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1909 American League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • Normally, qualification for pct statistics is 1 IP per team game or 3.1 plate appearances per team game. TBC uses 2.2 plate appearances and 0.75 innings per team game for Minor Leagues.
  • 1909 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Donie Bush157
    2George McBride156
    3Sam Crawford156
    4Ty Cobb156
    5Lee Tannehill155
    6Eddie Collins153
    7Roy Hartzell152
    8Danny Murphy149
    9Harry Davis149
    10Frank Baker148
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Roy Hartzell595
    2Sam Crawford589
    3Ty Cobb573
    4Eddie Collins571
    5George Stovall565
    6Hobe Ferris556
    7Harry Niles546
    8Tris Speaker544
    9Danny Murphy541
    10Frank Baker541
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb116
    2Donie Bush114
    3Eddie Collins104
    4Harry Lord86
    5Sam Crawford83
    6Frank Baker73
    7Harry Davis73
    8Tris Speaker73
    9Patsy Dougherty71
    10Ray Demmitt68
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb216
    2Eddie Collins198
    3Sam Crawford185
    4Tris Speaker168
    5Harry Lord166
    6Frank Baker165
    7Roy Hartzell161
    8Danny Murphy152
    9Nap Lajoie152
    10Donie Bush145
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Sam Crawford35
    2Nap Lajoie33
    3Ty Cobb33
    4Eddie Collins30
    5Danny Murphy28
    6Frank Baker27
    7Tris Speaker26
    8Doc Gessler24
    9Patsy Dougherty23
    10Harry Davis22
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Frank Baker19
    2Danny Murphy14
    3Sam Crawford14
    4Bill Hinchman13
    5Patsy Dougherty13
    6Tris Speaker13
    7Jake Stahl12
    8Ray Demmitt12
    9Harry Davis11
    10Eddie Collins10
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb9
    2Tris Speaker7
    3Jake Stahl6
    4Sam Crawford6
    5Danny Murphy5
    6Frank Baker4
    7Hal Chase4
    8Harry Davis4
    9Hobe Ferris4
    10Ray Demmitt4
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb107
    2Sam Crawford97
    3Frank Baker85
    4Tris Speaker77
    5Harry Davis75
    6Clyde Engle71
    7Danny Murphy69
    8Hal Chase63
    9Jake Stahl60
    10Hobe Ferris58
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb76
    2Eddie Collins67
    3Donie Bush53
    4Harry Lord36
    5Patsy Dougherty36
    6Tris Speaker35
    7George Moriarty34
    8Freddy Parent32
    9Jimmy Austin30
    10Sam Crawford30
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Donie Bush88
    2Eddie Collins62
    3Ray Demmitt55
    4Matty McIntyre54
    5Harry Davis51
    6Patsy Dougherty51
    7Topsy Hartsel48
    8Ty Cobb48
    9Clyde Engle47
    10Sam Crawford47
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Altizer16
    2Jake Stahl15
    3Kid Elberfeld14
    4Harry Niles13
    5Jack Barry10
    6Willie Keeler10
    7Bill Hinchman9
    8Birdie Cree9
    9Jack McAleese9
    10Jim Delahanty9
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Donie Bush52
    2Danny Murphy34
    3Frank Baker34
    4Willie Keeler33
    5Harry Lord30
    6Jimmy Austin30
    7Lee Tannehill29
    8Billy Purtell28
    9Jack Barry28
    10George McBride27
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb296
    2Sam Crawford266
    3Eddie Collins257
    4Frank Baker242
    5Tris Speaker241
    6Danny Murphy223
    7Nap Lajoie202
    8Harry Davis198
    9Harry Lord192
    10Patsy Dougherty192
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Donie Bush676
    2Sam Crawford662
    3Eddie Collins660
    4Ty Cobb651
    5Roy Hartzell647
    6Danny Murphy616
    7Harry Niles616
    8Frank Baker606
    9Tris Speaker606
    10Harry Davis603
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb.377
    2Eddie Collins.347
    3Nap Lajoie.324
    4Sam Crawford.314
    5Harry Lord.311
    6Tris Speaker.309
    7Frank Baker.305
    8Jake Stahl.294
    9Patsy Dougherty.285
    10Hal Chase.283
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb.431
    2Eddie Collins.416
    3Donie Bush.380
    4Nap Lajoie.378
    5Jake Stahl.377
    6Sam Crawford.366
    7Tris Speaker.362
    8Patsy Dougherty.359
    9Clyde Engle.347
    10Harry Lord.345
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb.517
    2Sam Crawford.452
    3Eddie Collins.450
    4Frank Baker.447
    5Tris Speaker.443
    6Jake Stahl.434
    7Nap Lajoie.431
    8Danny Murphy.412
    9Patsy Dougherty.391
    10Harry Davis.374
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb948
    2Eddie Collins866
    3Sam Crawford818
    4Jake Stahl811
    5Nap Lajoie809
    6Tris Speaker805
    7Frank Baker790
    8Patsy Dougherty750
    9Danny Murphy744
    10Harry Davis712
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1909 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Mullin29
    2Frank Smith25
    3Ed Willett21
    4Cy Young19
    5Ed Summers19
    6Eddie Plank19
    7Chief Bender18
    8Harry Krause18
    9Frank Arellanes16
    10Ed Walsh15
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Groom26
    2Walter Johnson25
    3Dolly Gray19
    4Frank Smith17
    5Jack Powell16
    6Cy Young15
    7Jack Warhop15
    8Bill Grahame14
    9Heinie Berger14
    10Rube Waddell14
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Frank Smith51
    2Frank Arellanes45
    3Bob Groom44
    4Ed Willett41
    5George Mullin40
    6Walter Johnson40
    7Dolly Gray36
    8Jack Warhop36
    9Jim Scott36
    10Cy Young35
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Frank Smith40
    2Walter Johnson36
    3George Mullin35
    4Cy Young34
    5Ed Willett34
    6Eddie Plank33
    7Ed Summers32
    8Bob Groom31
    9Chief Bender29
    10Heinie Berger29
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Frank Smith37
    2Cy Young30
    3George Mullin29
    4Walter Johnson27
    5Ed Willett25
    6Addie Joss24
    7Chief Bender24
    8Ed Summers24
    9Eddie Plank24
    10Jack Warhop21
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ed Walsh8
    2Frank Smith7
    3Harry Krause7
    4Jack Coombs6
    5Barney Pelty5
    6Chief Bender5
    7Rube Waddell5
    8Addie Joss4
    9Bill Donovan4
    10Heinie Berger4
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Frank Arellanes15
    2Jimmy Dygert13
    3Bill Bailey12
    4Harry Suter12
    5Jack Quinn12
    6Jack Warhop12
    7Bill Grahame11
    8Frank Smith10
    9Ralph Works10
    10Bob Groom9
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Frank Arellanes8
    2Jack Powell3
    3Bill Donovan2
    4Ed Walsh2
    5Eddie Cicotte2
    6Jack Warhop2
    7Larry Pape2
    8Ralph Works2
    9Biff Schlitzer1
    10Bill Grahame1
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Frank Smith365
    2George Mullin303.2
    3Walter Johnson296.1
    4Cy Young295
    5Ed Willett292.2
    6Ed Summers281.2
    7Eddie Plank265.1
    8Bob Groom260.2
    9Jim Scott250.1
    10Chief Bender250
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Frank Smith278
    2Cy Young267
    3George Mullin258
    4Walter Johnson247
    5Ed Summers243
    6Ed Willett239
    7Heinie Berger221
    8Jack Powell221
    9Bob Groom218
    10Eddie Plank215
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dolly Gray123
    2Bob Groom114
    3Ed Willett112
    4Walter Johnson112
    5Cy Young110
    6Frank Smith104
    7George Mullin96
    8Heinie Berger95
    9Ed Summers91
    10Jim Scott86
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dolly Gray87
    2Bob Groom83
    3Ed Willett76
    4George Mullin75
    5Heinie Berger75
    6Cy Young74
    7Frank Smith73
    8Walter Johnson73
    9Ed Summers70
    10Bill Grahame65
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ed Willett5
    2Charlie Smith4
    3Cy Young4
    4Ed Summers4
    5Bill Dinneen3
    6Bill Grahame3
    7Charlie Chech3
    8Eddie Cicotte3
    9Frank Arellanes3
    10Lew Brockett3
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Groom105
    2Jim Scott93
    3Walter Johnson84
    4Jack Warhop81
    5George Mullin78
    6Dolly Gray77
    7Ed Willett76
    8Bill Bailey75
    9Jack Coombs73
    10Frank Smith70
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Frank Smith177
    2Walter Johnson164
    3Heinie Berger162
    4Chief Bender161
    5Rube Waddell141
    6Harry Krause139
    7Jim Scott135
    8Eddie Plank132
    9Bob Groom131
    10Ed Walsh127
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Heinie Berger13
    2Walter Johnson12
    3Charlie Smith11
    4Ed Willett11
    5Joe Lake11
    6Bob Groom10
    7Bill Bailey9
    8Lew Brockett9
    9Bill Grahame7
    10Cy Falkenberg6
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ed Walsh3
    2Elmer Steele2
    3Barney Pelty1
    4Biff Schlitzer1
    5Bill Dinneen1
    6Bob Rhoads1
    7Butch Schmidt1
    8Charlie Smith1
    9Chief Bender1
    10Cy Morgan1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Harry Krause1.39
    2Ed Walsh1.41
    3Chief Bender1.66
    4Addie Joss1.70
    5Doc White1.72
    6Ed Killian1.72
    7Eddie Plank1.77
    8Frank Smith1.80
    9Joe Lake1.88
    10Eddie Cicotte1.97
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Addie Joss0.94
    2Ed Walsh0.94
    3Harry Krause0.94
    4Frank Smith0.95
    5Chief Bender0.96
    6Doc White1.01
    7Frank Arellanes1.02
    8Joe Wood1.02
    9Ed Summers1.05
    10Eddie Plank1.05
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Harry Krause6.38
    2Ed Walsh6.50
    3Eddie Cicotte6.58
    4Joe Wood6.76
    5Jack Coombs6.82
    6Frank Smith6.85
    7Jim Scott6.98
    8Chief Bender7.06
    9Barney Pelty7.15
    10Eddie Plank7.30
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Frank Smith0.02
    2Eddie Plank0.03
    3George Mullin0.03
    4Walter Johnson0.03
    5Chief Bender0.04
    6Dolly Gray0.04
    7Jack Coombs0.04
    8Jack Powell0.04
    9Rube Waddell0.04
    10Doc White0.05
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Addie Joss1.15
    2Doc White1.57
    3Jack Powell1.58
    4Chief Bender1.62
    5Ed Summers1.66
    6Frank Arellanes1.68
    7Frank Smith1.73
    8Cy Young1.80
    9Ed Walsh1.96
    10Harry Krause2.07
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Heinie Berger5.90
    2Harry Krause5.87
    3Chief Bender5.80
    4Rube Waddell5.77
    5Bill Bailey5.16
    6Walter Johnson4.99
    7Ed Walsh4.97
    8Joe Wood4.92
    9Joe Lake4.90
    10Jim Scott4.86
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Chief Bender3.578
    2Harry Krause2.837
    3Heinie Berger2.793
    4Ed Walsh2.540
    5Frank Smith2.529
    6Doc White2.484
    7Rube Waddell2.474
    8Addie Joss2.161
    9Eddie Plank2.129
    10Ed Summers2.058


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