Rank

Pitcher

YEAR

AVG

1

Sad Sam Jones

1922

726.9

2

Sad Sam Jones

1921

723.0

3

Eppa Rixey

1921

712.9

4

Eppa Rixey

1922

676.8

5

Stan Coveleski

1926

561.2

6

Dolf Luque

1924

546.6

7

Dolf Luque

1923

512.6

8

Eppa Rixey

1924

439.7

9

Greg Maddux

1995

406.1

10

Pete Donohue

1926

394.1

11

Pete Donohue

1925

385.4

12

Bob Veale

1965

383.1

13

Eppa Rixey

1928

368.7

14

Dean Chance

1964

342.8

15

Greg Maddux

1994

336.9

16

Cy Blanton

1936

334.3

17

Eppa Rixey

1929

333.3

18

Sheriff Blake

1928

331.1

19

Herb Pennock

1928

315.9

20

Pete Donohue

1923

313.6

21

Roger Clemens

1998

312.8

22

Dean Chance

1965

312.6

23

Bob Veale

1966

309.4

24

Kevin Brown

1998

307.5

25

Eppa Rixey

1923

306.8

26

Danny MacFayden

1936

296.1

27

Pete Donohue

1924

295.4

28

Kevin Brown

1997

286.2

29

Danny MacFayden

1937

285.7

30

Andy Pettitte

1998

284.0

31

Andy Pettitte

1997

281.1

32

Mel Harder

1935

280.2

33

Lee Meadows

1924

278.8

34

Joe Magrane

1990

278.2

35

Eppa Rixey

1925

278.0

36

Lee Meadows

1923

273.7

37

Roger Clemens

1997

269.4

38

Mike Hampton

2000

265.3

39

Sheriff Blake

1929

265.2

40

Kevin Brown

1999

262.9

41

Greg Maddux

1997

260.1

42

Greg Maddux

1996

259.7

43

Waite Hoyt

1922

256.3

44

Willis Hudlin

1928

254.9

45

Max Lanier

1944

252.0

46

Kevin Appier

1993

248.2

47

Tommy John

1980

247.2

48

Claude Osteen

1966

246.7

49

Kevin Appier

1995

245.1

50

Kevin Brown

1996

245.0

51

Greg Maddux

1998

244.8

52

Danny MacFayden

1938

244.6

53

Paul Derringer

1933

243.5

54

Tim Lincecum

2009

242.0

55

Pedro Martinez

2000

239.4

56

Danny MacFayden

1931

238.5

57

Lefty Gomez

1938

237.4

58

George Mogridge

1924

236.7

59

Tommy John

1979

235.6

60

Claude Osteen

1967

235.0

61

Carlos Zambrano

2004

232.5

62

Mel Parnell

1949

232.1

63

Greg Maddux

1993

230.1

64

Storm Davis

1984

229.2

65

Hal Newhouser

1945

228.5

66

Earl Hamilton

1921

228.4

67

Dutch Ruether

1921

228.1

68

Paul Derringer

1934

227.7

69

Roger Clemens

1991

226.5

70

Mike Garcia

1955

224.8

71

Mark Gubicza

1989

224.2

72

Dolf Luque

1925

224.1

73

George Pipgras

1929

222.3

74

Claude Passeau

1945

221.5

75

Bob Gibson

1970

220.0

76

Mike Garcia

1954

217.6

77

Randy Jones

1979

216.7

78

Mel Harder

1936

215.9

79

Mort Cooper

1944

214.4

80

Brandon Webb

2008

213.8

81

Mike Garcia

1952

212.8

82

Randy Jones

1978

212.3

83

Johnny Vander Meer

1943

212.0

84

Lou Fette

1938

211.8

85

Brandon Webb

2007

211.5

86

Nolan Ryan

1978

210.6

87

Dean Chance

1963

210.3

88

Hal Newhouser

1946

209.2

89

Si Johnson

1932

208.5

90

Watty Clark

1932

207.0

91

Jack Quinn

1928

206.9

92

Gary Peters

1964

206.6

93

Lefty Grove

1930

206.0

94

Tom Glavine

1993

205.1

95

Pedro Martinez

1999

205.0

96

Johnny Morrison

1924

204.9

97

Mel Harder

1934

204.8

98

Danny Jackson

1993

204.7

99

Roy Halladay

2003

204.6

100

Mark Gubicza

1988

204.5