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Thank you for your support!       ALCL Chronology Index Age 35 & Over Aggregate Chronology
         
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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 1 Cy Young BOS 36 2.88 24.7%   5 5 2 1 2   20.00 17 0 7 5 2 10 .526 2.25   2.8 .560
1904         0.0%                    
1905 2 Clark Griffith NY 35 4.86 42.5%   18 17 6 3 3   51.33 41 1 15 10 8 23 .469 1.75   5.2 .289
1906         0.0%                    
1907         0.0%                    
1908         0.0%                    
1909         0.0%                    
                                 
1910         0.0%                    
1911 4 Eddie Plank PHI 35 3.92 13.8%   10 8 3 1 4   25.33 23 0 8 6 8 15 .484 2.13   3.6 .360
1912         0.0%                    
1913 7 Eddie Plank PHI 37 3.43 14.0%   26 21 4 1 7   58.67 52 0 25 19 18 29 .414 2.91   5.6 .215
1914 10 Eddie Plank PHI 38 3.94 4.6%   11 9 4 1 3   28.33 27 0 10 9 6 17 .515 2.86   3.4 .309
1915         0.0%                    
1916 9 Eddie Plank STL 40 3.49 4.6%   11 8 3 3 3   25.00 22 0 8 6 7 9 .310 2.16   3.2 .291
1917         0.0%                    
1918         0.0%                    
1919         0.0%                    
                                 
1920 4 Jack Quinn NY 36 2.58 7.6%   9 9 1 0 3   13.33 18 0 6 4 3 8 .381 2.70   2.6 .289
1921         0.0%                    
1922         0.0%                    
1923 3 Jack Quinn BOS 39 9.11 7.3%   22 19 3 4 11   42.67 45 2 19 15 16 17 .279 3.16   9.1 .414
1924 8 Jack Quinn BOS 40 5.39 5.5%   19 12 3 0 7   43.67 48 1 17 16 10 6 .103 3.30   5.1 .268
1925         0.0%                    
1926 4 Hooks Dauss DET 36 10.51 19.5%   49 37 15 6 13   139.00 135 6 54 52 53 49 .261 3.37   15.1 .308
1927 8 Bob Shawkey NY 36 3.36 15.9%   49 30 2 5 10   91.33 100 4 47 38 34 34 .254 3.74   5.7 .116
1928         0.0%                    
1929         0.0%                    
                                 
1930 2 Jack Quinn PHI 46 9.28 15.4%   29 17 8 2 6   61.67 65 2 23 20 14 23 .291 2.92   7.8 .269
1931         0.0%                    
1932 7 Wilcy Moore BOS/NY 35 5.11 27.1%   81 56 7 14 13   179.00 187 3 92 66 74 51 .195 3.32   11.3 .140
1933 4 Red Faber CHI 44 6.30 36.9%   139 96 18 18 25   301.33 372 14 184 157 112 89 .184 4.69   15.6 .112
1934         0.0%                    
1935         0.0%                    
1936         0.0%                    
1937 5 Joe Heving CLE 36 3.51 15.5%   40 20 8 4 5   72.67 92 6 53 39 30 35 .287 4.83   4.6 .115
1938         0.0%                    
1939 1 Clint Brown CHI 35 18.07 40.7%   138 109 25 19 33   277.00 290 19 146 113 91 110 .289 3.67   31.3 .227
                                 
1940 3 Clint Brown CHI 36 7.03 22.7%   62 52 8 6 15   123.67 129 13 69 63 44 44 .254 4.58   10.0 .161
1941 4 Joe Heving CLE 40 6.35 49.7%   102 66 12 7 16   228.00 241 13 105 87 88 83 .252 3.43   20.2 .198
1942         0.0%                    
1943 5 George Caster STL 35 7.79 21.9%   64 50 7 9 17   143.67 121 5 43 38 69 77 .405 2.38   13.3 .208
1944 1 Joe Berry PHI 39 20.92 58.0%   192 147 28 20 41   347.67 312 14 130 84 115 145 .340 2.17   41.9 .218
1945 1 Joe Berry PHI 40 15.79 56.0%   98 81 12 14 19   207.00 181 10 76 65 77 82 .318 2.83   20.9 .213
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
1946 1 Earl Caldwell CHI 41 17.41 73.5%   119 100 22 9 29   228.00 183 8 90 77 95 94 .338 3.04   25.6 .215
1947 7 Al Benton DET 36 4.69 20.7%   90 59 3 5 20   137.67 145 10 66 59 77 43 .194 3.86   11.0 .122
1948         0.0%                    
1949 2 Al Benton CLE 38 15.40 32.1%   55 37 7 3 15   108.67 73 2 17 15 35 30 .278 1.24   19.8 .360
                                 
1950 1 Ellis Kinder BOS 35 13.36 31.6%   71 47 12 10 20   129.00 112 9 56 47 47 46 .289 3.28   19.1 .269
1951 1 Ellis Kinder BOS 36 19.98 41.2%   115 85 17 6 31   228.00 190 13 87 74 95 145 .509 2.92   32.2 .280
1952 2 Satchel Paige STL 45 12.94 20.9%   70 58 12 11 22   147.00 126 5 48 44 58 91 .495 2.69   19.7 .281
1953 1 Ellis Kinder BOS 38 28.62 37.0%   169 127 23 16 60   302.33 265 16 92 82 111 131 .348 2.44   48.6 .288
1954 2 Johnny Sain NY 36 10.76 40.2%   137 106 19 17 49   257.67 226 22 101 93 81 134 .436 3.25   30.2 .220
1955 1 Ellis Kinder BOS 40 14.79 21.6%   123 93 20 10 38   214.00 195 11 77 64 64 75 .290 2.69   30.8 .250
1956         0.0%                    
1957 5 Dixie Howell CHI 37 7.76 23.7%   78 42 14 8 13 8 .619   138.33 131 13 50 49 66 73 .371 3.19   13.7 .176
1958 7 Gerry Staley CHI 37 5.38 14.4%   50 28 4 5 8 3 .727   85.33 81 10 36 30 24 27 .257 3.16   6.9 .138
1959 1 Gerry Staley CHI 38 17.55 33.6%   127 74 17 7 29 7 .806   209.67 184 17 71 59 67 117 .466 2.53   28.4 .224
                                 
1960 2 Gerry Staley CHI 39 15.23 24.9%   94 69 21 12 17 17 .500   190.67 143 13 69 52 49 107 .557 2.45   23.2 .247
1961 2 Hoyt Wilhelm BAL 37 22.81 38.5%   247 175 28 25 62 17 .785   393.67 336 44 147 129 141 289 .606 2.95   50.6 .205
1962 2 Hoyt Wilhelm BAL 38 15.46 25.0%   128 95 16 16 31 13 .705   191.33 152 18 83 72 81 169 .725 3.39   20.3 .159
1963 3 Stu Miller BAL 35 15.06 25.4%   180 129 15 18 58 13 .817   315.00 254 18 103 88 99 263 .745 2.51   38.3 .213
1964 2 Hoyt Wilhelm CHI 40 24.65 28.9%   263 178 32 28 81 17 .827   430.33 323 31 132 109 122 367 .825 2.28   61.5 .234
1965 1 Stu Miller BAL 37 27.88 39.1%   372 218 49 31 89 23 .795   614.67 478 54 204 172 216 460 .663 2.52   73.5 .198
1966 2 Stu Miller BAL 38 16.97 28.2%   255 160 35 19 57 24 .704   421.00 313 33 134 119 118 327 .759 2.54   53.2 .209
1967 3 Hoyt Wilhelm CHI 43 16.03 19.2%   150 105 19 22 36 15 .706   262.33 198 13 85 65 108 216 .706 2.23   29.9 .199
1968 4 Hoyt Wilhelm CHI 44 12.02 15.2%   126 73 8 9 30 7 .811   170.00 136 5 46 41 56 129 .672 2.17   21.5 .171
1969 9 Hoyt Wilhelm CAL 45 10.06 6.7%   78 56 8 12 21 5 .808   102.67 70 6 38 34 36 91 .858 2.98   15.2 .195
                                 
1970 12 Ted Abernathy KC 37 9.01 3.1%   36 31 9 3 12 3 .800   55.67 41 3 23 16 38 49 .620 2.59   8.1 .225
1971 8 Ted Abernathy KC 38 10.79 14.0%   154 103 10 21 34 18 .654   211.33 218 19 117 99 105 123 .381 4.22   12.4 .081
1972 9 Ted Abernathy KC 39 6.79 4.5%   45 25 3 4 5 5 .500   58.33 44 2 15 11 19 28 .444 1.70   6.7 .149
1973 2 Lindy McDaniel NY 37 18.30 9.3%   76 56 14 7 21 8 .724   174.67 161 11 58 54 55 101 .468 2.78   19.6 .258
1974 12 Diego Segui BOS 36 5.94 7.6%   58 46 6 8 10 6 .625   108.00 106 9 54 48 49 76 .490 4.00   7.5 .129
1975         0.0%                    
1976 8 Clay Carroll CHI 35 9.93 6.2%   70 39 4 8 14 7 .667   112.33 108 4 48 42 43 53 .351 3.37   8.2 .117
1977         0.0%                    
1978 2 John Hiller DET 35 18.14 8.9%   105 97 19 16 36 13 .735   191.33 144 9 58 51 72 130 .602 2.40   29.2 .278
1979 2 Mike Marshall MIN 36 29.15 10.5%   132 114 14 21 41 17 .707   220.00 214 21 93 87 102 125 .396 3.56   27.7 .210
                                 
1980 4 Tom Burgmeier BOS 36 19.86 9.1%   111 71 8 6 32 6 .842   179.67 184 12 77 64 48 97 .418 3.21   20.6 .186
1981         0.0%                    
1982 7 Rollie Fingers MIL 35 13.17 4.3%   50 45 5 6 29 6 .829   79.67 63 5 23 23 20 71 .855 2.60   12.4 .248
1983         0.0%                    
1984 7 Aurelio Lopez DET 35 13.68 12.3%   155 109 11 9 49 10 .831   256.67 214 28 93 80 79 191 .652 2.81   30.0 .194
1985 18 Gary Lavelle TOR 36 5.95 10.6%   165 76 9 16 29 24 .547   198.00 183 22 111 98 92 121 .440 4.45   13.6 .082
1986         0.0%                    
1987 12 Greg Minton CAL 35 9.52 3.4%   41 27 5 4 10 2 .833   76.00 71 4 28 26 29 35 .350 3.08   8.6 .210
1988 18 Greg Minton CAL 36 6.58 3.9%   44 26 4 5 7 10 .412   79.00 67 1 37 25 34 46 .455 2.85   7.0 .159
1989 10 Greg Minton CAL 37 12.39 7.9%   126 48 6 5 20 7 .741   166.67 132 9 48 42 63 94 .482 2.27   22.0 .175
                                 
1990 1 Dennis Eckersley OAK 35 26.71 8.2%   126 74 6 4 55 5 .917   136.67 87 4 32 24 26 111 .982 1.58   26.9 .213
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
1991 7 Dennis Eckersley OAK 36 14.24 9.7%   124 110 6 8 83 17 .830   135.33 114 20 47 45 25 131 .942 2.99   23.7 .191
1992 1 Dennis Eckersley OAK 37 22.48 20.7%   297 184 18 16 118 28 .808   368.33 311 25 116 102 125 280 .642 2.49   55.0 .185
1993 5 Tom Henke TEX 35 15.51 28.0%   361 224 20 27 130 41 .760   402.67 365 34 187 171 162 395 .750 3.82   48.7 .135
1994 2 Steve Howe NY 36 12.22 23.5%   163 134 12 14 82 22 .788   160.67 144 19 66 59 43 146 .781 3.31   28.0 .172
1995 9 Lee Smith CAL 37 8.21 16.2%   156 146 4 15 88 16 .846   146.33 150 14 78 72 52 125 .619 4.43   17.9 .115
1996         0.0%                    
1997 1 Doug Jones MIL 40 24.25 18.2%   263 212 15 18 99 19 .839   281.00 250 25 105 101 85 264 .788 3.23   46.9 .178
1998 5 Randy Myers TOR 35 15.58 19.7%   235 213 13 27 135 25 .844   245.67 248 27 128 116 78 201 .617 4.25   41.0 .174
1999 4 Billy Taylor OAK 37 16.60 13.0%   162 109 7 14 48 20 .706   198.33 226 20 106 99 59 128 .449 4.49   24.1 .149
                                 
2000 7 Roberto Hernandez TB 35 12.06 4.7%   68 58 4 7 32 8 .800   73.33 76 9 33 26 23 61 .616 3.19   11.7 .172
2001 9 Roberto Hernandez KC 36 9.02 10.3%   133 90 6 10 39 8 .830   133.67 133 11 62 57 35 100 .595 3.84   16.9 .127
2002 17 Roberto Hernandez KC 37 6.19 4.3%   53 42 1 3 26 7 .788   52.00 62 6 29 25 12 39 .527 4.33   6.9 .130
2003 7 Tom Gordon CHI 35 11.18 12.8%   171 88 12 10 30 15 .667   162.67 139 10 71 64 70 188 .900 3.54   20.5 .120
2004 6 Shingo Takatsu CHI 35 18.72 11.8%   169 81 15 10 36 8 .818   181.67 129 15 54 52 54 172 .940 2.58   33.6 .199
2005 1 Mariano Rivera NY 35 23.48 23.2%   263 193 19 17 118 21 .849   270.00 237 25 88 79 76 227 .725 2.63   47.6 .181
2006 6 Mariano Rivera NY 36 19.36 17.9%   222 166 14 21 95 20 .826   231.00 238 15 95 87 49 130 .453 3.39   34.7 .156
2007 8 Mariano Rivera NY 37 11.51 32.3%   409 277 14 21 163 32 .836   388.33 382 40 183 176 109 327 .666 4.08   51.1 .125
2008 1 Mariano Rivera NY 38 27.08 14.7%   159 135 12 7 85 8 .914   158.00 120 18 67 57 51 129 .754 3.25   29.1 .183
2009 3 Mariano Rivera NY 39 18.44 5.5%   66 55 3 3 44 2 .957   66.33 48 7 14 13 12 72 1.200 1.76   15.5 .235
                                 
2010 2 Mariano Rivera NY 40 17.81 8.6%   104 77 4 5 46 7 .868   104.00 76 7 29 26 16 100 1.087 2.25   25.4 .244
Copyright 2009-10 by Andre Lower
Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
Win Shares Digital Update
baseball-reference.com
ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia