Pitching Season & Career Finder

Data runs from 1871 to 2019 for regular season data, 1933-Present for the All-Star Game, and 1903-Present for the Postseason.

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Spanning Multiple Seasons or entire Careers, Playing for the KCR, From 1871 to 2019, sorted by greatest Strikeouts

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Rookie Explanation

Rookie status has changed over time, but for this output we are using the following standard.

Since 1971, rookies are players who have not reached
130 at bats,
50 innings pitched, or
45 days of service time prior to Sept. 1.

Before 1971, rookies are players who have not reached
90 at bats,
45 innings pitched, or
45 days of service time prior to Sept. 1.

For the service time measure, we are requiring the player did not reach 78 days of service at the end of a season. We have service time data only back to 2009.

The pre-1971 standard is applied to all seasons back to 1871 even though it was not the standard of the time.

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Results
Rk Player SO From To Age G GS CG SHO GF W L W-L% SV IP H R ER BB ERA FIP K% BB% ERA+ BAbip HR BF IBB HBP BK WP
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11Steve Busby6591972198022-3016715053787054.56501060.21003483438433 3.723.5414.6%9.6%105.2857345052225328
12Larry Gura6331976198528-3731021961143711178.587121701.11628792704503 3.724.198.9%7.1%107.25716671083140324
13Charlie Leibrandt6181984198927-32194187341037661.55501257.01294563503359 3.603.7411.6%6.8%116.286102530814161439
14Dick Drago5771969197324-281821605310146170.46611134.01162493444310 3.523.4412.2%6.5%101.2919147382631316
15Bud Black5081982198825-31216128163375657.49610977.2942457405289 3.734.0212.4%7.0%111.267100410922291427
16Bruce Chen4942009201432-3715611321174743.5221718.2753381362231 4.534.5816.0%7.5%92.29410030891726114
17Ian Kennedy4932016201931-341488500512235.38630532.2505270258184 4.364.7321.8%8.2%101.283932257620115
18Jose Rosado4841996200021-2512511211213745.4511720.1715383342237 4.274.4215.7%7.7%113.281863083722524
19Gil Meche4752007201028-311111003112939.4260617.0631319293231 4.274.1917.9%8.7%103.30367265478016
20Joakim Soria4732007201723-334270002672226.458162438.0361144137134 2.823.0326.2%7.4%155.288351803816516
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