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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 Red Faber SP 20 1914-1933 63.9 -3.5 -0.1 67.4 0.0 40.3 52.1
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 Urban Shocker SP 13 1916-1928 58.3 3.8 -0.0 54.5 0.1 44.8 51.6
9 Eppa Rixey SP 21 1912-1933 55.8 -1.3 -0.2 57.2 0.1 33.9 44.8
10 George Uhle SP 17 1919-1936 55.6 10.6 0.0 45.0 0.0 44.3 50.0
11 Bucky Walters SP 19 1931-1950 53.4 7.1 -0.6 46.5 0.5 43.2 48.3
12 Burleigh Grimes SP 19 1916-1934 52.7 6.1 -0.2 46.7 0.0 40.9 46.8
13 Waite Hoyt SP 21 1918-1938 52.6 -1.6 0.0 54.2 0.0 34.7 43.7
14 Tommy Bridges SP 16 1930-1946 50.1 -1.5 -0.1 51.6 0.1 34.5 42.3
15 Eddie Rommel SP 13 1920-1932 49.8 -0.5 0.0 50.3 0.0 37.4 43.6
16 Dolf Luque SP 20 1914-1935 48.0 4.5 -0.1 43.6 -0.1 36.4 42.2
17 Bobo Newsom SP 20 1929-1953 47.4 -3.7 -0.1 51.0 0.1 36.2 41.8
18 Lon Warneke SP 15 1930-1945 46.2 4.3 -0.1 42.0 -0.1 35.0 40.6
19 Dizzy Dean SP 12 1930-1947 45.8 2.2 -0.0 43.7 -0.0 43.9 44.9
20 Herb Pennock SP 22 1912-1934 45.5 0.8 0.0 44.6 -0.0 36.4 40.9
21 Larry French SP 14 1929-1942 45.2 0.6 -0.1 44.8 -0.1 31.1 38.2
22 Claude Passeau SP 13 1935-1947 44.9 1.6 -0.1 43.3 -0.0 36.7 40.8
23 Mel Harder SP 20 1928-1947 44.3 -4.2 -0.0 48.5 0.1 37.8 41.1
24 Red Lucas SP 16 1923-1938 44.2 11.6 0.0 32.6 0.0 32.2 38.2
25 Sad Sam Jones SP 22 1914-1935 43.0 2.9 0.0 40.1 0.0 27.8 35.4
26 Schoolboy Rowe SP 15 1933-1949 42.5 8.1 -0.1 34.5 0.1 35.6 39.1
27 Tom Zachary SP 19 1918-1936 40.1 2.6 -0.1 37.6 0.1 29.5 34.8
28 Howard Ehmke SP 15 1915-1930 39.1 -0.7 0.0 39.7 0.0 32.5 35.8
29 Curt Davis SP 13 1934-1946 39.0 1.3 -0.0 37.9 -0.0 32.3 35.7
30 Lefty Gomez SP 14 1930-1943 38.4 -4.7 -0.0 43.1 0.1 35.9 37.1
31 Charlie Root SP 17 1923-1941 37.3 0.0 -0.1 37.4 -0.1 26.0 31.7
32 Earl Whitehill SP 17 1923-1939 37.3 1.1 -0.0 36.2 0.1 27.1 32.2
33 Paul Derringer SP 15 1931-1945 37.0 -1.9 -0.1 39.0 -0.0 27.0 32.0
34 Rube Walberg SP 15 1923-1937 36.8 -2.1 0.0 38.9 0.0 27.4 32.1
35 Fritz Ostermueller SP 15 1934-1948 36.1 1.8 -0.0 34.2 0.1 29.4 32.8
36 Freddie Fitzsimmons SP 19 1925-1943 35.8 2.4 -0.1 33.6 -0.0 23.4 29.6
37 Bump Hadley SP 16 1926-1941 35.2 0.0 -0.0 35.1 0.1 31.1 33.1
38 Thornton Lee SP 16 1933-1948 34.7 -0.3 -0.0 35.0 0.0 34.1 34.4
39 Jesse Haines SP 19 1918-1937 32.7 -3.0 -0.1 35.8 0.0 22.1 27.4
40 Van Mungo SP 14 1931-1945 32.7 2.1 -0.0 30.7 -0.1 29.4 31.1
41 Bill Lee SP 14 1934-1947 31.7 -0.8 -0.0 32.6 -0.0 29.5 30.6
42 Ed Brandt SP 11 1928-1938 31.7 4.2 -0.0 27.5 -0.1 29.3 30.5
43 Bill Sherdel SP 15 1918-1932 31.3 3.5 -0.1 27.9 -0.1 23.9 27.6
44 Willis Hudlin SP 16 1926-1944 31.1 0.4 0.0 30.7 0.0 28.6 29.9
45 Firpo Marberry SP 14 1923-1936 30.5 -1.0 0.0 31.4 0.0 26.6 28.5
46 Hal Schumacher SP 13 1931-1946 29.4 2.6 -0.0 26.9 -0.1 27.5 28.5
47 Dutch Ruether SP 11 1917-1927 29.0 5.8 -0.1 23.3 -0.1 25.7 27.3
48 Art Nehf SP 15 1915-1929 29.0 4.2 -0.1 24.9 -0.0 24.7 26.9
49 Lee Meadows SP 15 1915-1929 28.7 -2.3 -0.1 31.1 -0.0 25.2 27.0
50 General Crowder SP 11 1926-1936 28.3 -0.9 0.0 29.2 0.0 28.7 28.5
51 Syl Johnson SP 19 1922-1940 27.8 -1.5 -0.1 29.4 -0.1 22.4 25.1
52 Watty Clark SP 12 1924-1937 26.9 0.2 -0.0 26.8 0.0 28.1 27.5
53 Johnny Allen SP 13 1932-1944 26.2 -1.7 -0.0 27.8 0.1 24.1 25.1
54 Hal Carlson SP 14 1917-1930 26.0 0.8 -0.1 25.3 -0.0 26.2 26.1
55 Bob Smith SP 15 1923-1937 25.7 0.4 0.1 23.8 1.6 22.3 24.0
56 Tommy Thomas SP 12 1926-1937 25.5 -0.4 0.0 25.9 0.0 26.5 26.0
57 Lefty Stewart SP 10 1921-1935 25.5 1.2 -0.0 24.2 0.0 25.6 25.5
58 Ray Kremer SP 10 1924-1933 25.0 -1.5 -0.1 26.6 0.0 26.2 25.6
59 Whit Wyatt SP 16 1929-1945 24.6 2.4 -0.0 22.3 -0.0 27.1 25.9
60 Clarence Mitchell SP 18 1911-1932 23.6 4.3 -0.6 20.3 -0.5 18.9 21.3
61 Sam Gray SP 10 1924-1933 23.4 -0.7 0.0 24.1 0.0 23.5 23.5
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 Johnny Morrison SP 10 1920-1930 19.0 -2.6 -0.1 21.6 0.0 18.6 18.8
73 Pat Malone SP 10 1928-1937 18.8 -1.0 -0.1 19.9 0.0 22.0 20.4
74 Pete Donohue SP 12 1921-1932 18.8 2.4 -0.1 16.5 0.0 19.9 19.3
75 Ivy Andrews SP 8 1931-1938 18.5 -0.7 -0.0 19.3 0.0 18.6 18.6
76 Fred Frankhouse SP 13 1927-1939 18.4 1.9 -0.0 16.6 -0.1 15.3 16.9
77 Larry Benton SP 13 1923-1935 17.6 -2.2 -0.1 19.9 0.0 18.1 17.9
78 Joe Shaute SP 13 1922-1934 17.5 3.3 -0.0 14.2 -0.0 19.2 18.4
79 Eddie Smith SP 10 1936-1947 17.3 0.5 0.0 16.8 0.0 19.1 18.2
80 Vic Aldridge SP 9 1917-1928 17.2 0.6 -0.0 16.7 0.0 17.1 17.2
81 Vic Sorrell SP 10 1928-1937 17.1 -3.2 0.0 20.3 0.0 17.8 17.4
82 Jack Scott SP 12 1916-1929 17.0 5.3 -0.1 11.8 -0.0 16.4 16.7
83 Johnny Marcum SP 7 1933-1939 16.8 2.6 -0.1 14.3 0.0 16.8 16.8
84 Jack Russell SP 15 1926-1940 16.7 -1.3 0.0 18.1 -0.1 15.8 16.3
85 Tex Carleton SP 8 1932-1940 16.4 1.0 -0.0 15.6 -0.1 18.2 17.3
86 Rip Collins SP 11 1920-1931 16.4 -2.6 0.0 18.9 0.0 19.0 17.7
87 Sloppy Thurston SP 9 1923-1933 16.3 4.1 -0.0 12.2 -0.0 17.2 16.7
88 Milt Gaston SP 11 1924-1934 16.2 -0.1 0.0 16.3 0.0 17.3 16.8
89 Elden Auker SP 10 1933-1942 15.3 -0.5 -0.0 15.8 0.1 17.0 16.2
90 Cliff Melton SP 8 1937-1944 15.2 -0.8 -0.0 16.1 -0.1 15.8 15.5
91 Elam Vangilder SP 11 1919-1929 15.2 2.0 0.0 13.2 0.0 18.3 16.8
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 Jesse Petty SP 7 1921-1930 14.2 -3.3 -0.1 17.5 0.0 14.2 14.2
99 Slim Harriss SP 9 1920-1928 13.9 -4.9 -0.0 18.8 0.0 13.6 13.7
100 Cy Blanton SP 9 1934-1942 13.9 -1.0 -0.0 14.9 -0.0 14.1 14.0
 
Bobby Burke SP 10 1927-1937 6.8 -0.3 0.0 7.1 0.0 8.7 7.7