MLB: Top 10 Pitchers with the Most Innings Pitched in a Season – By Decade

1901-1910 (384.2 – 464.0)

  PITCHER IP ARM SEASON TEAM
1. Ed Walsh 464.0 R 1908 Chicago White Sox
2. Jack Chesbro 454.2 R 1904 New York Highlanders
3. Joe McGinnity 434.0 R 1903 New York Giants
4. Ed Walsh 422.1 R 1907 Chicago White Sox
5. Vic Willis 410.0 R 1902 Boston Beaneaters
6. Joe McGinnity 408.0 R 1904 New York Giants
7. Christy Mathewson 390.2 R 1908 New York Giants
8. Jack Powell 390.1 R 1904 New York Highlanders
9. Togie Pittinger 389.1 R 1902 Boston Beaneaters
10. Cy Young 384.2 R 1902 Boston Americans

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1911-1920 (363.1 – 393.0)

  PITCHER IP ARM SEASON TEAM
1. Ed Walsh 393.0 R 1912 Chicago White Sox
2. Pete Alexander 389.0 R 1916 Philadelphia Phillies
3. Pete Alexander 388.0 R 1917 Philadelphia Phillies
4. Pete Alexander 376.1 R 1915 Philadelphia Phillies
5. Walter Johnson 371.2 R 1914 Washington Senators
6. Walter Johnson 369.2 R 1916 Washington Senators
7. Walter Johnson 369.0 R 1912 Washington Senators
8. Ed Walsh 368.2 R 1911 Chicago White Sox
9. Pete Alexander 367.0 R 1911 Philadelphia Phillies
10. Pete Alexander 363.1 R 1920 Chicago Cubs

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1921-1930 (322.0 – 357.2)

  PITCHER IP ARM SEASON TEAM
1. George Uhle 357.2 R 1923 Cleveland Indians
2. Red Faber 352.0 R 1922 Chicago White Sox
3. Urban Shocker 348.0 R 1922 St. Louis Browns
4. Carl Mays 336.2 R 1921 New York Yankees
5. Red Faber 330.2 R 1921 Chicago White Sox
5. Burleigh Grimes 330.2 R 1928 Pittsburgh Pirates
7. Wilbur Cooper 327.0 L 1921 Pittsburgh Pirates
7. Burleigh Grimes 327.0 R 1923 Brooklyn Robins
9. Urban Shocker 326.2 R 1921 St. Louis Browns
10. Dolf Luque 322.0 R 1923 Cincinnati Reds

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1931-1940 (313.0 – 329.2)

  PITCHER IP ARM SEASON TEAM
1. Bobo Newsom 329.2 R 1938 St. Louis Browns
2. General Crowder 327.0 R 1932 Washington Senators
3. Dizzy Dean 325.1 R 1935 St. Louis Cardinals
4. Wes Ferrell 322.1 R 1935 Boston Red Sox
5. Bob Feller 320.1 R 1940 Cleveland Indians
6. Bucky Walters 319.0 R 1939 Cincinnati Reds
7. Bump Hadley 316.2 R 1933 St. Louis Browns
8. Van Mungo 315.1 R 1934 Brooklyn Dodgers
9. Dizzy Dean 315.0 R 1936 St. Louis Cardinals
10. Carl Hubbell 313.0 L 1934 New York Giants

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1941-1950 (303.0 – 371.1)

  PITCHER IP ARM SEASON TEAM
1. Bob Feller 371.1 R 1946 Cleveland Indians
2. Dizzy Trout 352.1 R 1944 Detroit Tigers
3. Bob Feller 343.0 R 1941 Cleveland Indians
4. Johnny Sain 314.2 R 1948 Boston Braves
5. Hal Newhouser 313.1 L 1945 Detroit Tigers
6. Bill Voiselle 312.2 R 1944 New York Giants
7. Hal Newhouser 312.1 L 1944 Detroit Tigers
8. Vern Bickford 311.2 R 1950 Boston Braves
9. Robin Roberts 304.1 R 1950 Philadelphia Phillies
10. Al Javery 303.0 R 1943 Boston Braves

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1951-1960 (297.1 – 346.2)

  PITCHER IP ARM SEASON TEAM
1. Robin Roberts 346.2 R 1953 Philadelphia Phillies
2. Robin Roberts 336.2 R 1954 Philadelphia Phillies
3. Robin Roberts 330.0 R 1952 Philadelphia Phillies
4. Robin Roberts 315.0 R 1951 Philadelphia Phillies
5. Bob Friend 314.1 R 1956 Pittsburgh Pirates
6. Warren Spahn 310.2 L 1951 Boston Braves
7. Bob Lemon 309.2 R 1952 Cleveland Indians
8. Robin Roberts 305.0 R 1955 Philadelphia Phillies
9. Sal Maglie 298.0 R 1951 New York Giants
10. Robin Roberts 297.1 R 1956 Philadelphia Phillies

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1961-1970 (321.0 – 336.0)

PITCHER IP ARM SEASON TEAM
1. Denny McClain 336.0 R 1968 Detroit Tigers
2. Sandy Koufax 335.2 L 1965 Los Angeles Dodgers
3. Gaylord Perry 328.2 R 1970 San Francisco Giants
4. Juan Marichal 325.2 R 1968 San Francisco Giants
5. Gaylord Perry 325.1 R 1969 San Francisco Giants
6. Denny McClain 325.0 R 1969 Detroit Tigers
7. Sandy Koufax 323.0 L 1966 Los Angeles Dodgers
8. Juan Marichal 321.1 R 1963 San Francisco Giants
9. Don Drysdale 321.1 R 1964 Los Angeles Dodgers
10. Claude Osteen 321.0 L 1969 Los Angeles Dodgers

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1971-1980 (332.2 – 376.2)

PITCHER IP ARM SEASON TEAM
1. Wilbur Wood 376.2 L 1972 Chicago White Sox
2. Mickey Lolich 376.0 L 1971 Detroit Tigers
3. Wilbur Wood 359.1 L 1973 Chicago White Sox
4. Steve Carlton 346.1 L 1972 Philadelphia Phillies
5. Gaylord Perry 344.0 R 1973 Cleveland Indians
6. Gaylord Perry 342.2 R 1972 Cleveland Indians
7. Phil Niekro 342.0 R 1979 Atlanta Braves
8. Phil Niekro 334.1 R 1978 Atlanta Braves
9. Wilbur Wood 334.0 L 1971 Chicago White Sox
10. Nolan Ryan 332.2 R 1974 California Angels

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1981-1990 (277.0 – 295.2)

PITCHER IP ARM SEASON TEAM
1. Steve Carlton 295.2 L 1982 Philadelphia Phillies
2. Jack Morris 293.2 R 1983 Detroit Tigers
3. Bert Blyleven 293.2 R 1985 Cleveland Indians / Minnesota Twins
4. Dave Steib 288.1 R 1982 Toronto Blue Jays
5. Charlie Hough 285.1 R 1987 Texas Rangers
6. Fernando Valenzuela 285.0 L 1982 Los Angeles Dodgers
7. Steve Carlton 283.2 L 1983 Philadelphia Phillies
8. Roger Clemens 281.2 R 1987 Boston Red Sox
9. Dave Steib 278.0 R 1983 Toronto Blue Jays
10. Steve Rogers 277.0 L 1982 Montreal Expos

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1991-2000 (263.0 – 271.2)

PITCHER IP ARM SEASON TEAM
1. Randy Johnson 271.2 L 1999 Arizona Diamondbacks
2. Roger Clemens 271.1 R 1991 Boston Red Sox
3. Curt Schilling 268.2 R 1998 Philadelphia Phillies
4. Greg Maddux 268.0 R 1992 Chicago Cubs
5. Greg Maddux 267.0 R 1993 Atlanta Braves
6. Kevin Brown 265.2 R 1992 Texas Rangers
7. Pat Hentgen 265.2 R 1996 Toronto Blue Jays
8. Pat Hentgen 264.0 R 1997 Toronto Blue Jays
9. Roger Clemens 264.0 R 1997 Toronto Blue Jays
10. Greg Maddux 263.0 R 1991 Chicago Cubs

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2001-2010 (246.1 – 266.0)

PITCHER IP ARM SEASON TEAM
1. Roy Halladay 266.0 R 2003 Toronto Blue Jays
2. Randy Johnson 260.0 L 2002 Arizona Diamondbacks
3. Curt Schilling 259.1 R 2002 Arizona Diamondbacks
4. Curt Schilling 256.2 R 2001 Arizona Diamondbacks
5. Livan Hernandez 255.0 R 2004 Montreal Expos
6. CC Sabathia 253.0 L 2008 Cleveland Indians / Milwaukee Brewers
7. Roy Halladay 250.2 R 2010 Philadelphia Phillies
8. Randy Johnson 249.2 L 2001 Arizona Diamondbacks
8. Felix Hernandez 249.2 R 2010 Seattle Mariners
10. Livan Hernandez 246.1 R 2005 Washington Nationals

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2011-2013 (233.2 – 251.0)

PITCHER IP ARM SEASON TEAM
1. Justin Verlander 251.0 R 2011 Detroit Tigers
2. James Shields 249.1 R 2011 Tampa Bay Rays
3. Adam Wainwright 241.2 R 2012 St. Louis Cardinals
4. Dan Haren 238.1 R 2011 Los Angeles Angels
5. Justin Verlander 238.1 R 2012 Detroit Tigers
6. Chris Carpenter 237.1 R 2011 St. Louis Cardinals
7. CC Sabathia 237.1 L 2011 New York Yankees
8. Clayton Kershaw 236.0 L 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers
8. Jered Weaver 235.2 R 2011 Los Angeles Angels
10. R.A. Dickey 233.2 R 2012 New York Mets
10. Roy Halladay 233.2 R 2011 Philadelphia Phillies
10. Felix Hernandez 233.2 R 2011 Seattle Mariners

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2014 (So Far)

PITCHER IP ARM SEASON TEAM
1. David Price 170.2 L 2014 Tampa Bay Rays / Detroit Tigers
2. Felix Hernandez 165.1 R 2014 Seattle Mariners
3. Corey Kluber 158.1 R 2014 Cleveland Indians
4. Johnny Cueto 155.2 R 2014 Cincinnati Reds
5. A.J. Burnett 149.2 R 2014 Philadelphia Phillies
5. Adam Wainwright 149.2 R 2014 St. Louis Cardinals
7. James Shields 149.1 R 2014 Kansas City Royals
7. Julio Teheran 149.1 R 2014 Atlanta Braves
9. Tyson Ross 148.2 R 2014 San Diego Padres
10. Mike Leake 147.2 R 2014 Cincinnati Reds

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