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The 1936 season of the National League was the sixty-first 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 92 62 0 .597 -.- 742 (4.82) 621 (4.03) 0.281 0.333 0.395 3.46 0.974
2 Chicago Cubs 154 87 67 0 .565 5.0 755 (4.90) 603 (3.92) 0.286 0.345 0.392 3.54 0.976
2 St. Louis Cardinals 155 87 67 1 .561 0.0 795 (5.13) 794 (5.12) 0.281 0.334 0.410 4.47 0.974
4 Pittsburgh Pirates 156 84 70 2 .538 8.0 804 (5.15) 718 (4.60) 0.286 0.346 0.397 3.89 0.967
5 Cincinnati Reds 154 74 80 0 .481 18.0 722 (4.69) 760 (4.94) 0.274 0.325 0.388 4.22 0.969
6 Boston Bees 157 71 83 3 .452 21.0 631 (4.02) 715 (4.55) 0.265 0.319 0.356 3.94 0.971
7 Brooklyn Dodgers 156 67 87 2 .429 25.0 662 (4.24) 752 (4.82) 0.272 0.320 0.353 3.98 0.967
8 Philadelphia Phillies 154 54 100 0 .351 38.0 726 (4.71) 874 (5.68) 0.281 0.336 0.401 4.64 0.959

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Buddy Hassett
Gus Suhr
Arky Vaughan
Brooklyn Dodgers
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pittsburgh Pirates
156
At Bats Woody Jensen Pittsburgh Pirates 696
Runs Scored Arky Vaughan Pittsburgh Pirates 122
Hits Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals 223
Doubles Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals 64
Triples Ival Goodman Cincinnati Reds 14
Home Runs Mel Ott New York Giants 33
Total Bases Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals 367
Runs Batted In Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals 138
Stolen Bases Pepper Martin St. Louis Cardinals 23
Walks Arky Vaughan Pittsburgh Pirates 118
Hit by Pitch Ival Goodman Cincinnati Reds 9
Strikeouts Bill Brubaker Pittsburgh Pirates 96
Sacrifice Hits Leo Norris Philadelphia Phillies 21
Grounded into Double Plays Hal Lee Boston Bees 23
Batting Average Paul Waner Pittsburgh Pirates 0.373
On-Base Percentage Arky Vaughan Pittsburgh Pirates 0.453
Slugging Percentage Mel Ott New York Giants 0.588
On-Base plus Slugging Mel Ott New York Giants 1.036
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Mel Ott New York Giants 178

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Carl Hubbell New York Giants 26
Losses Bucky Walters Philadelphia Phillies 21
Win-Loss Percentage Carl Hubbell New York Giants 0.812
Appearances Dizzy Dean
Paul Derringer
St. Louis Cardinals
Cincinnati Reds
51
Games Started Paul Derringer
Van Mungo
Cincinnati Reds
Brooklyn Dodgers
37
Complete Games Dizzy Dean St. Louis Cardinals 28
Shutouts Cy Blanton
Tex Carleton
Larry French
Bill Lee
Al Smith
Bucky Walters
Lon Warneke
Pittsburgh Pirates
Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs
New York Giants
Philadelphia Phillies
Chicago Cubs
4
Games Finished Dick Coffman
Bobby Reis
New York Giants
Boston Bees
24
Saves Dizzy Dean St. Louis Cardinals 11
Innings Pitched Dizzy Dean St. Louis Cardinals 315.0
Batters Faced Van Mungo Brooklyn Dodgers 1313
Hits Allowed Paul Derringer Cincinnati Reds 331
Home Runs Allowed Tiny Chaplin
Dizzy Dean
Boston Bees
St. Louis Cardinals
21
Base-on-Balls Allowed Van Mungo Brooklyn Dodgers 118
Hit Batsmen Roy Parmelee St. Louis Cardinals 10
Strikeouts Van Mungo Brooklyn Dodgers 238
Wild Pitches Bill Hallahan St. Louis Cardinals/Cincinnati Reds 11
Balks Paul Derringer
George Jeffcoat
Cincinnati Reds
Brooklyn Dodgers
2
Runs Allowed Paul Derringer Cincinnati Reds 147
Earned Runs Allowed Paul Derringer Cincinnati Reds 126
Earned Run Average Carl Hubbell New York Giants 2.31
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Carl Hubbell New York Giants 1.059

[edit] All-Star Game

The National League won the fourth midsummer classic at Braves Field in Boston, MA on Tuesday, July 7, 1936 by a score of 4 to 3. The league's manager was Charlie Grimm.

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the National League champion New York Giants were defeated by the American League's New York Yankees, 4 games to 2.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Carl Hubbell, a pitcher with the New York Giants. In the award's voting, he had 60 out of a possible 80 points and 6 first place votes.


[edit] Notable events

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