Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa Comparison

Who is the better baseball player Mark McGwire or Sammy Sosa? 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 Mark McGwire vs. Sammy Sosa 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.

Mark McGwire Sammy Sosa
Bats Right Right
Throws Right Right
Position First Base Right Field
Generation Baby Boomers Gen X
Hall of Fame No No

Hitting Stats for Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa

Career
162 Game Avg.
16
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
18
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
1874
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2354
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
7660
662
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
9896
662
Career
162 Game Avg.
6187
535
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
8813
535
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.263
0.263
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.273
0.263
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.971
0.971
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.885
0.971
Career
162 Game Avg.
1626
141
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2408
141
Career
162 Game Avg.
785
68
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1375
68
Career
162 Game Avg.
252
22
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
379
22
Career
162 Game Avg.
6
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
45
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
583
50
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
609
50
Career
162 Game Avg.
841
73
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1033
73
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.094
0.094
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.069
0.094
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.359
0.359
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.253
0.359
Career
162 Game Avg.
1475.47
127.55
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1619.91
127.55
Career
162 Game Avg.
3639
315
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
4704
315
Career
162 Game Avg.
3018
261
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
3396
261
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.394
0.394
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.343
0.394
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.588
0.588
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.534
0.588
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.982
0.982
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.877
0.982
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.325
0.325
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.261
0.325
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.324
0.324
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.288
0.324
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1.069
1.069
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.883
1.069
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.255
0.255
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.301
0.255
Career
162 Game Avg.
1167
101
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1475
101
Career
162 Game Avg.
1414
122
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1667
122
Career
162 Game Avg.
1998
173
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2533
173
Career
162 Game Avg.
1403.22
121.3
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1569.6
121.3
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
75
6
Career
162 Game Avg.
59
6
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1317
114
Career
162 Game Avg.
929
114
Career
162 Game Avg.
150
13
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
154
13
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
1596
138
Career
162 Game Avg.
2306
138
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
4.8
4.8
Career
162 Game Avg.
4.29
4.8
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
0.83
0.83
Career
162 Game Avg.
0.4
0.83
Career
162 Game Avg.
3
0
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
17
0
Career
162 Game Avg.
78
7
Career
162 Game Avg.
78
7
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
147
13
Career
162 Game Avg.
202
13
Career
162 Game Avg.
12
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
234
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
8
1
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
107
1
Career
162 Game Avg.
20
2
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
341
2
Career
162 Game Avg.
60
60
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
68.62
60

Fielding Stats for Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa

Career
162 Game Avg.
16
1.45
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
18
1.45
Career
162 Game Avg.
1791
162
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2203
162
Career
162 Game Avg.
1742
157.57
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
2138
157.57
Career
162 Game Avg.
45300
4097.49
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
56899
4097.49
Career
162 Game Avg.
15100
1365.83
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
18966.3
1365.83
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
14464
1308.3
Career
162 Game Avg.
4522
1308.3
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1073
97.06
Career
162 Game Avg.
143
97.06
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.verified
112
10.13
Career
162 Game Avg.
128
10.13
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
15649
1415.49
Career
162 Game Avg.
4793
1415.49
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
15537
1405.36
Career
162 Game Avg.
4665
1405.36
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
99.28
99.28
Career
162 Game Avg.
97.33
99.28
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
8.675
8.675
Career
162 Game Avg.
2.118
8.675
Careerverified
162 Game Avg.
1409
127.45
Career
162 Game Avg.
26
127.45
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Mark McGwire
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0
Sammy Sosa
Career
162 Game Avg.
0
0