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1929 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.
  • 1929 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Charlie Gehringer155
    2Dale Alexander155
    3Frank O'Rourke154
    4Lou Gehrig154
    5Marty McManus154
    6Phil Todt153
    7Bill Cissell152
    8Joe Sewell152
    9Earl Averill151
    10Lu Blue151
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Roy Johnson640
    2Charlie Gehringer634
    3Dale Alexander626
    4Bill Cissell618
    5Sam Rice616
    6Marty McManus599
    7Earl Averill597
    8Earle Combs586
    9Frank O'Rourke585
    10Al Simmons581
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Charlie Gehringer131
    2Roy Johnson128
    3Lou Gehrig127
    4Jimmie Foxx123
    5Babe Ruth121
    6Earle Combs119
    7Sam Rice119
    8Mule Haas115
    9Al Simmons114
    10Mickey Cochrane113
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Charlie Gehringer215
    2Dale Alexander215
    3Al Simmons212
    4Lew Fonseca209
    5Heinie Manush204
    6Earle Combs202
    7Roy Johnson201
    8Sam Rice199
    9Earl Averill198
    10Tony Lazzeri193
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Charlie Gehringer45
    2Heinie Manush45
    3Roy Johnson45
    4Lew Fonseca44
    5Dale Alexander43
    6Earl Averill43
    7Al Simmons41
    8Harry Heilmann41
    9Mule Haas41
    10Lu Blue40
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Charlie Gehringer19
    2Russ Scarritt17
    3Bing Miller16
    4Dale Alexander15
    5Earle Combs15
    6Lew Fonseca15
    7Roy Johnson14
    8Alex Metzler13
    9Earl Averill13
    10Bill Cissell12
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Babe Ruth46
    2Lou Gehrig35
    3Al Simmons34
    4Jimmie Foxx33
    5Dale Alexander25
    6Earl Averill18
    7Goose Goslin18
    8Marty McManus18
    9Tony Lazzeri18
    10Mule Haas16
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Al Simmons157
    2Babe Ruth154
    3Dale Alexander137
    4Lou Gehrig126
    5Harry Heilmann120
    6Jimmie Foxx118
    7Red Kress107
    8Charlie Gehringer106
    9Tony Lazzeri106
    10Lew Fonseca103
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Charlie Gehringer27
    2Bill Cissell25
    3Bing Miller24
    4Jack Rothrock23
    5Roy Johnson20
    6Carl Reynolds19
    7Lew Fonseca19
    8Buddy Myer18
    9Marty McManus16
    10Sam Rice16
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bill Cissell17
    2Roy Johnson15
    3Charlie Jamieson13
    4Earl Averill13
    5Jack Rothrock13
    6Ray Gardner13
    7Lew Fonseca11
    8Marty McManus11
    9Russ Scarritt11
    10Harry Rice10
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Max Bishop128
    2Lu Blue126
    3Lou Gehrig122
    4Jimmie Foxx103
    5Joe Cronin85
    6Alex Metzler80
    7Willie Kamm75
    8Wally Schang74
    9Joe Judge73
    10Babe Ruth72
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jimmie Foxx70
    2Lou Gehrig68
    3Dale Alexander63
    4Babe Ruth60
    5Roy Johnson60
    6Bobby Reeves57
    7Red Kress54
    8Bill Cissell53
    9Earl Averill53
    10Marty McManus52
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bobby Reeves7
    2Jimmy Dykes7
    3Lew Fonseca7
    4Wally Schang7
    5Charlie Gehringer6
    6Frank O'Rourke5
    7Joe Sewell5
    8Lou Gehrig5
    9Bing Miller4
    10Carl Reynolds4
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe Sewell41
    2Mule Haas40
    3Frank O'Rourke28
    4John Kerr26
    5Phil Todt25
    6Sammy Hale23
    7Luke Sewell22
    8Sam West22
    9Beauty McGowan21
    10Joe Cronin21
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Al Simmons373
    2Dale Alexander363
    3Babe Ruth348
    4Charlie Gehringer337
    5Jimmie Foxx323
    6Lou Gehrig323
    7Earl Averill321
    8Tony Lazzeri306
    9Roy Johnson304
    10Lew Fonseca301
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Charlie Gehringer715
    2Roy Johnson713
    3Lu Blue712
    4Dale Alexander700
    5Sam Rice694
    6Lou Gehrig692
    7Earl Averill680
    8Joe Sewell672
    9Marty McManus672
    10Bill Cissell666
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lew Fonseca.369
    2Al Simmons.365
    3Heinie Manush.355
    4Jimmie Foxx.354
    5Tony Lazzeri.354
    6Babe Ruth.345
    7Earle Combs.345
    8Harry Heilmann.344
    9Dale Alexander.343
    10Charlie Gehringer.339
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jimmie Foxx.463
    2Lou Gehrig.431
    3Babe Ruth.430
    4Tony Lazzeri.429
    5Lew Fonseca.427
    6Lu Blue.422
    7Earle Combs.414
    8Harry Heilmann.412
    9Mickey Cochrane.412
    10Charlie Gehringer.405
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Babe Ruth.697
    2Al Simmons.642
    3Jimmie Foxx.625
    4Lou Gehrig.584
    5Dale Alexander.580
    6Harry Heilmann.565
    7Tony Lazzeri.561
    8Earl Averill.538
    9Charlie Gehringer.532
    10Lew Fonseca.532
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Babe Ruth1127
    2Jimmie Foxx1088
    3Al Simmons1040
    4Lou Gehrig1015
    5Tony Lazzeri990
    6Dale Alexander977
    7Harry Heilmann977
    8Lew Fonseca959
    9Charlie Gehringer937
    10Earl Averill936
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mickey Cochrane8.625
    2Sam Rice6.111
    3Lu Blue3.938
    4Charlie Gehringer3.368
    5Willie Kamm3.261
    6Bibb Falk3.000
    7Max Bishop2.909
    8Harry Rice2.652
    9Joe Cronin2.297
    10Joe Judge2.212
    1929 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Earnshaw24
    2Wes Ferrell21
    3Lefty Grove20
    4Firpo Marberry19
    5George Pipgras18
    6Rube Walberg18
    7Sam Gray18
    8Alvin Crowder17
    9Willis Hudlin17
    10George Uhle15
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Red Ruffing22
    2Ted Lyons20
    3Milt Gaston19
    4Danny MacFayden18
    5Jack Russell18
    6Tommy Thomas18
    7Ownie Carroll17
    8Bump Hadley16
    9Alvin Crowder15
    10Earl Whitehill15
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Firpo Marberry49
    2George Earnshaw44
    3Sam Gray43
    4Wes Ferrell43
    5George Blaeholder42
    6Lefty Grove42
    7Wilcy Moore41
    8Alvin Crowder40
    9Lloyd Brown40
    10Rube Walberg40
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Grove37
    2Sam Gray37
    3Alvin Crowder34
    4George Earnshaw33
    5George Pipgras33
    6Rube Walberg33
    7Willis Hudlin33
    8Jack Russell32
    9Red Faber31
    10Ted Lyons31
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Tommy Thomas24
    2George Uhle23
    3Sam Gray23
    4Willis Hudlin22
    5Ted Lyons21
    6Milt Gaston20
    7Rube Walberg20
    8Alvin Crowder19
    9Lefty Grove19
    10Earl Whitehill18
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Alvin Crowder4
    2Danny MacFayden4
    3George Blaeholder4
    4Sam Gray4
    5Ed Wells3
    6Fred Heimach3
    7George Earnshaw3
    8George Pipgras3
    9Rube Walberg3
    10Ed Morris2
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Wilcy Moore27
    2Firpo Marberry21
    3Bill Shores19
    4Eddie Rommel16
    5Emil Yde16
    6Fred Heimach15
    7Hal McKain15
    8Johnny Miljus14
    9Roy Sherid14
    10Bobby Burke13
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Firpo Marberry11
    2Wilcy Moore8
    3Bill Shores7
    4Wes Ferrell5
    5Alvin Crowder4
    6Eddie Rommel4
    7Fred Heimach4
    8Garland Braxton4
    9Lefty Grove4
    10Lil Stoner4
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Sam Gray305
    2Willis Hudlin280.1
    3Lefty Grove275.1
    4Rube Walberg267.2
    5Alvin Crowder266.2
    6Tommy Thomas259.2
    7Ted Lyons259.1
    8George Earnshaw254.2
    9Firpo Marberry250.1
    10George Uhle249
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Sam Gray336
    2Willis Hudlin299
    3George Uhle283
    4Red Ruffing280
    5Lefty Grove278
    6Ted Lyons276
    7Alvin Crowder272
    8Tommy Thomas270
    9Vic Sorrell270
    10Earl Whitehill267
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Red Ruffing162
    2Vic Sorrell152
    3Earl Whitehill147
    4Sam Gray142
    5George Uhle141
    6Bump Hadley139
    7Ted Lyons136
    8Alvin Crowder133
    9Ownie Carroll133
    10George Pipgras132
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Red Ruffing132
    2Vic Sorrell130
    3Earl Whitehill126
    4Sam Gray126
    5Bump Hadley122
    6Ted Lyons118
    7Alvin Crowder116
    8George Uhle113
    9Rube Walberg107
    10George Pipgras106
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Alvin Crowder22
    2Rube Walberg22
    3Ed Wells19
    4George Blaeholder18
    5Sam Gray18
    6Red Ruffing17
    7Tommy Thomas17
    8Earl Whitehill16
    9George Pipgras16
    10Rip Collins16
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Earnshaw125
    2Red Ruffing118
    3Wes Ferrell109
    4Vic Sorrell106
    5Rube Walberg99
    6Earl Whitehill96
    7Sam Gray96
    8Ed Morris95
    9George Pipgras95
    10Alvin Crowder93
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Grove170
    2George Earnshaw149
    3George Pipgras125
    4Firpo Marberry121
    5Red Ruffing109
    6Sam Gray109
    7Earl Whitehill103
    8George Uhle100
    9Wes Ferrell100
    10Bump Hadley98
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Milt Gaston17
    2Lloyd Brown9
    3Ed Morris8
    4George Earnshaw8
    5Lefty Grove8
    6Sam Gray7
    7George Uhle6
    8Ownie Carroll6
    9Red Ruffing6
    10Bump Hadley5
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Wes Ferrell3
    2Gordon Rhodes2
    3Herb Cobb2
    4Herb Pennock2
    5Jack Ogden2
    6Bob Weiland1
    7Bump Hadley1
    8Chad Kimsey1
    9Earl Whitehill1
    10Ed Wells1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Grove2.81
    2Firpo Marberry3.06
    3Tommy Thomas3.18
    4George Earnshaw3.28
    5Willis Hudlin3.34
    6Jake Miller3.58
    7Rube Walberg3.59
    8Wes Ferrell3.59
    9Roy Sherid3.60
    10Danny MacFayden3.62
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Firpo Marberry1.21
    2Tommy Thomas1.27
    3Red Faber1.29
    4Lefty Grove1.31
    5Rube Walberg1.32
    6Jack Russell1.33
    7Willis Hudlin1.33
    8George Blaeholder1.34
    9Ed Wells1.35
    10Ted Lyons1.36
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Earnshaw8.22
    2Ed Wells8.35
    3Firpo Marberry8.39
    4Rube Walberg8.60
    5Hal McKain9.00
    6Bump Hadley9.05
    7Lefty Grove9.10
    8Danny MacFayden9.16
    9George Pipgras9.16
    10Alvin Crowder9.17
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Firpo Marberry0.22
    2Willis Hudlin0.23
    3Lefty Grove0.26
    4Wes Ferrell0.26
    5George Earnshaw0.28
    6Ed Morris0.30
    7Garland Braxton0.30
    8Jake Miller0.31
    9Danny MacFayden0.33
    10George Uhle0.33
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jack Russell1.59
    2Herb Pennock1.61
    3Tommy Thomas2.08
    4George Uhle2.10
    5Jack Quinn2.18
    6Red Faber2.35
    7Willis Hudlin2.35
    8George Blaeholder2.47
    9Firpo Marberry2.48
    10Garland Braxton2.52
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Grove5.56
    2George Earnshaw5.26
    3George Pipgras5.00
    4Bump Hadley4.52
    5Firpo Marberry4.36
    6Red Ruffing4.02
    7Earl Whitehill3.78
    8Wes Ferrell3.70
    9Ed Wells3.64
    10George Uhle3.61
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Grove2.099
    2Firpo Marberry1.754
    3Herb Pennock1.750
    4George Uhle1.724
    5George Pipgras1.316
    6George Earnshaw1.192
    7George Blaeholder1.180
    8Garland Braxton1.157
    9Bump Hadley1.153
    10Sam Gray1.135


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