Progressive Leaders & Records for Win-Loss %

Table
Year Career W-L%   Single-Season W-L%   ActiveW-L%   Yearly W-L%
1871 Dick McBride .783 Dick McBride .783
1872 Cherokee Fisher .909 Cherokee Fisher .909
1873 Al Spalding+ .754 Cherokee Fisher .909 Al Spalding+ .754 Al Spalding+ .745
1874 Al Spalding+ .758 Cherokee Fisher .909 Al Spalding+ .758 Al Spalding+ .765
1875 Al Spalding+ .794 Al Spalding+ .915 Al Spalding+ .794 Al Spalding+ .915

1876 Al Spalding+ .794 Al Spalding+ .797 Al Spalding+ .794 Al Spalding+ .797
1877 Al Spalding+ .795 Al Spalding+ .797 Al Spalding+ .795 Tommy Bond .702
1878 Al Spalding+ .795 Harry Wheeler .857 Tommy Bond .610 Harry Wheeler .857
1879 Al Spalding+ .795 Harry Wheeler .857 John Ward+ .683 John Ward+ .712
1880 Al Spalding+ .795 Fred Goldsmith .875 John Ward+ .659 Fred Goldsmith .875
1881 Al Spalding+ .795 Fred Goldsmith .875 Larry Corcoran .725 Old Hoss Radbourn+ .694
1882 Al Spalding+ .795 Fred Goldsmith .875 Larry Corcoran .716 Will White .769
1883 Al Spalding+ .795 Fred Goldsmith .875 Larry Corcoran .692 Jim McCormick, Tony Mullane .700
1884 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Old Hoss Radbourn+ .711 Perry Werden .923
1885 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Old Hoss Radbourn+ .687 Mickey Welch+ .800
1886 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Bob Caruthers .726 Jocko Flynn .793
1887 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Bob Caruthers .736 Bob Caruthers .763
1888 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Bob Caruthers .718 Tim Keefe+ .745
1889 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Bob Caruthers .732 Bob Caruthers .784
1890 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Bob Caruthers .725 Tom Lovett .732
1891 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Bob Caruthers .708 Charlie Buffinton .763
1892 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Dave Foutz .690 Mike Sullivan, Cy Young+ .750
1893 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Dave Foutz .690 Hank Gastright .750
1894 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Dave Foutz .690 Jouett Meekin .786
1895 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Kid Nichols+ .659 Bill Hoffer .838
1896 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Kid Nichols+ .663 Bill Hoffer .781
1897 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Bill Hoffer .765 Fred Klobedanz .788
1898 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Bill Hoffer .743 Ted Lewis .765
1899 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Bill Hoffer .701 Jay Hughes, Al Orth .824
1900 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Bill Hoffer .701 Joe McGinnity+ .778
1901 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Bill Hoffer .667 Clark Griffith+ .774
1902 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Jay Hughes .675 Jack Chesbro+ .824
1903 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Bill Bernhard .660 Sam Leever .781
1904 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Jack Chesbro+ .670 Joe McGinnity+ .814
1905 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Jack Chesbro+ .654 Sam Leever .800
1906 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Sam Leever .659 Ed Reulbach .826
1907 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Sam Leever .655 Bill Donovan .862
1908 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Ed Reulbach .729 Ed Reulbach .774
1909 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Ed Reulbach .713 Howie Camnitz, Christy Mathewson+ .806
1910 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Ed Reulbach .699 Deacon Phillippe .875
1911 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Ed Reulbach .691 Rube Marquard+ .774
1912 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Ed Reulbach .685 Smoky Joe Wood .872
1913 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Christy Mathewson+ .682 Walter Johnson+ .837
1914 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Christy Mathewson+ .680 Chief Bender+ .850
1915 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Smoky Joe Wood .676 Pete Alexander+ .756
1916 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Pete Alexander+ .681 Tom Hughes .842
1917 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Pete Alexander+ .683 Ed Klepfer .778
1918 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Pete Alexander+ .683 Sad Sam Jones .762
1919 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Pete Alexander+ .675 Eddie Cicotte .806
1920 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Pete Alexander+ .673 Jim Bagby .721
1921 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Babe Ruth+ .667 Carl Mays .750
1922 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Babe Ruth+ .667 Bullet Joe Bush .788
1923 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Babe Ruth+ .667 Dolf Luque .771
1924 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Babe Ruth+ .667 Emil Yde .842
1925 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Babe Ruth+ .667 Stan Coveleski+ .800
1926 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Babe Ruth+ .667 Ray Kremer .769
1927 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Ray Kremer .698 Waite Hoyt+ .759
1928 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Babe Ruth+ .667 General Crowder .808
1929 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Babe Ruth+ .667 Lefty Grove+ .769
1930 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Babe Ruth+ .669 Lefty Grove+ .848
1931 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Lefty Grove+ .705 Lefty Grove+ .886
1932 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Lefty Grove+ .707 Johnny Allen .810
1933 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Lefty Grove+ .712 Lefty Grove+, Russ Van Atta .750
1934 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Lefty Gomez+ .712 Lefty Gomez+ .839
1935 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Lefty Grove+ .693 Bill Lee .769
1936 Al Spalding+ .795 Perry Werden .923 Lefty Grove+ .684 Carl Hubbell+ .813
1937 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Johnny Allen .739 Johnny Allen .938
1938 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Johnny Allen .723 Lefty Grove+ .778
1939 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Johnny Allen .706 Atley Donald .813
1940 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Johnny Allen .688 Freddie Fitzsimmons .889
1941 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Lefty Grove+ .680 Elmer Riddle .826
1942 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Johnny Allen .673 Howie Krist .813
1943 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Spud Chandler .729 Spud Chandler .833
1944 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Spud Chandler .729 Ted Wilks .810
1945 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Spud Chandler .727 Harry Brecheen .789
1946 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Spud Chandler .725 Dave Ferriss .806
1947 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Spud Chandler .717 Larry Jansen .808
1948 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Harry Brecheen .655 Rip Sewell .813
1949 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Hugh Casey .641 Ellis Kinder .793
1950 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Bob Lemon+ .640 Sal Maglie .818
1951 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Vic Raschi .705 Preacher Roe .880
1952 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Vic Raschi .709 Hoyt Wilhelm+ .833
1953 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Vic Raschi .706 Eddie Lopat .800
1954 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Sal Maglie .699 Sandy Consuegra .842
1955 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Sal Maglie .683 Don Newcombe .800
1956 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Whitey Ford+ .741 Don Newcombe .794
1957 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Whitey Ford+ .734 Dick Donovan, Tom Sturdivant .727
1958 Al Spalding+ .795 Johnny Allen .938 Whitey Ford+ .724 Bob Turley .750
1959 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Whitey Ford+ .708 Roy Face .947
1960 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Whitey Ford+ .693 Jim Coates .813
1961 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Whitey Ford+ .715 Whitey Ford+ .862
1962 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Whitey Ford+ .711 Bob Purkey .821
1963 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Whitey Ford+ .718 Ron Perranoski .842
1964 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Whitey Ford+ .720 Wally Bunker, Sandy Koufax+ .792
1965 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Whitey Ford+ .705 Sandy Koufax+ .765
1966 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Whitey Ford+ .696 Juan Marichal+ .806
1967 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Whitey Ford+ .690 Jose Santiago .750
1968 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Juan Marichal+ .688 Denny McLain .838
1969 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Juan Marichal+ .685 Bob Moose .824
1970 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Juan Marichal+ .674 Wayne Simpson .824
1971 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Jim Palmer+ .675 Dave McNally .808
1972 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Jim Palmer+ .676 Catfish Hunter+, Gary Nolan .750
1973 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Jim Palmer+ .682 Catfish Hunter+ .808
1974 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Jim Palmer+ .652 Tommy John .813
1975 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Don Gullett .661 Roger Moret .824
1976 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Don Gullett .674 Bill Campbell .773
1977 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Don Gullett .686 John Candelaria .800
1978 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Don Gullett .686 Ron Guidry .893
1979 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Jim Palmer+ .648 Ron Davis .875
1980 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Ron Guidry .724 Steve Stone .781
1981 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Ron Guidry .719 Tom Seaver+ .875
1982 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Ron Guidry .706 Phil Niekro+ .810
1983 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Ron Guidry .705 Moose Haas .813
1984 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Ron Guidry .680 Rick Sutcliffe .769
1985 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Ron Guidry .694 Orel Hershiser .864
1986 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Ron Guidry .671 Roger Clemens .857
1987 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Ron Guidry .656 Jeff Musselman .706
1988 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Dwight Gooden .722 David Cone .870
1989 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Dwight Gooden .719 Bret Saberhagen .793
1990 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Dwight Gooden .721 Bob Welch .818
1991 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Dwight Gooden .714 Joe Hesketh .750
1992 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Dwight Gooden .683 Mike Mussina .783
1993 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Dwight Gooden .655 Juan Guzman .824
1994 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Roger Clemens .649 Jason Bere .857
1995 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Mike Mussina .703 Greg Maddux+ .905
1996 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Mike Mussina .687 Jamie Moyer .813
1997 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Mike Mussina .682 Randy Johnson+ .833
1998 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Mike Mussina .667 John Smoltz+ .850
1999 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Pedro Martinez+ .682 Pedro Martinez+ .852
2000 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Pedro Martinez+ .691 Tim Hudson .769
2001 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Pedro Martinez+ .691 Roger Clemens .870
2002 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Pedro Martinez+ .707 Pedro Martinez+ .833
2003 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Pedro Martinez+ .712 Pedro Martinez+ .778
2004 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Pedro Martinez+ .705 Roger Clemens .818
2005 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Pedro Martinez+ .701 Jorge Sosa .813
2006 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Johan Santana .716 Roy Halladay .762
2007 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Pedro Martinez+ .692 Brad Penny .800
2008 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Pedro Martinez+ .684 Cliff Lee .880
2009 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Pedro Martinez+ .687 Chris Carpenter .810
2010 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Roy Halladay .663 Tommy Hunter .765
2011 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Jon Lester .691 Ian Kennedy .840
2012 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Roy Halladay .666 Kyle Lohse .842
2013 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Roy Halladay .659 Max Scherzer .875
2014 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Clayton Kershaw .667 Clayton Kershaw .875
2015 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Clayton Kershaw .671 Zack Greinke .864
2016 Al Spalding+ .795 Roy Face .947 Clayton Kershaw .677 Aaron Sanchez .882
2017 Al Spalding+ .795 Dallas Keuchel, Alex Wood 1.000 Clayton Kershaw .688 Dallas Keuchel, Alex Wood 1.000
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