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1974 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
1Catfish Hunter28OAKALMLB25OAK12.6762.492.74414102360318.126897882546214340112400.9867.60.71.34.03.11
2Fergie Jenkins31TEXALMLB25TEX12.6762.823.21414102960328.12861171032745322582413051.0087.80.71.26.25.00
3Antonio Pollorena27UNLMEXAAA257.7812.182.8438322543260.0225826386781838071.1237.80.32.36.32.73
4Steve Busby24KCAALMLB22KCR14.6113.393.63383802030292.12841181101492619892512201.2868.70.42.86.12.15
5Mike Cuellar37BALALMLB22BAL10.6883.113.54383802050269.1253106931786410620211111.2598.50.62.93.51.23
6Nolan Ryan27CALALMLB22CAL16.5792.893.44424112630332.222112710718202336790913921.2726.00.55.59.91.82
7Luis Tiant33BOSALMLB22BOS13.6292.923.06383802570311.12811061012182317640112661.1668.10.62.45.12.15
8Jim Kaat35CHAALMLB21CHW13.6182.923.44423901530277.1263106901863314260411391.1758.50.62.04.62.25
9Gaylord Perry35CLEALMLB21CLE13.6182.512.74373702840322.123098902599721660212621.0216.40.72.86.02.18
10Motoyasu Kaneshiro21HIRJPCLFgn2015.5713.643.82443671120252.02141071023471620790110331.1317.61.22.57.42.92
11Bob Knepper20FRECALLA20SFG5.8003.183.8930301620238.023910384980024741121.3409.00.33.09.33.09
12Yukitsura Matsumoto27CNIJPCLFgn209.6903.123.50403731130236.12329282293848911039651.1428.81.11.43.42.34
13Andy Messersmith28LANNLMLB20LAD6.7692.592.86393901330292.122793842494022133611791.0987.00.72.96.82.35
14Phil Niekro35ATLNLMLB20ATL13.6062.382.71413911861302.124991801988319564612191.1157.40.62.65.82.22
15Vern Ruhle23EVN,MTG,DETAA,SOUL,ALAAA,AA,MLB20DET5.8003.193.81323011640234.02429983196001365151381.2919.30.72.35.22.27
16Wilbur Wood32CHAALMLB20CHW19.5133.604.02424202210320.13051431282780816990513161.2028.60.82.24.72.11
17Jim Bibby29TEXALMLB19TEX19.5004.744.98414101150264.0255146139251134149911111341.3948.70.93.95.11.32
18Jack Billingham31CINNLMLB19CIN11.6333.944.4536351830212.123310593166491036248991.3999.90.72.74.41.61
19Chuck Dobson30MCT,SLC,CALMEX,PCL,ALAAA,MLB19CAL8.7043.133.64292901220210.02138573753317010121371.2679.10.32.37.33.21
20Pat Dobson32NYAALMLB19NYY15.5593.073.56393901220281.0282111962375515741611701.2709.00.72.45.02.09
21Ken Holtzman28OAKALMLB19OAK17.5283.073.9139380930255.1273111871451311730510731.2699.60.51.84.12.29
22Tsuneo Horiuchi26YOMJPCLFgn1911.6332.673.29463772131276.2217101823180612770211061.0737.11.02.64.11.59
23Doc Medich25NYAALMLB19NYY15.5593.603.93383801740279.22751221122491815481511731.3098.80.82.95.01.69
24Don Sutton29LANNLMLB19LAD9.6793.233.62404001050276.0241111992380217962411481.1637.90.82.65.82.24
25Ross Grimsley24BALALMLB18BAL13.5813.073.38403911741295.22671111012676915830911981.1608.10.82.34.82.08
26John Montefusco24AMA,PHX,SFNTL,PCL,NLAA,AAA,MLB18SFG14.5633.424.08373511880260.1244118991482102318031791.2528.40.52.88.02.82
27Yoshiro Sotokoba29HIRJPCLFgn1816.5292.813.05463882143310.1259105973485619690012361.1087.51.02.55.72.31
28Don Aase19WSMCARLA17BOS8.6802.432.8232301842230.0185726298481762221.1707.20.43.36.92.10
29Steve Barr22BRI,BOSEL,ALAA,MLB17BOS8.6802.522.97262501640200.0150665678611585121391.1806.80.33.97.11.84
30Vida Blue24OAKALMLB17OAK15.5313.253.76404001210282.12461181021798717410911591.2187.80.53.15.51.78
31Bert Blyleven23MINALMLB17MIN17.5002.663.17373701930281.024499831477324990311491.1427.80.42.58.03.23
32Pete Bonfils22UNLMEXAAA1713.5672.973.4639311534224.02128674787413234141.3358.50.33.55.31.52
33Carlos Carrasco26MTYMEXAAA1713.5673.624.2735321810234.026611194128217655041.48710.20.53.22.50.79
34Don Gullett23CINNLMLB17CIN11.6073.043.44363511030243.020193822288818320810101.1897.40.83.36.82.08
35John Hiller31DETALMLB17DET14.5482.643.06590520013150.012751441062191343076331.2607.60.63.78.02.16
36Jim Kern25OKC,CLEAA,ALAAA,MLB17CLE8.6802.693.17292801510204.11557261411812317317761.3366.80.25.210.21.96
37Bill Lee27BOSALMLB17BOS15.5313.513.92383701610282.1320123110256709540311901.37110.20.82.13.01.42
38Jim Lonborg32PHINLMLB17PHI13.5673.213.59393901630283.028011310122701112160511681.2378.90.72.23.81.73
39Hiromu Matsuoka26YKUJPCLFgn1715.5312.803.36393061541257.120296802795416871210421.1547.10.93.35.91.77
40Alfredo Ortiz30MXDMEXAAA179.6542.643.1430281720218.0224766474421043051.2299.20.31.84.32.36
41Jim Perry38CLEALMLB17CLE12.5862.963.3636360830252.024294831164107150110421.2148.60.42.32.51.11
42Enrique Romo26MXDMEXAAA179.6543.083.9632271132193.01978566649513012051.2759.20.32.36.12.65
43Dennis Blair20MON,MEMNL,ILMLB,AAA16MON7.6962.883.2431310610200.0150726489641236256231.2306.80.44.35.51.28
44Buzz Capra26ATLNLMLB16ATL8.6672.282.78392761151217.01636755138461373178861.1386.80.53.55.71.63
45Steve Carlton29PHINLMLB16PHI13.5523.223.65393901710291.0249118104211368240541112271.3237.70.64.27.41.76
46Joe Decker27MINALMLB16MIN14.5333.293.80373701110248.2234105912497115820910471.3318.50.93.55.71.63
47Chico Escarrega24PUEMEXAAA1610.6152.903.3335281563211.01917868126481153331.2098.10.52.74.91.80
48Rex Hudson20ABQ,LANPCL,NLAAA,MLB16LAD4.8004.024.50242201120168.016484751784599214121.4768.80.94.55.31.18
49Tamehiro Kaneda27LOTJPPLFgn167.6962.902.95362941310201.21676665185121383118001.0817.50.82.36.22.71
50Joe Keener21WPB,MEMFLOR,ILA,AAA16MON6.7271.772.2927271440208.0143534195621363050.9576.20.42.45.92.43
51Won Kuk Lee26COAMEXAAA1614.5333.083.9536301541219.0198967596313929281.1928.10.42.63.81.46
52Mickey Lolich33DETALMLB16DET21.4324.154.53414102730308.0310155142387811202301012631.2609.11.12.35.92.59
53Alfredo Mariscal31SLTMEXAAA166.7272.272.6728251531202.0175605112366943041.0457.80.51.64.22.61
54Lynn McGlothen24SLNNLMLB16STL12.5712.693.0331310830237.121280711289141422069881.2688.00.53.45.41.60
55Dave McNally31BALALMLB16BAL10.6153.583.89393711341259.02601121031981611185410731.3179.00.72.83.91.37
56Michael Messman18WRAMIDWA16MIN5.7622.904.0027271110180.0162805868821276171.3898.10.34.46.41.44
57Carl Morton30ATLNLMLB16ATL12.5713.153.6038380710274.22931109610891211320311761.3919.60.32.93.71.27
58Francis Panick22QDS,ELPMIDW,TLA,AA16CAL6.7272.743.3326261660184.0139685676962012141.1306.80.33.49.82.91
59Jerry Reuss25PITNLMLB16PIT11.5933.503.98353501410260.0259115101201011610511711251.3859.00.73.53.61.04
60Paul Siebert21CBS,HOUSOUL,NLAA,MLB16HOU8.6672.673.24313101940236.1209857087811303361051.2148.00.33.05.01.67
61Mike Bacsik22GSTWCRSA15TEX5.7504.244.922525720170.018393801159212120171.4249.70.63.16.42.05
62Gary Christenson21LAKFLORA15DET10.6002.202.8028271741209.016865515852937221.2117.20.23.74.01.09
63Lafayette Currence22DNVMIDWA15MIL6.7142.733.0627241701191.01566558868118420111.1737.40.43.28.72.71
64Cesar Diaz25VCZMEXAAA1511.5773.164.0035271864205.020891725611812410091.3129.10.22.75.42.03
65Domingo Figueroa23SAVSOULAA15ATL4.7892.803.343017812151.0120564797231026181.2727.20.54.36.11.42
66Bob Forsch24TUL,SLNAA,NLAAA,MLB15STL9.6253.333.86342801220203.017987751067711030154081.2127.90.43.04.91.64
67Kenji Furusawa26HANJPCLFgn1510.6003.233.68372861241220.12309079196751228039381.3489.40.82.75.01.82
68Dan Greenhalgh20RKMCARLA15PHI9.6252.563.1828271140204.01497258106971771151.0696.60.43.07.82.57
69Masaji Hiramatsu26TYOJPCLFgn1516.4843.664.144630141212243.2222112993774417571210041.2158.21.42.76.52.36
70Senichi Hoshino27CNIJPCLFgn159.6252.873.214917287110188.01496760195081377037581.0597.10.92.46.62.74
71Bill Kirkpatrick27ROCILAAA15BAL7.6822.833.612724820162.0147655115321762011.1058.20.81.84.22.38
72Jerry Koosman31NYNNLMLB15NYM11.5773.363.84353501300265.0258113991685718871811181.2948.80.52.96.42.21
73Crescencio Lagunas24PZRMEXAAA159.6252.973.4332271533194.0214746486411651021.4339.90.43.03.01.02
74Larry Landreth19WPB,QUEFLOR,ELA,AA15MON7.6822.563.3227261230190.01607054124821492361.0957.60.62.37.13.10
75Ramon Lopez41VCZMEXAAA1513.5363.123.8332261520202.01958670126611986041.2928.70.52.94.41.48
76Mike Marshall31LANNLMLB15LAD12.5562.422.851060830021208.1191665695611431358571.1868.30.42.46.22.55
77Dennis Martinez20MIAFLORA15BAL6.7142.062.4125251040179.0124484145311626210.9896.20.22.78.13.06
78Francisco Maytorena29TPCMEXAAA1513.5362.583.1540241545223.018878641091241509031.2517.60.43.76.11.65
79Norm McRae26CHHMEXAAA159.6252.893.7532301841209.01718767776161454061.1827.40.33.36.21.91
80Douglas Nelson19SAL,TMICARL,ELA,AA15PIT8.6524.485.103534700203.021111510121102415731121.5429.40.94.57.01.54
81Steve Rogers24MONNLMLB15MON22.4054.474.93383801110253.22551391261980715452710641.3219.00.72.85.51.93
82Jim Rooker31PITNLMLB15PIT11.5772.783.19333301510262.222893811183613940910681.1847.80.42.84.81.67
83Randy Smith20SLSCALLA15CAL6.7143.194.532424830161.0162815735521076081.3489.10.23.16.01.95
84Mike Torrez27MONNLMLB15MON8.6523.574.3532301610186.1184907410843923288121.4388.90.54.14.41.10
85Tom Underwood20REA,PHI,TOLEL,NL,ILAA,MLB,AAA15PHI6.7142.743.71332431110187.015777576782176239551.2577.60.33.88.52.26
86Mike Caldwell25SFNNLMLB14SFG5.7372.953.8031273620189.1176806217631834027881.2628.40.83.03.91.32
87Rene Chavez25CHHMEXAAA148.6363.243.773518823172.01687262990151209161.5008.80.54.76.31.33
88Joe Coleman27DETALMLB14DET12.5384.325.04414101120285.227216013730158131771201312621.5058.60.95.05.61.12
89Pat Cristelli21QDSMIDWA14CAL10.5831.992.4524241440176.01434839245313950121.0687.30.12.37.13.09
90Julio Divison18DEC,FREMIDW,CALLA14SFG10.5832.543.8326262020195.01548355115121167141.0517.10.52.45.42.27
91Dennis Eckersley19SANTLAA14CLE3.8243.403.5623231020167.014166631460416310061.2047.60.83.28.82.72
92John Flinn19MIA,AVLFLOR,SOULA,AA14BAL11.5601.902.4337231162185.01455039366315314191.1417.10.13.27.42.32
93Jerry Garvin18WRAMIDWA14MIN7.6673.754.532725920163.016882681744213820111.3019.30.92.47.63.14
94Jeff Gressick20WLOMIDWA14KCR6.7002.533.182423940167.0153594737201380081.3478.20.23.97.41.92
95Tom Griffin26HOUNLMLB14HOU10.5833.544.1434340830211.020297831489711053119181.3798.60.63.84.71.24
96Dave Gronlund19WPB,MEMFLOR,ILA,AAA14MON7.6672.532.8726251230185.0133595277511323131.1246.50.33.66.41.76
97Pablo Gutierrez23CDBMEXAAA149.6092.583.463518745143.013255416334689011.1548.30.42.14.32.06
98Joe Henderson27IWA,CHAAA,ALAAA,MLB14CHW8.6363.514.21323001120205.0179968019803162105761.2637.90.83.57.12.03
99Dan Larson19MOD,ARKCALL,TLA,AA14STL6.7004.735.832424720156.017110182867213570101.5269.90.53.97.82.01
100Barry Lersch29RMD,SLNIL,NLAAA,MLB14ATL-STL8.6363.393.6437200821175.1167716616454104003121.2098.60.82.35.32.31

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