Are You Ready for Stats Time?

It’s early May, so let’s spit out some funky digits. Because of time constraints (do have to play 1,232 games, after all) I do not keep complete stats for each and every hitter, but all everyday mighty stars do get respect.

AL LEADERS

OPS
1.232 Yaz, BOS
1.202 Carew, MIN
1.200 Gamble, CHX
1.139 Harrah, TEX
1.125 Jackson, NY
1.040 Brett, KC

BATTING AVG
.470 Carew, MIN
.373 Gamble, CHX
.372 Bostock, MIN
.365 Bell, CLE
.330 Yaz, BOS
.329 Cowens. KC
.325 Brett, KC
.325 Hisle, MIN
.323 Zisk, CHX
.323 Burleson, BOS

HOMERS
11 Harrah, TEX
8 Yaz, BOS
6 Thornton, CLE
6 Jackson, NY
6 Brett, KC
6 Gamble, CHX

RBIs
29 Harrah, TEX
22 Yaz, BOS
21 Gamble, CHX
20 Zisk, CHX

GWRBIs
4 Harrah, TEX
4 McRae, KC
3 Zisk, CHX
3 Fisk, BOS
3 Hisle, MIN

WALKS
17 Hargrove, TEX
15 Carew, MIN
14 Evans, BOS
14 Harrah, TEX

WINS
4-0 Leonard, KC
3-0 Aase, BOS
3-0 Littell, KC

E.R.A.
0.98 Leonard, KC
1.21 Colborn, KC
1.78 Palmer, BAL
1.80 Guidry, NY
2.33 Knapp, CHX

SAVES
Kern, CLE, Campbell, BOS,
LaGrow, CHX, T. Martinez, BAL
all tied with 2

STRIKEOUTS
33 Perry, TEX
30 Leonard, KC
27 Guidry, NY
25 Bibby, CLE

LEAGUE STIFFS
Jim, Rice, BOS
(.200, 1 HR, 4 RBI)
Steve Stone, CHX
(0-4, 10.35, 39 hits in 20 IP)

NL LEADERS

OPS
1.310 Smith, L.A.
1.181 Carter, MON
1.156 Parker, PIT
1.125 Stargell, PIT
1.096 Baker, L.A.
1.090 McBride, STL
1.074 Morgan, CIN

BATTING AVG
.429, Parker, PIT
.386 Stennett, PIT
.383 McBride, STL
.382 Carter, MON
.380 Smith, L.A
.370 Templeton, STL.
.361 Oliver, PIT
.351 Baker, L.A.
.349 Simmons, STL
.342 Cey, L.A.

HOMERS
8 Smith, L.A.
7 Bench, CIN
7 Valentine, MON
6 Carter, MON

RBIs
21 Robinson, PIT
21 Valentine, MON
21 Garvey, L.A.
20 Smith, L.A.
20 Watson, HOU
20 Parker, PIT

GWRBIs
4 Templeton, STL
3 Garner, PIT
3 Rose, CIN
3 Carter, MON

WINS
3-0 Sutton, L.A.
3-1 Reuschel, CHC
3-1 Hooton, L.A.
3-1 Rau, L.A.

E.R.A.
1.86 Sutton, L.A.
2.17 Rau, L.A.
2.50 Canelaria, PIT
2.51 Reuss, PIT
2.60 Hooton, L.A.
2.67 Richard, HOU

SAVES
4 Sambito, HOU
4 Sutter, CHC
4 Gossage, PIT

STRIKEOUTS
31 Carlton, PHL
30 Reuschel, CHC
27 Hooton, L.A.
26 Seaver, CIN

LEAGUE STIFFS
Mike Schmidt, PHL
(.222, 2 HRS, 6 RBIs, many errors)
Pete Falcone, STL
(0-3, 10.26, 27 hits and 11 walks in 16 IP)

GET YOUR TEAM BREAKDOWNS RIGHT HERE!
I’m much more into compiling team stats, to gauge why these boys do what they do. So here are PDFs of Team Hitting, Team Pitching, and Assorted Miscellany. Funny how the teams with better pitching tend to rise like Jiffy Pop.

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3 responses to “Are You Ready for Stats Time?

  1. Pat

    I warned everyone to beware of the Cobra. I wasn’t kidding.

  2. w.k. kortas

    Maybe it’s just me, but has anyone ever seen Jerry Reuss and Terry Bradshaw together at the same time?

  3. Ron

    Harrah is juicing. No other way to explain it.

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