Joe DiMaggio and Willie Mays Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Joe DiMaggio 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 Joe DiMaggio 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.

Joe DiMaggio Willie Mays
Bats Right Right
Throws Right Right
Position Center Field Center Field
Generation The Greatest Generation The Silent Generation
Hall of Fame Yes Yes

Hitting Stats for Joe DiMaggio and Willie Mays

Career
162 Game Avg.
13
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
22
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
1736
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2992
162
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
7671
715.842
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
12493
676.426
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
6821
636.522
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
10881
589.145
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.325
0.325
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.302
0.302
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.970
0.970
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.948
0.948
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2214
206.606
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
3283
177.756
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1333
124.393
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1960
106.123
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
389
36.301
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
523
28.318
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
131
12.225
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
140
7.580
Career
162 Game Avg.
361
33.688
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
660
35.735
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
881
82.213
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1323
71.633
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.053
0.053
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.061
0.061
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.163
0.163
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.201
0.201
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1485.540
138.627
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2316.750
125.439
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
3948
368.419
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
6066
328.440
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
3050
284.620
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
4791
259.406
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.398
0.398
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.383
0.383
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.579
0.579
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.557
0.557
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.976
0.976
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.941
0.941
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.254
0.254
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.256
0.256
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.324
0.324
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.312
0.312
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.014
1.014
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.995
0.995
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.304
0.304
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.299
0.299
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1390
129.712
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2062
111.646
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1537
143.430
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1903
103.037
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2566
239.454
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
3305
178.947
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1535.880
143.325
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2298.070
124.428
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
46
4.293
Career
162 Game Avg.
44
2.382
Career
162 Game Avg.
790
73.721
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1464
79.267
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
192
10.396
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
369
34.434
Career
162 Game Avg.
1526
82.624
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
20.789
20.789
Career
162 Game Avg.
8.187
8.187
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.141
2.141
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.959
0.959
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
14
1.307
Career
162 Game Avg.
13
0.704
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
91
4.927
Career
162 Game Avg.
30
2.800
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
338
18.301
Career
162 Game Avg.
9
0.840
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
103
5.577
Career
162 Game Avg.
39
3.639
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
441
23.878
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.769
0.769
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.766
0.766

Fielding Stats for Joe DiMaggio and Willie Mays

Career
162 Game Avg.verified
13
1.223
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
22
1.217
Career
162 Game Avg.
1722
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2929
162
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2666
147.454
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
71009
3927.440
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
23669.700
1309.150
Career
162 Game Avg.
4529
426.073
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
7752
428.755
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
153
14.394
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
233
12.887
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
105
9.878
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
156
8.628
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
4787
450.345
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
8141
450.270
Career
162 Game Avg.
4682
440.467
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
7985
441.642
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.978
0.978
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.981
0.981
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.719
2.719
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.726
2.726
Career
162 Game Avg.
30
2.822
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
121
6.692
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Pitching Stats for Joe DiMaggio and Willie Mays

Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0