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The 1927 season of the National League was the fifty-second 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 Pittsburgh Pirates 156 94 60 2 .603 -.- 817 (5.24) 659 (4.22) 0.305 0.357 0.412 3.66 0.969
2 St. Louis Cardinals 153 92 61 0 .601 1.5 754 (4.93) 665 (4.35) 0.278 0.340 0.408 3.57 0.966
3 New York Giants 155 92 62 1 .594 2.0 817 (5.27) 720 (4.65) 0.297 0.352 0.427 3.97 0.969
4 Chicago Cubs 153 85 68 0 .556 8.5 750 (4.90) 661 (4.32) 0.284 0.343 0.400 3.65 0.971
5 Cincinnati Reds 153 75 78 0 .490 18.5 643 (4.20) 653 (4.27) 0.278 0.330 0.367 3.54 0.973
6 Brooklyn Robins 154 65 88 1 .422 28.5 541 (3.51) 619 (4.02) 0.253 0.302 0.342 3.36 0.963
7 Boston Braves 155 60 94 1 .387 34.0 651 (4.20) 771 (4.97) 0.279 0.323 0.363 4.22 0.963
8 Philadelphia Phillies 155 51 103 1 .329 43.0 678 (4.37) 903 (5.83) 0.280 0.334 0.370 5.36 0.972

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Eddie Brown
Rogers Hornsby
Paul Waner
Boston Braves
New York Giants
Pittsburgh Pirates
155
At Bats Sparky Adams Chicago Cubs 647
Runs Scored Rogers Hornsby
Lloyd Waner
New York Giants
Pittsburgh Pirates
133
Hits Paul Waner Pittsburgh Pirates 237
Doubles Riggs Stephenson Chicago Cubs 46
Triples Paul Waner Pittsburgh Pirates 18
Home Runs Cy Williams
Hack Wilson
Philadelphia Phillies
Chicago Cubs
30
Total Bases Paul Waner Pittsburgh Pirates 342
Runs Batted In Paul Waner Pittsburgh Pirates 131
Stolen Bases Frankie Frisch St. Louis Cardinals 48
Walks Rogers Hornsby New York Giants 86
Hit by Pitch Cy Williams Philadelphia Phillies 9
Strikeouts Hack Wilson Chicago Cubs 70
Sacrifice Hits Pie Traynor Pittsburgh Pirates 35
Batting Average Paul Waner Pittsburgh Pirates 0.380
On-Base Percentage Rogers Hornsby New York Giants 0.448
Slugging Percentage Chick Hafey St. Louis Cardinals 0.590
On-Base plus Slugging Rogers Hornsby New York Giants 1.034
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Rogers Hornsby New York Giants 175

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Charley Root Chicago Cubs 26
Losses Jack Scott Philadelphia Phillies 21
Win-Loss Percentage Larry Benton Boston Braves/New York Giants 0.708
Appearances Charley Root
Jack Scott
Chicago Cubs
Philadelphia Phillies
48
Games Started Lee Meadows Pittsburgh Pirates 38
Complete Games Jesse Haines
Lee Meadows
Dazzy Vance
St. Louis Cardinals
Pittsburgh Pirates
Brooklyn Robins
25
Shutouts Jesse Haines St. Louis Cardinals 6
Games Finished Rube Ehrhardt Brooklyn Robins 26
Saves Bill Sherdel St. Louis Cardinals 6
Innings Pitched Charley Root Chicago Cubs 309.0
Batters Faced Charley Root Chicago Cubs 1316
Hits Allowed Lee Meadows Pittsburgh Pirates 315
Home Runs Allowed Bill Sherdel St. Louis Cardinals 17
Base-on-Balls Allowed Charley Root Chicago Cubs 117
Hit Batsmen Jakie May Cincinnati Reds 14
Strikeouts Dazzy Vance Brooklyn Robins 184
Wild Pitches Jakie May Cincinnati Reds 8
Balks Jumbo Elliott Brooklyn Robins 2
Runs Allowed Jack Scott Philadelphia Phillies 154
Earned Runs Allowed Jack Scott Philadelphia Phillies 132
Earned Run Average Ray Kremer Pittsburgh Pirates 2.47
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Pete Alexander St. Louis Cardinals 1.116

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the National League champion Pittsburgh Pirates were defeated by the American League's New York Yankees, 4 games to 0.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's League Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Paul Waner, an outfielder with the Pittsburgh Pirates. In the award's voting, he had 72 out of a possible 80 points.

[edit] Notable events

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