In 1914, Dutch Leonard set an all-time record low earned run average that will probably never be beaten. Does any modern pitcher have that ability? Share your thoughts on our baseball message board.
The first season where an earned run average greater than 3.00 led the National League was 1929. The first season where an earned run average greater than 3.00 led the American League was 1938.
Sandy Koufax set the record for most consecutive seasons leading the league in earned run average with five. Tom Seaver created a legendary list years later and described this as the fifth greatest event in all of baseball.