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1934 American League (MLB)

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  • 1934 American League Awards
    AwardWinners
    American League Most Valuable PlayerMickey Cochrane
    1934 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Billy Rogell154
    2Charlie Gehringer154
    3Earl Averill154
    4Hal Trosky154
    5Jack Burns154
    6Lou Gehrig154
    7Marv Owen154
    8Doc Cramer153
    9Hank Greenberg153
    10Billy Werber152
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Doc Cramer649
    2Hal Trosky625
    3Billy Werber623
    4Goose Goslin614
    5Jack Burns612
    6Charlie Gehringer601
    7Eric McNair599
    8Earl Averill598
    9Bill Knickerbocker593
    10Hank Greenberg593
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Charlie Gehringer134
    2Billy Werber129
    3Earl Averill128
    4Lou Gehrig128
    5Jimmie Foxx120
    6Hank Greenberg118
    7Hal Trosky117
    8Billy Rogell114
    9Bob Johnson111
    10Goose Goslin106
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Charlie Gehringer214
    2Lou Gehrig210
    3Hal Trosky206
    4Doc Cramer202
    5Hank Greenberg201
    6Billy Werber200
    7Heinie Manush194
    8Al Simmons192
    9Bill Knickerbocker188
    10Earl Averill187
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hank Greenberg63
    2Charlie Gehringer50
    3Earl Averill48
    4Hal Trosky45
    5Odell Hale44
    6Roy Johnson43
    7Heinie Manush42
    8Billy Werber41
    9Lou Gehrig40
    10Goose Goslin38
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ben Chapman13
    2Heinie Manush11
    3Billy Werber10
    4Frankie Crosetti10
    5Harlond Clift10
    6Roy Johnson10
    7Sam West10
    8Carl Reynolds9
    9Doc Cramer9
    10Hal Trosky9
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig49
    2Jimmie Foxx44
    3Hal Trosky35
    4Bob Johnson34
    5Earl Averill31
    6Zeke Bonura27
    7Hank Greenberg26
    8Babe Ruth22
    9Al Simmons18
    10Eric McNair17
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig165
    2Hal Trosky142
    3Hank Greenberg139
    4Jimmie Foxx130
    5Charlie Gehringer127
    6Roy Johnson119
    7Earl Averill113
    8Zeke Bonura110
    9Al Simmons104
    10Joe Cronin101
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Billy Werber40
    2Jo-Jo White28
    3Ben Chapman26
    4Pete Fox25
    5Gee Walker20
    6Billy Rogell13
    7Bob Johnson12
    8Bill Cissell11
    9Charlie Gehringer11
    10Frankie Pytlak11
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ben Chapman16
    2Billy Werber15
    3Odell Hale12
    4Pete Fox10
    5Gee Walker9
    6Bob Johnson8
    7Charlie Gehringer8
    8Eric McNair8
    9Fred Schulte7
    10Joe Kuhel7
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jimmie Foxx111
    2Lou Gehrig109
    3Babe Ruth104
    4Buddy Myer102
    5Charlie Gehringer99
    6Earl Averill99
    7Harlond Clift84
    8Max Bishop82
    9Ed Morgan81
    10Mickey Cochrane78
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Harlond Clift100
    2Hank Greenberg93
    3Jimmie Foxx75
    4Pinky Higgins70
    5Ben Chapman68
    6Ray Pepper67
    7Bruce Campbell64
    8Tony Lazzeri64
    9Babe Ruth63
    10Bob Johnson60
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Frankie Crosetti5
    2Frankie Pytlak5
    3Earl Averill4
    4Jimmy Dykes4
    5Marv Owen4
    6Mickey Cochrane4
    7Ollie Bejma4
    8Pete Fox4
    9Ben Chapman3
    10Carl Reynolds3
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mule Haas24
    2Billy Werber15
    3Rabbit Warstler15
    4Billy Rogell13
    5Lefty Gomez13
    6Lefty Stewart13
    7Bill Knickerbocker12
    8Dib Williams12
    9Doc Cramer12
    10Frankie Crosetti12
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig409
    2Hal Trosky374
    3Hank Greenberg356
    4Jimmie Foxx352
    5Earl Averill340
    6Charlie Gehringer311
    7Bob Johnson308
    8Al Simmons296
    9Billy Werber294
    10Heinie Manush291
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Billy Werber716
    2Charlie Gehringer708
    3Doc Cramer703
    4Earl Averill702
    5Lou Gehrig690
    6Jack Burns688
    7Goose Goslin686
    8Hal Trosky685
    9Billy Rogell679
    10Hank Greenberg667
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig.363
    2Charlie Gehringer.356
    3Heinie Manush.349
    4Al Simmons.344
    5Hank Greenberg.339
    6Jimmie Foxx.334
    7Hal Trosky.330
    8Pinky Higgins.330
    9Sam West.326
    10Billy Werber.321
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig.465
    2Charlie Gehringer.450
    3Jimmie Foxx.449
    4Mickey Cochrane.428
    5Buddy Myer.419
    6Earl Averill.414
    7Hank Greenberg.404
    8Al Simmons.403
    9Sam West.403
    10Billy Werber.397
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig.706
    2Jimmie Foxx.653
    3Hank Greenberg.600
    4Hal Trosky.598
    5Earl Averill.569
    6Bob Johnson.563
    7Zeke Bonura.545
    8Al Simmons.530
    9Heinie Manush.523
    10Charlie Gehringer.517
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig1171
    2Jimmie Foxx1102
    3Hank Greenberg1004
    4Hal Trosky986
    5Earl Averill983
    6Charlie Gehringer967
    7Bob Johnson938
    8Al Simmons933
    9Zeke Bonura925
    10Heinie Manush915
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Charlie Gehringer3.960
    2Lou Gehrig3.516
    3Rick Ferrell3.300
    4Buddy Myer3.188
    5Mickey Cochrane3.000
    6Jimmy Dykes2.286
    7Earl Averill2.250
    8Luke Appling2.185
    9Billy Werber2.081
    10Zeke Bonura2.065
    1934 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Gomez26
    2Schoolboy Rowe24
    3Tommy Bridges22
    4Mel Harder20
    5Red Ruffing19
    6Monte Pearson18
    7Bobo Newsom16
    8Elden Auker15
    9Firpo Marberry15
    10Willis Hudlin15
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bobo Newsom20
    2Milt Gaston19
    3George Blaeholder18
    4Sugar Cain17
    5Bump Hadley16
    6Joe Cascarella15
    7Johnny Welch15
    8Monte Weaver15
    9Les Tietje14
    10Fritz Ostermueller13
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jack Russell54
    2Bobo Newsom47
    3Jack Knott45
    4Schoolboy Rowe45
    5Gordon Rhodes44
    6Mel Harder44
    7Elden Auker43
    8Ivy Andrews43
    9Alex McColl42
    10Joe Cascarella42
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Tommy Bridges35
    2George Blaeholder33
    3Lefty Gomez33
    4Monte Pearson33
    5Bobo Newsom32
    6Bump Hadley32
    7Sugar Cain32
    8Earl Whitehill31
    9Gordon Rhodes31
    10Johnny Marcum31
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Gomez25
    2Tommy Bridges23
    3Ted Lyons21
    4Schoolboy Rowe20
    5Monte Pearson19
    6Red Ruffing19
    7Johnny Marcum17
    8Mel Harder17
    9Wes Ferrell17
    10George Earnshaw16
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Gomez6
    2Mel Harder6
    3Red Ruffing5
    4Bill Dietrich4
    5Schoolboy Rowe3
    6Tommy Bridges3
    7Wes Ferrell3
    8Bobo Newsom2
    9Bump Hadley2
    10Elden Auker2
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Alex McColl26
    2Joe Heving21
    3Herb Pennock20
    4Jack Russell20
    5Phil Gallivan20
    6Ivy Andrews19
    7Bill McAfee18
    8Jack Knott18
    9Lloyd Brown18
    10Chief Hogsett16
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jack Russell7
    2Lloyd Brown6
    3Bobo Newsom5
    4Jack Knott4
    5Joe Heving4
    6Johnny Murphy4
    7Mel Harder4
    8Willis Hudlin4
    9Bill Dietrich3
    10Chief Hogsett3
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Gomez281.2
    2Tommy Bridges275
    3Schoolboy Rowe266
    4Bobo Newsom262.1
    5Red Ruffing256.1
    6Mel Harder255.1
    7Monte Pearson254.2
    8Earl Whitehill235
    9George Blaeholder234.1
    10Johnny Marcum232
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Blaeholder276
    2Earl Whitehill269
    3Bobo Newsom259
    4Schoolboy Rowe259
    5Johnny Marcum257
    6Monte Pearson257
    7Monte Weaver255
    8Ted Lyons249
    9Tommy Bridges249
    10Gordon Rhodes247
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Milt Gaston146
    2Monte Pearson144
    3Bobo Newsom138
    4Ted Lyons138
    5Red Ruffing134
    6Gordon Rhodes133
    7Johnny Marcum131
    8George Blaeholder130
    9Earl Whitehill129
    10George Earnshaw128
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Monte Pearson128
    2Milt Gaston126
    3Earl Whitehill118
    4Bobo Newsom117
    5Johnny Marcum116
    6George Earnshaw114
    7Sugar Cain113
    8Red Ruffing112
    9Tommy Bridges112
    10Gordon Rhodes111
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Earnshaw28
    2Les Tietje20
    3Red Ruffing18
    4Jack Knott17
    5George Blaeholder16
    6Milt Gaston16
    7Monte Pearson16
    8Monte Weaver16
    9Sam Jones16
    10Tommy Bridges16
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bobo Newsom149
    2Monte Pearson130
    3Sugar Cain128
    4Bump Hadley127
    5Bill Dietrich114
    6George Earnshaw104
    7Joe Cascarella104
    8Red Ruffing104
    9Tommy Bridges104
    10Fritz Ostermueller99
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Gomez158
    2Tommy Bridges151
    3Red Ruffing149
    4Schoolboy Rowe149
    5Monte Pearson140
    6Bobo Newsom135
    7George Earnshaw97
    8Earl Whitehill96
    9Johnny Marcum92
    10Johnny Welch91
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Monte Pearson15
    2Milt Gaston13
    3Willis Hudlin7
    4Fritz Ostermueller6
    5George Earnshaw6
    6Phil Gallivan6
    7Roy Mahaffey6
    8Sam Jones6
    9Bobo Newsom5
    10Gordon Rhodes5
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bump Hadley2
    2Jack Russell2
    3Al Benton1
    4Bill Perrin1
    5Carl Fischer1
    6Danny MacFayden1
    7Elden Auker1
    8George Caster1
    9Harry Kinzy1
    10Jim Weaver1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Gomez2.33
    2Mel Harder2.61
    3Johnny Murphy3.12
    4Bobby Burke3.21
    5Elden Auker3.42
    6Schoolboy Rowe3.45
    7Fritz Ostermueller3.48
    8Wes Ferrell3.63
    9Tommy Bridges3.67
    10Red Ruffing3.94
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Gomez1.13
    2Mel Harder1.28
    3Schoolboy Rowe1.28
    4Tommy Bridges1.28
    5Johnny Murphy1.29
    6Red Ruffing1.31
    7Bobby Burke1.35
    8Wes Ferrell1.40
    9Elden Auker1.41
    10Willis Hudlin1.41
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Gomez7.12
    2Tommy Bridges8.15
    3Red Ruffing8.16
    4Bobby Burke8.30
    5Johnny Murphy8.35
    6Al Benton8.42
    7Mel Harder8.68
    8Bill Dietrich8.70
    9Schoolboy Rowe8.76
    10Bobo Newsom8.90
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bobby Burke0.11
    2Wes Ferrell0.20
    3Mel Harder0.21
    4Fritz Ostermueller0.32
    5Jack Russell0.34
    6Joe Cascarella0.37
    7Willis Hudlin0.37
    8Earl Whitehill0.38
    9Lefty Gomez0.38
    10Elden Auker0.40
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Stewart2.13
    2Wes Ferrell2.44
    3Elden Auker2.46
    4George Blaeholder2.62
    5Schoolboy Rowe2.74
    6Firpo Marberry2.77
    7Monte Weaver2.77
    8Mel Harder2.86
    9Ted Lyons2.90
    10Sam Jones2.95
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Red Ruffing5.24
    2Lefty Gomez5.04
    3Schoolboy Rowe5.04
    4Monte Pearson4.94
    5Tommy Bridges4.94
    6Bobo Newsom4.64
    7Les Tietje4.14
    8Johnny Welch3.98
    9George Earnshaw3.85
    10Bill Dietrich3.81
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Schoolboy Rowe1.840
    2Lefty Gomez1.646
    3Elden Auker1.536
    4Tommy Bridges1.452
    5Red Ruffing1.433
    6Wes Ferrell1.367
    7Firpo Marberry1.333
    8Johnny Welch1.197
    9Johnny Broaca1.138
    10Mel Harder1.123


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