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Friday, July 17, 2009
More Unusual Baseball Statistics
By Aron Wallad
Come and See Those Interesting Baseball Stats
For some people this is Baseball Fantasy
For some people this is Baseball Memorabilia
For me it is joy and amazement. I love perusing the baseball stats.
Walter Johnson - One of the first to enter the Hall of Fame in 1936
From 1912 to 1915
He won 124 games Pitched in 196 games
Started 152 games and completed 131 games - Do you think the Senators had a strong bullpen?
10 years with an era of under 2
Lifetime era 2.17
Third highest lifetime winning %
2653 strike outs in 2296 innings - an average of 10.39 strike outs per game
321 starts - 42 complete games
His initial three years he had a record of 34-37
His next three years - 94-34 - He discovered spinach?
Lifetime era - 2.13
He pitched in a total of 11 World Series games. His era was .97 yes .97
79 career shutouts
Won 47 games in two year period of 1916-1917
Has 15th best era lifetime.
671 winning % is 10th highest.
Last two years- He won 53 and lost 17
When most players careers lose steam at the end he had his best years.
In a two year period he struck out 699 batters.
Greatest pitcher I ever saw.
Grover Cleveland Alexander
He pitched at least 355 innings per year
He won 121 games
In his career he
Completed 437 of 599 games started - He didn’t trust many people, most of all his bullpen.
Had six straight years of era under 2
Won 71 games from the ages of 40 to 46
From 1972-1974 Struck out 1079 batters
Had 15 seasons of 200 or more strikeouts
Six years over 300 strikeouts
+ three years with between 290-299 strikeouts
First six years - 56-61 record
From ages 29-40 He had a 190-67 record
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Aron Wallad has been a baseball lover for over 40 years. Writing about his favorite subject, baseball, has been a blessing. You will enjoy the heartwarming stories, the unusual statistics and inspiring quotes. But mostly you will love the heartwarming stories that hit a home run to your heart.
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