Catchers and pitchers who tended to start together for the Baltimore Orioles

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YearGamesPitcher (starts)As batteryCatcher (starts)
1923154Elam Vangilder (35)
15
Pat Collins (37)
1927155Lefty Stewart (19)
16
Steve O'Neill (55)
1928154General Crowder (31)
20
Clyde Manion (66)
1928154Sam Gray (31)
23
Wally Schang (77)
1929154General Crowder (34)
16
Clyde Manion (34)
1930154Dick Coffman (30)
17
Clyde Manion (52)
1930154Lefty Stewart (33)
29
Rick Ferrell (91)
1931154Dick Coffman (17)
11
Benny Bengough (37)
1938155Lefty Mills (27)
20
Tommy Heath (59)
1939156Jack Kramer (31)
22
Joe Glenn (79)
1940156Vern Kennedy (32)
31
Bob Swift (116)
1940156Johnny Niggeling (20)
20
George Susce (37)
1941157Elden Auker (31)
17
Bob Swift (48)
1941157Johnny Niggeling (20)
18
Rick Ferrell (92)
1942151Johnny Niggeling (27)
26
Rick Ferrell (75)
1943153Johnny Niggeling (20)
20
Rick Ferrell (67)
1943153Steve Sundra (29)
21
Frankie Hayes (70)
1944154Jack Kramer (31)
24
Red Hayworth (77)
1945154Jack Kramer (25)
19
Red Hayworth (44)
1949155Cliff Fannin (25)
20
Les Moss (79)
1950154Don Johnson (12)
11
Les Moss (53)
1950154Stubby Overmire (19)
15
Les Moss (53)
1951154Jim McDonald (11)
11
Matt Batts (60)
1951154Duane Pillette (24)
21
Sherm Lollar (83)
1959155Billy O'Dell (24)
13
Joe Ginsberg (40)
1962162Robin Roberts (25)
14
Hobie Landrith (50)
1965162Robin Roberts (15)
12
John Orsino (55)
1969162Tom Phoebus (33)
16
Clay Dalrymple (23)
1970162Mike Cuellar (40)
28
Elrod Hendricks (83)
1971158Mike Cuellar (38)
26
Elrod Hendricks (83)
1972154Mike Cuellar (35)
17
Elrod Hendricks (27)
1975159Mike Cuellar (36)
30
Elrod Hendricks (64)
1975159Mike Torrez (36)
26
Dave Duncan (86)
1976162Mike Cuellar (19)
10
Elrod Hendricks (23)
1976162Ken Holtzman (13)
13
Dave Duncan (85)
1978161Dennis Martinez (38)
16
Dave Skaggs (28)
1978161Jim Palmer (38)
37
Rick Dempsey (130)
1979159Mike Flanagan (38)
35
Rick Dempsey (112)
1979159Dennis Martinez (39)
35
Dave Skaggs (46)
1979159Steve Stone (32)
29
Rick Dempsey (112)
1988161Jose Bautista (25)
19
Mickey Tettleton (75)
1996163Mike Mussina (36)
35
Chris Hoiles (120)
1997162Scott Erickson (33)
29
Lenny Webster (73)
1997162Jimmy Key (34)
25
Chris Hoiles (85)
1997162Mike Mussina (33)
25
Chris Hoiles (85)
1998162Scott Erickson (36)
33
Lenny Webster (78)
1998162Mike Mussina (29)
29
Chris Hoiles (78)
1999162Jason Johnson (21)
10
Mike Figga (26)
2005162Erik Bedard (24)
18
Javy Lopez (75)
2006162Rodrigo Lopez (29)
13
Javy Lopez (19)

Includes all games played 1919-2010.
Selected according to the formula (M - P * C / T) >= 6, where T = team games, P = games started by the pitcher, C = games started by the catcher, and M = mutual starts by the pitcher and catcher. In essence, any battery which started together 6 more times than would have been expected if their individual starts had been distributed randomly is considered to include a personal catcher.
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