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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
Started 152 games and completed 131 games -
Do you think the Senators had a strong bullpen?
Pitched in 196 games
10 years with an era of under 2
Lifetime era 2.17

Pedro Martinez
Third highest lifetime winning %
2653 strike outs in 2296 innings - an average of 10.39 strike outs per game
321 starts - 42 complete games

Christy Mathewson
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

Babe Ruth
Won 47 games in two year period of 1916-1917
Has 15th best era lifetime.
671 winning % is 10th highest.

Sandy Koufax
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
From 1914-1917
He pitched at least 355 innings per year
He won 121 games
From 1915-1916
28 shutouts
In his career he
Completed 437 of 599 games started - He didnít trust many people, most of all his bullpen.
Had six straight years of era under 2

Nolan Ryan
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

Randy Johnson
Six years over 300 strikeouts
+ three years with between 290-299 strikeouts
First six years - 56-61 record
From ages 29-40 190-67 record
I love this stuff.


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