Career Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. Kid Nichols 108.5
2. Warren Spahn 92.0
3. Phil Niekro 90.0
4. John Smoltz 67.0
5. Greg Maddux 66.0
6. Tom Glavine 58.7
7. Vic Willis 46.2
8. John Clarkson 42.7
9. Tommy Bond 41.2
10. Jim Whitney 33.5
Earned Run Average
1. Tommy Bond 2.21
2. Tom Hughes 2.22
3. Bill James 2.28
4. Jim Whitney 2.49
5. Art Nehf 2.52
6. Dick Rudolph 2.62
7. Greg Maddux 2.63
8. Pat Ragan 2.74
9. John Clarkson 2.82
Vic Willis 2.82
Wins
1. Warren Spahn 356
2. Kid Nichols 329
3. Phil Niekro 268
4. Tom Glavine 244
5. John Smoltz 210
6. Greg Maddux 194
7. Lew Burdette 179
8. Vic Willis 151
9. Tommy Bond 149
John Clarkson 149
Win-Loss %
1. Russ Ortiz .692
2. Greg Maddux .688
3. Fred Klobedanz .679
4. Denny Neagle .667
5. Harry Staley .655
6. John Clarkson .645
7. Kid Nichols .643
8. Tom Hughes .639
9. Bill James .638
10. Tommy Bond .631
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Tom Hughes 1.022
2. Greg Maddux 1.051
3. Jim Whitney 1.082
4. Art Nehf 1.116
5. Tommy Bond 1.120
6. Dick Rudolph 1.154
7. Kris Medlen 1.155
8. John Smoltz 1.170
9. Ken Johnson 1.171
10. Charlie Buffinton 1.179
Hits per 9 IP
1. Tom Hughes 6.766
2. Kent Mercker 7.688
3. Steve Bedrosian 7.694
4. Bill James 7.793
5. John Smoltz 7.897
6. Lefty Tyler 7.999
7. Art Nehf 8.048
8. Greg Maddux 8.096
9. Bob Buhl 8.113
10. Gus Dorner 8.133
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. Tommy Bond 0.592
2. Jim Whitney 0.914
3. Greg Maddux 1.364
4. Charlie Buffinton 1.698
5. Dick Rudolph 1.769
6. Ken Johnson 1.812
7. Huck Betts 1.851
8. Lew Burdette 1.900
9. Jesse Barnes 1.948
10. Irv Young 1.949
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Tommy Hanson 8.391
2. John Smoltz 7.982
3. Mike Minor 7.805
4. Kris Medlen 7.619
5. Julio Teheran 7.614
6. Kevin Millwood 7.527
7. Kent Mercker 7.316
8. Steve Bedrosian 7.228
9. Denny Lemaster 7.034
10. Greg Maddux 6.511
Games Played
1. Phil Niekro 740
2. Warren Spahn 714
3. John Smoltz 708
4. Gene Garber 557
Kid Nichols 557
6. Tom Glavine 518
7. Lew Burdette 468
8. Rick Camp 414
9. Mark Wohlers 388
10. Greg Maddux 363
Saves
1. Craig Kimbrel 186
2. John Smoltz 154
3. Gene Garber 141
4. Mark Wohlers 112
5. John Rocker 83
6. Cecil Upshaw 79
7. Rick Camp 57
8. Mike Stanton 55
9. Don McMahon 49
10. Jim Johnson 44
Kerry Ligtenberg 44
Greg McMichael 44
Innings Pitched
1. Warren Spahn 5046.0
2. Phil Niekro 4622.1
3. Kid Nichols 4549.0
4. Tom Glavine 3408.0
5. John Smoltz 3395.0
6. Lew Burdette 2638.0
7. Vic Willis 2575.0
8. Greg Maddux 2526.2
9. Jim Whitney 2263.2
10. Tommy Bond 2127.1
Strikeouts
1. John Smoltz 3011
2. Phil Niekro 2912
3. Warren Spahn 2493
4. Tom Glavine 2091
5. Greg Maddux 1828
6. Kid Nichols 1680
7. Vic Willis 1161
8. Jim Whitney 1157
9. Tim Hudson 997
10. Lew Burdette 923
Games Started
1. Warren Spahn 635
2. Phil Niekro 595
3. Tom Glavine 518
4. Kid Nichols 502
5. John Smoltz 466
6. Greg Maddux 363
7. Lew Burdette 330
8. Vic Willis 302
9. Jim Whitney 254
10. Tim Hudson 243
Complete Games
1. Kid Nichols 476
2. Warren Spahn 374
3. Vic Willis 268
4. Jim Whitney 242
5. John Clarkson 226
Phil Niekro 226
7. Tommy Bond 225
8. Jack Stivetts 176
9. Dick Rudolph 171
10. Charlie Buffinton 166
Shutouts
1. Warren Spahn 63
2. Kid Nichols 44
3. Phil Niekro 43
4. Lew Burdette 30
5. Tommy Bond 29
6. Dick Rudolph 27
7. Vic Willis 26
8. Tom Glavine 22
Lefty Tyler 22
10. Greg Maddux 21
Home Runs
1. Warren Spahn 408
2. Phil Niekro 392
3. John Smoltz 277
4. Tom Glavine 258
5. Lew Burdette 251
6. Greg Maddux 152
7. Kid Nichols 151
8. Rick Mahler 132
9. Bob Buhl 130
10. Tim Hudson 126
Bases on Balls
1. Phil Niekro 1458
2. Warren Spahn 1378
3. Tom Glavine 1177
4. Kid Nichols 1163
5. John Smoltz 992
6. Vic Willis 854
7. Bob Buhl 782
8. Lefty Tyler 678
9. John Clarkson 676
10. Jack Stivetts 651
Hits
1. Warren Spahn 4620
2. Kid Nichols 4451
3. Phil Niekro 4224
4. Tom Glavine 3241
5. John Smoltz 2979
6. Lew Burdette 2698
7. Vic Willis 2386
8. Greg Maddux 2273
9. Tommy Bond 2243
10. Jim Whitney 2219
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Jim Whitney 5.030
2. Greg Maddux 4.773
3. Tommy Bond 4.479
4. Kris Medlen 3.587
5. Charlie Buffinton 3.120
6. Julio Teheran 3.047
7. John Smoltz 3.035
8. Mike Minor 3.027
9. Kevin Millwood 2.772
10. Tommy Hanson 2.703
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Tommy Bond 0.093
2. Tom Hughes 0.131
3. Art Nehf 0.132
4. Cecil Ferguson 0.139
5. Gus Dorner 0.149
6. Dick Rudolph 0.155
7. Jim Whitney 0.167
8. Irv Young 0.169
9. Pat Ragan 0.174
10. Vic Willis 0.178
Losses
1. Phil Niekro 230
2. Warren Spahn 229
3. Kid Nichols 183
4. Tom Glavine 147
John Smoltz 147
Vic Willis 147
7. Jim Whitney 121
8. Lew Burdette 120
Bob Smith 120
10. Ed Brandt 119
Earned Runs
1. Warren Spahn 1710
2. Phil Niekro 1645
3. Kid Nichols 1515
4. Tom Glavine 1291
5. John Smoltz 1229
6. Lew Burdette 1036
7. Jack Stivetts 823
8. Bob Smith 818
9. Vic Willis 808
10. Ed Brandt 785
Wild Pitches
1. Phil Niekro 200
2. Jim Whitney 162
3. Kid Nichols 156
4. John Smoltz 145
5. Tony Cloninger 91
6. John Clarkson 89
7. Charlie Buffinton 80
8. Warren Spahn 79
9. Bill Stemmyer 77
10. Vic Willis 73
Hit By Pitch
1. Vic Willis 133
2. Kid Nichols 118
3. Phil Niekro 108
4. Greg Maddux 65
5. John Clarkson 63
Tim Hudson 63
Togie Pittinger 63
8. Lefty Tyler 59
9. Jack Stivetts 57
10. John Smoltz 54
Batters Faced
1. Warren Spahn 20701
2. Phil Niekro 19238
3. Kid Nichols 18977
4. Tom Glavine 14311
5. John Smoltz 13927
6. Lew Burdette 10931
7. Vic Willis 10644
8. Greg Maddux 10081
9. Jim Whitney 9375
10. John Clarkson 8932
Games Finished
1. Gene Garber 388
2. Craig Kimbrel 241
3. Mark Wohlers 233
4. John Smoltz 204
5. Cecil Upshaw 176
6. Rick Camp 170
7. Don McMahon 156
8. John Rocker 146
9. Steve Bedrosian 143
10. Kerry Ligtenberg 133
Bob Smith 133
Adjusted ERA+
1. Greg Maddux 163
2. Kid Nichols 143
3. Kris Medlen 132
4. Bill James 129
5. John Clarkson 128
Bill Dinneen 128
7. John Smoltz 127
8. Tom Glavine 121
9. Kent Mercker 120
Warren Spahn 120
Vic Willis 120
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Tom Hughes 2.29
2. Tommy Bond 2.41
3. Jim Whitney 2.48
4. Art Nehf 2.51
Dick Rudolph 2.51
6. Irv Young 2.54
7. Pat Ragan 2.59
8. Charlie Buffinton 2.81
9. Greg Maddux 2.95
10. Cecil Ferguson 3.00
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Kid Nichols 602
2. Greg Maddux 450
3. Warren Spahn 384
4. John Smoltz 341
5. Phil Niekro 274
6. Tom Glavine 273
7. John Clarkson 185
8. Vic Willis 157
9. Tim Hudson 104
10. Jack Stivetts 99
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Kid Nichols 55.0
2. Greg Maddux 48.2
3. Warren Spahn 40.5
4. John Smoltz 35.2
5. Phil Niekro 30.2
6. Tom Glavine 28.7
7. John Clarkson 17.1
8. Vic Willis 15.8
9. Tim Hudson 10.9
10. Jack Stivetts 8.4
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. Warren Spahn 523.72
2. Greg Maddux 480.32
3. John Smoltz 377.57
4. Tom Glavine 316.51
5. Phil Niekro 201.38
6. Tim Hudson 124.20
7. Lew Burdette 101.13
8. Ed Brandt 81.95
9. Craig Kimbrel 79.34
10. Bob Buhl 75.91
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Warren Spahn 58.0
2. Greg Maddux 49.4
3. John Smoltz 42.3
4. Tom Glavine 31.6
5. Lew Burdette 14.9
6. Phil Niekro 14.6
7. Tim Hudson 13.0
8. Craig Kimbrel 12.2
9. Mark Wohlers 10.7
10. Danny MacFayden 9.2
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Greg Maddux 49.4
2. Warren Spahn 48.2
3. John Smoltz 41.1
4. Tom Glavine 28.1
5. Phil Niekro 20.8
6. Tim Hudson 13.0
7. Lew Burdette 10.7
8. Kevin Millwood 9.0
9. Ed Brandt 8.8
10. Ben Cantwell 6.6
Craig Kimbrel 6.6
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Warren Spahn 58.1
2. Greg Maddux 52.1
3. John Smoltz 39.1
4. Tom Glavine 33.4
5. Phil Niekro 21.8
6. Tim Hudson 13.3
7. Lew Burdette 11.2
8. Ed Brandt 9.1
9. Bob Buhl 8.5
10. Craig Kimbrel 8.4

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