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1904 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
1Jack Chesbro30NYAALMLB41NYY12.7741.822.53555134860454.23381289248823970917200.9376.70.11.74.72.72
2Doc Newton26LOSPCLA3917.6961.732.976057478.0379158921301.0657.12.4
3Joe McGinnity33NY1NLMLB35NYG8.8141.612.27514473895408.030710373886144131216130.9636.80.21.93.21.67
4Bobby Keefe22TACPCLA3415.6942.403.435550438.23701671171341.1497.62.7
5Jim Buchanan27OLDPCLA3320.6231.952.805653479.0408149104580.9737.71.1
6Christy Mathewson23NY1NLMLB33NYG12.7332.032.94484623341367.230612083778212421014431.0447.50.21.95.22.72
7Amos Morgan--IOLMOVLC328.80049 63
8Orval Overall23TACPCLA3225.5612.783.976156510.24302251581731.1817.63.0
9Jimmy Whalen24SFRPCLA3223.5822.343.315958510.24541881331411.1658.02.5
10Charlie Smith24ATASOUAA3110.75641
11Alvin Bayne21MACSALLC3013.69844 228111126
12Dan McFarlan29BOIPNALB3013.69846 4502301196
13Stoney McGlynn32YORTRISInd3011.7322.9046385.0316124711.0057.41.7
14Charley Hall19SLEPCLA2919.6043.044.615747425.24412181441761.4499.33.7
15Bill Hogg22SPO,POR,SLEPNAL,PCLB,A2913.69047 3831987143
16Harry Horton17SPDMOVLC2813.68341 66
17Charlie Chech26STPAAA278.7712.9835311.0250103641.0107.21.9
18Perry Sessions26STPAAA2710.7306.5543294.0271214861.2148.32.6
19Bill Thomas24TACPCLA2724.5292.874.115539422.2405193135961.1858.62.0
20Billy Campbell30LOUAAA2614.6504.0548338.0327152831.2138.72.2
21Jay Hughes30SLEPCLA2618.5912.663.794645389.03501641151291.2318.13.0
22Eddie Plank28PHAALMLB26PHA17.6052.172.80444313770357.131111186286201190614271.1117.80.12.25.12.34
23Henry Schmidt31OLDPCLA2628.4812.844.075957478.04522161511461.2518.52.7
24Cy Young37BOSALMLB26BOS16.6191.972.464341240101380.03271048362920040414350.9377.70.10.74.76.90
25Charles Baum22LOSPCLA2522.5322.523.595349404.03651611131101.1768.12.5
26Jack Pfiester26PIT,OMANL,WLMLB,A25PIT12.6767.2049.50372010020.023811016013360019918.550107.10.059.92.70.05
27Rube Waddell27PHAALMLB25PHA19.5681.622.56464603980383.030710969591349140814961.0397.20.12.18.23.84
28Cliff Curtis22MLWAAA2420.5454.2148355.03001661251.1977.63.2
29Dolly Gray25LOSPCLA2422.5222.423.465547439.03941691181251.1828.12.6
30Gordon Hickman19MROCSTLD2411.68638 2418262
31Rube Kisinger27BFLELA2411.6862.9638289.025895551.0838.01.7
32John Malarkey32CLBAAA249.7273.3535304.0261113641.0697.71.9
33John Reuther--GALSTEXC247.77440 26110163
34Bill Sorrells21HSNSTEXC2423.51155 33217688
35Con Starkel23POR,BOIPCL,PNALA,B2418.5714.6421.99531297.04162375031185.50538.60.310.9
36Lee Vernuelle25PNBCSTLD249.72733 22911847
37Connie Welch19SAVSALLC2410.70638 277962
38Bill Bernhard33CLEALMLB23CLE13.6392.133.00383713540320.23231077635513740512891.1799.10.11.53.82.49
39Bill Dammann31SPOPNALB2319.54844 4432211676
40Bill Dinneen28BOSALMLB23BOS14.6222.203.08373703750335.22831158286315320612981.0317.60.21.74.12.43
41Harry Eells24JOP,KCYMOVL,AAC,A2319.54858 93
42Jack Harper26CINNLMLB23CIN9.7192.303.46353503160293.226211375285125901212291.1828.00.12.63.81.47
43Ham Iburg30PORPCLA2330.4342.734.275853461.1457219140741.1518.91.4
44Oscar Jones24BRO,LOSNL,PCLMLB,A23BRO28.4512.603.92585153800470.1468205136713096170615831.2719.00.12.51.80.74
45Jack Powell29NYAALMLB23NYY19.5482.443.55474523830390.134015410615922021001215461.1077.80.32.14.72.20
46Paul Curtis24SEDMOVLC2212.64738 76
47George Lowell30JOPMOVLC2217.56445 120
48Jack Root23IOLMOVLC2217.56449 101
49Jimmy Wiggs27SLC,NORPNAL,SOUAB,A229.71033 10779165
50Clyde Adams23GVLCSTLD2113.61834 22811267
51Ross Helms21MROCSTLD2120.51241 25213495
52Willard Mains35SYRNYSLB2111.6562.7037287.025286631.0987.92.0
53Moxie Manuel22VBGCSTLD2111.65634 244117104
54Kid Nichols34SLNNLMLB21STL13.6182.022.75363513531317.0268977135013450312811.0037.60.11.43.82.68
55Frank Owen24CHAALMLB21CHW15.5831.942.71373613441315.02439568261103111612060.9656.90.11.72.91.69
56Jesse Tannehill29BOSALMLB21BOS11.6562.042.84333123040281.22568964533116130310991.0268.20.21.13.73.52
57Dummy Taylor29NY1NLMLB21NYG15.5832.343.04373612950296.12311007767513892711821.0337.00.22.34.21.84
58Frosty Thomas23MNEAAA2115.5832.9042329.0274106641.0277.51.8
59Louis Childs--CHSSALLC2015.57139 184106127
60Wish Egan23LOUAAA2020.5004.4644353.0390175711.3069.91.8
61Patsy Flaherty28PIT,CHANL,ALMLB20PIT-CHW11.6452.053.16343313250285.02461006546968120611591.1057.80.12.22.10.99
62John Halla20PTBMOVLC2019.51368 48
63Art Herman33NVLSOUAA2019.51339
64Sammy Morris22JOPMOVLC209.69030 47
65Elmer Stricklett27MLW,CHAAA,ALA,MLB20CHW12.6250.264.324110000273.027013180513000311.1768.90.01.70.10.06
66Jack Taylor30SLNNLMLB20STL19.5132.223.40413923921352.029713387582103130614371.0777.60.12.12.61.26
67Gus Thompson27BOIPNALB2017.54142 388215951
68Jake Weimer30CHNNLMLB20CHC14.5881.912.81373703150307.0229966519717772412431.0626.70.02.85.21.82
69Nick Altrock27CHAALMLB19CHW14.5762.963.43383623161307.02741171012488730711941.0498.00.11.42.61.81
70Buttons Briggs28CHNNLMLB19CHC11.6332.053.31343042833277.02521026337711280311201.1888.20.12.53.61.45
71Joe Corbett28SFR,SLNPCL,NLA,MLB19STL18.5142.673.78413901200340.12751431012115688034991.1467.30.13.01.80.59
72Edward Craig--SPDMOVLC194.82644 69
73Walter Deaver26MTG,PNBSOUA,CSTLA,D1912.61335 1326146
74Red Donahue31CLEALMLB19CLE14.5762.403.12353223060277.0281967424912750211191.1919.10.11.64.12.59
75Oscar Graham25OLDPCLA1923.4522.894.244845392.13581851261311.2468.23.0
76Harry McIntire25MEMSOUAA198.70432
77Reeve McKay22MLWAAA1914.5764.9237258.0248141541.1718.71.9
78Doc Moskiman25OLDPCLA1914.5762.693.963731290.226512887921.2288.22.8
79Harry Nickens19NVL,GVLSOUA,CSTLA,D1915.55940 1045643
80Bugs Raymond22DET,WLOAL,ILPBMLB,D19DET8.7043.075.52332310014.214950417200641.3648.60.025.24.30.17
81Nick Williams23SLEPCLA1926.4222.924.425347419.23852061361221.2088.32.6
82Jack Ashton--VBGCSTLD1811.62130 2167744
83George Blackburn34GVLCSTLD1812.60030 27211448
84John Bunton26SEDMOVLC1815.54565 61
85Robert Chappelle21JCKSALLC1816.52936 25511074
86Gus Dorner27CLBAAA1810.6433.8033263.0243111711.1948.32.4
87Cy Falkenberg24TTOELA1817.51440 249119
88Charlie Fritz22VBGCSTLD1813.58132 2098652
89Fred Glade28SLAALMLB18SLB15.5452.273.15353413061289.024810173258156130311371.0597.70.11.84.92.69
90Fred Klobedanz33LAWNENLB1823.4391.784.8044375.039120074581.1979.41.4
91Sam Leever32PITNLMLB18PIT11.6212.173.02343222610253.122485612546352210241.0978.00.11.92.21.17
92John Pappalau29MTLELA1814.5633.9635289.0273127771.2118.52.4
93Wiley Piatt29NVLSOUAA1822.45044
94Walt Slagle25STPAAA1813.5817.0039283.0294220681.2799.32.2
95Jim St. Vrain33TACPCLA1813.5813.164.503836302.02791511061101.2888.33.3
96Vic Willis28BSNNLMLB18BSN25.4192.854.47434303920350.035717411171091961421114901.3319.20.22.85.01.80
97Ike Butler30PORPCLA1732.3472.954.455548424.1449210139901.2709.51.9
98Tom Dougherty23MLW,CHAAA,ALA,MLB17CHW9.6540.003.812901000229.0190970067000061.1227.50.02.60.00.00
99Jack Fitzgerald23TACPCLA1712.5863.264.783430273.0281145991231.4809.34.1
100Gene Ford23MNEAAA1711.6073.1333262.020091641.0086.92.2

About the Register Data

Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

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