Bob Gibson and Tom Seaver Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Bob Gibson or Tom Seaver? 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 Bob Gibson vs. Tom Seaver 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.

Bob Gibson Tom Seaver
Bats Right Right
Throws Right Right
Position Starting Pitcher Starting Pitcher
Generation The Silent Generation The Silent Generation
Hall of Fame Yes Yes

Pitching Stats for Bob Gibson and Tom Seaver

Career
162 Game Avg.
17
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
20
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
528
68
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
656
68
Career
162 Game Avg.
482
62
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
647
62
Career
162 Game Avg.
251
251
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
311
251
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
174
174
Career
162 Game Avg.
205
174
Career
162 Game Avg.
59.06
59.06
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
60.27
59.06
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
255
33
Career
162 Game Avg.
231
33
Career
162 Game Avg.
56
7
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
61
7
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
6
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
1
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1258
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
1521
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.91
2.91
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2.86
2.91
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.86
2.86
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2.67
2.86
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3.37
3.37
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.43
3.37
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.226
0.226
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.225
0.226
Career
162 Game Avg.
11653
1501
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
14348
1501
Career
162 Game Avg.
3884.33
500.26
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
4782.67
500.26
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
3279
422
Career
162 Game Avg.
3971
422
Career
162 Game Avg.
7.6
7.6
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
7.47
7.6
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
257
33
Career
162 Game Avg.
380
33
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.6
0.6
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.72
0.6
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
0.49
0.49
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.58
0.49
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1336
172
Career
162 Game Avg.
1390
172
Career
162 Game Avg.
118
15
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
116
15
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.1
3.1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2.62
3.1
Career
162 Game Avg.
3117
401
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
3640
401
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
7.22
7.22
Career
162 Game Avg.
6.85
7.22
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
5.9
5.9
Career
162 Game Avg.
5.55
5.9
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1.146
1.146
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.052
1.146
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
108
14
Career
162 Game Avg.
126
14
Career
162 Game Avg.
102
13
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
76
13
Career
162 Game Avg.
13
2
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
8
2
Career
162 Game Avg.
16068
2069
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
19369
2069
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
21
3
Career
162 Game Avg.
6
3
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1420
183
Career
162 Game Avg.
1674
183
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.29
3.29
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
3.15
3.29
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
62
8
Career
162 Game Avg.
141
8
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
43
6
Career
162 Game Avg.
96
6
Career
162 Game Avg.
46
6
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
207
6
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.188
1.188
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1.121
1.188
Career
162 Game Avg.
14525
1871
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
17666
1871
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.69
2.69
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2.55
2.69
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.266
0.266
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.258
0.266
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
37.23
37.23
Career
162 Game Avg.
36.45
37.23

Fielding Stats for Bob Gibson and Tom Seaver

Career
162 Game Avg.
17
5.22
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
20
5.22
Career
162 Game Avg.
528
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
656
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
482
147.89
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
647
147.89
Career
162 Game Avg.
11654
3575.66
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
14349
3575.66
Career
162 Game Avg.
3884.67
1191.89
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
4783
1191.89
Career
162 Game Avg.
291
89.28
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
328
89.28
Career
162 Game Avg.
484
148.5
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
692
148.5
Career
162 Game Avg.
42
12.89
Career
162 Game Avg.
42
12.89
Career
162 Game Avg.
817
250.67
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1062
250.67
Career
162 Game Avg.
775
237.78
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1020
237.78
Career
162 Game Avg.
94.86
94.86
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
96.05
94.86
Career
162 Game Avg.
1.468
1.468
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1.555
1.468
Career
162 Game Avg.
46
14.11
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
54
14.11
Bob Gibson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Tom Seaver
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Bob Gibson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Tom Seaver
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Bob Gibson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Tom Seaver
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Bob Gibson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Tom Seaver
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0

Hitting Stats for Bob Gibson and Tom Seaver

Career
162 Game Avg.
17
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
20
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
596
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
677
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
1489
405
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1552
405
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1328
361
Career
162 Game Avg.
1315
361
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.206
0.206
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.154
0.206
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.588
0.588
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.499
0.588
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
274
74
Career
162 Game Avg.
202
74
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
201
55
Career
162 Game Avg.
157
55
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
44
12
Career
162 Game Avg.
28
12
Career
162 Game Avg.
5
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
5
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
24
7
Career
162 Game Avg.
12
7
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
73
20
Career
162 Game Avg.
45
20
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.018
0.018
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.009
0.018
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.088
0.088
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.059
0.088
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
103.39
28.1
Career
162 Game Avg.
65.91
28.1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
400
109
Career
162 Game Avg.
276
109
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
345
94
Career
162 Game Avg.
314
94
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.232
0.232
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.202
0.232
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.301
0.301
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.21
0.301
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.533
0.533
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.412
0.533
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.095
0.095
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.056
0.095
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.18
0.18
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.144
0.18
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.449
0.449
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.345
0.449
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.276
0.276
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.231
0.276
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
132
36
Career
162 Game Avg.
99
36
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
144
39
Career
162 Game Avg.
86
39
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
252
68
Career
162 Game Avg.
173
68
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
99.39
27.02
Career
162 Game Avg.
51.4
27.02
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
8
2
Career
162 Game Avg.
4
2
Career
162 Game Avg.
63
17
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
108
17
Bob Gibson
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Tom Seaver
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
415
113
Career
162 Game Avg.
485
113
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
3.59
3.59
Career
162 Game Avg.
3.2
3.59
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.15
0.15
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.22
0.15
Career
162 Game Avg.
72
20
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
121
20
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
18
5
Career
162 Game Avg.
4
5
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
13
4
Career
162 Game Avg.
22
4
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
13
4
Career
162 Game Avg.
4
4
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
10
3
Tom Seaver
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
3
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
23
6
Career
162 Game Avg.
4
6
Career
162 Game Avg.
56.52
56.52
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
100
56.52