• 140+ Games Started By Pitchers 26 Or Younger

    Posted by on February 24th, 2013 · Comments (0)

    Here are the teams since 1916 to have 140+ games in a season started by a pitcher who was 26-years old or younger:

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    That 1968 A’s staff was interesting:

    Rk Age W L W-L% ERA G ▾ GS GF CG SHO IP ERA+
    1 Chuck Dobson 24 12 14 .462 3.00 35 34 1 11 3 225.1 93
    2 Catfish Hunter 22 13 13 .500 3.35 36 34 2 11 2 234.0 83
    3 Jim Nash 23 13 13 .500 2.28 34 33 0 12 6 228.2 122
    4 Blue Moon Odom 23 16 10 .615 2.45 32 31 0 9 4 231.1 113
    5 Lew Krausse 25 10 11 .476 3.11 36 25 7 2 0 185.0 89
    6 Tony Pierce* 22 1 2 .333 3.86 17 3 5 0 0 32.2 73
    7 Warren Bogle* 21 0 0 4.30 16 1 7 0 0 23.0 66
    8 Paul Lindblad* 26 4 3 .571 2.40 47 1 20 0 0 56.1 117
    9 Ed Sprague 22 3 4 .429 3.28 47 1 16 0 0 68.2 85
    Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
    Generated 2/24/2013.

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    There’s some interesting background stories and/or career events for most of these guys.

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