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1947 American League (MLB)

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  • Normally, qualification for pct statistics is 1 IP per team game or 3.1 plate appearances per team game. TBC uses 2.2 plate appearances and 0.75 innings per team game for Minor Leagues.
  • 1947 American League Awards
    AwardWinners
    American League Most Valuable PlayerJoe DiMaggio
    1947 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Lake158
    2Ted Williams156
    3Joe Gordon155
    4Johnny Pesky155
    5Mickey Vernon154
    6Phil Rizzuto153
    7George Kell152
    8Eddie Joost151
    9Ken Keltner151
    10Lou Boudreau150
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Johnny Pesky638
    2Eddie Lake602
    3Mickey Vernon600
    4George Kell588
    5Bob Dillinger571
    6Snuffy Stirnweiss571
    7Joe Gordon562
    8Vern Stephens562
    9Bobby Doerr561
    10Dave Philley551
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams125
    2Tommy Henrich109
    3Johnny Pesky106
    4Snuffy Stirnweiss102
    5Joe DiMaggio97
    6Eddie Lake96
    7Joe Gordon89
    8George McQuinn84
    9Sam Chapman84
    10Roy Cullenbine82
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Johnny Pesky207
    2George Kell188
    3Ted Williams181
    4Barney McCosky179
    5Bob Dillinger168
    6Joe DiMaggio168
    7Lou Boudreau165
    8Mickey Vernon159
    9Tommy Henrich158
    10George McQuinn157
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Boudreau45
    2Ted Williams40
    3Tommy Henrich35
    4Joe DiMaggio31
    5George Kell29
    6Ken Keltner29
    7Luke Appling29
    8Mickey Vernon29
    9Eddie Mayo28
    10Ferris Fain28
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Tommy Henrich13
    2Mickey Vernon12
    3Dave Philley11
    4Bobby Doerr10
    5Dale Mitchell10
    6Joe DiMaggio10
    7Paul Lehner9
    8Phil Rizzuto9
    9Ted Williams9
    10Billy Johnson8
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams32
    2Joe Gordon29
    3Jeff Heath27
    4Roy Cullenbine24
    5Joe DiMaggio20
    6Wally Judnich18
    7Bobby Doerr17
    8Jake Jones16
    9Stan Spence16
    10Tommy Henrich16
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams114
    2Tommy Henrich98
    3Joe DiMaggio97
    4Billy Johnson95
    5Bobby Doerr95
    6George Kell93
    7Joe Gordon93
    8Jeff Heath85
    9Mickey Vernon85
    10Sam Chapman83
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Dillinger34
    2Dave Philley21
    3Johnny Pesky12
    4Mickey Vernon12
    5Don Kolloway11
    6Eddie Lake11
    7Elmer Valo11
    8Phil Rizzuto11
    9Cass Michaels10
    10Dom DiMaggio10
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Philley16
    2Bob Dillinger13
    3Mickey Vernon12
    4George Kell11
    5Eddie Lake10
    6Johnny Pesky9
    7Pat Mullin8
    8Eddie Mayo7
    9Floyd Baker7
    10Hoot Evers7
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams162
    2Roy Cullenbine137
    3Eddie Lake120
    4Eddie Joost114
    5Ferris Fain95
    6Snuffy Stirnweiss89
    7Jeff Heath88
    8Stan Spence81
    9Dick Wakefield80
    10George McQuinn78
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Joost110
    2Jeff Heath87
    3Jerry Priddy79
    4Johnny Lindell70
    5Sam Chapman70
    6George McQuinn66
    7Pat Mullin66
    8Pat Seerey66
    9Vic Wertz66
    10Dom DiMaggio62
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Phil Rizzuto8
    2Billy Johnson6
    3Hoot Evers6
    4Hank Majeski5
    5Barney McCosky4
    6Bob Dillinger4
    7Eddie Joost4
    8Lou Boudreau4
    9Al Zarilla3
    10Cass Michaels3
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Joost24
    2Elmer Valo14
    3George McQuinn14
    4Hoot Evers14
    5Lou Boudreau14
    6Pete Suder14
    7Eddie Mayo12
    8Ken Keltner12
    9Phil Marchildon12
    10Al Zarilla11
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bobby Doerr25
    2Don Kolloway22
    3Billy Johnson21
    4Hank Majeski18
    5Paul Lehner18
    6Buddy Lewis17
    7Eddie Mayo16
    8Jerry Priddy16
    9Joe Gordon16
    10Ferris Fain15
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams335
    2Joe DiMaggio279
    3Joe Gordon279
    4Tommy Henrich267
    5Johnny Pesky250
    6George Kell242
    7Bobby Doerr239
    8Jeff Heath238
    9Mickey Vernon233
    10Lou Boudreau228
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Lake732
    2Johnny Pesky719
    3Ted Williams693
    4Eddie Joost682
    5Snuffy Stirnweiss673
    6George Kell662
    7Mickey Vernon652
    8Bob Dillinger635
    9Vern Stephens634
    10Tommy Henrich629
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams.343
    2Barney McCosky.328
    3Johnny Pesky.324
    4George Kell.320
    5Dale Mitchell.316
    6Joe DiMaggio.315
    7Lou Boudreau.307
    8Luke Appling.306
    9George McQuinn.304
    10Sam Mele.302
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams.499
    2Ferris Fain.414
    3Roy Cullenbine.401
    4Barney McCosky.395
    5George McQuinn.395
    6Johnny Pesky.393
    7Joe DiMaggio.391
    8Lou Boudreau.388
    9George Kell.387
    10Luke Appling.386
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams.634
    2Joe DiMaggio.522
    3Joe Gordon.496
    4Jeff Heath.485
    5Tommy Henrich.485
    6Sam Mele.448
    7Stan Spence.441
    8George McQuinn.437
    9Hoot Evers.435
    10Bobby Doerr.426
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams1133
    2Joe DiMaggio913
    3Tommy Henrich857
    4Jeff Heath851
    5Joe Gordon842
    6Ferris Fain837
    7George McQuinn832
    8Roy Cullenbine823
    9Stan Spence819
    10Lou Boudreau812
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Boudreau6.700
    2George Kell3.813
    3Ted Williams3.447
    4Johnny Pesky3.273
    5Ferris Fain2.794
    6Roy Cullenbine2.686
    7Luke Appling2.286
    8Eddie Lake2.222
    9Joe DiMaggio2.000
    10Stan Spence1.976
    1947 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller20
    2Allie Reynolds19
    3Phil Marchildon19
    4Fred Hutchinson18
    5Joe Dobson18
    6Early Wynn17
    7Hal Newhouser17
    8Ed Lopat16
    9Joe Haynes14
    10Joe Page14
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser17
    2Fred Sanford16
    3Jack Kramer16
    4Walt Masterson16
    5Early Wynn15
    6Ellis Kinder15
    7Bob Muncrief14
    8Mickey Haefner14
    9Bill Bevens13
    10Ed Lopat13
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ed Klieman58
    2Joe Page56
    3Earl Johnson45
    4Bob Savage44
    5Russ Christopher44
    6Bob Feller42
    7Harry Dorish41
    8Earl Caldwell40
    9Hal Newhouser40
    10Frank Papish38
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller37
    2Hal Newhouser36
    3Phil Marchildon35
    4Dick Fowler31
    5Early Wynn31
    6Ed Lopat31
    7Joe Dobson31
    8Walt Masterson31
    9Allie Reynolds30
    10Dave Ferriss28
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser24
    2Early Wynn22
    3Ed Lopat22
    4Phil Marchildon21
    5Bob Feller20
    6Fred Hutchinson18
    7Allie Reynolds17
    8Dick Fowler16
    9Joe Dobson15
    10Dave Ferriss14
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller5
    2Allie Reynolds4
    3Mickey Haefner4
    4Walt Masterson4
    5Dick Fowler3
    6Don Black3
    7Earl Johnson3
    8Ed Lopat3
    9Fred Hutchinson3
    10Hal Newhouser3
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe Page44
    2Russ Christopher38
    3Ed Klieman34
    4Earl Caldwell30
    5Glen Moulder25
    6Tom Ferrick24
    7Gordon Maltzberger22
    8Milo Candini21
    9Bob Savage20
    10Nels Potter19
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ed Klieman17
    2Joe Page17
    3Russ Christopher12
    4Tom Ferrick9
    5Earl Caldwell8
    6Earl Johnson8
    7Al Benton7
    8Bob Klinger5
    9Earl Harrist5
    10Gordon Maltzberger5
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller299
    2Hal Newhouser285
    3Phil Marchildon276.2
    4Walt Masterson253
    5Ed Lopat252.2
    6Early Wynn247
    7Allie Reynolds241.2
    8Joe Dobson228.2
    9Dick Fowler227.1
    10Fred Hutchinson219.2
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser268
    2Early Wynn251
    3Dave Ferriss241
    4Ed Lopat241
    5Bob Feller230
    6Phil Marchildon228
    7Walt Masterson215
    8Fred Hutchinson211
    9Bob Muncrief210
    10Dick Fowler210
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jack Kramer123
    2Early Wynn114
    3Phil Marchildon110
    4Bob Muncrief108
    5Dave Ferriss106
    6Ellis Kinder105
    7Hal Newhouser105
    8Virgil Trucks105
    9Walt Masterson98
    10Bob Feller97
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jack Kramer110
    2Early Wynn100
    3Phil Marchildon99
    4Dave Ferriss98
    5Ellis Kinder97
    6Bob Muncrief96
    7Hal Newhouser91
    8Virgil Trucks91
    9Bob Feller89
    10Walt Masterson88
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Allie Reynolds23
    2Bob Feller17
    3Don Black17
    4Ed Lopat17
    5Fred Sanford17
    6Joe Coleman17
    7Tex Hughson17
    8Jack Kramer16
    9Joe Dobson15
    10Phil Marchildon15
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Phil Marchildon141
    2Bob Feller127
    3Allie Reynolds123
    4Hal Newhouser110
    5Frank Papish98
    6Bob Lemon97
    7Walt Masterson97
    8Dave Ferriss92
    9Early Wynn90
    10Jack Kramer89
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller196
    2Hal Newhouser176
    3Walt Masterson135
    4Allie Reynolds129
    5Phil Marchildon128
    6Tex Hughson119
    7Joe Page116
    8Fred Hutchinson113
    9Ellis Kinder110
    10Joe Dobson110
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hal Newhouser11
    2Joe Dobson11
    3Allie Reynolds8
    4Bob Feller7
    5Bob Gillespie6
    6Bob Lemon6
    7Carl Scheib6
    8Dave Ferriss6
    9Frank Papish6
    10Pete Gebrian6
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Al Gettel2
    2Bob Feller2
    3Carl Scheib2
    4Ray Scarborough2
    5Bill Bevens1
    6Bob Klinger1
    7Dave Ferriss1
    8Dizzy Trout1
    9Earl Johnson1
    10Ed Klieman1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe Haynes2.42
    2Bob Feller2.68
    3Dick Fowler2.81
    4Ed Lopat2.81
    5Hal Newhouser2.87
    6Joe Dobson2.95
    7Fred Hutchinson3.03
    8Spec Shea3.07
    9Walt Masterson3.13
    10Red Embree3.15
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller1.19
    2Joe Dobson1.21
    3Spec Shea1.21
    4Walt Masterson1.23
    5Ed Lopat1.24
    6Fred Hutchinson1.24
    7Red Embree1.25
    8Joe Haynes1.29
    9Tex Hughson1.29
    10Dick Fowler1.30
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Spec Shea6.39
    2Bob Feller6.92
    3Phil Marchildon7.41
    4Red Embree7.56
    5Walt Masterson7.65
    6Allie Reynolds7.70
    7Joe Dobson7.98
    8Bob Lemon8.08
    9Tex Hughson8.24
    10Dick Fowler8.33
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe Haynes0.25
    2Frank Papish0.27
    3Hal Newhouser0.28
    4Ray Scarborough0.28
    5Dizzy Trout0.29
    6Mickey Haefner0.37
    7Sam Zoldak0.37
    8Bill McCahan0.38
    9Bob Lemon0.38
    10Walt Masterson0.39
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Fred Hutchinson2.50
    2Ed Lopat2.60
    3Bob Muncrief2.61
    4Joe Dobson2.87
    5Joe Haynes3.02
    6Dizzy Trout3.15
    7Early Wynn3.28
    8Dick Fowler3.37
    9Bill McCahan3.38
    10Tex Hughson3.38
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller5.90
    2Tex Hughson5.67
    3Hal Newhouser5.56
    4Virgil Trucks5.37
    5Ellis Kinder5.10
    6Allie Reynolds4.80
    7Walt Masterson4.80
    8Fred Hutchinson4.62
    9Spec Shea4.47
    10Joe Dobson4.32
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Fred Hutchinson1.852
    2Tex Hughson1.676
    3Hal Newhouser1.600
    4Bob Feller1.543
    5Joe Dobson1.507
    6Ed Lopat1.493
    7Bob Muncrief1.451
    8Walt Masterson1.392
    9Virgil Trucks1.367
    10Ellis Kinder1.341


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