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John Van Benschoten of the Pittsburgh Pirates has the highest career ERA in major league history of any pitcher with at least 75 innings pitched. His whopping 9.20 ERA is unparalleled, earning him MLB glory which will certainly earn him a spot in the Hall of Fame.

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Red Ruffing at 3.80.

Ruffing pitched for the Red Sox, Yankees, and White Sox in a 22 year career to a record of 273-225. He was elected to the HoF in 1967.

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Bob Gibson 1.12 in 1968

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