SELECTED STATISTICS FROM 1962

A meaningful report that reveals the true value of a baseball player to his team and the reasons a club finished where it did
April 08, 1963

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EFFECTIVE TEAM PITCHING

at bats

Opponents' hits

BA

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Los Angeles (.268)

5,665

1,386

.245

San Francisco (.278)

5,578

1,399

.251

St. Louis (.271)

5,534

1,394

.252

Cincinnati (.270)

5,499

1,397

.254

Houston (.246)

5,573

1,446

.259

Pittsburgh (.268)

5,475

1,433

.262

Milwaukee (.252)

5,503

1,443

.262

Philadelphia (.260)

5,472

1,469

.268

Chicago (.253)

5,542

1,509

.272

New York (.240)

5,619

1,577

.281

AMERICAN LEAGUE

New York (.267)

5,564

1,375

.247

Baltimore (.248)

5,523

1,373

.249

Chicago (.257)

5,500

1,380

.251

Los Angeles (.250)

5,584

1,412

.253

Minnesota (.260)

5,524

1,400

.253

Washington (.250)

5,472

1,400

.256

Cleveland (.245)

5,467

1,410

.258

Boston (.258)

5,485

1,416

.258

Detroit (.248)

5,613

1,452

.259

Kansas City (.263)

5,507

1,450

.263

EFFECTIVE TEAM SCORING

Runners on base

Runners scored

Pct. scoring

NATIONAL LEAGUE

San Francisco

2,117

878

.415

Los Angeles

2,114

842

.398

Cincinnati

2,062

802

.389

St. Louis

2,088

774

.371

Pittsburgh

1,917

706

.368

Milwaukee

1,991

730

.367

Philadelphia

1,994

705

.354

Chicago

1,941

632

.326

New York

1,966

617

.314

Houston

1,901

592

.311

AMERICAN LEAGUE

New York

2,125

817

.384

Minnesota

2,125

798

.376

Detroit

2,036

758

.372

Kansas City

2,065

745

.361

Cleveland

1,897

682

.360

Los Angeles

2,008

718

.358

Boston

1,981

707

.357

Baltimore

1,911

652

.341

Chicago

2,076

707

.341

Washington

1,851

599

.324

EFFECTIVE PITCHERS

at bats

Opponents' hits

BA

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Koufax, LA (14-7)

680

134

.197

Gibson, StL (15-13)

853

174

.204

Bennett, Phil (9-9)

643

144

.224

Drysdale, LA (25-9)

1,185

272

.230

Farrell, Hous (10-20)

903

210

.233

Sanford, SF (24-7)

995

233

.234

Marichal, SF (18-11)

994

233

.234

Francis, Pitt (9-8)

651

153

.235

Broglio, StL (12-9)

815

193

.237

O'Toole, Cin (16-13)

931

222

.238

Pierce, SF (16-6)

614

147

.239

Purkey, Cin (25-5)

1,083

260

.240

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Aguirre, Det (16-8)

792

162

.205

Cheney, Wash (7-9)

630

134

.213

Belinsky, LA (10-11)

691

149

.216

Terry, NY (23-12)

1,114

257

.231

Wilson, Bos (12-8)

706

163

.231

Stafford, NY (14-9)

806

188

.233

Stenhouse, Wash (11-12)

723

169

.234

Pizarro, Chi (12-14)

772

182

.236

Pfister, KC (4-14)

736

175

.238

Estrada, Bait (9-17)

830

199

.240

Pascual, Minn (20-11)

978

236

.241

Kaat, Minn (18-14)

1,002

243

.243

BEST AT GETTING ON BASE

Times at plate

Times on base

On Base pct.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Robinson, Cin (.342)

701

295

.421

Musial, StL(.330)

505

210

.416

Altman, Chi (.318)

603

237

.393

Skinner, Pitt (.302)

597

234

.392

H. Aaron, Mil (.323)

667

260

.390

White, StL (.324)

682

263

.386

Mays, SF (.304)

706

271

.384

Mathews, Mil (.265)

643

245

.381

T. Davis, LA (.346)

711

265

.373

Fairly, LA (.278)

555

206

.371

Williams, Chi (.298)

699

258

.369

Boyer, StL (.291)

691

254

.368

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Mantle, NY (.321)

502

244

.486

Siebern, KC (.308)

719

296

.412

Runnels, Bos (.326)

650

265

.408

Cunningham, Chi (.295)

652

263

.403

Robinson, Chi (.312)

684

261

.382

Cash, Det (.243)

629

240

.382

Colavito, Det (.273)

707

262

.371

Rollins, Minn (.298)

721

267

.370

Allison, Minn (.266)

613

226

.369

Killebrew, Minn (.243)

666

244

.366

Green, Minn (.271)

724

264

.365

A. Smith, Chi (.292)

575

209

.363

EXTRA BASE POWER

Total hits

Extra-base hits

Pct.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Mays, SF (.304)

189

90

.476

Robinson, Cin (.342)

208

92

.442

Howard, LA (.296)

146

62

.425

Mathews, Mil (.265)

142

60

.423

H. Aaron, Mil (.323)

191

79

.414

Thomas, NY (.266)

152

60

.395

Banks, Chi (.269)

164

63

.384

Skinner, Pitt (.302)

154

56

.364

Sievers, Phil (.262)

125

45

.360

Edwards, Cin (.254)

115

41

.357

Brock, Chi (.263)

114

40

.351

Pinson, Cin (.292)

181

61

.337

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Killebrew, Minn (.243)

134

70

.522

Cash, Det (.243)

123

57

.463

Maris, NY (.256)

151

68

.450

Clinton, Bos (.294)

117

52

.444

Allison, Minn (.266)

138

61

.442

Kaline, Det (.304)

121

51

.421

Colavito, Det (.273)

164

69

.421

Brandt, Bait (.255)

129

53

.411

Gentile, Bait (.251)

137

55

.401

Romano, Clev (.261)

120

47

.392

Wagner, LA (.268)

164

63

.384

Mantle, NY (.321)

121

46

.380

EFFECTIVE BASE STEALING

Attempts

Stolen bases

Pct.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Mays, SF

20

18

.900

Wills, LA

117

104

.889

W. Davis, LA

39

32

.821

Clendenon, Pitt

20

16

.800

Roseboro, LA

15

12

.800

Pinson, Cin

34

26

.765

Savage, Phil

21

16

.762

T. Davis, LA

24

18

.750

Mejias, Hous

16

12

.750

Javier, StL

35

26

.743

Altman, Chi

26

19

.731

Gilliam, LA

24

17

.708

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Howser, KC

21

19

.905

Wood, Det

27

24

.889

Charles, KC

24

20

.833

Tartabull, KC

24

19

.792

Hinton, Wash

38

28

.737

Landis, Chi

26

19

.731

Aparicio, Chi

43

31

.721

Pearson, LA

21

15

.714

Bruton, Det

21

14

.667

Cottier, Wash

22

14

.636

Piersall, Wash

19

12

.632

Hershberger, Chi

16

10

.625

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)