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Single-Season Top 10 Leaders

WAR for Pitchers †
1. Silver King1888 14.7
2. Theodore Breitenstein1893 11.5
3. Bob Gibson1968 11.2
4. Bob Gibson1969 10.4
5. Dave Foutz1886 9.7
6. Bob Caruthers1885 9.5
7. Theodore Breitenstein1894 9.3
8. Ice Box Chamberlain1889 9.2
9. Dizzy Dean1934 8.9
Bob Gibson1970 8.9
Earned Run Average
1. Bob Gibson1968 1.12
2. Red Munger1944 1.34
3. Bruce Sutter1984 1.54
4. Ice Box Chamberlain1888 1.61
5. Silver King1888 1.63
6. Bill Doak1914 1.72
7. Howie Pollet1943 1.75
8. Mort Cooper1942 1.78
9. Max Lanier1943 1.90
10. John Tudor1985 1.93
Wins
1. Silver King1888 45
2. Dave Foutz1886 41
3. Bob Caruthers1885 40
4. Silver King1889 35
Tony Mullane1883 35
6. Dave Foutz1885 33
Jack Stivetts1891 33
8. Ice Box Chamberlain1889 32
Silver King1887 32
10. Bob Caruthers1886 30
Dizzy Dean1934 30
Win-Loss %
1. Howie Krist1941 1.000
2. John Gant2019 .917
3. Eddie Yuhas1952 .857
4. Ice Box Chamberlain1888 .846
Mark Petkovsek1996 .846
6. Kyle Lohse2012 .842
7. John Tudor1987 .833
8. Miles Mikolas2018 .818
9. Al Hrabosky1975 .813
Howie Krist1942 .813
Walks & Hits per IP
1. Ice Box Chamberlain1888 0.786
2. Bob Gibson1968 0.853
3. Silver King1888 0.874
4. Lindy McDaniel1960 0.937
5. John Tudor1985 0.938
6. Dick Hughes1967 0.954
7. Jack Flaherty2019 0.968
Tony Mullane1883 0.968
9. Howie Pollet1943 0.972
10. Dave Foutz1884 0.982
Hits per 9 IP
1. Ice Box Chamberlain1888 4.902
2. Bob Gibson1968 5.849
3. Al Brazle1952 6.174
4. Willard Schmidt1955 6.177
5. Jack Flaherty2019 6.188
6. Howie Pollet1943 6.313
7. Jose DeLeon1989 6.364
8. Jack Flaherty2018 6.437
9. Fred Beebe1906 6.442
10. Harry Brecheen1943 6.517
Bases On Balls per 9 IP
1. Bob Tewksbury1992 0.773
2. Bob Tewksbury1993 0.842
3. Jumbo McGinnis1884 0.889
4. Bob Tewksbury1990 0.929
5. Cy Young1900 1.008
6. Bob Caruthers1885 1.064
7. Cy Young1899 1.072
8. Joel Pineiro2009 1.136
9. Silver King1888 1.170
10. Jumbo McGinnis1882 1.228
Strikeouts per 9 IP
1. Mark Littell1978 11.003
2. Jack Flaherty2018 10.848
3. Jack Flaherty2019 10.589
4. Rick Ankiel2000 9.977
5. Carlos Martinez2017 9.527
6. Carlos Martinez2015 9.217
7. Lance Lynn2012 9.205
8. Alan Benes1997 8.907
9. Andy Benes1997 8.898
10. Carlos Martinez2018 8.874
Games Played
1. Steve Kline2001 89
2. Ray King2004 86
3. Kevin Siegrist2015 81
4. Mitchell Boggs2012 78
Steve Kline2003 78
Jason Motte2011 78
7. Ray King2005 77
Mike Perez1992 77
Julian Tavarez2004 77
10. Seth Maness2015 76
Seunghwan Oh2016 76
Russ Springer2007 76
Saves
1. Trevor Rosenthal2015 48
2. Jason Isringhausen2004 47
Lee Smith1991 47
4. Trevor Rosenthal2014 45
Bruce Sutter1984 45
6. Lee Smith1992 43
Lee Smith1993 43
8. Jason Motte2012 42
9. Jason Isringhausen2005 39
10. Ryan Franklin2009 38
Innings Pitched
1. Silver King1888 584.2
2. Dave Foutz1886 504.0
3. Bob Caruthers1885 482.1
4. Tony Mullane1883 460.2
5. Silver King1889 458.0
6. Theodore Breitenstein1894 447.1
7. Jack Stivetts1891 440.0
8. Theodore Breitenstein1895 438.2
9. Ice Box Chamberlain1889 421.2
10. Jack Stivetts1890 419.1
Strikeouts
1. Jack Stivetts1890 289
2. Dave Foutz1886 283
3. Bob Gibson1970 274
4. Bob Gibson1965 270
5. Bob Gibson1969 269
6. Bob Gibson1968 268
7. Jack Stivetts1891 259
8. Silver King1888 258
9. Toad Ramsey1890 257
10. Bob Gibson1964 245
Games Started
1. Silver King1888 64
2. Dave Foutz1886 57
3. Jack Stivetts1891 56
4. Bob Caruthers1885 53
Silver King1889 53
6. Theodore Breitenstein1895 51
Ice Box Chamberlain1889 51
8. Theodore Breitenstein1894 50
9. Tony Mullane1883 49
10. Jack Taylor1898 47
Complete Games
1. Silver King1888 64
2. Dave Foutz1886 55
3. Bob Caruthers1885 53
4. Tony Mullane1883 49
5. Theodore Breitenstein1895 47
Silver King1889 47
7. Theodore Breitenstein1894 46
Dave Foutz1885 46
9. Ice Box Chamberlain1889 44
10. Kid Gleason1892 43
Silver King1887 43
Jumbo McGinnis1882 43
Shutouts
1. Bob Gibson1968 13
2. Dave Foutz1886 11
3. Mort Cooper1942 10
John Tudor1985 10
5. Harry Brecheen1948 7
Mort Cooper1944 7
Dizzy Dean1934 7
Bill Doak1914 7
9. Bob Caruthers1885 6
Mort Cooper1943 6
Bob Gibson1965 6
Harvey Haddix1953 6
Jesse Haines1927 6
Ed Karger1907 6
Silver King1888 6
Jumbo McGinnis1883 6
Red Munger1947 6
Curt Simmons1963 6
Home Runs
1. Murry Dickson1948 39
2. Jason Marquis2006 35
Matt Morris2004 35
Brett Tomko2003 35
5. Bob Gibson1965 34
Dustin Hermanson2001 34
7. Darryl Kile2000 33
8. Lon Warneke1937 32
9. Gerry Staley1953 31
Garrett Stephenson2000 31
Bases on Balls
1. Jack Stivetts1891 232
2. Theodore Breitenstein1894 191
3. Kid Gleason1893 187
4. Theodore Breitenstein1895 182
5. Bob Harmon1911 181
6. Jack Stivetts1890 179
7. Ice Box Chamberlain1889 165
8. Theodore Breitenstein1893 156
9. Kid Gleason1892 151
10. Pink Hawley1894 149
Hits
1. Theodore Breitenstein1894 497
2. Red Donahue1897 485
3. Pink Hawley1894 481
4. Theodore Breitenstein1895 468
5. Jack Taylor1898 465
6. Silver King1889 462
7. Kid Gleason1893 436
8. Silver King1888 435
9. Jack Powell1899 433
10. Bob Caruthers1885 430
Strikeouts / Base On Balls
1. Adam Wainwright2013 6.257
2. Miles Mikolas2018 5.035
3. Bob Tewksbury1993 4.850
4. Bob Tewksbury1992 4.550
5. Miles Mikolas2019 4.500
6. Lindy McDaniel1960 4.375
7. Bob Gibson1968 4.323
8. Chris Carpenter2006 4.279
9. Jack Flaherty2019 4.200
10. Chris Carpenter2005 4.177
Home Runs per 9 IP
1. Stan Yerkes1902 0.033
2. Fred Beebe1907 0.038
Bob Harmon1910 0.038
4. Johnny Lush1909 0.041
Mike O'Neill1904 0.041
6. Red Ames1918 0.044
7. Daisy Davis1884 0.045
8. Jumbo McGinnis1882 0.046
9. Bill Sherdel1920 0.053
10. Lee Meadows1918 0.054
Losses
1. Red Donahue1897 35
2. Theodore Breitenstein1895 30
3. Bill Hart1896 29
Jack Taylor1898 29
5. Bill Hart1897 27
Pink Hawley1894 27
Willie Sudhoff1898 27
8. Theodore Breitenstein1896 26
9. Stoney McGlynn1907 25
Bugs Raymond1908 25
Earned Runs
1. Theodore Breitenstein1894 238
2. Red Donahue1897 237
3. Pink Hawley1894 214
4. Theodore Breitenstein1895 213
5. Bill Hart1897 205
6. Kid Gleason1893 195
7. Bill Hart1896 191
8. Red Donahue1896 172
Jack Taylor1898 172
10. Theodore Breitenstein1896 169
Wild Pitches
1. Jumbo McGinnis1882 40
2. Silver King1889 36
3. Jack Stivetts1890 29
4. Toad Ramsey1890 28
Jack Stivetts1891 28
6. Jumbo McGinnis1884 27
7. Dave Foutz1887 26
8. Bob Caruthers1885 25
9. Jumbo McGinnis1883 24
Tony Mullane1883 24
John Schappert1882 24
Hit By Pitch
1. Silver King1888 30
2. Willie Sudhoff1898 27
3. Jack Taylor1898 25
4. Red Donahue1897 22
5. Pink Hawley1894 21
Silver King1889 21
7. Pink Hawley1893 20
8. Bob Caruthers1885 19
Cowboy Jones1900 19
10. Dave Foutz1885 18
Jack Stivetts1891 18
Willie Sudhoff1901 18
Batters Faced
1. Silver King1888 2286
2. Dave Foutz1886 2091
3. Theodore Breitenstein1894 1987
4. Silver King1889 1966
5. Bob Caruthers1885 1948
6. Theodore Breitenstein1895 1936
7. Jack Stivetts1891 1916
8. Tony Mullane1883 1875
9. Jack Stivetts1890 1837
10. Ice Box Chamberlain1889 1808
Games Finished
1. Jason Isringhausen2004 66
2. Bruce Sutter1984 63
3. Lee Smith1991 61
Dave Veres2000 61
5. Todd Worrell1986 60
6. Trevor Rosenthal2014 59
7. Jason Motte2012 58
Bruce Sutter1982 58
9. Trevor Rosenthal2015 57
10. Lee Smith1992 55
Adjusted ERA+
1. Red Munger1944 268
2. Bob Gibson1968 258
3. Bruce Sutter1984 227
4. Ice Box Chamberlain1888 199
5. Silver King1888 195
Lindy McDaniel1960 195
7. Howie Pollet1943 193
8. Mort Cooper1942 192
9. Jack Stivetts1889 186
10. John Tudor1985 185
Fielding Independent Pitching
1. Bob Gibson1968 1.77
2. Ed Karger1907 2.11
3. Kid Nichols1904 2.22
4. Lindy McDaniel1960 2.26
5. Bob Gibson1970 2.29
6. Bob Gibson1969 2.30
Bugs Raymond1908 2.30
8. Bob Gibson1967 2.34
9. Harry Brecheen1948 2.37
10. Silver King1888 2.38
Adj. Pitching Runs
1. Silver King1888 91
2. Dave Foutz1886 69
3. Theodore Breitenstein1893 64
4. Bob Caruthers1885 63
5. Bob Gibson1968 60
6. Tony Mullane1883 57
7. Ice Box Chamberlain1889 55
8. Dizzy Dean1934 51
9. Bob Gibson1969 50
Silver King1889 50
John Tudor1985 50
Adj. Pitching Wins
1. Silver King1888 9.1
2. Bob Gibson1968 7.9
3. Dave Foutz1886 6.4
4. Bob Caruthers1885 6.1
5. Bob Gibson1969 5.8
John Tudor1985 5.8
7. Theodore Breitenstein1893 5.5
8. Mort Cooper1942 5.4
9. Harry Brecheen1948 5.3
Dizzy Dean1934 5.3
Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24) †
1. Bob Gibson1968 65.80
2. Dizzy Dean1934 57.97
3. Bob Gibson1969 56.72
4. John Tudor1985 55.38
5. Mort Cooper1942 52.69
6. Harry Brecheen1948 49.04
7. Dizzy Dean1935 47.95
8. Chris Carpenter2009 46.47
9. Jesse Haines1927 45.05
10. Howie Pollet1946 44.30
Win Probability Added (WPA) †
1. Bob Gibson1968 8.0
2. Bob Gibson1969 7.7
3. Dizzy Dean1934 6.7
4. Mort Cooper1942 6.4
5. Howie Pollet1946 6.3
6. John Tudor1985 6.1
7. Jesse Haines1927 5.8
8. Lindy McDaniel1960 5.7
9. Chris Carpenter2009 5.6
10. Paul Dean1935 5.4
Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI) †
1. Bob Gibson1968 7.2
2. John Tudor1985 6.9
3. Mort Cooper1942 6.3
4. Bob Gibson1969 5.9
5. Mort Cooper1943 5.1
Dizzy Dean1935 5.1
7. Harry Brecheen1948 5.0
8. Dizzy Dean1934 4.9
Bob Gibson1970 4.9
Jesse Haines1927 4.9
Base-Out Wins Saved (REW) †
1. Bob Gibson1968 9.1
2. Bob Gibson1969 6.7
3. John Tudor1985 6.5
4. Mort Cooper1942 6.1
5. Dizzy Dean1934 5.9
6. Harry Brecheen1948 5.3
7. Chris Carpenter2009 5.2
8. Mort Cooper1943 5.0
Howie Pollet1946 5.0
10. Dizzy Dean1935 4.9

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