# Who was the American League baseball pitcher who ranked first in wins and innings pitched in 1956?

Frank Lary of the Detroit Tigers with 21 wins and 294 innings pitched.

### How do you figure out a pitchers ERA?

ERA is based on 9 innings pitched. When you see a pitcher with a 4.94 ERA that means for every 9 innings pitched, he gives up 4.94 earned runs. Example: A pitcher has pitched 150 innings and given up 60 earned runs. 1) Divide the number of earned runs (60) by the number of innings pitched (150) =0.40. 2) Then take that number (0.4) and multiply it by 9 =3.60. A pitcher who has pitched…

### What does WHIP stand for in baseball?

WHIP is an abbreviation for 'Walks plus Hits per Inning Pitched'. It is a relatively new statistic in baseball that shows, approximately, how many baserunners a pitcher allows per inning. WHIP is calculated by adding the number of base hits a pitcher allows with the number of walks a pitcher allows and then dividing the sum by the number of innings the pitcher has pitched. For example, there is a pitcher who has pitched 200…

### What does the IP stand for in softball?

IP stands for Innings Pitched. It is a pitching statistics that records the amount of innings the pitcher pitched. It can be divided into thirds by the outs that were recorded while the pitcher was still on the mound. For example: Its the 5th inning and there are 2 outs. The pitcher needs to be taken out of the game and is replaced with another pitcher. The number of innings pitched for this game would…

### What pitcher holds the lifetime record for average number of strikeouts per game?

For the stat "Strikeouts per 9 Innings" for pitchers that have pitched at least 1000 innings the all time leader, through games played on September 22, 2009 is Randy Johnson with 10.61 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched (4872 strikeouts in 4132 1/3 innings pitched). Second all time is Kerry Wood with 10.39 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched (1466 strikeouts in 1270 1/3 innings pitched) and third is Pedro Martinez with 10.05 strikeouts per 9 innings…

### How much is the capacity of a pitcher normally?

The most innings pitched by a pitcher in a single game is 26 and is held by Leon Cadore of the Brooklyn Dodgers and Joe Oeschger of the Boston Braves on May 1, 1920. The game went 26 innings and wound up in a 1-1 tie. Both Cadore and Oeschger pitched the entire 26 innings. It is the longest game, innings wise, in MLB history.

### How many innings can a major league pitcher pitch in a week?

That is a tough question to answer because of variables that would limit how many innings the pitcher could pitch, such as pitch counts and how good the pitcher was pitching and, in the National League, whether the pitcher is coming up to bat in an inning and the manager decides to pinch hit for him. MLB starting pitchers pitch every 5 games which means they would pitch no more than two games in one…

### Who gets the win if 3 pitchers each throw 2 innings and the 4Th pitcher throws 1 inning in a 7 inning game?

According to the rules in Major League Baseball, in the event of the home team winning and keeping the lead but the Starting Pitcher only lasting 2 innings and then the second pitcher lasts two innings to make it through the 4th inning and then the third Pitcher lasts two innings to make it through the 6th inning then it would be up to the home team's Official Scorer to determine which of the Relievers…

### What is considered a 'perfect game' in baseball?

No baserunner If a pitcher faces the minimum number of batters for all the innings played (which means it could go to extra innings) without allowing a baserunner, he has pitched a perfect game: no hits, no walks, no batters hit-by-pitch, no batters reach on an error. Also, the pitcher cannot be substituted.

### When calculating a pitcher's ERA and the pitcher is relieved before the inning is over do you credit a full inning pitched for the ERA stat or how do you divide the inning up?

The pitcher is credited with a fraction that represents how many outs there were in the inning when they are relieved. If the pitcher is relieved is one out, they are credited woth 1/3 (one-third) of an inning. If the pitcher is relieved with two outs, they are credited with 2/3 (two-thirds) of an inning. A pitcher who starts the game and is relieved with one out in the seventh inning is credited with 6…

### What is the most innings pitched by one pitcher in a single game?

One answer is ,.... Jack Billingham pitched 13 innings while with Colorado of the Mid-West Winter League in 1975 I seem to recall a pitcher for Victoria BC , pitching 23 innings in first game of a double header back about 1951. This was a AA league I believe W.I.L or P.C.L. Leagues changed names a few times over the years .... lol If anyone can verify the correct answer please email me at jaca56.com…

### What does whip mean in baseball stats?

WHIP is a new statistic for pitchers and it means Walks plus Hits per Inning Pitched. You add up the number of hits allowed and add to the number of walks allowed and divide by innings pitched. If a pitcher has walked 50 batters and given up 150 hits and pitched 180 innings, the WHIP would be calculated as (50 + 150) / 180 which equals 1.11.