Monte Pearson
Montgomery Marcellus Pearson
(Hoot)
 
Born: September 2, 1908 in Oakland, CA
Died: January 27, 1978 - 69 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 6'0" Wt: 175
(legend)
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Notes:
- College/Univ: University of California (1928-1929)

Comparison

Comparison
Starting Pitchers
 
All Positions
 
#
Player
 
1 Lefty Grove
1925 - 1941
SP
103.6
Pl
 
-6.3
0.1
109.9
0.1
2 Ted Lyons
1923 - 1946
SP
71.5
Pl
WW2
 
4.4
0.1
67.2
0.1
3 Red Ruffing
1924 - 1947
SP
70.3
Pl
WW2
 
15.0
0.1
55.3
0.1
4 Carl Hubbell
1928 - 1943
SP
67.5
Pl
 
-0.3
-0.1
67.8
-0.1
5 Bob Feller
1936 - 1956
SP
63.6
Pl
WW2
 
-1.7
0.1
65.2
0.0
6 Wes Ferrell
1927 - 1941
SP
61.6
 
12.7
0.1
48.8
0.0
7 Bucky Walters
1931 - 1950
SP
54.2
 
8.3
-0.1
46.4
0.4
8 Waite Hoyt
1918 - 1938
SP
51.8
Pl
WW1
 
-1.6
0.0
53.3
-0.0
9 Tommy Bridges
1930 - 1946
SP
51.1
WW2
 
-1.4
0.0
52.5
0.1
10 Dutch Leonard
1933 - 1953
SP
48.6
 
-2.7
0.0
51.3
0.0
11 Bobo Newsom
1929 - 1953
SP
48.2
 
-3.5
0.0
51.7
0.1
12 Lon Warneke
1930 - 1945
SP
46.2
WW2
 
4.3
-0.1
41.9
-0.1
13 Red Lucas
1923 - 1938
SP
46.1
 
14.1
0.0
32.0
0.0
14 Dizzy Dean
1930 - 1947
SP
44.9
Pl
MIL
 
2.2
-0.0
42.7
-0.0
15 Claude Passeau
1935 - 1947
SP
44.3
 
1.6
-0.1
42.8
-0.1
16 Larry French
1929 - 1942
SP
44.3
WW2
 
0.5
-0.1
43.9
-0.1
17 Mel Harder
1928 - 1947
SP
43.8
 
-4.2
0.0
47.9
0.1
18 Schoolboy Rowe
1933 - 1949
SP
43.5
WW2
 
8.6
0.0
34.9
0.1
19 Curt Davis
1934 - 1946
SP
38.6
 
1.3
-0.1
37.3
-0.0
20 Lefty Gomez
1930 - 1943
SP
38.4
Pl
 
-4.6
0.0
43.1
0.1
21 Charley Root
1923 - 1941
SP
37.8
 
-0.0
-0.2
38.0
-0.1
22 Earl Whitehill
1923 - 1939
SP
37.5
 
1.1
0.0
36.3
0.0
23 Paul Derringer
1931 - 1945
SP
37.0
 
-1.9
-0.1
39.0
-0.1
24 Fritz Ostermueller
1934 - 1948
SP
36.3
WW2
 
2.0
0.0
34.4
0.1
25 Rube Walberg
1923 - 1937
SP
36.3
 
-2.1
0.0
38.3
-0.0
26 Freddie Fitzsimmons
1925 - 1943
SP
35.8
 
2.3
-0.1
33.5
-0.0
27 Bump Hadley
1926 - 1941
SP
35.7
 
0.1
0.1
35.6
0.1
28 Thornton Lee
1933 - 1948
SP
34.8
 
-0.3
0.0
35.0
0.0
29 Jesse Haines
1918 - 1937
SP
32.7
Pl
 
-3.0
-0.1
35.8
0.0
30 Van Mungo
1931 - 1945
SP
32.4
WW2
 
2.2
-0.1
30.2
-0.1
31 Ed Brandt
1928 - 1938
SP
32.1
 
4.3
-0.1
27.8
-0.1
32 Bill Lee
1934 - 1947
SP
31.7
 
-0.7
-0.1
32.5
-0.0
33 Willis Hudlin
1926 - 1944
SP
31.7
WW2
 
0.5
0.0
31.2
0.0
34 Hal Schumacher
1931 - 1946
SP
30.0
WW2
 
2.9
-0.1
27.1
-0.1
35 Syl Johnson
1922 - 1940
SP
27.8
 
-1.6
-0.1
29.4
-0.1
36 Rip Sewell
1932 - 1949
SP
27.0
 
2.0
-0.1
25.0
-0.1
37 Bob Smith
1923 - 1937
SP
27.0
 
2.3
1.6
24.5
1.5
38 Johnny Allen
1932 - 1944
SP
26.5
 
-1.6
0.0
28.1
0.1
39 Watty Clark
1924 - 1937
SP
26.3
 
0.2
-0.0
26.2
-0.0
40 Tommy Thomas
1926 - 1937
SP
25.9
 
-0.4
0.0
26.3
0.0
41 Nels Potter
1936 - 1949
SP
24.8
 
2.0
0.0
22.8
0.0
42 Whit Wyatt
1929 - 1945
SP
24.7
 
2.4
-0.0
22.4
-0.0
43 Danny MacFayden
1926 - 1943
SP
22.5
 
-3.6
-0.0
26.1
-0.0
44 Denny Galehouse
1934 - 1949
SP
22.0
WW2
 
-3.7
0.1
25.7
0.1
45 Bill Swift
1932 - 1943
SP
21.5
 
2.4
-0.1
19.1
-0.1
46 Monte Pearson
1932 - 1941
SP
20.7
 
1.8
0.0
18.9
0.1
47 Guy Bush
1923 - 1945
SP
20.5
 
-2.7
-0.1
23.3
-0.0
48 Lloyd Brown
1925 - 1940
SP
20.3
 
0.4
-0.0
19.8
-0.0
49 Oral Hildebrand
1931 - 1940
SP
20.3
 
-1.1
0.0
21.4
0.1
50 Pat Malone
1928 - 1937
SP
19.8
 
-1.0
-0.1
20.9
-0.0
51 Fred Frankhouse
1927 - 1939
SP
19.2
WW2
 
2.0
-0.1
17.2
-0.1
52 Ivy Andrews
1931 - 1938
SP
18.7
 
-0.7
-0.0
19.4
0.0
53 Al Benton
1934 - 1952
SP
18.5
WW2
 
-5.9
0.0
24.4
0.0
54 Harry Gumbert
1935 - 1950
SP
17.9
WW2
 
-0.2
-0.1
18.2
-0.0
55 Max Butcher
1936 - 1945
SP
17.9
WW2
 
-0.3
-0.1
18.2
-0.0
56 Vic Sorrell
1928 - 1937
SP
17.3
WW2
 
-3.2
0.0
20.5
0.0
57 Tex Carleton
1932 - 1940
SP
16.9
 
0.9
-0.1
16.0
-0.0
58 Johnny Marcum
1933 - 1939
SP
16.8
 
3.1
0.0
13.8
0.1
59 Eddie Smith
1936 - 1947
SP
16.7
WW2
 
0.5
0.1
16.2
0.0
60 Elden Auker
1933 - 1942
SP
15.4
WW2
 
-0.3
0.0
15.8
0.1
61 Ben Cantwell
1927 - 1937
SP
15.0
 
1.3
-0.0
13.8
-0.0
62 Bill Hallahan
1925 - 1938
SP
14.3
WW2
 
-1.5
-0.0
15.8
-0.0
63 Luke Hamlin
1933 - 1944
SP
14.3
 
-0.9
-0.1
15.3
-0.0
64 Cy Blanton
1934 - 1942
SP
13.8
 
-1.0
-0.0
14.8
-0.1
65 Ray Benge
1925 - 1938
SP
13.6
WW2
 
-1.5
-0.1
15.2
-0.0
66 Vern Kennedy
1934 - 1945
SP
12.7
 
2.0
0.1
10.7
0.1
67 Al Hollingsworth
1935 - 1946
SP
11.5
 
0.9
-0.0
10.5
-0.0
68 Sheriff Blake
1920 - 1937
SP
11.2
 
-0.9
-0.1
12.2
0.0
69 John Whitehead
1935 - 1942
SP
10.9
 
-1.3
0.0
12.2
0.0
70 Jack Wilson
1934 - 1942
SP
10.7
 
-0.7
0.1
11.4
0.1
71 Monty Stratton
1934 - 1938
SP
10.3
 
0.4
0.0
10.0
0.0
72 Bob Weiland
1928 - 1940
SP
10.3
 
-2.2
-0.1
12.5
-0.0
73 Paul Dean
1934 - 1943
SP
10.1
WW2
 
-1.3
0.0
11.3
-0.0
74 Ed Heusser
1935 - 1948
SP
10.0
WW2
 
0.8
0.0
9.2
0.0
75 Johnny Lanning
1936 - 1947
SP
9.1
WW2
 
-0.4
-0.1
9.6
-0.1
76 Monte Weaver
1931 - 1939
SP
8.8
WW2
 
0.3
0.0
8.6
0.1
77 Al Smith
1934 - 1945
SP
8.4
 
1.8
0.0
6.5
-0.0
78 Vito Tamulis
1934 - 1941
SP
8.2
WW2
 
-0.0
-0.1
8.3
-0.0
79 Clay Bryant
1935 - 1940
SP
8.2
 
1.9
-0.1
6.3
-0.1
80 Bill McGee
1935 - 1942
SP
8.1
 
-0.6
-0.1
8.7
-0.1
81 Joe Bowman
1932 - 1945
SP
7.8
 
3.5
-0.1
4.3
-0.1
82 Si Johnson
1928 - 1947
SP
7.7
WW2
 
-4.3
-0.1
12.0
-0.0
83 Jack Knott
1933 - 1946
SP
7.5
WW2
 
-4.2
0.0
11.7
0.0
84 Bobby Burke
1927 - 1937
SP
7.3
WW2
 
-0.3
0.0
7.6
-0.0
85 Russ Bauers
1936 - 1950
SP
7.2
WW2
 
1.1
-0.1
6.1
-0.1
86 Chief Hogsett
1929 - 1944
SP
6.8
 
0.8
0.0
6.0
0.0
87 Bill Dietrich
1933 - 1948
SP
6.6
 
-1.1
0.0
7.8
0.0
88 Lynn Nelson
1930 - 1940
SP
6.5
 
2.5
0.1
3.9
0.1
89 Randy Gumpert
1936 - 1952
SP
6.3
WW2
 
-0.7
0.0
7.1
0.0
90 Ken Chase
1936 - 1943
SP
6.2
 
-1.1
0.1
7.3
0.0
91 Hod Lisenbee
1927 - 1945
SP
5.7
 
-1.1
0.0
6.8
0.0
92 Lee Grissom
1934 - 1941
SP
5.7
WW2
 
-0.9
-0.1
6.6
-0.0
93 Jim Weaver
1928 - 1939
SP
5.6
 
-2.2
-0.0
7.7
-0.0
94 Al Milnar
1936 - 1946
SP
5.5
WW2
 
0.7
0.1
4.8
0.1
95 Sugar Cain
1932 - 1938
SP
5.4
 
-1.8
-0.0
7.2
0.0
96 Bill Lohrman
1934 - 1944
SP
5.3
 
-0.4
-0.1
5.7
-0.0
97 Carl Fischer
1930 - 1937
SP
5.3
WW2
 
-1.5
0.0
6.8
0.0
98 Steve Sundra
1936 - 1946
SP
5.1
WW2
 
0.8
0.1
4.3
0.1
99 Gene Schott
1935 - 1939
SP
5.1
 
0.8
-0.0
4.3
-0.0
100 Hank Johnson
1925 - 1939
SP
4.9
 
1.0
0.0
3.9
-0.0
 
  Monte Pearson
1932 - 1941
SP
20.7
 
1.8
0.0
18.9
0.1
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