The New York Mets Hall of Records:
Top Twenty Season Marks, Pitching

anyone who has ever pitched for the Mets

The pitchers showcased here are presented on the basis of
their best single-season mark for Earned Run Average

Dwight Gooden
Best ERA
1.53 in 1985

Dean Chance
Best ERA
1.65 in 1964

Nolan Ryan
Best ERA
1.69 in 1981 *

GAMES

GAMES STARTED

COMPLETE GAMES

INNINGS PITCHED

WINS

LOSSES

106, Mike Marshall, 1974 LA NL

92, Mike Marshall, 1973 Mon NL

92, Pedro Feliciano, 2010 Mets

90, Mike Marshall, 1979 Min AL

88, Jon Rauch, 2007 Was NL

88, Pedro Feliciano, 2009 Mets

86, Pedro Feliciano, 2008 Mets

85, Jon Rauch, 2006 Was NL

84, Dick Tidrow, 1980 Chi NL

84, Graeme Lloyd, 2001 Mon NL

83, Ken Sanders, 1971 Mil AL

83, Octavio Dotel, 2002 Hou NL

83, Mike Stanton, 2004 Mets

82, Mike Stanton, 2006 Was NL-SF NL

82, Joe Smith, 2008 Mets

eight tied with 81

45, Mickey Lolich, 1971 Det AL

42, Bob Friend, 1956 Pit NL

42, Mickey Lolich, 1973 Det AL

41, Mickey Lolich, 1972 Det AL

41, Mickey Lolich, 1974 Det AL

41, Nolan Ryan, 1974 Cal AL

40, Dick Tidrow, 1973 Cle AL

40, Randy Jones, 1976 SD NL

39, Warren Spahn, 1950 Bos NL

39, Ralph Terry, 1962 NY AL

39, Dean Chance, 1967 Min AL

39, Dean Chance, 1968 Min AL

39, Mickey Lolich, 1970 Det AL

39, Nolan Ryan, 1972 Cal AL

39, Nolan Ryan, 1973 Cal AL

39, Nolan Ryan, 1976 Cal AL

39, Mike Torrez, 1976 Oak AL

39, Ray Burris, 1977 Chi NL

39, Randy Jones, 1979 SD NL

seven tied with 38

29, Mickey Lolich, 1971 Det AL

27, Mickey Lolich, 1974 Det AL

26, Warren Spahn, 1951 Bos NL

26, Nolan Ryan, 1973 Cal AL

26, Nolan Ryan, 1974 Cal AL

25, Warren Spahn, 1949 Bos NL

25, Warren Spahn, 1950 Bos NL

25, Randy Jones, 1976 SD NL

24, Warren Spahn, 1953 Mil NL

23, Warren Spahn, 1954 Mil NL

23, Warren Spahn, 1958 Mil NL

23, Mickey Lolilch, 1972 Det AL

23, Frank Tanana, 1976 Cal AL

22, Warren Spahn, 1947 Bos NL

22, Frank Lary, 1961 Det AL

22, Warren Spahn, 1962 Mil NL

22, Warren Spahn, 1963 Mil NL

22, Nolan Ryan, 1977 Cal AL

four tied with 21

376.0, Mickey Lolich, 1971 Det AL

332.2, Nolan Ryan, 1974 Cal AL

327.1, Mickey Lolich, 1972 Det AL

326.0, Nolan Ryan, 1973 Cal AL

315.1, Randy Jones, 1976 SD NL

314.1, Bob Friend, 1956 Pit NL

310.2, Warren Spahn, 1951 Bos NL

308.2, Mickey Lolich, 1973 Det AL

308.0, Mickey Lolich, 1974 Det AL

302.1, Warren Spahn, 1949 Bos NL

299.0, Nolan Ryan, 1977 Cal AL

298.2, Ralph Terry, 1962 NY AL

294.0, Frank Lary, 1956 Det AL

293.0, Warren Spahn, 1950 Bos NL

292.0, Warren Spahn, 1959 Mil NL

292.0, Dean Chance, 1968 Min AL

290.2, Tom Seaver, 1970 Mets

290.0, Warren Spahn, 1947 Bos NL

290.0, Warren Spahn, 1958 Mil NL

290.0, Tom Seaver, 1973 Mets

25, Tom Seaver, 1969 Mets

25, Mickey Lolich, 1971 Det AL

24, Dwight Gooden, 1985 Mets

24, Frank Viola, 1988 Min AL

24, Justin Verlander, 2011 Det AL

23, Warren Spahn, 1953 Mil NL

23, Frank Lary, 1961 Det AL

23, Ralph Terry, 1962 NY AL

23, Warren Spahn, 1963 Mil NL

23, Orel Hershiser, 1988 LA NL

23, Bret Saberhagen, 1989 KC AL

23, Pedro Martinez, 1999 Bos AL

nine tied with 22

24, Roger Craig, 1962 Mets

24, Jack Fisher, 1965 Mets

22, Roger Craig, 1963 Mets

22, Randy Jones, 1974 SD NL

21, Mickey Lolich, 1974 Det AL

20, Al Jackson, 1962 Mets

20, Tracy Stallard, 1964 Mets

20, Al Jackson, 1965 Mets

20, Jerry Koosman, 1977 Mets

19, Warren Spahn, 1952 Bos NL

19, Bob Friend, 1959 Pit NL

19, Bob Friend, 1961 Pit NL

19, Jay Hook, 1962 Mets

19, Galen Cisco, 1964 Mets

19, Mickey Lolich, 1970 Det AL

19, Frank Tanana, 1974 Cal AL

19, Tim Leary, 1990 NY AL

19, Scott Erickson, 1993 Min AL

19, Bobby Jones, 2001 SD NL

twelve tied with 18

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Jacob deGrom
Best ERA
1.70 in 2018

Pedro Martinez
Best ERA
1.74 in 2000

Justin Verlander
Best ERA
1.75 in 2022

WINNING PERCENTAGE

HITS

RUNS

EARNED RUNS

STRIKEOUTS

BASES ON BALLS

.875, Tom Seaver, 1981 Cin NL

.870, David Cone, 1988 Mets

.864, Orel Hershiser, 1985 LA NL

.857, Dwight Gooden, 1985 Mets

.857, Daisuke Matsuzaka, 2008 Bos AL

.852, Pedro Martinez, 1999 Bos AL

.846, Mike Hampton, 1999 Hou NL

.842, Ralph Terry, 1961 NY AL

.833, Pedro Martinez, 2002 Bos AL

.828, Justin Verlander, 2011 Det AL

.818, Justin Verlander, 2022 Hou AL

.813, Jorge Sosa, 2005 Atl NL

.800, John Candelaria, 1977 Pit NL

.800, George Stone, 1973 Mets

.800, John Franco, 1985 Cin NL

.800, Johan Santana, 2003 Min AL

.793, Bret Saberhagen, 1989 KC AL

.792, Shawn Estes, 1997 SF NL

.786, Tom Glavine, 1993 Atl NL

.786, Mark Clark, 1994 Cle AL *

336, Mickey Lolich, 1971 Det AL

315, Mickey Lolich, 1973 Det AL

310, Bob Friend, 1956 Pit NL

310, Mickey Lolich, 1974 Det AL

299, Bob Friend, 1958 Pit NL

289, Frank Lary, 1956 Det AL

289, Dick Tidrow, 1973 Cle AL

284, Scott Erickson, 1998 Bal AL

283, Warren Spahn, 1949 Bos NL

282, Warren Spahn, 1959 Mil NL

282, Mickey Lolich, 1972 Det AL

280, Bob Friend, 1962 Pit NL

278, Warren Spahn, 1951 Bos NL

275, George Medich, 1974 NY AL

274, Randy Jones, 1976 SD NL

273, Bob Friend, 1957 Pit NL

272, Mickey Lolich, 1970 Det AL

272, Mike Torrez, 1978 Bos AL

three tied with 271

160, Pedro Astacio, 1998 Col NL

155, Mickey Lolich, 1974 Det AL

152, Jose Lima, 2000 Hou NL

150, Dick Tidrow, 1973 Cle AL

146, Brian Bohanon, 1999 Col NL

144, Mike Torrez, 1979 Bos AL

143, Mickey Lolich, 1973 Det AL

143, Livan Hernandez, 2001 SF NL

141, Frank Viola, 1983 Min AL

140, Pedro Astacio, 1999 Col NL

140, Jose Lima, 2005 KC AL

138, Scott Erickson, 1993 Min AL

138, Mike Hampton, 2001 Col NL

137, Bob Friend, 1956 Pit NL

137, Jay Hook, 1962 Mets

137, Scott Erickson, 1996 Bal AL

137, Bobby Jones, 2001 SD NL

136, Frank Viola, 1985 Min AL

136, Frank Viola, 1986 Min AL

136, LaTroy Hawkins, 1999 Min AL

145, Pedro Astacio, 1998 Col NL

145, Jose Lima, 2000 Hou NL

142, Mickey Lolich, 1974 Det AL

136, Brian Bohanon, 1999 Col NL

135, Dick Tidrow, 1973 Cle AL

132, Livan Hernandez, 2001 SF NL

131, Mickey Lolich, 1973 Det AL

131, Shawn Estes, 2004 Col NL

131, Jose Lima, 2005 KC AL

130, Pedro Astacio, 1999 Col NL

129, LaTroy Hawkins, 1999 Min AL

128, Frank Viola, 1983 Min AL

127, Steve Trachsel, 1999 Chi NL

126, Mike Torrez, 1979 Bos AL

126, Scott Erickson, 1993 Min AL

124, Scott Erickson, 1996 Bal AL

123, Frank Viola, 1986 Min AL

123, Livan Hernandez, 1998 Fla NL

123, Scott Erickson, 1999 Bal AL

123, Cory Lidle, 2003 Tor AL

383, Nolan Ryan, 1973 Cal AL

367, Nolan Ryan, 1974 Cal AL

341, Nolan Ryan, 1977 Cal AL

329, Nolan Ryan, 1972 Cal AL

327, Nolan Ryan, 1976 Cal AL

313, Pedro Martinez, 1999 Bos AL

308, Mickey Lolich, 1971 Det AL

306, Mike Scott, 1986 Hou NL

305, Pedro Martinez, 1997 Mon NL

301, Nolan Ryan, 1989 Tex AL

300, Justin Verlander, 2019 Hou AL

290, Justin Verlander, 2018 Hou AL

289, Tom Seaver, 1971 Mets

284, Pedro Martinez, 2000 Bos AL

283, Tom Seaver, 1970 Mets

276, Dwight Gooden, 1984 Mets

271, Mickey Lolich, 1969 Det AL

270, Nolan Ryan, 1987 Hou NL

three tied with 269

204, Nolan Ryan, 1977 Cal AL

202, Nolan Ryan, 1974 Cal AL

183, Nolan Ryan, 1976 Cal AL

162, Nolan Ryan, 1973 Cal AL

157, Nolan Ryan, 1972 Cal AL

148, Nolan Ryan, 1978 Cal AL

133, Mike Torrez, 1975 Bal AL

132, Chuck Estrada, 1961 Bal AL

132, Nolan Ryan, 1975 Cal AL

124, Chan Ho Park, 2000 LA NL

122, Mickey Lolich, 1969 Det AL

121, Chuck Estrada, 1962 Bal AL

121, Mike Torrez, 1979 Bos AL

119, Al Leiter, 1996 Fla NL

116, Frank Lary, 1956 Det AL

116, Nolan Ryan, 1971 Mets

115, Mike Torrez, 1973 Mon NL

five tied with 114

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Tom Seaver
Best ERA
1.76 in 1971

Orel Hershiser
Best ERA
2.03 in 1985

Jerry Koosman
Best ERA
2.08 in 1968

SHUTOUTS

SAVES

EARNED RUN AVERAGE

11, Dean Chance, 1964 LA AL

9, Nolan Ryan, 1972 Cal AL

8, Dwight Gooden, 1985 Mets

8, Orel Hershiser, 1988 LA NL

7, Warren Spahn, 1947 Bos NL

7, Warren Spahn, 1951 Bos NL

7, Warren Spahn, 1963 Mil NL

7, Jerry Koosman, 1968 Mets

7, Jon Matlack, 1974 Mets

7, Nolan Ryan, 1976 Cal AL

7, Tom Seaver, 1977 Mets-Cin NL

7, Frank Tanana, 1977 Cal AL

nine tied with 6

62, Francisco Rodriguez, 2008 LAA AL

57, Edwin Diaz, 2018 Sea AL

53, Randy Myers, 1993 Chi NL

49, Jose Valverde, 2011 Det AL

51, Jeurys Familia, 2016 Mets

47, Armando Benitez, 2004 Fla NL

47, Jason Isringhausen, 2004 StL NL

47, Francisco Rodriguez, 2006 LAA AL

47, Jose Valverde, 2007 Arz NL

47, Heath Bell, 2010 SD NL

45, Randy Myers, 1997 Bal AL

45, Francisco Rodriguez, 2005 LAA AL

45, J. J. Putz, 2011 Arz NL

44, Billy Wagner, 2003 Hou NL

44, Jose Valverde, 2008 Hou NL

44, Francisco Rodriguez, 2014 Mil NL

44, Francisco Rodriguez, 2016 Det AL

four tied with 43

1.53, Dwight Gooden, 1985 Mets

1.65, Dean Chance, 1964 LA AL

1.69, Nolan Ryan, 1981 Hou NL*

1.70, Jacob deGrom, 2018 Mets

1.74, Pedro Martinez, 2000 Bos AL

1.75, Justin Verlander, 2022 Hou AL

1.76, Tom Seaver, 1971 Mets

1.90, Pedro Martinez, 1997 Mon NL

2.03, Orel Hershiser, 1985 LA NL

2.07, Pedro Martinez, 1999 Bos AL

2.08, Tom Seaver, 1973 Mets

2.08, Jerry Koosman, 1968 Mets

2.10, Warren Spahn, 1953 Mil NL

2.10, Dave Roberts, 1971 SD NL

2.16, Bret Saberhagen, 1989 KC AL

2.20, Tom Seaver, 1968 Mets

2.21, Tom Seaver, 1969 Mets

2.22, David Cone, 1988 Mets

2.22, Pedro Martinez, 2003 Bos AL

2.22, Mike Scott, 1986 Hou NL

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The pitcher whose name is in gold was Number One in each category; the pitchers listed in white finished Numbers Two through Ten, and the pitchers in light gray finished Eleven through Twenty.

Pitchers highlighted in blue accomplished their chart-making season while toiling for the Mets.

Winning Percentage is presented on the basis of a minimum of 15 decisions. Earned Run Average is presented on the basis of a minimum of 162 innings pitched. Seasons marked with an asterisk (*) denote strike-shortened years, and the pitchers qualified on the basis of 1 inning pitched per team game played.