Don Sutton Career Shutouts Overview

During Don Sutton's 23-year Major League Baseball career, he had a lifetime total of 58 shutouts, an average of 3 shutouts per season. 1972 was his best season with 9 shutouts and his worst season was 1983 when he had 0 shutouts. Don Sutton outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, besting USA (3.2291628164849), The Silent Generation (5.5954545454546), Y (37.708333333333), mlb (2.9590541183939), and SP (5.2778771615981) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Shutouts are credited to a pitcher when he is on the mound for all the outs in a baseball game and the pitcher does not allow the opposing team to score a single run. Typically this is 27 outs but if the game goes into extra innings the number of innings could be higher. Generally, for Shutouts, higher is better. (Source)

Don Sutton Lifetime Shutouts

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Don Sutton Shutouts By Year Line Chart

This line chart shows Don Sutton's yearly Shutouts 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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Don Sutton Cumulative Shutouts by Year

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

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Don Sutton and related player groups by summarizing Shutouts for each season played by Don Sutton. 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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Don Sutton Shutouts Per Season Stats Table

This table shows Don Sutton Shutouts 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 Don Sutton 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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