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1946 American League (MLB)

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  • 1946 American League Awards
    AwardWinners
    American League Most Valuable PlayerTed Williams
    1946 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Lake155
    2Rudy York154
    3Johnny Pesky153
    4Stan Spence152
    5Bobby Doerr151
    6Buddy Lewis150
    7Charlie Keller150
    8Ted Williams150
    9Tommy Henrich150
    10Luke Appling149
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Johnny Pesky621
    2Eddie Lake587
    3Mickey Vernon587
    4Bobby Doerr583
    5Buddy Lewis582
    6Johnny Berardino582
    7Luke Appling582
    8Rudy York579
    9Stan Spence578
    10Tommy Henrich565
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams142
    2Johnny Pesky115
    3Eddie Lake105
    4Charlie Keller98
    5Bobby Doerr95
    6Tommy Henrich92
    7Hank Greenberg91
    8Mickey Vernon88
    9Dom DiMaggio85
    10Stan Spence83
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Johnny Pesky208
    2Mickey Vernon207
    3Luke Appling180
    4Ted Williams176
    5Buddy Lewis170
    6Dom DiMaggio169
    7Stan Spence169
    8Rudy York160
    9Bobby Doerr158
    10Johnny Berardino154
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mickey Vernon51
    2Stan Spence50
    3Johnny Pesky43
    4Ted Williams37
    5Bobby Doerr34
    6Hank Edwards33
    7Lou Boudreau30
    8Rudy York30
    9Charlie Keller29
    10Hank Greenberg29
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hank Edwards16
    2Buddy Lewis13
    3Charlie Keller10
    4Stan Spence10
    5Al Zarilla9
    6Bobby Doerr9
    7Jerry Priddy8
    8Joe DiMaggio8
    9Mickey Vernon8
    10Ted Williams8
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hank Greenberg44
    2Ted Williams38
    3Charlie Keller30
    4Pat Seerey26
    5Joe DiMaggio25
    6Sam Chapman20
    7Tommy Henrich19
    8Bobby Doerr18
    9Rudy York17
    10Aaron Robinson16
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hank Greenberg127
    2Ted Williams123
    3Rudy York119
    4Bobby Doerr116
    5Charlie Keller101
    6Joe DiMaggio95
    7Stan Spence87
    8Mickey Vernon85
    9Tommy Henrich83
    10Dom DiMaggio73
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Case28
    2Snuffy Stirnweiss18
    3Eddie Lake15
    4Don Kolloway14
    5Mickey Vernon14
    6Phil Rizzuto14
    7Dom DiMaggio10
    8Taffy Wright10
    9Cass Michaels9
    10Elmer Valo9
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Case11
    2Mickey Vernon10
    3Thurman Tucker10
    4Eddie Lake9
    5Bob Kennedy8
    6Elmer Valo8
    7Johnny Pesky8
    8Lou Boudreau7
    9Phil Rizzuto7
    10Stan Spence7
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams156
    2Charlie Keller113
    3Eddie Lake103
    4Roy Cullenbine88
    5Tommy Henrich87
    6Rudy York86
    7Hank Greenberg80
    8Luke Appling71
    9Hal Wagner69
    10Bobby Doerr66
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Charlie Keller101
    2Pat Seerey101
    3Rudy York93
    4Hank Greenberg88
    5Jerry Priddy73
    6Joe Gordon72
    7Eddie Lake69
    8Bobby Doerr67
    9Sam Chapman66
    10Mickey Vernon64
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Tommy Henrich7
    2Phil Rizzuto6
    3Cass Michaels4
    4Cecil Travis4
    5Charlie Keller4
    6Eddie Lake4
    7Gil Coan4
    8Joe Gordon4
    9Joe Grace4
    10Stan Spence4
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Boudreau15
    2Johnny Pesky14
    3Buddy Lewis13
    4Tommy Henrich12
    5Barney McCosky11
    6Pete Suder11
    7Tex Hughson10
    8Bobby Doerr9
    9Dom DiMaggio9
    10Don Kolloway9
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Sam Chapman22
    2Buddy Rosar20
    3Bobby Doerr18
    4Cecil Travis17
    5Hank Greenberg17
    6Taffy Wright17
    7Dom DiMaggio16
    8Johnny Berardino16
    9Rudy York16
    10Luke Appling15
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams343
    2Hank Greenberg316
    3Mickey Vernon298
    4Charlie Keller287
    5Stan Spence287
    6Johnny Pesky265
    7Bobby Doerr264
    8Joe DiMaggio257
    9Rudy York253
    10Buddy Lewis245
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Lake703
    2Johnny Pesky703
    3Ted Williams672
    4Tommy Henrich671
    5Rudy York669
    6Bobby Doerr659
    7Luke Appling659
    8Buddy Lewis656
    9Charlie Keller655
    10Stan Spence652
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mickey Vernon.353
    2Ted Williams.342
    3Johnny Pesky.335
    4Dom DiMaggio.316
    5Luke Appling.309
    6Vern Stephens.307
    7Hank Edwards.301
    8Lou Boudreau.293
    9Buddy Lewis.292
    10Stan Spence.292
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams.497
    2Charlie Keller.405
    3Mickey Vernon.403
    4Johnny Pesky.401
    5Dom DiMaggio.393
    6Luke Appling.384
    7Hank Greenberg.373
    8Rudy York.371
    9Eddie Lake.369
    10Joe DiMaggio.367
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams.667
    2Hank Greenberg.604
    3Charlie Keller.533
    4Joe DiMaggio.511
    5Hank Edwards.509
    6Mickey Vernon.508
    7Stan Spence.497
    8Vern Stephens.460
    9Bobby Doerr.453
    10Rudy York.437
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams1164
    2Hank Greenberg977
    3Charlie Keller938
    4Mickey Vernon911
    5Joe DiMaggio878
    6Hank Edwards870
    7Stan Spence862
    8Johnny Pesky828
    9Dom DiMaggio820
    10Vern Stephens817
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams3.545
    2Lou Boudreau2.857
    3Joe DiMaggio2.458
    4Buddy Lewis2.269
    5Johnny Pesky2.241
    6Stan Spence2.000
    7Luke Appling1.732
    8Eddie Lake1.493
    9Tommy Henrich1.381
    10Thurman Tucker1.200
    1946 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller26
    2Hal Newhouser26
    3Dave Ferriss25
    4Spud Chandler20
    5Tex Hughson20
    6Dizzy Trout17
    7Mickey Harris17
    8Bill Bevens16
    9Fred Hutchinson14
    10Mickey Haefner14
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dick Fowler16
    2Lou Knerr16
    3Phil Marchildon16
    4Allie Reynolds15
    5Bob Feller15
    6Bob Savage15
    7Steve Gromek15
    8Lum Harris14
    9Bill Bevens13
    10Dizzy Trout13
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller48
    2Bob Savage40
    3Dave Ferriss40
    4Earl Caldwell39
    5Tex Hughson39
    6Dizzy Trout38
    7Hal Newhouser37
    8Phil Marchildon36
    9Sam Zoldak35
    10Lum Harris34
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller42
    2Dave Ferriss35
    3Tex Hughson35
    4Hal Newhouser34
    5Dizzy Trout32
    6Spud Chandler32
    7Bill Bevens31
    8Mickey Harris30
    9Ed Lopat29
    10Phil Marchildon29
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller36
    2Hal Newhouser29
    3Dave Ferriss26
    4Dizzy Trout23
    5Tex Hughson21
    6Ed Lopat20
    7Spud Chandler20
    8Bill Bevens18
    9Mickey Haefner17
    10Fred Hutchinson16
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller10
    2Dave Ferriss6
    3Hal Newhouser6
    4Spud Chandler6
    5Tex Hughson6
    6Dizzy Trout5
    7Jesse Flores4
    8Allie Reynolds3
    9Bill Bevens3
    10Fred Hutchinson3
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Earl Caldwell37
    2Johnny Murphy24
    3Bob Klinger20
    4George Caster19
    5Bob Lemon17
    6Pete Center15
    7Bob Savage14
    8Earl Johnson14
    9Sid Hudson14
    10Joe Berry13
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Klinger9
    2Earl Caldwell8
    3Johnny Murphy7
    4Bob Feller4
    5George Caster4
    6Steve Gromek4
    7Bill Kennedy3
    8Dave Ferriss3
    9Dizzy Trout3
    10Earl Johnson3
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller371.1
    2Hal Newhouser292.2
    3Tex Hughson278
    4Dizzy Trout276.1
    5Dave Ferriss274
    6Spud Chandler257.1
    7Bill Bevens249.2
    8Virgil Trucks236.2
    9Ed Lopat231
    10Mickey Haefner227.2
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller277
    2Dave Ferriss274
    3Tex Hughson252
    4Dizzy Trout244
    5Mickey Harris236
    6Mickey Haefner220
    7Virgil Trucks217
    8Ed Lopat216
    9Hal Newhouser215
    10Bill Bevens213
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Ferriss109
    2Mickey Harris105
    3Phil Marchildon104
    4Bob Feller101
    5Dick Fowler101
    6Orval Grove96
    7Lou Knerr95
    8Virgil Trucks94
    9Allie Reynolds93
    10Tex Hughson89
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Ferriss99
    2Bob Feller90
    3Mickey Harris90
    4Lou Knerr89
    5Phil Marchildon88
    6Tex Hughson85
    7Virgil Trucks85
    8Allie Reynolds79
    9Red Embree77
    10Tex Shirley77
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Virgil Trucks23
    2Steve Gromek20
    3Ed Lopat18
    4Mickey Harris18
    5Dick Fowler16
    6Red Embree15
    7Tex Hughson15
    8Dave Ferriss14
    9Fred Hutchinson14
    10Joe Haynes14
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller153
    2Phil Marchildon114
    3Allie Reynolds108
    4Tex Shirley105
    5Hal Newhouser98
    6Dizzy Trout97
    7Bob Savage93
    8Spud Chandler90
    9Mickey Haefner80
    10Red Embree79
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller348
    2Hal Newhouser275
    3Tex Hughson172
    4Virgil Trucks161
    5Dizzy Trout151
    6Fred Hutchinson138
    7Spud Chandler138
    8Mickey Harris131
    9Bill Bevens120
    10Allie Reynolds107
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Orval Grove10
    2Hal Newhouser8
    3Phil Marchildon7
    4Denny Galehouse6
    5Eddie Smith6
    6Sid Hudson6
    7Bob Lemon5
    8Earl Caldwell5
    9Virgil Trucks5
    10Allie Reynolds4
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jack Kramer2
    2Joe Dobson2
    3Joe Page2
    4Phil Marchildon2
    5Cliff Fannin1
    6Cuddles Marshall1
    7Dizzy Trout1
    8Ed Lopat1
    9Everett Fagan1
    10Frank Hiller1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser1.94
    2Spud Chandler2.10
    3Bob Feller2.18
    4Bill Bevens2.23
    5Jesse Flores2.32
    6Dizzy Trout2.35
    7Ed Lopat2.73
    8Tex Hughson2.75
    9Mickey Haefner2.84
    10Orval Grove3.03
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser1.07
    2Tex Hughson1.09
    3Spud Chandler1.13
    4Ed Lopat1.14
    5Bill Bevens1.16
    6Bob Feller1.16
    7Jesse Flores1.19
    8Fred Hutchinson1.21
    9Virgil Trucks1.23
    10Dizzy Trout1.24
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser6.60
    2Bob Feller6.72
    3Spud Chandler7.00
    4Red Embree7.65
    5Bill Bevens7.67
    6Phil Marchildon7.81
    7Dizzy Trout7.96
    8Joe Dobson7.98
    9Fred Hutchinson8.00
    10Tex Hughson8.16
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Spud Chandler0.25
    2Bob Feller0.27
    3Bob Savage0.27
    4Jack Kramer0.28
    5Hal Newhouser0.31
    6Dizzy Trout0.36
    7Mickey Haefner0.39
    8Bill Bevens0.40
    9Orval Grove0.44
    10Denny Galehouse0.45
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Tex Hughson1.65
    2Ed Lopat1.87
    3Dutch Leonard2.00
    4Jesse Flores2.21
    5Dave Ferriss2.33
    6Denny Galehouse2.60
    7Bill Bevens2.81
    8Virgil Trucks2.85
    9Fred Hutchinson2.87
    10Hal Newhouser3.01
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser8.45
    2Bob Feller8.44
    3Virgil Trucks6.11
    4Fred Hutchinson6.00
    5Tex Hughson5.57
    6Mickey Harris5.29
    7Allie Reynolds5.26
    8Dizzy Trout4.92
    9Joe Dobson4.90
    10Spud Chandler4.83
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Tex Hughson3.373
    2Hal Newhouser2.806
    3Bob Feller2.275
    4Virgil Trucks2.147
    5Fred Hutchinson2.091
    6Ed Lopat1.854
    7Denny Galehouse1.731
    8Mickey Harris1.724
    9Dutch Leonard1.722
    10Dizzy Trout1.557


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