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The 1921 League Leaders

The 1921 League Leaders

Year
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NL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
154 Hornsby STL               699 Powell BOS                652 Olson BRO                 
153 5 players                 698 Bancroft NY               632 C. Bigbee PIT             
                              698 Burns NY                  624 Johnston BRO              
                              695 Olson BRO                 624 Powell BOS                

R                             H                             2B                            
131 Hornsby STL               235 Hornsby STL               44  Hornsby STL               
121 Bancroft NY               211 Frisch NY                 42  Kelly NY                  
121 Frisch NY                 204 C. Bigbee PIT             41  Johnston BRO              
114 Powell BOS                203 Johnston BRO              38  Grimes CHI                

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
18  Hornsby STL               23  Kelly NY                  126 Hornsby STL               
18  Powell BOS                21  Hornsby STL               122 Kelly NY                  
17  C. Bigbee PIT             18  Williams PHI              102 McHenry STL               
17  Frisch NY                 17  McHenry STL               102 Youngs NY                 
17  Grimm PIT                                                                             

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
80  Burns NY                  85  Powell BOS                8   Fournier STL              
71  Youngs NY                 81  Parkinson PHI             7   Hornsby STL               
70  Carey PIT                 73  Kelly NY                  6   5 players                 
70  Grimes CHI                55  Grimes CHI                                              

SH                            SB                            CS                            
36  Stock STL                 49  Frisch NY                 22  Bohne CIN                 
35  Southworth BOS            37  Carey PIT                 22  Fournier STL              
34  Terry CHI                 28  Johnston BRO              20  4 players                 
33  Daubert CIN               26  Bohne CIN                                               

BAVG                          OBP                           SLG                           
.397 Hornsby STL              .458 Hornsby STL              .639 Hornsby STL              
.350 McHenry STL              .411 Youngs NY                .531 McHenry STL              
.343 Fournier STL             .409 Fournier STL             .528 Kelly NY                 
.343 Meusel PHI-NY            .406 Grimes CHI               .515 Meusel PHI-NY            

Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       Low SLG                       
.258 Barnhart PIT             .284 Holke BOS                .328 Terry CHI                
.259 Lavan STL                .291 Lavan STL                .337 Holke BOS                
.261 Holke BOS                .301 Olson BRO                .339 Rawlings PHI-NY          
.267 Olson BRO                .312 Barnhart PIT             .345 Olson BRO                

BFW                           
7.7 Hornsby STL               
5.3 Bancroft NY               
4.5 Frisch NY                 
3.0 Johnston BRO              

AL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
155 Dykes PHI                 731 Tobin STL                 671 Tobin STL                 
154 6 players                 726 Witt PHI                  629 Witt PHI                  
                              715 Judge WAS                 622 Judge WAS                 
                              709 Blue DET                  613 Dykes PHI                 
                                                            613 Johnson CHI               

R                             H                             2B                            
177 Ruth NY                   237 Heilmann DET              52  Speaker CLE               
132 Tobin STL                 236 Tobin STL                 44  Ruth NY                   
128 Peckinpaugh NY            216 Sisler STL                43  Heilmann DET              
125 Sisler STL                211 Jacobson STL              43  Veach DET                 

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
18  Shanks WAS                59  Ruth NY                   171 Ruth NY                   
18  Sisler STL                24  Meusel NY                 139 Heilmann DET              
18  Tobin STL                 24  Williams STL              135 Meusel NY                 
16  3 players                 23  T. Walker PHI             128 Veach DET                 

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
145 Ruth NY                   88  Meusel NY                 18  Harris WAS                
103 Blue DET                  81  Ruth NY                   15  Dykes PHI                 
84  Peckinpaugh NY            75  Dykes PHI                 13  Mostil CHI                
80  J. Sewell CLE             69  Falk CHI                  11  J. Sewell CLE             

SH                            SB                            CS                            
43  Wambsganss CLE            35  Sisler STL                18  Mulligan CHI              
41  Bush DET-WAS              29  Harris WAS                17  Blue DET                  
35  McInnis BOS               25  Rice WAS                  17  Williams STL              
34  Mulligan CHI              22  Cobb DET                  15  Cobb DET                  
                              22  Johnson CHI               15  Witt PHI                  

BAVG                          OBP                           SLG                           
.394 Heilmann DET             .512 Ruth NY                  .846 Ruth NY                  
.389 Cobb DET                 .452 Cobb DET                 .606 Heilmann DET             
.378 Ruth NY                  .444 Heilmann DET             .596 Cobb DET                 
.371 Sisler STL               .439 Speaker CLE              .561 Williams STL             

Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       Low SLG                       
.234 O'Rourke WAS             .287 O'Rourke WAS             .305 Bush DET-WAS             
.251 Mulligan CHI             .293 Mulligan CHI             .329 O'Rourke WAS             
.262 Scott BOS                .295 Scott BOS                .330 Mulligan CHI             
.265 Galloway PHI             .310 Galloway PHI             .334 Young DET                

BFW                           
9.4 Ruth NY                   
4.8 Cobb DET                  
4.4 Collins CHI               
3.8 Speaker CLE               

NL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
47  Scott BOS                 38  Cooper PIT                30  Grimes BRO                
46  Oeschger BOS              37  Rixey CIN                 29  Cooper PIT                
45  McQuillan BOS             36  Luque CIN                 25  Luque CIN                 
44  Fillingim BOS             36  Marquard CIN              21  3 players                 
44  Watson BOS                36  Oeschger BOS                                            

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
3   8 players                 26  North STL                 7   North STL                 
                              22  Betts PHI                 6   Barnes NY                 
                              19  Carlson PIT               5   McQuillan BOS             
                              19  Sallee NY                 4   4 players                 

W                             L                             IP                            
22  Cooper PIT                20  G. Smith PHI              327   Cooper PIT              
22  Grimes BRO                19  Luque CIN                 304   Luque CIN               
20  Nehf NY                   19  Ring PHI                  302.1 Grimes BRO              
20  Oeschger BOS              18  Rixey CIN                 301   Rixey CIN               

H                             HR                            R                             
341 Cooper PIT                18  Hubbell PHI               166 G. Smith PHI              
324 Rixey CIN                 18  Nehf NY                   161 Ring PHI                  
318 Luque CIN                 17  Cadore BRO                146 Hubbell PHI               
313 Grimes BRO                17  Douglas NY                145 Cooper PIT                

ER                            BB                            SO                            
118 Cooper PIT                97  Oeschger BOS              136 Grimes BRO                
117 Oeschger BOS              90  McQuillan BOS             134 Cooper PIT                
117 G. Smith PHI              88  Ring PHI                  102 Luque CIN                 
116 Ring PHI                  80  Cooper PIT                94  McQuillan BOS             

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
15  Oeschger BOS              14  Ring PHI                  2   Brenton CIN               
12  Glazner PIT               10  Meadows PHI               2   Hubbell PHI               
10  Cooper PIT                7   Ruether BRO               1   Many players              
10  Pertica STL               6   Grimes BRO                                              
                              6   Rixey CIN                                               

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
2.59 Doak STL                 4.76 G. Smith PHI             4.0 Grimes BRO                
2.64 Adams PIT                4.64 Cheeves CHI              2.5 Adams PIT                 
2.77 Glazner PIT              4.35 Martin CHI               2.2 Cooper PIT                
2.78 Rixey CIN                4.33 Hubbell PHI              2.2 Rixey CIN                 

AL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
49  Mays NY                   40  Coveleski CLE             32  Faber CHI                 
47  Bayne STL                 39  Faber CHI                 30  Mays NY                   
47  Shocker STL               38  Jones BOS                 30  Shocker STL               
46  Rommel PHI                38  Mays NY                   28  Coveleski CLE             
                              38  Shocker STL                                             

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
5   Jones BOS                 21  Burwell STL               7   Mays NY                   
4   Faber CHI                 20  Middleton DET             7   Middleton DET             
4   Mogridge WAS              20  Russell BOS               4   4 players                 
4   Shocker STL               18  3 players                                               

W                             L                             IP                            
27  Mays NY                   23  Rommel PHI                336.2 Mays NY                 
27  Shocker STL               20  Wilkinson CHI             330.2 Faber CHI               
25  Faber CHI                 17  Kerr CHI                  326.2 Shocker STL             
23  Coveleski CLE             16  5 players                 315   Coveleski CLE           
23  Jones BOS                                                                             

H                             HR                            R                             
357 Kerr CHI                  21  Rommel PHI                182 Kerr CHI                  
345 Shocker STL               21  Shocker STL               155 Rommel PHI                
341 Coveleski CLE             19  Keefe PHI                 151 Shocker STL               
332 Mays NY                   16  Harriss PHI               150 Davis STL                 

ER                            BB                            SO                            
162 Kerr CHI                  123 Davis STL                 143 Johnson WAS               
131 Davis STL                 122 Moore PHI                 132 Shocker STL               
129 Shocker STL               96  Kerr CHI                  126 Shawkey NY                
125 Rommel PHI                93  Bush BOS                  124 Faber CHI                 

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
13  Dauss DET                 9   Moore PHI                 3   Hasty PHI                 
13  Ehmke DET                 7   5 players                 3   Kerr CHI                  
11  Kerr CHI                                                2   4 players                 
10  4 players                                                                             

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
2.48 Faber CHI                5.13 Wilkinson CHI            6.8 Faber CHI                 
3.00 Mogridge WAS             4.97 Kolp STL                 5.4 Mays NY                   
3.05 Mays NY                  4.87 Hasty PHI                4.3 Jones BOS                 
3.09 Hoyt NY                  4.87 Myers BOS                4.2 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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