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Billy Herman's .379 Average Tops in NL
Monday, October 4th, 1937
The number-one ranked hitter in the National League for 1937 is Billy Herman.

The Chicago Cubs second baseman won the league batting crown with 215 hits in 567 at-bats. No one in the league had a higher average.

Herman played in 149 games and finished his standout season with 4 home runs, 91 RBIs and scored 106 times.
Rudy York Wins AL Batting Title
Monday, October 4th, 1937
At an age where many of his peers are still trying to establish themselves in National and American Leagues, Rudy York of the Detroit Tigers stepped up to win a American League batting title, with a .366 mark.

On the season, he compiled 175 hits, 21 doubles, 3 triples and 40 home runs. In 138 games York totaled 116 RBIs and scored 104 runs.
BNN Stats: Active Career Batting Leaders
Monday, October 4th, 1937
So, who is the active leader in the National and American Leagues in career intentional walks?

Goose Goslin, WS1, 144
Babe Ruth, NYY, 126
Babe Herman, BRO, 108
Jimmie Foxx, PHA, 104
Mel Ott, NY1, 94
LEAGUE LEADERS AVG
Billy Herman - CHC
.379
2 Johnny Mize STL .370
3 Rudy York DET .366
4 Charlie Gehringer NYY .360
5 Hal Trosky Sr CLE .355
LEAGUE LEADERS HR
Mel Ott - NY1
45
2 Jimmie Foxx PHA 43
3 Hank Greenberg DET 42
4 Hal Trosky Sr CLE 41
5 Rudy York DET 40
LEAGUE LEADERS RBI
Lou Gehrig - NYY
149
2 Johnny Mize STL 141
3 Hal Trosky Sr CLE 139
4 Jimmie Foxx PHA 135
4 Hank Greenberg DET 135
LEAGUE LEADERS W
Bob Weiland - SLA
25
2 Freddie Fitzsimmons NYY 23
2 Carl Hubbell NY1 23
4 Paul Derringer STL 22
4 Lon Warneke CHC 22
LEAGUE LEADERS ERA
Gene Schott - CIN
2.55
2 Charlie Root WS1 2.75
3 Carl Hubbell NY1 2.77
4 Cliff Melton NY1 2.85
5 Lee Grissom CIN 2.93
LEAGUE LEADERS K
Van Mungo - BRO
196
2 Ted Trent NYY 164
3 Carl Hubbell NY1 155
4 Cy Blanton PIT 152
5 Henry McHenry PIT 148
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AMERICAN LEAGUE STANDINGS
W L PCT GB
New York Yankees 107 47 .695 -
Washington Senators 88 66 .571 19.0
Detroit Tigers 83 71 .539 24.0
Philadelphia Athletics 77 77 .500 30.0
Cleveland Indians 74 80 .481 33.0
St. Louis Browns 73 81 .474 34.0
Boston Red Sox 58 96 .377 49.0
Chicago White Sox 56 98 .364 51.0
NATIONAL LEAGUE STANDINGS
W L PCT GB
St. Louis Cardinals 95 59 .617 -
New York Giants 91 63 .591 4.0
Cincinnati Reds 86 68 .558 9.0
Chicago Cubs 81 73 .526 14.0
Pittsburgh Pirates 72 82 .468 23.0
Brooklyn Dodgers 70 84 .455 25.0
Philadelphia Phillies 69 85 .448 26.0
Boston Bees 52 102 .338 43.0
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - American League
Away Team Home Team Result Time Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher
Cleveland Detroit 3-6 3:05 PM EST W.Wyatt (17-7, 3.80 ERA) O.Hildebrand (8-11, 5.73 ERA)
Boston New York 0-3 2:05 PM EST S.Chandler (13-9, 4.05 ERA) W.Ferrell (8-19, 5.87 ERA)
Washington Philadelphia 7-11 3:05 PM EST H.Kelleher (1-0, 2.57 ERA) L.Mills (0-1, 10.38 ERA)
Chicago St. Louis 12-8 3:05 PM EST B.Logan (1-1, 5.59 ERA) D.MacFayden (11-21, 4.67 ERA)
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - National League
Away Team Home Team Result Time Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher
Philadelphia Boston 0-3 3:05 PM EST E.Whitehill (7-14, 4.18 ERA) P.Appleton (7-12, 5.64 ERA)
New York Brooklyn 0-1 2:05 PM EST V.Mungo (18-16, 3.22 ERA) C.Hubbell (23-9, 2.77 ERA)
St. Louis Chicago 4-2 3:05 PM EST G.Caster (16-8, 4.03 ERA) B.Lee (16-16, 4.67 ERA)
Cincinnati Pittsburgh 7-0 3:05 PM EST A.Hollingsworth (17-14, 3.28 ERA) R.Birkofer (15-12, 4.42 ERA)
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