Barry Bonds vs Ted Williams

Barry Bonds vs. Ted Williams

Ted Williams (1939-to 1960) Seasons Omitted (1943, 1944, 1945, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1959 )
Barry Bonds ( 1986 to 2007) Seasons Omitted (1986, 1994, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2007 )
The last 4 seasons of Barry Bonds shows complete dominance. The numbers put up by Bonds in the 5 year span from 2000 to 2004 were the best in over 70 years, comparable only to the numbers put up by Babe Ruth , baseball’s greatest hitter. Barry Bonds remains one of the only players in baseball history to have put together his greatest hitting seasons after his 35th birthday.

15 Head to Head Seasons Comparisons – Ted Williams -11 Barry Bonds – 4
Average Points per season :Ted Williams 4.786 Barry Bonds 4.474
(Bonds…before the 2000 Season 4.333)
Our All-Time Rank : Ted Williams #3 Barry Bonds #5

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Player Year Age Runs H.R. RBI’s Avg. OB% Slg% Points Edge
Williams 1939 20 131 31 145 327 436 609 4.710 Williams
Bonds 1987 22 99 25 59 261 329 492 4.081
Williams 1940 21 134 23 113 344 442 594 4.673 Williams
Bonds 1988 23 97 24 58 283 368 491 4.136
Williams 1941 22 135 37 120 406 553 735 5.023 Williams
Bonds 1989 24 96 19 58 248 351 426 4.008
Williams 1942 23 141 36 137 356 499 648 4.853 Williams
Bonds 1990 25 104 33 114 301 406 565 4.347
Williams 1946 27 142 38 123 342 497 667 4.847 Williams
Bonds 1991 26 95 25 116 292 410 514 4.268
Williams 1947 28 125 32 114 343 499 634 4.779 Williams
Bonds 1992 27 109 34 103 311 456 624 4.462
Williams 1948 29 124 25 127 369 497 615 4.782 Williams
Bonds 1993 28 129 46 123 336 458 677 4.606
Williams 1949 30 150 43 159 343 490 650 4.878 Williams
Bonds 1995 30 109 33 104 294 431 577 4.372
Williams 1951 32 109 30 126 318 464 556 4.633 Williams
Bonds 1996 31 122 42 129 308 461 615 4.510
Williams 1954 35 93 29 89 345 513 635 4.733 Williams
Bonds 1997 32 123 40 101 291 446 585 4.417
Williams 1955 36 77 28 83 356 496 703 4.771 Williams
Bonds 1998 33 120 37 122 303 438 609 4.457
Williams 1956 37 71 24 82 345 479 605 4.630
Bonds 2000 35 129 49 106 306 440 688 4.767 Bonds
Williams 1957 38 96 38 87 388 526 731 4.904
Bonds 2001 36 129 73 137 328 515 863 4.909 Bonds
Williams 1958 39 81 26 85 328 458 584 4.588
Bonds 2002 37 117 46 110 370 582 799 4.861 Bonds
Williams 1960 41 56 29 72 316 451 645 4.598
Bonds 2003 38 111 45 90 341 529 749 4.701 Bonds
Bonds 2004 39 129 45 101 362 609 812 4.894

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