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1944 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 Marino Pieretti 23 POR PCL AA 26 13 .667 2.46 48 37 31 7 322.0 280 113 88 125 139 4 1 12 1.258 7.8 3.5 3.9 1.11
2 Tom Seats 33 SFR PCL AA 25 13 .658 2.36 39 37 34 6 320.0 295 109 84 51 129 3 0 2 1.081 8.3 1.4 3.6 2.53
3 Phil Poole 26 LCK PONY D CHC 22 10 .688 2.35 36 29 280.0 225 97 73 57 1.007 7.2 1.8
4 Ray Prim 37 LOS PCL AA CHC 22 10 .688 1.70 41 35 27 6 286.0 238 75 54 40 139 2 0 5 0.972 7.5 1.3 4.4 3.48
5 Ned Garver 18 NWR OHSL D SLB 21 8 .724 1.21 32 25 5 245.0 169 57 33 48 221 3 0 9 0.886 6.2 1.8 8.1 4.60
6 Len Gilmore 26 ALB EL A PIT 21 5 .808 2.63 34 32 246.0 248 96 72 53 1.224 9.1 1.9
7 Bob Joyce 29 SFR PCL AA 21 20 .512 2.81 41 36 30 1 324.0 338 142 101 73 105 3 2 5 1.269 9.4 2.0 2.9 1.44
8 Lyle Bliss 19 JAM PONY D DET 20 8 .714 3.01 35 24 221.0 196 96 74 87 1.281 8.0 3.5
9 Frederick Clemence 28 ALB EL A PIT 20 7 .741 3.31 36 27 234.0 252 109 86 51 1.295 9.7 2.0
10 Frank Dasso 26 SDG PCL AA 20 19 .513 2.81 40 37 29 6 298.0 252 112 93 131 253 10 1 4 1.285 7.6 4.0 7.6 1.93
11 Clem Dreisewerd 28 SAC PCL AA STL 20 9 .690 1.61 31 29 27 4 252.0 226 57 45 21 137 0 0 4 0.980 8.1 0.8 4.9 6.52
12 Thomas Faulkner 21 SPL OHSL D NYG 20 8 .714 3.58 38 22 2 239.0 223 127 95 92 219 14 0 17 1.318 8.4 3.5 8.2 2.38
13 Ray Harrell 32 SFR PCL AA 20 18 .526 2.61 44 37 28 5 300.0 294 109 87 91 168 2 0 4 1.283 8.8 2.7 5.0 1.85
14 Roy Helser 32 POR PCL AA 20 16 .556 2.41 37 37 26 8 280.0 260 96 75 120 156 9 0 6 1.357 8.4 3.9 5.0 1.30
15 Lyle Parkhurst 19 JAM PONY D DET 20 10 .667 2.37 33 27 224.0 191 71 59 47 1.062 7.7 1.9
16 Norman Shope 29 YOR ISLG B PIT 20 11 .645 3.07 32 258.0 229 122 88 86 1.221 8.0 3.0
17 Earl Caldwell 39 MLW AA AA 19 5 .792 2.97 29 29 0 15 3 212.0 226 89 70 58 115 10 0 3 1.340 9.6 2.5 4.9 1.98
18 Rex Cecil 27 SDG PCL AA 19 11 .633 2.16 36 27 24 3 246.0 208 74 59 103 186 6 0 7 1.264 7.6 3.8 6.8 1.81
19 Red Embree 26 BLT IL AA CLE 19 10 .655 3.20 34 28 19 4 225.0 145 93 80 121 225 8 0 14 1.182 5.8 4.8 9.0 1.86
20 Howie Fox 23 BIR SOUA A1 CIN 19 10 .655 2.71 37 29 252.0 252 97 76 104 1.413 9.0 3.7
21 Ellis Kinder 29 MEM SOUA A1 SLB 19 6 .760 2.80 30 27 209.0 197 79 65 49 1.177 8.5 2.1
22 Jim Wilson 22 LOU AA AA BOS 19 8 .704 2.77 38 27 11 22 1 237.0 189 81 73 98 147 1 1 8 1.211 7.2 3.7 5.6 1.50
23 Jorge Comellas 27 LOS PCL AA CHC 18 14 .563 2.61 41 35 20 1 276.0 258 108 80 94 128 1 0 6 1.275 8.4 3.1 4.2 1.36
24 Charlie Cozart 24 ATA SOUA A1 18 13 .581 4.46 38 33 216.0 235 136 107 106 1.579 9.8 4.4
25 Jack Crimian 18 BDF,WMT PONY,ISLG D,B PHI 18 16 .529 3.17 41 24 244.0 236 125 86 86 1.320 8.7 3.2
26 Joe Demoran 29 SLE PCL AA 18 16 .529 2.42 38 32 24 3 264.0 244 93 71 79 64 5 0 3 1.223 8.3 2.7 2.2 0.81
27 Al Jarlett 29 TTO IL AA PIT 18 9 .667 2.78 39 26 16 3 214.0 181 87 66 85 98 2 1 6 1.243 7.6 3.6 4.1 1.15
28 Ad Liska 37 POR PCL AA 18 9 .667 2.48 32 29 19 4 236.0 236 88 65 40 124 3 0 2 1.169 9.0 1.5 4.7 3.10
29 John Lotz 29 OLD PCL AA 18 13 .581 3.22 37 35 20 2 254.0 278 109 91 78 68 7 0 2 1.402 9.9 2.8 2.4 0.87
30 Warren Mueller 25 HFD EL A BSN 18 5 .783 3.43 37 27 197.0 196 87 75 85 1.426 9.0 3.9
31 Pete Naktenis 30 HFD EL A BSN 18 3 .857 1.93 24 20 182.0 145 42 39 63 1.143 7.2 3.1
32 Manny Salvo 32 OLD PCL AA 18 7 .720 2.14 27 26 20 6 210.0 192 60 50 38 58 4 0 1 1.095 8.2 1.6 2.5 1.53
33 Hal Schacker 19 HFD EL A BSN 18 7 .720 2.97 36 26 221.0 209 97 73 91 1.357 8.5 3.7
34 Walter Wilson 30 BFL IL AA DET 18 14 .563 3.66 36 30 18 3 236.0 251 120 96 82 132 2 2 3 1.411 9.6 3.1 5.0 1.61
35 Charlie Gassaway 25 MLW AA AA 17 8 .680 2.75 42 27 9 16 0 219.0 200 87 67 87 108 10 2 10 1.311 8.2 3.6 4.4 1.24
36 Al Gettel 26 NFK PIED B NYY 17 7 .708 1.81 31 224.0 177 61 45 64 1.076 7.1 2.6
37 Ken Holcombe 25 NWK IL AA NYY 17 10 .630 3.82 33 28 16 2 205.0 193 112 87 116 123 4 0 4 1.507 8.5 5.1 5.4 1.06
38 Henry Koch 23 LBG PIED B STL 17 10 .630 2.15 30 234.0 173 83 56 117 1.239 6.7 4.5
39 Alex Mustaikis 35 TTO IL AA PIT 17 12 .586 2.57 38 24 18 5 214.0 194 77 61 77 89 1 0 4 1.266 8.2 3.2 3.7 1.16
40 Harry Petty 29 TRE,HFD ISLG,EL B,A BRO,BSN 17 15 .531 4.56 40 8 239.0 281 147 121 106 1.619 10.6 4.0
41 Don Schmidt 17 ZAN OHSL D BRO 17 14 .548 3.22 37 25 3 235.0 223 109 84 52 166 4 0 4 1.170 8.5 2.0 6.4 3.19
42 Dwight Simonds 24 SCR,LOU EL,AA A,AA BOS 17 12 .586 2.52 36 24 8 1 0 225.0 211 82 63 63 12 1 0 0 1.218 8.4 2.5 0.5 0.19
43 William Thomas 39 KNX SOUA A1 17 9 .654 4.67 44 30 237.0 309 149 123 50 1.515 11.7 1.9
44 Roman Brunswick 19 ALN ISLG B STL 16 10 .615 4.33 42 218.0 224 125 105 87 1.427 9.2 3.6
45 Mitch Chetkovich 26 WMT ISLG B PHI 16 8 .667 3.94 30 185.0 189 98 81 64 1.368 9.2 3.1
46 Charlie Cuellar 26 NVL SOUA A1 CHC 16 7 .696 3.85 29 27 201.0 245 117 86 83 1.632 11.0 3.7
47 Clint Echols 29 LBG PIED B STL 16 10 .615 2.05 31 224.0 178 98 51 88 1.188 7.2 3.5
48 Carl Fischer 38 SLE PCL AA 16 13 .552 1.85 32 30 19 5 234.0 213 70 48 47 144 1 0 3 1.111 8.2 1.8 5.5 3.06
49 Earl Henry 27 WKB EL A CLE 16 10 .615 3.69 43 28 249.0 237 128 102 135 1.494 8.6 4.9
50 Randy Ingle 18 ERI PONY D NYG 16 9 .640 4.50 34 24 200.0 207 131 100 113 1.600 9.3 5.1
51 Pedro Jimenez 26 PTH,ATA PIED,SOUA B,A1 CHC 16 6 .727 2.24 31 173.0 169 66 43 37 1.191 8.8 1.9
52 Elmer Kish 21 HRN PONY D PIT 16 9 .640 3.36 35 24 198.0 201 104 74 65 1.343 9.1 3.0
53 William Marshall 23 HFD EL A BSN 16 5 .762 3.36 27 23 169.0 150 79 63 106 1.515 8.0 5.6
54 Dick Mauney 24 ATA SOUA A1 16 7 .696 4.05 36 26 200.0 225 110 90 44 1.345 10.1 2.0
55 Joe Mishasek 25 HOL PCL AA 16 10 .615 3.79 39 28 13 1 209.0 220 106 88 74 73 7 1 5 1.407 9.5 3.2 3.1 0.99
56 Frank Papish 26 LRK SOUA A1 CHW 16 17 .485 4.06 40 31 277.0 320 169 125 87 1.469 10.4 2.8
57 Stan Partenheimer 21 LOU,CLB AA AA BOS,STL 16 7 .696 3.26 27 25 2 17 1 204.0 231 91 74 90 127 4 0 3 1.574 10.2 4.0 5.6 1.41
58 Mike Roscoe 27 BFL IL AA DET 16 10 .615 3.43 30 28 17 3 215.0 217 98 82 66 68 2 0 2 1.316 9.1 2.8 2.8 1.03
59 Bill Seinsoth 26 TOL AA AA SLB 16 11 .593 4.08 33 26 7 16 2 205.0 232 118 93 50 91 2 0 4 1.376 10.2 2.2 4.0 1.82
60 Ron Smith 30 HOL PCL AA 16 12 .571 3.63 46 24 10 0 213.0 214 100 86 79 64 2 0 2 1.376 9.0 3.3 2.7 0.81
61 Charlie Sproull 25 MLW AA AA 16 7 .696 2.50 35 26 7 11 3 187.0 179 67 52 71 87 1 1 4 1.337 8.6 3.4 4.2 1.23
62 Victor Trahd 24 LCK,NVL PONY,SOUA D,A1 CHC 16 4 .800 1.93 30 24 219.0 160 65 47 66 1.032 6.6 2.7
63 Frank Veverka 28 MEM SOUA A1 SLB 16 7 .696 3.01 30 24 221.0 245 95 74 40 1.290 10.0 1.6
64 Ken Burkhart 27 CLB AA AA STL 15 9 .625 4.05 33 31 1 17 1 231.0 259 115 104 69 86 4 0 1 1.420 10.1 2.7 3.4 1.25
65 Lew Carpenter 30 ATA SOUA A1 15 12 .556 3.25 34 29 194.0 178 87 70 73 1.294 8.3 3.4
66 Vern Curtis 24 MNE AA AA 15 17 .469 4.01 44 30 11 16 2 249.0 256 139 111 114 135 1 0 6 1.486 9.3 4.1 4.9 1.18
67 Karl Drews 24 BNG,NWK EL,IL A,AA NYY 15 11 .577 3.62 31 24 214.0 183 117 86 133 11 1.477 7.7 5.6 0.5 0.08
68 Glenn Gardner 28 ROC IL AA STL 15 14 .517 3.80 31 26 15 1 187.0 186 100 79 70 70 3 0 1 1.369 9.0 3.4 3.4 1.00
69 Frank Hiller 23 NWK IL AA NYY 15 11 .577 3.08 29 28 17 6 216.0 205 83 74 79 113 7 0 4 1.315 8.5 3.3 4.7 1.43
70 Hod Lisenbee 45 SYR IL AA CIN 15 15 .500 4.06 34 32 24 2 248.0 275 125 112 46 58 3 1 0 1.294 10.0 1.7 2.1 1.26
71 Bob Malloy 26 SYR IL AA CIN 15 7 .682 2.76 24 17 15 2 163.0 148 68 50 81 50 4 0 3 1.405 8.2 4.5 2.8 0.62
72 James McKinnon 18 LIM OHSL D STL 15 7 .682 3.28 33 12 0 181.0 177 119 66 63 142 3 0 12 1.326 8.8 3.1 7.1 2.25
73 John Moore 22 BNG EL A NYY 15 13 .536 3.41 36 27 227.0 205 112 86 121 1.436 8.1 4.8
74 Don Osborn 36 LOS PCL AA CHC 15 13 .536 3.25 42 25 11 2 216.0 235 112 78 44 47 2 0 5 1.292 9.8 1.8 2.0 1.07
75 Daniel Parra 23 WPT EL A WSH 15 9 .625 3.66 36 25 224.0 247 107 91 48 1.317 9.9 1.9
76 Wilbur Reeser 26 UTI EL A PHI 15 9 .625 3.46 28 26 200.0 187 94 77 59 1.230 8.4 2.7
77 Charlie Ripple 23 WMT ISLG B PHI 15 16 .484 4.10 38 226.0 211 121 103 112 1.429 8.4 4.5
78 Boyd Tepler 20 NVL,LOS SOUA,PCL A1,AA CHC 15 6 .714 2.05 28 24 1 1 171.0 102 47 39 133 51 2 0 0 1.374 5.4 7.0 2.7 0.38
79 Sid West 29 BLT IL AA CLE 15 16 .484 4.28 41 24 13 2 200.0 197 109 95 94 68 4 1 5 1.455 8.9 4.2 3.1 0.72
80 Jack Banta 19 OLE,MTL,NNW PONY,IL,PIED D,AA,B BRO 14 9 .609 3.42 43 17 0 0 224.0 232 116 85 95 12 1 0 3 1.460 9.3 3.8 0.5 0.13
81 Harold Breeding 17 BRS APPY D NYG 14 7 .667 3.05 23 174.0 146 87 59 75 1.270 7.6 3.9
82 Loy Camp 27 STP AA AA BRO 14 14 .500 4.69 34 31 2 9 4 167.0 195 103 87 88 70 11 2 2 1.695 10.5 4.7 3.8 0.80
83 Ralph Cheney 19 LCK PONY D CHC 14 7 .667 3.22 30 21 204.0 207 91 73 51 1.265 9.1 2.2
84 Wayne Collins 31 MTL IL AA BRO 14 15 .483 4.50 40 32 14 2 206.0 214 125 103 127 51 9 0 9 1.655 9.3 5.5 2.2 0.40
85 Michael Cronin 22 ATA SOUA A1 14 9 .609 3.24 37 24 203.0 194 85 73 88 1.389 8.6 3.9
86 Mel Deutsch 28 LOU AA AA BOS 14 11 .560 2.47 34 26 6 14 1 211.0 215 84 58 60 73 1 0 4 1.303 9.2 2.6 3.1 1.22
87 Herman Drefs 33 MEM SOUA A1 SLB 14 5 .737 3.44 30 23 196.0 223 99 75 56 1.423 10.2 2.6
88 Bucky Jacobs 31 RMD PIED B NYG 14 6 .700 3.05 21 180.0 194 87 61 36 1.278 9.7 1.8
89 John Krall 21 SCR,WPT EL A BOS,WSH 14 12 .538 4.60 36 21 176.0 221 104 90 54 1.562 11.3 2.8
90 Jake Levy 44 PTH PIED B CHC 14 12 .538 2.27 27 210.0 208 83 53 47 1.214 8.9 2.0
91 Francis Maloney 20 BAT PONY D CLE 14 6 .700 1.91 25 17 160.0 147 58 34 61 1.300 8.3 3.4
92 Otho Nitcholas 35 STP AA AA BRO 14 11 .560 2.89 29 28 1 19 6 218.0 231 80 70 40 75 1 0 5 1.243 9.5 1.7 3.1 1.88
93 Bull Palica 24 BLT IL AA CLE 14 10 .583 4.01 37 30 14 1 202.0 213 114 90 113 91 3 1 7 1.614 9.5 5.0 4.1 0.81
94 Louis Palmisiano 20 BAT PONY D CLE 14 9 .609 3.23 30 21 184.0 168 83 66 63 1.255 8.2 3.1
95 David Pryor 18 BAT PONY D CLE 14 9 .609 3.19 32 22 206.0 192 102 73 103 1.432 8.4 4.5
96 Ernie Rudolph 35 STP AA AA BRO 14 14 .500 2.88 34 27 5 12 3 200.0 161 77 64 81 123 0 1 3 1.210 7.2 3.6 5.5 1.52
97 Joe Slotter 22 HGR ISLG B DET 14 8 .636 4.55 40 178.0 233 122 90 94 1.837 11.8 4.8
98 William Smith 17 MTO OHSL D BOS 14 11 .560 3.57 27 22 1 214.0 232 121 85 52 124 0 1 9 1.327 9.8 2.2 5.2 2.38
99 James Trenk 20 HRN PONY D PIT 14 9 .609 2.89 32 23 209.0 197 103 67 54 1.201 8.5 2.3
100 Bill Trotter 35 ROC IL AA STL 14 12 .538 2.55 31 28 18 5 208.0 198 87 59 50 54 0 1 2 1.192 8.6 2.2 2.3 1.08

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