About Home Runs Allowed

During Warren Spahn's 21-year Major League Baseball career, he had 434 home runs allowed, an average of 20.6667 home runs allowed per season. 1942 was his best season with 0 home runs allowed and his worst season was 1958 when he had 29 home runs allowed. Warren Spahn underperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, not beating USA (49.3935), The Greatest Generation (45.3547), Y (207.284), mlb (49.4968), and SP (69.0228) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Home runs allowed is the number of home runs given up by a pitcher or a team's pitchers over a defined period of time. A home run is attributed to a pitcher when that batter makes it safeley home in the same play where the ball was put into play and there were no fielding errors. Most commonly this is when a player hits the ball over the outfield fence in fair territory but on some occasions a well placed hit into the outfield can result in an in the park home run. Generally, for Home Runs Allowed, lower is better. (Source)

Warren Spahn's Home Runs Allowed Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Warren Spahn's yearly Home Runs Allowed 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 Home Runs Allowed 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 Home Runs Allowed at the end of that season.
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Warren Spahn's Home Runs Allowed Per Season Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Warren Spahn and related player groups by summarizing Home Runs Allowed 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 Home Runs Allowed Stats Table

This table shows Warren Spahn's Home Runs Allowed 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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