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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 Warren Spahn SP 21 1942-1965 99.7 7.5 -0.3 92.4 0.2 51.2 75.5
2 Robin Roberts SP 19 1948-1966 85.9 3.2 -0.5 83.0 0.1 54.9 70.4
3 Bob Feller SP 18 1936-1956 63.4 -1.8 0.0 65.1 0.1 51.6 57.5
4 Hal Newhouser SP 17 1939-1955 62.5 2.6 0.0 60.0 -0.0 52.4 57.4
5 Early Wynn SP 23 1939-1963 60.7 9.2 -0.1 51.6 -0.1 38.5 49.6
6 Bucky Walters SP 19 1931-1950 53.4 7.1 -0.6 46.5 0.5 43.2 48.3
7 Billy Pierce SP 18 1945-1964 53.4 0.0 -0.0 53.4 -0.0 37.8 45.6
8 Tommy Bridges SP 16 1930-1946 50.1 -1.5 -0.1 51.6 0.1 34.5 42.3
9 Dizzy Trout SP 15 1939-1957 49.6 4.4 0.0 45.3 -0.0 37.8 43.7
10 Dutch Leonard SP 20 1933-1953 49.0 -2.7 0.0 51.7 -0.0 32.7 40.9
11 Bob Lemon SP 15 1941-1958 47.9 10.3 0.1 37.6 -0.0 38.6 43.2
12 Bobo Newsom SP 20 1929-1953 47.4 -3.7 -0.1 51.0 0.1 36.2 41.8
13 Lon Warneke SP 15 1930-1945 46.2 4.3 -0.1 42.0 -0.1 35.0 40.6
14 Murry Dickson SP 18 1939-1959 45.9 3.1 -0.3 43.0 0.0 32.1 39.0
15 Claude Passeau SP 13 1935-1947 44.9 1.6 -0.1 43.3 -0.0 36.7 40.8
16 Mel Harder SP 20 1928-1947 44.3 -4.2 -0.0 48.5 0.1 37.8 41.1
17 Ned Garver SP 14 1948-1961 42.9 4.3 -0.0 38.7 -0.1 35.1 39.0
18 Schoolboy Rowe SP 15 1933-1949 42.5 8.1 -0.1 34.5 0.1 35.6 39.1
19 Harry Brecheen SP 12 1940-1953 42.0 0.8 -0.1 41.3 0.1 32.5 37.3
20 Virgil Trucks SP 17 1941-1958 40.4 -1.9 0.0 42.4 -0.1 31.4 35.9
21 Curt Davis SP 13 1934-1946 39.0 1.3 -0.0 37.9 -0.0 32.3 35.7
22 Don Newcombe SP 10 1949-1960 37.6 8.6 -0.3 29.1 0.1 34.7 36.1
23 Paul Derringer SP 15 1931-1945 37.0 -1.9 -0.1 39.0 -0.0 27.0 32.0
24 Fritz Ostermueller SP 15 1934-1948 36.1 1.8 -0.0 34.2 0.1 29.4 32.8
25 Bob Rush SP 13 1948-1960 35.8 -0.5 -0.2 36.5 0.0 28.9 32.3
26 Thornton Lee SP 16 1933-1948 34.7 -0.3 -0.0 35.0 0.0 34.1 34.4
27 Bobby Shantz SP 16 1949-1964 34.6 2.5 0.0 32.1 0.0 24.8 29.7
28 Howie Pollet SP 14 1941-1956 34.3 0.6 -0.1 33.8 0.0 28.6 31.4
29 Van Mungo SP 14 1931-1945 32.7 2.1 -0.0 30.7 -0.1 29.4 31.1
30 Mort Cooper SP 11 1938-1949 32.6 0.8 -0.1 31.9 -0.0 31.6 32.1
31 Eddie Lopat SP 12 1944-1955 32.0 3.8 0.0 28.2 -0.0 27.2 29.6
32 Johnny Antonelli SP 12 1948-1961 31.8 0.9 -0.2 31.2 0.0 32.6 32.2
33 Bill Lee SP 14 1934-1947 31.7 -0.8 -0.0 32.6 -0.0 29.5 30.6
34 Ken Raffensberger SP 15 1939-1954 30.9 -3.1 -0.1 34.1 0.1 28.2 29.5
35 Sal Maglie SP 10 1945-1958 30.6 -3.5 -0.2 34.2 0.0 27.4 29.0
36 Mike Garcia SP 14 1948-1961 30.3 -0.4 0.0 30.7 -0.1 28.4 29.3
37 Max Lanier SP 14 1938-1953 30.0 -0.2 -0.1 30.3 0.0 24.8 27.4
38 Preacher Roe SP 12 1938-1954 29.6 -5.0 -0.1 34.6 0.1 30.1 29.8
39 Hal Schumacher SP 13 1931-1946 29.4 2.6 -0.0 26.9 -0.1 27.5 28.5
40 Johnny Sain SP 11 1942-1955 29.3 4.5 -0.1 24.8 0.0 31.0 30.1
41 Mel Parnell SP 10 1947-1956 27.4 0.1 0.0 27.4 -0.0 29.7 28.6
42 Rip Sewell SP 13 1932-1949 27.0 2.0 -0.1 25.1 -0.0 23.7 25.4
43 Ewell Blackwell SP 10 1942-1955 26.5 -0.7 -0.1 27.2 0.0 26.7 26.6
44 Johnny Allen SP 13 1932-1944 26.2 -1.7 -0.0 27.8 0.1 24.1 25.1
45 Joe Dobson SP 14 1939-1954 26.1 -1.6 0.0 27.7 0.0 23.3 24.7
46 Fred Hutchinson SP 11 1939-1953 26.0 5.3 0.0 20.7 -0.0 25.1 25.5
47 Jim Tobin SP 9 1937-1945 25.9 6.8 -0.1 19.3 -0.0 23.8 24.9
48 Allie Reynolds SP 13 1942-1954 25.3 -0.3 0.0 25.7 -0.1 20.9 23.1
49 Nels Potter SP 12 1936-1949 25.2 2.0 -0.0 23.2 0.0 27.2 26.2
50 Johnny Vander Meer SP 13 1937-1951 25.1 -1.5 -0.0 26.8 -0.1 24.5 24.8
51 Steve Gromek SP 17 1941-1957 25.0 2.4 0.0 22.6 -0.0 22.0 23.5
52 Whit Wyatt SP 16 1929-1945 24.6 2.4 -0.0 22.3 -0.0 27.1 25.9
53 Spud Chandler SP 11 1937-1947 24.1 1.2 0.0 22.9 0.0 23.8 23.9
54 Tex Hughson SP 8 1941-1949 23.9 -2.2 0.0 26.1 -0.0 24.6 24.3
55 Tiny Bonham SP 10 1940-1949 23.4 -0.9 -0.0 24.2 0.0 21.3 22.4
56 Denny Galehouse SP 15 1934-1949 23.1 -3.7 0.0 26.7 0.1 18.5 20.8
57 Johnny Schmitz SP 13 1941-1956 22.4 -2.1 -0.0 24.6 0.0 22.4 22.4
58 Larry Jansen SP 9 1947-1956 21.4 -1.6 -0.1 23.1 0.1 22.2 21.8
59 Monte Pearson SP 10 1932-1941 20.7 1.8 -0.0 18.9 0.1 20.8 20.8
60 Johnny Rigney SP 8 1937-1947 20.0 -1.1 0.0 21.1 0.1 20.6 20.3
61 Al Brazle SP 10 1943-1954 20.0 -1.4 -0.1 21.4 -0.0 17.8 18.9
62 Paul Minner SP 10 1946-1956 19.1 2.7 -0.1 16.6 0.0 19.6 19.3
63 Gerry Staley SP 15 1947-1961 18.8 -2.4 -0.1 21.5 -0.2 18.4 18.6
64 Al Benton SP 14 1934-1952 18.5 -6.0 -0.0 24.5 0.0 21.0 19.7
65 Mickey McDermott SP 12 1948-1961 18.0 4.6 -0.1 13.5 0.0 18.9 18.5
66 Johnny Niggeling SP 9 1938-1946 18.0 -1.8 0.0 19.7 0.0 18.8 18.4
67 Kirby Higbe SP 12 1937-1950 17.6 -1.7 -0.0 19.5 -0.0 17.7 17.6
68 Bob Porterfield SP 12 1948-1959 17.5 0.4 0.0 17.1 -0.0 18.5 18.0
69 Mickey Haefner SP 8 1943-1950 17.4 1.7 0.0 15.7 -0.0 17.5 17.4
70 Max Butcher SP 10 1936-1945 17.4 -0.3 -0.1 17.8 -0.0 17.2 17.3
71 Harry Gumbert SP 15 1935-1950 17.3 -0.2 -0.1 17.6 -0.0 15.2 16.2
72 Eddie Smith SP 10 1936-1947 17.3 0.5 0.0 16.8 0.0 19.1 18.2
73 Vic Raschi SP 10 1946-1955 16.4 0.2 0.0 16.2 -0.0 16.2 16.3
74 Hank Borowy SP 10 1942-1951 15.8 0.1 -0.0 15.7 0.0 17.1 16.4
75 Jim Hearn SP 13 1947-1959 15.7 -1.2 -0.2 17.1 -0.0 15.2 15.4
76 Elden Auker SP 10 1933-1942 15.3 -0.5 -0.0 15.8 0.1 17.0 16.2
77 Red Munger SP 10 1943-1956 15.2 -0.3 -0.0 15.6 -0.0 16.9 16.1
78 Cliff Melton SP 8 1937-1944 15.2 -0.8 -0.0 16.1 -0.1 15.8 15.5
79 Dave Koslo SP 12 1941-1955 15.0 -2.8 -0.1 17.9 0.0 14.7 14.8
80 Ralph Branca SP 12 1944-1956 14.8 -1.7 -0.0 16.5 0.0 15.8 15.3
81 Chuck Stobbs SP 15 1947-1961 14.7 0.6 0.0 14.2 -0.1 14.4 14.6
82 Luke Hamlin SP 9 1933-1944 14.5 -0.9 -0.0 15.5 -0.1 15.1 14.8
83 Ken Heintzelman SP 13 1937-1952 14.5 -2.3 -0.0 16.8 -0.0 13.2 13.8
84 Bob Muncrief SP 12 1937-1951 14.3 -1.4 0.0 15.7 0.0 16.4 15.3
85 Jesse Flores SP 7 1942-1950 14.2 0.5 0.0 13.8 -0.0 14.2 14.2
86 Sid Hudson SP 12 1940-1954 14.2 1.7 0.0 12.5 -0.0 15.1 14.6
87 Alex Kellner SP 12 1948-1959 13.9 1.5 0.0 12.5 -0.0 14.4 14.2
88 Cy Blanton SP 9 1934-1942 13.9 -1.0 -0.0 14.9 -0.0 14.1 14.0
89 Warren Hacker SP 12 1948-1961 13.8 -0.3 -0.2 14.3 -0.1 15.9 14.8
90 Carl Erskine SP 12 1948-1959 13.7 -2.5 -0.2 16.5 0.0 14.9 14.3
91 Ruben Gomez SP 10 1953-1967 13.7 0.0 -0.2 13.9 -0.1 15.4 14.5
92 Elmer Riddle SP 10 1939-1949 12.8 0.9 -0.0 11.9 0.0 14.0 13.4
93 Vern Kennedy SP 12 1934-1945 12.3 1.8 -0.0 10.5 0.1 13.3 12.8
94 Al Hollingsworth SP 11 1935-1946 12.0 0.9 -0.0 11.2 -0.0 13.9 13.0
95 Jim Turner SP 9 1937-1945 12.0 1.8 -0.0 10.3 -0.0 12.8 12.4
96 Sandy Consuegra SP 8 1950-1957 11.8 -0.5 0.0 12.2 0.0 12.0 11.9
97 Dave Ferriss SP 6 1945-1950 11.6 3.0 -0.0 8.6 -0.0 11.6 11.6
98 Vern Bickford SP 7 1948-1954 11.5 -1.3 -0.1 12.9 0.0 11.5 11.5
99 Jim Wilson SP 12 1945-1958 11.4 0.3 -0.0 11.2 0.0 12.9 12.1
100 Art Houtteman SP 12 1945-1957 11.3 0.0 -0.0 11.3 0.0 14.1 12.7
 
Mickey Harris SP 9 1940-1952 8.3 1.6 0.0 6.7 0.0 9.3 8.8