List of Major League Baseball career ERA leaders
This is a list of career leaders in earned run average (ERA) in Major League Baseball (MLB) who have pitched at least 2000 innings. In the sport of baseball, a pitcher's ERA is a statistic denoting the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched.
Ed Walsh holds the MLB earned run average record with a 1.82. He and Addie Joss are the only two players in major league history with 2000 or more innings pitched with an earned run average lower than 2.00.
Top 200 pitchers by ERA. Players highlighted in gold are active as of the 2014 Major League Baseball season (including free agents), with the number in parentheses designating that player's earned run average during the 2014 season.
The stats are updated as of end of 2014 season