Tom Murphy Career Saves Overview

During Tom Murphy's 12-year Major League Baseball career, he had a lifetime total of 59 saves, an average of 5 saves per season. 1974 was his best season with 20 saves and his worst season was 1968 when he had 0 saves. Tom Murphy is middlin' tier compared to similar player cohorts career totals, not clearly beating or being beat by USA (11.064867861763), The Silent Generation (15.969696969697), mlb (11.648944611966), SP (4.6851520572451), and Y (62) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

A save is credited to a relief pitcher who, under certain circumstances, finishes the game and prevents the opposing team from taking the lead. Some of the criteria include not being credited for the win, pitching at least one third of an inning, and entering the game with a lead of 3 runs or less. Generally, for Saves, higher is better. (Source)

Tom Murphy Lifetime Saves

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Tom Murphy Saves By Year Line Chart

This line chart shows Tom Murphy's yearly Saves 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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Tom Murphy Cumulative Saves by Year

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

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Tom Murphy and related player groups by summarizing Saves for each season played by Tom Murphy. 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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Tom Murphy Saves Per Season Stats Table

This table shows Tom Murphy Saves 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 Tom Murphy 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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