Willie Mays and Mike Trout Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Willie Mays or Mike Trout? 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 Willie Mays vs. Mike Trout 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.

Willie Mays Mike Trout
Bats Right Right
Throws Right Right
Position Center Field Center Field
Generation The Silent Generation Millenial
Hall of Fame Yes No

Hitting Stats for Willie Mays and Mike Trout

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162 Game Avg.
22
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
11
1
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162 Game Avg.
2992
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
1288
162
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162 Game Avg.
12493
676.426
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
5659
711.769
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162 Game Avg.verified
10881
589.145
Career
162 Game Avg.
4656
585.615
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.302
0.302
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.305
0.305
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.948
0.948
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.009
1.009
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162 Game Avg.
3283
177.756
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1419
178.477
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162 Game Avg.verified
1960
106.123
Career
162 Game Avg.
792
99.615
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162 Game Avg.
523
28.318
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
268
33.708
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162 Game Avg.verified
140
7.580
Career
162 Game Avg.
49
6.163
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162 Game Avg.
660
35.735
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
310
38.991
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162 Game Avg.
1323
71.633
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
627
78.862
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.061
0.061
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.067
0.067
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.201
0.201
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.218
0.218
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162 Game Avg.
2316.750
125.439
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1199.850
150.913
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162 Game Avg.
6066
328.440
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2715
341.483
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162 Game Avg.
4791
259.406
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
2370
298.090
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.383
0.383
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.419
0.419
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.557
0.557
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.583
0.583
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.941
0.941
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162 Game Avg.verified
1.002
1.002
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.256
0.256
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.278
0.278
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.312
0.312
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.334
0.334
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.995
0.995
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.161
1.161
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.299
0.299
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.348
0.348
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162 Game Avg.
2062
111.646
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
967
121.626
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162 Game Avg.verified
1903
103.037
Career
162 Game Avg.
816
102.633
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162 Game Avg.
3305
178.947
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1473
185.269
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162 Game Avg.
2298.070
124.428
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1147.680
144.352
Career
162 Game Avg.
44
2.382
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162 Game Avg.verified
86
10.817
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162 Game Avg.
1464
79.267
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
865
108.797
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162 Game Avg.
192
10.396
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
109
13.710
Career
162 Game Avg.
1526
82.624
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162 Game Avg.
1215
152.818
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
8.187
8.187
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.658
4.658
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.959
0.959
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.712
0.712
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162 Game Avg.verified
13
0.704
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.
91
4.927
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
52
6.540
Career
162 Game Avg.
251
13.590
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162 Game Avg.verified
58
7.295
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
338
18.301
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
203
25.533
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162 Game Avg.verified
103
5.577
Career
162 Game Avg.
37
4.654
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162 Game Avg.
441
23.878
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
240
30.186
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.766
0.766
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162 Game Avg.verified
0.846
0.846

Fielding Stats for Willie Mays and Mike Trout

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162 Game Avg.
22
1.217
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
11
1.463
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162 Game Avg.
2929
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
1218
162
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162 Game Avg.
2666
147.454
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1209
160.803
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162 Game Avg.
71009
3927.440
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
31766
4225.030
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162 Game Avg.
23669.700
1309.150
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
10588.700
1408.340
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162 Game Avg.verified
7752
428.755
Career
162 Game Avg.
2941
391.168
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
233
12.887
Career
162 Game Avg.
38
5.054
Career
162 Game Avg.
156
8.628
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162 Game Avg.verified
20
2.660
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
8141
450.270
Career
162 Game Avg.
2999
398.882
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
7985
441.642
Career
162 Game Avg.
2979
396.222
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.981
0.981
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.993
0.993
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.726
2.726
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.446
2.446
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
121
6.692
Career
162 Game Avg.
10
1.330
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Pitching Stats for Willie Mays and Mike Trout

Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Willie Mays
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mike Trout
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0