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List of Major League Baseball leaders in games started

In baseball statistics, a pitcher is credited with a game started (denoted by GS) if he is the first pitcher to pitch for his team in a game.

Career leaders in games started

Stats updated through September 7, 2013.

Active players in bold.

Rank Player GS
1 Cy Young 815
2 Nolan Ryan 773
3 Don Sutton 756
4 Greg Maddux 740
5 Phil Niekro 716
6 Steve Carlton 709
7 Roger Clemens 707
8 Tommy John 700
9 Gaylord Perry 690
10 Pud Galvin 688
11 Bert Blyleven 685
12 Tom Glavine 682
13 Walter Johnson 666
14 Warren Spahn 665
15 Tom Seaver 647
16 Jamie Moyer 638
17 Jim Kaat 625
18 Frank Tanana 616
19 Early Wynn 612
20 Robin Roberts 609
21 Randy Johnson 603
22 Grover Cleveland Alexander 600
23 Ferguson Jenkins 594
Tim Keefe 594
25 Bobby Mathews 568
26 Dennis Martínez 562
27 Kid Nichols 561
28 Eppa Rixey 554
29 Christy Mathewson 551
30 Mickey Welch 549
31 Jerry Reuss 547
32 Red Ruffing 538
33 Mike Mussina 536
34 Eddie Plank 529
Rick Reuschel 529
36 Jerry Koosman 527
Jack Morris 527
38 Jim Palmer 521
39 Jim Bunning 519
40 John Clarkson 518
41 Andy Pettitte (26) 517
42 Jack Powell 516
43 Tony Mullane 504
44 Charlie Radbourn 503
Gus Weyhing 503
46 Joe Niekro 500
47 Bob Friend 497
Burleigh Grimes 497
49 Mickey Lolich 496
50 David Wells 489
Rank Player GS
51 Claude Osteen 488
52 Sad Sam Jones 487
53 Jim McCormick 485
54 Ted Lyons 484
Luis Tiant 484
Bob Feller 484
57 Bobo Newsom 483
Red Faber 483
59 Bob Gibson 482
60 John Smoltz 481
61 Kevin Brown 476
Catfish Hunter 476
63 Liván Hernández 474
Kenny Rogers 474
65 Vida Blue 473
Earl Whitehill 473
67 Vic Willis 471
68 Chuck Finley 467
69 Orel Hershiser 466
70 Don Drysdale 465
Milt Pappas 465
72 Doyle Alexander 464
73 Tim Wakefield 463
74 Curt Simmons 462
Bob Welch 462
76 Mike Torrez 458
77 Lefty Grove 457
Juan Marichal 457
79 Rick Wise 455
80 Jim Perry 447
81 Paul Derringer 445
82 Kevin Millwood 443
Jack Quinn 443
Javier Vázquez 443
85 Charlie Hough 440
Mike Moore 440
87 Whitey Ford 438
88 Curt Schilling 436
89 Mel Harder 433
Carl Hubbell 433
91 Billy Pierce 432
92 Larry Jackson 429
93 Mark Langston 428
George Mullin 428
95 Amos Rusie 427
96 Tim Hudson (21) 426
97 Freddie Fitzsimmons 425
Waite Hoyt 425
Mark Buehrle (29) 425
100 Fernando Valenzuela 424


External links

Baseball portal
  • Career leaders for games started [1]
  • MLB.com [2]
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