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The 1872 League Leaders

The 1872 League Leaders

Year
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NA Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
56  Eggler MUT                298 Eggler MUT                297 Radcliffe BAL             
56  Hatfield MUT              297 Hatfield MUT              290 Eggler MUT                
56  Hicks MUT                 297 Radcliffe BAL             288 Hatfield MUT              
56  Pike BAL                  288 Pike BAL                  285 Pike BAL                  
56  Radcliffe BAL                                                                         

R                             H                             2B                            
94  Eggler MUT                99  Barnes BOS                28  Barnes BOS                
87  G. Wright BOS             97  Eggler MUT                20  Eggler MUT                
83  Cuthbert ATH              94  Force TRO-BAL             17  Hall BAL                  
81  Barnes BOS                93  Hatfield MUT              16  G. Wright BOS             

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
8   Gould BOS                 6   Pike BAL                  60  Pike BAL                  
7   Anson ATH                 3   Gedney TRO-ECK            50  Anson ATH                 
6   Hall BAL                  2   6 players                 48  Fisler ATH                
6   G. Wright BOS                                           48  Start MUT                 

BB                            SO                            BAVG                          
23  Mack ATH                  14  Cummings MUT              .430 Barnes BOS               
16  Anson ATH                 10  Cuthbert ATH              .418 Force TRO-BAL            
11  McMullin MUT              10  Treacey ATH               .415 Anson ATH                
9   3 players                 9   Eggler MUT                .362 Hastings CLE-BAL         
                              9   Mack ATH                                                

OBP                           SLG                           Low BAVG                      
.455 Anson ATH                .583 Barnes BOS               .194 Pearce MUT               
.452 Barnes BOS               .525 Anson ATH                .195 Reach ATH                
.423 Force TRO-BAL            .503 Wood TRO-ECK             .208 Cummings MUT             
.376 Hastings CLE-BAL         .493 Force TRO-BAL            .218 Zettlein TRO-ECK         

Low OBP                       Low SLG                       BFW                           
.210 Pearce MUT               .195 Reach ATH                3.5 Barnes BOS                
.218 Zettlein TRO-ECK         .223 Pearce MUT               2.2 Eggler MUT                
.220 Cummings MUT             .234 Mathews BAL              2.2 G. Wright BOS             
.221 Reach ATH                .250 Dehlman ATL              1.7 Ferguson ATL              
                                                            1.7 Force TRO-BAL             

NA Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
55  Cummings MUT              55  Cummings MUT              53  Cummings MUT              
49  Mathews BAL               48  Spalding BOS              47  McBride ATH               
48  Spalding BOS              47  Mathews BAL               41  Spalding BOS              
47  McBride ATH               47  McBride ATH               39  Mathews BAL               

SHO                           SV                            W                             
3   Cummings MUT              1   Fisher BAL                38  Spalding BOS              
3   Spalding BOS              1   H. Wright BOS             33  Cummings MUT              
2   Zettlein TRO-ECK                                        30  McBride ATH               
1   Fisher BAL                                              25  Mathews BAL               
1   McBride ATH                                                                           

L                             IP                            H                             
28  Britt ATL                 497   Cummings MUT            600 Cummings MUT              
20  Cummings MUT              419   McBride ATH             561 Britt ATL                 
18  Mathews BAL               405.1 Mathews BAL             513 McBride ATH               
16  Zettlein TRO-ECK          404.2 Spalding BOS            477 Mathews BAL               

HR                            R                             ER                            
6   Britt ATL                 473 Britt ATL                 189 Britt ATL                 
4   Bentley MAN               356 Mathews BAL               142 Mathews BAL               
3   6 players                 349 McBride ATH               140 McBride ATH               
                              347 Cummings MUT              139 Cummings MUT              

BB                            SO                            ERA                              
52  Mathews BAL               55  Mathews BAL               1.98 Spalding BOS             
30  Cummings MUT              44  McBride ATH               2.52 Cummings MUT             
27  Spalding BOS              43  Cummings MUT              2.53 Fisher BAL               
26  McBride ATH               27  Spalding BOS              2.67 Zettlein TRO-ECK         

High ERA                         PW                            
8.29 McDermott ECK            7.5 Spalding BOS              
6.91 Stearns NAT              2.6 McBride ATH               
6.56 Bentley MAN              2.3 Zettlein TRO-ECK          
6.52 Brainard OLY-MAN         1.2 Fisher BAL                

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References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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