Steve Carlton and Clayton Kershaw Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Steve Carlton or Clayton Kershaw? 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 Steve Carlton vs. Clayton Kershaw 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.

Steve Carlton Clayton Kershaw
Bats Left Left
Throws Left Left
Position Starting Pitcher Starting Pitcher
Generation The Silent Generation Millenial
Hall of Fame Yes No

Pitching Stats for Steve Carlton and Clayton Kershaw

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162 Game Avg.
24
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
15
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
741
68
Career
162 Game Avg.
401
68
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
709
65
Career
162 Game Avg.
398
65
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162 Game Avg.
329
329
Career
162 Game Avg.
197
329
Career
162 Game Avg.
244
244
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162 Game Avg.
87
244
Career
162 Game Avg.
57.42
57.42
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162 Game Avg.
69.37
57.42
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
254
23
Career
162 Game Avg.
25
23
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
55
5
Career
162 Game Avg.
15
5
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2
0
Clayton Kershaw
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1864
171
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162 Game Avg.
711
171
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.22
3.22
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162 Game Avg.
2.48
3.22
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.2
3.2
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2.18
3.2
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.53
3.53
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162 Game Avg.
2.64
3.53
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.24
0.24
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162 Game Avg.
0.209
0.24
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162 Game Avg.
15652
1436
Career
162 Game Avg.
7743
1436
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162 Game Avg.
5217.33
478.78
Career
162 Game Avg.
2581
478.78
Career
162 Game Avg.
4672
429
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162 Game Avg.
1955
429
Career
162 Game Avg.
8.06
8.06
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162 Game Avg.
6.82
8.06
Career
162 Game Avg.
414
38
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162 Game Avg.
206
38
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.71
0.71
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.72
0.71
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.56
0.56
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.51
0.56
Career
162 Game Avg.
1833
168
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162 Game Avg.
629
168
Career
162 Game Avg.
150
14
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
27
14
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.16
3.16
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2.19
3.16
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162 Game Avg.
4136
380
Career
162 Game Avg.
2807
380
Career
162 Game Avg.
7.13
7.13
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162 Game Avg.
9.79
7.13
Career
162 Game Avg.
5.58
5.58
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162 Game Avg.
7
5.58
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.144
1.144
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162 Game Avg.
1.331
1.144
Career
162 Game Avg.
183
17
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162 Game Avg.
95
17
Career
162 Game Avg.
53
5
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
39
5
Career
162 Game Avg.
90
8
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162 Game Avg.
22
8
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162 Game Avg.
21683
1990
Career
162 Game Avg.
10160
1990
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162 Game Avg.
13
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
2130
195
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162 Game Avg.
777
195
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.67
3.67
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2.71
3.67
Career
162 Game Avg.
203
19
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162 Game Avg.
90
19
Career
162 Game Avg.
103
9
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
29
9
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
287
26
Career
162 Game Avg.
177
26
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.247
1.247
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1.001
1.247
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
19491
1789
Career
162 Game Avg.
9373
1789
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.87
2.87
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162 Game Avg.
1.94
2.87
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.279
0.279
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162 Game Avg.
0.268
0.279
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
37.4
37.4
Career
162 Game Avg.
35.43
37.4

Fielding Stats for Steve Carlton and Clayton Kershaw

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162 Game Avg.
24
5.25
Career
162 Game Avg.
14
5.25
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162 Game Avg.
741
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
379
162
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162 Game Avg.
709
155
Career
162 Game Avg.
376
155
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162 Game Avg.
15652
3421.89
Career
162 Game Avg.
7364
3421.89
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162 Game Avg.
5217.33
1140.63
Career
162 Game Avg.
2454.67
1140.63
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162 Game Avg.
109
23.83
Career
162 Game Avg.
70
23.83
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162 Game Avg.
724
158.28
Career
162 Game Avg.
348
158.28
Career
162 Game Avg.
42
9.18
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162 Game Avg.
9
9.18
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162 Game Avg.
875
191.3
Career
162 Game Avg.
427
191.3
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
833
182.11
Career
162 Game Avg.
418
182.11
Career
162 Game Avg.
95.2
95.2
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162 Game Avg.
97.89
95.2
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1.124
1.124
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.103
1.124
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
36
7.87
Career
162 Game Avg.
15
7.87
Steve Carlton
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Clayton Kershaw
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Steve Carlton
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Clayton Kershaw
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Steve Carlton
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162 Game Avg.verified
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
7
0
Steve Carlton
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
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162 Game Avg.
5
0

Hitting Stats for Steve Carlton and Clayton Kershaw

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162 Game Avg.
24
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
15
1
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162 Game Avg.
745
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
410
162
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162 Game Avg.
1877
408
Career
162 Game Avg.
847
408
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162 Game Avg.
1719
374
Career
162 Game Avg.
698
374
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.201
0.201
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.162
0.201
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.52
0.52
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.485
0.52
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162 Game Avg.
346
75
Career
162 Game Avg.
113
75
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162 Game Avg.
278
60
Career
162 Game Avg.
100
60
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162 Game Avg.
49
11
Career
162 Game Avg.
11
11
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162 Game Avg.
6
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
13
3
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
3
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
68
15
Career
162 Game Avg.
13
15
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162 Game Avg.
0.008
0.008
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.001
0.008
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.038
0.038
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.009
0.038
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
96.04
20.88
Career
162 Game Avg.
24.44
20.88
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
446
97
Career
162 Game Avg.
129
97
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162 Game Avg.
397
86
Career
162 Game Avg.
151
86
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.212
0.212
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.178
0.212
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.259
0.259
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.185
0.259
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.471
0.471
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.363
0.471
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.058
0.058
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.023
0.058
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.16
0.16
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.126
0.16
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.354
0.354
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.28
0.354
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.255
0.255
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.23
0.255
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
123
27
Career
162 Game Avg.
46
27
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
140
30
Career
162 Game Avg.
40
30
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
250
54
Career
162 Game Avg.
85
54
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
91.08
19.81
Career
162 Game Avg.
19.82
19.81
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
10
2
Career
162 Game Avg.
4
2
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
41
9
Career
162 Game Avg.
34
9
Steve Carlton
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Clayton Kershaw
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
413
90
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
211
90
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
4.54
4.54
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.01
4.54
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.1
0.1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.16
0.1
Career
162 Game Avg.
94
20
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
110
20
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
13
3
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
3
Career
162 Game Avg.
33
7
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
15
7
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2
0
Clayton Kershaw
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
4
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
50
50
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
100
50