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The 1896 League Leaders

The 1896 League Leaders

Year
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NL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
133 7 players                 647 Burkett CLE               586 Burkett CLE               
                              641 Hamilton BOS              575 Everitt CHI               
                              630 McKean CLE                573 Donovan PIT               
                              627 Kelley BAL                571 McKean CLE                

R                             H                             2B                            
160 Burkett CLE               240 Burkett CLE               44  Delahanty PHI             
153 Keeler BAL                210 Keeler BAL                38  Miller CIN                
152 Hamilton BOS              209 Jennings BAL              31  Kelley BAL                
148 Kelley BAL                198 Delahanty PHI             30  Dahlen CHI                

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
21  McCreery LOU              13  Delahanty PHI             126 Delahanty PHI             
21  Van Haltren NY            13  Joyce WAS-NY              121 Jennings BAL              
19  Dahlen CHI                12  Thompson PHI              113 Duffy BOS                 
19  Kelley BAL                11  Connor STL                112 McKean CLE                

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
110 Hamilton BOS              58  McCreery LOU              51  Jennings BAL              
101 Joyce WAS-NY              51  Clingman LOU              22  Joyce WAS-NY              
100 Childs CLE                49  Brown WAS                 20  Sullivan PHI-STL          
91  Kelley BAL                49  Lush WAS                  18  Brodie BAL                

SH                            SB                            BAVG                          
33  Hoy CIN                   87  Kelley BAL                .410 Burkett CLE              
28  Ely PIT                   84  Lange CHI                 .401 Jennings BAL             
27  Dahlen CHI                83  Hamilton BOS              .397 Delahanty PHI            
21  Tenney BOS                76  Miller CIN                .386 Keeler BAL               

OBP                           SLG                           Low BAVG                      
.477 Hamilton BOS             .631 Delahanty PHI            .234 Clingman LOU             
.472 Jennings BAL             .553 Dahlen CHI               .239 H. Davis NY-PIT          
.472 Delahanty PHI            .546 McCreery LOU             .240 Blake CLE                
.470 Joyce WAS-NY             .543 Kelley BAL               .241 Pfeffer NY-CHI           

Low OBP                       Low SLG                       BFW                           
.292 Pfeffer NY-CHI           .281 Clingman LOU             6.7 Jennings BAL              
.300 Tebeau CLE               .305 Blake CLE                6.3 Childs CLE                
.302 McGarr CLE               .316 McCarthy BRO             6.0 Delahanty PHI             
.306 Rogers WAS-LOU           .317 Myers STL                5.5 Dahlen CHI                

NL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
52  Killen PIT                50  Killen PIT                44  Killen PIT                
51  Young CLE                 46  Young CLE                 42  Young CLE                 
49  Hawley PIT                45  Mercer WAS                38  Mercer WAS                
49  Nichols BOS               43  3 players                 37  4 players                 

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
5   Killen PIT                11  Fisher CIN                3   Young CLE                 
5   Young CLE                 9   Hughey PIT                2   Fisher CIN                
3   5 players                 8   Clarke NY                 2   Hill LOU                  
                              8   German NY-WAS             1   Many players              

W                             L                             IP                            
30  Killen PIT                29  Hart STL                  432.1 Killen PIT              
30  Nichols BOS               28  Hill LOU                  414.1 Young CLE               
28  Young CLE                 27  Fraser LOU                378   Hawley PIT              
26  Meekin NY                 26  Breitenstein STL          372.1 Nichols BOS             

H                             HR                            R                             
477 Young CLE                 20  Stivetts BOS              282 Fraser LOU                
476 Killen PIT                17  Taylor PHI                282 Taylor PHI                
459 Taylor PHI                14  Hill LOU                  271 Hart STL                  
456 Mercer WAS                14  Nichols BOS               266 Mercer WAS                

ER                            BB                            SO                            
191 Hart STL                  166 Fraser LOU                140 Young CLE                 
191 Taylor PHI                157 Hawley PIT                137 Hawley PIT                
189 Fraser LOU                155 Hill LOU                  134 Killen PIT                
172 Donahue STL               141 Hart STL                  114 Breitenstein STL          

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
10  Young CLE                 27  Fraser LOU                1   Hill LOU                  
8   Payne BRO                 24  McJames WAS               1   Killen PIT                
7   Nichols BOS               17  Hawley PIT                1   Seymour NY                
                              13  4 players                 1   Taylor PHI                

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
2.45 Rhines CIN               6.49 Kissinger STL            5.7 Young CLE                 
2.83 Nichols BOS              6.43 German NY-WAS            5.5 Cuppy CLE                 
3.12 Cuppy CLE                5.80 Donahue STL              5.4 Nichols BOS               
3.15 Dwyer CIN                5.62 Carsey PHI               4.4 Dwyer CIN                 

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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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