Relief Pitcher JAWS Leaders Baseball-Reference.com

https://www.baseball-reference.com/leaders/jaws_RP.shtml 502 rows · JAWS (Jaffe WAR Score system) was developed by sabermetrician Jay Jaffe as a means to measure a player's Hall of Fame worthiness. A player's JAWS is their career WAR averaged with their 7-year peak WAR. Note that only batting or pitching WAR ……

Relief Pitchers and the Hall Articles Bill James Online

https://www.billjamesonline.com/relief_pitchers_and_the_hall/ Jan 04, 2016 · Seven relief pitchers are over 10.0…three of those seven are already in the Hall (Goose, Fingers, Wilhelm) and one more is a shoo-in when he gets on the ballot. Trevor Hoffman is getting a lot of love this year, and Lee Smith did really well by the voters.…

Stats for Hall of Fame Pitchers - Baseball Almanac

https://www.baseball-almanac.com/hof/hofstpi.shtml Oct 17, 2007 · Important Note: This chart does not include side-by-side comparisons for Hall of Fame pitchers who spent their entire career in the Negro Leagues (Baseball Almanac does not have the data from the Negro League). Those truly elite twirlers are: Ray Brown, Andy Cooper, Leon Day, Martin Dihigo, Bill Foster, Jose Mendez,...…

Hall of Famers by Position Baseball Hall of Fame

https://baseballhall.org/discover-more/stories/hall-of-famer-facts/hall-of-famers-by-position There are four categories in which a baseball legend can become an immortal by election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame: Player, Manager, Umpire or Executive. More than 19,000 players have stepped onto a major league diamond in the 150-year history of professional baseball. Only 232 have been elected to the Hall of Fame - a rate...…

relief pitchers Hall of Fame Debate

https://hofdebate.wordpress.com/category/relief-pitchers/   The Hall of Fame has acknowledged the relief pitcher, with selections of firemen such as Rollie Fingers and Hoyt Wilhelm, and recent inductions of Goose Gossage and Bruce Sutter.…

Relief pitcher - Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relief_pitcher In baseball and softball, a relief pitcher or reliever is a pitcher who enters the game after the starting pitcher is removed due to injury, ineffectiveness, fatigue, ejection, or for other strategic reasons, such as inclement weather delays or pinch hitter substitutions.…

MLB: Ranking top 10 left-handed pitchers ever

https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/page/mlbrank100_lefthandedpitchers/ranking-top-10-left-handed-pitchers-ever Jul 14, 2016 · The lanky left-handed pitcher, nicknamed "The Big Unit" was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2015, his first year eligible, by a resounding 97.3 voting percentage.…

BBWAA elects 4 to Hall of Fame Baseball Hall of Fame

https://baseballhall.org/news/hof-2018-ballot-announced Jan 24, 2018 · Major League Baseball established relief pitcher awards in honor of Hoffman (NL) and Rivera (AL) in 2015. Hoffman was named the NL Fireman of the Year by the Sporting News in 1996 and 1998 and won the NL Rolaids Relief Awards in 1998 and 2006. Hoffman, whose career spanned 18 seasons with the Florida Marlins,...…

relief pitchers Hall of Fame Debate Page 7

https://hofdebate.wordpress.com/category/relief-pitchers/page/7/   Charlie “The Hope Diamond” Hough was such a pitcher.   In fact, when you compare Hough to his Hall of Fame peer, fellow knuckler Phil Niekro, Charlie has quite an edge on the Atlanta pitcher.   Charlie averaged 0.864 hits per inning while Nekro averaged more with 0.933.…

The Definitive "Relief Pitchers and the Hall of Fame ...

https://www.baseball-fever.com/forum/general-baseball/hall-of-fame-talk/3494509-the-definitive-relief-pitchers-and-the-hall-of-fame-discussion-debate-thread Sep 12, 2018 · The Definitive "Relief Pitchers and the Hall of Fame" Discussion/Debate Thread 09-11-2018, 09:13 AM Since we know that the voting for Rivera will be all but a formality in the final leg of his journey to Cooperstown, do you see anyone else in the future, near or far, making it?…

BASEBALL: Hall of Fame: Gossage, Sutter & Other Relievers

http://baseballcrank.com/archives2/2001/01/baseball_hall_o_4.php The top relief pitchers of the 1900-1955 period do include a number of Hall of Famers, but those were starters who closed games between starts (including Lefty Grove and Walter Johnson) or old guys playing out the string (Satchel Paige, who was a highly effective reliever in the majors, and still a strikeout pitcher, in his mid-40s).…

Relievers in the Baseball Hall of Fame Newsday

https://www.newsday.com/sports/baseball/hall-of-fame-relievers-inducted-mariano-rivera-1.26056380 Mariano Rivera is the eighth reliever elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Their statistics (listed in order of enshrinement year): 1985 - Hoyt Wilhelm 228 saves, 143-122 (W-L), 2.52 ERA, 76.0 save p…

Relief Pitchers and the Hall Articles Bill James Online

https://www.billjamesonline.com/relief_pitchers_and_the_hall/ Jan 04, 2016 · Relief Pitchers and the Hall. By Dave Fleming. ... How should we consider the candidacy of relief pitchers for the Hall of Fame? ... but was not particularly dominant. He was probably never the best relief pitcher in baseball at any point in his career, but ……

relief pitchers Hall of Fame Debate Page 7

https://hofdebate.wordpress.com/category/relief-pitchers/page/7/ pitchers, relief pitchers 1 Comment A .500 winning percentage doesn’t bode too well for Charlie Hough, or any pitcher looking to get into the Hall of Fame, but what voters tend to forget is that great pitchers have oftentimes been saddled to a poor ballclub.…

Hall of Famers by Position Baseball Hall of Fame

https://baseballhall.org/discover-more/stories/hall-of-famer-facts/hall-of-famers-by-position There are four categories in which a baseball legend can become an immortal by election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame: Player, Manager, Umpire or Executive. More than 19,000 players have stepped onto a major league diamond in the 150-year history of professional baseball.…

Lee Smith belongs among Hall of Fame relievers – Baseball Egg

http://baseballegg.com/2018/12/19/lee-smith-has-a-deserved-place-among-hall-of-fame-relievers/ Dec 19, 2018 · Tags: Baseball Hall of Fame, Chicago Cubs, Lee Smith, Relief Pitchers. About the Author Dan Holmes is an author and baseball historian. He previously worked for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and Major League Baseball. He once defeated George Brett in Texas Hold Em poker and faced Phil Niekro's knuckleball.…

Wilhelm opened Cooperstown doors for relief pitchers ...

https://baseballhall.org/discover/inside-pitch/wilhelm-opened-cooperstown-doors-for-relievers Sixteen years after the save officially became a Major League Baseball statistic, relief pitchers earned their place in Cooperstown. Pitcher Hoyt Wilhelm and left fielder Lou Brock were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Jan. 7, 1985.…

relief pitchers Hall of Fame Debate

https://hofdebate.wordpress.com/category/relief-pitchers/ For those individuals well versed in baseball trivia, a question I will soon put forth might shock a great deal of baseball enthusiasts. The Hall of Fame has acknowledged the relief pitcher, with selections of firemen such as Rollie Fingers and Hoyt Wilhelm, and recent ……

If we're putting closers in the Baseball Hall of Fame ...

https://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/if-were-putting-closers-in-the-baseball-hall-of-fame-then-why-not-billy-wagner/ Jan 11, 2018 · If we're putting closers in the Baseball Hall of Fame, then why not Billy Wagner? ... know what to do with relief pitchers when it comes to the Hall of Fame. ... of 187 leads all Hall of Fame/Hall ...…

Red Sox Hall of Fame Boston Red Sox

https://www.mlb.com/redsox/history/red-sox-hall-of-fame In 1995 the Red Sox Hall of Fame was instituted to recognize the outstanding careers of former Red Sox players and managers. A 14-member selection committee of Red Sox broadcasters and executives, past and present media personnel, and representatives from The Sports Museum of New England and the BoSox Booster Club is responsible for nominating candidates.…

The Definitive "Relief Pitchers and the Hall of Fame ...

https://www.baseball-fever.com/forum/general-baseball/hall-of-fame-talk/3494509-the-definitive-relief-pitchers-and-the-hall-of-fame-discussion-debate-thread/page3 Oct 04, 2018 · 1. Sutter was the most dominant reliever of his era for any extended stretch. That era included a few shooting star season performances, including Sparky Lyle's Cy Young season and Kent Tekulve playing a key role on the '79 Pirates, but Sutter was the key guy for several years running.…