1928 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
1Dutch Ruether34SFRPCLAA297.8063.033.7436303.0330126102571.2779.81.7
2Ray Keating34SACPCLAA2710.7303.153.5253309.0316121108601.2179.21.7
3Roy Appleton33PSCSEALB2612.6842.643.4044310.028611791901.2138.32.6
4Norcum Rauch23MACSALLB2610.7222.873.5448292.0287115931161.3808.83.6
5Floyd Van Pelt--MTGSEALB2611.7032.372.9344319.027310484911.1417.72.6
6Larry Benton30NY1NLMaj25NYG9.7352.733.07423642824310.129910694147139000612631.1928.70.42.12.61.27
7Burleigh Grimes34PITNLMaj25PIT14.6412.993.97483792843330.2311146110117769791313771.1738.50.32.12.61.26
8Bill Harris28AVLSALLB259.7353.364.3137257.024712396881.3048.63.1
9Jim Lindsey29HSNTLA25STL10.7143.493.9837240.0230106931041.3928.63.9
10Ralph Stewart25MTGSEALB2515.6252.242.5746350.030710087951.1497.92.4
11Ed Wells28BIRSOUAA257.7812.783.4038291.029611090711.2619.22.2
12Harold Bornholdt23OKCWLA2411.6865.2764282.02981651601.6249.55.1
13Lefty Grove28PHAALMaj24PHA8.7502.583.20393162443261.222893751064118310410641.1167.80.32.26.32.86
14George Pipgras28NYAALMaj24NYY13.6493.383.95463862243300.23141321134103313930512981.3879.40.13.14.21.35
15Ernie Wingard27MLWAAAA2410.7063.273.8241292.03091241069163751.3709.52.81.90.69
16Clint Brown24HRB,CLENYPL,ALB,Maj23CLE9.7192.262.643811100283.0274837106802000491.2088.70.02.20.10.03
17Joseph Drugmond--CHOMATLC2312.6573.6442307.0294124811.2218.62.4
18Bill Hallahan25HSNTLA23STL12.6572.252.6438276.019481691491.2436.34.9
19Waite Hoyt28NYAALMaj23NYY7.7673.363.894231111938273.0279118102166026710211381.2429.20.52.02.21.12
20Chad Kimsey21TULWLA237.7675.2447297.03231731131.4689.83.4
21Frank Shellenback29HOLPCLAA2311.6763.344.103833272.0274124101661.2509.12.2
22Lefty Vinci25SACPCLAA2311.6763.574.2351330.03271551311291.3828.93.5
23Jimmy Zinn33KCYAAAA2313.6393.483.8245323.03341371258490631.2949.32.32.51.07
24Bill Diehl24LWS,MTL,PFDNENL,IL,ELB,AA,A229.7101.191.9043227.01904830791.1857.53.1
25Whitey Glazner34MOBSOUAA2210.6883.394.0034279.0208124105520.9326.71.7
26Carl Hubbell25BMT,NY1TL,NLA,Maj22NYG15.5952.913.4441355811309.02941181007660373015111.1658.60.21.91.10.56
27Elmer Jacobs35SFRPCLAA228.7332.573.1837277.02779879641.2319.02.1
28Ed Morris28BOS,MOBAL,SOUAMaj,A22BOS18.5503.524.286029152005327.2332156128789110450110871.2859.10.22.42.91.17
29Socks Seibold32REAILAA22CHC8.7333.003.3338270.025010090991.2938.33.3
30Milt Steengrafe30WFLTLA22SLB8.7332.953.7940259.026310985811.3289.12.8
31Dazzy Vance37BRONLMaj22BRO10.6882.092.54383252442280.122679651172720070111261.0637.30.42.36.42.78
32Hi Bell30ROCILAA21STL8.7243.383.9743261.026911598601.2619.32.1
33Stew Bolen25BLTILAA2116.5683.384.2850288.02951371081071.3969.23.3
34John Buvid23SPBSALLB2111.6563.443.9639259.024211499881.2748.43.1
35General Crowder29SLAALMaj21SLB5.8083.694.17413161912244.0238113100119109910110331.3488.80.43.43.71.09
36Mike Cvengros27WFLTLA21SLB8.7243.264.7135235.0214123851161.4048.24.4
37Lou Fette21PBO,KCYWL,AAA,AA2110.6770.154.2139233.02111094781.2408.23.0
38Paul Fittery40CRRGAALD212.9131.602.5628225.01946440290.9917.81.2
39Jim Grant33WLOMSVLD215.8084.8830142.021877682.01413.84.3
40 Hargrove--PBOWLA218.7244.8639259.0304140471.35510.61.6
41Earl Johnson31ALBELA218.7242.743.3942276.027410484451.1568.91.5
42Harry Kelley22MEMSOUAA2110.6772.383.5042234.02349162591.2529.02.3
43Roy Mahaffey24CLMSALLB2119.5253.474.2957329.03251571271091.3198.93.0
44Alex McColl34AKR,DALCENL,TLB,A2111.6563.094.0743274.02951249442811.2309.71.42.71.93
45Curly Ogden27BFLILAA2111.6563.093.8336242.028110383621.41710.52.3
46Chant Parkes--HRBNYPLB218.7242.643.2840228.01818367781.1367.13.1
47Red Peery21WCHWLA2111.6566.5443271.0334197971.59011.13.2
48John Pomorski22ATTNENLB2111.6562.953.9440281.027012392991.3138.63.2
49Bud Shaney28AVLSALLB2111.6562.593.6442257.027010474551.2659.51.9
50Bill Sherdel31SLNNLMaj21STL10.6772.863.473827102005248.22519679175617220210411.2359.10.62.02.61.29
51Frank Tubbs28OKCWLA2114.6004.6873302.02911571521.4678.74.5
52Bob Weiland22MOL,CHAMSVL,ALD,Maj21CHW10.6770.003.053210110245.0172830013609100391.2576.30.05.00.30.07
53Ray Wolf23MOLMSVLD2110.6773.5336283.02441111141.2657.83.6
54Clyde Barfoot36LOSPCLAA2019.5133.854.7744311.0343165133591.2939.91.7
55Frank Barnes28HSNTLA20STL9.6902.953.6543259.022610585631.1167.92.2
56Dick Barrett21BNG,ALBNYPL,ELB,A209.6903.153.8045246.0226104861121.3748.34.1
57Belve Bean23AUGSALLB209.6902.483.3638265.02429973511.1068.21.7
58Wes Ferrell20TER,CLEIIIL,ALB,Maj20CLE10.6672.713.023520100256.0233867705114000671.1098.20.01.80.10.08
59Freddie Fitzsimmons26NY1NLMaj20NYG9.6903.684.10403171611261.1264119107136556740610841.2599.10.42.22.31.03
60Sam Gray30SLAALMaj20SLB12.6253.194.08353142123262.2256119931186210210111041.3028.80.42.93.51.19
61Joseph Greer32JACCSTLD2012.6254.3943287.028614063100841.2169.02.03.11.59
62Jesse Haines34SLNNLMaj20STL8.7143.183.67332842010240.12389885147257761310071.2908.90.52.72.91.07
63Fred Heimach27STP,NYAAA,ALAA,Maj20NYY13.6062.893.564293500296.0289117953522887012901.1528.80.11.62.71.69
64Herm Holshouser21BNG,PRVNYPL,ELB,A2011.6452.903.2032267.02249586771.1277.62.6
65Chester Howard--DECIIILB207.7413.494.6134209.022410781581.3499.62.5
66Claude Jonnard30MLWAAAA2011.6453.284.0941299.030113610985150381.2919.12.64.51.76
67Dutch Kemner29NHV,NWKEL,ILA,AA207.7412.522.7836246.02127669761.1717.82.8
68Ernie Krenk--LINNESLD205.8002.573.4130235.01898967831.1577.23.2
69Frank Lamanski--WLOMSVLD2011.6454.5339260.0262131811.3199.12.8
70Ad Liska21MNEAAAA204.8333.684.7246225.02461189261821111.3649.82.43.31.34
71Duster Mails33SFRPCLAA2012.6253.964.9145277.03161511221011.50510.33.3
72Phil Page22SPF,DETEL,ALA,Maj20DET12.6254.074.933721200272.0291149123111703001931.5009.60.03.90.10.03
73Ken Penner32HSNTLA20STL8.7143.473.8934236.023710291671.2889.02.6
74Harlan Pyle22MCK,CINNESL,NLD,Maj20CIN9.6902.903.693511000239.1199987707101001111.1287.50.02.70.00.01
75Cyrus Smith24WSMPIEDC206.7692.893.6733218.02418970321.2529.91.3
76Steve Swetonic24INAAAAA208.7143.003.5840234.022493785587231.1928.62.13.31.58
77James Brice--BNG,BFLNYPL,ILB,AA1913.5943.213.8342230.02469882561.3139.62.2
78Guy Cantrell24BLTILAA1918.5144.105.4652290.03091761321251.4979.63.9
79Bill Clowers29PSCSEALB1912.6133.143.8349324.02791381131441.3067.84.0
80George Darrow24OKCWLA1915.5594.9247256.0271140751.3529.52.6
81Harvey Ferner--JEAMATLC1912.6133.8935250.0249108701.2769.02.5
82Gary Fortune33SPFELA1912.6133.704.1734263.0301122108841.46410.32.9
83Dick Gifford23FSMWAC1915.5592.753.9542262.0241115801021.3098.33.5
84Gus Gockel29ERICENLB198.7044.004.5232225.014411310044660.8365.81.82.61.50
85Bert Grimm30AKRCENLB1914.5763.194.7738285.0289151101751081.2779.12.43.41.44
86J.B. Harris--HIPPIEDC199.6795.016.0435210.0248141117731.52910.63.1
87Edward Hopkins29TXA,SHVLONE,TLD,A199.6790.273.3944236.0199897741.1577.62.8
88Si Johnson21RKI,CINMSVL,NLD,Maj19CIN10.6550.163.144103000278.123897508001000421.1437.70.02.60.00.01
89Dixie Leverett34INAAAAA1912.6133.654.4234232.0254114945483221.3289.92.13.21.54
90Hal McKain21DECIIILB196.7602.573.1131214.01887461731.2207.93.1
91Rollie Naylor36TULWLA1912.6136.5651258.0333188621.53111.62.2
92Augie Prudhomme25TTOILAA1915.5593.023.6738277.0241113931061.2537.83.4
93Eppa Rixey37CINNLMaj19CIN18.5143.433.92433761732291.1317127111467125830212191.3189.80.12.11.80.87
94Floyd Rose21TPKWAC1910.6553.294.8242241.022212988871.2828.33.2
95Luther Roy25BIRSOUAA195.7923.854.6244257.0292132110901.48610.23.2
96Walter Stowers--LYN,BPTNENL,ELB,A199.6793.864.4243212.020410491721.3028.73.1
97Ted Trent24SLSNNLMaj19SLS3.8642.212.9426201520187.01626146545105717671.1077.80.22.25.12.33
98Joe Wilman22YRKNESLD198.7042.753.9334252.024311077471.1518.71.7
99Mutt Wilson31GBOPIEDC1914.5764.475.1237262.02791491301061.4699.63.6
100Emil Yde28INAAAAA1912.6133.544.3739280.0295136110881157121.3689.52.83.71.31

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