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1954 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
1Shigeru Sugishita28CNIJPCLFgn3212.7271.391.62633230277395.12657161910327370715310.9316.00.22.36.22.65
2Ernie Clark26PAM,KPT,WSMWTNM,MTSS,CARLC,B2814.6674.556.136635348.0366237176191711.5439.50.54.4
3Bob Thorpe19STKCALLC28CHC4.8752.283.033433325300.02661017613941798051.2008.00.42.85.41.90
4Whammy Douglas19BRUGAFLD27PIT6.8182.062.623728271.0195796291161.1486.50.33.9
5Takehiko Bessho31YOMJPCLFgn2612.6841.802.29503414236330.02698466135015860012790.9677.30.41.44.33.16
6Jodie Phipps35TYL,ARTBSTL,LONGB,C266.8133.133.75444192276.02631159617751013011.2258.60.62.43.31.35
7Fumio Takechi27KSUJPPLFgn2615.6342.172.69473411232307.12669274144113231111910.9997.80.41.23.93.22
8Motoji Takuwa18NAKJPPLFgn269.7431.581.86603121155329.220768589105275140412730.9465.70.22.97.52.62
9Eurice Treece30RKHTRISB26WSH15.6343.644.445136314.0329155127181211.4339.40.53.5
10Carroll Dial28CVSWTNMC2512.6764.425.474430258.124115712725981.3128.40.93.4
11Hisafumi Kawamura20NSUJPPLFgn2512.6761.992.3261213343276.0183716148816981010790.9826.00.12.95.51.92
12Fidel Alvarez20PTAEVANC2410.7063.985.145845287.028916412723691.2479.10.72.2
13Leo Cristante27ATASOUAAA24MLN7.7743.594.153832258.027911910327591.3109.70.92.1
14Wendell Doss19LWTSOSLD24MLN12.6673.004.123731249.02291148315861.2658.30.53.1
15Eddie Locke31AMAWTNMC2415.6154.796.174931267.030718314234661.39710.31.12.2
16John Blodgett20DLDFLORD2310.6973.294.344334263282.0264136103911510323181.3448.40.33.73.30.90
17Tommy Byrne34SLE,NYAPCL,ALOpn,MLB23NYY12.6573.093.57413502820300.12541191032013702236031691.3027.60.64.16.71.63
18Spencer Davis28DOTALFLD23STL4.8522.833.643124242.021598761851.2408.00.03.2
19Masaichi Kaneda20KKUJPCLFgn2323.5002.633.33533914282345.22901281011911426961214351.1697.60.53.07.02.36
20Bob Lemon33CLEALMLB23CLE7.7672.723.31363312120258.122895781292711041610771.2397.90.43.23.81.20
21Robin Roberts27PHINLMLB23PHI15.6052.973.10453862944336.22891161113556718550213311.0257.70.91.54.93.30
22Humberto Robinson24JCKSALLA23MLN8.7422.412.803633276.020186748971.0806.60.33.2
23Karl Spooner23FTW,BROTL,NLAA,MLB23BRO9.7192.923.23443301340256.01839283151680289713681.3716.40.55.910.21.72
24Rene Vega27PTAEVANC2311.6763.654.554032279.0254141113161111.3088.20.53.6
25Jim Vitter29CPCBSTLB23MLN11.6762.753.454333295.0177113908720.8445.40.22.2
26Early Wynn34CLEALMLB23CLE11.6762.733.09403642033270.222593822183215500211021.1387.50.72.85.21.87
27Yasuo Yonekawa26FLYJPPLFgn2314.6222.443.16562526151299.12401058198620450412261.0897.20.32.66.12.37
28Andres Alonso20ABLWTNMC2216.5795.286.345827261.030718415335751.46410.61.22.6
29Atsushi Aramaki28MNCJPPLFgn2212.6472.322.59492424155271.02347870134313030010681.0227.80.41.44.33.02
30Roger Bowman26HOLPCLOpn22PIT13.6292.513.144637166258.1218907215991652011.2277.60.53.45.71.67
31Jack Bumgarner27DECMSOHD228.7332.673.775220170229.01889668672137120151.1357.40.22.85.41.90
32Lester Fessette23AVLTRISB22BRO8.7334.015.173924202.02211169013601.3919.80.62.7
33Phil Gilbert21VIDGASLD226.7862.233.144028226258.021590649741687031.1207.50.32.65.92.27
34Raymond Konkoleski20JKBFLORD22CLE6.7862.773.743129253253.020410578217922801151.5147.30.16.48.11.27
35Nate Moreland40MXLAZTXC22STL11.6673.875.254924130228.02381339820761122041.3779.40.83.04.41.47
36Sadao Nishimura19NSUJPPLFgn225.8151.772.13462613148275.01676554107223640410430.8695.50.32.47.73.28
37Herb Score21INAAAAAA22CLE5.8152.622.733332215251.01407673131403302141.1165.00.55.011.82.36
38John Andre31SHVTLAA219.7003.053.823533161266.023311390131041427051.2677.90.43.54.81.37
39Johnny Antonelli24NY1NLMLB21NYG7.7502.302.71393721862258.220978662294515250210711.1717.30.83.35.31.62
40Bill Brenner33VANWINTA219.7002.603.473629280.02661088110721.2078.60.32.3
41Mudcat Grant18FMHNORLC21CLE5.8083.404.353723217.02021058281201.4848.40.35.0
42Marvin Holleman30CLYEVANC2117.5533.674.704536314.0292164128201421.3828.40.64.1
43Katsuhiko Ishikawa20CNIJPCLFgn219.7002.242.5543289194265.0214756687013771210761.0727.30.32.44.71.96
44Dean Lakatosh20DBNGASLD21PIT6.7784.025.073523120215.0190121961515714210191.6148.00.66.65.90.90
45Brooks Lawrence29SLN,CLBNL,AAMLB,AAA21STL10.6774.364.774928101201241.22271281172910771259146731.3828.51.14.04.71.17
46Robert Lowe24TPKWAC21CHW8.7242.843.462929247.0238957817571.1948.70.62.1
47Richard Morgan26BLDAPPYD21BOS5.8082.352.922826222.0173725811751.1177.00.43.0
48Takumi Otomo29YOMJPCLFgn2115.5831.682.03483015175278.22026352136219990010810.9476.50.42.06.43.21
49Gale Pringle32TYLBSTLB219.7002.582.964532283.0229938115821.0997.30.52.6
50Jerry Simon24CLYEVANC2113.6184.005.214435297.0292172132251061.3408.80.83.2
51George Socha25ABQWTNMC2121.5004.315.514636286.031317513727971.4349.80.83.1
52Warren Spahn33MLNNLMLB21MLN12.6363.143.40393422312283.1262107992486913611311751.2288.30.82.74.31.58
53James Stuart20NIBEVANC2110.6773.735.185916217.02321259016891.4799.60.73.7
54Robert Weaver28CRLLONGC219.7004.145.773328191237.026115210918901895051.4819.90.73.47.22.10
55John Briggs20SLMWINTA20PHI8.7142.513.253630255.0182927171611.3456.40.25.7
56Robert Brown26ELDCSTLC207.7413.434.363323193223.018110885131041646321.2787.30.54.26.61.58
57Jack Carmichael25YAKWINTA2010.6672.723.523329235.020992716961.2988.00.23.7
58Bob Clear26OMAWLA20STL11.6452.933.613934267.023610787141141.3118.00.53.8
59Earl Gearhart22FTZGAFLD20CIN9.6903.074.084028258.0275117886661.3229.60.22.3
60Bob Grim24NYAALMLB20NYY6.7693.263.5337208811199.0175787298551083048251.3077.90.43.84.91.27
61Amador Guzman26MXLAZTXC20STL10.6675.357.504231140222.03131851321866895131.70712.70.72.73.61.35
62Tom Jayne23MRDCSTLC208.7142.733.774023183234.021898719741368241.2488.40.32.85.21.84
63David Jimenez20CLIMSOHD20PIT6.7692.713.423025196216.01418265512824994141.2455.90.25.310.41.95
64Takao Kajimoto19HAUJPPLFgn2012.6252.733.26553123172309.1266112941911822841213001.2417.70.63.46.61.93
65Alfred Kipper24STJWAC20NYY7.7413.093.982929242.02061078351111.3107.70.24.1
66Bill Knox24ABYGAFLD20STL9.6901.802.703227240.018572485671.0506.90.22.5
67Cleo Lewright26HUTWAC20PIT10.6673.454.544426240.02111219291551.5257.90.35.8
68John Luthern20SBKPROVC20CLE8.7143.064.073721188.01678564101081.4638.00.55.2
69Stan Milankovich30SPT,DALFLIN,TLB,AA206.7693.584.524126152219.0196110878911118151.3118.10.33.74.61.22
70Rolando Ortega23LAKFLORD209.6904.445.733431230245.0276156121296145111121.51810.10.13.55.31.51
71Frank Pickens--MDLLONGC2010.6673.635.524523190248.028715210024591470111.39510.40.92.15.32.49
72Stan Pitula23KEKIIILB20CLE9.6903.163.603327243245.0222988625701721261.1928.20.92.66.32.46
73Prentiss Rainey24BIG,TYLLONG,BSTLC,B2017.5415.117.394425170213.0281175121176611091101.62911.90.72.84.61.67
74Theodore Rustin20DGSGASLD20CIN8.7144.044.893329201243.02621321091586159100111.4329.70.63.25.91.85
75Leonard Ruyle29AMAWTNMC2013.6064.095.354735264.028215712025921.4179.60.93.1
76Pat Scantlebury36DAL,HAVTL,ILAA,AAA2013.6064.124.744433193258.0255136118221021683051.3848.90.83.65.91.65
77Rene Valdes25BAK,PBOCALL,WLC,A20BRO5.8002.673.403524211233.0213886911952042021.3228.20.43.77.92.15
78Donald Vaughn21MAA,VID,HPTMTSS,GASL,CARLC,D,B20CIN2.9092.763.67352081196.016180601090811001.2817.40.54.13.70.90
79John Wingo26BIR,BLWSOUA,WAAA,C20NYY-CHC20.5004.535.355838306.0303182154331531.4908.91.04.5
80Curt Barclay22DANCARLB19NYG11.6333.163.673530233248.02381018718771294151.2708.60.72.84.71.68
81Anderson Bush35LINWLA19MLN10.6553.243.983030242.02441078715561.2409.10.62.1
82John Claset19FTZGAFLD19CIN11.6332.903.994230248.12101108010791.1647.60.42.9
83Robert Cruze24DHM,LRKCARL,SOUAB,AA19DET8.7042.773.414125174211.0198806512711167151.2758.40.53.04.91.63
84Cecil Davis22PLVWTNMC1913.5945.186.234725240.028716613825911.57510.80.93.4
85Lino Donoso31HOLPCLOpn19PIT8.7042.372.63462184205.017560545511410451.1027.70.22.26.22.76
86Arthur Edmunds24YAKWINTA199.6793.464.043732252.022111397131281.3857.90.54.6
87Bob Garber25DEN,NORWL,SOUAA,AA19PIT10.6553.093.733227227.0182947813841.1507.20.53.3
88Mike Garcia30CLEALMLB19CLE8.7042.642.96453481356258.22208576671312920110531.1257.70.22.54.51.82
89Frank Golob25SHWSOSLD19BRO5.7922.983.983916181.0165806016771.3378.20.83.8
90Ronald Gray19BRUGAFLD19PIT4.8262.713.273127209.0187766351011.3788.10.24.3
91Robert Hines22MBE,PTHFLIN,PIEDB1911.6333.064.054832111262.016811889583951120.9585.80.22.93.31.14
92Lloyd McKinney19MALSOSLD19NYY9.6793.524.873730266.0242144104191351.4178.20.64.6
93Ronald Sheetz20WACBSTLB19PIT7.7312.673.663827219.02038965171051.4068.30.74.3
94Virgil Trucks37CHAALMLB19CHW12.6132.792.96403371653264.222487821395615210410901.2057.60.43.25.21.60
95Vicente Amor21OKCTLAA1811.6214.115.114132120245.0254139112211001093051.4459.30.83.74.01.09
96Paul Bletz24TRV,SDYPROV,ELC,A18PHI6.7502.913.283721195.018371638571.2318.40.42.6
97Paul Cave20JCKSALLA18MLN6.7503.323.933930236.020510387171071.3227.80.64.1
98Albert Cleary32FAYCARLB186.7504.084.463429144212.01971059617931616071.3688.40.73.96.81.73
99Theodore DelRio22NIBEVANC186.7503.334.273528219.0195104818871.2888.00.33.6
100Dick Donovan26ATA,DETSOUA,ALAA,MLB18MLN-DET8.6922.923.5629270000200.01887965134212000321.1508.50.61.90.10.05

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