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1971 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
1Mickey Lolich30DETALMLB25DET14.6412.923.18454502940376.03361331223692230870715381.1388.00.92.27.43.35
2Vida Blue21OAKALMLB24OAK8.7501.822.11393902480312.0209736319883301411012070.9526.00.52.58.73.42
3Fergie Jenkins28CHNNLMLB24CHC13.6492.773.16393903030325.03041141002937626354312991.0498.40.81.07.37.11
4Masaaki Kitaru24LOTJPPLFgn248.7503.453.62473312194266.024510710232458168131010821.0908.31.11.55.73.73
5Wilbur Wood29CHAALMLB22CHW13.6291.912.56444222271334.027295712162221070613161.0007.30.61.75.73.39
6Hisashi Yamada22HAUJPPLFgn226.7862.372.67463112166270.019580713764618960010640.9596.51.22.16.32.95
7Catfish Hunter25OAKALMLB21OAK11.6562.963.39373701640273.2225103902780718140211091.1147.40.92.66.02.26
8Dave McNally28BALALMLB21BAL5.8082.893.01303001110224.1188757224582915058991.0977.51.02.33.71.57
9Keishi Suzuki23KSUJPPLFgn2115.5833.213.5843366257291.122111610439107526980411921.1266.81.23.38.32.51
10Steve Carlton26SLNNLMLB20STL9.6903.563.95373601840273.1275120108239811172501211711.3659.10.83.25.71.76
11Joe Coleman24DETALMLB20DET9.6903.153.34393801630286.02411061001796323671711741.1787.60.53.07.42.46
12Mike Cuellar34BALALMLB20BAL9.6903.083.42383802140292.12501111003078112410311661.1227.70.92.43.81.59
13Pat Dobson29BALALMLB20BAL8.7142.903.32383711841282.1248104912463218720611341.1027.90.82.06.02.97
14Al Downing30LANNLMLB20LAD9.6902.683.19373601250262.1245937816843136311210951.2548.40.52.94.71.62
15Andy Messersmith25CALALMLB20CAL13.6062.993.64383801440276.22241129216121617970911701.2477.30.53.95.81.48
16Jim Palmer25BALALMLB20BAL9.6902.683.00373702030282.0231948419106618442811651.1957.40.63.45.91.74
17Tom Seaver26NYNNLMLB20NYM10.6671.761.92363512140286.121061561861228941511030.9466.60.61.99.14.74
18Mitsuhiro Adachi31HAUJPPLFgn198.7042.492.8543328184252.220080702155911611009961.0097.10.72.04.12.11
19Dock Ellis26PITNLMLB19PIT9.6793.063.69313101120226.22079377156351372049431.1918.20.62.55.42.17
20Richard Fusari22PNSCARLA19PHI6.7602.192.9228281840222.0220725493551308251.1498.90.41.45.33.71
21Wayne Garland20DFWDIXAAA19BAL5.7921.711.8326252060211.0140434075011543090.9006.00.32.16.63.08
22Gordon Blackard21ORLFLORA18MIN9.6672.903.3331291460211.01987868105121016051.1808.40.42.24.31.98
23Tom Carroll18TAMFLORA18CIN5.7832.392.9528271340192.0147635168111486261.1886.90.33.86.91.83
24Ed Figueroa22AMA,FREDIXA,CALLAA,A18SFG9.6672.853.5128281830205.01798065166232024261.1767.90.72.78.93.26
25Rich Gossage19APPMIDWA18CHW2.9001.832.3125241570187.01414838950214970101.0216.80.42.47.22.98
26Juan Marichal33SFNNLMLB18SFG11.6212.943.65373701840279.0244113912756615931611241.0757.90.91.85.12.84
27Stan Perzanowski20AVL,TUC,CHADIXA,PCL,ALAA,AAA,MLB18CHW5.7833.523.86302421412189.0187817416600139709381.3078.90.82.96.62.32
28Jerry Bell23EVN,RDH,MILAA,CARL,ALAAA,A,MLB17MIL10.6302.623.68362651620212.2181876288691564010581.2557.70.33.66.61.81
29Dick Drago26KCAALMLB17KCR11.6072.983.13353401540241.12518480144611099049771.2319.40.51.74.12.37
30Masaji Hiramatsu23TYOJPCLFgn1713.5672.232.5243329113279.0211786918825153102311121.0506.80.62.64.91.87
31Herb Hutson21MIAFLORA17BAL4.8101.652.0829211462169.0118393146221415291.0656.30.23.37.52.27
32Masaaki Koyama36LOTJPPLFgn178.6803.243.9235286161211.02139276224251115028771.2099.10.91.84.72.64
33Jim MacDonnell23AVLDIXAAA17CHW7.7082.482.9527271150174.017357489433861191.2418.90.52.24.42.00
34Milt Pappas32CHNNLMLB17CHC14.5483.513.75353501450261.1279109102256269950610991.3059.60.92.13.41.60
35Jim Perry35MINALMLB17MIN17.5004.234.5040391801270.0263135127391021012650511461.3528.81.33.44.21.24
36Dick Rusteck29CHRDIXAAA17MIN8.6802.402.6828281340195.01715852135951334061.1797.90.62.76.12.25
37Bill Stoneman27MONNLMLB17MON16.5153.153.42393811930294.22431121032014611251521012431.3207.40.64.57.71.72
38Don Sutton26LANNLMLB17LAD12.5862.542.88383711241265.123185751055519450510591.0787.80.31.96.63.53
39Rick Wise25PHINLMLB17PHI14.5482.883.64383701740272.1261110872070515540711231.2158.60.72.35.12.21
40Bert Blyleven20MINALMLB16MIN15.5162.813.07383801750278.126795872159122451511261.1718.60.71.97.23.80
41Buzz Capra23TID,MEM,NYNIL,DIXA,NLAAA,AA,MLB16NYM4.8002.082.44282111362177.1119484110535162203240.9706.00.52.78.23.06
42Bob Gibson35SLNNLMLB16STL13.5523.043.52313102050245.22159683147611185701010261.1857.90.52.86.82.43
43Ross Grimsley21CIN,INANL,AAMLB,AAA16CIN7.6963.443.6132320940204.11828278185131072256601.1408.00.82.24.72.10
44Don Gullett20CINNLMLB16CIN6.7272.653.0235310430217.21967364146461072038911.1948.10.62.64.41.67
45Arnold Johannes22LBGCARLA16MIN11.5934.625.2430291001189.020811097674211250181.4929.90.33.55.31.51
46Bruce Kison21PIT,CHLNL,ILMLB,AAA16PIT6.7273.143.4430250720180.114669631174611716254051.2207.30.53.75.81.58
47Gaylord Perry32SFNNLMLB16SFG12.5712.763.73373701420280.0255116862067415850811491.1508.20.62.25.12.36
48Juan Pizarro34TAC,CHNPCL,NLAAA,MLB16CHC12.5713.554.06333101540228.119710390218571833054191.2357.80.83.47.22.15
49Sonny Siebert34BOSALMLB16BOS10.6152.913.21323201240235.12208476206051313049751.1908.40.82.35.02.18
50Mel Stottlemyre29NYAALMLB16NYY12.5712.873.34353501970269.2234100861669613240510911.1247.80.52.34.41.91
51Don Wilson26HOUNLMLB16HOU10.6152.452.69353401830268.019580731579318070510671.0226.50.52.76.02.28
52Dick Woodson26PORPCLAAA16MIN10.6154.034.893333910221.023312099209031633071.4629.50.83.76.61.81
53Clyde Wright30CALALMLB16CAL17.4852.993.42373701020276.22251059217821013530711071.1107.30.62.74.41.65
54Ed Acosta27CHL,SDNIL,NLAAA,MLB15PIT-SDP14.5172.723.67353201340218.020289661750101292241841.1568.30.72.15.32.58
55Jim Bibby26TIDILAAA15NYM6.7144.044.452726920176.0145877915109315070201.4437.40.85.67.71.38
56Doug Bird21SJOCALLA15KCR9.6253.414.1529271032182.017584691448314331171.2258.70.72.47.12.98
57Steve Blass29PITNLMLB15PIT8.6522.853.04333301250240.02268176166881362049961.2258.50.62.65.12.00
58Tom Bradley24CHAALMLB15CHW15.5002.963.5045393762285.2273111941674520621611981.2158.60.52.36.52.78
59Ruben Castillo20MIAFLORA15BAL4.7891.742.3926201671181.0130483584701683010.9786.50.42.38.43.57
60Chuck Dobson27OAKALMLB15OAK5.7503.814.0030300710189.01858480247161001067961.3548.81.13.44.81.41
61Yutaka Enatsu23HANJPCLFgn1514.5172.392.63453014166263.218277702566326722510060.9416.20.92.39.14.05
62Larry Gowell23MAN,KINEL,CARLAA,A15NYY8.6522.413.2128281520202.014472541177114391181.0946.40.53.46.41.86
63Santiago Guzman21SPT,ARK,SLNFLOR,DIXA,NLA,AA,MLB15STL7.6822.252.99302911110208.017469528602143314391.1257.50.32.66.22.38
64Roric Harrison24ROCILAAA15BAL5.7502.813.4425241050170.011965531174018292101.1356.30.63.99.62.46
65Mike Hedlund24KCAALMLB15KCR8.6522.712.9832301710205.2168686215721761028331.1677.40.73.23.31.06
66Greg Jaycox20CHRDIXAAA15MIN5.7502.773.3632201111166.013562511353211551121.1337.30.72.96.22.17
67Tamehiro Kaneda24FLYJPPLFgn1514.5172.993.59512819142268.0215107894261418770010631.0307.21.42.06.33.07
68Ade Kenary23APPMIDWA15CHW5.7503.003.9127191011159.0143695376231382291.2898.10.43.57.82.23
69Clay Kirby23SDNNLMLB15SDP13.5362.833.33383601320267.121399842010314231301311071.1827.20.73.57.82.24
70Gary Marks22SPT,MODFLOR,CALLA15STL7.6823.194.1027271340189.018286671063014142121.2968.70.53.06.72.24
71Roger Moret21LOU,BOSIL,ALAAA,MLB15BOS11.5773.073.85362821530208.0164897113133915521122911.4287.10.65.86.71.17
72Phil Niekro32ATLNLMLB15ATL14.5172.983.75423641842268.2248112892770617331811011.1848.30.92.35.82.47
73Fritz Peterson29NYAALMLB15NYY13.5363.053.48373521641274.0269106932542713941611041.1358.80.81.44.63.31
74Steve Renko26MONNLMLB15MON14.5173.754.1840372930275.22561281152413511129301111931.4188.40.84.44.20.96
75Dennis Ribant29HAWPCLAAA15SDP7.6823.583.7830301110224.02209489304441324041.1798.81.21.85.33.00
76Roberto Rodriguez30TACPCLAAA15CHC8.6524.014.2431261111204.01859691206141530061.2068.20.92.76.82.51
77Wes Scott24AMADIXAAA15SFG8.6522.242.9228281550213.0134695399421475181.0705.70.44.06.21.56
78Toshihiko Sei25KSUJPPLFgn1514.5172.973.36472813114236.01888878216561484029341.0727.20.82.55.62.28
79Brian Bach23MODCALLA14STL9.6095.025.884017205156.0177102871566114470131.55810.20.93.88.32.18
80Stan Bahnsen26NYAALMLB14NYY12.5383.353.68363421430242.02219990207281105199931.2118.20.72.74.11.53
81Steve Blateric27TRV,CINEL,NLAA,MLB14CIN10.5831.741.8250212015113.273232284011125412140.9945.80.63.29.93.13
82Ray Culp29BOSALMLB14BOS16.4673.604.01353501230242.1236108972167415150710241.2508.80.82.55.62.25
83Richard Earle19FTLFLORA14NYY7.6672.492.9224241330188.0131615277221579131.0806.30.33.47.52.18
84Domingo Figueroa20KEYFLORA148.6362.604.1630241511197.0159915710108217015181.3557.30.54.97.81.57
85Gene Garber23CHLILAAA14PIT6.7004.184.502424810170.018485791954101056021.4009.71.02.95.61.94
86Dave Goltz22LBG,ORLCARL,FLORA14MIN3.8242.893.412019930140.012553452483985131.2368.00.13.16.32.04
87Tsuneo Horiuchi23YOMJPCLFgn148.6363.113.3140334143226.01838378188251556079241.1737.30.73.36.21.89
88Mike Jackson25OMA,ELM,HAW,SLNAA,EL,PCL,NLAA,AAA,MLB14KCR-SDP-STL6.7003.333.9229260830183.217280681385416232741.3998.40.64.27.91.91
89Jim Lonborg29BOS,LOUAL,ILMLB,AAA14BOS9.6093.393.9733321930217.219596821578814314047361.2548.10.63.25.91.83
90Hiromu Matsuoka23YKUJPCLFgn1415.4832.523.0448378144281.2240957923841312281111431.1507.70.72.73.91.45
91Will McEnaney19TAMFLORA14CIN5.7372.442.882727940181.0159584945771053091.1937.90.22.85.21.84
92Wayne Milam20WHV,WSMFLOR,CARLA14BOS7.6672.493.052525840177.01466049104611298021.0857.40.52.36.62.80
93Masanori Murakami27NAKJPPLFgn1415.4834.104.6838315130234.2233122107366337816009921.2618.91.42.43.01.24
94Gary Neibauer26RMD,ATLIL,NLAAA,MLB14ATL9.6093.223.9335291832215.0186947720974155325861.3167.80.84.16.51.60
95Denny O'Toole22AVL,TUC,CHADIXA,PCL,ALAA,AAA,MLB14CHW6.7003.273.88322801130190.018882691946311110971.2328.90.92.25.32.41
96Claude Osteen31LANNLMLB14LAD11.5603.513.75383801140259.02621081012563210931410711.2559.10.92.23.81.73
97Marty Pattin28MILALMLB14MIL14.5003.133.4036360950264.22251009229731116940110571.1267.71.02.55.72.32
98Gary Peters34BOSALMLB14BOS11.5604.374.6734321911214.0241111104257031006029271.45310.11.12.94.21.43
99Lance Rautzhan18DYBFLORA14LAD5.7372.082.9125251640173.01465640166311951121.2257.60.13.46.21.80
100Jerry Reuss22SLNNLMLB14STL14.5004.785.3336350720211.022812511215109111317299521.5979.70.64.65.61.20

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