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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 Pete Alexander SP 20 1911-1930 118.9 3.2 -0.2 115.9 0.1 69.4 94.1
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 Red Faber SP 20 1914-1933 63.9 -3.5 -0.1 67.4 0.0 40.3 52.1
7 Stan Coveleski SP 14 1912-1928 60.9 -5.0 -0.1 65.9 0.1 50.2 55.5
8 Jack Quinn SP 23 1909-1933 58.5 -1.1 0.0 59.6 0.0 32.9 45.7
9 Eddie Cicotte SP 14 1905-1920 58.4 1.1 -0.1 57.3 0.0 44.2 51.3
10 Urban Shocker SP 13 1916-1928 58.3 3.8 -0.0 54.5 0.1 44.8 51.6
11 Mordecai Brown SP 14 1903-1916 57.4 1.1 -0.0 56.2 0.1 42.9 50.1
12 Eppa Rixey SP 21 1912-1933 55.8 -1.3 -0.2 57.2 0.1 33.9 44.8
13 George Uhle SP 17 1919-1936 55.6 10.6 0.0 45.0 0.0 44.3 50.0
14 Wilbur Cooper SP 15 1912-1926 53.5 4.8 -0.1 48.8 0.0 41.7 47.6
15 Burleigh Grimes SP 19 1916-1934 52.7 6.1 -0.2 46.7 0.0 40.9 46.8
16 Babe Adams SP 19 1906-1926 52.2 2.6 -0.1 49.7 -0.0 41.2 46.7
17 Carl Mays SP 15 1915-1929 51.1 7.6 -0.0 43.5 0.0 39.1 45.1
18 Eddie Rommel SP 13 1920-1932 49.8 -0.5 0.0 50.3 0.0 37.4 43.6
19 Dolf Luque SP 20 1914-1935 48.0 4.5 -0.1 43.6 -0.1 36.4 42.2
20 George Mullin SP 14 1902-1915 47.5 12.6 -0.1 35.0 -0.0 36.6 42.0
21 Chief Bender SP 16 1903-1925 47.3 5.2 -0.1 42.3 -0.1 33.4 40.4
22 Nap Rucker SP 10 1907-1916 47.3 0.1 -0.1 47.2 0.1 44.8 46.0
23 Bob Shawkey SP 15 1913-1927 46.7 0.5 -0.1 46.2 0.0 35.3 41.0
24 Hippo Vaughn SP 13 1908-1921 46.5 -0.1 -0.1 46.8 -0.0 41.7 44.1
25 Herb Pennock SP 22 1912-1934 45.5 0.8 0.0 44.6 -0.0 36.4 40.9
26 Sad Sam Jones SP 22 1914-1935 43.0 2.9 0.0 40.1 0.0 27.8 35.4
27 Hooks Dauss SP 15 1912-1926 41.2 4.0 -0.1 37.2 0.0 28.5 34.9
28 Smoky Joe Wood SP 14 1908-1922 39.8 14.0 -1.5 29.4 -2.1 34.4 37.1
29 Howard Ehmke SP 15 1915-1930 39.1 -0.7 0.0 39.7 0.0 32.5 35.8
30 Jeff Pfeffer SP 13 1911-1924 38.1 0.1 -0.2 38.3 -0.0 38.0 38.1
31 Bullet Joe Bush SP 17 1912-1928 37.3 5.8 -0.1 31.6 -0.0 33.6 35.4
32 Dutch Leonard SP 11 1913-1925 36.9 -0.4 -0.0 37.3 0.0 34.0 35.4
33 Ray Caldwell SP 12 1910-1921 36.4 5.8 -0.2 31.0 -0.2 31.4 33.9
34 Ed Reulbach SP 13 1905-1917 34.8 -2.5 -0.1 37.3 0.0 31.6 33.2
35 Slim Sallee SP 14 1908-1921 34.1 -1.0 -0.1 35.2 0.0 30.2 32.2
36 Russ Ford SP 7 1909-1915 33.9 1.2 0.0 32.7 0.0 33.9 33.9
37 Rube Marquard SP 18 1908-1925 32.6 -2.2 -0.1 34.9 0.0 30.1 31.4
38 Bill Sherdel SP 15 1918-1932 31.3 3.5 -0.1 27.9 -0.1 23.9 27.6
39 Claude Hendrix SP 10 1911-1920 30.9 6.0 -0.0 24.9 0.0 28.0 29.5
40 Jim Bagby SP 9 1912-1923 30.4 1.2 -0.0 29.1 0.0 32.0 31.2
41 Hooks Wiltse SP 12 1904-1915 30.2 2.3 -0.1 27.9 0.1 26.4 28.3
42 Dutch Ruether SP 11 1917-1927 29.0 5.8 -0.1 23.3 -0.1 25.7 27.3
43 Art Nehf SP 15 1915-1929 29.0 4.2 -0.1 24.9 -0.0 24.7 26.9
44 Lee Meadows SP 15 1915-1929 28.7 -2.3 -0.1 31.1 -0.0 25.2 27.0
45 George Mogridge SP 15 1911-1927 28.0 -1.0 -0.0 29.0 0.0 24.6 26.3
46 Reb Russell SP 9 1913-1923 27.7 6.0 -0.0 22.4 -0.6 27.2 27.4
47 Jack Coombs SP 14 1906-1920 27.4 3.9 0.1 23.8 -0.3 27.3 27.4
48 Sherry Smith SP 14 1911-1927 27.1 2.5 -0.1 24.6 -0.0 23.0 25.0
49 Lefty Tyler SP 12 1910-1921 26.3 4.4 -0.1 22.0 -0.0 22.8 24.5
50 Earl Moore SP 14 1901-1914 26.2 -4.4 -0.1 30.6 0.1 28.4 27.3
51 Hal Carlson SP 14 1917-1930 26.0 0.8 -0.1 25.3 -0.0 26.2 26.1
52 Fred Toney SP 12 1911-1923 25.7 -2.5 -0.1 28.3 0.0 26.1 25.9
53 Ray Collins SP 7 1909-1915 25.5 0.8 -0.0 24.7 -0.0 25.5 25.5
54 Jim Scott SP 9 1909-1917 25.0 -2.6 -0.1 27.7 -0.1 24.0 24.5
55 Jeff Tesreau SP 7 1912-1918 24.5 1.9 -0.1 22.6 0.0 24.5 24.5
56 Earl Hamilton SP 14 1911-1924 24.4 -0.7 -0.1 25.2 -0.0 21.5 22.9
57 Carl Weilman SP 8 1912-1920 24.2 -0.6 -0.1 24.8 0.0 24.1 24.1
58 Red Ames SP 17 1903-1919 24.1 -4.1 -0.1 28.3 0.0 17.5 20.8
59 Clarence Mitchell SP 18 1911-1932 23.6 4.3 -0.6 20.3 -0.5 18.9 21.3
60 Bill Doak SP 16 1912-1929 23.4 -5.7 -0.1 29.3 -0.0 23.6 23.5
61 Dick Rudolph SP 13 1910-1927 23.2 2.0 -0.1 21.3 0.0 24.8 24.0
62 Vean Gregg SP 8 1911-1925 23.1 -1.2 -0.0 24.3 -0.0 23.1 23.1
63 Orval Overall SP 7 1905-1913 22.2 0.6 -0.1 21.6 0.1 22.2 22.2
64 George Suggs SP 8 1908-1915 22.0 1.7 0.0 20.3 0.1 22.5 22.3
65 Jesse Barnes SP 13 1915-1927 21.9 0.7 -0.1 21.3 -0.0 21.0 21.4
66 Frank Smith SP 11 1904-1915 21.9 4.6 -0.0 17.3 0.0 24.6 23.2
67 Lefty Leifield SP 12 1905-1920 21.2 0.0 -0.1 21.2 0.1 20.1 20.7
68 Doc Crandall SP 10 1908-1918 21.2 8.3 -0.5 13.2 0.1 20.6 20.9
69 Barney Pelty SP 10 1903-1912 20.9 -2.3 -0.2 23.4 0.0 20.4 20.7
70 Ray Fisher SP 10 1910-1920 20.8 -0.6 -0.1 21.4 -0.0 21.5 21.1
71 Cy Falkenberg SP 12 1903-1917 20.7 -2.5 0.0 23.2 0.0 23.2 22.0
72 Leon Cadore SP 10 1915-1924 19.5 0.6 -0.0 19.0 -0.0 20.1 19.8
73 Johnny Morrison SP 10 1920-1930 19.0 -2.6 -0.1 21.6 0.0 18.6 18.8
74 Pete Donohue SP 12 1921-1932 18.8 2.4 -0.1 16.5 0.0 19.9 19.3
75 George McQuillan SP 10 1907-1918 18.2 -2.2 -0.0 20.4 0.0 21.0 19.6
76 Jim Shaw SP 9 1913-1921 17.7 -1.5 -0.1 19.2 0.0 18.0 17.8
77 Larry Cheney SP 9 1911-1919 17.4 0.8 -0.1 16.7 0.0 18.6 18.0
78 Vic Aldridge SP 9 1917-1928 17.2 0.6 -0.0 16.7 0.0 17.1 17.2
79 Jack Warhop SP 8 1908-1915 17.0 -0.9 -0.0 17.9 -0.0 17.7 17.4
80 Jack Scott SP 12 1916-1929 17.0 5.3 -0.1 11.8 -0.0 16.4 16.7
81 Harry Coveleski SP 9 1907-1918 16.9 -0.3 -0.1 17.3 0.0 19.4 18.2
82 Joe Benz SP 9 1911-1919 16.7 -2.7 -0.0 19.4 -0.0 16.2 16.4
83 Rip Collins SP 11 1920-1931 16.4 -2.6 0.0 18.9 0.0 19.0 17.7
84 Guy Morton SP 11 1914-1924 16.3 -3.1 -0.0 19.4 -0.0 16.6 16.5
85 Rube Benton SP 15 1910-1925 16.1 -2.0 -0.1 18.3 -0.0 14.3 15.2
86 Howie Camnitz SP 11 1904-1915 15.6 -3.7 -0.0 19.2 0.1 18.0 16.8
87 Elam Vangilder SP 11 1919-1929 15.2 2.0 0.0 13.2 0.0 18.3 16.8
88 Al Mamaux SP 12 1913-1924 15.1 0.4 -0.0 14.8 -0.0 17.7 16.4
89 Willie Mitchell SP 11 1909-1919 14.2 -2.9 -0.0 17.1 -0.0 14.4 14.3
90 Lew Richie SP 8 1906-1913 14.1 -1.2 -0.1 15.3 0.0 16.0 15.0
91 Slim Harriss SP 9 1920-1928 13.9 -4.9 -0.0 18.8 0.0 13.6 13.7
92 Dixie Davis SP 10 1912-1926 13.9 -0.9 0.0 14.8 0.0 14.3 14.1
93 Doc Ayers SP 9 1913-1921 13.8 -1.1 -0.0 14.9 -0.0 15.4 14.6
94 Allan Sothoron SP 11 1914-1926 13.6 -0.3 -0.0 13.9 0.0 16.2 14.9
95 Ed Karger SP 6 1906-1911 13.5 2.4 -0.1 11.1 0.0 13.5 13.5
96 Erskine Mayer SP 8 1912-1919 13.4 0.7 -0.1 12.7 0.0 15.4 14.4
97 Ed Willett SP 10 1906-1915 12.9 1.5 0.0 11.4 -0.0 14.8 13.9
98 Doc Scanlan SP 8 1903-1911 12.8 0.8 -0.0 12.0 0.0 13.4 13.1
99 Bob Harmon SP 9 1909-1918 12.8 0.5 -0.1 12.4 0.0 13.1 12.9
100 Scott Perry SP 7 1915-1921 12.6 -2.1 0.0 14.7 0.0 12.6 12.6