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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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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Rk Name Age SO Year Tm Lg G GS CG SHO GF W L W-L% SV IP H R ER BB ERA FIP K% BB% ERA+ BAbip HR BF AB 2B 3B IBB HBP SH SF GDP SB CS PO BK WP BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ Pit Str
1Nolan Ryan423011989TEXAL32326201610.6150239.1162968598 3.202.5130.5%9.9%124.26217988867282399543660119.187.275.283.55756
2Randy Johnson383342002ARINL3535840245.8280260.0197786771 2.322.6632.3%6.9%195.29126103594542511342191915323.208.273.346.6195939882619
3Randy Johnson373722001ARINL3534321216.7780249.2181746971 2.492.1337.4%7.1%188.32119994890332218105171915418.203.274.309.5835040762638
4Justin Verlander363002019HOUAL3434210216.7780223.0137666442 2.583.2735.4%5.0%179.219368477962870602793004.172.219.361.5794834482361
5Randy Johnson363472000ARINL3535830197.7310248.2202897376 2.642.5334.7%7.6%181.33523100190045216145152616625.224.288.356.6436340192594
6Hugh Daily364831884TOTUA585856502828.5000500.244626813572 2.432.0623.3%3.5%126undef112076050undefundefundef
7Curt Schilling353162002ARINL3635510237.7670259.1218959333 3.232.4031.1%3.2%140.30029101797432813521196006.224.251.362.6135737212630
8Randy Johnson353641999ARINL35351220179.6540271.2207867570 2.482.7633.7%6.5%184.2943010799932843943144217524.208.266.335.60155
9Randy Johnson343291998TOTML343410601911.6330244.12031028986 3.282.9032.5%8.5%135.32323101490738111452133119327.224.300.344.64471
10Max Scherzer333002018WSNNL3333210187.7200220.2150666251 2.532.6534.6%5.9%168.26723866797365412421082014.188.247.332.5805634932406
11Bill Hutchison323141892CHCNL757067553636.5001622.0571316191190 2.762.6311.9%7.2%113undef11263913020undefundefundef
12Mike Scott313061986HOUNL37377501810.6430275.1182736872 2.222.1628.7%6.8%161.2501710659764156286114112203.186.242.291.53353
13Curt Schilling313001998PHINL353515201514.5170268.22361019761 3.252.7727.6%5.6%134.311231089100056636147181050012.236.282.373.65574
14Tim Keefe313351888NYGNL515148803512.7450434.13171438490 1.741.9019.4%5.2%156undef5172312021undefundefundef
15Curt Schilling303191997PHINL35357201711.6070254.1208968458 2.972.6231.6%5.8%143.30825100993049735881699315.224.271.372.64371
16Nolan Ryan303411977CALAL373722401916.5430299.019811092204 2.773.1226.8%16.0%141.27212127210272337922102143197321.193.329.256.58564
17Mickey Lolich303081971DETAL454529402514.6410376.033613312292 2.922.8520.0%6.0%124.2773615381415498271212221810207.237.285.360.64584
18Sandy Koufax303171966LADNL41412750279.7500323.0241746277 1.732.0724.9%6.0%190.26119127411783854011813135107.205.252.294.54562
19Nolan Ryan293271976CALAL393921701718.4860284.1193117106183 3.362.9127.3%15.3%99.27513119699033825134124423625.195.322.284.60684
20J.R. Richard293131979HOUNL383819401813.5810292.1220988898 2.712.2126.6%8.3%130.2821311751051387531481728101119.209.277.296.57365
21Old Hoss Radbourn294411884PRONL7573731126012.8331678.252821610498 1.382.7516.5%3.7%205undef182672034undefundefundef
22Sandy Koufax293821965LADNL43412782268.7652335.2216907671 2.041.9329.5%5.5%160.238261297120529745133131641011.179.227.280.50752
23Randy Johnson293081993SEAAL35341031198.7041255.1185979299 3.243.0529.5%9.5%135.27622104391337311687162812228.203.290.322.61264
24Chris Sale283082017BOSAL3232100178.6800214.1165736943 2.902.4536.2%5.1%157.30324851794343082411102003.208.254.349.6035634282343
25J.R. Richard283031978HOUNL363616301811.6210275.119210495141 3.112.5126.6%12.4%106.269121139979338421341434146316.196.298.283.58074
Rk Name Age SO Year Tm Lg G GS CG SHO GF W L W-L% SV IP H R ER BB ERA FIP K% BB% ERA+ BAbip HR BF AB 2B 3B IBB HBP SH SF GDP SB CS PO BK WP BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ Pit Str
26Old Hoss Radbourn283151883PRONL766866484825.6581632.156327514456 2.052.6712.4%2.2%150undef72540036undefundefundef
27Guy Hecker283851884LOUAA757372625220.7220670.252623013456 1.802.5314.5%2.1%171undef4264916227undefundefundef
28Gerrit Cole283262019HOUAL3333000205.8000212.1142665948 2.502.6439.9%5.9%185.2762981776230103137115034.186.237.343.5794933622254
29Rube Waddell273491904PHAAL464639802519.5680383.03071096991 1.621.5923.3%6.1%167undef514961408undefundefundef
30Nolan Ryan273671974CALAL424126312216.5790332.2221127107202 2.892.9826.4%14.5%118.259181392116538639124242821309.190.313.279.59276
31Sam McDowell273041970CLEAL393919122012.6250305.023610899131 2.923.0724.2%10.4%134.270251257110731610784222115017.213.299.320.61974
32Jim McCormick273431884TOTML6665631024025.6150569.050826315089 2.372.9714.7%3.8%134undef192336015undefundefundef
33Pedro Martinez273131999BOSAL3129511234.8520213.1160564937 2.071.3937.5%4.4%243.32598357803801936112110006.205.248.288.53635
34Sandy Koufax273061963LADNL404020110255.8330311.0214686558 1.881.8525.3%4.8%159.2411812101135286731319111016.189.230.271.50154
35Clayton Kershaw273012015LADNL3333430167.6960232.2163625542 2.131.9933.8%4.7%173.283158908392621540879939.194.237.284.5214933922303
36Tim Keefe273341884NYPAA585856403717.6850483.038019612171 2.252.5617.1%3.6%138undef5195015015undefundefundef
37Pud Galvin273691884BUFNL7272711204622.6760636.156625414163 1.992.8814.5%2.5%155undef232554016undefundefundef
38Bob Feller273481946CLEAL4842361052615.6344371.127710190153 2.182.1623.0%10.1%151.274111512133134803250171611203.208.291.270.56267
39Steve Carlton273101972PHINL414130802710.7300346.1257847687 1.972.0123.0%6.4%182.25917135112444458199232212528.207.257.291.54860
40Lady Baldwin273231886DTNNL565655704213.7640487.0371194121100 2.242.6916.7%5.2%144undef111936022undefundefundef
41Rube Waddell263021903PHAAL393834412116.5680324.02741098885 2.441.8723.4%6.6%124undef31291809undefundefundef
42Nolan Ryan263831973CALAL413926422116.5681326.0238113104162 2.872.4928.3%12.0%123.283181355117253527772437104015.203.302.303.60578
43Tim Keefe263591883NYPAA686868504127.6030619.0488244166108 2.412.7414.3%4.3%145undef62517027undefundefundef
44Jim Whitney253451883BSNNL625654153721.6382514.049225812835 2.242.2916.4%1.7%139undef72101037undefundefundef
45Dupee Shaw254511884TOTML676660513033.4760543.1446281139109 2.302.4320.1%4.9%128undef92244024undefundefundef
46Nolan Ryan253291972CALAL393920901916.5430284.01668072157 2.282.4928.5%13.6%128.240141154973253410113174091018.171.291.246.53770
47Tony Mullane253251884TOLAA676564723626.5810567.048127615989 2.522.8813.8%3.8%135undef5236432063undefundefundef
48Pedro Martinez253051997MONNL31311340178.6800241.1158655167 1.902.3932.2%7.1%219.26316947860244599116205313.184.250.277.52642
49Mark Baldwin253681889COLAA635954642734.4431513.2458358206274 3.613.5216.2%12.0%100undef9227520083undefundefundef
50Mickey Welch243451884NYGNL656562413921.6500557.1528275155146 2.503.1014.6%6.2%120undef122370039undefundefundef
Rk Name Age SO Year Tm Lg G GS CG SHO GF W L W-L% SV IP H R ER BB ERA FIP K% BB% ERA+ BAbip HR BF AB 2B 3B IBB HBP SH SF GDP SB CS PO BK WP BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ Pit Str
51Walter Johnson243031912WSHAL5037347133312.7332369.0259895776 1.392.0321.4%5.4%243undef2141316011undefundefundef
52John Clarkson243131886CHCNL555550303617.6790466.241924812586 2.412.8416.4%4.5%147undef191914017undefundefundef
53Ed Morris233261886PITAA6463631214120.6721555.1455244151118 2.452.7214.5%5.2%135undef522527022undefundefundef
54John Clarkson233081885CHCNL7070681005316.7680623.049725512897 1.852.8012.4%3.9%163undef212487014undefundefundef
55Charlie Buffinton234171884BSNNL676763804816.7500587.050622514076 2.152.5717.5%3.2%133undef152383024undefundefundef
56Toad Ramsey223551887LOUAA656461013727.5780561.0544358214167 3.433.2014.6%6.9%128undef9243016046undefundefundef
57Sam McDowell223251965CLEAL423514351711.6074273.01788066132 2.182.0829.1%11.8%161.268911169633007613223492017.185.286.244.53156
58Walter Johnson223131910WSHAL454238832517.5951370.0262925676 1.361.3822.9%5.6%183undef1136713021undefundefundef
59Charlie Sweeney213371884TOTML605653644115.7321492.03601829342 1.702.3217.7%2.2%173undef61909021undefundefundef
60Amos Rusie213041892NYGNL656259233231.5080541.0410290171270 2.843.0413.1%11.7%113undef7231412024undefundefundef
61Toad Ramsey214991886LOUAA676766303827.5850588.2447297160207 2.452.5920.2%8.4%148undef3247712035undefundefundef
62Ed Morris213021884COLAA525247303413.7230429.233515910451 2.182.4117.7%3.0%139undef3170313322undefundefundef
63Hardie Henderson213461884BALAA525250402723.5400439.1382235128116 2.622.8718.2%6.1%131undef9190016145undefundefundef
64Vida Blue213011971OAKAL39392480248.7500312.0209736388 1.822.2024.9%7.3%183.2421912071103283349323770110.189.251.272.52355
65Amos Rusie203371891NYGNL615752643320.6231500.1391244142262 2.553.0215.6%12.1%123undef6216718117undefundefundef
66Matt Kilroy205131886BALAA686866502934.4600583.0476350218182 3.372.6020.8%7.4%101undef10246919161undefundefundef
67Amos Rusie193411890NYGNL676256452934.4601548.2436300156289 2.563.4714.3%12.2%134undef3237926036undefundefundef
68Larry McKeon183081884INDAA616059211841.3050512.048835019994 3.503.2314.1%4.3%93undef20218518136undefundefundef
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