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Warren Spahn, whose 363 wins are the most ever by a lefty, died at age 82. The 14-time All-Star won 20 or more games in an NL-record 13 different seasons.  More >
 Career totals (1942-65)
G IP W L SO BB ERA
750 5246 363 245 2583 1434 3.08
Complete career stats >  
 Career Highlights
  All-time winningest pitchers:
  RankPitcherWins
  1.Cy Young511
  2.Walter Johnson417
  T3.Grover Alexander373
  T3.Christy Mathewson373
  5.Pud Galvin364
  6.Warren Spahn363
  7.Kid Nichols361
  8.Tim Keefe342
  9.Steve Carlton329
  10.John Clarkson328
  All-time wins by a lefty:
  RankPitcherWins
  1.Warren Spahn363
  2.Steve Carlton329
  3.Eddie Plank305
  4.Lefty Grove300
  5.Tommy John288
 
 Sights & Sounds
Spahn on the famous "Pray for Rain" slogan 56K | 300K
... on his HR record for pitchers 56K | 300K
... on out-thinking hitters 56K | 300K
... on longevity 56K | 300K
Listen to Game 4 of the '57 World Series
Spahn chats with MLB.com Radio
 Hall of Fame Plaque (Inducted in 1973)
WARREN EDWARD SPAHN
BOSTON N.L., MILWAUKEE N.L., NEW YORK N.L., SAN FRANCISCO N.L., 1942-1965   BECAME FIFTH BIGGEST WINNER IN MAJORS' HISTORY WITH 363 VICTORIES. MOST VICTORIES FOR A LEFT-HANDER. WON 20 OR MORE GAMES 13 SEASONS, SIX IN A ROW. SET ALL-TIME RECORDS FOR YEARS LEADING LEAGUE IN VICTORIES (8) AND COMPLETE GAMES (9). ALSO N.L. CAREER HIGHS WITH 665 GAMES STARTED; 5,264 INNINGS; 2,853 STRIKEOUTS. PITCHED NO-HITTER IN 1960, ANOTHER IN 1961.