MLB: Most Wins in Postseason, World Series, LCS and LDS History (Pitchers)

New York Yankee Pitcher Whitey Ford Has the Most World Series Wins of All Time: 10

New York Yankee Pitcher Whitey Ford Has the Most World Series Wins of All Time: 10

Andy Pettitte is baseball’s all-time winningest postseason pitcher, tossing for 19  playoff victories all together.

But he doesn’t have the most World Series wins. That honor belongs to another New York Yankee, Whitey Ford, who won 10 on the grandest postseason stage of all.

Here’s a breakdown of the top 10 pitchers with the most wins at each level of playoff baseball – World Series, League Championship Series, League Division Series – as well as total overall, and the teams with which they recorded these wins.

Thanks to baseball-reference.com!

TOTAL POSTSEASON WINS

  PITCHER WINS TEAMS
1. Andy Pettitte 19 New York Yankees, Houston Astros
2. John Smoltz 15 Atlanta Braves
3. Tom Glavine 14 Atlanta Braves, New York Mets
4. Roger Clemens 12 Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Houston Astros
5. Greg Maddux 11 Atlanta Braves
5. Curt Schilling 11 Philadelphia Phillies, Arizona Diamondbacks, Boston Red Sox
7. Whitey Ford 10 New York Yankees
7. Dave Stewart 10 Oakland A’s, Toronto Blue Jays
7. David Wells 10 Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees
7. Chris Carpenter 10 St. Louis Cardinals

WORLD SERIES WINS

  PITCHER WINS TEAMS
1. Whitey Ford 10 New York Yankees
2. Red Ruffing 7 New York Yankees
2. Bob Gibson 7 St. Louis Cardinals
2. Allie Reynolds 7 New York Yankees
5. Chief Bender 6 Philadelphia Athletics
5. Waite Hoyt 6 New York Yankees
5. Lefty Gomez 6 New York Yankees
8. Christy Mathewson 5 New York Giants
8. Andy Pettitte 5 New York Yankees
8. Catfish Hunter 5 Oakland A’s, New York Yankees
8. Vic Raschi 5 New York Yankees
8. Mordecai Brown 5 Chicago Cubs
8. Herb Pennock 5 New York Yankees
8. Jack Coombs 5 Philadelphia Athletics, Brooklyn Robins

LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (ALCS,NLCS) WINS

  PITCHER WINS TEAMS
1. Dave Stewart 8 Oakland A’s, Toronto Blue Jays
2. Andy Pettitte 7 New York Yankees
3. Tom Glavine 6 Atlanta Braves, New York Mets
3. John Smoltz 6 Atlanta Braves
5. Roger Clemens 5 Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Houston Astros
5. Tim Wakefield 5 Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Red Sox
5. Juan Guzman 5 Toronto Blue Jays
8. Greg Maddux 4 Atlanta Braves
8. Catfish Hunter 4 Oakland A’s, New York Yankees
8. Orel Hershiser 4 Los Angeles Dodgers, Cleveland Indians
8. Jim Palmer 4 Baltimore Orioles
8. Steve Carlton 4 Philadelphia Phillies
8. David Cone 4 New York Mets, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees
8. Don Sutton 4 Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers
8. Mariano Rivera 4 New York Yankees
8. Tommy John 4 Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, California Angels
8. Orlando Hernandez 4 New York Yankees
8. Steve Avery 4 Atlanta Braves
8. David Wells 4 Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees
8. Josh Beckett 4 Florida Marlins, Boston Red Sox
8. Bruce Kison 4 Pittsburgh Pirates, California Angels

LEAGUE DIVISION SERIES (ALDS, NLDS) WINS

  PITCHER WINS TEAMS
1. Andy Pettitte 7 New York Yankees, Houston Astros
1. John Smoltz 7 Atlanta Braves
3. CC Sabathia 6 Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees
4. Greg Maddux 5 Atlanta Braves
4. David Wells 5 Cincinnati Reds, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees
4. Chris Carpenter 5 St. Louis Cardinals
7. Roger Clemens 4 New York Yankees, Houston Astros
7. Mike Mussina 4 Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees
7. Tom Glavine 4 Atlanta Braves, New York Mets
7. Barry Zito 4 Oakland A’s
7. Curt Schilling 4 Arizona Diamondbacks, Boston Red Sox
7. Pedro Martinez 4 Boston Red Sox

Photo: nydailynews.com

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