Ty Cobb and Ted Williams Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Ty Cobb or Ted Williams? 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. Ted Williams 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 Ted Williams
Bats Left Left
Throws Right Right
Position Center Field Left Field
Generation The Lost Generation The Greatest Generation
Hall of Fame Yes Yes

Hitting Stats for Ty Cobb and Ted Williams

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162 Game Avg.
24
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
19
1
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162 Game Avg.
3035
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
2292
162
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162 Game Avg.verified
13071
697.694
Career
162 Game Avg.
9791
692.034
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162 Game Avg.verified
11436
610.422
Career
162 Game Avg.
7706
544.665
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.366
0.366
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.344
0.344
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.978
0.978
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.088
1.088
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162 Game Avg.verified
4189
223.597
Career
162 Game Avg.
2654
187.586
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162 Game Avg.verified
3053
162.961
Career
162 Game Avg.
1537
108.636
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162 Game Avg.verified
724
38.645
Career
162 Game Avg.
525
37.107
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162 Game Avg.verified
295
15.746
Career
162 Game Avg.
71
5.018
Career
162 Game Avg.
117
6.245
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162 Game Avg.verified
521
36.825
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162 Game Avg.
1136
60.637
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1117
78.950
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.010
0.010
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.068
0.068
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.028
0.028
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.196
0.196
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162 Game Avg.
2690.130
143.592
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2370.090
167.519
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162 Game Avg.
5854
312.470
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
4884
345.204
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162 Game Avg.
5532
295.283
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
4714
333.188
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.423
0.423
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.481
0.481
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.512
0.512
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.634
0.634
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.935
0.935
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.115
1.115
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.146
0.146
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.289
0.289
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.318
0.318
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.375
0.375
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.090
1.090
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.323
1.323
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.380
0.380
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.328
0.328
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162 Game Avg.
2247
119.939
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1798
127.084
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162 Game Avg.
1944
103.765
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1839
129.982
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162 Game Avg.
4074
217.459
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
3116
220.241
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162 Game Avg.
2761.710
147.412
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2279.390
161.108
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162 Game Avg.verified
94
5.018
Career
162 Game Avg.
39
2.757
Career
162 Game Avg.
1249
66.668
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162 Game Avg.verified
2021
142.846
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
86
6.079
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162 Game Avg.verified
608
32.453
Career
162 Game Avg.
709
50.113
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162 Game Avg.verified
21.498
21.498
Career
162 Game Avg.
13.810
13.810
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.054
2.054
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162 Game Avg.verified
2.850
2.850
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162 Game Avg.verified
292
15.586
Career
162 Game Avg.
5
0.353
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
20
1.414
Ty Cobb
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
197
13.924
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162 Game Avg.verified
896
47.826
Career
162 Game Avg.
24
1.696
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162 Game Avg.verified
178
9.501
Career
162 Game Avg.
17
1.202
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162 Game Avg.verified
1074
57.327
Career
162 Game Avg.
41
2.898
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.834
0.834
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.585
0.585

Fielding Stats for Ty Cobb and Ted Williams

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162 Game Avg.
24
1.316
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
19
1.430
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162 Game Avg.
2954
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
2152
162
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162 Game Avg.
725
39.760
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
717
53.975
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162 Game Avg.
19266
1056.560
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
17062
1284.410
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162 Game Avg.
6422
352.188
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
5687.330
428.136
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162 Game Avg.verified
6507
356.850
Career
162 Game Avg.
4158
313.009
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162 Game Avg.verified
410
22.485
Career
162 Game Avg.
142
10.690
Career
162 Game Avg.
278
15.246
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162 Game Avg.verified
113
8.507
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162 Game Avg.verified
7195
394.580
Career
162 Game Avg.
4413
332.205
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162 Game Avg.verified
6917
379.335
Career
162 Game Avg.
4300
323.699
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.961
0.961
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.974
0.974
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162 Game Avg.verified
2.342
2.342
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.998
1.998
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162 Game Avg.verified
113
6.197
Career
162 Game Avg.
30
2.258
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Pitching Stats for Ty Cobb and Ted Williams

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162 Game Avg.
2
45.333
Career
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1
68
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162 Game Avg.
3
68
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
68
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
1
22.667
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
45.333
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162 Game Avg.
1
68
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162 Game Avg.verified
3.600
3.600
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.500
4.500
Career
162 Game Avg.
5.072
5.072
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162 Game Avg.verified
4.466
4.466
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.200
4.200
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162 Game Avg.verified
2
2
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.333
0.333
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.333
0.333
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162 Game Avg.
15
340
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
6
408
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162 Game Avg.
5
113.333
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2
136
Career
162 Game Avg.
6
136
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162 Game Avg.
3
204
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162 Game Avg.verified
10.800
10.800
Career
162 Game Avg.
13.500
13.500
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
45.333
Ted Williams
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.600
3.600
Ted Williams
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
1
68
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
4.500
4.500
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
1
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.400
0.400
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.500
0.500
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.
20
453.333
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
9
612
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162 Game Avg.
2
45.333
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1
68
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
45.333
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162 Game Avg.
1
68
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162 Game Avg.verified
3.600
3.600
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.500
4.500
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ty Cobb
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.600
1.600
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.500
1.500