Comparing stats at age 30

Originally Published: July 27, 2005
ESPN.com

How Alex Rodriguez compares with several Hall of Famers as well as potentially future Hall of Famers (Note: All players after Rodriguez are listed alphabetically with the dates of their 30th birthday and their numbers on that day):

ALEX RODRIGUEZ -- JULY 27, 2005
YR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB
12 1,528 5,958 1,197 1,825 327 24 409 1,176 695 1,201 .306 .384 .575 214
HANK AARON -- FEB. 5, 1964
YR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB
10 1,511 5,940 1,077 1,898 321  77 342 1,121 541  609 .320 .375 .572 103
ERNIE BANKS -- JAN. 31, 1961
YR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB
 8 1,078 4,159  676 1,213 188  55 269  778 398  502 .292 .354 .557  36
BARRY BONDS -- JULY 24, 1994
YR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB
 9 1,267 4,467  879 1,269 275  41 254  748 802  710 .284 .393 .535 300
TY COBB -- DEC. 18, 1916
YR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB
12 1,542 5,795 1,134 2,136 332 159  57  975 597 135 .369 .433 .510 648
KEN GRIFFEY JR. -- NOV. 21, 1999
YR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB
11 1,535 5,832 1,063 1,742 320  30 398 1,152 747  984 .299 .380 .569 167
MICKEY MANTLE -- OCT. 20, 1961
YR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB
11 1,552 5,519 1,245 1,700 241  66 374 1,063 1,129 1,136 .308 .425 .579 124
EDDIE MATHEWS -- OCT. 13, 1961
YR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB
10 1,482 5,466 1,032 1,548 223  55 370  992 930  886 .283 .387 .547  55
WILLIE MAYS -- MAY 6, 1961
YR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB
10 1,238 4,746  900 1,506 236 91 285  828 577  520 .317 .390 .586 207
STAN MUSIAL -- NOV. 21, 1950
YR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB
 9 1,218 4,688  920 1,624 343 115 174  815 652  235 .346 .429 .580  49
FRANK ROBINSON -- AUG. 31, 1965
YR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB
10 1,469 5,410 1,024 1,634 311  50 314  975 679  768 .302 .372 .552 159
BABE RUTH -- FEB. 6, 1925
YR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB
11 1,100 3,565  925 1,251 270  83 284  889 881 599 .351 .482 .712  72
MIKE SCHMIDT -- SEPT. 27, 1979
YR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB
 8 1,084 3,713  674  947 183  31 235  666 689  958 .255 .374 .511 117
HONUS WAGNER -- FEB. 24, 1904
YR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB
 7  899 3,518  625 1,201 231  88  37  675 267 -- .341 .396 .489 258
TED WILLIAMS -- AUG. 30, 1948 (stats through '48 season)
YR G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG SB
 7 1,029 3,655  932 1,294 275  53 222  879 939  328 .354 .488 .640  15