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17. Ron Guidry

Photograph By Rich Pilling/Getty Images

Louisiana Lightning won 20-plus games three times, but it was his '78 campaign that stands as arguably the best year for a pitcher in club history. Gator went 25-3 with a team-record 248 K's and a 1.74 ERA, beating Boston in a one-game playoff at Fenway.