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1940 Minor League Pitching Leaders

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Rk Age Tm Lg 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 Frank Biscan 20 LIM OHSL D 26 4 .867 33 250.0 215 96 66 1.124 7.7 2.4
2 Elwood Lawson 19 WAY GAFL D 26 6 .813 3.16 38 251.0 233 121 88 147 1.514 8.4 5.3
3 Gordon Pixley 21 LKC EVAN D 26 7 .788 3.00 38 288.0 241 118 96 89 1.146 7.5 2.8
4 Boots Poffenberger 24 NVL SOUA A1 BRO 26 9 .743 4.58 38 33 238.0 296 146 121 98 1.655 11.2 3.7
5 Hal Toenes 22 DLD FLOR D WSH 26 13 .667 2.99 46 313.0 287 151 104 170 1.460 8.3 4.9
6 Dick Barrett 33 SLE PCL AA 24 5 .828 2.48 37 33 258.0 197 80 71 121 1.233 6.9 4.2
7 Henry Mestnik 23 MSK WA C 24 5 .828 3.44 33 241.0 229 113 92 95 1.344 8.6 3.5
8 Mike Ryba 37 ROC IL AA STL 24 8 .750 2.94 36 34 272.0 272 107 89 53 1.195 9.0 1.8
9 Mel Bosser 26 THV GAFL D WSH 23 11 .676 3.58 38 274.0 316 150 109 90 1.482 10.4 3.0
10 James Davis 26 AUG SALL B NYY 23 9 .719 2.71 41 276.0 239 126 83 113 1.275 7.8 3.7
11 Rex Dilbeck 29 PAM WTNM D 23 7 .767 3.45 36 240.0 279 134 92 39 1.325 10.5 1.5
12 Clem Dreisewerd 24 PMO MATL C STL 23 9 .719 2.48 38 247.0 227 83 68 49 1.117 8.3 1.8
13 Sam Eaton -- ALX EVAN D 23 11 .676 1.77 37 295.0 203 91 58 145 1.180 6.2 4.4
14 Elmer Haas 29 BWG KITL D BRO 23 9 .719 3.12 37 260.0 269 121 90 63 1.277 9.3 2.2
15 Peter Kalosh 21 LEE FLOR D 23 13 .639 3.05 42 301.0 335 155 102 88 1.405 10.0 2.6
16 Maury Newlin 26 SAN TL A1 SLB 23 8 .742 1.98 38 287.0 218 83 63 81 1.042 6.8 2.5
17 Dick Newsome 30 SDG PCL AA 23 11 .676 2.63 39 39 315.0 319 114 92 74 1.248 9.1 2.1
18 Frank Radler 20 ELZ APPY D BOS 23 7 .767 3.19 38 271.0 255 113 96 72 1.207 8.5 2.4
19 Willie Ramsdell 24 BIG WTNM D 23 18 .561 4.00 47 351.0 385 220 156 112 1.416 9.9 2.9
20 Hal Turpin 36 SLE PCL AA 23 11 .676 2.73 37 34 297.0 289 100 90 65 1.192 8.8 2.0
21 Dewey Adkins 22 PNB,OKC CSTL,TL C,A1 22 9 .710 4.12 39 260.0 257 146 119 98 1.365 8.9 3.4
22 Leon Balser 22 PAD KITL D 22 11 .667 3.17 37 258.0 264 134 91 87 1.360 9.2 3.0
23 Virgil Brown 28 ALB EL A PIT 22 9 .710 3.31 35 29 234.0 233 97 86 66 1.278 9.0 2.5
24 Jack Creel 24 DYB FLOR D STL 22 7 .759 1.51 32 245.0 212 68 41 44 1.045 7.8 1.6
25 Dick Hearn 22 STA FLOR D 22 10 .688 1.94 37 288.0 206 92 62 147 1.226 6.4 4.6
26 Oscar Judd 32 SAC PCL AA STL 22 13 .629 2.90 40 36 295.0 275 117 95 115 1.322 8.4 3.5
27 Howie Krist 24 HSN TL A1 STL 22 9 .710 1.71 38 253.0 221 66 48 50 1.071 7.9 1.8
28 Bob Muncrief 24 SAN TL A1 SLB 22 9 .710 2.45 40 275.0 234 88 75 63 1.080 7.7 2.1
29 Pat Patterson 22 LAM WTNM D 22 10 .688 3.84 39 258.0 259 169 110 175 1.682 9.0 6.1
30 Thomas Walker 36 MTG SEAL B 22 10 .688 3.71 36 262.0 293 136 108 36 1.256 10.1 1.2
31 Alex Zukowski 24 GRV SALL B WSH 22 14 .611 3.52 43 289.0 273 138 113 97 1.280 8.5 3.0
32 Bill Caplinger 22 PCT PION C STL 21 9 .700 3.67 38 267.0 256 142 109 126 1.431 8.6 4.2
33 Jorge Comellas 23 SLB ESHL D WSH 21 10 .677 2.20 47 258.0 252 107 63 60 1.209 8.8 2.1
34 Chet Covington 29 HWD FECL D 21 10 .677 2.10 32 266.0 254 91 62 72 1.226 8.6 2.4
35 Gus Hallbourg 20 PAM WTNM D 21 11 .656 4.15 37 256.0 260 190 118 90 1.367 9.1 3.2
36 Mike Kash 28 MAD,MNE IIIL,AA B,AA 21 9 .700 2.88 35 241.0 247 92 77 56 1.257 9.2 2.1
37 Ellis Kinder 25 JKN KITL D 21 9 .700 2.38 32 276.0 239 107 73 81 1.159 7.8 2.6
38 Joe Malman 23 TPK WA C SLB 21 6 .778 2.69 35 254.0 260 99 76 68 1.291 9.2 2.4
39 Thomas Perry 24 MRO CSTL C 21 7 .750 3.36 38 228.0 224 98 85 55 1.224 8.8 2.2
40 Walter Wilson 26 GOL COPL D 21 4 .840 2.94 35 251.0 234 94 82 63 1.183 8.4 2.3
41 Henry Bazner 27 RMD PIED B NYG 20 13 .606 4.63 46 214.0 235 126 110 67 1.411 9.9 2.8
42 Pat Beasley 22 LGV ETXL C 20 11 .645 2.33 34 243.0 247 110 63 74 1.321 9.1 2.7
43 Bernard Brewer 25 SLM WINT B 20 10 .667 4.52 39 233.0 268 144 117 101 1.584 10.4 3.9
44 Ken Burkhart 23 AVL PIED B STL 20 6 .769 2.63 33 233.0 192 80 68 76 1.150 7.4 2.9
45 Stephen Bysco 34 TLL ALSL D 20 7 .741 3.77 30 246.0 283 123 103 44 1.329 10.4 1.6
46 Fred Caligiuri 21 GVE COPL D 20 6 .769 2.17 33 228.0 211 73 55 59 1.184 8.3 2.3
47 Hardin Cathey 20 THV GAFL D WSH 20 8 .714 3.27 31 237.0 250 126 86 82 1.401 9.5 3.1
48 Fred Chumley 24 LKC EVAN D 20 8 .714 3.34 35 261.0 230 112 97 96 1.249 7.9 3.3
49 Bob Crues 21 LAM,BOR WTNM D 20 5 .800 4.21 34 216.0 233 132 101 73 1.417 9.7 3.0
50 Arthur Cyrulewski 20 JOH APPY D STL 20 3 .870 3.03 33 190.0 143 81 64 123 1.400 6.8 5.8
51 William Davis 24 NRF,SNH WL,COPL D NYY 20 19 .513 3.59 46 338.0 368 185 135 119 1.441 9.8 3.2
52 Stan Ferens 25 ABY GAFL D STL 20 11 .645 2.34 39 289.0 263 105 75 50 1.083 8.2 1.6
53 Lloyd Finck 23 HLA CSTL C 20 5 .800 3.28 32 222.0 221 98 81 92 1.410 9.0 3.7
54 Tony Freitas 32 SAC PCL AA STL 20 19 .513 2.71 41 41 332.0 350 128 100 48 1.199 9.5 1.3
55 Mervin Henley 26 LCR WISL D 20 3 .870 1.82 31 208.0 147 58 42 60 0.995 6.4 2.6
56 Larry Jansen 19 SLC PION C 20 7 .741 2.19 31 214.0 194 82 52 69 1.229 8.2 2.9
57 Ray Lindsay 32 THM NCSL D CLE 20 11 .645 1.93 38 30 270.0 279 91 58 48 1.211 9.3 1.6
58 John Lund 24 ELD CSTL C 20 11 .645 3.74 37 260.0 276 147 108 74 1.346 9.6 2.6
59 Garth Mann 24 PSC SEAL B PHI 20 8 .714 3.04 33 222.0 203 86 75 67 1.216 8.2 2.7
60 Glen Moulder 22 AMR GAFL D BRO 20 9 .690 2.65 34 251.0 214 85 74 94 1.227 7.7 3.4
61 Frank Papish 22 ANN SEAL B BRO 20 14 .588 3.31 39 269.0 276 143 99 102 1.405 9.2 3.4
62 Howie Pollet 19 HSN TL A1 STL 20 7 .741 2.88 32 228.0 200 91 73 82 1.237 7.9 3.2
63 Pat Ralsh 25 LUB WTNM D CHW 20 4 .833 3.25 33 230.0 217 109 83 68 1.239 8.5 2.7
64 William Sample 21 JHN PASA D BRO 20 6 .769 2.26 27 219.0 179 66 55 94 1.247 7.4 3.9
65 Floyd Speer 27 MRO CSTL C 20 10 .667 3.26 45 218.0 206 98 79 61 1.225 8.5 2.5
66 John Travis 23 GNV ALSL D BRO 20 11 .645 3.18 50 255.0 259 127 90 82 1.337 9.1 2.9
67 Riley Vannoy 24 PAM WTNM D 20 7 .741 4.55 34 198.0 223 137 100 80 1.530 10.1 3.6
68 Linville Watkins 26 RMD PIED B NYG 20 11 .645 3.78 46 283.0 302 144 119 89 1.382 9.6 2.8
69 Max Wilson 24 PTH PIED B PHI 20 10 .667 3.02 39 253.0 232 99 85 58 1.146 8.3 2.1
70 George Windsor 24 SPO WINT B 20 6 .769 4.25 33 252.0 264 146 119 95 1.425 9.4 3.4
71 Harold Bullock 22 JOH APPY D STL 19 5 .792 3.21 36 216.0 195 103 77 99 1.361 8.1 4.1
72 Bobby Coombs 32 SHV TL A1 19 14 .576 3.13 36 273.0 285 119 95 31 1.158 9.4 1.0
73 Russell Crider 19 AMA WTNM D 19 11 .633 4.86 38 252.0 238 164 136 144 1.516 8.5 5.1
74 Billy Dewell 23 MSK WA C 19 10 .655 4.22 32 239.0 264 136 112 88 1.473 9.9 3.3
75 George Feikert 22 MSK WA C 19 5 .792 2.74 28 223.0 207 92 68 89 1.327 8.4 3.6
76 Charlie Fuchs 26 OKC,BMT TL A1 DET 19 13 .594 3.50 48 257.0 239 120 100 105 1.339 8.4 3.7
77 Hank Gornicki 29 ROC IL AA STL 19 10 .655 3.21 41 36 244.0 238 98 87 99 1.381 8.8 3.7
78 Alfred Hardouin 22 PTA EVAN D 19 12 .613 3.87 38 223.0 220 133 96 117 1.511 8.9 4.7
79 Clem Hausmann 20 BOR WTNM D 19 11 .633 5.80 36 242.0 271 172 156 116 1.599 10.1 4.3
80 Chester Hill 22 AMA WTNM D 19 8 .704 4.59 37 245.0 308 172 125 106 1.690 11.3 3.9
81 Frank Hudson 24 SNF FLOR D 19 12 .613 2.91 38 263.0 266 109 85 89 1.350 9.1 3.0
82 Cecil Hutson 25 STA FLOR D 19 18 .514 2.83 41 286.0 287 128 90 84 1.297 9.0 2.6
83 Cleo Jeter -- SNF FLOR D 19 11 .633 3.47 35 259.0 258 145 100 94 1.359 9.0 3.3
84 Bill Kennedy 21 ORL FLOR D WSH 19 13 .594 2.53 36 281.0 268 113 79 89 1.270 8.6 2.9
85 Raymond Lucas 21 MDL,LAM WTNM D 19 10 .655 4.43 35 266.0 309 170 131 89 1.496 10.5 3.0
86 Hersh Lyons 24 ROC IL AA STL 19 12 .613 3.38 37 33 256.0 261 114 96 105 1.430 9.2 3.7
87 Paul Masterson 24 OTO CAML C PHI 19 9 .679 2.93 32 243.0 222 101 79 93 1.296 8.2 3.4
88 Carl McConnell 25 YAK WINT B 19 10 .655 5.40 37 250.0 283 177 150 126 1.636 10.2 4.5
89 Ben Melton 21 HSP,GWD CSTL C DET 19 16 .543 4.55 38 249.0 241 159 126 132 1.498 8.7 4.8
90 Russell Needham 23 ELD CSTL C 19 14 .576 3.15 35 260.0 234 138 91 120 1.362 8.1 4.2
91 Edmund Nowak 25 SAV SALL B 19 7 .731 3.93 35 215.0 215 114 94 63 1.293 9.0 2.6
92 Hugh Orphan 22 WAU NORL D PHI 19 12 .613 3.95 33 237.0 192 134 104 164 1.502 7.3 6.2
93 Dykes Potter 29 DAY MATL C BRO 19 10 .655 3.25 36 216.0 215 91 78 76 1.347 9.0 3.2
94 Bethel Rhem 25 GLJ CAML C PIT 19 7 .731 3.24 35 239.0 242 111 86 67 1.293 9.1 2.5
95 Alfred Robertson 24 LFY EVAN D SLB 19 8 .704 3.24 30 222.0 241 106 80 87 1.477 9.8 3.5
96 Jack Salveson 26 OLD PCL AA 19 13 .594 2.30 38 34 286.0 278 100 73 43 1.122 8.7 1.4
97 William Skinner 27 GWD,JAC CSTL,SEAL C,B 19 18 .514 3.34 49 321.0 302 149 119 143 1.386 8.5 4.0
98 Gene Stack 21 LUB WTNM D CHW 19 11 .633 3.84 31 246.0 247 153 105 121 1.496 9.0 4.4
99 Eddie Stutz 27 SFR PCL AA 19 14 .576 3.54 39 30 252.0 297 130 99 78 1.488 10.6 2.8
100 Max Surkont 18 DEC IIIL B STL 19 5 .792 2.50 33 234.0 193 100 65 94 1.226 7.4 3.6

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