MLB Pitching Leaders - 1979 - Earned Run Average
PLAYERYRSGGSCGSHIPHERBBSOWLSVERA
1J.R. Richard103838194292.12208898313181302.71
2Tom Hume11571220163.0162503380109172.76
3Ron Guidry143330152236.1203737120118822.78
4Dan Schatzeder15322130162.0136515910610512.83
5Tommy John263736173276.1268916511121902.96
6Burt Hooton152929121212.01917063129111002.97
7Dennis Eckersley243333172247.02348259150171002.99
8Joe Niekro223838115263.222188107119211103.00
 Steve Rogers133737135248.22328378143131203.00
10Ken Forsch162624102177.215560355811603.04
PLAYERYRSGGSCGSHIPHERBBSOWLSVERA
 Bill Lee14333363222.0230754659161003.04
12Gaylord Perry223232100232.22257967140121103.06
13Mike Flanagan183938165265.2245917019023903.08
14Tom Seaver20323295215.0187756113116603.14
15Bruce Kison15332531172.1157614510513703.19
16John Candelaria19333080207.0201744110114903.22
17Silvio Martinez5322972206.2204756710215803.27
 Jack Morris18272791198.0179725911317703.27
 Eric Rasmussen8452053156.21425742546933.27
20Craig Swan123535103251.12419257145141303.29
PLAYERYRSGGSCGSHIPHERBBSOWLSVERA
 Mike Caldwell143030164235.025286398916603.29
22Jim Palmer19232270155.214457436710603.30
 Jack Billingham13351920158.016358605910733.30
24Scott McGregor13272372174.216565238113603.35
25Jerry Koosman193736102263.22689983157201303.38
 Bob Shirley11492541205.0196775911781603.38
27Phil Niekro244444231342.0311129113208212003.39
28Scott Sanderson19342453168.014864541389813.43
 Joaquin Andujar13462380194.0168748877121243.43
30Rick Sutcliffe18393051242.02179397117171003.46
PLAYERYRSGGSCGSHIPHERBBSOWLSVERA
31Mike LaCoss14353261205.220280797314803.50
 Dennis Lamp16383261200.1223784686111003.50
33Kevin Kobel6302711161.21696346676803.51
34Ross Baumgarten5282843190.217575837213803.54
 Jerry Reuss22392141160.017863608371433.54
36Geoff Zahn13262440169.018167415813703.57
 Dave Frost63633122239.12269577107161013.57
38Pete Vuckovich11343290233.02299364145151003.59
 Nolan Ryan273434175223.016989114223161403.59
40Bert Blyleven22373740237.1238959217212503.60
PLAYERYRSGGSCGSHIPHERBBSOWLSVERA
41Rick Reuschel19363651239.02519675125181203.62
 Steve Carlton243535134251.020210189213181103.62
43Randy Jones10393960263.025710664112111203.63
 Jim Slaton163231123213.022986548015903.63
45Fred Norman16343150195.1193795795111303.64
46Nino Espinosa8333383212.0211866588141203.65
47Dennis Martinez234039183292.027911978132151603.67
48Steve Comer7363661242.1230998486171203.68
49Tom Underwood113332121227.0213939512791603.69
50Rick Wise18343492231.22299668108151003.73