Baseballs Greatest Hitters of All Time

Alex Rodriguez vs. Manny Ramirez

The past 20 years has seen baseball produce two of the greatest right-handed  hitters in the history of the game. Alex Rodriguez vs. Manny Ramirez is a very interesting comparison , both were top hitters of the steroid era and both players were found guilty of PED use, which puts the comparison on a level playing field.
Manny Ramirez (1993-2011) 14 full seasons, (seasons omitted 1993, 1994, 2009, 2010, 2011)
Alex Rodriguez (1994-    )      16 full seasons (seasons omitted1994, 1995, 2011, 2013)
Our Rank on our greatest hitter list      Manny Ramirez # 15    Alex Rodriguez # 18
Comparing 14 Head to Head Seasons     Manny Ramirez- 8,  Alex Rodriguez - 6  
The edge goes to Manny Ramirez

Players

Year
Age
Runs
HR
RBI's
Avg.
OB%
Slg%
Points
Edge
Rodriguez
1996
20
141
36
123
358
414
631
4.530
Rodriguez
Ramirez
1995
23
 85
31
107
308
402
558
4.313












Rodriguez
1997
21
100
23
 84
300
350
496
4.167

Ramirez
1996
24
 94
33
112
309
399
582
4.353
Ramirez











Rodriguez
1998
22
123
42
124
310
360
560
4.352
Rodriguez
Ramirez
1997
25
 99
26
 88
328
415
538
4.311












Rodriguez
1999
23
110
42
111
285
357
586
4.324

Ramirez
1998
26
108
45
145
294
377
599
4.404
Ramirez











Rodriguez
2000
24
134
41
132
316
420
606
4.481

Ramirez
1999
27
131
44
165
333
442
663
4.613
Ramirez











Rodriguez
2001
25
133
52
135
318
399
622
4.502

Ramirez
2000
28
 92
38
122
351
457
697
4.586
Ramirez











Rodriguez
2002
26
125
57
142
300
392
623
4.487
Rodriquez
Ramirez
2001
29
 93
41
125
306
405
609
4.411












Rodriguez
2003
27
124
47
118
298
396
600
4.421

Ramirez
2002
30
 84
33
107
349
450
647
4.494
Ramirez











Rodriguez
2004
28
112
36
106
286
375
512
4.254

Ramirez
2003
31
117
37
104
325
427
587
4.425
Ramirez











Rodriguez
2005
29
124
48
130
321
421
610
4.493
Rodriguez
Ramirez
2004
32
108
43
130
308
397
613
4.433












Rodriguez
2006
30
113
35
121
290
392
523
4.300

Ramirez
2005
33
112
45
144
292
388
594
4.411
Ramirez











Rodriguez
2007
31
143
54
156
314
422
645
4.579
Rodriguez
Ramirez
2006
34
 79
35
102
321
439
619
4.421












Rodriguez
2008
32
104
35
103
302
392
573
4.335
Rodriguez
Ramirez
2007
35
 84
20
 88
296
388
493
4.180












Rodriguez
2009
33
 78
30
100
286
402
532
4.249

Ramirez
2008
36
102
37
121
332
430
601
4.451
Ramirez











Rodriguez
2010
34
 74
30
125
270
341
506
4.167

Ramirez





















Rodriguez
2012
36
 74
18
 57
272
353
430
4.013

Ramirez
2013




















Rodriguez
2015
39
83
33
86
250
356
486
4.121























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