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Chipper Jones vs Eddie Mathews Comparison

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Chipper Jones vs Eddie Mathews Comparison

Head-to-head comparison of MLB Hall of Famer Eddie Mathews and future Hall of Famer Chipper Jones that includes stats, World Series, and awards.  Go to our Player Comparison page to check out other comparisons.

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Team, Position and Height

Teams

Chipper Jones –  1 (Atlanta Braves)
Eddie Mathews – 3 (Boston/Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros, Detroit Tigers)

Position

Chipper Jones – Third Baseman
Eddie Mathews – Third Baseman

Height

Chipper Jones – 6’4″
Eddie Mathews – 6’1″

Bat

Chipper Jones – Switch
Eddie Mathews – Left

Seasons Played

Chipper Jones – 19 images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images
Eddie Mathews – 17 images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images

World Series and Playoff Appearances 

World Series 

Chipper Jones – 1 (1995) images
Eddie Mathews – 2 (1957, 1968) images images

World Series Appearances

Chipper Jones – 3 (1995-1996, 1999) images images images
Eddie Mathews – 3 (1957-1958, 1968) images images images

Playoff Appearances

Chipper Jones – 12 (1995-2005, 2012) images images images images images images images images images images images images
Eddie Mathews – 3 (1957-1958, 1968) images images images

World Series MVP

Chipper Jones – 0
Eddie Mathews – 0

Awards and Honors

Hall of Fame

Chipper Jones – No (Not Eligible until 2018)
Eddie Mathews – Yes (79.42% in 1978)

Number Retired

Chipper Jones – Yes (Atlanta Braves #10)
Eddie Mathews – Yes (Atlanta Braves #41)

MVP

Chipper Jones – 1 (1999) images
Eddie Mathews – 0

Rookie of the Year

Chipper Jones – 0
Eddie Mathews – 0

Gold Gloves

Chipper Jones – 0
Eddie Mathews – 0

Silver Slugger Award

Chipper Jones – 2 (1999-2000) images images
Eddie Mathews – *Award wasn’t introduced until 1980

All Star Games

Chipper Jones – 8 (1996–1998, 2000, 2001, 2008, 2011, 2012) images images images images images images images images
Eddie Mathews – 12 (1953, 1955–1961², 1962²)  images images images images images images images images images images images images

Batting Champion

Chipper Jones – 1 (2008) images
Eddie Mathews – 0

Home Run Champion

Chipper Jones – 0
Eddie Mathews – 2 (1953, 1959) images images

RBI Champion

Chipper Jones – 0
Eddie Mathews – 0

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

Chipper Jones – 2,499 images
Eddie Mathews – 2,391

At Bats

Chipper Jones – 8,984 images
Eddie Mathews – 8,537

Plate Appearances

Chipper Jones – 10,614 images
Eddie Mathews – 10,100

Batting Average

Chipper Jones – .303 images
Eddie Mathews – .271

Home Runs

Chipper Jones – 468
Eddie Mathews – 512 images

RBIs

Chipper Jones – 1,623 images
Eddie Mathews – 1,453

Hits

Chipper Jones – 2,726 images
Eddie Mathews – 2,315

Runs

Chipper Jones – 1,619 images
Eddie Mathews – 1,509

Doubles

Chipper Jones – 549 images
Eddie Mathews – 354

Triples

Chipper Jones – 38
Eddie Mathews – 72 images

Walks

Chipper Jones – 1,512 images
Eddie Mathews – 1,444

Strikouts

Chipper Jones – 1,409 images
Eddie Mathews – 1,487

On Base Percentage

Chipper Jones – .401 images
Eddie Mathews – .376

Slugging Percentage

Chipper Jones – .529 images
Eddie Mathews – .509

WAR

Chipper Jones – 85.0
Eddie Mathews – 96.4 images

Regular Season Career Stats (Defense)

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

Games

Chipper Jones – 2,405 images
Eddie Mathews – 2,345

Games Started

Chipper Jones – 2,368 images
Eddie Mathews – 2,293

Innings 

Chipper Jones – 20,616 images
Eddie Mathews – 20,282 2/3

Fielding Percentage

Chipper Jones – .957
Eddie Mathews – .959 images

Double Plays

Chipper Jones – 308
Eddie Mathews – 444 images

Putouts

Chipper Jones – 1,771
Eddie Mathews – 2,966 images

Assists

Chipper Jones – 3,581
Eddie Mathews – 4,385 images

 

Errors

Chipper Jones – 243 images
Eddie Mathews – 313

Playoff Career Stats

Games

Chipper Jones – 93 images
Eddie Mathews – 15

At Bats

Chipper Jones – 338 images
Eddie Mathews – 50

Plate Appearances

Chipper Jones – 417 images
Eddie Mathews – 66

Batting Average

Chipper Jones – .287 images
Eddie Mathews – .200

Home Runs

Chipper Jones – 13 images
Eddie Mathews – 1

RBIs

Chipper Jones – 47 images
Eddie Mathews – 7

Hits

Chipper Jones – 97 images
Eddie Mathews – 10

Runs

Chipper Jones – 58 images
Eddie Mathews – 7

Doubles

Chipper Jones – 18 images
Eddie Mathews – 5

On Base Percentage

Chipper Jones – .409 images
Eddie Mathews – .385

Slugging Percentage

Chipper Jones – .456 images
Eddie Mathews – .360

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