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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 Whitey Ford SP 16 1950-1967 56.9 3.7 -0.3 53.5 -0.0 34.6 45.7
7 Billy Pierce SP 18 1945-1964 53.4 0.0 -0.0 53.4 -0.0 37.8 45.6
8 Dizzy Trout SP 15 1939-1957 49.6 4.4 0.0 45.3 -0.0 37.8 43.7
9 Dutch Leonard SP 20 1933-1953 49.0 -2.7 0.0 51.7 -0.0 32.7 40.9
10 Bob Lemon SP 15 1941-1958 47.9 10.3 0.1 37.6 -0.0 38.6 43.2
11 Murry Dickson SP 18 1939-1959 45.9 3.1 -0.3 43.0 0.0 32.1 39.0
12 Curt Simmons SP 20 1947-1967 43.2 0.7 -0.2 42.7 0.1 30.1 36.6
13 Ned Garver SP 14 1948-1961 42.9 4.3 -0.0 38.7 -0.1 35.1 39.0
14 Harry Brecheen SP 12 1940-1953 42.0 0.8 -0.1 41.3 0.1 32.5 37.3
15 Bob Friend SP 16 1951-1966 40.8 -5.8 -0.2 46.8 0.0 33.1 36.9
16 Virgil Trucks SP 17 1941-1958 40.4 -1.9 0.0 42.4 -0.1 31.4 35.9
17 Don Newcombe SP 10 1949-1960 37.6 8.6 -0.3 29.1 0.1 34.7 36.1
18 Bob Rush SP 13 1948-1960 35.8 -0.5 -0.2 36.5 0.0 28.9 32.3
19 Bobby Shantz SP 16 1949-1964 34.6 2.5 0.0 32.1 0.0 24.8 29.7
20 Howie Pollet SP 14 1941-1956 34.3 0.6 -0.1 33.8 0.0 28.6 31.4
21 Harvey Haddix SP 14 1952-1965 33.2 3.6 -0.2 29.9 -0.0 26.7 30.0
22 Mort Cooper SP 11 1938-1949 32.6 0.8 -0.1 31.9 -0.0 31.6 32.1
23 Vern Law SP 16 1950-1967 32.3 6.4 -0.1 26.0 0.0 28.2 30.3
24 Eddie Lopat SP 12 1944-1955 32.0 3.8 0.0 28.2 -0.0 27.2 29.6
25 Johnny Antonelli SP 12 1948-1961 31.8 0.9 -0.2 31.2 0.0 32.6 32.2
26 Ken Raffensberger SP 15 1939-1954 30.9 -3.1 -0.1 34.1 0.1 28.2 29.5
27 Sal Maglie SP 10 1945-1958 30.6 -3.5 -0.2 34.2 0.0 27.4 29.0
28 Joe Nuxhall SP 16 1944-1966 30.4 3.7 -0.1 26.8 -0.1 24.0 27.2
29 Frank Lary SP 12 1954-1965 30.3 1.2 -0.1 29.3 -0.0 29.4 29.8
30 Mike Garcia SP 14 1948-1961 30.3 -0.4 0.0 30.7 -0.1 28.4 29.3
31 Max Lanier SP 14 1938-1953 30.0 -0.2 -0.1 30.3 0.0 24.8 27.4
32 Johnny Podres SP 15 1953-1969 29.8 1.8 -0.1 28.2 -0.1 26.0 27.9
33 Preacher Roe SP 12 1938-1954 29.6 -5.0 -0.1 34.6 0.1 30.1 29.8
34 Johnny Sain SP 11 1942-1955 29.3 4.5 -0.1 24.8 0.0 31.0 30.1
35 Lew Burdette SP 18 1950-1967 28.6 3.3 -0.2 25.5 -0.1 23.9 26.3
36 Mel Parnell SP 10 1947-1956 27.4 0.1 0.0 27.4 -0.0 29.7 28.6
37 Rip Sewell SP 13 1932-1949 27.0 2.0 -0.1 25.1 -0.0 23.7 25.4
38 Ewell Blackwell SP 10 1942-1955 26.5 -0.7 -0.1 27.2 0.0 26.7 26.6
39 Joe Dobson SP 14 1939-1954 26.1 -1.6 0.0 27.7 0.0 23.3 24.7
40 Fred Hutchinson SP 11 1939-1953 26.0 5.3 0.0 20.7 -0.0 25.1 25.5
41 Jim Tobin SP 9 1937-1945 25.9 6.8 -0.1 19.3 -0.0 23.8 24.9
42 Allie Reynolds SP 13 1942-1954 25.3 -0.3 0.0 25.7 -0.1 20.9 23.1
43 Nels Potter SP 12 1936-1949 25.2 2.0 -0.0 23.2 0.0 27.2 26.2
44 Johnny Vander Meer SP 13 1937-1951 25.1 -1.5 -0.0 26.8 -0.1 24.5 24.8
45 Steve Gromek SP 17 1941-1957 25.0 2.4 0.0 22.6 -0.0 22.0 23.5
46 Spud Chandler SP 11 1937-1947 24.1 1.2 0.0 22.9 0.0 23.8 23.9
47 Tex Hughson SP 8 1941-1949 23.9 -2.2 0.0 26.1 -0.0 24.6 24.3
48 Don Mossi SP 12 1954-1965 23.5 1.1 -0.2 22.6 -0.0 21.0 22.3
49 Tiny Bonham SP 10 1940-1949 23.4 -0.9 -0.0 24.2 0.0 21.3 22.4
50 Dick Donovan SP 15 1950-1965 23.2 2.6 -0.1 20.8 -0.0 24.2 23.7
51 Denny Galehouse SP 15 1934-1949 23.1 -3.7 0.0 26.7 0.1 18.5 20.8
52 Bob Purkey SP 13 1954-1966 22.9 -2.0 -0.0 24.9 0.0 22.4 22.6
53 Johnny Schmitz SP 13 1941-1956 22.4 -2.1 -0.0 24.6 0.0 22.4 22.4
54 Bob Buhl SP 15 1953-1967 21.9 -6.0 -0.1 28.0 0.0 19.7 20.8
55 Pedro Ramos SP 15 1955-1970 21.8 -0.3 -0.2 22.4 -0.2 19.9 20.9
56 Billy O'Dell SP 13 1954-1967 21.7 -0.9 0.0 22.6 0.1 21.9 21.8
57 Larry Jansen SP 9 1947-1956 21.4 -1.6 -0.1 23.1 0.1 22.2 21.8
58 Billy Hoeft SP 15 1952-1966 20.6 3.5 -0.0 17.2 -0.0 20.4 20.5
59 Frank Sullivan SP 11 1953-1963 20.6 -2.3 -0.1 23.0 -0.0 21.5 21.0
60 Al Brazle SP 10 1943-1954 20.0 -1.4 -0.1 21.4 -0.0 17.8 18.9
61 Paul Minner SP 10 1946-1956 19.1 2.7 -0.1 16.6 0.0 19.6 19.3
62 Ray Herbert SP 14 1950-1966 18.9 2.8 -0.2 16.3 -0.0 21.3 20.1
63 Gerry Staley SP 15 1947-1961 18.8 -2.4 -0.1 21.5 -0.2 18.4 18.6
64 Jack Sanford SP 12 1956-1967 18.6 0.9 -0.0 17.8 -0.0 18.4 18.5
65 Al Benton SP 14 1934-1952 18.5 -6.0 -0.0 24.5 0.0 21.0 19.7
66 Don Larsen SP 14 1953-1967 18.4 5.9 -0.0 12.5 0.0 16.4 17.4
67 Sam Jones SP 12 1951-1964 18.1 -1.9 -0.2 20.2 0.0 20.2 19.2
68 Mickey McDermott SP 12 1948-1961 18.0 4.6 -0.1 13.5 0.0 18.9 18.5
69 Johnny Niggeling SP 9 1938-1946 18.0 -1.8 0.0 19.7 0.0 18.8 18.4
70 Kirby Higbe SP 12 1937-1950 17.6 -1.7 -0.0 19.5 -0.0 17.7 17.6
71 Bob Porterfield SP 12 1948-1959 17.5 0.4 0.0 17.1 -0.0 18.5 18.0
72 Hal Brown SP 14 1951-1964 17.5 0.8 -0.1 16.8 -0.0 15.2 16.3
73 Mickey Haefner SP 8 1943-1950 17.4 1.7 0.0 15.7 -0.0 17.5 17.4
74 Harry Gumbert SP 15 1935-1950 17.3 -0.2 -0.1 17.6 -0.0 15.2 16.2
75 Gene Conley SP 11 1952-1963 16.9 1.5 -0.2 15.6 -0.0 18.8 17.8
76 Vic Raschi SP 10 1946-1955 16.4 0.2 0.0 16.2 -0.0 16.2 16.3
77 Hank Borowy SP 10 1942-1951 15.8 0.1 -0.0 15.7 0.0 17.1 16.4
78 Jim Hearn SP 13 1947-1959 15.7 -1.2 -0.2 17.1 -0.0 15.2 15.4
79 Red Munger SP 10 1943-1956 15.2 -0.3 -0.0 15.6 -0.0 16.9 16.1
80 Dave Koslo SP 12 1941-1955 15.0 -2.8 -0.1 17.9 0.0 14.7 14.8
81 Jack Harshman SP 10 1948-1960 15.0 3.7 -0.0 11.4 -0.1 16.2 15.6
82 Ralph Branca SP 12 1944-1956 14.8 -1.7 -0.0 16.5 0.0 15.8 15.3
83 Chuck Stobbs SP 15 1947-1961 14.7 0.6 0.0 14.2 -0.1 14.4 14.6
84 Vinegar Bend Mizell SP 9 1952-1962 14.7 -2.8 -0.1 17.5 0.1 15.8 15.2
85 Ken Heintzelman SP 13 1937-1952 14.5 -2.3 -0.0 16.8 -0.0 13.2 13.8
86 Bob Muncrief SP 12 1937-1951 14.3 -1.4 0.0 15.7 0.0 16.4 15.3
87 Jesse Flores SP 7 1942-1950 14.2 0.5 0.0 13.8 -0.0 14.2 14.2
88 Sid Hudson SP 12 1940-1954 14.2 1.7 0.0 12.5 -0.0 15.1 14.6
89 Alex Kellner SP 12 1948-1959 13.9 1.5 0.0 12.5 -0.0 14.4 14.2
90 Tom Brewer SP 8 1954-1961 13.9 1.3 -0.1 12.7 -0.1 13.3 13.6
91 Warren Hacker SP 12 1948-1961 13.8 -0.3 -0.2 14.3 -0.1 15.9 14.8
92 Carl Erskine SP 12 1948-1959 13.7 -2.5 -0.2 16.5 0.0 14.9 14.3
93 Ruben Gomez SP 10 1953-1967 13.7 0.0 -0.2 13.9 -0.1 15.4 14.5
94 Herb Score SP 8 1955-1962 13.4 -0.6 0.0 14.0 -0.0 14.7 14.1
95 Roger Craig SP 12 1955-1966 13.3 -3.3 -0.1 16.6 0.0 14.5 13.9
96 Bob Turley SP 12 1951-1963 13.2 -0.8 -0.1 14.0 -0.1 15.7 14.4
97 Elmer Riddle SP 10 1939-1949 12.8 0.9 -0.0 11.9 0.0 14.0 13.4
98 Ralph Terry SP 12 1956-1967 11.9 -1.1 -0.2 13.2 -0.0 13.1 12.5
99 Sandy Consuegra SP 8 1950-1957 11.8 -0.5 0.0 12.2 0.0 12.0 11.9
100 Dave Ferriss SP 6 1945-1950 11.6 3.0 -0.0 8.6 -0.0 11.6 11.6