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Thursday August 12, 1971
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National League pitching statistics through games of Thursday, August 12, 1971

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
New York        58  57  3.02  115  27  16  1049   900  397  352   73  387  803
Houston         58  59  3.18  117  26  22  1060   963  416  375   51  336  624
Los Angeles     64  54  3.19  118  35  21  1058   994  428  375   78  313  595
San Diego       44  76  3.37  120  29  16  1064  1037  460  398   75  429  670
Pittsburgh      71  47  3.38  118  34  33  1065  1033  432  400   75  351  587
Cincinnati      55  64  3.42  119  19  29  1056   949  430  401   81  386  542
Chicago         63  52  3.42  115  56  11  1023  1006  439  389   92  283  641
San Francisco   69  51  3.44  120  28  25  1085  1017  496  415   89  364  608
Atlanta         63  58  3.58  121  31  25  1101  1134  495  438  115  350  626
Philadelphia    52  66  3.75  118  22  19  1081  1027  498  450  103  365  607
St. Louis       65  54  4.13  120  43  16  1077  1109  536  494   79  441  661
Montreal        46  70  4.28  117  34  16  1035  1026  539  492  101  467  613

 League Leaders        W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Tom Seaver (NY)       12   8  2.09  26  25  12   0   2  198  159   49   46   14   39  202
Dave Roberts (SD)     10  12  2.09  27  24   8   0   2  198  175   54   46    6   49  104
Don Gullett (CIN)     12   4  2.65  25  22   3   0   2  153  141   50   45   11   51   71
George Stone (ATL)     5   4  2.71  20  17   3   0   2  140  140   49   42   13   23   91
Dock Ellis (PIT)      16   6  2.71  24  24  10   0   2  182  156   63   55    7   46  106
Larry Dierker (HOU)   12   6  2.72  24  23   6   0   2  159  150   50   48    8   33   91
Fergie Jenkins (CHI)  18   9  2.72  28  28  22   0   2  235  215   76   71   23   25  196
Al Downing (LA)       14   7  2.75  27  26   9   0   3  193  177   73   59   12   70  102
Ken Forsch (HOU)       7   5  2.80  24  14   6   0   1  119  100   42   37    4   40   87
Phil Niekro (ATL)     12   8  2.82  30  26  13   1   3  195  180   77   61   21   55  128

 Atlanta               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
George Stone           5   4  2.71  20  17   3   0   2  140  140   49   42   13   23   91
Tom Kelley             7   3  2.78  20  13   3   0   0   97   95   35   30    6   41   52
Phil Niekro           12   8  2.82  30  26  13   1   3  195  180   77   61   21   55  128
Ron Reed              12   8  3.32  24  24   8   0   1  176  163   74   65   19   39  103
Bob Priddy             4   9  3.39  35   0   0   4   0   58   61   28   22    5   37   33
Mike McQueen           3   1  3.40  14   2   0   1   0   42   35   17   16    6   18   31
Cecil Upshaw           9   5  3.70  40   0   0  15   0   66   73   28   27    5   22   48
Pat Jarvis             4  11  3.91  24  18   2   1   2  127  128   58   55   14   39   45
Ron Herbel             0   1  4.82  20   0   0   1   0   37   44   21   20    5   15   13
Jim Nash               6   7  5.10  22  18   2   1   0  108  135   66   61   14   43   55
Steve Barber           1   1  5.59  26   3   0   1   0   48   67   32   30    4   17   21
Tom House              0   0  9.64   6   0   0   0   0    5    7    5    5    1    0    5
Hoyt Wilhelm           0   0 15.43   3   0   0   0   0    2    6    5    4    2    1    1

 Chicago               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ray Newman             1   0  1.98  18   0   0   2   0   27   15    6    6    2    9   26
Juan Pizarro           4   1  2.40   7   5   3   0   1   41   26   11   11    4   16   30
Fergie Jenkins        18   9  2.72  28  28  22   0   2  235  215   76   71   23   25  196
Bill Hands            10  13  3.11  28  27  11   0   1  185  179   83   64   19   39   94
Milt Pappas           13  10  3.58  24  24  11   0   4  176  179   76   70   19   47   66
Phil Regan             3   3  3.93  34   1   0   5   0   55   65   28   24    3   23   19
Ron Tompkins           0   2  3.95  24   0   0   3   0   27   19   12   12    1   15   13
Ken Holtzman           9  12  4.02  26  25   9   0   3  175  183   89   78   16   56  133
Jim Colborn            0   0  4.05  10   0   0   0   0    7   10    3    3    0    3    1
Joe Decker             2   1  4.10  10   2   0   0   0   26   33   12   12    1   11   19
Earl Stephenson        1   0  4.43  16   0   0   1   0   20   24   10   10    1   11   11
Bill Bonham            2   1  5.02  21   2   0   0   0   38   45   26   21    2   22   29
Bob Miller             0   0  5.14   2   0   0   0   0    7   10    4    4    0    1    2
Burt Hooton            0   0  8.10   1   1   0   0   0    3    3    3    3    1    5    2

 Cincinnati            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Greg Garrett           0   1  1.04   2   1   0   0   0    9    7    1    1    0   10    2
Clay Carroll           7   2  2.00  48   0   0  12   0   77   56   17   17    3   33   52
Wayne Granger          3   4  2.59  52   0   0   8   0   73   61   23   21    4   21   36
Don Gullett           12   4  2.65  25  22   3   0   2  153  141   50   45   11   51   71
Joe Gibbon             3   5  2.96  38   0   0   9   0   55   46   22   18    3   28   25
Gary Nolan            10  12  3.17  26  26   7   0   0  184  152   69   65   10   50  110
Jim McGlothlin         6   8  3.59  22  19   4   0   0  118  116   51   47   10   28   69
Tony Cloninger         3   6  3.64  23   8   1   0   1   89   71   36   36   11   42   50
Ross Grimsley          6   5  3.77  17  17   3   0   2  103  100   45   43    9   27   40
Milt Wilcox            2   1  4.02  14   2   0   0   0   31   30   15   14    1   15   15
Wayne Simpson          3   5  4.97  15  14   1   0   0   80   70   48   44    5   53   48
Jim Merritt            0  11  5.25  20  10   0   0   0   86   99   53   50   14   28   24

 Houston               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Fred Gladding          3   4  2.03  36   0   0  11   0   40   41   14    9    0   19   12
Jim Ray                8   3  2.13  29   1   0   2   0   72   49   18   17    3   16   32
George Culver          4   6  2.24  45   0   0   7   0   68   56   21   17    3   29   44
Larry Dierker         12   6  2.72  24  23   6   0   2  159  150   50   48    8   33   91
Ken Forsch             7   5  2.80  24  14   6   0   1  119  100   42   37    4   40   87
Denny Lemaster         0   1  2.89  35   0   0   2   0   56   50   18   18    4   21   25
Don Wilson            10   7  2.95  25  24  10   0   2  183  143   62   60    9   55  125
Jack Billingham        5  11  3.56  23  23   2   0   0  159  151   74   63    6   49   86
Wade Blasingame        8   9  4.15  24  23   2   0   0  137  142   71   63    8   42   77
Tom Griffin            0   5  5.08   8   6   0   0   0   34   40   21   19    3   16   24
Buddy Harris           1   1  6.23  14   0   0   0   0   22   27   15   15    2    9   11
Bill Greif             0   1  7.15   4   3   0   0   0   11   14   10    9    1    7   10

 Los Angeles           W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Jim Brewer             5   3  1.97  42   0   0  14   0   59   44   13   13    2   20   53
Al Downing            14   7  2.75  27  26   9   0   3  193  177   73   59   12   70  102
Pete Mikkelsen         7   5  2.87  35   0   0   5   0   60   52   26   19    5   12   35
Don Sutton            11  10  2.87  26  26   7   0   2  182  163   65   58    8   44  119
Bob O'Brien            2   2  3.00  14   4   1   0   1   42   42   18   14    4   13   15
Jose Pena              1   0  3.00  14   0   0   1   0   30   21   10   10    5   12   29
Joe Moeller            0   3  3.09  19   1   0   1   0   47   50   20   16    3    7   21
Doyle Alexander        4   3  3.13   8   7   3   0   0   55   53   22   19    3   12   18
Claude Osteen         11   7  3.28  29  29   9   0   3  208  209   81   76   20   50   85
Mike Strahler          0   0  3.60   3   0   0   0   0    5    5    2    2    1    6    2
Bill Singer            7  13  4.09  22  22   6   0   1  147  137   74   67   13   55  101
Charlie Hough          0   0  4.15   4   0   0   0   0    4    3    3    2    1    3    4
Sandy Vance            2   1  6.92  10   3   0   0   0   26   38   21   20    1    9   11

 Montreal              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Bill Stoneman         12  10  3.12  27  27  14   0   1  208  162   78   72   14   99  180
Steve Renko           11  12  3.71  29  27   7   0   3  197  172   92   81   15  104  101
Howie Reed             2   2  3.81  37   0   0   0   0   50   58   22   21    8   18   19
Carl Morton            8  13  4.49  27  26   8   1   0  170  197   97   85   18   62   67
John Strohmayer        4   5  4.56  20  12   2   1   0   95   96   51   48   14   24   51
John O'Donoghue        0   0  4.67  13   0   0   0   0   17   19   10    9    3    7    7
Claude Raymond         1   7  4.84  32   0   0   0   0   48   74   32   26    5   22   29
Mike Marshall          3   6  4.99  46   0   0  14   0   74   70   43   41    6   32   66
Ernie McAnally         4   9  5.03  20  15   2   0   0   97   88   57   54    7   52   52
Jim Britton            0   2  5.72   9   4   0   0   0   28   33   18   18    6   15   16
Dan McGinn             1   4  6.53  18   6   1   0   0   51   57   39   37    5   32   25

 New York              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Tug McGraw             8   3  1.80  38   0   0   6   0   80   53   17   16    3   30   75
Tom Seaver            12   8  2.09  26  25  12   0   2  198  159   49   46   14   39  202
Danny Frisella         5   3  2.27  38   0   0   8   0   63   56   20   16    4   21   67
Ray Sadecki            5   3  2.33  24  11   3   0   2  100   83   28   26    5   25   75
Jerry Koosman          4   7  3.05  16  15   2   0   0  103   97   39   35    6   34   47
Ron Taylor             2   2  3.05  38   0   0   2   0   56   55   19   19    5   11   20
Nolan Ryan             9  10  3.18  22  20   3   0   0  130  100   55   46    8   92  117
Gary Gentry            9   9  3.21  25  24   6   0   2  157  133   67   56   12   68  117
Jim McAndrew           0   3  4.85  17   6   0   0   0   59   58   37   32    7   21   21
Jon Matlack            0   3  5.14   5   5   0   0   0   28   26   17   16    2   11   18
Charlie Williams       4   6  5.42  22   9   1   0   0   73   80   49   44    7   35   44

 Philadelphia          W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Joe Hoerner            4   3  2.01  38   0   0   8   0   58   41   15   13    6   12   47
Bill Wilson            3   3  2.20  26   0   0   3   0   41   26   10   10    3   14   28
Woodie Fryman          8   4  2.82  29   9   2   2   1  108   89   37   34    5   32   76
Rick Wise             11   9  3.04  27  26  11   0   4  187  183   75   63   13   47  102
Darrell Brandon        6   5  3.43  38   0   0   4   0   60   55   26   23    3   34   30
Chris Short            7  13  3.87  25  24   5   0   2  161  168   80   69   22   56   91
Barry Lersch           4  10  4.02  27  24   2   0   0  161  160   76   72   23   34   85
Ken Reynolds           3   4  4.09  25  16   1   0   1  117  108   58   53    7   52   63
Bill Champion          1   1  4.55  26   2   0   0   0   59   53   32   30    6   31   20
Dick Selma             0   1  4.91   9   0   0   1   0   11    9    6    6    1    6    7
Jim Bunning            5  12  5.82  25  16   1   1   0  102  121   71   66   11   34   51
Lowell Palmer          0   0  6.00   3   1   0   0   0   15   13   11   10    3   13    6
Manny Muniz            0   1 13.50   1   0   0   0   0    1    1    1    1    0    0    1

 Pittsburgh            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Frank Brosseau         0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    1    0    0    0    0    0
Ramon Hernandez        0   0  0.00   2   0   0   1   0    1    1    0    0    0    0    0
Bob Miller             0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    1    0    0    0    1    1
Jim Nelson             2   2  2.34  17   2   0   0   0   35   27    9    9    0   26   11
Bruce Kison            3   3  2.70   8   7   2   0   1   53   41   18   16    1   23   34
Dock Ellis            16   6  2.71  24  24  10   0   2  182  156   63   55    7   46  106
Steve Blass           11   5  3.10  24  24   8   0   4  171  165   62   59   13   52   98
Bob Johnson            7   7  3.21  21  18   6   0   1  126  116   47   45   14   39   76
Luke Walker            5   8  3.43  19  19   4   0   2  123  116   52   47    9   40   70
Dave Giusti            4   4  3.46  45   0   0  23   0   68   63   27   26    5   26   42
Mudcat Grant           5   3  3.60  42   0   0   7   0   75   79   32   30    8   28   22
Nelson Briles          5   2  3.90  26   8   1   0   0   83   97   38   36    7   25   47
Bob Moose              7   7  4.19  21  16   3   0   1  112  130   58   52    8   29   52
Bob Veale              6   0  7.26  24   0   0   2   0   31   40   26   25    3   16   28

 San Diego             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Bob Miller             7   3  1.41  38   0   0   7   0   64   53   12   10    0   26   36
Dave Roberts          10  12  2.09  27  24   8   0   2  198  175   54   46    6   49  104
Gary Ross              1   2  2.45  11   0   0   0   0   18   20    6    5    0   10   11
Fred Norman            2   8  3.17  13  12   3   0   0   82   72   30   29    6   31   43
Clay Kirby            10  10  3.20  28  26   8   0   1  183  160   75   65   18   73  153
Steve Arlin            7  14  3.21  27  26   8   0   4  174  161   76   62    6   75  115
Al Severinsen          2   3  3.54  45   0   0   7   0   56   62   25   22    3   26   24
Al Santorini           0   2  3.76  18   3   0   0   0   38   43   19   16    4   11   21
Dick Kelley            1   3  3.94  38   1   0   2   0   48   44   24   21    5   17   35
Tom Phoebus            3  11  4.76  22  21   2   0   0  119  136   64   63   13   61   69
Danny Coombs           1   6  6.24  19   7   0   0   0   58   81   52   40   10   25   37
Bill Laxton            0   2  6.41  17   0   0   0   0   27   30   23   19    4   25   22

 San Francisco         W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Jerry Johnson         12   4  2.72  53   0   0  13   0   76   63   26   23    6   34   52
Juan Marichal         11   8  2.88  26  26  11   0   4  197  173   78   63   16   43  102
John Cumberland        6   2  3.02  33  11   2   2   0  113   97   42   38   12   36   40
Gaylord Perry         11   9  3.39  26  26   8   0   1  191  188   93   72   14   47  107
Ron Bryant             7   9  3.54  26  21   3   0   2  140  143   65   55    9   48   79
Steve Hamilton         1   2  3.68  30   0   0   4   0   37   27   15   15    4    8   34
Don Carrithers         2   2  3.71  14   4   1   1   0   44   40   28   18    4   18   20
Don McMahon            9   4  3.77  48   0   0   4   0   62   60   29   26    5   26   52
Frank Reberger         3   0  3.92  13   7   0   0   0   44   37   20   19    5   19   21
Steve Stone            5   9  4.05  20  19   2   0   2  107  106   53   48    8   52   61
Rich Robertson         2   2  4.57  23   6   1   1   0   61   66   40   31    5   31   32
Jim Barr               0   0  4.61   7   0   0   0   0   14   17    7    7    1    2    8

 St. Louis             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Al Hrabosky            0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    2    0    0    0    0    2
Stan Williams          1   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    3    0    0    0    0    1
Frank Linzy            3   1  1.90  38   0   0   6   0   43   39   12    9    1   21   19
Bob Gibson            10  10  3.39  22  22  14   0   2  170  156   73   64   13   55  115
Moe Drabowsky          5   1  3.53  41   0   0   6   0   51   41   20   20    2   30   43
Don Shaw               4   0  3.53  30   0   0   2   0   36   34   17   14    0   19   15
Steve Carlton         16   6  3.54  27  26  14   0   3  201  199   82   79   14   73  139
Reggie Cleveland      10  10  3.76  25  25   9   0   2  167  166   76   70   13   38  109
Chuck Taylor           2   0  4.03  30   1   0   1   0   58   60   30   26    6   24   38
Al Santorini           0   2  4.82   6   5   0   0   0   28   34   15   15    2   16   15
Jerry Reuss           10  12  5.04  25  25   5   0   1  152  162   92   85   12   80   90
Rudy Arroyo            0   1  5.40   9   0   0   0   0   12   18    8    7    2    5    5
Daryl Patterson        0   0  5.40   9   0   0   1   0   13   12    8    8    1    8    6
Chris Zachary          3   8  5.40  19  10   1   0   1   80   99   51   48    3   20   41
George Brunet          0   1  5.79   7   0   0   0   0    9   12    6    6    3    7    4
Mike Torrez            1   2  6.00   9   6   0   0   0   36   41   27   24    2   30    8
Harry Parker           0   0  7.20   4   0   0   0   0    5    6    4    4    2    2    2
Bob Chlupsa            0   0  9.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    3    2    2    0    0    1
Bob Reynolds           0   0 10.29   4   0   0   0   0    7   15    8    8    2    6    4
Fred Norman            0   0 12.27   4   0   0   0   0    4    7    5    5    1    7    4

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League Leaders

Wins:

  F. Jenkins (CHI)         18
  S. Carlton (STL)         16
  D. Ellis (PIT)           16
  A. Downing (LA)          14
  M. Pappas (CHI)          13
  L. Dierker (HOU)         12
  D. Gullett (CIN)         12
  J. Johnson (SF)          12
  P. Niekro (ATL)          12
  R. Reed (ATL)            12

Losses:

  S. Arlin (SD)            14
  B. Hands (CHI)           13
  C. Morton (MON)          13
  C. Short (PHI)           13
  B. Singer (LA)           13
  J. Bunning (PHI)         12
  K. Holtzman (CHI)        12
  G. Nolan (CIN)           12
  S. Renko (MON)           12
  J. Reuss (STL)           12

Complete Games:

  F. Jenkins (CHI)         22
  S. Carlton (STL)         14
  B. Gibson (STL)          14
  B. Stoneman (MON)        14
  P. Niekro (ATL)          13
  T. Seaver (NY)           12
  B. Hands (CHI)           11
  J. Marichal (SF)         11
  M. Pappas (CHI)          11
  R. Wise (PHI)            11

Saves:

  D. Giusti (PIT)          23
  C. Upshaw (ATL)          15
  J. Brewer (LA)           14
  M. Marshall (MON)        14
  J. Johnson (SF)          13
  C. Carroll (CIN)         12
  F. Gladding (HOU)        11
  J. Gibbon (CIN)           9
  D. Frisella (NY)          8
  W. Granger (CIN)          8

Shutouts:

  S. Arlin (SD)             4
  S. Blass (PIT)            4
  J. Marichal (SF)          4
  M. Pappas (CHI)           4
  R. Wise (PHI)             4
  S. Carlton (STL)          3
  A. Downing (LA)           3
  K. Holtzman (CHI)         3
  P. Niekro (ATL)           3
  C. Osteen (LA)            3

Innings Pitched:

  F. Jenkins (CHI)      234.2
  C. Osteen (LA)        208.1
  B. Stoneman (MON)     207.2
  S. Carlton (STL)      201.0
  T. Seaver (NY)        198.1
  D. Roberts (SD)       198.0
  J. Marichal (SF)      196.2
  S. Renko (MON)        196.2
  P. Niekro (ATL)       194.2
  A. Downing (LA)       193.1

Hits:

  F. Jenkins (CHI)        215
  C. Osteen (LA)          209
  S. Carlton (STL)        199
  C. Morton (MON)         197
  G. Perry (SF)           188
  K. Holtzman (CHI)       183
  R. Wise (PHI)           183
  P. Niekro (ATL)         180
  B. Hands (CHI)          179
  M. Pappas (CHI)         179

Runs:

  C. Morton (MON)          97
  G. Perry (SF)            93
  S. Renko (MON)           92
  J. Reuss (STL)           92
  K. Holtzman (CHI)        89
  B. Hands (CHI)           83
  S. Carlton (STL)         82
  C. Osteen (LA)           81
  C. Short (PHI)           80
  J. Marichal (SF)         78

Home Runs:

  F. Jenkins (CHI)         23
  B. Lersch (PHI)          23
  C. Short (PHI)           22
  P. Niekro (ATL)          21
  C. Osteen (LA)           20
  B. Hands (CHI)           19
  M. Pappas (CHI)          19
  R. Reed (ATL)            19
  C. Kirby (SD)            18
  C. Morton (MON)          18

Walks:

  S. Renko (MON)          104
  B. Stoneman (MON)        99
  N. Ryan (NY)             92
  J. Reuss (STL)           80
  S. Arlin (SD)            75
  S. Carlton (STL)         73
  C. Kirby (SD)            73
  A. Downing (LA)          70
  G. Gentry (NY)           68
  C. Morton (MON)          62

Strikeouts:

  T. Seaver (NY)          202
  F. Jenkins (CHI)        196
  B. Stoneman (MON)       180
  C. Kirby (SD)           153
  S. Carlton (STL)        139
  K. Holtzman (CHI)       133
  P. Niekro (ATL)         128
  D. Wilson (HOU)         125
  D. Sutton (LA)          119
  G. Gentry (NY)          117


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