Jackie Robinson and Babe Ruth Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Jackie Robinson or Babe Ruth? 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 Jackie Robinson vs. Babe Ruth 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.

Jackie Robinson Babe Ruth
Bats Right Left
Throws Right Left
Position Second Base Right Field
Generation The Greatest Generation The Lost Generation
Hall of Fame Yes Yes

Hitting Stats for Jackie Robinson and Babe Ruth

Career
162 Game Avg.
10
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
22
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
1382
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2503
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
5802
680.119
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
10616
687.092
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
4877
571.689
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
8398
543.538
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.311
0.311
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.342
0.342
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.908
0.908
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.119
1.119
Career
162 Game Avg.
1518
177.942
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2873
185.947
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
1054
123.551
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1517
98.184
Career
162 Game Avg.
273
32.001
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
506
32.750
Career
162 Game Avg.
54
6.330
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
136
8.802
Career
162 Game Avg.
137
16.059
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
714
46.212
Career
162 Game Avg.
464
54.391
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1356
87.763
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.028
0.028
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.085
0.085
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.090
0.090
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.249
0.249
Career
162 Game Avg.
995.138
116.651
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2696.500
174.524
Career
162 Game Avg.
2310
270.781
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
5793
374.936
Career
162 Game Avg.
2330
273.126
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
4978
322.188
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.402
0.402
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.469
0.469
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.474
0.474
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.690
0.690
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.875
0.875
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.159
1.159
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.162
0.162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.348
0.348
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.299
0.299
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.383
0.383
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.948
0.948
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1.421
1.421
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.310
0.310
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.340
0.340
Career
162 Game Avg.
947
111.009
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2174
140.706
Career
162 Game Avg.
734
86.041
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2217
143.489
Career
162 Game Avg.
1544
180.990
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3677
237.984
Career
162 Game Avg.
1021.160
119.701
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2621.550
169.673
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
72
8.440
Career
162 Game Avg.
43
2.783
Career
162 Game Avg.
740
86.744
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2062
133.458
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
7
0.821
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
291
34.111
Career
162 Game Avg.
1330
86.081
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
19.938
19.938
Career
162 Game Avg.
7.982
7.982
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.543
2.543
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.550
1.550
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
104
12.191
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
113
7.314
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
9
1.055
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
197
23.093
Career
162 Game Avg.
123
7.961
Career
162 Game Avg.
30
3.517
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
117
7.573
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
227
26.609
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
240
15.533
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.868
0.868
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.513
0.512

Fielding Stats for Jackie Robinson and Babe Ruth

Career
162 Game Avg.
10
1.188
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
22
1.463
Career
162 Game Avg.
1364
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2436
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
311
36.937
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
7645
907.984
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2548.330
302.661
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
4007
475.905
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
4787
318.347
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2728
324
Career
162 Game Avg.
569
37.840
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
117
13.896
Career
162 Game Avg.verified
179
11.904
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
6852
813.801
Career
162 Game Avg.
5535
368.091
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
6735
799.905
Career
162 Game Avg.
5356
356.187
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.983
0.983
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.968
0.968
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
4.938
4.938
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.199
2.199
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
830
98.578
Career
162 Game Avg.
86
5.719
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Pitching Stats for Jackie Robinson and Babe Ruth

Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
10
2.187
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
163
35.640
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
148
32.360
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
94
20.553
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
46
10.058
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.671
0.671
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
107
23.396
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
17
3.717
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
4
0.875
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
309
67.563
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.277
2.277
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.364
2.364
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.462
3.462
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.215
0.215
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3664
801.132
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1221.330
267.044
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
974
212.965
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
7.177
7.177
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
10
2.187
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.074
0.074
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
441
96.424
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.250
3.250
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
488
106.701
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3.596
3.596
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
2.994
2.994
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.761
0.761
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
25
5.466
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
29
6.341
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
4
0.875
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
5006
1094.560
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
11
2.405
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
398
87.023
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.933
2.933
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jackie Robinson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Babe Ruth
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Jackie Robinson
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.159
1.159