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The 1920 League Leaders

The 1920 League Leaders

Year
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NL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
155 Johnston BRO              714 Burns NY                  639 Stock STL                 
155 Kelly NY                  708 Johnston BRO              637 Olson BRO                 
155 Stock STL                 708 Stock STL                 635 Johnston BRO              
154 3 players                 673 Bancroft PHI-NY           631 Burns NY                  

R                             H                             2B                            
115 Burns NY                  218 Hornsby STL               44  Hornsby STL               
102 Bancroft PHI-NY           204 Stock STL                 36  Bancroft PHI-NY           
97  Daubert CIN               204 Youngs NY                 36  Myers BRO                 
96  Hornsby STL               196 Roush CIN                 36  Williams PHI              

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
22  Myers BRO                 15  Williams PHI              94  Hornsby STL               
20  Hornsby STL               14  Meusel PHI                94  Kelly NY                  
16  Roush CIN                 11  Kelly NY                  90  Roush CIN                 
15  Bigbee PIT                10  McHenry STL               83  Duncan CIN                
15  Maranville BOS            10  Robertson CHI                                           

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
76  Burns NY                  92  Kelly NY                  12  Fournier STL              
75  Youngs NY                 83  Powell BOS                9   Fletcher NY-PHI           
64  Paskert CHI               73  McHenry STL               8   5 players                 
60  Groh CIN                  58  Paskert CHI                                             
60  Hornsby STL                                                                           

SH                            SB                            CS                            
37  Cutshaw PIT               52  Carey PIT                 25  Southworth PIT            
34  Deal CHI                  36  Roush CIN                 24  Roush CIN                 
33  Myers BRO                 34  Frisch NY                 23  Robertson CHI             
33  Terry CHI                 31  Bigbee PIT                22  Burns NY                  

BAVG                          OBP                           SLG                           
.370 Hornsby STL              .431 Hornsby STL              .559 Hornsby STL              
.351 Youngs NY                .427 Youngs NY                .497 Williams PHI             
.339 Roush CIN                .386 Roush CIN                .477 Youngs NY                
.328 Wheat BRO                .385 Wheat BRO                .473 Meusel PHI               

Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       Low SLG                       
.225 Powell BOS               .273 Grimm PIT                .289 Grimm PIT                
.227 Grimm PIT                .278 Olson BRO                .303 Kopf CIN                 
.240 Deal CHI                 .282 Powell BOS               .304 Deal CHI                 
.245 Kopf CIN                 .285 Deal CHI                 .308 Rath CIN                 

BFW                           
7.9 Hornsby STL               
5.6 Bancroft PHI-NY           
4.1 Youngs NY                 
3.1 Roush CIN                 

AL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
154 7 players                 713 Gedeon STL                631 Sisler STL                
                              706 E. Collins CHI            629 Weaver CHI                
                              703 Young DET                 624 Rice WAS                  
                              692 Sisler STL                612 Veach DET                 

R                             H                             2B                            
158 Ruth NY                   257 Sisler STL                50  Speaker CLE               
137 Sisler STL                224 E. Collins CHI            49  Sisler STL                
137 Speaker CLE               218 Jackson CHI               42  Jackson CHI               
117 E. Collins CHI            216 Jacobson STL              40  3 players                 

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
20  Jackson CHI               54  Ruth NY                   137 Ruth NY                   
18  Sisler STL                19  Sisler STL                122 Jacobson STL              
17  Hooper BOS                17  T. Walker PHI             122 Sisler STL                
15  3 players                 14  Felsch CHI                121 Jackson CHI               

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
150 Ruth NY                   84  Ward NY                   21  Harris WAS                
97  Speaker CLE               80  Ruth NY                   11  Griffin PHI               
88  Hooper BOS                73  Dykes PHI                 9   Dykes PHI                 
85  Young DET                 72  Meusel NY                 9   Menosky BOS               
                                                            9   Walters BOS               

SH                            SB                            CS                            
48  Bush DET                  63  Rice WAS                  30  Rice WAS                  
48  Gedeon STL                42  Sisler STL                20  Gardner CLE               
45  McInnis BOS               24  Roth WAS                  19  Menosky BOS               
41  Chapman CLE               23  Menosky BOS               18  Hooper BOS                
                                                            18  Wambsganss CLE            

BAVG                          OBP                           SLG                           
.407 Sisler STL               .532 Ruth NY                  .847 Ruth NY                  
.388 Speaker CLE              .483 Speaker CLE              .632 Sisler STL               
.382 Jackson CHI              .449 Sisler STL               .589 Jackson CHI              
.376 Ruth NY                  .444 Jackson CHI              .562 Speaker CLE              

Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       Low SLG                       
.220 Leibold CHI              .281 Griffin PHI              .274 Griffin PHI              
.238 Griffin PHI              .300 Scott BOS                .281 Leibold CHI              
.244 Wambsganss CLE           .303 Perkins PHI              .317 Wambsganss CLE           
.245 Gharrity WAS             .304 Ward NY                  .322 Gharrity WAS             

BFW                           
9.3 Ruth NY                   
7.9 Sisler STL                
5.4 E. Collins CHI            
5.4 Speaker CLE               

NL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
47  Haines STL                40  Alexander CHI             33  Alexander CHI             
46  Alexander CHI             38  Vaughn CHI                28  Cooper PIT                
46  Douglas NY                37  5 players                 25  Grimes BRO                
44  Cooper PIT                                              25  Rixey PHI                 
44  Scott BOS                                                                             

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
8   Adams PIT                 28  Sherdel STL               6   Sherdel STL               
7   Alexander CHI             18  Betts PHI                 5   Alexander CHI             
5   4 players                 17  Mamaux BRO                5   McQuillan BOS             
                              15  3 players                 4   Hubbell NY-PHI            
                                                            4   Mamaux BRO                

W                             L                             IP                            
27  Alexander CHI             22  Rixey PHI                 363.1 Alexander CHI           
24  Cooper PIT                21  Fillingim BOS             327   Cooper PIT              
23  Grimes BRO                21  Scott BOS                 303.2 Grimes BRO              
21  Nehf NY                   20  Haines STL                301.2 Haines STL              
21  Toney NY                                                                              

H                             HR                            R                             
335 Alexander CHI             10  Oeschger BOS              148 Scott BOS                 
308 Scott BOS                 10  Smith PHI                 137 Rixey PHI                 
307 Cooper PIT                9   J. Barnes NY              136 Haines STL                
303 Haines STL                9   Haines STL                134 Ring CIN                  

ER                            BB                            SO                            
115 Oeschger BOS              127 Schupp STL                173 Alexander CHI             
114 Scott BOS                 99  Oeschger BOS              131 Grimes BRO                
110 Rixey PHI                 96  Ruether CIN               131 Vaughn CHI                
105 Ring CIN                  92  Ring CIN                  120 Haines STL                

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
13  Scott BOS                 10  Ponder PIT                3   Hubbell NY-PHI            
11  Cooper PIT                9   Grimes BRO                2   Ring CIN                  
11  Sherdel STL               9   Scott BOS                 1   Many players              
9   3 players                 8   Ring CIN                                                
                              8   Rixey PHI                                               

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
1.91 Alexander CHI            4.32 Causey PHI               6.9 Alexander CHI             
2.16 Adams PIT                3.58 Hendrix CHI              4.9 Grimes BRO                
2.22 Grimes BRO               3.55 Hubbell NY-PHI           3.2 Smith BRO                 
2.39 Cooper PIT               3.55 McQuillan BOS            3.0 Cooper PIT                

AL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
48  Bagby CLE                 39  Faber CHI                 30  Bagby CLE                 
46  Ayers DET                 38  Bagby CLE                 28  Cicotte CHI               
45  Kerr CHI                  38  Coveleski CLE             28  Faber CHI                 
45  Mays NY                   38  Williams CHI              26  Coveleski CLE             
                                                            26  Mays NY                   

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
6   Mays NY                   20  Karr BOS                  5   Kerr CHI                  
5   Shawkey NY                18  Burwell STL               5   Shocker STL               
5   Shocker STL               18  Wilkinson CHI             4   Burwell STL               
4   3 players                 16  Ayers DET                 3   3 players                 
                              16  Rommel PHI                                              

W                             L                             IP                            
31  Bagby CLE                 25  Perry PHI                 339.2 Bagby CLE               
26  Mays NY                   23  Naylor PHI                319   Faber CHI               
24  Coveleski CLE             21  Dauss DET                 315   Coveleski CLE           
23  Faber CHI                 18  Ehmke DET                 312   Mays NY                 
                              18  Shaw WAS                                                

H                             HR                            R                             
338 Bagby CLE                 15  Williams CHI              158 Dauss DET                 
332 Faber CHI                 14  Perry PHI                 151 Perry PHI                 
316 Cicotte CHI               13  Erickson WAS              151 Sothoron STL              
310 Mays NY                   13  Mays NY                   147 Naylor PHI                
310 Perry PHI                                                                             

ER                            BB                            SO                            
130 Williams CHI              149 Davis STL                 133 Coveleski CLE             
120 Jones BOS                 128 Erickson WAS              128 Williams CHI              
115 Bush BOS                  124 Ehmke DET                 126 Shawkey NY                
114 Sothoron STL              94  Bush BOS                  108 Faber CHI                 

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
13  Ehmke DET                 13  Leonard DET               3   Zachary WAS               
12  Williams CHI              13  Shaw WAS                  2   Ehmke DET                 
11  Erickson WAS              11  Naylor PHI                2   Hasty PHI                 
10  Bush BOS                  10  Sothoron STL              2   Jones BOS                 
                                                            2   Weilman STL               

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
2.45 Shawkey NY               4.74 Courtney WAS             5.5 Coveleski CLE             
2.49 Coveleski CLE            4.70 Sothoron STL             4.7 Bagby CLE                 
2.71 Shocker STL              4.47 Weilman STL              4.6 Shawkey NY                
2.85 Rommel PHI               4.33 Leonard DET              3.7 Shocker STL               

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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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