1920 Register Pitching Leaders

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Rk Name Age Tm Lg Lev W Aff L W-L% ERA RA9 G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1Bill Gatewood38DS,SLGNNLNgM3212.7273.7334262347.130214476140621.0887.82.03.61.84
2Jim Bagby30CLEALMLB31CLE12.7212.893.23483893030339.23381221099797350613551.2289.00.22.11.90.92
3Buzz Arlett21OLDPCLAA2917.6302.893.4153427.14301621371341051.3209.12.82.20.78
4Bert Cole23TAC,SFRPCIL,PCLB,AA298.7840.360.474829328.2461713781667050.2041.32.14.52.13
5Emilio Palmero25OMAWLA2810.7372.5140334.024693670.9376.61.8
6Pete Alexander33CHNNLMLB27CHC14.6591.912.38464063375363.1335967786917310314471.1128.30.21.74.32.51
7Bugs Bennett28TULWLA279.7503.5950316.0276126981.1847.92.8
8Wheezer Dell34VERPCLAA2715.6432.993.5354370.03681451231261.3359.03.1
9Charley Hall35STPAAAA278.7712.062.3948327.02338775880.9826.42.4
10Johnny Morrison24BIR,PITSOUA,NLA,MLB27PIT13.6750.002.844911110326.025210300743000251.0007.00.02.00.10.04
11Jack Ogden22BLTILAA279.7503.254.21452314321.034215011610013790813691.3779.62.83.81.37
12Red Shea21TTOILAA277.7941.972.44437257398.026210887122131120512290.9655.92.83.01.07
13George Carmen--LONMIONB262.9291.5533249.018143541213010.9446.52.04.42.24
14Allen Conkwright23BMG,DETIIIL,ALB,MLB26DET8.7652.083.133832000276.122996640994000891.1877.50.03.20.10.04
15George Gray--HRYWAD2610.7221.652.7243327.025299607919517081.0126.92.25.42.47
16Carl Mays28NYAALMLB26NYY11.7033.063.66453782663312.031012710613849270212681.2638.90.42.42.71.10
17Jim Middleton31TOLAAAA2614.6502.933.6646332.0337135108661.2149.11.8
18Joe Pate28FTWTLB26DET8.7651.752.0141314.02587061520.9877.41.5
19Hank Robinson32LRKSOUAA2612.6842.3852371.030898480.9607.51.2
20Tom Sheehan26ATASOUAA2617.6052.5448375.0306106891.0537.32.1
21Sailor Stroud35SLCPCLAA2613.6673.203.7642323.12921351151121.2498.13.1
22Paul Wachtel32FTWTLB26DET10.7222.453.0738308.028010584861.1888.22.5
23Roy Walker27NORSOUAA2611.7032.5847363.0281104981.0447.02.4
24Charles Bender36NHVELA2512.6761.942.8947324.025610470711.0097.12.0
25Paul Bennett24PBGVIRLB2514.6412.323.0741314.027310781621.0677.81.8
26Jess Doyle22GRVSALLC258.7583.033.7838288.022412197871.0807.02.7
27Harry Frank--BLTILAA2512.6763.874.834818182270.0287145116719690411561.3269.62.43.21.35
28Howie Gregory33WCHWLA2513.6583.9445320.0325140471.1639.11.3
29Duster Mails25SAC,CLEPCL,ALAA,MLB25CLE17.5952.983.995281620356.02921581181150250012531.2427.40.03.80.60.17
30Willie Mitchell30VERPCLAA2513.6582.383.1852348.128312392861.0597.32.2
31Jack Tesar23CDRIIILB2511.6942.102.9237287.022493671091.1607.03.4
32Wilbur Cooper28PITNLMLB24PIT15.6152.393.11443762832327.030711387452114110113121.0988.40.11.43.12.19
33Stan Coveleski30CLEALMLB24CLE14.6322.493.14413832632315.02841108766513340112371.1088.10.21.93.82.05
34Whitey Glazner26BIR,PITSOUA,NLA,MLB24PIT10.7060.082.644201000334.226798301031000331.1067.20.02.80.00.01
35Bill Whittaker29FTWTLB24DET6.8002.212.5937281.02568169661.1468.22.1
36Clyde Williams--OKM,KCYWA,AAD,AA249.7271.982.7938313.02409769841537151.0356.92.44.41.82
37Mutt Wilson23CHS,HUR,DETSALL,SDAK,ALC,D,MLB24DET22.5222.094.165620100400.035118593010752000551.1457.90.02.41.20.49
38Abe Bowman27WCHWLA2314.6224.1343292.02751341011.2888.53.1
39Larry Cheney34CLMSALLC236.7932.633.6335263.021810677821.1417.52.8
40Tom Estell23BFD,LOUMION,AAB,AA236.7932.0238241.02155445878051.0798.01.73.21.93
41Red Faber31CHAALMLB23CHW13.6392.993.84403912821319.033213610688810840412911.3179.40.22.53.01.23
42Burleigh Grimes26BRONLMLB23BRO11.6762.222.99403362552303.22711017556713140912461.1138.00.12.03.91.96
43Cy Morgan24SPFELA237.7672.292.6635290.22518674761.1257.82.4
44Buck Ramsey21OKCWLA235.8213.5236233.022091671.2328.52.6
45Jim Scott32SFRPCLAA2314.6222.293.0244354.132911990821.1608.42.1
46Johnny Couch29SFRPCLAA2217.5642.723.4051328.030812499901.2138.52.5
47Rube Eldridge31HIP,CHR,CLBPIED,SALL,AAD,C,AA2212.6472.633.4941281.0262109823441001.0538.41.11.31.21
48Bob Geary29SLEPCLAA2214.6112.653.6749352.2320144104711.1098.21.8
49Carl Holling23OLDPCLAA2220.5243.294.5148367.0406184134991.37610.02.4
50Sam Lewis27SFRPCLAA2221.5122.963.7563350.03181461151031.2038.22.6
51Dick McCabe24BFLILAA226.7862.563.653711202232.02219466401035159341.1258.61.64.02.58
52William McGloughlin--PTHVIRLB228.7331.492.1835277.02156746821.0727.02.7
53Harry Morton--VICPCILB228.7333727297.012019817033.66.01.65
54Ray Richmond24TUL,SLAWL,ALA,MLB22SLB12.6470.415.114420100266.02641511201094000751.4028.90.03.70.10.04
55Earl Smith--OKMWAD2215.5952.903.6540323.0296131104901388061.1958.22.53.81.53
56George Stueland21SXFSDAKD229.7104.1234258.01771181522121.2756.25.37.41.39
57John Verbout31SHVTLB2211.6672.312.8940296.02479576791.1017.52.4
58Lefty Williams27CHAALMLB22CHW14.6113.914.36393812500299.03021451301590128121412181.3119.10.52.73.91.42
59Grady Adkins23HRYWAD2114.6001.753.0043318.0233106626714115260.9436.61.94.02.10
60William Bach--WCSELA218.7242.613.4832258.224410075601.1758.52.1
61Eddie Cicotte36CHAALMLB21CHW10.6773.263.80373522842303.13161281106748720312251.2869.40.22.22.61.18
62Alex Ferguson23JERILAA2113.6182.824.18354261265.0257123837711290511141.2608.72.63.81.45
63Bill Fincher26SANTLB2111.6562.222.6937284.02588570621.1278.22.0
64Bill James33MNEAAAA2117.5533.224.1245299.02591371071101.2347.83.3
65Johnny Jones27INA,BSNAA,NLAA,MLB21BSN13.6182.653.414312000295.2269112871976000481.2388.20.03.00.20.06
66Dickey Kerr26CHAALMLB21CHW9.7003.374.124527141935253.2266116957727241310331.3329.40.22.62.61.00
67John Merritt25STPAAAA2110.6772.633.3147291.028510785811.2588.82.5
68Bill Morrisette25HAM,DETMION,ALB,MLB21DET7.7501.340.723934100261.01762139012119622061241.1386.10.04.26.81.62
69Art Nehf27NY1NLMLB21NYG12.6363.083.62403352240280.2273113968457911311281.1338.80.31.42.51.76
70Suds Sutherland26PORPCLAA2117.5532.683.3545352.03261311051021.2168.32.6
71Claude Thomas30LOSPCLAA2119.5253.024.1149304.1325139102781.3249.62.3
72Fred Toney31NY1NLMLB21NYG11.6562.653.27423751741278.1266101828578160611201.1608.60.31.82.61.42
73Moses Yellow Horse22LRKSOUAA217.7503.7246278.0255115551.1158.31.8
74Jesse Barnes27NY1NLMLB20NYG15.5712.643.32433482320292.2271108869566320411861.1178.30.31.71.91.13
75George Boehler28JOP,SLAWL,ALA,MLB20SLB18.5260.163.544211000341.030613461872000371.1528.10.02.30.10.02
76Ray Caldwell32CLEALMLB20CLE10.6673.865.11343302010237.22861351029638040110101.46810.80.32.43.01.27
77Joe Dailey25SLE,REGPCL,WCANAA,B209.69012.342.703846.23614641131.0296.921.8
78Bill Doak29SLNNLMLB20STL12.6252.533.13393722051270.025694767809060111171.2448.50.22.73.01.13
79Happy Finneran29AKRILAA2011.6453.695.28398230249.0318146102816271411171.60211.52.92.20.77
80Oscar Fuhr26OMAWLA2017.5414.1044338.0299154891.1488.02.4
81Harry Gardner33SLEPCLAA2015.5712.523.8446279.026311978541.1368.51.7
82Earl Johnson23CEDGASLD208.7143.7936252.0238106401.1038.51.4
83John Martina30BMTTLB2014.5882.923.7239259.023910784791.2288.32.7
84Pete McGuire--ENIWAD208.7142.103.3035240.017288567812819051.0426.52.94.81.64
85Paul Musser31WCHWLA2011.6453.9936257.02111141171.2767.44.1
86Jake Northrop32MLWAAAA2017.5413.534.5739339.0372172133481.2399.91.3
87Bill Prough32SACPCLAA2020.5003.213.7048347.2361143124401.1539.31.0
88Frank Rapp--VANPCILB2010.6673323254.08710518023.13.71.21
89Joseph Reddy--HAMMIONB203.8701.7033217.018941571147111.1347.82.44.72.00
90Dick Robertson28FTWTLB20DET7.7411.962.5430248.02087054380.9927.51.4
91Bob Shawkey29NYAALMLB20NYY13.6062.452.96383162052267.22468873108512610310791.2378.30.32.94.21.48
92Urban Shocker29SLAALMLB20SLB10.6672.713.553828102255245.2224977410701074009781.1978.20.42.63.91.53
93William Shoup--LUDCENLB2011.6453.463626263.023610140107301.0498.11.43.72.68
94Earl Whitehill21CLM,BIRSALL,SOUAC,A2011.6452.333.73341270.023511270711.1337.82.4
95Steamboat Williams28STPAAAA206.7693.343.9046256.026311195501.2239.21.8
96Grover Young--RFD,JOPIIIL,WLB,A2011.6451.813.6137259.022010452901.1977.63.1
97Karl Adams28TULWLA1914.5765.2140259.0286150851.4329.93.0
98Lester Aitcheson--MOLIIILB1911.6332.313.5334245.02099663811.1847.73.0
99King Bader32TTOILAA199.6792.913.973912153229.021710174779411039571.2848.53.03.71.22
100Fritz Coumbe30STP,CINAA,NLAA,MLB19CIN8.7043.254.183503000232.2215108840667000641.2088.30.02.60.30.11

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