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Len Barker

Leonard Harold Barker

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 225 lb.

Born: July 27, 1955 in Fort Knox, KY
High School: Neshaminy HS (Langhorne, PA)
Drafted
by the Texas Rangers in the 3rd round of the 1973 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 14, 1976 (Age 21.049)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1977 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Indians/Braves/Rangers/Brewers 1976-1987
Agents: Randy Hendricks,Alan Hendricks [*]
Final Game: September 26, 1987 (Age 32.061)
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Standard Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
1976 20 TEX AL 1 0 1.000 2.40 2 2 0 1 1 0 15.0 7 4 4 0 6 0 7 2 0 1 56 154 3.30 0.867 4.2 0.0 3.6 4.2 1.17
1977 21 TEX AL 4 1 .800 2.66 15 3 7 0 0 1 47.1 36 15 14 1 24 3 51 1 0 5 196 156 2.44 1.268 6.8 0.2 4.6 9.7 2.13
1978 22 TEX AL 1 5 .167 4.82 29 0 15 0 0 4 52.1 63 31 28 6 29 2 33 2 0 6 243 78 4.59 1.758 10.8 1.0 5.0 5.7 1.14
1979 23 CLE AL 6 6 .500 4.92 29 19 3 2 0 0 137.1 146 79 75 6 70 1 93 2 0 10 609 87 3.52 1.573 9.6 0.4 4.6 6.1 1.33
1980 24 CLE AL 19 12 .613 4.17 36 36 0 8 1 0 246.1 237 127 114 17 92 3 187 3 1 14 1052 99 3.29 1.336 8.7 0.6 3.4 6.8 2.03
1981 ★ 25 CLE AL 8 7 .533 3.91 22 22 0 9 3 0 154.1 150 72 67 7 46 0 127 1 0 5 660 94 2.46 1.270 8.7 0.4 2.7 7.4 2.76 AS
1982 26 CLE AL 15 11 .577 3.90 33 33 0 10 1 0 244.2 211 117 106 17 88 2 187 3 0 10 1021 106 3.21 1.222 7.8 0.6 3.2 6.9 2.13
1983 27 TOT MLB 9 16 .360 4.88 30 30 0 4 1 0 182.2 181 109 99 16 66 5 126 2 0 8 776 87 3.63 1.352 8.9 0.8 3.3 6.2 1.91
1983 27 CLE AL 8 13 .381 5.11 24 24 0 4 1 0 149.2 150 92 85 16 52 3 105 2 0 6 633 84 3.82 1.350 9.0 1.0 3.1 6.3 2.02
1983 27 ATL NL 1 3 .250 3.82 6 6 0 0 0 0 33.0 31 17 14 0 14 2 21 0 0 2 143 103 2.76 1.364 8.5 0.0 3.8 5.7 1.50
1984 28 ATL NL 7 8 .467 3.85 21 20 0 1 0 0 126.1 120 59 54 10 38 2 95 2 1 3 528 100 3.24 1.251 8.5 0.7 2.7 6.8 2.50
1985 29 ATL NL 2 9 .182 6.35 20 18 1 0 0 0 73.2 84 55 52 10 37 1 47 1 0 3 335 60 4.72 1.643 10.3 1.2 4.5 5.7 1.27
1987 31 MIL AL 2 1 .667 5.36 11 11 0 0 0 0 43.2 54 27 26 6 17 1 22 2 0 0 198 86 4.95 1.626 11.1 1.2 3.5 4.5 1.29
11 Yrs 74 76 .493 4.34 248 194 26 35 7 5 1323.2 1289 695 639 96 513 20 975 21 2 65 5674 93 3.40 1.361 8.8 0.7 3.5 6.6 1.90
162 Game Avg. 11 12 .493 4.34 38 30 4 5 1 1 204 198 107 98 15 79 3 150 3 0 10 873 93 3.40 1.361 8.8 0.7 3.5 6.6 1.90
CLE (5 yrs) 56 49 .533 4.31 144 134 3 33 6 0 932.1 894 487 447 63 348 9 699 11 1 45 3975 95 3.25 1.332 8.6 0.6 3.4 6.7 2.01
ATL (3 yrs) 10 20 .333 4.64 47 44 1 1 0 0 233.0 235 131 120 20 89 5 163 3 1 8 1006 83 3.64 1.391 9.1 0.8 3.4 6.3 1.83
TEX (3 yrs) 6 6 .500 3.61 46 5 22 1 1 5 114.2 106 50 46 7 59 5 91 5 0 12 495 108 3.54 1.439 8.3 0.5 4.6 7.1 1.54
MIL (1 yr) 2 1 .667 5.36 11 11 0 0 0 0 43.2 54 27 26 6 17 1 22 2 0 0 198 86 4.95 1.626 11.1 1.2 3.5 4.5 1.29
AL (9 yrs) 64 56 .533 4.28 201 150 25 34 7 5 1090.2 1054 564 519 76 424 15 812 18 1 57 4668 96 3.35 1.355 8.7 0.6 3.5 6.7 1.92
NL (3 yrs) 10 20 .333 4.64 47 44 1 1 0 0 233.0 235 131 120 20 89 5 163 3 1 8 1006 83 3.64 1.391 9.1 0.8 3.4 6.3 1.83
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
1976 20 TEX AL 15.0 2 2 4 2.40 3.58 -0.01 0.11 104.0 3.84 2 0.3 -0.0 0.4 4 .653 .502
1977 21 TEX AL 47.1 15 3 15 2.85 4.42 0.30 -0.19 102.6 4.03 6 0.6 1.4 0.0 1.1 11 .543 .504
1978 22 TEX AL 52.1 29 0 31 5.33 4.36 0.11 -0.36 100.8 3.92 -8 -0.9 1.4 -0.3 -0.6 -3 .470 .495
1979 23 CLE AL 137.1 29 19 79 5.18 4.75 -0.23 0.05 100.8 5.06 -2 -0.2 .7 -0.1 1.1 12 .494 .499
1980 24 CLE AL 246.1 36 36 127 4.64 4.55 -0.27 0.15 101.1 5.03 9 1.0 -0.1 3.2 34 .528 .506 $90,000
1981 ★ 25 CLE AL 154.1 22 22 72 4.20 4.07 -0.51 0.13 100.5 4.73 9 1.1 -0.1 2.4 22 .550 .507 $250,000 AS
1982 26 CLE AL 244.2 33 33 117 4.30 4.48 -0.12 0.15 100.3 4.77 14 1.5 -0.1 3.6 36 .545 .509 $366,000
1983 27 CLE AL 149.2 24 24 92 5.53 4.51 -0.29 0.15 105.8 5.23 -5 -0.5 -0.1 0.8 9 .477 .497 $475,000
1983 27 ATL NL 33.0 6 6 17 4.64 4.20 -0.10 0.15 111.2 4.94 1 0.1 -0.0 0.4 4 .518 .501
1984 28 ATL NL 126.1 21 20 59 4.20 4.04 0.01 0.13 106.1 4.41 1 0.2 .9 -0.1 1.3 14 .508 .501 $900,000
1985 29 ATL NL 73.2 20 18 55 6.72 4.22 -0.17 0.13 108.0 4.87 -16 -1.6 .1 -0.0 -1.0 -9 .418 .490 $870,000
1987 31 MIL AL 43.2 11 11 27 5.56 4.83 -0.29 0.17 103.2 5.46 -1 -0.1 -0.0 0.3 4 .495 .500 $72,500
11 Seasons 1323.2 248 194 695 4.73 4.41 -0.19 0.10 102.6 4.82 12 1.5 1.2 -0.9 13.2 137 .506 .501 $3,023,500
CLE (5 yrs) 932.1 144 134 487 4.70 4.47 -0.27 0.13 101.5 4.95 26 2.9 .7 -0.5 11.1 113 .520 .504 $1,181,000
ATL (3 yrs) 233.0 47 44 131 5.06 4.12 -0.06 0.13 107.4 4.63 -13 -1.4 .4 -0.1 0.7 9 .471 .496 $1,770,000
TEX (3 yrs) 114.2 46 5 50 3.92 4.28 0.17 -0.23 102.0 3.96 0 0.1 1.4 -0.3 1.0 11 .502 .498
MIL (1 yr) 43.2 11 11 27 5.56 4.83 -0.29 0.17 103.2 5.46 -1 -0.1 -0.0 0.3 4 .495 .500 $72,500

All-Star Pitching

Year Tm Lg Age GS W L W-L% ERA GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1981 CLE AL 25 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.5

Batting Against -- Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PAu G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS BAbip TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE
1976 20 TEX AL 2 56 47 4 7 0 1 0 0 1 6 7 .149 .273 .191 .464 .175 9 3 2 1 0 0 1
1977 21 TEX AL 15 196 166 15 36 5 0 1 4 3 24 51 .217 .318 .265 .583 .304 44 4 1 4 1 3 2
1978 22 TEX AL 29 243 207 31 63 8 0 6 1 2 29 33 .304 .395 .430 .825 .339 89 8 2 5 0 2 4
1979 23 CLE AL 29 609 527 79 146 24 7 6 14 3 70 93 .277 .360 .383 .744 .323 202 22 2 4 6 1 5
1980 24 CLE AL 36 1052 941 127 237 26 6 17 53 10 92 187 .252 .318 .346 .664 .295 326 16 3 7 9 3 13
1981 25 CLE AL 22 660 603 72 150 25 9 7 12 6 46 127 .249 .301 .355 .656 .302 214 2 1 6 4 0 10
1982 26 CLE AL 33 1021 911 117 211 38 10 17 24 8 88 187 .232 .299 .351 .650 .271 320 16 3 10 9 2 15
1983 27 CLE AL 24 633 564 92 150 23 2 16 9 6 52 105 .266 .327 .399 .726 .299 225 16 2 10 5 3 6
1983 27 ATL NL 6 143 125 17 31 4 1 0 5 1 14 21 .248 .321 .296 .617 .295 37 2 0 3 1 2 3
1983 27 TOT MLB 30 776 689 109 181 27 3 16 14 7 66 126 .263 .326 .380 .707 .298 262 18 2 13 6 5 9
1984 28 ATL NL 21 528 473 59 120 15 5 10 19 7 38 95 .254 .309 .370 .679 .295 175 11 2 10 5 2 9
1985 29 ATL NL 20 335 292 55 84 17 0 10 17 7 37 47 .288 .367 .449 .816 .312 131 4 1 3 2 1 3
1987 31 MIL AL 11 198 178 27 54 9 2 6 3 3 17 22 .303 .371 .478 .848 .320 85 5 2 1 0 1 3
11 Yrs 248 5674 5034 695 1289 194 43 96 161 57 513 975 .256 .325 .369 .694 .298 1857 109 21 64 42 20 74
162 Game Avg. 38 873 774 107 198 30 7 15 25 9 79 150 .256 .325 .369 .694 .298 286 17 3 10 6 3 11
MLB Averages .260 .325 .389 .714 .284

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg PtchR PtchW Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI LevHi LevMd LevLo
1976 20 TEX AL 2.4 0.3 59 0.3 1.3 -0.9 1.11 0.4 -0.1 2.9 0.3 0.87 4.1 0 0 0
1977 21 TEX AL 8.0 0.8 209 1.5 5.6 -4.1 1.52 1.1 -0.1 6.1 0.6 0.97 10.6 4 4 4
1978 22 TEX AL -5.9 -0.6 253 -0.0 5.1 -5.1 1.24 -0.6 0.5 -11.1 -1.1 1.10 -8.9 10 8 11
1979 23 CLE AL -7.4 -0.7 637 -0.6 8.8 -9.4 .82 -0.5 -0.2 -7.1 -0.7 0.97 -5.4 1 3 6
1980 24 CLE AL -0.8 -0.1 1129 1.6 19.7 -18.1 1.05 1.1 0.4 2.7 0.3 0.93 7.8 0 0 0
1981 25 CLE AL -2.8 -0.3 685 -0.3 11.1 -11.4 .99 0.2 -0.5 2.5 0.3 0.95 3.6 0 0 0
1982 26 CLE AL 6.1 0.6 1065 -0.1 19.6 -19.7 1.08 1.3 -1.4 6.5 0.7 0.91 16.1 0 0 0
1983 27 TOT MLB -12.1 -1.2 812 -0.9 12.4 -13.3 .93 0.4 -1.4 -4.6 -0.4 0.94 3.6 0 0 0
1983 27 CLE AL -12.1 -1.2 659 -1.1 9.5 -10.7 .88 0.1 -1.4 -7.0 -0.7 0.93 -0.5 0 0 0
1983 27 ATL NL -0.1 -0.0 153 0.3 2.9 -2.6 1.13 0.4 -0.1 2.4 0.3 0.98 4.2 0 0 0
1984 28 ATL NL 1.1 0.1 562 0.4 9.9 -9.5 1.09 0.3 0.1 2.7 0.3 0.94 3.9 0 1 0
1985 29 ATL NL -17.9 -1.8 360 -1.8 5.1 -7.0 .96 -1.8 -0.1 -20.4 -2.0 0.99 -20.4 0 0 2
1987 31 MIL AL -2.8 -0.3 206 -0.5 3.4 -3.9 .97 -0.6 0.0 -6.2 -0.6 0.89 -6.5 0 0 0
11 Yrs -32.2 -3.1 5977 -0.4 102.0 -102.4 1.03 1.3 -1.7 -26.1 -2.4 0.95 8.4 15 16 23

Starting Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GS Wgs Lgs ND Wchp Ltuf Wtm Ltm tmW-L% Wlst Lsv CG SHO QS QS% GmScA Best Wrst BQR BQS sDR lDR RS/GS RS/IP IP/GS Pit/GS <80 80-99 100-119 ≥120 Max
1976 20 TEX AL 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 .500 1 0 1 1 1 50% 65.0 85 45 1 1 0 2 3.7 4.5 7.5
1977 21 TEX AL 15 3 1 1 1 1 0 2 1 .667 0 0 0 0 0 0% 44.0 56 27 12 2 0 2 8.3 6.0 5.2
1979 23 CLE AL 29 19 6 6 7 0 0 10 9 .526 2 3 2 0 10 53% 48.4 77 15 33 12 0 6 4.7 4.3 5.8
1980 24 CLE AL 36 36 19 12 5 1 1 22 14 .611 4 1 8 1 23 64% 52.1 87 17 42 21 10 9 4.7 5.0 6.8
1981 25 CLE AL 22 22 8 7 7 1 2 13 9 .591 2 3 9 3 11 50% 54.5 98 21 20 14 5 7 5.5 4.6 7.0
1982 26 CLE AL 33 33 15 11 7 1 4 19 14 .576 0 2 10 1 23 70% 55.7 88 12 15 8 0 13 4.5 4.8 7.4
1983 27 TOT MLB 30 30 9 16 5 1 3 11 19 .367 4 2 4 1 13 43% 0.0 87 15 26 20 2 18 4.3 4.5 6.1
1983 27 CLE AL 24 24 8 13 3 1 2 10 14 .417 2 1 4 1 10 42% 48.2 87 15 19 15 1 14 4.5 4.8 6.2
1983 27 ATL NL 6 6 1 3 2 0 1 1 5 .167 2 1 0 0 3 50% 50.0 74 27 7 5 1 4 3.6 3.0 5.5
1984 28 ATL NL 21 20 7 8 5 2 2 11 9 .550 2 1 1 0 10 50% 53.4 79 28 20 8 1 6 4.6 3.9 6.2
1985 29 ATL NL 20 18 2 9 7 1 0 3 15 .167 0 5 0 0 3 17% 44.3 72 24 10 3 6 7 2.9 2.2 3.9
1987 31 MIL AL 11 11 2 1 8 1 0 8 3 .727 1 6 0 0 2 18% 44.5 68 24 14 1 2 6 4.9 3.7 4.0
10 Yrs 219 194 70 71 53 9 12 100 94 .515 16 23 35 7 96 49% 51 98 12 193 90 26 76 4.6 4.5 6.2
MLB Averages .500 52% 51 104 -13 4.3 4.3 6.3

Reliever Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg G GR GF Wgr Lgr SVOpp SV BSv SV% SVSit Hold IR IS IS% 1stIP aLI LevHi LevMd LevLo Ahd Tie Bhd Runr Empt >3o <3o IPmult 0DR Out/GR Pit/GR
1977 21 TEX AL 15 12 7 3 0 2 1 1 50% 2 0 10 7 70% 6 1.517 4 4 4 3 3 6 8 4 6 5 6 3 7.9
1978 22 TEX AL 29 29 15 1 5 6 4 2 67% 6 0 36 14 39% 8 1.238 10 8 11 8 6 15 19 10 17 9 19 2 5.4
1979 23 CLE AL 29 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 5 42% 7 .822 1 3 6 1 0 9 6 4 9 0 9 0 8.1
1984 28 ATL NL 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0% 3 1.086 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 7.0
1985 29 ATL NL 20 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .959 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 0 4.0
5 Yrs 114 54 26 4 5 8 5 3 63% 8 0 60 26 43% 1.043 15 16 23 12 9 33 34 20 34 15 36 5 6.4

Ratio Pitching*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB DPopp DPs DP%
1976 20 TEX AL 56 41% 0.0% 12.5% 10.7% 1.8% 14% 2.00 71% 11 3 27%
1977 21 TEX AL 196 61% 0.5% 26.0% 12.2% 3.1% 17% 1.35 59% 29 4 14%
1978 22 TEX AL 243 59% 2.5% 13.6% 11.9% 5.8% 22% 1.88 69% 60 8 13%
1979 23 CLE AL 609 51% 1.0% 15.3% 11.5% 6.1% 25% 1.22 71% 130 22 17%
1980 24 CLE AL 1052 45% 1.6% 17.8% 8.8% 4.7% 21% 0.88 71% 162 16 10%
1981 25 CLE AL 660 47% 1.1% 19.2% 7.0% 6.2% 27% 0.93 72% 117 2 2%
1982 26 CLE AL 1021 51% 1.7% 18.3% 8.6% 6.4% 31% 1.12 70% 164 16 10%
1983 27 TOT MLB 776 48% 2.1% 16.2% 8.5% 5.9% 25% 1.12 71% 141 18 13%
1983 27 CLE AL 633 49% 2.5% 16.6% 8.2% 6.5% 27% 1.10 71% 117 16 14%
1983 27 ATL NL 143 46% 0.0% 14.7% 9.8% 3.5% 16% 1.24 73% 24 2 8%
1984 28 ATL NL 528 47% 1.9% 18.0% 7.2% 5.7% 25% 1.30 71% 100 11 11%
1985 29 ATL NL 335 44% 3.0% 14.0% 11.0% 8.1% 32% 1.15 71% 63 4 6%
1987 31 MIL AL 198 51% 3.0% 11.1% 8.6% 8.6% 32% 1.63 76% 32 5 16%
11 Yrs 5674 49% 1.7% 17.2% 9.0% 5.9% 26% 1.13 71% 1009 109 11%
MLB Averages 43% 2.1% 13.5% 8.5% 6.7% 29% 1.09 74% 11%

Baserunning & Situational Stats*

Hits Home Runs Advances Baserunning
Year Age Tm Lg PA H Inf Bnt All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd <2,3B Scr SO % ROE WP PB SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS BT PAu
1976 20 TEX AL 56 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0% 1 1 0 17 0 1 0% 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1977 21 TEX AL 196 36 1 0 6 1 0 0 1 12 4 6 33% 2 5 0 69 4 3 57% 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
1978 22 TEX AL 243 63 6 0 18 5 1 2 4 19 11 2 58% 4 6 1 106 1 2 33% 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
1979 23 CLE AL 609 146 6 1 15 1 5 3 3 41 24 5 59% 5 10 2 243 14 3 82% 14 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 21 0
1980 24 CLE AL 1052 237 17 0 11 5 12 6 11 55 32 10 58% 13 14 0 374 53 10 84% 48 7 5 2 0 1 0 0 29 0
1981 25 CLE AL 660 150 7 0 7 5 2 2 5 30 18 8 60% 10 5 1 250 12 6 67% 11 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 11 0
1982 26 CLE AL 1021 211 17 1 18 8 9 9 8 48 27 8 56% 15 10 1 338 24 8 75% 19 7 4 1 1 0 1 0 24 0
1983 27 TOT MLB 776 181 16 2 14 9 7 6 10 51 26 9 51% 9 8 4 271 14 7 67% 14 7 0 0 0 0 1 1 21 0
1983 27 CLE AL 633 150 16 2 12 9 7 6 10 42 22 6 52% 6 6 4 218 9 6 60% 9 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 17 0
1983 27 ATL NL 143 31 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 9 4 3 44% 3 2 0 53 5 1 83% 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
1984 28 ATL NL 528 120 10 0 8 7 3 5 5 33 17 5 52% 9 3 1 183 19 7 73% 17 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 12 0
1985 29 ATL NL 335 84 10 0 7 3 7 4 6 17 9 3 53% 3 3 0 134 17 7 71% 13 2 4 2 0 3 0 0 6 0
1987 31 MIL AL 198 54 6 0 1 4 2 3 3 8 6 1 75% 3 0 3 68 3 3 50% 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
11 Yrs 5674 1289 96 4 105 48 48 40 56 315 174 58 55% 74 65 13 2053 161 57 74% 144 45 16 7 1 5 3 2 151 0
MLB Averages 53% 67%

Cumulative Pitching

Year Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W ERA+
1976 20 1 0 1.000 2.40 2 2 0 1 1 0 15.0 7 4 4 0 6 0 7 2 0 1 56 154 0.867 4.2 0.0 3.6 4.2 1.17 154
1977 21 5 1 .833 2.60 17 5 7 1 1 1 62.1 43 19 18 1 30 3 58 3 0 6 252 155 1.171 6.2 0.1 4.3 8.4 1.93 155
1978 22 6 6 .500 3.61 46 5 22 1 1 5 114.2 106 50 46 7 59 5 91 5 0 12 495 108 1.439 8.3 0.5 4.6 7.1 1.54 108
1979 23 12 12 .500 4.32 75 24 25 3 1 5 252.0 252 129 121 13 129 6 184 7 0 22 1104 95 1.512 9.0 0.5 4.6 6.6 1.43 95
1980 24 31 24 .564 4.24 111 60 25 11 2 5 498.1 489 256 235 30 221 9 371 10 1 36 2156 97 1.425 8.8 0.5 4.0 6.7 1.68 97
1981 25 39 31 .557 4.16 133 82 25 20 5 5 652.2 639 328 302 37 267 9 498 11 1 41 2816 96 1.388 8.8 0.5 3.7 6.9 1.87 96
1982 26 54 42 .563 4.09 166 115 25 30 6 5 897.1 850 445 408 54 355 11 685 14 1 51 3837 99 1.343 8.5 0.5 3.6 6.9 1.93 99
1983 27 63 58 .521 4.23 196 145 25 34 7 5 1080.0 1031 554 507 70 421 16 811 16 1 59 4613 97 1.344 8.6 0.6 3.5 6.8 1.93 97
1984 28 70 66 .515 4.19 217 165 25 35 7 5 1206.1 1151 613 561 80 459 18 906 18 2 62 5141 97 1.335 8.6 0.6 3.4 6.8 1.97 97
1985 29 72 75 .490 4.31 237 183 26 35 7 5 1280.0 1235 668 613 90 496 19 953 19 2 65 5476 94 1.352 8.7 0.6 3.5 6.7 1.92 94
1986 30 72 75 .490 4.31 237 183 26 35 7 5 1280.0 1235 668 613 90 496 19 953 19 2 65 5476 94 1.352 8.7 0.6 3.5 6.7 1.92 94
1987 31 74 76 .493 4.34 248 194 26 35 7 5 1323.2 1289 695 639 96 513 20 975 21 2 65 5674 93 1.361 8.8 0.7 3.5 6.6 1.90 93

Neutralized Pitching

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact
1976 20 1 1 .500 2.40 15.0 7 4 4 0 6 7 2 0.867 4.2 3.6 4.2 1.17 0.0 2
1977 21 3 2 .600 2.49 47.0 35 14 13 1 23 51 1 1.234 6.7 4.4 9.8 2.22 0.2 15
1978 22 3 3 .500 5.19 52.0 67 33 30 6 31 33 2 1.885 11.6 5.4 5.7 1.06 1.0 29
1979 23 7 8 .467 4.43 138.0 145 75 68 6 70 93 2 1.558 9.5 4.6 6.1 1.33 0.4 29
1980 24 13 14 .481 4.02 246.0 233 122 110 17 90 187 3 1.313 8.5 3.3 6.8 2.08 0.6 36
1981 25 13 13 .500 4.08 234.0 238 118 106 11 73 192 2 1.329 9.2 2.8 7.4 2.63 0.4 22
1982 26 14 13 .519 3.78 245.0 210 114 103 17 88 187 3 1.216 7.7 3.2 6.9 2.13 0.6 33
1983 27 9 11 .450 4.62 183.0 177 104 94 16 65 126 2 1.322 8.7 3.2 6.2 1.94 0.8 30
1984 28 7 7 .500 3.86 126.0 122 60 54 10 39 95 2 1.278 8.7 2.8 6.8 2.44 0.7 21
1985 29 3 5 .375 6.08 74.0 86 56 50 10 38 47 1 1.676 10.5 4.6 5.7 1.24 1.2 20
1987 31 2 3 .400 4.30 44.0 50 23 21 6 16 22 2 1.500 10.2 3.3 4.5 1.38 1.2 11
11 Yrs 75 80 .484 4.19 1404.0 1370 723 653 100 539 1040 22 1.360 8.8 6.7 1.93 0.6 248



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
1979 Aug 5th AL Player of the Week
1981 May 17th AL Player of the Week

Wins s c a p y
1980 AL  19 (6th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
1982 AL  1.222 (4th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
1982 AL  7.762 (5th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
1980 AL  6.832 (1st)
1981 AL  7.406 (2nd)
1982 AL  6.879 (4th)
Career  6.629 (167th)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
1982 AL  244.7 (10th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1980 AL  187 (1st)
1981 AL  127 (1st)
1982 AL  187 (2nd)

Games Started s c a p y
1980 AL  36 (4th)

Complete Games s c a p y
1981 AL  9 (9th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1981 AL  3 (5th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1980 AL  92 (6th)
1982 AL  88 (8th)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
1981 AL  2.761 (2nd)
1982 AL  2.125 (10th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1981 AL  0.408 (3rd)

Losses s c a p y
1983 ML  16 (4th)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1980 AL  114 (5th)
1981 AL  67 (9th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1979 AL  10 (7th)
1980 AL  14 (1st)
1982 AL  10 (2nd)

Batters Faced s c a p y
1980 AL  1,052 (9th)
1982 AL  1,021 (10th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
1980 AL  3.29 (4th)
1981 AL  2.46 (2nd)
1982 AL  3.21 (3rd)

Youngest s c a p y
1976 AL  born 1955-07-27 (7th)

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 8 (305), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 25 (950), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 11 (956), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 5 (1443), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (727th), 12.7 career WAR/13.8 7yr-peak WAR/13.3 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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Name and misspellings: Leonard Harold Len lenny Barker

Player Page Tricks and Tips

Sum any set of rows by clicking anywhere (not red or blue) on the first and last rows of your selection. We will then compute the totals for the player between and including those two seasons.
Default Setting for this feature: Turn On / Turn Off
Summation of season totals only works for the initial case when the table is in year order. On a sorted table the results may get a bit goofy.

HIGHLIGHTING: Adding a range or series of player's career seasons or career game numbers (like '#1972:batting_standard', '#1970-1980-sum:batting_standard', or '#1998,1999,2001,2002,sum:pitching_standard') onto the end of a player page url causes the seasons to the highlighted and summed. After changing address bar, reload the page to see highlighting. This will work even in links e-mailed to others. Note that for tables with multiple pages the first table is the default. If you want to create a sum for a table other than the first one, select the rows and after the summation window appears click on "permanent link" link.

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