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1917 National 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.
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  • 1917 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Heinie Groh156
    2Max Carey155
    3Fred Luderus154
    4Benny Kauff153
    5Walter Holke153
    6Walton Cruise153
    7George Burns152
    8Hal Chase152
    9Art Fletcher151
    10Casey Stengel150
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Chase602
    2Heinie Groh599
    3George Burns597
    4Max Carey588
    5Heinie Zimmerman585
    6Ivy Olson580
    7Larry Kopf573
    8Milt Stock564
    9Rabbit Maranville561
    10Benny Kauff559
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Burns103
    2Heinie Groh91
    3Benny Kauff89
    4Rogers Hornsby86
    5Edd Roush82
    6Max Carey82
    7Larry Kopf81
    8Dode Paskert78
    9Milt Stock76
    10Hal Chase71
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Heinie Groh182
    2George Burns180
    3Edd Roush178
    4Heinie Zimmerman174
    5Max Carey174
    6Benny Kauff172
    7Rogers Hornsby171
    8Hal Chase167
    9Ivy Olson156
    10Walton Cruise156
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Heinie Groh39
    2Red Smith31
    3Fred Merkle30
    4Gavvy Cravath29
    5Hal Chase28
    6Dode Paskert27
    7Milt Stock27
    8George Burns25
    9Art Fletcher24
    10Fred Luderus24
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rogers Hornsby17
    2Gavvy Cravath16
    3Hal Chase15
    4Edd Roush14
    5Tom Long14
    6Ed Konetchy13
    7George Burns13
    8Rabbit Maranville13
    9Casey Stengel12
    10Max Carey12
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Robertson12
    2Gavvy Cravath12
    3Rogers Hornsby8
    4Casey Stengel6
    5Jim Hickman6
    6Larry Doyle6
    7Benny Kauff5
    8Cy Williams5
    9Fred Luderus5
    10George Burns5
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Heinie Zimmerman102
    2Hal Chase86
    3Gavvy Cravath83
    4Casey Stengel73
    5Fred Luderus72
    6Possum Whitted70
    7Benny Kauff68
    8Edd Roush67
    9Rogers Hornsby66
    10Red Smith62
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Max Carey46
    2George Burns40
    3Benny Kauff30
    4Rabbit Maranville27
    5Greasy Neale25
    6Jack Smith25
    7Milt Stock25
    8George Cutshaw22
    9Edd Roush21
    10Hal Chase21
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Burns75
    2Heinie Groh71
    3Gavvy Cravath70
    4Fred Luderus65
    5Dode Paskert62
    6Casey Stengel60
    7Benny Kauff59
    8Max Carey58
    9Red Smith53
    10Jake Daubert51
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Cy Williams78
    2Walton Cruise73
    3Jim Hickman66
    4Jack Smith65
    5Dode Paskert63
    6Casey Stengel62
    7Red Smith61
    8Fred Merkle60
    9Lee King58
    10Gavvy Cravath57
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Art Fletcher19
    2Buck Herzog13
    3Max Carey10
    4Chuck Ward8
    5Heinie Groh8
    6Cy Williams7
    7Johnny Rawlings7
    8Fred Luderus6
    9Jake Daubert6
    10Larry Kopf6
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Charlie Deal29
    2Milt Stock28
    3Possum Whitted28
    4Cy Williams26
    5Larry Doyle26
    6Jake Daubert25
    7Larry Kopf23
    8Benny Kauff21
    9Red Smith21
    10Walton Cruise21
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rogers Hornsby253
    2George Burns246
    3Heinie Groh246
    4Gavvy Cravath238
    5Edd Roush237
    6Hal Chase237
    7Heinie Zimmerman229
    8Max Carey222
    9Benny Kauff217
    10Walton Cruise211
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Heinie Groh685
    2George Burns678
    3Max Carey668
    4Benny Kauff644
    5Milt Stock644
    6Larry Kopf630
    7Hal Chase628
    8Casey Stengel622
    9Dode Paskert620
    10Heinie Zimmerman620
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Edd Roush.341
    2Rogers Hornsby.327
    3Benny Kauff.308
    4Heinie Groh.304
    5George Burns.302
    6Heinie Zimmerman.297
    7Jack Smith.297
    8Max Carey.296
    9Red Smith.295
    10Walton Cruise.295
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Heinie Groh.385
    2Rogers Hornsby.385
    3George Burns.380
    4Benny Kauff.379
    5Edd Roush.379
    6Gavvy Cravath.369
    7Max Carey.369
    8Red Smith.369
    9Jack Smith.351
    10Fred Luderus.349
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rogers Hornsby.484
    2Gavvy Cravath.473
    3Edd Roush.454
    4George Burns.412
    5Heinie Groh.411
    6Walton Cruise.399
    7Jack Smith.398
    8Hal Chase.394
    9Red Smith.392
    10Dave Robertson.391
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rogers Hornsby869
    2Gavvy Cravath842
    3Edd Roush833
    4Heinie Groh796
    5George Burns792
    6Benny Kauff767
    7Red Smith761
    8Jack Smith749
    9Max Carey747
    10Walton Cruise742
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Heinie Groh2.367
    2Carson Bigbee2.313
    3Fred Luderus1.857
    4Larry Doyle1.714
    5Jake Daubert1.700
    6Max Carey1.526
    7Max Flack1.500
    8Milt Stock1.500
    9George Burns1.364
    10Rogers Hornsby1.324
    1917 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pete Alexander30
    2Fred Toney24
    3Hippo Vaughn23
    4Ferdie Schupp21
    5Pete Schneider20
    6Rube Marquard19
    7Slim Sallee18
    8Art Nehf17
    9Pol Perritt17
    10Wilbur Cooper17
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eppa Rixey21
    2Jesse Barnes21
    3Bill Doak20
    4Phil Douglas20
    5Elmer Jacobs19
    6Frank Miller19
    7Pete Schneider19
    8Burleigh Grimes16
    9Fred Toney16
    10Clarence Mitchell15
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Phil Douglas51
    2Jesse Barnes50
    3Pete Schneider46
    4Pete Alexander45
    5Bill Doak44
    6Fred Toney43
    7Lee Meadows43
    8Red Ames43
    9Joe Oeschger42
    10Hippo Vaughn41
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pete Alexander44
    2Fred Toney42
    3Pete Schneider42
    4Hippo Vaughn38
    5Bill Doak37
    6Lee Meadows37
    7Phil Douglas37
    8Eppa Rixey36
    9Wilbur Cooper34
    10Jesse Barnes33
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pete Alexander34
    2Fred Toney31
    3Hippo Vaughn27
    4Jesse Barnes27
    5Ferdie Schupp25
    6Jeff Pfeffer24
    7Pete Schneider24
    8Eppa Rixey23
    9Wilbur Cooper23
    10Dick Rudolph22
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pete Alexander8
    2Fred Toney7
    3Wilbur Cooper7
    4Ferdie Schupp6
    5Art Nehf5
    6Dick Rudolph5
    7Frank Miller5
    8Hippo Vaughn5
    9Joe Oeschger5
    10Phil Douglas5
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hod Eller21
    2Burleigh Grimes18
    3Red Ames17
    4Mike Prendergast16
    5Claude Hendrix15
    6Fred Anderson15
    7Jack Coombs15
    8Paul Fittery15
    9Hal Carlson14
    10Sherry Smith14
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Slim Sallee4
    2Fred Anderson3
    3Leon Cadore3
    4Red Ames3
    5Rube Benton3
    6Sherry Smith3
    7Bill Doak2
    8Chief Bender2
    9Elmer Jacobs2
    10Jeff Tesreau2
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pete Alexander388
    2Fred Toney339.2
    3Pete Schneider333.2
    4Wilbur Cooper297.2
    5Hippo Vaughn295.2
    6Jesse Barnes295
    7Phil Douglas293.1
    8Bill Doak281.1
    9Eppa Rixey281.1
    10Ferdie Schupp272
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pete Alexander336
    2Pete Schneider311
    3Fred Toney300
    4Wilbur Cooper276
    5Phil Douglas269
    6Jesse Barnes261
    7Bill Doak257
    8Hippo Vaughn255
    9Lee Meadows253
    10Dick Rudolph252
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pete Schneider128
    2Bill Doak123
    3Phil Douglas123
    4Fred Toney119
    5Jesse Barnes115
    6Joe Oeschger108
    7Pete Alexander107
    8Mike Regan106
    9Dick Rudolph104
    10Sherry Smith103
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bill Doak97
    2Dick Rudolph92
    3Lee Meadows91
    4Jesse Barnes88
    5Fred Toney83
    6Phil Douglas83
    7Joe Oeschger80
    8Pete Alexander79
    9Frank Miller78
    10Pete Schneider78
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Phil Douglas13
    2Ferdie Schupp7
    3Jack Coombs7
    4Joe Oeschger7
    5Bill Doak6
    6Erskine Mayer6
    7Jeff Tesreau6
    8Mike Prendergast6
    9Pat Ragan6
    10Al Demaree5
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pete Schneider117
    2Hippo Vaughn91
    3Lee Meadows90
    4Lefty Tyler86
    5Bill Doak85
    6Fred Toney77
    7Elmer Jacobs76
    8Larry Cheney73
    9Claude Hendrix72
    10Joe Oeschger72
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pete Alexander200
    2Hippo Vaughn195
    3Phil Douglas151
    4Ferdie Schupp147
    5Pete Schneider138
    6Fred Toney123
    7Joe Oeschger123
    8Eppa Rixey121
    9Rube Marquard117
    10Jeff Pfeffer115
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Larry Cheney11
    2Phil Douglas11
    3Claude Hendrix8
    4Jeff Tesreau8
    5Lefty Tyler7
    6Bob Steele6
    7Eppa Rixey6
    8Frank Miller6
    9Art Nehf5
    10Burleigh Grimes5
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Steele2
    2Burleigh Grimes2
    3Elmer Jacobs2
    4Eppa Rixey2
    5Art Nehf1
    6Claude Hendrix1
    7Ed Walsh1
    8Fred Toney1
    9Jack Coombs1
    10Jakie May1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Fred Anderson1.44
    2Pete Alexander1.83
    3Pol Perritt1.88
    4Ferdie Schupp1.95
    5Hippo Vaughn2.01
    6Pete Schneider2.10
    7Art Nehf2.16
    8Slim Sallee2.17
    9Fred Toney2.20
    10Jeff Pfeffer2.23
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Fred Anderson0.96
    2Ferdie Schupp1.00
    3Art Nehf1.01
    4Pete Alexander1.01
    5Jesse Barnes1.05
    6Pol Perritt1.07
    7Rube Benton1.07
    8Slim Sallee1.08
    9Jeff Pfeffer1.09
    10Phil Douglas1.09
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ferdie Schupp6.68
    2Fred Anderson6.78
    3Art Nehf7.61
    4Jeff Pfeffer7.61
    5Lefty Tyler7.64
    6Rube Marquard7.73
    7Hippo Vaughn7.75
    8Pete Alexander7.79
    9Pol Perritt7.79
    10Hal Carlson7.83
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eppa Rixey0.03
    2Dick Rudolph0.04
    3Frank Miller0.04
    4Lefty Tyler0.04
    5Fred Anderson0.06
    6Hippo Vaughn0.09
    7Jesse Barnes0.09
    8Pete Alexander0.09
    9Red Ames0.09
    10Leon Cadore0.10
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pete Alexander1.30
    2Slim Sallee1.42
    3Art Nehf1.51
    4Jesse Barnes1.53
    5Phil Douglas1.54
    6Wilbur Cooper1.63
    7Mike Regan1.71
    8Rube Benton1.72
    9Erskine Mayer1.86
    10Pol Perritt1.88
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hippo Vaughn5.93
    2Ferdie Schupp4.86
    3Pete Alexander4.64
    4Phil Douglas4.64
    5Rube Marquard4.52
    6Larry Cheney4.37
    7Joe Oeschger4.23
    8Jeff Tesreau4.16
    9Bob Steele4.10
    10Leon Cadore3.92
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pete Alexander3.571
    2Phil Douglas3.020
    3Art Nehf2.590
    4Hippo Vaughn2.143
    5Jesse Barnes2.140
    6Ferdie Schupp2.100
    7Fred Anderson2.029
    8Rube Marquard1.950
    9Erskine Mayer1.939
    10Wilbur Cooper1.833


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