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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 1 Ned Garvin MIL 27 2.27 100.0%   16 16 0 1 5   55.00 58 1 36 24 19 21 .273 3.93   4.3 .269
1902 1 Jack Powell STL 27 3.67 100.0%   8 8 2 1 5   30.33 30 1 14 10 9 9 .231 2.97   5.9 .738
1903 1 Cy Young BOS 36 2.88 100.0%   21 21 4 4 10   80.00 75 1 34 25 17 39 .424 2.81   11.1 .529
1904         0.0%                    
1905 2 Clark Griffith NY 35 4.86 70.3%   30 28 7 4 7   84.67 74 1 32 22 15 35 .393 2.34   8.2 .273
1906 2 Chief Bender PHI 22 2.54 54.7%   9 9 1 0 3   27.33 24 1 11 8 6 18 .600 2.63   2.7 .300
1907 1 Chief Bender PHI 23 5.28 100.0%   83 75 4 7 26   247.33 231 1 94 68 67 96 .322 2.47   28.1 .339
1908 1 Ed Walsh CHI 27 7.78 81.1%   29 26 8 2 10   76.00 59 0 21 15 14 44 .603 1.78   11.6 .400
1909 1 Frank Arellanes BOS 27 7.24 100.0%   22 21 5 2 11   58.33 50 0 20 14 11 20 .328 2.16   9.6 .436
                                 
1910 1 Ed Walsh CHI 29 5.04 100.0%   33 29 8 4 13   88.33 67 2 28 18 26 48 .516 1.83   11.5 .348
1911 1 Ed Walsh CHI 30 5.51 86.2%   59 54 20 11 15   162.67 155 2 73 54 57 106 .500 2.99   17.4 .295
1912 1 Ed Walsh CHI 31 11.06 88.1%   67 58 15 7 22   201.33 183 3 85 61 61 104 .426 2.73   24.5 .366
1913 1 Chief Bender PHI 29 10.80 74.0%   131 98 19 13 34   321.33 300 5 165 122 116 150 .361 3.42   21.9 .167
1914 2 Red Faber CHI 25 5.55 68.0%   161 113 22 17 31   418.33 379 5 181 132 155 205 .384 2.84   34.6 .215
1915 1 Doc Ayers WAS 25 8.47 73.1%   143 99 17 15 28   382.67 345 0 161 120 100 160 .360 2.82   35.0 .245
1916 1 Bob Shawkey NY 25 10.01 77.4%   188 125 35 20 41   410.67 349 6 162 129 152 172 .343 2.83   45.4 .241
1917 1 Jim Bagby CLE 27 9.79 65.5%   152 120 22 17 41   364.33 305 2 149 105 119 138 .325 2.59   37.3 .245
1918 2 Jim Bagby CLE 28 5.73 62.1%   65 61 10 14 23   163.33 157 1 64 48 50 52 .251 2.65   19.3 .297
1919 1 Bob Shawkey NY 28 4.82 100.0%   67 59 15 7 23   154.67 141 3 61 48 48 71 .376 2.79   20.0 .299
                                 
1920 1 Carl Mays NY 28 8.66 79.4%   69 56 13 7 21   178.00 195 6 85 60 62 58 .226 3.03   22.9 .332
1921 1 Eddie Rommell PHI 23 12.53 87.6%   210 160 26 32 49   559.00 640 16 303 261 185 188 .228 4.20   47.1 .224
1922 1 Hooks Dauss DET 32 12.74 75.3%   135 101 24 15 41   296.00 283 8 123 98 99 126 .330 2.98   49.9 .370
1923 1 Allen Russell WAS 29 12.43 79.0%   204 160 27 20 61   508.67 514 22 217 175 186 179 .256 3.10   67.0 .329
1924 1 Firpo Marberry WAS 25 13.62 84.7%   286 194 46 26 65   690.33 754 19 357 288 295 223 .213 3.75   62.9 .220
1925 2 Eddie Rommell PHI 27 10.48 78.1%   227 170 38 23 52   501.33 527 16 276 229 236 205 .269 4.11   43.7 .193
1926 2 Firpo Marberry WAS 27 12.46 70.3%   200 151 38 23 54   466.67 449 15 207 179 177 160 .256 3.45   51.7 .259
1927 1 Wilcy Moore NY 30 20.17 55.1%   153 112 32 15 41   341.33 316 6 142 114 134 142 .316 3.01   41.5 .271
1928 1 Willis Hudlin CLE 22 13.81 88.3%   141 106 28 10 40   340.67 310 21 136 118 100 109 .266 3.12   45.0 .319
1929 1 Bill Shores PHI 25 12.70 72.5%   161 110 31 16 42   338.33 336 21 164 129 138 118 .249 3.43   40.3 .250
                                 
1930 2 Jack Quinn PHI 46 9.28 75.2%   144 94 20 12 31   297.67 331 16 181 155 124 135 .297 4.69   21.9 .152
1931 1 Wilcy Moore BOS 34 18.85 94.5%   200 145 28 16 50   476.00 454 12 225 189 187 208 .324 3.57   53.6 .268
1932 1 Firpo Marberry WAS 33 11.73 77.4%   224 151 20 21 43   522.33 544 18 260 217 204 182 .243 3.74   45.2 .201
1933 1 Jack Russell WAS 27 17.62 72.1%   275 177 42 28 53   584.00 622 20 293 243 192 165 .203 3.74   49.5 .180
1934 2 Johnny Murphy NY 25 8.83 88.4%   171 100 21 24 34   374.67 425 26 224 191 162 137 .233 4.59   30.4 .178
1935 2 Oral Hildebrand CLE 28 7.32 58.7%   111 75 18 12 27   218.00 227 15 122 110 103 71 .215 4.54   20.2 .182
1936 1 Pat Malone NY 33 13.52 100.0%   123 94 23 9 29   287.00 318 14 137 126 120 110 .251 3.95   32.6 .265
1937 1 Clint Brown CHI 33 16.88 81.8%   202 153 35 27 50   396.00 424 26 222 183 173 191 .320 4.16   40.3 .200
1938 2 Johnny Murphy NY 29 10.30 58.8%   137 100 21 13 31   315.00 307 18 168 140 142 144 .321 4.00   26.1 .191
1939 1 Clint Brown CHI 35 18.07 71.9%   244 184 37 31 63   489.00 510 31 265 213 177 200 .291 3.92   50.4 .207
                                 
1940 1 Johnny Murphy NY 31 9.51 90.6%   247 189 39 36 64   492.33 521 40 273 237 226 210 .281 4.33   43.5 .176
1941 1 Johnny Murphy NY 32 14.50 100.0%   201 146 33 20 49   465.33 449 23 190 160 185 166 .262 3.09   52.1 .259
1942 1 Joe Haynes CHI 24 12.23 88.0%   199 145 33 23 40   412.67 388 17 169 142 181 150 .264 3.10   40.5 .204
1943 1 Gordon Maltzberger CHI 30 15.40 91.2%   273 224 46 32 70   588.67 500 19 197 171 249 282 .377 2.61   68.0 .249
1944 1 Joe Berry PHI 39 20.92 100.0%   322 241 51 36 75   613.67 561 22 227 170 210 261 .339 2.49   76.9 .239
1945 1 Joe Berry PHI 40 15.79 76.4%   138 108 15 18 27   275.33 256 11 111 97 116 103 .277 3.17   25.7 .186
1946 1 Earl Caldwell CHI 41 17.41 100.0%   166 133 26 11 43   304.00 250 11 120 102 112 138 .381 3.02   34.5 .208
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 2 Russ Christopher PHI 29 12.65 77.5%   308 199 25 32 73   559.33 520 31 247 209 251 205 .266 3.36   49.4 .160
1948 2 Ned Garver STL 22 11.84 68.8%   231 132 21 13 60   453.33 441 19 227 203 207 159 .245 4.03   40.3 .174
1949 2 Al Benton CLE 38 15.40 62.2%   105 66 13 7 21   213.00 175 11 68 60 76 64 .255 2.54   28.0 .267
                                 
1950 1 Ellis Kinder BOS 35 13.36 43.6%   96 69 19 14 25   181.33 161 13 82 68 71 70 .302 3.38   26.7 .278
1951 1 Ellis Kinder BOS 36 19.98 65.4%   182 141 22 12 52   363.67 297 19 140 119 155 197 .436 2.95   49.0 .269
1952 1 Harry Dorish CHI 30 13.27 88.9%   309 212 41 36 72   607.67 544 32 236 212 257 274 .342 3.14   64.0 .207
1953 1 Ellis Kinder BOS 38 28.62 88.5%   398 256 51 33 104   732.67 679 41 295 261 298 308 .315 3.21   81.9 .206
1954 1 Ray Narleski CLE 25 12.76 72.4%   249 169 26 24 80   462.00 373 41 167 152 155 250 .473 2.96   56.3 .226
1955 1 Ellis Kinder BOS 40 14.79 85.1%   473 298 64 42 115   863.00 786 57 337 299 304 386 .354 3.12   96.2 .204
1956 2 Ike Delock BOS 26 11.51 52.6%   143 91 24 15 36   257.00 259 18 131 112 111 133 .359 3.92   23.1 .162
1957 1 George Zuverink BAL 32 13.20 91.4%   301 196 55 32 76 35 .685   534.67 490 46 203 186 228 285 .397 3.13   59.2 .197
1958 1 Dick Hyde WAS 29 24.44 81.2%   273 173 35 26 72 22 .766   495.33 426 36 187 157 183 292 .479 2.85   58.9 .216
1959 1 Gerry Staley CHI 38 17.55 90.2%   331 202 31 29 84 29 .743   578.33 511 49 225 196 219 370 .507 3.05   64.4 .195
                                 
1960 1 Mike Fornieles BOS 28 17.25 82.4%   347 210 46 33 74 29 .718   577.67 457 44 238 198 247 336 .477 3.08   64.0 .184
1961 2 Hoyt Wilhelm BAL 37 22.81 77.9%   500 347 62 54 121 47 .720   796.00 681 88 311 273 300 516 .526 3.09   100.9 .202
1962 1 Dick Radatz BOS 25 27.07 85.4%   421 286 55 42 112 41 .732   677.33 550 44 246 223 287 579 .692 2.96   87.8 .209
1963 1 Dick Radatz BOS 26 30.61 94.6%   676 472 69 63 209 53 .798   1,165.00 953 84 383 333 370 877 .663 2.57   149.1 .221
1964 1 Dick Radatz BOS 27 30.51 85.8%   774 530 102 74 212 56 .791   1,289.00 985 96 427 378 481 986 .673 2.64   163.5 .211
1965 1 Stu Miller BAL 37 27.88 100.0%   940 624 119 90 263 71 .787   1,591.00 1288 133 556 480 558 1149 .622 2.72   187.3 .199
1966 1 Jack Aker KC 25 26.22 100.0%   921 611 95 85 243 69 .779   1,472.67 1211 114 538 471 471 1038 .617 2.88   164.5 .179
1967 1 Minnie Rojas CAL 28 17.26 92.0%   745 480 79 76 199 63 .760   1,217.67 977 74 397 329 430 931 .662 2.43   141.4 .190
1968 2 Vicente Romo CLE 25 18.45 69.9%   544 327 46 36 125 28 .817   829.00 640 45 278 235 295 580 .620 2.55   85.3 .157
1969 1 Ken Tatum CAL 25 29.45 60.6%   647 407 74 76 166 58 .741   1,003.67 814 84 373 326 406 722 .592 2.92   121.5 .187
                                 
1970 1 Lindy McDaniel NY 34 24.85 69.3%   804 470 74 61 202 63 .762   1,218.33 1047 81 437 379 426 773 .525 2.80   143.7 .179
1971 1 Ken Sanders MIL 29 26.40 54.9%   565 357 54 57 136 50 .731   891.00 781 66 337 300 342 572 .509 3.03   92.2 .163
1972 3 Rollie Fingers OAK 25 14.22 47.8%   449 300 38 42 115 29 .799   667.67 563 40 241 204 228 434 .549 2.75   61.5 .137
1973 2 Lindy McDaniel NY 37 18.30 71.0%   645 461 89 70 181 62 .772   1,253.33 1122 90 498 434 466 736 .464 3.12   132.1 .205
1974 2 Tom Murphy MIL 28 21.64 68.3%   542 418 58 62 120 57 .678   934.67 873 55 331 287 328 589 .490 2.76   99.9 .184
1975 1 Goose Gossage CHI 23 31.07 75.0%   553 402 65 51 145 61 .704   990.33 855 67 365 320 377 641 .520 2.91   110.1 .199
1976 1 Mark Littell KC 23 18.96 61.7%   634 450 82 78 143 63 .694   1,201.67 1033 59 442 384 459 756 .507 2.88   120.9 .191
1977 1 Bill Campbell BOS 28 30.62 62.5%   700 509 109 77 193 76 .717   1,216.67 1102 99 471 425 464 914 .584 3.14   150.2 .215
1978 1 Goose Gossage NY 26 25.84 68.8%   827 633 112 103 205 92 .690   1,444.67 1296 88 559 488 574 857 .459 3.04   162.3 .205
1979 1 Jim Kern TEX 30 32.82 73.9%   910 679 123 93 247 104 .704   1,574.33 1380 115 606 539 666 1002 .490 3.08   199.8 .220
                                 
1980 1 Doug Corbett MIN 27 30.17 60.9%   720 563 90 68 225 70 .763   1,238.33 1081 61 443 380 466 833 .538 2.76   168.5 .234
1981 1 Rollie Fingers MIL 34 23.61 77.8%   401 303 41 35 140 37 .791   653.33 565 48 222 196 248 479 .589 2.70   82.3 .205
1982 1 Bob Stanley BOS 27 27.94 89.8%   991 727 131 127 294 111 .726   1,758.33 1547 140 661 607 626 1262 .581 3.11   223.4 .225
1983 1 Dan Quisenberry KC 30 40.81 94.7%   1130 801 128 114 329 128 .720   1,907.33 1792 146 803 748 711 1152 .460 3.53   206.4 .183
1984 1 Dan Quisenberry KC 31 32.32 75.0%   978 713 108 101 291 108 .729   1,520.00 1354 143 640 551 568 1038 .540 3.26   172.9 .177
1985 1 Bob James CHI 26 28.34 82.1%   1119 806 109 115 334 106 .759   1,781.00 1640 161 728 641 644 1178 .516 3.24   214.4 .192
1986 1 Mark Eichhorn TOR 25 27.44 70.6%   1107 760 108 100 284 114 .714   1,715.00 1604 157 696 624 588 1312 .599 3.27   196.8 .178
1987 1 Dennis Eckersley OAK 32 24.13 80.4%   1056 734 108 110 260 97 .728   1,656.67 1551 191 744 686 579 1257 .590 3.73   180.5 .171
1988 1 Doug Jones CLE 31 24.16 82.7%   1042 738 91 91 362 112 .764   1,473.00 1297 110 543 468 500 1146 .638 2.86   195.3 .187
1989 1 Jeff Montgomery KC 27 24.61 78.4%   1224 864 106 93 402 122 .767   1,673.00 1407 101 589 530 614 1422 .704 2.85   223.5 .183
                                 
1990 1 Dennis Eckersley OAK 35 26.71 70.1%   1010 791 65 81 428 98 .814   1,272.33 1066 82 463 404 427 1067 .715 2.86   184.9 .183
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 1 Duane Ward TOR 27 22.05 85.9%   1067 825 72 77 471 104 .819   1,245.67 1038 90 440 395 409 1090 .753 2.85   200.3 .188
1992 1 Dennis Eckersley OAK 37 22.48 83.4%   1218 868 66 90 486 116 .807   1,448.00 1243 107 498 442 520 1105 .627 2.75   205.8 .169
1993 1 Jeff Montgomery KC 31 31.50 85.4%   1101 786 67 68 441 110 .800   1,224.00 1095 96 484 432 477 1084 .690 3.18   182.7 .166
1994 1 Bobby Ayala SEA 24 12.30 94.2%   626 481 36 61 245 77 .761   687.67 697 65 344 303 262 617 .643 3.97   89.0 .142
1995 1 Jose Mesa CLE 29 21.85 89.4%   822 653 38 54 367 82 .817   865.33 811 87 376 343 331 776 .680 3.57   125.6 .153
1996 1 Roberto Hernandez CHI 31 20.33 77.7%   704 584 35 50 341 66 .838   762.67 659 78 325 301 331 715 .722 3.55   126.0 .179
1997 1 Doug Jones MIL 40 24.25 91.2%   1307 854 90 92 412 97 .809   1,433.67 1305 119 558 502 576 1334 .709 3.15   212.9 .163
1998 1 Tom Gordon BOS 30 20.45 90.6%   1073 822 47 79 461 92 .834   1,136.00 993 105 491 458 405 1020 .730 3.63   174.2 .162
1999 1 Derek Lowe BOS 26 23.43 100.0%   1282 923 70 100 489 118 .806   1,462.33 1348 159 659 609 589 1314 .678 3.75   206.2 .161
                                 
2000 1 Derek Lowe BOS 27 23.17 91.1%   1293 920 93 94 478 124 .794   1,447.67 1347 154 617 556 548 1225 .646 3.46   218.2 .169
2001 1 Mariano Rivera NY 31 24.62 89.5%   1130 856 63 79 475 103 .822   1,191.67 1114 121 526 486 389 1090 .725 3.67   172.8 .153
2002 1 Billy Koch OAK 27 21.57 89.2%   1065 768 72 74 419 90 .823   1,157.00 1033 103 482 423 414 1002 .692 3.29   171.8 .161
2003 1 Keith Foulke OAK 30 30.69 89.3%   1143 782 64 85 387 101 .793   1,204.00 1051 124 517 459 433 1104 .744 3.43   169.8 .149
2004 1 Joe Nathan MIN 29 24.42 87.5%   1245 821 74 82 419 95 .815   1,353.67 1149 129 540 504 520 1313 .787 3.35   205.4 .165
2005 1 Mariano Rivera NY 35 23.48 88.9%   997 751 72 74 440 90 .830   1,053.33 892 95 382 343 381 994 .781 2.93   177.1 .178
2006 1 Joe Nathan MIN 31 26.75 94.6%   1166 804 72 73 465 99 .824   1,232.00 1091 111 486 452 370 1157 .792 3.30   201.6 .173
2007 1 J.J. Putz SEA 30 26.24 83.2%   1020 781 60 55 451 80 .849   1,051.67 849 82 372 352 320 1069 .914 3.01   191.4 .188
2008 1 Mariano Rivera NY 38 27.08 84.9%   904 646 50 53 397 70 .850   941.00 727 84 321 289 344 900 .840 2.76   167.3 .185
2009 1 Andrew Bailey OAK 25 21.42 75.6%   893 633 43 52 365 60 .859   925.00 765 84 323 301 328 935 .855 2.93   154.2 .173
                                 
2010 1 Neftali Feliz TEX 22 17.98 91.0%   1107 770 51 62 465 83 .849   1,106.33 875 86 392 357 403 1047 .819 2.90   185.4 .167
Copyright 2009-10 by Andre Lower
Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
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