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1927 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.
  • 1927 American League Awards
    AwardWinners
    American League Most Valuable PlayerLou Gehrig
    1927 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig155
    2Joe Sewell153
    3Tony Lazzeri153
    4Earle Combs152
    5Babe Ruth151
    6Heinie Manush151
    7George Sisler149
    8Goose Goslin148
    9Willie Kamm148
    10Bill Barrett147
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Earle Combs648
    2George Sisler614
    3Sam Rice603
    4Heinie Manush593
    5Lou Gehrig584
    6Goose Goslin581
    7Homer Summa574
    8Tony Lazzeri570
    9Joe Sewell569
    10Jack Warner559
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Babe Ruth158
    2Lou Gehrig149
    3Earle Combs137
    4Charlie Gehringer110
    5Harry Heilmann106
    6Ty Cobb104
    7Heinie Manush102
    8Mark Koenig99
    9Bucky Harris98
    10Sam Rice98
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Earle Combs231
    2Lou Gehrig218
    3George Sisler201
    4Harry Heilmann201
    5Goose Goslin194
    6Babe Ruth192
    7Bob Fothergill189
    8Joe Sewell180
    9Sam Rice179
    10Heinie Manush177
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig52
    2George Burns51
    3Harry Heilmann50
    4Joe Sewell48
    5Bob Meusel47
    6Tris Speaker43
    7Homer Summa41
    8Bob Fothergill38
    9Bill Regan37
    10Goose Goslin37
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Earle Combs23
    2Heinie Manush18
    3Lou Gehrig18
    4Goose Goslin15
    5Sam Rice14
    6Willie Kamm13
    7Al Simmons11
    8Alex Metzler11
    9Buddy Myer11
    10Charlie Gehringer11
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Babe Ruth60
    2Lou Gehrig47
    3Tony Lazzeri18
    4Ken Williams17
    5Al Simmons15
    6Harry Heilmann14
    7Goose Goslin13
    8Mickey Cochrane12
    9Bibb Falk9
    10Bob Fothergill9
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig175
    2Babe Ruth164
    3Goose Goslin120
    4Harry Heilmann120
    5Bob Fothergill114
    6Al Simmons108
    7Bob Meusel103
    8Tony Lazzeri102
    9George Sisler97
    10Ty Cobb93
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Sisler27
    2Bob Meusel24
    3Johnny Neun22
    4Tony Lazzeri22
    5Ty Cobb22
    6Goose Goslin21
    7Bill Barrett20
    8Jackie Tavener19
    9Sam Rice19
    10Bucky Harris18
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe Sewell16
    2Ty Cobb16
    3Bob Fothergill15
    4Tony Lazzeri14
    5Bill Barrett13
    6Bill Hunnefield13
    7Alex Metzler11
    8George Burns11
    9Bill Regan10
    10Bob Meusel10
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Babe Ruth137
    2Lou Gehrig109
    3Max Bishop105
    4Harry Heilmann72
    5Lu Blue71
    6Willie Kamm70
    7Tony Lazzeri69
    8Ty Cobb67
    9Bucky Harris66
    10Charlie Jamieson64
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Babe Ruth89
    2Lou Gehrig84
    3Tony Lazzeri82
    4Bob Meusel58
    5Aaron Ward56
    6Bobby Reeves53
    7Bill Regan51
    8Ossie Bluege47
    9Bill Barrett46
    10Jack Rothrock46
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Frank O'Rourke12
    2Alex Metzler9
    3Bing Miller9
    4Ira Flagstead9
    5Joe Sewell9
    6George Burns7
    7Homer Summa7
    8Jack Warner6
    9Bucky Harris5
    10Charlie Jamieson5
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bucky Harris30
    2Sammy Hale28
    3Homer Summa27
    4Bill Barrett26
    5Willie Kamm25
    6Bud Clancy24
    7Phil Todt24
    8Aaron Ward23
    9Freddy Spurgeon23
    10Goose Goslin23
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig447
    2Babe Ruth417
    3Earle Combs331
    4Harry Heilmann311
    5Goose Goslin300
    6Tony Lazzeri275
    7Bob Fothergill272
    8George Sisler264
    9Bob Meusel263
    10Al Simmons262
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Earle Combs724
    2Lou Gehrig717
    3Babe Ruth691
    4George Sisler661
    5Tony Lazzeri660
    6Goose Goslin659
    7Heinie Manush659
    8Joe Sewell652
    9Sam Rice651
    10Homer Summa640
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Harry Heilmann.398
    2Lou Gehrig.373
    3Bob Fothergill.359
    4Ty Cobb.357
    5Babe Ruth.356
    6Earle Combs.356
    7Mickey Cochrane.338
    8Bob Meusel.337
    9Goose Goslin.334
    10Bibb Falk.327
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Babe Ruth.486
    2Harry Heilmann.475
    3Lou Gehrig.474
    4Max Bishop.442
    5Ty Cobb.440
    6Earle Combs.414
    7Bob Fothergill.413
    8Mickey Cochrane.409
    9Ken Williams.403
    10Muddy Ruel.403
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Babe Ruth.772
    2Lou Gehrig.765
    3Harry Heilmann.616
    4Ken Williams.525
    5Bob Fothergill.516
    6Goose Goslin.516
    7Earle Combs.511
    8Bob Meusel.510
    9Mickey Cochrane.495
    10Tony Lazzeri.482
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Babe Ruth1258
    2Lou Gehrig1239
    3Harry Heilmann1091
    4Bob Fothergill929
    5Ken Williams928
    6Earle Combs925
    7Ty Cobb922
    8Goose Goslin908
    9Mickey Cochrane904
    10Bob Meusel903
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe Sewell7.286
    2Mickey Cochrane7.143
    3Tris Speaker6.875
    4Ty Cobb5.583
    5Charlie Jamieson4.571
    6Harry Heilmann4.500
    7Willie Kamm3.889
    8Max Bishop3.750
    9Muddy Ruel3.500
    10Sam Rice3.273
    1927 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Lyons22
    2Waite Hoyt22
    3Lefty Grove20
    4Herb Pennock19
    5Tommy Thomas19
    6Wilcy Moore19
    7Hod Lisenbee18
    8Urban Shocker18
    9Willis Hudlin18
    10Earl Whitehill16
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Slim Harriss21
    2Hal Wiltse18
    3Garland Buckeye17
    4Milt Gaston17
    5Ted Blankenship17
    6Joe Shaute16
    7Tommy Thomas16
    8Sarge Connally15
    9Earl Whitehill14
    10Sam Jones14
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Garland Braxton58
    2Firpo Marberry56
    3Lefty Grove51
    4Wilcy Moore50
    5Rube Walberg46
    6Joe Shaute45
    7Elam Vangilder44
    8Slim Harriss44
    9Sarge Connally43
    10Willis Hudlin43
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Tommy Thomas36
    2Hod Lisenbee34
    3Rube Walberg34
    4Ted Blankenship34
    5Ted Lyons34
    6Waite Hoyt32
    7Earl Whitehill31
    8Milt Gaston30
    9Willis Hudlin30
    10Hal Wiltse29
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Lyons30
    2Tommy Thomas24
    3Waite Hoyt23
    4Milt Gaston21
    5Herb Pennock18
    6Willis Hudlin18
    7Earl Whitehill17
    8Hod Lisenbee17
    9Rube Walberg15
    10Joe Shaute14
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hod Lisenbee4
    2Dutch Ruether3
    3Earl Whitehill3
    4Elam Vangilder3
    5Jack Quinn3
    6Ted Blankenship3
    7Tommy Thomas3
    8Waite Hoyt3
    9Del Lundgren2
    10Eddie Rommel2
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Garland Braxton32
    2Firpo Marberry30
    3Wilcy Moore30
    4Joe Pate19
    5Sarge Connally19
    6Lefty Grove18
    7Bobby Burke16
    8Danny MacFayden15
    9Elam Vangilder14
    10George Grant14
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Garland Braxton13
    2Wilcy Moore13
    3Firpo Marberry9
    4Lefty Grove9
    5Joe Pate6
    6Ken Holloway6
    7Lil Stoner5
    8Sarge Connally5
    9Bob Shawkey4
    10Rube Walberg4
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Lyons307.2
    2Tommy Thomas307.2
    3Willis Hudlin264.2
    4Lefty Grove262.1
    5Waite Hoyt256.1
    6Milt Gaston254
    7Rube Walberg249.1
    8Hod Lisenbee242
    9Ted Blankenship236.2
    10Earl Whitehill236
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Lyons291
    2Willis Hudlin291
    3Ted Blankenship280
    4Hal Wiltse276
    5Milt Gaston275
    6Tommy Thomas271
    7Rube Walberg257
    8Joe Shaute255
    9Sloppy Thurston254
    10Slim Harriss253
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Milt Gaston177
    2Ted Blankenship156
    3Hal Wiltse146
    4Joe Shaute140
    5Rube Walberg139
    6Elam Vangilder136
    7Ernie Wingard132
    8Willis Hudlin132
    9Slim Harriss127
    10Ted Lyons125
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Milt Gaston141
    2Ted Blankenship133
    3Hal Wiltse124
    4Willis Hudlin118
    5Ernie Wingard114
    6Rube Walberg109
    7Elam Vangilder108
    8Joe Shaute108
    9Sloppy Thurston102
    10Tommy Thomas102
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Milt Gaston18
    2Rube Walberg18
    3Sloppy Thurston16
    4Tommy Thomas16
    5Ted Blankenship14
    6Elam Vangilder13
    7Howard Ehmke13
    8Sam Jones13
    9Ken Holloway10
    10Tony Welzer10
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Earl Whitehill105
    2Elam Vangilder102
    3Sam Jones102
    4Milt Gaston100
    5Tommy Thomas94
    6Rube Walberg91
    7Del Lundgren87
    8Red Ruffing87
    9Bump Hadley86
    10Sam Gibson86
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Grove174
    2Rube Walberg136
    3Tommy Thomas107
    4Hod Lisenbee105
    5Garland Braxton96
    6Earl Whitehill95
    7Waite Hoyt86
    8George Pipgras81
    9Milt Gaston77
    10Red Ruffing77
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Garland Buckeye10
    2Ernie Wingard8
    3Milt Gaston8
    4Del Lundgren7
    5Lil Stoner6
    6Sam Gibson6
    7Willis Hudlin6
    8Elam Vangilder5
    9Ernie Nevers5
    10Joe Shaute5
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bobby Burke2
    2Del Lundgren2
    3Earl Whitehill2
    4John Wilson2
    5Alvin Crowder1
    6Bump Hadley1
    7Ed Wells1
    8Eddie Rommel1
    9Elam Vangilder1
    10Elmer Jacobs1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Wilcy Moore2.28
    2Waite Hoyt2.64
    3Ted Lyons2.83
    4Urban Shocker2.84
    5Bump Hadley2.85
    6Garland Braxton2.96
    7Tommy Thomas2.98
    8Herb Pennock3.00
    9Lefty Grove3.19
    10Jake Miller3.21
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Garland Braxton1.14
    2Wilcy Moore1.15
    3Ted Lyons1.16
    4Waite Hoyt1.16
    5Tommy Thomas1.19
    6Jack Quinn1.23
    7Hod Lisenbee1.24
    8Urban Shocker1.24
    9Lefty Grove1.26
    10Jake Miller1.28
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Wilcy Moore7.82
    2Tommy Thomas7.92
    3Bump Hadley8.01
    4George Pipgras8.02
    5Hod Lisenbee8.22
    6Garland Braxton8.36
    7Ted Lyons8.50
    8Waite Hoyt8.51
    9Lefty Grove8.62
    10Earl Whitehill9.08
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bump Hadley0.09
    2Willis Hudlin0.10
    3George Pipgras0.11
    4Wilcy Moore0.13
    5Earl Whitehill0.15
    6Jake Miller0.19
    7Ted Lyons0.20
    8Hal Wiltse0.21
    9Herb Pennock0.21
    10Lefty Grove0.21
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jack Quinn1.66
    2Urban Shocker1.85
    3Waite Hoyt1.90
    4Garland Braxton1.92
    5Ted Lyons1.96
    6Herb Pennock2.06
    7Jake Miller2.34
    8Lefty Stewart2.48
    9Wilcy Moore2.49
    10Dutch Ruether2.54
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Grove5.98
    2Garland Braxton5.57
    3Rube Walberg4.92
    4George Pipgras4.39
    5Red Ruffing4.39
    6Firpo Marberry4.30
    7Hod Lisenbee3.90
    8Sam Gibson3.70
    9Earl Whitehill3.62
    10Sam Jones3.41
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Garland Braxton2.909
    2Lefty Grove2.203
    3Waite Hoyt1.593
    4Rube Walberg1.495
    5Hod Lisenbee1.346
    6Wilcy Moore1.271
    7Slim Harriss1.167
    8Jack Quinn1.162
    9Tommy Thomas1.138
    10Howard Ehmke1.133


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