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1929 National League (MLB)

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  • 1929 National League Awards
    AwardWinners
    National League Most Valuable PlayerRogers Hornsby
    1929 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rogers Hornsby156
    2Don Hurst154
    3George Sisler154
    4Lefty O'Doul154
    5Pinky Whitney154
    6Lloyd Waner151
    7Paul Waner151
    8Bill Terry150
    9Hack Wilson150
    10Mel Ott150
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lloyd Waner662
    2Lefty O'Doul638
    3George Sisler629
    4Johnny Frederick628
    5Fresco Thompson623
    6Chuck Klein616
    7Taylor Douthit613
    8Pinky Whitney612
    9Dick Bartell610
    10Woody English608
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rogers Hornsby156
    2Lefty O'Doul152
    3Mel Ott138
    4Hack Wilson135
    5Lloyd Waner134
    6Paul Waner131
    7Woody English131
    8Taylor Douthit128
    9Johnny Frederick127
    10Chuck Klein126
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty O'Doul254
    2Lloyd Waner234
    3Rogers Hornsby229
    4Bill Terry226
    5Chuck Klein219
    6Babe Herman217
    7Johnny Frederick206
    8Taylor Douthit206
    9George Sisler205
    10Fresco Thompson202
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Johnny Frederick52
    2Chick Hafey47
    3Rogers Hornsby47
    4Chuck Klein45
    5George Kelly45
    6Paul Waner43
    7Pinky Whitney43
    8Babe Herman42
    9Taylor Douthit42
    10Fresco Thompson41
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lloyd Waner20
    2Curt Walker15
    3Paul Waner15
    4Pinky Whitney14
    5Babe Herman13
    6Dick Bartell13
    7Lance Richbourg13
    8Evar Swanson12
    9Frankie Frisch12
    10Jim Bottomley12
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Chuck Klein43
    2Mel Ott42
    3Hack Wilson39
    4Rogers Hornsby39
    5Lefty O'Doul32
    6Don Hurst31
    7Chick Hafey29
    8Jim Bottomley29
    9Johnny Frederick24
    10Babe Herman21
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hack Wilson159
    2Mel Ott151
    3Rogers Hornsby149
    4Chuck Klein145
    5Jim Bottomley137
    6Chick Hafey125
    7Don Hurst125
    8Lefty O'Doul122
    9Bill Terry117
    10Pinky Whitney115
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Kiki Cuyler43
    2Evar Swanson33
    3Frankie Frisch24
    4Babe Herman21
    5Ethan Allen21
    6Adam Comorosky19
    7Curt Walker17
    8Fresco Thompson16
    9Paul Waner15
    10Harvey Hendrick14
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mel Ott113
    2George Grantham93
    3Paul Waner89
    4Rogers Hornsby87
    5Curt Walker85
    6Don Hurst80
    7Taylor Douthit79
    8Hack Wilson78
    9Lefty O'Doul76
    10Earl Sheely75
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hack Wilson83
    2Rogers Hornsby65
    3Chuck Klein61
    4George Kelly61
    5Del Bissonette58
    6Kiki Cuyler56
    7Travis Jackson56
    8Bernie Friberg54
    9Jim Bottomley54
    10Woody English50
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lloyd Waner9
    2Jimmy Welshwhite7
    3Riggs Stephenson7
    4Wally Gilbert7
    5Evar Swanson6
    6Mel Ott6
    7Shanty Hogan6
    8Johnny Frederick5
    9Kiki Cuyler5
    10Taylor Douthit5
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Freddie Maguire26
    2Pie Traynor24
    3Rabbit Maranville23
    4Wally Gilbert23
    5Curt Walker22
    6Dick Bartell22
    7Hughie Critz22
    8Pinky Whitney22
    9Rogers Hornsby22
    10Earl Sheely21
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rogers Hornsby409
    2Chuck Klein405
    3Lefty O'Doul397
    4Hack Wilson355
    5Babe Herman348
    6Mel Ott346
    7Johnny Frederick342
    8Chick Hafey327
    9Jim Bottomley318
    10Paul Waner318
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty O'Doul731
    2Lloyd Waner726
    3Fresco Thompson715
    4Rogers Hornsby712
    5Taylor Douthit708
    6Paul Waner703
    7Woody English700
    8Pinky Whitney697
    9Don Hurst692
    10George Sisler686
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty O'Doul.398
    2Babe Herman.381
    3Rogers Hornsby.380
    4Bill Terry.372
    5Riggs Stephenson.362
    6Kiki Cuyler.360
    7Chuck Klein.356
    8Pie Traynor.356
    9Lloyd Waner.353
    10Hack Wilson.345
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty O'Doul.465
    2Rogers Hornsby.459
    3Mel Ott.449
    4Riggs Stephenson.445
    5Kiki Cuyler.438
    6Babe Herman.436
    7Hack Wilson.425
    8Paul Waner.424
    9Bill Terry.418
    10Curt Walker.416
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rogers Hornsby.679
    2Chuck Klein.657
    3Mel Ott.635
    4Chick Hafey.632
    5Lefty O'Doul.622
    6Hack Wilson.618
    7Babe Herman.612
    8Jim Bottomley.568
    9Riggs Stephenson.562
    10Johnny Frederick.545
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rogers Hornsby1138
    2Lefty O'Doul1087
    3Mel Ott1084
    4Chuck Klein1064
    5Babe Herman1048
    6Hack Wilson1043
    7Chick Hafey1026
    8Riggs Stephenson1007
    9Kiki Cuyler970
    10Jim Bottomley959
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Curt Walker5.000
    2Frankie Frisch4.417
    3Pie Traynor4.286
    4Lefty O'Doul4.000
    5Paul Waner3.708
    6Riggs Stephenson3.190
    7Earl Sheely3.125
    8Mel Ott2.974
    9Edd Roush2.813
    10George Harper2.556
    1929 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pat Malone22
    2Charlie Root19
    3Red Lucas19
    4Carl Hubbell18
    5Guy Bush18
    6Ray Kremer18
    7Burleigh Grimes17
    8Erv Brame16
    9Watty Clark16
    10Claude Willoughby15
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Watty Clark19
    2Bob Smith17
    3Larry Benton17
    4Socks Seibold17
    5Dolf Luque16
    6Bill Sherdel15
    7Percy Jones15
    8Ray Benge15
    9Claude Willoughby14
    10Clise Dudley14
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Guy Bush50
    2Claude Willoughby49
    3Charlie Root43
    4Les Sweetland43
    5Phil Collins43
    6Syl Johnson42
    7Bob McGraw41
    8Jakie May41
    9Steve Swetonic41
    10Watty Clark41
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Watty Clark36
    2Carl Hubbell35
    3Claude Willoughby34
    4Red Lucas32
    5Charlie Root31
    6Freddie Fitzsimmons31
    7Larry Benton30
    8Pat Malone30
    9Sheriff Blake30
    10Bob Smith29
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Red Lucas28
    2Bob Smith19
    3Carl Hubbell19
    4Charlie Root19
    5Erv Brame19
    6Pat Malone19
    7Watty Clark19
    8Burleigh Grimes18
    9Guy Bush18
    10Dazzy Vance17
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pat Malone5
    2Charlie Root4
    3Freddie Fitzsimmons4
    4Larry Benton3
    5Syl Johnson3
    6Watty Clark3
    7Al Grabowski2
    8Burleigh Grimes2
    9Guy Bush2
    10Hal Carlson2
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob McGraw24
    2Johnny Morrison22
    3Phil Collins20
    4Carl Mays19
    5Cy Moore17
    6Ken Ash17
    7Steve Swetonic17
    8Jack Scott16
    9Syl Johnson16
    10Guy Bush15
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Guy Bush8
    2Johnny Morrison8
    3Charlie Root5
    4Phil Collins5
    5Steve Swetonic5
    6Bob McGraw4
    7Carl Mays4
    8Claude Willoughby4
    9Hal Haid4
    10Ray Benge4
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Watty Clark279
    2Charlie Root272
    3Guy Bush270.2
    4Red Lucas270
    5Carl Hubbell268
    6Pat Malone267
    7Claude Willoughby243.1
    8Larry Benton237
    9Burleigh Grimes232.2
    10Dazzy Vance231.1
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Watty Clark295
    2Claude Willoughby288
    3Charlie Root286
    4Pat Malone283
    5Bill Sherdel278
    6Guy Bush277
    7Larry Benton276
    8Carl Hubbell273
    9Red Lucas267
    10Bob Smith256
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Claude Willoughby156
    2Ray Benge147
    3Bill Sherdel144
    4Watty Clark136
    5Bob Smith135
    6Guy Bush135
    7Clise Dudley130
    8Larry Benton129
    9Les Sweetland129
    10Carl Hubbell128
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ray Benge139
    2Claude Willoughby135
    3Bill Sherdel129
    4Bob Smith120
    5Erv Brame116
    6Les Sweetland116
    7Watty Clark116
    8Jesse Haines114
    9Carl Hubbell110
    10Guy Bush110
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ray Benge24
    2Les Sweetland23
    3Jesse Haines21
    4Ray Kremer21
    5Bob Smith20
    6Phil Collins18
    7Carl Hubbell17
    8Doug McWeeny17
    9Erv Brame17
    10Socks Seibold17
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Claude Willoughby108
    2Guy Bush107
    3Sheriff Blake103
    4Pat Malone102
    5Doug McWeeny93
    6Les Sweetland87
    7Percy Jones84
    8Charlie Root83
    9Ed Brandt83
    10Phil Collins83
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pat Malone166
    2Watty Clark140
    3Dazzy Vance126
    4Charlie Root124
    5Carl Hubbell106
    6Jakie May92
    7Guy Bush82
    8Syl Johnson80
    9Ray Benge78
    10Red Lucas72
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Doug McWeeny11
    2Guy Bush7
    3Bill Hallahan6
    4Claude Willoughby6
    5Pat Malone6
    6Watty Clark6
    7Carl Hubbell5
    8Clarence Mitchell4
    9Clise Dudley4
    10Erv Brame4
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Fred Frankhouse2
    2Phil Collins2
    3Bill Hallahan1
    4Clarence Mitchell1
    5Cy Moore1
    6Freddie Fitzsimmons1
    7Jesse Haines1
    8Jimmy Pattison1
    9Les Sweetland1
    10Mike Cvengros1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bill Walker3.08
    2Burleigh Grimes3.13
    3Charlie Root3.47
    4Pat Malone3.57
    5Red Lucas3.60
    6Syl Johnson3.61
    7Guy Bush3.65
    8Carl Hubbell3.69
    9Jesse Petty3.72
    10Watty Clark3.74
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Red Lucas1.20
    2Dazzy Vance1.26
    3Carl Hubbell1.27
    4Ray Kremer1.29
    5Jesse Petty1.30
    6Watty Clark1.31
    7Syl Johnson1.33
    8Burleigh Grimes1.35
    9Charlie Root1.36
    10Bill Walker1.38
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Red Lucas8.90
    2Ray Kremer9.16
    3Carl Hubbell9.17
    4Guy Bush9.20
    5Syl Johnson9.20
    6Burleigh Grimes9.46
    7Charlie Root9.46
    8Bill Walker9.51
    9Dazzy Vance9.51
    10Watty Clark9.52
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eppa Rixey0.27
    2Jakie May0.32
    3Sheriff Blake0.33
    4Dolf Luque0.36
    5Charlie Root0.40
    6Pat Malone0.40
    7Burleigh Grimes0.42
    8Ray Moss0.45
    9Watty Clark0.45
    10Hal Haid0.46
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dazzy Vance1.83
    2Red Lucas1.93
    3Jesse Petty2.05
    4Carl Hubbell2.25
    5Watty Clark2.29
    6Larry Benton2.32
    7Ray Kremer2.43
    8Pete Donohue2.58
    9Bill Sherdel2.66
    10Freddie Fitzsimmons2.68
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pat Malone5.60
    2Dazzy Vance4.91
    3Watty Clark4.52
    4Jakie May4.16
    5Charlie Root4.10
    6Syl Johnson3.96
    7Phil Collins3.59
    8Carl Hubbell3.56
    9Ray Benge3.53
    10Percy Jones3.30
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dazzy Vance2.681
    2Watty Clark1.972
    3Pat Malone1.627
    4Carl Hubbell1.582
    5Charlie Root1.494
    6Syl Johnson1.429
    7Jesse Petty1.381
    8Red Lucas1.241
    9Jakie May1.227
    10Bill Sherdel1.190


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