Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove 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. Babe Ruth and Lefty Grove have faced off against each other 148 times throughout their careers. Against Lefty Grove, Babe Ruth has maintained a Batting Average of 0.311, lower than his career batting average of 0.342. Lefty Grove's career opposing batting average is 0.25, lower than their face-off average, possibly underperforming against Babe Ruth. Babe Ruth's OPS against Lefty Grove is 0.898, lower than his career OPS of 1.159.

Lefty Grove has struck out Babe Ruth 45 times in 135 at-bats. Against Lefty Grove, Babe Ruth strikes out every 3.289 plate appearances. Babe Ruth's career Plate Appearance per Strikeout is 7.98, striking out less often against Lefty Grove than average. Lefty Grove strikes out a batter every 7.340 plate appearances, striking out Babe Ruth more often than his average.

How Babe Ruth put the ball into play against Lefty Grove

Balls and Strikes Thrown by Lefty Grove to Babe Ruth

Matchup Details for Babe Ruth and Lefty Grove

Stats that describe the matchup between Babe Ruth and Lefty Grove including some career level stats for context.

Plate Appearances

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Plate Appearances
148
Babe Ruth Career Plate Appearances
10616
Lefty Grove Career Batters Faced
16633

At Bats

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove At Bats
135
Babe Ruth Career At Bats
8398
Lefty Grove Career At Bats Pitched
15404

Batting Average

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Batting Average
0.311
Babe Ruth Career Batting Average
0.342
Lefty Grove Career Opposing Batting Average
0.25

Hits

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Hits
42
Babe Ruth Career Hits
2873
Lefty Grove Career Hits Allowed
3849

Singles

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Singles
31
Babe Ruth Career Singles
1517

Doubles

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Doubles
2
Babe Ruth Career Doubles
506

Triples

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Triples
0
Babe Ruth Career Triples
136

Home Runs

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Home Runs
9
Babe Ruth Career Home Runs
714
Lefty Grove Career Home Runs Allowed
162

Grand Slams

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Grand Slams
1

In the Park Home Runs

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove In the Park Home Runs
0

In the Park Grand Slams

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove In the Park Grand Slams
0

Extra Base Hits

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Extra Base Hits
11
Babe Ruth Career Extra Base Hits
1356

Home Runs Per at Bat

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Home Runs Per at Bat
0.067
Babe Ruth Career Home Runs Per at Bat
0.085
Lefty Grove Career Home Runs Allowed per At Bat
0.010516748896391

Home Runs Per Hit

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Home Runs Per Hit
0.214
Babe Ruth Career Home Runs Per Hit
0.249
Lefty Grove Career Home Runs Allowed Per Hit
0.042088854247857

Home Runs Per Strikeout

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Home Runs Per Strikeout
0.200
Babe Ruth Career Home Runs Per Strikeout
0.53684210526316
Lefty Grove Career Home Runs Allowed Per Strikeout
0.071491615180936

Total Bases

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Total Bases
71
Babe Ruth Total Bases
5793

Times on Base

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Times on Base
55
Babe Ruth Career Times on Base
4978

On Base Pct

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove On Base Pct
0.372
Babe Ruth Career On Base Percentage
0.469

Slugging Pct

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Slugging Pct
0.526
Babe Ruth Career Slugging Percentage
0.69

On Base Plus Slugging (OPS)

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove On Base Plus Slugging (OPS)
0.898
Babe Ruth Career OPS
1.159

Isolated Power

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Isolated Power
0.215
Babe Ruth Career Isolated Power
0.348

Gross Production Average

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Gross Production Average
0.299
Babe Ruth Career Gross Production Average
0.383

Batting Average on Balls in Play

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Batting Average on Balls in Play
0.407
Babe Ruth Career Batting Average on Balls in Play
0.34
Lefty Grove Career Opposing Batting Average on Balls in Play
0.28413995067818

Runs Batted In (RBI)

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Runs Batted In (RBI)
33
Babe Ruth Career RBIs
2217

Runs Created

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Runs Created
27.061
Babe Ruth Career Runs Created
2621.55

Hit By Pitch

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Hit By Pitch
0
Babe Ruth Career Hit By Pitch
43
Lefty Grove Career Batters Hit By Pitch
42

Outs

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Outs
47

Walks

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Walks
13
Babe Ruth Career Walks
2062
Lefty Grove Career Walks Allowed
1187

Intentional Walks

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Intentional Walks
0
Babe Ruth Career Intentional Walks
0
Lefty Grove Career Intentional Walks Allowed
0

Strikeouts

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Strikeouts
45
Babe Ruth Career Strikeouts
1330
Lefty Grove Career Strikeouts Thrown
2266

Plate Appearance Per Strikout

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Plate Appearance Per Strikout
3.289
Babe Ruth Career Plate Appearances Per Strikeout
7.98
Lefty Grove Career Batters Faced per Strikeout
7.3402471315093

Walks Per Strikeout

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Walks Per Strikeout
0.289
Babe Ruth Career Walks Per Strikeout
1.55
Lefty Grove Career Walks Allowed Per Strikeout
0.52383053839365

Walks and Hits Per Plate Apperance

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Walks and Hits Per Plate Apperance
0.372
Babe Ruth Career Walks and Hits Per Plate Appearance
0.46486435568953
Lefty Grove Career Walks and Hits Allowed Per Plate Appearance
0.30277159862923

Batter Reached due to Defensive Indifference

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Batter Reached due to Defensive Indifference
0

Batter Reached due to Error

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Batter Reached due to Error
1

Batter Reached due to Interference

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Batter Reached due to Interference
0

Sacrifice Hits

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Sacrifice Hits
0
Babe Ruth Career Sacrifice Hits
113
Lefty Grove Career Sacrifice Hits
0

Sacrifice Flies

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Sacrifice Flies
0
Babe Ruth Career Sacrifice Flies
0
Lefty Grove Career Sacrifice Flies
0

Grounds into Double Play (GIDP)

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Grounds into Double Play (GIDP)
1
Babe Ruth Career Ground into Double Play
2
Lefty Grove Career Double Plays Enabled
0

Ground into Triple Play

Babe Ruth vs. Lefty Grove Ground into Triple Play
0