Don Drysdale and Bob Gibson Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Don Drysdale or Bob Gibson? 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 Don Drysdale vs. Bob Gibson 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.

Don Drysdale Bob Gibson
Bats Right Right
Throws Right Right
Position Starting Pitcher Starting Pitcher
Generation The Silent Generation The Silent Generation
Hall of Fame Yes Yes

Pitching Stats for Don Drysdale and Bob Gibson

Career
162 Game Avg.
14
0.969
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162 Game Avg.verified
17
1.145
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
518
35.833
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
528
35.549
Career
162 Game Avg.
465
32.167
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
482
32.452
Career
162 Game Avg.
209
14.458
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
251
16.899
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
166
11.483
Career
162 Game Avg.
174
11.715
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.557
0.557
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.591
0.591
Career
162 Game Avg.
167
11.552
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
255
17.168
Career
162 Game Avg.
49
3.390
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
56
3.770
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
6
0.415
Career
162 Game Avg.
6
0.404
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1124
77.754
Career
162 Game Avg.
1258
84.697
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.948
2.948
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.915
2.915
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.961
2.961
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.861
2.861
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.494
3.494
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3.366
3.366
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.236
0.236
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.226
0.226
Career
162 Game Avg.
10296
712.236
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162 Game Avg.verified
11653
784.558
Career
162 Game Avg.
3432
237.412
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162 Game Avg.verified
3884.330
261.519
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3084
213.339
Career
162 Game Avg.
3279
220.764
Career
162 Game Avg.
8.087
8.087
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
7.597
7.597
Career
162 Game Avg.
280
19.369
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
257
17.303
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.734
0.734
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.595
0.595
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
855
59.146
Career
162 Game Avg.
1336
89.949
Career
162 Game Avg.
123
8.509
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
118
7.945
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.242
2.242
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.096
3.096
Career
162 Game Avg.
2486
171.971
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3117
209.857
Career
162 Game Avg.
6.519
6.519
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
7.222
7.222
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.799
4.799
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
5.903
5.903
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.973
0.973
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.146
1.146
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
82
5.672
Career
162 Game Avg.
108
7.271
Career
162 Game Avg.
154
10.653
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
102
6.867
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
10
0.692
Career
162 Game Avg.
13
0.875
Career
162 Game Avg.
14097
975.174
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
16068
1081.810
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
34
2.352
Career
162 Game Avg.
21
1.414
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1292
89.375
Career
162 Game Avg.
1420
95.604
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.388
3.388
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3.290
3.290
Don Drysdale
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
62
4.174
Don Drysdale
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
43
2.895
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
46
3.097
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.148
1.148
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.188
1.188

Fielding Stats for Don Drysdale and Bob Gibson

Career
162 Game Avg.
14
4.378
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162 Game Avg.verified
17
5.216
Career
162 Game Avg.
518
162
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162 Game Avg.
528
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
465
145.425
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
482
147.886
Career
162 Game Avg.
10296
3219.980
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
11654
3575.660
Career
162 Game Avg.
3432
1073.330
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3884.670
1191.890
Career
162 Game Avg.
188
58.795
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
291
89.284
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
686
214.540
Career
162 Game Avg.
484
148.500
Career
162 Game Avg.
59
18.452
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
42
12.886
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
933
291.788
Career
162 Game Avg.
817
250.671
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162 Game Avg.verified
874
273.336
Career
162 Game Avg.
775
237.784
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.937
0.937
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.949
0.949
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.687
1.687
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.468
1.468
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
55
17.201
Career
162 Game Avg.
46
14.114
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Bob Gibson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Bob Gibson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Bob Gibson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Bob Gibson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Hitting Stats for Don Drysdale and Bob Gibson

Career
162 Game Avg.
14
1
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162 Game Avg.
17
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
547
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
596
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
1309
387.675
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1489
404.728
Career
162 Game Avg.
1169
346.212
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1328
360.966
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.186
0.186
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.206
0.206
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.561
0.561
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.588
0.588
Career
162 Game Avg.
218
64.563
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
274
74.477
Career
162 Game Avg.
156
46.201
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
201
54.634
Career
162 Game Avg.
26
7.700
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
44
11.960
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
7
2.073
Career
162 Game Avg.
5
1.359
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
29
8.589
Career
162 Game Avg.
24
6.524
Career
162 Game Avg.
62
18.362
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
73
19.842
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.025
0.025
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.018
0.018
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.133
0.133
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.088
0.088
Career
162 Game Avg.
82.479
24.427
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
103.387
28.102
Career
162 Game Avg.
345
102.176
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
400
108.725
Career
162 Game Avg.
283
83.814
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
345
93.775
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.216
0.216
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.232
0.232
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.295
0.295
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.301
0.301
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.511
0.511
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.533
0.533
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.109
0.109
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.095
0.095
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.171
0.171
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.180
0.180
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.415
0.415
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.449
0.449
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.244
0.244
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.276
0.276
Career
162 Game Avg.
96
28.431
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
132
35.879
Career
162 Game Avg.
113
33.466
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
144
39.141
Career
162 Game Avg.
180
53.309
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
252
68.497
Career
162 Game Avg.
69.133
20.474
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
99.390
27.015
Career
162 Game Avg.
5
1.481
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
8
2.175
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
60
17.770
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
63
17.124
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Bob Gibson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
370
109.579
Career
162 Game Avg.
415
112.802
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.538
3.538
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3.588
3.588
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.162
0.162
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.152
0.152
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
69
20.435
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
72
19.571
Career
162 Game Avg.
6
1.777
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
18
4.893
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
13
3.534
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
0.592
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
10
2.718
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
0.592
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
23
6.252
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.565
0.565