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Stan Musial vs Ted Williams Comparison

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Stan Musial vs Ted Williams Comparison

Head-to-head comparison of MLB Hall of Famers Stan Musial and Ted Williams that includes stats, World Series, and awards.  Go to our Player Comparison page to check out other comparisons.

Position and Height

Teams

Stan Musial – 1 (St. Louis Cardinals)
Ted Williams – 1 (Boston Red Sox)

Position

Stan Musial – Outfielder and First Baseman
Ted Williams – Left Fielder

Height

Stan Musial – 6’0″
Ted Williams – 6’1″

Bats

Stan Musial – Left
Ted Williams – Left

World Series and Seasons Played

World Series 

Stan Musial – 3 (1942, 1944, 1946) images images images
Ted Williams –

World Series Appearances

Stan Musial – 4 (1942-1943, 1944, 1946) images images images images
Ted Williams – 1 (1946)

Postseason Appearances

Stan Musial – 4 (1942-1943, 1944, 1946) images images images images
Ted Williams – 1 (1946)

Seasons Played

Stan Musial – 22 (1941-1963) Did not play in the 1945 season due to Military Service images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images
Ted Williams – 19 (1939-1960) Did not play from 1943-1945 due to Military Service  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

Stan Musial – Yes (93.2% in 1969)
Ted Williams – Yes (93.38% in 1966)

Number Retired

Stan Musial – Yes (Cardinals #6)
Ted Williams – Yes (Red Sox #9)

MVP

Stan Musial – 3 (1943, 1946, 1948) images images images
Ted Williams – 2 (1946, 1949) images images

All Star Games

Stan Musial – 24 (1943, 1944, 1946–1963) There was two All-Star Games a year from 1959-1962  images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images
Ted Williams – 19 (1940–1942, 1946–1951, 1953–1960) There was two All-Star Games a year from 1959-1962  images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images

Triple Crown

Stan Musial – 0
Ted Williams – 2 (1942, 1947) images images

League Batting Champion

Stan Musial – 7 (1943, 1946, 1948, 1950–1952, 1957) images images images images images images images
Ted Williams – 6 (1941, 1942, 1947, 1948, 1957, 1958) images images images images images images

Home Run Champion

Stan Musial – 0
Ted Williams – 4 (1941, 1942, 1947, 1949) images images images images

League RBI champion

Stan Musial – 2 (1948, 1956) images images
Ted Williams – 4 (1939, 1942, 1947, 1949) images images images images

League Leader in Runs

Stan Musial – 5 (1946, 1948, 1951-1952, 1954) images images images images images
Ted Williams – 6 (1940-1042, 1946-1947, 1949) images images images images images images

League Leader in Hits

Stan Musial – 6 (1943-1944, 1946, 1948-1949, 1952) images images images images images images
Ted Williams – 0

League Leader in Doubles

Stan Musial – 8 (1943-1944, 1946, 1948-1949, 1952-1954) images images images images images images images images
Ted Williams – 2 (1948-1949) images images

League Leader in Triples

Stan Musial – 5 (1943, 1946, 1948-1949, 1951) images images images images images
Ted Williams – 0

League Leader in Walks

Stan Musial – 1 (1953) images
Ted Williams – 8 (1941-1942, 1946-1949, 1951, 1954) images images images images images images images images

League Leader in OBP (On-Base Percentage)

Stan Musial – 6 (1943-1944, 1948-1949, 1953, 1956) images images images images images images
Ted Williams – 12 (1940-1942, 1946-1949, 1951, 1954, 1956-1958)

League Leader in Slugging Percentage

Stan Musial – 6 (1943-1944, 1946, 1948, 1950, 1952) images images images images images images
Ted Williams – 9 (1941-1942, 1946-1949, 1951, 1954, 1957)

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

Stan Musial – 3,026 images
Ted Williams – 2,292

At Bats

Stan Musial – 10,972 images
Ted Williams – 7,706

Plate Appearances

Stan Musial – 12,717 images
Ted Williams – 9,788

Batting Average

Stan Musial – .331
Ted Williams – .344 images

Home Runs

Stan Musial – 475
Ted Williams – 521 images

RBIs

Stan Musial – 1,951 images
Ted Williams – 1,839

Hits

Stan Musial – 3,630 images
Ted Williams – 2,654

Runs

Stan Musial – 1,949 images
Ted Williams – 1,798

Doubles

Stan Musial – 725 images
Ted Williams – 525

Triples

Stan Musial – 177 images
Ted Williams – 71

Total Bases

Stan Musial – 6,134 images
Ted Williams – 4,884

Walks

Stan Musial – 1,599
Ted Williams – 2,021 images

Strikeouts

Stan Musial – 696 images
Ted Williams – 709

Stolen Bases

Stan Musial – 78 images
Ted Williams – 24

On Base Percentage

Stan Musial – .417
Ted Williams – .482 (MLB Record) images

Slugging Percentage

Stan Musial – .559
Ted Williams – .634 images

WAR

Stan Musial – 128.1 images
Ted Williams – 123.1

Regular Season Career Stats (Defense)

Games

Stan Musial – 2,907 images
Ted Williams – 2,152

Games Started

Stan Musial – 2,842 images
Ted Williams – 2,146

Innings 

Stan Musial – 24,552 1/3 images
Ted Williams – 18,245 2/3

Fielding Percentage

Stan Musial – .989 images
Ted Williams – .974

Double Plays

Stan Musial – 962 images
Ted Williams – 30

Putouts

Stan Musial – 12,439 images
Ted Williams – 4,158

Assists

Stan Musial – 818 images
Ted Williams – 142

Errors

Stan Musial – 142
Ted Williams – 113 images

Playoff Career Stats

Games

Stan Musial – 23 images
Ted Williams – 7

At Bats

Stan Musial – 86 images
Ted Williams – 25

Plate Appearances

Stan Musial – 99 images
Ted Williams – 30

Batting Average

Stan Musial – .256 images
Ted Williams – .200

Home Runs

Stan Musial – 1 images
Ted Williams – 0

RBIs

Stan Musial – 8 images
Ted Williams – 1

Hits

Stan Musial – 22 images
Ted Williams – 5

Runs

Stan Musial – 9 images
Ted Williams – 2

Doubles

Stan Musial – 7 images
Ted Williams – 0

Triples

Stan Musial – 1 images
Ted Williams – 0

Walks

Stan Musial – 12 images
Ted Williams – 5

Strikeouts

Stan Musial – 4 images
Ted Williams – 5

Stolen Bases

Stan Musial – 1 images
Ted Williams – 0

On Base Percentage

Stan Musial – .347 images
Ted Williams – .333

Slugging Percentage

Stan Musial – .395 images
Ted Williams – .200

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