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For single seasons, From 1871 to 2009, (requiring SV>=20), sorted by greatest ERA
  Cnt Player              **ERA**  SV Year Age Tm  Lg  G   GS CG SHO GF  W  L  W-L%   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO ERA  HR  BF   AB  2B 3B IBB HBP  SH  SF GDP  SB CS Pk BK WP   BA   OBP   SLG   OPS  OPS   Pit  Str
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    1 Brad Lidge            7.51   31 2009  32 PHI NL  64   0  0   0 52  0  8  .000  56.1  71  51  47  34  60   57 11  274  231 12  3   3   4   4   1   4  11  1  0  0  4  .307  .404  .528  .932    0 1111  669 
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  134 Ugueth Urbina         3.78   27 1997  23 MON NL  63   0  0   0 50  5  8  .385  64.1  52  29  27  29  84  110  9  276  242  8  2   2   1   3   0   2   8  0  1  0  2  .215  .301  .376  .677   82           
  135 Mitch Williams        3.78   29 1992  27 PHI NL  66   0  0   0 56  5  8  .385  81    69  39  34  64  74   93  4  368  287 16  3   2   6   8   3   3   9  6  3  3  5  .240  .386  .359  .745  117           
  136 Trevor Hoffman        3.77   30 2008  40 SDP NL  48   0  0   0 42  3  6  .333  45.1  38  19  19   9  46  101  8  180  170  3  1   2   0   1   0   2   3  0  0  0  0  .224  .263  .394  .657   83  637  448 
  137 Armando Benitez       3.77   43 2001  28 NYM NL  73   0  0   0 64  6  4  .600  76.1  59  32  32  40  93  111 12  320  276  8  0   6   1   2   1   6  11  1  0  0  5  .214  .314  .373  .687   85 1316  854 
  138 Aurelio Lopez         3.77   21 1980  31 DET AL  67   1  0   0 59 13  6  .684 124   125  56  52  45  97  109 15  534  476 21  3   5   3   7   3   7  11  5  0  1  6  .263  .328  .414  .742  100           
  139 Steve Karsay          3.76   20 2000  28 CLE AL  72   0  0   0 46  5  9  .357  76.2  79  33  32  25  66  131  5  329  297  9  4   4   3   2   2   9   1  0  0  0  0  .266  .327  .374  .701   77 1200  753 
  140 Bobby Thigpen         3.76   34 1989  25 CHW AL  61   0  0   0 56  2  6  .250  79    62  34  33  40  47  101 10  336  285 11  1   3   1   5   5   4   5  0  0  1  2  .218  .311  .368  .679   93           
  141 Joe Borowski          3.75   36 2006  35 FLA NL  72   0  0   0 60  3  3  .500  69.2  63  31  29  33  64  115  7  304  268 13  2   7   2   1   0   3   4  1  0  0  1  .235  .323  .377  .700   89 1222  740 
  142 Steve Bedrosian       3.75   28 1988  30 PHI NL  57   0  0   0 49  6  6  .500  74.1  75  34  31  27  61   95  6  322  292 13  3   5   0   0   3   4  10  0  1  0  0  .257  .317  .384  .701  107           
  143 Jose Mesa             3.73   39 1996  30 CLE AL  69   0  0   0 60  2  7  .222  72.1  69  32  30  28  64  131  6  304  269  7  0   4   3   2   2   8   5  3  0  0  4  .257  .331  .349  .680   73           
  144 Bob Wickman           3.72   25 1998  29 MIL NL  72   0  0   0 51  6  9  .400  82.1  79  38  34  39  71  115  5  357  301 10  0   2   4  10   3  14   8  1  0  0  1  .262  .352  .346  .698   87           
  145 Bobby Jenks           3.71   29 2009  28 CHW AL  52   0  0   0 46  3  4  .429  53.1  52  24  22  16  49  126  9  228  208  8  0   1   2   0   2   4   9  0  0  0  0  .250  .307  .418  .725    0  834  550 
  146 Francisco Cordero     3.70   22 2006  31 TOT ML  77   0  0   0 47 10  5  .667  75.1  69  32  31  32  84  124  7  322  279 12  2   2   3   3   5   7   4  2  0  0  4  .247  .326  .380  .706   83 1305  829 
  147 Neil Allen            3.70   22 1980  22 NYM NL  59   0  0   0 47  7 10  .412  97.1  87  43  40  40  79   96  7  407  357 10  5   9   0   6   4   8   6  9  0  1  2  .244  .317  .359  .676   96           
  148 Octavio Dotel         3.69   36 2004  30 TOT ML  77   0  0   0 70  6  6  .500  85.1  68  38  35  33 122  121 13  356  313 14  4   7   4   4   2   2   3  2  0  1  4  .217  .298  .412  .710   84 1469  981 
  149 Ugueth Urbina         3.69   41 1999  25 MON NL  71   0  0   0 62  6  6  .500  75.2  59  35  31  36 100  121  6  323  284  9  0   6   0   1   2   3  20  1  0  0  6  .208  .295  .303  .598   58           
  150 Braden Looper         3.68   28 2003  28 FLA NL  74   0  0   0 64  6  4  .600  80.2  82  34  33  29  56  114  4  347  311 11  4   1   1   3   3  10   2  0  0  0  2  .264  .326  .363  .689   86 1351  852 
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  Cnt Player              **ERA**  SV Year Age Tm  Lg  G   GS CG SHO GF  W  L  W-L%   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO ERA  HR  BF   AB  2B 3B IBB HBP  SH  SF GDP  SB CS Pk BK WP   BA   OBP   SLG   OPS  OPS   Pit  Str
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  151 John Wetteland        3.68   43 1999  32 TEX AL  62   0  0   0 59  4  4  .500  66    67  30  27  19  60  139  9  281  256 14  2   1   0   1   5   3   2  1  0  0  0  .262  .307  .438  .745   84           
  152 Ugueth Urbina         3.65   24 2001  27 TOT ML  64   0  0   0 53  2  2  .500  66.2  58  29  27  24  89  123  9  278  251 10  1   1   0   2   1   2  10  2  1  1  2  .231  .297  .386  .683   79 1136  737 
  153 Troy Percival         3.65   42 1998  28 ANA AL  67   0  0   0 60  2  7  .222  66.2  45  31  27  37  87  130  5  287  242 14  1   4   3   3   2   0  16  2  0  0  3  .186  .299  .314  .613   59           
  154 Ricky Bottalico       3.65   34 1997  27 PHI NL  69   0  0   0 61  2  5  .286  74    68  31  30  42  89  116  7  324  277 15  0   4   2   1   2   3   7  3  0  0  3  .245  .347  .375  .722   95           
  155 Mike Timlin           3.65   31 1996  30 TOR AL  59   0  0   0 56  1  6  .143  56.2  47  25  23  18  52  137  4  230  205  9  1   4   2   2   3   7   3  0  0  0  3  .229  .294  .341  .635   61           
  156 Lee Smith             3.65   33 1984  26 CHC NL  69   0  0   0 59  9  7  .563 101    98  42  41  35  86  106  6  428  384 14  4   7   0   4   5   8  16  2  0  0  6  .255  .314  .359  .673   89           
  157 Chad Qualls           3.63   24 2009  30 ARI NL  51   0  0   0 44  2  2  .500  52    53  23  21   7  45  124  5  217  207 12  1   2   2   1   0   5   3  0  0  0  2  .256  .287  .396  .683    0  756  520 
  158 Rick Aguilera         3.63   23 1994  32 MIN AL  44   0  0   0 40  1  4  .200  44.2  57  23  18  10  46  135  7  201  186  5  0   3   0   4   1   1   3  0  0  0  2  .306  .340  .446  .786   99           
  159 Jeff Shaw             3.62   43 2001  34 LAD NL  77   0  0   0 66  3  5  .375  74.2  63  32  30  18  58  110 10  303  278 14  2   8   2   3   2   3   2  1  0  1  0  .227  .277  .399  .676   83 1121  763 
  160 John Franco           3.62   38 1998  37 NYM NL  61   0  0   0 54  0  8  .000  64.2  66  28  26  29  59  116  4  289  247  8  2   7   4   4   5   6   2  1  2  0  2  .267  .347  .364  .711   93           
  161 Terry Forster         3.62   24 1974  22 CHW AL  59   1  0   0 49  7  8  .467 134.1 120  57  54  48 105  104  6  560  491 15  3   3   8   9   6  16   9  2  1  0  9  .244  .318  .324  .642   82           
  162 Dave Weathers         3.59   33 2007  37 CIN NL  70   0  0   0 60  2  6  .250  77.2  67  33  31  27  48  130  4  328  287 15  5   4   5   5   4   5   5  1  0  0  1  .233  .307  .362  .669   73 1202  746 
  163 Bobby Howry           3.59   28 1999  25 CHW AL  69   0  0   0 54  5  3  .625  67.2  58  34  27  38  80  137  8  298  253  8  1   3   3   3   1   6   2  2  0  1  3  .229  .336  .364  .700   78           
  164 John Wyatt            3.59   20 1964  29 KCA AL  81   0  0   0 57  9  8  .529 128   111  53  51  52  74  107 23  539  468 16  3   5   1  12   6   6  10  3  0  0  4  .237  .311  .432  .743  106           
  165 Bob Wickman           3.58   20 2007  38 TOT NL  57   0  0   0 40  3  4  .429  50.1  54  24  20  21  37  121  4  232  205 11  3   4   3   2   1   2   8  0  0  1  3  .263  .339  .405  .744   98  868  542 
  166 Billy Taylor          3.58   33 1998  36 OAK AL  70   0  0   0 58  4  9  .308  73    71  37  29  22  58  126  7  311  278 12  2   4   3   3   5   7   7  0  0  1  0  .255  .312  .388  .700   84           
  167 Danys Baez            3.57   30 2004  26 TBD AL  62   0  0   0 59  4  4  .500  68    60  31  27  29  52  127  6  295  253 11  1   4   7   5   1   6   3  0  1  1  3  .237  .331  .360  .691   82 1177  742 
  168 Mike Timlin           3.57   27 1999  33 BAL AL  62   0  0   0 52  3  9  .250  63    51  30  25  23  50  131  9  261  231 10  0   3   5   1   1   8   3  1  0  0  1  .221  .304  .381  .685   77           
  169 Dave Righetti         3.57   36 1990  31 NYY AL  53   0  0   0 47  1  1  .500  53    48  24  21  26  43  112  8  235  205  6  2   2   2   1   1   4   0  0  0  0  2  .234  .325  .400  .725  102           
  170 Lee Smith             3.57   25 1989  31 BOS AL  64   0  0   0 50  6  1  .857  70.2  53  30  28  33  96  116  6  290  253  6  0   6   0   2   2   6   9  3  0  0  1  .209  .299  .304  .603   66           
  171 Jose Jimenez          3.56   41 2002  28 COL NL  74   0  0   0 69  2 10  .167  73.1  76  34  29  11  47  134  7  307  287 12  2   4   3   4   2   5   4  0  0  0  0  .265  .297  .394  .691   73 1067  716 
  172 Jason Isringhause     3.55   33 2006  33 STL NL  59   0  0   0 51  4  8  .333  58.1  47  25  23  38  52  125 10  257  212  7  0   3   3   1   3   5   5  1  0  0  3  .222  .344  .396  .740   96 1051  639 
  173 Mark Leiter           3.55   23 1998  35 PHI NL  69   0  0   0 50  7  5  .583  88.2  67  36  35  47  84  123  8  378  310 16  1   5   8   9   4   6   2  2  0  0  5  .216  .331  .352  .683   82           
  174 Willie Hernandez      3.55   24 1986  31 DET AL  64   0  0   0 53  8  7  .533  88.2  87  35  35  21  77  117 13  376  346 17  0   1   5   1   3   4   7  3  0  1  2  .251  .301  .413  .714   93           
  175 Kevin Gregg           3.54   32 2007  29 FLA NL  74   0  0   0 55  0  5  .000  84    63  34  33  40  87  122  7  355  306 11  1   1   6   3   0   4   3  0  1  0  6  .206  .310  .317  .627   69 1502  933 
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  Cnt Player              **ERA**  SV Year Age Tm  Lg  G   GS CG SHO GF  W  L  W-L%   IP   H   R   ER  BB  SO ERA  HR  BF   AB  2B 3B IBB HBP  SH  SF GDP  SB CS Pk BK WP   BA   OBP   SLG   OPS  OPS   Pit  Str
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  176 Bob Stanley           3.54   22 1984  29 BOS AL  57   0  0   0 47  9 10  .474 106.2 113  57  42  23  52  118  9  455  423 16  3   9   2   6   1  12   2  1  1  0  1  .267  .307  .383  .690   85           
  177 Greg Minton           3.54   22 1983  31 SFG NL  73   0  0   0 52  7 11  .389 106.2 117  51  42  47  38  101  6  476  414 16  2  13   0  10   5  16  15  3  0  0  5  .283  .352  .374  .726  109           
  178 Salome Barojas        3.54   21 1982  25 CHW AL  61   0  0   0 42  6  6  .500 106.2  96  43  42  46  56  114  9  446  394 12  2   6   1   2   3  13   7  4  0  5  4  .244  .322  .353  .675   85           
  179 Derek Lowe            3.53   24 2001  28 BOS AL  67   3  0   0 50  5 10  .333  91.2 103  39  36  29  82  128  7  404  364 16  1   9   5   5   1  10  17  2  0  0  4  .283  .343  .390  .733   91 1481  950 
  180 Randy Myers           3.53   31 1996  33 BAL AL  62   0  0   0 50  4  4  .500  58.2  60  24  23  29  74  140  7  262  226  8  1   4   1   3   3   3   3  0  0  0  3  .265  .347  .403  .750   89           
  181 Todd Jones            3.52   42 2000  32 DET AL  67   0  0   0 60  2  4  .333  64    67  28  25  25  67  133  6  271  243  4  2   1   1   1   1  12   1  2  0  0  2  .276  .344  .383  .727   89 1038  687 
  182 Joe Grahe             3.52   21 1992  24 CAL AL  46   7  0   0 31  5  6  .455  94.2  85  37  37  39  39  113  5  399  346 12  0   2   6   4   4  12   7  5  0  0  3  .246  .329  .324  .653   83           
  183 Dave Righetti         3.52   25 1988  29 NYY AL  60   0  0   0 41  5  4  .556  87    86  35  34  37  70  113  5  377  335 13  3   2   1   4   0   8   2  0  1  4  2  .257  .332  .358  .690   94           
  184 Dave Righetti         3.51   31 1987  28 NYY AL  60   0  0   0 54  8  6  .571  95    95  45  37  44  77  126  9  419  362  9  0   4   2   6   5   9   1  2  0  3  1  .262  .341  .362  .703   87           
  185 Mike Williams         3.50   24 2000  30 PIT NL  72   0  0   0 63  3  4  .429  72    56  34  28  40  71  132  8  307  257  8  1   3   4   2   4   8  13  2  0  0  1  .218  .328  .350  .678   77 1196  711 
  186 Mark Wohlers          3.50   33 1997  27 ATL NL  71   0  0   0 55  5  7  .417  69.1  57  29  27  38  92  119  4  300  254  8  1   0   0   4   4   2  13  0  0  0  6  .224  .321  .311  .632   69           
  187 Salomon Torres        3.49   28 2008  36 MIL NL  71   0  0   0 46  7  5  .583  80    75  35  31  33  51  123  6  344  296 10  0   5   4   7   4  13   1  2  0  0  2  .253  .332  .348  .680   83 1282  782 
  188 Bobby Thigpen         3.49   30 1991  27 CHW AL  67   0  0   0 58  7  5  .583  69.2  63  32  27  38  47  114 10  309  257  8  2   8   4   7   3   4   8  5  0  0  2  .245  .348  .409  .757  109           
  189 Jim Gott              3.49   34 1988  28 PIT NL  67   0  0   0 59  6  6  .500  77.1  68  30  30  22  76   97  9  314  280  9  2   5   2   7   3   4   3  3  0  6  1  .243  .300  .386  .686  103           
  190 Ron Davis             3.48   25 1985  29 MIN AL  57   0  0   0 50  2  6  .250  64.2  55  28  25  35  72  125  7  285  239  6  4   6   4   3   4   4   9  0  0  1  8  .230  .333  .377  .710   90           
  191 Troy Percival         3.47   33 2003  33 ANA AL  52   0  0   0 49  0  5  .000  49.1  33  22  19  23  48  127  7  206  179  2  1   1   3   0   1   1   4  0  0  0  1  .184  .286  .324  .610   63  925  579 
  192 Rod Beck              3.47   37 1997  28 SFG NL  73   0  0   0 66  7  4  .636  70    67  31  27   8  53  119  7  281  269  7  1   2   2   1   0   7   3  0  0  0  1  .249  .276  .361  .637   72           
  193 Lee Smith             3.47   37 1995  37 CAL AL  52   0  0   0 51  0  5  .000  49.1  42  19  19  25  43  135  3  209  177 10  1   4   1   3   3   1   4  5  0  0  1  .237  .330  .356  .686   79           
  194 Troy Percival         3.46   27 1997  27 ANA AL  55   0  0   0 46  5  5  .500  52    40  20  20  22  72  135  6  224  195  9  0   2   4   1   2   0   4  1  0  0  5  .205  .296  .344  .640   65           
  195 Brian Fuentes         3.44   30 2006  30 COL NL  66   0  0   0 58  3  4  .429  65.1  50  25  25  26  73  142  8  274  239 13  1   4   6   2   1   4   3  1  0  0  6  .209  .301  .372  .673   70 1062  674 
  196 Bryan Harvey          3.44   25 1989  26 CAL AL  51   0  0   0 42  3  3  .500  55    36  21  21  41  78  111  6  245  197  5  0   1   0   5   2   0   6  1  0  0  5  .183  .321  .299  .620   76           
  197 Trevor Hoffman        3.43   43 2001  33 SDP NL  62   0  0   0 55  3  4  .429  60.1  48  25  23  21  63  117 10  248  222  6  0   2   1   2   2   5   2  0  0  0  3  .216  .285  .378  .663   81  917  604 
  198 Jeff Montgomery       3.43   31 1995  33 KCR AL  54   0  0   0 46  2  3  .400  65.2  60  27  25  25  49  139  7  275  238  7  1   4   2   5   5  13   5  1  0  1  1  .252  .322  .378  .700   80           
  199 Kevin Gregg           3.41   29 2008  30 FLA NL  72   0  0   0 59  7  8  .467  68.2  51  30  26  37  58  125  3  296  251  8  0   4   4   3   1   4   6  2  0  0  7  .203  .314  .271  .585   60 1289  763 
  200 Vladimir Nunez        3.41   20 2002  27 FLA NL  77   0  0   0 43  6  5  .545  97.2  80  38  37  37  73  118  8  404  357 21  1   1   0   6   4   5   7  2  1  0  2  .224  .294  .356  .650   76 1576  985 

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