Nolan Ryan's Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP) Overview

Nolan Ryan's Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP) was 1.247 for his 27-year Major League Baseball career. 1991 was his best season when his Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP) was 1.006 and his worst season was 1966 when his Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP) was 2.667. Nolan Ryan is middlin' tier compared to similar player cohorts career totals, not clearly beating or being beat by USA (1.4472), Baby Boomers (1.43), mlb (1.4439), SP (1.43128), and Y (1.21171) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Walks and hits per innings pitched (WHIP) is a metric that shows how often, on average, hitters get on base per inning against a pitcher. It is calcuated by summing hits and walks for a give time period then dividing by the number of innings during that time period. Generally, for Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP), lower is better. (Source)

Nolan Ryan's Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP) Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Nolan Ryan's yearly Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP) 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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Nolan Ryan Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP) Change by Season

This waterfall chart attempts to show how Nolan Ryan's Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP) changed season over season. This data is cumulative for each season, each column represents the career Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP) Nolan Ryan had at that season in his career.
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Nolan Ryan's Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP) Per Season Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Nolan Ryan and related player groups by summarizing Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP) for each season played by Nolan Ryan. 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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Nolan Ryan's Season Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP) Stats Table

This table shows Nolan Ryan's Walks & Hits per Inn. Pitched (WHIP) 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 Nolan Ryan's 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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