Dwight Gooden Career Strikeouts Overview

During Dwight Gooden's 16-year Major League Baseball career, he had a lifetime total of 2293 strikeouts, an average of 143 strikeouts per season. 1984 was his best season with 276 strikeouts and his worst season was 1994 when he had 40 strikeouts. Dwight Gooden is middlin' tier compared to similar player cohorts career totals, not clearly beating or being beat by USA (348.10090556274), Baby Boomers (417.74597156398), mlb (347.409776226), SP (475.04233750745), and Y (2134.7777777778) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Strikeouts are outs recorded by the pitcher or team's pitchers when the player at bat accumulates 3 strikes before putting the ball in play, is walked, or hit by a pitch. Strikes are accumlated by swinging and missing a pitch, not swinging at a pitch in the strike zone, or by hitting a foul ball. Foul ball strkes however are not counted for a third strike unless the foul results from a bunt or is a foul tip third strike caught by the catcher. Generally, for Strikeouts, higher is better. (Source)

Dwight Gooden Lifetime Strikeouts and Similar Stats

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Dwight Gooden Strikeouts By Year Line Chart

This line chart shows Dwight Gooden's yearly Strikeouts 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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Dwight Gooden Cumulative Strikeouts by Year

This line chart attempts to show show how Dwight Gooden's career Strikeouts progressed by year. Each year on the chart represents Dwight Gooden's career Strikeouts at the end of that season.
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Dwight Gooden Strikeouts By Year Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Dwight Gooden and related player groups by summarizing Strikeouts for each season played by Dwight Gooden. 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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Dwight Gooden Strikeouts Per Season Stats Table

This table shows Dwight Gooden Strikeouts 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 Dwight Gooden 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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