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List of Major League Baseball leaders in career WHIP

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List of Major League Baseball leaders in career WHIP

Below is the list of the top 100 Major League Baseball pitchers in Walks plus hits per inning pitched (WHIP). Addie Joss holds the Major League record with the lowest career WHIP, with 0.97.

The list

  • Bold denotes active player
  • Minimum of 2,000 innings pitched
  • Stats as of September 7, 2013.
Rank Player WHIP
1 Addie Joss 0.97
2 Ed Walsh 1.00
3 John Montgomery Ward 1.04
4 Pedro Martínez 1.05
5 Christy Mathewson 1.06
Walter Johnson 1.06
7 Mordecai Brown 1.07
8 Babe Adams 1.09
Tommy Bond 1.09
10 George Bradley 1.10
Larry Corcoran 1.10
Juan Marichal 1.10
Rube Waddell 1.10
14 Chief Bender 1.11
Sandy Koufax 1.11
Ed Morris 1.11
Deacon Phillippe 1.11
Will White 1.11
19 Grover Cleveland Alexander 1.12
Tim Keefe 1.12
Eddie Plank 1.12
Tom Seaver 1.12
Doc White 1.12
Hoyt Wilhelm 1.12
25 Johan Santana 1.13
Noodles Hahn 1.13
Catfish Hunter 1.13
Jim McCormick 1.13
Hooks Wiltse 1.13
Cy Young 1.13
31 Fergie Jenkins 1.14
Sam Leever 1.14
Greg Maddux 1.14
Andy Messersmith 1.14
Rank Player WHIP
Ed Reulbach 1.14
Bret Saberhagen 1.14
Curt Schilling 1.14
Don Sutton 1.14
39 Jack Chesbro 1.15
Eddie Cicotte 1.15
Don Drysdale 1.15
Charles Radbourn 1.15
Jim Whitney 1.15
44 Bob Caruthers 1.16
Dennis Eckersley 1.16
Dick Rudolph 1.16
47 Roger Clemens 1.17
Guy Hecker 1.17
Carl Hubbell 1.17
Randy Johnson 1.17
Robin Roberts 1.17
Nap Rucker 1.17
Slim Sallee 1.17
Frank Smith 1.17
55 Roy Halladay 1.18
Jim Bunning 1.18
John Candelaria 1.18
Buck Ewing 1.18
Ron Guidry 1.18
Jim Palmer 1.18
Gaylord Perry 1.18
John Smoltz 1.18
63 Dan Haren 1.19
Pud Galvin 1.19
Bob Gibson 1.19
Claude Hendrix 1.19
Joe Horlen 1.19
Joe McGinnity 1.19
Rank Player WHIP
Mike Mussina 1.19
Fritz Peterson 1.19
Warren Spahn 1.19
Jesse Tannehill 1.19
Fred Toney 1.19
74 Cliff Lee 1.20
Bert Blyleven 1.20
Howie Camnitz 1.20
Mike Cuellar 1.20
Don Newcombe 1.20
Mike Scott 1.20
Luis Tiant 1.20
Hippo Vaughn 1.20
82 Roy Oswalt 1.21
Dean Chance 1.21
John Clarkson 1.21
Harry Howell 1.21
Carl Mays 1.21
Dave McNally 1.21
Jeff Pfeffer 1.21
Ron Reed 1.21
Sonny Siebert 1.21
Vic Willis 1.21
92 Kevin Brown 1.22
Larry Dierker 1.22
Cy Falkenberg 1.22
Whitey Ford 1.22
Bobby Mathews 1.22
Kid Nichols 1.22
Jack Powell 1.22
Tully Sparks 1.22
Mel Stottlemyre 1.22

See also

Baseball portal


  • First page of official MLB career WHIP list (links to subsequent pages at bottom of list)
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