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1968 National League Awards, All-Stars and Other Leaders

League Awards

Batting stats are G BA/OBP/SLG Pitching stats are W-L ERA, SO.

Award-Winners Complete Voting Results

Most Valuable Player Award

Bob Gibson
STL 22-9, 1.12, 268 SO

Cy Young Award

Bob Gibson
STL 22-9, 1.12, 268 SO

Rookie of the Year Award

Johnny Bench
CIN 154 G .275/.311/.433
Batting Champion
  (highest BA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Pete Rose
CIN 149 G .335/.391/.470
ERA Pitching Champion
  (lowest ERA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Bob Gibson
STL 22-9, 1.12, 268 SO

TSN Pitcher of the Year

Bob Gibson
STL 22-9, 1.12, 268 SO

Gold Glove Winners (history)

PitcherBob Gibson
CatcherJohnny Bench
First BaseWes Parker
Second BaseGlenn Beckert
Third BaseRon Santo
ShortstopDal Maxvill
OutfieldRoberto Clemente, Curt Flood and Willie Mays

League All-Stars

All Star Directory · (* - indicates they played)
Box Score and Play-by-Play

P. Don Drysdale (LAD)
C. Jerry Grote (NYM)
1B. Willie McCovey (SFG)
2B. Tommy Helms (CIN)
3B. Ron Santo (CHC)
SS. Don Kessinger (CHC)
LF. Curt Flood (STL)
CF. Willie Mays (SFG)
RF. Hank Aaron (ATL)

Gene Alley (PIT)
Felipe Alou* (ATL)
Matty Alou* (PIT)
Johnny Bench* (CIN)
Leo Cardenas* (CIN)
Steve Carlton* (STL)
Woodie Fryman (PHI)
Bob Gibson (STL)
Tom Haller* (LAD)
Julian Javier* (STL)
Jerry Koosman* (NYM)
Juan Marichal* (SFG)
Tony Perez* (CIN)
Ron Reed* (ATL)
Pete Rose (CIN)
Tom Seaver* (NYM)
Rusty Staub* (HOU)
Billy Williams* (CHC)

NL Other Leaders

Glossary · Hold mouse over statistic name to see description

For batting rate stats, generally a minimum of 3.1 Plate Appearances/G, 1.0 IP/G, 0.67 Gm and Chances/Team Game (fielding), 0.2 SB att/Team Game (catchers), and 0.1 SB att/Team Game (baserunners only since 1951), and 0.1 decision/G for single-season leaderboards generally needed for rate statistics. For pitcher fielding the minimums are reduced by a third. For LF, CF, RF fielding stats, we only have reliable data since 1954, so all leaders are since 1954. Explanation of min. requirements