1953 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
1Kelly Swift31MAOTARHD307.8112.543.045227245287.0220978111126321120111.2066.90.34.010.12.55
2LeRoy Reddell21TUCAZTXC295.8532.654.083832312289.0278131851311820940111.3708.70.43.76.51.77
3Jim Tugerson30KNXMTSSD2911.7253.714.584637355330.0306168136211222867131.2978.30.63.37.82.34
4Joseph Angel23JKBFLORD2810.7372.643.304628263314.0297115926631296041.1468.50.21.83.72.05
5Carroll Dial27CVSWTNMC2811.7184.276.114834290308.03202091463113524381181.4779.40.93.97.11.80
6Takumi Otomo28YOMJPCLFgn276.8181.862.08432911223281.11996558136317311110760.9316.40.42.05.52.75
7William Bagwell25TXCGULFB267.7883.053.9441254283.0258124961131796051.3118.23.65.71.58
8Audie Malone30CRLLONGC256.8063.945.3250241536281.0286166123201131621371.4209.20.63.65.21.43
9Samuel Williams30PAMWTNMC2512.6765.126.6052323225281.03382061603112414210041.64410.81.04.04.51.15
10John Conant30EDMWINTA2413.6493.173.634232272275.02641119713721307021.2228.60.42.44.31.81
11Al Gettel35OLDPCLOpn2414.6323.203.644238305309.029312511020751416021.1918.50.62.24.11.88
12Joe Hinchman23ABQWTNMC2410.7063.764.773832232268.027114211222952333141.3669.10.73.27.82.45
13Marvin Holleman29CLYEVANC2410.7064.235.413832303283.0301170133171661325071.6509.60.55.34.20.80
14Tokuji Kawasaki32NSUJPPLFgn2415.6151.992.63472321185294.1238866597811030011671.0747.30.32.43.41.41
15Eugene Law24SPBTRISB24CLE6.8002.553.344332278286.0286106811569120041.2419.00.52.23.81.74
16James Price26HRLGULFB244.8571.932.9133256229.01757449841926041.1316.93.37.52.29
17Pat Scantlebury35TXABSTLB2411.6863.374.253933285286.031413510716691771081.3399.90.52.25.62.57
18Gene Conley22TOLAAAAA23MLN9.7192.903.143632244261.0198918422572114060.9776.80.82.07.33.70
19Jack Harshman25NVLSOUAAA23NYG7.7673.274.144034172259.02621199415901392041.3599.10.53.14.81.54
20Masaichi Kaneda19KKUJPCLFgn2313.6392.372.67473311246303.222290801013522980112331.1766.60.34.06.81.70
21Ramon Monzant20DANCARLB23NYG6.7932.733.123731223254.01938877161072326241.1816.80.63.88.22.17
22Tony Ponce31VNT,SFRCALL,PCLC,Opn2320.5353.855.205238312341.037819714618851845091.35810.00.52.24.92.16
23Robin Roberts26PHINLMaj23PHI16.5902.753.09444123352346.232411910630611119820314121.1118.40.81.65.13.25
24Ron Smith39BDOAZTXC2322.5114.365.485139342330.0398201160178321251101.45810.90.52.35.82.55
25Warren Spahn32MLNNLMaj23MLN7.7672.102.54353232453265.221175621470614812310551.0587.10.52.45.02.11
26Shigeru Sugishita27CNIJPCLFgn239.7192.843.31452715131266.22309884169115690411141.2047.80.53.15.31.71
27Bob Trice26OTT,PHAIL,ALAAA,Maj23PHA11.6763.323.71413302140252.0232104932490061222971.2788.30.93.22.20.68
28Edward Arthur25PLVWTNMC2213.6294.575.724532221274.03141741392710614412091.53310.30.93.54.71.36
29Bill Brenner32LEWWINTA22SLB12.6474.365.314731240283.033616713716641122141.41310.70.52.03.61.75
30Spencer Davis27DOTALFLD22STL4.8461.212.533222204231.0151653139419661131.0615.90.13.77.62.09
31Tony Freitas45STKCALLC22CHC9.7102.393.233432283279.02611007411451741011.0978.40.41.55.63.87
32Vince Gonzales27JRZAZTXC2212.6474.195.074432251275.02791551281713827690241.5169.10.64.59.02.00
33Royce Lint32PORPCLOpn2210.6883.113.764627151249.024210486116710060111.2418.70.42.43.61.49
34Eddie Locke30AMA,YAKWTNM,WINTC,A2212.6474.224.783726245226.023612010620511141121.2709.40.82.04.52.24
35William Miller21DYBFLORD22CLE6.7863.154.384329182257.02651259081011452191.4249.30.33.55.11.44
36Jim Owens19TERIIILB22PHI8.7332.513.394229214244.01679268913919731141.2546.20.35.17.31.42
37Bob Porterfield29WS1ALMaj22WSH10.6883.353.49343222490255.02439995197317710210361.2398.60.72.62.71.05
38Gilson Ross26CLYEVANC2211.6673.294.42342292271.0244133991413615121111.4028.10.54.55.01.11
39Roger Sawyer18HUTWAC22PIT5.8151.993.033232249258.020487575762004191.0857.10.22.77.02.63
40James Vickery25DLDFLORD229.7102.233.663534255258.02081056421202438041.2717.30.14.28.52.03
41Norm Brown34LINWLA21MLN11.6563.113.743834285284.025111898810510711161.2548.00.33.33.41.02
42Wally Burnette24BNGELA21NYY10.6772.102.573129235249.019271586791073181.0886.90.22.93.91.35
43Jim Cater26TFTGAFLD2110.6772.664.003532224254.0195113752155251103131.3786.90.15.58.91.62
44Mike Conovan28GALGULFB218.7242.863.3247132271.01761008616421230121.2555.85.47.01.29
45Ray Coombs25SXF,CDRNORL,IIILC,B21CHC10.6773.524.624030170253.025313099611013050101.4359.00.23.94.61.18
46Ronald Foster19FLTKITLD21WSH13.6184.576.044528180246.02701651251698138081.4969.90.63.65.01.41
47Takao Fujimura32OSAJPCLFgn2111.6562.743.39492714120249.1218947615718371210081.1597.90.52.63.01.17
48Charles Garmon24LUBWTNMC219.7003.984.603532244235.022812010422832444061.3238.70.83.29.32.94
49Cal Humphreys19TUC,SLEAZTX,PCLC,Opn2111.6563.805.353329222249.024914810512146139261111.5869.00.45.35.00.95
50Ray Johnston29MAAMTSSD214.8401.903.063625221232.019579493711378171.1477.60.12.85.31.93
51Bob Lemon32CLEALMaj21CLE15.5833.363.74413642351286.228311910716110298110912161.3718.90.53.53.10.89
52James Logan25GALGULFB216.7784.034.4437160219.0242108989112011121.5219.93.74.91.32
53John Marshall30LEWWINTA21SLB12.6363.684.434428223274.02691351121514216542141.5008.80.54.75.41.16
54Eddie Neville30DHMCARLB21DET8.7242.283.384127234264.0243996710741382051.2018.30.32.54.71.86
55Mel Parnell31BOSALMaj21BOS8.7243.063.66383421250241.0217988215116913640710371.3828.10.64.35.11.17
56Dusty Rhodes19ADASOSLD21SLB6.7783.204.383325223228.02181118129571924051.2068.61.12.37.63.37
57Don Cantrell33PHXAZTXC209.6904.255.643430220252.02681581191712215960131.5489.60.64.45.71.30
58Bill Diemer21TMIPROVC20SLB16.5563.114.164727221266.022512392181291629361.3317.60.64.45.51.26
59Delmar Edwards28FSMWAC2013.6062.564.583734293281.022614380917119750121.4137.20.35.56.31.15
60Carl Erskine26BRONLMaj20BRO6.7693.543.87393341643246.2213106972195618730410301.2497.80.83.56.81.97
61Harvey Haddix27SLNNLMaj20STL9.6903.063.45363321961253.022097862469116340910311.1427.80.92.55.82.36
62Ryohei Hasegawa23HIRJPCLFgn2010.6672.663.44452419183253.2217977511589950310241.0847.70.42.13.51.71
63Donald Huffman21SHWSOSLD20BRO8.7142.513.063628224244.0169836841222507171.1936.20.14.59.22.05
64Ray Keys24ANDTRISB20SLB12.6253.714.903732214250.025813610318941630131.4089.30.63.45.91.73
65Lloyd Merritt20NFKPIEDB20NYY5.8002.442.922927192225.018973615741207021.1697.60.23.04.81.62
66Nate Moreland39MXLAZTXC2013.6064.285.804132220267.030317212716701425151.39710.20.52.44.82.03
67Michael Munsinger26SHYPROVC20PHA13.6063.574.424432231267.0233131106161191432211.3187.90.54.04.81.20
68Donald Nance20FMHNORLC20CLE9.6903.814.843022183201.0196108851290968071.4238.80.54.04.31.07
69Charles Nelson23CLYEVANC2010.6673.234.364010191262.0289127941679864231.4059.90.52.73.01.09
70George O'Donnell24HOLPCLOpn2012.6253.623.974536194281.02761241132386676051.2888.80.72.82.10.78
71Bernard Rossman25RALCARLB205.8002.453.263731224257.0220937015851263121.1877.70.53.04.41.48
72Leonard Ruyle28ARTLONGC2010.6673.764.4845322214273.0292136114141051654181.4549.60.53.55.41.57
73Raymond Seif20FMHNORLC20CLE5.8002.523.363228234257.02229672129616340101.2377.80.43.45.71.70
74Elmer Thomas23MAOTARHD205.8004.866.263429153200.02341391081310013510041.67010.50.64.56.11.35
75Virgil Trucks36CHA,SLAALMaj20CHW-SLB10.6672.933.30403331753264.123497861899314971711011.2608.00.63.45.11.51
76Donald Urquhart22BGH,LEECARL,FLORB,D20PIT8.7143.334.303330222251.0226120931510819281111.3318.10.53.96.91.78
77Jim Vitter28WFLBSTLB20MLN12.6253.334.214124237265.02581249811721333141.2458.80.42.44.51.85
78Al Widmar28SLEPCLOpn2014.5883.714.004636194272.028312111220108835121.4389.40.73.62.70.77
79Howard Wise19ORL,CHRFLOR,TRISD,B20WSH8.7142.584.372523211202.01579858111617900191.3517.00.05.28.01.54
80Fidel Alvarez19ARTLONGC199.6794.265.144824131247.02681411171762176431.3369.80.62.36.42.84
81Guzman Amador24MXLAZTXC1916.5434.485.944437243297.0341196148191071263161.50810.30.63.23.81.18
82James Clarich23DLDFLORD1915.5593.285.114132231250.0230142912171157102111.6048.30.16.25.70.92
83Jim Constable20NVLSOUAAA19NYG13.5943.644.464131122230.02411149314891836141.4359.40.53.57.22.06
84Ray Crone21JCKSALLA19MLN11.6332.383.313331204253.0200936771041742191.2027.10.23.76.21.67
85Jack Dean29TPKWAC19CHW7.7312.803.753624200228.0210957198519370101.2948.30.43.47.62.27
86Clyde DeWitt25SLC,SPOPION,WINTC,A19PHI11.6333.253.953326163219.01809679513016242181.4167.40.25.36.71.25
87Vallie Eaves41BVLGULFB1911.6332.613.4433293272.024710479681153031.1588.22.33.81.69
88Jim Harp30EMNGASLD1911.6333.334.763525202227.02281208412421023061.1899.00.51.74.02.43
89Bobby Harrison26MRDCSTLC198.7042.153.133329266247.021886591246172191.0697.90.41.76.33.74
90Mel Heim23GBYWISLD19CLE8.7042.143.503124132198.01457747710717014171.2736.60.34.97.71.59
91Fred Huthmaker20HZBGASLD19STL9.6794.024.734125142217.02161149713991105051.4529.00.54.14.61.11
92Ned Jilton26KPTMTSSD193.8643.115.282623180191.019211266682168152141.4359.00.33.97.92.05
93Steve Kraly24BNG,NYAEL,ALA,Maj19NYY4.8262.222.47282521971215.01575953710111477181111.2006.60.34.26.21.46
94Larry Lassalle23JCKSALLA19MLN5.7922.343.092924193204.0152705391051851141.2606.70.44.68.21.76
95Robert McNeil25HLN,RKHMTSS,TRISD,B1916.5434.255.593930261269.028316712720781728141.3429.50.72.65.82.21
96Richard Mitchener19DYBFLORD19CLE10.6553.084.383030181257.022212588316219010081.4947.80.15.76.71.17
97Jose Nakamura24SHLTARHD1911.6332.403.233929243248.02208966115523820131.1098.00.42.08.64.33
98Taketoshi Ogami20NAKJPPLFgn198.7042.242.6543299164261.12167765710110970210681.2137.40.23.53.81.08
99Ernest Palmieri18SNFFLORD19STL10.6553.655.043627172227.021512792312214483171.4858.50.14.85.71.18
100James Peterson19SHW,GRFSOSL,PIOND,C19BRO6.7601.943.082623133190.01156541314520430181.3685.40.16.99.71.41

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