Strikeout Kings: The Best Pitchers In MLB History

From Roy “Doc” Halliday to Jay “Dizzy” Dean, some Major League Baseball pitchers surpass all others. With lightening-fast throws and stellar precision, there is a reason these men made it to the big leagues.

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Tom Seaver

For 20 seasons, Tom Seaver was dominating the pitcher’s mound. Seaver earned the Cy Young Award three times during his career, was the NL ERA leader three times, and was the NL strikeout leader a solid five times.

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He even pitched a no-hitter back in 1978. Seaver is lucky enough to be thrice inducted into the hall of fame: the Baseball Hall of Fame, the New York Mets Hall of Fame, and the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame.