Jimmie Foxx and Lou Gehrig Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Jimmie Foxx or Lou Gehrig? 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 Jimmie Foxx vs. Lou Gehrig 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.

Jimmie Foxx Lou Gehrig
Bats Right Left
Throws Right Left
Position First Base First Base
Generation The Greatest Generation The Greatest Generation
Hall of Fame Yes Yes

Hitting Stats for Jimmie Foxx and Lou Gehrig

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20
1
Career
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17
1
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2317
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
2164
162
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162 Game Avg.
9670
676.107
Career
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9660
723.161
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162 Game Avg.
8134
568.713
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
8001
598.966
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.325
0.325
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0.340
0.340
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.019
1.019
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1.053
1.053
Career
162 Game Avg.
2646
185.003
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2721
203.698
Career
162 Game Avg.
1529
106.905
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1531
114.613
Career
162 Game Avg.
458
32.022
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534
39.976
Career
162 Game Avg.
125
8.740
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162 Game Avg.verified
163
12.202
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162 Game Avg.verified
534
37.336
Career
162 Game Avg.
493
36.907
Career
162 Game Avg.
1117
78.098
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1190
89.085
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.066
0.066
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.062
0.062
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.202
0.202
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.181
0.181
Career
162 Game Avg.
2068.990
144.660
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2222.790
166.401
Career
162 Game Avg.
4956
346.513
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5060
378.799
Career
162 Game Avg.
4111
287.433
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162 Game Avg.verified
4274
319.957
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.425
0.425
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.442
0.442
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.609
0.609
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.632
0.632
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.034
1.034
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.075
1.075
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.284
0.284
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.292
0.292
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.344
0.344
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.357
0.357
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.156
1.156
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.247
1.247
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.336
0.336
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.332
0.332
Career
162 Game Avg.
1751
122.426
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1888
141.338
Career
162 Game Avg.
1922
134.382
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1995
149.348
Career
162 Game Avg.
3139
219.473
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3390
253.780
Career
162 Game Avg.
2075.370
145.106
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2207.870
165.284
Career
162 Game Avg.
13
0.909
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45
3.369
Career
162 Game Avg.
1452
101.521
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162 Game Avg.verified
1508
112.891
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1311
91.663
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790
59.141
Career
162 Game Avg.
7.376
7.376
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162 Game Avg.verified
12.228
12.228
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.108
1.108
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.909
1.909
Career
162 Game Avg.
71
4.964
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106
7.935
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
87
6.083
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102
7.636
Career
162 Game Avg.
72
5.034
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162 Game Avg.verified
101
7.561
Career
162 Game Avg.
159
11.117
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203
15.197
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0.547
0.547
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.502
0.502

Fielding Stats for Jimmie Foxx and Lou Gehrig

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20
1.473
Career
162 Game Avg.
17
1.283
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162 Game Avg.
2200
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
2147
162
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
17797
1310.510
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19525
1473.240
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162 Game Avg.verified
1562
115.020
Career
162 Game Avg.
1087
82.019
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192
14.138
Career
162 Game Avg.
196
14.789
Career
162 Game Avg.
19551
1439.660
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20808
1570.050
Career
162 Game Avg.
19359
1425.530
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20612
1555.260
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.990
0.990
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0.991
0.991
Career
162 Game Avg.
8.800
8.800
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9.600
9.600
Career
162 Game Avg.
1553
114.357
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1575
118.840
Career
162 Game Avg.
9
0.663
Lou Gehrig
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0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Pitching Stats for Jimmie Foxx and Lou Gehrig

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2
11.333
Lou Gehrig
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162 Game Avg.
0
0
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10
56.667
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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2
11.333
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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1
5.667
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
1
1
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
4
22.667
Lou Gehrig
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0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.521
1.521
Lou Gehrig
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.956
1.956
Lou Gehrig
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.972
3.972
Lou Gehrig
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.159
0.159
Lou Gehrig
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0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
71
402.333
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
23.667
134.111
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
13
73.667
Lou Gehrig
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.944
4.944
Lou Gehrig
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
14
79.333
Lou Gehrig
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
5.324
5.324
Lou Gehrig
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
11
62.333
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
4.183
4.183
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.100
1.100
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.056
1.056
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
5.667
Lou Gehrig
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
97
549.667
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
8
45.333
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
4
22.667
Lou Gehrig
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.521
1.521
Lou Gehrig
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jimmie Foxx
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.141
1.141
Lou Gehrig
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0
0