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Babe Ruth vs Barry Bonds Comparison

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Babe Ruth vs Barry Bonds Comparison

Head-to-head comparison of MLB Hall of Famer Babe Ruth and Barry Bonds that includes stats, World Series, and awards.  Go to our Player Comparison page to check out other comparisons.

Position and Height

Teams

Babe Ruth – 3 (Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Boston Braves)
Barry Bonds – 2 (Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants)

Position

Babe Ruth – Outfielder
Barry Bonds – Outfielder

Height

Babe Ruth – 6’2″
Barry Bonds – 6’1″

Bat

Babe Ruth – Left
Barry Bonds – Left

World Series and Seasons Played

World Series 

Babe Ruth – 7 (1915-1916, 1918, 1923, 1927-1928, 1932) images images images images images images images
Barry Bonds – 0

World Series Appearances

Babe Ruth – 10 (1915-1916, 1918, 1921-1923, 1926-1928, 1932) images images images images images images images images images images
Barry Bonds – 1 (2002) images

Postseason Appearances

Babe Ruth – 10 (1915-1916, 1918, 1921-1923, 1926-1928, 1932) images images images images images images images images images images
Barry Bonds – 7 (1990-1992, 1997, 2000, 2002-2003) images images images images images images images

Seasons Played

Babe Ruth – 22 (1914-1935) images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images
Barry Bonds – 22 (1986-2007) images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images

Awards and Honors

Hall of Fame

Babe Ruth – Yes (95.13% in 1936)
Barry Bonds – No

Number Retired

Babe Ruth – Yes (Yankees #3)
Barry Bonds – No

MVP

Babe Ruth – 1 (1923) images
Barry Bonds – 7 (1990, 1992, 1993, 2001-2004) images images images images images images images

All Star Games

Babe Ruth – 2 (1933, 1934) images images
Barry Bonds – 14 (1990, 1992-1998, 2000-2004, 2007) images images images images images images images images images images images images images images

Silver Slugger Award

Babe Ruth – 0 (The award wasn’t introduced until 1980)
Barry Bonds – 12 (1990–1994, 1996, 1997, 2000–2004) images images images images images images images images images images images images

Gold Glove Awards

Babe Ruth – 0 (The award wasn’t introduced until 1957)
Barry Bonds – 8 (1990–1994, 1996–1998) images images images images images images images images

League Batting Champion

Babe Ruth – 1 (1924) images
Barry Bonds – 2 (2002, 2004) images images

Home Run Champion

Babe Ruth – 12 (1918–1921, 1923, 1924, 1926–1931) images images images images images images images images images images images images
Barry Bonds – 2 (1993, 2001) images images

League RBI champion

Babe Ruth – 6 (1919–1921, 1923, 1926, 1928) images images images images images images
Barry Bonds – 1 (1993) images

League Leader in Runs

Babe Ruth – 8 (1919-1921, 1923-1924, 1926-1928) images images images images images images images images
Barry Bonds – 1 (1992) images

League Leader in Walks

Babe Ruth – 11 (1920-1921, 1923-1924, 1926-1928, 1930-1933) images images images images images images images images images images images
Barry Bonds – 12 (1992, 1994-1997, 2000-2004, 2006-2007) images images images images images images images images images images images images

League Leader in OBP (On-Base Percentage)

Babe Ruth – 10 (1919-1921, 1923-1924, 1926-1927, 1930-1932) images images images images images images images images images images
Barry Bonds – 10 (1991-1993, 1995, 2001-2004, 2006-2007) images images images images images images images images images images

League Leader in Slugging Percentage

Babe Ruth – 13 (1918-1924, 1926-1931) images images images images images images images images images images images images images
Barry Bonds – 7 (1990, 1992-1993, 2001-2004) images images images images images images images

Regular Season Career Stats (Offense)

A baseball next to the player represents the winner of the comparison.  A baseball next to both players means a tie.

Games

Babe Ruth – 2,503
Barry Bonds – 2,986 images

At Bats

Babe Ruth – 8,399
Barry Bonds – 9,847 images

Plate Appearances

Babe Ruth – 10,622
Barry Bonds – 12,606 images

Batting Average

Babe Ruth – .342 images
Barry Bonds – .298

Home Runs

Babe Ruth – 714
Barry Bonds – 762 (Record) images

Career Grand Slams

Babe Ruth – 16 images
Barry Bonds – 11

RBIs

Babe Ruth – 2,214 images
Barry Bonds – 1,996

Hits

Babe Ruth – 2,873
Barry Bonds – 2,935 images

Runs

Babe Ruth – 2,174
Barry Bonds – 2,227 images

Doubles

Babe Ruth – 506
Barry Bonds – 601 images

Triples

Babe Ruth – 136 images
Barry Bonds – 77

Total Bases

Babe Ruth – 5,793
Barry Bonds – 5,976 images

Walks

Babe Ruth – 2,062
Barry Bonds – 2,558 (Record) images

Strikeouts

Babe Ruth – 1,330 images
Barry Bonds – 1,539

Stolen Bases

Babe Ruth – 123
Barry Bonds – 514 images

On Base Percentage

Babe Ruth – .474 images
Barry Bonds – .444

Slugging Percentage

Babe Ruth – .690 (Record) images
Barry Bonds – .607

OPS+

Babe Ruth – 206 (Record) images
Barry Bonds – 182

WAR

Babe Ruth – 163.1 images
Barry Bonds – 162.4

Regular Season Career Stats (Defense)

Games

Babe Ruth – 2,436
Barry Bonds – 2,874 images

Games Started

Babe Ruth – 1,896
Barry Bonds – 2,810 images

Innings 

Babe Ruth – 20,357
Barry Bonds – 24,296 1/3 images

Fielding Percentage

Babe Ruth – .968
Barry Bonds – .984 images

Double Plays

Babe Ruth – 84 images
Barry Bonds – 25

Putouts

Babe Ruth – 4,787
Barry Bonds – 5,637 images

Assists

Babe Ruth – 569 images
Barry Bonds – 173

Errors

Babe Ruth – 179
Barry Bonds – 97 images

Playoff Career Stats

Games

Babe Ruth – 41
Barry Bonds – 48 images

At Bats

Babe Ruth – 129
Barry Bonds – 151 images

Plate Appearances

Babe Ruth – 167
Barry Bonds – 208 images

Batting Average

Babe Ruth – .326 images
Barry Bonds – .245

Home Runs

Babe Ruth – 15 images
Barry Bonds – 9

RBIs

Babe Ruth – 33 images
Barry Bonds – 24

Hits

Babe Ruth – 42 images
Barry Bonds – 37

Runs

Babe Ruth – 37 images
Barry Bonds – 33

Doubles

Babe Ruth – 5
Barry Bonds – 8 images

Triples

Babe Ruth – 1
Barry Bonds – 2 images

Walks

Babe Ruth – 33
Barry Bonds – 52 images

Strikeouts

Babe Ruth – 30
Barry Bonds – 26 images

On Base Percentage

Babe Ruth – .470 images
Barry Bonds – .433

Slugging Percentage

Babe Ruth – .744 images
Barry Bonds – .503

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