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1928 American League Pitching Leaders

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Rk Age Tm Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Lefty Grove* 28 PHA MLB PHA 24 8 .750 2.58 39 31 6 24 4 3 261.2 228 93 75 10 64 183 1 0 4 1064 1.116 7.8 0.3 2.2 6.3 2.86
2 George Pipgras 28 NYA MLB NYY 24 13 .649 3.38 46 38 6 22 4 3 300.2 314 132 113 4 103 139 3 0 5 1298 1.387 9.4 0.1 3.1 4.2 1.35
3 Waite Hoyt 28 NYA MLB NYY 23 7 .767 3.36 42 31 11 19 3 8 273.0 279 118 102 16 60 67 1 0 2 1117 1.242 9.2 0.5 2.0 2.2 1.12
4 General Crowder 29 SLA MLB SLB 21 5 .808 3.69 41 31 6 19 1 2 244.0 238 113 100 11 91 99 1 0 1 1033 1.348 8.8 0.4 3.4 3.7 1.09
5 Sam Gray 30 SLA MLB SLB 20 12 .625 3.19 35 31 4 21 2 3 262.2 256 119 93 11 86 102 1 0 1 1104 1.302 8.8 0.4 2.9 3.5 1.19
6 Ed Morris 28 BOS MLB BOS 19 15 .559 3.53 47 29 15 20 0 5 257.2 255 118 101 7 80 104 5 0 1 1087 1.300 8.9 0.2 2.8 3.6 1.30
7 Jack Quinn 44 PHA MLB PHA 18 7 .720 2.90 31 28 2 18 4 1 211.1 239 92 68 3 34 43 7 0 0 898 1.292 10.2 0.1 1.4 1.8 1.26
8 Sad Sam Jones 35 WS1 MLB WSH 17 7 .708 2.84 30 27 2 19 4 0 224.2 209 89 71 5 78 63 3 0 5 928 1.277 8.4 0.2 3.1 2.5 0.81
9 Herb Pennock* 34 NYA MLB NYY 17 6 .739 2.56 28 24 3 19 5 3 211.0 215 71 60 2 40 53 0 0 3 861 1.209 9.2 0.1 1.7 2.3 1.33
10 Tommy Thomas 28 CHA MLB CHW 17 16 .515 3.08 36 32 4 24 3 3 283.0 277 114 97 14 76 129 4 1 0 1180 1.247 8.8 0.4 2.4 4.1 1.70
11 Rube Walberg* 31 PHA MLB PHA 17 12 .586 3.55 38 30 6 15 3 2 235.2 236 111 93 19 64 112 3 0 1 987 1.273 9.0 0.7 2.4 4.3 1.75
12 Ownie Carroll 25 DET MLB DET 16 12 .571 3.27 34 28 5 19 2 2 231.0 219 100 84 6 87 51 7 0 3 966 1.325 8.5 0.2 3.4 2.0 0.59
13 Ted Lyons 27 CHA MLB CHW 15 14 .517 3.98 39 27 12 21 0 7 240.0 276 133 106 11 68 60 2 0 2 1043 1.433 10.4 0.4 2.6 2.2 0.88
14 Jack Ogden 30 SLA MLB SLB 15 16 .484 4.15 38 31 7 18 1 2 242.2 257 121 112 23 80 67 1 0 1 1050 1.389 9.5 0.9 3.0 2.5 0.84
15 Willis Hudlin 22 CLE MLB CLE 14 14 .500 4.04 42 26 13 10 0 7 220.1 231 114 99 7 90 62 7 1 4 956 1.457 9.4 0.3 3.7 2.5 0.69
16 Hank Johnson 22 NYA MLB NYY 14 9 .609 4.30 31 22 2 10 1 0 199.0 188 107 95 16 104 110 12 1 4 883 1.467 8.5 0.7 4.7 5.0 1.06
17 Garland Braxton* 28 WS1 MLB WSH 13 11 .542 2.51 38 24 10 15 2 6 218.1 177 78 61 7 44 94 5 0 2 875 1.012 7.3 0.3 1.8 3.9 2.14
18 Red Faber 39 CHA MLB CHW 13 9 .591 3.75 27 27 0 16 2 0 201.1 223 98 84 11 68 43 4 0 1 876 1.445 10.0 0.5 3.0 1.9 0.63
19 Firpo Marberry 29 WS1 MLB WSH 13 13 .500 3.85 48 11 26 7 1 2 161.1 160 79 69 4 42 76 3 0 0 668 1.252 8.9 0.2 2.3 4.2 1.81
20 Eddie Rommel 30 PHA MLB PHA 13 5 .722 3.06 43 11 18 6 0 4 173.2 177 70 59 11 26 37 2 0 2 709 1.169 9.2 0.6 1.3 1.9 1.42
21 Joe Shaute* 28 CLE MLB CLE 13 17 .433 4.04 36 31 4 21 1 2 253.2 295 145 114 9 68 81 6 1 7 1093 1.431 10.5 0.3 2.4 2.9 1.19
22 Bump Hadley 23 WS1 MLB WSH 12 13 .480 3.54 33 31 0 16 3 0 231.2 236 105 91 4 100 80 8 0 0 1010 1.450 9.2 0.2 3.9 3.1 0.80
23 George Uhle 29 CLE MLB CLE 12 17 .414 4.07 31 28 3 18 2 1 214.1 252 121 97 8 48 74 8 1 3 933 1.400 10.6 0.3 2.0 3.1 1.54
24 Jack Russell 22 BOS MLB BOS 11 14 .440 3.84 32 26 1 10 2 0 201.1 233 102 86 6 41 27 4 0 3 860 1.361 10.4 0.3 1.8 1.2 0.66
25 Elam Vangilder 32 DET MLB DET 11 10 .524 3.91 38 11 21 7 0 5 156.1 163 82 68 4 68 43 3 0 2 692 1.478 9.4 0.2 3.9 2.5 0.63
26 Earl Whitehill* 29 DET MLB DET 11 16 .407 4.31 31 30 1 12 1 0 196.1 214 131 94 8 78 93 1 0 0 880 1.487 9.8 0.4 3.6 4.3 1.19
27 Grady Adkins 31 CHA MLB CHW 10 16 .385 3.73 36 27 6 14 0 1 224.2 235 113 93 12 89 54 6 0 1 968 1.442 9.4 0.5 3.6 2.2 0.61
28 George Blaeholder 24 SLA MLB SLB 10 15 .400 4.37 38 26 8 9 1 3 214.1 235 123 104 23 52 87 2 0 2 921 1.339 9.9 1.0 2.2 3.7 1.67
29 George Grant 25 CLE MLB CLE 10 8 .556 5.04 28 18 5 6 1 0 155.1 196 102 87 7 76 39 2 0 5 714 1.751 11.4 0.4 4.4 2.3 0.51
30 Red Ruffing 23 BOS MLB BOS 10 25 .286 3.89 42 34 8 25 1 2 289.1 303 147 125 8 96 118 10 0 4 1246 1.379 9.4 0.2 3.0 3.7 1.23
31 Ted Blankenship 27 CHA MLB CHW 9 11 .450 4.61 27 22 2 8 0 0 158.0 186 92 81 9 80 36 2 0 4 711 1.684 10.6 0.5 4.6 2.1 0.45
32 Howard Ehmke 34 PHA MLB PHA 9 8 .529 3.62 23 18 3 5 1 0 139.1 135 65 56 6 44 34 4 0 0 593 1.285 8.7 0.4 2.8 2.2 0.77
33 Danny MacFayden 23 BOS MLB BOS 9 15 .375 4.75 33 28 4 9 0 0 195.0 215 123 103 12 78 61 7 1 1 862 1.503 9.9 0.6 3.6 2.8 0.78
34 Slim Harriss 30 BOS MLB BOS 8 11 .421 4.63 27 15 8 4 1 1 128.1 141 74 66 5 33 37 2 0 0 548 1.356 9.9 0.4 2.3 2.6 1.12
35 Jake Miller* 30 CLE MLB CLE 8 9 .471 4.44 25 24 1 8 0 0 158.0 203 89 78 6 43 37 5 0 0 680 1.557 11.6 0.3 2.4 2.1 0.86
36 Al Shealy 28 NYA MLB NYY 8 6 .571 5.06 23 12 7 3 0 2 96.0 124 64 54 4 42 39 1 0 0 453 1.729 11.6 0.4 3.9 3.7 0.93
37 Vic Sorrell 27 DET MLB DET 8 11 .421 4.79 29 23 4 8 0 0 171.0 182 106 91 9 83 67 5 0 3 769 1.550 9.6 0.5 4.4 3.5 0.81
38 George Earnshaw 28 PHA MLB PHA 7 7 .500 3.81 26 22 4 7 3 1 158.1 143 81 67 7 100 117 1 0 7 713 1.535 8.1 0.4 5.7 6.7 1.17
39 Lefty Stewart* 27 SLA MLB SLB 7 9 .438 4.67 29 17 10 7 1 3 142.2 173 81 74 5 32 25 2 0 0 611 1.437 10.9 0.3 2.0 1.6 0.78
40 Milt Gaston 32 WS1 MLB WSH 6 12 .333 5.51 28 22 4 8 3 0 148.2 179 102 91 3 53 45 0 0 3 664 1.561 10.8 0.2 3.2 2.7 0.85
41 Ossie Orwoll* 27 PHA MLB PHA 6 5 .545 4.58 27 8 15 3 0 2 106.0 110 59 54 7 50 53 2 0 3 473 1.509 9.3 0.6 4.2 4.5 1.06
42 Josh Billings 20 DET MLB DET 5 10 .333 5.12 21 16 3 3 1 0 110.2 118 83 63 4 59 48 5 0 4 510 1.599 9.6 0.3 4.8 3.9 0.81
43 Stan Coveleski 38 NYA MLB NYY 5 1 .833 5.74 12 8 2 2 0 0 58.0 72 41 37 5 20 5 0 0 0 257 1.586 11.2 0.8 3.1 0.8 0.25
44 Sam Gibson 28 DET MLB DET 5 8 .385 5.42 20 18 1 5 1 0 119.2 155 83 72 4 52 29 7 0 1 558 1.730 11.7 0.3 3.9 2.2 0.56
45 Lil Stoner 29 DET MLB DET 5 8 .385 4.35 36 11 16 4 0 4 126.1 151 75 61 16 42 29 3 0 1 569 1.528 10.8 1.1 3.0 2.1 0.69
46 Lloyd Brown* 23 WS1 MLB WSH 4 4 .500 4.04 27 10 14 2 0 1 107.0 112 62 48 7 40 38 2 0 3 466 1.421 9.4 0.6 3.4 3.2 0.95
47 Dick Coffman 21 SLA MLB SLB 4 5 .444 6.09 29 7 10 3 0 1 85.2 122 68 58 7 37 25 1 0 3 395 1.856 12.8 0.7 3.9 2.6 0.68
48 Ken Holloway 30 DET MLB DET 4 8 .333 4.34 30 11 15 5 0 2 120.1 137 67 58 2 32 32 5 1 2 531 1.404 10.2 0.1 2.4 2.4 1.00
49 Wilcy Moore 31 NYA MLB NYY 4 4 .500 4.18 35 2 18 0 0 3 60.1 71 44 28 4 31 18 0 0 2 292 1.691 10.6 0.6 4.6 2.7 0.58
50 Ed Walsh 23 CHA MLB CHW 4 7 .364 4.96 14 10 4 3 0 0 78.0 86 45 43 2 42 32 5 1 5 353 1.641 9.9 0.2 4.8 3.7 0.76
51 Bill Bayne* 29 CLE MLB CLE 2 5 .286 5.13 37 6 21 3 0 3 108.2 128 68 62 3 43 39 10 0 0 480 1.574 10.6 0.2 3.6 3.2 0.91
52 Boom-Boom Beck 23 SLA MLB SLB 2 3 .400 4.41 16 4 7 2 0 0 49.0 52 29 24 3 20 17 4 0 0 217 1.469 9.6 0.6 3.7 3.1 0.85
53 Bobby Burke* 21 WS1 MLB WSH 2 4 .333 3.90 26 7 11 2 1 0 85.1 87 44 37 1 18 27 2 1 0 349 1.230 9.2 0.1 1.9 2.8 1.50
54 Bullet Joe Bush 35 PHA MLB PHA 2 1 .667 5.09 11 2 7 1 0 1 35.1 39 21 20 1 18 15 1 0 1 157 1.613 9.9 0.3 4.6 3.8 0.83
55 Sarge Connally 29 CHA MLB CHW 2 5 .286 4.84 28 5 14 1 0 2 74.1 89 52 40 1 29 28 4 0 3 331 1.587 10.8 0.1 3.5 3.4 0.97
56 Fred Heimach* 27 NYA MLB NYY 2 3 .400 3.31 13 9 3 5 0 0 68.0 66 30 25 3 16 25 1 0 1 290 1.206 8.7 0.4 2.1 3.3 1.56
57 Hod Lisenbee 29 WS1 MLB WSH 2 6 .250 6.08 16 9 4 3 0 0 77.0 102 58 52 4 32 13 5 0 1 365 1.740 11.9 0.5 3.7 1.5 0.41
58 Phil Page* 22 DET MLB DET 2 0 1.000 2.45 3 2 1 2 0 0 22.0 21 9 6 1 10 3 0 0 1 93 1.409 8.6 0.4 4.1 1.2 0.30
59 Garland Buckeye* 30 CLE MLB CLE 1 5 .167 6.69 9 6 3 0 0 0 35.0 58 32 26 2 5 6 2 0 2 164 1.800 14.9 0.5 1.3 1.5 1.20
60 George Cox 23 CHA MLB CHW 1 2 .333 5.26 26 2 15 0 0 0 89.0 110 58 52 6 39 22 2 0 1 403 1.674 11.1 0.6 3.9 2.2 0.56
61 Johnny Miljus 33 CLE MLB CLE 1 4 .200 2.66 11 4 3 1 0 1 50.2 46 25 15 1 20 19 0 0 1 216 1.303 8.2 0.2 3.6 3.4 0.95
62 Ernie Nevers 26 SLA MLB SLB 1 0 1.000 3.00 6 0 2 0 0 0 9.0 9 4 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 36 1.222 9.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 0.50
63 Ike Powers 22 PHA MLB PHA 1 0 1.000 4.50 9 0 7 0 0 2 12.0 8 6 6 1 10 4 1 0 0 51 1.500 6.0 0.8 7.5 3.0 0.40
64 Bill Shores 24 PHA MLB PHA 1 1 .500 3.21 3 2 0 1 0 0 14.0 13 7 5 0 7 5 0 0 1 61 1.429 8.4 0.0 4.5 3.2 0.71
65 George Smith 26 DET MLB DET 1 1 .500 4.42 39 2 21 0 0 3 106.0 103 55 52 3 50 54 0 0 2 457 1.443 8.7 0.3 4.2 4.6 1.08
66 Myles Thomas 30 NYA MLB NYY 1 0 1.000 3.41 12 1 6 0 0 0 31.2 33 19 12 3 9 10 0 0 0 132 1.326 9.4 0.9 2.6 2.8 1.11
67 Willie Underhill 23 CLE MLB CLE 1 2 .333 4.50 11 3 7 1 0 0 28.0 33 23 14 0 20 16 1 0 2 136 1.893 10.6 0.0 6.4 5.1 0.80
68 Bob Weiland* 22 CHA MLB CHW 1 0 1.000 0.00 1 1 0 1 1 0 9.0 7 0 0 0 5 9 1 0 0 39 1.333 7.0 0.0 5.0 9.0 1.80
69 Charlie Barnabe* 28 CHA MLB CHW 0 2 .000 6.52 7 2 5 0 0 0 9.2 17 9 7 0 0 3 1 0 0 45 1.759 15.8 0.0 0.0 2.8
70 Les Barnhart 23 CLE MLB CLE 0 1 .000 7.00 2 1 1 0 0 0 9.0 13 7 7 1 4 1 0 0 0 44 1.889 13.0 1.0 4.0 1.0 0.25
71 Frank Bennett 23 BOS MLB BOS 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
72 Herb Bradley 25 BOS MLB BOS 0 3 .000 7.23 15 5 3 1 1 0 47.1 64 41 38 2 16 14 2 0 0 215 1.690 12.2 0.4 3.0 2.7 0.88
73 Clint Brown 24 CLE MLB CLE 0 1 .000 4.91 2 1 1 1 0 0 11.0 14 6 6 0 2 2 0 0 0 49 1.455 11.5 0.0 1.6 1.6 1.00
74 Jumbo Brown 21 CLE MLB CLE 0 1 .000 6.75 5 0 4 0 0 0 14.2 19 15 11 0 15 12 0 0 1 71 2.318 11.7 0.0 9.2 7.4 0.80
75 Archie Campbell 24 NYA MLB NYY 0 1 .000 5.25 13 1 10 0 0 2 24.0 30 22 14 0 11 9 0 0 1 117 1.708 11.2 0.0 4.1 3.4 0.82
76 Hap Collard 29 CLE MLB CLE 0 0 2.25 1 0 1 0 0 0 4.0 4 3 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 20 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 2.2 0.25
77 Art Daney 23 PHA MLB PHA 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1.000 9.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
78 Dan Dugan* 21 CHA MLB CHW 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
79 Wes Ferrell 20 CLE MLB CLE 0 2 .000 2.25 2 2 0 1 0 0 16.0 15 5 4 0 5 4 0 0 0 67 1.250 8.4 0.0 2.8 2.2 0.80
80 Cliff Garrison 21 BOS MLB BOS 0 0 7.88 6 0 4 0 0 0 16.0 22 15 14 2 6 0 0 0 0 73 1.750 12.4 1.1 3.4 0.0 0.00
81 John Goodell* 21 CHA MLB CHW 0 0 18.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 3.0 6 6 6 0 2 0 1 0 0 18 2.667 18.0 0.0 6.0 0.0 0.00
82 Marty Griffin 26 BOS MLB BOS 0 3 .000 5.02 11 3 5 0 0 0 37.2 42 21 21 0 17 9 0 0 0 169 1.566 10.0 0.0 4.1 2.2 0.53
83 Mel Harder 18 CLE MLB CLE 0 2 .000 6.61 23 1 12 0 0 1 49.0 64 42 36 4 32 15 0 0 0 240 1.959 11.8 0.7 5.9 2.8 0.47
84 Jing Johnson 33 PHA MLB PHA 0 0 5.06 3 0 2 0 0 0 10.2 13 8 6 1 5 3 0 0 0 48 1.688 11.0 0.8 4.2 2.5 0.60
85 Rudy Leopold* 22 CHA MLB CHW 0 0 3.86 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.1 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 1.286 11.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
86 Dutch Levsen 30 CLE MLB CLE 0 3 .000 5.44 11 3 5 0 0 0 41.1 39 30 25 4 31 7 2 0 0 196 1.694 8.5 0.9 6.8 1.5 0.23
87 Jim Moore 24 CLE MLB CLE 0 1 .000 2.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 5 2 2 0 5 1 0 0 0 36 1.111 5.0 0.0 5.0 1.0 0.20
88 Jack Rothrock 23 BOS MLB BOS 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
89 Rosy Ryan 30 NYA MLB NYY 0 0 16.50 3 0 1 0 0 0 6.0 17 11 11 2 1 5 0 0 1 36 3.000 25.5 3.0 1.5 7.5 5.00
90 Merle Settlemire* 25 BOS MLB BOS 0 6 .000 5.47 30 9 11 0 0 0 82.1 116 62 50 2 34 12 6 1 1 396 1.822 12.7 0.2 3.7 1.3 0.35
91 John Shea* 23 BOS MLB BOS 0 0 18.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
92 Urban Shocker 37 NYA MLB NYY 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 2.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1.500 13.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
93 Pat Simmons 19 BOS MLB BOS 0 2 .000 4.04 31 3 19 0 0 1 69.0 69 38 31 4 38 16 1 1 0 299 1.551 9.0 0.5 5.0 2.1 0.42
94 Steve Slayton 26 BOS MLB BOS 0 0 3.86 3 0 2 0 0 0 7.0 6 3 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 29 1.286 7.7 0.0 3.9 2.6 0.67
95 Ed Strelecki 23 SLA MLB SLB 0 2 .000 4.29 22 2 10 1 0 1 50.1 49 27 24 4 17 8 1 1 1 214 1.311 8.8 0.7 3.0 1.4 0.47
96 Charlie Sullivan 25 DET MLB DET 0 2 .000 6.57 3 2 1 0 0 0 12.1 18 12 9 1 6 2 0 0 0 59 1.946 13.1 0.7 4.4 1.5 0.33
97 Doug Taitt 25 BOS MLB BOS 0 0 27.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 2 3 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 7 4.000 18.0 0.0 18.0 9.0 0.50
98 Clay Van Alstyne 28 WS1 MLB WSH 0 0 5.48 4 0 3 0 0 0 21.1 26 14 13 0 13 5 1 0 1 98 1.828 11.0 0.0 5.5 2.1 0.38
99 Jim Weaver 24 WS1 MLB WSH 0 0 1.50 3 0 2 0 0 0 6.0 2 2 1 0 6 2 1 0 0 23 1.333 3.0 0.0 9.0 3.0 0.33
100 Al Williamson 28 CHA MLB CHW 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0.500 4.5 0.0 0.0 0.0

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