Robinson Cano vs Joe Morgan

Robinson Cano vs. Joe Morgan

As we entered the 2016 season, Joe Morgan was ranked by baseballsgreatesthitters.com as the best hitting second base basemen In over 60 years. In our Robinson Cano – Joe Morgan comparison we begin the see the emergence of Cano as the better hitter by a slight margin. A part of our rating system is based on a productive longevity factor, and when his career winds down and complete, we will see Robinson Cano settle in, behind Rogers Hornsby, as the second greatest hitting second basemen in baseball history. Joe Morgan 1963 to 1984 (omitted seasons 1963, 1964, 1968, 1981, 1984) Robinson Cano 2005 – In 12 Head to Head Season Comparisons Robinson Cano – 7 Joe Morgan -5 Average Home Runs hit per team in each players era :Joe Morgan 121 H.R. Robinson Cano 163 H.R. Our Rank : Joe Morgan # 35 Robinson Cano — (not rated as of Jan.1,2017)

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Player Year Age Runs H.R. RBI’s Avg. OB% Slg% Points Edge
Cano 2005 22 78 14 62 297 320 458 4.034
Morgan 1965 21 100 14 40 271 373 418 4.080 Morgan
Cano 2006 23 62 15 78 342 365 525 4.193 Cano
Morgan 1966 22 60 5 42 285 410 391 4.048
Cano 2007 24 93 19 97 306 353 488 4.166 Cano
Morgan 1967 23 73 6 42 275 378 411 4.041
Cano 2008 25 70 14 72 271 305 410 3.947
Morgan 1969 25 94 15 43 236 365 372 3.990 Morgan
Cano 2009 26 103 25 85 320 352 520 4.221 Cano
Morgan 1970 26 102 8 52 268 383 396 4.067
Cano 2010 27 103 29 109 319 381 534 4.295 Cano
Morgan 1971 27 87 13 56 256 351 407 4.033
Cano 2011 28 104 28 118 302 349 533 4.253 Cano
Morgan 1972 28 122 16 73 292 417 435 4.221
Cano 2012 29 105 33 94 313 379 550 4.298 Cano
Morgan 1973 29 116 26 82 290 406 493 4.289
Cano 2013 30 81 27 107 314 383 516 4.246
Morgan 1974 30 107 22 67 293 427 494 4.282 Morgan
Cano 2014 31 77 14 82 314 382 454 4.128
Morgan 1975 31 107 17 94 327 466 508 4.386 Morgan
Cano 2015 32 82 21 79 287 334 446 4.064
Morgan 1976 32 113 27 111 320 444 576 4.468 Morgan
Cano 2016 33 107 39 103 298 350 533 4.448 Cano
Morgan 1977 33 113 22 78 288 417 478 4.268
Cano 2017 34
Morgan 1978 34 68 13 75 236 347 385 3.987
Cano 2018 35
Morgan 1979 35 70 9 32 250 379 376 3.975
Cano 2019 36
Morgan 1979 36 66 11 49 243 367 373 3.970
Cano
Morgan 1982 38 68 14 61 289 400 438 4.134
Cano
Morgan 1983 39 72 16 59 230 370 403 4.016

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