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The 1896 season of the National League was the twenty-first season of the league.

Contents

[edit] Season summary

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates league champion
Rank Team G W L T WPCT GB RS (RS/G) RA (RA/G) AVG OBP SLG ERA FPCT
1 Baltimore Orioles 132 90 39 3 .682 -.- 995 (7.54) 662 (5.02) 0.328 0.379 0.429 3.67 0.945
2 Cleveland Spiders 135 80 48 7 .593 9.5 840 (6.22) 650 (4.81) 0.301 0.359 0.391 3.46 0.950
3 Cincinnati Reds 128 77 50 1 .602 12.0 783 (6.12) 620 (4.84) 0.294 0.351 0.388 3.67 0.951
4 Boston Beaneaters 132 74 57 1 .561 17.0 860 (6.52) 761 (5.77) 0.300 0.357 0.392 3.78 0.934
5 Chicago Colts 132 71 57 4 .538 18.5 815 (6.17) 799 (6.05) 0.286 0.345 0.390 4.41 0.933
6 Pittsburgh Pirates 131 66 63 2 .504 24.0 787 (6.01) 741 (5.66) 0.292 0.346 0.385 4.30 0.941
7 New York Giants 133 64 67 2 .481 27.0 829 (6.23) 821 (6.17) 0.297 0.357 0.394 4.54 0.933
8 Philadelphia Phillies 130 62 68 0 .477 28.5 890 (6.85) 891 (6.85) 0.295 0.356 0.413 5.20 0.941
9 Washington Senators 133 58 73 2 .436 33.0 818 (6.15) 920 (6.92) 0.286 0.358 0.388 4.61 0.927
10 Brooklyn Bridegrooms 133 58 73 2 .436 33.0 692 (5.20) 764 (5.74) 0.284 0.334 0.379 4.25 0.945
11 St. Louis Browns 131 40 90 1 .305 50.5 593 (4.53) 929 (7.09) 0.257 0.308 0.346 5.33 0.936
12 Louisville Colonels 134 38 93 3 .284 53.0 653 (4.87) 997 (7.44) 0.261 0.316 0.351 5.12 0.916

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Jesse Burkett
Ed Cartwright
Gene DeMontreville
Kid Gleason
Ed McKean
Mike Tiernan
George Van Haltren
Cleveland Spiders
Washington Senators
Washington Senators
New York Giants
Cleveland Spiders
New York Giants
New York Giants
133
At Bats Jesse Burkett Cleveland Spiders 586
Runs Scored Jesse Burkett Cleveland Spiders 160
Hits Jesse Burkett Cleveland Spiders 240
Doubles Ed Delahanty Philadelphia Phillies 44
Triples Tom McCreery
George Van Haltren
Louisville Colonels
New York Giants
21
Home Runs Ed Delahanty
Bill Joyce
Philadelphia Phillies
Washington Senators/New York Giants
13
Total Bases Jesse Burkett Cleveland Spiders 317
Runs Batted In Ed Delahanty Philadelphia Phillies 126
Stolen Bases Joe Kelley Baltimore Orioles 87
Walks Billy Hamilton Boston Beaneaters 110
Hit by Pitch Hughie Jennings Baltimore Orioles 51
Strikeouts Tom McCreery Louisville Colonels 58
Sacrifice Hits Dummy Hoy Cincinnati Reds 33
Batting Average Jesse Burkett Cleveland Spiders 0.410
On-Base Percentage Billy Hamilton Boston Beaneaters 0.477
Slugging Percentage Ed Delahanty Philadelphia Phillies 0.631
On-Base plus Slugging Ed Delahanty Philadelphia Phillies 1.103
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Ed Delahanty Philadelphia Phillies 190

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Frank Killen
Kid Nichols
Pittsburgh Pirates
Boston Beaneaters
30
Losses Bill Hart St. Louis Browns 29
Win-Loss Percentage Bill Hoffer Baltimore Orioles 0.781
Appearances Frank Killen Pittsburgh Pirates 52
Games Started Frank Killen Pittsburgh Pirates 50
Complete Games Frank Killen Pittsburgh Pirates 44
Shutouts Frank Killen
Cy Young
Pittsburgh Pirates
Cleveland Spiders
5
Games Finished Chauncey Fisher Cincinnati Reds 11
Saves Cy Young Cleveland Spiders 3
Innings Pitched Frank Killen Pittsburgh Pirates 432.1
Batters Faced Cy Young Cleveland Spiders 1781
Hits Allowed Cy Young Cleveland Spiders 477
Home Runs Allowed Jack Stivetts Boston Beaneaters 20
Base-on-Balls Allowed Chick Fraser Louisville Colonels 166
Hit Batsmen Cy Young Cleveland Spiders 10
Strikeouts Cy Young Cleveland Spiders 140
Wild Pitches Chick Fraser Louisville Colonels 27
Balks Bill Hill
Frank Killen
Cy Seymour
Jack Taylor
Louisville Colonels
Pittsburgh Pirates
New York Giants
Philadelphia Phillies
1
Runs Allowed Chick Fraser
Jack Taylor
Louisville Colonels
Philadelphia Phillies
282
Earned Runs Allowed Bill Hart
Jack Taylor
St. Louis Browns
Philadelphia Phillies
191
Earned Run Average Billy Rhines Cincinnati Reds 2.45
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Billy Rhines Cincinnati Reds 1.231

[edit] Postseason

The Temple Cup featured a match-up between two National League teams, the first place Baltimore Orioles against the second place Cleveland Spiders. The Baltimore club won the series four games to one.

[edit] Notable events

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