Most Times in Top 5 of League Pitching Statistics

The span of a player's career is in italics.

Wins Above Replacement
1. Bonds1986-2007 15
Ruth1914-1935 15
Young1890-1911 15
4. Mays1951-1973 13
5. Aaron1954-1976 12
Gehrig1923-1939 12
Hornsby1915-1937 12
Johnson1907-1927 12
Schmidt1972-1989 12
10. Mathewson1900-1916 11
WAR for Pitchers
1. Young1890-1911 16
2. Alexander1911-1930 13
Clemens1984-2007 13
Grove1925-1941 13
5. Spahn1942-1965 12
6. Johnson1907-1927 11
Maddux1986-2008 11
Mathewson1900-1916 11
Seaver1967-1986 11
10. Johnson1988-2009 10
Earned Run Average
1. Clemens1984-2007 12
Grove1925-1941 12
Johnson1907-1927 12
Young1890-1911 12
5. Maddux1986-2008 10
Palmer1965-1984 10
7. Keefe1880-1893 9
Spahn1942-1965 9
9. Brown1903-1916 8
Johnson1988-2009 8
Mathewson1900-1916 8
Wins
1. Maddux1986-2008 14
Spahn1942-1965 14
3. Young1890-1911 13
4. Johnson1907-1927 12
Mathewson1900-1916 12
6. Clemens1984-2007 11
7. Johnson1988-2009 10
8. Alexander1911-1930 9
Grove1925-1941 9
Morris1977-1994 9
Nichols1890-1906 9
Seaver1967-1986 9
Win-Loss %
1. Ford1950-1967 9
2. Alexander1911-1930 8
Grove1925-1941 8
4. Carlton1965-1988 7
Clemens1984-2007 7
John1963-1989 7
Mathewson1900-1916 7
Palmer1965-1984 7
Radbourn1880-1891 7
Seaver1967-1986 7
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Young1890-1911 17
2. Johnson1907-1927 13
3. Alexander1911-1930 11
4. Adams1906-1926 10
Clemens1984-2007 10
Johnson1988-2009 10
Maddux1986-2008 10
Martinez1992-2009 10
Mathewson1900-1916 10
Mussina1991-2008 10
Nichols1890-1906 10
Roberts1948-1966 10
Sutton1966-1988 10
Hits per 9 IP
1. Ryan1966-1993 17
2. Johnson1988-2009 13
3. Johnson1907-1927 12
4. Clemens1984-2007 11
5. Martinez1992-2009 10
Seaver1967-1986 10
7. Cone1986-2003 8
Keefe1880-1893 8
Kershaw2008-2017 8
Koufax1955-1966 8
Messersmith1968-1979 8
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. Young1890-1911 19
2. Maddux1986-2008 16
3. Galvin1875-1892 14
4. Alexander1911-1930 13
Roberts1948-1966 13
6. Leonard1933-1953 12
7. Adams1906-1926 10
Mathewson1900-1916 10
Quinn1909-1933 10
10. Derringer1931-1945 9
Hubbell1928-1943 9
Jenkins1965-1983 9
Johnson1907-1927 9
Lyons1923-1946 9
Mussina1991-2008 9
Radke1995-2006 9
Wells1987-2007 9
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Ryan1966-1993 20
2. Clemens1984-2007 17
3. Johnson1907-1927 16
4. Johnson1988-2009 12
5. Carlton1965-1988 11
Martinez1992-2009 11
Vance1915-1935 11
8. Bridges1930-1946 10
Grove1925-1941 10
Waddell1897-1910 10
Games Played
1. Young1890-1911 13
2. Johnson1907-1927 9
Tekulve1974-1989 9
4. Alexander1911-1930 8
McGinnity1899-1908 8
6. Face1953-1969 7
Fingers1968-1985 7
Galvin1875-1892 7
Lyle1967-1982 7
Marberry1923-1936 7
Mathewson1900-1916 7
Perranoski1961-1973 7
Wilhelm1952-1972 7
Saves
1. Fingers1968-1985 11
Murphy1932-1947 11
Rivera1995-2013 11
Smith1980-1997 11
5. Hoffman1993-2010 10
6. Face1953-1969 9
Franco1984-2005 9
Heving1930-1945 9
Wetteland1989-2000 9
10. Brown1903-1916 8
Eckersley1975-1998 8
Gossage1972-1994 8
Sutter1976-1988 8
Walsh1904-1917 8
Wilhelm1952-1972 8
Wiltse1904-1915 8
Innings Pitched
1. Spahn1942-1965 14
Young1890-1911 14
3. Johnson1907-1927 12
4. Maddux1986-2008 11
5. Perry1962-1983 10
Roberts1948-1966 10
7. Alexander1911-1930 9
Jenkins1965-1983 9
Mathewson1900-1916 9
Newsom1929-1953 9
Strikeouts
1. Johnson1907-1927 18
Ryan1966-1993 18
3. Clemens1984-2007 16
4. Blyleven1970-1992 13
Johnson1988-2009 13
6. Carlton1965-1988 12
7. Bunning1955-1971 11
Grove1925-1941 11
Martinez1992-2009 11
10. Cone1986-2003 10
Gibson1959-1975 10
Vance1915-1935 10
Waddell1897-1910 10
Young1890-1911 10
Games Started
1. Maddux1986-2008 15
2. Spahn1942-1965 11
Wynn1939-1963 11
4. Johnson1907-1927 10
5. Bunning1955-1971 9
Drysdale1956-1969 9
Feller1936-1956 9
Glavine1987-2008 9
Jenkins1965-1983 9
Mathewson1900-1916 9
Newsom1929-1953 9
Nichols1890-1906 9
Complete Games
1. Spahn1942-1965 17
2. Johnson1907-1927 15
3. Young1890-1911 14
4. Alexander1911-1930 11
Carlton1965-1988 11
Mathewson1900-1916 11
Nichols1890-1906 11
8. Grove1925-1941 10
Johnson1988-2009 10
Lyons1923-1946 10
Maddux1986-2008 10
Roberts1948-1966 10
Ruffing1924-1947 10
Schilling1988-2007 10
Shutouts
1. Johnson1907-1927 15
2. Young1890-1911 12
3. Alexander1911-1930 11
Johnson1988-2009 11
Spahn1942-1965 11
6. Blyleven1970-1992 9
Clemens1984-2007 9
French1929-1942 9
Mathewson1900-1916 9
Nichols1890-1906 9
Ruffing1924-1947 9
Home Runs
1. Jenkins1965-1983 12
2. Roberts1948-1966 11
3. Powell1897-1912 8
4. Clarkson1882-1894 7
Gullickson1979-1994 7
Hubbell1928-1943 7
Mathews1871-1887 7
Nichols1890-1906 7
Niekro1964-1987 7
Shocker1916-1928 7
Stivetts1889-1899 7
Tanana1973-1993 7
Bases on Balls
1. Ryan1966-1993 15
2. Newsom1929-1953 8
Welch1880-1892 8
Witt1986-2001 8
5. Bush1912-1928 7
Carlton1965-1988 7
Grimes1916-1934 7
Higbe1937-1950 7
Langston1984-1999 7
McDowell1961-1975 7
Mullin1902-1915 7
Newhouser1939-1955 7
Niekro1964-1987 7
Ring1917-1928 7
Wynn1939-1963 7
Hits
1. Spahn1942-1965 12
2. Buehrle2000-2015 11
3. Hernandez1996-2012 10
Roberts1948-1966 10
Young1890-1911 10
6. Alexander1911-1930 9
Derringer1931-1945 9
Newsom1929-1953 9
9. Friend1951-1966 8
Galvin1875-1892 8
Mathewson1900-1916 8
Osteen1957-1975 8
Perry1962-1983 8
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Young1890-1911 17
2. Johnson1907-1927 16
3. Blyleven1970-1992 13
Mussina1991-2008 13
Roberts1948-1966 13
6. Grove1925-1941 12
Hubbell1928-1943 12
Maddux1986-2008 12
Mathewson1900-1916 12
10. Bunning1955-1971 11
Johnson1988-2009 11
Sutton1966-1988 11
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Maddux1986-2008 12
2. Brown1986-2005 9
Clemens1984-2007 9
Rixey1912-1933 9
5. John1963-1989 8
6. Keefe1880-1893 7
Newhouser1939-1955 7
8. Friend1951-1966 6
Glavine1987-2008 6
Grove1925-1941 6
Johnson1907-1927 6
Ryan1966-1993 6
Schmitz1941-1956 6
Simmons1947-1967 6
Losses
1. Friend1951-1966 7
Newsom1929-1953 7
Roberts1948-1966 7
Wynn1939-1963 7
5. Dickson1939-1959 6
Galvin1875-1892 6
Gaston1924-1934 6
Niekro1964-1987 6
9. Blyleven1970-1992 5
Ehmke1915-1930 5
French1929-1942 5
Groom1909-1918 5
Jackson1955-1968 5
Johnson1907-1927 5
Luque1914-1935 5
Mathews1871-1887 5
McCormick1878-1887 5
Mullin1902-1915 5
Raffensberger1939-1954 5
Ramos1955-1970 5
Ring1917-1928 5
Rixey1912-1933 5
Earned Runs
1. Newsom1929-1953 9
2. Galvin1875-1892 8
Jenkins1965-1983 8
Roberts1948-1966 8
5. Hernandez1996-2012 7
Lolich1963-1979 7
Mullin1902-1915 7
Wynn1939-1963 7
9. Browning1984-1995 6
Fraser1896-1909 6
Mahler1979-1991 6
Moore1982-1995 6
Niekro1964-1987 6
Ring1917-1928 6
Spahn1942-1965 6
Wild Pitches
1. Ryan1966-1993 12
2. Ames1903-1919 10
Johnson1907-1927 10
4. Morris1977-1994 9
Niekro1964-1987 9
6. Carlton1965-1988 8
Cheney1911-1919 8
Grimes1916-1934 8
Niekro1967-1988 8
Ring1917-1928 8
Hit By Pitch
1. Drysdale1956-1969 12
2. Hough1970-1994 11
3. Bunning1955-1971 10
Wakefield1992-2011 10
5. Blyleven1970-1992 9
Johnson1907-1927 9
Whitehill1923-1939 9
8. Ehmke1915-1930 8
Stieb1979-1998 8
Tanana1973-1993 8
Batters Faced
1. Spahn1942-1965 15
2. Johnson1907-1927 11
3. Carlton1965-1988 10
Wynn1939-1963 10
5. Bunning1955-1971 9
Maddux1986-2008 9
Roberts1948-1966 9
8. Alexander1911-1930 8
Feller1936-1956 8
Glavine1987-2008 8
Jenkins1965-1983 8
Mathewson1900-1916 8
Newsom1929-1953 8
Niekro1964-1987 8
Perry1962-1983 8
Games Finished
1. Rivera1995-2013 13
2. Smith1980-1997 11
3. Face1953-1969 10
Fingers1968-1985 10
5. Lyle1967-1982 8
Murphy1932-1947 8
Nathan1999-2016 8
Nen1993-2002 8
Wilhelm1952-1972 8
10. Aguilera1985-2000 7
Cordero1999-2012 7
Hernandez1991-2007 7
Marberry1923-1936 7
Marshall1967-1981 7
Perranoski1961-1973 7
Quisenberry1979-1990 7
Reardon1979-1994 7
Wetteland1989-2000 7
Adjusted ERA+
1. Clemens1984-2007 14
2. Young1890-1911 13
3. Grove1925-1941 12
Johnson1907-1927 12
5. Maddux1986-2008 10
6. Palmer1965-1984 9
Seaver1967-1986 9
8. Alexander1911-1930 8
Brown1903-1916 8
Johnson1988-2009 8
Keefe1880-1893 8
Mathewson1900-1916 8
Nichols1890-1906 8
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Young1890-1911 18
2. Johnson1907-1927 15
3. Clemens1984-2007 14
4. Grove1925-1941 13
Ryan1966-1993 13
6. Maddux1986-2008 11
Mathewson1900-1916 11
8. Derringer1931-1945 10
Waddell1897-1910 10
10. Alexander1911-1930 9
Blyleven1970-1992 9
Johnson1988-2009 9
Martinez1992-2009 9
Vance1915-1935 9
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Young1890-1911 16
2. Clemens1984-2007 13
3. Grove1925-1941 12
Johnson1907-1927 12
5. Mathewson1900-1916 11
Nichols1890-1906 11
7. Alexander1911-1930 10
Maddux1986-2008 10
Palmer1965-1984 10
10. Johnson1988-2009 9
Seaver1967-1986 9
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Young1890-1911 16
2. Clemens1984-2007 14
3. Grove1925-1941 12
Johnson1907-1927 12
5. Mathewson1900-1916 11
Nichols1890-1906 11
7. Alexander1911-1930 10
Maddux1986-2008 10
Palmer1965-1984 10
10. Blyleven1970-1992 9
Johnson1988-2009 9
Seaver1967-1986 9
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)
1. Clemens1984-2007 12
Spahn1942-1965 12
3. Maddux1986-2008 10
Palmer1965-1984 10
5. Grove1925-1941 9
Johnson1988-2009 9
Seaver1967-1986 9
8. Ford1950-1967 8
Halladay1998-2013 8
10. Blyleven1970-1992 7
Feller1936-1956 7
Glavine1987-2008 7
Kershaw2008-2017 7
Martinez1992-2009 7
Win Probability Added (WPA)
1. Spahn1942-1965 11
2. Clemens1984-2007 10
3. Grove1925-1941 8
Johnson1988-2009 8
Maddux1986-2008 8
6. Ford1950-1967 7
Palmer1965-1984 7
Roberts1948-1966 7
Seaver1967-1986 7
10. Bunning1955-1971 6
Eckersley1975-1998 6
Feller1936-1956 6
Gibson1959-1975 6
Gossage1972-1994 6
Hubbell1928-1943 6
Kershaw2008-2017 6
Martinez1992-2009 6
Ruffing1924-1947 6
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)
1. Spahn1942-1965 12
2. Clemens1984-2007 11
3. Maddux1986-2008 10
4. Johnson1988-2009 9
Martinez1992-2009 9
Palmer1965-1984 9
7. Halladay1998-2013 8
Kershaw2008-2017 8
Ruffing1924-1947 8
Schilling1988-2007 8
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)
1. Spahn1942-1965 14
2. Clemens1984-2007 11
3. Maddux1986-2008 10
Palmer1965-1984 10
5. Ford1950-1967 9
Johnson1988-2009 9
7. Grove1925-1941 8
Seaver1967-1986 8
9. Blyleven1970-1992 7
Glavine1987-2008 7
Halladay1998-2013 7
Kershaw2008-2017 7
Martinez1992-2009 7
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