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1936 American League (MLB)

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  • 1936 American League Awards
    AwardWinners
    American League Most Valuable PlayerLou Gehrig
    1936 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Beau Bell155
    2Bill Knickerbocker155
    3Jimmie Foxx155
    4Lou Gehrig155
    5Lyn Lary155
    6Charlie Gehringer154
    7Doc Cramer154
    8Marv Owen154
    9Bob Johnson153
    10Odell Hale153
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Finney653
    2Doc Cramer643
    3Charlie Gehringer641
    4Roy Hughes638
    5Joe DiMaggio637
    6Frankie Crosetti632
    7Hal Trosky629
    8Moose Solters628
    9Odell Hale620
    10Lyn Lary619
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig167
    2Harlond Clift145
    3Charlie Gehringer144
    4Frankie Crosetti137
    5Earl Averill136
    6Joe DiMaggio132
    7Jimmie Foxx130
    8Odell Hale126
    9Hal Trosky124
    10Goose Goslin122
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Earl Averill232
    2Charlie Gehringer227
    3Hal Trosky216
    4Beau Bell212
    5Rip Radcliff207
    6Joe DiMaggio206
    7Lou Gehrig205
    8Luke Appling204
    9Wally Moses202
    10Jimmie Foxx198
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Charlie Gehringer60
    2Gee Walker55
    3Odell Hale50
    4Hal Trosky45
    5Moose Solters45
    6Joe DiMaggio44
    7Joe Kuhel42
    8Beau Bell40
    9Harlond Clift40
    10Earl Averill39
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Earl Averill15
    2Joe DiMaggio15
    3Red Rolfe15
    4Bob Johnson14
    5Buddy Lewis13
    6Odell Hale13
    7Beau Bell12
    8Charlie Gehringer12
    9Harlond Clift11
    10Jim Bottomley11
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig49
    2Hal Trosky42
    3Jimmie Foxx41
    4Joe DiMaggio29
    5Earl Averill28
    6Bob Johnson25
    7Goose Goslin24
    8Bill Dickey22
    9Harlond Clift20
    10George Selkirk18
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Trosky162
    2Lou Gehrig152
    3Jimmie Foxx143
    4Zeke Bonura138
    5Moose Solters134
    6Luke Appling128
    7Earl Averill126
    8Goose Goslin125
    9Joe DiMaggio125
    10Beau Bell123
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lyn Lary37
    2Billy Werber23
    3Roy Hughes20
    4Ben Chapman19
    5Frankie Crosetti18
    6Gee Walker17
    7Joe Kuhel15
    8Tony Piet15
    9Billy Rogell14
    10Goose Goslin14
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bill Knickerbocker14
    2Billy Werber13
    3Billy Rogell10
    4Lou Finney9
    5Lyn Lary9
    6Roy Hughes9
    7Gee Walker8
    8Roy Weatherly8
    9Ben Chapman7
    10Frankie Crosetti7
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig130
    2Lyn Lary117
    3Harlond Clift115
    4Jimmie Foxx105
    5Tony Lazzeri97
    6George Selkirk94
    7Sam West94
    8Zeke Bonura94
    9Frankie Crosetti90
    10Billy Werber89
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jimmie Foxx119
    2Frankie Crosetti83
    3Moose Solters76
    4Bob Johnson71
    5George Puccinelli70
    6Sam West70
    7Harlond Clift68
    8Tony Lazzeri65
    9Pinky Higgins61
    10George Selkirk60
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Frankie Crosetti12
    2Tony Piet9
    3Gee Walker8
    4Harlond Clift7
    5Lou Gehrig7
    6Marv Owen7
    7Ossie Bluege6
    8Doc Cramer5
    9Eric McNair5
    10Billy Werber4
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mule Haas23
    2Rabbit Warstler17
    3Doc Cramer16
    4Mike Kreevich15
    5Lefty Grove12
    6Marv Owen12
    7Ski Melillo12
    8Bill Knickerbocker11
    9Billy Werber11
    10Jimmy Dykes11
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Trosky405
    2Lou Gehrig403
    3Earl Averill385
    4Jimmie Foxx369
    5Joe DiMaggio367
    6Charlie Gehringer356
    7Odell Hale314
    8Beau Bell309
    9Goose Goslin301
    10Bob Johnson297
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lyn Lary745
    2Frankie Crosetti740
    3Charlie Gehringer731
    4Lou Gehrig719
    5Doc Cramer713
    6Roy Hughes708
    7Lou Finney703
    8Harlond Clift701
    9Jimmie Foxx693
    10Odell Hale693
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Luke Appling.388
    2Earl Averill.378
    3Charlie Gehringer.354
    4Lou Gehrig.354
    5Gee Walker.353
    6Wally Moses.345
    7Beau Bell.344
    8Hal Trosky.343
    9John Stone.341
    10Jimmie Foxx.338
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig.478
    2Luke Appling.474
    3Jimmie Foxx.440
    4Earl Averill.438
    5Charlie Gehringer.431
    6Zeke Bonura.426
    7Harlond Clift.424
    8John Stone.421
    9George Selkirk.420
    10Wally Moses.410
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig.696
    2Hal Trosky.644
    3Jimmie Foxx.631
    4Earl Averill.627
    5Joe DiMaggio.576
    6Charlie Gehringer.555
    7John Stone.545
    8Gee Walker.536
    9Goose Goslin.526
    10Bob Johnson.525
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Gehrig1174
    2Jimmie Foxx1071
    3Earl Averill1065
    4Hal Trosky1026
    5Charlie Gehringer986
    6Luke Appling982
    7John Stone966
    8Harlond Clift938
    9George Selkirk931
    10Goose Goslin929
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Charlie Gehringer6.385
    2Rick Ferrell3.824
    3Joe Vosmik3.762
    4Rip Radcliff3.667
    5Luke Appling3.400
    6Luke Sewell3.375
    7Zeke Bonura3.241
    8Lou Gehrig2.826
    9Doc Cramer2.450
    10Billy Werber2.405
    1936 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Tommy Bridges23
    2Vern Kennedy21
    3Johnny Allen20
    4Red Ruffing20
    5Wes Ferrell20
    6Monte Pearson19
    7Schoolboy Rowe19
    8Jimmie DeShong18
    9Bobo Newsom17
    10Lefty Grove17
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Gordon Rhodes20
    2Jack Knott17
    3Earl Caldwell16
    4Elden Auker16
    5Fritz Ostermueller16
    6Herman Fink16
    7Bobo Newsom15
    8Mel Harder15
    9Wes Ferrell15
    10Buck Ross14
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Russ Van Atta52
    2Jack Knott47
    3Bobo Newsom43
    4Fritz Ostermueller43
    5Jack Wilson43
    6Thornton Lee43
    7Earl Caldwell41
    8Roxie Lawson41
    9Schoolboy Rowe41
    10Tommy Bridges39
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bobo Newsom38
    2Tommy Bridges38
    3Wes Ferrell38
    4Schoolboy Rowe35
    5Vern Kennedy34
    6Red Ruffing33
    7John Whitehead32
    8Elden Auker31
    9Jimmie DeShong31
    10Johnny Allen31
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Wes Ferrell28
    2Tommy Bridges26
    3Red Ruffing25
    4Bobo Newsom24
    5Lefty Grove22
    6Harry Kelley20
    7Vern Kennedy20
    8Johnny Allen19
    9Schoolboy Rowe19
    10Jimmie DeShong16
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Grove6
    2Tommy Bridges5
    3Bobo Newsom4
    4Johnny Allen4
    5Schoolboy Rowe4
    6Red Ruffing3
    7Wes Ferrell3
    8Earl Caldwell2
    9Elden Auker2
    10Jimmie DeShong2
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Clint Brown29
    2Pat Malone25
    3Russ Van Atta20
    4Jack Wilson19
    5Chad Kimsey17
    6Monte Weaver17
    7Pete Appleton17
    8Jack Knott16
    9Roxie Lawson16
    10Fritz Ostermueller14
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pat Malone9
    2Jack Knott6
    3Clint Brown5
    4Johnny Murphy5
    5Oral Hildebrand4
    6Chad Kimsey3
    7Harry Kelley3
    8Herman Fink3
    9Jack Wilson3
    10Johnny Broaca3
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Wes Ferrell301
    2Tommy Bridges294.2
    3Bobo Newsom285.2
    4Vern Kennedy274.1
    5Red Ruffing271
    6Lefty Grove253.1
    7Schoolboy Rowe245.1
    8Johnny Allen243
    9Harry Kelley235.1
    10John Whitehead230.2
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Wes Ferrell330
    2Bobo Newsom294
    3Mel Harder294
    4Tommy Bridges289
    5Vern Kennedy282
    6Red Ruffing274
    7Jack Knott272
    8Gordon Rhodes266
    9Schoolboy Rowe266
    10Elden Auker263
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jack Knott174
    2Vern Kennedy167
    3Gordon Rhodes162
    4Bobo Newsom160
    5Wes Ferrell160
    6Mel Harder155
    7Buck Ross146
    8Earl Caldwell146
    9Tommy Bridges141
    10Elden Auker140
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jack Knott156
    2Vern Kennedy141
    3Wes Ferrell140
    4Gordon Rhodes138
    5Bobo Newsom137
    6Buck Ross130
    7Mel Harder129
    8Earl Caldwell126
    9Schoolboy Rowe123
    10John Whitehead119
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Gordon Rhodes26
    2Tommy Thomas25
    3Red Ruffing22
    4George Blaeholder21
    5Harry Kelley21
    6Ted Lyons21
    7Tommy Bridges21
    8Ivy Andrews19
    9Herman Fink18
    10Buck Ross17
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Vern Kennedy147
    2Bobo Newsom146
    3Monte Pearson135
    4Lefty Gomez122
    5Wes Ferrell119
    6Tommy Bridges115
    7Gordon Rhodes102
    8John Whitehead98
    9Johnny Allen97
    10Jimmie DeShong96
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Tommy Bridges175
    2Johnny Allen165
    3Bobo Newsom156
    4Lefty Grove130
    5Monte Pearson118
    6Schoolboy Rowe115
    7Wes Ferrell106
    8Lefty Gomez105
    9Red Ruffing102
    10Vern Kennedy99
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Stu Flythe16
    2Johnny Allen13
    3Jack Knott11
    4Buck Ross10
    5John Whitehead10
    6Bob Feller8
    7Bobo Newsom8
    8Bump Hadley8
    9Fritz Ostermueller8
    10Harry Kelley8
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller3
    2Carl Doyle2
    3Herman Fink2
    4Jack Knott2
    5Syd Cohen2
    6Thornton Lee2
    7Bobo Newsom1
    8Denny Galehouse1
    9Earl Caldwell1
    10Ivy Andrews1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Grove2.81
    2Johnny Allen3.44
    3Pete Appleton3.52
    4Tommy Bridges3.60
    5Monte Pearson3.71
    6Red Ruffing3.85
    7Harry Kelley3.87
    8Wes Ferrell4.19
    9Johnny Broaca4.24
    10Bobo Newsom4.31
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Grove1.19
    2Red Ruffing1.34
    3Schoolboy Rowe1.35
    4Johnny Allen1.36
    5Pete Appleton1.37
    6Tommy Bridges1.37
    7Harry Kelley1.38
    8Johnny Marcum1.41
    9Ivy Andrews1.42
    10Johnny Broaca1.46
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Monte Pearson7.71
    2Lefty Grove8.43
    3Johnny Allen8.67
    4Lefty Gomez8.76
    5Tommy Bridges8.82
    6Pete Appleton8.87
    7Red Ruffing9.10
    8Bobo Newsom9.25
    9Vern Kennedy9.26
    10Harry Kelley9.57
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Johnny Allen0.19
    2Lefty Gomez0.29
    3Pete Appleton0.31
    4Wes Ferrell0.33
    5John Whitehead0.35
    6Fritz Ostermueller0.40
    7Bobo Newsom0.41
    8Vern Kennedy0.43
    9Jimmie DeShong0.44
    10Elden Auker0.46
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Lyons2.23
    2Lefty Grove2.31
    3Schoolboy Rowe2.35
    4Ivy Andrews2.36
    5Johnny Marcum2.69
    6Mel Harder2.84
    7Harry Kelley2.87
    8Johnny Broaca2.88
    9Red Ruffing2.99
    10Pete Appleton3.43
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Johnny Allen6.11
    2Tommy Bridges5.34
    3Lefty Gomez5.00
    4Bobo Newsom4.91
    5Monte Pearson4.76
    6Lefty Grove4.62
    7Fritz Ostermueller4.48
    8Schoolboy Rowe4.22
    9Bump Hadley3.83
    10Johnny Broaca3.67
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lefty Grove2.000
    2Schoolboy Rowe1.797
    3Johnny Allen1.701
    4Tommy Bridges1.522
    5Johnny Broaca1.273
    6Mel Harder1.183
    7Red Ruffing1.133
    8Johnny Marcum1.096
    9Harry Kelley1.093
    10Fritz Ostermueller1.071


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