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The Top 10 greatest starting pitchers of the modern era in MLB, including Greg Maddux and Roger Clemens

Roger Clemens New York Yankees MLB Top 10 greatest pitchers of the modern era
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Pitching in the MLB is a complex skill that combines technique, talent and determination. From 1960 onwards, there has been significant progress in pitching, driven by legendary pitchers who have made a lasting impact on the sport.

Let’s explore the elite group of top 10 starting pitchers from recent times who have left a memorable legacy in MLB and can be considered the greatest of their era.

10. Curt Schilling

Curt Schilling best MLB pirchers of the modern era
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9. Tom Glavine

Tom Glavine Atlanta Braves TOp 10 greatest pitchers of the modern era major league baseball
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8. Bob Gibson

Bob Gibson St. Louis Cardinals Top 10 starting pirchers of modern era
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7. Steve Carlton

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6. Greg Maddux

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5. Pedro Martinez

Pedro Martinez Boston Red Sox Top 10 greatest pitchers of the modern era MLB
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4. Nolan Ryan

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3. Randy Johnson

Randy Johnson Arizona Diamondbacks Top 10 greatest pitchers of the modern era MLB
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2. Roger Clemens

Roger Clemens Boston Red Sox New York Yankees Top 10 greatest pitchers of the modern era MLB
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1. Sandy Koufax

Sandy Koufax Top 10 greatest pitchers of the modern era MLB
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