Following are lists of all-time leading pitchers, by franchise, for a variety of common pitching metrics.
Ever wanted to know which pitcher had the most 200 strikeout seasons playing for Cleveland? You’ll find that out and lots more after the jump.
Let’s start with the most basic, back of the baseball card, stats. Below are pitchers with most seasons reaching the indicated milestones for each team.
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You can sort or search the table above as you like. Franchise records go all the way back to the beginning of each current team, including teams that moved from the NL to the AA and back again in the 19th century.
Now for qualifying seasons reaching strikeout and WHIP milestones. Most impressive here are pitchers whose names show up for more the one franchise, particularly Randy Johnson and Nolan Ryan.
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Now, let’s look at ERA. To normalize for periods, the table below shows pitchers with the most qualifying seasons meeting specified ERA+ milestones.
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We’ll finish this section with pitchers who most frequently put it all together and were unhittable on a particular day, or nearly so. These records are only for the searchable era, since 1916.
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Now let’s turn to teams. Below are the teams for each franchise with the most pitchers reaching specified win totals.
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Finally, here are the teams with the top rotations for each franchise. This table shows the teams for each franchise with the top ERA+ score achieved in a qualifying season by each of 2, 3 or 4 pitchers on one team.
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