Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Mark McGwire or Sammy Sosa? 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 Mark McGwire vs. Sammy Sosa 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.

Mark McGwire Sammy Sosa
Bats Right Right
Throws Right Right
Position First Base Right Field
Generation Baby Boomers Gen X
Hall of Fame No No

Hitting Stats for Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa

Career
162 Game Avg.
16
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
18
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
1874
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2354
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
7660
662.177
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
9896
681.033
Career
162 Game Avg.
6187
534.842
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
8813
606.502
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.263
0.263
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.273
0.273
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.971
0.971
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.885
0.885
Career
162 Game Avg.
1626
140.561
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2408
165.716
Career
162 Game Avg.
785
67.860
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1375
94.626
Career
162 Game Avg.
252
21.784
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
379
26.082
Career
162 Game Avg.
6
0.519
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
45
3.097
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
583
50.398
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
609
41.911
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
841
72.701
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1033
71.090
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.094
0.094
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.069
0.069
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.359
0.359
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.253
0.253
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1475.470
127.549
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1619.910
111.481
Career
162 Game Avg.
3639
314.578
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
4704
323.725
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
3018
260.894
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
3396
233.709
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.394
0.394
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.343
0.343
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.588
0.588
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.534
0.534
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.982
0.982
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.877
0.877
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.325
0.325
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.261
0.261
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.324
0.324
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.288
0.288
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.069
1.069
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.883
0.883
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.255
0.255
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.301
0.301
Career
162 Game Avg.
1167
100.883
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1475
101.508
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1414
122.235
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1667
114.721
Career
162 Game Avg.
1998
172.719
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2533
174.319
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1403.220
121.303
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1569.600
108.019
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
75
6.484
Career
162 Game Avg.
59
4.060
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1317
113.850
Career
162 Game Avg.
929
63.933
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
150
12.967
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
154
10.598
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1596
137.968
Career
162 Game Avg.
2306
158.697
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
4.800
4.800
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.291
4.291
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.825
0.825
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.403
0.403
Career
162 Game Avg.
3
0.259
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
17
1.170
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
78
6.743
Career
162 Game Avg.
78
5.368
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
147
12.708
Career
162 Game Avg.
202
13.901
Career
162 Game Avg.
12
1.037
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
234
16.104
Career
162 Game Avg.
8
0.692
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
107
7.364
Career
162 Game Avg.
20
1.729
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
341
23.467
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.600
0.600
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.686
0.686

Fielding Stats for Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa

Career
162 Game Avg.verified
16
1.447
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
18
1.324
Career
162 Game Avg.
1791
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2203
162
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1742
157.568
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2138
157.220
Career
162 Game Avg.
45300
4097.490
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
56899
4184.130
Career
162 Game Avg.
15100
1365.830
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
18966.300
1394.710
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
14464
1308.300
Career
162 Game Avg.
4522
332.530
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1073
97.055
Career
162 Game Avg.
143
10.516
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
112
10.131
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
128
9.413
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
15649
1415.490
Career
162 Game Avg.
4793
352.459
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
15537
1405.360
Career
162 Game Avg.
4665
343.046
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.993
0.993
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.973
0.973
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
8.675
8.675
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.118
2.118
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1409
127.447
Career
162 Game Avg.
26
1.912
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Pitching Stats for Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa

Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0