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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 Lefty Grove SP 17 1925-1941 107.0 -6.4 0.0 113.3 0.1 65.7 86.3
2 Ted Lyons SP 21 1923-1946 70.7 3.8 -0.0 66.8 0.1 40.6 55.7
3 Red Ruffing SP 22 1924-1947 68.9 13.5 -0.0 55.4 0.1 40.2 54.6
4 Carl Hubbell SP 16 1928-1943 68.3 -0.2 -0.1 68.6 -0.0 47.5 57.9
5 Bob Feller SP 18 1936-1956 63.4 -1.8 0.0 65.1 0.1 51.6 57.5
6 Wes Ferrell SP 15 1927-1941 60.7 11.7 0.1 48.9 -0.0 54.7 57.7
7 Dazzy Vance SP 16 1915-1935 60.0 -2.5 -0.1 62.5 0.1 49.3 54.6
8 George Uhle SP 17 1919-1936 55.6 10.6 0.0 45.0 0.0 44.3 50.0
9 Bucky Walters SP 19 1931-1950 53.4 7.1 -0.6 46.5 0.5 43.2 48.3
10 Waite Hoyt SP 21 1918-1938 52.6 -1.6 0.0 54.2 0.0 34.7 43.7
11 Tommy Bridges SP 16 1930-1946 50.1 -1.5 -0.1 51.6 0.1 34.5 42.3
12 Eddie Rommel SP 13 1920-1932 49.8 -0.5 0.0 50.3 0.0 37.4 43.6
13 Dutch Leonard SP 20 1933-1953 49.0 -2.7 0.0 51.7 -0.0 32.7 40.9
14 Dolf Luque SP 20 1914-1935 48.0 4.5 -0.1 43.6 -0.1 36.4 42.2
15 Bobo Newsom SP 20 1929-1953 47.4 -3.7 -0.1 51.0 0.1 36.2 41.8
16 Lon Warneke SP 15 1930-1945 46.2 4.3 -0.1 42.0 -0.1 35.0 40.6
17 Dizzy Dean SP 12 1930-1947 45.8 2.2 -0.0 43.7 -0.0 43.9 44.9
18 Larry French SP 14 1929-1942 45.2 0.6 -0.1 44.8 -0.1 31.1 38.2
19 Claude Passeau SP 13 1935-1947 44.9 1.6 -0.1 43.3 -0.0 36.7 40.8
20 Mel Harder SP 20 1928-1947 44.3 -4.2 -0.0 48.5 0.1 37.8 41.1
21 Red Lucas SP 16 1923-1938 44.2 11.6 0.0 32.6 0.0 32.2 38.2
22 Sad Sam Jones SP 22 1914-1935 43.0 2.9 0.0 40.1 0.0 27.8 35.4
23 Schoolboy Rowe SP 15 1933-1949 42.5 8.1 -0.1 34.5 0.1 35.6 39.1
24 Tom Zachary SP 19 1918-1936 40.1 2.6 -0.1 37.6 0.1 29.5 34.8
25 Curt Davis SP 13 1934-1946 39.0 1.3 -0.0 37.9 -0.0 32.3 35.7
26 Lefty Gomez SP 14 1930-1943 38.4 -4.7 -0.0 43.1 0.1 35.9 37.1
27 Charlie Root SP 17 1923-1941 37.3 0.0 -0.1 37.4 -0.1 26.0 31.7
28 Earl Whitehill SP 17 1923-1939 37.3 1.1 -0.0 36.2 0.1 27.1 32.2
29 Paul Derringer SP 15 1931-1945 37.0 -1.9 -0.1 39.0 -0.0 27.0 32.0
30 Rube Walberg SP 15 1923-1937 36.8 -2.1 0.0 38.9 0.0 27.4 32.1
31 Fritz Ostermueller SP 15 1934-1948 36.1 1.8 -0.0 34.2 0.1 29.4 32.8
32 Freddie Fitzsimmons SP 19 1925-1943 35.8 2.4 -0.1 33.6 -0.0 23.4 29.6
33 Bump Hadley SP 16 1926-1941 35.2 0.0 -0.0 35.1 0.1 31.1 33.1
34 Thornton Lee SP 16 1933-1948 34.7 -0.3 -0.0 35.0 0.0 34.1 34.4
35 Jesse Haines SP 19 1918-1937 32.7 -3.0 -0.1 35.8 0.0 22.1 27.4
36 Van Mungo SP 14 1931-1945 32.7 2.1 -0.0 30.7 -0.1 29.4 31.1
37 Mort Cooper SP 11 1938-1949 32.6 0.8 -0.1 31.9 -0.0 31.6 32.1
38 Bill Lee SP 14 1934-1947 31.7 -0.8 -0.0 32.6 -0.0 29.5 30.6
39 Ed Brandt SP 11 1928-1938 31.7 4.2 -0.0 27.5 -0.1 29.3 30.5
40 Bill Sherdel SP 15 1918-1932 31.3 3.5 -0.1 27.9 -0.1 23.9 27.6
41 Willis Hudlin SP 16 1926-1944 31.1 0.4 0.0 30.7 0.0 28.6 29.9
42 Firpo Marberry SP 14 1923-1936 30.5 -1.0 0.0 31.4 0.0 26.6 28.5
43 Hal Schumacher SP 13 1931-1946 29.4 2.6 -0.0 26.9 -0.1 27.5 28.5
44 General Crowder SP 11 1926-1936 28.3 -0.9 0.0 29.2 0.0 28.7 28.5
45 Syl Johnson SP 19 1922-1940 27.8 -1.5 -0.1 29.4 -0.1 22.4 25.1
46 Rip Sewell SP 13 1932-1949 27.0 2.0 -0.1 25.1 -0.0 23.7 25.4
47 Watty Clark SP 12 1924-1937 26.9 0.2 -0.0 26.8 0.0 28.1 27.5
48 Johnny Allen SP 13 1932-1944 26.2 -1.7 -0.0 27.8 0.1 24.1 25.1
49 Jim Tobin SP 9 1937-1945 25.9 6.8 -0.1 19.3 -0.0 23.8 24.9
50 Bob Smith SP 15 1923-1937 25.7 0.4 0.1 23.8 1.6 22.3 24.0
51 Tommy Thomas SP 12 1926-1937 25.5 -0.4 0.0 25.9 0.0 26.5 26.0
52 Lefty Stewart SP 10 1921-1935 25.5 1.2 -0.0 24.2 0.0 25.6 25.5
53 Nels Potter SP 12 1936-1949 25.2 2.0 -0.0 23.2 0.0 27.2 26.2
54 Johnny Vander Meer SP 13 1937-1951 25.1 -1.5 -0.0 26.8 -0.1 24.5 24.8
55 Ray Kremer SP 10 1924-1933 25.0 -1.5 -0.1 26.6 0.0 26.2 25.6
56 Whit Wyatt SP 16 1929-1945 24.6 2.4 -0.0 22.3 -0.0 27.1 25.9
57 Spud Chandler SP 11 1937-1947 24.1 1.2 0.0 22.9 0.0 23.8 23.9
58 Tex Hughson SP 8 1941-1949 23.9 -2.2 0.0 26.1 -0.0 24.6 24.3
59 Sam Gray SP 10 1924-1933 23.4 -0.7 0.0 24.1 0.0 23.5 23.5
60 Tiny Bonham SP 10 1940-1949 23.4 -0.9 -0.0 24.2 0.0 21.3 22.4
61 Denny Galehouse SP 15 1934-1949 23.1 -3.7 0.0 26.7 0.1 18.5 20.8
62 Danny MacFayden SP 17 1926-1943 22.4 -3.6 -0.0 26.0 0.0 23.6 23.0
63 George Blaeholder SP 11 1925-1936 22.1 -3.1 -0.0 25.1 0.0 19.2 20.6
64 George Earnshaw SP 9 1928-1936 22.0 1.3 0.0 20.8 0.0 23.6 22.8
65 Bill Swift SP 11 1932-1943 21.8 2.5 0.0 19.3 -0.1 20.5 21.1
66 Clint Brown SP 15 1928-1942 20.7 0.9 0.0 19.8 0.1 19.5 20.1
67 Monte Pearson SP 10 1932-1941 20.7 1.8 -0.0 18.9 0.1 20.8 20.8
68 Oral Hildebrand SP 10 1931-1940 20.2 -1.2 -0.0 21.3 0.0 17.7 18.9
69 Lloyd Brown SP 12 1925-1940 20.1 0.5 0.0 19.7 -0.0 20.1 20.1
70 Johnny Rigney SP 8 1937-1947 20.0 -1.1 0.0 21.1 0.1 20.6 20.3
71 Guy Bush SP 17 1923-1945 19.4 -2.7 -0.1 22.1 -0.0 18.1 18.7
72 Pat Malone SP 10 1928-1937 18.8 -1.0 -0.1 19.9 0.0 22.0 20.4
73 Ivy Andrews SP 8 1931-1938 18.5 -0.7 -0.0 19.3 0.0 18.6 18.6
74 Al Benton SP 14 1934-1952 18.5 -6.0 -0.0 24.5 0.0 21.0 19.7
75 Fred Frankhouse SP 13 1927-1939 18.4 1.9 -0.0 16.6 -0.1 15.3 16.9
76 Johnny Niggeling SP 9 1938-1946 18.0 -1.8 0.0 19.7 0.0 18.8 18.4
77 Kirby Higbe SP 12 1937-1950 17.6 -1.7 -0.0 19.5 -0.0 17.7 17.6
78 Larry Benton SP 13 1923-1935 17.6 -2.2 -0.1 19.9 0.0 18.1 17.9
79 Joe Shaute SP 13 1922-1934 17.5 3.3 -0.0 14.2 -0.0 19.2 18.4
80 Max Butcher SP 10 1936-1945 17.4 -0.3 -0.1 17.8 -0.0 17.2 17.3
81 Harry Gumbert SP 15 1935-1950 17.3 -0.2 -0.1 17.6 -0.0 15.2 16.2
82 Eddie Smith SP 10 1936-1947 17.3 0.5 0.0 16.8 0.0 19.1 18.2
83 Vic Sorrell SP 10 1928-1937 17.1 -3.2 0.0 20.3 0.0 17.8 17.4
84 Johnny Marcum SP 7 1933-1939 16.8 2.6 -0.1 14.3 0.0 16.8 16.8
85 Jack Russell SP 15 1926-1940 16.7 -1.3 0.0 18.1 -0.1 15.8 16.3
86 Tex Carleton SP 8 1932-1940 16.4 1.0 -0.0 15.6 -0.1 18.2 17.3
87 Rip Collins SP 11 1920-1931 16.4 -2.6 0.0 18.9 0.0 19.0 17.7
88 Sloppy Thurston SP 9 1923-1933 16.3 4.1 -0.0 12.2 -0.0 17.2 16.7
89 Milt Gaston SP 11 1924-1934 16.2 -0.1 0.0 16.3 0.0 17.3 16.8
90 Elden Auker SP 10 1933-1942 15.3 -0.5 -0.0 15.8 0.1 17.0 16.2
91 Cliff Melton SP 8 1937-1944 15.2 -0.8 -0.0 16.1 -0.1 15.8 15.5
92 Phil Collins SP 8 1923-1935 14.8 -0.9 -0.1 15.7 0.0 15.5 15.2
93 Ben Cantwell SP 11 1927-1937 14.7 1.2 -0.0 13.6 -0.0 15.9 15.3
94 Bill Walker SP 10 1927-1936 14.6 -3.5 -0.1 18.1 0.0 16.3 15.4
95 Luke Hamlin SP 9 1933-1944 14.5 -0.9 -0.0 15.5 -0.1 15.1 14.8
96 Bill Hallahan SP 12 1925-1938 14.4 -1.5 -0.0 15.9 0.0 14.3 14.4
97 Ray Kolp SP 12 1921-1934 14.4 -0.9 -0.1 15.3 0.0 13.8 14.1
98 Bob Muncrief SP 12 1937-1951 14.3 -1.4 0.0 15.7 0.0 16.4 15.3
99 Jesse Petty SP 7 1921-1930 14.2 -3.3 -0.1 17.5 0.0 14.2 14.2
100 Cy Blanton SP 9 1934-1942 13.9 -1.0 -0.0 14.9 -0.0 14.1 14.0