World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Games pitched

Article Id: WHEBN0000685835
Reproduction Date:

Title: Games pitched  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Kent Tekulve, Connie Marrero, John Franco, Mike Marshall (pitcher), Maxine Kline
Collection: Pitching Statistics
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Games pitched

In baseball statistics, games pitched (denoted by GP, or GamesG in tables of only pitching statistics) is the number of games in which a player appears as a pitcher; a player who is announced as the pitcher must face at least one batter, although exceptions are made if the pitcher announced in the starting lineup is injured before facing a batter, perhaps while batting or running the bases in the top of the first inning, before the opposing team comes to bat. The statistic is also referred to as appearances, usually to refer to the number of games a relief pitcher has pitched in.

Contents

  • Career leaders 1
    • 1,000-games-pitched club 1.1
  • See also 2
  • References 3

Career leaders

1,000-games-pitched club

Listed are all Major League Baseball players with at least 1000 games pitched. LaTroy Hawkins is the most recent player to reach the 1,000 games mark, as well as the only active player to have pitched in more than 1,000 games.

Stats updated through the 2015 season [1][2]
Key
Player Name of the player
Appearances Career games pitched
Years The years this player played in the major leagues
Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
Denotes pitcher who is still active
Pitchers with 1,000 games pitched
Player Appearances Years
Orosco, JesseJesse Orosco 1,252 1979–2003
Stanton, MikeMike Stanton 1,178 1989–2007
Franco, JohnJohn Franco 1,119 1984–2005
Rivera, MarianoMariano Rivera 1,115 1995–2013
Eckersley, DennisDennis Eckersley 1,071 1975–1998
Wilhelm, HoytHoyt Wilhelm 1,070 1952–1972
Plesac, DanDan Plesac 1,064 1986–2003
Timlin, MikeMike Timlin 1,058 1991–2008
Tekulve, KentKent Tekulve 1,050 1974–1989
Hawkins, LaTroyLaTroy Hawkins 1,042 1995–2015
Hoffman, TrevorTrevor Hoffman 1,035 1993–2010
Mesa, JoséJosé Mesa 1,022 1987–2007
Smith, LeeLee Smith 1,022 1980–1997
Hernández, RobertoRoberto Hernández 1,010 1991–2007
Jackson, MikeMike Jackson 1,005 1986–2004
Gossage, GooseGoose Gossage 1,002 1972–1994

See also

References

  1. ^ "Games Played". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 22, 2011. 
  2. ^ "MLB Games Pitched Stats". MLB.com. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.