Lou Gehrig and Albert Pujols Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Lou Gehrig or Albert Pujols? 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 Lou Gehrig vs. Albert Pujols 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.

Lou Gehrig Albert Pujols
Bats Left Right
Throws Left Right
Position First Base First Base
Generation The Greatest Generation Gen X
Hall of Fame Yes No

Hitting Stats for Lou Gehrig and Albert Pujols

Seasons Hitting

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Games as Hitter

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Plate Appearances

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

At Bats

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batting Average

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Equivalent Average

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Hits

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Singles

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Doubles

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Triples

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Extra Base Hits

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs Per at Bat

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs Per Hit

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Base Runs

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Total Bases

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Times on Base

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

On Base Pct

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Slugging Pct

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

On Base Plus Slugging (OPS)

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Isolated Power

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Gross Production Average

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Total Average

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batting Average on Balls in Play

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Batted In (RBI)

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Produced

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Created

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Hit By Pitch

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Walked

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Intentionally Walked

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Strikeouts

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Plate Appearance per Strikout

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Walks Per Strikeout

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Sacrifice Hit by Batter

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Sacrifice Fly by Batter

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Grounds into Double Play (GIDP)

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Stolen Bases

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Caught Stealing

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Stolen Base Attempts

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Stolen Base Pct

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Fielding Stats for Lou Gehrig and Albert Pujols

Seasons Fielding

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Games Played as Fielder

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Starts as Fielder

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Played Outs

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Inning Played

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Putouts

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Assists

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Errors

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Total Chances

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Chances Accepted

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Fielding Pct

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Range Factor

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Double Plays

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Passed Balls

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Wild Pitch as Fielder

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Stolen Base Allowed

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Catcher Caught Stealing

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Pitching Stats for Lou Gehrig and Albert Pujols

Seasons Pitched

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Games Played as Pitcher

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Starts

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Wins

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Loses

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Win Pct

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Complete Games

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Shutouts

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Saves

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Earned Runs

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Earned Run Avg (ERA)

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Component ERA

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Defense Independent ERA

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Opposing Batting Average

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Pitched Outs

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Innings Pitched

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Hits Allowed

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs Allowed

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs Allowed Per 9 Innings

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Walks Allowed

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Intentional Walks Allowed

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Strikeouts Thrown

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Strikeouts Thrown Per 9 Innings

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Strikeouts Thrown Per Game

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Power Finesse Ratio

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Wild Pitches

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Pitcher Hits Batsman

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Balks

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batters Faced

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Games Finished

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Allowed

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Allowed Per 9 Innings

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Sacrifice Hits

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Sacrifice Flies

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Double Plays Enabled

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.

Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP)

Lou Gehrig
Career
162 Game Avg.
Albert Pujols
Career
162 Game Avg.