There were 87 starting pitchers from the 1970s who pitched in at least 200 games. That is the highest number of any decade in the history of Major League Baseball, other than the 1980s and 2000s. The 1970s is an interesting decade to write about, because it was chock-full of high-caliber pitchers. In fact, there are eight starting pitchers from the 1970s that are in the HOF, and that is more than any other decade in the history of Major League Baseball, other than the first decade of the 1900s and the 1920s. So, making this top 10 is harder to do than most decades, since there are eight HOFers. All eight HOFers made the top 10, so only two non-HOFers are in the top 10. á If a player does not appear on the list of the 87 eligible players list, then they either didnÆt reach 200 games or I ...
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