33. Craig Swan
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: November 30, 1950 in Van Nuys, CA USA
  • Weight: 215 lbs.
  • Height: 6'3"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: September 03, 1973
  • Final Game: May 29, 1984
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO
59 72 5.21 231 185 2 1,235.7 673
 
A New York Met for all but two games of his professional career, Craig Swan may have had a losing record over his career, but he was a good player overall who was certainly capable of flashes of brilliance.  Swan’s best year was 1978 when he surprisingly won the ERA title.  Of note, he also was the National League leader in ERA+.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Pitcher
  • Acquired: Selected in the 3rd Round of the Amateur Draft 6/6/72.
  • Departed: Released 5/9/84.
  • Games Played: 229
  • Notable Statistics: 59-71 Record
    184 Games Started
    3.72 ERA
    25 Complete Games
    1,230.2 Innings Pitched
    671 Strikeouts
    3.71 FIP
    1.267 WHIP
    12.9 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards: Lowest ERA (1978)
    Highest ERA+ (1978)
    Highest Fielding Percentage by a Pitcher (1979 & 1982)
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