Top 10 Baseball Pitchers of All Time: Johnson, Koufax Top List

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Pedro Martinez
Martinez holds currently holds the record for the highest winning percentage of any pitcher with more than 200 wins. He played an intricate part in Boston's 2004 World Series title, their first in 86 years. Martinez was also a power pitcher, but didn't rely solely on his fastball. His arsenal of fastballs, cutters, curveballs, and circle changeups were all pitched at high velocities from his deceptive low three-quarter pitching style. Martinez, who was only 5-foot-11, 195 pounds, was also noticeably smaller than most power pitchers. Reuters

The 2012 season marks 143 total years of Major League Baseball, the oldest of any of the major sports leagues in the United States.  Only 207 players have been elected into the Hall of Fame, leaving fans with a good idea of who the best players of all time were.

Specifically, a list of the greatest starting pitchers is always hotly debated.  Whether it is throwing skills, statistics, championships, or career length, baseball's elite starting pitchers can be separated from the masses with careful analysis. 

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