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1878 Register Pitching Leaders

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Rk Name Age Tm Lg Lev W Aff L W-L% ERA RA9 G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1Tommy Bond22BSNNLMLB40BSN19.6782.063.75595915790532.257122212253318201321591.1349.60.10.63.15.52
2Will White23CN1NLMLB30CIN21.5881.794.79525205250468.04772499314516904019391.1159.20.00.93.33.76
3Terry Larkin22CHNNLMLB29CHC26.5272.245.12565605610506.051128812643116303721051.0719.10.10.62.95.26
4John Ward18PRONLMLB22PRO13.6291.514.07373703760334.03081515633411602613651.0248.30.10.93.13.41
5The Only Nolan22IN1NLMLB13IND22.3712.575.39383803710347.03572089915612502114691.1909.30.01.53.22.23
6Sam Weaver22ML2NLMLB12MLG31.2791.955.03454323910383.0371214832219502515891.0238.70.00.52.24.52
7Bobby Mitchell22CN1NLMLB7CIN2.7782.143.6099091080.069321911851033281.0887.80.12.05.72.83
8Tom Healey25IN1,PRONLMLB6IND-PRO7.4622.395.34141311201113.0125673022020084801.28310.00.21.61.61.00
9Harry Wheeler20PRONLMLB6PRO1.8573.485.8176160062.0704024125250132801.53210.20.13.63.61.00
10Jim McCormick21IN1NLMLB5IND8.3851.693.62141401210117.0128472201536044901.2229.80.01.22.82.40
11Tricky Nichols27PRONLMLB4PRO7.3644.229.0011101100098.015798460821094641.68414.40.00.71.92.63
12Mike Golden26ML2NLMLB3MLG13.1884.149.56221841500161.021717174133520247691.55312.10.11.82.91.58
13Fred Corey23PRONLMLB1PRO2.3332.353.9155020023.02210607701951.2618.60.02.72.71.00
14Jack Manning24BSNNLMLB1BSN01.00014.2915.0931110011.124191815204662.55919.10.84.01.60.40
15Laurie Reis19CHNNLMLB1CHC3.2503.258.5044040036.0553413048001681.63913.80.01.02.02.00
16Doug Allison31PRONLMLB0PRO01.809.001010005.0115101000262.40019.80.01.80.00.00
17Lew Brown20PRONLMLB0PRO018.0036.001000001.00420400284.0000.00.036.00.00.00
18Joe Ellick24ML2NLMLB0MLG1.0003.003.001010003.011101001110.6673.00.03.00.00.00
19Cherokee Fisher33PRONLMLB0PRO1.0004.0012.001101009.01412400201461.55614.00.00.02.0
20Frank Hankinson22CHNNLMLB0CHC1.0006.009.001101009.0119600401391.22211.00.00.04.0
21Russ McKelvy23IN1NLMLB0IND2.0002.168.2841310025.038236133031211.64013.70.41.11.11.00

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