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Pct. of Closer Game Statistics Closer Inning Statistics   Win Shares
Year Rank WSQ Leader Tm Age WSQ Total RA GF W L Svs B Svs Sv% Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA   WS WS/G
1901       0.0%                    
1902       0.0%                    
1903 5 George Mullin DET 22 1.61 23.8%   50.0 50.0 10.0 10.0 20.0   75.0 67.1 - 31.6 19.7 23.7 39.5 .435 2.37   7.5 .380
1904         0.0%                    
1905         0.0%                    
1906 2 Chief Bender PHI 22 2.54 54.7%   50.0 50.0 5.6 - 16.7   75.0 65.9 2.7 30.2 22.0 16.5 49.4 .600 2.63   7.4 .300
1907 1 Chief Bender PHI 23 5.28 33.2%   50.0 42.6 - 5.6 11.1   75.0 68.7 - 29.8 22.6 20.8 28.9 .323 2.71   7.7 .315
1908         0.0%                    
1909         0.0%                    
                                 
1910 2 Sea Lion Hall BOS 24 4.35 57.4%   50.0 44.7 15.8 2.6 13.2   75.0 56.2 3.0 26.6 16.3 29.6 38.5 .448 1.95   7.4 .263
1911 5 Smoky Joe Wood BOS 21 3.74 15.2%   50.0 50.0 27.3 9.1 13.6   75.0 62.3 - 29.8 16.3 21.7 62.3 .742 1.95   9.8 .327
1912 4 Jean Dubuc DET 23 3.31 26.1%   50.0 33.3 4.8 4.8 14.3   75.0 71.1 1.3 34.9 28.4 25.9 32.3 .333 3.41   8.1 .300
1913 2 Reb Russell CHI 24 6.50 54.3%   50.0 34.6 8.5 2.7 10.1   75.0 68.4 0.6 36.7 27.3 26.4 33.3 .351 3.28   5.9 .200
1914 1 Dutch (H) Leonard BOS 22 7.45 63.8%   50.0 36.3 8.0 6.0 10.0   75.0 62.9 1.0 28.4 21.9 30.9 39.6 .423 2.63   7.1 .247
1915 2 Carl Mays BOS 23 7.18 43.5%   50.0 35.5 5.2 3.5 8.7   75.0 67.6 0.3 34.5 25.5 22.2 27.5 .306 3.06   5.7 .199
1916 3 Dutch (H) Leonard BOS 24 6.05 35.3%   50.0 29.9 8.0 1.7 10.3   75.0 63.5 2.0 32.8 26.3 31.2 34.4 .363 3.16   7.2 .206
1917 11 Allen Sothoron STL 24 2.34 28.4%   50.0 37.3 3.7 4.5 8.2   75.0 67.6 0.5 40.3 26.9 27.3 26.9 .283 3.22   3.5 .109
1918 8 Allen Russell NY 24 1.62 8.2%   50.0 44.4 5.6 16.7 22.2   75.0 75.0 3.6 35.7 28.6 39.3 28.6 .250 3.43   6.8 .211
1919         0.0%                    
                                 
1920         0.0%                    
1921 1 Eddie Rommell PHI 23 12.53 34.1%   50.0 31.1 7.9 6.7 8.5   75.0 82.8 2.4 39.3 34.2 26.9 28.3 .258 4.10   6.6 .233
1922 5 Hub Pruett STL 21 6.00 21.1%   50.0 37.8 6.1 6.1 12.2   75.0 62.5 1.0 30.8 19.2 37.5 43.3 .433 2.31   11.3 .285
1923 2 Sloppy Thurston STL/CHI 24 15.02 22.6%   50.0 40.5 5.2 3.4 10.3   75.0 79.4 4.1 29.7 27.2 23.1 27.2 .265 3.26   9.6 .324
1924 3 Waite Hoyt NY 24 8.02 19.4%   50.0 35.8 5.2 4.5 10.4   75.0 75.0 4.3 41.3 33.2 33.7 29.3 .270 3.98   7.9 .246
1925 10 Ted Lyons CHI 24 1.56 3.7%   50.0 36.4 9.1 9.1 13.6   75.0 73.9 - 48.2 38.6 45.0 16.1 .135 4.63   5.8 .164
1926         0.0%                    
1927         0.0%                    
1928 1 Willis Hudlin CLE 22 13.81 9.7%   50.0 40.6 18.8 - 21.9   75.0 30.7 - 10.2 10.2 26.6 20.5 .357 1.23   20.2 .619
1929 2 Wes Ferrell CLE 21 9.25 9.2%   50.0 33.3 13.9 5.6 13.9   75.0 72.8 3.2 35.6 27.5 40.5 30.8 .271 3.30   11.8 .406
                                 
1930 6 Hal McKain CHI 23 4.35 23.0%   50.0 34.9 9.3 4.7 8.1   75.0 80.1 0.8 51.0 38.8 38.0 37.2 .315 4.66   4.6 .133
1931 4 Chad Kimsey STL 24 5.51 18.7%   50.0 42.7 4.9 6.1 8.5   75.0 91.6 0.8 43.4 32.7 22.1 21.3 .187 3.93   5.7 .171
1932         0.0%                    
1933 5 Mel Harder CLE 23 6.13 12.8%   50.0 31.0 7.0 5.0 8.0   75.0 67.4 1.5 33.7 27.9 32.2 11.7 .118 3.34   6.3 .172
1934 5 Mel Harder CLE 24 5.99 6.7%   50.0 40.0 13.3 6.7 16.7   75.0 59.2 - 23.7 14.8 29.6 26.6 .300 1.78   13.9 .313
1935         0.0%                    
1936         0.0%                    
1937 4 Eddie Smith PHI 23 6.48 6.0%   50.0 36.7 - 3.3 16.7   75.0 25.9 2.6 15.5 12.9 36.2 51.7 .833 1.55   12.9 .333
1938 1 Harry Eisenstat DET 22 14.96 43.4%   50.0 35.2 8.7 5.1 7.1   75.0 71.1 3.2 36.3 30.7 37.9 41.7 .383 3.68   6.4 .205
1939 4 Emerson Dickman BOS 24 8.47 31.6%   50.0 30.5 6.5 5.0 6.5   75.0 80.8 5.0 50.2 37.2 40.2 26.6 .220 4.47   4.6 .137
                                 
1940 4 Harry Eisenstat CLE 24 5.39 11.0%   50.0 30.0 3.3 5.0 13.3   75.0 76.3 3.8 25.0 25.0 18.8 31.3 .329 3.00   8.6 .230
1941         0.0%                    
1942 1 Joe Haynes CHI 24 12.23 24.5%   50.0 45.4 7.4 5.6 10.2   75.0 57.9 3.2 25.1 19.3 37.3 30.2 .318 2.31   9.9 .285
1943         0.0%                    
1944         0.0%                    
1945         0.0%                    
1946         0.0%                    
Pct. of Closer Game Statistics Closer Inning Statistics   Win Shares
Year Rank WSQ Leader Tm Age WSQ Total RA GF W L Svs B Svs Sv% Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA   WS WS/G
1947 11 Pete Gebrian CHI 23 0.88 6.1%   50.0 21.7 4.3 - 10.9   75.0 63.6 8.2 63.6 39.1 39.1 22.8 .222 4.70   2.4 .065
1948 1 Lou Brissie PHI 24 16.01 41.8%   50.0 27.5 5.7 3.1 12.6   75.0 63.8 2.1 32.7 28.0 35.6 29.8 .300 3.36   9.2 .270
1949         0.0%                    
                                 
1950 2 Mickey McDermott BOS 22 9.60 11.9%   50.0 34.8 6.5 - 10.9   75.0 47.2 - 18.1 13.9 52.8 55.6 .556 1.67   10.8 .339
1951 5 Carl Scheib PHI 24 7.14 13.6%   50.0 48.6 1.4 4.3 14.3   75.0 55.3 4.7 23.4 21.6 33.8 23.4 .263 2.59   7.2 .220
1952 8 Ike Delock BOS 22 3.90 8.0%   50.0 28.1 3.1 7.8 7.8   75.0 74.0 6.2 32.4 30.8 30.8 37.0 .353 3.70   6.9 .141
1953 10 Ray Herbert DET 23 1.22 9.2%   50.0 27.5 5.0 5.0 7.5   75.0 89.8 4.8 44.4 40.6 33.8 32.8 .266 4.87   2.2 .058
1954         0.0%                    
1955 12 Pedro Ramos WAS 20 3.61 6.7%   50.0 30.6 4.2 5.6 6.9   75.0 72.5 5.3 33.1 29.9 23.5 23.5 .244 3.58   4.9 .128
1956         0.0%                    
1957 7 Tex Clevenger WAS 24 2.83 13.2%   50.0 27.9 5.8 4.7 9.3 4.7 .667   75.0 75.0 6.7 42.3 39.4 26.9 32.7 .321 4.73   3.8 .093
1958         0.0%                    
1959         0.0%                    
                                 
1960         0.0%                    
1961         0.0%                    
1962 7 Dean Chance LA 21 7.47 5.8%   50.0 30.8 9.6 3.8 15.4 3.8 .800   75.0 72.5 3.0 22.6 21.1 22.6 42.3 .444 2.54   10.0 .254
1963 6 Hal Reniff NY 24 13.01 7.0%   50.0 31.3 4.2 3.1 18.8 4.2 .818   75.0 52.9 2.5 26.0 21.8 35.3 47.0 .533 2.62   10.2 .252
1964 12 Pete Mikkelsen NY 24 6.24 5.6%   50.0 27.0 7.0 4.0 12.0 4.0 .750   75.0 68.9 2.6 30.5 29.7 35.8 54.9 .525 3.56   6.4 .146
1965         0.0%                    
1966         0.0%                    
1967 12 Mike Marshall DET 24 6.38 4.5%   50.0 31.1 1.4 4.1 13.5 4.1 .769   75.0 64.8 7.6 19.1 16.5 25.4 52.1 .577 1.98   8.4 .178
1968 11 Sparky Lyle BOS 23 6.94 5.9%   50.0 29.6 6.1 1.0 11.2 8.2 .579   75.0 76.5 6.9 28.6 22.8 16.0 59.4 .642 2.74   8.2 .147
1969 4 Sparky Lyle BOS 24 14.55 11.1%   50.0 30.1 4.9 2.4 11.8 6.1 .659   75.0 66.1 5.9 24.6 22.5 30.9 55.9 .576 2.69   9.4 .181
                                 
1970         0.0%                    
1971 2 Bart Johnson CHI 21 18.64 22.5%   50.0 29.6 4.3 3.8 14.3 3.4 .810   75.0 53.0 4.0 21.7 19.9 32.5 66.1 .774 2.39   10.7 .241
1972 2 Terry Forster CHI 20 23.79 20.2%   50.0 33.5 5.5 4.7 14.6 3.3 .815   75.0 57.4 3.6 23.1 20.2 29.2 65.1 .751 2.43   9.4 .202
1973 4 Doug Bird KC 23 16.84 21.5%   50.0 32.9 4.9 6.0 16.3 5.2 .759   75.0 66.4 5.1 28.3 24.8 32.2 52.1 .529 2.98   9.1 .242
1974 5 Steve Foucault TEX 24 15.10 24.7%   50.0 40.3 6.1 5.8 12.7 6.9 .648   75.0 68.4 4.0 27.1 22.9 23.6 55.7 .605 2.75   7.8 .208
1975 1 Goose Gossage CHI 23 31.07 9.7%   50.0 39.5 7.3 6.5 21.0 4.0 .839   75.0 52.4 1.6 16.9 15.4 37.1 68.8 .769 1.84   12.1 .368
1976 1 Mark Littell KC 23 18.96 12.1%   50.0 35.1 5.3 5.7 12.2 3.8 .762   75.0 57.9 3.6 25.8 23.5 34.7 47.0 .507 2.82   7.8 .179
1977 9 Mark Littell KC 24 10.16 18.1%   50.0 33.5 6.2 5.2 9.9 3.9 .714   75.0 64.7 6.4 31.1 27.9 30.2 53.0 .558 3.35   7.8 .180
1978 3 Bob Stanley BOS 23 17.82 16.2%   50.0 29.9 8.4 4.6 8.1 4.8 .627   75.0 72.3 3.6 26.7 21.3 25.3 36.0 .369 2.56   9.2 .210
1979 6 Byron McLaughlin SEA 23 14.09 20.1%   50.0 34.5 8.1 5.6 12.0 6.2 .659   75.0 67.8 5.0 31.0 28.9 37.1 51.2 .488 3.47   8.3 .201
                                 
1980 10 Shane Rawley SEA 24 12.16 23.9%   50.0 31.5 7.0 6.3 8.8 6.0 .595   75.0 63.0 3.9 28.7 25.3 35.2 63.2 .643 3.04   8.3 .187
1981 4 Kevin Saucier DET 24 11.79 14.0%   50.0 31.4 3.2 4.5 14.7 1.9 .885   75.0 55.7 2.1 24.1 19.3 28.9 42.0 .496 2.31   11.7 .218
1982 10 Dave Beard OAK 22 10.79 4.5%   50.0 37.5 9.6 6.7 10.6 7.7 .579   75.0 63.3 5.4 27.1 22.6 30.7 62.3 .663 2.71   9.9 .212
1983 22 Dave Beard OAK 23 1.15 3.3%   50.0 30.2 5.8 5.8 11.6 3.5 .769   75.0 67.6 9.8 48.0 46.7 44.3 49.2 .440 5.61   2.7 .051
1984 23 Jimmy Key TOR 23 1.71 3.9%   50.0 19.0 3.2 4.0 7.9 5.6 .588   75.0 84.7 9.7 44.8 38.7 38.7 53.2 .431 4.65   3.9 .051
1985 8 Brian Fisher NY 23 12.32 8.9%   50.0 30.4 4.4 2.8 12.0 3.6 .769   75.0 62.0 6.8 27.0 22.7 25.0 56.8 .653 2.72   9.2 .185
1986 5 Dan Plesac MIL 24 16.29 18.1%   50.0 26.6 7.1 4.7 8.8 5.7 .607   75.0 66.3 6.4 31.9 29.2 34.4 59.4 .590 3.50   8.5 .170
1987 4 Bobby Thigpen CHI 23 14.97 15.3%   50.0 32.0 4.6 4.9 11.4 3.9 .746   75.0 69.1 8.6 33.5 31.3 26.9 56.9 .593 3.75   8.6 .171
1988 9 Duane Ward TOR 24 11.04 20.7%   50.0 32.8 4.2 4.4 13.6 5.2 .724   75.0 64.8 5.1 32.3 28.0 37.2 58.9 .578 3.37   7.7 .145
1989 2 Gregg Olson BAL 22 21.75 8.4%   50.0 30.6 3.5 3.1 13.2 3.5 .791   75.0 56.1 3.7 24.4 20.8 40.7 74.9 .773 2.49   10.4 .198
                                 
1990 5 Gregg Olson BAL 23 16.02 4.3%   50.0 45.3 4.7 3.9 28.9 3.9 .881   75.0 57.5 3.0 20.2 20.2 31.3 74.7 .841 2.42   13.9 .216
1991 13 Scott Radinsky CHI 23 10.02 10.7%   50.0 29.1 3.2 4.0 14.0 5.4 .722   75.0 65.7 2.6 23.8 21.7 26.9 62.6 .676 2.61   10.6 .147
1992 10 Joe Grahe CAL 24 12.13 7.0%   50.0 29.9 2.8 4.7 16.8 5.1 .766   75.0 61.7 3.3 21.0 19.0 33.5 45.9 .483 2.28   11.1 .158
Pct. of Closer Game Statistics Closer Inning Statistics   Win Shares
Year Rank WSQ Leader Tm Age WSQ Total RA GF W L Svs B Svs Sv% Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA   WS WS/G
1993 17 Scott Radinsky CHI 24 5.88 0.0%                    
1994         7.3%   50.0 43.5 4.3 3.3 19.6 6.5 .750   75.0 55.6 2.6 33.1 23.8 34.4 100.6 1.118 2.86   13.4 .220
1995 1 Bobby Ayala SEA 24 12.30 0.0%                    
1996         0.0%                    
1997 9 Armando Benitez BAL 24 10.89 6.8%   50.0 25.0 3.6 3.6 11.7 2.0 .852   75.0 55.4 5.8 24.4 21.6 44.6 102.1 1.022 2.59   11.9 .168
1998 14 Bobby Howry CHI 24 7.26 4.0%   50.0 17.0 - 3.4 10.2 2.3 .818   75.0 51.1 9.7 27.6 26.2 26.2 70.4 .911 3.15   9.9 .164
1999 8 Billy Koch TOR 24 10.69 4.4%   50.0 42.9 - 4.5 27.7 3.6 .886   75.0 64.8 5.9 30.6 28.3 35.3 67.1 .671 3.39   11.9 .180
                                 
2000 22 Ryan Kohlmeier BAL 23 3.98 1.7%   50.0 44.0 - 2.0 26.0 2.0 .929   75.0 85.5 2.8 25.6 19.9 42.7 48.4 .378 2.39   11.4 .160
2001 12 Matt Anderson DET 24 6.83 7.3%   50.0 32.6 2.1 1.1 14.7 3.2 .824   75.0 79.9 10.6 50.5 48.1 29.3 64.4 .590 5.77   6.2 .080
2002 4 Jorge Julio BAL 23 13.90 5.5%   50.0 45.5 3.7 4.5 18.7 4.5 .806   75.0 60.7 5.5 24.3 16.5 29.8 60.7 .671 1.99   14.1 .191
2003 10 Byung-Hyun Kim BOS 24 9.76 12.4%   50.0 37.3 3.2 5.4 19.4 4.5 .813   75.0 76.3 8.3 40.8 32.9 27.6 68.4 .658 3.95   8.2 .120
2004 4 Francisco Rodriguez ANA 22 21.84 5.1%   50.0 21.0 2.9 0.7 8.7 5.1 .632   75.0 45.5 1.8 18.8 15.2 29.5 109.8 1.464 1.82   15.5 .252
2005 3 Huston Street OAK 21 19.41 12.0%   50.0 39.5 2.6 2.3 25.6 3.4 .883   75.0 50.5 5.1 19.1 18.0 29.9 83.9 1.045 2.16   15.5 .226
2006 5 Francisco Rodriguez LA 24 19.36 21.6%   50.0 39.5 2.6 3.0 25.4 6.0 .808   75.0 63.7 9.6 29.7 27.8 27.8 76.5 .836 3.34   12.3 .173
2007 7 Joakim Soria KC 23 14.85 9.2%   50.0 32.7 3.2 2.3 15.0 4.1 .786   75.0 51.1 5.0 25.2 22.1 19.5 87.0 1.232 2.65   14.7 .213
2008 2 Joakim Soria KC 24 20.67 20.9%   50.0 33.6 2.3 3.2 19.1 3.0 .865   75.0 57.2 7.5 24.7 23.4 27.5 73.1 .863 2.81   12.4 .183
2009         0.0%                    
                                 
2010 1 Neftali Feliz TEX 22 17.98 10.9%   50.0 36.1 2.3 1.9 23.7 2.6 .900   75.0 47.0 5.1 20.4 18.7 26.1 74.8 1.023 2.24   16.4 .218
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