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1945 American League (MLB)

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  • 1945 American League Awards
    AwardWinners
    American League Most Valuable PlayerHal Newhouser
    1945 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rudy York155
    2Nick Etten152
    3Snuffy Stirnweiss152
    4Irv Hall151
    5Mike Tresh150
    6Vern Stephens149
    7Dick Siebert147
    8George Kell147
    9Gil Torres147
    10Roy Cullenbine146
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Snuffy Stirnweiss632
    2Irv Hall616
    3Rudy York595
    4Dick Siebert573
    5Vern Stephens571
    6Wally Moses569
    7George Kell567
    8Mickey Rocco565
    9Nick Etten565
    10Gil Torres562
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Snuffy Stirnweiss107
    2Vern Stephens90
    3Eddie Lake81
    4George Myatt81
    5Mickey Rocco81
    6Roy Cullenbine80
    7Wally Moses79
    8Nick Etten77
    9Johnny Dickshot74
    10Joe Kuhel73
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Snuffy Stirnweiss195
    2Wally Moses168
    3Vern Stephens165
    4Irv Hall161
    5Nick Etten161
    6Rudy York157
    7George Kell154
    8Dick Siebert153
    9Dutch Meyer153
    10George Binks153
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Wally Moses35
    2George Binks32
    3Snuffy Stirnweiss32
    4George McQuinn31
    5George Kell30
    6Skeeter Newsome30
    7Dick Siebert29
    8Dutch Meyer29
    9Joe Kuhel29
    10Milt Byrnes29
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Snuffy Stirnweiss22
    2Wally Moses15
    3Joe Kuhel13
    4Johnny Dickshot10
    5Hal Peck9
    6Doc Cramer8
    7Dutch Meyer8
    8Bob Johnson7
    9Bob Maier7
    10Buddy Lewis7
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Vern Stephens24
    2Nick Etten18
    3Roy Cullenbine18
    4Rudy York18
    5Jeff Heath15
    6Pat Seerey14
    7Hank Greenberg13
    8Russ Derry13
    9Bob Johnson12
    10Eddie Lake11
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Nick Etten111
    2Roy Cullenbine93
    3Vern Stephens89
    4Rudy York87
    5George Binks81
    6Joe Kuhel75
    7Bob Johnson74
    8Roy Schalk65
    9Snuffy Stirnweiss64
    10Catfish Metkovich62
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Snuffy Stirnweiss33
    2George Case30
    3George Myatt30
    4Catfish Metkovich19
    5Johnny Dickshot18
    6George Binks11
    7Wally Moses11
    8Ben Steiner10
    9Joe Kuhel10
    10Oris Hockett10
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Snuffy Stirnweiss17
    2George Case16
    3Bob Maier11
    4George Myatt11
    5Irv Hall10
    6Doc Cramer9
    7Kerby Farrell9
    8Oris Hockett9
    9Cass Michaels7
    10Dick Siebert7
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Lake106
    2Roy Cullenbine102
    3Oscar Grimes97
    4Nick Etten90
    5Joe Kuhel79
    6Milt Byrnes78
    7Snuffy Stirnweiss78
    8Harlond Clift76
    9Bobby Estalella74
    10Wally Moses69
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pat Seerey97
    2Rudy York85
    3Milt Byrnes84
    4Oscar Grimes73
    5Catfish Metkovich70
    6Vern Stephens70
    7Frankie Crosetti65
    8Snuffy Stirnweiss62
    9Harlond Clift58
    10Bob Johnson56
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Frankie Crosetti10
    2Catfish Metkovich6
    3Irv Hall6
    4Oscar Grimes6
    5Bud Metheny4
    6Harlond Clift4
    7Nick Etten4
    8Pete Fox4
    9Billy Holm3
    10Buddy Lewis3
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Roy Schalk24
    2George Myatt20
    3Lou Boudreau20
    4Milt Byrnes19
    5Skeeter Newsome17
    6Doc Cramer15
    7Gil Torres15
    8Cass Michaels14
    9Frankie Crosetti14
    10Al Cihocki13
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rudy York23
    2Nick Etten21
    3Johnny Dickshot16
    4Bobby Estalella15
    5Gil Torres14
    6Leon Culberson14
    7Bob Johnson13
    8Cass Michaels13
    9Felix Mackiewicz13
    10George Kell13
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Snuffy Stirnweiss301
    2Vern Stephens270
    3Nick Etten247
    4Rudy York246
    5Wally Moses239
    6Roy Cullenbine236
    7Bob Johnson225
    8Dutch Meyer219
    9Mickey Rocco219
    10George Binks215
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Snuffy Stirnweiss717
    2Irv Hall668
    3Nick Etten663
    4Rudy York655
    5Wally Moses641
    6Dick Siebert633
    7Roy Cullenbine633
    8Vern Stephens632
    9Mickey Rocco628
    10Joe Kuhel615
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Snuffy Stirnweiss.309
    2Johnny Dickshot.302
    3Bobby Estalella.299
    4George Myatt.296
    5Wally Moses.295
    6George Case.294
    7Dutch Meyer.292
    8Vern Stephens.289
    9Eddie Mayo.285
    10Joe Kuhel.285
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Lake.412
    2Bobby Estalella.399
    3Roy Cullenbine.398
    4Oscar Grimes.395
    5Nick Etten.387
    6Snuffy Stirnweiss.385
    7George Myatt.378
    8Joe Kuhel.378
    9Wally Moses.373
    10Hersh Martin.368
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Snuffy Stirnweiss.476
    2Vern Stephens.473
    3Roy Cullenbine.451
    4Nick Etten.437
    5Bobby Estalella.435
    6Bob Johnson.425
    7Wally Moses.420
    8Dutch Meyer.418
    9Rudy York.413
    10Eddie Lake.410
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Snuffy Stirnweiss861
    2Roy Cullenbine849
    3Bobby Estalella834
    4Vern Stephens825
    5Nick Etten824
    6Eddie Lake822
    7Wally Moses793
    8Bob Johnson783
    9Joe Kuhel778
    10Johnny Dickshot773
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Nick Etten3.913
    2Eddie Lake2.865
    3Roy Cullenbine2.833
    4Joe Kuhel2.548
    5Hersh Martin2.097
    6Wally Moses2.091
    7George Case1.815
    8George Kell1.800
    9Mike Tresh1.757
    10Bud Metheny1.742
    1945 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser25
    2Dave Ferriss21
    3Roger Wolff20
    4Steve Gromek19
    5Allie Reynolds18
    6Dizzy Trout18
    7Dutch Leonard17
    8Mickey Haefner16
    9Nels Potter15
    10Thornton Lee15
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bobo Newsom20
    2Dizzy Trout15
    3Jack Kramer15
    4Johnny Humphries14
    5Mickey Haefner14
    6Ed Lopat13
    7Marino Pieretti13
    8Russ Christopher13
    9Al Smith12
    10Allie Reynolds12
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe Berry52
    2Allie Reynolds44
    3Marino Pieretti44
    4Dizzy Trout41
    5Hal Newhouser40
    6Ed Klieman38
    7Frank Barrett37
    8Mickey Haefner37
    9Bobo Newsom36
    10Alex Carrasquel35
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser36
    2Bobo Newsom34
    3Nels Potter32
    4Dave Ferriss31
    5Dizzy Trout31
    6Allie Reynolds30
    7Orval Grove30
    8Steve Gromek30
    9Dutch Leonard29
    10Roger Wolff29
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser29
    2Dave Ferriss26
    3Nels Potter21
    4Roger Wolff21
    5Steve Gromek21
    6Mickey Haefner19
    7Thornton Lee19
    8Dizzy Trout18
    9Ed Lopat17
    10Russ Christopher17
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser8
    2Al Benton5
    3Dave Ferriss5
    4Dizzy Trout4
    5Dutch Leonard4
    6Jesse Flores4
    7Orval Grove4
    8Roger Wolff4
    9Al Smith3
    10Bill Dietrich3
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe Berry40
    2Frank Barrett26
    3Jim Turner26
    4Johnny Johnson19
    5Alex Carrasquel18
    6Ed Klieman18
    7Earl Caldwell15
    8Ken Holcombe15
    9Sandy Ullrich15
    10Pete Center14
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jim Turner10
    2Joe Berry5
    3Allie Reynolds4
    4Earl Caldwell4
    5Ed Klieman4
    6Johnny Johnson4
    7Stubby Overmire4
    8Al Benton3
    9Al Gettel3
    10Frank Barrett3
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser313.1
    2Dave Ferriss264.2
    3Bobo Newsom257.1
    4Nels Potter255.1
    5Steve Gromek251
    6Roger Wolff250
    7Allie Reynolds247.1
    8Dizzy Trout246.1
    9Mickey Haefner238.1
    10Marino Pieretti233.1
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Ferriss263
    2Bobo Newsom255
    3Dizzy Trout252
    4Hal Newhouser239
    5Marino Pieretti235
    6Orval Grove233
    7Steve Gromek229
    8Allie Reynolds227
    9Ed Lopat226
    10Mickey Haefner226
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Marino Pieretti114
    2Bobo Newsom111
    3Dizzy Trout108
    4Mickey Haefner103
    5Allie Reynolds102
    6Dave Ferriss101
    7Ed Lopat101
    8Orval Grove100
    9Russ Christopher92
    10Monk Dubiel88
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bobo Newsom94
    2Mickey Haefner92
    3Ed Lopat91
    4Allie Reynolds88
    5Dave Ferriss87
    6Dizzy Trout86
    7Marino Pieretti86
    8Orval Grove83
    9Emmett O'Neill81
    10Russ Christopher80
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jack Kramer13
    2Bill Bevens12
    3Bobo Newsom12
    4Orval Grove12
    5Al Gettel11
    6Johnny Humphries11
    7Tiny Bonham11
    8Mickey Haefner10
    9Nels Potter10
    10Monk Dubiel9
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Allie Reynolds130
    2Emmett O'Neill117
    3Hal Newhouser110
    4Bobo Newsom103
    5Tex Shirley93
    6Marino Pieretti91
    7Jim Wilson88
    8Dave Ferriss85
    9Dizzy Trout79
    10Thornton Lee76
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser212
    2Nels Potter129
    3Bobo Newsom127
    4Allie Reynolds112
    5Roger Wolff108
    6Thornton Lee108
    7Steve Gromek101
    8Russ Christopher100
    9Jack Kramer99
    10Dizzy Trout97
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser10
    2Lou Knerr7
    3Emmett O'Neill6
    4Hank Borowy6
    5Orval Grove6
    6Bill Zuber5
    7Clem Hausmann5
    8Dizzy Trout5
    9Jim Bagby5
    10Johnny Niggeling5
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Marino Pieretti3
    2Hal Kleine2
    3Hal Newhouser2
    4Monk Dubiel2
    5Allie Reynolds1
    6Bob Muncrief1
    7Dave Ferriss1
    8Dizzy Trout1
    9Ed Lopat1
    10Hank Borowy1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser1.81
    2Al Benton2.02
    3Roger Wolff2.12
    4Dutch Leonard2.13
    5Thornton Lee2.45
    6Nels Potter2.47
    7Steve Gromek2.55
    8Al Hollingsworth2.71
    9Dave Ferriss2.95
    10Dizzy Trout3.15
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Roger Wolff1.01
    2Nels Potter1.10
    3Hal Newhouser1.12
    4Dutch Leonard1.13
    5Tiny Bonham1.15
    6Steve Gromek1.18
    7Al Benton1.24
    8Mickey Haefner1.24
    9Al Gettel1.25
    10Thornton Lee1.25
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser6.87
    2Roger Wolff7.20
    3Nels Potter7.48
    4Al Gettel8.19
    5Johnny Niggeling8.19
    6Al Benton8.20
    7Steve Gromek8.21
    8Thornton Lee8.21
    9Allie Reynolds8.27
    10Russ Christopher8.44
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Marino Pieretti0.12
    2Hal Newhouser0.14
    3Jim Bagby0.17
    4Dave Ferriss0.20
    5Al Hollingsworth0.21
    6Dutch Leonard0.21
    7Steve Gromek0.22
    8Thornton Lee0.24
    9Roger Wolff0.25
    10Allie Reynolds0.26
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Tiny Bonham1.09
    2Dutch Leonard1.46
    3Roger Wolff1.91
    4Stubby Overmire2.33
    5Steve Gromek2.37
    6Nels Potter2.40
    7Ed Lopat2.53
    8Mickey Haefner2.61
    9Orval Grove2.82
    10Dave Ferriss2.89
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser6.10
    2Jack Kramer4.62
    3Johnny Niggeling4.58
    4Nels Potter4.55
    5Bobo Newsom4.45
    6Thornton Lee4.26
    7Allie Reynolds4.08
    8Dutch Leonard4.00
    9Russ Christopher3.96
    10Al Gettel3.89
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dutch Leonard2.743
    2Roger Wolff2.038
    3Hal Newhouser1.927
    4Tiny Bonham1.909
    5Nels Potter1.897
    6Steve Gromek1.530
    7Thornton Lee1.421
    8Jack Kramer1.356
    9Russ Christopher1.333
    10Ed Lopat1.321


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