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The 1980 League Leaders

The 1980 League Leaders

Year
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NL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
163 Garvey LA                 745 Moreno PIT                676 Moreno PIT                
162 5 players                 739 Rose PHI                  658 Garvey LA                 
                              712 Richards SD               655 Rose PHI                  
                              712 Smith SD                  642 Richards SD               

R                             H                             2B                            
111 Hernandez STL             200 Garvey LA                 42  Rose PHI                  
104 Schmidt PHI               193 Richards SD               41  Buckner CHI               
98  Murphy ATL                191 Hernandez STL             41  Dawson MON                
96  Dawson MON                187 Buckner CHI               39  Hernandez STL             
                                                            39  Knight CIN                

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
13  Moreno PIT                48  Schmidt PHI               121 Schmidt PHI               
13  Scott MON                 35  Horner ATL                109 Hendrick STL              
11  Herndon SF                33  Murphy ATL                106 Garvey LA                 
11  LeFlore MON               29  Baker LA                  101 Carter MON                
                              29  Carter MON                                              

BB                            IBB                           SO                            
93  Driessen CIN              24  Cromartie MON             133 Murphy ATL                
93  Morgan HOU                18  Speier MON                119 Schmidt PHI               
92  Tenace SD                 17  Driessen CIN              107 Concepcion CIN            
89  Schmidt PHI               14  3 players                 107 Martin CHI                

HBP                           SH                            SF                            
6   6 players                 23  Smith SD                  13  Schmidt PHI               
                              18  Niekro HOU                12  Baker LA                  
                              15  Rogers MON                10  Clark SF                  
                              14  Hooton LA                 10  Dawson MON                

SB                            CS                            GDP                           
97  LeFlore MON               33  Moreno PIT                24  Cromartie MON             
96  Moreno PIT                21  Collins CIN               24  Knight CIN                
79  Collins CIN               19  LeFlore MON               20  Concepcion CIN            
63  Scott MON                 19  North SF                  18  Mumphrey SD               

BAVG                          OBP                           SLG                           
.324 Buckner CHI              .408 Hernandez STL            .624 Schmidt PHI              
.321 Hernandez STL            .389 Cedeno HOU               .529 Horner ATL               
.319 Templeton STL            .382 Clark SF                 .517 Clark SF                 
.309 McBride PHI              .380 Schmidt PHI              .510 Murphy ATL               

Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       Low SLG                       
.224 Scott MON                .278 Maddox PHI               .276 Smith SD                 
.227 Martin CHI               .281 Martin CHI               .293 Scott MON                
.229 Boone PHI                .284 Herndon SF               .322 Bowa PHI                 
.230 Smith SD                 .296 Foli PIT                 .325 DeJesus CHI              

BFW                           
6.9 Schmidt PHI               
5.4 Templeton STL             
5.2 Carter MON                
4.1 Smith SD                  

AL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
163 Oliver TEX                745 Wilson KC                 705 Wilson KC                 
162 Morrison CHI              738 Bumbry BAL                656 Oliver TEX                
162 Thomas MIL                722 Henderson OAK             653 Griffin TOR               
161 Wilson KC                 720 Hargrove CLE              645 Bumbry BAL                

R                             H                             2B                            
133 Wilson KC                 230 Wilson KC                 49  Yount MIL                 
121 Yount MIL                 219 Cooper MIL                43  Oliver TEX                
118 Bumbry BAL                210 Rivers TEX                40  Morrison CHI              
111 Henderson OAK             209 Oliver TEX                39  McRae KC                  

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
15  Griffin TOR               41  Jackson NY                122 Cooper MIL                
15  Wilson KC                 41  Oglivie MIL               118 G. Brett KC               
11  Landreaux MIN             38  Thomas MIL                118 Oglivie MIL               
11  Washington KC             35  Armas OAK                 117 Oliver TEX                

BB                            IBB                           SO                            
119 Randolph NY               19  Oglivie MIL               170 Thomas MIL                
117 Henderson OAK             16  G. Brett KC               128 Armas OAK                 
111 Hargrove CLE              15  Cooper MIL                122 Jackson NY                
102 Murphy OAK                15  Jackson NY                109 Parrish DET               

HBP                           SH                            SF                            
13  Fisk BOS                  22  Murphy OAK                11  Lansford CAL              
12  Lemon CHI                 21  Castino MIN               10  Cerone NY                 
11  Baylor CAL                15  Milbourne SEA             10  Hargrove CLE              
8   4 players                 15  Wills TEX                 10  Otis KC                   

SB                            CS                            GDP                           
100 Henderson OAK             26  Henderson OAK             25  Perez BOS                 
79  Wilson KC                 23  Griffin TOR               24  Burleson BOS              
61  Dilone CLE                18  Dilone CLE                24  Charboneau CLE            
45  Cruz SEA                  15  Carew CAL                 24  Kemp DET                  
                              15  Murphy OAK                24  Parrish DET               

BAVG                          OBP                           SLG                           
.390 G. Brett KC              .454 G. Brett KC              .664 G. Brett KC              
.352 Cooper MIL               .427 Randolph NY              .597 Jackson NY               
.341 Dilone CLE               .420 Henderson OAK            .563 Oglivie MIL              
.333 Rivers TEX               .415 Hargrove CLE             .539 Cooper MIL               

Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       Low SLG                       
.233 Whitaker DET             .281 Baines CHI               .283 Whitaker DET             
.234 Manning CLE              .283 Griffin TOR              .306 Manning CLE              
.239 Thomas MIL               .289 White KC                 .335 Wynegar MIN              
.248 Mayberry TOR             .296 Garcia TOR               .349 Griffin TOR              

BFW                           
6.6 G. Brett KC               
5.7 Henderson OAK             
5.2 Bell TEX                  
5.0 Randolph NY               

NL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
84  Tidrow CHI                38  Carlton PHI               14  Rogers MON                
78  Hume CIN                  38  Niekro ATL                13  Carlton PHI               
78  Tekulve PIT               38  Reuschel CHI              11  Niekro HOU                
77  Camp ATL                  37  Lamp CHI                  11  Niekro ATL                
                              37  Rogers MON                                              

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
6   Reuss LA                  62  Hume CIN                  28  Sutter CHI                
4   Richard HOU               57  Tekulve PIT               25  Hume CIN                  
4   Rogers MON                48  McGraw PHI                23  Fingers SD                
3   Many players              47  Allen NY                  22  Allen NY                  
                                                            22  Camp ATL                  

W                             L                             IP                            
24  Carlton PHI               18  Niekro ATL                304   Carlton PHI             
20  Niekro HOU                16  Knepper SF                281   Rogers MON              
19  Bibby PIT                 15  Krukow CHI                275   Niekro ATL              
18  Reuss LA                  14  5 players                 257   Reuschel CHI            

H                             HR                            R                             
281 Reuschel CHI              30  Niekro ATL                123 Lamp CHI                  
268 Niekro HOU                27  McWilliams ATL            120 Alexander ATL             
259 Lamp CHI                  24  McGlothen CHI             119 Niekro HOU                
256 Niekro ATL                24  Seaver CIN                119 Niekro ATL                

ER                            BB                            IB                            
117 Lamp CHI                  98  Ryan HOU                  16  Tekulve PIT               
111 Niekro ATL                90  Carlton PHI               16  Tidrow CHI                
108 Alexander ATL             88  Bibby PIT                 15  Kinney SD                 
104 Candelaria PIT            86  Mura SD                   15  Reardon NY                
                                                            15  Shirley SD                

SO                            2B                            3B                            
286 Carlton PHI               50  Carlton PHI               13  Carlton PHI               
200 Ryan HOU                  49  Ruthven PHI               13  Ruthven PHI               
182 Soto CIN                  47  Reuschel CHI              12  Krukow CHI                
176 Niekro ATL                45  Candelaria PIT            12  Whitson SF                

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
8   Griffin SF                17  Carlton PHI               7   Carlton PHI               
8   Knepper SF                12  Niekro HOU                6   Leibrandt CIN             
8   Krukow CHI                10  Curtis SD                 5   Moskau CIN                
7   Forsch HOU                10  Lamp CHI                  5   Sutcliffe LA              
7   McWilliams ATL            10  Ryan HOU                  5   Welch LA                  

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
2.20 Sutton LA                5.20 Lamp CHI                 5.2 Carlton PHI               
2.34 Carlton PHI              4.95 McWilliams ATL           3.3 McGraw PHI                
2.51 Reuss LA                 4.79 McGlothen CHI            3.0 Camp ATL                  
2.97 Blue SF                  4.62 LaCoss CIN               2.7 Hume CIN                  

AL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
75  Quisenberry KC            38  Leonard KC                28  Langford OAK              
73  Corbett MIN               37  Flanagan BAL              24  Norris OAK                
67  Lopez DET                 37  Stone BAL                 20  Keough OAK                
67  Monge CLE                 36  5 players                 16  Gura KC                   
                                                            16  John NY                   

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
6   John NY                   68  Quisenberry KC            33  Gossage NY                
5   Zahn MIN                  63  Corbett MIN               33  Quisenberry KC            
4   Gura KC                   59  Lopez DET                 30  Farmer CHI                
4   McGregor BAL              58  Gossage NY                26  Stoddard BAL              
4   Stieb TOR                                                                             

W                             L                             IP                            
25  Stone BAL                 20  Kingman OAK               290   Langford OAK            
22  John NY                   18  Zahn MIN                  284.1 Norris OAK              
22  Norris OAK                17  Honeycutt SEA             283.1 Gura KC                 
20  Leonard KC                16  4 players                 280.1 Leonard KC              
20  McGregor BAL                                                                          

H                             HR                            R                             
278 Flanagan BAL              30  Leonard KC                138 Zahn MIN                  
276 Langford OAK              29  Caldwell MIL              127 Barker CLE                
273 Zahn MIN                  29  Langford OAK              127 Leonard KC                
272 Gura KC                   27  3 players                 125 Morris DET                

ER                            BB                            IB                            
118 Leonard KC                128 Clancy TOR                16  Rawley SEA                
117 Torrez BOS                101 Stone BAL                 15  Quisenberry KC            
116 Morris DET                99  McCatty OAK               14  McLaughlin SEA            
115 Flanagan BAL              98  Beattie SEA               14  Petry DET                 
                                                            14  Rozema DET                

SO                            2B                            3B                            
187 Barker CLE                54  Leonard KC                12  John NY                   
180 Norris OAK                52  Koosman MIN               12  Medich TEX                
166 Guidry NY                 50  Gura KC                   11  Tiant NY                  
155 Bannister SEA             50  John NY                   10  Dressler SEA              
155 Leonard KC                                              10  Tanana CAL                

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
9   Trout CHI                 14  Barker CLE                4   Burns CHI                 
8   Knapp CAL                 13  Keough OAK                4   Norris OAK                
8   McCatty OAK               12  Flanagan BAL              3   Arroyo MIN                
8   Perry TEX-NY              12  Leonard KC                3   Lemanczyk TOR-CAL         
8   Tanana CAL                                              3   Torrez BOS                

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
2.46 May NY                   5.28 Spillner CLE             4.8 Corbett MIN               
2.53 Norris OAK               5.08 Torrez BOS               4.7 Norris OAK                
2.84 Burns CHI                4.85 Beattie SEA              3.7 Burns CHI                 
2.92 Keough OAK               4.48 Wilcox DET               3.2 Gura KC                   
                                                            3.2 May 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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