Pitching Season & Career Finder

Data runs from 1871 to 2020 for regular season data, 1933-Present for the All-Star Game, and 1903-Present for the Postseason.

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For Single Seasons, From 1871 to 2020, (requiring ERA+>=225 and IP>=162.0), sorted by greatest Seasons matching criteria
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Pitching Title Notes

This will cause only those seasons where the player qualified for the ERA title or the Winning Percentage title to be used. Currently, this number is 1 Inning Pitched per team game for the ERA title and then 1 decision for every 12 team games for win-loss percentage. Complete List of standards used.

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Rookie Status

Leave seasons with default "First" to "Last"
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.

Hall of Fame
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Rk Name Yrs From To Age
1Pedro Martinez21999200027-28Ind. Seasons
2Greg Maddux21994199528-29Ind. Seasons
3Walter Johnson21912191324-25Ind. Seasons
4Roger Clemens12005200542-42Ind. Seasons
5Dwight Gooden11985198520-20Ind. Seasons
6Bob Gibson11968196832-32Ind. Seasons
7Pete Alexander11915191528-28Ind. Seasons
8Dutch Leonard11914191422-22Ind. Seasons
9Mordecai Brown11906190629-29Ind. Seasons
10Christy Mathewson11905190524-24Ind. Seasons
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