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1955 National League (MLB)

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  • 1955 National League Awards
    AwardWinners
    National League Most Valuable PlayerRoy Campanella
    National League Rookie of the YearBill Virdon
    1955 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ernie Banks154
    2Gene Baker154
    3Gus Bell154
    4Johnny Logan154
    5Stan Musial154
    6Wally Post154
    7Hank Aaron153
    8Ted Kluszewski153
    9Wally Moon152
    10Willie Mays152
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bill Bruton636
    2Ted Kluszewski612
    3Gus Bell610
    4Gene Baker609
    5Don Mueller605
    6Hank Aaron602
    7Wally Post601
    8Ernie Banks596
    9Johnny Logan595
    10Wally Moon593
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Duke Snider126
    2Willie Mays123
    3Ted Kluszewski116
    4Wally Post116
    5Jim Gilliam110
    6Eddie Mathews108
    7Bill Bruton106
    8Hank Aaron105
    9Pee Wee Reese99
    10Ernie Banks98
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Kluszewski192
    2Hank Aaron189
    3Gus Bell188
    4Wally Post186
    5Don Mueller185
    6Willie Mays185
    7Richie Ashburn180
    8Stan Musial179
    9Johnny Logan177
    10Ernie Banks176
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Hank Aaron37
    2Johnny Logan37
    3Duke Snider34
    4Wally Post33
    5Richie Ashburn32
    6Bill Bruton30
    7Gus Bell30
    8Stan Musial30
    9Ernie Banks29
    10Gene Baker29
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dale Long13
    2Willie Mays13
    3Bill Bruton12
    4Roberto Clemente11
    5Ernie Banks9
    6Hank Aaron9
    7Richie Ashburn9
    8Dee Fondy8
    9Gene Freese8
    10Jim Gilliam8
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Willie Mays51
    2Ted Kluszewski47
    3Ernie Banks44
    4Duke Snider42
    5Eddie Mathews41
    6Wally Post40
    7Stan Musial33
    8Roy Campanella32
    9Del Ennis29
    10Gil Hodges27
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Duke Snider136
    2Willie Mays127
    3Del Ennis120
    4Ernie Banks117
    5Ted Kluszewski113
    6Wally Post109
    7Stan Musial108
    8Roy Campanella107
    9Hank Aaron106
    10Gus Bell104
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bill Bruton25
    2Willie Mays24
    3Ken Boyer22
    4Johnny Temple19
    5Jim Gilliam15
    6Jackie Robinson12
    7Richie Ashburn12
    8Wally Moon11
    9Sandy Amoros10
    10Chuck Harmon9
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ken Boyer17
    2Jim Gilliam15
    3Bill Bruton11
    4Wally Moon11
    5Richie Ashburn10
    6Chuck Harmon9
    7Dee Fondy9
    8Duke Snider7
    9Gene Baker7
    10Pee Wee Reese7
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Mathews109
    2Richie Ashburn105
    3Duke Snider104
    4Hank Thompson84
    5Gil Hodges80
    6Johnny Temple80
    7Stan Musial80
    8Willie Mays79
    9Pee Wee Reese78
    10Willie Jones77
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Wally Post102
    2Eddie Mathews98
    3Gil Hodges91
    4Dee Fondy87
    5Duke Snider87
    6Frank Thomas76
    7Bill Bruton72
    8Bobby Morgan72
    9Dale Long72
    10Ernie Banks72
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Stan Musial8
    2Carl Furillo7
    3Roy McMillan7
    4Jim Gilliam6
    5Roy Campanella6
    6Sandy Amoros6
    7Alvin Dark5
    8Danny O'Connell5
    9Andy Pafko4
    10Bill Bruton4
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Kluszewski25
    2Eddie Mathews20
    3Duke Snider19
    4Stan Musial19
    5Willie Mays13
    6Del Crandall11
    7Dick Groat11
    8Frank Thomas10
    9Alex Grammas9
    10Roy Campanella9
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Gene Baker18
    2Gene Freese16
    3Johnny Logan16
    4Pee Wee Reese13
    5Dick Groat11
    6Jim Gilliam11
    7Eddie Miksis10
    8Johnny Temple10
    9Roy McMillan10
    10Gene Conley8
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Gil Hodges10
    2Bill Virdon9
    3Del Ennis9
    4Roy Campanella9
    5Willie Jones9
    6Hank Thompson8
    7Rip Repulski8
    8Don Mueller7
    9Johnny Logan7
    10Willie Mays7
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pee Wee Reese22
    2Dick Groat20
    3Hank Aaron20
    4Rip Repulski17
    5Ernie Banks16
    6Gil Hodges16
    7Carl Furillo15
    8Wally Post15
    9Dale Long14
    10Del Ennis14
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Willie Mays382
    2Ted Kluszewski358
    3Ernie Banks355
    4Wally Post345
    5Duke Snider338
    6Hank Aaron325
    7Stan Musial318
    8Gus Bell311
    9Eddie Mathews300
    10Del Ennis292
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Kluszewski686
    2Bill Bruton685
    3Johnny Temple684
    4Gene Baker681
    5Johnny Logan680
    6Gus Bell672
    7Willie Mays670
    8Wally Post668
    9Hank Aaron665
    10Stan Musial656
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Richie Ashburn.338
    2Stan Musial.319
    3Willie Mays.319
    4Roy Campanella.318
    5Carl Furillo.314
    6Hank Aaron.314
    7Ted Kluszewski.314
    8Duke Snider.309
    9Wally Post.309
    10Gus Bell.308
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Richie Ashburn.449
    2Duke Snider.418
    3Eddie Mathews.413
    4Stan Musial.408
    5Willie Mays.400
    6Roy Campanella.395
    7Ted Kluszewski.382
    8Gil Hodges.377
    9Smoky Burgess.373
    10Wally Post.372
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Willie Mays.659
    2Duke Snider.628
    3Eddie Mathews.601
    4Ernie Banks.596
    5Ted Kluszewski.585
    6Roy Campanella.583
    7Wally Post.574
    8Stan Musial.566
    9Hank Aaron.540
    10Carl Furillo.520
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Willie Mays1059
    2Duke Snider1046
    3Eddie Mathews1014
    4Roy Campanella978
    5Stan Musial974
    6Ted Kluszewski967
    7Wally Post946
    8Ernie Banks941
    9Hank Aaron906
    10Richie Ashburn897
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Richie Ashburn2.917
    2Johnny Temple2.500
    3Stan Musial2.051
    4Roy McMillan2.000
    5Red Schoendienst1.929
    6Jim Gilliam1.892
    7Ted Kluszewski1.650
    8Don Mueller1.583
    9Willie Jones1.510
    10Hank Thompson1.500
    1955 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Robin Roberts23
    2Don Newcombe20
    3Joe Nuxhall17
    4Warren Spahn17
    5Bob Friend14
    6Jim Hearn14
    7Johnny Antonelli14
    8Sam Jones14
    9Bob Buhl13
    10Bob Rush13
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Sam Jones20
    2Harvey Haddix16
    3Jim Hearn16
    4Johnny Antonelli16
    5Warren Hacker15
    6Larry Jackson14
    7Max Surkont14
    8Robin Roberts14
    9Warren Spahn14
    10Ron Kline13
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Clem Labine60
    2Hoyt Wilhelm59
    3Paul LaPalme56
    4Marv Grissom55
    5Hersh Freeman52
    6Hal Jeffcoat50
    7Jack Meyer50
    8Joe Nuxhall50
    9Ed Roebuck47
    10Art Fowler46
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Robin Roberts38
    2Johnny Antonelli34
    3Sam Jones34
    4Bob Rush33
    5Jim Hearn33
    6Joe Nuxhall33
    7Lew Burdette33
    8Warren Spahn32
    9Don Newcombe31
    10Ruben Gomez31
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Robin Roberts26
    2Don Newcombe17
    3Warren Spahn16
    4Bob Rush14
    5Joe Nuxhall14
    6Johnny Antonelli14
    7Warren Hacker13
    8Murry Dickson12
    9Sam Jones12
    10Bob Buhl11
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe Nuxhall5
    2Murry Dickson4
    3Sam Jones4
    4Art Fowler3
    5Bob Rush3
    6Ruben Gomez3
    7Bob Friend2
    8Carl Erskine2
    9Harvey Haddix2
    10Johnny Antonelli2
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jack Meyer36
    2Clem Labine32
    3Marv Grissom32
    4Ed Roebuck27
    5Hersh Freeman27
    6Hal Jeffcoat26
    7Roy Face21
    8Ernie Johnson18
    9Paul LaPalme18
    10Jim Davis17
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jack Meyer16
    2Ed Roebuck12
    3Clem Labine11
    4Hersh Freeman11
    5Marv Grissom8
    6Hal Jeffcoat6
    7Jim Hughes6
    8Howie Pollet5
    9Roy Face5
    10Barney Schultz4
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Robin Roberts305
    2Joe Nuxhall257
    3Warren Spahn245.2
    4Sam Jones241.2
    5Johnny Antonelli235.1
    6Bob Rush234
    7Don Newcombe233.2
    8Lew Burdette230
    9Jim Hearn226.2
    10Murry Dickson216
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Robin Roberts292
    2Lew Burdette253
    3Warren Spahn249
    4Joe Nuxhall240
    5Jim Hearn225
    6Don Newcombe222
    7Vern Law221
    8Harvey Haddix216
    9Ruben Gomez207
    10Johnny Antonelli206
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Robin Roberts137
    2Sam Jones118
    3Lew Burdette114
    4Warren Hacker112
    5Harvey Haddix111
    6Max Surkont109
    7Joe Nuxhall108
    8Jim Hearn107
    9Johnny Antonelli105
    10Don Newcombe103
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Robin Roberts111
    2Sam Jones110
    3Harvey Haddix103
    4Lew Burdette103
    5Max Surkont103
    6Warren Hacker101
    7Joe Nuxhall99
    8Herm Wehmeier95
    9Jim Hearn94
    10Ruben Gomez94
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Robin Roberts41
    2Warren Hacker38
    3Don Newcombe35
    4Carl Erskine29
    5Harvey Haddix27
    6Jim Hearn27
    7Murry Dickson27
    8Tom Poholsky26
    9Joe Nuxhall25
    10Larry Jackson25
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Sam Jones185
    2Bob Buhl109
    3Johnny Antonelli82
    4Murry Dickson82
    5Joe Nuxhall78
    6Max Surkont78
    7Bob Rush73
    8Lew Burdette73
    9Larry Jackson72
    10Dick Littlefield68
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Sam Jones198
    2Robin Roberts160
    3Harvey Haddix150
    4Don Newcombe143
    5Johnny Antonelli143
    6Bob Rush130
    7Bob Buhl117
    8Johnny Podres114
    9Warren Spahn110
    10Gene Conley107
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jim Davis7
    2Art Fowler6
    3Hoyt Wilhelm6
    4Jack Meyer6
    5Johnny Klippstein6
    6Luis Arroyo6
    7Max Surkont6
    8Clem Labine5
    9Dick Littlefield5
    10Joe Nuxhall5
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Chet Nichols2
    2Ron Kline2
    3Brooks Lawrence1
    4Corky Valentine1
    5Dick Littlefield1
    6Harvey Haddix1
    7Hersh Freeman1
    8Joe Black1
    9Lew Burdette1
    10Paul LaPalme1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Friend2.84
    2Don Newcombe3.19
    3Bob Buhl3.21
    4Warren Spahn3.26
    5Robin Roberts3.28
    6Johnny Antonelli3.33
    7Joe Nuxhall3.47
    8Paul Minner3.47
    9Bob Rush3.50
    10Murry Dickson3.50
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Don Newcombe1.11
    2Robin Roberts1.13
    3Bob Friend1.15
    4Warren Hacker1.15
    5Bob Rush1.18
    6Johnny Antonelli1.23
    7Joe Nuxhall1.24
    8Art Fowler1.25
    9Herm Wehmeier1.25
    10Murry Dickson1.26
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Sam Jones6.51
    2Bob Buhl7.49
    3Bob Rush7.85
    4Johnny Antonelli7.89
    5Murry Dickson7.92
    6Bob Friend8.01
    7Herm Wehmeier8.16
    8Joe Nuxhall8.40
    9Carl Erskine8.54
    10Don Newcombe8.54
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Buhl0.58
    2Bob Rush0.73
    3Bob Friend0.81
    4Sam Jones0.82
    5Johnny Podres0.85
    6Paul Minner0.85
    7Vern Law0.85
    8Art Fowler0.87
    9Joe Nuxhall0.88
    10Warren Spahn0.91
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Don Newcombe1.46
    2Robin Roberts1.56
    3Warren Hacker1.82
    4Bob Friend2.34
    5Warren Spahn2.38
    6Jim Hearn2.62
    7Harvey Haddix2.68
    8Paul Minner2.68
    9Art Fowler2.73
    10Joe Nuxhall2.73
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Sam Jones7.36
    2Harvey Haddix6.49
    3Johnny Podres6.45
    4Gene Conley6.09
    5Don Newcombe5.50
    6Johnny Antonelli5.48
    7Bob Buhl5.21
    8Bob Rush5.00
    9Robin Roberts4.72
    10Max Surkont4.55
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Don Newcombe3.763
    2Robin Roberts3.019
    3Harvey Haddix2.419
    4Gene Conley2.058
    5Johnny Podres2.000
    6Bob Friend1.885
    7Warren Hacker1.860
    8Bob Rush1.781
    9Johnny Antonelli1.744
    10Warren Spahn1.692


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