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1929 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
1George Payne40WFLTLA28SLB12.7003.464.4255299.0335147115511.29110.11.5
2Frank Shellenback30HOLPCLAA2612.6843.984.704636335.0365175148681.2939.81.8
3Roy Appleton34TAMSEALB259.7352.713.2141289.028210387461.1358.81.4
4Jim Turner25GBOPIEDC259.7353.464.1836291.0296135112841.3069.22.6
5John Walker--KNXSALLB259.7353.383.8944280.0298121105331.1829.61.1
6Elmer Ambrose36QUI,INAIIIL,AAB,AA247.7742.923.2034259.02399284661.1788.32.3
7Bert Cole32MISPCLAA2412.6673.454.1042279.0301127107901.4019.72.9
8George Earnshaw29PHAALMLB24PHA8.7503.293.89443351331254.223311093812514950811151.4068.20.34.45.31.19
9 Lindstrom--CANCENLB2411.6863.674.3544294.0316142120771021.3379.72.43.11.32
10Johnny McGrew--OMAWLA2410.7064.4142294.02681441121.2938.23.4
11Glenn Spencer23WCHWLA249.7275.3241252.02781491131.5529.94.0
12Ray Starr23SHWWAC2413.6492.784.9440295.0287162911341.4278.84.1
13Richard Bates--KNXSALLB2311.6763.924.6236294.0246151128481.0007.51.5
14Benny Frey23NVL,CINSOUA,NLA,MLB23CIN13.6393.143.954130200301.034113210524610011051.28610.20.11.40.00.02
15Chief Hogsett25MTL,DETIL,ALAA,MLB23DET15.6053.013.444140210316.2298121106010391001211.2668.50.02.90.30.09
16John Miller--MANNENLB2312.6573.664.2743293.0318139119841.3729.82.6
17Ray Phelps25JCKSEALB2311.6762.583.3641303.029311387801.2318.72.4
18Herman Pillette33MISPCLAA2313.6393.593.9641273.0299120109521.2869.91.7
19Clarence Blethen35ATA,BROSOUA,NLA,MLB22BRO11.6673.143.494501000315.03111221100680000131.2038.90.01.90.00.00
20Glen Gabler19BBE,LOSAZSL,PCLD,AA225.8154.404.9837217.0204120106581.2078.52.4
21Bob Hasty33BIRSOUAA2211.6673.584.0036236.021510594841.2678.23.2
22Jim Lindsey30HSN,SLNTL,NLA,MLB22STL11.6673.033.523820100276.1247108931808100721.1838.00.02.60.30.10
23Pat Malone26CHNNLMLB22CHC10.6883.574.04403071952267.02831201061210216661611521.4429.50.43.45.61.63
24Lou McEvoy27OLDPCLAA2212.6473.834.6048329.03531681401341.4809.73.7
25Lou Polli27STPAAAA229.7103.754.8141288.0310154120881.3829.72.8
26Irvin Rase27CUMMATLC225.8153.5234243.023595761.2808.72.8
27Kermit Smith--NHV,GBOEL,PIEDA,C2230.4235.236.2879358.04162502081751.65110.54.4
28Rollie Stiles22TULWLA2211.6674.6645290.02861501271.4248.93.9
29Sloppy Thurston30SFRPCLAA2211.6674.405.0137282.0338157138451.35810.81.4
30Clay Touchstone26PRV,BSNEL,NLA,MLB22BSN12.6473.513.944101000294.22961291151901000141.3109.00.02.70.00.01
31Whit Wyatt21EVN,DETIIIL,ALB,MLB22DET7.7593.374.113940100280.12471281051107141011211.2637.90.03.40.40.13
32Andy Bednar20MCKNESLD214.8402.973.4434230.02148876301.0618.41.2
33Joe Berry24VBGCSTLD2113.6182.673.8245297.028712688581.1628.71.8
34Huck Betts32STPAAAA2113.6183.904.8539284.0322153123541.32410.21.7
35Joe Bloomer29SPFELA2115.5833.554.4737266.0280132105791.3509.52.7
36Earl Brown--CHRSALLB218.7243.744.4143243.0235119101581.2068.72.1
37Earl Caldwell24WACTLA2115.5834.865.9738291.0341193157791.44310.52.4
38Howard Craghead21OLDPCLAA2112.6364.054.7752298.03211581341281.5079.73.9
39Wes Ferrell21CLEALMLB21CLE10.6773.604.154325121815242.225611297710910033210611.5049.50.34.03.70.92
40Elmer Jacobs36SFRPCLAA2111.6563.484.5038290.0324145112631.33410.12.0
41Earl Johnson32ALBELA2113.6184.314.9445286.0353157137661.46511.12.1
42Norm Lehr28WPT,NWKNYPL,ILB,AA2111.6563.234.0847245.024711188701.2949.12.6
43Willie Ludolph29BIRSOUAA218.7243.623.9936239.026010696691.3779.82.6
44Roy Mahaffey25PORPCLAA2125.4574.014.6756370.03971921651131.3789.72.7
45Alex McColl35AKRCENLB2116.5684.425.6245285.033917814048891.35810.71.52.81.85
46Vance Page23DHMPIEDC218.7243.043.7832231.02149778661.2128.32.6
47Stanford Primm--FBYNESLD2113.6183.194.6940234.0195122831321.3977.55.1
48Lee Reid--DHMPIEDC2113.6182.893.5036283.015311091810.8274.92.6
49Johnny Tillman35HRBNYPLB2112.6363.734.6339270.0308139112751.41910.32.5
50Pat Townsend--HNDPIEDC2116.5683.184.0940297.0284135105761.2128.62.3
51Augie Walsh24LOSPCLAA2114.6004.845.5148294.03071801581231.4639.43.8
52A.B. Yeager--WSMPIEDC218.7242.983.4834248.02529682711.3029.12.6
53Johnny Allen24AVL,GADSALL,GAALB,D2012.6253.234.7540256.0232135921371.4418.24.8
54Dean Beckwith22YRKNESLD208.7143.364.6336241.027212490521.34410.21.9
55Rube Benton39MNEAAAA2014.5883.614.4045284.0303139114781.3429.62.5
56Jim Brillheart25MNEAAAA2016.5565.026.1754267.03221831491151.63710.93.9
57Clint Brown25NOR,CLESOUA,ALA,MLB20CLE14.5883.153.944111100260.1261114910421000711.1649.00.01.50.00.02
58Eddie Bryan30SACPCLAA2012.6254.425.1648328.0401188161801.46611.02.2
59Guy Cantrell25TTOILAA2012.6253.384.0638248.0233112931531.5568.55.6
60Leon Chagnon26CLM,PITSALL,NLB,MLB20PIT13.6063.524.454610000281.02911391101854000341.3389.30.02.70.10.05
61Howell Conklin--HIPPIEDC2010.6673.133.6542259.022510590701.1397.82.4
62Lefty George42YORNYPLB2013.6063.474.4836267.0323133103691.46810.92.3
63Lefty Grove29PHAALMLB20PHA6.7692.813.40423751924275.12781048688117030811681.3049.10.32.65.62.10
64Luke Hamlin24FSMWAC209.6902.504.4335248.025312269881.3759.23.2
65Al Mamaux35NWKILAA2013.6062.913.7136272.029111288601.2909.62.0
66Fritz Ostermueller21SHWWAC2012.6252.744.3537279.0249135851131.2978.03.6
67Duke Sedgwick31PRTNENLB2011.6453.704.6336243.02461251001041.4409.13.9
68Stew Bolen26BLTILAA1914.5764.294.9843260.02841441241091.5129.83.8
69Earl Browne18DAY,LOUCENL,AAB,AA1910.6553.654.8539254.0294137103821061.48010.42.93.81.29
70Pat Caraway23TPKWLA1917.5283.9543305.0254134941.1417.52.8
71Albert Douglas20LYNNENLB198.7043.313.8934245.0215106901291.4047.94.7
72 Eckert--DBQMSVLD196.7604.7330215.0231113541.3269.72.3
73G. Ellis--SELSEALB1913.5942.343.2542296.0243107771151.2097.43.5
74Curt Fullerton30PORPCLAA1918.5144.505.7042270.0322171135921.53310.73.1
75Al Grabowski27DNV,SLNIIIL,NLB,MLB19STL16.5432.603.404360420291.026211084084220022041.1898.10.02.60.70.26
76William Gwathmey19WHEMATLC197.7313.9534198.018087761.2938.23.5
77 Herring--OKCWLA1913.5943.9248262.02131141071.2217.33.7
78Red Lucas27CINNLMLB19CIN12.6133.603.97323202820270.026711910814587211111241.2048.90.51.92.41.24
79Firpo Marberry30WS1ALMLB19WSH12.6133.063.604926211609250.12331008566912161210271.2068.40.22.54.41.75
80 Miller--CDRMSVLD197.7312.9130226.021073481.1428.41.9
81Bobo Newsom21MAC,BROSALL,NLB,MLB19BRO21.4754.075.244820000307.129817913901786000471.5498.70.05.20.20.03
82Homer Owens--SHVTLA1916.5433.474.1855319.0334148123741.2799.42.1
83Charlie Perkins23CANCENLB199.6793.724.7441247.026913010260851.3329.82.23.11.42
84Ted Pritchard--ELMNYPLB1914.5764.104.9343259.0281142118891.4299.83.1
85Charlie Root30CHNNLMLB19CHC6.7603.473.97433191945272.0286120105128312430111581.3579.50.42.74.11.49
86Harry Smythe24AVL,PHISALL,NLB,MLB19PHI11.6334.144.9941910202234.2271130108356121003071.39310.40.12.10.50.21
87Joe Styborski25ALBELA195.7924.545.2935228.02531341151341.69710.05.3
88Thurman Wical--CHRSALLB1910.6554.004.7537216.021211496801.3528.83.3
89Hal Wiltse25WFLTLA19SLB11.6333.574.7340270.0293142107811.3859.82.7
90 Witte--DAVMSVLD1912.6133.6734267.0259109801.2708.72.7
91Leon Alter--AUGSALLB1816.5293.684.9340281.02811541151191.4239.03.8
92Ivy Andrews22MOB,ALBSOUA,ELA188.6922.473.4134211.01848058611.1617.82.6
93Pete Appleton25CLBAAAA1812.6004.725.7141246.0290156129731.47610.62.7
94Clyde Barfoot37LOSPCLAA1812.6004.545.4542236.0309143119581.55511.82.2
95Hank Boney25BPTELA187.7203.434.0841247.022711294831.2558.33.0
96Guy Bush27CHNNLMLB18CHC7.7203.664.495030151828270.2277135110161078240711761.4199.20.53.62.70.77
97Tex Carleton22ROCILAA18STL7.7202.713.4437262.0232100791081.2988.03.7
98Ed Clark--MCKNESLD188.6923.465.2629195.021911475291.27210.11.3
99Fair Crews34GBOPIEDC1812.6004.775.5037234.0263143124781.45710.13.0
100George Darrow25OKCWLA1810.6434.3745247.02341201011.3568.53.7

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