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Miguel Cabrera vs Albert Pujols Comparison

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Miguel Cabrera vs Albert Pujols Comparison (Through 13 Full Seasons)

Head-to-head comparison of current big leaguers Miguel Cabrera and Albert Pujols that includes stats, World Series, and awards through the first 13 full seasons of their career.  This comparison is through 13 seasons and both players stats will be updated after each season.  Go to our Player Comparison page to check out other comparisons.

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Team, Position and Height

Team

Miguel Cabrera – 2 (Florida Marlins, Detroit Tigers)
Albert Pujols – 2 (St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Angels)

Position

Miguel Cabrera – First Baseman, Third Baseman, Left Fielder
Albert Pujols – First Baseman, Third Baseman, Left Fielder

Height

Miguel Cabrera – 6’4″
Albert Pujols – 6’3″

Weight

Miguel Cabrera – 240
Albert Pujols – 230

Major League Debut Age

Miguel Cabrera – 20
Albert Pujols – 21

Years in this Comparison

Miguel Cabrera – 2003-2015
Albert Pujols – 2001-2013

World Series and Playoff Appearances

World Series 

Miguel Cabrera – 1 (2003) images
Albert Pujols – 2 (2006, 2011) images images

World Series Appearances

Miguel Cabrera – 2 (2003, 2012) images images
Albert Pujols – 3 (2004, 2006, 2011) images images images

Playoff Appearances

Miguel Cabrera – 5 (2003, 2011-2014) images images images images images
Albert Pujols – 8 (2001-2002, 2004-2006, 2009, 2011, 2014)  images images images images images images images images

World Series MVP

Miguel Cabrera – 0
Albert Pujols – 0

Awards and Honors

MVP

Miguel Cabrera – 2 (2012-2013) images
Albert Pujols – 3 (2005, 2008–2009) images images images

Triple Crown

Miguel Cabrera – 1 (2012) images
Albert Pujols – 0

Gold Gloves

Miguel Cabrera – 0
Albert Pujols – 2 (2006, 2010) images images

Rookie of the Year

Miguel Cabrera – 0
Albert Pujols – 1 (2001) images

All-Star Games

Miguel Cabrera – 10 (2004–2007, 2010–2015) images images images images images images images images images images
Albert Pujols – 9 (2001, 2003–2010) images images images images images images images images images

Silver Slugger

Miguel Cabrera – 5 (2005, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2013) images images images images images
Albert Pujols – 6  (2001, 2003–2004, 2008–2010) images images images images images images

League Batting Champion

Miguel Cabrera – 4 (2011–2013, 2015) images images images images
Albert Pujols -1 (2003) images

League Leader in Hits

Miguel Cabrera – 0
Albert Pujols – 1 (2003) images

League Home Run Champion

Miguel Cabrera – 2 (2008, 2012) images images
Albert Pujols – 2 (2009–2010) images images

League RBI Champion

Miguel Cabrera – 2 (2010, 2012) images images
Albert Pujols – 1 (2010) images

League Doubles Champion

Miguel Cabrera – 2 (2011, 2014) images images
Albert Pujols – 1 (2003) images

League Runs Champion

Miguel Cabrera – 0
Albert Pujols – 5 (2003-2005, 2009-2010) images images images images images

League Total Base Champion

Miguel Cabrera – 2 (2008, 2012) images images
Albert Pujols – 4 (2003-2004, 2008-2009) images images images images

League Leader in Slugging Percentage

Miguel Cabrera – 2 (2012, 2013) images images
Albert Pujols – 3 (2006, 2008-2009) images images images

League Leader in On-Base Percentage

Miguel Cabrera – 4 (2010-2011, 2013, 2015) images images images images
Albert Pujols – 1 (2009) images

League Leader in OPS

Miguel Cabrera – 2 (2012, 2013) images images
Albert Pujols – 3 (2006, 2008-2009) images images images

Regular Season Stats (Offense)

Games

Miguel Cabrera – 1,938
Albert Pujols – 1,958 images

Batting Average 

Miguel Cabrera – .321 images
Albert Pujols – .321 images

At-bats

Miguel Cabrera – 7,258
Albert Pujols – 7,310 images

Plate Appearances

Miguel Cabrera – 8,322
Albert Pujols – 8,546 images

Hits

Miguel Cabrera – 2,331
Albert Pujols – 2,347 images

Runs

Miguel Cabrera – 1,229
Albert Pujols – 1,425 images

Home Runs

Miguel Cabrera – 408
Albert Pujols – 492 images

RBIs

Miguel Cabrera – 1,445
Albert Pujols – 1,498 images

Total Bases

Miguel Cabrera – 4,079
Albert Pujols – 4,377 images

Walks

Miguel Cabrera – 936
Albert Pujols – 1,067 images

Strikeouts

Miguel Cabrera – 1,400
Albert Pujols – 835 images

Doubles

Miguel Cabrera – 492
Albert Pujols – 524 images

Triples

Miguel Cabrera – 16 images
Albert Pujols – 15

On-base Percentage 

Miguel Cabrera – .399
Albert Pujols – .410 images

Slugging Percentage

Miguel Cabrera – .562
Albert Pujols – .599 images

On-Base + Slugging Percentage (OPS)

Miguel Cabrera – .961
Albert Pujols – 1.009 images

OPS+

Miguel Cabrera – 155
Albert Pujols – 164 images

Offensive WAR

Miguel Cabrera – 72.1
Albert Pujols – 78.9 images

WAA (Wins Above Average)

Miguel Cabrera – 37.1
Albert Pujols – 66.8 images

WAR

Miguel Cabrera – 64.7
Albert Pujols – 92.7 images

Regular Season Stats (Defense)

Games

Miguel Cabrera – 1,874
Albert Pujols – 1,904 (Games when playing 1B, 3B, OF) images

Innings

Miguel Cabrera – 15,991 1/3
Albert Pujols – 15,787 images

Defensive Chances 

Miguel Cabrera – 9.559
Albert Pujols – 15,426 images

Put Outs

Miguel Cabrera – 7,735
Albert Pujols – 13,810 images

Assists

Miguel Cabrera – 1,682 images
Albert Pujols – 1,458

Errors

Miguel Cabrera – 142
Albert Pujols – 120 images

Fielding Percentage

Miguel Cabrera – .985
Albert Pujols – .992 images

Playoff Stats

Games

Miguel Cabrera – 55
Albert Pujols – 74 images

Batting Average 

Miguel Cabrera – .278
Albert Pujols – .330 images

At-bats

Miguel Cabrera – 205
Albert Pujols – 267 images

Plate Appearances

Miguel Cabrera – 235
Albert Pujols – 321 images

Hits

Miguel Cabrera – 57
Albert Pujols – 88 images

Runs

Miguel Cabrera – 29
Albert Pujols – 54 images

Home Runs

Miguel Cabrera – 13
Albert Pujols – 18 images

RBIs

Miguel Cabrera – 38
Albert Pujols – 52 images

Total Bases

Miguel Cabrera – 106
Albert Pujols – 162 images

Walks

Miguel Cabrera – 27
Albert Pujols – 48 images

Strikeouts

Miguel Cabrera – 48
Albert Pujols – 39 images

Doubles

Miguel Cabrera – 10
Albert Pujols – 18 images

Triples

Miguel Cabrera – 0
Albert Pujols – 1 images

On-base Percentage 

Miguel Cabrera -.368
Albert Pujols – .493 images

Slugging Percentage

Miguel Cabrera – .517
Albert Pujols – .607 images

On-Base + Slugging Percentage (OPS)

Miguel Cabrera – .885
Albert Pujols – 1.100 images

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