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1932 American League (MLB)

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  • 1932 American League Awards
    AwardWinners
    American League Most Valuable PlayerJimmie Foxx
    1932 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig156
    2Al Simmons154
    3Jimmie Foxx154
    4Ski Melillo154
    5Earl Averill153
    6Jimmy Dykes153
    7Joe Vosmik153
    8Charlie Gehringer152
    9Jim Levey152
    10Ben Chapman151
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Al Simmons670
    2Earl Averill631
    3Heinie Manush625
    4Dick Porter621
    5Joe Vosmik621
    6Charlie Gehringer618
    7Jack Burns617
    8Ski Melillo612
    9Lou Gehrig596
    10Bruce Campbell593
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jimmie Foxx151
    2Al Simmons144
    3Earle Combs143
    4Lou Gehrig138
    5Heinie Manush121
    6Babe Ruth120
    7Buddy Myer120
    8Mickey Cochrane118
    9Earl Averill116
    10Charlie Gehringer112
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Al Simmons216
    2Heinie Manush214
    3Jimmie Foxx213
    4Lou Gehrig208
    5Earl Averill198
    6Joe Vosmik194
    7Dick Porter191
    8Earle Combs190
    9Jack Burns188
    10Charlie Gehringer184
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eric McNair47
    2Charlie Gehringer44
    3Joe Cronin43
    4Dick Porter42
    5Lou Gehrig42
    6Ben Chapman41
    7Heinie Manush41
    8Joe Vosmik39
    9Buddy Myer38
    10Earl Averill37
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe Cronin18
    2Buddy Myer16
    3Tony Lazzeri16
    4Ben Chapman15
    5Earl Averill14
    6Heinie Manush14
    7Harry Davis13
    8Joe Vosmik12
    9John Stone12
    10Sam West12
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jimmie Foxx58
    2Babe Ruth41
    3Al Simmons35
    4Lou Gehrig34
    5Earl Averill32
    6Mickey Cochrane23
    7Charlie Gehringer19
    8Eric McNair18
    9Goose Goslin17
    10John Stone17
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jimmie Foxx169
    2Al Simmons151
    3Lou Gehrig151
    4Babe Ruth137
    5Earl Averill124
    6Heinie Manush116
    7Joe Cronin116
    8Tony Lazzeri113
    9Mickey Cochrane112
    10John Stone108
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ben Chapman38
    2Gee Walker30
    3Jack Burns17
    4Liz Funk17
    5Lu Blue17
    6Billy Rogell14
    7Heinie Schuble14
    8Roy Johnson13
    9Buddy Myer12
    10Goose Goslin12
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ben Chapman18
    2Liz Funk15
    3Jack Burns11
    4Lou Gehrig11
    5Tony Lazzeri11
    6Earle Combs9
    7Fred Schulte9
    8Goose Goslin9
    9Art Scharein8
    10Charlie Gehringer8
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Babe Ruth130
    2Jimmie Foxx116
    3Max Bishop110
    4Lou Gehrig108
    5Mickey Cochrane100
    6Ed Morgan94
    7Goose Goslin92
    8Ossie Bluege83
    9Tony Lazzeri82
    10Earle Combs81
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bruce Campbell102
    2Jimmie Foxx96
    3Al Simmons76
    4Urbane Pickering71
    5Jimmy Dykes65
    6John Stone64
    7Tony Lazzeri64
    8Babe Ruth62
    9Sam West57
    10Ben Chapman55
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bruce Campbell6
    2Earl Averill6
    3Ben Chapman5
    4Frankie Crosetti5
    5Heinie Manush5
    6Joe Vosmik5
    7Buddy Myer4
    8Carey Selph4
    9Jim Levey4
    10Jimmy Dykes4
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mule Haas27
    2Jack Burns21
    3Ossie Bluege20
    4Harry Davis17
    5Dick Porter14
    6Joe Sewell14
    7Willie Kamm13
    8Marv Olson12
    9Buddy Myer11
    10George Earnshaw11
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jimmie Foxx438
    2Lou Gehrig370
    3Al Simmons367
    4Earl Averill359
    5Heinie Manush325
    6Charlie Gehringer307
    7Babe Ruth302
    8Joe Vosmik287
    9John Stone283
    10Ben Chapman275
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Al Simmons718
    2Earl Averill712
    3Lou Gehrig708
    4Jimmie Foxx701
    5Dick Porter700
    6Jack Burns700
    7Charlie Gehringer692
    8Joe Vosmik690
    9Heinie Manush677
    10Earle Combs675
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jimmie Foxx.364
    2Lou Gehrig.349
    3Heinie Manush.342
    4Babe Ruth.341
    5Gee Walker.323
    6Al Simmons.322
    7Earle Combs.321
    8Joe Cronin.318
    9Rick Ferrell.315
    10Earl Averill.314
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Babe Ruth.489
    2Jimmie Foxx.469
    3Lou Gehrig.451
    4Max Bishop.412
    5Mickey Cochrane.412
    6Rick Ferrell.406
    7Earle Combs.405
    8Ed Morgan.402
    9Tony Lazzeri.399
    10Goose Goslin.398
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jimmie Foxx.749
    2Babe Ruth.661
    3Lou Gehrig.621
    4Earl Averill.569
    5Al Simmons.548
    6Heinie Manush.520
    7Mickey Cochrane.510
    8Tony Lazzeri.506
    9Charlie Gehringer.497
    10Joe Cronin.492
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jimmie Foxx1218
    2Babe Ruth1150
    3Lou Gehrig1072
    4Earl Averill961
    5Mickey Cochrane922
    6Al Simmons916
    7Tony Lazzeri905
    8Heinie Manush903
    9Joe Cronin885
    10Charlie Gehringer867
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Earle Combs5.063
    2Mickey Cochrane4.545
    3Rick Ferrell3.667
    4Lou Gehrig2.842
    5Goose Goslin2.629
    6Max Bishop2.558
    7Liz Funk2.263
    8Ed Morgan2.136
    9Babe Ruth2.097
    10Buddy Myer2.091
    1932 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Alvin Crowder26
    2Lefty Grove25
    3Lefty Gomez24
    4Wes Ferrell23
    5Monte Weaver22
    6George Earnshaw19
    7Red Ruffing18
    8Johnny Allen17
    9Rube Walberg17
    10Earl Whitehill16
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bump Hadley20
    2Lefty Stewart19
    3Milt Gaston17
    4Bob Weiland16
    5Sam Jones15
    6Ted Lyons15
    7George Blaeholder14
    8Vic Sorrell14
    9Alvin Crowder13
    10Bob Kline13
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Firpo Marberry54
    2Sam Gray52
    3Alvin Crowder50
    4Bob Kline47
    5Chief Hogsett47
    6Lloyd Brown46
    7Lefty Grove44
    8Bob Weiland43
    9Monte Weaver43
    10Whit Wyatt43
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Alvin Crowder39
    2George Blaeholder36
    3Rube Walberg34
    4Wes Ferrell34
    5Bump Hadley33
    6George Earnshaw33
    7Clint Brown32
    8Lefty Stewart32
    9Mel Harder32
    10Earl Whitehill31
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Grove27
    2Wes Ferrell26
    3Red Ruffing22
    4Alvin Crowder21
    5Clint Brown21
    6George Earnshaw21
    7Lefty Gomez21
    8Rube Walberg19
    9Ted Lyons19
    10Lefty Stewart18
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Grove4
    2Tommy Bridges4
    3Alvin Crowder3
    4Earl Whitehill3
    5Johnny Allen3
    6Red Ruffing3
    7Rube Walberg3
    8Sam Gray3
    9Wes Ferrell3
    10George Pipgras2
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Red Faber28
    2Chief Hogsett27
    3Firpo Marberry26
    4Bob Kline21
    5Sam Gray18
    6Lloyd Brown17
    7George Uhle16
    8Sarge Connally16
    9Eddie Rommel15
    10Bob Cooney13
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Firpo Marberry13
    2Chief Hogsett7
    3Lefty Grove7
    4Red Faber6
    5George Uhle5
    6Lloyd Brown5
    7Johnny Allen4
    8Sam Gray4
    9Wilcy Moore4
    10Sarge Connally3
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Alvin Crowder327
    2Lefty Grove291.2
    3Wes Ferrell287.2
    4Rube Walberg272
    5Lefty Gomez265.1
    6Clint Brown262.2
    7Lefty Stewart259.2
    8Red Ruffing259
    9George Blaeholder258.1
    10Mel Harder254.2
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Alvin Crowder319
    2Rube Walberg305
    3George Blaeholder304
    4Wes Ferrell299
    5Clint Brown298
    6Mel Harder277
    7Lefty Grove269
    8Lefty Stewart269
    9Lefty Gomez266
    10George Earnshaw262
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Blaeholder163
    2Bump Hadley160
    3Rube Walberg159
    4Lefty Stewart148
    5George Earnshaw147
    6Clint Brown143
    7Wes Ferrell141
    8Lefty Gomez140
    9Alvin Crowder136
    10Earl Whitehill136
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rube Walberg143
    2Bump Hadley141
    3George Blaeholder135
    4Lefty Stewart133
    5George Earnshaw130
    6Roy Mahaffey126
    7Lefty Gomez124
    8Earl Whitehill123
    9Alvin Crowder121
    10Clint Brown119
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Earnshaw28
    2Roy Mahaffey27
    3Lefty Gomez23
    4Lefty Stewart22
    5Bump Hadley21
    6George Blaeholder19
    7Alvin Crowder17
    8Earl Whitehill17
    9Wes Ferrell17
    10Red Ruffing16
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bump Hadley163
    2Tommy Bridges119
    3Red Ruffing115
    4Monte Weaver112
    5Lefty Gomez105
    6Wes Ferrell104
    7Rube Walberg103
    8Whit Wyatt102
    9Lefty Stewart99
    10Bob Weiland97
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Red Ruffing190
    2Lefty Grove188
    3Lefty Gomez176
    4Bump Hadley132
    5George Pipgras111
    6George Earnshaw109
    7Johnny Allen109
    8Tommy Bridges108
    9Roy Mahaffey106
    10Wes Ferrell105
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Earnshaw9
    2Lloyd Brown7
    3Bob Kline6
    4George Pipgras6
    5Sam Gray6
    6Tommy Bridges6
    7Whit Wyatt6
    8Bump Hadley5
    9Johnny Allen5
    10Milt Gaston5
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ed Durham2
    2Firpo Marberry2
    3Lefty Stewart2
    4Vic Frasier2
    5Bob Kline1
    6Bob Weiland1
    7Carl Fischer1
    8George Blaeholder1
    9Gordon McNaughton1
    10Johnny Allen1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Grove2.84
    2Red Ruffing3.09
    3Ted Lyons3.27
    4Alvin Crowder3.33
    5Tommy Bridges3.36
    6Chief Hogsett3.54
    7Wes Ferrell3.66
    8Johnny Allen3.70
    9Mel Harder3.74
    10Ed Durham3.81
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Grove1.19
    2Alvin Crowder1.21
    3Johnny Allen1.24
    4Red Ruffing1.29
    5Clint Brown1.32
    6Vic Sorrell1.33
    7Ed Durham1.35
    8Mel Harder1.35
    9Ted Lyons1.36
    10Firpo Marberry1.38
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Johnny Allen7.59
    2Red Ruffing7.61
    3Tommy Bridges7.79
    4Lefty Grove8.29
    5Alvin Crowder8.78
    6Vic Sorrell9.00
    7Lefty Gomez9.03
    8Monte Weaver9.08
    9Firpo Marberry9.18
    10Lefty Stewart9.31
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mel Harder0.32
    2Monte Weaver0.35
    3Sam Gray0.39
    4Ted Lyons0.39
    5Chief Hogsett0.40
    6Lefty Grove0.40
    7Sam Jones0.41
    8Vic Sorrell0.42
    9Alvin Crowder0.47
    10Johnny Allen0.47
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Clint Brown1.71
    2Alvin Crowder2.12
    3Sam Gray2.30
    4Mel Harder2.40
    5Lefty Grove2.43
    6Lloyd Brown2.44
    7Ed Durham2.52
    8George Blaeholder2.65
    9Ted Lyons2.77
    10Willis Hudlin2.92
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Red Ruffing6.60
    2Lefty Gomez5.98
    3Lefty Grove5.79
    4Bump Hadley5.17
    5Johnny Allen5.11
    6Tommy Bridges4.84
    7George Pipgras4.56
    8Roy Mahaffey4.28
    9George Earnshaw4.00
    10Whit Wyatt3.58
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Grove2.380
    2Lefty Gomez1.676
    3Red Ruffing1.652
    4Sam Gray1.491
    5Johnny Allen1.434
    6Alvin Crowder1.338
    7Mel Harder1.324
    8George Pipgras1.276
    9Clint Brown1.180
    10George Earnshaw1.160


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