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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%   50.0 50.0 20.0 10.0 20.0   75.0 63.8 - 26.3 18.8 7.5 37.5 .526 2.25   10.5 .560
1904         0.0%                    
1905 2 Clark Griffith NY 35 4.86 42.5%   50.0 47.2 16.7 8.3 8.3   75.0 59.9 1.5 21.9 14.6 11.7 33.6 .469 1.75   7.6 .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%   50.0 40.0 15.0 5.0 20.0   75.0 68.1 - 23.7 17.8 23.7 44.4 .484 2.13   10.7 .360
1912         0.0%                    
1913 7 Eddie Plank PHI 37 3.43 14.0%   50.0 40.4 7.7 1.9 13.5   75.0 66.5 - 32.0 24.3 23.0 37.1 .414 2.91   7.2 .215
1914 10 Eddie Plank PHI 38 3.94 4.6%   50.0 40.9 18.2 4.5 13.6   75.0 71.5 - 26.5 23.8 15.9 45.0 .515 2.86   9.0 .309
1915         0.0%                    
1916 9 Eddie Plank STL 40 3.49 4.6%   50.0 36.4 13.6 13.6 13.6   75.0 66.0 - 24.0 18.0 21.0 27.0 .310 2.16   9.6 .291
1917         0.0%                    
1918         0.0%                    
1919         0.0%                    
                                 
1920 4 Jack Quinn NY 36 2.58 7.6%   50.0 50.0 5.6 - 16.7   75.0 101.3 - 33.8 22.5 16.9 45.0 .381 2.70   14.6 .289
1921         0.0%                    
1922         0.0%                    
1923 3 Jack Quinn BOS 39 9.11 7.3%   50.0 43.2 6.8 9.1 25.0   75.0 79.1 3.5 33.4 26.4 28.1 29.9 .279 3.16   16.0 .414
1924 8 Jack Quinn BOS 40 5.39 5.5%   50.0 31.6 7.9 - 18.4   75.0 82.4 1.7 29.2 27.5 17.2 10.3 .103 3.30   8.8 .268
1925         0.0%                    
1926 4 Hooks Dauss DET 36 10.51 19.5%   50.0 37.8 15.3 6.1 13.3   75.0 72.8 3.2 29.1 28.1 28.6 26.4 .261 3.37   8.1 .308
1927 8 Bob Shawkey NY 36 3.36 15.9%   50.0 30.6 2.0 5.1 10.2   75.0 82.1 3.3 38.6 31.2 27.9 27.9 .254 3.74   4.7 .116
1928         0.0%                    
1929         0.0%                    
                                 
1930 2 Jack Quinn PHI 46 9.28 15.4%   50.0 29.3 13.8 3.4 10.3   75.0 79.0 2.4 28.0 24.3 17.0 28.0 .291 2.92   9.5 .269
1931         0.0%                    
1932 7 Wilcy Moore BOS/NY 35 5.11 27.1%   50.0 34.6 4.3 8.6 8.0   75.0 78.4 1.3 38.5 27.7 31.0 21.4 .195 3.32   4.7 .140
1933 4 Red Faber CHI 44 6.30 36.9%   50.0 34.5 6.5 6.5 9.0   75.0 92.6 3.5 45.8 39.1 27.9 22.2 .184 4.69   3.9 .112
1934         0.0%                    
1935         0.0%                    
1936         0.0%                    
1937 5 Joe Heving CLE 36 3.51 15.5%   50.0 25.0 10.0 5.0 6.3   75.0 94.9 6.2 54.7 40.3 31.0 36.1 .287 4.83   4.7 .115
1938         0.0%                    
1939 1 Clint Brown CHI 35 18.07 40.7%   50.0 39.5 9.1 6.9 12.0   75.0 78.5 5.1 39.5 30.6 24.6 29.8 .289 3.67   8.5 .227
                                 
1940 3 Clint Brown CHI 36 7.03 22.7%   50.0 41.9 6.5 4.8 12.1   75.0 78.2 7.9 41.8 38.2 26.7 26.7 .254 4.58   6.1 .161
1941 4 Joe Heving CLE 40 6.35 49.7%   50.0 32.4 5.9 3.4 7.8   75.0 79.3 4.3 34.5 28.6 28.9 27.3 .252 3.43   6.6 .198
1942         0.0%                    
1943 5 George Caster STL 35 7.79 21.9%   50.0 39.1 5.5 7.0 13.3   75.0 63.2 2.6 22.4 19.8 36.0 40.2 .405 2.38   6.9 .208
1944 1 Joe Berry PHI 39 20.92 58.0%   50.0 38.3 7.3 5.2 10.7   75.0 67.3 3.0 28.0 18.1 24.8 31.3 .340 2.17   9.0 .218
1945 1 Joe Berry PHI 40 15.79 56.0%   50.0 41.3 6.1 7.1 9.7   75.0 65.6 3.6 27.5 23.6 27.9 29.7 .318 2.83   7.6 .213
1946 1 Earl Caldwell CHI 41 17.41 73.5%   50.0 42.0 9.2 3.8 12.2   75.0 60.2 2.6 29.6 25.3 31.3 30.9 .338 3.04   8.4 .215
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 7 Al Benton DET 36 4.69 20.7%   50.0 32.8 1.7 2.8 11.1   75.0 79.0 5.4 36.0 32.1 41.9 23.4 .194 3.86   6.0 .122
1948         0.0%                    
1949 2 Al Benton CLE 38 15.40 32.1%   50.0 33.6 6.4 2.7 13.6   75.0 50.4 1.4 11.7 10.4 24.2 20.7 .278 1.24   13.7 .360
                                 
1950 1 Ellis Kinder BOS 35 13.36 31.6%   50.0 33.1 8.5 7.0 14.1   75.0 65.1 5.2 32.6 27.3 27.3 26.7 .289 3.28   11.1 .269
1951 1 Ellis Kinder BOS 36 19.98 41.2%   50.0 37.0 7.4 2.6 13.5   75.0 62.5 4.3 28.6 24.3 31.3 47.7 .509 2.92   10.6 .280
1952 2 Satchel Paige STL 45 12.94 20.9%   50.0 41.4 8.6 7.9 15.7   75.0 64.3 2.6 24.5 22.4 29.6 46.4 .495 2.69   10.1 .281
1953 1 Ellis Kinder BOS 38 28.62 37.0%   50.0 37.6 6.8 4.7 17.8   75.0 65.7 4.0 22.8 20.3 27.5 32.5 .348 2.44   12.1 .288
1954 2 Johnny Sain NY 36 10.76 40.2%   50.0 38.7 6.9 6.2 17.9   75.0 65.8 6.4 29.4 27.1 23.6 39.0 .436 3.25   8.8 .220
1955 1 Ellis Kinder BOS 40 14.79 21.6%   50.0 37.8 8.1 4.1 15.4   75.0 68.3 3.9 27.0 22.4 22.4 26.3 .290 2.69   10.8 .250
1956         0.0%                    
1957 5 Dixie Howell CHI 37 7.76 23.7%   50.0 26.9 9.0 5.1 8.3 5.1 .619   75.0 71.0 7.0 27.1 26.6 35.8 39.6 .371 3.19   7.4 .176
1958 7 Gerry Staley CHI 37 5.38 14.4%   50.0 28.0 4.0 5.0 8.0 3.0 .727   75.0 71.2 8.8 31.6 26.4 21.1 23.7 .257 3.16   6.1 .138
1959 1 Gerry Staley CHI 38 17.55 33.6%   50.0 29.1 6.7 2.8 11.4 2.8 .806   75.0 65.8 6.1 25.4 21.1 24.0 41.9 .466 2.53   10.2 .224
                                 
1960 2 Gerry Staley CHI 39 15.23 24.9%   50.0 36.7 11.2 6.4 9.0 9.0 .500   75.0 56.3 5.1 27.1 20.5 19.3 42.1 .557 2.45   9.1 .247
1961 2 Hoyt Wilhelm BAL 37 22.81 38.5%   50.0 35.4 5.7 5.1 12.6 3.4 .785   75.0 64.0 8.4 28.0 24.6 26.9 55.1 .606 2.95   9.6 .205
1962 2 Hoyt Wilhelm BAL 38 15.46 25.0%   50.0 37.1 6.3 6.3 12.1 5.1 .705   75.0 59.6 7.1 32.5 28.2 31.7 66.2 .725 3.39   8.0 .159
1963 3 Stu Miller BAL 35 15.06 25.4%   50.0 35.8 4.2 5.0 16.1 3.6 .817   75.0 60.5 4.3 24.5 21.0 23.6 62.6 .745 2.51   9.1 .213
1964 2 Hoyt Wilhelm CHI 40 24.65 28.9%   50.0 33.8 6.1 5.3 15.4 3.2 .827   75.0 56.3 5.4 23.0 19.0 21.3 64.0 .825 2.28   10.7 .234
1965 1 Stu Miller BAL 37 27.88 39.1%   50.0 29.3 6.6 4.2 12.0 3.1 .795   75.0 58.3 6.6 24.9 21.0 26.4 56.1 .663 2.52   9.0 .198
1966 2 Stu Miller BAL 38 16.97 28.2%   50.0 31.4 6.9 3.7 11.2 4.7 .704   75.0 55.8 5.9 23.9 21.2 21.0 58.3 .759 2.54   9.5 .209
1967 3 Hoyt Wilhelm CHI 43 16.03 19.2%   50.0 35.0 6.3 7.3 12.0 5.0 .706   75.0 56.6 3.7 24.3 18.6 30.9 61.8 .706 2.23   8.5 .199
1968 4 Hoyt Wilhelm CHI 44 12.02 15.2%   50.0 29.0 3.2 3.6 11.9 2.8 .811   75.0 60.0 2.2 20.3 18.1 24.7 56.9 .672 2.17   9.5 .171
1969 9 Hoyt Wilhelm CAL 45 10.06 6.7%   50.0 35.9 5.1 7.7 13.5 3.2 .808   75.0 51.1 4.4 27.8 24.8 26.3 66.5 .858 2.98   11.1 .195
                                 
1970 12 Ted Abernathy KC 37 9.01 3.1%   50.0 43.1 12.5 4.2 16.7 4.2 .800   75.0 55.2 4.0 31.0 21.6 51.2 66.0 .620 2.59   10.9 .225
1971 8 Ted Abernathy KC 38 10.79 14.0%   50.0 33.4 3.2 6.8 11.0 5.8 .654   75.0 77.4 6.7 41.5 35.1 37.3 43.7 .381 4.22   4.4 .081
1972 9 Ted Abernathy KC 39 6.79 4.5%   50.0 27.8 3.3 4.4 5.6 5.6 .500   75.0 56.6 2.6 19.3 14.1 24.4 36.0 .444 1.70   8.6 .149
1973 2 Lindy McDaniel NY 37 18.30 9.3%   50.0 36.8 9.2 4.6 13.8 5.3 .724   75.0 69.1 4.7 24.9 23.2 23.6 43.4 .468 2.78   8.4 .258
1974 12 Diego Segui BOS 36 5.94 7.6%   50.0 39.7 5.2 6.9 8.6 5.2 .625   75.0 73.6 6.3 37.5 33.3 34.0 52.8 .490 4.00   5.2 .129
1975         0.0%                    
1976 8 Clay Carroll CHI 35 9.93 6.2%   50.0 27.9 2.9 5.7 10.0 5.0 .667   75.0 72.1 2.7 32.0 28.0 28.7 35.4 .351 3.37   5.5 .117
1977         0.0%                    
1978 2 John Hiller DET 35 18.14 8.9%   50.0 46.2 9.0 7.6 17.1 6.2 .735   75.0 56.4 3.5 22.7 20.0 28.2 51.0 .602 2.40   11.4 .278
1979 2 Mike Marshall MIN 36 29.15 10.5%   50.0 43.2 5.3 8.0 15.5 6.4 .707   75.0 73.0 7.2 31.7 29.7 34.8 42.6 .396 3.56   9.4 .210
                                 
1980 4 Tom Burgmeier BOS 36 19.86 9.1%   50.0 32.0 3.6 2.7 14.4 2.7 .842   75.0 76.8 5.0 32.1 26.7 20.0 40.5 .418 3.21   8.6 .186
1981         0.0%                    
1982 7 Rollie Fingers MIL 35 13.17 4.3%   50.0 45.0 5.0 6.0 29.0 6.0 .829   75.0 59.3 4.7 21.7 21.7 18.8 66.8 .855 2.60   11.7 .248
1983         0.0%                    
1984 7 Aurelio Lopez DET 35 13.68 12.3%   50.0 35.2 3.5 2.9 15.8 3.2 .831   75.0 62.5 8.2 27.2 23.4 23.1 55.8 .652 2.81   8.8 .194
1985 18 Gary Lavelle TOR 36 5.95 10.6%   50.0 23.0 2.7 4.8 8.8 7.3 .547   75.0 69.3 8.3 42.0 37.1 34.8 45.8 .440 4.45   5.2 .082
1986         0.0%                    
1987 12 Greg Minton CAL 35 9.52 3.4%   50.0 32.9 6.1 4.9 12.2 2.4 .833   75.0 70.1 3.9 27.6 25.7 28.6 34.5 .350 3.08   8.5 .210
1988 18 Greg Minton CAL 36 6.58 3.9%   50.0 29.5 4.5 5.7 8.0 11.4 .412   75.0 63.6 0.9 35.1 23.7 32.3 43.7 .455 2.85   6.6 .159
1989 10 Greg Minton CAL 37 12.39 7.9%   50.0 19.0 2.4 2.0 7.9 2.8 .741   75.0 59.4 4.0 21.6 18.9 28.3 42.3 .482 2.27   9.9 .175
                                 
1990 1 Dennis Eckersley OAK 35 26.71 8.2%   50.0 29.4 2.4 1.6 21.8 2.0 .917   75.0 47.7 2.2 17.6 13.2 14.3 60.9 .982 1.58   14.8 .213
1991 7 Dennis Eckersley OAK 36 14.24 9.7%   50.0 44.4 2.4 3.2 33.5 6.9 .830   75.0 63.2 11.1 26.0 24.9 13.9 72.6 .942 2.99   13.1 .191
1992 1 Dennis Eckersley OAK 37 22.48 20.7%   50.0 31.0 3.0 2.7 19.9 4.7 .808   75.0 63.3 5.1 23.6 20.8 25.5 57.0 .642 2.49   11.2 .185
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 5 Tom Henke TEX 35 15.51 28.0%   50.0 31.0 2.8 3.7 18.0 5.7 .760   75.0 68.0 6.3 34.8 31.9 30.2 73.6 .750 3.82   9.1 .135
1994 2 Steve Howe NY 36 12.22 23.5%   50.0 41.1 3.7 4.3 25.2 6.7 .788   75.0 67.2 8.9 30.8 27.5 20.1 68.2 .781 3.31   13.1 .172
1995 9 Lee Smith CAL 37 8.21 16.2%   50.0 46.8 1.3 4.8 28.2 5.1 .846   75.0 76.9 7.2 40.0 36.9 26.7 64.1 .619 4.43   9.2 .115
1996         0.0%                    
1997 1 Doug Jones MIL 40 24.25 18.2%   50.0 40.3 2.9 3.4 18.8 3.6 .839   75.0 66.7 6.7 28.0 27.0 22.7 70.5 .788 3.23   12.5 .178
1998 5 Randy Myers TOR 35 15.58 19.7%   50.0 45.3 2.8 5.7 28.7 5.3 .844   75.0 75.7 8.2 39.1 35.4 23.8 61.4 .617 4.25   12.5 .174
1999 4 Billy Taylor OAK 37 16.60 13.0%   50.0 33.6 2.2 4.3 14.8 6.2 .706   75.0 85.5 7.6 40.1 37.4 22.3 48.4 .449 4.49   9.1 .149
                                 
2000 7 Roberto Hernandez TB 35 12.06 4.7%   50.0 42.6 2.9 5.1 23.5 5.9 .800   75.0 77.7 9.2 33.8 26.6 23.5 62.4 .616 3.19   12.0 .172
2001 9 Roberto Hernandez KC 36 9.02 10.3%   50.0 33.8 2.3 3.8 14.7 3.0 .830   75.0 74.6 6.2 34.8 32.0 19.6 56.1 .595 3.84   9.5 .127
2002 17 Roberto Hernandez KC 37 6.19 4.3%   50.0 39.6 0.9 2.8 24.5 6.6 .788   75.0 89.4 8.7 41.8 36.1 17.3 56.3 .527 4.33   10.0 .130
2003 7 Tom Gordon CHI 35 11.18 12.8%   50.0 25.7 3.5 2.9 8.8 4.4 .667   75.0 64.1 4.6 32.7 29.5 32.3 86.7 .900 3.54   9.5 .120
2004 6 Shingo Takatsu CHI 35 18.72 11.8%   50.0 24.0 4.4 3.0 10.7 2.4 .818   75.0 53.3 6.2 22.3 21.5 22.3 71.0 .940 2.58   13.9 .199
2005 1 Mariano Rivera NY 35 23.48 23.2%   50.0 36.7 3.6 3.2 22.4 4.0 .849   75.0 65.8 6.9 24.4 21.9 21.1 63.1 .725 2.63   13.2 .181
2006 6 Mariano Rivera NY 36 19.36 17.9%   50.0 37.4 3.2 4.7 21.4 4.5 .826   75.0 77.3 4.9 30.8 28.2 15.9 42.2 .453 3.39   11.3 .156
2007 8 Mariano Rivera NY 37 11.51 32.3%   50.0 33.9 1.7 2.6 19.9 3.9 .836   75.0 73.8 7.7 35.3 34.0 21.1 63.2 .666 4.08   9.9 .125
2008 1 Mariano Rivera NY 38 27.08 14.7%   50.0 42.5 3.8 2.2 26.7 2.5 .914   75.0 57.0 8.5 31.8 27.1 24.2 61.2 .754 3.25   13.8 .183
2009 3 Mariano Rivera NY 39 18.44 5.5%   50.0 41.7 2.3 2.3 33.3 1.5 .957   75.0 54.3 7.9 15.8 14.7 13.6 81.4 1.200 1.76   17.5 .235
                                 
2010 2 Mariano Rivera NY 40 17.81 8.6%   50.0 37.0 1.9 2.4 22.1 3.4 .868   75.0 54.8 5.0 20.9 18.8 11.5 72.1 1.087 2.25   18.3 .244
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