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The 1966 League Leaders

The 1966 League Leaders

Year
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NL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
162 Mazeroski PIT             727 Williams CHI              666 Alou ATL                  
162 Williams CHI              706 Alou ATL                  656 Beckert CHI               
160 Cardenas CIN              701 Rose CIN                  654 Rose CIN                  
160 Flood STL                 693 Beckert CHI               648 Williams CHI              

R                             H                             2B                            
122 Alou ATL                  218 Alou ATL                  40  Callison PHI              
117 Aaron ATL                 205 Rose CIN                  38  Rose CIN                  
112 Allen PHI                 202 Clemente PIT              35  Pinson CIN                
105 Clemente PIT              188 Beckert CHI               32  Alou ATL                  

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
13  McCarver STL              44  Aaron ATL                 127 Aaron ATL                 
12  Brock STL                 40  Allen PHI                 119 Clemente PIT              
11  Clemente PIT              37  Mays SF                   110 Allen PHI                 
10  3 players                 36  McCovey SF                103 Mays SF                   
                              36  Torre ATL                 103 White PHI                 

BB                            IBB                           SO                            
95  Santo CHI                 18  Cardenas CIN              143 Browne CHI                
89  Morgan HOU                16  Stargell PIT              142 Clendenon PIT             
76  Aaron ATL                 16  Williams CHI              136 Allen PHI                 
76  McCovey SF                15  Aaron ATL                 135 Phillips PHI-CHI          

HBP                           SH                            SF                            
14  Cepeda SF-STL             27  Jackson HOU               9   Cepeda SF-STL             
14  Johnson LA                20  Alley PIT                 8   Aaron ATL                 
12  Alou ATL                  17  Woodward ATL              8   Santo CHI                 
12  Phillips PHI-CHI          15  Kessinger CHI             8   Staub HOU                 

SB                            CS                            GDP                           
74  Brock STL                 24  Wills LA                  23  Hart SF                   
49  Jackson HOU               18  Brock STL                 22  Aspromonte HOU            
38  Wills LA                  15  Alou PIT                  20  Groat PHI                 
32  Phillips PHI-CHI          15  Phillips PHI-CHI          20  Lanier SF                 

BAVG                          OBP                           SLG                           
.342 Alou PIT                 .412 Santo CHI                .632 Allen PHI                
.327 Alou ATL                 .410 Morgan HOU               .586 McCovey SF               
.326 Carty ATL                .396 Allen PHI                .581 Stargell PIT             
.317 Allen PHI                .391 Carty ATL                .560 Torre ATL                
                              .391 McCovey SF                                             

Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       Low SLG                       
.236 Hundley CHI              .276 Fuentes SF               .302 Kessinger CHI            
.240 Haller SF                .285 Hundley CHI              .308 Wills LA                 
.250 Mathews ATL              .296 Mazeroski PIT            .320 Groat PHI                
.251 Menke ATL                .297 Aspromonte HOU           .327 Woodward ATL             

BFW                           
7.3 Santo CHI                 
5.2 Allen PHI                 
4.7 Mazeroski PIT             
4.6 Torre ATL                 

AL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
163 Buford CHI                707 Aparicio BAL              659 Aparicio BAL              
162 Fregosi CAL               698 Buford CHI                629 Agee CHI                  
162 Killebrew MIN             695 Fregosi CAL               622 Oliva MIN                 
162 Scott BOS                 689 Agee CHI                  620 B. Robinson BAL           

R                             H                             2B                            
122 F. Robinson BAL           191 Oliva MIN                 39  Yastrzemski BOS           
99  Oliva MIN                 182 Aparicio BAL              35  B. Robinson BAL           
98  Agee CHI                  182 F. Robinson BAL           34  F. Robinson BAL           
98  Cash DET                  172 Agee CHI                  32  Fregosi CAL               
                                                            32  Oliva MIN                 

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
11  Knoop CAL                 49  F. Robinson BAL           122 F. Robinson BAL           
10  Campaneris KC             39  Killebrew MIN             110 Killebrew MIN             
9   Brinkman WAS              34  Powell BAL                109 Powell BAL                
8   5 players                 32  Cash DET                  100 Horton DET                
                                                            100 B. Robinson BAL           

BB                            IBB                           SO                            
103 Killebrew MIN             18  Killebrew MIN             152 Scott BOS                 
91  Foy BOS                   13  Scott BOS                 144 Knoop CAL                 
87  F. Robinson BAL           12  Etchebarren BAL           127 Agee CHI                  
86  Tresh NY                  11  B. Robinson BAL           126 Lock WAS                  
                              11  F. Robinson BAL                                         

HBP                           SH                            SF                            
13  Reichardt CAL             17  Buford CHI                7   7 players                 
10  Agee CHI                  12  Aparicio BAL                                            
10  F. Robinson BAL           11  Berry CHI                                               
10  Valentine WAS             11  Wert DET                                                

SB                            CS                            GDP                           
52  Campaneris KC             22  Buford CHI                25  Colavito CLE              
51  Buford CHI                18  Agee CHI                  25  Scott BOS                 
44  Agee CHI                  12  Versalles MIN             24  F. Robinson BAL           
25  Aparicio BAL              11  3 players                 20  Wert DET                  

BAVG                          OBP                           SLG                           
.316 F. Robinson BAL          .410 F. Robinson BAL          .637 F. Robinson BAL          
.307 Oliva MIN                .392 Kaline DET               .538 Killebrew MIN            
.288 Kaline DET               .391 Killebrew MIN            .534 Kaline DET               
.287 Powell BAL               .373 McAuliffe DET            .532 Powell BAL               

Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       Low SLG                       
.229 Brinkman WAS             .263 Brinkman WAS             .326 Brinkman WAS             
.232 Knoop CAL                .280 Richardson NY            .330 Richardson NY            
.233 Tresh NY                 .282 Knoop CAL                .335 Tovar MIN                
.233 McMullen WAS             .283 Whitfield CLE            .340 Hershberger KC           

BFW                           
6.5 F. Robinson BAL           
4.0 Fregosi CAL               
3.9 Kaline DET                
3.7 Tresh NY                  

NL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
73  Carroll ATL               41  Bunning PHI               27  Koufax LA                 
71  Mikkelsen PIT             41  Koufax LA                 25  Marichal SF               
69  Knowles PHI               40  Drysdale LA               20  Gibson STL                
65  Regan LA                  39  Short PHI                 19  Short PHI                 

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
5   6 players                 48  Regan LA                  21  Regan LA                  
                              45  McCool CIN                18  Face PIT                  
                              42  Face PIT                  18  McCool CIN                
                              42  Raymond HOU               16  Linzy SF                  
                                                            16  Raymond HOU               

W                             L                             IP                            
27  Koufax LA                 22  Ellsworth CHI             323   Koufax LA               
25  Marichal SF               19  Ellis CIN                 314   Bunning PHI             
21  Gibson STL                16  Drysdale LA               307.1 Marichal SF             
21  Perry SF                  16  Holtzman CHI              280.1 Gibson STL              

H                             HR                            R                             
321 Ellsworth CHI             35  Ellis CIN                 150 Ellsworth CHI             
279 Drysdale LA               32  Marichal SF               135 Ellis CIN                 
260 Bunning PHI               29  Cloninger ATL             134 Cloninger ATL             
257 L. Jackson CHI-PHI        28  Ellsworth CHI             120 Short PHI                 
257 Short PHI                 28  Short PHI                                               

ER                            BB                            IB                            
130 Ellis CIN                 116 Cloninger ATL             13  Osteen LA                 
119 Ellsworth CHI             102 Veale PIT                 12  Jenkins PHI-CHI           
118 Cloninger ATL             90  Maloney CIN               11  Abernathy CHI-ATL         
107 Short PHI                 88  Hamilton NY               11  Briles STL                
                                                            11  Perranoski LA             

SO                            2B                            3B                            
317 Koufax LA                 49  Short PHI                 10  Blass PIT                 
252 Bunning PHI               45  Bunning PHI               10  Bunning PHI               
229 Veale PIT                 38  Koufax LA                 10  Farrell HOU               
225 Gibson STL                37  Holtzman CHI              10  Gibson STL                
                              37  Ribant NY                 10  Giusti HOU                

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
19  Bunning PHI               27  Cloninger ATL             2   6 players                 
17  Drysdale LA               18  Hamilton NY                                             
10  Bolin SF                  14  Giusti HOU                                              
10  Maloney CIN               12  Fisher NY                                               
                              12  Gibson STL                                              

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
1.73 Koufax LA                5.29 Ellis CIN                6.1 Koufax LA                 
2.22 Cuellar HOU              4.29 Pappas CIN               5.8 Marichal SF               
2.23 Marichal SF              4.29 Shaw SF-NY               4.4 Bunning PHI               
2.41 Bunning PHI              4.20 Giusti HOU               4.4 Gibson STL                

AL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
67  Fisher CHI-BAL            41  Kaat MIN                  19  Kaat MIN                  
66  Aker KC                   38  McLain DET                14  McLain DET                
66  Cox WAS                   37  Bell CLE                  13  Wilson BOS-DET            
65  Worthington MIN           37  Chance CAL                12  Bell CLE                  
                              37  Wilson BOS-DET                                          

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
5   John CHI                  57  Aker KC                   32  Aker KC                   
5   McDowell CLE              50  Fisher CHI-BAL            23  Kline WAS                 
5   Tiant CLE                 46  Kline WAS                 20  Sherry DET                
4   3 players                 46  Worthington MIN           19  Fisher CHI-BAL            

W                             L                             IP                            
25  Kaat MIN                  20  Stottlemyre NY            304.2 Kaat MIN                
20  McLain DET                17  Chance CAL                264.1 McLain DET              
18  Wilson BOS-DET            15  Bell CLE                  264   Wilson BOS-DET          
16  Siebert CLE               14  Many players              259.2 Chance CAL              

H                             HR                            R                             
271 Kaat MIN                  42  McLain DET                120 McLain DET                
248 Grant MIN                 36  Richert WAS               119 Lolich DET                
239 Stottlemyre NY            30  Wilson BOS-DET            116 Stottlemyre NY            
214 Wilson BOS-DET            29  Kaat MIN                  114 Kaat MIN                  
                              29  Ortega WAS                                              

ER                            BB                            IB                            
115 McLain DET                114 Chance CAL                16  Sanders BOS-KC            
108 Lolich DET                106 Brunet CAL                15  Cox WAS                   
106 Stottlemyre NY            104 McLain DET                13  Locker CHI                
93  Kaat MIN                  102 McDowell CLE              11  Horlen CHI                
93  Talbot KC-NY                                                                          

SO                            2B                            3B                            
225 McDowell CLE              46  Richert WAS               14  McCormick WAS             
205 Kaat MIN                  41  McNally BAL               9   Bell CLE                  
200 Wilson BOS-DET            41  Stottlemyre NY            9   Santiago BOS              
195 Richert WAS               39  Kaat MIN                  8   Many players              
                              39  Krausse KC                                              

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
9   M. Lopez CAL              14  Horlen CHI                4   Brunet CAL                
8   Wickersham DET            12  Boswell MIN               3   Brandon BOS               
7   Chance CAL                12  Kaat MIN                  2   Many players              
7   John CHI                  12  M. Lopez CAL                                            
7   Lonborg BOS                                                                           

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
1.98 Peters CHI               4.77 Lolich DET               4.0 Peters CHI                
2.43 Horlen CHI               4.36 Talbot KC-NY             3.7 Wilson BOS-DET            
2.48 Hargan CLE               4.02 Hunter KC                3.6 Kaat MIN                  
2.54 Perry MIN                3.93 M. Lopez CAL             3.2 Aker KC                   

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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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