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The 1937 season of the National League was the sixty-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 New York Giants 152 95 57 0 .625 -.- 732 (4.82) 602 (3.96) 0.278 0.330 0.403 3.43 0.974
2 Chicago Cubs 154 93 61 0 .604 3.0 811 (5.27) 682 (4.43) 0.287 0.352 0.416 3.97 0.975
3 Pittsburgh Pirates 154 86 68 0 .558 10.0 704 (4.57) 646 (4.19) 0.285 0.341 0.384 3.56 0.970
4 St. Louis Cardinals 157 81 73 3 .516 15.0 789 (5.03) 733 (4.67) 0.282 0.329 0.406 3.98 0.973
5 Boston Bees 152 79 73 0 .520 16.0 579 (3.81) 556 (3.66) 0.247 0.312 0.339 3.22 0.975
6 Brooklyn Dodgers 155 62 91 2 .400 33.5 616 (3.97) 772 (4.98) 0.265 0.324 0.354 4.13 0.964
7 Philadelphia Phillies 155 61 92 2 .394 34.5 724 (4.67) 869 (5.61) 0.273 0.332 0.391 5.05 0.970
8 Cincinnati Reds 155 56 98 1 .361 40.0 612 (3.95) 707 (4.56) 0.254 0.312 0.360 3.94 0.966

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals 156
At Bats Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals 633
Runs Scored Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals 111
Hits Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals 237
Doubles Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals 56
Triples Arky Vaughan Pittsburgh Pirates 17
Home Runs Joe Medwick
Mel Ott
St. Louis Cardinals
New York Giants
31
Total Bases Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals 406
Runs Batted In Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals 154
Stolen Bases Augie Galan Chicago Cubs 23
Walks Mel Ott New York Giants 102
Hit by Pitch Dick Bartell New York Giants 10
Strikeouts Vince DiMaggio Boston Bees 111
Sacrifice Hits Jimmy Brown St. Louis Cardinals 26
Grounded into Double Plays Frank Demaree Chicago Cubs 23
Batting Average Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals 0.374
On-Base Percentage Dolph Camilli Philadelphia Phillies 0.446
Slugging Percentage Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals 0.641
On-Base plus Slugging Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals 1.055
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Joe Medwick St. Louis Cardinals 180

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Carl Hubbell New York Giants 22
Losses Wayne LaMaster Philadelphia Phillies 19
Win-Loss Percentage Carl Hubbell New York Giants 0.733
Appearances Hugh Mulcahy Philadelphia Phillies 56
Games Started Cy Blanton
Claude Passeau
Bucky Walters
Bob Weiland
Pittsburgh Pirates
Philadelphia Phillies
Philadelphia Phillies
St. Louis Cardinals
34
Complete Games Jim Turner Boston Bees 24
Shutouts Lou Fette
Lee Grissom
Jim Turner
Boston Bees
Cincinnati Reds
Boston Bees
5
Games Finished Mace Brown Pittsburgh Pirates 27
Saves Mace Brown
Cliff Melton
Pittsburgh Pirates
New York Giants
7
Innings Pitched Claude Passeau Philadelphia Phillies 292.1
Batters Faced Claude Passeau Philadelphia Phillies 1276
Hits Allowed Claude Passeau Philadelphia Phillies 348
Home Runs Allowed Lon Warneke St. Louis Cardinals 32
Base-on-Balls Allowed Hugh Mulcahy Philadelphia Phillies 97
Hit Batsmen Hal Kelleher
Hugh Mulcahy
Roy Parmelee
Philadelphia Phillies
Philadelphia Phillies
Chicago Cubs
7
Strikeouts Carl Hubbell New York Giants 159
Wild Pitches Roy Parmelee Chicago Cubs 11
Balks Dizzy Dean St. Louis Cardinals 3
Runs Allowed Claude Passeau Philadelphia Phillies 158
Earned Runs Allowed Claude Passeau Philadelphia Phillies 141
Earned Run Average Jim Turner Boston Bees 2.38
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Jim Turner Boston Bees 1.091

[edit] All-Star Game

The National League lost the fifth midsummer classic at Griffith Stadium in Washington, DC on Wednesday, July 7, 1937 by a score of 8 to 3. The league's manager was Bill Terry.

[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 1.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Joe Medwick, an outfielder with the St. Louis Cardinals. In the award's voting, he had 70 out of a possible 80 points and 2 first place votes.


[edit] Notable events

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