Sam McDowell

Position
Pitcher
Years
1961-1975
Hall Rating
88
Next Ballot
Sam McDowell is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Golden Days Era Committee in 2022.
Peak
49%
Longevity
51%

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Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
41.8 20.3 42.6 28.2
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
-101 -5 2 0 95 151
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1961 CLE 0.3 0.4
1962 CLE -2.3 -1.7
1963 CLE -0.4 0.1
1964 CLE 3.3 4.8
1965 CLE 5.4 7.9
1966 CLE 3.3 5.0
1967 CLE -0.3 1.6
1968 CLE 3.0 5.4
1969 CLE 3.8 6.4
1970 CLE 5.2 7.9
1971 CLE 1.9 3.9
1972 SFG -2.0 -0.7
1973 2 teams -0.8 0.4
1973 SFG -0.4 -0.1
1973 NYY -0.4 0.5
1974 NYY -0.6 -0.1
1975 PIT 0.3 0.6
BBWAA Voting Results
Year Percentage
1981
0.0%
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