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Steve Carlton
Steven Norman Carlton (Lefty)
Hall of Famer
Bats: Left , Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4" , Weight: 210 lb.

Born: December 22, 1944 in Miami, FL
High School: North Miami (North Miami, FL)
Signed
by the St. Louis Cardinals as an amateur free agent in 1963. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 12, 1965
Final Game: April 23, 1988
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1994 (436/456 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
1965 20 STL NL 0 0 2.52 15 2 5 0 0 0 25.0 27 7 7 3 8 1 21 1 0 5 104 153 1.400 9.7 1.1 2.9 7.6 2.63
1966 21 STL NL 3 3 .500 3.12 9 9 0 2 1 0 52.0 56 22 18 2 18 1 25 0 1 2 223 116 1.423 9.7 0.3 3.1 4.3 1.39
1967 22 STL NL 14 9 .609 2.98 30 28 1 11 2 1 193.0 173 71 64 10 62 1 168 2 0 6 802 110 1.218 8.1 0.5 2.9 7.8 2.71
1968 23 STL NL 13 11 .542 2.99 34 33 1 10 5 0 231.2 214 87 77 11 61 4 162 3 0 6 954 97 1.187 8.3 0.4 2.4 6.3 2.66 AS
1969 24 STL NL 17 11 .607 2.17 31 31 0 12 2 0 236.1 185 66 57 15 93 6 210 4 0 7 968 164 1.176 7.0 0.6 3.5 8.0 2.26 AS
1970 25 STL NL 10 19 .345 3.73 34 33 0 13 2 0 253.2 239 123 105 25 109 16 193 2 1 14 1086 111 1.372 8.5 0.9 3.9 6.8 1.77
1971 26 STL NL 20 9 .690 3.56 37 36 0 18 4 0 273.1 275 120 108 23 98 11 172 5 0 12 1171 101 1.365 9.1 0.8 3.2 5.7 1.76 AS
1972 27 PHI NL 27 10 .730 1.97 41 41 0 30 8 0 346.1 257 84 76 17 87 8 310 1 2 8 1351 182 0.993 6.7 0.4 2.3 8.1 3.56 AS,CYA-1,MVP-5
1973 28 PHI NL 13 20 .394 3.90 40 40 0 18 3 0 293.1 293 146 127 29 113 12 223 3 0 7 1262 97 1.384 9.0 0.9 3.5 6.8 1.97
1974 29 PHI NL 16 13 .552 3.22 39 39 0 17 1 0 291.0 249 118 104 21 136 8 240 5 4 11 1227 117 1.323 7.7 0.6 4.2 7.4 1.76 AS
1975 30 PHI NL 15 14 .517 3.56 37 37 0 14 3 0 255.1 217 116 101 24 104 5 192 2 7 5 1063 105 1.257 7.6 0.8 3.7 6.8 1.85
1976 31 PHI NL 20 7 .741 3.13 35 35 0 13 2 0 252.2 224 94 88 19 72 4 195 1 3 8 1031 114 1.172 8.0 0.7 2.6 6.9 2.71 CYA-4,MVP-15
1977 32 PHI NL 23 10 .697 2.64 36 36 0 17 2 0 283.0 229 99 83 25 89 5 198 4 7 3 1135 153 1.124 7.3 0.8 2.8 6.3 2.22 AS,CYA-1,MVP-5
1978 33 PHI NL 16 13 .552 2.84 34 34 0 12 3 0 247.1 228 91 78 30 63 7 161 3 7 3 1006 126 1.177 8.3 1.1 2.3 5.9 2.56
1979 34 PHI NL 18 11 .621 3.62 35 35 0 13 4 0 251.0 202 112 101 25 89 11 213 5 11 10 1029 105 1.159 7.2 0.9 3.2 7.6 2.39 AS
1980 35 PHI NL 24 9 .727 2.34 38 38 0 13 3 0 304.0 243 87 79 15 90 12 286 2 7 17 1228 162 1.095 7.2 0.4 2.7 8.5 3.18 AS,CYA-1,MVP-5
1981 36 PHI NL 13 4 .765 2.42 24 24 0 10 1 0 190.0 152 59 51 9 62 3 179 1 4 9 763 150 1.126 7.2 0.4 2.9 8.5 2.89 AS,CYA-3,MVP-9,GG
1982 37 PHI NL 23 11 .676 3.10 38 38 0 19 6 0 295.2 253 114 102 17 86 5 286 1 9 9 1193 119 1.147 7.7 0.5 2.6 8.7 3.33 AS,CYA-1,MVP-9
1983 38 PHI NL 15 16 .484 3.11 37 37 0 8 3 0 283.2 277 117 98 20 84 10 275 3 9 13 1183 116 1.273 8.8 0.6 2.7 8.7 3.27
1984 39 PHI NL 13 7 .650 3.58 33 33 0 1 0 0 229.0 214 104 91 14 79 7 163 0 7 11 964 101 1.279 8.4 0.6 3.1 6.4 2.06
1985 40 PHI NL 1 8 .111 3.33 16 16 0 0 0 0 92.0 84 43 34 6 53 4 48 0 2 3 401 111 1.489 8.2 0.6 5.2 4.7 0.91
1986 41 TOT MLB 9 14 .391 5.10 32 32 0 0 0 0 176.1 196 120 100 25 86 4 120 1 2 7 792 78 1.599 10.0 1.3 4.4 6.1 1.40
1986 41 TOT NL 5 11 .313 5.89 22 22 0 0 0 0 113.0 138 90 74 19 61 4 80 1 1 5 533 64 1.761 11.0 1.5 4.9 6.4 1.31
1986 41 PHI NL 4 8 .333 6.18 16 16 0 0 0 0 83.0 102 70 57 15 45 4 62 0 0 3 393 63 1.771 11.1 1.6 4.9 6.7 1.38
1986 41 SFG NL 1 3 .250 5.10 6 6 0 0 0 0 30.0 36 20 17 4 16 0 18 1 1 2 140 69 1.733 10.8 1.2 4.8 5.4 1.13
1986 41 CHW AL 4 3 .571 3.69 10 10 0 0 0 0 63.1 58 30 26 6 25 0 40 0 1 2 259 118 1.311 8.2 0.9 3.6 5.7 1.60
1987 42 TOT AL 6 14 .300 5.74 32 21 5 3 0 1 152.0 165 111 97 24 86 4 91 4 5 7 693 79 1.651 9.8 1.4 5.1 5.4 1.06
1987 42 CLE AL 5 9 .357 5.37 23 14 3 3 0 1 109.0 111 76 65 17 63 3 71 2 4 5 493 84 1.596 9.2 1.4 5.2 5.9 1.13
1987 42 MIN AL 1 5 .167 6.70 9 7 2 0 0 0 43.0 54 35 32 7 23 1 20 2 1 2 200 69 1.791 11.3 1.5 4.8 4.2 0.87
1988 43 MIN AL 0 1 .000 16.76 4 1 1 0 0 0 9.2 20 19 18 5 5 1 5 0 2 0 54 24 2.586 18.6 4.7 4.7 4.7 1.00
24 Seasons 329 244 .574 3.22 741 709 13 254 55 2 5217.1 4672 2130 1864 414 1833 150 4136 53 90 183 21683 115 1.247 8.1 0.7 3.2 7.1 2.26
162 Game Avg. 15 11 .574 3.22 35 33 1 12 3 0 245 219 100 87 19 86 7 194 2 4 9 1017 115 1.247 8.1 0.7 3.2 7.1 2.26
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
PHI (15 yrs) 241 161 .600 3.09 499 499 0 185 39 0 3697.1 3224 1454 1270 286 1252 105 3031 31 79 120 15229 120 1.211 7.8 0.7 3.0 7.4 2.42
STL (7 yrs) 77 62 .554 3.10 190 172 7 66 16 1 1265.0 1169 496 436 89 449 40 951 17 2 52 5308 114 1.279 8.3 0.6 3.2 6.8 2.12
MIN (2 yrs) 1 6 .143 8.54 13 8 3 0 0 0 52.2 74 54 50 12 28 2 25 2 3 2 254 53 1.937 12.6 2.1 4.8 4.3 0.89
SFG (1 yr) 1 3 .250 5.10 6 6 0 0 0 0 30.0 36 20 17 4 16 0 18 1 1 2 140 69 1.733 10.8 1.2 4.8 5.4 1.13
CLE (1 yr) 5 9 .357 5.37 23 14 3 3 0 1 109.0 111 76 65 17 63 3 71 2 4 5 493 84 1.596 9.2 1.4 5.2 5.9 1.13
CHW (1 yr) 4 3 .571 3.69 10 10 0 0 0 0 63.1 58 30 26 6 25 0 40 0 1 2 259 118 1.311 8.2 0.9 3.6 5.7 1.60
NL (22 yrs) 319 226 .585 3.11 695 677 7 251 55 1 4992.1 4429 1970 1723 379 1717 145 4000 49 82 174 20677 118 1.231 8.0 0.7 3.1 7.2 2.33
AL (3 yrs) 10 18 .357 5.64 46 32 6 3 0 1 225.0 243 160 141 35 116 5 136 4 8 9 1006 79 1.596 9.7 1.4 4.6 5.4 1.17

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
1967 22 STL NL WS W BOS 0 1 .000 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 1 24 0.833 4.5 0.0 3.0 7.5 2.50
1968 23 STL NL WS L DET 0 0 6.75 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.0 7 3 3 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 19 2.000 15.8 2.3 2.3 6.8 3.00
1976 31 PHI NL NLCS L CIN 0 1 .000 5.14 1 1 0 0 0 0 7.0 8 5 4 1 5 0 6 0 0 0 34 1.857 10.3 1.3 6.4 7.7 1.20
1977 32 PHI NL NLCS L LAD 0 1 .000 6.94 2 2 0 0 0 0 11.2 13 9 9 2 8 0 6 0 1 1 54 1.800 10.0 1.5 6.2 4.6 0.75
1978 33 PHI NL NLCS L LAD 1 0 1.000 4.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 8 4 4 1 2 0 8 0 0 0 36 1.111 8.0 1.0 2.0 8.0 4.00
1980 35 PHI NL NLCS W HOU 1 0 1.000 2.19 2 2 0 0 0 0 12.1 11 3 3 0 8 1 6 0 0 0 54 1.541 8.0 0.0 5.8 4.4 0.75
1980 35 PHI NL WS W KCR 2 0 1.000 2.40 2 2 0 0 0 0 15.0 14 5 4 0 9 0 17 0 0 1 64 1.533 8.4 0.0 5.4 10.2 1.89
1981 36 PHI NL NLDS L MON 0 2 .000 3.86 2 2 0 0 0 0 14.0 14 6 6 0 8 2 13 0 0 1 60 1.571 9.0 0.0 5.1 8.4 1.63
1983 38 PHI NL NLCS W LAD 2 0 1.000 0.66 2 2 0 0 0 0 13.2 13 1 1 1 5 0 13 1 0 1 57 1.317 8.6 0.7 3.3 8.6 2.60
1983 38 PHI NL WS L BAL 0 1 .000 2.70 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.2 5 3 2 1 3 0 7 0 0 1 27 1.200 6.8 1.4 4.1 9.5 2.33
8 Seasons (10 Series) 6 6 .500 3.26 16 14 0 1 0 0 99.1 96 40 36 7 51 3 84 1 1 6 429 1.480 8.7 0.6 4.6 7.6 1.65
1 NLDS 0 2 .000 3.86 2 2 0 0 0 0 14.0 14 6 6 0 8 2 13 0 0 1 60 1.571 9.0 0.0 5.1 8.4 1.63
5 NLCS 4 2 .667 3.52 8 8 0 1 0 0 53.2 53 22 21 5 28 1 39 1 1 2 235 1.509 8.9 0.8 4.7 6.5 1.39
4 WS 2 2 .500 2.56 6 4 0 0 0 0 31.2 29 12 9 2 15 0 32 0 0 3 134 1.389 8.2 0.6 4.3 9.1 2.13

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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
1965 20 STL NL 15 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1966 21 STL NL 9 18 15 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .267 .313 .267 .579 64 4 0 1 2 0 0 /1
1967 22 STL NL 30 76 72 5 11 2 0 0 3 0 0 3 28 .153 .187 .181 .367 6 13 0 0 1 0 0 1
1968 23 STL NL 35 79 73 6 12 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 25 .164 .164 .274 .438 31 20 1 0 6 0 0 1 AS
1969 24 STL NL 32 87 80 5 17 4 1 1 7 0 0 3 27 .213 .241 .325 .566 58 26 3 0 4 0 0 1 AS
1970 25 STL NL 34 88 80 4 16 2 0 0 4 1 1 1 28 .200 .247 .225 .472 26 18 1 4 3 0 0 1
1971 26 STL NL 37 107 96 5 17 4 0 0 8 0 0 4 31 .177 .210 .219 .429 20 21 4 0 7 0 0 1 AS
1972 27 PHI NL 41 130 117 6 23 3 1 1 8 0 0 5 31 .197 .236 .265 .501 41 31 0 1 7 0 0 1 AS,CYA-1,MVP-5
1973 28 PHI NL 40 107 100 6 16 2 0 2 5 0 0 2 19 .160 .175 .240 .415 13 24 1 0 4 1 0 1
1974 29 PHI NL 39 112 102 7 25 3 0 0 9 0 1 0 16 .245 .238 .275 .513 41 28 1 0 7 3 0 1 AS
1975 30 PHI NL 37 102 90 8 14 2 0 0 9 0 0 5 24 .156 .200 .178 .378 4 16 3 0 7 0 0 1
1976 31 PHI NL 35 102 92 5 20 1 0 0 6 0 0 1 24 .217 .242 .228 .470 32 21 1 2 7 0 0 1 CYA-4,MVP-15
1977 32 PHI NL 36 110 97 7 26 4 0 3 15 0 0 2 20 .268 .282 .402 .684 78 39 0 1 7 3 0 1 AS,CYA-1,MVP-5
1978 33 PHI NL 34 93 86 7 25 3 1 0 13 0 0 3 14 .291 .311 .349 .660 84 30 0 0 3 1 0 1
1979 34 PHI NL 36 101 94 9 21 3 0 0 10 1 0 3 17 .223 .253 .255 .508 38 24 4 1 2 1 0 1 AS
1980 35 PHI NL 38 111 101 7 19 1 0 0 6 0 0 1 21 .188 .190 .198 .388 7 20 4 0 6 3 0 1 AS,CYA-1,MVP-5
1981 36 PHI NL 24 71 67 5 9 2 2 0 4 0 0 2 16 .134 .159 .224 .383 6 15 2 0 2 0 0 1 AS,CYA-3,MVP-9,GG
1982 37 PHI NL 38 109 101 8 22 4 0 2 8 0 0 0 13 .218 .218 .317 .535 47 32 1 0 8 0 0 1 AS,CYA-1,MVP-9
1983 38 PHI NL 37 105 97 9 19 5 0 0 1 0 0 2 20 .196 .212 .247 .460 28 24 2 0 6 0 0 1
1984 39 PHI NL 34 89 84 8 16 2 0 1 10 0 0 2 20 .190 .209 .250 .459 28 21 1 0 3 0 0 1
1985 40 PHI NL 16 31 28 2 5 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 8 .179 .200 .214 .414 15 6 1 0 1 1 0 1
1986 41 TOT NL 22 47 45 4 9 1 0 1 8 0 0 1 7 .200 .217 .289 .506 38 13 3 0 1 0 0 1
1986 41 PHI NL 16 36 34 3 7 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 4 .206 .229 .235 .464 27 8 2 0 1 0 0 1
1986 41 SFG NL 6 11 11 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 3 .182 .182 .455 .636 74 5 1 0 0 0 0 /1
26 Seasons 699 1877 1719 123 346 49 6 13 140 2 2 41 413 .201 .223 .259 .482 33 446 33 10 94 13 0
162 Game Avg. 162 435 398 29 80 11 1 3 32 0 0 10 96 .201 .223 .259 .482 33 103 8 2 22 3 0
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
PHI (15 yrs) 501 1409 1290 97 267 37 4 9 112 1 1 30 267 .207 .226 .263 .489 35 339 23 5 71 13 0
STL (7 yrs) 192 457 418 25 77 12 2 3 25 1 1 11 143 .184 .214 .244 .458 29 102 9 5 23 0 0
SFG (1 yr) 6 11 11 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 3 .182 .182 .455 .636 74 5 1 0 0 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
1967 22 STL NL WS BOS W 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968 23 STL NL WS DET L 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976 31 PHI NL NLCS CIN L 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 32 PHI NL NLCS LAD L 2 5 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .500 .600 .500 1.100 2 0 1 0 0 0
1978 33 PHI NL NLCS LAD L 1 4 4 2 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.250 1.750 5 0 0 0 0 0
1980 35 PHI NL NLCS HOU W 2 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 36 PHI NL NLDS MON L 2 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
1983 38 PHI NL NLCS LAD W 2 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 1 0 0
1983 38 PHI NL WS BAL L 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Seasons (9 Series) 14 29 27 2 6 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 7 .222 .250 .333 .583 9 0 1 1 0 0
1 NLDS 2 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 NLCS 8 21 19 2 5 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 6 .263 .300 .421 .721 8 0 1 1 0 0
3 WS 4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 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
1965 STL NL 20 P 15 2 25.0 7 1 6 0 1 1.000 2.52 0.47 .957 2.09 0.81
1966 STL NL 21 P 9 9 52.0 12 2 10 0 2 1.000 2.08 1.33 .942 1.96 0.74
1967 STL NL 22 P 30 28 193.0 40 8 30 2 3 .950 1.77 1.27 .960 2.00 0.78
1968 STL NL 23 P 34 33 232.0 46 4 39 3 1 .935 1.67 1.26 .959 2.01 0.85 AS
1969 STL NL 24 P 31 31 236.1 38 1 34 3 1 .921 1.33 1.13 .961 1.95 0.78 AS
1970 STL NL 25 P 34 33 253.2 48 6 38 4 1 .917 1.56 1.29 .952 1.85 0.71
1971 STL NL 26 P 37 36 273.1 51 11 40 0 3 1.000 1.68 1.38 .951 1.90 0.78 AS
1972 PHI NL 27 P 41 41 346.1 47 8 37 2 3 .957 1.17 1.10 .949 1.78 0.73 AS,CYA-1,MVP-5
1973 PHI NL 28 P 40 40 293.1 51 4 42 5 3 .902 1.41 1.15 .953 1.88 0.73
1974 PHI NL 29 P 39 39 291.0 52 6 42 4 1 .923 1.48 1.23 .946 1.88 0.71 AS
1975 PHI NL 30 P 37 37 255.1 43 10 32 1 4 .977 1.48 1.14 .944 1.86 0.72
1976 PHI NL 31 P 35 35 252.2 23 4 19 0 2 1.000 0.82 0.66 .948 1.88 0.72 CYA-4,MVP-15
1977 PHI NL 32 P 36 36 283.0 57 4 52 1 2 .982 1.78 1.56 .949 1.85 0.67 AS,CYA-1,MVP-5
1978 PHI NL 33 P 34 34 247.1 54 5 46 3 1 .944 1.86 1.50 .952 1.91 0.72
1979 PHI NL 34 P 35 35 251.0 40 3 32 5 0 .875 1.25 1.00 .955 1.80 0.66 AS
1980 PHI NL 35 P 38 38 304.0 44 2 42 0 1 1.000 1.30 1.16 .950 1.91 0.69 AS,CYA-1,MVP-5
1981 PHI NL 36 P 24 24 190.0 25 3 22 0 0 1.000 1.18 1.04 .956 1.97 0.68 AS,CYA-3,MVP-9,GG
1982 PHI NL 37 P 38 38 295.2 47 6 37 4 2 .915 1.31 1.13 .953 1.96 0.70 AS,CYA-1,MVP-9
1983 PHI NL 38 P 37 37 283.2 45 4 37 4 0 .911 1.30 1.11 .953 1.92 0.68
1984 PHI NL 39 P 33 33 229.0 29 7 22 0 0 1.000 1.14 0.88 .952 1.88 0.67
1985 PHI NL 40 P 16 16 92.0 21 3 18 0 1 1.000 2.05 1.31 .952 1.92 0.68
1986 TOT MLB 41 P 32 32 176.1 27 4 23 0 2 1.000 1.38 0.84 .952 1.90 0.67
1986 TOT NL 41 P 22 22 113.0 19 3 16 0 1 1.000 1.51 0.86 .953 1.94 0.66
1986 PHI NL 41 P 16 16 83.0 10 2 8 0 1 1.000 1.08 0.63 .950 1.94 0.66
1986 SFG NL 41 P 6 6 30.0 9 1 8 0 0 1.000 2.70 1.50 .956 1.95 0.67
1986 CHW AL 41 P 10 10 63.1 8 1 7 0 1 1.000 1.14 0.80 .950 1.83 0.68
1987 TOT AL 42 P 32 21 152.0 27 3 23 1 2 .963 1.54 0.81 .956 1.84 0.67
1987 CLE AL 42 P 23 14 109.0 18 2 15 1 1 .944 1.40 0.74 .956 1.84 0.67
1987 MIN AL 42 P 9 7 43.0 9 1 8 0 1 1.000 1.88 1.00 .956 1.84 0.67
1988 MIN AL 43 P 4 1 9.2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.93 0.25 1.000 1.77 0.68
24 Seasons P 741 709 5217.2 875 109 724 42 36 .952 1.44 1.12 .952 1.89 0.72
24 Seasons TOT 741 709 5217.2 875 109 724 42 36 .952 1.44 1.12 .904 1.89 0.72
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
1994 BBWAA (95.6%)
Selected to HOF in 1994 by BBWAA

All-Star Games
1968 *
1969 (P)
1971
1972 *
1974
1977
1979 (P)
1980
1981
1982 *

Awards (yr lg award)
1972 NL Cy Young
1972 NL Triple Crown
1972 NL TSN Pitcher of the Year
1977 NL Cy Young
1977 NL TSN Pitcher of the Year
1980 NL Cy Young
1980 NL TSN Pitcher of the Year
1982 NL Cy Young
1982 NL TSN Pitcher of the Year

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1972 NL (5, 37%)
1976 NL (15, 5%)
1977 NL (5, 30%)
1980 NL (5, 40%)
1981 NL (9, 12%)
1982 NL (9, 12%)
1.36 Career Shares (164th)

Cy Young (yr lg (rk, shr))
1972 NL (1, 100%)
1976 NL (4, 9%)
1977 NL (1, 87%)
1980 NL (1, 98%)
1981 NL (3, 42%)
1982 NL (1, 93%)
4 Cy Youngs
4.29 Career Shares (4th)

Gold Gloves
1981 NL (P)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
1969 NL  2.171 (2nd)
1972 NL  1.975 (1st)
1977 NL  2.640 (4th)
1978 NL  2.838 (8th)
1980 NL  2.339 (2nd)
1981 NL  2.416 (5th)
1982 NL  3.105 (8th)
1983 NL  3.109 (10th)

Wins s c a p y
1971 NL  20 (2nd)
1972 NL  27 (1st)
1974 NL  16 (7th)
1975 NL  15 (9th)
1976 NL  20 (4th)
1977 NL  23 (1st)
1978 NL  16 (9th)
1979 NL  18 (3rd)
1980 NL  24 (1st)
1981 NL  13 (2nd)
1982 NL  23 (1st)
1983 NL  15 (6th)
Career  329 (11th)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
1967 NL  .609 (9th)
1971 NL  .690 (2nd)
1972 NL  .730 (2nd)
1976 NL  .741 (1st)
1977 NL  .697 (6th)
1979 NL  .621 (9th)
1980 NL  .727 (3rd)
1981 NL  .765 (2nd)
1982 NL  .676 (3rd)
1984 NL  .650 (5th)
Career  .574 (205th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
1972 NL  .993 (2nd)
1977 NL  1.124 (4th)
1979 NL  1.159 (5th)
1980 NL  1.095 (3rd)
1982 NL  1.147 (8th)

Hits per 9 IP s c a p y
1969 NL  7.045 (5th)
1972 NL  6.678 (2nd)
1974 NL  7.701 (10th)
1975 NL  7.649 (8th)
1977 NL  7.283 (3rd)
1979 NL  7.243 (2nd)
1980 NL  7.194 (3rd)
1981 NL  7.200 (6th)
1982 NL  7.701 (7th)
Career  8.059 (128th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
1967 NL  7.834 (3rd)
1969 NL  7.997 (6th)
1970 NL  6.848 (7th)
1972 NL  8.056 (4th)
1973 NL  6.842 (5th)
1974 NL  7.423 (2nd)
1975 NL  6.768 (5th)
1976 NL  6.946 (3rd)
1977 NL  6.297 (8th)
1978 NL  5.859 (9th)
1979 NL  7.638 (2nd)
1980 NL  8.467 (2nd)
1981 NL  8.479 (1st)
1982 NL  8.706 (3rd)
1983 NL  8.725 (1st)
1984 NL  6.406 (10th)
Career  7.135 (77th)

Games Played s c a p y
Career  741 (63rd)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
1971 NL  273.3 (7th)
1972 NL  346.3 (1st)
1973 NL  293.3 (1st)
1974 NL  291.0 (3rd)
1975 NL  255.3 (7th)
1976 NL  252.7 (9th)
1977 NL  283.0 (3rd)
1978 NL  247.3 (9th)
1979 NL  251.0 (6th)
1980 NL  304.0 (1st)
1981 NL  190.0 (2nd)
1982 NL  295.7 (1st)
1983 NL  283.7 (1st)
1984 NL  229.0 (7th)
Career  5217.3 (9th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1969 NL  210 (9th)
1970 NL  193 (7th)
1971 NL  172 (9th)
1972 NL  310 (1st)
1973 NL  223 (2nd)
1974 NL  240 (1st)
1975 NL  192 (4th)
1976 NL  195 (4th)
1977 NL  198 (4th)
1978 NL  161 (7th)
1979 NL  213 (2nd)
1980 NL  286 (1st)
1981 NL  179 (2nd)
1982 NL  286 (1st)
1983 NL  275 (1st)
1984 NL  163 (5th)
Career  4136 (4th)

Games Started s c a p y
1971 NL  36 (9th)
1972 NL  41 (1st)
1973 NL  40 (1st)
1974 NL  39 (2nd)
1975 NL  37 (4th)
1976 NL  35 (9th)
1977 NL  36 (7th)
1979 NL  35 (8th)
1980 NL  38 (1st)
1981 NL  24 (4th)
1982 NL  38 (1st)
1983 NL  37 (2nd)
1984 NL  33 (7th)
Career  709 (6th)

Complete Games s c a p y
1967 NL  11 (10th)
1970 NL  13 (8th)
1971 NL  18 (5th)
1972 NL  30 (1st)
1973 NL  18 (1st)
1974 NL  17 (2nd)
1975 NL  14 (5th)
1976 NL  13 (6th)
1977 NL  17 (3rd)
1978 NL  12 (5th)
1979 NL  13 (3rd)
1980 NL  13 (2nd)
1981 NL  10 (2nd)
1982 NL  19 (1st)
1983 NL  8 (7th)
Career  254 (75th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1968 NL  5 (7th)
1971 NL  4 (5th)
1972 NL  8 (2nd)
1973 NL  3 (7th)
1975 NL  3 (10th)
1977 NL  2 (9th)
1978 NL  3 (6th)
1979 NL  4 (4th)
1980 NL  3 (4th)
1982 NL  6 (1st)
1983 NL  3 (5th)
Career  55 (14th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1971 NL  23 (10th)
1973 NL  29 (3rd)
1974 NL  21 (6th)
1975 NL  24 (3rd)
1976 NL  19 (6th)
1977 NL  25 (7th)
1978 NL  30 (1st)
1979 NL  25 (4th)
1983 NL  20 (9th)
Career  414 (9th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1969 NL  93 (7th)
1970 NL  109 (3rd)
1971 NL  98 (7th)
1972 NL  87 (7th)
1973 NL  113 (4th)
1974 NL  136 (1st)
1975 NL  104 (5th)
1977 NL  89 (5th)
1979 NL  89 (8th)
1980 NL  90 (2nd)
1981 NL  62 (5th)
1982 NL  86 (6th)
Career  1833 (2nd)

Hits s c a p y
1971 NL  275 (3rd)
1972 NL  257 (1st)
1973 NL  293 (1st)
1974 NL  249 (7th)
1977 NL  229 (9th)
1978 NL  228 (10th)
1980 NL  243 (7th)
1981 NL  152 (5th)
1982 NL  253 (1st)
1983 NL  277 (1st)
Career  4672 (13th)

Strikeouts / Base On Balls s c a p y
1972 NL  3.563 (1st)
1976 NL  2.708 (4th)
1978 NL  2.556 (5th)
1979 NL  2.393 (8th)
1980 NL  3.178 (1st)
1981 NL  2.887 (4th)
1982 NL  3.326 (4th)
1983 NL  3.274 (3rd)
Career  2.256 (155th)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1967 NL  .466 (8th)
1972 NL  .442 (5th)
1980 NL  .444 (6th)

Losses s c a p y
1970 NL  19 (1st)
1973 NL  20 (1st)
1975 NL  14 (8th)
1983 NL  16 (2nd)
1987 AL  14 (7th)
Career  244 (14th)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1971 NL  108 (4th)
1973 NL  127 (1st)
1974 NL  104 (4th)
1975 NL  101 (6th)
1976 NL  88 (10th)
1979 NL  101 (6th)
1982 NL  102 (4th)
1983 NL  98 (7th)
1984 NL  91 (6th)
Career  1864 (7th)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1970 NL  14 (4th)
1971 NL  12 (3rd)
1974 NL  11 (5th)
1979 NL  10 (4th)
1980 NL  17 (1st)
1981 NL  9 (2nd)
1982 NL  9 (9th)
1983 NL  13 (2nd)
1984 NL  11 (4th)
Career  183 (10th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1979 NL  5 (10th)

Batters Faced s c a p y
1970 NL  1086 (10th)
1971 NL  1171 (4th)
1972 NL  1351 (1st)
1973 NL  1262 (1st)
1974 NL  1227 (1st)
1975 NL  1063 (8th)
1977 NL  1135 (3rd)
1979 NL  1029 (7th)
1980 NL  1228 (1st)
1981 NL  763 (1st)
1982 NL  1193 (1st)
1983 NL  1183 (1st)
1984 NL  964 (5th)
Career  21683 (7th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
1969 NL  164 (3rd)
1972 NL  182 (1st)
1977 NL  153 (3rd)
1978 NL  126 (7th)
1980 NL  162 (1st)
1981 NL  150 (3rd)
1982 NL  119 (7th)
1983 NL  116 (9th)
Career  115 (198th)

Oldest s c a p y
1984 NL  born 1944-12-22 (8th)
1985 NL  born 1944-12-22 (7th)
1986 NL  born 1944-12-22 (4th)
1986 AL  born 1944-12-22 (5th)
1987 AL  born 1944-12-22 (4th)
1988 AL  born 1944-12-22 (3rd)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 69 (13), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 288 (12), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 266 (7), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 58 (19), Average HOFer ≈ 50

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October 8, 1963: Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals as an amateur free agent.

February 25, 1972: Traded by the St. Louis Cardinals to the Philadelphia Phillies for Rick Wise.

June 24, 1986: Released by the Philadelphia Phillies.

July 4, 1986: Signed as a Free Agent with the San Francisco Giants.

August 7, 1986: Released by the San Francisco Giants.

August 12, 1986: Signed as a Free Agent with the Chicago White Sox.

November 12, 1986: Granted Free Agency.

April 4, 1987: Signed as a Free Agent with the Cleveland Indians.

July 31, 1987: Traded by the Cleveland Indians to the Minnesota Twins for a player to be named later. The Minnesota Twins sent Jeff Perry (minors) (August 18, 1987) to the Cleveland Indians to complete the trade.

December 21, 1987: Released by the Minnesota Twins.

January 29, 1988: Signed as a Free Agent with the Minnesota Twins.

April 28, 1988: Released by the Minnesota Twins.

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete and may not include some earned bonuses
1985Philadelphia Phillies$1,075,000
1986Philadelphia Phillies$1,000,000
Chicago White Sox$60,000
1988Minnesota Twins$115,000
Career (may be incomplete)$2,250,000
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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