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American League pitching statistics through games of Sunday, July 12, 1970

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
California      51  35  3.11   86  13  28   781   653  308  270   82  301  519
Minnesota       54  28  3.17   82  12  32   727   673  303  256   66  248  462
Oakland         47  40  3.36   87  16  22   779   675  331  291   83  284  465
Baltimore       54  33  3.50   87  28  20   787   715  341  306   86  265  532
New York        46  39  3.58   86  15  23   781   755  357  311   84  253  411
Detroit         47  38  3.80   85  22  21   761   736  368  321   76  331  532
Boston          44  41  3.96   85  19  24   761   735  378  335   79  325  521
Kansas City     33  52  4.03   85  10  14   774   732  394  347   86  354  496
Washington      40  48  4.10   88   7  27   795   774  398  362   77  360  462
Cleveland       38  48  4.13   86  14  19   772   747  369  354   95  382  590
Chicago         31  58  4.59   89  12  18   784   835  459  400   92  288  410
Milwaukee       32  57  4.61   90  18  11   797   826  457  408   83  308  492

 League Leaders        W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Sam McDowell (CLE)    13   4  2.63  22  22  12   0   1  178  131   55   52   13   70  183
Jim Palmer (BAL)      12   6  2.74  21  21  11   0   3  158  144   51   48   10   56  115
Ray Culp (BOS)         9   8  2.75  19  19   8   0   0  141  114   54   43   14   45  109
A. Messersmith (CAL)   8   8  2.79  24  21   6   2   1  148  114   56   46   13   61  128
Clyde Wright (CAL)    12   6  2.86  21  21   3   0   1  142  124   54   45   17   52   61
Stan Bahnsen (NY)      7   6  3.16  20  20   4   0   1  134  126   56   47   15   46   68
Joe Niekro (DET)       9   7  3.24  22  19   5   0   2  131  120   57   47   14   38   64
Jim Rooker (KC)        5   8  3.24  22  14   3   1   1  125  114   52   45    7   69   73
Rollie Fingers (OAK)   5   7  3.34  23  13   0   2   0  100   87   41   37    9   26   51
Jim Perry (MIN)       13   7  3.42  21  21   7   0   1  142  137   63   54   11   31   88

 Baltimore             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Marcelino Lopez        0   1  1.93  17   0   0   0   0   33   32   12    7    2   13   27
Pete Richert           3   1  2.45  29   0   0  10   0   29   17    9    8    4   11   39
Jim Palmer            12   6  2.74  21  21  11   0   3  158  144   51   48   10   56  115
Tom Phoebus            3   4  2.74  15  13   2   0   0   82   57   37   25    9   41   41
Dick Hall              7   3  2.90  21   0   0   2   0   40   33   16   13    6    4   21
Eddie Watt             2   5  3.13  33   0   0   7   0   32   21   11   11    1   20   19
Jim Hardin             2   1  3.86  21   9   1   1   1   75   78   33   32    8   13   43
Moe Drabowsky          2   1  4.02   8   0   0   0   0   16   12    9    7    3   10    8
Mike Cuellar          11   5  4.03  22  22   9   0   2  159  143   75   71   20   40  107
Dave McNally          12   6  4.32  22  22   5   0   0  148  155   74   71   20   45  101
Dave Leonhard          0   0  7.16  17   0   0   0   0   16   23   14   13    3   12   11

 Boston                W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ed Phillips            0   2  2.19  10   0   0   0   0   12   12    3    3    2    5   13
Ray Culp               9   8  2.75  19  19   8   0   0  141  114   54   43   14   45  109
Ray Jarvis             0   1  2.92  12   0   0   0   0   12   12    9    4    1   11    6
Vicente Romo           5   0  3.00  33   2   0   4   0   60   58   20   20    6   24   35
Jim Lonborg            4   1  3.09   7   4   0   0   0   32   32   11   11    2    8   21
Sonny Siebert          8   5  3.82  19  19   5   0   1  123  114   53   52   18   32   82
Gary Wagner            2   1  3.86   9   0   0   0   0   14    8    7    6    1    8    8
Ken Brett              2   3  3.88  22   6   1   1   0   67   48   30   29   10   40   68
Gary Peters            7   8  4.59  19  19   5   0   3  112  118   66   57    8   47   74
Bill Lee               2   2  4.62  11   5   0   1   0   37   48   20   19    3   14   19
Mike Nagy              3   1  4.83  12  11   0   0   0   60   69   36   32    5   39   28
Sparky Lyle            0   3  4.83  36   0   0  15   0   41   37   24   22    3   23   29
Cal Koonce             0   2  5.56  10   0   0   0   0   11   13    8    7    1    9    7
Lee Stange             2   2  5.60  20   0   0   2   0   27   34   24   17    5   12   14
Jose Santiago          0   2 10.32   8   0   0   1   0   11   18   13   13    0    8    8

 California            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Harvey Shank           0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    3    2    0    0    0    2    1
Tom Bradley            0   0  1.46   2   1   0   0   0   12   12    2    2    0    5    7
Ken Tatum              4   2  1.94  36   0   0  14   0   46   36   12   10    3   12   27
Steve Kealey           1   0  2.13   9   0   0   1   0   13    7    4    3    1    3   10
Eddie Fisher           3   3  2.33  33   1   0   5   0   66   50   19   17    6   21   40
Greg Garrett           3   2  2.61  18   0   0   0   0   21   13    6    6    1   15   17
Andy Messersmith       8   8  2.79  24  21   6   2   1  148  114   56   46   13   61  128
Mel Queen              1   2  2.81  13   2   0   2   0   26   20    8    8    1   13   24
Clyde Wright          12   6  2.86  21  21   3   0   1  142  124   54   45   17   52   61
Rudy May               4   6  3.56  22  19   1   0   1  126  110   57   50   14   44  104
Tom Murphy            10   6  3.66  21  21   3   0   1  140  126   63   57   18   57   65
Wally Wolf             0   0  5.06   4   0   0   0   0    5    3    3    3    1    4    5
Dave LaRoche           2   0  5.40   5   0   0   0   0    7    6    5    4    2    1    7
Paul Doyle             3   0  6.58  26   0   0   4   0   26   30   19   19    5   11   23

 Chicago               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Jim Magnuson           0   0  2.70   3   1   0   0   0   10    6    3    3    1    4    7
Jerry Crider           3   3  2.75  16   4   0   3   0   52   48   20   16    5   15   27
Wilbur Wood            4   8  2.92  39   0   0  11   0   65   64   29   21    5   17   51
Tommy John             7  12  3.52  22  22   5   0   1  159  151   75   62   11   56   82
Floyd Weaver           1   0  3.77  15   0   0   0   0   29   22   13   12    4   14   29
Jerry Janeski          7   8  4.28  20  20   3   0   1  124  137   68   59   15   39   53
Danny Murphy           1   0  4.47  29   0   0   4   0   48   42   25   24    4   26   23
Joel Horlen            6  12  4.50  21  21   4   0   0  138  155   74   69   15   31   51
Tommie Sisk            1   1  5.40  17   1   0   0   0   33   37   28   20    6   13   16
Billy Wynne            0   2  5.40   8   5   0   0   0   27   30   18   16    5   16   13
Don Secrist            0   0  5.52   9   0   0   0   0   15   19    9    9    2   12    9
Bob Miller             1   3  6.86   5   4   0   0   0   21   27   16   16    5    8   12
Bart Johnson           0   2  8.69   5   4   0   0   0   20   23   19   19    3   12   16
Gene Rounsaville       0   1  9.95   8   0   0   0   0    6   10    8    7    1    2    3
Barry Moore            0   3 10.07   6   4   0   0   0   22   33   31   25    5   14    5
Gerry Arrigo           0   3 12.83   5   3   0   0   0   13   24   20   19    4    9   12
Lee Stange             0   0 13.50   2   0   0   0   0    2    7    3    3    1    0    1

 Cleveland             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Sam McDowell          13   4  2.63  22  22  12   0   1  178  131   55   52   13   70  183
Fred Lasher            1   4  3.23  21   1   0   3   0   31   33   13   11    5   12   27
Phil Hennigan          6   3  4.04  33   1   0   1   0   62   57   29   28    7   38   35
Dick Ellsworth         3   1  4.06  22   1   0   2   0   38   39   18   17    3   12   12
Bob Miller             2   2  4.18  15   2   0   1   0   28   35   14   13    1   15   15
Barry Moore            3   5  4.22  13  12   0   0   0   70   70   34   33    8   46   35
Dean Chance            4   5  4.23  27  11   0   3   0   96  110   48   45   10   44   75
Rich Hand              2   8  4.45  20  14   1   3   0   91   80   46   45   15   33   66
Steve Hargan           1   2  4.50   6   2   0   0   0   16   21    8    8    3    5    8
Steve Dunning          1   4  5.09   7   7   0   0   0   41   37   23   23    9   27   34
Dennis Higgins         1   3  5.18  35   0   0   6   0   49   48   30   28    6   38   44
Rick Austin            1   3  5.84   6   5   1   0   1   25   33   16   16    5   11   20
Mike Paul              0   4  5.88  23   8   0   0   0   41   43   27   27    9   29   34
Vince Colbert          0   0  9.82   6   0   0   0   0    7   10    8    8    1    2    2

 Detroit               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Fred Scherman          2   1  2.38  20   0   0   1   0   34   27   10    9    1   11   31
Tom Timmerman          2   1  2.59  28   0   0  12   0   42   40   14   12    1    8   16
Norm McRae             0   0  2.61   7   0   0   0   0   10    9    3    3    0   13    7
John Hiller            4   3  3.15  22   1   0   2   0   46   35   20   16    7   28   38
Dennis Saunders        1   1  3.21   8   0   0   1   0   14   16    5    5    1    5    8
Joe Niekro             9   7  3.24  22  19   5   0   2  131  120   57   47   14   38   64
Les Cain               9   2  3.62  15  15   3   0   0   92   87   46   37    8   62   63
Mickey Lolich          8  10  3.64  22  21   8   0   3  153  155   69   62   13   64  132
Jerry Robertson        0   0  3.68  11   0   0   0   0   15   19    8    6    1    5   11
Earl Wilson            4   6  4.41  18  16   4   0   1   96   87   53   47   15   32   74
Daryl Patterson        2   1  4.91  16   0   0   2   0   33   36   19   18    5   12   19
Fred Lasher            1   3  5.00  12   0   0   3   0    9   10    6    5    0   12    8
Mike Kilkenny          5   1  5.43  18   9   2   0   0   63   68   41   38    4   33   46
Denny McLain           0   2  6.08   4   4   0   0   0   24   27   17   16    6    8   15

 Kansas City           W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ted Abernathy          3   1  1.74   7   0   0   2   0   10    8    2    2    0    5   14
Tom Burgmeier          2   4  2.78  19   0   0   0   0   36   25   13   11    3   14   21
Jim Rooker             5   8  3.24  22  14   3   1   1  125  114   52   45    7   69   73
Moe Drabowsky          1   2  3.28  24   0   0   2   0   36   28   13   13    3   12   38
Bob Johnson            3   5  3.45  24  10   1   4   0   91   85   40   35   10   33   97
Aurelio Monteagudo     1   0  3.46  10   0   0   0   0   13    9    7    5    1    4    9
Bill Butler            3   8  3.57  16  16   2   0   1  106   77   47   42   14   59   61
Dave Morehead          2   3  3.71  15  14   1   1   0   78   72   46   32    5   42   44
Al Fitzmorris          4   3  3.93  26   3   0   1   0   55   45   24   24    8   28   20
Dick Drago             6   6  4.11  20  19   3   0   1  127  140   64   58   15   40   68
Don O'Riley            0   0  5.40   3   2   0   0   0   10   13    7    6    2    5    4
Ken Wright             1   1  6.28  31   0   0   3   0   29   35   22   20    0   16   22
Mike Hedlund           2   3  7.20   9   0   0   0   0   15   18   13   12    6    7    5
Wally Bunker           0   6  8.23  11   5   0   0   0   35   45   34   32    9   20   17
Roger Nelson           0   2 10.00   4   2   0   0   0    9   18   10   10    3    0    3

 Milwaukee             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ken Sanders            1   0  1.55  15   0   0   0   0   29   23    5    5    0    7   13
Bob Humphreys          1   2  2.42  11   0   0   3   0   22   17    7    6    1    7   13
Dave Baldwin           2   1  2.57  15   0   0   1   0   21   12    7    6    1   12   19
Bob Locker             0   1  3.41  28   0   0   3   0   32   38   18   12    1   10   19
John Morris            2   1  3.49  13   5   2   0   0   49   45   20   19    3   14   23
Lew Krausse            8  10  4.30  22  20   5   0   1  119  130   70   57   13   33   75
Al Downing             0   3  4.50   4   3   0   0   0   16   17   10    8    1    7    8
Marty Pattin           5   8  4.51  21  13   4   0   0  104  110   54   52   10   31   66
Skip Lockwood          1   6  4.57  12  11   2   0   0   81   82   47   41   13   29   44
Bobby Bolin            2   6  4.65  19  15   2   0   0   89   89   51   46   16   46   66
John O'Donoghue        2   0  5.01  25   0   0   0   0   23   28   15   13    4    9   13
Gene Brabender         5  11  5.24  18  17   2   0   0  100   90   65   58    6   58   63
John Gelnar            2   3  6.04  33   0   0   4   0   57   73   41   38    5   14   25
Bob Meyer              0   1  6.38  10   0   0   0   0   18   24   13   13    2   12   20
George Lauzerique      1   2  6.94  11   4   1   0   0   35   41   27   27    7   14   24
Ray Peters             0   2 31.50   2   2   0   0   0    2    7    7    7    0    5    1

 Minnesota             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Stan Williams          6   0  1.44  33   0   0   7   0   63   44   14   10    4   19   39
Ron Perranoski         5   2  1.63  36   0   0  21   0   61   49   15   11    3   25   32
Tom Hall               5   2  2.03  25   3   0   1   0   58   36   13   13    2   28   69
Bert Blyleven          3   2  2.45   8   8   1   0   0   51   46   16   14    4   11   48
Bill Zepp              5   0  2.58  24   5   0   1   0   59   54   19   17    4   13   20
Dick Woodson           1   2  2.70   8   0   0   0   0   13   11    8    4    1    8    8
Luis Tiant             6   0  3.12  10  10   2   0   1   61   51   21   21    9   27   37
Jim Perry             13   7  3.42  21  21   7   0   1  142  137   63   54   11   31   88
Jim Kaat               7   7  3.91  24  21   2   0   0  136  150   75   59   16   36   67
Steve Barber           0   0  4.19  13   0   0   2   0   19   20    9    9    0   14   10
Dave Boswell           3   6  6.19  15  14   0   0   0   64   75   50   44   12   36   44

 New York              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Steve Hamilton         4   3  1.98  25   0   0   3   0   36   24    9    8    2   14   29
Lindy McDaniel         7   4  2.09  31   0   0   8   0   65   50   17   15    5    9   48
Steve Kline            0   1  2.25   1   1   1   0   0    8    8    2    2    1    1    3
Jack Aker              2   1  2.84  25   0   0  12   0   44   41   17   14    3   13   23
Stan Bahnsen           7   6  3.16  20  20   4   0   1  134  126   56   47   15   46   68
Ron Klimkowski         1   3  3.23  24   2   0   0   0   53   48   23   19    6   20   22
John Cumberland        3   3  3.53  14   7   1   0   0   59   52   26   23    9   15   36
Mel Stottlemyre        8   8  3.57  21  21   6   0   0  146  144   66   58   15   52   63
Fritz Peterson        10   5  3.76  21  20   3   0   1  129  143   63   54   15   22   62
Gary Waslewski         1   2  3.82  12   5   0   0   0   31   26   14   13    4   14   11
Joe Verbanic           1   0  4.60   7   0   0   0   0   16   20    9    8    1   12    8
Mike Kekich            2   1  6.39  13   6   0   0   0   44   50   36   31    6   26   28
Bill Burbach           0   2 10.26   4   4   0   0   0   17   23   19   19    2    9   10

 Oakland               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Mudcat Grant           4   0  0.79  41   0   0  13   0   69   49    7    6    2   18   34
Bob Locker             1   0  1.17   9   0   0   1   0   15   13    2    2    0    7    9
Darrell Osteen         1   0  1.80   1   1   0   0   0    5    7    1    1    0    1    3
Marcel Lachemann       1   0  2.27  20   0   0   3   0   32   28    9    8    4    8   25
Jim Roland             1   1  2.66  18   1   0   0   0   24   16    8    7    2   17   10
Diego Segui            4   5  2.78  31   5   1   2   0   71   61   27   22    6   28   45
Roberto Rodriquez      0   0  2.92   6   0   0   0   0   12   10    5    4    2    3    8
Rollie Fingers         5   7  3.34  23  13   0   2   0  100   87   41   37    9   26   51
Catfish Hunter        13   7  3.45  23  23   6   0   0  159  137   72   61   21   46  102
Al Downing             3   3  3.95  10   6   1   0   0   41   39   19   18    5   22   26
Paul Lindblad          3   1  4.15  32   0   0   1   0   35   29   16   16    7   13   21
Chuck Dobson           7  10  4.45  23  22   7   0   2  140  125   75   69   18   43   72
Blue Moon Odom         4   5  4.54  16  16   1   0   0   75   72   47   38    6   51   59
Fred Talbot            0   1 10.80   1   0   0   0   0    2    2    2    2    1    1    0

 Washington            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Bob Humphreys          0   0  1.35   5   0   0   0   0    7    4    2    1    1    9    6
Darold Knowles         1   7  1.80  41   0   0  19   0   70   52   17   14    2   34   43
Horacio Pina           3   0  2.61  34   0   0   5   0   38   36   12   11    1   20   21
Jan Dukes              0   0  2.70   5   0   0   0   0    7    6    3    2    0    1    4
Dick Bosman            9   7  3.42  20  18   2   0   1  116  116   47   44    9   49   63
Jim Shellenback        4   3  3.71  26   6   0   0   0   61   56   31   25    2   28   36
Jim Hannan             4   3  4.00  22   6   0   0   0   54   58   27   24    5   24   27
Joe Coleman            5   8  4.22  19  17   3   0   0  122  111   60   57   19   55   90
Casey Cox              5   6  4.38  19  17   1   1   0  117  127   63   57   14   30   44
Jackie Brown           0   0  4.50   4   0   0   0   0    4    3    2    2    1    0    5
George Brunet          6   5  4.56  17  16   1   0   0   97  104   55   49    9   41   54
Joe Grzenda            2   4  5.81  25   3   0   2   0   48   48   34   31    5   21   19
Dick Such              1   5  7.13  20   5   0   0   0   48   43   38   38    7   44   40
Pedro Ramos            0   0  7.56   4   0   0   0   0    8   10    7    7    2    4   10

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League Leaders

Wins:

  C. Hunter (OAK)          13
  S. McDowell (CLE)        13
  J. Perry (MIN)           13
  D. McNally (BAL)         12
  J. Palmer (BAL)          12
  C. Wright (CAL)          12
  M. Cuellar (BAL)         11
  T. Murphy (CAL)          10
  F. Peterson (NY)         10
  D. Bosman (WAS)           9

Losses:

  J. Horlen (CHI)          12
  T. John (CHI)            12
  G. Brabender (MIL)       11
  C. Dobson (OAK)          10
  L. Krausse (MIL)         10
  M. Lolich (DET)          10
  B. Butler (KC)            8
  J. Coleman (WAS)          8
  R. Culp (BOS)             8
  R. Hand (CLE)             8

Complete Games:

  S. McDowell (CLE)        12
  J. Palmer (BAL)          11
  M. Cuellar (BAL)          9
  R. Culp (BOS)             8
  M. Lolich (DET)           8
  C. Dobson (OAK)           7
  J. Perry (MIN)            7
  C. Hunter (OAK)           6
  A. Messersmith (CAL)      6
  M. Stottlemyre (NY)       6

Saves:

  R. Perranoski (MIN)      21
  D. Knowles (WAS)         19
  S. Lyle (BOS)            15
  K. Tatum (CAL)           14
  M. Grant (OAK)           13
  J. Aker (NY)             12
  T. Timmerman (DET)       12
  W. Wood (CHI)            11
  P. Richert (BAL)         10
  L. McDaniel (NY)          8

Shutouts:

  M. Lolich (DET)           3
  J. Palmer (BAL)           3
  G. Peters (BOS)           3
  M. Cuellar (BAL)          2
  C. Dobson (OAK)           2
  J. Niekro (DET)           2
  R. Austin (CLE)           1
  S. Bahnsen (NY)           1
  D. Bosman (WAS)           1
  B. Butler (KC)            1

Innings Pitched:

  S. McDowell (CLE)     178.0
  C. Hunter (OAK)       159.1
  M. Cuellar (BAL)      158.2
  T. John (CHI)         158.2
  J. Palmer (BAL)       157.2
  M. Lolich (DET)       153.1
  A. Messersmith (CAL)  148.1
  D. McNally (BAL)      148.0
  M. Stottlemyre (NY)   146.1
  J. Perry (MIN)        142.0

Hits:

  J. Horlen (CHI)         155
  M. Lolich (DET)         155
  D. McNally (BAL)        155
  T. John (CHI)           151
  J. Kaat (MIN)           150
  J. Palmer (BAL)         144
  M. Stottlemyre (NY)     144
  M. Cuellar (BAL)        143
  F. Peterson (NY)        143
  D. Drago (KC)           140

Runs:

  M. Cuellar (BAL)         75
  C. Dobson (OAK)          75
  T. John (CHI)            75
  J. Kaat (MIN)            75
  J. Horlen (CHI)          74
  D. McNally (BAL)         74
  C. Hunter (OAK)          72
  L. Krausse (MIL)         70
  M. Lolich (DET)          69
  J. Janeski (CHI)         68

Home Runs:

  C. Hunter (OAK)          21
  M. Cuellar (BAL)         20
  D. McNally (BAL)         20
  J. Coleman (WAS)         19
  C. Dobson (OAK)          18
  T. Murphy (CAL)          18
  S. Siebert (BOS)         18
  C. Wright (CAL)          17
  B. Bolin (MIL)           16
  J. Kaat (MIN)            16

Walks:

  S. McDowell (CLE)        70
  J. Rooker (KC)           69
  M. Lolich (DET)          64
  L. Cain (DET)            62
  A. Messersmith (CAL)     61
  B. Moore (CHI)           60
  B. Butler (KC)           59
  G. Brabender (MIL)       58
  T. Murphy (CAL)          57
  T. John (CHI)            56

Strikeouts:

  S. McDowell (CLE)       183
  M. Lolich (DET)         132
  A. Messersmith (CAL)    128
  J. Palmer (BAL)         115
  R. Culp (BOS)           109
  M. Cuellar (BAL)        107
  R. May (CAL)            104
  C. Hunter (OAK)         102
  D. McNally (BAL)        101
  B. Johnson (KC)          97


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