Mariano Rivera and Cy Young Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Mariano Rivera or Cy Young? 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 Mariano Rivera vs. Cy Young 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.

Mariano Rivera Cy Young
Bats Right Right
Throws Right Right
Position Relief Pitcher Starting Pitcher
Generation Gen X Pre-Generational
Hall of Fame Yes Yes

Pitching Stats for Mariano Rivera and Cy Young

Career
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19
1.148
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
22
0.869
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1115
67.396
Career
162 Game Avg.
906
35.798
Career
162 Game Avg.
10
0.604
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
815
32.202
Career
162 Game Avg.
82
4.956
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
511
20.191
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
60
3.627
Career
162 Game Avg.
315
12.446
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.577
0.577
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.619
0.619
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
749
29.594
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
76
3.003
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
652
39.410
Career
162 Game Avg.
18
0.711
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
315
19.040
Career
162 Game Avg.
2147
84.832
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.209
2.209
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.627
2.627
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.092
2.092
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.604
2.604
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.667
2.667
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.044
3.044
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.211
0.211
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.251
0.251
Career
162 Game Avg.
3851
232.772
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
22068
871.949
Career
162 Game Avg.
1283.670
77.591
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162 Game Avg.verified
7356
290.650
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162 Game Avg.verified
998
60.324
Career
162 Game Avg.
7092
280.219
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
6.997
6.997
Career
162 Game Avg.
8.677
8.677
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
71
4.292
Career
162 Game Avg.
138
5.453
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.498
0.498
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.169
0.169
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
286
17.287
Career
162 Game Avg.
1217
48.086
Career
162 Game Avg.
41
2.478
Cy Young
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.005
2.005
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.489
1.489
Career
162 Game Avg.
1173
70.901
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2803
110.752
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
8.224
8.224
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.429
3.429
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.052
1.052
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3.094
3.094
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.137
1.137
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.546
0.546
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
13
0.786
Career
162 Game Avg.
156
6.164
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
46
2.780
Career
162 Game Avg.
161
6.361
Career
162 Game Avg.
3
0.181
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
3
0.119
Career
162 Game Avg.
5103
308.448
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
29579
1168.720
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
952
57.543
Career
162 Game Avg.
84
3.319
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
340
20.551
Career
162 Game Avg.
3167
125.134
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.384
2.384
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.875
3.875
Career
162 Game Avg.
26
1.572
Cy Young
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
25
1.511
Cy Young
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
88
5.319
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.000
1.000
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.130
1.130

Fielding Stats for Mariano Rivera and Cy Young

Career
162 Game Avg.
19
2.761
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162 Game Avg.verified
22
3.912
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1115
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
911
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
10
1.453
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
232
41.256
Career
162 Game Avg.
3851
559.518
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
21744
3866.660
Career
162 Game Avg.
1283.670
186.506
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
7248
1288.890
Career
162 Game Avg.
110
15.982
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
251
44.635
Career
162 Game Avg.
258
37.485
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2015
358.320
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
6
0.872
Career
162 Game Avg.
148
26.318
Career
162 Game Avg.
374
54.339
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2414
429.273
Career
162 Game Avg.
368
53.467
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2266
402.955
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.984
0.984
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.939
0.939
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.330
0.330
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.487
2.487
Career
162 Game Avg.
12
1.744
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
41
7.291
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Hitting Stats for Mariano Rivera and Cy Young

Career
162 Game Avg.
19
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
22
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1115
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
918
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
4
0.581
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3101
547.235
Career
162 Game Avg.
3
0.436
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2960
522.353
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.210
0.210
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.375
0.375
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.538
0.538
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
623
109.941
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
483
85.235
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
87
15.353
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
35
6.177
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
18
3.177
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
140
24.706
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.006
0.006
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.029
0.029
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.035
0.005
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
204.029
36.005
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
834
147.177
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0.145
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
714
126
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.250
0.250
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.230
0.230
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.282
0.282
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.250
0.250
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.512
0.512
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.071
0.071
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.113
0.113
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.174
0.174
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.333
0.333
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.408
0.408
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.236
0.236
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
325
57.353
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0.145
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
290
51.177
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0.145
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
597
105.353
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.007
0.001
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
212.445
37.490
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
10
1.765
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0.145
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
81
14.294
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1
0.145
Career
162 Game Avg.
381
67.235
Career
162 Game Avg.
4
4
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
8.139
8.139
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.213
0.213
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
50
8.824
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
29
5.118
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Cy Young
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
29
5.118
Mariano Rivera
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1
1