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1958 Minor League Pitching Leaders

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League Player Pitching

Rk Name 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 Leonardo Ferguson 19 MOD CALL C NYY 23 8 .742 3.00 37 33 26 1 291.0 229 121 97 7 134 302 8 2 7 1.247 7.1 0.2 4.1 9.3 2.25
2 Thornton Kipper 29 LEW NORW B 23 11 .676 2.71 36 34 32 2 282.0 269 130 85 18 74 193 2 0 3 1.216 8.6 0.6 2.4 6.2 2.61
3 Juan Marichal 20 MIC MIDW D SFG 21 8 .724 1.87 35 28 24 3 245.0 200 69 51 11 50 246 2 1 4 1.020 7.3 0.4 1.8 9.0 4.92
4 Hugh Blanton 34 AMA WL A 20 6 .769 4.76 37 31 11 1 240.0 292 144 127 24 107 138 7 0 6 1.662 11.0 0.9 4.0 5.2 1.29
5 Bill Harrington 30 BIR SOUA AA DET 20 7 .741 2.99 53 17 10 1 214.0 206 84 71 10 76 10 103 3 0 2 1.318 8.7 0.4 3.2 4.3 1.36
6 Bob Hartman 20 ATA SOUA AA MLN 20 10 .667 2.94 38 31 19 3 233.0 202 87 76 24 78 4 163 1 1 5 1.202 7.8 0.9 3.0 6.3 2.09
7 Thomas Kelleher 23 SEL ALFL D KCA 20 6 .769 2.32 33 26 21 4 217.0 159 81 56 10 81 160 6 0 6 1.106 6.6 0.4 3.4 6.6 1.98
8 Jim Lehew 20 PSC ALFL D BAL 20 9 .690 3.11 35 28 19 2 249.0 231 115 86 12 60 151 10 0 4 1.169 8.3 0.4 2.2 5.5 2.52
9 Jim O'Toole 21 NVL SOUA AA CIN 20 8 .714 2.44 35 33 21 4 280.0 245 91 76 13 132 9 189 4 0 9 1.346 7.9 0.4 4.2 6.1 1.43
10 Bobby Risenhoover 20 GEN NYPL D CIN 20 8 .714 2.61 33 28 11 0 248.0 194 91 72 14 93 236 3 4 24 1.157 7.0 0.5 3.4 8.6 2.54
11 Alvin Spearman 26 STK CALL C STL 20 9 .690 2.60 31 28 28 2 246.0 222 90 71 18 59 150 3 0 4 1.142 8.1 0.7 2.2 5.5 2.54
12 John Gabler 27 DEN AA AAA NYY 19 7 .731 4.27 32 30 15 2 217.0 224 120 103 16 94 5 89 6 0 6 1.465 9.3 0.7 3.9 3.7 0.95
13 Robert Gontkosky 19 BAK CALL C PHI 19 7 .731 3.86 35 33 18 3 252.0 232 130 108 10 184 272 5 3 21 1.651 8.3 0.4 6.6 9.7 1.48
14 James Horsford 19 SPT,BNG FLOR,EL D,A NYY 19 8 .704 2.39 30 29 21 4 226.0 178 76 60 6 78 1 132 3 0 3 1.133 7.1 0.2 3.1 5.3 1.69
15 Jose Ibarra 29 CHH AZMX C 19 13 .594 4.22 45 28 18 2 245.0 306 172 115 32 46 126 7 0 0 1.437 11.2 1.2 1.7 4.6 2.74
16 Joe Kotrany 31 DAL TL AA 19 10 .655 2.99 37 31 10 3 244.0 236 100 81 18 47 3 128 6 0 1 1.160 8.7 0.7 1.7 4.7 2.72
17 Claude Osteen 18 WEN,SLE NORW,PCL B,AAA CIN 19 8 .704 3.05 34 27 19 3 230.0 214 99 78 8 109 214 1 1 7 1.404 8.4 0.3 4.3 8.4 1.96
18 Frank Roland 23 SEL ALFL D KCA 19 7 .731 2.10 35 25 19 3 214.0 208 84 50 12 46 157 2 0 1 1.187 8.7 0.5 1.9 6.6 3.41
19 Jack Taylor 30 HPT CARL B PHI 19 9 .679 3.07 33 32 21 5 264.0 252 112 90 15 67 2 181 7 0 6 1.208 8.6 0.5 2.3 6.2 2.70
20 Gary Willison 22 WPG NORL C STL 19 9 .679 3.89 33 31 21 3 236.0 225 122 102 27 115 136 7 3 12 1.441 8.6 1.0 4.4 5.2 1.18
21 Clifford Adams 21 DEC,DHM MIDW,CARL D,B DET 18 11 .621 3.67 40 21 18 2 216.0 225 90 88 16 85 145 10 2 15 1.435 9.4 0.7 3.5 6.0 1.71
22 John Ahrens 22 HOB SOPH D STL 18 11 .621 4.61 44 24 15 1 207.0 225 144 106 14 84 131 6 1 19 1.493 9.8 0.6 3.7 5.7 1.56
23 Andres Ayon 21 VIS CALL C CIN 18 8 .692 3.40 35 25 16 3 212.0 192 109 80 16 111 184 7 4 5 1.429 8.2 0.7 4.7 7.8 1.66
24 Scott Breeden 20 KOK,GBY MIDW,IIIL D,B LAD 18 5 .783 2.20 30 24 19 3 196.0 166 67 48 6 60 159 1 1 5 1.153 7.6 0.3 2.8 7.3 2.65
25 Bob Clear 30 DOU AZMX C PIT 18 8 .692 4.42 30 24 22 0 216.0 227 132 106 26 84 193 5 0 7 1.440 9.5 1.1 3.5 8.0 2.30
26 Harry Coe 25 TAM FLOR D PHI 18 12 .600 2.41 33 29 25 10 235.0 190 80 63 11 59 4 194 4 2 5 1.060 7.3 0.4 2.3 7.4 3.29
27 Robert Cruze 28 TAM FLOR D PHI 18 12 .600 2.36 34 29 27 0 233.0 203 81 61 7 41 2 143 9 0 5 1.047 7.8 0.3 1.6 5.5 3.49
28 Billy Dufour 27 CNG,INA SOUA,AA AA,AAA WSH,CHW 18 11 .621 2.94 36 25 18 2 214.0 197 82 70 9 81 13 111 3 2 5 1.299 8.3 0.4 3.4 4.7 1.37
29 Thomas Fitzgerald 20 FRE CALL C SFG 18 13 .581 4.03 36 34 16 1 257.0 278 148 115 14 121 143 17 0 4 1.553 9.7 0.5 4.2 5.0 1.18
30 Julius Grant 21 MOT NORL C CLE 18 9 .667 3.32 29 27 17 2 217.0 201 103 80 8 146 153 11 0 11 1.599 8.3 0.3 6.1 6.3 1.05
31 Richard Gray 22 SPT,NOR FLOR,SOUA D,AA NYY 18 9 .667 2.56 30 23 22 0 193.0 180 76 55 6 47 1 95 4 0 6 1.176 8.4 0.3 2.2 4.4 2.02
32 Arthur Henriksen 19 SPT,NOR FLOR,SOUA D,AA NYY 18 4 .818 2.12 28 22 16 0 170.0 127 57 40 4 69 2 124 5 3 10 1.153 6.7 0.2 3.7 6.6 1.80
33 Pete Hernandez 28 VIS CALL C CIN 18 13 .581 2.95 32 31 23 2 250.0 244 123 82 21 85 170 7 1 12 1.316 8.8 0.8 3.1 6.1 2.00
34 Donald Hyman 23 DAN CARL B SFG 18 9 .667 3.67 32 26 17 0 228.0 211 113 93 28 112 3 207 3 3 7 1.417 8.3 1.1 4.4 8.2 1.85
35 Al Jackson 22 LIN WL A PIT 18 9 .667 2.07 31 29 16 4 230.0 189 99 53 14 101 162 4 1 4 1.261 7.4 0.5 4.0 6.3 1.60
36 Tom Lasorda 30 MTL IL AAA LAD 18 6 .750 2.50 34 31 16 5 230.0 191 77 64 18 76 8 126 1 0 13 1.161 7.5 0.7 3.0 4.9 1.66
37 Dutch Romberger 31 LRK SOUA AA KCA 18 5 .783 2.48 55 0 0 0 127.0 117 41 35 10 47 11 74 1 0 4 1.291 8.3 0.7 3.3 5.2 1.57
38 Jorge Talavera 20 DYB,ROC FLOR,IL D,AAA STL 18 9 .667 2.96 38 26 17 0 201.0 188 85 66 13 59 8 148 7 3 1 1.229 8.4 0.6 2.6 6.6 2.51
39 Ted Thiem 22 WSM,HSN CARL,TL B,AA STL 18 12 .600 3.11 43 23 12 0 226.0 206 98 78 16 70 5 119 1 0 6 1.221 8.2 0.6 2.8 4.7 1.70
40 Jerry Walker 19 KNX SALL A BAL 18 4 .818 2.61 28 26 14 3 200.0 164 69 58 9 78 3 126 2 1 3 1.210 7.4 0.4 3.5 5.7 1.62
41 Leslie Bass 19 MDL,BOI SOPH,PION D,C MLN 17 2 .895 3.13 28 16 8 0 141.0 121 76 49 7 60 130 8 2 5 1.284 7.7 0.4 3.8 8.3 2.17
42 Ernie Broglio 22 PHX,TTO PCL,IL AAA SFG 17 4 .810 3.61 44 26 9 1 212.0 184 109 85 23 100 2 181 1 2 7 1.340 7.8 1.0 4.2 7.7 1.81
43 Winston Brown 25 AUS TL AA MLN 17 10 .630 3.94 33 32 14 3 233.0 201 108 102 16 123 3 161 1 0 13 1.391 7.8 0.6 4.8 6.2 1.31
44 Pedro Carrillo 23 ABQ WL A CIN 17 6 .739 3.28 29 28 18 5 206.0 181 82 75 10 105 177 4 2 5 1.388 7.9 0.4 4.6 7.7 1.69
45 Billy Carter 21 COC FLOR D CLE 17 11 .607 3.93 37 27 18 0 206.0 196 116 90 10 99 4 89 10 0 8 1.432 8.6 0.4 4.3 3.9 0.90
46 Ross Carter 22 JCK SALL A MLN 17 7 .708 2.19 34 32 16 5 238.0 193 78 58 10 112 8 110 10 0 6 1.282 7.3 0.4 4.2 4.2 0.98
47 Robert Cleboski 20 YAK NORW B MLN 17 10 .630 3.40 48 16 8 2 188.0 199 90 71 13 34 98 4 0 3 1.239 9.5 0.6 1.6 4.7 2.88
48 Jerry Davie 25 CHL AA AAA DET 17 5 .773 2.45 33 26 18 6 209.0 168 65 57 7 66 0 93 5 1 3 1.120 7.2 0.3 2.8 4.0 1.41
49 Luis DeLeon 23 WVL,CDR NYPL,IIIL D,B MLN 17 10 .630 3.96 36 25 15 2 216.0 248 113 95 24 57 128 3 0 2 1.412 10.3 1.0 2.4 5.3 2.25
50 Manuel Estrada 23 NOG AZMX C 17 11 .607 4.50 43 27 15 0 226.0 258 140 113 12 109 244 12 0 5 1.624 10.3 0.5 4.3 9.7 2.24
51 Bill Holmes 20 BOI PION C MLN 17 12 .586 4.17 38 29 15 1 220.0 238 127 102 20 93 203 3 0 7 1.505 9.7 0.8 3.8 8.3 2.18
52 Dave Hoskins 32 DAL TL AA 17 8 .680 3.18 31 31 19 2 246.0 250 102 87 19 49 4 121 1 0 4 1.215 9.1 0.7 1.8 4.4 2.47
53 Vincent Magrino 21 DYB FLOR D STL 17 11 .607 2.70 35 25 19 1 213.0 189 94 64 5 63 4 142 4 1 2 1.183 8.0 0.2 2.7 6.0 2.25
54 Albert Pehanick 22 AUG SALL A DET 17 12 .586 2.97 33 28 17 3 230.0 185 91 76 10 93 2 119 12 0 5 1.209 7.2 0.4 3.6 4.7 1.28
55 Frederick Rick 19 SJO CALL C PIT 17 7 .708 3.27 40 20 12 2 209.0 239 129 76 5 59 144 4 1 5 1.426 10.3 0.2 2.5 6.2 2.44
56 Rex Rupert 25 GFK,TRI NORL,NORW C,B PIT 17 7 .708 2.68 30 22 18 4 205.0 171 79 61 12 97 180 3 0 9 1.278 7.5 0.5 4.3 7.9 1.86
57 Ernest Sadler 27 LEW,DAL NORW,TL B,AA 17 8 .680 3.91 33 27 18 2 205.0 199 106 89 20 71 167 3 0 6 1.317 8.7 0.9 3.1 7.3 2.35
58 David Seeman 19 BAT NYPL D CLE 17 11 .607 3.53 36 24 13 3 204.0 199 99 80 18 60 160 1 1 8 1.270 8.8 0.8 2.6 7.1 2.67
59 Gordon Seyfried 20 LNC EL A DET 17 8 .680 3.51 36 26 223.0 237 117 87 18 56 1.314 9.6 0.7 2.3
60 Dave Stenhouse 24 PBO,FTW WL,TL A,AA CHC 17 9 .654 3.15 34 31 17 3 237.0 215 108 83 18 84 0 190 3 0 9 1.262 8.2 0.7 3.2 7.2 2.26
61 Dick Stigman 22 MOB,SDG SOUA,PCL AA,AAA CLE 17 9 .654 2.44 30 24 13 4 192.0 156 62 52 9 73 3 141 0 0 8 1.193 7.3 0.4 3.4 6.6 1.93
62 Jake Striker 24 MOB SOUA AA CLE 17 11 .607 3.10 35 34 15 2 238.0 198 95 82 19 104 5 187 11 0 7 1.269 7.5 0.7 3.9 7.1 1.80
63 Bobby Tiefenauer 28 TTO IL AAA 17 5 .773 1.89 64 0 0 0 157.0 111 48 33 10 49 11 105 0 0 3 1.019 6.4 0.6 2.8 6.0 2.14
64 Kermit Turner 24 ORL FLOR D 17 16 .515 2.89 39 33 26 1 249.0 245 135 80 9 84 1 140 10 3 9 1.321 8.9 0.3 3.0 5.1 1.67
65 Candido Andrade 21 SAV,HAV SALL,IL A,AAA CIN 16 12 .571 2.98 33 31 17 1 257.0 224 105 85 16 67 11 175 3 1 7 1.132 7.8 0.6 2.3 6.1 2.61
66 Thomas Arruda 18 MIC MIDW D SFG 16 9 .640 2.52 28 23 17 7 186.0 115 66 52 2 125 209 18 0 15 1.290 5.6 0.1 6.0 10.1 1.67
67 Marshall Bridges 27 SAC PCL AAA 16 11 .593 3.69 35 31 16 1 232.0 206 108 95 17 111 205 7 1 7 1.366 8.0 0.7 4.3 8.0 1.85
68 Glenn Cox 27 BFL IL AAA KCA 16 9 .640 3.55 31 28 15 2 218.0 212 94 86 28 68 2 108 0 0 4 1.284 8.8 1.2 2.8 4.5 1.59
69 Rick Cronk 20 REN CALL C LAD 16 8 .667 4.35 44 18 12 0 217.0 214 131 105 16 151 163 2 0 11 1.682 8.9 0.7 6.3 6.8 1.08
70 Bob Darnell 27 STP,MTL AA,IL AAA LAD 16 13 .552 3.42 33 27 19 1 216.0 207 95 82 18 87 14 106 2 2 8 1.361 8.6 0.8 3.6 4.4 1.22
71 Lino Donoso 35 JRZ AZMX C 16 14 .533 3.19 40 26 19 1 234.0 247 109 83 14 49 231 0 0 6 1.265 9.5 0.5 1.9 8.9 4.71
72 Whammy Douglas 23 CLB IL AAA PIT 16 10 .615 3.35 37 27 13 2 212.0 196 87 79 20 85 5 160 4 0 2 1.325 8.3 0.8 3.6 6.8 1.88
73 Art Fowler 35 SPO,SLE PCL AAA LAD,CIN 16 13 .552 3.00 38 32 17 5 249.0 225 93 83 18 51 136 2 0 0 1.108 8.1 0.7 1.8 4.9 2.67
74 Joe Grzenda 21 BIR SOUA AA DET 16 7 .696 3.19 33 32 11 1 223.0 170 90 79 16 128 2 189 3 0 6 1.336 6.9 0.6 5.2 7.6 1.48
75 Jim Kaat 19 MSO PION C WSH 16 9 .640 2.99 39 30 15 5 223.0 189 108 74 8 118 245 9 1 4 1.377 7.6 0.3 4.8 9.9 2.08
76 Hal Kolstad 23 WLO MIDW D BOS 16 7 .696 2.36 32 23 14 1 198.0 126 67 52 9 95 250 14 1 22 1.116 5.7 0.4 4.3 11.4 2.63
77 Hector Maestri 23 ELM NYPL D WSH 16 11 .593 3.52 42 28 10 2 156.0 194 94 61 9 126 210 1 1 10 2.051 11.2 0.5 7.3 12.1 1.67
78 Kenneth Moursund 21 LEW,AMA NORW,WL B,A 16 8 .667 3.62 28 24 15 1 194.0 187 90 78 15 83 165 2 0 7 1.371 8.7 0.7 3.9 7.7 1.99
79 Jim Perry 22 REA EL A CLE 16 8 .667 2.79 32 25 200.0 165 78 62 15 66 1.155 7.4 0.7 3.0
80 Robert Quinn 23 SCL NORL C SFG 16 10 .615 3.38 29 25 5 3 205.0 187 96 77 15 120 154 1 0 5 1.498 8.2 0.7 5.3 6.8 1.28
81 DeMont Seagrave 22 SPT FLOR D NYY 16 5 .762 3.73 29 14 12 1 164.0 167 79 68 7 49 1 94 4 0 6 1.317 9.2 0.4 2.7 5.2 1.92
82 Donald Thompson 24 GBO,BNG CARL,EL B,A NYY 16 7 .696 3.43 36 22 12 2 173.0 177 99 66 18 50 3 106 9 0 11 1.312 9.2 0.9 2.6 5.5 2.12
83 George Werley 19 DBN GAFL D BAL 16 10 .615 4.28 35 26 15 0 208.0 191 113 99 17 83 133 7 0 7 1.317 8.3 0.7 3.6 5.8 1.60
84 Dave Wickersham 22 LIN,CLB WL,IL A,AAA PIT 16 9 .640 3.87 37 26 8 0 193.0 194 105 83 13 66 136 6 1 8 1.347 9.0 0.6 3.1 6.3 2.06
85 William Williams 21 CBS ALFL D LAD 16 7 .696 3.38 38 27 12 1 197.0 178 112 74 10 94 178 0 0 16 1.381 8.1 0.5 4.3 8.1 1.89
86 Andrew Yetsko 22 DAN CARL B SFG 16 9 .640 3.20 28 25 20 4 214.0 199 82 76 21 71 6 147 9 0 11 1.262 8.4 0.9 3.0 6.2 2.07
87 Harry Addis 21 GBO,BNG CARL,EL B,A NYY 15 8 .652 3.10 32 23 17 1 183.0 179 89 63 7 68 5 112 3 0 3 1.350 8.8 0.3 3.3 5.5 1.65
88 George Bamberger 34 VAN PCL AAA BAL 15 11 .577 2.45 31 24 14 5 184.0 183 58 50 16 26 71 1 0 1 1.136 9.0 0.8 1.3 3.5 2.73
89 Edward Banach 22 WVL,EAU NYPL,NORL D,C MLN 15 4 .789 2.48 23 21 15 1 174.0 148 68 48 10 56 150 5 1 8 1.172 7.7 0.5 2.9 7.8 2.68
90 Ollie Brantley 26 CSP WL A CHW 15 6 .714 3.40 39 24 8 2 193.0 201 96 73 22 54 126 2 1 3 1.321 9.4 1.0 2.5 5.9 2.33
91 Bailey Brem 27 EUG NORW B 15 9 .625 3.03 28 25 18 2 196.0 209 81 66 7 40 105 3 1 6 1.270 9.6 0.3 1.8 4.8 2.63
92 Eugene Burroughs 19 VDS,IDF GAFL,PION D,C DET 15 10 .600 2.96 33 25 19 3 207.0 146 83 68 8 118 163 3 1 1 1.275 6.3 0.3 5.1 7.1 1.38
93 Ernest Christoff 20 EAU,CDR NORL,IIIL C,B MLN 15 4 .789 2.80 27 19 14 1 164.0 158 74 51 11 81 122 4 1 8 1.457 8.7 0.6 4.4 6.7 1.51
94 Jack Crimian 32 TTO IL AAA 15 8 .652 3.57 47 22 12 3 184.0 182 75 73 21 51 13 66 1 0 3 1.266 8.9 1.0 2.5 3.2 1.29
95 Samuel Croge 21 BRU GAFL D PHI 15 8 .652 4.09 33 25 16 1 213.1 198 112 97 18 99 115 12 0 6 1.392 8.4 0.8 4.2 4.9 1.16
96 Charles Daily 20 CRN,RAL NYPL,CARL D,B BOS 15 11 .577 4.04 34 22 16 0 187.0 175 86 84 5 81 135 5 0 13 1.369 8.4 0.2 3.9 6.5 1.67
97 Jack Decker 20 CBS ALFL D LAD 15 10 .600 3.15 38 20 8 0 163.0 147 88 57 7 60 100 12 1 5 1.270 8.1 0.4 3.3 5.5 1.67
98 John Dewald 22 BAK,WPT CALL,EL C,A PHI 15 6 .714 3.60 42 15 10 1 170.0 172 83 68 14 61 153 6 0 7 1.371 9.1 0.7 3.2 8.1 2.51
99 Richard Donnelly 26 YAK,SJO NORW,CALL B,C MLN,PIT 15 12 .556 3.27 46 21 8 2 198.0 166 84 72 12 62 139 5 1 8 1.136 7.5 0.5 2.8 6.3 2.24
100 Chuck Estrada 20 KNX SALL A BAL 15 11 .577 3.61 39 30 9 0 217.0 177 99 87 13 153 3 181 5 0 9 1.521 7.3 0.5 6.3 7.5 1.18

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