Career Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. Red Faber 68.4
2. Ted Lyons 67.2
3. Ed Walsh 63.4
4. Wilbur Wood 51.8
5. Eddie Cicotte 49.7
6. Billy Pierce 49.1
7. Mark Buehrle 49.0
8. Doc White 34.7
9. Chris Sale 31.1
10. Thornton Lee 30.3
Earned Run Average
1. Ed Walsh 1.81
2. Hoyt Wilhelm 1.92
3. Frank Smith 2.18
4. Eddie Cicotte 2.25
5. Jim Scott 2.30
Doc White 2.30
7. Reb Russell 2.33
8. Nick Altrock 2.40
9. Joe Benz 2.43
10. Frank Owen 2.48
Wins
1. Ted Lyons 260
2. Red Faber 254
3. Ed Walsh 195
4. Billy Pierce 186
5. Wilbur Wood 163
6. Mark Buehrle 161
7. Doc White 159
8. Eddie Cicotte 156
9. Joe Horlen 113
10. Frank Smith 108
Win-Loss %
1. Clark Griffith .709
2. Lefty Williams .648
3. Virgil Trucks .644
4. Freddy Garcia .640
5. Jim Kaat .616
6. Juan Pizarro .615
7. Jack McDowell .611
8. Monty Stratton .610
9. Dickey Kerr .609
Ed Walsh .609
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Hoyt Wilhelm 0.935
2. Ed Walsh 0.995
3. Chris Sale 1.065
4. Frank Smith 1.079
5. Reb Russell 1.080
6. Nick Altrock 1.083
7. Frank Owen 1.103
8. Doc White 1.106
9. Eddie Cicotte 1.112
10. Joe Benz 1.147
Hits per 9 IP
1. Hoyt Wilhelm 6.194
2. Ed Walsh 7.099
3. Frank Smith 7.113
4. Chris Sale 7.476
5. Jack Harshman 7.672
6. Jim Scott 7.725
7. Gary Peters 7.737
8. Juan Pizarro 7.835
9. Reb Russell 7.860
10. Eddie Cicotte 7.945
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. Nick Altrock 1.491
2. Roy Patterson 1.800
3. LaMarr Hoyt 1.825
4. Frank Owen 1.838
5. Ed Walsh 1.857
6. Reb Russell 1.860
7. Doc White 1.953
8. Sloppy Thurston 2.014
9. Mark Buehrle 2.050
10. Ray Herbert 2.052
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Chris Sale 10.086
2. Javier Vazquez 8.560
3. Jake Peavy 7.968
4. Jose Quintana 7.590
5. Jason Bere 7.497
6. Melido Perez 7.170
7. Gavin Floyd 7.147
8. Terry Forster 7.126
9. Hoyt Wilhelm 6.940
10. Juan Pizarro 6.880
Games Played
1. Red Faber 669
2. Ted Lyons 594
3. Wilbur Wood 578
4. Matt Thornton 512
5. Billy Pierce 456
6. Ed Walsh 426
7. Bobby Thigpen 424
8. Mark Buehrle 390
9. Hoyt Wilhelm 361
10. Doc White 360
Saves
1. Bobby Thigpen 201
2. Bobby Jenks 173
3. Roberto Hernandez 161
4. Keith Foulke 100
5. Hoyt Wilhelm 99
6. David Robertson 84
7. Terry Forster 75
8. Addison Reed 69
9. Wilbur Wood 57
10. Bob James 56
Innings Pitched
1. Ted Lyons 4161.0
2. Red Faber 4086.2
3. Ed Walsh 2946.1
4. Billy Pierce 2931.0
5. Wilbur Wood 2524.1
6. Doc White 2498.1
7. Mark Buehrle 2476.2
8. Eddie Cicotte 2322.1
9. Joe Horlen 1918.0
10. Jim Scott 1892.0
Strikeouts
1. Billy Pierce 1796
2. Ed Walsh 1732
3. Red Faber 1471
4. Mark Buehrle 1396
5. Wilbur Wood 1332
6. Chris Sale 1244
7. John Danks 1102
8. Gary Peters 1098
9. Ted Lyons 1073
10. Doc White 1067
Games Started
1. Ted Lyons 484
2. Red Faber 483
3. Billy Pierce 391
4. Mark Buehrle 365
5. Ed Walsh 312
6. Doc White 301
7. Wilbur Wood 286
8. Joe Horlen 284
9. Eddie Cicotte 258
10. Richard Dotson 250
Complete Games
1. Ted Lyons 356
2. Red Faber 273
3. Ed Walsh 249
4. Doc White 206
5. Eddie Cicotte 183
Billy Pierce 183
7. Frank Smith 156
8. Thornton Lee 142
9. Jim Scott 123
10. Roy Patterson 119
Shutouts
1. Ed Walsh 57
2. Doc White 42
3. Billy Pierce 35
4. Red Faber 29
5. Eddie Cicotte 28
6. Ted Lyons 27
7. Jim Scott 26
8. Frank Smith 25
9. Reb Russell 24
Wilbur Wood 24
Home Runs
1. Mark Buehrle 274
2. Billy Pierce 241
3. Ted Lyons 222
4. John Danks 197
5. Wilbur Wood 193
6. Jon Garland 182
7. Richard Dotson 156
8. James Baldwin 150
9. Alex Fernandez 148
10. Joe Horlen 142
Bases on Balls
1. Red Faber 1213
2. Ted Lyons 1121
3. Billy Pierce 1052
4. Wilbur Wood 671
5. Richard Dotson 637
6. Thornton Lee 633
7. Jim Scott 609
8. Ed Walsh 608
9. Mark Buehrle 564
10. Bill Dietrich 561
Hits
1. Ted Lyons 4489
2. Red Faber 4106
3. Billy Pierce 2643
4. Mark Buehrle 2610
5. Wilbur Wood 2422
6. Ed Walsh 2324
7. Doc White 2220
8. Eddie Cicotte 2050
9. Thornton Lee 1851
10. Joe Horlen 1755
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Chris Sale 4.785
2. Jake Peavy 3.662
3. Javier Vazquez 3.575
4. Jose Quintana 3.134
5. Hoyt Wilhelm 3.120
6. Tom Bradley 2.986
7. Ed Walsh 2.849
8. LaMarr Hoyt 2.686
9. Freddy Garcia 2.584
10. Gavin Floyd 2.540
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Reb Russell 0.049
2. Frank Smith 0.052
3. Ed Walsh 0.070
4. Nick Altrock 0.087
5. Eddie Cicotte 0.089
6. Jim Scott 0.100
7. Doc White 0.101
8. Joe Benz 0.106
9. Frank Owen 0.110
10. Roy Patterson 0.152
Losses
1. Ted Lyons 230
2. Red Faber 213
3. Billy Pierce 152
4. Wilbur Wood 148
5. Ed Walsh 125
6. Doc White 123
7. Mark Buehrle 119
8. Jim Scott 114
9. Joe Horlen 113
10. John Danks 104
Thornton Lee 104
Earned Runs
1. Ted Lyons 1696
2. Red Faber 1430
3. Mark Buehrle 1053
4. Billy Pierce 1038
5. Wilbur Wood 891
6. John Danks 731
7. Richard Dotson 718
8. Jon Garland 700
9. Thornton Lee 699
10. Bill Dietrich 675
Wild Pitches
1. Ed Walsh 75
2. Tommy John 67
3. Joe Horlen 64
Gary Peters 64
5. Wilbur Wood 63
6. Jose Contreras 60
7. Frank Smith 56
8. Ted Lyons 55
9. Red Faber 52
10. James Baldwin 51
Hit By Pitch
1. Red Faber 103
2. Doc White 93
3. Chris Sale 63
4. Wilbur Wood 57
5. Mark Buehrle 55
6. Jim Scott 53
7. Ed Walsh 51
8. Joe Horlen 49
9. Gavin Floyd 48
10. Gary Peters 46
Batters Faced
1. Ted Lyons 17797
2. Red Faber 17104
3. Billy Pierce 12278
4. Ed Walsh 11331
5. Wilbur Wood 10472
6. Mark Buehrle 10317
7. Doc White 9872
8. Eddie Cicotte 9059
9. Thornton Lee 8007
10. Joe Horlen 7895
Games Finished
1. Bobby Thigpen 348
2. Roberto Hernandez 299
3. Bobby Jenks 282
4. Hoyt Wilhelm 239
5. Keith Foulke 216
6. Clint Brown 177
7. Wilbur Wood 174
8. Terry Forster 158
9. Gerry Staley 146
10. Bob Howry 138
Adjusted ERA+
1. Hoyt Wilhelm 171
2. Gerry Staley 147
3. Ed Walsh 146
4. Chris Sale 135
5. Eddie Cicotte 133
6. Bobby Thigpen 125
7. Jim Kaat 124
Thornton Lee 124
Virgil Trucks 124
10. Billy Pierce 123
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Ed Walsh 2.01
2. Frank Smith 2.33
3. Reb Russell 2.35
4. Nick Altrock 2.46
5. Eddie Cicotte 2.48
6. Doc White 2.50
7. Hoyt Wilhelm 2.51
8. Tom Bradley 2.53
9. Joe Benz 2.63
Frank Owen 2.63
Jim Scott 2.63
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Ted Lyons 277
2. Ed Walsh 273
3. Billy Pierce 252
4. Red Faber 249
5. Eddie Cicotte 195
6. Mark Buehrle 189
7. Thornton Lee 154
8. Chris Sale 130
9. Wilbur Wood 117
10. Doc White 103
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Ed Walsh 31.0
2. Ted Lyons 27.8
3. Billy Pierce 26.6
4. Red Faber 25.6
5. Eddie Cicotte 22.0
6. Mark Buehrle 19.0
7. Thornton Lee 15.6
8. Chris Sale 13.9
9. Wilbur Wood 13.8
10. Doc White 11.7
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. Billy Pierce 280.23
2. Mark Buehrle 199.45
3. Chris Sale 148.52
4. Ted Lyons 146.86
5. Jack McDowell 118.86
6. Keith Foulke 110.01
7. Thornton Lee 97.33
8. Gary Peters 96.67
9. Hoyt Wilhelm 95.30
10. Alex Fernandez 94.90
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Billy Pierce 33.4
2. Chris Sale 18.8
3. Ted Lyons 17.9
4. Mark Buehrle 15.9
5. Keith Foulke 14.8
6. Jack McDowell 14.2
7. Hoyt Wilhelm 12.3
8. Joe Horlen 10.3
9. Juan Pizarro 10.2
10. Thornton Lee 9.7
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Billy Pierce 25.1
2. Mark Buehrle 17.7
3. Chris Sale 16.1
4. Ted Lyons 16.0
5. Hoyt Wilhelm 12.1
6. Joe Horlen 10.9
Jack McDowell 10.9
8. Keith Foulke 10.1
9. Dick Donovan 9.5
10. Gary Peters 9.2
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Billy Pierce 30.2
2. Mark Buehrle 19.9
3. Chris Sale 15.8
4. Ted Lyons 14.3
5. Jack McDowell 12.5
6. Gary Peters 11.8
7. Hoyt Wilhelm 10.8
8. Keith Foulke 10.4
9. Joe Horlen 9.8
10. Alex Fernandez 9.6

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