Consecutive Years with Decreasing Stats – The Pitchers

Following up on our prior post, here are the pitchers with the records for most consecutive seasons with decreasing stats:

Year Player W (7 cons. years)
1934 Dizzy Dean 30
1935 Dizzy Dean 28
1936 Dizzy Dean 24
1937 Dizzy Dean 13
1938 Dizzy Dean 7
1939 Dizzy Dean 6
1940 Dizzy Dean 3
1941 Dizzy Dean 0
Year Player L (5 cons. years)
—- 21 players tied —-
Year Player ERA (7 cons. years)
1998 Eddie Guardado 4.52
1999 Eddie Guardado 4.50
2000 Eddie Guardado 3.94
2001 Eddie Guardado 3.51
2002 Eddie Guardado 2.93
2003 Eddie Guardado 2.89
2004 Eddie Guardado 2.78
2005 Eddie Guardado 2.72
1903 Chief Bender 3.07
1904 Chief Bender 2.87
1905 Chief Bender 2.83
1906 Chief Bender 2.53
1907 Chief Bender 2.05
1908 Chief Bender 1.75
1909 Chief Bender 1.66
1910 Chief Bender 1.58
Year Player SV (5 cons. years)
—- 6 players tied —-
Year Player IP (8 cons. years)
1956 Billy Pierce 276.1
1957 Billy Pierce 257
1958 Billy Pierce 245
1959 Billy Pierce 224
1960 Billy Pierce 196.1
1961 Billy Pierce 180
1962 Billy Pierce 162.1
1963 Billy Pierce 99
1964 Billy Pierce 49
Year Player H (8 cons. years)
1901 Clark Griffith 275
1902 Clark Griffith 247
1903 Clark Griffith 201
1904 Clark Griffith 91
1905 Clark Griffith 82
1906 Clark Griffith 58
1907 Clark Griffith 15
1909 Clark Griffith 11
1912 Clark Griffith 1
Year Player HR (6 cons. years)
1957 Ron Kline 28
1958 Ron Kline 25
1959 Ron Kline 23
1960 Ron Kline 21
1961 Ron Kline 19
1962 Ron Kline 9
1963 Ron Kline 3
Year Player BB (9 cons. years)
1925 Burleigh Grimes 102
1926 Burleigh Grimes 88
1927 Burleigh Grimes 87
1928 Burleigh Grimes 77
1929 Burleigh Grimes 70
1930 Burleigh Grimes 65
1931 Burleigh Grimes 59
1932 Burleigh Grimes 50
1933 Burleigh Grimes 37
1934 Burleigh Grimes 26
Year Player K (9 cons. years)
1973 Luis Tiant 206
1974 Luis Tiant 176
1975 Luis Tiant 142
1976 Luis Tiant 131
1977 Luis Tiant 124
1978 Luis Tiant 114
1979 Luis Tiant 104
1980 Luis Tiant 84
1981 Luis Tiant 32
1982 Luis Tiant 30

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