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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
1889 1 Mickey Welch Vet   NY 1 R 29 SP   4 4 0 0 2   8.00 7 0 4 3 3 3 .300 3.38   1.4 .350 1.58 1889 1 Mickey Welch
       
1890 No qualifier         1890 No qualifier
       
1891 No qualifier         1891 No qualifier
       
1892 No qualifier         1892 No qualifier
       
1893 3 Mark Baldwin   NY 5 R 29 SP   6 6 2 1 2   19.33 20 0 13 9 8 6 .214 4.19   1.8 .300 1.64 1893 3 Mark Baldwin
       
1894 4 Jouett Meekin   NY 2 R 27 SP   4 4 1 1 2   13.67 14 0 8 6 6 4 .200 3.95   2.1 .525 2.60 1894 4 Jouett Meekin
       
1895 No qualifier         1895 No qualifier
       
1896 No qualifier         1896 No qualifier
       
1897 3 Mike Sullivan   NY 3 R 30 SP   7 7 2 1 2   24.00 30 1 18 14 11 6 .146 5.25   2.0 .286 1.74 1897 3 Mike Sullivan
       
1898 No qualifier         1898 No qualifier
       
1899 No qualifier         1899 No qualifier
       
1900 No qualifier         1900 No qualifier
       
1901 No qualifier         1901 No qualifier
       
1902 No qualifier         1902 No qualifier
       
1903 2 Joe McGinnity Vet   NY 2 R 32 SP   7 6 2 2 2   26.67 24 0 10 7 7 11 .355 2.36   3.5 .500 3.57 1903 2 Joe McGinnity
1903 T5 Roscoe Miller   NY 2 R 26   7 7 0 0 3   25.00 30 0 16 11 7 9 .243 3.96   2.5 .357 2.15 1903 T5 Roscoe Miller
1903 T3 Christy Mathewson BBW   NY 2 R 24 SP   3 3 1 0 2   11.33 10 0 4 3 3 8 .615 2.38   2.0 .667 2.36 1903 T3 Christy Mathewson
       
1904 2 Hooks Wiltse   R NY 1 L 23 SP   8 8 0 0 3   30.00 27 1 12 9 11 19 .500 2.70   4.3 .538 4.05 1904 2 Hooks Wiltse
1904 1 Joe McGinnity Vet   NY 1 R 33 SP   7 7 2 0 5   27.00 20 1 7 5 6 10 .385 1.67   4.9 .700 5.27 1904 1 Joe McGinnity
1904 6 Billy Milligan   R NY 1 L 25   4 4 0 0 2   15.67 23 1 14 9 3 4 .154 5.17   - .000 - 1904 6 Billy Milligan
1904 5 Red Ames   R NY 1 R 21   3 3 0 0 3   10.67 9 0 4 3 4 9 .692 2.53   1.7 .567 1.65 1904 5 Red Ames
       
1905 1 Hooks Wiltse   NY 1 L 24 SP   13 12 2 0 4   36.67 29 1 13 10 11 22 .550 2.45   4.5 .346 4.63 1905 1 Hooks Wiltse
1905 2 Joe McGinnity Vet   NY 1 R 34 SP   8 6 0 1 3   23.33 21 0 10 7 5 9 .346 2.70   3.2 .400 3.53 1905 2 Joe McGinnity
1905 6 Claude Elliott   NY 1 R 25   8 8 0 0 6   21.67 23 2 11 10 7 11 .367 4.15   1.3 .163 0.92 1905 6 Claude Elliott
1905 3 Christy Mathewson BBW   NY 1 R 26 SP   6 6 3 1 2   18.00 13 0 5 3 3 11 .688 1.50   2.6 .433 2.99 1905 3 Christy Mathewson
       
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
1906 8 George Ferguson   NY 2 R 19   21 19 2 0 7   43.33 39 1 22 15 22 26 .426 3.12   3.1 .148 1.83 1906 8 George Ferguson
1906 1 Hooks Wiltse   NY 2 L 25 SP   12 12 4 0 6   39.00 36 0 14 10 9 20 .444 2.31   5.5 .458 5.74 1906 1 Hooks Wiltse
       
1907 1 Joe McGinnity Vet   NY 4 R 36 SP   13 11 3 4 4   40.33 42 1 16 14 8 16 .320 3.12   6.3 .485 5.66 1907 1 Joe McGinnity
       
1908 4 Joe McGinnity Vet   NY T2 R 37 SP   17 14 4 1 5   46.33 48 2 18 12 9 14 .246 2.33   4.4 .259 3.40 1908 4 Joe McGinnity
1908 2 Christy Mathewson BBW   NY T2 R 29 SP   12 10 3 1 5   31.67 23 0 7 5 3 21 .808 1.42   5.6 .467 5.82 1908 2 Christy Mathewson
       
1909 5 Doc Crandall   NY 3 R 21   23 20 5 1 6   68.00 65 3 32 22 18 31 .373 2.91   5.1 .222 3.97 1909 5 Doc Crandall
1909 7 Hooks Wiltse   NY 3 L 28 SP   7 6 1 2 3   20.67 17 1 7 5 4 9 .429 2.18   3.0 .429 3.25 1909 7 Hooks Wiltse
       
1910 3 Doc Crandall   NY 2 R 22 SP   24 21 7 1 5   62.33 58 3 26 18 13 22 .310 2.60   6.0 .250 5.58 1910 3 Doc Crandall
       
1911 2 Doc Crandall   NY 1 R 23 SP   26 26 7 0 5   75.67 76 4 31 22 19 36 .379 2.62   8.4 .323 8.09 1911 2 Doc Crandall
1911 8 Rube Marquard Vet T7   NY 1 L 24 SP   12 6 2 1 3   31.00 25 1 11 9 12 26 .703 2.61   4.2 .350 4.22 1911 8 Rube Marquard
1911 9 Christy Mathewson BBW 2   NY 1 R 32 SP   8 6 2 0 3   20.33 20 0 7 5 3 9 .391 2.21   3.2 .400 3.44 1911 9 Christy Mathewson
       
1912 9 Hooks Wiltse   NY 1 L 31 SP   11 6 2 1 3   30.33 32 2 14 11 6 13 .342 3.26   3.2 .291 2.81 1912 9 Hooks Wiltse
1912 1 Christy Mathewson BBW T12   NY 1 R 33 SP   9 9 1 2 4   27.33 27 0 9 6 3 12 .400 1.98   4.4 .489 5.01 1912 1 Christy Mathewson
       
1913 3 Doc Crandall   NY 1 R 25   33 27 4 4 6   78.67 82 2 36 25 19 34 .337 2.86   5.8 .176 4.88 1913 3 Doc Crandall
1913 5 Hooks Wiltse   NY 1 L 32   15 13 0 0 3   43.33 40 1 18 8 6 19 .413 1.66   3.8 .253 3.83 1913 5 Hooks Wiltse
1913 6 Rube Marquard Vet   NY 1 L 26 SP   9 7 5 0 3   21.33 18 1 7 6 4 11 .500 2.53   3.1 .344 3.65 1913 6 Rube Marquard
       
1914 No qualifier         1914 No qualifier
         
1915 11 Jeff Tesreau   NY 8 R 26 SP   4 4 1 0 3   10.67 8 0 3 3 3 6 .545 2.53   1.8 .450 2.21 1915 11 Jeff Tesreau
       
1916 No qualifier         1916 No qualifier
       
1917 3 Fred Anderson   NY 1 R 31 SP   20 15 2 1 3   44.00 33 0 11 7 9 19 .452 1.43   4.5 .225 3.94 1917 3 Fred Anderson
1917 6 Rube Benton   NY 1 L 30 SP   10 8 0 2 3   24.33 22 1 9 7 5 8 .296 2.59   3.1 .310 3.19 1917 6 Rube Benton
1917 4 Slim Sallee   NY 1 L 32 SP   10 9 2 3 4   23.67 22 0 8 6 4 6 .231 2.28   3.3 .330 3.50 1917 4 Slim Sallee
       
1918 2 Fred Anderson   NY 2 R 32   14 9 2 1 3   38.00 33 1 15 11 9 13 .310 2.61   3.1 .221 2.73 1918 2 Fred Anderson
       
1919 1 Jean Dubuc   NY 2 R 30   31 22 6 4 3   91.67 83 3 34 27 26 22 .202 2.65   5.3 .171 5.18 1919 1 Jean Dubuc
1919 6 Jesse Winters   R NY 2 R 25   14 11 1 1 3   20.67 29 1 13 13 10 4 .103 5.66   - .000 - 1919 6 Jesse Winters
       
1920 No qualifier         1920 No qualifier
       
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
1921 5 Rosy Ryan   R NY 1 R 23 SP   20 14 1 3 3   55.33 43 4 20 18 10 26 .491 2.93   6.0 .300 5.70 1921 5 Rosy Ryan
1921 1 Jesse Barnes   NY 1 R 28 SP   11 8 1 1 6   35.33 40 0 16 5 9 7 .143 1.27   7.0 .636 9.68 1921 1 Jesse Barnes
1921 7 Fred Toney   NY 1 R 32 SP   10 9 3 0 3   26.00 27 3 9 8 8 7 .200 2.77   4.2 .420 4.72 1921 7 Fred Toney
       
1922 1 Claude Jonnard   R NY 1 R 24   33 20 6 1 5   96.00 96 7 45 41 29 44 .352 3.84   7.2 .218 7.90 1922 1 Claude Jonnard
1922 3 Rosy Ryan   NY 1 R 24 SP   24 14 7 3 3   52.33 53 1 23 17 27 30 .375 2.92   5.3 .221 5.86 1922 3 Rosy Ryan
       
1923 4 Claude Jonnard   NY 1 R 25   44 25 3 3 5   87.00 98 5 42 34 33 41 .313 3.52   5.8 .132 3.83 1923 4 Claude Jonnard
1923 1 Rosy Ryan   NY 1 R 25 SP   30 18 8 2 4   79.67 65 4 24 19 15 29 .363 2.15   12.9 .430 15.37 1923 1 Rosy Ryan
1923 5 Jack Bentley   NY 1 L 28 SP   4 3 0 1 3   6.67 7 0 4 4 1 5 .625 5.40   2.1 .525 2.77 1923 5 Jack Bentley
       
1924 1 Claude Jonnard   NY 1 R 26   31 17 5 3 5   70.67 62 1 20 16 18 34 .425 2.04   6.7 .216 7.08 1924 1 Claude Jonnard
1924 3 Rosy Ryan   NY 1 R 26   28 16 5 2 5   67.00 68 1 31 29 20 26 .295 3.90   5.0 .179 4.81 1924 3 Rosy Ryan
1924 9 Virgil Barnes   NY 1 R 27 SP   6 4 1 2 3   12.00 20 0 9 9 4 7 .292 6.75   0.4 .067 0.23 1924 9 Virgil Barnes
1924 6 Hugh McQuillan   NY 1 R 26 SP   4 4 0 0 3   3.33 4 0 1 1 0 2 .500 2.70   1.3 .325 1.68 1924 6 Hugh McQuillan
       
1925 2 Jack Scott   NY 2 R 33 SP   8 8 1 2 3   23.33 19 1 5 4 3 8 .364 1.54   5.0 .625 7.39 1925 2 Jack Scott
       
1926 7 Chick Davies   NY 5 L 34   37 29 2 3 6   84.00 89 3 54 35 32 25 .207 3.75   3.7 .100 2.51 1926 7 Chick Davies
1926 1 Jack Scott   NY 5 R 34 SP   28 24 5 3 5   72.67 81 3 38 37 15 30 .313 4.58   7.7 .275 8.67 1926 1 Jack Scott
       
1927 1 Dutch Henry   NY 3 L 25 SP   30 17 6 2 4   69.33 70 2 26 23 10 13 .163 2.99   9.0 .300 9.10 1927 1 Dutch Henry
       
1928 3 Larry Benton T4   NY 2 R 30 SP   6 4 0 1 4   10.33 13 1 6 6 1 5 .357 5.23   1.4 .233 1.19 1928 3 Larry Benton
       
1929 5 Carl Mays   NY 3 R 37   29 19 5 1 4   82.00 89 3 39 34 22 22 .198 3.73   7.7 .266 7.81 1929 5 Carl Mays
       
1930 6 Joe Heving   R NY 3 R 29   39 22 7 5 6   80.00 94 5 48 45 25 33 .277 5.06   5.8 .149 4.40 1930 6 Joe Heving
       
1931 No qualifier         1931 No qualifier
       
1932 6 Dolf Luque   NY T6 R 41   33 22 6 3 5   77.33 85 4 34 32 23 26 .241 3.72   5.7 .173 4.18 1932 6 Dolf Luque
       
1933 4 Dolf Luque T25   NY 1 R 42   35 22 8 2 4   80.33 75 4 27 24 19 23 .245 2.69   7.7 .220 6.77 1933 4 Dolf Luque
1933 3 Hi Bell   NY 1 R 35   31 21 4 2 5   61.67 51 1 11 10 7 11 .190 1.46   7.8 .252 7.33 1933 3 Hi Bell
1933 1 Carl Hubbell BBW 1   a NY 1 L 30 SP   12 11 3 1 5   34.67 25 0 3 3 7 17 .531 0.78   6.8 .567 9.59 1933 1 Carl Hubbell
       
1934 T9 Al Smith   R NY 2 L 26   26 15 3 1 5   47.67 44 1 21 17 11 21 .382 3.21   3.3 .127 2.28 1934 T9 Al Smith
1934 T9 Dolf Luque   NY 2 R 43   26 19 4 3 7   42.33 54 3 20 18 17 12 .169 3.83   3.3 .127 2.28 1934 T9 Dolf Luque
1934 7 Hi Bell   NY 2 R 36   20 12 4 2 6   47.33 55 1 16 13 10 7 .108 2.47   3.8 .190 3.21 1934 7 Hi Bell
1934 2 Carl Hubbell BBW T9   A NY 2 L 31 SP   14 11 1 0 8   29.67 31 1 9 5 5 14 .389 1.52   6.1 .436 7.81 1934 2 Carl Hubbell
       
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 11 Allyn Stout   NY 3 R 30   38 23 1 4 5   74.67 83 5 47 39 32 28 .243 4.70   2.2 .058 0.91 1935 11 Allyn Stout
1935 6 Al Smith   NY 3 L 27   30 18 5 4 5   58.33 52 3 20 18 17 19 .275 2.78   7.6 .253 6.57 1935 6 Al Smith
       
1936 6 Dick Coffman   NY 1 R 29   40 24 7 3 7   90.67 107 6 49 41 19 24 .190 4.07   6.3 .158 4.56 1936 6 Dick Coffman
1936 2 Frank Gabler   NY 1 R 24 SP   29 21 3 2 6   66.00 58 3 18 16 24 18 .220 2.18   10.0 .345 10.69 1936 2 Frank Gabler
       
1937 3 Cliff Melton 11   R NY 1 L 25 SP   19 14 5 1 7   44.00 30 1 8 7 11 25 .610 1.43   8.7 .458 9.95 1937 3 Cliff Melton
1937 4 Carl Hubbell BBW 3   a NY 1 L 34 SP   7 6 3 0 4   18.33 14 0 4 4 2 15 .938 1.96   4.4 .629 5.90 1937 4 Carl Hubbell
       
1938 5 Dick Coffman T18   NY 3 R 31   48 35 7 2 12   89.00 92 3 37 31 16 15 .139 3.13   11.0 .229 9.71 1938 5 Dick Coffman
1938 3 Jumbo Brown   NY 3 R 31   43 32 5 3 5   90.00 65 5 26 18 28 42 .452 1.80   11.8 .274 11.40 1938 3 Jumbo Brown
       
1939 11 Jumbo Brown   NY 5 R 32   31 20 4 0 7   58.33 72 1 33 29 28 24 .240 4.47   4.4 .142 3.06 1939 11 Jumbo Brown
1939 4 Cliff Melton   NY 5 L 27 SP   18 13 3 3 5   45.67 45 1 17 14 19 24 .375 2.76   6.5 .361 7.21 1939 4 Cliff Melton
       
1940 4 Jumbo Brown   NY 6 R 33   41 23 2 4 7   55.33 49 5 25 21 25 31 .419 3.42   4.9 .120 3.12 1940 4 Jumbo Brown
       
1941 4 Jumbo Brown   NY 5 R 34   31 26 1 5 8   57.00 49 2 23 21 21 30 .429 3.32   6.1 .197 5.75 1941 4 Jumbo Brown
       
1942 5 Ace Adams   NY 3 R 30   61 49 7 4 11   89.00 70 1 23 18 31 35 .347 1.82   12.1 .198 8.88 1942 5 Ace Adams
       
1943 3 Ace Adams T21   a-rep NY 8 R 31   67 52 9 7 9   119.67 103 5 40 36 48 39 .258 2.71   12.5 .187 10.69 1943 3 Ace Adams
1943 5 Johnnie Wittig   NY 8 R 29 SP   18 12 0 1 4   34.33 26 3 10 10 18 12 .273 2.62   4.6 .256 4.60 1943 5 Johnnie Wittig
       
1944 1 Ace Adams   NY 5 R 32   61 44 6 9 13   115.33 115 7 54 49 53 26 .155 3.82   8.4 .138 7.42 1944 1 Ace Adams
       
1945 T1 Ace Adams T27   NY 5 R 33   65 50 11 9 15   113.00 109 7 55 43 44 39 .255 3.42   11.1 .170 10.62 1945 T1 Ace Adams
       
1946 4 Junior Thompson   NY 8 R 29   38 27 4 5 4   58.67 33 4 15 6 39 29 .403 0.92   7.1 .187 6.09 1946 4 Junior Thompson
       
1947 5 Ken Trinkle   NY 4 R 27   62 38 8 4 10   93.67 103 4 47 43 46 37 .248 4.13   8.0 .129 6.20 1947 5 Ken Trinkle
       
1948 5 Ken Trinkle   NY 5 R 28   53 31 4 5 7   70.33 67 6 28 25 41 20 .185 3.20   5.9 .111 4.23 1948 5 Ken Trinkle
1948 4 Sheldon Jones   NY 5 R 26 SP   34 17 5 4 5   65.00 62 1 25 21 38 31 .310 2.91   7.5 .221 7.57 1948 4 Sheldon Jones
       
1949 No qualifier         1949 No qualifier
       
1950 No qualifier         1950 No qualifier
       
1951 3 George Spencer   R NY 1 R 24   53 20 8 3 6   105.00 98 16 49 42 46 29 .201 3.60   8.9 .168 8.77 1951 3 George Spencer
       
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
1952 2 Hoyt Wilhelm BBW 4   R-2 NY 2 R 28   71 32 15 3 11   159.33 127 12 60 43 57 108 .587 2.43   17.6 .248 17.12 1952 2 Hoyt Wilhelm
1952 8 Dave Koslo   NY 2 L 32 SP   24 11 2 1 5   49.00 39 3 11 11 16 21 .382 2.02   7.5 .313 8.20 1952 8 Dave Koslo
1952 5 Max Lanier   NY 2 R 36 SP   21 10 2 3 5   40.67 32 0 11 9 16 16 .333 1.99   7.7 .367 9.11 1952 5 Max Lanier
       
1953 1 Hoyt Wilhelm BBW   a NY 5 R 29   68 39 7 8 15   145.00 127 13 61 49 77 71 .348 3.04   14.0 .206 14.16 1953 1 Hoyt Wilhelm
       
1954 2 Hoyt Wilhelm BBW 15   NY 1 R 30   57 30 12 4 7   111.33 77 5 32 26 52 64 .496 2.10   15.3 .268 16.85 1954 2 Hoyt Wilhelm
1954 1 Marv Grissom T24   a NY 1 R 36   53 36 9 7 19   101.00 86 11 31 27 42 58 .453 2.41   15.1 .285 17.14 1954 1 Marv Grissom
       
1955 5 Marv Grissom   NY 3 R 37   55 32 5 4 8   89.33 76 6 35 29 41 49 .419 2.92   9.5 .173 8.85 1955 5 Marv Grissom
       
1956 9 Hoyt Wilhelm BBW NY 6 R 32   64 38 4 9 8   89.33 97 7 45 38 43 71 .507 3.83   5.6 .088 3.76 1956 9 Hoyt Wilhelm
1956 2 Marv Grissom NY 6 R 38   41 20 1 1 7   68.00 58 2 11 10 14 41 .569 1.32   11.7 .285 14.19 1956 2 Marv Grissom
1956 6 Windy McCall NY 6 L 30   42 20 3 1 7   59.00 49 5 17 14 12 31 .508 2.14   7.8 .186 7.63 1956 6 Windy McCall
     
1957 4 Marv Grissom NY 6 R 39   55 38 4 4 14 2 .875   82.67 74 6 36 24 23 51 .526 2.61   10.4 .189 10.20 1957 4 Marv Grissom
     
1958 9 Marv Grissom SF 3 R 40   51 35 7 5 10 5 .667   65.33 71 11 34 29 26 46 .474 4.00   4.6 .090 3.19 1958 9 Marv Grissom
     
1959 5 Stu Miller SF 3 R 31   50 29 7 4 8 3 .727   109.00 105 10 42 31 43 61 .412 2.56   10.0 .200 9.87 1959 5 Stu Miller
     
1960 9 Johnny Antonelli SF 5 L 30   31 19 4 2 11 3 .786   61.33 56 3 24 22 23 35 .443 3.23   6.3 .203 5.75 1960 9 Johnny Antonelli
1960 11 Billy Loes SF 5 R 30   37 21 3 2 5 5 .500   45.67 40 9 26 25 17 28 .491 4.93   1.3 .035 0.69 1960 11 Billy Loes
     
1961 1 Stu Miller 12 a(2) SF 3 R 33   63 46 14 5 17 7 .708   122.00 95 4 41 36 37 89 .674 2.66   17.6 .279 20.41 1961 1 Stu Miller
     
1962 11 Stu Miller SF 1 R 34   59 41 5 8 19 3 .864   107.00 107 8 55 49 42 78 .523 4.12   8.4 .142 7.26 1962 11 Stu Miller
1962 14 Don Larsen SF 1 R 32   49 25 5 4 11 0 1.000   86.33 83 9 44 42 47 58 .446 4.38   5.6 .114 4.33 1962 14 Don Larsen
     
1963 13 Bobby Bolin SF 3 R 24   35 17 7 2 7 5 .583   62.33 62 8 36 26 24 68 .791 3.75   3.5 .100 2.27 1963 13 Bobby Bolin
1963 12 Billy Pierce SF 3 L 36   25 13 0 5 8 2 .800   25.67 30 3 9 9 3 14 .424 3.16   3.4 .136 2.58 1963 12 Billy Pierce
     
1964 11 Bob Shaw SF 4 R 31   60 27 7 5 11 6 .647   87.33 96 5 38 35 28 55 .444 3.61   6.6 .110 4.95 1964 11 Bob Shaw
     
1965 1 Frank Linzy 13 R-3 SF 2 R 24   57 40 9 3 21 5 .808   81.67 76 2 19 13 23 35 .354 1.43   16.0 .281 18.78 1965 1 Frank Linzy
1965 9 Masanori Murakami R SF 2 L 21   44 16 4 1 8 3 .727   72.00 53 9 28 28 21 81 1.095 3.50   6.5 .148 5.54 1965 9 Masanori Murakami
     
1966 5 Frank Linzy SF 2 R 25   51 34 7 11 16 4 .800   100.33 107 4 40 33 34 57 .404 2.96   9.9 .194 10.12 1966 5 Frank Linzy
     
1967 2 Frank Linzy SF 2 R 26   57 44 7 7 17 6 .739   95.67 67 4 21 16 34 38 .376 1.51   15.5 .272 17.73 1967 2 Frank Linzy
     
1968 6 Frank Linzy SF 2 R 27   57 45 9 8 12 4 .750   94.67 76 1 30 22 27 36 .350 2.09   11.2 .196 11.28 1968 6 Frank Linzy
     
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
1969 9 Frank Linzy SF 2W R 28   58 39 14 9 11 10 .524   116.33 129 5 57 47 38 62 .371 3.64   9.6 .166 8.83 1969 9 Frank Linzy
     
1970 4 Don McMahon SF 3W R 40   61 44 9 5 19 5 .792   94.33 70 9 32 31 45 74 .643 2.96   14.1 .231 15.25 1970 4 Don McMahon
     
1971 6 Jerry Johnson 18 T6 SF 1W R 27   67 47 12 9 18 5 .783   109.00 93 9 42 36 48 85 .603 2.97   12.3 .184 12.03 1971 6 Jerry Johnson
     
1972 15 Jerry Johnson SF 5W R 28   48 32 8 6 8 6 .571   73.33 73 4 40 36 40 57 .504 4.42   3.5 .073 1.94 1972 15 Jerry Johnson
     
1973 5 Elias Sosa R-T3 SF 3W R 23   70 46 10 3 18 3 .857   103.33 87 5 36 33 39 68 .540 2.87   12.6 .180 12.64 1973 5 Elias Sosa
1973 4 Randy Moffitt SF 3W R 24   60 34 4 4 14 4 .778   100.33 86 9 30 27 31 65 .556 2.42   12.5 .208 13.49 1973 4 Randy Moffitt
     
1974 10 Elias Sosa SF 5W R 24   68 30 9 7 6 8 .429   101.00 94 8 54 39 45 48 .345 3.48   7.4 .109 5.67 1974 10 Elias Sosa
1974 9 Randy Moffitt SF 5W R 25   60 47 5 7 15 4 .789   95.00 88 9 49 48 28 42 .362 4.55   7.8 .130 6.53 1974 9 Randy Moffitt
     
1975 11 Gary Lavelle R SF 3W L 26   65 29 6 3 8 5 .615   82.33 80 3 30 27 48 51 .398 2.95   8.6 .132 7.66 1975 11 Gary Lavelle
1975 17 Randy Moffitt SF 3W R 26   55 33 4 5 11 6 .647   74.00 73 6 35 32 32 39 .371 3.89   6.1 .111 4.97 1975 17 Randy Moffitt
     
1976 6 Gary Lavelle SF 4W L 27   65 40 10 6 12 8 .600   110.33 102 6 37 33 52 71 .461 2.69   13.5 .208 13.93 1976 6 Gary Lavelle
1976 5 Randy Moffitt SF 4W R 27   58 31 6 6 14 2 .875   103.00 92 6 36 26 35 50 .394 2.27   13.7 .236 15.08 1976 5 Randy Moffitt
     
1977 3 Gary Lavelle a SF 4W L 28   73 49 7 7 20 8 .714   118.33 106 4 35 27 37 93 .650 2.05   18.3 .251 19.79 1977 3 Gary Lavelle
1977 19 Randy Moffitt SF 4W R 28   64 32 4 9 11 7 .611   87.67 91 4 41 35 39 68 .523 3.59   7.4 .116 5.44 1977 19 Randy Moffitt
     
1978 8 Gary Lavelle SF 3W L 29   67 39 13 10 14 10 .583   97.67 96 3 41 36 44 63 .450 3.32   10.1 .151 8.65 1978 8 Gary Lavelle
1978 12 Randy Moffitt SF 3W R 29   70 38 8 4 12 9 .571   81.67 79 5 35 30 33 52 .464 3.31   8.2 .117 6.20 1978 12 Randy Moffitt
     
1979 7 Gary Lavelle SF 4W L 30   70 55 7 9 20 9 .690   96.67 86 5 31 27 42 80 .625 2.51   11.4 .163 10.36 1979 7 Gary Lavelle
     
1980 9 Greg Minton SF 5W R 28   68 38 4 6 19 6 .760   91.33 81 0 28 25 34 42 .365 2.46   13.0 .191 12.84 1980 9 Greg Minton
1980 21 Gary Lavelle SF 5W L 31   62 28 6 8 9 7 .563   100.00 106 4 43 38 36 66 .465 3.42   7.2 .116 5.55 1980 21 Gary Lavelle
1980 10 Al Holland R-T7 SF 5W L 27   54 31 5 3 7 4 .636   82.33 71 2 21 16 34 65 .619 1.75   11.1 .206 11.37 1980 10 Al Holland
     
1981 4 Greg Minton 23 SF 4W R 29   55 44 4 5 21 4 .840   84.33 84 0 28 27 36 29 .242 2.88   9.7 .176 9.28 1981 4 Greg Minton
     
1982 1 Greg Minton 8 6 a SF 3W R 30   78 66 10 4 30 7 .811   123.00 108 5 29 25 42 58 .387 1.83   20.7 .265 24.23 1982 1 Greg Minton
1982 12 Gary Lavelle SF 3W L 33   68 35 10 7 8 5 .615   104.67 97 6 35 31 29 76 .603 2.67   10.9 .160 9.92 1982 12 Gary Lavelle
     
1983 21 Greg Minton SF 5W R 31   73 52 7 11 22 6 .786   106.67 117 6 51 42 47 38 .232 3.54   8.3 .114 6.26 1983 21 Greg Minton
1983 7 Gary Lavelle a SF 5W L 34   56 38 7 4 20 9 .690   87.00 73 4 33 25 19 68 .739 2.59   12.6 .225 13.36 1983 7 Gary Lavelle
     
1984 16 Greg Minton SF 6W R 32   73 43 3 9 19 5 .792   120.33 124 6 58 50 56 46 .256 3.74   9.2 .126 7.41 1984 16 Greg Minton
1984 21 Gary Lavelle SF 6W L 35   77 42 5 4 12 7 .632   101.00 92 5 34 31 42 71 .530 2.76   7.7 .100 5.52 1984 21 Gary Lavelle
     
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
1985 17 Mark Davis SF 6W L 24   76 38 5 11 7 9 .438   110.33 80 13 43 39 40 128 1.067 3.18   7.3 .096 5.10 1985 17 Mark Davis
1985 9 Scott Garrelts a SF 6W R 23   74 44 9 6 13 8 .619   105.67 76 2 37 27 58 106 .791 2.30   13.1 .177 12.42 1985 9 Scott Garrelts
     
1986 13 Scott Garrelts SF 3W R 24 SP   35 27 8 2 10 6 .625   59.00 44 2 16 15 31 56 .747 2.29   8.7 .249 9.86 1986 13 Scott Garrelts
     
1987 10 Scott Garrelts SF 1W R 25   64 43 11 7 12 10 .545   106.33 70 10 41 38 55 127 1.016 3.22   12.1 .189 11.67 1987 10 Scott Garrelts
1987 8 Jeff Robinson SF 1W R 26   63 33 6 8 10 6 .625   96.67 69 10 34 30 48 82 .701 2.79   11.3 .179 10.60 1987 8 Jeff Robinson
     
1988 18 Scott Garrelts SF 4W R 26   65 40 5 9 13 6 .684   98.00 80 3 42 39 46 86 .683 3.58   6.9 .106 5.27 1988 18 Scott Garrelts
1988 15 Craig Lefferts SF 4W L 30   64 30 3 8 11 3 .786   92.33 74 7 33 30 23 58 .598 2.92   8.0 .125 6.63 1988 15 Craig Lefferts
     
1989 9 Craig Lefferts SF 1W L 31   70 32 2 4 20 4 .833   107.00 93 11 38 32 22 71 .617 2.69   11.2 .160 9.97 1989 9 Craig Lefferts
1989 14 Steve Bedrosian SF 1W R 31   40 33 1 4 17 5 .773   51.00 35 5 18 15 22 34 .596 2.65   9.8 .245 8.40 1989 14 Steve Bedrosian
     
1990 16 Steve Bedrosian SF 3W R 32   68 53 9 9 17 5 .773   79.33 72 6 40 37 44 43 .371 4.20   7.0 .103 5.08 1990 16 Steve Bedrosian
1990 4 Jeff Brantley a SF 3W R 26   55 32 5 3 19 5 .792   86.67 77 3 18 15 33 61 .555 1.56   14.5 .264 16.85 1990 4 Jeff Brantley
     
1991 7 Jeff Brantley SF 4W R 27   67 39 5 2 15 4 .789   95.33 78 8 27 26 52 81 .623 2.45   11.0 .164 10.99 1991 7 Jeff Brantley
1991 T14 Dave Righetti SF 4W L 32   61 49 2 7 24 5 .828   71.67 64 4 29 27 28 51 .554 3.39   8.1 .133 7.28 1991 T14 Dave Righetti
     
1992 2 Rod Beck SF 5W R 23   65 42 3 3 17 6 .739   92.00 62 4 20 18 15 87 1.130 1.76   16.0 .246 19.65 1992 2 Rod Beck
     
1993 4 Rod Beck 12 a SF 2W R 24   76 71 3 1 48 4 .923   79.33 57 11 20 19 13 86 1.229 2.16   16.4 .216 17.24 1993 4 Rod Beck
     
1994 11 Rod Beck 8 a SF 2W R 25   48 47 2 4 28 0 1.000   48.67 49 10 17 15 13 39 .629 2.77   7.3 .152 6.59 1994 11 Rod Beck
     
1995 16 Rod Beck SF 4W R 26   60 52 5 6 33 10 .767   58.67 60 7 31 29 21 42 .519 4.45   6.5 .108 5.00 1995 16 Rod Beck
     
1996 13 Rod Beck SF 4W R 27   63 58 0 9 35 7 .833   62.00 56 9 23 23 10 48 .727 3.34   9.3 .148 8.47 1996 13 Rod Beck
     
1997 3 Rod Beck T24 a SF 1W R 28   73 66 7 4 37 8 .822   70.00 67 7 31 27 8 53 .707 3.47   12.0 .164 12.31 1997 3 Rod Beck
     
1998 2 Robb Nen a SF 2W R 28   78 67 7 7 40 5 .889   88.67 59 4 21 15 25 110 1.310 1.52   19.1 .245 22.09 1998 2 Robb Nen
     
1999 15 Robb Nen a SF 2W R 29   72 64 3 8 37 9 .804   72.33 79 8 36 32 27 77 .726 3.98   7.9 .110 6.06 1999 15 Robb Nen
     
2000 3 Robb Nen T12 4 SF 1W R 30   68 63 4 3 41 5 .891   66.00 37 4 15 11 19 92 1.643 1.50   15.3 .225 17.66 2000 3 Robb Nen
     
2001 5 Robb Nen SF 2W R 31   79 71 4 5 45 7 .865   77.67 58 6 28 26 22 93 1.163 3.01   13.8 .175 14.44 2001 5 Robb Nen
     
2002 6 Robb Nen a-rep SF 2W R 32   68 65 6 2 43 8 .843   73.67 64 2 19 18 20 81 .964 2.20   14.3 .210 14.70 2002 6 Robb Nen
     
2003 6 Tim Worrell SF 1W R 35   76 64 4 4 38 7 .844   78.33 74 5 35 25 28 65 .637 2.87   13.3 .175 12.50 2003 6 Tim Worrell
     
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
2004 19 Matt Herges SF 2W R 34   70 43 4 5 23 8 .742   65.33 90 8 44 38 21 39 .351 5.23   2.7 .039 1.17 2004 19 Matt Herges
2004 17 Dustin Hermanson SF 2W R 31 SP   47 26 2 5 17 3 .850   27.00 22 2 14 13 11 28 .848 4.33   4.1 .087 2.67 2004 17 Dustin Hermanson
     
2005 15 Tyler Walker SF 3W R 29   67 39 6 4 23 5 .821   61.67 68 9 31 29 27 54 .568 4.23   6.7 .100 4.92 2005 15 Tyler Walker
2005 18 Armando Benitez SF 3W R 32   30 27 2 3 19 4 .826   30.00 25 5 17 15 16 23 .561 4.50   4.0 .133 3.39 2005 18 Armando Benitez
     
2006 20 Armando Benitez SF 3W R 33   41 33 4 2 17 8 .680   38.33 39 6 15 15 21 31 .517 3.52   5.6 .137 5.18 2006 20 Armando Benitez
2006 18 Mike Stanton SF 3W L 39   26 15 4 2 8 3 .727   23.33 23 1 8 8 6 18 .621 3.09   4.9 .188 4.54 2006 18 Mike Stanton
     
2007 14 Brad Hennessey SF 5W R 27   69 34 4 5 19 5 .792   68.33 66 7 26 26 23 40 .449 3.42   10.2 .148 9.53 2007 14 Brad Hennessey
2007 26 Armando Benitez SF 5W R 34   19 17 0 3 9 2 .818   17.33 17 3 9 9 9 18 .692 4.67   1.6 .084 0.60 2007 26 Armando Benitez
     
2008 12 Brian Wilson a SF 4W R 26   63 54 3 2 41 6 .872   62.33 62 7 32 32 28 67 .744 4.62   9.0 .143 8.61 2008 12 Brian Wilson
     
2009 3 Brian Wilson SF 3W R 27   68 60 5 6 38 7 .844   72.33 60 3 27 22 27 83 .954 2.74   14.7 .216 16.67 2009 3 Brian Wilson
     
2010 3 Brian Wilson 13 7 a SF 1W R 28   70 59 3 3 48 5 .906   74.67 62 3 16 15 26 93 1.057 1.81   16.6 .237 19.32 2010 3 Brian Wilson
Copyright 2009-11 by Andre Lower
Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
Win Shares Digital Update
baseball-reference.com
ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia