Steve Carlton Career Complete Games Overview

During Steve Carlton's 24-year Major League Baseball career, he had a lifetime total of 254 complete games, an average of 11 complete games per season. 1972 was his best season with 30 complete games and his worst season was 1965 when he had 0 complete games. Steve Carlton outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, besting USA (19.596008131584), The Silent Generation (23.733333333333), Y (221.08333333333), mlb (17.687351214093), and SP (29.957662492546) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Complete games are credited to a pitcher when he is on the mound for all outs in a baseball game. Typically this is 27 outs but if the game goes into extra innings the number of innings could be higher. Generally, for Complete Games, higher is better. (Source)

Steve Carlton Lifetime Complete Games

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Steve Carlton
Complete Games
Career254
Season Avg.11
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Steve Carlton Complete Games By Year Line Chart

This line chart shows Steve Carlton's yearly Complete Games for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison, are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, SP, and players from their country of birth. For these groups, averages are calculated for each group's performance for the defined year.
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Steve Carlton Cumulative Complete Games by Year

This line chart attempts to show show how Steve Carlton's career Complete Games progressed by year. Each year on the chart represents Steve Carlton's career Complete Games at the end of that season.
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Steve Carlton Complete Games By Year Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Steve Carlton and related player groups by summarizing Complete Games for each season played by Steve Carlton. The box represents the middle 50% of the data for each player with the line in the box being the median value. The whiskers represent the ranges for the top and bottom 25% of the data. Review the spread and medians to draw your conclusions!
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Steve Carlton Complete Games Per Season Stats Table

This table shows Steve Carlton Complete Games stats per season for his full MLB career with the aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. Also included, for comparison, are season player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, SP, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each group for each year of Steve Carlton career.

Note: "—" indicate there were no players for comparison for a specific year. Most commonly this happens for the hall of fame group where there may not have been a hall of famer playing that year.
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