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The 1929 League Leaders

The 1929 League Leaders

Year
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NL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
156 Hornsby CHI               731 O'Doul PHI                662 L. Waner PIT              
154 Hurst PHI                 726 L. Waner PIT              638 O'Doul PHI                
154 O'Doul PHI                715 Thompson PHI              629 Sisler BOS                
154 Sisler BOS                712 Hornsby CHI               628 Frederick BRO             
154 Whitney PHI                                                                           

R                             H                             2B                            
156 Hornsby CHI               254 O'Doul PHI                52  Frederick BRO             
152 O'Doul PHI                234 L. Waner PIT              47  Hafey STL                 
138 Ott NY                    229 Hornsby CHI               47  Hornsby CHI               
135 Wilson CHI                226 Terry NY                  45  Kelly CIN                 
                                                            45  Klein PHI                 

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
20  L. Waner PIT              43  Klein PHI                 159 Wilson CHI                
15  Walker CIN                42  Ott NY                    151 Ott NY                    
15  P. Waner PIT              39  Hornsby CHI               149 Hornsby CHI               
14  Whitney PHI               39  Wilson CHI                145 Klein PHI                 

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
113 Ott NY                    83  Wilson CHI                11  Welsh NY-BOS              
93  Grantham PIT              65  Hornsby CHI               9   L. Waner PIT              
89  P. Waner PIT              61  Kelly CIN                 7   Gilbert BRO               
87  Hornsby CHI               61  Klein PHI                 7   Stephenson CHI            

SH                            SB                            BAVG                          
26  Maguire BOS               43  Cuyler CHI                .398 O'Doul PHI               
24  Traynor PIT               33  Swanson CIN               .381 Herman BRO               
23  Gilbert BRO               24  Frisch STL                .380 Hornsby CHI              
23  Maranville BOS            21  Allen CIN                 .372 Terry NY                 
                              21  Herman BRO                                              

OBP                           SLG                           Low BAVG                      
.465 O'Doul PHI               .679 Hornsby CHI              .247 Critz CIN                
.459 Hornsby CHI              .657 Klein PHI                .252 Maguire BOS              
.449 Ott NY                   .635 Ott NY                   .262 Gelbert STL              
.445 Stephenson CHI           .632 Hafey STL                .271 McMillan CHI             

Low OBP                       Low SLG                       BFW                           
.284 Maguire BOS              .336 Critz CIN                6.8 Hornsby CHI               
.292 Critz CIN                .337 Maguire BOS              5.0 Ott NY                    
.317 Allen CIN                .339 English CHI              4.5 O'Doul PHI                
.324 McMillan CHI             .342 Ford CIN                 3.7 Whitney PHI               

AL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
155 Alexander DET             715 Gehringer DET             640 Johnson DET               
155 Gehringer DET             713 Johnson DET               634 Gehringer DET             
154 Gehrig NY                 712 Blue STL                  626 Alexander DET             
154 McManus DET               700 Alexander DET             618 Cissell CHI               
154 O'Rourke STL                                                                          

R                             H                             2B                            
131 Gehringer DET             215 Alexander DET             45  Gehringer DET             
128 Johnson DET               215 Gehringer DET             45  Johnson DET               
127 Gehrig NY                 212 Simmons PHI               45  Manush STL                
123 Foxx PHI                  209 Fonseca CLE               44  Fonseca CLE               

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
19  Gehringer DET             46  Ruth NY                   157 Simmons PHI               
17  Scarritt BOS              35  Gehrig NY                 154 Ruth NY                   
16  B. Miller PHI             34  Simmons PHI               137 Alexander DET             
15  3 players                 33  Foxx PHI                  126 Gehrig NY                 

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
128 Bishop PHI                70  Foxx PHI                  7   Dykes PHI                 
126 Blue STL                  68  Gehrig NY                 7   Fonseca CLE               
122 Gehrig NY                 63  Alexander DET             7   Reeves BOS                
103 Foxx PHI                  60  Johnson DET               7   Schang STL                
                              60  Ruth NY                                                 

SH                            SB                            CS                            
41  J. Sewell CLE             27  Gehringer DET             17  Cissell CHI               
40  Haas PHI                  25  Cissell CHI               15  Johnson DET               
28  O'Rourke STL              24  B. Miller PHI             13  4 players                 
26  Kerr CHI                  23  Rothrock BOS                                            

BAVG                          OBP                           SLG                           
.369 Fonseca CLE              .463 Foxx PHI                 .697 Ruth NY                  
.365 Simmons PHI              .431 Gehrig NY                .642 Simmons PHI              
.355 Manush STL               .430 Ruth NY                  .625 Foxx PHI                 
.354 Lazzeri NY               .429 Lazzeri NY               .584 Gehrig NY                

Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       Low SLG                       
.232 Bishop PHI               .305 Todt BOS                 .311 Reeves BOS               
.248 Reeves BOS               .306 O'Rourke STL             .316 Bishop PHI               
.251 O'Rourke STL             .310 Kerr CHI                 .332 O'Rourke STL             
.254 McGowan STL              .312 Cissell CHI              .332 Kerr CHI                 

BFW                           
5.4 Ruth NY                   
5.2 Lazzeri NY                
5.1 Simmons PHI               
4.5 Gehrig NY                 

NL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
50  Bush CHI                  39  Clark BRO                 28  Lucas CIN                 
49  Willoughby PHI            35  Hubbell NY                19  6 players                 
43  Collins PHI               35  Willoughby PHI                                          
43  Root CHI                  32  Lucas CIN                                               
43  Sweetland PHI                                                                         

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
5   Malone CHI                24  McGraw PHI                8   Bush CHI                  
4   Fitzsimmons NY            22  Morrison BRO              8   Morrison BRO              
4   Root CHI                  20  Collins PHI               6   Koupal BRO-PHI            
3   3 players                 19  Mays NY                   5   3 players                 

W                             L                             IP                            
22  Malone CHI                19  Clark BRO                 279   Clark BRO               
19  Lucas CIN                 17  Benton NY                 272   Root CHI                
19  Root CHI                  17  Seibold BOS               270.2 Bush CHI                
18  3 players                 17  B. Smith BOS              270   Lucas CIN               

H                             HR                            R                             
295 Clark BRO                 24  Benge PHI                 156 Willoughby PHI            
288 Willoughby PHI            23  Sweetland PHI             147 Benge PHI                 
286 Root CHI                  21  Haines STL                144 Sherdel STL               
283 Malone CHI                21  Kremer PIT                136 Clark BRO                 

ER                            BB                            SO                            
139 Benge PHI                 108 Willoughby PHI            166 Malone CHI                
135 Willoughby PHI            107 Bush CHI                  140 Clark BRO                 
129 Sherdel STL               103 Blake CHI                 126 Vance BRO                 
120 B. Smith BOS              102 Malone CHI                124 Root CHI                  

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
10  Dudley BRO                11  McWeeny BRO               2   Collins PHI               
9   Sweetland PHI             7   Bush CHI                  2   Frankhouse STL            
9   Vance BRO                 6   4 players                 1   Many players              
7   3 players                                                                             

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
3.09 Walker NY                6.29 Benge PHI                4.3 Lucas CIN                 
3.13 Grimes PIT               5.93 Sherdel STL              4.0 Grimes PIT                
3.47 Root CHI                 5.71 Haines STL               3.5 Malone CHI                
3.57 Malone CHI               5.69 Dudley BRO               2.7 Clark BRO                 
                                                            2.7 Root CHI                  

AL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
49  Marberry WAS              37  Gray STL                  24  Thomas CHI                
44  Earnshaw PHI              37  Grove PHI                 23  Gray STL                  
43  Ferrell CLE               34  Crowder STL               23  Uhle DET                  
43  Gray STL                  33  4 players                 22  Hudlin CLE                

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
4   Blaeholder STL            27  Moore NY                  11  Marberry WAS              
4   Crowder STL               21  Marberry WAS              8   Moore NY                  
4   Gray STL                  19  Shores PHI                7   Shores PHI                
4   MacFayden BOS             16  Rommel PHI                5   Ferrell CLE               
                              16  Yde DET                                                 

W                             L                             IP                            
24  Earnshaw PHI              22  Ruffing BOS               305   Gray STL                
21  Ferrell CLE               20  Lyons CHI                 280.1 Hudlin CLE              
20  Grove PHI                 19  M. Gaston BOS             275.1 Grove PHI               
19  Marberry WAS              18  3 players                 267.2 Walberg PHI             

H                             HR                            R                             
336 Gray STL                  22  Crowder STL               162 Ruffing BOS               
299 Hudlin CLE                22  Walberg PHI               152 Sorrell DET               
283 Uhle DET                  19  Wells NY                  147 Whitehill DET             
280 Ruffing BOS               18  Blaeholder STL            142 Gray STL                  
                              18  Gray STL                                                

ER                            BB                            SO                            
132 Ruffing BOS               125 Earnshaw PHI              170 Grove PHI                 
130 Sorrell DET               118 Ruffing BOS               149 Earnshaw PHI              
126 Gray STL                  109 Ferrell CLE               125 Pipgras NY                
126 Whitehill DET             106 Sorrell DET               121 Marberry WAS              

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
10  McKain CHI                17  M. Gaston BOS             3   Ferrell CLE               
9   Faber CHI                 9   Brown WAS                 2   Cobb STL                  
8   Bayne BOS                 8   Earnshaw PHI              2   Ogden STL                 
8   Carroll DET               8   Grove PHI                 2   Pennock NY                
                              8   Morris BOS                2   Rhodes NY                 

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
2.81 Grove PHI                5.62 Hadley WAS               4.0 Marberry WAS              
3.06 Marberry WAS             5.18 Sorrell DET              3.6 Grove PHI                 
3.19 Thomas CHI               4.92 Pennock NY               3.5 Hudlin CLE                
3.29 Earnshaw PHI             4.86 Ruffing BOS              3.3 Ferrell CLE               

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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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