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1917 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.
  • 1917 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Everett Scott157
    2Eddie Collins156
    3Ray Chapman156
    4Clyde Milan155
    5Sam Rice155
    6Wally Pipp155
    7Bobby Veach154
    8Happy Felsch152
    9Ty Cobb152
    10Harry Hooper151
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb588
    2Wally Pipp587
    3Sam Rice586
    4Donie Bush581
    5Clyde Milan579
    6Happy Felsch575
    7Bobby Veach571
    8Stuffy McInnis567
    9Eddie Collins564
    10Ray Chapman563
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Donie Bush112
    2Ty Cobb107
    3Ray Chapman98
    4Eddie Collins91
    5Joe Jackson91
    6Tris Speaker90
    7Harry Hooper89
    8Jack Graney87
    9Amos Strunk83
    10Wally Pipp82
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb225
    2George Sisler190
    3Tris Speaker184
    4Bobby Veach182
    5Happy Felsch177
    6Sam Rice177
    7Stuffy McInnis172
    8Clyde Milan170
    9Ray Chapman170
    10Duffy Lewis167
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb44
    2Tris Speaker42
    3Bobby Veach31
    4Braggo Roth30
    5George Sisler30
    6Duffy Lewis29
    7Jack Graney29
    8Wally Pipp29
    9Ping Bodie28
    10Ray Chapman28
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb24
    2Joe Jackson17
    3Joe Judge15
    4Ray Chapman13
    5Bobby Veach12
    6Eddie Collins12
    7Wally Pipp12
    8Harry Heilmann11
    9Harry Hooper11
    10Ping Bodie11
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Wally Pipp9
    2Bobby Veach8
    3Ping Bodie7
    4Frank Baker6
    5Happy Felsch6
    6Ty Cobb6
    7Harry Heilmann5
    8Joe Jackson5
    9Tim Hendryx5
    10Baby Doll Jacobson4
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bobby Veach103
    2Happy Felsch102
    3Ty Cobb102
    4Harry Heilmann86
    5Joe Jackson75
    6Ping Bodie74
    7Braggo Roth72
    8Frank Baker71
    9Wally Pipp70
    10Sam Rice69
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb55
    2Eddie Collins53
    3Ray Chapman52
    4Braggo Roth51
    5George Sisler37
    6Sam Rice35
    7Donie Bush34
    8Tris Speaker30
    9Fritz Maisel29
    10Nemo Leibold27
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jack Graney94
    2Eddie Collins89
    3Donie Bush80
    4Harry Hooper80
    5Nemo Leibold74
    6Amos Strunk68
    7Tris Speaker67
    8Whitey Witt65
    9Roger Peckinpaugh64
    10Burt Shotton62
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Braggo Roth73
    2Baby Doll Jacobson67
    3Wally Pipp66
    4Ray Chapman65
    5Swede Risberg65
    6Mike Menosky55
    7Steve O'Neill55
    8Duffy Lewis54
    9Harry Heilmann54
    10Roy Grover53
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bobby Veach9
    2Elmer Miller9
    3Tubby Spencer9
    4Wally Schang9
    5Bill Wambsganss7
    6Joe Jackson7
    7Ray Schalk7
    8Tod Sloan7
    9Tris Speaker7
    10Clyde Milan6
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ray Chapman67
    2Jack Barry54
    3Roy Grover43
    4Everett Scott41
    5Larry Gardner40
    6Buck Weaver35
    7Duffy Lewis33
    8Eddie Collins33
    9Joe Evans32
    10Ossie Vitt31
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb335
    2Bobby Veach261
    3Tris Speaker254
    4George Sisler244
    5Ping Bodie233
    6Happy Felsch232
    7Joe Jackson231
    8Ray Chapman230
    9Wally Pipp223
    10Duffy Lewis217
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ray Chapman691
    2Eddie Collins689
    3Donie Bush673
    4Ty Cobb669
    5Wally Pipp668
    6Harry Hooper667
    7Bobby Veach666
    8Clyde Milan662
    9Sam Rice653
    10Jack Graney648
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb.383
    2George Sisler.353
    3Tris Speaker.352
    4Bobby Veach.319
    5Happy Felsch.308
    6Stuffy McInnis.303
    7Duffy Lewis.302
    8Ray Chapman.302
    9Sam Rice.302
    10Joe Jackson.301
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb.444
    2Tris Speaker.432
    3Bobby Veach.393
    4George Sisler.390
    5Eddie Collins.389
    6Joe Jackson.375
    7Donie Bush.370
    8Ray Chapman.370
    9Clyde Milan.364
    10Amos Strunk.363
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb.570
    2Tris Speaker.486
    3Bobby Veach.457
    4George Sisler.453
    5Joe Jackson.429
    6Ping Bodie.418
    7Ray Chapman.409
    8Happy Felsch.403
    9Duffy Lewis.392
    10Braggo Roth.388
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb1014
    2Tris Speaker918
    3Bobby Veach850
    4George Sisler843
    5Joe Jackson804
    6Ray Chapman779
    7Ping Bodie774
    8Happy Felsch755
    9Eddie Collins752
    10Braggo Roth743
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Collins5.563
    2Tris Speaker4.786
    3Ossie Vitt3.733
    4Joe Jackson2.280
    5Clyde Milan2.231
    6Ray Schalk2.185
    7Nemo Leibold2.176
    8Dick Hoblitzel2.091
    9Donie Bush2.000
    10Eddie Foster2.000
    1917 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Cicotte28
    2Babe Ruth24
    3Jim Bagby23
    4Walter Johnson23
    5Carl Mays22
    6Stan Coveleski19
    7Dave Davenport17
    8Hooks Dauss17
    9Lefty Williams17
    10Bernie Boland16
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Allen Sothoron19
    2Bob Groom19
    3Dave Davenport17
    4Dutch Leonard17
    5Joe Bush17
    6Elmer Myers16
    7Ray Caldwell16
    8Rube Schauer16
    9Socks Seibold16
    10Walter Johnson16
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Danforth50
    2Eddie Cicotte49
    3Jim Bagby49
    4Allen Sothoron48
    5Dave Davenport47
    6Jim Shaw47
    7Walter Johnson47
    8Lefty Williams45
    9Stan Coveleski45
    10George Cunningham44
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Davenport39
    2Babe Ruth38
    3Jim Bagby37
    4Dutch Leonard36
    5Stan Coveleski36
    6Eddie Cicotte35
    7Walter Johnson34
    8Carl Mays33
    9Allen Sothoron32
    10Harry Harper31
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Babe Ruth35
    2Walter Johnson30
    3Eddie Cicotte29
    4Carl Mays27
    5Dutch Leonard26
    6Jim Bagby26
    7Stan Coveleski24
    8Hooks Dauss22
    9Ray Caldwell21
    10Dave Davenport20
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Stan Coveleski9
    2Jim Bagby8
    3Walter Johnson8
    4Eddie Cicotte7
    5Babe Ruth6
    6Hooks Dauss6
    7Reb Russell5
    8Willie Mitchell5
    9Bob Groom4
    10Dutch Leonard4
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Danforth26
    2George Cunningham24
    3Doc Ayers21
    4Slim Love18
    5Allen Sothoron14
    6Bernie Boland14
    7Bert Gallia14
    8Fritz Coumbe14
    9Lefty Williams14
    10Socks Seibold14
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Danforth9
    2Jim Bagby7
    3Bernie Boland6
    4Fritz Coumbe5
    5Allen Sothoron4
    6Eddie Cicotte4
    7George Cunningham4
    8Stan Coveleski4
    9Bob Groom3
    10Elmer Myers3
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Cicotte346.2
    2Babe Ruth326.1
    3Walter Johnson326
    4Jim Bagby320.2
    5Stan Coveleski298.1
    6Dutch Leonard294.1
    7Carl Mays289
    8Dave Davenport280.2
    9Allen Sothoron276.2
    10Hooks Dauss270.2
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jim Bagby277
    2Dave Davenport273
    3Allen Sothoron259
    4Dutch Leonard257
    5Walter Johnson248
    6Eddie Cicotte246
    7Babe Ruth244
    8Hooks Dauss243
    9Jim Shaw233
    10Carl Mays230
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Davenport137
    2Allen Sothoron135
    3Elmer Myers122
    4Jim Shaw118
    5Rube Schauer116
    6Hooks Dauss105
    7Walter Johnson105
    8Joe Bush101
    9Lefty Williams94
    10Bert Gallia92
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Elmer Myers99
    2Dave Davenport96
    3Jim Shaw95
    4Allen Sothoron87
    5Walter Johnson80
    6Bob Groom76
    7Lefty Williams76
    8Ray Caldwell75
    9Rube Schauer75
    10Babe Ruth73
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ray Caldwell8
    2Jim Bagby6
    3Rube Schauer6
    4Dave Davenport5
    5George Mogridge5
    6Win Noyes5
    7Dutch Leonard4
    8Urban Shocker4
    9Allan Russell3
    10Bob Groom3
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jim Shaw123
    2Joe Bush111
    3Babe Ruth108
    4Harry Harper106
    5Dave Davenport105
    6Allen Sothoron96
    7Bill James96
    8Bernie Boland95
    9Bob Groom95
    10Stan Coveleski94
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Walter Johnson188
    2Eddie Cicotte150
    3Dutch Leonard144
    4Stan Coveleski133
    5Babe Ruth128
    6Joe Bush121
    7Jim Shaw118
    8Hooks Dauss102
    9Ray Caldwell102
    10Dave Davenport100
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Davenport11
    2Elmer Myers10
    3Harry Harper10
    4Bert Gallia9
    5Dutch Leonard7
    6George Dumont7
    7Joe Bush7
    8Walter Johnson7
    9Carl Mays6
    10Cy Falkenberg6
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Cicotte2
    2Jim Shaw2
    3Dave Danforth1
    4Dave Davenport1
    5Ernie Shore1
    6Fritz Coumbe1
    7George Dumont1
    8Hooks Dauss1
    9Joe Boehling1
    10Ray Fisher1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Cicotte1.53
    2Carl Mays1.74
    3Stan Coveleski1.81
    4Red Faber1.92
    5Reb Russell1.95
    6Jim Bagby1.96
    7Babe Ruth2.02
    8Bill James2.09
    9Doc Ayers2.16
    10Dutch Leonard2.17
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Cicotte0.91
    2Walter Johnson0.97
    3Stan Coveleski0.99
    4Carl Mays1.05
    5Reb Russell1.07
    6Babe Ruth1.08
    7Jim Bagby1.09
    8Dutch Leonard1.12
    9Ernie Shore1.13
    10George Mogridge1.14
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Stan Coveleski6.10
    2Eddie Cicotte6.38
    3Babe Ruth6.74
    4Walter Johnson6.85
    5Carl Mays7.16
    6Bernie Boland7.26
    7Harry Harper7.29
    8Bill James7.41
    9Bob Groom7.45
    10George Dumont7.51
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Carl Mays0.03
    2Jim Shaw0.03
    3Bert Gallia0.04
    4Ernie Shore0.04
    5Red Faber0.04
    6Dave Danforth0.05
    7Eddie Cicotte0.05
    8Harry Harper0.05
    9Reb Russell0.05
    10Allen Sothoron0.06
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Reb Russell1.52
    2George Mogridge1.79
    3Eddie Cicotte1.82
    4Walter Johnson1.88
    5Jim Bagby2.05
    6Ernie Shore2.18
    7Dutch Leonard2.20
    8Willie Mitchell2.24
    9Carl Mays2.30
    10Ed Klepfer2.32
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Walter Johnson5.19
    2Harry Harper4.98
    3Joe Bush4.67
    4Dutch Leonard4.41
    5Dave Danforth4.11
    6Stan Coveleski4.02
    7Jim Shaw3.99
    8Howard Ehmke3.93
    9Elmer Myers3.92
    10Eddie Cicotte3.89
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Walter Johnson2.765
    2Eddie Cicotte2.143
    3Dutch Leonard2.000
    4Willie Mitchell1.739
    5Reb Russell1.688
    6Stan Coveleski1.415
    7Bob Shawkey1.347
    8Ray Caldwell1.342
    9Doc Ayers1.322
    10Carl Mays1.230


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