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All- Other Closer Game Stats Closer Share of Pitching Results
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos RA GF W L Svs B Svs Sv% Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1901 No qualifiers   PHI       1901 No qualifiers
       
1902 No qualifiers   PHI       1902 No qualifiers
       
1903 No qualifiers   PHI       1903 No qualifiers
       
1904 No qualifiers   PHI       1904 No qualifiers
       
1905 1 Rube Waddell Vet   PHI 1 L 28 SP   12 11 8 0 4   36.67 26 1 10 6 10 32 .889 1.47   5.7 .475 6.60 1905 1 Rube Waddell
       
1906 2 Chief Bender Vet   PHI 4 R 22 SP   9 9 1 0 3   27.33 24 1 11 8 6 18 .600 2.63   2.7 .300 2.53 1906 2 Chief Bender
       
1907 1 Chief Bender Vet   PHI 2 R 23 SP   9 8 0 2 3   26.67 22 0 8 6 4 14 .538 2.02   4.4 .489 5.02 1907 1 Chief Bender
       
1908 No qualifiers   PHI       1908 No qualifiers
       
1909 No qualifiers   PHI       1909 No qualifiers
       
1910 No qualifiers   PHI       1910 No qualifiers
       
1911 4 Eddie Plank Vet   PHI 1 L 35 SP   10 8 3 1 4   25.33 23 0 8 6 8 15 .484 2.13   3.6 .360 3.83 1911 4 Eddie Plank
1911 3 Jack Coombs 12   PHI 1 R 28 SP   7 6 3 1 3   19.33 21 0 10 8 7 11 .393 3.72   3.3 .471 4.02 1911 3 Jack Coombs
       
1912 3 Jack Coombs   PHI 3 R 29 SP   8 7 3 0 3   22.33 19 0 10 8 8 10 .370 3.22   3.5 .438 3.82 1912 3 Jack Coombs
       
1913 4 Joe Bush   R PHI 1 R 20 SP   24 20 7 1 3   69.67 69 1 34 30 23 28 .304 3.88   5.2 .217 4.63 1913 4 Joe Bush
1913 1 Chief Bender Vet T22   PHI 1 R 29 SP   27 21 6 5 13   62.00 54 1 21 15 15 35 .507 2.18   8.7 .322 9.44 1913 1 Chief Bender
1913 7 Eddie Plank Vet   PHI 1 L 37 SP   11 8 4 0 4   23.67 21 0 8 7 6 15 .556 2.66   3.0 .273 3.00 1913 7 Eddie Plank
       
1914 11 Herb Pennock BBW   PHI 1 L 20   14 10 2 2 3   40.33 36 0 15 13 17 24 .453 2.90   3.5 .250 3.41 1914 11 Herb Pennock
1914 8 Joe Bush   PHI 1 R 21 SP   15 10 4 2 3   38.67 35 0 16 13 15 20 .400 3.03   3.8 .253 3.73 1914 8 Joe Bush
1914 10 Eddie Plank Vet T18   PHI 1 L 38 SP   11 9 4 1 3   28.33 27 0 10 9 6 17 .515 2.86   3.4 .309 3.68 1914 10 Eddie Plank
       
1915 No qualifiers   PHI       1915 No qualifiers
       
1916 No qualifiers   PHI       1916 No qualifiers
         
1917 13 Elmer Myers   PHI 8 R 23 SP   15 12 1 2 3   34.67 38 0 21 17 14 15 .288 4.41   1.4 .093 0.79 1917 13 Elmer Myers
       
1918 6 Bob Geary   R PHI 8 R 27   9 8 0 0 4   23.33 25 0 10 7 8 6 .182 2.70   2.7 .300 2.68 1918 6 Bob Geary
       
1919 No qualifiers   PHI       1919 No qualifiers
       
All- Other Closer Game Stats Closer Share of Pitching Results
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos RA GF W L Svs B Svs Sv% Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1920 No qualifiers   PHI       1920 No qualifiers
       
1921 1 Eddie Rommell   PHI 8 R 23 SP   14 14 4 6 3   42.00 42 0 11 8 9 13 .255 1.71   7.8 .557 10.39 1921 1 Eddie Rommell
       
1922 2 Slim Harriss   PHI 7 R 25 SP   15 10 1 4 3   34.33 41 2 22 17 14 19 .345 4.46   7.5 .500 8.50 1922 2 Slim Harriss
       
1923 5 Eddie Rommell   PHI 6 R 25 SP   25 20 4 3 6   62.00 52 2 28 21 36 12 .136 3.05   7.6 .304 7.12 1923 5 Eddie Rommell
1923 6 Slim Harriss   PHI 6 R 26 SP   18 15 3 1 6   36.33 29 1 15 11 21 16 .320 2.73   6.4 .356 6.48 1923 6 Slim Harriss
       
1924 5 Stan Baumgartner   PHI 5 L 29 SP   20 12 4 1 4   53.67 50 3 24 19 28 15 .192 3.19   6.4 .320 6.90 1924 5 Stan Baumgartner
       
1925 1 Rube Walberg   PHI 2 L 28 SP   33 23 3 4 7   71.00 55 2 21 17 30 37 .435 2.15   10.9 .330 12.25 1925 1 Rube Walberg
1925 2 Eddie Rommell T12   PHI 2 R 27 SP   24 20 7 2 3   55.00 59 0 21 15 21 15 .188 2.45   8.3 .346 9.55 1925 2 Eddie Rommell
1925 8 Stan Baumgartner   PHI 2 L 30   25 9 2 1 3   48.33 61 2 25 19 17 7 .090 3.54   4.8 .192 4.12 1925 8 Stan Baumgartner
1925 6 Sam Gray   PHI 2 R 27 SP   4 4 0 0 3   9.67 3 0 1 1 1 6 1.500 0.93   2.8 .700 4.58 1925 6 Sam Gray
       
1926 1 Joe Pate   R PHI 3 L 34   45 33 9 0 7   109.67 103 3 35 33 48 24 .159 2.71   13.4 .298 13.26 1926 1 Joe Pate
1926 9 Lefty Grove BBW 8   PHI 3 L 26 SP   12 9 1 1 6   28.33 29 1 11 9 9 18 .474 2.86   4.5 .375 4.99 1926 9 Lefty Grove
       
1927 10 Joe Pate   PHI 2 L 35   32 19 0 3 6   53.67 67 3 36 31 21 14 .159 5.20   2.0 .063 0.92 1927 10 Joe Pate
1927 3 Lefty Grove BBW   PHI 2 L 27 SP   23 18 3 5 9   47.00 42 1 21 15 17 33 .559 2.87   7.4 .322 7.66 1927 3 Lefty Grove
1927 5 Rube Walberg   PHI 2 L 30 SP   13 12 2 2 4   33.33 28 2 12 11 7 24 .686 2.97   5.5 .423 6.52 1927 5 Rube Walberg
       
1928 2 Eddie Rommell   PHI 2 R 30   32 18 8 1 4   97.67 96 6 34 29 16 24 .214 2.67   11.2 .350 10.85 1928 2 Eddie Rommell
1928 9 Lefty Grove BBW   PHI 2 L 28 SP   8 6 1 0 4   9.33 14 1 8 6 3 11 .647 5.79   1.3 .163 0.86 1928 9 Lefty Grove
       
1929 1 Bill Shores   R PHI 1 R 25   26 19 6 2 7   71.67 58 5 26 21 28 21 .244 2.64   10.2 .392 11.31 1929 1 Bill Shores
1929 3 Eddie Rommell   PHI 1 R 31   26 15 7 2 4   68.67 80 8 35 23 26 17 .160 3.01   7.1 .273 6.57 1929 3 Eddie Rommell
1929 5 Rube Walberg   PHI 1 L 32 SP   7 6 1 1 4   20.33 21 0 7 7 5 7 .269 3.10   3.7 .529 4.77 1929 5 Rube Walberg
1929 8 Lefty Grove BBW   PHI 1 L 29 SP   5 5 0 0 4   6.67 3 0 0 0 3 9 1.500 -   2.9 .580 3.91 1929 8 Lefty Grove
       
1930 2 Jack Quinn   PHI 1 R 46   29 17 8 2 6   61.67 65 2 23 20 14 23 .291 2.92   7.8 .269 7.54 1930 2 Jack Quinn
1930 1 Lefty Grove BBW   PHI 1 L 30 SP   18 17 5 2 9   40.33 30 2 10 8 12 39 .929 1.79   8.7 .483 11.27 1930 1 Lefty Grove
       
1931 7 George Earnshaw T11   PHI 1 R 31 SP   13 11 1 0 6   27.67 29 4 17 16 9 12 .316 5.20   3.3 .254 3.04 1931 7 George Earnshaw
1931 3 Lefty Grove BBW 1   PHI 1 L 31 SP   11 10 4 1 5   28.33 26 1 11 10 5 31 1.000 3.18   4.6 .418 5.43 1931 3 Lefty Grove
       
1932 2 Lefty Grove BBW T14   PHI 2 L 32 SP   14 13 3 2 7   33.67 34 1 10 7 13 20 .426 1.87   7.0 .500 9.89 1932 2 Lefty Grove
       
1933 11 Rube Walberg   PHI 3 L 36 SP   20 15 3 3 4   55.67 67 6 39 36 26 20 .215 5.82   0.8 .040 0.31 1933 11 Rube Walberg
1933 3 Lefty Grove BBW 5   a PHI 3 L 33 SP   17 16 6 2 6   44.33 31 0 5 4 14 17 .378 0.81   9.2 .541 13.28 1933 3 Lefty Grove
       
1934 No qualifiers   PHI       1934 No qualifiers
     
All- Other Closer Game Stats Closer Share of Pitching Results
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos RA GF W L Svs B Svs Sv% Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1935 No qualifiers   PHI       1935 No qualifiers
       
1936 No qualifiers   PHI       1936 No qualifiers
       
1937 4 Eddie Smith   R PHI 7 L 23 SP   15 11 0 1 5   29.00 10 1 6 5 14 20 .833 1.55   5.0 .333 5.84 1937 4 Eddie Smith
       
1938 7 Eddie Smith   PHI 8 L 24   36 27 3 5 4   99.67 106 7 65 56 56 63 .389 5.06   4.0 .111 2.70 1938 7 Eddie Smith
1938 8 Nels Potter   R PHI 8 R 26   26 20 1 5 5   48.67 54 6 37 27 23 18 .234 4.99   1.9 .073 1.04 1938 8 Nels Potter
       
1939 9 Chubby Dean   PHI 7 L 22   53 38 5 7 7   116.00 126 8 87 62 78 39 .191 4.81   4.9 .092 3.14 1939 9 Chubby Dean
       
1940 8 Ed Heusser   PHI 8 R 31   35 26 4 9 5   73.67 94 6 48 37 28 30 .246 4.52   3.5 .100 2.54 1940 8 Ed Heusser
       
1941 3 Tom Ferrick   R PHI 8 R 26   32 25 7 8 7   92.33 89 5 37 31 26 22 .191 3.02   9.2 .288 9.36 1941 3 Tom Ferrick
       
1942 No qualifiers   PHI       1942 No qualifiers
       
1943 10 Roger Wolff T25   PHI 8 R 32 SP   15 14 2 2 6   27.33 31 0 14 14 13 9 .205 4.61   3.0 .200 2.58 1943 10 Roger Wolff
       
1944 1 Joe Berry   R PHI T5 R 39   53 47 10 8 12   111.33 78 4 32 24 23 44 .436 1.94   17.7 .334 19.68 1944 1 Joe Berry
       
1945 1 Joe Berry   PHI 8 R 40   52 40 8 7 5   130.33 114 5 40 34 38 51 .336 2.35   13.5 .260 14.02 1945 1 Joe Berry
       
1946 No qualifiers   PHI       1946 No qualifiers
       
1947 2 Russ Christopher   PHI 5 R 29   44 38 10 7 12   80.67 70 4 30 26 33 33 .320 2.90   11.0 .250 11.92 1947 2 Russ Christopher
       
1948 6 Charlie Harris   R PHI 4 R 22   45 19 5 2 5   93.67 89 2 51 43 35 32 .258 4.13   7.4 .164 5.92 1948 6 Charlie Harris
1948 10 Bob Savage   PHI 4 R 26   32 19 5 0 5   70.33 95 7 53 50 28 24 .195 6.40   - .000 - 1948 10 Bob Savage
1948 1 Lou Brissie T24   PHI 4 L 24 SP   14 13 4 2 5   38.67 30 2 11 9 23 28 .528 2.09   8.8 .629 13.79 1948 1 Lou Brissie
       
1949 No qualifiers   PHI       1949 No qualifiers
       
1950 3 Bob Hooper   PHI 8 R 28 SP   25 22 7 4 5   52.33 49 4 26 21 24 24 .329 3.61   7.6 .304 8.19 1950 3 Bob Hooper
1950 6 Lou Brissie   PHI 8 L 26 SP   15 13 0 1 8   20.67 21 0 7 6 7 12 .429 2.61   4.1 .273 4.19 1950 6 Lou Brissie
       
1951 5 Carl Scheib   PHI 6 R 24   35 34 1 3 10   80.00 59 5 25 23 36 25 .263 2.59   7.7 .220 6.81 1951 5 Carl Scheib
1951 6 Bob Hooper   PHI 6 R 29 SP   15 8 1 1 5   28.33 22 1 14 11 11 11 .333 3.49   4.9 .327 5.28 1951 6 Bob Hooper
       
1952 12 Bob Hooper   PHI 4 R 30   29 21 6 4 6   51.33 52 4 32 31 28 15 .188 5.44   2.4 .083 1.40 1952 12 Bob Hooper
       
1953 4 Morrie Martin   PHI 7 L 30   47 41 8 5 7   102.67 94 5 43 38 37 47 .359 3.33   10.3 .219 9.82 1953 4 Morrie Martin
     
All- Other Closer Game Stats Closer Share of Pitching Results
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos RA GF W L Svs B Svs Sv% Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1954 No qualifiers   PHI       1954 No qualifiers
       
1955 4 Tom Gorman   KC 6 R 30   57 35 7 6 18   109.00 98 11 48 43 36 46 .343 3.55   11.6 .204 11.30 1955 4 Tom Gorman
       
1956 4 Bobby Shantz KC 8 L 30   43 26 1 6 9   88.00 84 9 46 44 37 64 .529 4.50   5.9 .137 5.17 1956 4 Bobby Shantz
     
1957 6 Virgil Trucks KC 7 R 40   41 23 8 3 7 4 .636   70.00 67 7 25 24 36 36 .350 3.09   7.5 .183 6.95 1957 6 Virgil Trucks
     
1958 6 Tom Gorman KC 7 R 33   49 24 4 3 8 3 .727   84.33 79 8 37 31 20 42 .424 3.31   7.9 .161 6.32 1958 6 Tom Gorman
     
1959 No qualifiers KC       1959 No qualifiers
     
1960 No qualifiers KC       1960 No qualifiers
     
1961 No qualifiers KC       1961 No qualifiers
     
1962 6 John Wyatt R KC 9 R 27   50 30 7 4 11 3 .786   81.00 78 6 36 35 44 77 .631 3.89   8.9 .178 7.91 1962 6 John Wyatt
     
1963 7 John Wyatt KC 8 R 28   63 53 6 4 21 3 .875   92.00 83 12 37 32 43 81 .643 3.13   12.3 .195 11.32 1963 7 John Wyatt
     
1964 9 John Wyatt a KC 10 R 29   81 57 9 8 20 7 .741   128.00 111 23 53 51 52 74 .454 3.59   12.5 .154 10.42 1964 9 John Wyatt
     
1965 14 John Wyatt KC 10 R 30   65 47 2 6 18 5 .783   88.67 78 8 36 32 53 70 .534 3.25   6.5 .100 4.32 1965 14 John Wyatt
     
1966 1 Jack Aker 13 KC 7 R 25   66 57 8 4 32 8 .800   113.00 81 7 27 25 28 68 .624 1.99   20.1 .305 24.81 1966 1 Jack Aker
     
1967 15 Jack Aker KC 10 R 26   57 40 3 8 12 7 .632   88.00 87 9 44 42 32 65 .546 4.30   3.3 .058 1.77 1967 15 Jack Aker
     
1968 15 Jack Aker OAK 6 R 27   54 30 4 4 11 2 .846   74.67 72 6 39 34 33 44 .419 4.10   1.6 .030 0.63 1968 15 Jack Aker
     
1969 20 Paul Lindblad OAK 2W L 27   60 27 9 6 9 2 .818   78.33 72 8 37 36 33 64 .610 4.14   5.4 .090 3.56 1969 20 Paul Lindblad
1969 12 Rollie Fingers BBW R OAK 2W R 22   52 30 4 3 12 6 .667   74.33 65 6 25 24 25 39 .433 2.91   8.2 .158 7.15 1969 12 Rollie Fingers
     
1970 2 Mudcat Grant OAK 2W R 34   72 49 6 2 24 1 .960   123.33 104 8 26 25 30 54 .403 1.82   19.6 .272 22.69 1970 2 Mudcat Grant
     
1971 13 Bob Locker OAK 1W R 33   47 22 7 2 6 5 .545   72.33 68 3 28 23 19 46 .529 2.86   6.6 .140 5.56 1971 13 Bob Locker
1971 5 Rollie Fingers BBW OAK 1W R 24   40 28 3 3 17 3 .850   80.00 51 6 23 22 16 60 .896 2.48   10.9 .273 12.80 1971 5 Rollie Fingers
1971 14 Darold Knowles OAK 1W L 29   43 21 5 2 7 3 .700   52.67 40 3 22 21 16 40 .714 3.59   5.4 .126 4.13 1971 14 Darold Knowles
     
1972 3 Rollie Fingers BBW OAK 1W R 25   65 41 11 9 21 5 .808   111.33 85 8 35 31 32 113 .966 2.51   12.4 .191 12.98 1972 3 Rollie Fingers
1972 7 Bob Locker OAK 1W R 34   56 29 6 1 10 3 .769   78.00 69 1 25 23 16 47 .553 2.65   7.4 .132 6.44 1972 7 Bob Locker
1972 5 Darold Knowles OAK 1W L 30   54 27 5 1 11 3 .786   65.67 49 1 12 10 37 36 .419 1.37   8.8 .163 8.51 1972 5 Darold Knowles
     
All- Other Closer Game Stats Closer Share of Pitching Results
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos RA GF W L Svs B Svs Sv% Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1973 8 Rollie Fingers BBW a OAK 1W R 26   60 49 7 6 22 5 .815   119.00 99 5 36 26 35 104 .776 1.97   13.7 .228 13.67 1973 8 Rollie Fingers
1973 13 Horacio Pina OAK 1W R 28   47 24 6 3 8 2 .800   88.00 58 8 31 27 34 41 .446 2.76   7.7 .164 6.52 1973 13 Horacio Pina
1973 18 Darold Knowles OAK 1W L 31   47 29 4 7 9 5 .643   71.67 59 5 31 23 31 38 .422 2.89   5.2 .111 3.62 1973 18 Darold Knowles
     
1974 7 Rollie Fingers BBW 16 a OAK 1W R 27   76 60 9 5 18 7 .720   119.00 104 5 41 35 29 95 .714 2.65   13.8 .182 12.54 1974 7 Rollie Fingers
     
1975 3 Rollie Fingers BBW 4 3 a OAK 1W R 28   75 59 10 6 24 8 .750   126.67 95 13 43 42 33 115 .898 2.98   14.8 .197 14.09 1975 3 Rollie Fingers
1975 4 Jim Todd T23 OAK 1W R 27   58 31 8 3 12 2 .857   122.00 104 4 40 31 33 50 .365 2.29   12.6 .217 12.58 1975 4 Jim Todd
     
1976 2 Rollie Fingers BBW 19 T8 a OAK 2W R 29   70 62 13 11 20 14 .588   134.67 118 3 40 37 40 113 .715 2.47   16.7 .239 17.94 1976 2 Rollie Fingers
1976 16 Paul Lindblad OAK 2W L 34   65 20 6 5 5 5 .500   114.67 111 5 50 39 24 37 .274 3.06   7.5 .115 5.61 1976 16 Paul Lindblad
     
1977 12 Bob Lacey R OAK 7W L 23   64 29 6 8 7 3 .700   121.67 100 13 46 41 43 69 .483 3.03   10.4 .163 9.10 1977 12 Bob Lacey
1977 18 Doug Bair R OAK 7W R 27   45 28 4 6 8 6 .571   83.33 78 11 39 32 57 68 .504 3.46   5.5 .122 4.18 1977 18 Doug Bair
     
1978 12 Dave Heaverlo OAK 6W R 27   69 40 3 6 10 3 .769   130.00 141 11 56 47 41 71 .390 3.25   9.9 .143 8.23 1978 12 Dave Heaverlo
1978 13 Bob Lacey OAK 6W L 24   74 25 8 9 5 6 .455   119.67 126 10 52 40 35 60 .373 3.01   10.0 .135 8.08 1978 13 Bob Lacey
1978 6 Elias Sosa OAK 6W R 28   68 44 8 2 14 4 .778   109.00 106 5 37 32 44 61 .407 2.64   14.0 .206 13.97 1978 6 Elias Sosa
     
1979 20 Dave Heaverlo OAK 7W R 28   62 42 4 11 9 8 .529   85.67 97 7 42 40 42 40 .288 4.20   5.8 .094 3.70 1979 20 Dave Heaverlo
     
1980 19 Bob Lacey OAK 2W L 26   46 31 2 2 6 6 .500   70.67 61 7 29 26 20 40 .494 3.31   5.5 .120 3.99 1980 19 Bob Lacey
     
1981 No qualifiers OAK       1981 No qualifiers
     
1982 10 Dave Beard R OAK 5W R 22   52 39 10 7 11 8 .579   83.00 70 6 30 25 34 69 .663 2.71   11.0 .212 10.28 1982 10 Dave Beard
1982 15 Tom Underwood OAK 5W L 28   46 20 5 3 7 6 .538   88.67 69 5 35 27 46 54 .470 2.74   9.4 .204 8.63 1982 15 Tom Underwood
     
1983 22 Dave Beard OAK 4W R 23   43 26 5 5 10 3 .769   61.00 55 8 39 38 36 40 .440 5.61   2.2 .051 1.05 1983 22 Dave Beard
1983 20 Steve Baker OAK 4W R 26   34 18 3 2 5 6 .455   53.67 56 4 28 23 24 23 .288 3.86   4.1 .121 3.01 1983 20 Steve Baker
     
1984 5 Bill Caudill a OAK 4W R 27   68 62 9 7 36 8 .818   96.33 77 9 30 29 31 89 .824 2.71   13.7 .201 13.66 1984 5 Bill Caudill
     
1985 9 Jay Howell a OAK T4W R 29   63 58 9 8 29 7 .806   98.00 98 5 32 31 31 68 .527 2.85   12.0 .190 11.30 1985 9 Jay Howell
     
1986 28 Steve Ontiveros OAK T3W R 25   46 27 2 2 10 3 .769   72.67 72 10 40 38 25 54 .557 4.71   3.9 .085 2.54 1986 28 Steve Ontiveros
1986 24 Jay Howell OAK T3W R 30   38 33 3 6 16 4 .800   53.33 53 3 23 20 23 42 .553 3.38   5.8 .153 5.06 1986 24 Jay Howell
     
1987 1 Dennis Eckersley BBW OAK 3W R 32   52 33 6 6 16 4 .800   104.00 83 9 32 30 16 105 1.061 2.60   17.3 .333 22.78 1987 1 Dennis Eckersley
1987 25 Jay Howell a OAK 3W R 31   36 27 3 4 16 8 .667   44.33 48 6 30 29 21 35 .507 5.89   2.3 .064 1.33 1987 25 Jay Howell
     
1988 3 Dennis Eckersley BBW 5 2 a OAK 1W R 33   60 53 4 2 45 8 .849   72.67 52 5 20 19 11 70 1.111 2.35   14.9 .248 16.86 1988 3 Dennis Eckersley
     
All- Other Closer Game Stats Closer Share of Pitching Results
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos RA GF W L Svs B Svs Sv% Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
1989 16 Rick Honeycutt OAK 1W L 35   64 24 2 2 12 4 .750   76.67 56 5 26 20 26 52 .634 2.35   10.1 .158 9.17 1989 16 Rick Honeycutt
1989 12 Todd Burns OAK 1W R 25   48 22 5 5 8 3 .727   84.00 58 3 25 22 27 44 .518 2.36   9.8 .204 10.12 1989 12 Todd Burns
1989 5 Dennis Eckersley BBW 5 T6 OAK 1W R 34   51 46 4 0 33 6 .846   57.67 32 5 10 10 3 55 1.571 1.56   14.0 .275 16.75 1989 5 Dennis Eckersley
     
1990 1 Dennis Eckersley BBW 6 T5 a OAK 1W R 35   63 61 4 2 48 2 .960   73.33 41 2 9 5 4 73 1.622 0.61   19.3 .306 24.76 1990 1 Dennis Eckersley
1990 18 Rick Honeycutt OAK 1W L 36   63 13 2 2 7 3 .700   63.33 46 2 23 19 22 38 .559 2.70   7.6 .121 6.12 1990 18 Rick Honeycutt
     
1991 7 Dennis Eckersley BBW a OAK 4W R 36   67 59 5 4 43 8 .843   76.00 60 11 26 25 9 87 1.261 2.96   13.4 .200 13.59 1991 7 Dennis Eckersley
     
1992 1 Dennis Eckersley BBW 1 1 a OAK 1W R 37   69 65 7 1 51 3 .944   80.00 62 5 17 17 11 93 1.274 1.91   17.7 .257 21.20 1992 1 Dennis Eckersley
     
1993 11 Dennis Eckersley BBW OAK 7W R 38   64 52 2 4 36 10 .783   67.00 67 7 32 31 13 80 1.000 4.16   8.5 .133 7.28 1993 11 Dennis Eckersley
     
1994 12 Dennis Eckersley BBW OAK 2W R 39   45 39 5 4 19 6 .760   44.33 49 5 26 21 13 47 .758 4.26   5.0 .111 4.04 1994 12 Dennis Eckersley
     
1995 13 Dennis Eckersley BBW OAK 4W R 40   52 48 4 6 29 9 .763   50.33 53 5 29 27 11 40 .625 4.83   5.9 .113 4.56 1995 13 Dennis Eckersley
     
1996 12 Mike Mohler OAK 3W L 27   72 30 6 3 7 6 .538   81.00 79 9 36 33 41 64 .533 3.67   8.9 .124 7.40 1996 12 Mike Mohler
1996 8 Billy Taylor R OAK 3W R 34   55 30 6 3 17 2 .895   60.33 52 5 30 29 25 67 .870 4.33   9.5 .173 9.34 1996 8 Billy Taylor
     
1997 12 Billy Taylor OAK 4W R 35   72 45 3 4 23 7 .767   73.00 70 3 32 31 36 66 .623 3.82   10.5 .146 9.49 1997 12 Billy Taylor
     
1998 12 Billy Taylor OAK 4W R 36   70 58 4 9 33 4 .892   73.00 71 7 37 29 22 58 .624 3.58   9.7 .139 8.44 1998 12 Billy Taylor
     
1999 9 Doug Jones OAK 2W R 42   70 35 5 5 10 6 .625   104.00 106 10 43 41 24 63 .485 3.55   10.8 .154 9.93 1999 9 Doug Jones
1999 4 Billy Taylor OAK 2W R 37   43 38 1 5 26 7 .788   43.00 48 3 23 19 14 38 .613 3.98   12.4 .288 15.59 1999 4 Billy Taylor
     
2000 11 Jason Isringhausen a OAK 1W R 27   66 57 6 4 33 7 .825   69.00 67 6 34 29 32 57 .576 3.78   10.0 .152 9.36 2000 11 Jason Isringhausen
     
2001 5 Jason Isringhausen OAK 2W R 28   65 54 4 3 34 9 .791   71.33 54 5 24 21 23 74 .961 2.65   13.7 .211 15.03 2001 5 Jason Isringhausen
     
2002 1 Billy Koch 18 OAK 1W R 27   84 79 11 4 44 6 .880   93.67 73 7 38 34 46 93 .782 3.27   18.5 .220 21.03 2002 1 Billy Koch
     
2003 1 Keith Foulke T15 T7 a OAK 1W R 30   72 67 9 1 43 5 .896   86.67 57 10 21 20 20 88 1.143 2.08   22.0 .306 28.67 2003 1 Keith Foulke
     
2004 9 Octavio Dotel OAK 2W R 30   45 41 6 2 22 6 .786   50.67 41 9 23 23 18 72 1.220 4.09   9.1 .202 9.47 2004 9 Octavio Dotel
2004 23 Arthur Rhodes OAK 2W L 34   37 25 3 3 9 5 .643   38.67 46 9 23 22 21 34 .507 5.12   2.1 .057 1.16 2004 23 Arthur Rhodes
     
2005 3 Huston Street T23 R-1 OAK 2W R 21   67 47 5 1 23 4 .852   78.33 53 3 17 15 26 72 .911 1.72   16.5 .246 18.76 2005 3 Huston Street
2005 18 Octavio Dotel OAK 2W R 31   15 13 1 2 7 4 .636   15.33 10 2 6 6 11 16 .762 3.52   2.1 .140 1.80 2005 18 Octavio Dotel
     
2006 8 Huston Street OAK 1W R 22   69 55 4 4 37 11 .771   70.67 64 4 28 26 13 67 .870 3.31   14.0 .203 13.73 2006 8 Huston Street
2006 11 Justin Duchscherer OAK 1W R 28   53 17 2 1 9 2 .818   55.67 52 4 18 18 9 51 .836 2.91   9.4 .177 8.62 2006 11 Justin Duchscherer
     
All- Other Closer Game Stats Closer Share of Pitching Results
Year Rank Name HOF MVP CY Star Rookie Team Stdg Throws Age Pos RA GF W L Svs B Svs Sv% Innings Hits HR R ER BB SO SO/WH ERA WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Name
2007 14 Alan Embree OAK 3W L 37   68 36 1 2 17 4 .810   68.00 67 5 30 30 19 51 .593 3.97   8.4 .124 6.75 2007 14 Alan Embree
2007 9 Huston Street OAK 3W R 23   48 35 5 2 16 5 .762   50.00 35 5 20 16 12 63 1.340 2.88   10.0 .208 10.44 2007 9 Huston Street
     
2008 9 Huston Street OAK 3W R 24   63 37 7 5 18 7 .720   70.00 58 6 29 29 27 69 .812 3.73   10.1 .160 9.11 2008 9 Huston Street
2008 7 Brad Ziegler R-T8 OAK 3W R 28   47 21 3 0 11 2 .846   59.67 47 2 8 7 22 30 .435 1.06   11.6 .247 12.99 2008 7 Brad Ziegler
     
2009 1 Andrew Bailey a R-1 OAK 4W R 25   68 54 6 3 26 4 .867   83.33 49 5 17 17 24 91 1.247 1.84   17.3 .254 20.56 2009 1 Andrew Bailey
2009 18 Brad Ziegler OAK 4W R 29   69 23 2 4 7 3 .700   73.33 82 2 27 25 28 54 .491 3.07   6.1 .088 4.27 2009 18 Brad Ziegler
     
2010 7 Andrew Bailey a OAK 2W R 26   47 42 1 3 25 3 .893   49.00 34 3 8 8 13 42 .894 1.47   11.1 .236 12.59 2010 7 Andrew Bailey
Copyright 2009-11 by Andre Lower
Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
Win Shares Digital Update
baseball-reference.com
ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia