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Compared to Top 100 Contemporary Starting Pitchers


Rk Players Pos Yrs Career HOF WAR Off Fld Pit Adj Peak JAWS Compare
1 Walter Johnson SP 21 1907-1927 164.3 12.8 -0.2 151.6 0.0 88.9 126.6
2 Cy Young SP 22 1890-1911 163.6 -1.7 -0.5 165.6 0.2 77.7 120.6
3 Christy Mathewson SP 17 1900-1916 103.9 6.5 -0.3 97.6 0.1 68.5 86.2
4 Eddie Plank SP 17 1901-1917 91.0 3.4 -0.1 87.8 0.0 51.0 71.0
5 Ed Walsh SP 14 1904-1917 65.8 2.2 0.0 63.7 -0.1 62.3 64.1
6 Vic Willis SP 13 1898-1910 64.2 -3.7 -0.2 68.0 0.1 49.8 57.0
7 Eddie Cicotte SP 14 1905-1920 58.4 1.1 -0.1 57.3 0.0 44.2 51.3
8 Joe McGinnity SP 10 1899-1908 57.9 -2.8 -0.2 60.7 0.1 53.0 55.4
9 Rube Waddell SP 13 1897-1910 57.9 -2.4 -0.1 60.4 0.0 49.3 53.6
10 Mordecai Brown SP 14 1903-1916 57.4 1.1 -0.0 56.2 0.1 42.9 50.1
11 Jack Powell SP 16 1897-1912 56.6 0.8 -0.2 55.9 0.1 36.6 46.6
12 Babe Adams SP 19 1906-1926 52.2 2.6 -0.1 49.7 -0.0 41.2 46.7
13 Al Orth SP 15 1895-1909 51.8 8.2 -0.9 44.5 -0.1 37.3 44.5
14 George Mullin SP 14 1902-1915 47.5 12.6 -0.1 35.0 -0.0 36.6 42.0
15 Chief Bender SP 16 1903-1925 47.3 5.2 -0.1 42.3 -0.1 33.4 40.4
16 Nap Rucker SP 10 1907-1916 47.3 0.1 -0.1 47.2 0.1 44.8 46.0
17 Jesse Tannehill SP 15 1894-1911 47.2 7.0 -0.2 40.8 -0.4 41.1 44.2
18 Doc White SP 13 1901-1913 46.7 5.7 -0.6 41.9 -0.4 36.4 41.5
19 Hippo Vaughn SP 13 1908-1921 46.5 -0.1 -0.1 46.8 -0.0 41.7 44.1
20 Addie Joss SP 9 1902-1910 44.7 -2.2 -0.1 46.9 -0.0 39.2 42.0
21 Noodles Hahn SP 8 1899-1906 44.1 -1.3 -0.1 45.4 0.1 44.1 44.1
22 Bill Donovan SP 18 1898-1918 42.7 0.6 -0.3 42.7 -0.3 35.0 38.9
23 Jack Chesbro SP 11 1899-1909 42.5 0.3 -0.1 42.3 0.0 40.9 41.7
24 Sam Leever SP 13 1898-1910 41.4 -0.5 -0.1 41.9 0.1 33.7 37.6
25 Smoky Joe Wood SP 14 1908-1922 39.8 14.0 -1.5 29.4 -2.1 34.4 37.1
26 Bill Dinneen SP 12 1898-1909 39.5 -0.5 -0.3 40.3 0.0 35.7 37.6
27 Jeff Pfeffer SP 13 1911-1924 38.1 0.1 -0.2 38.3 -0.0 38.0 38.1
28 Dutch Leonard SP 11 1913-1925 36.9 -0.4 -0.0 37.3 0.0 34.0 35.4
29 Ray Caldwell SP 12 1910-1921 36.4 5.8 -0.2 31.0 -0.2 31.4 33.9
30 Jack Taylor SP 10 1898-1907 35.0 3.7 -0.1 31.3 0.1 34.7 34.8
31 Ed Reulbach SP 13 1905-1917 34.8 -2.5 -0.1 37.3 0.0 31.6 33.2
32 Slim Sallee SP 14 1908-1921 34.1 -1.0 -0.1 35.2 0.0 30.2 32.2
33 Harry Howell SP 13 1898-1910 33.9 2.1 -1.2 32.8 0.2 31.1 32.5
34 Russ Ford SP 7 1909-1915 33.9 1.2 0.0 32.7 0.0 33.9 33.9
35 Deacon Phillippe SP 13 1899-1911 33.8 -0.3 -0.1 34.2 0.1 30.5 32.2
36 Rube Marquard SP 18 1908-1925 32.6 -2.2 -0.1 34.9 0.0 30.1 31.4
37 Claude Hendrix SP 10 1911-1920 30.9 6.0 -0.0 24.9 0.0 28.0 29.5
38 Jim Bagby SP 9 1912-1923 30.4 1.2 -0.0 29.1 0.0 32.0 31.2
39 Hooks Wiltse SP 12 1904-1915 30.2 2.3 -0.1 27.9 0.1 26.4 28.3
40 Bob Ewing SP 11 1902-1912 29.4 0.5 -0.1 29.0 -0.0 30.6 30.0
41 Reb Russell SP 9 1913-1923 27.7 6.0 -0.0 22.4 -0.6 27.2 27.4
42 Jack Coombs SP 14 1906-1920 27.4 3.9 0.1 23.8 -0.3 27.3 27.4
43 Ed Killian SP 8 1903-1910 26.8 1.5 0.1 25.2 -0.0 27.1 26.9
44 Jake Weimer SP 7 1903-1909 26.7 1.0 -0.1 25.8 0.1 26.7 26.7
45 Lefty Tyler SP 12 1910-1921 26.3 4.4 -0.1 22.0 -0.0 22.8 24.5
46 Earl Moore SP 14 1901-1914 26.2 -4.4 -0.1 30.6 0.1 28.4 27.3
47 Fred Toney SP 12 1911-1923 25.7 -2.5 -0.1 28.3 0.0 26.1 25.9
48 Ray Collins SP 7 1909-1915 25.5 0.8 -0.0 24.7 -0.0 25.5 25.5
49 Jim Scott SP 9 1909-1917 25.0 -2.6 -0.1 27.7 -0.1 24.0 24.5
50 Jimmy Callahan SP 13 1894-1913 24.8 13.1 -1.9 15.8 -2.2 23.9 24.3
51 Jeff Tesreau SP 7 1912-1918 24.5 1.9 -0.1 22.6 0.0 24.5 24.5
52 Earl Hamilton SP 14 1911-1924 24.4 -0.7 -0.1 25.2 -0.0 21.5 22.9
53 Frank Kitson SP 10 1898-1907 24.3 3.5 -0.2 20.9 -0.1 24.2 24.2
54 Carl Weilman SP 8 1912-1920 24.2 -0.6 -0.1 24.8 0.0 24.1 24.1
55 Red Ames SP 17 1903-1919 24.1 -4.1 -0.1 28.3 0.0 17.5 20.8
56 Dick Rudolph SP 13 1910-1927 23.2 2.0 -0.1 21.3 0.0 24.8 24.0
57 Vean Gregg SP 8 1911-1925 23.1 -1.2 -0.0 24.3 -0.0 23.1 23.1
58 Red Donahue SP 13 1893-1906 22.3 -7.1 -0.2 29.5 0.1 23.9 23.1
59 Orval Overall SP 7 1905-1913 22.2 0.6 -0.1 21.6 0.1 22.2 22.2
60 George Suggs SP 8 1908-1915 22.0 1.7 0.0 20.3 0.1 22.5 22.3
61 Frank Smith SP 11 1904-1915 21.9 4.6 -0.0 17.3 0.0 24.6 23.2
62 Lefty Leifield SP 12 1905-1920 21.2 0.0 -0.1 21.2 0.1 20.1 20.7
63 Doc Crandall SP 10 1908-1918 21.2 8.3 -0.5 13.2 0.1 20.6 20.9
64 Barney Pelty SP 10 1903-1912 20.9 -2.3 -0.2 23.4 0.0 20.4 20.7
65 Ray Fisher SP 10 1910-1920 20.8 -0.6 -0.1 21.4 -0.0 21.5 21.1
66 Cy Falkenberg SP 12 1903-1917 20.7 -2.5 0.0 23.2 0.0 23.2 22.0
67 Tully Sparks SP 12 1897-1910 20.2 -4.7 -0.1 24.9 0.1 21.4 20.8
68 Ed Siever SP 7 1901-1908 18.4 -2.4 -0.0 20.8 0.0 18.4 18.4
69 Ted Lewis SP 6 1896-1901 18.3 -0.4 -0.1 18.8 0.0 18.3 18.3
70 George McQuillan SP 10 1907-1918 18.2 -2.2 -0.0 20.4 0.0 21.0 19.6
71 Jim Shaw SP 9 1913-1921 17.7 -1.5 -0.1 19.2 0.0 18.0 17.8
72 Larry Cheney SP 9 1911-1919 17.4 0.8 -0.1 16.7 0.0 18.6 18.0
73 Jack Warhop SP 8 1908-1915 17.0 -0.9 -0.0 17.9 -0.0 17.7 17.4
74 Harry Coveleski SP 9 1907-1918 16.9 -0.3 -0.1 17.3 0.0 19.4 18.2
75 Joe Benz SP 9 1911-1919 16.7 -2.7 -0.0 19.4 -0.0 16.2 16.4
76 Guy Morton SP 11 1914-1924 16.3 -3.1 -0.0 19.4 -0.0 16.6 16.5
77 Rube Benton SP 15 1910-1925 16.1 -2.0 -0.1 18.3 -0.0 14.3 15.2
78 Howie Camnitz SP 11 1904-1915 15.6 -3.7 -0.0 19.2 0.1 18.0 16.8
79 Tom Hughes SP 13 1900-1913 15.5 1.7 -0.0 13.9 -0.1 17.8 16.6
80 Al Mamaux SP 12 1913-1924 15.1 0.4 -0.0 14.8 -0.0 17.7 16.4
81 Jim Hughes SP 4 1898-1902 15.0 1.4 -0.2 13.8 -0.0 15.0 15.0
82 Bill Bernhard SP 9 1899-1907 14.7 -1.5 -0.1 16.3 0.0 17.3 16.0
83 Roy Patterson SP 7 1901-1907 14.5 -1.7 -0.1 16.3 0.0 14.5 14.5
84 Ned Garvin SP 7 1896-1904 14.4 -4.1 -0.0 18.5 0.1 14.4 14.4
85 Chick Fraser SP 14 1896-1909 14.2 -2.8 -0.2 17.0 0.1 17.5 15.8
86 Willie Mitchell SP 11 1909-1919 14.2 -2.9 -0.0 17.1 -0.0 14.4 14.3
87 Lew Richie SP 8 1906-1913 14.1 -1.2 -0.1 15.3 0.0 16.0 15.0
88 Bill Duggleby SP 8 1898-1907 14.0 -1.3 -0.1 15.3 0.1 15.0 14.5
89 Doc Ayers SP 9 1913-1921 13.8 -1.1 -0.0 14.9 -0.0 15.4 14.6
90 Togie Pittinger SP 8 1900-1907 13.8 -5.9 -0.1 19.7 0.1 15.4 14.6
91 Ed Karger SP 6 1906-1911 13.5 2.4 -0.1 11.1 0.0 13.5 13.5
92 Willie Sudhoff SP 10 1897-1906 13.4 -0.9 -0.3 14.6 0.0 15.8 14.6
93 Erskine Mayer SP 8 1912-1919 13.4 0.7 -0.1 12.7 0.0 15.4 14.4
94 Dummy Taylor SP 9 1900-1908 13.0 -2.6 -0.1 15.6 0.1 12.3 12.6
95 Ed Willett SP 10 1906-1915 12.9 1.5 0.0 11.4 -0.0 14.8 13.9
96 Doc Scanlan SP 8 1903-1911 12.8 0.8 -0.0 12.0 0.0 13.4 13.1
97 Bob Harmon SP 9 1909-1918 12.8 0.5 -0.1 12.4 0.0 13.1 12.9
98 Buster Brown SP 9 1905-1913 12.5 0.2 -0.1 12.4 0.0 13.1 12.8
99 Rube Foster SP 5 1913-1917 12.5 1.2 -0.0 11.3 -0.0 12.5 12.5
100 Lefty Williams SP 7 1913-1920 12.3 -0.9 -0.0 13.2 0.0 12.3 12.3