
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.218
0.218
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.318
0.318
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.335
0.335
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.090
1.090
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.117
1.117
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.380
0.380
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.365
0.365
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162 Game Avg.verified
2247
119.939
Career
162 Game Avg.
1579
113.235
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162 Game Avg.
1944
103.765
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1584
113.594
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162 Game Avg.verified
4074
217.459
Career
162 Game Avg.
2862
205.243
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162 Game Avg.
2761.710
147.412
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2060.970
147.799
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162 Game Avg.verified
94
5.018
Career
162 Game Avg.
48
3.442
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162 Game Avg.
1249
66.668
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1038
74.438
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
608
32.453
Career
162 Game Avg.
679
48.693
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162 Game Avg.verified
21.498
21.498
Career
162 Game Avg.
13.954
13.954
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162 Game Avg.verified
2.054
2.054
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.529
1.529
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162 Game Avg.verified
292
15.586
Career
162 Game Avg.
216
15.490
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
3
0.215
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162 Game Avg.verified
896
47.826
Career
162 Game Avg.
135
9.681
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162 Game Avg.verified
178
9.501
Career
162 Game Avg.
64
4.590
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162 Game Avg.verified
1074
57.327
Career
162 Game Avg.
199
14.271
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0.834
0.834
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.678
0.678

Fielding Stats for Ty Cobb and Rogers Hornsby

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162 Game Avg.
24
1.316
Career
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23
1.722
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162 Game Avg.
2954
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
2164
162
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725
39.760
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
19266
1056.560
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
6422
352.188
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
6507
356.850
Career
162 Game Avg.
4495
336.502
Career
162 Game Avg.
410
22.485
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6842
512.201
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162 Game Avg.verified
278
15.246
Career
162 Game Avg.
500
37.431
Career
162 Game Avg.
7195
394.580
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11837
886.134
Career
162 Game Avg.
6917
379.335
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11337
848.703
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0.961
0.961
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.958
0.958
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.342
2.342
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5.239
5.239
Career
162 Game Avg.
113
6.197
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162 Game Avg.verified
1127
84.369
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
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162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Pitching Stats for Ty Cobb and Rogers Hornsby

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2
45.333
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
3
68
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
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162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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1
22.667
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
45.333
Rogers Hornsby
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.600
3.600
Rogers Hornsby
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
5.072
5.072
Rogers Hornsby
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.200
4.200
Rogers Hornsby
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.333
0.333
Rogers Hornsby
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
15
340
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
5
113.333
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
6
136
Rogers Hornsby
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
10.800
10.800
Rogers Hornsby
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
45.333
Rogers Hornsby
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.600
3.600
Rogers Hornsby
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.400
0.400
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
20
453.333
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2
45.333
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
45.333
Rogers Hornsby
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.600
3.600
Rogers Hornsby
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rogers Hornsby
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.600
1.600
Rogers Hornsby
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0