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Pitching Triple Crown Winners

Pitchers who led either league in Earned Run Average, Wins and Strikeouts over a single season.

National League

 Year ERA W-L SO
Tommy Bond, Bos 1877 2.11 40-17 170
Hoss Radbourn, Prov 1884 1.38 60-12 441
Tim Keefe, NY 1888 1.74 35-12 333
John Clarkson, Bos 1889 2.73 49-19 284
Amos Rusie, NY 1894 2.78 36-13 195
Christy Mathewson, NY 1905 1.27 31-8 206
Christy Mathewson, NY 1908 1.43 37-11 259
Grover Alexander, Phi 1915 1.22 31-10 241
Grover Alexander, Phi 1916 1.55 33-12 167
Grover Alexander, Phi 1917 1.86 30-13 201
Hippo Vaughn, Chi 1918 1.74 22-10 148
Grover Alexander, Chi 1920 1.91 27-14 173
Dazzy Vance, Bklyn 1924 2.16 28-6 262
Bucky Walters, Cin 1939 2.29 27-11 137
Sandy Koufax, LA 1963 1.88 25-5 306
Sandy Koufax, LA 1965 2.04 26-8 382
Sandy Koufax, LA 1966 1.73 27-9 317
Steve Carlton, Phi 1972 1.97 27-10 310
Dwight Gooden, NY 1985 1.53 24-4 268
Randy Johnson, Ari20022.3224-5334
Ties: In 1894, Rusie tied for league lead in wins with Jouett Meekin, NY (36-10); in 1939, Walters tied for league lead in strikeouts with Claude Passeau, Phi-Chi; in 1963, Koufax tied for the league lead in wins with Juan Marichal, SF.

American League

 Year ERA W-L SO
Cy Young, Bos 1901 1.62 33-10 158
Rube Waddell, Phi 1905 1.48 26-11 287
Walter Johnson, Wash 1913 1.09 36-7 243
Walter Johnson, Wash 1918 1.27 23-13 162
Walter Johnson, Wash 1924 2.72 23-7 158
Lefty Grove, Phi 1930 2.54 28-5 209
Lefty Grove, Phi 1931 2.06 31-4 175
Lefty Gomez, NY 1934 2.33 26-5 158
Lefty Gomez, NY 1937 2.33 21-11 194
Hal Newhouser, Det 1945 1.81 25-9 212
Roger Clemens, Tor1997 2.0521-7292
Roger Clemens, Tor1998 2.6520-6271
Pedro Martinez, Bos1999 2.0723-4313
Ties: In 1998, Clemens tied for league lead in wins with David Cone, NY (20-7) and Rick Helling, Tex (20-7).

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