Bob Gibson and Sandy Koufax Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Bob Gibson 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 Bob Gibson 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.

Bob Gibson 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 Bob Gibson and Sandy Koufax

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162 Game Avg.
17
1.145
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
12
1.148
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162 Game Avg.
528
35.549
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
397
37.969
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162 Game Avg.verified
482
32.452
Career
162 Game Avg.
314
30.031
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162 Game Avg.verified
251
16.899
Career
162 Game Avg.
165
15.781
Career
162 Game Avg.
174
11.715
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162 Game Avg.verified
87
8.321
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.591
0.591
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.655
0.655
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162 Game Avg.verified
255
17.168
Career
162 Game Avg.
137
13.103
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162 Game Avg.
56
3.770
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
40
3.826
Career
162 Game Avg.
6
0.404
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162 Game Avg.verified
9
0.861
Career
162 Game Avg.
1258
84.697
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162 Game Avg.verified
713
68.191
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.915
2.915
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162 Game Avg.verified
2.761
2.761
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.861
2.861
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162 Game Avg.verified
2.499
2.499
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.366
3.366
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162 Game Avg.verified
3.157
3.157
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.226
0.226
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.202
0.202
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162 Game Avg.verified
11653
784.558
Career
162 Game Avg.
6973
666.897
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162 Game Avg.verified
3884.330
261.519
Career
162 Game Avg.
2324.330
222.299
Career
162 Game Avg.
3279
220.764
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162 Game Avg.verified
1754
167.753
Career
162 Game Avg.
7.597
7.597
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162 Game Avg.verified
6.792
6.792
Career
162 Game Avg.
257
17.303
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162 Game Avg.
204
19.511
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.595
0.595
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.790
0.790
Career
162 Game Avg.
1336
89.949
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162 Game Avg.verified
817
78.138
Career
162 Game Avg.
118
7.945
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162 Game Avg.verified
48
4.591
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162 Game Avg.verified
3.096
3.096
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.163
3.163
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162 Game Avg.
3117
209.857
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2396
229.153
Career
162 Game Avg.
7.222
7.222
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162 Game Avg.verified
9.278
9.278
Career
162 Game Avg.
5.903
5.903
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162 Game Avg.verified
6.035
6.035
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.146
1.146
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.382
1.382
Career
162 Game Avg.
108
7.271
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162 Game Avg.
87
8.321
Career
162 Game Avg.
102
6.867
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162 Game Avg.verified
18
1.722
Career
162 Game Avg.
13
0.875
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162 Game Avg.verified
7
0.670
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162 Game Avg.verified
16068
1081.810
Career
162 Game Avg.
9497
908.292
Career
162 Game Avg.
21
1.414
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162 Game Avg.verified
44
4.208
Career
162 Game Avg.
1420
95.604
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162 Game Avg.verified
806
77.086
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.290
3.290
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162 Game Avg.verified
3.121
3.121
Career
162 Game Avg.
62
4.174
Sandy Koufax
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
43
2.895
Sandy Koufax
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
46
3.097
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.188
1.188
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.106
1.106

Fielding Stats for Bob Gibson and Sandy Koufax

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162 Game Avg.verified
17
5.216
Career
162 Game Avg.
12
4.897
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162 Game Avg.
528
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
397
162
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162 Game Avg.verified
482
147.886
Career
162 Game Avg.
314
128.131
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162 Game Avg.verified
11654
3575.660
Career
162 Game Avg.
6973
2845.410
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162 Game Avg.verified
3884.670
1191.890
Career
162 Game Avg.
2324.330
948.469
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162 Game Avg.verified
291
89.284
Career
162 Game Avg.
64
26.116
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162 Game Avg.verified
484
148.500
Career
162 Game Avg.
228
93.038
Career
162 Game Avg.
42
12.886
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162 Game Avg.verified
14
5.713
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162 Game Avg.verified
817
250.671
Career
162 Game Avg.
306
124.867
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162 Game Avg.verified
775
237.784
Career
162 Game Avg.
292
119.154
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.949
0.949
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.954
0.954
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.468
1.468
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.736
0.736
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162 Game Avg.verified
46
14.114
Career
162 Game Avg.
13
5.305
Bob Gibson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Bob Gibson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Bob Gibson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Bob Gibson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Hitting Stats for Bob Gibson and Sandy Koufax

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162 Game Avg.
17
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
12
1
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162 Game Avg.
596
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
397
162
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162 Game Avg.verified
1489
404.728
Career
162 Game Avg.
858
350.116
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162 Game Avg.verified
1328
360.966
Career
162 Game Avg.
776
316.655
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.206
0.206
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.097
0.097
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.588
0.588
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.313
0.313
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162 Game Avg.verified
274
74.477
Career
162 Game Avg.
75
30.605
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162 Game Avg.verified
201
54.634
Career
162 Game Avg.
64
26.116
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162 Game Avg.verified
44
11.960
Career
162 Game Avg.
9
3.673
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162 Game Avg.verified
5
1.359
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.verified
24
6.524
Career
162 Game Avg.
2
0.816
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162 Game Avg.verified
73
19.842
Career
162 Game Avg.
11
4.489
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.018
0.018
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.003
0.003
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.088
0.088
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.027
0.027
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162 Game Avg.verified
103.387
28.102
Career
162 Game Avg.
13.345
5.445
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162 Game Avg.verified
400
108.725
Career
162 Game Avg.
90
36.725
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162 Game Avg.verified
345
93.775
Career
162 Game Avg.
119
48.559
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.232
0.232
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.139
0.139
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.301
0.301
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.116
0.116
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.533
0.533
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.255
0.255
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.095
0.095
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.019
0.019
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.180
0.180
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.091
0.091
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.449
0.449
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.188
0.188
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.276
0.276
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.187
0.187
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162 Game Avg.verified
132
35.879
Career
162 Game Avg.
26
10.610
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162 Game Avg.verified
144
39.141
Career
162 Game Avg.
28
11.426
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162 Game Avg.verified
252
68.497
Career
162 Game Avg.
52
21.219
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162 Game Avg.verified
99.390
27.015
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
-16.491
-6.729
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162 Game Avg.verified
8
2.175
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0.408
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162 Game Avg.
63
17.124
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
43
17.547
Bob Gibson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
415
112.802
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162 Game Avg.
386
157.511
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162 Game Avg.verified
3.588
3.588
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.223
2.223
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.152
0.152
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.111
0.111
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162 Game Avg.verified
72
19.571
Career
162 Game Avg.
35
14.282
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162 Game Avg.verified
18
4.893
Career
162 Game Avg.
3
1.224
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
13
3.534
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
10
2.718
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0.408
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162 Game Avg.verified
23
6.252
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0.408
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.565
0.565
Sandy Koufax
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0