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The 1926 League Leaders

The 1926 League Leaders

Year
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NL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
157 Cuyler PIT                700 Adams CHI                 624 Adams CHI                 
156 Thevenow STL              694 Cuyler PIT                614 Cuyler PIT                
155 4 players                 684 Bottomley STL             612 Brown BOS                 
                              672 Critz CIN                 607 Critz CIN                 

R                             H                             2B                            
113 Cuyler PIT                201 Brown BOS                 40  Bottomley STL             
101 Waner PIT                 197 Cuyler PIT                37  Roush CIN                 
99  Sand PHI                  193 Adams CHI                 36  Wilson CHI                
99  Southworth NY-STL         189 L. Bell STL               35  3 players                 

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
22  Waner PIT                 21  Wilson CHI                120 Bottomley STL             
20  Walker CIN                19  Bottomley STL             109 Wilson CHI                
17  Traynor PIT               18  Williams PHI              100 L. Bell STL               
15  3 players                 17  L. Bell STL               99  Pipp CIN                  
                                                            99  Southworth NY-STL         

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
69  Wilson CHI                77  Friberg PHI               11  Blades STL                
66  Sand PHI                  66  Cuyler PIT                9   Cuyler PIT                
66  Waner PIT                 62  L. Bell STL               8   Mueller STL-NY            
64  Bancroft BOS              61  Wilson CHI                8   Welsh BOS                 

SH                            SB                            BAVG                          
37  Douthit STL               35  Cuyler PIT                .336 Waner PIT                
32  Welsh BOS                 27  Adams CHI                 .329 Leach PHI                
31  L. Bell STL               23  Douthit STL               .328 Brown BOS                
30  Roush CIN                 23  Frisch NY                 .325 L. Bell STL              
30  Walker CIN                                                                            

OBP                           SLG                           Low BAVG                      
.413 Waner PIT                .539 Wilson CHI               .231 Carey PIT-BRO            
.409 Blades STL               .528 Waner PIT                .251 Cooney CHI               
.406 Wilson CHI               .518 L. Bell STL              .256 Thevenow STL             
.400 Grantham PIT             .506 Bottomley STL            .256 Mueller STL-NY           

Low OBP                       Low SLG                       BFW                           
.288 Cooney CHI               .300 Carey PIT-BRO            3.2 O'Farrell STL             
.291 Thevenow STL             .311 Thevenow STL             2.8 Wilson CHI                
.294 Carey PIT-BRO            .312 Cooney CHI               2.6 Adams CHI                 
.312 Mueller STL-NY           .331 Friberg PHI              2.6 Bancroft BOS              
                                                            2.6 Waner PIT                 

AL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
156 Tavener DET               703 Rice WAS                  641 Rice WAS                  
155 Falk CHI                  702 Mostil CHI                617 Koenig NY                 
155 Gehrig NY                 696 Gehrig NY                 614 Spurgeon CLE              
155 Lazzeri NY                678 Koenig NY                 613 Sisler STL                
                              678 Spurgeon CLE                                            

R                             H                             2B                            
139 Ruth NY                   216 Burns CLE                 64  Burns CLE                 
135 Gehrig NY                 216 Rice WAS                  53  Simmons PHI               
120 Mostil CHI                201 Goslin WAS                52  Speaker CLE               
113 Combs NY                  199 Simmons PHI               51  Jacobson STL-BOS          

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
20  Gehrig NY                 47  Ruth NY                   146 Ruth NY                   
17  Gehringer DET             19  Simmons PHI               114 Burns CLE                 
15  Goslin WAS                18  Lazzeri NY                114 Lazzeri NY                
15  Mostil CHI                17  Goslin WAS                112 Gehrig NY                 
                              17  Williams STL                                            

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
144 Ruth NY                   96  Lazzeri NY                10  Mostil CHI                
116 Bishop PHI                76  Ruth NY                   9   B. Harris WAS             
108 Rigney BOS                73  Gehrig NY                 8   4 players                 
105 Gehrig NY                 62  McManus STL                                             

SH                            SB                            CS                            
35  Spurgeon CLE              35  Mostil CHI                23  Rice WAS                  
31  Hunnefield CHI            25  Rice WAS                  17  Meusel NY                 
28  4 players                 24  Hunnefield CHI            14  Mostil CHI                
                              18  McNeely WAS               12  Fothergill DET            
                                                            12  Miller PHI-STL            

BAVG                          OBP                           SLG                           
.378 Manush DET               .516 Ruth NY                  .737 Ruth NY                  
.372 Ruth NY                  .445 Heilmann DET             .564 Simmons PHI              
.367 Heilmann DET             .431 Bishop PHI               .564 Manush DET               
.358 Burns CLE                .425 Goslin WAS               .549 Gehrig NY                

Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       Low SLG                       
.221 Haney BOS                .302 L. Sewell CLE            .284 Haney BOS                
.238 L. Sewell CLE            .306 Todt BOS                 .290 Gerber STL               
.255 Todt BOS                 .313 Lutzke CLE               .293 L. Sewell CLE            
.261 Lutzke CLE               .319 Koenig NY                .325 Bishop PHI               

BFW                           
8.5 Ruth NY                   
4.6 Goslin WAS                
4.3 Rigney BOS                
3.5 Mostil CHI                

NL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
50  Scott NY                  36  Donohue CIN               24  Mays CIN                  
47  Donohue CIN               34  Carlson PHI               23  Petty BRO                 
47  Willoughby PHI            34  Rhem STL                  21  Root CHI                  
45  May CIN                   33  Mays CIN                  20  Carlson PHI               
45  Ulrich PHI                33  Petty BRO                 20  Rhem STL                  

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
5   Donohue CIN               29  Davies NY                 6   Davies NY                 
4   Blake CHI                 28  Ehrhardt BRO              5   Kremer PIT                
4   B. Smith BOS              24  Mogridge BOS              5   Scott NY                  
3   Many players              24  Scott NY                  4   Ehrhardt BRO              

W                             L                             IP                            
20  Donohue CIN               17  Petty BRO                 285.2 Donohue CIN             
20  Kremer PIT                17  Root CHI                  281   Mays CIN                
20  Meadows PIT               16  Dean PHI                  275.2 Petty BRO               
20  Rhem STL                  16  Genewich BOS              271.1 Root CHI                
                              16  Luque CIN                                               

H                             HR                            R                             
298 Donohue CIN               17  Greenfield NY             136 Dean PHI                  
293 Carlson PHI               15  Keen STL                  133 Donohue CIN               
286 Mays CIN                  15  Sherdel STL               125 Meadows PIT               
267 Root CHI                  14  Knight PHI                125 Willoughby PHI            

ER                            BB                            SO                            
111 Dean PHI                  92  Blake CHI                 140 Vance BRO                 
111 Willoughby PHI            90  Jones CHI                 127 Root CHI                  
109 Scott NY                  89  Dean PHI                  103 Benton BOS                
107 Donohue CIN               88  Grimes BRO                103 May CIN                   

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
11  Songer PIT                9   Ring NY                   1   Many players              
10  Wertz BOS                 9   Willoughby PHI                                          
9   Donohue CIN               8   Boehler BRO                                             
8   McWeeny BRO               6   Blake CHI                                               
                              6   Dean PHI                                                

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
2.61 Kremer PIT               5.95 Willoughby PHI           3.9 Kremer PIT                
2.82 Root CHI                 5.24 Barnes BRO               3.1 Root CHI                  
2.84 Petty BRO                4.91 Dean PHI                 2.9 Mays CIN                  
2.86 Bush CHI                 4.59 McGraw BRO               2.6 Carlson PHI               

AL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
64  Marberry WAS              36  Uhle CLE                  32  Uhle CLE                  
47  Pate PHI                  34  Coveleski WAS             24  Lyons CHI                 
45  Grove PHI                 34  Whitehill DET             22  Johnson WAS               
44  Thomas CHI                33  3 players                 20  Grove PHI                 

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
4   Wells DET                 47  Marberry WAS              22  Marberry WAS              
3   Many players              34  Pate PHI                  9   Dauss DET                 
                              23  Braxton NY                6   Grove PHI                 
                              23  Dauss DET                 6   Pate PHI                  

W                             L                             IP                            
27  Uhle CLE                  18  Gaston STL                318.1 Uhle CLE                
23  Pennock NY                18  Zahniser BOS              283.2 Lyons CHI               
19  Shocker NY                16  Johnson WAS               266.1 Pennock NY              
18  Lyons CHI                 16  Lyons CHI                 260.2 Johnson WAS             
                              16  Wingfield BOS                                           

H                             HR                            R                             
300 Uhle CLE                  14  Zachary STL               136 Whitehill DET             
294 Pennock NY                13  Blankenship CHI           133 Pennock NY                
272 Coveleski WAS             13  Gaston STL                127 Zachary STL               
272 Shocker NY                13  Johnson WAS               123 Ehmke BOS-PHI             
                              13  Shocker NY                                              

ER                            BB                            SO                            
112 Whitehill DET             118 Uhle CLE                  194 Grove PHI                 
107 Pennock NY                110 Thomas CHI                159 Uhle CLE                  
105 4 players                 106 Lyons CHI                 127 Thomas CHI                
                              101 Gaston STL                125 Johnson WAS               
                              101 Grove PHI                                               

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
13  Uhle CLE                  8   Ballou STL                3   Beall NY                  
8   Ehmke BOS-PHI             8   Uhle CLE                  3   Collins DET               
8   Holloway DET              7   Beall NY                  2   Gaston STL                
8   Levsen CLE                7   Harriss PHI-BOS           1   Many players              
8   Whitehill DET                                                                         

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
2.51 Grove PHI                5.47 Stoner DET               5.4 Uhle CLE                  
2.80 Walberg PHI              5.17 Vangilder STL            3.7 Grove PHI                 
2.83 Uhle CLE                 4.98 Jones NY                 3.3 Lyons CHI                 
3.01 Lyons CHI                4.97 Zahniser BOS             2.3 Walberg PHI               

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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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