Luis Tiant Career Strikeouts Overview

During Luis Tiant's 19-year Major League Baseball career, he had a lifetime total of 2416 strikeouts, an average of 127 strikeouts per season. 1968 was his best season with 264 strikeouts and his worst season was 1982 when he had 30 strikeouts. Luis Tiant outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, besting Cuba (362.32835820896), The Silent Generation (478.06818181818), Y (2134.7777777778), mlb (347.409776226), and SP (475.04233750745) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Strikeouts are outs recorded by the pitcher or team's pitchers when the player at bat accumulates 3 strikes before putting the ball in play, is walked, or hit by a pitch. Strikes are accumlated by swinging and missing a pitch, not swinging at a pitch in the strike zone, or by hitting a foul ball. Foul ball strkes however are not counted for a third strike unless the foul results from a bunt or is a foul tip third strike caught by the catcher. Generally, for Strikeouts, higher is better. (Source)

Luis Tiant Lifetime Strikeouts and Similar Stats

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Luis Tiant Strikeouts By Year Line Chart

This line chart shows Luis Tiant's yearly Strikeouts 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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Luis Tiant Cumulative Strikeouts by Year

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

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Luis Tiant and related player groups by summarizing Strikeouts for each season played by Luis Tiant. 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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Luis Tiant Strikeouts Per Season Stats Table

This table shows Luis Tiant Strikeouts 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 Luis Tiant 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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