Baseballs Greatest Hitters of All Time
Derek Jeter vs. Cal Ripken
For so many years, and for most part of his career, when the baseball media and fans began comparing Derek Jeter to the other great short stops as well as the other all-time greats, most said, Jeter was not about the numbers but rather the intangibles and the "Rings" . At baseballsgreatestitters.com, we feel he is about numbers, as well as the intangibles and the "Rings" Derek Jeter is the complete package. In the past 10 to15 years, there have been many comparisons made between these all-time greats, our results show when comparing the two, Derek Jeter is the greater hitter.....by the numbers.
Derek Jeter 1995 2014 (Seasons Omitted 1995, 2013) 
Cal Ripken 1981- 2001
(Seasons Omitted 1981,1999,2000)

Comparing 18 Head to Head Hitting Seasons:  Derek Jeter -12   Cal Ripken - 6
Our All- Time Rank:    Derek Jeter # 63  Cal Ripken # 77
Player
Year
Age
Runs
H.R.
RBI's
Avg.
OB%
Slg%
Points
Edge
Jeter
1996
22
104
10
 78
314
370
430
4.107
Jeter
Ripken
1982
21
 90
28
 93
264
317
475
4.086












Jeter
1997
23
116
10
 70
291
370
405
4.063

Ripken
1983
22
121
27
102
318
371
517
4.274
Ripken











Jeter
1998
24
127
19
 84
324
384
481
4.229
Jeter
Ripken
1984
23
103
27
 86
304
374
510
4.222












Jeter
1999
25
134
24
102
349
438
552
4.414
Jeter
Ripken
1985
24
116
26
110
282
347
469
4.16












Jeter
2000
26
119
15
 73
339
416
481
4.249
Jeter
Ripken
1986
25
 98
25
 81
282
355
461
4.118












Jeter
2001
27
110
21
 74
311
377
480
4.185
Jeter
Ripken
1987
26
 97
27
 98
252
333
436
4.061












Jeter
2002
28
124
18
 75
297
373
421
4.117
Jeter
Ripken
1988
27
 87
23
 81
264
372
431
4.072












Jeter
2003
29
 87
10
 52
324
393
450
4.117
Jeter
Ripken
1989
28
 80
21

 93

257
317
401
3.981












Jeter
2004
30
111
23
 78
292
352
471
4.141
Jeter
Ripken
1990
29
 78
21
 84
250
341
415
4.001












Jeter
2005
31
122
19
 70
309
389
450
4.169

Ripken
1991
30
 99
34
114
323
374
566
4.335
Ripken











Jeter
2006
32
118
14
 97
343
417
483
4.277
Jeter
Ripken
1992
31
 73
14
 72
251
323
366
3.904












Jeter
2007
33
102
12
 73
322
388
452
4.152
Jeter
Ripken
1993
32
 87
24
 90
257
329
420
4.022












Jeter
2008
34
 88
11
 69
300
363
408
4.041

Ripken
1994
33
 71
13
 75
315
364
459
4.101
Ripken











Jeter
2009
35
107
18
 66
334
406
465
4.205
Jeter
Ripken
1995
34
 71
17
 88
262
324
422
3.992












Jeter
2010
36
111
10
 67
270
340
370
3.969

Ripken
1996
35
 94
26
102
278
341
466
4.124
Ripken











Jeter
2011
37
 84
 6
 61
297
355
388
3.988

Ripken
1997
36
 79
17
 84
270
331
402
3.991
Ripken











Jeter
2012
38
 99
15
 58
316
362
429
4.085
Jeter
Ripken
1998
37
 65
14
 61
271
331
389
3.936












Jeter
2014
40
47
 4
 50
256
304
313
3.769

Ripken
2001
40
43
14
 68
239
276
361
3.806
Ripken











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