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1972 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
1Steve Carlton27PHINLMLB27PHI10.7301.972.18414103080346.125784761787831012813510.9936.70.42.38.13.56
2Tsuneo Horiuchi24YOMJPCLFgn269.7432.913.17483412264312.02921101013495520330312821.2408.41.02.75.92.14
3Gaylord Perry33CLEALMLB24CLE16.6001.922.07414012951342.225379731782162341201113450.9786.60.42.26.12.85
4Wilbur Wood30CHAALMLB24CHW17.5852.512.84494902080376.232511910528745193701114901.0597.80.71.84.62.61
5Yutaka Enatsu24HANJPCLFgn238.7422.542.87493115163269.219586763060323341010590.9466.51.02.07.83.88
6Andres Ayon35SLTMEXAAA223.8803.153.564223144200.01857970145531063051.2008.30.62.54.81.93
7Mickey Lolich31DETALMLB22DET14.6112.502.75414102340327.12821009129745250110613211.0887.80.82.06.93.38
8Orlando Pena38MIA,ROCFLOR,ILA,AAA22BAL3.8801.251.8537161377180.0129372542401876020.8506.50.21.29.47.79
9Silvano Quezada32CDB,CHLMEX,ILAAA22PIT11.6673.273.9442321750226.024799821757111555051.3459.80.72.36.22.72
10Stan Bahnsen27CHAALMLB21CHW16.5683.603.8243411510252.12631071012273115760810751.3329.40.82.65.62.15
11Catfish Hunter26OAKALMLB21OAK7.7502.042.26383711650295.120074672170619130311480.9146.10.62.15.82.73
12Max Leon22JAL,SAVMEX,SOULAAA,AA21ATL8.7243.144.2949362030258.0236123902866111666131.1718.21.02.35.82.52
13Jim Palmer26BALALMLB21BAL10.6772.072.39363601830274.121973632170118411410941.0537.20.72.36.02.63
14Tom Seaver27NYNNLMLB21NYM12.6362.923.16353501330262.021592852377224950810601.1157.40.82.68.63.23
15Leonardo Ferguson33YUCMEXAAA209.6902.502.893427202227.02057363366131022071.1948.10.12.64.01.55
16Mitsuo Inaba23CNIJPCLFgn2011.6452.762.8938353148261.1202848026949140110010451.1337.00.93.24.81.49
17Fergie Jenkins29CHNNLMLB20CHC12.6253.203.45363602350289.12531111033262718471311761.0897.91.01.95.72.97
18Tamehiro Kaneda25FLYJPPLFgn2012.6253.243.50513315184275.0245107992660417850111131.1098.00.92.05.82.97
19Claude Osteen32LANNLMLB20LAD11.6452.642.93333301440252.023282741669410040510331.1948.30.62.53.61.45
20Hisashi Yamada23HAUJPPLFgn208.7143.083.31432712153231.01868579295251428139281.0307.21.12.05.52.73
21Steve Blass30PITNLMLB19PIT8.7042.492.88333201120249.222780691884811741610241.2468.20.63.04.21.39
22Mark Bomback19WHV,PAWFLOR,ELA,AA19BOS6.7602.232.7428281770210.0145645247331943151.0386.20.23.18.32.66
23Joe Coleman25DETALMLB19DET14.5762.803.1840390930280.0216998723110722290911451.1646.90.73.57.12.02
24Bob Gibson36SLNNLMLB19STL11.6332.462.69343402340278.02268376148811208321011191.1297.30.52.86.72.36
25Ken Holtzman26OAKALMLB19OAK11.6332.512.82393701640265.123283742352613440410581.0707.90.81.84.52.58
26Rick Reuschel23CHN,WCHNL,AAMLB,AAA19CHC10.6552.222.96333011370231.0205765764971593365271.1008.00.21.96.23.24
27Nolan Ryan25CALALMLB19CAL16.5432.282.54393902090284.016680721415743291001811541.1375.30.45.010.42.10
28Toshihiko Sei26KSUJPPLFgn1914.5762.362.74452616105236.119172622167121584109411.0927.30.82.66.02.36
29Don Sutton27LANNLMLB19LAD9.6792.082.57333301890272.218678631363120741910610.9136.10.42.16.83.29
30Arnulfo Adame29PUEMEXAAA1811.6213.403.624226132209.02108479972171046111.3499.00.43.14.51.44
31Mike Cuellar35BALALMLB18BAL12.6002.572.83353501740248.11977871217141320039891.0797.10.82.64.81.86
32Osamu Higashio22NSUJPPLFgn1825.4193.664.4255419132309.2313152126371106171120413131.3669.11.13.25.01.55
33Rick Nitz20BAKCALLA18LAD7.7202.944.0128281320211.02109469126421644171.2999.00.52.77.02.56
34Clyde Wright31CALALMLB18CAL11.6212.983.62353501520251.022910183148068740410291.2318.20.52.93.11.09
35Bert Blyleven21MINALMLB17MIN17.5002.732.91393811130287.1247938722697228101711581.1007.70.72.27.13.30
36John D'Acquisto20FRECALLA17SFG6.7393.324.0527261720209.0184947781021245150181.3687.90.34.410.62.40
37Dave Freisleben20ALXTLAA17SDP9.6542.322.8427251830190.01466049125511631191.0586.90.62.67.72.96
38Pete Hamm24TRVELAA17CIN8.6802.302.764118633176.01305445104271325050.9776.60.52.16.83.14
39Hajime Kato22NSUJPPLFgn1716.5153.954.2848311082246.022011710833137211490310681.4518.01.25.04.20.83
40Hiromu Matsuoka24YKUJPCLFgn1718.4863.093.6046365183300.02711201032897914040312311.2278.10.82.94.21.44
41Lynn McGlothen22BOS,LOUAL,ILMLB,AAA17BOS9.6542.773.20363501250253.02049078149822008046201.1947.30.53.57.12.04
42Milt Pappas33CHNNLMLB17CHC7.7082.773.32292801030195.0187726018293808027911.1088.60.81.33.72.76
43Marty Pattin29BOSALMLB17BOS13.5673.243.63383521340253.0232102911965316891410461.1748.30.72.36.02.58
44Fritz Peterson30NYAALMLB17NYY15.5313.243.52353501230250.127098901744510051710421.2549.70.61.63.62.27
45Geoff Zahn26ABQ,ELPPCL,TLAAA,AA17LAD3.8503.564.3027271140182.01808772124711578141.2478.90.62.37.83.34
46Mitsuhiro Adachi32HAUJPPLFgn166.7272.633.1834239121195.1174695725315714007851.0498.01.21.43.32.29
47Alejo Ahumada23TPCMEXAAA166.7272.803.523123113161.0140635094758213041.1617.80.52.64.61.74
48Carl Austerman19DNVMIDWA16MIL5.7622.232.7724241220182.01425645107141665261.1707.00.53.58.22.34
49Pat Dobson30BALALMLB16BAL18.4712.652.99383611330268.122089791369716140610651.0777.40.42.35.42.33
50Dave Downs20REA,PHIEL,NLAA,MLB16PHI8.6672.453.19303001660206.020073564433101317891.1808.70.21.94.42.35
51Takenori Emoto24NAKJPPLFgn1613.5523.033.6038323141237.1205958015118411590710141.3617.80.64.54.40.97
52Steve Kline24NYAALMLB16NYY9.6402.403.01323201140236.12107963114465810019561.0758.00.41.72.21.32
53Francisco Maytorena27MCTMEXAAA1612.5712.392.725027141222.0172675910108191318061.2617.00.44.45.31.21
54Jim Minshall24SALCARLA16PIT1.9413.384.1326261210181.01668368137501367141.3318.30.63.76.81.81
55Paul Mitchell22AVLSOULAA16BAL8.6673.243.692626840178.0168736495311494081.2428.50.52.77.52.81
56Julio Navarro38MXDMEXAAA167.6962.292.483024144185.016851476256972031.0438.20.31.24.73.88
57Phil Niekro33ATLNLMLB16ATL12.5713.063.57383611710282.12541129622533164531011501.0878.10.71.75.23.09
58Doug Rau23ABQ,LANPCL,NLAAA,MLB16LAD5.7623.304.0033283600204.21859175178191521031301.3008.10.73.66.71.88
59Dan Spillner20ALXTLAA16SDP7.6963.403.7527271000180.015675682185212611121.3397.81.14.36.31.48
60Mike Torrez25MONNLMLB16MON12.5713.333.59343301300243.1215979015103511260610131.3078.00.63.84.11.09
61Mike Wallace21EUGPCLAAA16PHI7.6963.464.573231810203.0202103782191212812141.4439.00.94.05.71.41
62Rick Wise26SLNNLMLB16STL16.5003.113.28353502020269.0250989316711314210410891.1938.40.52.44.82.00
63Doug Bair22SAL,CHLCARL,ILA,AAA15PIT8.6522.934.3525251520184.017589601095119130151.4678.60.54.69.32.01
64Tom Bradley25CHAALMLB15CHW14.5172.983.25404001120260.022594861965420921710561.1157.80.72.37.23.22
65Steve Busby22OMA,KCAAA,ALAAA,MLB15KCR15.5002.943.36353502020257.022596841372525260131531.1567.90.52.58.83.50
66John Curtis24BOS,LOUAL,ILMLB,AAA15BOS11.5773.213.58342921130221.12168879117781701086521.3248.80.43.16.92.21
67Larry Dierker25HOUNLMLB15HOU8.6523.403.65313101250214.22098781145101155138871.2118.80.62.14.82.25
68Dock Ellis27PITNLMLB15PIT7.6822.703.3125250410163.115660496334963026631.1578.60.31.85.32.91
69Lloyd Gladden25EVNAAAAA15MIL9.6252.713.273130720209.01837663125201414091.1247.90.52.26.12.71
70Steve Grilli23MTG,TOLSOUL,ILAA,AAA15DET6.7142.533.153519531160.0136564598461245151.3757.70.54.77.01.48
71Ross Grimsley22CIN,INANL,AAMLB,AAA15CIN9.6253.143.3934322411217.2220827619658880048131.3099.10.82.73.61.35
72Donald Kreke20SPBWCRSA15PHI7.6823.143.4127271320198.01867569107141877051.2988.50.53.28.52.63
73Jon Matlack22NYNNLMLB15NYM10.6002.322.9134321840244.0215796314711416921710031.1727.90.52.66.22.38
74Harold McClain19APP,KNXMIDW,SOULA,AA15CHW8.6522.883.453228631175.01466756987213722131.3317.50.54.57.01.57
75Raul Mercado29TPCMEXAAA155.7503.133.66292592167.0178685811278573151.2289.60.61.53.12.11
76Raul Morales--MTYMEXAAA155.7503.133.66232092167.0178685811278573051.2289.60.61.53.12.11
77Gary Nolan24CINNLMLB15CIN5.7501.992.4525250620176.0147483913305901056891.0067.50.71.54.63.00
78Blue Moon Odom27OAKALMLB15OAK6.7142.502.8731300420194.1164625410872863058041.2927.60.54.04.00.99
79Alfredo Ortiz28MXDMEXAAA1513.5363.724.017428172213.0224958883771131021.2259.50.31.64.83.05
80Carlos Paz30KEYFLORA1512.5562.894.0134201621184.0181825965657714341.2888.90.32.73.81.38
81Katsuji Sakai34TYOJPCLFgn1511.5773.023.2738313103214.22017872225289913038761.1798.40.92.24.21.90
82Craig Skok24LOUILAAA15BOS7.6823.023.6225231010164.0150665594831155041.2078.20.52.66.32.40
83Luis Tiant31BOSALMLB15BOS6.7141.912.264319121263179.0128453876551230007131.0786.40.43.36.21.89
84Jim Willoughby23PHX,SFNPCL,NLAAA,MLB15SFG12.5563.864.61373601201251.2244129108186761557083491.2368.70.62.45.52.31
85Don Wilson27HOUNLMLB15HOU10.6002.683.11333301330228.119679681666217220119271.1477.70.62.66.82.61
86Eduardo Acosta23SLTMEXAAA145.7373.123.653323143170.01726959442511330101.2599.10.22.26.02.69
87Ed Bauta37PZR,EUGMEX,PCLAAA14PHI13.5192.062.6444271561218.0200645083917983031.0968.30.31.64.02.51
88Jim Bibby27TUL,SLNAA,NLAAA,MLB14STL12.5383.143.59333301340235.1184948214957236131131661.1867.00.53.69.02.48
89Nelson Briles28PITNLMLB14PIT11.5603.083.8228271920195.21858367144381201028021.1658.50.62.05.52.79
90George Brunet37HAWPCLAAA14SDP9.6093.994.532828410169.016085751975311910101.3918.51.04.06.31.59
91Ron Bryant24SFNNLMLB14SFG7.6672.903.41352811140214.01768169207751072288791.1827.40.83.24.51.39
92Clarence Burgy19POMFLORA14NYM9.6092.913.7126251320170.0152705574311124231.1478.00.42.35.92.60
93Carl Cavanaugh22PZR,EUGMEX,PCLAAA14PHI10.5833.083.8240281021193.01808266134911988071.1878.40.62.34.62.00
94Reggie Cleveland24SLNNLMLB14STL15.4833.944.68333301130230.22291201012160121535239711.2538.90.82.36.02.55
95Paul Click25SAV,JALSOUL,MEXAA,AAA14ATL8.6364.164.583526613173.015488801550011510191.1798.00.82.66.02.30
96Dick Colpaert28CHLILAAA14PIT7.6672.312.896100021109.09835288336842011.2028.10.72.76.92.55
97Danny Fife22MTGSOULAA14DET7.6673.103.7529291220221.0177927613881215690181.1997.20.53.66.41.77
98Jimmy Freeman21RMD,ATLIL,NLAAA,MLB14ATL11.5604.284.9132320520187.0176102891699513301111671.4718.50.84.86.41.34
99Woodie Fryman32PHI,DETNL,ALMLB14PHI-DET13.5193.243.6639314931233.122495842170121419279861.2608.60.82.75.42.01
100Gene Garber24CHL,PITIL,NLAAA,MLB14PIT3.8242.442.87241811330169.11385446124851061015291.0987.30.62.65.62.21

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