Baseballs Greatest Hitters of All Time

Ted Williams vs. Lou Gehrig

Gehrig or Williams ??? at baseballsgreatesthitters.com, we give Lou Gehrig the edge by the narrowest of margins, it's basically a toss-up. Lou Gehrig played only 14 full seasons and in that span, he top 150 RBI's in 7 of those seasons, we consider that one amazing stat to be the factor in giving Gehrig the nod over Williams.

Ted Williams (1939-1960) (Seasons Omitted 1943, 1944, 1945, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1959 ) 
Lou Gehrig    (1923-1939)   (Seasons Omitted  1923 1924, 1939 ) 
In 13 Head to Head Season Comparisons   Ted Williams - 7  Lou Gehrig -  6
Average Points per season     Lou Gehrig 4.792   Ted Williams 4.786
Our Rank :  Lou Gehrig- # 2  Ted Williams- # 3

Player
Year
Age
Runs
HR
RBI's
Avg.
OB%
Slg%
Points
Edge
Williams
1939
20
131
31
145
327
436
609
4.710
Williams
Gehrig
1926
23
135
16
109
313
420
549`
4.558












Williams
1940
21
134
23
113
344
442
594
4.673

Gehrig
1927
24
149
47
173
373
474
765
5.028
Gehrig











Williams
1941
22
135
37
120
406
553
735
5.023
Williams
Gehrig
1928
25
139
27
147
374
467
648
4.829












Williams
1942
23
141
36
137
356
499
648
4.853
Williams
Gehrig
1929
26
127
35
125
300
431
584
4.637












Williams
1946
27
142
38
123
342
497
667
4.847

Gehrig
1930
27
143
41
173
379
473
721
4.971
Gehrig











Williams
1947
28
125
32
114
343
499
634
4.779

Gehrig
1931
28
163
46
185
341
446
662
4.889
Gehrig











Williams
1948
29
124
25
127
369
497
615
4.782
Williams
Gehrig
1932
29
138
34
151
349
451
621
4.778












Williams
1949
30
150
43
159
343
490
650
4.878
Williams
Gehrig
1933
30
138
32
140
334
424
605
4.705












Williams
1951
32
109
30
126
318
464
556
4.633

Gehrig
1934
31
128
49
166
363
465
706
4.926
Gehrig











Williams
1954
35
 93
29
 89
345
513
635
4.733
Williams
Gehrig
1935
32
125
30
120
329
466
583
4.683












Williams
1955
36
 77
28
 83
356
496
703
4.771

Gehrig
1936
33
167
49
152
354
478
696
4.945
Gehrig











Williams
1956
37
 71
24
 82
345
479
605
4.630

Gehrig
1937
34
138
37
158
351
473
643
4.837
Gehrig











Williams
1957
38
  96
38
 87
388
526
731
4.904
Williams
Gehrig
1938
35
115
29
114
295
410
523
4.515












Williams
1958
39
 81
26
 85
328
458
584
























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