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National League pitching statistics through games of Thursday, May 17, 1973

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
Houston         23  15  2.92   38   9  10   355   304  125  115   24  140  213
Los Angeles     21  16  2.99   37  10   6   343   302  133  114   29  107  228
Cincinnati      20  15  3.03   35   8  10   318   310  121  107   21  107  170
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  15  3.43   37   6  13   334   315  138  127   33   98  229
Atlanta         15  20  3.64   35   7   6   324   306  139  131   14  116  181
St. Louis       11  23  3.84   34   7   6   304   297  152  130   20  119  166
Montreal        14  17  4.02   31   5   7   276   264  155  123   20  158  161
Philadelphia    13  21  4.07   34   6   5   310   300  152  140   26  139  210
Pittsburgh      14  17  4.24   31   5   9   285   280  158  134   19  131  153
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
Don Sutton (LA)        4   3  2.38   9   9   3   0   1   72   62   22   19    8   18   57
Al Downing (LA)        4   1  2.45   8   7   2   0   1   48   33   17   13    2   14   29

 Atlanta               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Roric Harrison         0   0  1.73  10   0   0   3   0   26   17    5    5    0   15   32
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   6  4.58   9   9   1   0   1   53   64   28   27    1   16   20
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   2  2.82  13   0   0   7   0   22   21    8    7    3    4    9
Bill Bonham            2   0  2.89  10   1   1   2   0   28   14    9    9    1   16   27
Larry Gura             1   1  3.32   6   2   0   0   0   22   20    8    8    3    3   17
Fergie Jenkins         3   3  3.69   9   9   2   0   1   63   62   30   26   10   16   43
Burt Hooton            5   2  4.53   8   8   2   0   1   50   49   26   25    5   13   30
Milt Pappas            1   3  6.12   8   8   0   0   0   43   55   29   29    6   10   17
Dave LaRoche           1   0  6.14   9   0   0   1   0    7    8    6    5    2    2    4

 Cincinnati            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ed Sprague             0   0  1.00   7   0   0   0   0    9    7    1    1    0    5    4
Pedro Borbon           0   3  1.64  20   0   0   5   0   33   34    9    6    1   11   17
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  5.00  13   0   0   2   0   18   14   10   10    4   11   16
Clay Carroll           0   3  7.56  13   1   0   3   0   17   26   16   14    2    7   13

 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
Ken Forsch             4   3  3.21  10  10   2   0   0   70   61   27   25    6   25   48
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
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  1.13   9   0   0   1   0    8    5    1    1    0    1    8
George Culver          1   2  2.12  12   0   0   2   0   17   18    5    4    1    7    7
Jim Brewer             2   1  2.18  14   0   0   3   0   21   13    5    5    2    7   12
Don Sutton             4   3  2.38   9   9   3   0   1   72   62   22   19    8   18   57
Al Downing             4   1  2.45   8   7   2   0   1   48   33   17   13    2   14   29
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
Bill Wilson            1   0  3.26  16   0   0   1   0   19   14    7    7    3    9   14
Barry Lersch           1   1  3.55  11   0   0   0   0   25   26   11   10    2    8   17
Steve Carlton          4   6  3.84  11  11   5   0   0   84   76   41   36    9   28   66
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  0.98  12   0   0   4   0   18    9    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
Bob Moose              3   3  3.72   7   7   1   0   1   48   50   21   20    3   16   30
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
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  0.90   7   0   0   2   0   10    2    1    1    0    5    5
Diego Segui            1   2  1.69  13   0   0   4   0   16   12    5    3    0    9   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  4.41  12   0   0   0   0   16   16   11    8    1    8    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  9.56   6   3   0   0   0   16   19   17   17    2   17   12

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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
  K. Forsch (HOU)           4
  G. Gentry (ATL)           4

Losses:

  S. Carlton (PHI)          6
  P. Dobson (ATL)           6
  N. Briles (PIT)           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
  J. Rooker (PIT)           4
  M. Scarce (PHI)           4
  D. Segui (STL)            4
  J. Brewer (LA)            3
  C. Carroll (CIN)          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)       84.1
  D. Sutton (LA)         72.0
  K. Forsch (HOU)        70.0
  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

Hits:

  S. Carlton (PHI)         76
  R. Grimsley (CIN)        67
  R. Wise (STL)            66
  P. Dobson (ATL)          64
  J. Marichal (SF)         64
  F. Jenkins (CHI)         62
  D. Sutton (LA)           62
  K. Forsch (HOU)          61
  B. Gibson (STL)          61
  J. Willoughby (SF)       60

Runs:

  S. Carlton (PHI)         41
  S. Blass (PIT)           35
  J. Willoughby (SF)       34
  N. Briles (PIT)          31
  M. Torrez (MON)          31
  F. Jenkins (CHI)         30
  A. Messersmith (LA)      30
  M. Pappas (CHI)          29
  P. Dobson (ATL)          28
  B. Gibson (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
  S. Carlton (PHI)         28
  R. Bryant (SF)           27
  D. Ellis (PIT)           26
  K. Forsch (HOU)          25
  F. Norman (SD)           24
  J. Matlack (NY)          23

Strikeouts:

  S. Carlton (PHI)         66
  D. Sutton (LA)           57
  T. Seaver (NY)           54
  K. Forsch (HOU)          48
  R. Reuschel (CHI)        47
  F. Jenkins (CHI)         43
  J. Reuss (HOU)           43
  B. Gibson (STL)          42
  D. Wilson (HOU)          42
  J. Billingham (CIN)      41


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