2- Robin Roberts (1948 – 1961)
Roberts was a workhorse who compiled 300 or more innings six straight years. He lead the league in wins four times, lead in complete games five times and was a seven-time All-Star. Roberts ranks second in Phillies history with 234 wins, second in strikeouts with 1871 and first in complete games with 272.
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1- Steve Carlton (1972 – 1986)
Carlton made his mark early in Philadelphia, recording a league leading 27 wins, 1.97 ERA, 30 complete games and 310 strikeouts in 1972. All the more remarkable, he did so on a team that won only 59 games. Carlton lead the league in wins four times with the Phillies, was a seven-time All-Star selection, four time Cy Young Award winner and five time strikeout leader. He ranks first in franchise history in wins with 241 and in strikeouts with 3031. Carlton retired 11th in wins with 329 and 4th in strikeouts with 4136.
There were plenty more starting pitchers that could have made this list. Which ones deserve to be honorable mentions?