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The 1958 season of the National League was the eighty-third 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 Milwaukee Braves 154 92 62 0 .597 -.- 675 (4.38) 541 (3.51) 0.266 0.327 0.412 3.21 0.980
2 Pittsburgh Pirates 154 84 70 0 .545 8.0 662 (4.30) 607 (3.94) 0.264 0.316 0.410 3.56 0.978
3 San Francisco Giants 154 80 74 0 .519 12.0 727 (4.72) 698 (4.53) 0.263 0.330 0.422 3.98 0.975
4 Cincinnati Redlegs 154 76 78 0 .494 16.0 695 (4.51) 621 (4.03) 0.258 0.330 0.389 3.73 0.983
5 St. Louis Cardinals 154 72 82 0 .468 20.0 619 (4.02) 704 (4.57) 0.261 0.329 0.380 4.12 0.975
6 Chicago Cubs 154 72 82 0 .468 20.0 709 (4.60) 725 (4.71) 0.265 0.327 0.426 4.22 0.975
7 Los Angeles Dodgers 154 71 83 0 .461 21.0 668 (4.34) 761 (4.94) 0.251 0.316 0.402 4.47 0.975
8 Philadelphia Phillies 154 69 85 0 .448 23.0 664 (4.31) 762 (4.95) 0.266 0.336 0.400 4.32 0.978

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs 154
At Bats Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs 617
Runs Scored Willie Mays San Francisco Giants 121
Hits Richie Ashburn Philadelphia Phillies 215
Doubles Orlando Cepeda San Francisco Giants 38
Triples Richie Ashburn Philadelphia Phillies 13
Home Runs Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs 47
Total Bases Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs 379
Runs Batted In Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs 129
Stolen Bases Willie Mays San Francisco Giants 31
Caught Stealing Richie Ashburn
Curt Flood
Philadelphia Phillies
St. Louis Cardinals
12
Walks Richie Ashburn Philadelphia Phillies 97
Intentional Base-on-Balls Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals 26
Hit by Pitch Solly Hemus
Walt Moryn
Lee Walls
Philadelphia Phillies
Chicago Cubs
Chicago Cubs
8
Strikeouts Harry Anderson Philadelphia Phillies 95
Sacrifice Hits Jim Davenport
Johnny Temple
San Francisco Giants
Cincinnati Redlegs
17
Sacrifice Flies Orlando Cepeda San Francisco Giants 9
Grounded into Double Plays Gene Green St. Louis Cardinals 24
Batting Average Richie Ashburn Philadelphia Phillies 0.350
On-Base Percentage Richie Ashburn Philadelphia Phillies 0.440
Slugging Percentage Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs 0.614
On-Base plus Slugging Willie Mays San Francisco Giants 1.002
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Willie Mays San Francisco Giants 165

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Bob Friend
Warren Spahn
Pittsburgh Pirates
Milwaukee Braves
22
Losses Ron Kline Pittsburgh Pirates 16
Win-Loss Percentage Lew Burdette
Warren Spahn
Milwaukee Braves
Milwaukee Braves
0.667
Appearances Don Elston Chicago Cubs 69
Games Started Bob Friend Pittsburgh Pirates 38
Complete Games Warren Spahn Milwaukee Braves 23
Shutouts Carl Willey Milwaukee Braves 4
Games Finished Roy Face Pittsburgh Pirates 40
Saves Roy Face Pittsburgh Pirates 20
Innings Pitched Warren Spahn Milwaukee Braves 290.0
Batters Faced Warren Spahn Milwaukee Braves 1176
Hits Allowed Bob Friend Pittsburgh Pirates 299
Home Runs Allowed Johnny Antonelli
Don Newcombe
San Francisco Giants
Los Angeles Dodgers/Cincinnati Redlegs
31
Base-on-Balls Allowed Sam Jones St. Louis Cardinals 107
Intentional Base-on-Balls Ron Kline Pittsburgh Pirates 14
Hit Batsmen Don Drysdale Los Angeles Dodgers 14
Strikeouts Sam Jones St. Louis Cardinals 225
Wild Pitches Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers 17
Balks Taylor Phillips
Johnny Podres
Chicago Cubs
Los Angeles Dodgers
3
Runs Allowed Bob Friend Pittsburgh Pirates 120
Earned Runs Allowed Bob Friend Pittsburgh Pirates 112
Earned Run Average Stu Miller San Francisco Giants 2.47
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Warren Spahn Milwaukee Braves 1.148

[edit] All-Star Game

The National League lost the twenty-fifth midsummer classic at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, MD on Thursday, July 8, 1958 by a score of 4 to 3. The league's manager was Fred Haney.

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the National League champion Milwaukee Braves were defeated by the American League's New York Yankees, 4 games to 3.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Ernie Banks, a shortstop with the Chicago Cubs. In the award's voting, he had 283 out of a possible 336 points and 16 first place votes.

The winner of the Cy Young Award, given to the best pitcher in Major League Baseball irrespective of league, was Bob Turley of the New York Yankees (AL). In the award's voting, he had 5 out of a possible 16 points and 5 first place votes.

The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Orlando Cepeda, a first baseman with the San Francisco Giants. In the award's voting, he had 21 out of a possible 24 points and 21 first place votes.

[edit] Gold Gloves

The following players won the Gold Glove Award, given to the league's best fielders as voted upon by its managers and coaches, at their respective position.

Position Player Team
P Harvey Haddix Cincinnati Redlegs
C Del Crandall Milwaukee Braves
1B Gil Hodges Los Angeles Dodgers
2B Bill Mazeroski Pittsburgh Pirates
3B Roy McMillan Cincinnati Redlegs
SS Ken Boyer St. Louis Cardinals
LF Frank Robinson Cincinnati Redlegs
CF Willie Mays San Francisco Giants
RF Hank Aaron Milwaukee Braves

[edit] Hall of Fame Game

The seventeenth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on August 4 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the National League's Philadelphia Phillies lost to the Washington Senators of the American League by a score of 5 to 4.

[edit] Notable events

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