Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Don Drysdale or Sandy Koufax? 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. Sandy Koufax 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 Sandy Koufax
Bats Right Right
Throws Right Left
Position Starting Pitcher Starting Pitcher
Generation The Silent Generation The Silent Generation
Hall of Fame Yes Yes

Pitching Stats for Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax

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162 Game Avg.
14
0.969
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
12
1.148
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162 Game Avg.
518
35.833
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
397
37.969
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162 Game Avg.verified
465
32.167
Career
162 Game Avg.
314
30.031
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162 Game Avg.
209
14.458
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
165
15.781
Career
162 Game Avg.
166
11.483
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162 Game Avg.verified
87
8.321
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.557
0.557
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.655
0.655
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162 Game Avg.
167
11.552
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
137
13.103
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162 Game Avg.
49
3.390
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
40
3.826
Career
162 Game Avg.
6
0.415
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162 Game Avg.verified
9
0.861
Career
162 Game Avg.
1124
77.754
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162 Game Avg.verified
713
68.191
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.948
2.948
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162 Game Avg.verified
2.761
2.761
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.961
2.961
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162 Game Avg.verified
2.499
2.499
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.494
3.494
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162 Game Avg.verified
3.157
3.157
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.236
0.236
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.202
0.202
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162 Game Avg.verified
10296
712.236
Career
162 Game Avg.
6973
666.897
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162 Game Avg.verified
3432
237.412
Career
162 Game Avg.
2324.330
222.299
Career
162 Game Avg.
3084
213.339
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162 Game Avg.verified
1754
167.753
Career
162 Game Avg.
8.087
8.087
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162 Game Avg.verified
6.792
6.792
Career
162 Game Avg.
280
19.369
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162 Game Avg.
204
19.511
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.734
0.734
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.790
0.790
Career
162 Game Avg.
855
59.146
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162 Game Avg.
817
78.138
Career
162 Game Avg.
123
8.509
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162 Game Avg.verified
48
4.591
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162 Game Avg.verified
2.242
2.242
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.163
3.163
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162 Game Avg.
2486
171.971
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2396
229.153
Career
162 Game Avg.
6.519
6.519
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162 Game Avg.verified
9.278
9.278
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.799
4.799
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162 Game Avg.verified
6.035
6.035
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.973
0.973
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.382
1.382
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162 Game Avg.verified
82
5.672
Career
162 Game Avg.
87
8.321
Career
162 Game Avg.
154
10.653
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162 Game Avg.verified
18
1.722
Career
162 Game Avg.
10
0.692
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162 Game Avg.verified
7
0.670
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162 Game Avg.verified
14097
975.174
Career
162 Game Avg.
9497
908.292
Career
162 Game Avg.
34
2.352
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162 Game Avg.verified
44
4.208
Career
162 Game Avg.
1292
89.375
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162 Game Avg.verified
806
77.086
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.388
3.388
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162 Game Avg.verified
3.121
3.121
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.148
1.148
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.106
1.106

Fielding Stats for Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax

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162 Game Avg.
14
4.378
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
12
4.897
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162 Game Avg.
518
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
397
162
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162 Game Avg.verified
465
145.425
Career
162 Game Avg.
314
128.131
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162 Game Avg.verified
10296
3219.980
Career
162 Game Avg.
6973
2845.410
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162 Game Avg.verified
3432
1073.330
Career
162 Game Avg.
2324.330
948.469
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162 Game Avg.verified
188
58.795
Career
162 Game Avg.
64
26.116
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686
214.540
Career
162 Game Avg.
228
93.038
Career
162 Game Avg.
59
18.452
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162 Game Avg.verified
14
5.713
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162 Game Avg.verified
933
291.788
Career
162 Game Avg.
306
124.867
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162 Game Avg.verified
874
273.336
Career
162 Game Avg.
292
119.154
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.937
0.937
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0.954
0.954
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.687
1.687
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.736
0.736
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162 Game Avg.verified
55
17.201
Career
162 Game Avg.
13
5.305
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Hitting Stats for Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax

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162 Game Avg.
14
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
12
1
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162 Game Avg.
547
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
397
162
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162 Game Avg.verified
1309
387.675
Career
162 Game Avg.
858
350.116
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162 Game Avg.verified
1169
346.212
Career
162 Game Avg.
776
316.655
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.186
0.186
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.097
0.097
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.561
0.561
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.313
0.313
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162 Game Avg.verified
218
64.563
Career
162 Game Avg.
75
30.605
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162 Game Avg.verified
156
46.201
Career
162 Game Avg.
64
26.116
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162 Game Avg.verified
26
7.700
Career
162 Game Avg.
9
3.673
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162 Game Avg.verified
7
2.073
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
29
8.589
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
0.816
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162 Game Avg.verified
62
18.362
Career
162 Game Avg.
11
4.489
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.025
0.025
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.003
0.003
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.133
0.133
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.027
0.027
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162 Game Avg.verified
82.479
24.427
Career
162 Game Avg.
13.345
5.445
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162 Game Avg.verified
345
102.176
Career
162 Game Avg.
90
36.725
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162 Game Avg.verified
283
83.814
Career
162 Game Avg.
119
48.559
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.216
0.216
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.139
0.139
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.295
0.295
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.116
0.116
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.511
0.511
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.255
0.255
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.109
0.109
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.019
0.019
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.171
0.171
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.091
0.091
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.415
0.415
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.188
0.188
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.244
0.244
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.187
0.187
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162 Game Avg.verified
96
28.431
Career
162 Game Avg.
26
10.610
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162 Game Avg.verified
113
33.466
Career
162 Game Avg.
28
11.426
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162 Game Avg.verified
180
53.309
Career
162 Game Avg.
52
21.219
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162 Game Avg.verified
69.133
20.474
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
-16.491
-6.729
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162 Game Avg.verified
5
1.481
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0.408
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162 Game Avg.verified
60
17.770
Career
162 Game Avg.
43
17.547
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
370
109.579
Career
162 Game Avg.
386
157.511
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3.538
3.538
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.223
2.223
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.162
0.162
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.111
0.111
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
69
20.435
Career
162 Game Avg.
35
14.282
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
6
1.777
Career
162 Game Avg.
3
1.224
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2
0.592
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0.408
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2
0.592
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0.408
Don Drysdale
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0