List of Major League Baseball pitchers with 200 career wins

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Cy Young, the all-time leader in career wins

This is a list of Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers with 200 or greater career wins. In the sport of baseball, a win is a statistic credited to the pitcher for the winning team who was in the game when his team last took the lead. A starting pitcher must complete five innings to earn a win; if this does not happen, the official scorer awards the win based on guidelines set forth in the official rules.

Cy Young holds the MLB win record with 511; Walter Johnson is second with 417. Young and Johnson are the only players to earn 400 or more wins. Among pitchers whose entire careers were in the post-1920 live-ball era, Warren Spahn has the most wins with 363. Only 24 pitchers have accumulated 300 or more wins in their careers. Roger Clemens is the only pitcher with 300 wins or more not elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, due to him being connected to performance-enhancing drugs.

MLB officially only keeps statistics from the National League and the American League. This table includes statistics from other major leagues as well which are defunct now, including the American Association (AA), the National Association of Base Ball Players and the National Association of Professional Baseball Players.

Key[edit]

Rank Rank amongst leaders in career wins. A blank field indicates a tie.
2015 Wins Number of wins accumulated during the 2015 Major League Baseball season
W Total career wins
* Denotes elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Bold Denotes active player.[note 1]

List[edit]

Stats updated as of May 31, 2015.

Rank Player (2015 Ws) W
1 Cy Young * 511
2 Walter Johnson * 417
3 Grover Cleveland Alexander * 373
Christy Mathewson * 373
5 Pud Galvin * 365
6 Warren Spahn * 363
7 Kid Nichols * 361
8 Greg Maddux * 355
9 Roger Clemens 354
10 Tim Keefe * 342
11 Steve Carlton * 329
12 John Clarkson * 328
13 Eddie Plank * 326
14 Nolan Ryan * 324
Don Sutton * 324
16 Phil Niekro * 318
17 Gaylord Perry * 314
18 Tom Seaver * 311
19 Charles Radbourn * 309
20 Mickey Welch * 307
21 Tom Glavine * 305
22 Randy Johnson * 303
23 Lefty Grove * 300
Early Wynn * 300
25 Bobby Mathews 297
26 Tommy John 288
27 Bert Blyleven * 287
28 Robin Roberts * 286
29 Ferguson Jenkins * 284
Tony Mullane 284
31 Jim Kaat 283
32 Red Ruffing * 273
33 Burleigh Grimes * 270
Mike Mussina 270
35 Jamie Moyer 269
36 Jim Palmer * 268
37 Bob Feller * 266
Eppa Rixey * 266
39 Jim McCormick 265
Rank Player (2015 Ws) W
40 Gus Weyhing 264
41 Ted Lyons * 260
42 Andy Pettitte 256
43 Red Faber * 254
Jack Morris 254
45 Carl Hubbell * 253
46 Albert Spalding * 252
47 Bob Gibson * 251
48 Vic Willis * 249
49 Jack Quinn 247
50 Joe McGinnity * 246
Amos Rusie * 246
52 Dennis Martínez 245
Jack Powell 245
54 Juan Marichal * 243
55 Herb Pennock * 241
56 Frank Tanana 240
57 Mordecai Brown * 239
David Wells 239
59 Clark Griffith * 237
Waite Hoyt * 237
61 Whitey Ford * 236
62 Tommy Bond 234
63 Charlie Buffinton 233
64 Sad Sam Jones 229
Luis Tiant 229
Will White 229
67 George Mullin 228
68 Jim Bunning * 224
Catfish Hunter * 224
70 Hooks Dauss 223
Paul Derringer 223
Mel Harder 223
73 Jerry Koosman 222
74 Joe Niekro 221
75 Jerry Reuss 220
76 Pedro Martínez * 219
Kenny Rogers 219
78 Bob Caruthers 218
Rank Player (2015 Ws) W
Earl Whitehill 218
80 Freddie Fitzsimmons 217
Tim Hudson (3) 217
Mickey Lolich 217
83 Wilbur Cooper 216
Charlie Hough 216
Curt Schilling 216
86 Stan Coveleski * 215
Jim Perry 215
88 Rick Reuschel 214
89 John Smoltz * 213
90 Chief Bender * 212
Bartolo Colón (8) 212
92 Kevin Brown 211
Bobo Newsom 211
Billy Pierce 211
Bob Welch 211
96 Jesse Haines * 210
CC Sabathia (2) 210
98 Vida Blue 209
Eddie Cicotte 209
Don Drysdale * 209
Milt Pappas 209
102 Bob Lemon * 207
Carl Mays 207
Hal Newhouser * 207
105 Mark Buehrle (6) 205
106 Orel Hershiser 204
Al Orth 204
108 Lew Burdette 203
Roy Halladay 203
Silver King 203
Jack Stivetts 203
112 Rube Marquard * 201
Charlie Root 201
114 Chuck Finley 200
George Uhle 200
Tim Wakefield 200


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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ A player is considered inactive if he has announced his retirement or not played for a full season.

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