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The 1929 season of the National League was the fifty-fourth 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 Chicago Cubs 156 98 54 4 .628 -.- 982 (6.29) 758 (4.86) 0.303 0.370 0.452 4.16 0.975
2 Pittsburgh Pirates 154 88 65 1 .571 10.5 904 (5.87) 780 (5.06) 0.303 0.361 0.430 4.36 0.970
3 New York Giants 152 84 67 1 .553 13.5 897 (5.90) 709 (4.66) 0.296 0.354 0.436 3.97 0.975
4 St. Louis Cardinals 154 78 74 2 .506 20.0 831 (5.40) 806 (5.23) 0.293 0.352 0.438 4.66 0.971
5 Philadelphia Phillies 154 71 82 1 .461 27.5 897 (5.82) 1032 (6.70) 0.309 0.374 0.467 6.13 0.969
6 Brooklyn Robins 153 70 83 0 .458 28.5 755 (4.93) 888 (5.80) 0.291 0.353 0.427 4.92 0.968
7 Cincinnati Reds 155 66 88 1 .426 33.0 686 (4.43) 760 (4.90) 0.281 0.333 0.379 4.41 0.974
8 Boston Braves 154 56 98 0 .364 43.0 657 (4.27) 876 (5.69) 0.280 0.331 0.375 5.12 0.967

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Rogers Hornsby Chicago Cubs 156
At Bats Lloyd Waner Pittsburgh Pirates 662
Runs Scored Rogers Hornsby Chicago Cubs 156
Hits Lefty O'Doul Philadelphia Phillies 254
Doubles Johnny Frederick Brooklyn Robins 52
Triples Lloyd Waner Pittsburgh Pirates 20
Home Runs Chuck Klein Philadelphia Phillies 43
Total Bases Rogers Hornsby Chicago Cubs 409
Runs Batted In Hack Wilson Chicago Cubs 159
Stolen Bases Kiki Cuyler Chicago Cubs 43
Walks Mel Ott New York Giants 113
Hit by Pitch Jimmy Welsh New York Giants/Boston Braves 11
Strikeouts Hack Wilson Chicago Cubs 83
Sacrifice Hits Freddie Maguire Boston Braves 26
Batting Average Lefty O'Doul Philadelphia Phillies 0.398
On-Base Percentage Lefty O'Doul Philadelphia Phillies 0.465
Slugging Percentage Rogers Hornsby Chicago Cubs 0.679
On-Base plus Slugging Rogers Hornsby Chicago Cubs 1.138
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Rogers Hornsby Chicago Cubs 178

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Pat Malone Chicago Cubs 22
Losses Watty Clark Brooklyn Robins 19
Win-Loss Percentage Charley Root Chicago Cubs 0.760
Appearances Guy Bush Chicago Cubs 50
Games Started Watty Clark Brooklyn Robins 36
Complete Games Red Lucas Cincinnati Reds 28
Shutouts Pat Malone Chicago Cubs 5
Games Finished Bob McGraw Philadelphia Phillies 24
Saves Guy Bush
Johnny Morrison
Chicago Cubs
Brooklyn Robins
8
Innings Pitched Watty Clark Brooklyn Robins 279.0
Batters Faced Watty Clark Brooklyn Robins 1189
Hits Allowed Watty Clark Brooklyn Robins 295
Home Runs Allowed Ray Benge Philadelphia Phillies 24
Base-on-Balls Allowed Claude Willoughby Philadelphia Phillies 108
Hit Batsmen Clise Dudley Brooklyn Robins 10
Strikeouts Pat Malone Chicago Cubs 166
Wild Pitches Doug McWeeny Brooklyn Robins 11
Balks Phil Collins
Fred Frankhouse
Philadelphia Phillies
St. Louis Cardinals
2
Runs Allowed Claude Willoughby Philadelphia Phillies 156
Earned Runs Allowed Ray Benge Philadelphia Phillies 139
Earned Run Average Bill Walker New York Giants 3.09
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Red Lucas Cincinnati Reds 1.204

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the National League champion Chicago Cubs were defeated by the American League's Philadelphia Athletics, 4 games to 1.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's League Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Rogers Hornsby, a second baseman with the Chicago Cubs. In the award's voting, he had 60 out of a possible 80 points and 3 first place votes.

[edit] Notable events

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