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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 Pitched in 196 games
Started 152 games and completed 131 games - Do you think the Senators had a strong bullpen?
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 He had a 190-67 record


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