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)
Dennis Eckersley and Rollie Fingers's Strikeouts Per Season Comparison Line Chart
This bar chart compares Dennis Eckersley's and Rollie Fingers’s Strikeouts for each season of their Major League careers. The data is displayed by player season number instead of the season year to allow for better comparisons as the players progressed through their careers.
Dennis Eckersley and Rollie Fingers's Per Season Strikeouts Box Plot
This chart attempts to draw a comparison between Dennis Eckersley and Rollie Fingers by summarizing their Strikeouts for each season they played. 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!
Dennis Eckersley and Rollie Fingers's Cumulative Strikeouts by Season
This line chart shows Dennis Eckersley and Rollie Fingers's cumulative Strikeouts total by season for both their career. This graph attempts to compare yearly progression for both players to answer questions like who was better or is one tracking with the other.
Dennis Eckersley and Rollie Fingers's Strikeouts Comparison Data Table
This table shows Dennis Eckersley and Rollie Fingers's Strikeouts statistics by season for their full MLB careers. Included with the raw season stats are the aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. The data is displayed by season number instead of by calendar year to allow for better comparisons as the players progressed through their careers. Because not all players have the same career lengths, seasons not completed will display "—"