Nine to Know: All-Ohio Hitters since 1961 edition

I bet you knew that Pete Rose would be a leader in many categories

This week we are comparing individual stats for rivalry teams. Today we’re in why, oh why, Ohio (the state that provided Cincinnati, Ohio State, Ohio, and Xavier University to the NCAA Sweet 16) comparing the Indians and the Reds since 1961.

Here are the batters’ numbers:

1. Games

2. Hits

  • Omar Vizquel – 1616 for the Indians
  • Pete Rose – 3358 for the Reds

3. Homers

  • Jim Thome – 337 for the Indians
  • Johnny Bench – 389 for the Reds

4. RBI

  • Jim Thome – 937 for the Indians
  • Johnny Bench – 1376 for the Reds

5. Runs

  • Kenny Lofton – 975 for the Indians
  • Pete Rose – 1741 for the Reds
6. Stolen Bases
  • Kenny Lofton – 452 for the Indians
  • Joe Morgan – 406 for the Reds
7. Doubles
  • Omar Vizquel – 288 for the Indians
  • Pete Rose – 601 for the Reds
 8. Triples
  • Kenny Lofton – 66 for the Indians
  • Pete Rose – 115 for the Reds
 9. Walks
  • Jim Thome – 1008 for the Indians
  • Pete Rose – 1210 for the Reds