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The 1972 League Leaders

The 1972 League Leaders

Year
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NL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
154 Rose CIN                  731 Rose CIN                  645 Rose CIN                  
153 Bonds SF                  715 Metzger HOU               641 Metzger HOU               
153 Brock STL                 697 Bonds SF                  626 Bonds SF                  
153 Metzger HOU               680 Morgan CIN                621 Brock STL                 

R                             H                             2B                            
122 Morgan CIN                198 Rose CIN                  39  Cedeno HOU                
118 Bonds SF                  193 Brock STL                 39  Montanez PHI              
117 Wynn HOU                  191 Williams CHI              36  Simmons STL               
107 Rose CIN                  180 Garr ATL                  34  Williams CHI              
                              180 Simmons STL                                             

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
13  Bowa PHI                  40  Bench CIN                 125 Bench CIN                 
11  Rose CIN                  38  Colbert SD                122 Williams CHI              
8   Brock STL                 37  Williams CHI              112 Stargell PIT              
8   Cedeno HOU                34  Aaron ATL                 111 Colbert SD                
8   Sanguillen PIT                                                                        

BB                            IBB                           SO                            
115 Morgan CIN                23  Bench CIN                 145 May HOU                   
103 Wynn HOU                  20  Williams CHI              140 Kingman SF                
100 Bench CIN                 15  Aaron ATL                 137 Bonds SF                  
92  Aaron ATL                 15  Perez CIN                 129 Stargell PIT              
                              15  Stargell PIT                                            

HBP                           SH                            SF                            
26  Hunt MON                  18  Bowa PHI                  12  Bench CIN                 
8   Torre STL                 16  Foli MON                  10  Helms HOU                 
8   Watson HOU                15  Hernandez SD              9   Evans ATL                 
7   Rose CIN                  13  Kessinger CHI             9   Rader HOU                 
                              13  Stoneman MON                                            

SB                            CS                            GDP                           
63  Brock STL                 21  Cedeno HOU                21  Perez ATL                 
58  Morgan CIN                18  Brock STL                 19  Torre STL                 
55  Cedeno HOU                17  Morgan CIN                18  4 players                 
44  Bonds SF                  15  Tolan CIN                                               

BAVG                          OBP                           SLG                           
.333 Williams CHI             .417 Morgan CIN               .606 Williams CHI             
.325 Garr ATL                 .398 Williams CHI             .558 Stargell PIT             
.321 Baker ATL                .391 Santo CHI                .541 Bench CIN                
.320 Cedeno HOU               .390 Aaron ATL                .537 Cedeno HOU               

Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       Low SLG                       
.215 Harrelson NY             .276 Perez ATL                .259 Metzger HOU              
.222 Metzger HOU              .278 Money PHI                .265 Perez ATL                
.222 Money PHI                .280 Foli MON                 .266 Harrelson NY             
.225 Kingman SF               .288 Metzger HOU              .281 Foli MON                 

BFW                           
6.6 Bench CIN                 
5.9 Morgan CIN                
5.2 Cedeno HOU                
3.9 Santo CHI                 

AL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
156 Brinkman DET              681 Campaneris OAK            625 Campaneris OAK            
155 Alomar CAL                666 Alomar CAL                610 Alomar CAL                
155 White NY                  666 White NY                  601 Rodriguez DET             
153 4 players                 654 Murcer NY                 593 Rudi OAK                  

R                             H                             2B                            
102 Murcer NY                 181 Rudi OAK                  33  Piniella KC               
94  Rudi OAK                  179 Piniella KC               32  Rudi OAK                  
92  Harper BOS                171 Murcer NY                 30  Murcer NY                 
90  D. Allen CHI              170 Carew MIN                 29  Harper BOS                
                                                            29  White NY                  

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
9   Fisk BOS                  37  D. Allen CHI              113 D. Allen CHI              
9   Rudi OAK                  33  Murcer NY                 100 Mayberry KC               
8   Blair BAL                 26  Epstein OAK               96  Murcer NY                 
7   Kelly CHI                 26  Killebrew MIN             88  Scott MIL                 
7   Murcer NY                                                                             

BB                            IBB                           SO                            
99  D. Allen CHI              19  Herrmann CHI              145 Darwin MIN                
99  White NY                  17  Bando OAK                 130 Scott MIL                 
94  Killebrew MIN             16  D. Allen CHI              126 D. Allen CHI              
79  May CHI                   15  Fosse CLE                 125 Jackson OAK               

HBP                           SH                            SF                            
14  Tovar MIN                 20  Campaneris OAK            9   Yastrzemski BOS           
11  Epstein OAK               18  Andrews CHI               8   Stanley DET               
9   4 players                 15  4 players                 7   6 players                 

SB                            CS                            GDP                           
52  Campaneris OAK            17  Nelson TEX                25  Piniella KC               
51  Nelson TEX                14  Campaneris OAK            24  Darwin MIN                
33  Patek KC                  14  May CHI                   19  Scheinblum KC             
32  Kelly CHI                 13  May MIL                   19  Scott MIL                 

BAVG                          OBP                           SLG                           
.318 Carew MIN                .420 D. Allen CHI             .603 D. Allen CHI             
.312 Piniella KC              .405 May CHI                  .538 Fisk BOS                 
.308 D. Allen CHI             .394 Mayberry KC              .537 Murcer NY                
.308 May CHI                  .384 White NY                 .507 Mayberry KC              

Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       Low SLG                       
.203 Brinkman DET             .259 Brinkman DET             .267 Buford BAL               
.206 Buford BAL               .267 Blair BAL                .269 Auerbach MIL             
.212 Patek KC                 .271 Brohamer CLE             .276 Patek KC                 
.218 Auerbach MIL             .272 Cardenas CAL             .279 Brinkman DET             

BFW                           
5.8 D. Allen CHI              
5.1 Fisk BOS                  
4.5 Murcer NY                 
4.2 Patek KC                  

NL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
65  Carroll CIN               41  Carlton PHI               30  Carlton PHI               
65  Marshall MON              37  Arlin SD                  23  Gibson STL                
62  Borbon CIN                36  Jenkins CHI               23  Jenkins CHI               
60  Ross SD                   36  Niekro ATL                20  Wise STL                  

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
9   Sutton LA                 56  Marshall MON              37  Carroll CIN               
8   Carlton PHI               54  Carroll CIN               27  McGraw NY                 
6   Norman SD                 47  McGraw NY                 22  Giusti PIT                
5   Dierker HOU               44  Giusti PIT                18  Marshall MON              
5   Jenkins CHI                                                                           

W                             L                             IP                            
27  Carlton PHI               21  Arlin SD                  346.1 Carlton PHI             
21  Seaver NY                 16  Greif SD                  289.1 Jenkins CHI             
20  Jenkins CHI               16  Marichal SF               282.1 Niekro ATL              
20  Osteen LA                 16  Singer LA                 278   Gibson STL              
                              16  Wise STL                                                

H                             HR                            R                             
257 Carlton PHI               32  Jenkins CHI               120 Cleveland STL             
254 Niekro ATL                23  Seaver NY                 115 Arlin SD                  
253 Jenkins CHI               22  Niekro ATL                112 Niekro ATL                
250 Wise STL                  21  Cleveland STL             111 Jenkins CHI               
                              21  Kirby SD                                                

ER                            BB                            IB                            
103 Jenkins CHI               122 Arlin SD                  15  Arlin SD                  
101 Cleveland STL             116 Kirby SD                  14  Caldwell SD               
100 Arlin SD                  103 Torrez MON                14  Matlack NY                
96  Niekro ATL                102 Stoneman MON              13  Wise STL                  
96  Roberts HOU                                                                           

SO                            2B                            3B                            
310 Carlton PHI               48  Wise STL                  11  Wise STL                  
249 Seaver NY                 45  Grimsley CIN              9   Niekro ATL                
208 Gibson STL                44  Carlton PHI               9   Reynolds PHI              
207 Sutton LA                 40  Jenkins CHI               8   Many players              

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
10  Reuss HOU                 15  Arlin SD                  3   Moore MON                 
9   Arlin SD                  13  Norman SD                 3   Niekro ATL                
9   Kison PIT                 11  McDowell SF               2   Many players              
8   Greif SD                  11  Reed ATL                                                
8   Pappas CHI                11  Wilson HOU                                              

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
1.97 Carlton PHI              4.50 Roberts HOU              7.3 Carlton PHI               
1.99 Nolan CIN                4.33 McDowell SF              4.9 Marshall MON              
2.08 Sutton LA                4.17 Reuss HOU                4.4 Gibson STL                
2.32 Matlack NY               4.14 Koosman NY               4.2 Osteen LA                 

AL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
66  Lindblad TEX              49  Wood CHI                  29  Perry CLE                 
65  Fingers OAK               41  Bahnsen CHI               23  Lolich DET                
63  Granger MIN               41  Lolich DET                20  Ryan CAL                  
62  3 players                 40  Bradley CHI               20  Wood CHI                  
                              40  Perry CLE                                               

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
9   Ryan CAL                  56  Lyle NY                   35  Lyle NY                   
8   Wood CHI                  51  Sanders MIL               29  Forster CHI               
7   Stottlemyre NY            45  Forster CHI               21  Fingers OAK               
6   3 players                 43  LaRoche MIN               19  Granger MIN               

W                             L                             IP                            
24  Perry CLE                 18  Dobson BAL                376.2 Wood CHI                
24  Wood CHI                  18  Stottlemyre NY            342.2 Perry CLE               
22  Lolich DET                17  4 players                 327.1 Lolich DET              
21  3 players                                               295.1 Hunter OAK              

H                             HR                            R                             
325 Wood CHI                  29  Lolich DET                119 Wood CHI                  
282 Lolich DET                28  Wood CHI                  107 Bahnsen CHI               
270 Peterson NY               27  Parsons MIL               105 Siebert BOS               
263 Bahnsen CHI               23  Coleman DET               102 Parsons MIL               
                              23  Holtzman OAK              102 Pattin BOS                

ER                            BB                            IB                            
105 Wood CHI                  157 Ryan CAL                  16  Perry CLE                 
101 Bahnsen CHI               110 Coleman DET               15  McNally BAL               
93  Parsons MIL               103 Hand TEX                  13  Sanders MIL               
93  Stottlemyre NY            101 Woodson MIN               13  Stottlemyre NY            
                                                            13  Tidrow CLE                

SO                            2B                            3B                            
329 Ryan CAL                  50  Wood CHI                  11  Stottlemyre NY            
250 Lolich DET                46  Lolich DET                10  Splittorff KC             
234 Perry CLE                 43  Bradley CHI               9   Drago KC                  
228 Blyleven MIN              43  Perry CLE                 9   Perry CLE                 

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
13  Broberg TEX               18  Ryan CAL                  2   Dal Canton KC             
12  Perry CLE                 14  Broberg TEX               2   Paul TEX                  
11  Lolich DET                11  Perry CLE                 2   Stanhouse TEX             
11  Lonborg MIL               11  Wood CHI                  1   Many players              

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
1.91 Tiant BOS                4.29 Broberg TEX              6.7 Perry CLE                 
1.92 Perry CLE                3.91 Parsons MIL              4.1 Palmer BAL                
2.04 Hunter OAK               3.80 Siebert BOS              3.1 Hunter OAK                
2.07 Palmer BAL               3.70 Kekich NY                3.0 Lyle NY                   

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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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