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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 Bob Gibson SP 17 1959-1975 89.1 7.2 0.2 81.6 0.1 61.2 75.2
3 Robin Roberts SP 19 1948-1966 85.9 3.2 -0.5 83.0 0.1 54.9 70.4
4 Don Drysdale SP 14 1956-1969 67.1 5.7 0.1 61.3 0.1 44.7 55.9
5 Juan Marichal SP 16 1960-1975 62.9 0.8 0.2 61.8 0.1 51.9 57.4
6 Early Wynn SP 23 1939-1963 60.7 9.2 -0.1 51.6 -0.1 38.5 49.6
7 Jim Bunning SP 17 1955-1971 59.4 -1.0 -0.1 60.3 0.1 48.9 54.1
8 Whitey Ford SP 16 1950-1967 56.9 3.7 -0.3 53.5 -0.0 34.6 45.7
9 Billy Pierce SP 18 1945-1964 53.4 0.0 -0.0 53.4 -0.0 37.8 45.6
10 Larry Jackson SP 14 1955-1968 52.0 -0.6 0.0 52.5 0.0 35.6 43.8
11 Sandy Koufax SP 12 1955-1966 48.9 -4.2 0.0 53.1 0.0 46.0 47.4
12 Bob Lemon SP 15 1941-1958 47.9 10.3 0.1 37.6 -0.0 38.6 43.2
13 Murry Dickson SP 18 1939-1959 45.9 3.1 -0.3 43.0 0.0 32.1 39.0
14 Milt Pappas SP 17 1957-1973 43.7 -2.4 -0.1 46.2 0.1 28.6 36.2
15 Curt Simmons SP 20 1947-1967 43.2 0.7 -0.2 42.7 0.1 30.1 36.6
16 Mel Stottlemyre SP 11 1964-1974 43.1 2.6 -0.3 40.7 0.0 34.6 38.8
17 Ned Garver SP 14 1948-1961 42.9 4.3 -0.0 38.7 -0.1 35.1 39.0
18 Sam McDowell SP 15 1961-1975 41.8 -1.0 -0.2 43.1 -0.0 41.2 41.5
19 Jim Perry SP 17 1959-1975 41.6 3.6 -0.3 38.4 -0.1 30.3 35.9
20 Claude Osteen SP 18 1957-1975 41.2 4.3 0.1 36.8 0.0 31.3 36.2
21 Camilo Pascual SP 18 1954-1971 40.8 3.6 -0.3 37.4 0.0 38.2 39.5
22 Bob Friend SP 16 1951-1966 40.8 -5.8 -0.2 46.8 0.0 33.1 36.9
23 Virgil Trucks SP 17 1941-1958 40.4 -1.9 0.0 42.4 -0.1 31.4 35.9
24 Don Newcombe SP 10 1949-1960 37.6 8.6 -0.3 29.1 0.1 34.7 36.1
25 Jim Maloney SP 12 1960-1971 37.5 3.2 0.1 34.1 0.1 36.9 37.2
26 Bob Rush SP 13 1948-1960 35.8 -0.5 -0.2 36.5 0.0 28.9 32.3
27 Bobby Shantz SP 16 1949-1964 34.6 2.5 0.0 32.1 0.0 24.8 29.7
28 Harvey Haddix SP 14 1952-1965 33.2 3.6 -0.2 29.9 -0.0 26.7 30.0
29 Vern Law SP 16 1950-1967 32.3 6.4 -0.1 26.0 0.0 28.2 30.3
30 Sonny Siebert SP 12 1964-1975 32.1 3.1 -0.2 29.3 -0.0 30.4 31.3
31 Johnny Antonelli SP 12 1948-1961 31.8 0.9 -0.2 31.2 0.0 32.6 32.2
32 Sal Maglie SP 10 1945-1958 30.6 -3.5 -0.2 34.2 0.0 27.4 29.0
33 Joe Nuxhall SP 16 1944-1966 30.4 3.7 -0.1 26.8 -0.1 24.0 27.2
34 Frank Lary SP 12 1954-1965 30.3 1.2 -0.1 29.3 -0.0 29.4 29.8
35 Mike Garcia SP 14 1948-1961 30.3 -0.4 0.0 30.7 -0.1 28.4 29.3
36 Dean Chance SP 11 1961-1971 29.9 -4.7 -0.3 34.9 -0.1 28.5 29.2
37 Johnny Podres SP 15 1953-1969 29.8 1.8 -0.1 28.2 -0.1 26.0 27.9
38 Johnny Sain SP 11 1942-1955 29.3 4.5 -0.1 24.8 0.0 31.0 30.1
39 Chris Short SP 15 1959-1973 28.7 -3.0 0.1 31.4 0.1 28.4 28.5
40 Gary Peters SP 14 1959-1972 28.7 6.7 -0.3 22.3 -0.1 27.8 28.2
41 Lew Burdette SP 18 1950-1967 28.6 3.3 -0.2 25.5 -0.1 23.9 26.3
42 Earl Wilson SP 11 1959-1970 27.6 7.6 -0.3 20.4 -0.0 25.1 26.4
43 Mel Parnell SP 10 1947-1956 27.4 0.1 0.0 27.4 -0.0 29.7 28.6
44 Steve Gromek SP 17 1941-1957 25.0 2.4 0.0 22.6 -0.0 22.0 23.5
45 Don Mossi SP 12 1954-1965 23.5 1.1 -0.2 22.6 -0.0 21.0 22.3
46 Dick Donovan SP 15 1950-1965 23.2 2.6 -0.1 20.8 -0.0 24.2 23.7
47 Joe Horlen SP 12 1961-1972 23.2 -1.9 -0.2 25.5 -0.1 23.0 23.1
48 Bob Purkey SP 13 1954-1966 22.9 -2.0 -0.0 24.9 0.0 22.4 22.6
49 Johnny Schmitz SP 13 1941-1956 22.4 -2.1 -0.0 24.6 0.0 22.4 22.4
50 Stan Williams SP 14 1958-1972 22.1 -1.4 -0.1 23.7 -0.1 20.0 21.1
51 Bob Veale SP 13 1962-1974 21.9 -3.0 0.1 24.7 0.1 22.8 22.4
52 Bob Buhl SP 15 1953-1967 21.9 -6.0 -0.1 28.0 0.0 19.7 20.8
53 Pedro Ramos SP 15 1955-1970 21.8 -0.3 -0.2 22.4 -0.2 19.9 20.9
54 Billy O'Dell SP 13 1954-1967 21.7 -0.9 0.0 22.6 0.1 21.9 21.8
55 Larry Jansen SP 9 1947-1956 21.4 -1.6 -0.1 23.1 0.1 22.2 21.8
56 Mudcat Grant SP 14 1958-1971 21.1 2.0 -0.2 19.3 -0.1 17.9 19.5
57 Al Downing SP 17 1961-1977 21.0 -1.3 -0.1 22.5 -0.0 19.7 20.4
58 Bill Monbouquette SP 11 1958-1968 20.7 -1.7 -0.2 22.7 -0.1 22.6 21.7
59 Billy Hoeft SP 15 1952-1966 20.6 3.5 -0.0 17.2 -0.0 20.4 20.5
60 Frank Sullivan SP 11 1953-1963 20.6 -2.3 -0.1 23.0 -0.0 21.5 21.0
61 Dick Ellsworth SP 13 1958-1971 20.1 -3.3 -0.0 23.3 0.0 20.0 20.0
62 Juan Pizarro SP 18 1957-1974 19.6 3.6 -0.2 16.2 0.0 20.9 20.2
63 Denny McLain SP 10 1963-1972 19.3 -1.0 -0.2 20.5 0.0 22.2 20.8
64 Ray Sadecki SP 18 1960-1977 19.3 2.6 0.1 16.4 0.1 19.7 19.5
65 Paul Minner SP 10 1946-1956 19.1 2.7 -0.1 16.6 0.0 19.6 19.3
66 Bobby Bolin SP 13 1961-1973 19.0 2.1 0.1 16.7 0.1 19.7 19.3
67 Ray Herbert SP 14 1950-1966 18.9 2.8 -0.2 16.3 -0.0 21.3 20.1
68 Jim O'Toole SP 10 1958-1967 18.8 -2.4 0.1 21.2 0.0 21.4 20.1
69 Gerry Staley SP 15 1947-1961 18.8 -2.4 -0.1 21.5 -0.2 18.4 18.6
70 Mike McCormick SP 16 1956-1971 18.7 1.3 -0.0 17.5 0.0 21.5 20.1
71 Jack Sanford SP 12 1956-1967 18.6 0.9 -0.0 17.8 -0.0 18.4 18.5
72 Denny Lemaster SP 11 1962-1972 18.4 -0.9 0.1 19.1 0.1 18.0 18.2
73 Don Larsen SP 14 1953-1967 18.4 5.9 -0.0 12.5 0.0 16.4 17.4
74 Bob Shaw SP 11 1957-1967 18.4 -0.8 -0.1 19.1 0.1 19.5 18.9
75 Sam Jones SP 12 1951-1964 18.1 -1.9 -0.2 20.2 0.0 20.2 19.2
76 Mickey McDermott SP 12 1948-1961 18.0 4.6 -0.1 13.5 0.0 18.9 18.5
77 Jack Kralick SP 9 1959-1967 18.0 -0.0 -0.2 18.3 -0.1 19.8 18.9
78 Ernie Broglio SP 8 1959-1966 18.0 -0.1 0.0 18.0 0.1 19.5 18.7
79 Ken Johnson SP 13 1958-1970 17.9 -2.5 0.1 20.2 0.1 17.3 17.6
80 Hank Aguirre SP 16 1955-1970 17.8 -3.0 -0.1 21.0 -0.1 16.4 17.1
81 Bob Porterfield SP 12 1948-1959 17.5 0.4 0.0 17.1 -0.0 18.5 18.0
82 Hal Brown SP 14 1951-1964 17.5 0.8 -0.1 16.8 -0.0 15.2 16.3
83 Steve Barber SP 15 1960-1974 17.4 -0.4 -0.2 18.1 -0.1 17.3 17.3
84 Gene Conley SP 11 1952-1963 16.9 1.5 -0.2 15.6 -0.0 18.8 17.8
85 Don Cardwell SP 14 1957-1970 16.7 -0.4 0.0 17.0 0.1 15.2 16.0
86 Vic Raschi SP 10 1946-1955 16.4 0.2 0.0 16.2 -0.0 16.2 16.3
87 Gary Bell SP 12 1958-1969 16.2 2.3 -0.2 14.4 -0.2 14.5 15.3
88 Jim Merritt SP 11 1965-1975 16.2 -0.0 -0.0 16.2 -0.0 16.7 16.4
89 Jim Hearn SP 13 1947-1959 15.7 -1.2 -0.2 17.1 -0.0 15.2 15.4
90 Ray Culp SP 11 1963-1973 15.1 -2.1 -0.1 17.2 0.1 17.5 16.3
91 Jack Harshman SP 10 1948-1960 15.0 3.7 -0.0 11.4 -0.1 16.2 15.6
92 Dave Koslo SP 12 1941-1955 15.0 -2.8 -0.1 17.9 0.0 14.7 14.8
93 Chuck Stobbs SP 15 1947-1961 14.7 0.6 0.0 14.2 -0.1 14.4 14.6
94 Vinegar Bend Mizell SP 9 1952-1962 14.7 -2.8 -0.1 17.5 0.1 15.8 15.2
95 Joey Jay SP 13 1953-1966 14.1 -1.6 0.0 15.7 0.0 14.6 14.3
96 Alex Kellner SP 12 1948-1959 13.9 1.5 0.0 12.5 -0.0 14.4 14.2
97 Tom Brewer SP 8 1954-1961 13.9 1.3 -0.1 12.7 -0.1 13.3 13.6
98 Warren Hacker SP 12 1948-1961 13.8 -0.3 -0.2 14.3 -0.1 15.9 14.8
99 Carl Erskine SP 12 1948-1959 13.7 -2.5 -0.2 16.5 0.0 14.9 14.3
100 Ruben Gomez SP 10 1953-1967 13.7 0.0 -0.2 13.9 -0.1 15.4 14.5