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1985 National League (MLB)

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  • 1985 National League Awards
    AwardWinners
    NL Comeback Player of the YearRick Reuschel
    National League Cy Young AwardDwight Gooden
    National League Gold GloveRick Reuschel Pitcher, Tony Pena Catcher, Keith Hernandez First Base, Ryne Sandberg Second Base, Tim Wallach Third Base, Ozzie Smith Shortstop, Dale Murphy Outfielder, Willie McGee Outfielder, Andre Dawson Outfielder
    National League Manager of the YearWhitey Herzog
    National League Most Valuable PlayerWillie McGee
    NL Player of the MonthDale Murphy April, Dave Parker May, Pedro Guerrero June, Keith Hernandez July, Willie McGee August, Gary Carter September
    National League Player of the WeekDale Murphy April 8-April 14, Dennis Eckersley April 15-April 21, Andre Dawson April 22-April 28, Dave Parker April 29-May 5, Scott Garrelts May 6-May 12, Dave Parker May 13-May 19, Jeff Reardon May 20-May 26, Carmelo Martinez May 27-June 2, Willie McGee June 3-June 9, Pedro Guerrero June 10-June 16, John Tudor June 17-June 23, Ryne Sandberg June 24-June 30, Scott Garrelts July 1-July 7, Darryl Strawberry July 15-July 21, Pedro Guerrero July 22-July 28, Dwight Gooden July 29-August 4, Darryl Strawberry August 5-August 11, Bill Madlock August 12-August 18, John Franco August 19-August 25, Juan Samuel August 26-September 1, Gary Carter September 2-September 8, Mike Marshall September 9-September 15, Dwight Gooden September 16-September 22, Tom Browning September 23-September 29
    NL Rolaids Relief Pitcher of the YearJeff Reardon
    National League Rookie of the YearVince Coleman
    NL Silver Slugger AwardGary Carter C, Jack Clark 1B, Ryne Sandberg 2B, Tim Wallach 3B, Hubie Brooks SS, Dale Murphy OF, Dave Parker OF, Willie McGee OF, Rick Rhoden P
    NL Pitcher of the MonthFernando Valenzuela April, Andy Hawkins May, John Tudor June, Fernando Valenzuela July, Shane Rawley August, Dwight Gooden September
    1985 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dale Murphy162
    2Steve Garvey162
    3Glenn Wilson161
    4Juan Samuel161
    5Keith Moreland161
    6Dave Parker160
    7Tom Herr159
    8Keith Hernandez158
    9Mike Schmidt158
    10Ozzie Smith158
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Juan Samuel663
    2Steve Garvey654
    3Vince Coleman636
    4Dave Parker635
    5Tony Gwynn622
    6Dale Murphy616
    7Willie McGee612
    8Ryne Sandberg609
    9Glenn Wilson608
    10Hubie Brooks605
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dale Murphy118
    2Tim Raines115
    3Willie McGee114
    4Ryne Sandberg113
    5Vince Coleman107
    6Juan Samuel101
    7Pedro Guerrero99
    8Tom Herr97
    9Tony Gwynn90
    10Mike Schmidt89
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Willie McGee216
    2Dave Parker198
    3Tony Gwynn197
    4Ryne Sandberg186
    5Dale Murphy185
    6Steve Garvey184
    7Tim Raines184
    8Keith Hernandez183
    9Keith Moreland180
    10Tom Herr180
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Parker42
    2Glenn Wilson39
    3Tom Herr38
    4Tim Wallach36
    5Hubie Brooks34
    6Jose Cruz34
    7Keith Hernandez34
    8Steve Garvey34
    9Johnny Ray33
    10Dale Murphy32
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Willie McGee18
    2Juan Samuel13
    3Tim Raines13
    4Phil Garner10
    5Vince Coleman10
    6Craig Reynolds8
    7Dan Gladden8
    8Mookie Wilson8
    9Eddie Milner7
    10Hubie Brooks7
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dale Murphy37
    2Dave Parker34
    3Mike Schmidt33
    4Pedro Guerrero33
    5Gary Carter32
    6Darryl Strawberry29
    7Mike Marshall28
    8Bob Horner27
    9Ryne Sandberg26
    10Andre Dawson23
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Parker125
    2Dale Murphy111
    3Tom Herr110
    4Keith Moreland106
    5Glenn Wilson102
    6Gary Carter100
    7Hubie Brooks100
    8Mike Marshall95
    9Mike Schmidt93
    10Andre Dawson91
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Vince Coleman110
    2Tim Raines70
    3Willie McGee56
    4Ryne Sandberg54
    5Juan Samuel53
    6Gary Redus48
    7Dave Lopes47
    8Mariano Duncan38
    9Eddie Milner35
    10Andy Van Slyke34
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Vince Coleman25
    2Juan Samuel19
    3Willie McGee16
    4Bill Doran15
    5Dan Gladden15
    6Dave Parker13
    7Eddie Milner13
    8Dave Concepcion12
    9Gary Redus12
    10Terry Pendleton12
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dale Murphy90
    2Carmelo Martinez87
    3Mike Schmidt87
    4Pete Rose86
    5Vance Law86
    6Jason Thompson84
    7Jack Clark83
    8Pedro Guerrero83
    9Tim Raines81
    10Tom Herr80
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dale Murphy141
    2Juan Samuel141
    3Mike Marshall137
    4Glenn Wilson117
    5Mike Schmidt117
    6Vince Coleman115
    7Mariano Duncan113
    8Jeff Leonard107
    9Ron Cey106
    10Nick Esasky102
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Chris Brown11
    2Tim Flannery9
    3Dan Gladden7
    4Glenn Davis7
    5Gary Carter6
    6Juan Samuel6
    7Ken Oberkfell6
    8Kevin Bass6
    9Luis Aguayo6
    10Pedro Guerrero6
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Parker24
    2Garry Templeton24
    3Leon Durham24
    4Ron Oester17
    5Gary Carter16
    6Dale Murphy15
    7Keith Hernandez15
    8Jack Clark14
    9Pedro Guerrero14
    10Darryl Strawberry13
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Nolan Ryan14
    2Wally Backman14
    3Andy Hawkins13
    4Mariano Duncan13
    5Ron Darling13
    6LaMarr Hoyt12
    7Bryn Smith11
    8Manny Trillo11
    9Mike Scioscia11
    10Rick Mahler11
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Tom Herr13
    2Keith Hernandez10
    3Keith Moreland9
    4Hubie Brooks8
    5Ken Landreaux8
    6Andre Dawson7
    7Chili Davis7
    8Glenn Wilson7
    9Tim Corcoran7
    10Bob Horner6
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Parker26
    2Steve Garvey25
    3Glenn Wilson24
    4Dave Concepcion23
    5Rafael Ramirez21
    6Hubie Brooks20
    7Chris Brown19
    8Jeff Leonard19
    9Terry Kennedy19
    10Tony Pena19
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dave Parker350
    2Dale Murphy332
    3Willie McGee308
    4Ryne Sandberg307
    5Mike Schmidt292
    6Juan Samuel289
    7Pedro Guerrero281
    8Steve Garvey281
    9Tim Raines273
    10Gary Carter271
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dale Murphy712
    2Juan Samuel709
    3Steve Garvey699
    4Tom Herr696
    5Dave Parker694
    6Vince Coleman692
    7Keith Hernandez682
    8Ryne Sandberg673
    9Tony Gwynn671
    10Keith Moreland667
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Willie McGee.353
    2Pedro Guerrero.320
    3Tim Raines.320
    4Tony Gwynn.317
    5Dave Parker.312
    6Keith Hernandez.309
    7Keith Moreland.307
    8Ryne Sandberg.305
    9Tom Herr.302
    10Dale Murphy.300
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Guerrero.422
    2Mike Scioscia.407
    3Tim Raines.405
    4Jack Clark.393
    5Dale Murphy.388
    6Keith Hernandez.384
    7Willie McGee.384
    8Tom Herr.379
    9Mike Schmidt.375
    10Keith Moreland.374
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Guerrero.577
    2Dave Parker.551
    3Dale Murphy.539
    4Mike Schmidt.532
    5Mike Marshall.515
    6Ryne Sandberg.504
    7Willie McGee.503
    8Jack Clark.502
    9Bob Horner.499
    10Gary Carter.488
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Pedro Guerrero999
    2Dale Murphy927
    3Dave Parker916
    4Mike Schmidt907
    5Jack Clark895
    6Willie McGee887
    7Tim Raines880
    8Ryne Sandberg868
    9Mike Marshall857
    10Gary Carter853
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mike Scioscia3.667
    2Ozzie Smith2.407
    3Eddie Milner1.968
    4Johnny Ray1.917
    5Gary Carter1.500
    6Tom Herr1.455
    7Tony Gwynn1.364
    8Tim Raines1.350
    9Keith Hernandez1.305
    10Steve Sax1.256
    1985 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dwight Gooden24
    2Joaquin Andujar21
    3John Tudor21
    4Tom Browning20
    5Orel Hershiser19
    6Andy Hawkins18
    7Bryn Smith18
    8Danny Cox18
    9Mike Scott18
    10Fernando Valenzuela17
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jose DeLeon19
    2Dave LaPoint17
    3Jay Tibbs16
    4Mario Soto15
    5Rick Mahler15
    6Rick Rhoden15
    7Steve Bedrosian15
    8John Denny14
    9Bob Knepper13
    10Charles Hudson13
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Tim Burke78
    2Mark Davis77
    3Scott Garrelts74
    4Don Carman71
    5Greg Minton68
    6John Franco67
    7Rick Camp66
    8Lee Smith65
    9Dave Smith64
    10Ted Power64
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rick Mahler39
    2Joaquin Andujar38
    3Tom Browning38
    4Bob Knepper37
    5Steve Bedrosian37
    6John Tudor36
    7Mario Soto36
    8Danny Cox35
    9Dwight Gooden35
    10Eric Show35
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dwight Gooden16
    2Fernando Valenzuela14
    3John Tudor14
    4Danny Cox10
    5Joaquin Andujar10
    6Mario Soto9
    7Orel Hershiser9
    8Rick Reuschel9
    9Bob Welch8
    10LaMarr Hoyt8
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1John Tudor10
    2Dwight Gooden8
    3Fernando Valenzuela5
    4Orel Hershiser5
    5Danny Cox4
    6Tom Browning4
    7Bob Welch3
    8Jerry Reuss3
    9LaMarr Hoyt3
    10Rick Sutcliffe3
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lee Smith57
    2Bruce Sutter50
    3Jeff Reardon50
    4Ted Power50
    5Dave Smith46
    6Scott Garrelts44
    7Tom Niedenfuer43
    8Jesse Orosco39
    9Mark Davis38
    10Rich Gossage38
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jeff Reardon41
    2Lee Smith33
    3Dave Smith27
    4Ted Power27
    5Rich Gossage26
    6Bruce Sutter23
    7Jeff Lahti19
    8Tom Niedenfuer19
    9Jesse Orosco17
    10Roger McDowell17
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dwight Gooden276.2
    2John Tudor275
    3Fernando Valenzuela272.1
    4Joaquin Andujar269.2
    5Rick Mahler266.2
    6Tom Browning261.1
    7Mario Soto256.2
    8Ron Darling248
    9Bob Knepper241
    10Danny Cox241
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rick Mahler272
    2Joaquin Andujar265
    3Rick Rhoden254
    4Bob Knepper253
    5John Denny252
    6Tom Browning242
    7Andy Hawkins229
    8Danny Cox226
    9Jay Tibbs216
    10Dave LaPoint215
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Knepper119
    2Rick Rhoden119
    3Rick Mahler116
    4Joaquin Andujar113
    5John Denny112
    6Jay Tibbs111
    7Tom Browning111
    8Mario Soto109
    9Nolan Ryan108
    10Steve Bedrosian101
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rick Rhoden106
    2Rick Mahler103
    3Tom Browning103
    4Joaquin Andujar102
    5Mario Soto102
    6John Denny98
    7Nolan Ryan98
    8Bob Knepper95
    9Jay Tibbs95
    10Joe Niekro88
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Mario Soto30
    2Tom Browning29
    3Eric Show27
    4Rick Mahler24
    5Charles Hudson23
    6Ray Fontenot23
    7Bob Knepper21
    8Joe Niekro21
    9Ron Darling21
    10LaMarr Hoyt20
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ron Darling114
    2Steve Bedrosian111
    3Mario Soto104
    4Fernando Valenzuela101
    5Joe Niekro99
    6Nolan Ryan95
    7Jose DeLeon89
    8Eric Show87
    9Jay Tibbs83
    10John Denny83
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dwight Gooden268
    2Mario Soto214
    3Nolan Ryan209
    4Fernando Valenzuela208
    5Sid Fernandez180
    6John Tudor169
    7Ron Darling167
    8Orel Hershiser157
    9Tom Browning155
    10Kevin Gross151
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe Niekro21
    2Nolan Ryan14
    3Jay Tibbs12
    4Dave LaPoint10
    5Fernando Valenzuela10
    6Mike Krukow10
    7David Palmer9
    8John Denny8
    9Mario Soto8
    10Rick Rhoden8
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bert Roberge5
    2Atlee Hammaker4
    3Bob Welch4
    4LaMarr Hoyt4
    5Andy Hawkins3
    6Bob Walk3
    7Charles Hudson3
    8Dennis Eckersley3
    9Joe Hesketh3
    10Mike Krukow3
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dwight Gooden1.53
    2John Tudor1.93
    3Orel Hershiser2.03
    4Rick Reuschel2.27
    5Bob Welch2.32
    6Fernando Valenzuela2.45
    7Sid Fernandez2.81
    8Danny Cox2.88
    9Ron Darling2.90
    10Bryn Smith2.92
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1John Tudor0.94
    2Dwight Gooden0.96
    3Dennis Eckersley0.97
    4Orel Hershiser1.03
    5Bob Welch1.05
    6Bryn Smith1.05
    7Rick Reuschel1.06
    8LaMarr Hoyt1.10
    9Sid Fernandez1.11
    10Ed Lynch1.13
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Sid Fernandez5.72
    2Dwight Gooden6.43
    3Orel Hershiser6.71
    4John Tudor6.84
    5Mario Soto6.86
    6Fernando Valenzuela6.98
    7Rick Reuschel7.10
    8Bob Welch7.60
    9Jose DeLeon7.62
    10Dennis Eckersley7.72
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Orel Hershiser0.30
    2Rick Reuschel0.32
    3Bill Gullickson0.40
    4Dwight Gooden0.42
    5Fernando Valenzuela0.46
    6John Tudor0.46
    7Nolan Ryan0.47
    8Kevin Gross0.48
    9Bryn Smith0.49
    10Joaquin Andujar0.50
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1LaMarr Hoyt0.86
    2Dennis Eckersley1.01
    3Ed Lynch1.27
    4John Tudor1.60
    5Bryn Smith1.66
    6Bob Welch1.89
    7Bob Knepper2.02
    8Dwight Gooden2.24
    9Mike Krukow2.26
    10Bill Gullickson2.34
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Sid Fernandez9.53
    2Dwight Gooden8.71
    3Jose DeLeon8.23
    4Nolan Ryan8.11
    5Mario Soto7.49
    6Mike Krukow6.92
    7Fernando Valenzuela6.88
    8Kevin Gross6.60
    9Rick Reuschel6.40
    10Dennis Eckersley6.23
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dennis Eckersley6.158
    2LaMarr Hoyt4.150
    3Dwight Gooden3.884
    4John Tudor3.449
    5Bryn Smith3.098
    6Mike Krukow3.061
    7Bob Welch2.743
    8Rick Reuschel2.654
    9Bob Knepper2.426
    10Ed Lynch2.407


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