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Walter Johnson

Walter Perry Johnson (Barney or The Big Train)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: November 6, 1887 in Humboldt, KS
High School: Fullerton Union HS (Fullerton, CA)
Signed
as a Free Agent with the Washington Senators in 1907. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 2, 1907 (Age 19.269, 2,940th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1907 season [*]
Team: Senators 1907-1927

Last Game: September 30, 1927 (Age 39.328)   vs. NYY 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1936 (189/226 ballots). Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1939.
   View Walter Johnson Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

Died: December 10, 1946 in Washington, DC
Buried: Rockville Cemetery, Rockville, MD
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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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
1907 19 WSH AL 5 9 .357 1.88 14 12 2 11 2 0 110.1 100 35 23 1 20 71 2 0 4 432 129 1.61 1.088 8.2 0.1 1.6 5.8 3.55
1908 20 WSH AL 14 14 .500 1.65 36 30 6 23 6 1 256.1 194 75 47 0 53 160 11 1 13 985 138 1.60 0.964 6.8 0.0 1.9 5.6 3.02
1909 21 WSH AL 13 25 .342 2.22 40 36 3 27 4 1 296.1 247 112 73 1 84 164 15 0 12 1219 111 2.16 1.117 7.5 0.0 2.6 5.0 1.95
1910 22 WSH AL 25 17 .595 1.36 45 42 3 38 8 1 370.0 262 92 56 1 76 313 13 0 21 1367 183 1.39 0.914 6.4 0.0 1.8 7.6 4.12
1911 23 WSH AL 25 13 .658 1.90 40 37 3 36 6 1 322.1 292 119 68 8 70 207 8 0 17 1306 173 2.53 1.123 8.2 0.2 2.0 5.8 2.96 MVP-5
1912 24 WSH AL 33 12 .733 1.39 50 37 13 34 7 2 369.0 259 89 57 2 76 303 16 0 11 1413 243 2.03 0.908 6.3 0.0 1.9 7.4 3.99 MVP-3
1913 25 WSH AL 36 7 .837 1.14 48 36 10 29 11 2 346.0 232 56 44 9 38 243 9 0 2 1271 259 1.90 0.780 6.0 0.2 1.0 6.3 6.39 MVP-1
1914 26 WSH AL 28 18 .609 1.72 51 40 9 33 9 1 371.2 287 88 71 3 74 225 11 1 14 1406 164 2.02 0.971 6.9 0.1 1.8 5.4 3.04
1915 27 WSH AL 27 13 .675 1.55 47 39 8 35 7 4 336.2 258 83 58 1 56 203 19 0 7 1280 191 1.91 0.933 6.9 0.0 1.5 5.4 3.63
1916 28 WSH AL 25 20 .556 1.90 48 38 10 36 3 1 369.2 290 105 78 0 82 228 9 0 9 1410 147 1.82 1.006 7.1 0.0 2.0 5.6 2.78
1917 29 WSH AL 23 16 .590 2.21 47 34 12 30 8 3 326.0 248 105 80 3 68 188 14 0 7 1255 120 1.98 0.969 6.8 0.1 1.9 5.2 2.76
1918 30 WSH AL 23 13 .639 1.27 39 29 10 29 8 3 326.0 241 71 46 2 70 162 8 0 8 1261 214 2.03 0.954 6.7 0.1 1.9 4.5 2.31
1919 31 WSH AL 20 14 .588 1.49 39 29 10 27 7 2 290.1 235 73 48 0 51 147 7 1 4 1131 215 2.07 0.985 7.3 0.0 1.6 4.6 2.88
1920 32 WSH AL 8 10 .444 3.13 21 15 6 12 4 3 143.2 135 68 50 5 27 78 5 1 5 583 119 2.78 1.128 8.5 0.3 1.7 4.9 2.89
1921 33 WSH AL 17 14 .548 3.51 35 32 2 25 1 1 264.0 265 122 103 7 92 143 2 0 7 1119 117 3.43 1.352 9.0 0.2 3.1 4.9 1.55
1922 34 WSH AL 15 16 .484 2.99 41 31 9 23 4 4 280.0 283 115 93 8 99 105 7 0 3 1195 130 3.77 1.364 9.1 0.3 3.2 3.4 1.06 MVP-17
1923 35 WSH AL 17 12 .586 3.48 42 34 8 18 3 4 261.0 263 112 101 9 73 130 20 0 2 1096 109 3.45 1.287 9.1 0.3 2.5 4.5 1.78 MVP-20
1924 36 WSH AL 23 7 .767 2.72 38 38 0 20 6 0 277.2 233 97 84 10 77 158 10 0 4 1148 149 3.31 1.116 7.6 0.3 2.5 5.1 2.05 MVP-1
1925 37 WSH AL 20 7 .741 3.07 30 29 1 16 3 0 229.0 217 95 78 7 78 108 7 0 1 967 138 3.68 1.288 8.5 0.3 3.1 4.2 1.38
1926 38 WSH AL 15 16 .484 3.63 33 33 0 22 2 0 260.2 259 120 105 13 73 125 5 0 2 1101 107 3.50 1.274 8.9 0.4 2.5 4.3 1.71
1927 39 WSH AL 5 6 .455 5.10 18 15 2 7 1 0 107.2 113 70 61 7 26 48 7 0 1 460 80 3.90 1.291 9.4 0.6 2.2 4.0 1.85
21 Yrs 417 279 .599 2.17 802 666 127 531 110 34 5914.1 4913 1902 1424 97 1363 3509 205 4 154 23405 147 2.42 1.061 7.5 0.1 2.1 5.3 2.57
162 Game Avg. 19 13 .599 2.17 37 31 6 25 5 2 274 228 88 66 4 63 163 9 0 7 1084 147 2.42 1.061 7.5 0.1 2.1 5.3 2.57
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
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
1907 19 WSH AL 110.1 14 12 35 2.85 3.71 -0.42 0.00 95.0 3.93 13 1.7 1.00 -0.1 2.7 22 .623 .511 $1,050
1908 20 WSH AL 256.1 36 30 75 2.63 3.50 -0.05 0.00 96.0 3.41 21 2.8 1.00 -0.2 5.1 41 .578 .517 $2,700
1909 21 WSH AL 296.1 40 36 112 3.40 3.59 -0.09 0.00 98.0 3.60 11 1.4 1.00 -0.3 4.0 29 .535 .509 $3,500
1910 22 WSH AL 370.0 45 42 92 2.24 3.71 0.09 0.00 99.0 3.58 58 7.9 1.00 -0.4 11.2 86 .675 .549 $4,500
1911 23 WSH AL 322.1 40 37 119 3.32 4.69 -0.13 0.00 98.0 4.72 49 5.5 1.00 -0.3 8.5 85 .637 .534 $7,000 MVP-5
1912 24 WSH AL 369.0 50 37 89 2.17 4.42 0.23 0.00 101.0 4.24 87 10.1 1.00 -0.4 13.5 123 .702 .562 $7,000 MVP-3
1913 25 WSH AL 346.0 48 36 56 1.46 3.94 0.31 0.00 101.0 3.67 88 11.5 1.00 -0.3 14.6 117 .739 .571 $7,000 MVP-1
1914 26 WSH AL 371.2 51 40 88 2.13 3.66 0.20 0.00 103.0 3.56 63 8.4 1.00 -0.2 11.9 91 .665 .552 $10,000
1915 27 WSH AL 336.2 47 39 83 2.22 4.01 0.15 0.00 101.0 3.89 64 8.1 1.00 -0.3 11.2 94 .672 .550 $12,500
1916 28 WSH AL 369.2 48 38 105 2.56 3.69 -0.01 0.00 99.8 3.69 48 6.3 1.00 -0.3 9.7 78 .632 .539 $16,000
1917 29 WSH AL 327.1 47 34 105 2.89 3.69 -0.04 0.00 99.7 3.71 29 3.7 1.00 -0.2 6.8 57 .580 .523 $16,000
1918 30 WSH AL 326.0 39 29 71 1.96 3.63 0.11 0.00 97.9 3.45 53 7.2 1.00 -0.3 10.2 81 .685 .545 $16,000
1919 31 WSH AL 290.1 39 29 73 2.26 4.09 -0.27 0.00 99.0 4.31 62 7.8 1.00 -0.3 10.5 94 .700 .548 $16,000
1920 32 WSH AL 143.2 21 15 68 4.26 4.83 -0.25 0.00 98.1 4.99 11 1.1 1.00 -0.1 2.5 27 .555 .507 $12,000
1921 33 WSH AL 264.0 35 32 122 4.16 5.19 -0.02 0.00 96.2 5.01 23 2.3 1.00 -0.2 4.8 56 .565 .514 $12,000
1922 34 WSH AL 280.0 41 31 115 3.70 4.80 0.11 0.00 95.7 4.49 26 2.7 1.00 -0.2 5.5 55 .567 .517 $12,000 MVP-17
1923 35 WSH AL 260.2 42 34 112 3.87 4.86 0.09 0.00 95.5 4.55 19 2.0 1.00 -0.1 4.6 49 .548 .512 $12,000 MVP-20
1924 36 WSH AL 277.2 38 38 97 3.14 5.05 0.34 0.00 95.8 4.52 40 4.1 -0.1 6.8 75 .607 .525 $12,000 MVP-1
1925 37 WSH AL 229.0 30 29 95 3.73 5.24 0.24 0.00 98.5 4.92 29 2.9 1.00 -0.1 5.1 58 .596 .518 $20,000
1926 38 WSH AL 260.2 33 33 120 4.14 4.68 -0.12 0.00 95.9 4.61 13 1.3 -0.1 3.8 42 .539 .508 $20,000
1927 39 WSH AL 107.2 18 15 70 5.85 4.69 0.11 0.00 98.9 4.53 -16 -1.5 1.00 -0.0 -0.4 -3 .418 .491 $20,000
21 Seasons 5915.1 802 666 1902 2.89 4.21 0.05 0.00 98.6 4.09 790 97.3 1.00 -4.6 152.3 1357 .621 .533 $239,250
Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp 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
1924 ❍ 36 WSH AL WS W NYG 1 2 .333 3.00 3 2 1 2 0 0 24.0 30 10 8 3 11 3 20 1 0 1 106 1.708 11.3 1.1 4.1 7.5 1.82
1925 37 WSH AL WS L PIT 2 1 .667 2.08 3 3 0 3 1 0 26.0 26 10 6 1 4 0 15 2 0 0 106 1.154 9.0 0.3 1.4 5.2 3.75
2 Yrs (2 Series) 3 3 .500 2.52 6 5 1 5 1 0 50.0 56 20 14 4 15 3 35 3 0 1 212 1.420 10.1 0.7 2.7 6.3 2.33
2 WS 3 3 .500 2.52 6 5 1 5 1 0 50.0 56 20 14 4 15 3 35 3 0 1 212 1.420 10.1 0.7 2.7 6.3 2.33

Starting Pitching*

Data only available back to 1913
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
1913 25 WSH AL 48 36 29 7 0 1 2 29 7 .806 29 11 30 83% 73.3 96 33 27 5 3.9 8.6
1914 26 WSH AL 51 40 24 15 1 1 11 24 15 .615 33 9 35 88% 69.0 101 8 30 3 3.5 8.6
1915 27 WSH AL 47 39 25 13 1 0 11 25 13 .658 35 7 36 92% 67.7 87 21 25 5 4.1 8.4
1916 28 WSH AL 48 38 21 17 0 1 11 21 17 .553 36 3 31 82% 66.8 92 31 28 1 3.2 9.0
1917 29 WSH AL 47 34 18 15 1 3 8 19 15 .559 30 8 23 68% 64.0 89 9 25 6 3.8 8.4
1918 30 WSH AL 39 29 20 9 0 0 6 20 9 .690 29 8 26 90% 73.3 120 34 20 4 3.0 10.2
1919 31 WSH AL 39 29 18 10 1 1 8 18 10 .643 27 7 26 90% 68.8 106 42 21 3 3.6 9.3
1920 32 WSH AL 21 15 7 8 0 0 1 7 8 .467 12 4 8 53% 59.8 97 29 9 4 3.2 8.1
1921 33 WSH AL 35 32 16 13 3 5 3 17 14 .548 25 1 16 50% 54.3 86 13 15 10 5.2 8.1
1922 34 WSH AL 41 31 14 15 2 2 8 14 17 .452 23 4 20 65% 53.9 82 6 21 2 3.5 8.2
1923 35 WSH AL 42 34 16 10 8 0 3 19 14 .576 18 3 20 59% 53.9 84 15 22 7 4.4 7.3
1924 36 WSH AL 38 38 23 7 8 3 5 27 11 .711 20 6 26 68% 59.1 98 29 19 8 5.7 7.3
1925 37 WSH AL 30 29 19 7 3 4 1 21 8 .724 16 3 17 59% 55.1 90 20 11 7 6.5 7.8
1926 38 WSH AL 33 33 15 16 2 4 7 16 17 .485 22 2 18 55% 53.6 111 20 12 10 5.0 7.9
1927 39 WSH AL 18 15 5 6 4 2 1 6 9 .400 7 1 5 33% 46.6 82 18 1 8 4.7 6.7
15 Yrs 577 472 270 168 34 27 86 283 184 .606 362 77 337 71% 62 120 6 286 83 4.2 8.3
MLB Averages .500 57% 52 153 -56 4.3 7.2

Reliever Pitching*

Data only available back to 1913
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
1913 25 WSH AL 48 12 10 7 0 0 2 0 0 0 7 1 0 9.0
1914 26 WSH AL 51 11 9 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 9 0 1 7.5
1915 27 WSH AL 47 8 8 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 3 2 2 3.3
1916 28 WSH AL 48 10 10 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 9 0 1 8.8
1917 29 WSH AL 47 13 12 5 1 0 3 0 0 0 11 1 2 9.5
1918 30 WSH AL 39 10 10 3 4 0 3 0 0 0 6 1 1 8.7
1919 31 WSH AL 39 10 10 2 4 0 2 0 0 0 7 1 1 6.4
1920 32 WSH AL 21 6 6 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 5 1 0 11.0
1921 33 WSH AL 35 3 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 6.0
1922 34 WSH AL 41 10 9 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 5 3 0 7.5
1923 35 WSH AL 42 8 8 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 5 3 1 4.4
1925 37 WSH AL 30 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 6.0
1927 39 WSH AL 18 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 7.0
13 Yrs 506 105 97 32 21 0 28 0 0 0 72 14 10 7.6

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%
1913 25 WSH AL 1304 0.7% 18.6% 2.9% 3.5% 19% 76%
1914 26 WSH AL 1437 0.2% 15.7% 5.2% 2.4% 12% 76%
1915 27 WSH AL 1304 0.1% 15.6% 4.3% 2.8% 14% 77%
1916 28 WSH AL 1447 0.0% 15.8% 5.7% 3.5% 17% 75%
1917 29 WSH AL 1299 0.2% 14.5% 5.2% 3.4% 18% 76%
1918 30 WSH AL 1263 0.2% 12.8% 5.5% 3.2% 17% 78%
1919 31 WSH AL 1153 0.0% 12.8% 4.4% 3.9% 19% 80%
1920 32 WSH AL 595 0.8% 13.1% 4.5% 3.4% 15% 78%
1921 33 WSH AL 1121 0.6% 12.8% 8.2% 5.0% 21% 76%
1922 34 WSH AL 1193 0.7% 8.8% 8.3% 4.2% 18% 79%
1923 35 WSH AL 1104 0.8% 11.8% 6.6% 4.4% 19% 76%
1924 36 WSH AL 1141 0.9% 13.9% 6.8% 3.5% 17% 76%
1925 37 WSH AL 968 0.7% 11.2% 8.1% 3.9% 18% 78%
1926 38 WSH AL 1101 1.2% 11.4% 6.6% 5.6% 24% 77%
1927 39 WSH AL 460 1.5% 10.4% 5.7% 5.2% 21% 77%
15 Yrs 16890 0.5% 13.6% 5.8% 3.8% 18% 77%
MLB Averages 0.7% 8.4% 7.7% 2.7% 11% 74%

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+
1907 19 5 9 .357 1.88 14 12 2 11 2 0 110.1 100 35 23 1 20 71 2 0 4 432 129 1.088 8.2 0.1 1.6 5.8 3.55 129
1908 20 19 23 .452 1.72 50 42 8 34 8 1 366.2 294 110 70 1 73 231 13 1 17 1417 135 1.001 7.2 0.0 1.8 5.7 3.16 135
1909 21 32 48 .400 1.94 90 78 11 61 12 2 663.0 541 222 143 2 157 395 28 1 29 2636 123 1.053 7.3 0.0 2.1 5.4 2.52 123
1910 22 57 65 .467 1.73 135 120 14 99 20 3 1033.0 803 314 199 3 233 708 41 1 50 4003 140 1.003 7.0 0.0 2.0 6.2 3.04 140
1911 23 82 78 .513 1.77 175 157 17 135 26 4 1355.1 1095 433 267 11 303 915 49 1 67 5309 148 1.031 7.3 0.1 2.0 6.1 3.02 148
1912 24 115 90 .561 1.69 225 194 30 169 33 6 1724.1 1354 522 324 13 379 1218 65 1 78 6722 165 1.005 7.1 0.1 2.0 6.4 3.21 165
1913 25 151 97 .609 1.60 273 230 40 198 44 8 2070.1 1586 578 368 22 417 1461 74 1 80 7993 176 0.967 6.9 0.1 1.8 6.4 3.50 176
1914 26 179 115 .609 1.62 324 270 49 231 53 9 2442.0 1873 666 439 25 491 1686 85 2 94 9399 174 0.968 6.9 0.1 1.8 6.2 3.43 174
1915 27 206 128 .617 1.61 371 309 57 266 60 13 2778.2 2131 749 497 26 547 1889 104 2 101 10679 176 0.964 6.9 0.1 1.8 6.1 3.45 176
1916 28 231 148 .609 1.64 419 347 67 302 63 14 3148.1 2421 854 575 26 629 2117 113 2 110 12089 172 0.969 6.9 0.1 1.8 6.1 3.37 172
1917 29 254 164 .608 1.70 466 381 79 332 71 17 3474.1 2669 959 655 29 697 2305 127 2 117 13344 166 0.969 6.9 0.1 1.8 6.0 3.31 166
1918 30 277 177 .610 1.66 505 410 89 361 79 20 3800.1 2910 1030 701 31 767 2467 135 2 125 14605 169 0.968 6.9 0.1 1.8 5.8 3.22 169
1919 31 297 191 .609 1.65 544 439 99 388 86 22 4090.2 3145 1103 749 31 818 2614 142 3 129 15736 172 0.969 6.9 0.1 1.8 5.8 3.20 172
1920 32 305 201 .603 1.70 565 454 105 400 90 25 4234.1 3280 1171 799 36 845 2692 147 4 134 16319 169 0.974 7.0 0.1 1.8 5.7 3.19 169
1921 33 322 215 .600 1.80 600 486 107 425 91 26 4498.1 3545 1293 902 43 937 2835 149 4 141 17438 163 0.996 7.1 0.1 1.9 5.7 3.03 163
1922 34 337 231 .593 1.87 641 517 116 448 95 30 4778.1 3828 1408 995 51 1036 2940 156 4 144 18633 160 1.018 7.2 0.1 2.0 5.5 2.84 160
1923 35 354 243 .593 1.96 683 551 124 466 98 34 5039.1 4091 1520 1096 60 1109 3070 176 4 146 19729 155 1.032 7.3 0.1 2.0 5.5 2.77 155
1924 36 377 250 .601 2.00 721 589 124 486 104 34 5317.0 4324 1617 1180 70 1186 3228 186 4 150 20877 155 1.036 7.3 0.1 2.0 5.5 2.72 155
1925 37 397 257 .607 2.04 751 618 125 502 107 34 5546.0 4541 1712 1258 77 1264 3336 193 4 151 21844 153 1.047 7.4 0.1 2.1 5.4 2.64 153
1926 38 412 273 .601 2.11 784 651 125 524 109 34 5806.2 4800 1832 1363 90 1337 3461 198 4 153 22945 150 1.057 7.4 0.1 2.1 5.4 2.59 150
1927 39 417 279 .599 2.17 802 666 127 531 110 34 5914.1 4913 1902 1424 97 1363 3509 205 4 154 23405 147 1.061 7.5 0.1 2.1 5.3 2.57 147

Neutralized Pitching

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

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 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
1907 19 7 6 .538 3.10 116.0 121 45 40 1 24 75 2 1.250 9.4 1.9 5.8 3.13 0.1 14
1908 20 17 13 .567 3.11 266.0 241 102 92 0 66 166 14 1.154 8.2 2.2 5.6 2.52 0.0 36
1909 21 17 17 .500 3.80 310.0 296 146 131 1 101 171 18 1.281 8.6 2.9 5.0 1.69 0.0 40
1910 22 29 13 .690 2.38 382.0 309 112 101 1 90 323 15 1.045 7.3 2.1 7.6 3.59 0.0 45
1911 23 23 15 .605 2.81 339.0 301 118 106 8 72 218 8 1.100 8.0 1.9 5.8 3.03 0.2 40
1912 24 31 12 .721 1.84 386.0 267 88 79 2 78 317 16 0.894 6.2 1.8 7.4 4.06 0.0 50
1913 25 31 9 .775 1.41 364.0 259 63 57 10 42 256 10 0.827 6.4 1.0 6.3 6.10 0.2 48
1914 26 29 13 .690 2.17 381.0 326 102 92 3 84 231 12 1.076 7.7 2.0 5.5 2.75 0.1 51
1915 27 27 12 .692 2.12 352.0 287 92 83 1 62 212 21 0.991 7.3 1.6 5.4 3.42 0.0 47
1916 28 27 16 .628 2.70 384.0 340 128 115 0 96 237 11 1.135 8.0 2.3 5.6 2.47 0.0 48
1917 29 22 16 .579 3.05 339.0 290 128 115 4 80 195 16 1.091 7.7 2.1 5.2 2.44 0.1 47
1918 30 33 13 .717 2.10 416.0 346 108 97 3 100 207 11 1.072 7.5 2.2 4.5 2.07 0.1 39
1919 31 26 11 .703 2.12 336.0 284 88 79 0 62 170 8 1.030 7.6 1.7 4.6 2.74 0.0 39
1920 32 9 8 .529 3.52 151.0 137 66 59 5 27 82 5 1.086 8.2 1.6 4.9 3.04 0.3 21
1921 33 17 14 .548 3.24 278.0 260 111 100 7 90 150 2 1.259 8.4 2.9 4.9 1.67 0.2 35
1922 34 19 14 .576 3.10 293.0 288 112 101 8 101 110 7 1.328 8.8 3.1 3.4 1.09 0.2 41
1923 35 17 14 .548 3.24 275.0 272 110 99 9 75 137 21 1.262 8.9 2.5 4.5 1.83 0.3 42
1924 36 20 12 .625 2.53 292.0 230 91 82 10 76 166 10 1.048 7.1 2.3 5.1 2.18 0.3 38
1925 37 16 11 .593 2.84 241.0 211 85 76 7 76 114 7 1.191 7.9 2.8 4.3 1.50 0.3 30
1926 38 16 14 .533 3.48 274.0 264 118 106 13 74 132 5 1.234 8.7 2.4 4.3 1.78 0.4 33
1927 39 6 7 .462 4.62 113.0 111 64 58 7 26 50 7 1.212 8.8 2.1 4.0 1.92 0.6 18
21 Yrs 439 260 .628 2.67 6288.0 5440 2077 1868 100 1502 3719 226 1.104 7.8 5.3 2.48 0.1 802
W L W-L% ERA IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP WHIP H9 BB9 SO9 SO/W HR9 Gact



* - 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 1930 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

Hall of Fame
1936 BBWAA (83.6%)
Selected to HOF in 1936 by BBWAA

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1911 AL (5, 30%)
1912 AL (3, 44%)
1913 AL (1, 84%)
1922 AL (17, 8%)
1923 AL (20, 2%)
1924 AL (1, 86%)
2 MVPs
2.54 Career Shares (53rd)

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1908 AL  5.6 (10th)
1910 AL  11.4 (3rd)
1911 AL  8.8 (4th)
1912 AL  14.6 (1st)
1913 AL  16.0 (1st)
1914 AL  13.0 (1st)
1915 AL  12.1 (1st)
1916 AL  10.7 (1st)
1917 AL  8.0 (5th)
1918 AL  11.6 (1st)
1919 AL  10.8 (1st)
1924 AL  7.4 (4th)
1925 AL  6.9 (1st)
Career  165.6 (3rd)

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
1908 AL  5.1 (6th)
1910 AL  11.2 (1st)
1911 AL  8.5 (3rd)
1912 AL  13.5 (1st)
1913 AL  14.6 (1st)
1914 AL  11.9 (1st)
1915 AL  11.2 (1st)
1916 AL  9.7 (1st)
1917 AL  6.8 (4th)
1918 AL  10.2 (1st)
1919 AL  10.5 (1st)
1921 AL  4.8 (9th)
1922 AL  5.5 (7th)
1924 AL  6.8 (3rd)
1925 AL  5.1 (9th)
1926 AL  3.8 (7th)
Career  152.3 (2nd)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
1908 AL  1.65 (5th)
1910 AL  1.36 (3rd)
1911 AL  1.90 (2nd)
1912 AL  1.39 (1st)
1913 AL  1.14 (1st)
1914 AL  1.72 (3rd)
1915 AL  1.55 (2nd)
1916 AL  1.90 (3rd)
1918 AL  1.27 (1st)
1919 AL  1.49 (1st)
1921 AL  3.51 (8th)
1922 AL  2.99 (6th)
1924 AL  2.72 (1st)
1925 AL  3.07 (4th)
Career  2.17 (12th)

Wins s c a p y
1910 AL  25 (3rd)
1911 AL  25 (3rd)
1912 AL  33 (2nd)
1913 AL  36 (1st)
1914 AL  28 (1st)
1915 AL  27 (1st)
1916 AL  25 (1st)
1917 AL  23 (3rd)
1918 AL  23 (1st)
1919 AL  20 (5th)
1923 AL  17 (9th)
1924 AL  23 (1st)
1925 AL  20 (3rd)
1926 AL  15 (8th)
Career  417 (2nd)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
1911 AL  .658 (8th)
1912 AL  .733 (3rd)
1913 AL  .837 (1st)
1915 AL  .675 (7th)
1918 AL  .639 (4th)
1924 AL  .767 (1st)
1925 AL  .741 (3rd)
Career  .599 (128th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
1908 AL  0.964 (6th)
1910 AL  0.914 (3rd)
1911 AL  1.123 (4th)
1912 AL  0.908 (1st)
1913 AL  0.780 (1st)
1914 AL  0.971 (3rd)
1915 AL  0.933 (1st)
1916 AL  1.006 (2nd)
1917 AL  0.969 (2nd)
1918 AL  0.954 (1st)
1919 AL  0.985 (1st)
1921 AL  1.352 (9th)
1923 AL  1.287 (7th)
1924 AL  1.116 (1st)
1925 AL  1.288 (5th)
1926 AL  1.274 (3rd)
Career  1.061 (9th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
1908 AL  6.811 (4th)
1910 AL  6.373 (4th)
1911 AL  8.153 (8th)
1912 AL  6.317 (1st)
1913 AL  6.035 (1st)
1914 AL  6.950 (4th)
1915 AL  6.897 (4th)
1916 AL  7.060 (6th)
1917 AL  6.847 (4th)
1918 AL  6.653 (2nd)
1919 AL  7.285 (1st)
1921 AL  9.034 (5th)
1922 AL  9.096 (9th)
1924 AL  7.552 (1st)
1925 AL  8.528 (2nd)
1926 AL  8.943 (8th)
Career  7.476 (36th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
1908 AL  1.861 (10th)
1910 AL  1.849 (5th)
1911 AL  1.955 (6th)
1912 AL  1.854 (2nd)
1913 AL  0.988 (1st)
1914 AL  1.792 (3rd)
1915 AL  1.497 (1st)
1916 AL  1.996 (5th)
1917 AL  1.877 (4th)
1918 AL  1.933 (5th)
1919 AL  1.581 (2nd)
1923 AL  2.517 (10th)
1924 AL  2.496 (8th)
1926 AL  2.521 (7th)
Career  2.074 (118th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
1908 AL  5.618 (3rd)
1909 AL  4.981 (6th)
1910 AL  7.614 (1st)
1911 AL  5.780 (4th)
1912 AL  7.390 (1st)
1913 AL  6.321 (1st)
1914 AL  5.448 (4th)
1915 AL  5.427 (4th)
1916 AL  5.551 (1st)
1917 AL  5.190 (1st)
1918 AL  4.472 (3rd)
1919 AL  4.557 (3rd)
1921 AL  4.875 (1st)
1922 AL  3.375 (7th)
1923 AL  4.483 (2nd)
1924 AL  5.121 (1st)
1925 AL  4.245 (2nd)
1926 AL  4.316 (4th)

Games Played s c a p y
1909 AL  40 (5th)
1910 AL  45 (1st)
1911 AL  40 (5th)
1912 AL  50 (2nd)
1913 AL  48 (2nd)
1914 AL  51 (1st)
1915 AL  47 (5th)
1916 AL  48 (5th)
1917 AL  47 (5th)
1918 AL  39 (6th)
1919 AL  39 (9th)
1922 AL  41 (10th)
Career  802 (48th)

Saves s c a p y
1908 AL  1 (10th)
1909 AL  1 (9th)
1910 AL  1 (9th)
1912 AL  2 (6th)
1915 AL  4 (2nd)
1917 AL  3 (9th)
1918 AL  3 (5th)
1919 AL  2 (7th)
1920 AL  3 (5th)
1922 AL  4 (5th)
1923 AL  4 (9th)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
1909 AL  296.3 (3rd)
1910 AL  370.0 (1st)
1911 AL  322.3 (3rd)
1912 AL  369.0 (2nd)
1913 AL  346.0 (1st)
1914 AL  371.7 (1st)
1915 AL  336.7 (1st)
1916 AL  369.7 (1st)
1917 AL  326.0 (3rd)
1918 AL  326.0 (2nd)
1919 AL  290.3 (4th)
1922 AL  280.0 (6th)
1923 AL  261.0 (8th)
1924 AL  277.7 (6th)
1926 AL  260.7 (4th)
Career  5,914.3 (3rd)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1908 AL  160 (5th)
1909 AL  164 (2nd)
1910 AL  313 (1st)
1911 AL  207 (3rd)
1912 AL  303 (1st)
1913 AL  243 (1st)
1914 AL  225 (1st)
1915 AL  203 (1st)
1916 AL  228 (1st)
1917 AL  188 (1st)
1918 AL  162 (1st)
1919 AL  147 (1st)
1921 AL  143 (1st)
1922 AL  105 (5th)
1923 AL  130 (1st)
1924 AL  158 (1st)
1925 AL  108 (2nd)
1926 AL  125 (4th)
Career  3,509 (9th)

Games Started s c a p y
1909 AL  36 (2nd)
1910 AL  42 (1st)
1911 AL  37 (2nd)
1912 AL  37 (4th)
1913 AL  36 (2nd)
1914 AL  40 (1st)
1915 AL  39 (1st)
1916 AL  38 (3rd)
1917 AL  34 (7th)
1918 AL  29 (9th)
1921 AL  32 (9th)
1923 AL  34 (8th)
1924 AL  38 (1st)
1926 AL  33 (4th)
Career  666 (13th)

Complete Games s c a p y
1909 AL  27 (4th)
1910 AL  38 (1st)
1911 AL  36 (1st)
1912 AL  34 (2nd)
1913 AL  29 (1st)
1914 AL  33 (1st)
1915 AL  35 (1st)
1916 AL  36 (1st)
1917 AL  30 (2nd)
1918 AL  29 (3rd)
1919 AL  27 (2nd)
1921 AL  25 (5th)
1922 AL  23 (3rd)
1923 AL  18 (9th)
1924 AL  20 (5th)
1925 AL  16 (8th)
1926 AL  22 (3rd)
Career  531 (5th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1908 AL  6 (3rd)
1909 AL  4 (9th)
1910 AL  8 (2nd)
1911 AL  6 (1st)
1912 AL  7 (2nd)
1913 AL  11 (1st)
1914 AL  9 (1st)
1915 AL  7 (1st)
1916 AL  3 (7th)
1917 AL  8 (2nd)
1918 AL  8 (1st)
1919 AL  7 (1st)
1920 AL  4 (4th)
1922 AL  4 (2nd)
1923 AL  3 (4th)
1924 AL  6 (1st)
1925 AL  3 (4th)
Career  110 (1st)

Home Runs s c a p y
1911 AL  8 (2nd)
1913 AL  9 (1st)
1917 AL  3 (9th)
1924 AL  10 (7th)
1926 AL  13 (3rd)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1909 AL  84 (4th)
1910 AL  76 (10th)
1921 AL  92 (5th)
1922 AL  99 (3rd)
1924 AL  77 (10th)
Career  1,363 (24th)

Hits s c a p y
1909 AL  247 (4th)
1910 AL  262 (1st)
1911 AL  292 (3rd)
1912 AL  259 (8th)
1914 AL  287 (1st)
1915 AL  258 (5th)
1916 AL  290 (1st)
1917 AL  248 (5th)
1918 AL  241 (6th)
1922 AL  283 (10th)
1926 AL  259 (8th)
Career  4,913 (7th)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
1908 AL  3.019 (5th)
1910 AL  4.118 (2nd)
1911 AL  2.957 (3rd)
1912 AL  3.987 (1st)
1913 AL  6.395 (1st)
1914 AL  3.041 (1st)
1915 AL  3.625 (1st)
1916 AL  2.781 (1st)
1917 AL  2.765 (1st)
1918 AL  2.314 (2nd)
1919 AL  2.882 (1st)
1921 AL  1.554 (2nd)
1923 AL  1.781 (3rd)
1924 AL  2.052 (1st)
1925 AL  1.385 (1st)
1926 AL  1.712 (3rd)
Career  2.575 (103rd)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1908 AL  0.000 (1st)
1909 AL  0.030 (7th)
1910 AL  0.024 (4th)
1912 AL  0.049 (5th)
1914 AL  0.073 (6th)
1915 AL  0.027 (2nd)
1916 AL  0.000 (1st)
1919 AL  0.000 (1st)
1921 AL  0.239 (8th)
1922 AL  0.257 (6th)
1925 AL  0.275 (8th)
Career  0.148 (94th)

Losses s c a p y
1909 AL  25 (2nd)
1910 AL  17 (5th)
1914 AL  18 (2nd)
1916 AL  20 (3rd)
1917 AL  16 (6th)
1918 AL  13 (8th)
1919 AL  14 (9th)
1922 AL  16 (7th)
1926 AL  16 (3rd)
Career  279 (4th)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1909 AL  73 (7th)
1916 AL  78 (9th)
1917 AL  80 (5th)
1926 AL  105 (3rd)
Career  1,424 (55th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1908 AL  13 (2nd)
1909 AL  12 (2nd)
1910 AL  21 (1st)
1911 AL  17 (1st)
1912 AL  11 (2nd)
1914 AL  14 (1st)
1915 AL  7 (7th)
1916 AL  9 (3rd)
1917 AL  7 (5th)
1918 AL  8 (3rd)
1921 AL  7 (2nd)
1924 AL  4 (9th)
Career  154 (33rd)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1908 AL  11 (7th)
1909 AL  15 (4th)
1910 AL  13 (6th)
1912 AL  16 (2nd)
1913 AL  9 (10th)
1914 AL  11 (4th)
1915 AL  19 (2nd)
1916 AL  9 (5th)
1917 AL  14 (1st)
1918 AL  8 (5th)
1923 AL  20 (1st)
1924 AL  10 (5th)
1925 AL  7 (8th)
1927 AL  7 (10th)
Career  205 (4th)

Batters Faced s c a p y
1909 AL  1,219 (2nd)
1910 AL  1,367 (1st)
1911 AL  1,306 (3rd)
1912 AL  1,413 (2nd)
1913 AL  1,271 (1st)
1914 AL  1,406 (1st)
1915 AL  1,280 (1st)
1916 AL  1,410 (1st)
1917 AL  1,255 (4th)
1918 AL  1,261 (2nd)
1919 AL  1,131 (6th)
1922 AL  1,195 (7th)
1923 AL  1,096 (9th)
1924 AL  1,148 (6th)
1926 AL  1,101 (5th)
Career  23,405 (3rd)

Games Finished s c a p y
1912 AL  13 (5th)
1918 AL  10 (8th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
1908 AL  138 (5th)
1910 AL  183 (2nd)
1911 AL  173 (2nd)
1912 AL  243 (1st)
1913 AL  259 (1st)
1914 AL  164 (2nd)
1915 AL  191 (1st)
1916 AL  147 (3rd)
1918 AL  214 (1st)
1919 AL  215 (1st)
1921 AL  117 (9th)
1922 AL  130 (6th)
1924 AL  149 (1st)
1925 AL  138 (4th)
Career  147 (6th)

Fielding Independent Pitching s c a p y
1908 AL  1.60 (4th)
1910 AL  1.39 (1st)
1911 AL  2.53 (3rd)
1912 AL  2.03 (1st)
1913 AL  1.90 (1st)
1914 AL  2.02 (2nd)
1915 AL  1.91 (1st)
1916 AL  1.82 (1st)
1917 AL  1.98 (1st)
1918 AL  2.03 (2nd)
1919 AL  2.07 (1st)
1921 AL  3.43 (3rd)
1922 AL  3.77 (6th)
1923 AL  3.45 (4th)
1924 AL  3.31 (1st)
1925 AL  3.68 (1st)
1926 AL  3.50 (9th)
Career  2.42 (13th)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
1908 AL  16 (5th)
1910 AL  43 (3rd)
1911 AL  41 (3rd)
1912 AL  76 (1st)
1913 AL  71 (1st)
1914 AL  47 (1st)
1915 AL  51 (1st)
1916 AL  36 (2nd)
1917 AL  17 (7th)
1918 AL  49 (1st)
1919 AL  51 (1st)
1921 AL  19 (9th)
1922 AL  26 (6th)
1924 AL  44 (2nd)
1925 AL  30 (5th)
Career  650 (3rd)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
1908 AL  1.9 (5th)
1910 AL  5.2 (3rd)
1911 AL  4.3 (3rd)
1912 AL  8.4 (1st)
1913 AL  8.3 (1st)
1914 AL  5.5 (1st)
1915 AL  5.8 (1st)
1916 AL  4.2 (2nd)
1917 AL  2.0 (7th)
1918 AL  6.1 (1st)
1919 AL  5.8 (1st)
1921 AL  1.8 (9th)
1922 AL  2.7 (6th)
1924 AL  4.5 (2nd)
1925 AL  2.9 (5th)
Career  72.6 (3rd)

Oldest s c a p y
1924 AL  born 1887-11-06 (8th)
1925 AL  born 1887-11-06 (10th)
1926 AL  born 1887-11-06 (6th)
1927 AL  born 1887-11-06 (6th)

Youngest s c a p y
1907 AL  born 1887-11-06 (3rd)
1908 AL  born 1887-11-06 (9th)

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 150 (1), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 420 (2), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 364 (1), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 82 (2), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (1st), 165.6 career WAR/89.5 7yr-peak WAR/127.5 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 62) = 73.9 career WAR/50.3 7yr-peak WAR/62.1 JAWS

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