Cal Ripken Jr. and Ozzie Smith Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Cal Ripken Jr. or Ozzie Smith? 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.

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Cal Ripken Jr. Ozzie Smith
Bats Right Switch
Throws Right Right
Position Shortstop Shortstop
Generation Baby Boomers Baby Boomers
Hall of Fame Yes Yes

Hitting Stats for Cal Ripken Jr. and Ozzie Smith

Seasons Hitting

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Games as Hitter

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Plate Appearances

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

At Bats

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batting Average

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Equivalent Average

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Hits

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Singles

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Doubles

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Triples

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Extra Base Hits

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs Per at Bat

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs Per Hit

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Base Runs

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Total Bases

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Times on Base

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

On Base Pct

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Slugging Pct

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

On Base Plus Slugging (OPS)

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Isolated Power

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Gross Production Average

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Total Average

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batting Average on Balls in Play

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Batted In (RBI)

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Produced

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Created

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Hit By Pitch

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Walked

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Intentionally Walked

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Strikeouts

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Plate Appearance per Strikout

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Walks Per Strikeout

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Sacrifice Hit by Batter

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Sacrifice Fly by Batter

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batter Grounds into Double Play (GIDP)

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Stolen Bases

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Caught Stealing

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Stolen Base Attempts

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Stolen Base Pct

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Fielding Stats for Cal Ripken Jr. and Ozzie Smith

Seasons Fielding

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Games Played as Fielder

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Starts as Fielder

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Played Outs

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Inning Played

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Putouts

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Assists

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Errors

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Total Chances

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Chances Accepted

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Fielding Pct

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Range Factor

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Double Plays

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Passed Balls

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Wild Pitch as Fielder

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Stolen Base Allowed

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Catcher Caught Stealing

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Pitching Stats for Cal Ripken Jr. and Ozzie Smith

Seasons Pitched

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Games Played as Pitcher

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Starts

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Wins

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Loses

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Win Pct

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Complete Games

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Shutouts

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Saves

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Earned Runs

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Earned Run Avg (ERA)

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Component ERA

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Defense Independent ERA

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Opposing Batting Average

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Pitched Outs

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Innings Pitched

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Hits Allowed

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs Allowed

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Home Runs Allowed Per 9 Innings

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Walks Allowed

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Intentional Walks Allowed

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Strikeouts Thrown

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Strikeouts Thrown Per 9 Innings

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Strikeouts Thrown Per Game

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Power Finesse Ratio

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Wild Pitches

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Pitcher Hits Batsman

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Balks

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Batters Faced

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Games Finished

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Allowed

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Runs Allowed Per 9 Innings

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Sacrifice Hits

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Sacrifice Flies

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Double Plays Enabled

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.

Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP)

Cal Ripken Jr.
Career
162 Game Avg.
Ozzie Smith
Career
162 Game Avg.