Denny McLain

Position
Pitcher
Years
1963-1972
Hall Rating
40
Next Ballot
Denny McLain is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Golden Days Era Committee in 2021.
Peak
19%
Longevity
81%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
19.6 3.7 19.7 12.8
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
-85 -2 1 0 78 14
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1963 DET -0.2 0.0
1964 DET -0.4 0.4
1965 DET 2.2 3.9
1966 DET 0.2 2.4
1967 DET -2.6 -0.6
1968 DET 4.4 7.3
1969 DET 5.1 8.0
1970 DET -0.4 0.4
1971 WSA (TEX) -2.3 -0.4
1972 2 teams -2.3 -1.8
1972 OAK -1.1 -0.9
1972 ATL -1.2 -0.9
BBWAA Voting Results
Year Percentage
1978
0.3%
1979
0.7%
1985
0.5%
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