Single-Season Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. Amos Rusie1894 14.2
2. Mickey Welch1884 12.1
3. Christy Mathewson1908 11.7
Joe McGinnity1903 11.7
5. Amos Rusie1893 11.5
6. Jouett Meekin1894 11.2
7. Mickey Welch1885 10.4
8. Tim Keefe1888 10.3
Juan Marichal1965 10.3
10. Tim Keefe1886 10.0
Christy Mathewson1903 10.0
Earned Run Average
1. Ferdie Schupp1916 0.90
2. Christy Mathewson1909 1.14
3. Christy Mathewson1905 1.28
4. Slim Sallee1916 1.37
5. Christy Mathewson1908 1.43
6. Fred Anderson1917 1.44
7. Art Nehf1919 1.50
8. Tim Keefe1885 1.58
9. Joe McGinnity1904 1.61
10. Carl Hubbell1933 1.66
Mickey Welch1885 1.66
Wins
1. Mickey Welch1885 44
2. Tim Keefe1886 42
3. Mickey Welch1884 39
4. Christy Mathewson1908 37
5. Amos Rusie1894 36
6. Tim Keefe1887 35
Tim Keefe1888 35
Joe McGinnity1904 35
9. Christy Mathewson1904 33
Jouett Meekin1894 33
Amos Rusie1891 33
Amos Rusie1893 33
Mickey Welch1886 33
Win-Loss %
1. Hank O'Day1889 .900
Felix Rodriguez2001 .900
3. Hoyt Wilhelm1952 .833
4. Sal Maglie1950 .818
Art Nehf1919 .818
6. Joe McGinnity1904 .814
7. Carl Hubbell1936 .813
Hooks Wiltse1904 .813
9. Doc Crandall1910 .810
10. Larry Jansen1947 .808
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Christy Mathewson1908 0.827
Ferdie Schupp1916 0.827
3. Christy Mathewson1909 0.828
4. Juan Marichal1966 0.859
5. Art Nehf1919 0.873
6. Jim Hearn1950 0.880
7. Juan Marichal1965 0.914
8. Christy Mathewson1905 0.933
9. Tim Keefe1888 0.937
10. Slim Sallee1916 0.949
Hits per 9 IP
1. Ferdie Schupp1916 5.067
2. Jim Hearn1950 5.184
3. Scott Garrelts1987 5.925
4. Art Nehf1919 6.176
5. Hoyt Wilhelm1954 6.225
6. Christy Mathewson1909 6.276
7. Scott Garrelts1985 6.473
8. Christy Mathewson1908 6.474
9. Bobby Bolin1968 6.521
10. Madison Bumgarner2013 6.526
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. Christy Mathewson1913 0.618
2. Christy Mathewson1914 0.663
3. Slim Sallee1916 0.806
4. Slim Sallee1918 0.818
5. Christy Mathewson1908 0.968
Christy Mathewson1915 0.968
7. Christy Mathewson1912 0.987
8. John Ward1883 1.007
9. Juan Marichal1966 1.054
10. Carl Hubbell1934 1.064
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Scott Garrelts1987 10.749
2. Tim Lincecum2008 10.507
3. Tim Lincecum2009 10.425
4. Mark Davis1985 10.312
5. Yusmeiro Petit2014 10.231
6. Jason Schmidt2004 10.040
7. Madison Bumgarner2016 9.966
8. Tim Lincecum2010 9.791
9. Jonathan Sanchez2009 9.753
10. Madison Bumgarner2015 9.646
Games Played
1. Jim Brower2004 89
Julian Tavarez1997 89
3. Scott Eyre2005 86
4. Scott Eyre2004 83
5. Michael Jackson1993 81
6. Felix Rodriguez2001 80
Tim Worrell2002 80
8. Robb Nen2001 79
9. Mark Dewey1996 78
Greg Minton1982 78
Joe Nathan2003 78
Robb Nen1998 78
Saves
1. Rod Beck1993 48
Brian Wilson2010 48
3. Robb Nen2001 45
4. Robb Nen2002 43
5. Robb Nen2000 41
Brian Wilson2008 41
7. Robb Nen1998 40
8. Santiago Casilla2015 38
Sergio Romo2013 38
Brian Wilson2009 38
Tim Worrell2003 38
Innings Pitched
1. Mickey Welch1884 557.1
2. Amos Rusie1890 548.2
3. Amos Rusie1892 541.0
4. Tim Keefe1886 535.0
5. Amos Rusie1891 500.1
6. Mickey Welch1886 500.0
7. Mickey Welch1885 492.0
8. Amos Rusie1893 482.0
9. Tim Keefe1887 476.2
10. Amos Rusie1894 444.0
Strikeouts
1. Mickey Welch1884 345
2. Amos Rusie1890 341
3. Amos Rusie1891 337
4. Tim Keefe1888 335
5. Amos Rusie1892 304
6. Tim Keefe1886 297
7. Mickey Welch1886 272
8. Christy Mathewson1903 267
9. Tim Lincecum2008 265
10. Tim Lincecum2009 261
Games Started
1. Mickey Welch1884 65
2. Tim Keefe1886 64
3. Amos Rusie1890 62
Amos Rusie1892 62
5. Mickey Welch1886 59
6. Amos Rusie1891 57
7. Tim Keefe1887 56
8. Mickey Welch1885 55
9. Amos Rusie1893 52
Mickey Welch1883 52
Complete Games
1. Tim Keefe1886 62
Mickey Welch1884 62
3. Amos Rusie1892 59
4. Amos Rusie1890 56
Mickey Welch1886 56
6. Mickey Welch1885 55
7. Tim Keefe1887 54
8. Amos Rusie1891 52
9. Amos Rusie1893 50
10. Tim Keefe1888 48
Home Runs
1. Larry Jansen1949 36
2. Juan Marichal1962 34
3. Mike McCormick1961 33
4. Juan Marichal1966 32
5. Johnny Antonelli1958 31
Larry Jansen1950 31
Bill Voiselle1944 31
8. Bob Knepper1979 30
Jeff Samardzija2017 30
10. Johnny Antonelli1959 29
Mark Gardner1998 29
Bases on Balls
1. Amos Rusie1890 289
2. Amos Rusie1892 270
3. Amos Rusie1891 262
4. Amos Rusie1893 218
5. Cy Seymour1898 213
6. Amos Rusie1894 200
7. Ed Crane1892 189
8. Jouett Meekin1894 176
9. Silver King1892 171
10. Cy Seymour1899 170
Hits
1. Mickey Welch1884 528
2. Mickey Welch1886 514
3. Bill Carrick1899 485
4. Tim Keefe1886 479
5. Amos Rusie1893 451
6. Amos Rusie1890 436
7. Dad Clarke1896 431
Mickey Welch1883 431
9. Tim Keefe1887 428
10. Amos Rusie1894 426
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Jeff Samardzija2017 6.406
2. Juan Marichal1966 6.167
Christy Mathewson1908 6.167
4. Yusmeiro Petit2014 6.046
5. Madison Bumgarner2015 6.000
6. Juan Marichal1965 5.217
7. Madison Bumgarner2014 5.093
8. Madison Bumgarner2017 5.050
9. Gaylord Perry1966 5.025
10. Juan Marichal1968 4.739
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Joe McGinnity1906 0.026
2. Ed Doheny1898 0.042
3. Red Ames1906 0.044
4. Amos Rusie1890 0.049
5. Dummy Taylor1907 0.053
6. Fred Anderson1917 0.056
7. Joe McGinnity1902 0.059
8. Ferdie Schupp1916 0.064
9. Ed Doheny1899 0.065
Christy Mathewson1909 0.065
Losses
1. Amos Rusie1890 34
2. Amos Rusie1892 31
3. Bill Carrick1899 27
Dummy Taylor1901 27
5. Dad Clarke1896 24
Ed Crane1892 24
Silver King1892 24
8. Amos Rusie1895 23
Mickey Welch1883 23
10. Bill Carrick1900 22
Rube Marquard1914 22
Mickey Welch1886 22
Earned Runs
1. Bill Carrick1899 187
2. Amos Rusie1893 173
3. Jouett Meekin1894 172
4. Amos Rusie1892 171
5. Dad Clarke1896 166
Mickey Welch1886 166
7. Tim Keefe1887 165
8. Amos Rusie1895 163
9. Amos Rusie1890 156
10. Mickey Welch1884 155
Wild Pitches
1. Mickey Welch1886 51
2. Tim Keefe1886 40
3. Mickey Welch1884 39
Mickey Welch1885 39
5. Tim Keefe1887 37
6. Amos Rusie1890 36
7. Tim Keefe1885 35
8. Ed Bagley1884 33
Tip O'Neill1883 33
10. Ed Crane1892 31
Hit By Pitch
1. Ed Doheny1899 37
2. Cy Seymour1898 32
3. Amos Rusie1890 26
4. Ed Doheny1900 22
5. Silver King1892 21
Cy Seymour1897 21
7. Ed Doheny1898 20
Pink Hawley1900 20
Win Mercer1900 20
Cy Seymour1899 20
Batters Faced
1. Amos Rusie1890 2379
2. Mickey Welch1884 2370
3. Amos Rusie1892 2314
4. Tim Keefe1886 2173
5. Amos Rusie1891 2167
6. Mickey Welch1886 2151
7. Amos Rusie1893 2111
8. Tim Keefe1887 1981
9. Mickey Welch1885 1963
10. Amos Rusie1894 1910
Games Finished
1. Rod Beck1993 71
Robb Nen2001 71
3. Robb Nen1998 67
4. Rod Beck1997 66
Greg Minton1982 66
Robb Nen2002 66
7. Robb Nen1999 64
Tim Worrell2003 64
9. Robb Nen2000 63
10. Brian Wilson2009 60
Adjusted ERA+
1. Ferdie Schupp1916 272
2. Christy Mathewson1905 230
3. Christy Mathewson1909 224
4. Jim Hearn1950 212
5. Greg Minton1982 196
6. Hoyt Wilhelm1954 194
7. Carl Hubbell1933 193
8. Gary Lavelle1977 191
9. Art Nehf1919 189
10. Amos Rusie1894 188
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Christy Mathewson1908 1.29
2. Red Ames1908 1.42
3. Christy Mathewson1909 1.62
4. Christy Mathewson1907 1.78
5. Tim Keefe1888 1.90
6. Christy Mathewson1910 1.96
7. Christy Mathewson1905 2.03
8. Ferdie Schupp1916 2.08
9. Red Ames1909 2.09
10. Red Ames1904 2.10
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Amos Rusie1894 112
2. Jouett Meekin1894 75
3. Amos Rusie1893 71
4. Carl Hubbell1936 60
5. Mickey Welch1885 59
6. Christy Mathewson1905 57
7. Carl Hubbell1933 55
Amos Rusie1897 55
9. Carl Hubbell1934 54
10. Joe McGinnity1904 52
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Amos Rusie1894 9.3
2. Christy Mathewson1905 6.5
3. Carl Hubbell1936 6.4
4. Carl Hubbell1933 6.3
5. Amos Rusie1893 6.1
6. Jouett Meekin1894 6.0
7. Joe McGinnity1904 5.8
Mickey Welch1885 5.8
9. Carl Hubbell1934 5.6
Juan Marichal1965 5.6
Juan Marichal1966 5.6
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. Juan Marichal1966 56.49
2. Juan Marichal1965 55.04
3. Carl Hubbell1933 54.44
4. Larry Benton1928 53.30
5. Johnny Antonelli1954 53.21
6. Carl Hubbell1934 51.29
7. Jason Schmidt2003 50.72
8. Carl Hubbell1936 50.14
9. Tim Lincecum2008 47.98
10. Tim Lincecum2009 45.79
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Carl Hubbell1933 8.5
2. Juan Marichal1966 7.7
3. Carl Hubbell1936 6.7
4. Juan Marichal1969 6.4
5. Johnny Antonelli1954 6.3
6. Juan Marichal1965 6.2
7. Larry Benton1928 5.7
8. Rod Beck1993 5.5
Juan Marichal1963 5.5
10. Sal Maglie1951 5.4
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Juan Marichal1966 6.9
2. Carl Hubbell1934 5.5
3. Juan Marichal1969 5.4
4. Jason Schmidt2003 5.1
5. Carl Hubbell1933 4.9
6. Juan Marichal1965 4.8
7. Larry Benton1928 4.7
8. Hal Schumacher1933 4.5
9. Sal Maglie1951 4.4
10. Tim Lincecum2009 4.3
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Carl Hubbell1933 6.4
Juan Marichal1966 6.4
3. Juan Marichal1965 6.3
4. Johnny Antonelli1954 5.7
Larry Benton1928 5.7
6. Jason Schmidt2003 5.6
7. Carl Hubbell1934 5.5
8. Carl Hubbell1936 5.3
9. Juan Marichal1969 5.2
10. Tim Lincecum2008 5.1
Hal Schumacher1933 5.1

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