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Carl Hubbell pitched 16 years in the majors (from 1928 to 1943), all with the New York Giants of the National League. He won 253 games with only 154 losses and a 2.98 earned run average, including 20 or more victories in 5 consecutive seasons.
Hubbell had 260 complete games and had 36 shutouts in 433 starts, and also managed to save 33 games when he was not starting. Over a 5 year period from 1933 to 1937, he had 115 wins and only 50 losses.
Hubbell won the National League MVP Award in 1933 and again in 1936, and he pitched in 9 all-star games, and also won 4 more games with 2 losses and a 1.79 earned run average in 6 World Series games. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1947.