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1959 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
1Tadashi Sugiura23NAKJPPLFgn384.9051.411.62693526199371.1245675817352336110213770.7545.90.40.88.19.60
2Kazuhisa Inao22NSUJPPLFgn3015.6671.661.92753040235402.1300867414821732190115680.9496.70.31.87.23.91
3Masayuki Dobashi23FLYJPPLFgn2716.6282.362.68633425211339.0293101892343621740213360.9917.80.61.15.85.05
4Motoshi Fujita27YOMJPCLFgn2711.7111.832.07553519243330.025076671493218140612881.0396.80.42.54.91.95
5Roger Clapp26YAK,BOINORW,PIONB,C23MLN7.7673.163.934031224268.0245117941396207102231.2728.20.43.27.02.16
6Don Schwall23ALPSOPHD23BOS6.7933.363.913029222228.01929985612019981161.3687.60.24.77.91.66
7Gilberto Lopez19PKA,HAVFLOR,ILD,AAA22CIN10.6882.624.064430174268.0244121781510182137041.2878.20.53.47.22.11
8Joel McDaniel20DEC,CHLMIDW,AAD,AAA22DET9.7102.333.383628269240.0192906221822125021.1427.20.83.18.02.59
9Shoichi Ono25DAMJPPLFgn229.7102.342.62562715144288.1201847513118524461611581.1066.30.43.77.62.07
10Hal Reniff20MOD,GBOCALL,CARLC,B22NYY9.7103.404.254220122201.0174957631061435071.3937.80.14.76.41.35
11Early Wynn39CHAALMLB22CHW10.6883.173.73373701450255.22021069020119517990510761.2567.10.74.26.31.50
12Leslie Bass20BOIPIONC21MLN3.8752.943.573424173214.0192857017672149191.2108.10.72.89.03.19
13Lew Burdette32MLNNLMLB21MLN15.5834.074.47413922041289.23121441313838310510211931.2089.71.21.23.32.76
14Bennie Griggs24WVLNYPLD21MLN7.7503.985.06352727210235.023113210426951756061.3878.81.03.66.71.84
15Sam Jones33SFNNLMLB21SFG15.5832.833.295035121645270.2232998518109620980511481.2607.70.63.66.91.92
16Masaichi Kaneda25KKUJPCLFgn2119.5252.542.84582530144304.122296862679531330011870.9896.60.82.39.33.96
17Warren Spahn38MLNNLMLB21MLN15.5832.963.27403632140292.0282106962170914310212031.2058.70.62.24.42.04
18Bobby Bolin20EUGNORWB20SFG8.7142.843.243130239225.0158817111144271112101.3426.30.45.810.81.88
19William Carpenter22WPG,WSMNORL,CARLC,B20STL5.8001.592.743325183204.0165623658015830111.2017.30.23.57.01.98
20Jack Curtis22WENNORWB2010.6672.843.323630225244.024490779801604191.3289.00.33.05.92.00
21Yasushi Kodama23CNIJPCLFgn2011.6452.072.4545358158256.2190705919106418910410611.1536.70.73.76.61.78
22Masaaki Koyama24OSAJPCLFgn2016.5561.862.15523715228344.024682712462325450213100.8956.40.61.66.64.10
23Gary Modrell23ALPSOPHD20BOS8.7143.063.733128252241.02271008216811622081.2788.50.63.06.02.00
24Johnny Antonelli29SFNNLMLB19SFG10.6553.103.41403811741282.0247107972976616530111501.1457.90.92.45.32.17
25C.B. Beringer30VCTTLAA19LAD5.7923.353.812929180196.02068373182241094001.1639.50.81.05.04.95
26Don Bradey24NORSOUAAA1914.5765.296.174134163235.02521611382012381339091.5969.70.84.75.11.08
27Stan Jones19GENNYPLD19CIN4.8262.553.44292323170212.01708160158017120131.1797.20.63.47.32.14
28Cal McLish33CLEALMLB19CLE8.7043.634.21353211301235.1253110952672611350410211.3819.71.02.84.31.57
29Roy Face31PITNLMLB18PIT1.9472.702.8057047001093.19129285258691043801.2438.80.52.46.72.76
30Dick Hall28SLC,PITPCL,NLAAA,MLB18PIT5.7831.912.31292801960225.2174584816291131110390.9006.90.61.25.24.52
31Masatoshi Haraigawa20NAKJPPLFgn187.7202.492.815033763220.21646961135721502018721.0026.70.52.36.12.63
32Bob Keegan38ROCILAAA18STL10.6433.043.423431152234.02188979126661227051.2148.40.52.54.71.85
33Yoshio Kitagawa26KKUJPCLFgn1820.4742.513.07543712175322.2274110901652515481212831.0107.60.41.54.32.96
34Vern Law29PITNLMLB18PIT9.6672.983.08343312021266.0245918825531111020510801.1208.30.81.83.72.08
35Georges Maranda27LOUAAAAA18MLN6.7502.483.223425111207.0170745786251306021.1217.40.32.75.72.10
36Juan Marichal21SPFELA18SFG13.5812.392.823732238271.02388572124782082021.0527.90.41.66.94.43
37Minoru Murayama22OSAJPCLFgn1810.6431.191.37542625197295.116545391556229451010790.7485.00.51.79.05.25
38Harold Norris25TRINORWB1813.5813.434.953332293249.02691379517691025021.3579.70.62.53.71.48
39Don Nottebart23LOUAAAAA18MLN11.6213.524.083936134258.02491171011410051314071.3538.70.53.54.61.31
40Bob Shaw26CHAALMLB18CHW6.7502.692.81472612833230.2217726915545896039491.1758.50.62.13.51.65
41Jack Taylor31AVLSALLA18PHI14.5633.564.384428112220.021310787145141238051.2008.70.62.15.02.41
42Tetsuya Yoneda21HAUJPPLFgn1824.4292.122.58523418205331.1277957815901224780213291.1087.50.42.46.72.74
43Ford Young22VCTTLAA18LAD14.5633.754.364029183221.021310792246351056061.2498.71.02.64.31.67
44Al Antinelli25ALNELA17BOS9.6543.834.443633161235.02371161002280714212051.3499.10.83.15.41.78
45Atsushi Aramaki33DAMJPPLFgn178.6802.263.115542610159.1136554012361720016321.0797.70.72.04.12.00
46Yoshio Bizen25HIRJPCLFgn1720.4592.192.65553514186291.225986711667515350211621.1188.00.52.14.72.28
47Billy Bolding22DYBFLORD17STL13.5672.543.603826184230.021892651268815230101.2438.50.52.75.92.24
48Bob Botz24JCKSALLA17MLN9.6542.552.993827153244.02058169137991563041.1647.60.52.95.81.97
49Jim Bunning27DETALMLB17DET13.5673.894.00403541411249.222011110837750201111110371.1827.91.32.77.22.68
50Galen Cisco23WLO,RAL,ALNMIDW,CARL,ELD,B,A17BOS10.6302.503.513023205205.016480576801656091.1907.20.33.57.22.06
51Roger Craig29LAN,SPONL,PCLMLB,AAA17LAD12.5862.503.18433031350248.22088869227131223036121.1227.50.82.64.41.72
52Don Drysdale22LANNLMLB17LAD13.5673.463.76443671542270.223711310426939242182411421.2197.90.93.18.02.60
53Ben Johnson28FTW,CHNAA,NLAAA,MLB17CHC8.6803.143.68412911210234.225296821664396305691.3479.70.62.53.71.50
54Ken Johnson26POR,KC1PCL,ALAAA,MLB17KCA12.5862.873.43393302050260.0239998320480162208471.1048.30.71.75.63.38
55Jim King24WVL,YAKNYPL,NORWD,B17MLN2.8953.884.93302015121146.01178063121051163191.5217.20.76.57.21.10
56Frank Lary29DETALMLB17DET10.6303.554.40323201130223.0225109882346413711129311.2159.10.91.95.52.98
57Carl Mathias23MOBSOUAAA17CLE9.6542.903.473828115205.018279661273218342101.2448.00.53.28.02.51
58Don Mossi30DETALMLB17DET9.6543.363.63343021530228.02109285204901253129271.1368.30.81.94.92.55
59Camilo Pascual25WS1ALMLB17WSH10.6302.643.02323011760238.22028070106971853359841.1357.60.42.67.02.68
60Bill Short21RMDILAAA17NYY6.7392.482.932726103178.014258491262513321101.1467.20.63.16.72.15
61Herm Starrette22ABDNORLC17BAL7.7083.494.323225161196.0208947614541543181.3379.60.62.57.12.85
62Donald Thompson25BNGELA17NYY9.6543.735.023328131215.0240120891485615180151.51210.00.63.66.31.78
63Robert Baillargeon18ELM,WPTNYPL,ELD,A16PHI9.6403.274.50292417182198.0180997214761726171.2938.20.63.57.82.26
64Gary Bell22CLEALMLB16CLE11.5934.044.124428111215234.020810710528105413651810051.3388.01.14.05.21.30
65Bud Daley26KC1ALMLB16KCA13.5523.163.74392951221216.121290762462212511079111.2678.81.02.65.22.02
66Vic Davalillo19PKAFLORD16CIN7.6962.453.0053311147.0114494046561506181.2187.00.24.09.22.31
67Bob Davis25SHV,PORSOUA,PCLAA,AAA16KCA13.5524.375.013628121212.0221118103181161112780151.5909.40.84.95.41.09
68Vic Davis23SPF,CPCEL,TLA,AA16SFG6.7273.303.863427162191.01508270129741544181.2937.10.64.67.31.59
69Theodore Ellis25ALP,RALSOPH,CARLD,B16BOS6.7273.975.033723142179.018310079881012330131.4759.20.44.16.21.52
70Whitey Ford30NYAALMLB16NYY10.6153.043.6235294922204.01948269138951141158771.3878.60.63.95.01.28
71Joe Gibbon24CLBILAAA16PIT9.6402.603.222928114201.01487258136561528031.0606.60.62.96.82.34
72Charlie Gorin31AUS,HSNTL,AAAA,AAA16MLN7.6962.963.533627124219.018886721892414300111.2797.70.73.85.91.55
73Glen Hobbie23CHNNLMLB16CHC13.5523.694.04463331030234.0204105961510611386099911.3257.80.64.15.31.30
74Richard Hunt18STKCALLC16BAL14.5333.454.41551980198.0185977610841824071.3598.40.53.88.32.17
75Tsutomu Ina24CNIJPCLFgn1614.5332.533.2457232682267.022096751997415890611111.1877.40.63.35.31.63
76Joe Kaiser20FWB,SNFALFL,FLORD16WSH11.5932.483.223229175229.0176826310671924051.0616.90.42.67.52.87
77John Kirby21KOKMIDWD16LAD10.6153.134.163027170201.0186937017731864051.2898.30.83.38.32.55
78Chuck Lybeck24SLM,NVLNORW,SOUAB,AA16CIN8.6674.074.883827173199.0216108901749768011.3329.80.82.23.41.55
79Alfred Madigan23CLIMIDWD16CHW11.5933.044.483426161201.02161006813521443041.3339.70.62.36.42.77
80Art Mahaffey21BFL,WPTIL,ELAAA,A16PHI5.7623.243.813326121189.016180681982216512041.2867.70.93.97.92.01
81Ed Rakow24MTL,VCTIL,TLAAA,AA16LAD12.5714.094.484322132211.0189105962396511530101.3518.11.04.14.91.20
82Duane Richards22SAVSALLA16CIN10.6153.203.733424150205.01788573135451457091.1327.80.62.46.42.69
83Steve Ridzik30FTW,SDGAA,PCLAAA16CHC-CLE8.6672.713.033321103196.01786659980511612031.3168.20.43.75.31.45
84Lynn Rube18HOBSOPHD16STL8.6673.574.963129171214.0209118851811413312191.5098.80.84.85.61.17
85Ted Sadowski23ALB,CHREL,SALLA16KCA-WSH11.5934.195.033326132202.021811394195581011021.3519.70.82.54.51.84
86Leverette Spencer29ALBELA16KCA12.5713.624.523129162221.023611189234931041071.2909.60.92.04.22.12
87Ken Tuccori21GEN,PKANYPL,FLORD16CIN13.5523.844.85421618110206.020811188237001632071.3509.11.03.17.12.33
88Larry West20DBQMIDWD16PIT9.6403.464.652825172182.0156947021901566071.3527.71.04.57.71.73
89Ted Wieand26HAVILAAA16CIN11.5933.193.533828132217.01878577197071236091.1847.80.82.95.11.76
90Andres Ayon22TPK,SAV,HAVIIIL,SALL,ILB,A,AAA15CIN9.6253.564.684125123200.0190104791810392091191.4658.60.84.69.42.03
91Frank Barnes32OMAAAAAA15STL12.5562.873.66292394160.01586551136611195011.4008.90.73.76.71.80
92Winston Brown26SACPCLAAA15MLN14.5173.213.633433134238.01919685181031412071.2357.20.73.95.31.37
93Bob Buhl30MLNNLMLB15MLN9.6252.863.45312521240198.01817663197431052048321.2888.20.93.44.81.42
94Gene Calder24EUGNORWB15SFG15.5004.285.373331215223.02451331061985979091.4809.90.83.43.91.14
95Anselmo Correa21ART,FRESOPH,CALLD,C15SFG9.6253.535.223523170181.01851057111751938081.4369.20.53.79.62.57
96Charles Daily21WLO,RALMIDW,CARLD,B15BOS8.6522.893.383422142168.0149635414661325161.2808.00.83.57.12.00
97Lawrence DelMargo20FMHNORLC15NYY7.6823.925.212927162202.02021178812861455181.4269.00.53.86.51.69
98Horace Denney22STKCALLC15BAL8.6523.204.57492271191.017697681312313217171.5658.30.65.86.21.07
99Donald Dobrino24WLS,CBSCARL,SALLB,A15PIT8.6524.225.233320130179.01871048487981408091.4869.40.44.07.01.77
100Jim Duffalo23SPFELA15SFG8.6522.913.443423163204.01877866117871425031.2998.30.53.46.31.82

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