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New York Yankees: Who Had the Greatest Pitching Season in Team History?

away from the Jeter Contract-a-Palooza nonsense, let's talk actual sports related stuff. Topic: Who had the greatest single pitching season in Yankee history (And by history, we mean from at least the 1920s). We didn't consider strike—or injury—shortened seasons. Here are some of the contestants.

Lefty Gomez—1937:
21-11, 2.33 ERA, 25 CG, 6 shutouts, 194 Ks, 193 ERA+, 1.171 WHIP

Mike Mussina—2001
17-11, 3.15 ERA, 4 CG, 3 shutouts, 214 Ks, 143 ERA+, 1.067 WHIP

Red Ruffing—1939
20-7, 2.93 ERA, 22 CG, 5 shutouts, 95 Ks, 150 ERA+, 1.226 WHIP

Catfish Hunter—1974
25-12, 2.49 ERA, 23 CG, 6 shutouts, 143 Ks, 134 ERA+, 0.986 WHIP

Sparky Lyle—1974
9-3, 1.66 ERA, 15 saves, 89 Ks ...

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