Career Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. Mariano Rivera 56.6
2. Whitey Ford 53.9
3. Andy Pettitte 51.6
4. Ron Guidry 47.9
5. Red Ruffing 46.8
6. Lefty Gomez 43.2
7. Bob Shawkey 42.8
8. Mel Stottlemyre 40.6
9. Waite Hoyt 35.6
10. Mike Mussina 35.1
Earned Run Average
1. Rich Gossage 2.14
2. Mariano Rivera 2.21
3. Sparky Lyle 2.41
4. Russ Ford 2.54
5. Jack Chesbro 2.58
6. Al Orth 2.72
7. Tiny Bonham 2.73
George Mogridge 2.73
9. Hank Borowy 2.74
10. Whitey Ford 2.75
Wins
1. Whitey Ford 236
2. Red Ruffing 231
3. Andy Pettitte 219
4. Lefty Gomez 189
5. Ron Guidry 170
6. Bob Shawkey 168
7. Mel Stottlemyre 164
8. Herb Pennock 162
9. Waite Hoyt 157
10. Allie Reynolds 131
Win-Loss %
1. Johnny Allen .725
2. Spud Chandler .717
3. Jim Coates .712
4. David Wells .708
5. Vic Raschi .706
6. Monte Pearson .700
7. Masahiro Tanaka .698
8. Whitey Ford .690
9. Allie Reynolds .686
10. Bob Grim .682
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Mariano Rivera 1.000
2. Rich Gossage 1.079
3. Masahiro Tanaka 1.095
4. Tiny Bonham 1.117
5. Jack Chesbro 1.120
6. Al Orth 1.131
7. Fritz Peterson 1.146
8. Steve Kline 1.150
9. Ralph Terry 1.151
10. Catfish Hunter 1.154
Hits per 9 IP
1. Rich Gossage 6.585
2. Mariano Rivera 6.997
3. Tommy Byrne 7.237
4. Bob Turley 7.270
5. Al Downing 7.387
6. Don Larsen 7.540
7. Rudy May 7.646
8. Tom Sturdivant 7.707
9. Whitey Ford 7.852
10. Hank Borowy 7.874
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. David Wells 1.469
2. Tiny Bonham 1.576
3. Fritz Peterson 1.609
4. Masahiro Tanaka 1.656
5. Al Orth 1.765
6. Mike Mussina 1.843
7. Hiroki Kuroda 1.873
8. Herb Pennock 1.924
9. Steve Kline 1.926
10. Ramiro Mendoza 1.981
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. David Cone 8.668
2. Rich Gossage 8.645
3. Roger Clemens 8.274
4. Mariano Rivera 8.224
5. Masahiro Tanaka 8.097
6. A.J. Burnett 7.906
CC Sabathia 7.906
8. Phil Hughes 7.563
9. Al Downing 7.489
10. Dave Righetti 7.443
Games Played
1. Mariano Rivera 1115
2. Dave Righetti 522
3. Whitey Ford 498
4. Mike Stanton 456
5. Andy Pettitte 447
6. Red Ruffing 426
7. Sparky Lyle 420
8. Bob Shawkey 415
9. David Robertson 402
10. Johnny Murphy 383
Saves
1. Mariano Rivera 652
2. Dave Righetti 224
3. Rich Gossage 151
4. Sparky Lyle 141
5. Johnny Murphy 104
6. Steve Farr 78
7. Joe Page 76
8. John Wetteland 74
9. Lindy McDaniel 58
10. David Robertson 47
Innings Pitched
1. Whitey Ford 3170.1
2. Red Ruffing 3168.2
3. Andy Pettitte 2796.1
4. Mel Stottlemyre 2661.1
5. Lefty Gomez 2498.1
6. Bob Shawkey 2488.2
7. Ron Guidry 2392.0
8. Waite Hoyt 2272.1
9. Herb Pennock 2203.1
10. Jack Chesbro 1952.0
Strikeouts
1. Andy Pettitte 2020
2. Whitey Ford 1956
3. Ron Guidry 1778
4. Red Ruffing 1526
5. Lefty Gomez 1468
6. CC Sabathia 1370
7. Mike Mussina 1278
8. Mel Stottlemyre 1257
9. Mariano Rivera 1173
10. Bob Shawkey 1163
Games Started
1. Whitey Ford 438
Andy Pettitte 438
3. Red Ruffing 391
4. Mel Stottlemyre 356
5. Ron Guidry 323
6. Lefty Gomez 319
7. Waite Hoyt 276
8. Bob Shawkey 274
9. Herb Pennock 268
10. Fritz Peterson 265
Complete Games
1. Red Ruffing 261
2. Lefty Gomez 173
3. Jack Chesbro 168
4. Herb Pennock 165
5. Bob Shawkey 164
6. Whitey Ford 156
Waite Hoyt 156
8. Mel Stottlemyre 152
9. Ray Caldwell 150
10. Spud Chandler 109
Shutouts
1. Whitey Ford 45
2. Red Ruffing 40
Mel Stottlemyre 40
4. Lefty Gomez 28
5. Allie Reynolds 27
6. Spud Chandler 26
Ron Guidry 26
Bob Shawkey 26
9. Vic Raschi 24
10. Bob Turley 21
Home Runs
1. Andy Pettitte 236
2. Whitey Ford 228
3. Ron Guidry 226
4. Red Ruffing 200
5. CC Sabathia 172
6. Mel Stottlemyre 171
7. Mike Mussina 166
8. Fritz Peterson 139
9. Lefty Gomez 138
10. Ralph Terry 133
Bases on Balls
1. Lefty Gomez 1090
2. Whitey Ford 1086
3. Red Ruffing 1066
4. Andy Pettitte 889
5. Bob Shawkey 855
6. Allie Reynolds 819
7. Mel Stottlemyre 809
8. Tommy Byrne 763
9. Bob Turley 761
10. Ron Guidry 633
Hits
1. Red Ruffing 2995
2. Andy Pettitte 2951
3. Whitey Ford 2766
4. Herb Pennock 2471
5. Mel Stottlemyre 2435
6. Waite Hoyt 2405
7. Bob Shawkey 2304
8. Lefty Gomez 2286
9. Ron Guidry 2198
10. Fritz Peterson 1796
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Masahiro Tanaka 4.889
2. Mariano Rivera 4.101
3. Mike Mussina 4.019
4. David Wells 4.007
5. Hiroki Kuroda 3.589
6. CC Sabathia 3.004
7. Ron Guidry 2.809
8. Rich Gossage 2.768
9. Fritz Peterson 2.690
10. Ramiro Mendoza 2.688
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Jack Chesbro 0.120
2. Al Orth 0.123
3. Ray Fisher 0.156
4. Bill Hogg 0.160
5. Ray Keating 0.161
6. Jack Warhop 0.178
7. Rube Manning 0.179
8. Jack Quinn 0.191
9. Ray Caldwell 0.215
10. Russ Ford 0.218
Losses
1. Mel Stottlemyre 139
2. Bob Shawkey 131
3. Andy Pettitte 127
4. Red Ruffing 124
5. Whitey Ford 106
Fritz Peterson 106
7. Lefty Gomez 101
8. Ray Caldwell 99
9. Waite Hoyt 98
10. Jack Chesbro 93
Earned Runs
1. Andy Pettitte 1223
2. Red Ruffing 1222
3. Whitey Ford 967
4. Lefty Gomez 927
5. Waite Hoyt 879
6. Mel Stottlemyre 878
7. Ron Guidry 874
8. Herb Pennock 867
9. Bob Shawkey 862
10. Mike Mussina 669
Wild Pitches
1. Whitey Ford 75
2. Andy Pettitte 61
3. A.J. Burnett 58
4. Mel Stottlemyre 57
5. Ron Guidry 56
6. Roger Clemens 50
7. David Cone 47
8. Tommy John 46
Allie Reynolds 46
10. Jack Chesbro 42
Hit By Pitch
1. Jack Warhop 114
2. Tommy Byrne 62
3. CC Sabathia 57
4. Jack Chesbro 55
5. Ray Caldwell 52
6. Andy Pettitte 50
7. Ivan Nova 46
Mariano Rivera 46
9. Mel Stottlemyre 44
Bob Turley 44
Batters Faced
1. Red Ruffing 13353
2. Whitey Ford 13036
3. Andy Pettitte 11924
4. Mel Stottlemyre 10972
5. Lefty Gomez 10706
6. Bob Shawkey 10211
7. Ron Guidry 9794
8. Waite Hoyt 9673
9. Herb Pennock 9373
10. Jack Chesbro 7731
Games Finished
1. Mariano Rivera 952
2. Dave Righetti 379
3. Sparky Lyle 348
4. Johnny Murphy 277
5. Rich Gossage 272
6. Lindy McDaniel 186
7. Joe Page 178
8. Steve Hamilton 140
9. Hal Reniff 132
10. Steve Farr 127
David Robertson 127
Adjusted ERA+
1. Mariano Rivera 205
2. Rich Gossage 179
3. Sparky Lyle 148
4. Whitey Ford 133
5. Spud Chandler 132
6. Tiny Bonham 129
7. Dave Righetti 127
8. Russ Ford 126
9. Lefty Gomez 125
10. Hank Borowy 124
Marius Russo 124
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Jack Chesbro 2.39
2. Al Orth 2.48
3. Rich Gossage 2.60
4. Jack Powell 2.74
5. Rube Manning 2.75
6. Mariano Rivera 2.76
7. Russ Ford 2.78
8. Ray Fisher 2.79
9. Jack Quinn 2.89
10. Sparky Lyle 2.91
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Mariano Rivera 334
2. Whitey Ford 328
3. Red Ruffing 255
4. Lefty Gomez 248
5. Ron Guidry 185
6. Andy Pettitte 170
7. Bob Shawkey 168
8. Spud Chandler 152
9. Waite Hoyt 145
10. Herb Pennock 119
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Whitey Ford 35.0
2. Mariano Rivera 32.5
3. Red Ruffing 25.1
4. Lefty Gomez 24.6
5. Ron Guidry 19.9
6. Bob Shawkey 17.6
7. Spud Chandler 16.8
Andy Pettitte 16.8
9. Waite Hoyt 14.4
10. Tiny Bonham 12.7
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. Whitey Ford 398.14
2. Mariano Rivera 354.93
3. Red Ruffing 338.50
4. Lefty Gomez 265.04
5. Ron Guidry 238.51
6. Andy Pettitte 204.87
7. Spud Chandler 174.00
8. Allie Reynolds 148.05
9. Vic Raschi 141.72
10. Eddie Lopat 137.28
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Mariano Rivera 56.6
2. Whitey Ford 37.0
3. Red Ruffing 33.6
4. Ron Guidry 23.5
5. Lefty Gomez 21.4
6. Rich Gossage 19.1
7. Andy Pettitte 18.2
8. Vic Raschi 17.3
9. Spud Chandler 17.0
10. Dave Righetti 16.4
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Red Ruffing 34.1
2. Mariano Rivera 33.7
3. Whitey Ford 32.1
4. Lefty Gomez 24.9
5. Ron Guidry 19.9
6. Andy Pettitte 18.6
7. Spud Chandler 15.7
8. Vic Raschi 15.0
9. Mike Mussina 14.9
10. Mel Stottlemyre 12.5
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Whitey Ford 44.2
2. Mariano Rivera 34.7
Red Ruffing 34.7
4. Lefty Gomez 27.0
5. Ron Guidry 26.2
6. Andy Pettitte 20.4
7. Spud Chandler 19.2
8. Allie Reynolds 15.9
9. Vic Raschi 15.1
10. Eddie Lopat 14.9

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