1985 Season
1984 / 1986
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Gooden

1985 National League TSN Pitcher of the Year

Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Dwight Gooden
NYN
SP
20.6
12.1
31.7
22.9
by Pitching Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Dwight Gooden
NYN
SP
20.6
12.1
31.7
22.9
2 John Tudor
SLN
SP
31.4
8.1
26.5
17.7
3 Rick Reuschel
PIT
SP
36.1
6.2
18.4
12.0
4 Orel Hershiser
LAN
SP
26.8
5.9
22.0
14.3
5 Fernando Valenzuela
LAN
SP
24.7
5.4
20.7
12.0
6 Rick Mahler
ATL
SP
31.9
4.7
17.4
8.8
7 Dennis Eckersley
CHN
SP
30.7
4.6
14.4
8.9
8 Bob Welch
LAN
SP
28.7
4.3
14.9
9.6
9 Ron Darling
NYN
SP
24.9
4.1
16.8
8.8
10 Shane Rawley
PHI
SP
29.9
3.9
12.8
6.3
11 Sid Fernandez
NYN
SP
22.7
3.8
11.9
6.4
12 Tom Browning*
CIN
SP
25.2
3.8
17.6
9.2
13 Dave Dravecky
SDN
SP
29.4
3.7
14.1
7.1
14 Kevin Gross
PHI
SP
24.1
3.6
12.9
6.1
15 Andy Hawkins
SDN
SP
25.4
3.5
15.2
7.8
16 Mario Soto
CIN
SP
29.0
3.4
14.9
6.7
17 Joe Hesketh*
MON
SP
26.4
3.2
11.7
6.7
18 Jerry Reuss
LAN
SP
36.0
3.2
14.1
7.3
19 Danny Cox
SLN
SP
25.8
3.2
16.4
8.7
20 Bryn Smith
MON
SP
29.9
3.2
15.3
8.2
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
*Rookie

1985 American League TSN Pitcher of the Year

Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Bret Saberhagen
KCA
SP
21.2
7.3
24.5
17.6
by Pitching Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Bret Saberhagen
KCA
SP
21.2
7.3
24.5
17.6
2 Dave Stieb
TOR
SP
27.9
6.9
24.2
16.4
3 Bert Blyleven
MULT
SP
34.2
6.7
22.9
14.3
4 Charlie Leibrandt
KCA
SP
28.7
6.7
23.5
16.6
5 Charlie Hough
TEX
SP
37.5
6.3
19.5
12.1
6 Mike Moore
SEA
SP
25.6
6.3
19.5
12.2
7 Oil Can Boyd
BOS
SP
25.7
6.2
17.8
9.8
8 Jimmy Key
TOR
SP
24.2
5.1
18.3
11.9
9 Tom Seaver
CHA
SP
40.6
5.0
18.1
11.0
10 Doyle Alexander
TOR
SP
34.8
4.9
19.4
11.8
11 Jack Morris
DET
SP
30.1
4.9
19.0
11.4
12 Ron Guidry
NYA
SP
34.8
4.5
18.4
10.7
13 Dan Quisenberry
KCA
RP
32.4
4.3
23.1
15.7
14 Bob James
CHA
RP
26.9
4.3
21.9
15.6
15 Britt Burns
CHA
SP
26.1
4.2
14.9
8.1
16 Dan Petry
DET
SP
26.6
4.1
17.0
10.0
17 Donnie Moore
CAL
RP
31.4
3.6
19.8
13.9
18 Danny Jackson
KCA
SP
23.5
3.6
15.7
9.6
19 Mike Witt
CAL
SP
24.9
3.3
16.0
8.7
20 Greg Harris
TEX
RP
29.7
3.3
14.9
8.4
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
*Rookie

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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry.

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James