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Major League Baseball recognizes earned run average champions in the American League and National League each season.

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[edit] American League

Year Player Team(s) ERA
1901 Flag of United States Cy Young Boston Americans 1.62
1902 Flag of United States Ed Siever Detroit Tigers 1.91
1903 Flag of United States Earl Moore Cleveland Naps 1.74
1904 Flag of United States Addie Joss Cleveland Naps 1.59
1905 Flag of United States Rube Waddell Philadelphia Athletics 1.48
1906 Flag of United States Doc White Chicago White Sox 1.52
1907 Flag of United States Ed Walsh Chicago White Sox 1.60
1908 Flag of United States Addie Joss Cleveland Naps 1.16
1909 Flag of United States Harry Krause Philadelphia Athletics 1.39
1910 Flag of United States Ed Walsh Chicago White Sox 1.27
1911 Flag of United States Vean Gregg Cleveland Naps 1.80
1912 Flag of United States Walter Johnson Washington Senators 1.39
1913 Flag of United States Walter Johnson Washington Senators 1.14
1914 Flag of United States Dutch Leonard Boston Red Sox 0.96
1915 Flag of United States Smokey Joe Wood Boston Red Sox 1.49
1916 Flag of United States Babe Ruth Boston Red Sox 1.75
1917 Flag of United States Eddie Cicotte Chicago White Sox 1.53
1918 Flag of United States Walter Johnson Washington Senators 1.27
1919 Flag of United States Walter Johnson Washington Senators 1.49
1920 Flag of United States Bob Shawkey New York Yankees 2.45
1921 Flag of United States Red Faber Chicago White Sox 2.48
1922 Flag of United States Red Faber Chicago White Sox 2.81
1923 Flag of United States Stan Coveleski Cleveland Indians 2.76
1924 Flag of United States Walter Johnson Washington Senators 2.72
1925 Flag of United States Stan Coveleski Washington Senators 2.84
1926 Flag of United States Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics 2.51
1927 Flag of United States Wilcy Moore New York Yankees 2.28
1928 Flag of United States Garland Braxton Washington Senators 2.51
1929 Flag of United States Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics 2.81
1930 Flag of United States Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics 2.54
1931 Flag of United States Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics 2.06
1932 Flag of United States Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics 2.84
1933 Flag of United States Mel Harder Cleveland Indians 2.95
1934 Flag of United States Lefty Gomez New York Yankees 2.33
1935 Flag of United States Lefty Grove Boston Red Sox 2.70
1936 Flag of United States Lefty Grove Boston Red Sox 2.81
1937 Flag of United States Lefty Gomez New York Yankees 2.33
1938 Flag of United States Lefty Grove Boston Red Sox 3.08
1939 Flag of United States Lefty Grove Boston Red Sox 2.54
1940 Flag of United States Bob Feller Cleveland Indians 2.61
1941 Flag of United States Thornton Lee Chicago White Sox 2.37
1942 Flag of United States Ted Lyons Chicago White Sox 2.10
1943 Flag of United States Spud Chandler New York Yankees 1.64
1944 Flag of United States Dizzy Trout Detroit Tigers 2.12
1945 Flag of United States Hal Newhouser Detroit Tigers 1.81
1946 Flag of United States Hal Newhouser Detroit Tigers 1.94
1947 Flag of United States Joe Haynes Chicago White Sox 2.42
1948 Flag of United States Gene Bearden Cleveland Indians 2.43
1949 Flag of United States Mike Garcia Cleveland Indians 2.36
1950 Flag of United States Early Wynn Cleveland Indians 3.20
1951 Flag of United States Saul Rogovin Chicago White Sox
Detroit Tigers
2.78
1952 Flag of United States Allie Reynolds New York Yankees 2.06
1953 Flag of United States Ed Lopat New York Yankees 2.42
1954 Flag of United States Mike Garcia Cleveland Indians 2.64
1955 Flag of United States Billy Pierce Chicago White Sox 1.97
1956 Flag of United States Whitey Ford New York Yankees 2.47
1957 Flag of United States Bobby Shantz New York Yankees 2.45
1958 Flag of United States Whitey Ford New York Yankees 2.01
1959 Flag of United States Hoyt Wilhelm Baltimore Orioles 2.19
1960 Flag of United States Frank Baumann Chicago White Sox 2.67
1961 Flag of United States Dick Donovan Washington Senators 2.40
1962 Flag of United States Hank Aguirre Detroit Tigers 2.21
1963 Flag of United States Gary Peters Chicago White Sox 2.33
1964 Flag of United States Dean Chance Los Angeles Angels 1.65
1965 Flag of United States Sam McDowell Cleveland Indians 2.18
1966 Flag of United States Gary Peters Chicago White Sox 1.98
1967 Flag of United States Joe Horlen Chicago White Sox 2.06
1968 Flag of Cuba Luis Tiant Cleveland Indians 1.60
1969 Flag of United States Dick Bosman Washington Senators 2.19
1970 Flag of Cuba Diego Segui Oakland Athletics 2.56
1971 Flag of United States Vida Blue Oakland Athletics 1.82
1972 Flag of Cuba Luis Tiant Boston Red Sox 1.91
1973 Flag of United States Jim Palmer Baltimore Orioles 2.40
1974 Flag of United States Catfish Hunter Oakland Athletics 2.49
1975 Flag of United States Jim Palmer Baltimore Orioles 2.09
1976 Flag of United States Mark Fidrych Detroit Tigers 2.34
1977 Flag of United States Frank Tanana California Angels 2.54
1978 Flag of United States Ron Guidry New York Yankees 1.74
1979 Flag of United States Ron Guidry New York Yankees 2.78
1980 Flag of United States Rudy May New York Yankees 2.46
1981 Flag of United States Sammy Stewart Baltimore Orioles 2.32
1982 Flag of United States Rick Sutcliffe Cleveland Indians 2.96
1983 Flag of United States Rick Honeycutt Texas Rangers 2.42
1984 Flag of United States Mike Boddicker Baltimore Orioles 2.79
1985 Flag of United States Dave Stieb Toronto Blue Jays 2.48
1986 Flag of United States Roger Clemens Boston Red Sox 2.48
1987 Flag of United States Jimmy Key Toronto Blue Jays 2.76
1988 Flag of United States Allan Anderson Minnesota Twins 2.45
1989 Flag of United States Bret Saberhagen Kansas City Royals 2.16
1990 Flag of United States Roger Clemens Boston Red Sox 1.93
1991 Flag of United States Roger Clemens Boston Red Sox 2.62
1992 Flag of United States Roger Clemens Boston Red Sox 2.41
1993 Flag of United States Kevin Appier Kansas City Royals 2.56
1994 Flag of United States Steve Ontiveros Oakland Athletics 2.65
1995 Flag of United States Randy Johnson Seattle Mariners 2.48
1996 Flag of Dominican Republic Juan Guzman Toronto Blue Jays 2.93
1997 Flag of United States Roger Clemens Toronto Blue Jays 2.05
1998 Flag of United States Roger Clemens Toronto Blue Jays 2.65
1999 Flag of Dominican Republic Pedro Martinez Boston Red Sox 2.07
2000 Flag of Dominican Republic Pedro Martinez Boston Red Sox 1.74
2001 Flag of Venezuela Freddy Garcia Seattle Mariners 3.05
2002 Flag of Dominican Republic Pedro Martinez Boston Red Sox 2.26
2003 Flag of Dominican Republic Pedro Martinez Boston Red Sox 2.22
2004 Flag of Venezuela Johan Santana Minnesota Twins 2.61
2005 Flag of United States Kevin Millwood Cleveland Indians 2.86
2006 Flag of Venezuela Johan Santana Minnesota Twins 2.77

[edit] National League

Year Player Team(s) ERA
1876 Flag of United States George Bradley St. Louis Brown Stockings 1.23
1877 Flag of Republic of Ireland Tommy Bond Boston Red Caps 2.11
1878 Flag of United States John Montgomery Ward Providence Grays 1.51
1879 Flag of Republic of Ireland Tommy Bond Boston Red Caps 1.96
1880 Flag of United States Tim Keefe Troy Trojans 0.86
1881 Flag of United States Stump Wiedman Detroit Wolverines 1.80
1882 Flag of United States Larry Corcoran Chicago White Stockings 1.95
1883

Flag of Scotland Jim McCormick

Cleveland Blues 1.84
1884 Flag of United States Charley Radbourn Providence Grays 1.38
1885 Flag of United States Tim Keefe New York Giants 1.58
1886 Flag of United States Henry Boyle St. Louis Maroons 1.76
1887 Flag of United States Dan Casey Philadelphia Phillies 2.86
1888 Flag of United States Tim Keefe New York Giants 1.74
1889 Flag of United States John Clarkson Boston Beaneaters 2.73
1890 Flag of United States Billy Rhines Cincinnati Reds 1.95
1891 Flag of United States John Ewing New York Giants 2.27
1892 Flag of United States Cy Young Cleveland Spiders 1.93
1893 Flag of United States Ted Breitenstein St. Louis Browns 3.18
1894 Flag of United States Amos Rusie New York Giants 2.78
1895 Flag of United States Al Maul Washington Senators 2.45
1896 Flag of United States Billy Rhines Cincinnati Reds 2.45
1897 Flag of United States Amos Rusie New York Giants 2.54
1898 Flag of United States Clark Griffith Chicago Orphans 1.88
1899 Flag of United States Vic Willis Boston Beaneaters 2.50
1900 Flag of United States Rube Waddell Pittsburgh Pirates 2.37
1901 Flag of United States Jesse Tannehill Pittsburgh Pirates 2.18
1902 Flag of United States Jack Taylor Chicago Orphans 1.33
1903 Flag of United States Sam Leever Pittsburgh Pirates 2.06
1904 Flag of United States Joe McGinnity New York Giants 1.61
1905 Flag of United States Christy Mathewson New York Giants 1.28
1906 Flag of United States Mordecai Brown Chicago Cubs 1.04
1907 Flag of United States Jack Pfiester Chicago Cubs 1.15
1908 Flag of United States Christy Mathewson New York Giants 1.43
1909 Flag of United States Christy Mathewson New York Giants 1.14
1910 Flag of United States King Cole Chicago Cubs 1.80
1911 Flag of United States Christy Mathewson New York Giants 1.99
1912 Flag of United States Jeff Tesreau New York Giants 1.96
1913 Flag of United States Christy Mathewson New York Giants 2.06
1914 Flag of United States Bill Doak St. Louis Cardinals 1.72
1915 Flag of United States Pete Alexander Philadelphia Phillies 1.22
1916 Flag of United States Pete Alexander Philadelphia Phillies 1.55
1917 Flag of United States Fred Anderson New York Giants 1.44
1918 Flag of United States Hippo Vaughn Chicago Cubs 1.74
1919 Flag of United States Pete Alexander Chicago Cubs 1.72
1920 Flag of United States Pete Alexander Chicago Cubs 1.91
1921 Flag of United States Bill Doak St. Louis Cardinals 2.59
1922 Flag of United States Phil Douglas New York Giants 2.63
1923 Flag of Cuba Dolf Luque Cincinnati Reds 1.93
1924 Flag of United States Dazzy Vance Brooklyn Robins 2.16
1925 Flag of Cuba Dolf Luque Cincinnati Reds 2.63
1926 Flag of United States Ray Kremer Pittsburgh Pirates 2.61
1927 Flag of United States Ray Kremer Pittsburgh Pirates 2.47
1928 Flag of United States Dazzy Vance Brooklyn Robins 2.09
1929 Flag of United States Bill Walker New York Giants 3.09
1930 Flag of United States Dazzy Vance Brooklyn Robins 2.61
1931 Flag of United States Bill Walker New York Giants 2.26
1932 Flag of United States Lon Warneke Chicago Cubs 2.37
1933 Flag of United States Carl Hubbell New York Giants 1.66
1934 Flag of United States Carl Hubbell New York Giants 2.30
1935 Flag of United States Cy Blanton Pittsburgh Pirates 2.58
1936 Flag of United States Carl Hubbell New York Giants 2.31
1937 Flag of United States Jim Turner Boston Bees 2.38
1938 Flag of United States Bill Lee Chicago Cubs 2.66
1939 Flag of United States Bucky Walters Cincinnati Reds 2.29
1940 Flag of United States Bucky Walters Cincinnati Reds 2.48
1941 Flag of United States Elmer Riddle Cincinnati Reds 2.24
1942 Flag of United States Mort Cooper St. Louis Cardinals 1.78
1943 Flag of United States Max Lanier St. Louis Cardinals 1.90
1944 Flag of United States Ed Heusser Cincinnati Reds 2.38
1945 Flag of United States Ray Prim Chicago Cubs 2.40
1946 Flag of United States Howie Pollet St. Louis Cardinals 2.10
1947 Flag of United States Warren Spahn Boston Braves 2.33
1948 Flag of United States Harry Brecheen St. Louis Cardinals 2.24
1949 Flag of United States Dave Koslo New York Giants 2.50
1950 Flag of United States Sal Maglie New York Giants 2.71
1951 Flag of United States Chet Nichols Boston Braves 2.88
1952 Flag of United States Hoyt Wilhelm New York Giants 2.43
1953 Flag of United States Warren Spahn Milwaukee Braves 2.10
1954 Flag of United States Johnny Antonelli New York Giants 2.30
1955 Flag of United States Bob Friend Pittsburgh Pirates 2.83
1956 Flag of United States Lew Burdette Milwaukee Braves 2.70
1957 Flag of United States Johnny Podres Brooklyn Dodgers 2.66
1958 Flag of United States Stu Miller San Francisco Giants 2.47
1959 Flag of United States Sam Jones San Francisco Giants 2.83
1960 Flag of United States Mike McCormick San Francisco Giants 2.70
1961 Flag of United States Warren Spahn Milwaukee Braves 3.02
1962 Flag of United States Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers 2.54
1963 Flag of United States Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers 1.88
1964 Flag of United States Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers 1.74
1965 Flag of United States Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers 2.04
1966 Flag of United States Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers 1.73
1967 Flag of United States Phil Niekro Atlanta Braves 1.87
1968 Flag of United States Bob Gibson St. Louis Cardinals 1.12
1969 Flag of Dominican Republic Juan Marichal San Francisco Giants 2.10
1970 Flag of United States Tom Seaver New York Mets 2.82
1971 Flag of United States Tom Seaver New York Mets 1.76
1972 Flag of United States Steve Carlton Philadelphia Phillies 1.97
1973 Flag of United States Tom Seaver New York Mets 2.08
1974 Flag of United States Buzz Capra Atlanta Braves 2.28
1975 Flag of United States Randy Jones San Diego Padres 2.24
1976 Flag of United States John Denny St. Louis Cardinals 2.52
1977 Flag of United States John Candelaria Pittsburgh Pirates 2.34
1978 Flag of United States Craig Swan New York Mets 2.43
1979 Flag of United States J.R. Richard Houston Astros 2.71
1980 Flag of United States Don Sutton Los Angeles Dodgers 2.20
1981 Flag of United States Nolan Ryan Houston Astros 1.69
1982 Flag of United States Steve Rogers Montreal Expos 2.40
1983 Flag of United States Atlee Hammaker San Francisco Giants 2.25
1984 Flag of Dominican Republic Alejandro Pena Los Angeles Dodgers 2.48
1985 Flag of United States Dwight Gooden New York Mets 1.53
1986 Flag of United States Mike Scott Houston Astros 2.22
1987 Flag of United States Nolan Ryan Houston Astros 2.76
1988 Flag of United States Joe Magrane St. Louis Cardinals 2.18
1989 Flag of United States Scott Garrelts San Francisco Giants 2.28
1990 Flag of United States Danny Darwin Houston Astros 2.21
1991 Flag of Nicaragua Dennis Martinez Montreal Expos 2.39
1992 Flag of United States Bill Swift San Francisco Giants 2.08
1993 Flag of United States Greg Maddux Atlanta Braves 2.36
1994 Flag of United States Greg Maddux Atlanta Braves 1.56
1995 Flag of United States Greg Maddux Atlanta Braves 1.63
1996 Flag of United States Kevin Brown Florida Marlins 1.89
1997 Flag of Dominican Republic Pedro Martinez Montreal Expos 1.90
1998 Flag of United States Greg Maddux Atlanta Braves 2.22
1999 Flag of United States Randy Johnson Arizona Diamondbacks 2.48
2000 Flag of United States Kevin Brown Los Angeles Dodgers 2.58
2001 Flag of United States Randy Johnson Arizona Diamondbacks 2.49
2002 Flag of United States Randy Johnson Arizona Diamondbacks 2.32
2003 Flag of United States Jason Schmidt San Francisco Giants 2.34
2004 Flag of United States Jake Peavy San Diego Padres 2.27
2005 Flag of United States Roger Clemens Houston Astros 1.87
2006 Flag of United States Roy Oswalt Houston Astros 2.98

[edit] American Association

Year Player Team(s) ERA
1882 Flag of United States Denny Driscoll Pittsburgh Alleghenys 1.21
1883 Flag of United States Will White Cincinnati Red Stockings 2.09
1884 Flag of United States Guy Hecker Louisville Eclipse 1.80
1885 Flag of United States Bob Caruthers St. Louis Browns 2.07
1886 Flag of United States Dave Foutz St. Louis Browns 2.11
1887 Flag of United States Elmer Smith Cincinnati Red Stockings 2.94
1888 Flag of United States Silver King St. Louis Browns 1.64
1889 Flag of United States Jack Stivetts St. Louis Browns 2.25
1890 Flag of United States Scott Stratton Louisville Colonels 2.36
1891 Flag of United States Ed Crane Cincinnati Kelly's Killers 2.45

[edit] Federal League

Year Player Team(s) ERA
1914 Flag of United States Claude Hendrix Chicago Chi-Feds 1.69
1915 Flag of United States Earl Moseley Newark Pepper 1.91

[edit] Player's League

Year Player Team(s) ERA
1890 Flag of United States Silver King Chicago Pirates 2.69

[edit] Union Association

Year Player Team(s) ERA
1890

Flag of Scotland Jim McCormick

Cincinnati Outlaw Reds 1.54

[edit] National Association

Year Player Team(s) ERA
1871 Flag of United States George Zettlein Chicago White Stockings 2.73
1872 Flag of United States Al Spalding Boston Red Stockings 1.98
1873 Flag of United States Cherokee Fisher Philadelphia Athletics 1.81
1874 Flag of United States Bobby Mathews New York Mutuals 2.30
1875 Flag of United States Al Spalding Boston Red Stockings 1.52

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