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]]>I don't think anybody in the world would realize that the list of shutouts was for CG only. I found it by accident. In recent posts I mentioned the number of shutouts and games played, along with BSK, as determined by the P-I. The percentage of shutouts that you mentioned was nowhere near what we determined so I did some investigating. I copied and pasted the MLB Pitching Encyclopedia list into an Excel spreadsheet and summed the number of games and the number of shutouts (from 1919-2011) and compared them. The number of games differed by three but the number of shutouts differed by almost 6000. Then I compared the number of shutouts for 2011 only. The Encyclopedia list showed 75 versus 323 as determined by the league statistics on B-R. I then went back to the Encyclopedia list and placed the cursor on the shutout column heading and found out what was going on.

]]>That spread sheet you referenced in the MLB Pitching Encyclopedia lists the number of complete game shutouts only.

From P-I it can be determined that there were 19570 shutouts, complete games and otherwise, in 157,347 games from 1919 to 2011. That is a percentage of 12.4.

]]>Here you go. There have been 23 shutouts in 106 Series-clinching games. The Tigers were shut out in the clinching game of each of the first four World Series they played in (1907-09, 1934).

1903 Game 8: Boston A (Dinneen) 3, Pittsburgh (Phillippe) 0

1905 Game 5: New York N (Mathewson) 2, Philadelphia A (Bender) 0

1907 Game 5: Chicago N (Brown) 2, Detroit (Mullin) 0

1908 Game 5: Chicago N (Overall) 2, Detroit (Donovan) 0

1909 Game 7: Pittsburgh (Adams) 8, Detroit (Donovan) 0

1920 Game 7: Cleveland (Coveleski) 3, Brooklyn (Grimes) 0

1921 Game 8: New York N (Nehf) 1, New York A (Hoyt) 0

1934 Game 7: St. Louis N (D. Dean) 11, Detroit (Auker) 0

1943 Game 5: New York A (Chandler) 2, St. Louis N (Cooper) 0

1955 Game 7: Brooklyn (Podres) 2, New York A (Byrne) 0

1956 Game 7: New York A (Kucks) 9, Brooklyn (Newcombe) 0

1957 Game 7: Milwaukee (Burdette) 5, New York A (Larsen) 0

1962 Game 7: New York A (Terry) 1, San Francisco (Sanford) 0

1965 Game 7: Los Angeles (Koufax) 2, Minnesota (Kaat) 0

1966 Game 4: Baltimore (McNally) 1, Los Angeles (Drysdale) 0

1983 Game 5: Baltimore (McGregor) 5, Philadelphia (Hudson) 0

1985 Game 7: Kansas City (Saberhagen) 11, St. Louis (Tudor) 0

1991 Game 7: Minnesota (Morris) 1, Atlanta (Smoltz starter, loss to PeÃ±a) 0 (10 innings)

1995 Game 6: Atlanta (Glavine) 1, Cleveland (MartÃnez starter, loss to Poole) 0

1998 Game 4: New York A (Pettitte) 3, San Diego (Brown) 0

2003 Game 6: Florida (Beckett) 2, New York A (Pettitte) 0

2004 Game 4: Boston (Lowe) 3, St. Louis (Marquis) 0

2005 Game 4: Chicago A (GarcÃa) 1, Houston (Backe starter, loss to Lidge) 0