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Nolan Ryan
Lynn Nolan Ryan Jr. (Ryan Express)
Hall of Famer
Bats: Right , Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2" , Weight: 195 lb.

Born: January 31, 1947 in Refugio, TX
High School: Alvin (Alvin, TX)
Drafted
by the New York Mets in the 12th round of the 1965 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 11, 1966
Final Game: September 22, 1993
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1999 (491/497 ballots).
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Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB Awards
1966 19 NYM NL 0 1 .000 15.00 2 1 0 0 0 0 3.0 5 5 5 1 3 1 6 0 0 1 17 24 2.667 15.0 3.0 9.0 18.0 2.00
1968 21 NYM NL 6 9 .400 3.09 21 18 1 3 0 0 134.0 93 50 46 12 75 4 133 4 0 7 559 98 1.254 6.2 0.8 5.0 8.9 1.77
1969 22 NYM NL 6 3 .667 3.53 25 10 4 2 0 1 89.1 60 38 35 3 53 3 92 1 3 1 375 103 1.265 6.0 0.3 5.3 9.3 1.74
1970 23 NYM NL 7 11 .389 3.42 27 19 4 5 2 1 131.2 86 59 50 10 97 2 125 4 0 8 570 117 1.390 5.9 0.7 6.6 8.5 1.29
1971 24 NYM NL 10 14 .417 3.97 30 26 1 3 0 0 152.0 125 78 67 8 116 4 137 15 1 6 705 86 1.586 7.4 0.5 6.9 8.1 1.18
1972 25 CAL AL 19 16 .543 2.28 39 39 0 20 9 0 284.0 166 80 72 14 157 4 329 10 0 18 1154 128 1.137 5.3 0.4 5.0 10.4 2.10 AS,CYA-8,MVP-30
1973 26 CAL AL 21 16 .568 2.87 41 39 2 26 4 1 326.0 238 113 104 18 162 2 383 7 0 15 1355 122 1.227 6.6 0.5 4.5 10.6 2.36 AS,CYA-2,MVP-17
1974 27 CAL AL 22 16 .579 2.89 42 41 1 26 3 0 332.2 221 127 107 18 202 3 367 9 0 9 1392 118 1.272 6.0 0.5 5.5 9.9 1.82 CYA-3,MVP-14
1975 28 CAL AL 14 12 .538 3.45 28 28 0 10 5 0 198.0 152 90 76 13 132 0 186 7 0 12 864 102 1.434 6.9 0.6 6.0 8.5 1.41 AS
1976 29 CAL AL 17 18 .486 3.36 39 39 0 21 7 0 284.1 193 117 106 13 183 2 327 5 2 5 1196 99 1.322 6.1 0.4 5.8 10.4 1.79
1977 30 CAL AL 19 16 .543 2.77 37 37 0 22 4 0 299.0 198 110 92 12 204 7 341 9 3 21 1272 141 1.344 6.0 0.4 6.1 10.3 1.67 AS,CYA-3,MVP-24
1978 31 CAL AL 10 13 .435 3.72 31 31 0 14 3 0 234.2 183 106 97 12 148 7 260 3 2 13 1008 98 1.411 7.0 0.5 5.7 10.0 1.76
1979 32 CAL AL 16 14 .533 3.60 34 34 0 17 5 0 222.2 169 104 89 15 114 3 223 6 0 9 937 113 1.271 6.8 0.6 4.6 9.0 1.96 AS
1980 33 HOU NL 11 10 .524 3.35 35 35 0 4 2 0 233.2 205 100 87 10 98 1 200 3 1 10 982 98 1.297 7.9 0.4 3.8 7.7 2.04
1981 34 HOU NL 11 5 .688 1.69 21 21 0 5 3 0 149.0 99 34 28 2 68 1 140 1 2 16 605 194 1.121 6.0 0.1 4.1 8.5 2.06 AS,CYA-4,MVP-16
1982 35 HOU NL 16 12 .571 3.16 35 35 0 10 3 0 250.1 196 100 88 20 109 3 245 8 2 18 1050 105 1.218 7.0 0.7 3.9 8.8 2.25
1983 36 HOU NL 14 9 .609 2.98 29 29 0 5 2 0 196.1 134 74 65 9 101 3 183 4 1 5 804 114 1.197 6.1 0.4 4.6 8.4 1.81 CYA-9
1984 37 HOU NL 12 11 .522 3.04 30 30 0 5 2 0 183.2 143 78 62 12 69 2 197 4 3 6 760 109 1.154 7.0 0.6 3.4 9.7 2.86
1985 38 HOU NL 10 12 .455 3.80 35 35 0 4 0 0 232.0 205 108 98 12 95 8 209 9 2 14 983 91 1.293 8.0 0.5 3.7 8.1 2.20 AS
1986 39 HOU NL 12 8 .600 3.34 30 30 0 1 0 0 178.0 119 72 66 14 82 5 194 4 0 15 729 107 1.129 6.0 0.7 4.1 9.8 2.37
1987 40 HOU NL 8 16 .333 2.76 34 34 0 0 0 0 211.2 154 75 65 14 87 2 270 4 2 10 873 142 1.139 6.5 0.6 3.7 11.5 3.10 CYA-5
1988 41 HOU NL 12 11 .522 3.52 33 33 0 4 1 0 220.0 186 98 86 18 87 6 228 7 7 10 930 94 1.241 7.6 0.7 3.6 9.3 2.62
1989 42 TEX AL 16 10 .615 3.20 32 32 0 6 2 0 239.1 162 96 85 17 98 3 301 9 1 19 988 124 1.086 6.1 0.6 3.7 11.3 3.07 AS,CYA-5,MVP-23
1990 43 TEX AL 13 9 .591 3.44 30 30 0 5 2 0 204.0 137 86 78 18 74 2 232 7 1 9 818 115 1.034 6.0 0.8 3.3 10.2 3.14 MVP-25
1991 44 TEX AL 12 6 .667 2.91 27 27 0 2 2 0 173.0 102 58 56 12 72 0 203 5 0 8 683 139 1.006 5.3 0.6 3.7 10.6 2.82
1992 45 TEX AL 5 9 .357 3.72 27 27 0 2 0 0 157.1 138 75 65 9 69 0 157 12 0 9 675 103 1.316 7.9 0.5 3.9 9.0 2.28
1993 46 TEX AL 5 5 .500 4.88 13 13 0 0 0 0 66.1 54 47 36 5 40 0 46 1 0 3 291 85 1.417 7.3 0.7 5.4 6.2 1.15
27 Seasons 324 292 .526 3.19 807 773 13 222 61 3 5386.0 3923 2178 1911 321 *2795* 78 *5714* 158 33 *277* 22575 111 1.247 *6.6* 0.5 4.7 9.5 2.04
162 Game Avg. 14 13 .526 3.19 35 33 1 10 3 0 232 169 94 82 14 120 3 246 7 1 12 972 111 1.247 6.6 0.5 4.7 9.5 2.04
W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB Awards
HOU (9 yrs) 106 94 .530 3.13 282 282 0 38 13 0 1854.2 1441 739 645 111 796 31 1866 44 20 104 7716 110 1.206 7.0 0.5 3.9 9.1 2.34
CAL (8 yrs) 138 121 .533 3.07 291 288 3 156 40 1 2181.1 1520 847 743 115 1302 28 2416 56 7 102 9178 115 1.294 6.3 0.5 5.4 10.0 1.86
NYM (5 yrs) 29 38 .433 3.58 105 74 10 13 2 2 510.0 369 230 203 34 344 14 493 24 4 23 2226 98 1.398 6.5 0.6 6.1 8.7 1.43
TEX (5 yrs) 51 39 .567 3.43 129 129 0 15 6 0 840.0 593 362 320 61 353 5 939 34 2 48 3455 116 1.126 6.4 0.7 3.8 10.1 2.66
NL (14 yrs) 135 132 .506 3.23 387 356 10 51 15 2 2364.2 1810 969 848 145 1140 45 2359 68 24 127 9942 107 1.248 6.9 0.6 4.3 9.0 2.07
AL (13 yrs) 189 160 .542 3.17 420 417 3 171 46 1 3021.1 2113 1209 1063 176 1655 33 3355 90 9 150 12633 115 1.247 6.3 0.5 4.9 10.0 2.03

Postseason Pitching

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Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H/9 HR/9 BB/9 SO/9 SO/BB
1969 22 NYM NL NLCS W ATL 1 0 1.000 2.57 1 0 1 0 0 0 7.0 3 2 2 1 2 1 7 0 0 0 26 0.714 3.9 1.3 2.6 9.0 3.50
1969 22 NYM NL WS W BAL 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 1 2.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 10 1.286 3.9 0.0 7.7 11.6 1.50
1979 32 CAL AL ALCS L BAL 0 0 1.29 1 1 0 0 0 0 7.0 4 3 1 0 3 0 8 0 0 1 27 1.000 5.1 0.0 3.9 10.3 2.67
1980 33 HOU NL NLCS L PHI 0 0 5.40 2 2 0 0 0 0 13.1 16 8 8 0 3 0 14 0 0 0 55 1.425 10.8 0.0 2.0 9.5 4.67
1981 34 HOU NL NLDS L LAD 1 1 .500 1.80 2 2 0 1 0 0 15.0 6 4 3 1 3 0 14 0 0 0 56 0.600 3.6 0.6 1.8 8.4 4.67
1986 39 HOU NL NLCS L NYM 0 1 .000 3.86 2 2 0 0 0 0 14.0 9 6 6 1 1 0 17 0 0 0 52 0.714 5.8 0.6 0.6 10.9 17.00
5 Seasons (6 Series) 2 2 .500 3.07 9 7 2 1 0 1 58.2 39 23 20 3 14 1 63 0 0 1 226 0.903 6.0 0.5 2.1 9.7 4.50
1 NLDS 1 1 .500 1.80 2 2 0 1 0 0 15.0 6 4 3 1 3 0 14 0 0 0 56 0.600 3.6 0.6 1.8 8.4 4.67
3 NLCS 1 1 .500 4.19 5 4 1 0 0 0 34.1 28 16 16 2 6 1 38 0 0 0 133 0.990 7.3 0.5 1.6 10.0 6.33
1 ALCS 0 0 1.29 1 1 0 0 0 0 7.0 4 3 1 0 3 0 8 0 0 1 27 1.000 5.1 0.0 3.9 10.3 2.67
1 WS 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 1 2.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 10 1.286 3.9 0.0 7.7 11.6 1.50

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1966 19 NYM NL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
1968 21 NYM NL 21 47 44 2 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 29 .114 .152 .114 .266 -19 5 0 0 1 0 0 1
1969 22 NYM NL 25 32 29 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 14 .103 .103 .103 .207 -42 3 1 0 3 0 0 1
1970 23 NYM NL 27 47 45 2 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 21 .178 .178 .178 .356 -4 8 0 0 2 0 0 1
1971 24 NYM NL 30 53 47 4 6 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 21 .128 .180 .170 .350 1 8 1 0 3 0 0 1
1972 25 CAL AL 39 99 96 4 13 5 1 0 3 1 0 2 48 .135 .153 .208 .361 10 20 0 0 1 0 0 1 AS,CYA-8,MVP-30
1973 26 CAL AL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 AS,CYA-2,MVP-17
1980 33 HOU NL 35 83 70 5 6 0 0 1 6 0 1 7 29 .086 .167 .129 .295 -13 9 0 0 5 1 0 1
1981 34 HOU NL 21 60 51 3 11 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 18 .216 .286 .235 .521 53 12 1 0 4 0 0 1 AS,CYA-4,MVP-16
1982 35 HOU NL 35 94 83 5 10 0 0 0 3 0 0 5 37 .120 .170 .120 .291 -14 10 1 0 6 0 0 1
1983 36 HOU NL 29 75 69 3 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 29 .072 .099 .072 .171 -50 5 0 0 4 0 0 1 CYA-9
1984 37 HOU NL 30 68 61 3 6 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 26 .098 .127 .131 .258 -24 8 1 0 5 0 0 1
1985 38 HOU NL 35 82 63 2 7 2 0 0 4 0 1 4 21 .111 .162 .143 .305 -13 9 1 0 14 1 0 1 AS
1986 39 HOU NL 30 63 59 1 6 0 0 0 5 0 1 1 22 .102 .117 .102 .218 -38 6 2 0 3 0 0 1
1987 40 HOU NL 34 73 65 2 4 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 22 .062 .076 .108 .183 -51 7 2 0 7 0 0 1 CYA-5
1988 41 HOU NL 33 81 70 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 34 .057 .108 .057 .165 -50 4 1 0 7 0 0 1
27 Seasons 427 957 852 40 94 10 2 2 36 3 3 38 371 .110 .148 .134 .282 -18 114 11 0 65 2 0
162 Game Avg. 162 363 323 15 36 4 1 1 14 1 1 14 141 .110 .148 .134 .282 -18 43 4 0 25 1 0
HOU (9 yrs) 282 679 591 25 59 5 0 2 28 1 3 31 238 .100 .144 .118 .263 -24 70 9 0 55 2 0
NYM (5 yrs) 105 179 165 11 22 0 1 0 5 1 0 5 85 .133 .159 .145 .304 -13 24 2 0 9 0 0
CAL (8 yrs) 40 99 96 4 13 5 1 0 3 1 0 2 48 .135 .153 .208 .361 10 20 0 0 1 0 0
NL (14 yrs) 387 858 756 36 81 5 1 2 33 2 3 36 323 .107 .147 .124 .272 -22 94 11 0 64 2 0
AL (13 yrs) 40 99 96 4 13 5 1 0 3 1 0 2 48 .135 .153 .208 .361 10 20 0 0 1 0 0

Postseason Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1969 22 NYM NL NLCS ATL W 1 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 2 0 0 0 0 0
1969 22 NYM NL WS BAL W 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 33 HOU NL NLCS PHI L 2 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 1 0 0
1981 34 HOU NL NLDS LAD L 2 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 1 0 0 0 0 0
1986 39 HOU NL NLCS NYM L 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Seasons (5 Series) 8 19 16 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 .188 .278 .188 .465 3 0 0 1 0 0
1 NLDS 2 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 1 0 0 0 0 0
3 NLCS 5 14 12 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 .167 .231 .167 .397 2 0 0 1 0 0
1 WS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1966 NYM NL 19 P 2 1 3.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 0.50 .900 2.10 0.75
1968 NYM NL 21 P 21 18 134.0 20 5 11 4 0 .800 1.07 0.76 .965 2.01 0.85
1969 NYM NL 22 P 25 10 89.1 5 0 4 1 0 .800 0.40 0.16 .960 1.94 0.78
1970 NYM NL 23 P 27 19 131.2 25 11 10 4 2 .840 1.44 0.78 .956 1.85 0.71
1971 NYM NL 24 P 30 26 152.0 23 5 15 3 2 .870 1.18 0.67 .957 1.90 0.78
1972 CAL AL 25 P 39 39 284.0 41 7 28 6 2 .854 1.11 0.90 .956 1.86 0.75 AS,CYA-8,MVP-30
1973 CAL AL 26 P 41 39 326.0 41 11 28 2 1 .951 1.08 0.95 .951 1.86 0.86 AS,CYA-2,MVP-17
1974 CAL AL 27 P 42 41 332.2 66 12 48 6 1 .909 1.62 1.43 .948 1.81 0.83 CYA-3,MVP-14
1975 CAL AL 28 P 28 28 198.0 37 12 18 7 3 .811 1.36 1.07 .949 1.87 0.85 AS
1976 CAL AL 29 P 39 39 284.1 55 14 34 7 1 .873 1.52 1.23 .955 1.87 0.85
1977 CAL AL 30 P 37 37 299.0 63 20 35 8 1 .873 1.66 1.49 .952 1.95 0.84 AS,CYA-3,MVP-24
1978 CAL AL 31 P 31 31 234.2 54 13 33 8 3 .852 1.76 1.48 .959 1.90 0.85
1979 CAL AL 32 P 34 34 222.2 41 8 29 4 1 .902 1.50 1.09 .951 1.92 0.81 AS
1980 HOU NL 33 P 35 35 233.2 45 13 27 5 0 .889 1.54 1.14 .956 1.91 0.69
1981 HOU NL 34 P 21 21 149.0 22 5 16 1 3 .955 1.27 1.00 .959 1.97 0.68 AS,CYA-4,MVP-16
1982 HOU NL 35 P 35 35 250.1 44 9 33 2 1 .955 1.51 1.20 .952 1.96 0.70
1983 HOU NL 36 P 29 29 196.1 34 4 28 2 0 .941 1.47 1.10 .953 1.92 0.68 CYA-9
1984 HOU NL 37 P 30 30 183.2 20 7 11 2 0 .900 0.88 0.60 .955 1.88 0.67
1985 HOU NL 38 P 35 35 232.0 28 6 20 2 0 .929 1.01 0.74 .954 1.92 0.68 AS
1986 HOU NL 39 P 30 30 178.0 29 10 17 2 2 .931 1.37 0.90 .955 1.94 0.66
1987 HOU NL 40 P 34 34 211.2 30 11 18 1 1 .967 1.23 0.85 .953 1.91 0.62 CYA-5
1988 HOU NL 41 P 33 33 220.0 30 8 18 4 0 .867 1.06 0.79 .960 1.96 0.69
1989 TEX AL 42 P 32 32 239.1 33 11 19 3 0 .909 1.13 0.94 .964 1.87 0.66 AS,CYA-5,MVP-23
1990 TEX AL 43 P 30 30 204.0 20 7 13 0 1 1.000 0.88 0.67 .950 1.78 0.59 MVP-25
1991 TEX AL 44 P 27 27 173.0 21 7 14 0 1 1.000 1.09 0.78 .952 1.80 0.58
1992 TEX AL 45 P 27 27 157.1 21 2 16 3 1 .857 1.03 0.67 .957 1.72 0.56
1993 TEX AL 46 P 13 13 66.1 8 1 4 3 0 .625 0.68 0.38 .975 1.79 0.56
27 Seasons P 807 773 5386.0 857 220 547 90 27 .895 1.28 0.95 .955 1.89 0.73
27 Seasons TOT 807 773 5386.0 857 220 547 90 27 .895 1.28 0.95 .850 1.89 0.73
Pos G GS Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank, Glossary

Hall of Fame
1999 BBWAA (98.8%)
Selected to HOF in 1999 by BBWAA

All-Star Games
1972
1973 *
1975
1977
1979 (P)
1981 *
1985 *
1989 *

Awards (yr lg award)
1977 AL TSN Pitcher of the Year

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1972 AL (30, 1%)
1973 AL (17, 6%)
1974 AL (14, 7%)
1977 AL (24, 1%)
1981 NL (16, 7%)
1989 AL (23, 1%)
1990 AL (25, 0%)
0.23 Career Shares (680th)

Cy Young (yr lg (rk, shr))
1972 AL (8, 2%)
1973 AL (2, 52%)
1974 AL (3, 23%)
1977 AL (3, 33%)
1981 NL (4, 23%)
1983 NL (9, 1%)
1987 NL (5, 10%)
1989 AL (5, 4%)
1.48 Career Shares (26th)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
1972 AL  2.282 (7th)
1973 AL  2.871 (4th)
1974 AL  2.895 (7th)
1977 AL  2.769 (3rd)
1981 NL  1.691 (1st)
1983 NL  2.980 (7th)
1987 NL  2.764 (1st)
1991 AL  2.913 (5th)
Career  3.193 (244th)

Wins s c a p y
1972 AL  19 (7th)
1973 AL  21 (4th)
1974 AL  22 (3rd)
1976 AL  17 (8th)
1977 AL  19 (4th)
1979 AL  16 (8th)
1981 NL  11 (7th)
1982 NL  16 (7th)
Career  324 (14th)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
1981 NL  .688 (7th)
1983 NL  .609 (8th)
1991 AL  .667 (6th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
1973 AL  1.227 (8th)
1981 NL  1.121 (10th)
1983 NL  1.197 (8th)
1984 NL  1.154 (6th)
1986 NL  1.129 (5th)
1987 NL  1.139 (3rd)
1989 AL  1.086 (2nd)
1990 AL  1.034 (1st)
1991 AL  1.006 (1st)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
1972 AL  5.261 (1st)
1973 AL  6.571 (2nd)
1974 AL  5.979 (1st)
1975 AL  6.909 (2nd)
1976 AL  6.109 (1st)
1977 AL  5.960 (1st)
1978 AL  7.019 (2nd)
1979 AL  6.831 (1st)
1980 NL  7.896 (7th)
1981 NL  5.980 (1st)
1982 NL  7.047 (1st)
1983 NL  6.143 (1st)
1984 NL  7.007 (4th)
1986 NL  6.017 (3rd)
1987 NL  6.548 (1st)
1989 AL  6.092 (1st)
1990 AL  6.044 (1st)
1991 AL  5.306 (1st)
Career  6.555 (1st)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
1972 AL  10.426 (1st)
1973 AL  10.574 (1st)
1974 AL  9.929 (1st)
1975 AL  8.454 (2nd)
1976 AL  10.351 (1st)
1977 AL  10.264 (1st)
1978 AL  9.972 (1st)
1979 AL  9.014 (1st)
1980 NL  7.703 (3rd)
1981 NL  8.456 (2nd)
1982 NL  8.808 (2nd)
1983 NL  8.389 (2nd)
1984 NL  9.653 (2nd)
1985 NL  8.108 (4th)
1986 NL  9.809 (2nd)
1987 NL  11.480 (1st)
1988 NL  9.327 (1st)
1989 AL  11.319 (1st)
1990 AL  10.235 (1st)
1991 AL  10.561 (1st)
Career  9.548 (4th)

Games Played s c a p y
Career  807 (40th)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
1972 AL  284.0 (6th)
1973 AL  326.0 (3rd)
1974 AL  332.7 (1st)
1976 AL  284.3 (7th)
1977 AL  299.0 (3rd)
1980 NL  233.7 (7th)
1982 NL  250.3 (8th)
1987 NL  211.7 (9th)
1989 AL  239.3 (8th)
Career  5386.0 (5th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1972 AL  329 (1st)
1973 AL  383 (1st)
1974 AL  367 (1st)
1975 AL  186 (6th)
1976 AL  327 (1st)
1977 AL  341 (1st)
1978 AL  260 (1st)
1979 AL  223 (1st)
1980 NL  200 (2nd)
1981 NL  140 (4th)
1982 NL  245 (3rd)
1983 NL  183 (5th)
1984 NL  197 (3rd)
1985 NL  209 (3rd)
1986 NL  194 (6th)
1987 NL  270 (1st)
1988 NL  228 (1st)
1989 AL  301 (1st)
1990 AL  232 (1st)
1991 AL  203 (3rd)
Career  5714 (1st)

Games Started s c a p y
1972 AL  39 (6th)
1973 AL  39 (10th)
1974 AL  41 (2nd)
1976 AL  39 (2nd)
1977 AL  37 (5th)
1980 NL  35 (7th)
1982 NL  35 (6th)
1985 NL  35 (8th)
1987 NL  34 (8th)
Career  773 (2nd)

Complete Games s c a p y
1972 AL  20 (3rd)
1973 AL  26 (2nd)
1974 AL  26 (4th)
1976 AL  21 (4th)
1977 AL  22 (1st)
1979 AL  17 (2nd)
1981 NL  5 (9th)
1982 NL  10 (6th)
Career  222 (113th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1972 AL  9 (1st)
1973 AL  4 (4th)
1975 AL  5 (3rd)
1976 AL  7 (1st)
1977 AL  4 (5th)
1978 AL  3 (10th)
1979 AL  5 (1st)
1981 NL  3 (4th)
1982 NL  3 (7th)
1984 NL  2 (8th)
1989 AL  2 (7th)
1990 AL  2 (6th)
1991 AL  2 (6th)
Career  61 (7th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1982 NL  20 (8th)
Career  321 (34th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1968 NL  75 (9th)
1970 NL  97 (8th)
1971 NL  116 (3rd)
1972 AL  157 (1st)
1973 AL  162 (1st)
1974 AL  202 (1st)
1975 AL  132 (2nd)
1976 AL  183 (1st)
1977 AL  204 (1st)
1978 AL  148 (1st)
1979 AL  114 (2nd)
1980 NL  98 (1st)
1981 NL  68 (3rd)
1982 NL  109 (1st)
1983 NL  101 (4th)
1985 NL  95 (6th)
1987 NL  87 (6th)
1988 NL  87 (4th)
1989 AL  98 (2nd)
Career  2795 (1st)

Hits s c a p y
Career  3923 (42nd)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
1973 AL  2.364 (6th)
1979 AL  1.956 (9th)
1984 NL  2.855 (5th)
1986 NL  2.366 (9th)
1987 NL  3.103 (1st)
1989 AL  3.071 (4th)
1990 AL  3.135 (2nd)
1991 AL  2.819 (7th)
Career  2.044 (235th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1972 AL  .444 (6th)
1973 AL  .497 (6th)
1974 AL  .487 (6th)
1975 AL  .591 (7th)
1976 AL  .412 (8th)
1977 AL  .361 (1st)
1978 AL  .460 (5th)
1979 AL  .606 (3rd)
1980 NL  .385 (3rd)
1981 NL  .121 (1st)
1983 NL  .413 (3rd)
1985 NL  .466 (7th)
1987 NL  .595 (6th)
1991 AL  .624 (10th)

Losses s c a p y
1971 NL  14 (10th)
1972 AL  16 (7th)
1973 AL  16 (8th)
1974 AL  16 (10th)
1976 AL  18 (1st)
1977 AL  16 (8th)
1979 AL  14 (9th)
1987 NL  16 (2nd)
Career  292 (3rd)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1976 AL  106 (5th)
1985 NL  98 (6th)
Career  1911 (4th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1972 AL  18 (1st)
1973 AL  15 (2nd)
1974 AL  9 (9th)
1975 AL  12 (2nd)
1977 AL  21 (1st)
1978 AL  13 (1st)
1980 NL  10 (3rd)
1981 NL  16 (1st)
1982 NL  18 (2nd)
1985 NL  14 (2nd)
1986 NL  15 (1st)
1987 NL  10 (5th)
1988 NL  10 (7th)
1989 AL  19 (1st)
Career  277 (1st)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1971 NL  15 (2nd)
1972 AL  10 (5th)
1973 AL  7 (8th)
1974 AL  9 (2nd)
1975 AL  7 (8th)
1977 AL  9 (6th)
1982 NL  8 (1st)
1984 NL  4 (10th)
1985 NL  9 (2nd)
1988 NL  7 (7th)
1989 AL  9 (4th)
1990 AL  7 (8th)
1992 AL  12 (2nd)
Career  158 (11th)

Batters Faced s c a p y
1972 AL  1154 (5th)
1973 AL  1355 (3rd)
1974 AL  1392 (1st)
1976 AL  1196 (6th)
1977 AL  1272 (1st)
1980 NL  982 (7th)
1982 NL  1050 (6th)
1989 AL  988 (6th)
Career  22575 (5th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
1972 AL  128 (7th)
1973 AL  122 (6th)
1977 AL  141 (3rd)
1981 NL  194 (1st)
1987 NL  142 (1st)
1989 AL  124 (10th)
1991 AL  139 (6th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
1985 NL  14 (1st)

Salary s c a p y
1991 AL  $3,300,000 (9th)
1992 AL  $4,200,000 (9th)

Oldest s c a p y
1986 NL  born 1947-01-31 (6th)
1987 NL  born 1947-01-31 (4th)
1988 NL  born 1947-01-31 (3rd)
1989 AL  born 1947-01-31 (2nd)
1990 AL  born 1947-01-31 (1st)
1991 AL  born 1947-01-31 (1st)
1992 AL  born 1947-01-31 (1st)
1993 AL  born 1947-01-31 (1st)

Youngest s c a p y
1966 NL  born 1947-01-31 (2nd)

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 84 (11), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 254 (17), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 256 (10), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 55 (27), Average HOFer ≈ 50

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June 8, 1965: Drafted by the New York Mets in the 12th round of the 1965 amateur draft.

December 10, 1971: Traded by the New York Mets with Frank Estrada, Don Rose and Leroy Stanton to the California Angels for Jim Fregosi.

November 1, 1979: Granted Free Agency.

November 19, 1979: Signed as a Free Agent with the Houston Astros.

November 4, 1988: Granted Free Agency.

December 7, 1988: Signed as a Free Agent with the Texas Rangers.

The transaction information used here was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. Last transaction is September 30, 2009.

Salaries

Salaries may not be complete and may not include some earned bonuses
1985Houston Astros$1,350,000
1986Houston Astros$1,125,000
1987Houston Astros$1,225,000
1988Houston Astros$1,000,000
1989Texas Rangers$1,800,000
1990Texas Rangers$1,400,000
1991Texas Rangers$3,300,000
1992Texas Rangers$4,200,000
1993Texas Rangers$3,757,000
Career (may be incomplete)$19,157,000
Salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, member of SABR.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.

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