Pete Alexander

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Steve Carlton

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John Clarkson

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Roger Clemens

Roger Clemens’ last major-league start, on October 7, 2007…

Pud Galvin

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Tom Glavine

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Lefty Grove

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Randy Johnson

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Walter Johnson

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Tim Keefe

One of the greatest pitchers in 19th-century major-league baseball,…

Greg Maddux

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Christy Mathewson

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Kid Nichols

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Phil Niekro

Philip Henry Niekro Jr. was born in Blaine, Ohio, on April Fools’…

Gaylord Perry

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Eddie Plank

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Old Hoss Radbourn

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Nolan Ryan

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Tom Seaver

4,256. 755. 5,714. 511. .366. As baseball has often been described…

Warren Spahn

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Don Sutton

Don Sutton

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Mickey Welch

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Cy Young

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