ALL-TIME PLAYER RANKINGS
Won over 400 games for mediocre teams mostly. Fastest thrower of his era by wide margin.
Missed four years to WWII, yet still posted eye-popping numbers, three no-hitters.
Not far behind the three directly above him. Heavy fastball.
A+ fastball and curveball. Tough competitor who hated to lose. Won nine ERA titles, seven K titles.
Greatest left-hander since Carlton; a delivery much like Grove.
Hard-living, hard-throwing, excellent control and durability.
Smart pitcher, softest tosser on list next to Knucksie.
Amazing career that didnt really get rolling until he was in early 30s.
At his peak as good as any pitcher ever. Best post-season performer in history of the game.
Ranks where he would fit in had he not suddenly turned his career around in his mid-to-late 30s in Toronto and New York using something other than natural ability. A great pitcher before that, though.
Best pitcher prior to Johnson, had famous fadeaway (screwball), great control.
Brilliant on the mound using all his weapons: knuckler, fastball, change.
Career value nudges him ahead of Koufax.
Ranks very well among the greats; was hard thrower; had spitter, control.
Best pitcher of the steroid era; dominated with fastball and control.
Kept runners off base, threw hard, won games year after year.
Best pitcher in AL before Johnson; threw hard and kept runs off the board.
Underrated, he had excellent SO/BB ratio, ERA.