Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Joe DiMaggio 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 Joe DiMaggio 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.

Joe DiMaggio Ted Williams
Bats Right Left
Throws Right Right
Position Center Field Left Field
Generation The Greatest Generation The Greatest Generation
Hall of Fame Yes Yes

Hitting Stats for Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams

Career
162 Game Avg.
13
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
19
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
1736
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2292
162
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
7671
715.842
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
9791
692.034
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
6821
636.522
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
7706
544.665
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.325
0.325
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.344
0.344
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.970
0.970
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.088
1.088
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2214
206.606
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2654
187.586
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1333
124.393
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1537
108.636
Career
162 Game Avg.
389
36.301
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
525
37.107
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
131
12.225
Career
162 Game Avg.
71
5.018
Career
162 Game Avg.
361
33.688
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
521
36.825
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
881
82.213
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1117
78.950
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.053
0.053
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.068
0.068
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.163
0.163
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.196
0.196
Career
162 Game Avg.
1485.540
138.627
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2370.090
167.519
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
3948
368.419
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
4884
345.204
Career
162 Game Avg.
3050
284.620
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
4714
333.188
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.398
0.398
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.481
0.481
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.579
0.579
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.634
0.634
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.976
0.976
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.115
1.115
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.254
0.254
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.289
0.289
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.324
0.324
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.375
0.375
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.014
1.014
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.323
1.323
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.304
0.304
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.328
0.328
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1390
129.712
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1798
127.084
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1537
143.430
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1839
129.982
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2566
239.454
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
3116
220.241
Career
162 Game Avg.
1535.880
143.325
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2279.390
161.108
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
46
4.293
Career
162 Game Avg.
39
2.757
Career
162 Game Avg.
790
73.721
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2021
142.846
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
86
6.079
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
369
34.434
Career
162 Game Avg.
709
50.113
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
20.789
20.789
Career
162 Game Avg.
13.810
13.810
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.141
2.141
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.850
2.850
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
14
1.307
Career
162 Game Avg.
5
0.353
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
20
1.414
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
30
2.800
Career
162 Game Avg.
24
1.696
Career
162 Game Avg.
9
0.840
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
17
1.202
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
39
3.639
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
41
2.898
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.769
0.769
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.585
0.585

Fielding Stats for Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams

Career
162 Game Avg.
13
1.223
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
19
1.430
Career
162 Game Avg.
1722
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2152
162
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
717
53.975
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
17062
1284.410
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
5687.330
428.136
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
4529
426.073
Career
162 Game Avg.
4158
313.009
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
153
14.394
Career
162 Game Avg.
142
10.690
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
105
9.878
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
113
8.507
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
4787
450.345
Career
162 Game Avg.
4413
332.205
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
4682
440.467
Career
162 Game Avg.
4300
323.699
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.978
0.978
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.974
0.974
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.719
2.719
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.998
1.998
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
30
2.822
Career
162 Game Avg.
30
2.258
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Pitching Stats for Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams

Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1
68
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1
68
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
68
Joe DiMaggio
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.500
4.500
Joe DiMaggio
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.466
4.466
Joe DiMaggio
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
2
Joe DiMaggio
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.333
0.333
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
6
408
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2
136
Joe DiMaggio
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
3
204
Joe DiMaggio
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
13.500
13.500
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1
68
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
4.500
4.500
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1
1
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.500
0.500
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
9
612
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1
68
Joe DiMaggio
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
68
Joe DiMaggio
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.500
4.500
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Ted Williams
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Joe DiMaggio
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.500
1.500