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The 1928 League Leaders

The 1928 League Leaders

Year
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NL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
155 Bissonette BRO            752 Douthit STL               659 L. Waner PIT              
154 Douthit STL               720 L. Waner PIT              648 Douthit STL               
153 Bell BOS                  700 Thompson PHI              646 Lindstrom NY              
153 Critz CIN                 698 Critz CIN                 641 Critz CIN                 
153 Lindstrom NY                                                                          

R                             H                             2B                            
142 P. Waner PIT              231 Lindstrom NY              50  P. Waner PIT              
123 Bottomley STL             223 P. Waner PIT              46  Hafey STL                 
121 L. Waner PIT              221 L. Waner PIT              42  Bottomley STL             
111 Douthit STL               206 Richbourg BOS             42  Hornsby BOS               

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
20  Bottomley STL             31  Bottomley STL             136 Bottomley STL             
19  P. Waner PIT              31  Wilson CHI                124 Traynor PIT               
14  L. Waner PIT              27  Hafey STL                 120 Wilson CHI                
13  Bissonette BRO            25  Bissonette BRO            111 Hafey STL                 
13  Bressler BRO                                                                          

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
107 Hornsby BOS               94  Wilson CHI                10  Douthit STL               
84  Douthit STL               75  Bissonette BRO            8   Hogan NY                  
80  Bressler BRO              61  Cuyler CHI                8   Welsh NY                  
77  P. Waner PIT              58  Beck CHI                  7   Cuyler CHI                
77  Wilson CHI                                                                            

SH                            SB                            BAVG                          
42  Traynor PIT               37  Cuyler CHI                .387 Hornsby BOS              
37  Maguire CHI               29  Frisch STL                .370 P. Waner PIT             
33  Jackson NY                19  Thompson PHI              .358 Lindstrom NY             
28  Grimm CHI                 19  Walker CIN                .340 Sisler BOS               

OBP                           SLG                           Low BAVG                      
.498 Hornsby BOS              .632 Hornsby BOS              .211 Sand PHI                 
.446 P. Waner PIT             .628 Bottomley STL            .215 Farrell BOS              
.408 Grantham PIT             .604 Hafey STL                .241 Ford CIN                 
.407 Stephenson CHI           .588 Wilson CHI               .247 Bancroft BRO             

Low OBP                       Low SLG                       BFW                           
.263 Farrell BOS              .271 Farrell BOS              6.1 Hornsby BOS               
.305 Brown BOS                .277 Sand PHI                 4.9 Lindstrom NY              
.308 Ford CIN                 .291 Ford CIN                 4.7 Hartnett CHI              
.310 Sand PHI                 .303 Bancroft BRO             4.2 Jackson NY                

AL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
155 Kamm CHI                  713 Lind CLE                  650 Lind CLE                  
155 J. Sewell CLE             709 Combs NY                  638 Manush STL                
154 6 players                 697 Manush STL                626 Combs NY                  
                              691 Gehringer DET             616 Rice WAS                  

R                             H                             2B                            
163 Ruth NY                   241 Manush STL                47  Gehrig NY                 
139 Gehrig NY                 210 Gehrig NY                 47  Manush STL                
118 Combs NY                  202 Rice WAS                  45  Meusel NY                 
116 Blue STL                  194 Combs NY                  44  Schulte STL               

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
21  Combs NY                  54  Ruth NY                   142 Gehrig NY                 
20  Manush STL                27  Gehrig NY                 142 Ruth NY                   
16  Gehringer DET             17  Goslin WAS                113 Meusel NY                 
15  3 players                 16  Hauser PHI                108 Manush STL                

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
137 Ruth NY                   87  Ruth NY                   8   Bluege WAS                
105 Blue STL                  70  Kress STL                 8   McNeely STL               
97  Bishop PHI                69  Gehrig NY                 8   Miller PHI                
95  Gehrig NY                 60  Schulte STL               7   J. Sewell CLE             

SH                            SB                            CS                            
31  Todt BOS                  30  Myer BOS                  21  Mostil CHI                
29  Clancy CHI                23  Mostil CHI                16  Myer BOS                  
28  Kamm CHI                  20  Rice DET                  13  McManus DET               
27  Lind CLE                  18  Bluege WAS                13  Rice DET                  
                              18  Cissell CHI                                             

BAVG                          OBP                           SLG                           
.379 Goslin WAS               .467 Gehrig NY                .709 Ruth NY                  
.378 Manush STL               .463 Ruth NY                  .648 Gehrig NY                
.374 Gehrig NY                .442 Goslin WAS               .614 Goslin WAS               
.351 Simmons PHI              .435 Bishop PHI               .575 Manush STL               

Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       Low SLG                       
.236 McNeely STL              .290 Todt BOS                 .319 McNeely STL              
.244 Brannan STL              .296 Regan BOS                .325 Boley PHI                
.252 Todt BOS                 .299 McNeely STL              .330 Cissell CHI              
.260 Cissell CHI              .307 Cissell CHI              .340 Mostil CHI               

BFW                           
7.1 Ruth NY                   
5.9 Gehrig NY                 
5.3 J. Sewell CLE             
4.9 Goslin WAS                

NL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
48  Grimes PIT                37  Grimes PIT                28  Benton NY                 
44  Kolp CIN                  37  Rixey CIN                 28  Grimes PIT                
43  Rixey CIN                 36  Benton NY                 24  Vance BRO                 
42  4 players                 32  3 players                 20  Haines STL                
                                                            20  Sherdel STL               

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
4   Blake CHI                 20  McGraw PHI                5   Haid STL                  
4   Grimes PIT                18  Appleton CIN              5   Sherdel STL               
4   Lucas CIN                 17  Dawson PIT                4   Benton NY                 
4   McWeeny BRO               17  Faulkner NY               4   Carlson CHI               
4   Vance BRO                 17  Walsh PHI                                               

W                             L                             IP                            
25  Benton NY                 21  Brandt BOS                330.2 Grimes PIT              
25  Grimes PIT                18  Benge PHI                 310.1 Benton NY               
22  Vance BRO                 18  Rixey CIN                 291.1 Rixey CIN               
21  Sherdel STL               18  Root CHI                  280.1 Vance BRO               

H                             HR                            R                             
317 Rixey CIN                 24  Genewich BOS-NY           146 Grimes PIT                
311 Grimes PIT                22  Brandt BOS                141 Brandt BOS                
299 Benton NY                 18  Petty BRO                 138 B. Smith BOS              
274 B. Smith BOS              17  Sherdel STL               132 Ring PHI                  

ER                            BB                            SO                            
127 Brandt BOS                114 McWeeny BRO               200 Vance BRO                 
123 Ring PHI                  109 Brandt BOS                155 Malone CHI                
113 Kremer PIT                103 Ring PHI                  122 Root CHI                  
111 Rixey CIN                 101 Blake CHI                 97  Grimes PIT                

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
15  Sweetland PHI             10  Malone CHI                1   Many players              
9   Grimes PIT                6   Benton NY                                               
7   4 players                 6   Fitzsimmons NY                                          
                              5   5 players                                               

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
2.09 Vance BRO                6.40 Ring PHI                 7.2 Vance BRO                 
2.47 Blake CHI                5.07 Brandt BOS               4.9 Grimes PIT                
2.65 Nehf CHI                 4.64 Kremer PIT               4.1 Benton NY                 
2.68 Clark BRO                4.55 Benge PHI                4.0 Blake CHI                 

AL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
48  Marberry WAS              38  Pipgras NY                25  Ruffing BOS               
47  Morris BOS                34  Ruffing BOS               24  Grove PHI                 
46  Pipgras NY                32  Thomas CHI                24  Thomas CHI                
43  Rommel PHI                31  Many players              22  Pipgras NY                

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
5   Pennock NY                26  Marberry WAS              8   Hoyt NY                   
4   Grove PHI                 21  Bayne CLE                 7   Hudlin CLE                
4   Jones WAS                 21  Smith DET                 6   Braxton WAS               
4   Pipgras NY                21  Vangilder DET             6   Lyons CHI                 
4   Quinn PHI                                                                             

W                             L                             IP                            
24  Grove PHI                 25  Ruffing BOS               300.2 Pipgras NY              
24  Pipgras NY                17  Shaute CLE                289.1 Ruffing BOS             
23  Hoyt NY                   17  Uhle CLE                  283   Thomas CHI              
21  Crowder STL               16  4 players                 273   Hoyt NY                 

H                             HR                            R                             
314 Pipgras NY                23  Blaeholder STL            147 Ruffing BOS               
303 Ruffing BOS               23  Ogden STL                 145 Shaute CLE                
295 Shaute CLE                19  Walberg PHI               133 Lyons CHI                 
279 Hoyt NY                   16  3 players                 132 Pipgras NY                

ER                            BB                            SO                            
125 Ruffing BOS               104 Johnson NY                183 Grove PHI                 
114 Shaute CLE                103 Pipgras NY                139 Pipgras NY                
113 Pipgras NY                100 Earnshaw PHI              129 Thomas CHI                
112 Ogden STL                 100 Hadley WAS                118 Ruffing BOS               

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
12  Johnson NY                7   Earnshaw PHI              1   Many players              
10  Bayne CLE                 7   Shaute CLE                                              
10  Ruffing BOS               5   4 players                                               
8   Hadley WAS                                                                            
8   Uhle CLE                                                                              

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
2.51 Braxton WAS              5.04 Grant CLE                4.7 Grove PHI                 
2.56 Pennock NY               4.79 Sorrell DET              3.5 Thomas CHI                
2.58 Grove PHI                4.75 MacFayden BOS            3.3 Jones WAS                 
2.84 Jones WAS                4.61 Blankenship CHI          3.2 Braxton WAS               

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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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