Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Matchup

It doesn't matter if you are trying to make your next big bet or parlay, tweak your fantasy team, rub something in your buddy's face, or just want to understand the game better, it's always interesting to look at a matchup. Hank Aaron and Bob Gibson have faced off against each other 180 times throughout their careers. Against Bob Gibson, Hank Aaron has maintained a Batting Average of 0.215, lower than his career batting average of 0.305. Bob Gibson's career opposing batting average is 0.226, higher than their face-off average, possibly overperforming against Hank Aaron. Hank Aaron's OPS against Bob Gibson is 0.693, lower than his career OPS of 0.928.

Bob Gibson has struck out Hank Aaron 32 times in 163 at-bats. Against Bob Gibson, Hank Aaron strikes out every 5.625 plate appearances. Hank Aaron's career Plate Appearance per Strikeout is 10.08, striking out less often against Bob Gibson than average. Bob Gibson strikes out a batter every 5.155 plate appearances, striking out Hank Aaron less often than his average.

How Hank Aaron put the ball into play against Bob Gibson

Balls and Strikes Thrown by Bob Gibson to Hank Aaron

Matchup Details for Hank Aaron and Bob Gibson

Stats that describe the matchup between Hank Aaron and Bob Gibson including some career level stats for context.

Plate Appearances

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Plate Appearances
180
Hank Aaron Career Plate Appearances
13940
Bob Gibson Career Batters Faced
16068

At Bats

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson At Bats
163
Hank Aaron Career At Bats
12364
Bob Gibson Career At Bats Pitched
14407

Batting Average

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Batting Average
0.215
Hank Aaron Career Batting Average
0.305
Bob Gibson Career Opposing Batting Average
0.226

Hits

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Hits
35
Hank Aaron Career Hits
3771
Bob Gibson Career Hits Allowed
3279

Singles

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Singles
18
Hank Aaron Career Singles
2294

Doubles

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Doubles
8
Hank Aaron Career Doubles
624

Triples

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Triples
1
Hank Aaron Career Triples
98

Home Runs

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Home Runs
8
Hank Aaron Career Home Runs
755
Bob Gibson Career Home Runs Allowed
257

Grand Slams

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Grand Slams
0

In the Park Home Runs

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson In the Park Home Runs
0

In the Park Grand Slams

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson In the Park Grand Slams
0

Extra Base Hits

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Extra Base Hits
17
Hank Aaron Career Extra Base Hits
1477

Home Runs Per at Bat

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Home Runs Per at Bat
0.049
Hank Aaron Career Home Runs Per at Bat
0.061
Bob Gibson Career Home Runs Allowed per At Bat
0.017838550704519

Home Runs Per Hit

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Home Runs Per Hit
0.229
Hank Aaron Career Home Runs Per Hit
0.2
Bob Gibson Career Home Runs Allowed Per Hit
0.078377554132357

Home Runs Per Strikeout

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Home Runs Per Strikeout
0.250
Hank Aaron Career Home Runs Per Strikeout
0.54591467823572
Bob Gibson Career Home Runs Allowed Per Strikeout
0.082451074751363

Total Bases

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Total Bases
69
Hank Aaron Total Bases
6856

Times on Base

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Times on Base
48
Hank Aaron Career Times on Base
5205

On Base Pct

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson On Base Pct
0.270
Hank Aaron Career On Base Percentage
0.373

Slugging Pct

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Slugging Pct
0.423
Hank Aaron Career Slugging Percentage
0.555

On Base Plus Slugging (OPS)

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson On Base Plus Slugging (OPS)
0.693
Hank Aaron Career OPS
0.928

Isolated Power

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Isolated Power
0.209
Hank Aaron Career Isolated Power
0.25

Gross Production Average

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Gross Production Average
0.227
Hank Aaron Career Gross Production Average
0.307

Batting Average on Balls in Play

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Batting Average on Balls in Play
0.216
Hank Aaron Career Batting Average on Balls in Play
0.291
Bob Gibson Career Opposing Batting Average on Balls in Play
0.27284218129289

Runs Batted In (RBI)

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Runs Batted In (RBI)
26
Hank Aaron Career RBIs
2297

Runs Created

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Runs Created
17.978
Hank Aaron Career Runs Created
2493.81

Hit By Pitch

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Hit By Pitch
0
Hank Aaron Career Hit By Pitch
32
Bob Gibson Career Batters Hit By Pitch
102

Outs

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Outs
96

Walks

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Walks
13
Hank Aaron Career Walks
1402
Bob Gibson Career Walks Allowed
1336

Intentional Walks

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Intentional Walks
2
Hank Aaron Career Intentional Walks
293
Bob Gibson Career Intentional Walks Allowed
118

Strikeouts

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Strikeouts
32
Hank Aaron Career Strikeouts
1383
Bob Gibson Career Strikeouts Thrown
3117

Plate Appearance Per Strikout

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Plate Appearance Per Strikout
5.625
Hank Aaron Career Plate Appearances Per Strikeout
10.08
Bob Gibson Career Batters Faced per Strikeout
5.1549566891242

Walks Per Strikeout

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Walks Per Strikeout
0.406
Hank Aaron Career Walks Per Strikeout
1.01
Bob Gibson Career Walks Allowed Per Strikeout
0.46647417388515

Walks and Hits Per Plate Apperance

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Walks and Hits Per Plate Apperance
0.267
Hank Aaron Career Walks and Hits Per Plate Appearance
0.39210903873745
Bob Gibson Career Walks and Hits Allowed Per Plate Appearance
0.29456061737615

Batter Reached due to Defensive Indifference

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Batter Reached due to Defensive Indifference
0

Batter Reached due to Error

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Batter Reached due to Error
2

Batter Reached due to Interference

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Batter Reached due to Interference
0

Sacrifice Hits

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Sacrifice Hits
0
Hank Aaron Career Sacrifice Hits
21
Bob Gibson Career Sacrifice Hits
62

Sacrifice Flies

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Sacrifice Flies
2
Hank Aaron Career Sacrifice Flies
121
Bob Gibson Career Sacrifice Flies
43

Grounds into Double Play (GIDP)

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Grounds into Double Play (GIDP)
4
Hank Aaron Career Ground into Double Play
328
Bob Gibson Career Double Plays Enabled
46

Ground into Triple Play

Hank Aaron vs. Bob Gibson Ground into Triple Play
0