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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%   50.0 50.0 - 16.7 25.0   75.0 77.3 - 33.6 26.9 16.8 30.2 .321 3.22   6.0 .300
1905 1 Rube Waddell PHI 28 6.83 29.7%   50.0 45.8 33.3 - 16.7   75.0 53.2 2.0 20.5 12.3 20.5 65.4 .889 1.47   11.7 .475
1906 1 Otto Hess CLE 27 2.88 45.3%   50.0 50.0 7.1 - 21.4   75.0 61.1 - 22.5 16.1 19.3 38.6 .480 1.93   8.7 .386
1907         0.0%                    
1908 3 Rube Waddell STL 31 2.52 18.9%   50.0 42.9 7.1 7.1 21.4   75.0 60.6 - 26.0 17.3 21.6 60.6 .737 2.08   11.3 .371
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 6 George Mogridge CHI 23 2.49 11.9%   50.0 25.0 5.0 5.0 15.0   75.0 78.9 2.9 38.0 35.1 17.5 35.1 .364 4.21   8.2 .280
1913 2 Reb Russell CHI 24 6.50 26.0%   50.0 37.8 11.2 1.0 15.3   75.0 63.5 - 24.8 17.9 23.5 38.0 .437 2.15   10.9 .322
1914 1 Dutch (H) Leonard BOS 22 7.45 32.0%   50.0 35.3 8.0 3.3 10.7   75.0 63.6 0.8 26.1 20.8 31.1 39.0 .412 2.50   7.4 .261
1915 4 Harry Coveleski DET 29 4.57 26.9%   50.0 39.4 10.6 3.8 14.4   75.0 65.1 1.6 30.2 22.2 22.8 31.2 .355 2.67   7.8 .283
1916 3 Dutch (H) Leonard BOS 24 6.05 22.6%   50.0 32.7 9.1 3.6 10.9   75.0 62.3 0.6 24.9 19.9 15.0 33.0 .427 2.39   8.7 .255
1917 2 Dave Danforth CHI 27 9.29 34.5%   50.0 30.9 7.2 3.9 11.2   75.0 67.2 0.4 25.8 19.7 25.8 27.3 .294 2.37   7.5 .259
1918 1 George Mogridge NY 29 6.76 37.9%   50.0 42.3 9.0 11.5 12.8   75.0 75.2 2.2 26.1 20.1 17.1 19.4 .210 2.41   8.0 .277
1919         0.0%                    
                                 
1920 5 Dickie Kerr CHI 26 1.82 20.6%   50.0 38.9 11.1 2.8 13.9   75.0 91.3 3.3 37.5 37.5 26.1 22.8 .194 4.50   4.2 .144
1921 7 Bill Bayne STL 22 4.71 12.4%   50.0 21.2 7.6 1.5 4.5   75.0 80.4 1.0 47.2 39.2 32.1 33.1 .295 4.70   5.4 .164
1922 5 Hub Pruett STL 21 6.00 24.7%   50.0 33.7 5.4 7.6 12.0   75.0 67.3 6.3 40.4 28.5 34.9 46.7 .457 3.42   6.6 .180
1923 9 Herb Pennock NY 29 3.56 21.0%   50.0 32.3 8.1 4.0 8.9   75.0 77.4 2.4 42.3 35.1 33.9 24.8 .223 4.21   7.0 .185
1924 2 Dave Danforth STL 34 10.10 15.3%   50.0 32.4 8.3 2.8 14.8   75.0 71.5 3.1 34.5 27.7 37.0 30.2 .278 3.33   11.5 .344
1925 1 Rube Walberg PHI 28 13.44 21.9%   50.0 29.9 3.7 5.2 10.4   75.0 73.0 3.9 29.9 24.3 29.9 28.2 .274 2.92   11.1 .300
1926 1 Joe Pate PHI 34 13.95 29.7%   50.0 36.3 6.9 1.9 10.0   75.0 73.4 1.8 26.9 23.2 30.6 20.7 .199 2.79   9.3 .315
1927 2 Garland Braxton WAS 27 18.21 44.9%   50.0 32.3 6.0 6.9 12.9   75.0 68.8 2.7 31.3 25.7 20.9 42.6 .475 3.09   8.5 .257
1928 5 Garland Braxton WAS 28 6.28 11.7%   50.0 36.4 4.5 6.8 22.7   75.0 63.8 3.8 33.8 22.5 18.8 50.6 .614 2.70   12.9 .314
1929 5 Rube Walberg PHI 32 5.35 27.5%   50.0 33.3 11.1 3.7 14.8   75.0 82.9 1.6 40.4 33.4 19.4 26.9 .263 4.00   7.6 .263
                                 
1930 1 Lefty Grove PHI 30 13.87 24.8%   50.0 40.5 11.9 7.1 17.9   75.0 70.8 4.2 35.4 29.0 22.6 49.5 .530 3.48   9.5 .319
1931 3 Lefty Grove PHI 31 5.66 5.5%   50.0 45.5 18.2 4.5 22.7   75.0 68.8 2.6 29.1 26.5 13.2 82.1 1.000 3.18   12.2 .418
1932 2 Lefty Grove PHI 32 10.37 22.6%   50.0 42.6 9.6 5.1 14.7   75.0 74.2 2.5 30.8 22.7 25.2 26.7 .269 2.72   10.8 .315
1933 3 Lefty Grove PHI 33 16.13 27.9%   50.0 38.3 9.2 8.7 11.7   75.0 83.6 4.1 41.0 35.3 33.8 26.8 .228 4.24   5.1 .165
1934 1 Lloyd Brown CLE 29 8.98 11.6%   50.0 39.1 6.5 2.2 15.2   75.0 50.0 1.6 21.9 17.2 31.3 34.4 .423 2.06   11.1 .309
1935 1 Lloyd Brown CLE 30 7.83 41.3%   50.0 33.1 7.4 6.1 6.1   75.0 80.2 1.9 32.8 28.1 35.6 30.5 .263 3.38   6.8 .195
1936         0.0%                    
1937 4 Eddie Smith PHI 23 6.48 18.2%   50.0 33.3 2.1 5.2 9.4   75.0 66.1 1.8 32.1 21.4 27.7 37.5 .400 2.57   8.2 .192
1938 1 Harry Eisenstat DET 22 14.96 41.2%   50.0 33.0 6.6 5.5 7.7   75.0 78.7 4.0 41.2 34.6 32.9 34.9 .313 4.15   6.4 .214
1939 3 Fritz Ostermueller BOS 31 9.18 28.1%   50.0 33.5 5.7 5.7 8.5   75.0 71.9 3.4 46.6 34.3 43.2 29.8 .259 4.11   6.2 .190
                                 
1940 4 Harry Eisenstat CLE 24 5.39 9.4%   50.0 27.1 2.1 4.2 8.3   75.0 79.7 4.2 25.2 25.2 14.0 27.9 .299 3.02   7.0 .208
1941         0.0%                    
1942 5 Hal Newhouser DET 21 5.48 12.0%   50.0 43.3 1.7 6.7 15.0   75.0 57.7 1.4 28.8 15.9 43.3 33.2 .329 1.90   13.0 .300
1943 6 Mickey Haefner WAS 30 6.13 8.8%   50.0 37.0 6.5 2.2 13.0   75.0 59.0 - 22.9 21.7 27.7 36.1 .417 2.60   7.2 .261
1944         0.0%                    
1945 2 Stubby Overmire DET 26 9.60 23.6%   50.0 31.6 3.9 - 10.5   75.0 85.3 2.4 40.6 34.1 33.3 36.6 .308 4.09   6.3 .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%   50.0 37.2 11.0 6.1 15.2   75.0 56.4 2.2 21.7 18.2 37.7 58.5 .622 2.18   10.5 .295
1948 1 Lou Brissie PHI 24 16.01 31.2%   50.0 36.0 10.0 6.0 13.0   75.0 74.6 5.3 35.6 31.3 42.3 48.2 .413 3.76   7.9 .225
1949 1 Joe Page NY 31 19.74 37.8%   50.0 40.0 10.8 6.7 22.5   75.0 57.1 4.4 24.4 21.6 41.6 54.9 .556 2.59   10.4 .313
                                 
1950 2 Mickey McDermott BOS 22 9.60 56.4%   50.0 41.0 4.3 6.6 16.0   75.0 70.4 5.9 36.2 32.6 40.1 41.4 .375 3.91   7.7 .184
1951 3 Bob Kuzava NY 28 9.86 34.6%   50.0 29.7 6.3 3.1 9.9   75.0 61.2 2.3 24.6 20.7 28.5 33.9 .378 2.48   8.7 .232
1952 11 Bill Kennedy CHI 31 1.59 11.1%   50.0 26.1 2.2 1.1 5.4   75.0 56.8 3.5 26.7 20.9 38.3 45.2 .476 2.51   3.2 .061
1953 4 Morrie Martin PHI 30 10.59 11.5%   50.0 43.6 8.5 5.3 7.4   75.0 68.7 3.7 31.4 27.8 27.0 34.3 .359 3.33   7.5 .219
1954 4 Don Mossi CLE 25 8.89 27.6%   50.0 26.5 7.5 3.0 9.5   75.0 57.6 6.3 26.3 25.0 27.2 39.3 .463 3.00   9.5 .212
1955 2 Don Mossi CLE 26 12.33 14.9%   50.0 23.5 4.1 2.9 8.8   75.0 66.8 4.1 23.0 18.9 24.0 50.5 .556 2.27   10.0 .231
1956 1 Don Mossi CLE 27 13.13 47.4%   50.0 30.0 4.2 5.4 10.4   75.0 68.0 5.2 32.7 30.1 29.4 45.8 .470 3.61   7.3 .172
1957 8 Paul LaPalme CHI 33 2.24 8.6%   50.0 30.0 1.4 5.7 10.0 5.7 .636   75.0 65.1 9.3 29.8 27.9 35.3 35.3 .352 3.35   6.0 .091
1958 3 Leo Kiely BOS 28 10.27 18.8%   50.0 37.3 5.6 2.4 15.9 3.2 .833   75.0 68.0 3.3 26.2 22.9 19.0 34.0 .391 2.75   11.3 .275
1959 7 Leo Kiely BOS 29 2.80 9.8%   50.0 28.0 3.7 3.7 8.5 3.7 .700   75.0 90.3 10.8 35.0 35.0 24.3 40.4 .353 4.20   5.3 .095
                                 
1960 4 Hank Aguirre DET 29 10.85 17.6%   50.0 26.7 4.8 3.4 14.4 4.1 .778   75.0 60.0 5.4 24.0 22.2 24.6 64.2 .759 2.66   10.1 .232
1961 1 Luis Arroyo NY 34 28.78 22.1%   50.0 33.9 7.3 4.5 15.4 5.9 .721   75.0 56.6 4.4 29.1 23.8 40.5 54.6 .562 2.85   10.6 .221
1962 5 Marshall Bridges NY 31 9.56 14.6%   50.0 31.6 5.7 4.4 15.8 7.6 .676   75.0 58.4 6.4 35.6 30.6 46.3 61.9 .592 3.67   7.8 .139
1963 11 Ted Abernathy CLE 30 7.39 5.4%   50.0 38.4 8.1 2.3 14.0 2.3 .857   75.0 68.3 3.8 31.6 24.0 36.7 59.4 .566 2.88   10.1 .186
1964 7 Harvey Haddix BAL 38 12.13 14.2%   50.0 26.5 3.7 4.4 10.3 3.3 .757   75.0 63.4 6.7 30.4 26.3 28.2 67.8 .741 3.16   6.7 .134
1965         0.0%                    
1966         0.0%                    
1967 7 Darold Knowles WAS 25 12.74 8.0%   50.0 29.2 5.0 5.8 11.7 2.5 .824   75.0 56.9 3.3 20.8 18.8 34.2 56.9 .625 2.25   8.2 .205
1968 1 Wilbur Wood CHI 26 19.01 30.1%   50.0 29.0 5.8 4.4 9.1 3.7 .710   75.0 65.2 4.1 23.5 20.0 20.7 49.5 .576 2.40   8.3 .161
1969 2 Ron Perranoski MIN 33 23.69 39.4%   50.0 31.7 6.4 4.7 12.0 5.1 .703   75.0 63.6 6.5 26.2 23.0 30.8 52.7 .558 2.76   9.5 .185
                                 
1970 5 Ron Perranoski MIN 34 16.46 30.7%   50.0 35.6 4.8 6.5 17.4 6.2 .738   75.0 65.8 4.4 28.0 21.5 32.9 53.4 .541 2.58   9.8 .190
1971 3 Tom Burgmeier KC 27 16.68 45.1%   50.0 29.4 5.3 4.0 11.9 4.3 .738   75.0 61.2 4.7 27.3 24.0 32.1 49.8 .533 2.88   9.2 .171
1972 1 Sparky Lyle NY 27 26.76 52.2%   50.0 31.3 4.7 3.9 13.2 4.1 .760   75.0 65.3 2.9 24.7 21.4 32.5 50.3 .514 2.57   7.8 .152
1973 1 John Hiller DET 30 43.65 29.0%   50.0 39.4 5.7 5.0 19.7 4.3 .821   75.0 58.7 3.9 21.6 18.3 25.9 57.3 .678 2.20   12.3 .286
1974 1 John Hiller DET 31 26.24 31.7%   50.0 41.4 8.4 6.0 13.8 7.1 .660   75.0 61.7 4.5 24.4 21.4 28.3 62.4 .693 2.57   9.7 .257
1975 2 John Hiller DET 32 14.80 25.0%   50.0 38.8 4.4 5.5 12.5 4.7 .727   75.0 66.7 4.5 26.4 22.2 35.8 67.7 .660 2.66   8.8 .194
1976 4 John Hiller DET 33 17.80 38.3%   50.0 31.6 4.8 4.7 11.8 4.4 .730   75.0 61.4 3.1 25.7 22.5 33.2 49.9 .528 2.69   8.1 .179
1977 2 Sparky Lyle NY 32 24.35 37.5%   50.0 29.9 6.0 4.8 10.6 4.7 .692   75.0 71.7 7.0 31.9 28.0 29.0 46.1 .457 3.36   7.4 .160
1978 2 John Hiller DET 35 18.20 31.2%   50.0 31.7 6.4 5.1 11.4 4.5 .718   75.0 64.3 5.6 28.3 24.6 30.8 47.0 .494 2.95   8.6 .185
1979 3 Sid Monge CLE 28 24.22 26.1%   50.0 33.4 6.2 7.0 10.7 4.8 .689   75.0 71.4 7.0 33.3 31.4 36.0 47.8 .445 3.76   7.4 .154
                                 
1980 4 Tom Burgmeier BOS 36 19.86 39.1%   50.0 29.0 3.5 4.0 10.6 3.7 .741   75.0 67.9 5.7 28.7 25.8 28.8 48.4 .501 3.10   8.1 .170
1981 4 Kevin Saucier DET 24 11.79 22.2%   50.0 31.0 4.5 4.5 13.2 5.0 .727   75.0 58.7 2.6 26.8 24.7 38.7 45.9 .472 2.96   9.5 .185
1982 13 Tippy Martinez BAL 32 9.66 10.2%   50.0 26.2 5.3 4.5 9.4 5.3 .639   75.0 61.3 4.5 30.2 25.7 33.9 53.9 .567 3.09   8.6 .172
1983 3 Tippy Martinez BAL 33 19.93 5.3%   50.0 39.2 6.9 2.3 16.2 4.6 .778   75.0 55.2 7.3 21.8 19.6 26.9 58.8 .717 2.35   12.3 .260
1984 2 Willie Hernandez DET 29 31.25 25.0%   50.0 31.7 3.9 3.6 15.1 4.5 .770   75.0 65.9 5.3 26.6 24.1 33.2 57.8 .583 2.89   9.6 .178
1985 4 Willie Hernandez DET 30 22.79 17.9%   50.0 30.6 5.3 5.1 13.5 6.6 .673   75.0 63.6 6.5 32.0 27.8 27.8 55.8 .611 3.33   9.3 .165
1986 2 Dave Righetti NY 27 25.57 29.4%   50.0 30.8 5.6 4.6 13.7 4.8 .739   75.0 66.3 5.8 29.3 27.2 30.8 57.4 .591 3.26   9.7 .179
1987 3 Dan Plesac MIL 25 17.50 19.6%   50.0 33.2 4.0 4.2 14.5 6.6 .687   75.0 71.7 7.3 35.6 30.6 27.3 60.3 .609 3.67   9.2 .170
1988 8 Dan Plesac MIL 26 11.34 17.3%   50.0 37.1 2.9 3.8 17.3 5.6 .755   75.0 62.7 5.2 30.3 28.9 34.6 66.0 .678 3.47   9.6 .147
1989 7 Lee Guetterman NY 30 13.16 21.6%   50.0 31.4 2.7 3.7 15.4 4.2 .787   75.0 68.4 5.2 27.6 23.4 25.5 57.6 .614 2.80   9.1 .156
                                 
1990 13 Kenny Rogers TEX 25 10.32 29.9%   50.0 27.6 2.2 3.2 12.4 4.3 .743   75.0 70.0 6.6 34.0 30.6 32.5 61.6 .601 3.67   7.4 .110
1991 13 Scott Radinsky CHI 23 10.02 14.1%   50.0 21.2 2.9 4.7 7.1 4.7 .600   75.0 72.6 7.4 32.2 29.8 31.5 45.7 .439 3.57   6.6 .109
1992 14 Derek Lilliquist CLE 26 9.27 16.6%   50.0 22.4 2.3 3.9 6.8 3.6 .655   75.0 67.4 5.6 25.8 22.9 30.0 56.1 .576 2.74   8.9 .112
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 12 Norm Charlton SEA 30 7.39 14.6%   50.0 28.0 2.5 3.8 12.3 3.5 .778   75.0 62.8 3.5 28.5 22.2 30.4 67.1 .720 2.67   10.8 .139
1994 2 Steve Howe NY 36 12.22 5.8%   50.0 31.3 3.8 - 18.8 5.0 .789   75.0 52.5 3.8 15.0 15.0 13.1 33.8 .514 1.80   18.0 .240
1995 2 Norm Charlton SEA 32 20.47 10.6%   50.0 31.2 1.8 3.5 15.9 5.3 .750   75.0 54.2 5.6 24.3 21.2 24.9 59.8 .756 2.54   13.6 .256
1996 10 Norm Charlton SEA 33 8.40 22.3%   50.0 31.9 3.4 3.4 14.2 4.9 .744   75.0 72.1 8.0 33.8 31.3 37.6 73.5 .670 3.76   9.4 .132
1997 3 Randy Myers BAL 34 17.97 8.8%   50.0 36.0 1.9 4.2 22.3 4.5 .831   75.0 79.1 5.2 41.3 38.4 40.1 64.5 .541 4.60   8.5 .111
1998 5 Randy Myers TOR 35 15.58 9.4%   50.0 29.2 3.2 2.3 15.7 4.2 .791   75.0 71.1 10.5 44.5 42.7 27.8 62.4 .631 5.12   9.9 .148
1999         0.0%                    
                                 
2000 18 Eddie Guardado MIN 29 6.72 8.9%   50.0 17.9 4.6 2.5 4.6 3.2 .591   75.0 73.1 11.8 39.7 36.6 28.5 59.5 .585 4.39   8.6 .099
2001 6 Eddie Guardado MIN 30 13.35 10.5%   50.0 22.3 2.9 1.8 8.4 1.5 .852   75.0 62.7 5.1 31.1 29.4 18.1 68.4 .846 3.53   11.2 .145
2002 2 Eddie Guardado MIN 31 15.11 10.8%   50.0 30.9 0.7 1.5 20.2 2.9 .873   75.0 56.8 8.2 24.0 24.0 21.1 83.2 1.068 2.88   13.2 .165
2003 3 Damaso Marte CHI 28 19.35 10.7%   50.0 31.0 2.6 2.6 19.0 4.0 .825   75.0 51.7 5.2 19.7 18.1 24.8 76.0 .993 2.17   16.3 .230
2004 12 Eddie Guardado SEA 33 8.67 12.5%   50.0 30.2 3.8 3.0 12.6 6.0 .676   75.0 65.9 12.0 32.8 31.6 32.8 69.9 .709 3.79   9.3 .128
2005 6 B.J. Ryan BAL 29 14.31 11.1%   50.0 45.7 1.2 2.8 28.3 3.9 .878   75.0 62.8 6.5 25.5 21.3 24.3 87.6 1.007 2.56   13.9 .185
2006 2 B.J. Ryan TOR 30 26.15 5.4%   50.0 43.8 1.5 1.5 29.2 3.1 .905   75.0 43.6 3.1 12.4 11.4 20.7 89.2 1.387 1.37   20.7 .308
2007 12 C.J. Wilson TEX 26 8.05 16.8%   50.0 17.9 1.4 1.2 8.4 2.8 .750   75.0 66.0 5.7 30.4 28.5 26.2 58.8 .638 3.41   9.8 .120
2008 10 B.J. Ryan TOR 32 9.67 15.1%   50.0 41.3 2.1 3.3 26.0 4.2 .861   75.0 67.6 8.6 40.0 37.1 41.9 74.7 .683 4.45   8.8 .110
2009 7 C.J. Wilson TEX 28 10.55 24.4%   50.0 31.9 2.3 3.4 18.1 4.4 .806   75.0 65.1 6.1 27.5 25.1 30.4 77.0 .806 3.02   11.6 .147
                                 
2010 6 Matt Thornton CHI 33 14.35 9.0%   50.0 22.0 4.1 2.3 14.7 2.8 .842   75.0 49.7 5.5 24.2 22.8 27.6 88.3 1.143 2.73   15.3 .203
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