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Compared to Top 100 Contemporary Starting Pitchers


Rk Players Pos Yrs Career HOF WAR Off Fld Pit Adj Peak JAWS Compare
1 Lefty Grove SP 17 1925-1941 107.0 -6.4 0.0 113.3 0.1 65.7 86.3
2 Ted Lyons SP 21 1923-1946 70.7 3.8 -0.0 66.8 0.1 40.6 55.7
3 Red Ruffing SP 22 1924-1947 68.9 13.5 -0.0 55.4 0.1 40.2 54.6
4 Carl Hubbell SP 16 1928-1943 68.3 -0.2 -0.1 68.6 -0.0 47.5 57.9
5 Bob Feller SP 18 1936-1956 63.4 -1.8 0.0 65.1 0.1 51.6 57.5
6 Hal Newhouser SP 17 1939-1955 62.5 2.6 0.0 60.0 -0.0 52.4 57.4
7 Wes Ferrell SP 15 1927-1941 60.7 11.7 0.1 48.9 -0.0 54.7 57.7
8 Bucky Walters SP 19 1931-1950 53.4 7.1 -0.6 46.5 0.5 43.2 48.3
9 Waite Hoyt SP 21 1918-1938 52.6 -1.6 0.0 54.2 0.0 34.7 43.7
10 Tommy Bridges SP 16 1930-1946 50.1 -1.5 -0.1 51.6 0.1 34.5 42.3
11 Dizzy Trout SP 15 1939-1957 49.6 4.4 0.0 45.3 -0.0 37.8 43.7
12 Dutch Leonard SP 20 1933-1953 49.0 -2.7 0.0 51.7 -0.0 32.7 40.9
13 Bobo Newsom SP 20 1929-1953 47.4 -3.7 -0.1 51.0 0.1 36.2 41.8
14 Lon Warneke SP 15 1930-1945 46.2 4.3 -0.1 42.0 -0.1 35.0 40.6
15 Dizzy Dean SP 12 1930-1947 45.8 2.2 -0.0 43.7 -0.0 43.9 44.9
16 Larry French SP 14 1929-1942 45.2 0.6 -0.1 44.8 -0.1 31.1 38.2
17 Claude Passeau SP 13 1935-1947 44.9 1.6 -0.1 43.3 -0.0 36.7 40.8
18 Mel Harder SP 20 1928-1947 44.3 -4.2 -0.0 48.5 0.1 37.8 41.1
19 Red Lucas SP 16 1923-1938 44.2 11.6 0.0 32.6 0.0 32.2 38.2
20 Schoolboy Rowe SP 15 1933-1949 42.5 8.1 -0.1 34.5 0.1 35.6 39.1
21 Curt Davis SP 13 1934-1946 39.0 1.3 -0.0 37.9 -0.0 32.3 35.7
22 Lefty Gomez SP 14 1930-1943 38.4 -4.7 -0.0 43.1 0.1 35.9 37.1
23 Charlie Root SP 17 1923-1941 37.3 0.0 -0.1 37.4 -0.1 26.0 31.7
24 Earl Whitehill SP 17 1923-1939 37.3 1.1 -0.0 36.2 0.1 27.1 32.2
25 Paul Derringer SP 15 1931-1945 37.0 -1.9 -0.1 39.0 -0.0 27.0 32.0
26 Rube Walberg SP 15 1923-1937 36.8 -2.1 0.0 38.9 0.0 27.4 32.1
27 Fritz Ostermueller SP 15 1934-1948 36.1 1.8 -0.0 34.2 0.1 29.4 32.8
28 Freddie Fitzsimmons SP 19 1925-1943 35.8 2.4 -0.1 33.6 -0.0 23.4 29.6
29 Bump Hadley SP 16 1926-1941 35.2 0.0 -0.0 35.1 0.1 31.1 33.1
30 Thornton Lee SP 16 1933-1948 34.7 -0.3 -0.0 35.0 0.0 34.1 34.4
31 Van Mungo SP 14 1931-1945 32.7 2.1 -0.0 30.7 -0.1 29.4 31.1
32 Mort Cooper SP 11 1938-1949 32.6 0.8 -0.1 31.9 -0.0 31.6 32.1
33 Bill Lee SP 14 1934-1947 31.7 -0.8 -0.0 32.6 -0.0 29.5 30.6
34 Ed Brandt SP 11 1928-1938 31.7 4.2 -0.0 27.5 -0.1 29.3 30.5
35 Willis Hudlin SP 16 1926-1944 31.1 0.4 0.0 30.7 0.0 28.6 29.9
36 Firpo Marberry SP 14 1923-1936 30.5 -1.0 0.0 31.4 0.0 26.6 28.5
37 Max Lanier SP 14 1938-1953 30.0 -0.2 -0.1 30.3 0.0 24.8 27.4
38 Hal Schumacher SP 13 1931-1946 29.4 2.6 -0.0 26.9 -0.1 27.5 28.5
39 General Crowder SP 11 1926-1936 28.3 -0.9 0.0 29.2 0.0 28.7 28.5
40 Syl Johnson SP 19 1922-1940 27.8 -1.5 -0.1 29.4 -0.1 22.4 25.1
41 Rip Sewell SP 13 1932-1949 27.0 2.0 -0.1 25.1 -0.0 23.7 25.4
42 Watty Clark SP 12 1924-1937 26.9 0.2 -0.0 26.8 0.0 28.1 27.5
43 Johnny Allen SP 13 1932-1944 26.2 -1.7 -0.0 27.8 0.1 24.1 25.1
44 Jim Tobin SP 9 1937-1945 25.9 6.8 -0.1 19.3 -0.0 23.8 24.9
45 Bob Smith SP 15 1923-1937 25.7 0.4 0.1 23.8 1.6 22.3 24.0
46 Tommy Thomas SP 12 1926-1937 25.5 -0.4 0.0 25.9 0.0 26.5 26.0
47 Lefty Stewart SP 10 1921-1935 25.5 1.2 -0.0 24.2 0.0 25.6 25.5
48 Nels Potter SP 12 1936-1949 25.2 2.0 -0.0 23.2 0.0 27.2 26.2
49 Johnny Vander Meer SP 13 1937-1951 25.1 -1.5 -0.0 26.8 -0.1 24.5 24.8
50 Whit Wyatt SP 16 1929-1945 24.6 2.4 -0.0 22.3 -0.0 27.1 25.9
51 Spud Chandler SP 11 1937-1947 24.1 1.2 0.0 22.9 0.0 23.8 23.9
52 Tex Hughson SP 8 1941-1949 23.9 -2.2 0.0 26.1 -0.0 24.6 24.3
53 Sam Gray SP 10 1924-1933 23.4 -0.7 0.0 24.1 0.0 23.5 23.5
54 Tiny Bonham SP 10 1940-1949 23.4 -0.9 -0.0 24.2 0.0 21.3 22.4
55 Denny Galehouse SP 15 1934-1949 23.1 -3.7 0.0 26.7 0.1 18.5 20.8
56 Danny MacFayden SP 17 1926-1943 22.4 -3.6 -0.0 26.0 0.0 23.6 23.0
57 George Blaeholder SP 11 1925-1936 22.1 -3.1 -0.0 25.1 0.0 19.2 20.6
58 George Earnshaw SP 9 1928-1936 22.0 1.3 0.0 20.8 0.0 23.6 22.8
59 Bill Swift SP 11 1932-1943 21.8 2.5 0.0 19.3 -0.1 20.5 21.1
60 Clint Brown SP 15 1928-1942 20.7 0.9 0.0 19.8 0.1 19.5 20.1
61 Monte Pearson SP 10 1932-1941 20.7 1.8 -0.0 18.9 0.1 20.8 20.8
62 Oral Hildebrand SP 10 1931-1940 20.2 -1.2 -0.0 21.3 0.0 17.7 18.9
63 Lloyd Brown SP 12 1925-1940 20.1 0.5 0.0 19.7 -0.0 20.1 20.1
64 Johnny Rigney SP 8 1937-1947 20.0 -1.1 0.0 21.1 0.1 20.6 20.3
65 Guy Bush SP 17 1923-1945 19.4 -2.7 -0.1 22.1 -0.0 18.1 18.7
66 Pat Malone SP 10 1928-1937 18.8 -1.0 -0.1 19.9 0.0 22.0 20.4
67 Ivy Andrews SP 8 1931-1938 18.5 -0.7 -0.0 19.3 0.0 18.6 18.6
68 Al Benton SP 14 1934-1952 18.5 -6.0 -0.0 24.5 0.0 21.0 19.7
69 Fred Frankhouse SP 13 1927-1939 18.4 1.9 -0.0 16.6 -0.1 15.3 16.9
70 Johnny Niggeling SP 9 1938-1946 18.0 -1.8 0.0 19.7 0.0 18.8 18.4
71 Kirby Higbe SP 12 1937-1950 17.6 -1.7 -0.0 19.5 -0.0 17.7 17.6
72 Larry Benton SP 13 1923-1935 17.6 -2.2 -0.1 19.9 0.0 18.1 17.9
73 Mickey Haefner SP 8 1943-1950 17.4 1.7 0.0 15.7 -0.0 17.5 17.4
74 Max Butcher SP 10 1936-1945 17.4 -0.3 -0.1 17.8 -0.0 17.2 17.3
75 Harry Gumbert SP 15 1935-1950 17.3 -0.2 -0.1 17.6 -0.0 15.2 16.2
76 Eddie Smith SP 10 1936-1947 17.3 0.5 0.0 16.8 0.0 19.1 18.2
77 Vic Sorrell SP 10 1928-1937 17.1 -3.2 0.0 20.3 0.0 17.8 17.4
78 Johnny Marcum SP 7 1933-1939 16.8 2.6 -0.1 14.3 0.0 16.8 16.8
79 Jack Russell SP 15 1926-1940 16.7 -1.3 0.0 18.1 -0.1 15.8 16.3
80 Tex Carleton SP 8 1932-1940 16.4 1.0 -0.0 15.6 -0.1 18.2 17.3
81 Milt Gaston SP 11 1924-1934 16.2 -0.1 0.0 16.3 0.0 17.3 16.8
82 Hank Borowy SP 10 1942-1951 15.8 0.1 -0.0 15.7 0.0 17.1 16.4
83 Elden Auker SP 10 1933-1942 15.3 -0.5 -0.0 15.8 0.1 17.0 16.2
84 Cliff Melton SP 8 1937-1944 15.2 -0.8 -0.0 16.1 -0.1 15.8 15.5
85 Phil Collins SP 8 1923-1935 14.8 -0.9 -0.1 15.7 0.0 15.5 15.2
86 Ben Cantwell SP 11 1927-1937 14.7 1.2 -0.0 13.6 -0.0 15.9 15.3
87 Bill Walker SP 10 1927-1936 14.6 -3.5 -0.1 18.1 0.0 16.3 15.4
88 Luke Hamlin SP 9 1933-1944 14.5 -0.9 -0.0 15.5 -0.1 15.1 14.8
89 Ken Heintzelman SP 13 1937-1952 14.5 -2.3 -0.0 16.8 -0.0 13.2 13.8
90 Bill Hallahan SP 12 1925-1938 14.4 -1.5 -0.0 15.9 0.0 14.3 14.4
91 Ray Kolp SP 12 1921-1934 14.4 -0.9 -0.1 15.3 0.0 13.8 14.1
92 Bob Muncrief SP 12 1937-1951 14.3 -1.4 0.0 15.7 0.0 16.4 15.3
93 Jesse Flores SP 7 1942-1950 14.2 0.5 0.0 13.8 -0.0 14.2 14.2
94 Sid Hudson SP 12 1940-1954 14.2 1.7 0.0 12.5 -0.0 15.1 14.6
95 Cy Blanton SP 9 1934-1942 13.9 -1.0 -0.0 14.9 -0.0 14.1 14.0
96 Jake Miller SP 9 1924-1933 13.8 -2.2 0.0 16.0 0.0 15.7 14.7
97 Ray Benge SP 12 1925-1938 13.4 -1.5 -0.0 14.9 -0.0 15.6 14.5
98 Huck Betts SP 10 1920-1935 13.3 0.3 -0.0 13.1 -0.1 15.7 14.5
99 Elmer Riddle SP 10 1939-1949 12.8 0.9 -0.0 11.9 0.0 14.0 13.4
100 Vern Kennedy SP 12 1934-1945 12.3 1.8 -0.0 10.5 0.1 13.3 12.8
 
Jack Knott SP 11 1933-1946 7.8 -4.3 -0.0 12.1 0.0 11.6 9.7