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Major League Baseball/Catalogs/Career ERA

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Top 10 career ERA* list - after 2007 season

Rank Player Career Earned Run Average Years active[1]
1 Ed Walsh 1.820 1904-1917
2 Addie Joss 1.890 1902-1910
3 Jack Pfiester 2.020 1903-1911
4 Joe Wood 2.030 1908-1922
5 Jim Devlin 2.050 1873-1877
6 Mordecai Brown 2.060 1903-1916
7 John Ward 2.100 1878-1894
8 Christy Mathewson 2.130 1900-1916
9 Al Spalding 2.140 1871-1877
10 Rube Waddell 2.160 1897-1910

*Minimum 1000 innings pitched and 100 decisions

  1. Career Leaders & Records for ERA. Retrieved on 2/10/08.