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The 1947 League Leaders

The 1947 League Leaders

Year
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NL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
156 Gustine PIT               711 Baumholtz CIN             659 Schoendienst STL          
155 Marshall NY               710 Schoendienst STL          643 Baumholtz CIN             
155 Verban PHI                701 Robinson BRO              618 Holmes BOS                
154 Mize NY                   691 Gustine PIT               616 Gustine PIT               

R                             H                             2B                            
137 Mize NY                   191 Holmes BOS                38  Miller CIN                
125 Robinson BRO              186 Walker STL-PHI            35  B. Elliott BOS            
118 Kiner PIT                 183 Gustine PIT               33  Holmes BOS                
113 Musial STL                183 Musial STL                33  Ryan BOS                  

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
16  Walker STL-PHI            51  Kiner PIT                 138 Mize NY                   
13  Musial STL                51  Mize NY                   127 Kiner PIT                 
13  Slaughter STL             36  Marshall NY               122 W. Cooper NY              
9   Baumholtz CIN             35  W. Cooper NY              113 B. Elliott BOS            
9   Schoendienst STL                                                                      

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
104 Greenberg PIT             83  Nicholson CHI             10  Kurowski STL              
104 Reese BRO                 81  Kiner PIT                 9   Robinson BRO              
103 Stanky BRO                78  Thomson NY                5   5 players                 
98  Kiner PIT                 73  Greenberg PIT                                           

SH                            SB                            CS                            
28  Robinson BRO              29  Robinson BRO              11  Reiser BRO                
18  Walker STL-PHI            14  Reiser BRO                10  Robinson BRO              
13  Kerr NY                   13  Hopp BOS                  6   Reese BRO                 
12  3 players                 13  Walker STL-PHI            4   Edwards BRO               
                                                            4   Furillo BRO               

GDP                           BAVG                          OBP                           
19  Kurowski STL              .363 Walker STL-PHI           .449 Galan CIN                
19  Pafko CHI                 .317 B. Elliott BOS           .436 Walker STL-PHI           
18  Musial STL                .314 Galan CIN                .420 Kurowski STL             
17  Ennis PHI                 .314 Cavarretta CHI           .417 Kiner PIT                
17  Furillo BRO                                                                           

SLG                           Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       
.639 Kiner PIT                .244 Nicholson CHI            .304 Schoendienst STL         
.614 Mize NY                  .249 Greenberg PIT            .313 Cox PIT                  
.586 W. Cooper NY             .252 Stanky BRO               .316 Verban PHI               
.544 Kurowski STL             .253 Russell PIT              .325 Ennis PHI                

Low SLG                       BFW                           
.329 Stanky BRO               5.3 Kiner PIT                 
.332 Schoendienst STL         5.0 Mize NY                   
.341 Verban PHI               3.8 B. Elliott BOS            
.352 Marion STL               3.8 Walker STL-PHI            

AL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
158 Lake DET                  732 Lake DET                  638 Pesky BOS                 
156 Williams BOS              719 Pesky BOS                 602 Lake DET                  
155 Gordon CLE                693 Williams BOS              600 Vernon WAS                
155 Pesky BOS                 682 Joost PHI                 588 Kell DET                  

R                             H                             2B                            
125 Williams BOS              207 Pesky BOS                 45  Boudreau CLE              
109 Henrich NY                188 Kell DET                  40  Williams BOS              
106 Pesky BOS                 181 Williams BOS              35  Henrich NY                
102 Stirnweiss NY             179 McCosky PHI               31  DiMaggio NY               

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
13  Henrich NY                32  Williams BOS              114 Williams BOS              
12  Vernon WAS                29  Gordon CLE                98  Henrich NY                
11  Philley CHI               27  Heath STL                 97  DiMaggio NY               
10  3 players                 24  Cullenbine DET            96  Jones CHI-BOS             

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
162 Williams BOS              110 Joost PHI                 8   Rizzuto NY                
137 Cullenbine DET            87  Heath STL                 6   Evers DET                 
120 Lake DET                  87  York BOS-CHI              6   B. Johnson NY             
114 Joost PHI                 85  Jones CHI-BOS             5   Majeski PHI               

SH                            SB                            CS                            
24  Joost PHI                 34  Dillinger STL             16  Philley CHI               
14  5 players                 21  Philley CHI               13  Dillinger STL             
                              12  Pesky BOS                 12  Vernon WAS                
                              12  Vernon WAS                11  Kell DET                  

GDP                           BAVG                          OBP                           
25  Doerr BOS                 .343 Williams BOS             .499 Williams BOS             
22  Kolloway CHI              .328 McCosky PHI              .414 Fain PHI                 
22  York BOS-CHI              .324 Pesky BOS                .401 Cullenbine DET           
21  B. Johnson NY             .320 Kell DET                 .395 McCosky PHI              

SLG                           Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       
.634 Williams BOS             .206 Joost PHI                .290 Suder PHI                
.522 DiMaggio NY              .211 Lake DET                 .294 Lehner STL               
.496 Gordon CLE               .214 Priddy WAS               .301 Priddy WAS               
.485 Henrich NY               .224 Cullenbine DET           .302 York BOS-CHI             

Low SLG                       BFW                           
.283 Priddy WAS               7.2 Williams BOS              
.292 Yost WAS                 5.3 Boudreau CLE              
.322 Lake DET                 3.6 Cullenbine DET            
.330 Joost PHI                3.3 Doerr BOS                 

NL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
62  Trinkle NY                36  Branca BRO                23  Blackwell CIN             
50  Behrman BRO-PIT-BRO       35  Sain BOS                  22  Sain BOS                  
50  Higbe BRO-PIT             35  Spahn BOS                 22  Spahn BOS                 
47  Dickson STL               33  Blackwell CIN             20  Jansen NY                 
47  Kush CHI                  33  Higbe BRO-PIT                                           

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
7   Spahn BOS                 38  Trinkle NY                18  Casey BRO                 
6   Blackwell CIN             37  Casey BRO                 10  Gumbert CIN               
6   Munger STL                34  Gumbert CIN               10  Trinkle NY                
4   Branca BRO                23  Kush CHI                  8   Behrman BRO-PIT-BRO       
4   Dickson STL                                                                           

W                             L                             IP                            
22  Blackwell CIN             18  Schmitz CHI               289.2 Spahn BOS               
21  Branca BRO                17  Higbe BRO-PIT             280   Branca BRO              
21  Jansen NY                 16  Dickson STL               273   Blackwell CIN           
21  Sain BOS                  15  Judd PHI                  266   Sain BOS                
21  Spahn BOS                 15  Roe PIT                                                 

H                             HR                            R                             
265 Sain BOS                  23  Jansen NY                 118 Koslo NY                  
251 Branca BRO                23  Koslo NY                  117 Higbe BRO-PIT             
245 Spahn BOS                 22  Branca BRO                117 Sain BOS                  
241 Jansen NY                 22  Higbe BRO-PIT             106 Rowe PHI                  
                              22  Rowe PHI                                                

ER                            BB                            SO                            
106 Koslo NY                  122 Higbe BRO-PIT             193 Blackwell CIN             
104 Sain BOS                  105 Hatten BRO                148 Branca BRO                
102 Higbe BRO-PIT             98  Branca BRO                132 Sain BOS                  
94  Rowe PHI                  95  Blackwell CIN             123 Munger STL                
                                                            123 Spahn BOS                 

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
6   Branca BRO                8   Judd PHI                  2   Hughes PHI                
5   Bagby PIT                 7   Branca BRO                1   Many players              
5   Erickson CHI              7   Erautt CIN                                              
5   Hatten BRO                7   Higbe BRO-PIT                                           
5   Taylor BRO                7   Kennedy NY                                              

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
2.33 Spahn BOS                4.40 Vander Meer CIN          5.3 Spahn BOS                 
2.47 Blackwell CIN            4.40 Voiselle NY-BOS          4.5 Blackwell CIN             
2.67 Branca BRO               4.39 Koslo NY                 4.2 Branca BRO                
2.68 Leonard PHI              4.38 Borowy CHI               3.9 Leonard PHI               

AL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
58  Klieman CLE               37  Feller CLE                24  Newhouser DET             
56  Page NY                   36  Newhouser DET             22  Lopat CHI                 
45  Johnson BOS               35  Marchildon PHI            22  Wynn WAS                  
44  Christopher PHI           31  5 players                 21  Marchildon PHI            
44  Savage PHI                                                                            

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
5   Feller CLE                44  Page NY                   17  Klieman CLE               
4   Haefner WAS               38  Christopher PHI           17  Page NY                   
4   Masterson WAS             34  Klieman CLE               12  Christopher PHI           
4   Reynolds NY               30  Caldwell CHI              9   Ferrick WAS               

W                             L                             IP                            
20  Feller CLE                17  Newhouser DET             299   Feller CLE              
19  Marchildon PHI            16  Kramer STL                285   Newhouser DET           
19  Reynolds NY               16  Masterson WAS             276.2 Marchildon PHI          
18  Dobson BOS                16  Sanford STL               253   Masterson WAS           
18  Hutchinson DET                                                                        

H                             HR                            R                             
268 Newhouser DET             23  Reynolds NY               123 Kramer STL                
251 Wynn WAS                  17  6 players                 114 Wynn WAS                  
241 Ferriss BOS                                             110 Marchildon PHI            
241 Lopat CHI                                               108 Muncrief STL              

ER                            BB                            SO                            
110 Kramer STL                141 Marchildon PHI            196 Feller CLE                
100 Wynn WAS                  127 Feller CLE                176 Newhouser DET             
99  Marchildon PHI            123 Reynolds NY               135 Masterson WAS             
98  Ferriss BOS               110 Newhouser DET             129 Reynolds NY               

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
7   Ferriss BOS               11  Dobson BOS                2   Feller CLE                
7   Marchildon PHI            11  Newhouser DET             2   Gettel CLE                
5   Drews NY                  8   Reynolds NY               2   Scarborough WAS           
5   Wynn WAS                  7   Feller CLE                2   Scheib PHI                

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
2.42 Haynes CHI               4.97 Kramer STL               3.7 Hutchinson DET            
2.68 Feller CLE               4.90 Muncrief STL             3.7 Newhouser DET             
2.81 Fowler PHI               4.53 Trucks DET               3.3 Page NY                   
2.81 Lopat CHI                4.49 Kinder STL               3.2 Feller 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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