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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 Hal Newhouser SP 17 1939-1955 62.5 2.6 0.0 60.0 -0.0 52.4 57.4
7 Wes Ferrell SP 15 1927-1941 60.7 11.7 0.1 48.9 -0.0 54.7 57.7
8 Bucky Walters SP 19 1931-1950 53.4 7.1 -0.6 46.5 0.5 43.2 48.3
9 Tommy Bridges SP 16 1930-1946 50.1 -1.5 -0.1 51.6 0.1 34.5 42.3
10 Dizzy Trout SP 15 1939-1957 49.6 4.4 0.0 45.3 -0.0 37.8 43.7
11 Dutch Leonard SP 20 1933-1953 49.0 -2.7 0.0 51.7 -0.0 32.7 40.9
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 Dizzy Dean SP 12 1930-1947 45.8 2.2 -0.0 43.7 -0.0 43.9 44.9
15 Larry French SP 14 1929-1942 45.2 0.6 -0.1 44.8 -0.1 31.1 38.2
16 Claude Passeau SP 13 1935-1947 44.9 1.6 -0.1 43.3 -0.0 36.7 40.8
17 Mel Harder SP 20 1928-1947 44.3 -4.2 -0.0 48.5 0.1 37.8 41.1
18 Red Lucas SP 16 1923-1938 44.2 11.6 0.0 32.6 0.0 32.2 38.2
19 Schoolboy Rowe SP 15 1933-1949 42.5 8.1 -0.1 34.5 0.1 35.6 39.1
20 Harry Brecheen SP 12 1940-1953 42.0 0.8 -0.1 41.3 0.1 32.5 37.3
21 Curt Davis SP 13 1934-1946 39.0 1.3 -0.0 37.9 -0.0 32.3 35.7
22 Lefty Gomez SP 14 1930-1943 38.4 -4.7 -0.0 43.1 0.1 35.9 37.1
23 Charlie Root SP 17 1923-1941 37.3 0.0 -0.1 37.4 -0.1 26.0 31.7
24 Earl Whitehill SP 17 1923-1939 37.3 1.1 -0.0 36.2 0.1 27.1 32.2
25 Paul Derringer SP 15 1931-1945 37.0 -1.9 -0.1 39.0 -0.0 27.0 32.0
26 Fritz Ostermueller SP 15 1934-1948 36.1 1.8 -0.0 34.2 0.1 29.4 32.8
27 Freddie Fitzsimmons SP 19 1925-1943 35.8 2.4 -0.1 33.6 -0.0 23.4 29.6
28 Bump Hadley SP 16 1926-1941 35.2 0.0 -0.0 35.1 0.1 31.1 33.1
29 Thornton Lee SP 16 1933-1948 34.7 -0.3 -0.0 35.0 0.0 34.1 34.4
30 Howie Pollet SP 14 1941-1956 34.3 0.6 -0.1 33.8 0.0 28.6 31.4
31 Van Mungo SP 14 1931-1945 32.7 2.1 -0.0 30.7 -0.1 29.4 31.1
32 Mort Cooper SP 11 1938-1949 32.6 0.8 -0.1 31.9 -0.0 31.6 32.1
33 Eddie Lopat SP 12 1944-1955 32.0 3.8 0.0 28.2 -0.0 27.2 29.6
34 Bill Lee SP 14 1934-1947 31.7 -0.8 -0.0 32.6 -0.0 29.5 30.6
35 Ed Brandt SP 11 1928-1938 31.7 4.2 -0.0 27.5 -0.1 29.3 30.5
36 Willis Hudlin SP 16 1926-1944 31.1 0.4 0.0 30.7 0.0 28.6 29.9
37 Ken Raffensberger SP 15 1939-1954 30.9 -3.1 -0.1 34.1 0.1 28.2 29.5
38 Max Lanier SP 14 1938-1953 30.0 -0.2 -0.1 30.3 0.0 24.8 27.4
39 Preacher Roe SP 12 1938-1954 29.6 -5.0 -0.1 34.6 0.1 30.1 29.8
40 Hal Schumacher SP 13 1931-1946 29.4 2.6 -0.0 26.9 -0.1 27.5 28.5
41 Johnny Sain SP 11 1942-1955 29.3 4.5 -0.1 24.8 0.0 31.0 30.1
42 General Crowder SP 11 1926-1936 28.3 -0.9 0.0 29.2 0.0 28.7 28.5
43 Syl Johnson SP 19 1922-1940 27.8 -1.5 -0.1 29.4 -0.1 22.4 25.1
44 Rip Sewell SP 13 1932-1949 27.0 2.0 -0.1 25.1 -0.0 23.7 25.4
45 Watty Clark SP 12 1924-1937 26.9 0.2 -0.0 26.8 0.0 28.1 27.5
46 Ewell Blackwell SP 10 1942-1955 26.5 -0.7 -0.1 27.2 0.0 26.7 26.6
47 Johnny Allen SP 13 1932-1944 26.2 -1.7 -0.0 27.8 0.1 24.1 25.1
48 Joe Dobson SP 14 1939-1954 26.1 -1.6 0.0 27.7 0.0 23.3 24.7
49 Fred Hutchinson SP 11 1939-1953 26.0 5.3 0.0 20.7 -0.0 25.1 25.5
50 Jim Tobin SP 9 1937-1945 25.9 6.8 -0.1 19.3 -0.0 23.8 24.9
51 Lefty Stewart SP 10 1921-1935 25.5 1.2 -0.0 24.2 0.0 25.6 25.5
52 Allie Reynolds SP 13 1942-1954 25.3 -0.3 0.0 25.7 -0.1 20.9 23.1
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 Steve Gromek SP 17 1941-1957 25.0 2.4 0.0 22.6 -0.0 22.0 23.5
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 Tiny Bonham SP 10 1940-1949 23.4 -0.9 -0.0 24.2 0.0 21.3 22.4
60 Denny Galehouse SP 15 1934-1949 23.1 -3.7 0.0 26.7 0.1 18.5 20.8
61 Johnny Schmitz SP 13 1941-1956 22.4 -2.1 -0.0 24.6 0.0 22.4 22.4
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 Larry Jansen SP 9 1947-1956 21.4 -1.6 -0.1 23.1 0.1 22.2 21.8
67 Clint Brown SP 15 1928-1942 20.7 0.9 0.0 19.8 0.1 19.5 20.1
68 Monte Pearson SP 10 1932-1941 20.7 1.8 -0.0 18.9 0.1 20.8 20.8
69 Oral Hildebrand SP 10 1931-1940 20.2 -1.2 -0.0 21.3 0.0 17.7 18.9
70 Lloyd Brown SP 12 1925-1940 20.1 0.5 0.0 19.7 -0.0 20.1 20.1
71 Johnny Rigney SP 8 1937-1947 20.0 -1.1 0.0 21.1 0.1 20.6 20.3
72 Al Brazle SP 10 1943-1954 20.0 -1.4 -0.1 21.4 -0.0 17.8 18.9
73 Guy Bush SP 17 1923-1945 19.4 -2.7 -0.1 22.1 -0.0 18.1 18.7
74 Pat Malone SP 10 1928-1937 18.8 -1.0 -0.1 19.9 0.0 22.0 20.4
75 Ivy Andrews SP 8 1931-1938 18.5 -0.7 -0.0 19.3 0.0 18.6 18.6
76 Al Benton SP 14 1934-1952 18.5 -6.0 -0.0 24.5 0.0 21.0 19.7
77 Fred Frankhouse SP 13 1927-1939 18.4 1.9 -0.0 16.6 -0.1 15.3 16.9
78 Johnny Niggeling SP 9 1938-1946 18.0 -1.8 0.0 19.7 0.0 18.8 18.4
79 Kirby Higbe SP 12 1937-1950 17.6 -1.7 -0.0 19.5 -0.0 17.7 17.6
80 Mickey Haefner SP 8 1943-1950 17.4 1.7 0.0 15.7 -0.0 17.5 17.4
81 Max Butcher SP 10 1936-1945 17.4 -0.3 -0.1 17.8 -0.0 17.2 17.3
82 Harry Gumbert SP 15 1935-1950 17.3 -0.2 -0.1 17.6 -0.0 15.2 16.2
83 Eddie Smith SP 10 1936-1947 17.3 0.5 0.0 16.8 0.0 19.1 18.2
84 Vic Sorrell SP 10 1928-1937 17.1 -3.2 0.0 20.3 0.0 17.8 17.4
85 Johnny Marcum SP 7 1933-1939 16.8 2.6 -0.1 14.3 0.0 16.8 16.8
86 Jack Russell SP 15 1926-1940 16.7 -1.3 0.0 18.1 -0.1 15.8 16.3
87 Tex Carleton SP 8 1932-1940 16.4 1.0 -0.0 15.6 -0.1 18.2 17.3
88 Hank Borowy SP 10 1942-1951 15.8 0.1 -0.0 15.7 0.0 17.1 16.4
89 Elden Auker SP 10 1933-1942 15.3 -0.5 -0.0 15.8 0.1 17.0 16.2
90 Red Munger SP 10 1943-1956 15.2 -0.3 -0.0 15.6 -0.0 16.9 16.1
91 Cliff Melton SP 8 1937-1944 15.2 -0.8 -0.0 16.1 -0.1 15.8 15.5
92 Dave Koslo SP 12 1941-1955 15.0 -2.8 -0.1 17.9 0.0 14.7 14.8
93 Ralph Branca SP 12 1944-1956 14.8 -1.7 -0.0 16.5 0.0 15.8 15.3
94 Phil Collins SP 8 1923-1935 14.8 -0.9 -0.1 15.7 0.0 15.5 15.2
95 Ben Cantwell SP 11 1927-1937 14.7 1.2 -0.0 13.6 -0.0 15.9 15.3
96 Bill Walker SP 10 1927-1936 14.6 -3.5 -0.1 18.1 0.0 16.3 15.4
97 Luke Hamlin SP 9 1933-1944 14.5 -0.9 -0.0 15.5 -0.1 15.1 14.8
98 Ken Heintzelman SP 13 1937-1952 14.5 -2.3 -0.0 16.8 -0.0 13.2 13.8
99 Bill Hallahan SP 12 1925-1938 14.4 -1.5 -0.0 15.9 0.0 14.3 14.4
100 Bob Muncrief SP 12 1937-1951 14.3 -1.4 0.0 15.7 0.0 16.4 15.3
 
George Caster SP 12 1934-1946 8.7 -1.0 0.0 9.7 0.0 14.7 11.7