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Mathews the Great

February 19, 2001

How Hall of Fame third baseman Eddie Mathews, who died Sunday at 69, ranks in some statistical categories among players with 500 or more home runs:

HOME RUNS

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Player Years HRs At-Bats Hits K's Runs RBIs Hank Aaron 1954-76 755 12,364 3,771 1,383 2,174 2,297 Babe Ruth 1914-35 714 8,399 2,873 1,330 2,174 2,213 Willie Mays 1951-73 660 10,881 3,283 1,526 2,062 1,903 Frank Robinson 1956-76 586 10,006 2,943 1,532 1,829 1,812 Harmon Killebrew 1954-75 573 8,147 2,086 1,699 1,283 1,584 Reggie Jackson 1967-87 563 9,864 2,584 2,597 1,551 1,702 Mark McGwire 1986- 554 5,888 1,570 1,478 1,119 1,350 Mike Schmidt 1972-89 548 8,352 2,234 1,883 1,506 1,595 Mickey Mantle 1951-68 536 8,102 2,415 1,710 1,677 1,509 Jimmie Foxx 1925-45 534 8,134 2,646 1,311 1,751 1,922 Ted Williams 1939-60 521 7,706 2,654 709 1,798 1,839 Willie McCovey 1959-80 521 8,197 2,211 1,550 1,229 1,555 Eddie Mathews 1952-68 512 8,537 2,315 1,487 1,509 1,453 Ernie Banks 1953-71 512 9,421 2,583 1,236 1,305 1,636 Mel Ott 1926-47 511 9,456 2,876 896 1,859 1,860 Eddie Murray 1977-97 504 11,336 3,255 1,516 1,627 1,917

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HITS

Hank Aaron: 3,771

Willie Mays: 3,283

Eddie Murray: 3,255

Frank Robinson: 2,943

Mel Ott: 2,876

Babe Ruth: 2,873

Ted Williams: 2,654

Jimmie Foxx: 2,646

Reggie Jackson: 2,584

Ernie Banks: 2,583

Mickey Mantle: 2,415

Eddie Mathews: 2,315

Mike Schmidt: 2,234

Willie McCovey: 2,211

Harmon Killebrew: 2,086

Mark McGwire: 1,570

RUNS

Hank Aaron: 2,174

Babe Ruth: 2,174

Willie Mays: 2,062

Mel Ott: 1,859

Frank Robinson: 1,829

Ted Williams: 1,798

Jimmie Foxx: 1,751

Mickey Mantle: 1,677

Eddie Murray: 1,627

Reggie Jackson: 1,551

Eddie Mathews: 1,509

Mike Schmidt: 1,506

Ernie Banks: 1,305

Harmon Killebrew: 1,283

Willie McCovey: 1,229

Mark McGwire: 1,119

RBIs

Hank Aaron: 2,297

Babe Ruth: 2,213

Jimmie Foxx: 1,922

Eddie Murray: 1,917

Willie Mays: 1,903

Mel Ott: 1,860

Ted Williams: 1,839

Frank Robinson: 1,812

Reggie Jackson: 1,702

Ernie Banks: 1,636

Mike Schmidt: 1,595

Harmon Killebrew: 1,584

Willie McCovey: 1,555

Mickey Mantle: 1,509

Eddie Mathews: 1,453

Mark McGwire: 1,350

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