Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax 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. Willie Mays and Sandy Koufax have faced off against each other 121 times throughout their careers. Against Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays has maintained a Batting Average of 0.278, lower than his career batting average of 0.302. Sandy Koufax's career opposing batting average is 0.202, lower than their face-off average, possibly underperforming against Willie Mays. Willie Mays's OPS against Sandy Koufax is 0.953, higher than his career OPS of 0.941.

Sandy Koufax has struck out Willie Mays 20 times in 97 at-bats. Against Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays strikes out every 6.050 plate appearances. Willie Mays's career Plate Appearance per Strikeout is 8.19, striking out less often against Sandy Koufax than average. Sandy Koufax strikes out a batter every 3.964 plate appearances, striking out Willie Mays less often than his average.

How Willie Mays put the ball into play against Sandy Koufax

Balls and Strikes Thrown by Sandy Koufax to Willie Mays

Matchup Details for Willie Mays and Sandy Koufax

Stats that describe the matchup between Willie Mays and Sandy Koufax including some career level stats for context.

Plate Appearances

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Plate Appearances
121
Willie Mays Career Plate Appearances
12493
Sandy Koufax Career Batters Faced
9497

At Bats

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax At Bats
97
Willie Mays Career At Bats
10881
Sandy Koufax Career At Bats Pitched
8614

Batting Average

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Batting Average
0.278
Willie Mays Career Batting Average
0.302
Sandy Koufax Career Opposing Batting Average
0.202

Hits

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Hits
27
Willie Mays Career Hits
3283
Sandy Koufax Career Hits Allowed
1754

Singles

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Singles
13
Willie Mays Career Singles
1960

Doubles

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Doubles
8
Willie Mays Career Doubles
523

Triples

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Triples
1
Willie Mays Career Triples
140

Home Runs

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Home Runs
5
Willie Mays Career Home Runs
660
Sandy Koufax Career Home Runs Allowed
204

Grand Slams

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Grand Slams
0

In the Park Home Runs

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax In the Park Home Runs
0

In the Park Grand Slams

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax In the Park Grand Slams
0

Extra Base Hits

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Extra Base Hits
14
Willie Mays Career Extra Base Hits
1323

Home Runs Per at Bat

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Home Runs Per at Bat
0.052
Willie Mays Career Home Runs Per at Bat
0.061
Sandy Koufax Career Home Runs Allowed per At Bat
0.023682377524959

Home Runs Per Hit

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Home Runs Per Hit
0.185
Willie Mays Career Home Runs Per Hit
0.201
Sandy Koufax Career Home Runs Allowed Per Hit
0.11630558722919

Home Runs Per Strikeout

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Home Runs Per Strikeout
0.250
Willie Mays Career Home Runs Per Strikeout
0.43250327653997
Sandy Koufax Career Home Runs Allowed Per Strikeout
0.085141903171953

Total Bases

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Total Bases
52
Willie Mays Total Bases
6066

Times on Base

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Times on Base
50
Willie Mays Career Times on Base
4791

On Base Pct

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax On Base Pct
0.417
Willie Mays Career On Base Percentage
0.383

Slugging Pct

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Slugging Pct
0.536
Willie Mays Career Slugging Percentage
0.557

On Base Plus Slugging (OPS)

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax On Base Plus Slugging (OPS)
0.953
Willie Mays Career OPS
0.941

Isolated Power

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Isolated Power
0.258
Willie Mays Career Isolated Power
0.256

Gross Production Average

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Gross Production Average
0.322
Willie Mays Career Gross Production Average
0.312

Batting Average on Balls in Play

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Batting Average on Balls in Play
0.306
Willie Mays Career Batting Average on Balls in Play
0.299
Sandy Koufax Career Opposing Batting Average on Balls in Play
0.25773195876289

Runs Batted In (RBI)

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Runs Batted In (RBI)
14
Willie Mays Career RBIs
1903

Runs Created

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Runs Created
21.740
Willie Mays Career Runs Created
2298.07

Hit By Pitch

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Hit By Pitch
0
Willie Mays Career Hit By Pitch
44
Sandy Koufax Career Batters Hit By Pitch
18

Outs

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Outs
48

Walks

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Walks
23
Willie Mays Career Walks
1464
Sandy Koufax Career Walks Allowed
817

Intentional Walks

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Intentional Walks
1
Willie Mays Career Intentional Walks
192
Sandy Koufax Career Intentional Walks Allowed
48

Strikeouts

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Strikeouts
20
Willie Mays Career Strikeouts
1526
Sandy Koufax Career Strikeouts Thrown
2396

Plate Appearance Per Strikout

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Plate Appearance Per Strikout
6.050
Willie Mays Career Plate Appearances Per Strikeout
8.19
Sandy Koufax Career Batters Faced per Strikeout
3.9636894824708

Walks Per Strikeout

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Walks Per Strikeout
1.150
Willie Mays Career Walks Per Strikeout
0.96
Sandy Koufax Career Walks Allowed Per Strikeout
0.3610183639399

Walks and Hits Per Plate Apperance

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Walks and Hits Per Plate Apperance
0.413
Willie Mays Career Walks and Hits Per Plate Appearance
0.39534139117906
Sandy Koufax Career Walks and Hits Allowed Per Plate Appearance
0.2757712961988

Batter Reached due to Defensive Indifference

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Batter Reached due to Defensive Indifference
0

Batter Reached due to Error

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Batter Reached due to Error
2

Batter Reached due to Interference

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Batter Reached due to Interference
0

Sacrifice Hits

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Sacrifice Hits
0
Willie Mays Career Sacrifice Hits
13
Sandy Koufax Career Sacrifice Hits
0

Sacrifice Flies

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Sacrifice Flies
0
Willie Mays Career Sacrifice Flies
91
Sandy Koufax Career Sacrifice Flies
0

Grounds into Double Play (GIDP)

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Grounds into Double Play (GIDP)
2
Willie Mays Career Ground into Double Play
251
Sandy Koufax Career Double Plays Enabled
0

Ground into Triple Play

Willie Mays vs. Sandy Koufax Ground into Triple Play
0