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1980 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 Stone32BALALMLB25BAL7.7813.233.7037370910250.22241039022101314960710481.2978.00.83.65.31.48
2Steve Carlton35PHINLMLB24PHI9.7272.342.58383801330304.02438779159012286271712281.0957.20.42.78.53.18
3Tommy John37NYAALMLB22NYY9.7103.433.90363601660265.1270115101135617860510891.2299.20.41.92.61.39
4Isamu Kida26NPNJPPLFgn228.7332.282.744026101924253.019577642689422571410301.1236.90.93.28.02.53
5Mike Norris25OAKALMLB22OAK9.7102.532.79333302410284.121588801883218064911351.0486.80.62.65.72.17
6Dennis Leonard29KCAALMLB20KCR11.6453.794.0838380930280.127112711830805155111211721.2528.71.02.65.01.94
7Scott McGregor26BALALMLB20BAL8.7143.323.61363601240252.0254101931658311922310371.2389.10.62.14.32.05
8Gene Nelson19FTLFLORA20NYY3.8701.972.3427251650196.0146514347011301241.1026.70.23.26.01.86
9Joe Niekro35HOUNLMLB20HOU12.6253.554.18373611120256.026811910112793127401210961.3559.40.42.84.51.61
10Mike Paul35CJZ,CJZMEX,MEX6AAA205.8002.352.7128281610226.0205685953731462021.0718.20.21.55.83.95
11Len Barker24CLEALMLB19CLE12.6134.174.6436360810246.123712711417923187311410521.3368.70.63.46.82.03
12Jim Bibby35PITNLMLB19PIT6.7603.323.5935341610238.12109588208831446359851.2507.90.83.35.41.64
13Cardell Camper27SLT,SLTMEX,MEX6AAA195.7922.692.9328241201181.016459545536972031.1998.20.22.64.81.83
14Mark Davis19REA,PHIEL,NLAA,MLB19PHI6.7602.482.9330290840200.0144655511800190426301.1206.50.53.68.62.38
15Rick Langford28OAKALMLB19OAK12.6133.263.69353322820290.02761191052964610211711661.1728.60.92.03.21.59
16Larry Gura32KCAALMLB18KCR10.6432.953.40363601640283.1272107932076611350211751.2288.60.62.43.61.49
17Jerry Reuss31LANNLMLB18LAD6.7502.512.90372971063229.11937464124091110139071.0167.60.51.64.42.78
18Chuck Rogers26TAB,TOL,MDLMEX,IL,TLAAA,AA18MIN-CHC8.6922.502.7438281562223.019068625331999011.0007.70.21.34.03.00
19Scott Stranski22SJOCALLA18SEA5.7832.683.5527271040198.0131785913118113980141.2586.00.65.46.31.18
20Byron Ballard21GBOSALLA17NYY6.7393.144.0326251530192.016786671450112551121.1307.80.72.35.92.50
21Jaime Cocanower23STKCALLA17MIL5.7732.183.3627271010198.0143744861050132116111.2536.50.34.86.01.26
22Ron Guidry29NYAALMLB17NYY10.6303.563.9737294531219.22159787198011661059291.3438.80.83.36.82.08
23Osamu Higashio30SEIJPPLFgn1713.5673.794.47333301810235.125811799284118412109881.2719.91.11.63.22.05
24Bob Konopa18WRAMIDWA17MIN6.7392.883.432827810197.01527563226601564651.1076.91.03.07.12.36
25Jim MacDonald21CBSSOULAA17HOU7.7083.644.412929910200.02099881165411265041.3159.40.72.45.72.33
26Tokunari Nishina29LOTJPPLFgn178.6803.193.67292711750208.21938574354919418008531.1608.31.52.14.11.92
27Dick Ruthven29PHINLMLB17PHI10.6303.553.9933330610223.124199889749863349441.4109.70.43.03.51.16
28Roy Smith18PNSCARLA17PHI6.7392.602.982727530163.0101544776301345161.0065.60.43.57.42.13
29Kerry Burchett24SPTFLORA16STL7.6963.003.4727251120192.0186746445581015261.2558.70.22.64.71.84
30Suguru Egawa25YOMJPCLFgn1612.5712.483.03343401850261.122688723460521920010551.0947.81.22.17.53.65
31Chico Escarrega30PUEMEXAAA164.8001.982.3020201540164.014842364320706041.0988.10.21.83.82.19
32Mike Flanagan28BALALMLB16BAL13.5524.124.33373701220251.127812111527713128211210651.38910.01.02.54.61.80
33David Grier22BURMIDWA16MIL8.6672.743.3427271540197.01777360124201281241.1128.10.51.95.83.05
34Bill Gullickson21MON,DENNL,AAMLB,AAA16MON7.6962.652.91332811040207.0174676197921843065931.2227.60.43.48.02.33
35Pablo Gutierrez29PUEMEXAAA164.8001.531.8921211680176.015637303271624011.0408.00.21.43.22.30
36Moose Haas24MILALMLB16MIL15.5163.103.42333301430252.124696872556614611510231.1978.80.92.05.22.61
37Matt Keough24OAKALMLB16OAK13.5522.923.38343202020250.0218948124943121521310411.2487.80.93.44.41.29
38Jerry Koosman37MINALMLB16MIN13.5524.034.4038342802243.12521191092469514951210221.3199.30.92.65.52.16
39Charlie Lea23MON,MEM,DENNL,SOUL,AAMLB,AA,AAA16MON5.7622.452.9732301730191.0145635268141194074581.1836.80.33.85.61.47
40Larry May20WRAMIDWA16MIN5.7622.883.6927251050200.016182641763015220121.1207.20.82.86.82.41
41Rolando Menendez22SLT,SLTMEX,MEX6AAA1610.6153.624.0341291231219.023698881078171046061.4349.70.43.24.31.33
42Jack Morris25DETALMLB16DET15.5164.184.50363601120250.02521251162087511242610741.3569.10.73.14.01.29
43Jim Palmer34BALALMLB16BAL10.6153.984.3434330400224.023810899267401093029591.3939.61.03.04.41.47
44Allan Ramirez23CHRSOULAA16BAL8.6672.983.3529291010196.01517365119201603161.2406.90.54.27.31.74
45Steve Rogers30MONNLMLB16MON11.5932.983.23373701440281.0247101931685714730711511.1817.90.52.74.71.73
46Luis Sanchez26VCZ,ABQMEX,PCLAAA16LAD10.6152.402.7629271670199.0176615344531709161.1118.00.22.07.73.78
47Scott Sanderson23MONNLMLB16MON11.5933.113.2433330730211.12067673185631253068751.2408.80.82.45.32.23
48Dan Spillner28CLEALMLB16CLE11.5935.285.6534301710194.12251221142374210030108651.53910.41.13.44.61.35
49Tom Tellmann26HAW,SDNPCL,NLAAA,MLB16SDP5.7623.043.7030261741192.11787965766192413951.2698.30.33.14.31.39
50Bob Walk23PHI,OKCNL,AAMLB,AAA16PHI8.6674.174.6235350200200.2202103931088213033116731.4459.10.43.95.81.48
51Dane Anthony20WLOMIDWA15CLE6.7143.404.1225251110164.01507562144941052091.2138.20.82.75.82.14
52Luis Aponte27BRI,PAW,BOSEL,IL,ALAA,AAA,MLB15BOS3.8332.292.7064030013110.07933288461386418281.1366.50.73.87.01.87
53Ralph Botting25SLC,CALPCL,ALAAA,MLB15CAL11.5775.606.1934330800199.1242137124279909922111301.71110.91.24.54.51.00
54Britt Burns21CHAALMLB15CHW13.5362.843.14343211110238.02138375176321334419701.1608.10.62.45.02.11
55Rene Chavez31MXDMEXAAA153.8331.762.1822201451169.0141413345801078021.1787.50.23.15.71.84
56Jim Dorsey24SLC,CALPCL,ALAAA,MLB15CAL9.6254.445.0131310820188.22021059391012117506781.6069.60.44.85.61.16
57Jay Fredlund22WSMCARLA15BOS6.7143.384.502929920192.01909672146761019361.3398.90.73.14.71.51
58Hiroaki Fukushi29HIRJPCLFgn156.7143.954.0431282810187.01958482285221063017911.3219.41.32.55.12.04
59Carlos Gil21QDSMIDWA15CHC2.8823.604.312420611140.01126756766212881101.2717.20.54.28.21.94
60Tim Hamm19RENCALLA15SDP7.6823.124.122525930179.0203826294281223041.36910.20.52.16.12.90
61Gerry Hannahs27ABQPCLAAA15LAD9.6253.193.902828610189.01788267111083931121.5138.50.55.14.40.86
62Brian Holton20SANTLAA15LAD10.6003.434.0427271620207.020493791665213923111.3008.90.72.86.02.14
63Takashi Imoto29KSUJPPLFgn158.6524.385.16352841211205.221711810042592945038781.3429.51.82.64.11.59
64Jerry Jenkins21STKCALLA15MIL10.6003.814.472727820177.0168887511831997041.4188.50.64.25.01.19
65Kenichi Kajima27YKUJPCLFgn158.6522.763.08332511120195.21646760216051489118021.1457.51.02.86.82.47
66Bob Kammeyer29CLBILAAA15NYY7.6822.913.5825251300176.017670576615723141.3479.00.33.13.71.18
67Shigeru Kobayashi27HANJPCLFgn1514.5173.023.34373422110280.12411049436573179200111271.0637.71.21.85.73.14
68Tim Leary21JACTLAA15NYM8.6522.763.4926261160173.01506753562413882101.2257.80.33.27.22.23
69Dennis Lewallyn26ABQ,TEXPCL,ALAAA,MLB15LAD-TEX2.8822.372.5859111124132.21173835544859501271.2147.90.33.04.01.34
70Rudy May35NYAALMLB15NYY5.7502.462.87411713313175.11445648143921330196901.0447.40.72.06.83.41
71Andy McGaffigan23NVLSOULAA15NYY5.7502.383.283120620170.0139624556221257251.1827.40.33.36.62.02
72Phil Niekro41ATLNLMLB15ATL18.4553.633.89403821131275.02561191113085317631911371.2408.41.02.85.82.07
73Osamu Nomura33YKOJPCLFgn1510.6004.685.1533302410192.1225110100305149214038481.43510.51.42.44.31.80
74Larry Pashnick24MTG,EVNSOUL,AAAA,AAA15DET6.7143.353.9327271330199.01878774156329243121.2568.50.72.84.21.46
75Steve Ratzer26DEN,MONAA,NLAAA,MLB15MON4.7893.774.3731190622167.01758170731150511221.2349.40.41.72.71.61
76Vicente Romo37CZL,CZLMEX,MEX6AAA1511.5771.702.3729291750228.01636043655619470110.9566.40.22.27.73.53
77Brian Ryder20NVLSOULAA15NYY9.6253.043.722828930201.01708368168341345121.2597.60.73.76.01.61
78Miguel Solis27SLT,SLTMEX,MEX6AAA1512.5564.324.783330930196.02361049411397578131.40310.80.51.82.61.46
79Dave Stewart23ABQPCLAAA15LAD10.6003.704.3731291101202.018998831389612500131.3768.40.64.05.61.40
80Fernando Valenzuela19SAN,LANTL,NLAA,MLB15LAD9.6252.823.38372541141191.216472604755178239661.2477.70.23.58.42.37
81Larry White21WLOMIDWA15CLE7.6823.324.272625910179.0143856611864120114141.2797.20.64.36.01.40
82Clint Wickensheimer22VROFLORA15LAD8.6522.202.5726261530200.0167574929321624281.3007.50.14.27.31.74
83Albert Williams26TOL,MINIL,ALAAA,MLB15MIN5.7502.693.2833245931184.0158675513623941153211.1967.70.63.04.61.52
84Kazuyuki Yamamoto31HANJPCLFgn1511.5773.253.94353121302221.11899780315711582169001.1117.71.32.36.42.77
85Doyle Alexander29ATLNLMLB14ATL11.5604.204.6635350710231.2227120108207451144039811.2998.80.82.94.41.54
86Ramon Arano40REY,REYMEX,MEX6AAA1415.4833.303.8530292111213.0242917884721103041.35710.20.32.04.62.34
87Steve Bedrosian22SAVSOULAA14ATL10.5833.194.032929920203.01679172169641616091.2967.40.74.37.11.68
88Vida Blue30SFNNLMLB14SFG10.5832.973.17313101030224.02027974146181290239141.1748.10.62.55.22.11
89Steve Brown23ELPTLAA14CAL12.5383.664.4427271600209.021510385128121033031.4169.30.53.54.41.27
90George Brunet45VCZ,CZLMEX,MEX6AAA1413.5192.303.0131312090239.02038061146821642071.1347.60.52.66.22.41
91Don Carman20PNSCARLA14PHI5.7373.424.382727000150.01497357105301413081.3478.90.63.28.52.66
92Mark Dempsey22GRFPIONRk14SFG1.9331.582.611514920114.096332022701091011.0797.60.22.18.64.04
93Mark Eichhorn19KINCARLA14TOR10.5832.903.542626920183.0158725955631193481.1697.80.22.85.92.13
94Bob Ferris25SLC,CALPCL,ALAAA,MLB14CAL10.5834.245.0331290700182.121910286977492406741.62310.80.43.84.51.19
95Wally Goff21PNSCARLA14PHI4.7782.864.222727000145.01266846107501360331.3867.80.64.78.41.81
96Kevin Hagen20GSTSALLA14STL8.6363.974.632927600177.017191781271210460101.3678.70.63.65.31.46
97Brad Havens20VISCALLA14MIN9.6093.324.1528281230195.01869072118201795371.3748.60.53.88.32.18
98Ed Hodge22ORLSOULAA14MIN9.6093.734.602727920186.0188957711620909361.3449.10.53.04.41.45
99Burt Hooton30LANNLMLB14LAD8.6363.663.9234331421206.21949084226411180148581.2488.41.02.85.11.84
100LaMarr Hoyt25CHA,IWAAL,AAMLB,AAA14CHW5.7373.984.5442175312174.1184887710635914034961.4179.50.53.34.71.44

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