Rickey Henderson and Willie Mays Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Rickey Henderson or Willie Mays? 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 Rickey Henderson vs. Willie Mays 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.

Rickey Henderson Willie Mays
Bats Right Right
Throws Left Right
Position Left Field Center Field
Generation Baby Boomers The Silent Generation
Hall of Fame Yes Yes

Hitting Stats for Rickey Henderson and Willie Mays

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162 Game Avg.
25
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
22
1
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162 Game Avg.
3081
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
2992
162
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162 Game Avg.verified
13346
701.737
Career
162 Game Avg.
12493
676.426
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162 Game Avg.
10961
576.333
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
10881
589.145
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.279
0.279
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.302
0.302
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.889
0.889
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.948
0.948
Career
162 Game Avg.
3055
160.633
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162 Game Avg.verified
3283
177.756
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162 Game Avg.verified
2182
114.730
Career
162 Game Avg.
1960
106.123
Career
162 Game Avg.
510
26.816
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162 Game Avg.verified
523
28.318
Career
162 Game Avg.
66
3.470
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162 Game Avg.verified
140
7.580
Career
162 Game Avg.
297
15.616
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162 Game Avg.verified
660
35.735
Career
162 Game Avg.
873
45.903
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162 Game Avg.verified
1323
71.633
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.027
0.027
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.061
0.061
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.097
0.097
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.201
0.201
Career
162 Game Avg.
2237.110
117.628
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162 Game Avg.verified
2316.750
125.439
Career
162 Game Avg.
4588
241.239
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162 Game Avg.verified
6066
328.440
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162 Game Avg.verified
5343
280.937
Career
162 Game Avg.
4791
259.406
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.400
0.400
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.383
0.383
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.419
0.419
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.557
0.557
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.819
0.819
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.941
0.941
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.140
0.140
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.256
0.256
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.285
0.285
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.312
0.312
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.984
0.984
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.995
0.995
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.305
0.305
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.299
0.299
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162 Game Avg.verified
2295
120.672
Career
162 Game Avg.
2062
111.646
Career
162 Game Avg.
1115
58.627
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162 Game Avg.verified
1903
103.037
Career
162 Game Avg.
3113
163.683
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162 Game Avg.verified
3305
178.947
Career
162 Game Avg.
2184.680
114.871
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162 Game Avg.verified
2298.070
124.428
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162 Game Avg.verified
98
5.153
Career
162 Game Avg.
44
2.382
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162 Game Avg.verified
2190
115.151
Career
162 Game Avg.
1464
79.267
Career
162 Game Avg.
61
3.207
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162 Game Avg.verified
192
10.396
Career
162 Game Avg.
1694
89.071
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162 Game Avg.verified
1526
82.624
Career
162 Game Avg.
7.878
7.878
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162 Game Avg.verified
8.187
8.187
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.293
1.293
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.959
0.959
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162 Game Avg.verified
30
1.577
Career
162 Game Avg.
13
0.704
Career
162 Game Avg.
67
3.523
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162 Game Avg.verified
91
4.927
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1406
73.928
Career
162 Game Avg.
338
18.301
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162 Game Avg.verified
335
17.614
Career
162 Game Avg.
103
5.577
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162 Game Avg.verified
1741
91.542
Career
162 Game Avg.
441
23.878
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.808
0.808
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.766
0.766

Fielding Stats for Rickey Henderson and Willie Mays

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162 Game Avg.verified
25
1.433
Career
162 Game Avg.
22
1.217
Career
162 Game Avg.
2826
162
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162 Game Avg.
2929
162
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162 Game Avg.verified
2757
158.045
Career
162 Game Avg.
2666
147.454
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162 Game Avg.verified
71018
4071.100
Career
162 Game Avg.
71009
3927.440
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162 Game Avg.verified
23672.700
1357.030
Career
162 Game Avg.
23669.700
1309.150
Career
162 Game Avg.
6468
370.777
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162 Game Avg.verified
7752
428.755
Career
162 Game Avg.
131
7.510
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162 Game Avg.verified
233
12.887
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162 Game Avg.verified
141
8.083
Career
162 Game Avg.
156
8.628
Career
162 Game Avg.
6740
386.370
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162 Game Avg.verified
8141
450.270
Career
162 Game Avg.
6599
378.287
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162 Game Avg.verified
7985
441.642
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.979
0.979
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.981
0.981
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.335
2.335
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162 Game Avg.verified
2.726
2.726
Career
162 Game Avg.
23
1.319
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162 Game Avg.verified
121
6.692
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Pitching Stats for Rickey Henderson and Willie Mays

Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Rickey Henderson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0