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Wednesday May 16, 1973
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National League pitching statistics through games of Wednesday, May 16, 1973

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
Houston         22  15  2.97   37   8  10   346   300  124  114   24  137  205
Cincinnati      20  14  3.03   34   8  10   309   301  118  104   21  104  165
Los Angeles     20  16  3.04   36  10   5   334   297  132  113   29  102  222
New York        18  15  3.17   33   9  11   298   250  119  105   27  105  199
San Francisco   26  14  3.32   40   9  11   363   354  168  134   33  131  172
Chicago         22  14  3.38   36   6  13   325   301  132  122   32   96  222
Atlanta         15  19  3.67   34   7   6   316   296  137  129   14  113  171
St. Louis       10  23  3.84   33   7   5   295   288  148  126   19  113  163
Montreal        14  17  4.02   31   5   7   276   264  155  123   20  158  161
Philadelphia    13  20  4.06   33   6   5   302   294  147  136   26  135  204
Pittsburgh      13  17  4.31   30   5   8   276   272  156  132   19  128  148
San Diego       14  23  4.35   37   7   4   325   322  174  157   36  135  200

 League Leaders        W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Tom Seaver (NY)        4   3  1.38   8   8   3   0   1   65   33   11   10    8   18   54
Bill Greif (SD)        3   2  1.57  10   5   3   1   1   46   24   10    8    3   13   31
Rick Reuschel (CHI)    3   3  1.68   8   8   1   0   0   59   53   14   11    1   16   47
Randy Moffitt (SF)     2   0  1.70  19   0   0   7   0   37   28    9    7    3   13   23
Ron Bryant (SF)        5   3  1.97  10   9   3   0   0   69   55   23   15    3   27   27
Jerry Reuss (HOU)      5   1  2.04   9   9   3   0   1   66   46   18   15    2   29   43
Jerry Koosman (NY)     5   1  2.04   7   7   4   0   1   57   41   16   13    3   14   29
Wayne Twitchell (PHI)  1   1  2.29   9   3   0   0   0   35   33   10    9    1   19   22
Al Downing (LA)        4   1  2.45   8   7   2   0   1   48   33   17   13    2   14   29
Jack Billingham (CIN)  6   1  2.49   9   9   4   0   2   69   57   21   19    2   21   41

 Atlanta               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Roric Harrison         0   0  1.80   9   0   0   3   0   25   16    5    5    0   15   29
Carl Morton            3   3  2.59   8   8   2   0   1   56   57   17   16    1   15   33
Gary Gentry            4   2  3.03   9   9   3   0   0   65   49   22   22    5   21   35
Phil Niekro            2   1  3.18   9   1   1   1   0   28   21   12   10    3   13   13
Tom House              0   1  3.52   7   0   0   0   0    8    4    3    3    2    4    3
Tom Kelley             0   1  3.86   5   0   0   0   0    9   10    4    4    0    6    3
Danny Frisella         0   0  4.32   6   0   0   1   0    8    5    4    4    0    3    5
Ron Reed               2   4  4.34   8   8   0   0   0   48   50   26   23    2   14   22
Ron Schueler           1   0  4.41   8   0   0   1   0   16   15    8    8    0    7   11
Pat Dobson             2   5  4.89   8   8   1   0   1   46   55   26   25    1   13   13
Cecil Upshaw           0   1  9.82   5   0   0   0   0    4    8    5    4    0    2    3
Joe Hoerner            1   1 15.00   5   0   0   0   0    3    6    5    5    0    0    1

 Chicago               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ray Burris             1   0  1.15   7   1   0   0   0   16   12    2    2    0    9   15
Rick Reuschel          3   3  1.68   8   8   1   0   0   59   53   14   11    1   16   47
Bob Locker             4   1  1.88  11   0   0   3   0   24   21    6    5    2    9   20
Jack Aker              1   1  2.42  12   0   0   7   0   22   17    6    6    3    4    9
Bill Bonham            2   0  2.89  10   1   1   2   0   28   14    9    9    1   16   27
Fergie Jenkins         3   3  3.69   9   9   2   0   1   63   62   30   26   10   16   43
Larry Gura             1   1  3.86   5   2   0   0   0   16   15    7    7    2    3   12
Burt Hooton            5   2  4.53   8   8   2   0   1   50   49   26   25    5   13   30
Milt Pappas            1   3  5.85   7   7   0   0   0   40   50   26   26    6    8   16
Dave LaRoche           1   0  7.11   8   0   0   1   0    6    8    6    5    2    2    3

 Cincinnati            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Pedro Borbon           0   2  0.84  19   0   0   5   0   32   31    6    3    1   10   17
Ed Sprague             0   0  1.00   7   0   0   0   0    9    7    1    1    0    5    4
Roger Nelson           2   2  2.14   5   5   1   0   0   34   29   11    8    2   12    9
Jack Billingham        6   1  2.49   9   9   4   0   2   69   57   21   19    2   21   41
Ross Grimsley          4   2  2.87   9   9   2   0   1   60   67   23   19    5   15   26
Don Gullett            4   2  3.02   9   9   1   0   1   63   57   21   21    4   19   36
Jim McGlothlin         1   0  4.96   7   2   0   0   0   16   19    9    9    1    6    8
Tom Hall               3   2  6.00  12   0   0   2   0   15   12   10   10    4    9   14
Clay Carroll           0   3 10.80  12   0   0   3   0   12   22   16   14    2    7   10

 Houston               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Jim Ray                2   0  1.69   8   0   0   2   0   11   10    2    2    0    7    4
Cecil Upshaw           0   1  1.74   7   0   0   0   0   10    7    2    2    0    2    6
Jim York               2   1  1.93  16   0   0   5   0   23   22    5    5    0    9   12
Jerry Reuss            5   1  2.04   9   9   3   0   1   66   46   18   15    2   29   43
Dave Roberts           3   1  2.79   8   7   1   0   1   48   55   15   15    4   14   19
Mike Cosgrove          1   1  2.84   9   0   0   0   0    6    8    2    2    1    6    2
Don Wilson             3   4  3.34   9   9   3   0   1   67   50   26   25    6   21   42
Fred Gladding          2   0  3.48  11   0   0   1   0   10   11    4    4    2    2    6
Ken Forsch             3   3  3.54   9   9   1   0   0   61   57   26   24    6   22   40
Tom Griffin            0   2  3.95   7   3   0   0   0   27   19   13   12    2   14   17
Jim Crawford           1   1  5.02  14   0   0   2   0   14   15   11    8    1   11   14

 Los Angeles           W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Pete Richert           0   0  1.29   8   0   0   0   0    7    5    1    1    0    1    7
George Culver          1   2  2.12  12   0   0   2   0   17   18    5    4    1    7    7
Jim Brewer             2   1  2.18  13   0   0   3   0   21   13    5    5    2    5   12
Al Downing             4   1  2.45   8   7   2   0   1   48   33   17   13    2   14   29
Don Sutton             3   3  2.53   8   8   3   0   1   64   57   21   18    8   15   52
Charlie Hough          1   1  2.63   7   0   0   0   0   14    7    4    4    1    8   14
Tommy John             3   2  3.00   8   5   1   0   0   36   40   14   12    0   14   26
Andy Messersmith       3   3  3.43   8   8   2   0   0   60   55   30   23    6   18   40
Claude Osteen          3   3  3.98   8   8   2   0   0   54   54   26   24    5   13   22
Doug Rau               0   0  5.93   8   0   0   0   0   14   15    9    9    4    7   13

 Montreal              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Tom Walker             2   2  2.14  13   0   0   3   0   21   23   17    5    2   11   19
Steve Renko            2   2  2.87   6   5   2   1   0   38   28   16   12    5   12   20
Ernie McAnally         2   1  3.11   6   6   3   0   0   46   44   21   16    1   12   16
John Strohmayer        0   0  3.24   8   1   0   0   0   17   10    6    6    2   11    8
Balor Moore            2   2  4.25   8   8   0   0   0   49   43   25   23    2   36   40
Mike Torrez            3   5  4.44   9   9   0   0   0   51   52   31   25    5   39   27
Bill Stoneman          0   1  4.50   2   2   0   0   0   12   11    7    6    0   10    3
Joe Gilbert            0   1  5.54   8   0   0   1   0   13   15    9    8    1    8    9
Mike Marshall          2   3  5.65  17   0   0   2   0   29   34   19   18    2   15   19
Pat Jarvis             1   0 36.00   2   0   0   0   0    1    4    4    4    0    4    0

 New York              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
George Stone           0   0  1.29   5   0   0   1   0    7    8    2    1    0    0    3
Tom Seaver             4   3  1.38   8   8   3   0   1   65   33   11   10    8   18   54
Jerry Koosman          5   1  2.04   7   7   4   0   1   57   41   16   13    3   14   29
Harry Parker           4   0  2.36   6   5   0   0   0   34   33   12    9    2   12   25
Tug McGraw             0   1  4.50  14   0   0   8   0   22   22   11   11    1   13   13
Phil Hennigan          0   2  4.67  10   0   0   2   0   17   15    9    9    1    5   12
Ray Sadecki            0   0  4.70   6   0   0   0   0   15   15    8    8    3    4   13
Jim McAndrew           3   3  4.73   6   6   0   0   0   32   36   23   17    4   14   17
Jon Matlack            2   5  4.96   7   7   2   0   0   45   45   25   25    4   23   32
Hank Webb              0   0 10.80   2   0   0   0   0    2    2    2    2    1    2    1

 Philadelphia          W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Wayne Twitchell        1   1  2.29   9   3   0   0   0   35   33   10    9    1   19   22
Mac Scarce             0   1  2.65  11   0   0   4   0   17   11    5    5    0   12   18
Dick Ruthven           1   2  2.78   6   6   0   0   0   36   29   14   11    0   15   26
Barry Lersch           1   1  3.55  11   0   0   0   0   25   26   11   10    2    8   17
Bill Wilson            1   0  3.57  15   0   0   1   0   18   14    7    7    3    8   13
Steve Carlton          4   5  3.69  10  10   5   0   0   78   70   36   32    9   25   61
Ken Brett              1   1  4.29   6   1   0   0   0   21   20   12   10    2   11    9
Dick Selma             1   1  5.63   6   0   0   0   0    8    6    5    5    1    5    4
Larry Christenson      1   3  5.88   7   7   1   0   0   26   40   17   17    2   15    9
Jim Lonborg            2   4  6.50  10   6   0   0   0   36   40   26   26    6   15   23
Darrell Brandon        0   1 21.60   2   0   0   0   0    2    5    4    4    0    2    2

 Pittsburgh            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
John Lamb              0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    0    0    0    0    0    0
Jim Rooker             1   0  1.10  11   0   0   3   0   16    8    2    2    0    8   13
Dave Giusti            2   0  1.96  15   0   0   2   0   18   19    8    4    1    7   18
Bob Johnson            1   0  3.07   9   0   0   0   0   15   15    6    5    0    5   10
Dock Ellis             3   4  3.46   7   7   1   0   0   52   48   26   20    2   26   39
Luke Walker            1   1  3.86   7   3   0   1   0   21   20   11    9    0   13   11
Nelson Briles          1   5  3.91   7   7   2   0   0   48   50   31   21    7   14   14
Bob Moose              2   3  3.92   6   6   1   0   1   41   43   19   18    3   13   25
Ramon Hernandez        1   2  5.11  11   0   0   2   0   12   13    7    7    1    8    6
Steve Blass            1   2  8.15   7   7   1   0   0   39   40   35   35    3   28    9
Jim McKee              0   0  9.28   6   0   0   0   0   11   16   11   11    2    6    3

 San Diego             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Bill Greif             3   2  1.57  10   5   3   1   1   46   24   10    8    3   13   31
Vicente Romo           2   1  3.29  14   1   0   3   0   27   26   12   10    3    7   22
Gary Ross              1   2  3.67  18   0   0   0   0   27   24   12   11    1    8   16
Bob Miller             0   0  4.02  10   0   0   0   0   16   18   11    7    2    5    8
Mike Caldwell          2   4  4.06   8   5   2   0   1   38   35   21   17    2   12   22
Fred Norman            0   5  4.13   8   8   0   0   0   52   51   24   24    6   24   35
Rich Troedson          1   0  5.09  17   0   0   0   0   23   24   13   13    3   16   13
Steve Arlin            1   1  5.29   7   5   0   0   0   34   40   22   20    5   17   18
Mike Corkins           3   3  5.80   7   7   2   0   0   36   38   23   23    5   22   19
Clay Kirby             1   5  8.20   7   6   0   0   0   26   42   26   24    6   11   16

 San Francisco         W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
John Morris            0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    2    0    0    0    0    2
Randy Moffitt          2   0  1.70  19   0   0   7   0   37   28    9    7    3   13   23
Ron Bryant             5   3  1.97  10   9   3   0   0   69   55   23   15    3   27   27
Elias Sosa             4   0  2.37  17   0   0   0   0   19   18    7    5    1   10    7
Tom Bradley            2   2  2.63   4   4   1   0   0   27   24   11    8    0   12   18
Juan Marichal          4   4  2.80   9   9   3   0   1   61   64   28   19    5   15   25
Jim Barr               4   3  3.77  11   7   1   2   1   57   58   26   24    7   13   13
Jim Willoughby         3   2  4.55   9   9   1   0   1   57   60   34   29   11   15   34
Sam McDowell           1   0  5.92  10   2   0   2   0   24   31   18   16    2   19   18
Dave Kingman           0   0  9.00   2   0   0   0   0    4    3    4    4    0    6    4
Don Carrithers         1   0  9.95   4   0   0   0   0    6   11    8    7    1    1    1

 St. Louis             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Tom Murphy             0   0  0.00   2   0   0   0   0    4    4    0    0    0    1    3
Rich Folkers           0   0  1.00   6   0   0   1   0    9    1    1    1    0    5    4
Diego Segui            0   2  1.93  12   0   0   4   0   14   11    5    3    0    8   12
Alan Foster            2   3  2.08   9   3   1   0   1   30   24    8    7    1   13   19
Bob Gibson             2   4  3.14   8   8   2   0   0   63   61   28   22    6   17   42
Rick Wise              4   2  3.62   8   8   3   0   1   65   66   28   26    4   12   24
Reggie Cleveland       2   4  3.72   7   7   1   0   0   46   50   23   19    3   12   29
Wayne Granger          0   1  5.14  11   0   0   0   0   14   16   11    8    1    7    1
John Andrews           0   1  5.40   7   0   0   0   0    7    4    5    4    0    7    2
Al Santorini           0   0  5.40   6   0   0   0   0    8   14    5    5    1    2    2
Scipio Spinks          0   4  7.15   5   5   0   0   0   23   25   21   18    2   16   15
Jim Bibby              0   2  9.49   5   2   0   0   0   12   12   13   13    1   13   10

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League Leaders

Wins:

  J. Billingham (CIN)       6
  R. Bryant (SF)            5
  B. Hooton (CHI)           5
  J. Koosman (NY)           5
  J. Reuss (HOU)            5
  J. Barr (SF)              4
  S. Carlton (PHI)          4
  A. Downing (LA)           4
  G. Gentry (ATL)           4
  R. Grimsley (CIN)         4

Losses:

  N. Briles (PIT)           5
  S. Carlton (PHI)          5
  P. Dobson (ATL)           5
  C. Kirby (SD)             5
  J. Matlack (NY)           5
  F. Norman (SD)            5
  M. Torrez (MON)           5
  M. Caldwell (SD)          4
  R. Cleveland (STL)        4
  D. Ellis (PIT)            4

Complete Games:

  S. Carlton (PHI)          5
  J. Billingham (CIN)       4
  J. Koosman (NY)           4
  R. Bryant (SF)            3
  G. Gentry (ATL)           3
  B. Greif (SD)             3
  J. Marichal (SF)          3
  E. McAnally (MON)         3
  J. Reuss (HOU)            3
  T. Seaver (NY)            3

Saves:

  T. McGraw (NY)            8
  J. Aker (CHI)             7
  R. Moffitt (SF)           7
  P. Borbon (CIN)           5
  J. York (HOU)             5
  M. Scarce (PHI)           4
  D. Segui (STL)            4
  J. Brewer (LA)            3
  C. Carroll (CIN)          3
  R. Harrison (ATL)         3

Shutouts:

  J. Billingham (CIN)       2
  J. Barr (SF)              1
  M. Caldwell (SD)          1
  P. Dobson (ATL)           1
  A. Downing (LA)           1
  A. Foster (STL)           1
  B. Greif (SD)             1
  R. Grimsley (CIN)         1
  D. Gullett (CIN)          1
  B. Hooton (CHI)           1

Innings Pitched:

  S. Carlton (PHI)       78.0
  J. Billingham (CIN)    68.2
  R. Bryant (SF)         68.2
  D. Wilson (HOU)        67.1
  J. Reuss (HOU)         66.1
  G. Gentry (ATL)        65.1
  T. Seaver (NY)         65.1
  R. Wise (STL)          64.2
  D. Sutton (LA)         64.0
  F. Jenkins (CHI)       63.1

Hits:

  S. Carlton (PHI)         70
  R. Grimsley (CIN)        67
  R. Wise (STL)            66
  J. Marichal (SF)         64
  F. Jenkins (CHI)         62
  B. Gibson (STL)          61
  J. Willoughby (SF)       60
  J. Barr (SF)             58
  J. Billingham (CIN)      57
  K. Forsch (HOU)          57

Runs:

  S. Carlton (PHI)         36
  S. Blass (PIT)           35
  J. Willoughby (SF)       34
  N. Briles (PIT)          31
  M. Torrez (MON)          31
  F. Jenkins (CHI)         30
  A. Messersmith (LA)      30
  B. Gibson (STL)          28
  J. Marichal (SF)         28
  R. Wise (STL)            28

Home Runs:

  J. Willoughby (SF)       11
  F. Jenkins (CHI)         10
  S. Carlton (PHI)          9
  T. Seaver (NY)            8
  D. Sutton (LA)            8
  J. Barr (SF)              7
  N. Briles (PIT)           7
  K. Forsch (HOU)           6
  B. Gibson (STL)           6
  C. Kirby (SD)             6

Walks:

  M. Torrez (MON)          39
  B. Moore (MON)           36
  J. Reuss (HOU)           29
  S. Blass (PIT)           28
  R. Bryant (SF)           27
  D. Ellis (PIT)           26
  S. Carlton (PHI)         25
  F. Norman (SD)           24
  J. Matlack (NY)          23
  M. Corkins (SD)          22

Strikeouts:

  S. Carlton (PHI)         61
  T. Seaver (NY)           54
  D. Sutton (LA)           52
  R. Reuschel (CHI)        47
  F. Jenkins (CHI)         43
  J. Reuss (HOU)           43
  B. Gibson (STL)          42
  D. Wilson (HOU)          42
  J. Billingham (CIN)      41
  K. Forsch (HOU)          40


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