Tracking Trout

Mike Trout vs.Willie Mays/Mickey Mantle/Miguel Cabrera

The 2014 season is the start of a new era in baseball history, as in the past, an all-time great hitter has always led the way of each new era. At baseballgreatesthitters.com we feel Mike Trout will be the all-time great to lead the way as the top hitter in this new era in baseball. In the first three years of his baseball career, the numbers put up by Mike Trout compare very favorably to the numbers of Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays and Miguel Cabrera.

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TABLE 1

Player Year Age Runs H.R. RBI’s Avg. OB% Slg% Points Edge
Mantle 1952 20 94 23 87 311 394 530 4.291 3
Mays 1954 23 119 41 110 345 411 667 4.572 1
Cabrera 2004 21 101 33 112 294 366 512 4.242 4
Trout 2012 20 129 30 102 326 399 564 4.380 2
Year Age Runs H.R. RBI’s Avg. OB% Slg% Points Edge
Mantle 1953 21 105 21 92 295 398 497 4.258 4
Mays 1955 24 123 51 127 319 400 657 4.559 1
Cabrera 2005 22 106 33 116 323 385 561 4.348 3
Trout 2013 21 109 27 97 323 432 557 4.372 2
Year Age Runs H.R. RBI’s Avg. OB% Slg% Points Edge
Mantle 1954 22 129 27 102 300 408 525 4.347 2
Mays 1956 25 101 36 84 296 369 557 4.308 4
Cabrera 2006 23 112 26 114 339 430 568 4.406 1
Trout 2014 22 115 36 111 287 377 561 4.323 3
Year Age Runs H.R. RBI’s Avg. OB% Slg% Points Edge
Mantle 1955 23 121 37 99 306 431 611 4.471 2
Mays 1957 26 112 35 97 333 407 626 4.474 1
Cabrera 2007 24 91 34 119 320 401 565 4.355 4
Trout 2015 23 104 41 90 299 402 590 4.361 3
Year Age Runs H.R. RBI’s Avg. OB% Slg% Points Edge
Mantle 1956 24 132 52 130 353 464 705 4.717 1
Mays 1958 27 121 29 96 347 419 583 4.453 2
Cabrera 2008 25 85 37 127 292 349 537 4.255 4
Trout 2016 24 123 29 100 315 441 550 4.387 3
Year Age Runs H.R. RBI’s Avg. OB% Slg% Points Edge
Mantle 1957 25 121 34 94 365 512 665 4.654 1
Mays 1959 28 125 34 104 313 381 583 4.403 2
Cabrera 2009 26 96 34 103 324 396 547 4.328 4
Trout 2017 25 92 33 72 306 442 629 4.401 3
Year Age Runs H.R. RBI’s Avg. OB% Slg% Points Edge
Mantle 1958 26 127 42 97 304 443 592 4.476
Mays 1960 29 107 29 103 319 381 555 4.352
Cabrera 2010 27 111 38 126 328 420 622 4.477
Trout 2018
Year Age Runs H.R. RBI’s Avg. OB% Slg% Points Edge
Mantle 1959
Mays 1961
Cabrera 2011
Trout 2019
Mantle 1960
Mays 1962
Cabrera 2012
Trout 2020
Mantle 1961
Mays 1963
Cabrera 2013
Trout 2021
Mantle 1962
Mays 1964
Cabrera 2014
Trout 2022
Mantle 1964
Mays 1965
Cabrera 2015
Trout 2023
Mantle 1965
Mays 1966
Cabrera 2016
Trout 2024
Mantle 1966
Mays 1967
Cabrera 2017
Trout 2028
Mantle 1967
Mays 1968
Cabrera 2018
Trout 2026
Mantle 1968
Mays 1969
Cabrera 2019
Trout 2027
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TABLE 2

YEAR 1 Rank 3-Year Recap
Mays 4.572 1. Mays 13,439
Trout 4.380 2. Trout 13,075
Mantle 4.291 3. Cabrera 12,996
Cabrera 4.242 4. Mantle 12,896
YEAR 2 Rank 4-Year Recap
Mays 4.559 1. Mays 17,913
Trout 4.372 2. Trout 17,436
Cabrera 4.348 3. Mantle 17,367
Mantle 4.258 4. Cabrera 17,351
YEAR 3 Rank 5-Year Recap
Cabrera 4.406 1. Mays 22,366
Mantle 4.347 2. Mantle 22,084
Trout 4.323 3. Trout 21,823
Mays 4.308 4. Cabrera 21,606
YEAR 4 Rank 6-Year Recap
Mays 4.474 1. Mays 26769
Mantle 4.471 2. Mantle 26,738
Cabrera 4.355 3. Trout 26,224
Trout 4.361 4. Cabrera 25,934
YEAR 5 Rank 7-Year Recap
Mantle 4.717 1.
Mays 4.453 2.
Trout 4.387 3.
Cabrera 4.255 4.
YEAR 6 Rank 8-Year Recap
Mantle 4.654 1.
Mays 4.403 2.
Trout 4.401 3.
Cabrera 4.328 4.
YEAR 7 Rank 9-Year Recap
Cabrera 4.477 1.
Mantle 4.476 2.
Mays 4.352 3.
Trout 4.
YEAR 8
Mantle
Mays
Trout
Cabrera
YEAR 9
Mantle
Mays
Trout
Cabrera
YEAR 10
Mantle
Mays
Trout
Cabrera
YEAR 11
Mantle
Mays
Trout
Cabrera

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