Bill Donovan Career ERA Overview

Bill Donovan's ERA was 2.69 for his 18-year Major League Baseball career. 1916 was his best season when his ERA was 0 and his worst season was 1900 when his ERA was 6.68. Bill Donovan outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, besting USA (4.3461226399548), Pre-Generational (3.4570995999774), Y (3.0750522047158), mlb (4.3614031148122), and SP (4.3392668544321) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Earned run average (ERA) is a metric that shows how many earned runs on average, a pitcher or team's pitcher, gives up over the course of nine innings. It is calculated by dividing earned runs by innings pitched then multiplying the result by 9. Generally, for ERA, lower is better. (Source)

Bill Donovan Lifetime ERA and Similar Stats

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Career2.692.883.25
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Bill Donovan ERA By Year Line Chart

This line chart shows Bill Donovan's yearly ERA 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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Bill Donovan ERA By Year Change

This waterfall chart attempts to show how Bill Donovan's career ERA changed per season. This data is cumulative for each season, each column represents the career ERA Bill Donovan had at that season in his career.
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Bill Donovan ERA By Year Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Bill Donovan and related player groups by summarizing ERA for each season played by Bill Donovan. 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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Bill Donovan ERA Per Season Stats Table

This table shows Bill Donovan ERA 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 Bill Donovan 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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