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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       0.0%                    
1904 1 Casey Patten WAS 28 1.80 100.0%   6 6 0 2 3   22.33 23 0 10 8 5 9 .321 3.22   1.8 .300
1905 1 Rube Waddell PHI 28 6.83 29.7%   12 11 8 0 4   36.67 26 1 10 6 10 32 .889 1.47   5.7 .475
1906 1 Otto Hess CLE 27 2.88 45.3%   7 7 1 0 3   23.33 19 0 7 5 6 12 .480 1.93   2.7 .386
1907         0.0%                    
1908 3 Rube Waddell STL 31 2.52 18.9%   7 6 1 1 3   17.33 14 0 6 4 5 14 .737 2.08   2.6 .371
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 6 George Mogridge CHI 23 2.49 11.9%   10 5 1 1 3   25.67 27 1 13 12 6 12 .364 4.21   2.8 .280
1913 2 Reb Russell CHI 24 6.50 26.0%   49 37 11 1 15   108.67 92 0 36 26 34 55 .437 2.15   15.8 .322
1914 1 Dutch (H) Leonard BOS 22 7.45 32.0%   75 53 12 5 16   198.00 168 2 69 55 82 103 .412 2.50   19.6 .261
1915 4 Harry Coveleski DET 29 4.57 26.9%   52 41 11 4 15   141.67 123 3 57 42 43 59 .355 2.67   14.7 .283
1916 3 Dutch (H) Leonard BOS 24 6.05 22.6%   55 36 10 4 12   120.33 100 1 40 32 24 53 .427 2.39   14.0 .255
1917 2 Dave Danforth CHI 27 9.29 34.5%   76 47 11 6 17   197.67 177 1 68 52 68 72 .294 2.37   19.7 .259
1918 1 George Mogridge NY 29 6.76 37.9%   39 33 7 9 10   100.67 101 3 35 27 23 26 .210 2.41   10.8 .277
1919         0.0%                    
                                 
1920 5 Dickie Kerr CHI 26 1.82 20.6%   18 14 4 1 5   46.00 56 2 23 23 16 14 .194 4.50   2.6 .144
1921 7 Bill Bayne STL 22 4.71 12.4%   33 14 5 1 3   74.67 80 1 47 39 32 33 .295 4.70   5.4 .164
1922 5 Hub Pruett STL 21 6.00 24.7%   46 31 5 7 11   94.67 85 8 51 36 44 59 .457 3.42   8.3 .180
1923 9 Herb Pennock NY 29 3.56 21.0%   62 40 10 5 11   124.00 128 4 70 58 56 41 .223 4.21   11.5 .185
1924 2 Dave Danforth STL 34 10.10 15.3%   54 35 9 3 16   121.67 116 5 56 45 60 49 .278 3.33   18.6 .344
1925 1 Rube Walberg PHI 28 13.44 21.9%   67 40 5 7 14   135.67 132 7 54 44 54 51 .274 2.92   20.1 .300
1926 1 Joe Pate PHI 34 13.95 29.7%   80 58 11 3 16   203.33 199 5 73 63 83 56 .199 2.79   25.2 .315
1927 2 Garland Braxton WAS 27 18.21 44.9%   124 80 15 17 32   280.00 257 10 117 96 78 159 .475 3.09   31.9 .257
1928 5 Garland Braxton WAS 28 6.28 11.7%   22 16 2 3 10   40.00 34 2 18 12 10 27 .614 2.70   6.9 .314
1929 5 Rube Walberg PHI 32 5.35 27.5%   54 36 12 4 16   139.33 154 3 75 62 36 50 .263 4.00   14.2 .263
                                 
1930 1 Lefty Grove PHI 30 13.87 24.8%   42 34 10 6 15   106.00 100 6 50 41 32 70 .530 3.48   13.4 .319
1931 3 Lefty Grove PHI 31 5.66 5.5%   11 10 4 1 5   28.33 26 1 11 10 5 31 1.000 3.18   4.6 .418
1932 2 Lefty Grove PHI 32 10.37 22.6%   68 58 13 7 20   148.67 147 5 61 45 50 53 .269 2.72   21.4 .315
1933 3 Lefty Grove PHI 33 16.13 27.9%   98 75 18 17 23   237.67 265 13 130 112 107 85 .228 4.24   16.2 .165
1934 1 Lloyd Brown CLE 29 8.98 11.6%   23 18 3 1 7   48.00 32 1 14 11 20 22 .423 2.06   7.1 .309
1935 1 Lloyd Brown CLE 30 7.83 41.3%   74 49 11 9 9   160.00 171 4 70 60 76 65 .263 3.38   14.4 .195
1936         0.0%                    
1937 4 Eddie Smith PHI 23 6.48 18.2%   48 32 2 5 9   84.00 74 2 36 24 31 42 .400 2.57   9.2 .192
1938 1 Harry Eisenstat DET 22 14.96 41.2%   91 60 12 10 14   227.67 239 12 125 105 100 106 .313 4.15   19.5 .214
1939 3 Fritz Ostermueller BOS 31 9.18 28.1%   88 59 10 10 15   201.33 193 9 125 92 116 80 .259 4.11   16.7 .190
                                 
1940 4 Harry Eisenstat CLE 24 5.39 9.4%   24 13 1 2 4   53.67 57 3 18 18 10 20 .299 3.02   5.0 .208
1941         0.0%                    
1942 5 Hal Newhouser DET 21 5.48 12.0%   30 26 1 4 9   52.00 40 1 20 11 30 23 .329 1.90   9.0 .300
1943 6 Mickey Haefner WAS 30 6.13 8.8%   23 17 3 1 6   62.33 49 0 19 18 23 30 .417 2.60   6.0 .261
1944         0.0%                    
1945 2 Stubby Overmire DET 26 9.60 23.6%   38 24 3 0 8   92.33 105 3 50 42 41 45 .308 4.09   7.8 .205
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 1 Joe Page NY 29 22.51 22.5%   82 61 18 10 25   173.00 130 5 50 42 87 135 .622 2.18   24.2 .295
1948 1 Lou Brissie PHI 24 16.01 31.2%   100 72 20 12 26   213.00 212 15 101 89 120 137 .413 3.76   22.5 .225
1949 1 Joe Page NY 31 19.74 37.8%   60 48 13 8 27   135.33 103 8 44 39 75 99 .556 2.59   18.8 .313
                                 
1950 2 Mickey McDermott BOS 22 9.60 56.4%   128 105 11 17 41   228.00 214 18 110 99 122 126 .375 3.91   23.5 .184
1951 3 Bob Kuzava NY 28 9.86 34.6%   96 57 12 6 19   192.33 157 6 63 53 73 87 .378 2.48   22.3 .232
1952 11 Bill Kennedy CHI 31 1.59 11.1%   46 24 2 1 5   64.67 49 3 23 18 33 39 .476 2.51   2.8 .061
1953 4 Morrie Martin PHI 30 10.59 11.5%   47 41 8 5 7   102.67 94 5 43 38 37 47 .359 3.33   10.3 .219
1954 4 Don Mossi CLE 25 8.89 27.6%   100 53 15 6 19   168.00 129 14 59 56 61 88 .463 3.00   19.7 .197
1955 2 Don Mossi CLE 26 12.33 14.9%   85 40 7 5 15   147.00 131 8 45 37 47 99 .556 2.27   19.6 .231
1956 1 Don Mossi CLE 27 13.13 47.4%   130 78 11 14 27   229.33 208 16 100 92 90 140 .470 3.61   22.4 .172
1957 8 Paul LaPalme CHI 33 2.24 8.6%   35 21 1 4 7 4 .636   40.33 35 5 16 15 19 19 .352 3.35   3.2 .091
1958 3 Leo Kiely BOS 28 10.27 18.8%   63 47 7 3 20 4 .833   114.67 104 5 40 35 29 52 .391 2.75   17.3 .275
1959 7 Leo Kiely BOS 29 2.80 9.8%   41 23 3 3 7 3 .700   55.67 67 8 26 26 18 30 .353 4.20   3.9 .095
                                 
1960 4 Hank Aguirre DET 29 10.85 17.6%   73 39 7 5 21 6 .778   125.00 100 9 40 37 41 107 .759 2.66   16.9 .232
1961 1 Luis Arroyo NY 34 28.78 22.1%   143 97 21 13 44 17 .721   224.00 169 13 87 71 121 163 .562 2.85   31.6 .221
1962 5 Marshall Bridges NY 31 9.56 14.6%   79 50 9 7 25 12 .676   105.33 82 9 50 43 65 87 .592 3.67   11.0 .139
1963 11 Ted Abernathy CLE 30 7.39 5.4%   43 33 7 2 12 2 .857   59.33 54 3 25 19 29 47 .566 2.88   8.0 .186
1964 7 Harvey Haddix BAL 38 12.13 14.2%   136 72 10 12 28 9 .757   202.33 171 18 82 71 76 183 .741 3.16   18.2 .134
1965         0.0%                    
1966         0.0%                    
1967 7 Darold Knowles WAS 25 12.74 8.0%   60 35 6 7 14 3 .824   112.00 85 5 31 28 51 85 .625 2.25   12.3 .205
1968 1 Wilbur Wood CHI 26 19.01 30.1%   241 140 28 21 44 18 .710   348.33 303 19 109 93 96 230 .576 2.40   38.7 .161
1969 2 Ron Perranoski MIN 33 23.69 39.4%   432 274 55 41 104 44 .703   633.00 537 55 221 194 260 445 .558 2.76   80.0 .185
                                 
1970 5 Ron Perranoski MIN 34 16.46 30.7%   364 259 35 47 127 45 .738   529.67 465 31 198 152 232 377 .541 2.58   69.1 .190
1971 3 Tom Burgmeier KC 27 16.68 45.1%   494 290 52 40 118 42 .738   687.00 561 43 250 220 294 456 .533 2.88   84.5 .171
1972 1 Sparky Lyle NY 27 26.76 52.2%   494 309 46 39 130 41 .760   724.67 631 28 239 207 314 486 .514 2.57   75.0 .152
1973 1 John Hiller DET 30 43.65 29.0%   279 220 32 28 110 24 .821   486.67 381 25 140 119 168 372 .678 2.20   79.8 .286
1974 1 John Hiller DET 31 26.24 31.7%   232 192 39 28 64 33 .660   461.67 380 28 150 132 174 384 .693 2.57   59.7 .257
1975 2 John Hiller DET 32 14.80 25.0%   192 149 17 21 48 18 .727   318.00 283 19 112 94 152 287 .660 2.66   37.2 .194
1976 4 John Hiller DET 33 17.80 38.3%   424 268 41 40 100 37 .730   701.33 574 29 240 210 310 467 .528 2.69   76.0 .179
1977 2 Sparky Lyle NY 32 24.35 37.5%   435 260 52 42 92 41 .692   706.67 676 66 301 264 273 434 .457 3.36   69.4 .160
1978 2 John Hiller DET 35 18.20 31.2%   391 248 50 40 89 35 .718   632.33 542 47 239 207 260 396 .494 2.95   72.4 .185
1979 3 Sid Monge CLE 28 24.22 26.1%   341 228 42 48 73 33 .689   528.67 503 49 235 221 254 337 .445 3.76   52.4 .154
                                 
1980 4 Tom Burgmeier BOS 36 19.86 39.1%   485 281 34 39 103 36 .741   761.67 690 58 291 262 292 492 .501 3.10   82.4 .170
1981 4 Kevin Saucier DET 24 11.79 22.2%   121 75 11 11 32 12 .727   176.33 138 6 63 58 91 108 .472 2.96   22.4 .185
1982 13 Tippy Martinez BAL 32 9.66 10.2%   122 64 13 11 23 13 .639   183.67 150 11 74 63 83 132 .567 3.09   21.0 .172
1983 3 Tippy Martinez BAL 33 19.93 5.3%   65 51 9 3 21 6 .778   103.33 76 10 30 27 37 81 .717 2.35   16.9 .260
1984 2 Willie Hernandez DET 29 31.25 25.0%   344 218 27 25 104 31 .770   479.00 421 34 170 154 212 369 .583 2.89   61.4 .178
1985 4 Willie Hernandez DET 30 22.79 17.9%   266 163 28 27 72 35 .673   356.33 302 31 152 132 132 265 .611 3.33   44.0 .165
1986 2 Dave Righetti NY 27 25.57 29.4%   486 299 54 45 133 47 .739   676.33 598 52 264 245 278 518 .591 3.26   87.2 .179
1987 3 Dan Plesac MIL 25 17.50 19.6%   273 181 22 23 79 36 .687   379.67 363 37 180 155 138 305 .609 3.67   46.4 .170
1988 8 Dan Plesac MIL 26 11.34 17.3%   240 178 14 18 83 27 .755   275.00 230 19 111 106 127 242 .678 3.47   35.2 .147
1989 7 Lee Guetterman NY 30 13.16 21.6%   347 218 19 26 107 29 .787   446.33 407 31 164 139 152 343 .614 2.80   54.3 .156
                                 
1990 13 Kenny Rogers TEX 25 10.32 29.9%   455 251 20 29 113 39 .743   507.67 474 45 230 207 220 417 .601 3.67   50.1 .110
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 13 Scott Radinsky CHI 23 10.02 14.1%   170 72 10 16 24 16 .600   211.67 205 21 91 84 89 129 .439 3.57   18.6 .109
1992 14 Derek Lilliquist CLE 26 9.27 16.6%   266 119 12 21 36 19 .655   252.67 227 19 87 77 101 189 .576 2.74   29.9 .112
1993 12 Norm Charlton SEA 30 7.39 14.6%   200 112 10 15 49 14 .778   192.33 161 9 73 57 78 172 .720 2.67   27.8 .139
1994 2 Steve Howe NY 36 12.22 5.8%   40 25 3 0 15 4 .789   40.00 28 2 8 8 7 18 .514 1.80   9.6 .240
1995 2 Norm Charlton SEA 32 20.47 10.6%   85 53 3 6 27 9 .750   120.33 87 9 39 34 40 96 .756 2.54   21.8 .256
1996 10 Norm Charlton SEA 33 8.40 22.3%   204 130 14 14 58 20 .744   215.33 207 23 97 90 108 211 .670 3.76   26.9 .132
1997 3 Randy Myers BAL 34 17.97 8.8%   132 95 5 11 59 12 .831   129.00 136 9 71 66 69 111 .541 4.60   14.6 .111
1998 5 Randy Myers TOR 35 15.58 9.4%   108 63 7 5 34 9 .791   121.33 115 17 72 69 45 101 .631 5.12   16.0 .148
1999         0.0%                    
                                 
2000 18 Eddie Guardado MIN 29 6.72 8.9%   140 50 13 7 13 9 .591   121.00 118 19 64 59 46 96 .585 4.39   13.8 .099
2001 6 Eddie Guardado MIN 30 13.35 10.5%   137 61 8 5 23 4 .852   132.67 111 9 55 52 32 121 .846 3.53   19.9 .145
2002 2 Eddie Guardado MIN 31 15.11 10.8%   136 84 2 4 55 8 .873   128.00 97 14 41 41 36 142 1.068 2.88   22.5 .165
2003 3 Damaso Marte CHI 28 19.35 10.7%   137 85 7 7 52 11 .825   145.00 100 10 38 35 48 147 .993 2.17   31.5 .230
2004 12 Eddie Guardado SEA 33 8.67 12.5%   182 110 14 11 46 22 .676   187.67 165 30 82 79 82 175 .709 3.79   23.3 .128
2005 6 B.J. Ryan BAL 29 14.31 11.1%   127 116 3 7 72 10 .878   126.67 106 11 43 36 41 148 1.007 2.56   23.5 .185
2006 2 B.J. Ryan TOR 30 26.15 5.4%   65 57 2 2 38 4 .905   72.33 42 3 12 11 20 86 1.387 1.37   20.0 .308
2007 12 C.J. Wilson TEX 26 8.05 16.8%   215 77 6 5 36 12 .750   197.67 174 15 80 75 69 155 .638 3.41   25.7 .120
2008 10 B.J. Ryan TOR 32 9.67 15.1%   167 138 7 11 87 14 .861   157.67 142 18 84 78 88 157 .683 4.45   18.4 .110
2009 7 C.J. Wilson TEX 28 10.55 24.4%   298 190 14 20 108 26 .806   283.33 246 23 104 95 115 291 .806 3.02   43.9 .147
                                 
2010 6 Matt Thornton CHI 33 14.35 9.0%   109 48 9 5 32 6 .842   108.67 72 8 35 33 40 128 1.143 2.73   22.1 .203
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