Back By Popular Demand – Come and See Those Amazing 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.
This article was written after the 2004 Baseball Season
Walter Johnson – One of the first to enter the Hall of Fame in 1936 – From 1912 to 1915 He won 124 games.
He started 152 games and completed 131 games – Do you think the Senators had a strong bullpen? He pitched in 196 games
Walter had 10 years with an era of under 2 and a lifetime era 2.17
Pedro Martinez – Third highest lifetime winning % all time.
2653 strike outs in 2296 innings – an average of 10.39 strike outs per game
During one period – 325 innings without allowing a home run with a man on base. – 321 starts – 42 complete games
Christy Mathewson – In his initial three years he had a record of 34-37. Not what I would call a stellar performance.
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 – And had 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.