Surprising stat of the day.
186-99 (.653) CAREER RECORD BEFORE 32ND BIRTHDAY. In last 100 years, only C. Mathewson, G. Alexander, & J. Marichal had as many wins and as high a win % before 32nd birthday.
For comparison:
Christy Mathewson was 19 when he debuted and pitched for 17 seasons; averaged 21 wins/season. Finished with 373 career victories.
Grover Cleveland Alexander was 23 when he debuted and pitched for 20 seasons; averaged 20 wins/season. Finished with 373 career victories.
Juan Marichal was 22 when he debuted and pitched for 16 seasons; averaged 18 wins/season. Finished with 243 career victories.
Sabathia was 20 when he debuted and has pitched for 12 seasons; averaging 17 wins/season.
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Surprising stat of the day.

186-99 (.653) CAREER RECORD BEFORE 32ND BIRTHDAY. In last 100 years, only C. Mathewson, G. Alexander, & J. Marichal had as many wins and as high a win % before 32nd birthday.

For comparison:

Christy Mathewson was 19 when he debuted and pitched for 17 seasons; averaged 21 wins/season. Finished with 373 career victories.

Grover Cleveland Alexander was 23 when he debuted and pitched for 20 seasons; averaged 20 wins/season. Finished with 373 career victories.

Juan Marichal was 22 when he debuted and pitched for 16 seasons; averaged 18 wins/season. Finished with 243 career victories.

Sabathia was 20 when he debuted and has pitched for 12 seasons; averaging 17 wins/season.

(Image copyright of MLB and YES Network)

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