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Juan Marichal

Hall-of-Famers as Seen Through Player Won-Lost Records: Juan Marichal

Juan Marichal was elected to the Hall of Fame in his third year of eligibility, 1983, with 83.7% of the vote.

The first table below presents Juan Marichal's career as measured by Player won-lost records.

Juan Marichal
Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Value Decomposition
Season Team Age Games pWins pLosses pWin Pct. pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWin Pct. eWOPA eWORL
1960SFN22
11
5.23.40.6041.1
1.5
4.94.10.5410.61.0
1961SFN23
29
12.811.60.5251.1
2.1
11.411.50.4980.41.4
1962SFN24
37
17.915.50.5372.0
3.5
16.315.90.5051.02.4
1963SFN25
41
22.616.00.5864.3
6.0
20.916.50.5603.24.9
1964SFN26
33
18.612.80.5933.7
5.3
18.514.90.5532.64.3
1965SFN27
39
22.015.20.5914.4
6.0
19.713.90.5863.85.2
1966SFN28
37
22.914.20.6175.2
6.7
19.214.70.5663.04.4
1967SFN29
26
12.612.20.5080.8
1.8
12.612.50.5010.61.6
1968SFN30
38
20.116.20.5542.9
4.3
20.518.70.5231.93.4
1969SFN31
37
21.114.60.5924.1
5.8
20.013.80.5923.95.5
1970SFN32
34
12.913.10.4960.4
1.6
14.615.40.4870.21.5
1971SFN33
37
16.713.90.5462.2
3.5
16.816.00.5121.22.6
1972SFN34
25
9.612.40.437-0.9
0.1
9.810.50.4830.11.0
1973SFN35
34
13.513.00.5100.9
2.0
12.613.00.4930.41.5
1974BOS36
11
3.52.40.5940.6
0.8
3.02.80.5230.20.4
1975LAN37
2
0.30.90.231-0.3
-0.2
0.20.90.203-0.3-0.3
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
CAREER (reg. season)
471
232.2187.10.55432.3
50.6
220.9195.10.53122.640.8
------ ------ ------ ------ ------
PostSeason (career)
2
0.60.80.419 -0.00.80.70.519 0.1
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
COMBINED
473
232.8187.90.554
50.6
221.7195.80.531 40.9


The 1960s included the time period from 1963 through 1968 that is sometimes referred to as the "Second Deadball Era". Because of this, the 1960s are frequently associated with great pitching and great pitchers.

But none of those guys was actually the best pitcher of the 1960s. The best pitcher of the 1960s, as measured by Player won-lost records, failed to receive a single Cy Young award vote in the entire decade of the 1960s (for all of the 1960s, voters only listed one name; for most of the 1960s, there was only one Cy Young award given for both leagues) or win a single World Series game (he pitched 4 shutout innings in his only World Series start).

Here, then, are the top 10 players (pitchers and non-pitchers) of the 1960s, as measured by pWins over positional average (pWOPA) and replacement level (pWORL).

pWins over Positional Average
Top 10 Players
          pWins over Replacement Level
Top 10 Players
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL           Player pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL
1Juan Marichal175.8131.629.5
42.9
1Willie Mays239.0171.227.6
44.1
2Willie Mays239.0171.227.6
44.1
2Juan Marichal175.8131.629.5
42.9
3Bob Gibson169.8136.224.0
37.5
3Hank Aaron248.4185.721.8
39.3
4Hank Aaron248.4185.721.8
39.3
4Bob Gibson169.8136.224.0
37.5
5Sandy Koufax126.592.421.7
31.5
5Frank Robinson226.2164.221.4
37.2
6Frank Robinson226.2164.221.4
37.2
6Sandy Koufax126.592.421.7
31.5
7Mickey Mantle155.0105.719.6
30.2
7Jim Bunning164.7142.317.8
31.4
8Willie McCovey166.7113.618.8
30.3
8Harmon Killebrew192.4142.517.3
30.8
9Jim Bunning164.7142.317.8
31.4
9Willie McCovey166.7113.618.8
30.3
10Harmon Killebrew192.4142.517.3
30.8
10Mickey Mantle155.0105.719.6
30.2




All articles are written so that they pull data directly from the most recent version of the Player won-lost database. Hence, any numbers cited within these articles should automatically incorporate the most recent update to Player won-lost records. In some cases, however, the accompanying text may have been written based on previous versions of Player won-lost records. I apologize if this results in non-sensical text in any cases.

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