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Yogi Berra vs Mike Piazza Comparison

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Yogi Berra vs Mike Piazza Comparison

Head-to-head comparison of MLB Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra and Mike Piazza that includes stats, World Series, and awards. Go to our Player Comparison page to check out other comparisons.

Position, Height, and Career Salary

Position

Yogi Berra – Catcher
Mike Piazza – Catcher

Height

Yogi Berra – 5’7″
Mike Piazza – 6’3″

Career Earnings

Yogi Berra – $728,625 (Approximately $5,475,929.14 in 2014)
Mike Piazza – $120,176,002

World Series and Seasons Played

World Series 

Yogi Berra – 10 (1947, 1949–1953, 1956, 1958, 1961, 1962) (Won 3 more as a coach) images images images images images images images images images images
Mike Piazza – 0

Teams

Yogi Berra – 2 (Yankees and Mets) images images
Mike Piazza – 5 (Los Angeles Dodgers, Florida Marlins, New York Mets, San Diego Padres and Oakland Athletics) images images images images images

Seasons Played

Yogi Berra – 19 images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images
Mike Piazza – 16 images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images

Awards and Honors

Hall of Fame

Yogi Berra – Yes (85.61% of vote in 1972)
Mike Piazza – No

Number Retired

Yogi Berra – Yes (Yankees 8)
Mike Piazza – No

MVP

Yogi Berra – 3 (1951, 1954, 1955) images images images
Mike Piazza – 0

World Series MVP

Yogi Berra – 0
Mike Piazza – 0

Rookie of the Year

Yogi Berra – 0
Mike Piazza – 1 (1993) images

Gold Gloves

Yogi Berra – 0*
Mike Piazza – 0

All Star Games

Yogi Berra – 18 images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images images
Mike Piazza – 12 images images images images images images images images images images images images

* The Gold Glove Award didn’t start until 1957, which was right in the middle of Berra’s career.  There’s a good chance he would’ve won at least one during his career.

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

Yogi Berra – 2,120 images
Mike Piazza – 1,912

At Bats

Yogi Berra – 7,555 images
Mike Piazza – 6,911

Plate Appearances

Yogi Berra – 8,359 images
Mike Piazza – 7,745

Batting Average

Yogi Berra – .285
Mike Piazza – .308 images

Home Runs

Yogi Berra – 358
Mike Piazza – 427 images

RBIs

Yogi Berra – 1,430 images
Mike Piazza – 1,335

Hits

Yogi Berra – 2,150 images
Mike Piazza – 2,127

Runs

Yogi Berra – 1,175 images
Mike Piazza – 1,048

On Base Percentage

Yogi Berra – .348
Mike Piazza – .377 images

Doubles

Yogi Berra – 321
Mike Piazza – 344 images

Slugging Percentage

Yogi Berra – .482
Mike Piazza – .545 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

Yogi Berra – 1,699
Mike Piazza – 1,700 images

Games Started

Yogi Berra – 1,641
Mike Piazza – 1,668 images

Innings 

Yogi Berra – 12,436 2/3
Mike Piazza – 14,074 2/3 images

Fielding Percentage

Yogi Berra – .989 images
Mike Piazza – .989 images

Double Plays

Yogi Berra – 175 images
Mike Piazza – 133

Putouts

Yogi Berra – 8,738
Mike Piazza – 11,347 images

Chances

Yogi Berra – 10,165
Mike Piazza – 12,247 images

Errors

Yogi Berra – 110 images
Mike Piazza – 132

Playoff Career Stats

Games

Yogi Berra – 75 images
Mike Piazza – 32

At Bats

Yogi Berra – 259 images
Mike Piazza – 120

Plate Appearances

Yogi Berra – 295 images
Mike Piazza – 133

Batting Average

Yogi Berra – .274 images
Mike Piazza – .242

Home Runs

Yogi Berra – 12 images
Mike Piazza – 6

RBIs

Yogi Berra – 39 images
Mike Piazza – 15

Hits

Yogi Berra – 71 images
Mike Piazza – 29

Runs

Yogi Berra – 41 images
Mike Piazza – 14

On Base Percentage

Yogi Berra – .359 images
Mike Piazza – .301

Doubles

Yogi Berra – 10 images
Mike Piazza – 8

Slugging Percentage

Yogi Berra – .452
Mike Piazza – .458 images

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