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The 1912 season of the National League was the thirty-seventh season of the league.

Contents

[edit] Season summary

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
Rank Team G W L T WPCT GB RS (RS/G) RA (RA/G) AVG OBP SLG ERA FPCT
1 New York Giants 154 103 48 3 .669 -.- 823 (5.34) 571 (3.71) 0.286 0.352 0.395 2.58 0.955
2 Pittsburgh Pirates 152 93 58 1 .612 10.0 751 (4.94) 565 (3.72) 0.284 0.337 0.398 2.85 0.972
3 Chicago Cubs 152 91 59 2 .599 11.5 756 (4.97) 668 (4.39) 0.277 0.349 0.387 3.42 0.960
4 Cincinnati Reds 155 75 78 2 .484 29.0 656 (4.23) 722 (4.66) 0.256 0.320 0.339 3.42 0.960
5 Philadelphia Phillies 152 73 79 0 .480 30.5 670 (4.41) 688 (4.53) 0.267 0.328 0.367 3.25 0.963
6 St. Louis Cardinals 153 63 90 0 .412 41.0 659 (4.31) 830 (5.42) 0.268 0.335 0.352 3.85 0.957
7 Brooklyn Dodgers 153 58 95 0 .379 46.0 651 (4.25) 754 (4.93) 0.268 0.332 0.358 3.64 0.959
8 Boston Braves 155 52 101 2 .335 52.0 693 (4.47) 861 (5.55) 0.273 0.330 0.361 4.17 0.954

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Bill Sweeney Boston Braves 153
At Bats Vin Campbell Boston Braves 624
Runs Scored Bob Bescher Cincinnati Reds 120
Hits Heinie Zimmerman Chicago Cubs 207
Doubles Heinie Zimmerman Chicago Cubs 41
Triples Chief Wilson Pittsburgh Pirates 36
Home Runs Heinie Zimmerman Chicago Cubs 14
Total Bases Heinie Zimmerman Chicago Cubs 318
Runs Batted In Honus Wagner Pittsburgh Pirates 102
Stolen Bases Bob Bescher Cincinnati Reds 67
Walks Jimmy Sheckard Chicago Cubs 122
Hit by Pitch Steve Evans St. Louis Cardinals 17
Strikeouts Ed McDonald Boston Braves 91
Sacrifice Hits Max Carey Pittsburgh Pirates 37
Batting Average Heinie Zimmerman Chicago Cubs 0.372
On-Base Percentage Chief Meyers New York Giants 0.441
Slugging Percentage Heinie Zimmerman Chicago Cubs 0.571
On-Base plus Slugging Heinie Zimmerman Chicago Cubs 0.989
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Heinie Zimmerman Chicago Cubs 169

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Larry Cheney
Rube Marquard
Chicago Cubs
New York Giants
26
Losses Lefty Tyler Boston Braves 22
Win-Loss Percentage Claude Hendrix Pittsburgh Pirates 0.727
Appearances Rube Benton Cincinnati Reds 50
Games Started Rube Benton Cincinnati Reds 39
Complete Games Larry Cheney Chicago Cubs 28
Shutouts Nap Rucker Brooklyn Dodgers 6
Games Finished Doc Crandall New York Giants 25
Saves Slim Sallee St. Louis Cardinals 6
Innings Pitched Pete Alexander Philadelphia Phillies 310.1
Batters Faced Rube Benton Cincinnati Reds 1302
Hits Allowed George Suggs Cincinnati Reds 320
Home Runs Allowed Pete Alexander
Hub Perdue
Philadelphia Phillies
Boston Braves
11
Base-on-Balls Allowed Marty O'Toole Pittsburgh Pirates 159
Hit Batsmen Rube Benton Cincinnati Reds 18
Strikeouts Pete Alexander Philadelphia Phillies 195
Wild Pitches Larry Cheney Chicago Cubs 18
Balks Ed Donnelly Boston Braves 3
Runs Allowed Bob Harmon St. Louis Cardinals 156
Earned Runs Allowed Lefty Tyler Boston Braves 119
Earned Run Average Jeff Tesreau New York Giants 1.96
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Hank Robinson Pittsburgh Pirates 1.006

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the National League champion New York Giants were defeated by the American League's Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 with one tie.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's Chalmers Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Larry Doyle, a second baseman with the New York Giants. In the award's voting, he had 48 out of a possible 64 points.

[edit] Notable events

Seasons of the National League
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