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1926 National League (MLB)

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  • 1926 National League Awards
    AwardWinners
    National League Most Valuable PlayerBob O'Farrell
    1926 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Kiki Cuyler157
    2Tommy Thevenow156
    3Curt Walker155
    4Hughie Critz155
    5Les Bell155
    6Wally Pipp155
    7Jim Bottomley154
    8Sparky Adams154
    9Eddie Brown153
    10Pie Traynor152
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Sparky Adams624
    2Kiki Cuyler614
    3Eddie Brown612
    4Hughie Critz607
    5Jim Bottomley603
    6Les Bell581
    7Pie Traynor574
    8Wally Pipp574
    9Curt Walker571
    10Heinie Sand567
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Kiki Cuyler113
    2Paul Waner101
    3Heinie Sand99
    4Cliff Heathcote98
    5Jim Bottomley98
    6Hack Wilson97
    7Hughie Critz96
    8Rogers Hornsby96
    9Taylor Douthit96
    10Edd Roush95
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Brown201
    2Kiki Cuyler197
    3Sparky Adams193
    4Les Bell189
    5Edd Roush182
    6Pie Traynor182
    7Jim Bottomley180
    8Paul Waner180
    9Curt Walker175
    10Frankie Frisch171
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jim Bottomley40
    2Edd Roush37
    3Hack Wilson36
    4Babe Herman35
    5Paul Waner35
    6Sparky Adams35
    7Rogers Hornsby34
    8Cliff Heathcote33
    9Les Bell33
    10Eddie Brown31
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Paul Waner22
    2Curt Walker20
    3Pie Traynor17
    4Glenn Wright15
    5Kiki Cuyler15
    6Wally Pipp15
    7Hughie Critz14
    8Jim Bottomley14
    9Les Bell14
    10George Grantham13
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hack Wilson21
    2Jim Bottomley19
    3Cy Williams18
    4Les Bell17
    5George Kelly13
    6Babe Herman11
    7Freddy Leach11
    8Jack Fournier11
    9Rogers Hornsby11
    10Cliff Heathcote10
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jim Bottomley120
    2Hack Wilson109
    3Les Bell100
    4Wally Pipp99
    5Rogers Hornsby93
    6Kiki Cuyler92
    7Pie Traynor92
    8Eddie Brown84
    9Charlie Grimm82
    10Babe Herman81
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Kiki Cuyler35
    2Sparky Adams27
    3Frankie Frisch23
    4Taylor Douthit23
    5Ross Youngs21
    6Cliff Heathcote18
    7Doc Gautreau17
    8William Marriott12
    9Freddie Lindstrom11
    10Jimmy Cooney11
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hack Wilson69
    2Heinie Sand66
    3Paul Waner66
    4Dave Bancroft64
    5Ray Blades62
    6Bob O'Farrell61
    7Rogers Hornsby61
    8Curt Walker60
    9George Grantham60
    10Cliff Heathcote58
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bernie Friberg77
    2Kiki Cuyler66
    3Les Bell62
    4Hack Wilson61
    5Ray Blades57
    6Heinie Sand56
    7Babe Herman53
    8George Kelly52
    9Jim Bottomley52
    10Chick Fewster49
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ray Blades11
    2Kiki Cuyler9
    3Jimmy Welshwhite8
    4Hack Wilson6
    5Hal Rhyne6
    6Chick Fewster5
    7Ed Taylor5
    8Johnny Butler5
    9Sparky Adams5
    10Wally Pipp5
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Taylor Douthit37
    2Jimmy Welshwhite32
    3Les Bell31
    4Curt Walker30
    5Edd Roush30
    6Freddie Lindstrom28
    7Charlie Grimm26
    8Pie Traynor26
    9Hughie Critz24
    10Dave Bancroft22
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jim Bottomley305
    2Les Bell301
    3Hack Wilson285
    4Paul Waner283
    5Kiki Cuyler282
    6Edd Roush260
    7Curt Walker257
    8Eddie Brown254
    9Pie Traynor250
    10Babe Herman248
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Sparky Adams700
    2Kiki Cuyler694
    3Jim Bottomley684
    4Hughie Critz672
    5Les Bell666
    6Curt Walker661
    7Heinie Sand651
    8Eddie Brown650
    9Wally Pipp649
    10Pie Traynor639
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Paul Waner.336
    2Freddy Leach.329
    3Eddie Brown.328
    4Les Bell.325
    5Edd Roush.323
    6Hack Wilson.321
    7Kiki Cuyler.321
    8Babe Herman.319
    9George Grantham.318
    10Pie Traynor.317
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Paul Waner.413
    2Ray Blades.409
    3Hack Wilson.406
    4George Grantham.400
    5Dave Bancroft.399
    6Rogers Hornsby.388
    7Les Bell.383
    8Kiki Cuyler.380
    9Babe Herman.375
    10Taylor Douthit.375
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hack Wilson.539
    2Paul Waner.528
    3Les Bell.518
    4Jim Bottomley.506
    5Babe Herman.500
    6George Grantham.490
    7Freddy Leach.484
    8Rogers Hornsby.463
    9Edd Roush.462
    10Ray Blades.462
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hack Wilson945
    2Paul Waner941
    3Les Bell901
    4George Grantham890
    5Babe Herman875
    6Ray Blades871
    7Jim Bottomley870
    8Rogers Hornsby851
    9Kiki Cuyler839
    10Freddy Leach836
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Andy High4.333
    2Paul Waner3.474
    3Pie Traynor2.714
    4Dick Burrus2.313
    5Jimmy Cooney2.300
    6Edd Roush2.235
    7Dave Bancroft2.207
    8Frankie Frisch2.063
    9Charlie Grimm1.960
    10Curt Walker1.935
    1926 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Flint Rhem20
    2Lee Meadows20
    3Pete Donohue20
    4Ray Kremer20
    5Carl Mays19
    6Charlie Root18
    7Hal Carlson17
    8Jesse Petty17
    9Bill Sherdel16
    10Eppa Rixey14
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Charlie Root17
    2Jesse Petty17
    3Dolf Luque16
    4Joe Genewich16
    5Wayland Dean16
    6Jack Scott15
    7Clarence Mitchell14
    8Larry Benton14
    9Pete Donohue14
    10Bob McGraw13
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jack Scott50
    2Claude Willoughby47
    3Pete Donohue47
    4Dutch Ulrich45
    5Jakie May45
    6Rube Ehrhardt44
    7Larry Benton43
    8Charlie Root42
    9Doug McWeeny42
    10Carl Mays39
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pete Donohue38
    2Flint Rhem34
    3Hal Carlson34
    4Carl Mays33
    5Jesse Petty33
    6Charlie Root32
    7Lee Meadows31
    8Dolf Luque30
    9Bill Sherdel29
    10Burleigh Grimes29
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Carl Mays24
    2Jesse Petty23
    3Charlie Root21
    4Flint Rhem20
    5Hal Carlson20
    6Burleigh Grimes18
    7Ray Kremer18
    8Bill Sherdel17
    9Pete Donohue17
    10Dolf Luque16
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pete Donohue5
    2Bob Smith4
    3Sheriff Blake4
    4Bill Sherdel3
    5Carl Mays3
    6Eppa Rixey3
    7Hal Carlson3
    8Jesse Haines3
    9Ray Kremer3
    10Charlie Root2
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Chick Davies29
    2Rube Ehrhardt28
    3George Mogridge24
    4Jack Scott24
    5Jakie May22
    6Red Lucas20
    7Bunny Hearn16
    8Babe Adams14
    9Claude Willoughby14
    10Don Songer13
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Chick Davies6
    2Jack Scott5
    3Ray Kremer5
    4Rube Ehrhardt4
    5Babe Adams3
    6George Mogridge3
    7Jakie May3
    8Joe Bush3
    9Bunny Hearn2
    10Charlie Root2
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pete Donohue285.2
    2Carl Mays281
    3Jesse Petty275.2
    4Charlie Root271.1
    5Hal Carlson267.1
    6Flint Rhem258
    7Bill Sherdel234.2
    8Dolf Luque233.2
    9Eppa Rixey233
    10Larry Benton231.2
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pete Donohue298
    2Hal Carlson293
    3Carl Mays286
    4Charlie Root267
    5Bill Sherdel255
    6Lee Meadows254
    7Jesse Petty246
    8Wayland Dean245
    9Larry Benton244
    10Jack Scott242
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Wayland Dean136
    2Pete Donohue133
    3Claude Willoughby125
    4Lee Meadows125
    5Dolf Luque123
    6Jack Knight122
    7Flint Rhem121
    8Jack Scott118
    9Jesse Petty118
    10Hal Carlson116
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Claude Willoughby111
    2Wayland Dean111
    3Jack Scott109
    4Pete Donohue107
    5Jack Knight105
    6Lee Meadows100
    7Larry Benton99
    8Carl Mays98
    9Kent Greenfield98
    10Hal Carlson96
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Kent Greenfield17
    2Bill Sherdel15
    3Vic Keen15
    4Jack Knight14
    5Jack Scott13
    6Bob McGraw12
    7Eppa Rixey12
    8Flint Rhem12
    9Jimmy Ring12
    10Bob Smith10
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Sheriff Blake92
    2Percy Jones90
    3Wayland Dean89
    4Burleigh Grimes88
    5Doug McWeeny84
    6Kent Greenfield82
    7Emil Yde81
    8Larry Benton81
    9Jesse Petty79
    10Dolf Luque77
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dazzy Vance140
    2Charlie Root127
    3Jakie May103
    4Larry Benton103
    5Jesse Petty101
    6Doug McWeeny96
    7Sheriff Blake95
    8Dolf Luque83
    9Jack Scott82
    10Percy Jones80
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Claude Willoughby9
    2Jimmy Ring9
    3George Boehler8
    4Sheriff Blake6
    5Wayland Dean6
    6Flint Rhem5
    7Joe Genewich5
    8Bill Piercy4
    9Burleigh Grimes4
    10Hal Goldsmith4
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob McGraw1
    2Bud Culloton1
    3Burleigh Grimes1
    4Carmen Hill1
    5Charlie Root1
    6Dazzy Vance1
    7Doug McWeeny1
    8Dutch Ulrich1
    9Flint Rhem1
    10Jakie May1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ray Kremer2.61
    2Charlie Root2.82
    3Jesse Petty2.84
    4Guy Bush2.87
    5Virgil Barnes2.87
    6Freddie Fitzsimmons2.88
    7Tony Kaufmann3.02
    8Doug McWeeny3.04
    9Percy Jones3.09
    10Carl Mays3.14
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jesse Petty1.18
    2Pete Donohue1.18
    3Ray Kremer1.18
    4Carl Mays1.21
    5Charlie Root1.21
    6Flint Rhem1.22
    7Guy Bush1.22
    8Eppa Rixey1.24
    9Red Lucas1.24
    10Tony Kaufmann1.25
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jesse Petty8.02
    2Kent Greenfield8.31
    3Flint Rhem8.41
    4Percy Jones8.49
    5Guy Bush8.54
    6Ray Kremer8.61
    7Emil Yde8.71
    8Charlie Root8.87
    9Dolf Luque8.88
    10Doug McWeeny8.88
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Carl Mays0.10
    2Emil Yde0.14
    3Burleigh Grimes0.16
    4Guy Bush0.17
    5Percy Jones0.17
    6Pete Donohue0.19
    7Virgil Barnes0.19
    8Jakie May0.21
    9Doug McWeeny0.25
    10Joe Genewich0.25
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pete Donohue1.23
    2Hal Carlson1.58
    3Carl Mays1.70
    4Red Lucas1.75
    5Bill Sherdel1.88
    6Jesse Barnes1.99
    7Ray Kremer1.99
    8Charlie Root2.06
    9Lee Meadows2.06
    10Jack Scott2.11
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dazzy Vance7.46
    2Jakie May5.52
    3Percy Jones4.50
    4Sheriff Blake4.32
    5Charlie Root4.22
    6Doug McWeeny4.00
    7Larry Benton4.00
    8Jimmy Ring3.74
    9Jesse Petty3.29
    10Jack Scott3.27
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dazzy Vance2.414
    2Jakie May2.341
    3Charlie Root2.048
    4Pete Donohue1.872
    5Jack Scott1.547
    6Ray Kremer1.451
    7Johnny Werts1.383
    8Jesse Petty1.278
    9Larry Benton1.272
    10Bill Sherdel1.204


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