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The 1920 season of the National League was the forty-fifth 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 Brooklyn Robins 155 93 61 1 .600 -.- 660 (4.26) 528 (3.41) 0.277 0.322 0.367 2.62 0.966
2 New York Giants 155 86 68 1 .555 7.0 682 (4.40) 543 (3.50) 0.269 0.324 0.363 2.80 0.969
3 Cincinnati Reds 154 82 71 1 .532 10.5 639 (4.15) 569 (3.69) 0.277 0.326 0.349 2.90 0.968
4 Pittsburgh Pirates 155 79 75 1 .510 14.0 530 (3.42) 552 (3.56) 0.257 0.307 0.332 2.89 0.971
5 St. Louis Cardinals 155 75 79 1 .484 18.0 675 (4.35) 682 (4.40) 0.289 0.334 0.385 3.43 0.961
6 Chicago Cubs 154 75 79 0 .487 18.0 619 (4.02) 635 (4.12) 0.264 0.321 0.354 3.27 0.965
7 Boston Braves 153 62 90 1 .405 30.0 523 (3.42) 670 (4.38) 0.260 0.311 0.339 3.54 0.964
8 Philadelphia Phillies 153 62 91 0 .405 30.5 565 (3.69) 714 (4.67) 0.263 0.301 0.364 3.63 0.964

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Jimmy Johnston
George Kelly
Milt Stock
Brooklyn Robins
New York Giants
St. Louis Cardinals
155
At Bats Milt Stock St. Louis Cardinals 639
Runs Scored George Burns New York Giants 115
Hits Rogers Hornsby St. Louis Cardinals 218
Doubles Rogers Hornsby St. Louis Cardinals 44
Triples Hy Myers Brooklyn Robins 22
Home Runs Cy Williams Philadelphia Phillies 15
Total Bases Rogers Hornsby St. Louis Cardinals 329
Runs Batted In Rogers Hornsby
George Kelly
St. Louis Cardinals
New York Giants
94
Stolen Bases Max Carey Pittsburgh Pirates 52
Caught Stealing Billy Southworth Pittsburgh Pirates 25
Walks George Burns New York Giants 76
Hit by Pitch Jack Fournier St. Louis Cardinals 12
Strikeouts George Kelly New York Giants 92
Sacrifice Hits George Cutshaw Pittsburgh Pirates 37
Batting Average Rogers Hornsby St. Louis Cardinals 0.370
On-Base Percentage Rogers Hornsby St. Louis Cardinals 0.431
Slugging Percentage Rogers Hornsby St. Louis Cardinals 0.559
On-Base plus Slugging Rogers Hornsby St. Louis Cardinals 0.990
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Rogers Hornsby St. Louis Cardinals 187

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Pete Alexander Chicago Cubs 27
Losses Eppa Rixey Philadelphia Phillies 22
Win-Loss Percentage Burleigh Grimes Brooklyn Robins 0.676
Appearances Jesse Haines St. Louis Cardinals 47
Games Started Pete Alexander Chicago Cubs 40
Complete Games Pete Alexander Chicago Cubs 33
Shutouts Babe Adams Pittsburgh Pirates 8
Games Finished Bill Sherdel St. Louis Cardinals 28
Saves Bill Sherdel St. Louis Cardinals 6
Innings Pitched Pete Alexander Chicago Cubs 363.1
Batters Faced Pete Alexander Chicago Cubs 1447
Hits Allowed Pete Alexander Chicago Cubs 335
Home Runs Allowed Joe Oeschger
George Smith
Boston Braves
Philadelphia Phillies
10
Base-on-Balls Allowed Ferdie Schupp St. Louis Cardinals 127
Hit Batsmen Jack Scott Boston Braves 13
Strikeouts Pete Alexander Chicago Cubs 173
Wild Pitches Elmer Ponder Pittsburgh Pirates 10
Balks Bill Hubbell New York Giants/Philadelphia Phillies 3
Runs Allowed Jack Scott Boston Braves 148
Earned Runs Allowed Joe Oeschger Boston Braves 115
Earned Run Average Pete Alexander Chicago Cubs 1.91
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Babe Adams Pittsburgh Pirates 0.981

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the National League champion Brooklyn Robins were defeated by the American League's Cleveland Indians, 5 games to 2.

[edit] Notable events

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