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Major League Pitching Leaders

Wins Above Replacement--all
1. GroveBOS 10.6
2. HubbellNYG 10.0
3. GehrigNYY 9.7
4. VaughanPIT 8.1
5. GehringerDET 7.9
6. OttNYG 7.8
7. FerrellBOS 7.7
8. DeanSTL 7.6
9. ApplingCHW 7.2
10. HermanCHC 7.2
WAR for Pitchers
1. GroveBOS 11.2
2. HubbellNYG 9.7
3. DeanSTL 7.3
4. AllenCLE 7.3
5. FerrellBOS 6.8
6. MungoBRO 6.6
7. BridgesDET 6.4
8. KelleyPHA 6.2
9. MacFaydenBSN 5.7
10. BrandtBRO 5.2
Earned Run Average
1. HubbellNYG 2.31
2. WillisWEG 2.71
3. GroveBOS 2.81
4. MacFaydenBSN 2.87
5. GablerNYG 3.12
6. DeanSTL 3.17
7. HollandNBY 3.18
LucasPIT 3.18
9. GriffithWEG 3.22
10. DayNE 3.30
Wins
1. HubbellNYG 26
2. DeanSTL 24
3. BridgesDET 23
4. KennedyCHW 21
5. AllenCLE 20
FerrellBOS 20
RuffingNYY 20
8. PearsonNYY 19
RoweDET 19
DerringerCIN 19
Win-Loss %
1. HubbellNYG .813
2. PaigePC .800
3. LucasPIT .789
4. HadleyNYY .778
5. MatlockPC .769
6. MaloneNYY .750
DihigoNYC .750
8. PearsonNYY .731
9. McHenryNBY .714
10. KennedyCHW .700
Walks & Hits per IP
1. HubbellNYG 1.059
2. DeanSTL 1.152
3. LucasPIT 1.161
4. BrownHG 1.188
5. DihigoNYC 1.189
6. GroveBOS 1.192
7. WillisWEG 1.220
8. BlantonPIT 1.231
9. Davis2TM 1.252
10. FrenchCHC 1.252
Hits per 9 IP
1. PearsonNYY 7.709
2. HubbellNYG 7.845
3. MungoBRO 7.941
4. BrownHG 7.996
5. ParkerHG 8.129
6. DayNE 8.135
7. GriffithWEG 8.194
8. TaylorNYC 8.204
9. LeeCHC 8.281
10. StanleyNYC 8.331
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. LucasPIT 1.332
2. DerringerCIN 1.339
3. DeanSTL 1.514
4. HubbellNYG 1.688
5. HollandNBY 1.702
6. GablerNYG 1.893
7. FrenchCHC 1.926
8. DihigoNYC 2.022
9. BrownNBY 2.048
10. WillisWEG 2.067
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. PaigePC 9.042
2. TaylorNYC 8.801
3. BrownNBY 7.262
4. MungoBRO 6.873
5. DihigoNYC 6.661
6. DayNE 6.367
7. StanleyNYC 6.223
8. AllenCLE 6.111
9. DeanSTL 5.571
10. Hunter2TM 5.529
Games Played
1. Van AttaSLB 52
2. DeanSTL 51
DerringerCIN 51
4. PasseauPHI 49
5. KnottSLB 47
BrownPIT 47
7. MungoBRO 45
SwiftPIT 45
9. BlantonPIT 44
10. LeeCLE 43
NewsomWSH 43
OstermuellerBOS 43
WilsonBOS 43
FrenchCHC 43
GablerNYG 43
LeeCHC 43
SmithNYG 43
Saves
1. DeanSTL 11
2. MaloneNYY 9
BrennanCIN 9
4. SmithBSN 8
5. CoffmanNYG 7
JohnsonPHI 7
7. KnottSLB 6
GablerNYG 6
9. BrownCHW 5
MurphyNYY 5
DavisCIN 5
DerringerCIN 5
Innings Pitched
1. DeanSTL 315.0
2. MungoBRO 311.2
3. HubbellNYG 304.0
4. FerrellBOS 301.0
5. BridgesDET 294.2
6. NewsomWSH 285.2
7. DerringerCIN 282.1
8. KennedyCHW 274.1
9. RuffingNYY 271.0
10. MacFaydenBSN 266.2
Strikeouts
1. MungoBRO 238
2. DeanSTL 195
3. BridgesDET 175
4. AllenCLE 165
5. NewsomWSH 156
6. GroveBOS 130
7. BlantonPIT 127
8. HubbellNYG 123
9. DerringerCIN 121
10. PearsonNYY 118
Games Started
1. BridgesDET 38
FerrellBOS 38
NewsomWSH 38
4. DerringerCIN 37
MungoBRO 37
6. RoweDET 35
7. KennedyCHW 34
DeanSTL 34
HubbellNYG 34
10. RuffingNYY 33
LeeCHC 33
WaltersPHI 33
Complete Games
1. FerrellBOS 28
DeanSTL 28
3. BridgesDET 26
4. RuffingNYY 25
HubbellNYG 25
6. NewsomWSH 24
7. GroveBOS 22
MungoBRO 22
9. MacFaydenBSN 21
10. KelleyPHA 20
KennedyCHW 20
LeeCHC 20
Shutouts
1. GroveBOS 6
2. BridgesDET 5
3. RoweDET 4
WaltersPHI 4
SmithNYG 4
WarnekeCHC 4
CarletonCHC 4
AllenCLE 4
NewsomWSH 4
BlantonPIT 4
FrenchCHC 4
LeeCHC 4
Home Runs
1. RhodesPHA 26
2. ThomasSLB 25
3. RuffingNYY 22
4. BlaeholderCLE 21
BridgesDET 21
KelleyPHA 21
LyonsCHW 21
ChaplinBSN 21
DeanSTL 21
10. AndrewsSLB 19
Bases on Balls
1. KennedyCHW 147
2. NewsomWSH 146
3. PearsonNYY 135
4. GomezNYY 122
5. FerrellBOS 119
6. MungoBRO 118
7. BridgesDET 115
WaltersPHI 115
9. ParmeleeSTL 107
10. RhodesPHA 102
Hits
1. DerringerCIN 331
2. FerrellBOS 330
3. DeanSTL 310
4. HarderCLE 294
NewsomWSH 294
6. BridgesDET 289
7. Hogsett2TM 286
8. WaltersPHI 284
9. KennedyCHW 282
10. MungoBRO 275
SwiftPIT 275
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. DeanSTL 3.679
2. BrownNBY 3.545
3. DihigoNYC 3.294
4. DerringerCIN 2.881
5. PaigePC 2.571
6. HollandNBY 2.333
7. BlantonPIT 2.309
8. HubbellNYG 2.158
9. EllisPS 2.143
10. LucasPIT 2.038
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. GriffithWEG 0.000
BellNE 0.000
3. McHenryNBY 0.128
4. MacFaydenBSN 0.169
5. AllenCLE 0.185
6. HollingsworthCIN 0.196
7. GisentanerHG 0.199
8. HubbellNYG 0.207
9. MungoBRO 0.231
10. WillisWEG 0.258
Losses
1. WaltersPHI 21
2. RhodesPHA 20
BowmanPHI 20
4. DerringerCIN 19
MungoBRO 19
6. KnottSLB 17
7. AukerDET 16
CaldwellSLB 16
FinkPHA 16
OstermuellerBOS 16
SwiftPIT 16
Hogsett2TM 16
Earned Runs
1. KnottSLB 156
2. KennedyCHW 141
3. FerrellBOS 140
4. RhodesPHA 138
5. NewsomWSH 137
6. Hogsett2TM 136
7. RossPHA 130
8. HarderCLE 129
9. CaldwellSLB 126
DerringerCIN 126
Wild Pitches
1. FlythePHA 16
2. AllenCLE 13
3. KnottSLB 11
Hallahan2TM 11
5. RossPHA 10
WhiteheadCHW 10
MungoBRO 10
8. SchumacherNYG 9
9. DeShongWSH 8
FellerCLE 8
HadleyNYY 8
KelleyPHA 8
KennedyCHW 8
NewsomWSH 8
OstermuellerBOS 8
BlantonPIT 8
ParmeleeSTL 8
WinfordSTL 8
Hit By Pitch
1. CaldwellSLB 15
Hogsett2TM 15
3. ParmeleeSTL 10
4. JeffcoatBRO 8
StineCIN 8
6. BowmanPHI 7
JorgensPHI 7
8. FerrellBOS 6
HarderCLE 6
TurbevillePHA 6
CarletonCHC 6
FrenchCHC 6
Cascarella2TM 6
Earnshaw2TM 6
Batters Faced
1. FerrellBOS 1,341
2. MungoBRO 1,313
3. DeanSTL 1,303
4. BridgesDET 1,272
5. NewsomWSH 1,258
6. KennedyCHW 1,214
7. DerringerCIN 1,207
8. HubbellNYG 1,202
9. WaltersPHI 1,159
10. RuffingNYY 1,151
Games Finished
1. BrownCHW 29
2. MaloneNYY 25
3. CoffmanNYG 24
ReisBSN 24
5. BrennanCIN 23
6. PasseauPHI 22
7. BrownPIT 21
GablerNYG 21
9. Van AttaSLB 20
CantwellBSN 20
SmithBSN 20
Adjusted ERA+
1. GroveBOS 189
2. WillisWEG 179
3. HubbellNYG 169
4. HollandNBY 152
5. GriffithWEG 150
6. AllenCLE 149
7. DayNE 147
8. McHenryNBY 146
9. BrownNBY 145
10. ByrdWEG 143
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. BrownNBY 2.92
2. MungoBRO 3.29
3. PaigePC 3.38
4. HubbellNYG 3.42
5. AllenCLE 3.43
6. DerringerCIN 3.45
7. BlantonPIT 3.47
8. DeanSTL 3.48
9. McHenryNBY 3.64
10. BellNE 3.64
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. GroveBOS 67
2. HubbellNYG 60
3. AllenCLE 44
4. BridgesDET 42
5. FerrellBOS 35
6. KelleyPHA 33
7. MacFaydenBSN 31
8. DeanSTL 29
9. PearsonNYY 28
10. AppletonWSH 27
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. GroveBOS 6.5
2. HubbellNYG 6.4
3. AllenCLE 4.2
4. BridgesDET 3.9
5. FerrellBOS 3.3
6. MacFaydenBSN 3.2
7. KelleyPHA 3.0
8. DeanSTL 2.9
9. MungoBRO 2.7
10. PearsonNYY 2.6
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)
1. HubbellNYG 78.19
2. GroveBOS 78.01
3. AllenCLE 50.28
4. BridgesDET 45.65
5. RuffingNYY 42.68
6. FerrellBOS 42.12
7. PearsonNYY 39.48
8. DeanSTL 39.18
9. MacFaydenBSN 33.47
10. LeeCHC 33.40
Win Probability Added (WPA)
1. HubbellNYG 10.3
2. GroveBOS 6.8
3. MacFaydenBSN 5.6
4. AllenCLE 5.2
5. RuffingNYY 4.9
6. DeanSTL 4.8
7. BridgesDET 4.7
8. LeeCHC 4.5
9. FerrellBOS 4.5
10. MaloneNYY 4.0
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)
1. HubbellNYG 7.5
2. GroveBOS 5.3
3. RuffingNYY 3.8
4. BridgesDET 3.7
5. MacFaydenBSN 3.6
6. AllenCLE 3.6
7. FerrellBOS 3.5
8. MungoBRO 3.3
9. LeeCHC 3.3
10. DeanSTL 3.1
Championship WPA (cWPA)
1. HubbellNYG 29.4
2. DeanSTL 17.1
3. RuffingNYY 12.9
4. LeeCHC 9.9
5. FrenchCHC 8.0
6. GroveBOS 7.3
7. FitzsimmonsNYG 6.9
8. MaloneNYY 6.5
9. GablerNYG 4.5
10. FerrellBOS 4.2
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)
1. HubbellNYG 8.7
2. GroveBOS 7.4
3. AllenCLE 4.7
4. BridgesDET 4.3
5. RuffingNYY 4.2
6. DeanSTL 4.0
7. PearsonNYY 3.9
8. FerrellBOS 3.8
9. MacFaydenBSN 3.5
10. LeeCHC 3.4