About Complete Games

During Warren Spahn's 21-year Major League Baseball career, he had 382 complete games, an average of 18.1905 complete games per season. 1951 was his best season with 26 complete games and his worst season was 1942 when he had 1 complete games. Warren Spahn outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, besting USA (20.3818), The Greatest Generation (29.8623), Y (233.045), mlb (18.4864), and SP (30.8813) 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)

Warren Spahn's Complete Games Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Warren Spahn'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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Warren Spahn's Cumulative Complete Games by Season

This line chart attempts to show shows Warren Spahn's progression over their entire career. Each year on the chart represents Warren Spahn's career total Complete Games at the end of that season.
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Warren Spahn's Complete Games Per Season Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Warren Spahn and related player groups by summarizing Complete Games for each season played by Warren Spahn. 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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Warren Spahn's Season Complete Games Stats Table

This table shows Warren Spahn's 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 Warren Spahn'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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