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. . . where the 1970s live forever!

National League batting statistics through games of May 17, 1973:

   Club          AB    R     H    2B   3B   HR   RBI   SB   CS   BB    SO   Avg
Pittsburgh      1133  163   318   44   11   42   152    2    6   95   152  .281
Chicago         1246  164   335   52    4   30   150   17   18  149   173  .269
Los Angeles     1292  155   347   49    6   24   140   31   10  118   181  .269
San Francisco   1369  182   358   50   16   36   164   28   12  139   230  .262
San Diego       1241  127   317   47    6   16   119   25    7  116   216  .255
Atlanta         1246  143   307   47    5   35   135   13   11  129   187  .246
Montreal        1016  119   246   42    0   19   108   10   16  123   144  .242
Cincinnati      1162  155   280   40    4   30   143   40   13  149   205  .241
St. Louis       1139  126   272   44   11   12   112   12   13  122   181  .239
Houston         1311  162   311   51   14   31   152   31   16  116   232  .237
New York        1088  124   249   41    2   13   113    3    9  124   169  .229
Philadelphia    1175  114   264   47   10   14   102    5   12  106   212  .225

 Batting Leaders         G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Bob Watson (HOU)         38  136   27   48   6   2   5   27   1   1   25   19  .353
Ron Santo (CHI)          34  123   20   43   9   0   5   17   1   1   19   17  .350
Cesar Cedeno (HOU)       38  153   25   53  12   2   7   19  19   3   12   21  .346
Joe Torre (STL)          34  120   15   40   2   1   2   16   0   0   20   19  .333
Joe Morgan (CIN)         33  108   21   36   8   2   4   21  16   3   21   10  .333
Manny Sanguillen (PIT)   31  139   21   46   7   3   4   13   0   0    2    6  .331
Johnny Grubb (SD)        31  106   18   35   7   1   2   10   1   2   13   16  .330
Joe Ferguson (LA)        35  129   24   42  10   0   8   29   0   1   21   17  .326
Glenn Beckert (CHI)      31  125   10   40   9   0   0   13   0   1   13    4  .320
Al Oliver (PIT)          29  125   21   40   6   1   7   26   1   0    4    9  .320

 Atlanta              G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Dusty Baker           32  129   27   38   6   0   6   19   3   1   12   10  .295
Rod Gilbreath         25   72    9   21   2   1   0    2   2   1    5   10  .292
Mike Lum              26   80    9   23   4   0   3   16   1   2    6   14  .288
Davey Johnson         35  129   12   35   6   0   5   16   1   2   22   22  .271
Oscar Brown           13   38    3   10   3   0   0    0   0   0    3    7  .263
Dick Dietz            13   19    2    5   0   0   0    2   0   0    4    2  .263
Ralph Garr            29  136   13   34   4   1   0    4   5   1    4   14  .250
Darrell Evans         34  128   17   32   7   1   7   23   1   0   19   17  .250
Marty Perez           30  101    9   24   5   2   1   12   0   2   17   16  .238
Larvell Blanks        15   17    1    4   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    3  .235
Johnny Oates          33  120    9   28   4   0   2   10   0   2    8   14  .233
Hank Aaron            33  105   23   24   3   0  11   19   0   0   22   14  .229
Sonny Jackson         19   36    3    7   0   0   0    1   0   0    2    0  .194
Paul Casanova          9   21    0    3   1   0   0    1   0   0    0    4  .143
Jack Pierce           11   20    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    8  .050

 Chicago              G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Gene Hiser            26   35    6   13   2   0   0    2   4   1    3    3  .371
Ron Santo             34  123   20   43   9   0   5   17   1   1   19   17  .350
Ken Rudolph           12   44    5   15   4   1   1    8   0   2    0    4  .341
Glenn Beckert         31  125   10   40   9   0   0   13   0   1   13    4  .320
Jose Cardenal         35  130   25   41   9   1   4   21   2   1   16   20  .315
Rick Monday           31  111   21   34   6   1   8   17   0   8   29   21  .306
Billy Williams        35  132   19   38   3   0   4   18   1   1   13   18  .288
Joe Pepitone          30  109   15   29   3   0   3   16   2   1    6    6  .266
Don Kessinger         37  117    9   29   2   1   0   13   0   1   18   12  .248
Paul Popovich         13   37    6    8   0   0   0    4   0   0    4    3  .216
Randy Hundley         29   92   10   18   3   0   4   10   1   1    9    7  .196
Jim Hickman           21   49    7    9   1   0   0    4   1   0    9   10  .184
Cleo James            12   25    4    4   0   0   0    0   4   0    1    4  .160
Adrian Garrett         9   10    1    1   0   0   1    2   0   0    0    4  .100
Carmen Fanzone        11   14    3    1   1   0   0    1   0   0    4    3  .071
Tony Larussa           1    0    1    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 Cincinnati           G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Larry Stahl           15   17    4    8   0   0   1    4   0   0    4    4  .471
Joe Morgan            33  108   21   36   8   2   4   21  16   3   21   10  .333
Dave Concepcion       30  111   20   34   4   1   5   21   7   0    8   22  .306
Pete Rose             34  135   24   41   5   1   1   12   1   4   19    9  .304
Tony Perez            32  121   15   32   6   0   5   16   1   0   12   19  .265
Bobby Tolan           33  133   12   34   5   0   3   19   9   3    5   21  .256
Johnny Bench          35  126   18   29   3   0   9   29   0   1   25   25  .230
Phil Gagliano         17   31    3    7   0   0   0    2   0   0    6    6  .226
Gene Locklear         14    9    4    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .222
Denis Menke           32   74    9   16   3   0   0    4   1   0   26   18  .216
Cesar Geronimo        35   93   11   17   3   0   1    5   4   1    4   21  .183
Joe Hague             13   29    2    5   2   0   0    1   1   0    3    4  .172
Richie Scheinblum     17   35    4    6   1   0   1    5   0   0    5    2  .171
Bill Plummer           9   14    0    2   0   0   0    2   0   0    1    1  .143
Darrel Chaney         23   42    3    5   0   0   0    1   0   1    3    9  .119
Bob Barton             2    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    0  .000

 Houston              G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Bob Watson            38  136   27   48   6   2   5   27   1   1   25   19  .353
Cesar Cedeno          38  153   25   53  12   2   7   19  19   3   12   21  .346
Tommie Agee           27   58    8   17   0   1   1    2   1   3    5   14  .293
Jesus Alou             8    7    1    2   1   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .286
Tommy Helms           38  147   13   38   5   1   0   12   1   1    9    7  .259
Doug Rader            38  137   13   32   6   0   5   19   2   1   19   30  .234
Jim Wynn              36  140   28   30   5   2   8   21   4   5   16   27  .214
Bob Gallagher         16   14    2    3   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    7  .214
Lee May               32  116   11   24   5   0   3   17   0   0    6   22  .207
Johnny Edwards        30   97   10   20   3   2   2   12   0   0    7   10  .206
Jimmy Stewart         11   10    0    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    3  .200
Roger Metzger         34  117   11   21   3   4   0    8   3   1    7   15  .180
Larry Howard          18   45    2    6   2   0   0    3   0   0    5   12  .133
Hector Torres         12   24    2    2   0   0   0    1   0   1    2    4  .083
Norm Miller            3    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .000

 Los Angeles          G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Manny Mota            22   79   10   29   3   1   0    8   0   2    9    3  .367
Davey Lopes           25   68   12   24   0   0   1   11  11   0   13   14  .353
Ken McMullen           7   20    0    7   2   0   0    1   0   0    1    5  .350
Von Joshua            10   24    3    8   0   0   1    6   1   1    2    1  .333
Joe Ferguson          35  129   24   42  10   0   8   29   0   1   21   17  .326
Steve Yeager          10   19    5    6   1   0   1    1   1   0    4    7  .316
Ron Cey               35  116   11   34   3   1   3   23   0   0   16   16  .293
Willie Crawford       34  111   17   32   7   0   1   12   4   1   18   16  .288
Willie Davis          37  152   26   42   7   2   6   22   5   2    7   15  .276
Bill Buckner          36  156   17   40   5   0   2   10   4   0    5    9  .256
Bill Russell          37  153   16   38   7   1   0    5   5   0    4   20  .248
Steve Garvey          23   46    0   10   2   1   0    4   0   0    0    6  .217
Tom Paciorek          21   41    1    8   1   0   1    2   0   1    3   10  .195
Lee Lacy              25   77    8   15   1   0   0    4   0   2   11   19  .195
Chris Cannizzaro       2    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Paul Powell            2    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000

 Montreal             G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Boots Day             18   16    5    6   2   0   0    4   0   0    2    1  .375
Hal Breeden           17   32    5   11   3   0   3    7   0   0    2    5  .344
Ron Fairly            28   79   13   27   3   0   6   13   0   2   26    2  .342
Ron Woods             24   67   12   22   3   0   1   11   1   2   10    4  .328
Ron Hunt              28   99   17   30   2   0   0    5   2   2   12    6  .303
John Boccabella       28   90    5   27   6   0   0   12   0   0    4   11  .300
Ken Singleton         31  102   19   27   2   0   3   13   2   2   22   13  .265
Bob Bailey            25   56    5   12   4   0   1    8   0   0   12    9  .214
Tim Foli              29  108   12   22   2   0   1    9   2   1    2   11  .204
Pepe Frias            19   54    5   11   3   0   0    5   0   3    2    6  .204
Mike Jorgensen        26   89    6   16   4   0   1    6   1   1   15   15  .180
Jorge Roque           25   61    7    9   2   0   1    6   2   2    4   17  .148
Pepe Mangual          10   23    1    3   1   0   1    3   0   0    1    9  .130
Terry Humphrey        11   24    1    3   1   0   0    1   0   0    1    5  .125
Coco Laboy            22   33    2    4   1   0   1    2   0   0    5    8  .121
Clyde Mashore          3    5    1    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Bob Stinson            3    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000

 New York             G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Jim Beauchamp          9   15    1    6   0   0   0    8   0   0    2    1  .400
John Milner           17   53   11   17   1   0   5   13   0   1   12    9  .321
Ed Kranepool          22   66    7   20   4   1   0   13   0   0    5    6  .303
George Theodore       15   37    3   10   3   0   0    4   0   0    3    6  .270
Felix Millan          30  124   16   33   6   1   0    6   0   0    7    6  .266
Cleon Jones           15   53   11   14   2   0   2    8   0   0    4    7  .264
Wayne Garrett         25   75   11   19   5   0   2    5   1   1   13   10  .253
Jim Gosger            12   40    4   10   1   0   0    7   0   1    5    7  .250
Ken Boswell           13   16    2    4   1   0   0    2   0   0    1    0  .250
Bud Harrelson         30  104    9   25   2   0   0    5   1   1   18   17  .240
Jim Fregosi           16   44    3   10   2   0   0    5   0   1    8    9  .227
Jerry Grote           18   59    5   13   2   0   0    6   0   0    2    7  .220
Ted Martinez          24   78   11   17   1   0   0    5   0   3    6   15  .218
Rusty Staub           33  120   18   25   7   0   4   17   0   0   20   14  .208
Rich Chiles            8   25    2    3   2   0   0    1   0   0    0    2  .120
Duffy Dyer            21   63    3    7   0   0   0    1   0   1    3   15  .111
Willie Mays           12   38    3    4   1   0   0    1   0   0    5    9  .105

 Philadelphia         G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Bill Robinson         24   69   12   21   8   0   2    9   1   0    3   14  .304
Tommy Hutton          19   50    8   15   2   0   0    5   1   0    2    4  .300
Del Unser             25   69    7   20   1   1   1    5   0   5    5    7  .290
Cesar Tovar           26   98   13   27  10   1   0    4   1   1    9    7  .276
Mike Anderson         23   61    9   15   5   0   2    7   0   1    4   15  .246
Willie Montanez       33  129    8   30   2   1   2   18   0   3   14   21  .233
Mike Schmidt          21   69    5   16   3   0   2    8   1   1   12   26  .232
Terry Harmon          15   31    3    7   1   0   0    3   0   0    4    3  .226
Mike Ryan             10   27    5    6   0   1   1    4   0   0    3   10  .222
Greg Luzinski         33  124   12   27   4   2   2    8   0   0    6   32  .218
Larry Bowa            34  145   10   31   1   2   0   11   1   1    9    9  .214
Denny Doyle           26   61    9   13   1   2   0    3   0   0   12    8  .213
Mike Rogodzinski       8   15    0    3   0   0   0    0   0   0    4    2  .200
Bob Boone             26   94    5   18   4   0   1    8   0   0    9    9  .192
Deron Johnson         12   36    3    6   2   0   1    5   0   0    5   10  .167
Jose Pagan            14   20    2    2   2   0   0    2   0   0    0    4  .100
Larry Cox              1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 Pittsburgh           G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Chuck Goggin           1    1    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0 1.000
Dave Parker            1    1    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0 1.000
Jerry McNertney        5    2    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .500
Manny Sanguillen      31  139   21   46   7   3   4   13   0   0    2    6  .331
Dave Cash             22   97   16   32   4   0   2   13   0   3    8    7  .330
Al Oliver             29  125   21   40   6   1   7   26   1   0    4    9  .320
Willie Stargell       27  107   24   34   6   1  10   24   0   0   16   26  .318
Milt May              30  111   10   34   0   0   4   14   0   1   10    8  .306
Bob Robertson         28  107   22   32   8   0   5   15   0   1   18   21  .299
Gene Clines           19   28    5    8   0   1   0    4   1   1    2    3  .286
Richie Hebner         30  109   15   27   7   1   3   15   0   0   18    9  .248
Gene Alley            24   77   12   18   2   2   2    8   0   0    7   16  .234
Rennie Stennett       24   86    7   18   1   1   4   15   0   0    5    9  .209
Richie Zisk            9   20    1    4   1   1   0    1   0   0    1    6  .200
Fernando Gonzalez      8   13    0    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    3  .154
Vic Davalillo         18   28    3    4   0   0   1    2   0   0    1    2  .143
Jackie Hernandez       6    1    1    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Dal Maxvill            1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 San Diego            G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Pat Corrales           4    6    0    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .333
Johnny Grubb          31  106   18   35   7   1   2   10   1   2   13   16  .330
Cito Gaston           33  121   15   38   5   2   4   17   0   0    7   25  .314
Fred Kendall          33  115   10   35   8   1   1   15   0   0    9   12  .304
Leron Lee             33  117   10   34   3   1   1    9   2   0   16   22  .291
Dave Marshall         23   35    3   10   4   0   0    2   0   1    6    5  .286
Nate Colbert          36  138   15   39   7   0   3   20   3   2   14   37  .283
Dave Campbell         26   83    2   22   3   0   0    8   1   1    6   13  .265
Enzo Hernandez        29  102   16   27   1   0   0    5  11   0   11    4  .265
Jerry Morales         27   69    7   18   3   0   2   15   3   0    4   11  .261
Dave Hilton           36  124   14   26   4   0   3   12   2   0   12   16  .210
Derrel Thomas         27   91    6   18   2   1   0    3   2   1   10   12  .198
Ivan Murrell          15   16    3    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    5  .125
Bob Davis              5   11    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    5  .091
Dave Roberts          13   24    1    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    2    5  .083
Don Mason              5    5    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .000

 San Francisco        G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Chris Arnold           8    6    2    3   0   0   1    4   0   0    2    0  .500
Garry Maddox          28  101   13   35   2   3   1   10   5   3    3   13  .347
Ed Goodson            29   95   11   31   4   1   1   14   0   0    7   11  .326
Gary Matthews         32   92    9   29   5   3   1    6   2   0   13   11  .315
Tito Fuentes          39  165   19   51   8   2   1   14   6   2    8   15  .309
Bobby Bonds           40  172   38   53  12   2   9   26  12   5   15   41  .308
Mike Phillips         12   14    4    4   1   0   0    2   0   1    1    2  .286
Chris Speier          40  160   20   45   7   1   5   24   2   1   16   25  .281
Willie McCovey        38  115   15   28   2   2   9   20   0   0   30   22  .244
Gary Thomasson        28   74    8   17   0   1   2   10   0   0    8   15  .230
Al Gallagher           5    9    1    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .222
Dave Rader            39  130   14   25   5   0   0    8   0   0   15    6  .192
Dave Kingman          30   77   10   13   2   0   5   12   1   0    5   30  .169
Mike Sadek             8    6    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    2    0  .167
Jim Howarth           21   42    3    6   0   1   0    4   0   0    5    2  .143
Jim Ray Hart           5    3    0    0   0   0   0    1   0   0    3    1  .000
Damaso Blanco         10    1    2    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 St. Louis            G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Joe Torre             34  120   15   40   2   1   2   16   0   0   20   19  .333
Ted Sizemore          16   58    6   18   4   0   0    9   1   1    6    4  .310
Mike Tyson            20   59    8   17   1   1   0    5   0   2    4    6  .288
Lou Brock             33  144   22   41   5   2   1   13   9   6    9   18  .285
Ted Simmons           34  126    8   32   4   2   0   14   0   0   16   10  .254
Luis Melendez         25   71    6   18   4   0   0    7   1   1    6   12  .254
Jose Cruz             32  115   17   27   7   1   4   16   0   1   16   20  .235
Tim McCarver          23   38    3    8   0   0   0    4   0   0    5    2  .211
Mick Kelleher         13   19    1    4   1   0   0    2   0   0    2    5  .211
Bernie Carbo          21   54    4   11   3   0   0    7   0   0   10   15  .204
Ken Reitz             33  115    8   23   6   0   2    8   0   1    5    7  .200
Bill Stein            14   21    0    4   0   0   0    0   0   0    3    5  .191
Bobby Fenwick          5    6    0    1   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    2  .167
Ray Busse             24   70    6   10   4   2   2    5   0   1    5   21  .143
Ed Crosby             16   35    4    5   2   1   0    1   0   0    4    4  .143
Dwain Anderson        13   14    3    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    4    3  .143

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League Leaders

At Bats:

  B. Bonds (SF)           172
  T. Fuentes (SF)         165
  C. Speier (SF)          160
  B. Buckner (LA)         156
  C. Cedeno (HOU)         153
  B. Russell (LA)         153
  W. Davis (LA)           152
  T. Helms (HOU)          147
  L. Bowa (PHI)           145
  L. Brock (STL)          144

Runs Scored:

  B. Bonds (SF)            38
  J. Wynn (HOU)            28
  D. Baker (ATL)           27
  B. Watson (HOU)          27
  W. Davis (LA)            26
  J. Cardenal (CHI)        25
  C. Cedeno (HOU)          25
  J. Ferguson (LA)         24
  P. Rose (CIN)            24
  W. Stargell (PIT)        24

Hits:

  B. Bonds (SF)            53
  C. Cedeno (HOU)          53
  T. Fuentes (SF)          51
  B. Watson (HOU)          48
  M. Sanguillen (PIT)      46
  C. Speier (SF)           45
  R. Santo (CHI)           43
  W. Davis (LA)            42
  J. Ferguson (LA)         42
  L. Brock (STL)           41

Doubles:

  B. Bonds (SF)            12
  C. Cedeno (HOU)          12
  J. Ferguson (LA)         10
  C. Tovar (PHI)           10
  G. Beckert (CHI)          9
  J. Cardenal (CHI)         9
  R. Santo (CHI)            9
  T. Fuentes (SF)           8
  F. Kendall (SD)           8
  J. Morgan (CIN)           8

Triples:

  R. Metzger (HOU)          4
  G. Maddox (SF)            3
  G. Matthews (SF)          3
  M. Sanguillen (PIT)       3
  G. Alley (PIT)            2
  B. Bonds (SF)             2
  L. Bowa (PHI)             2
  L. Brock (STL)            2
  R. Busse (STL)            2
  C. Cedeno (HOU)           2

Home Runs:

  H. Aaron (ATL)           11
  W. Stargell (PIT)        10
  J. Bench (CIN)            9
  B. Bonds (SF)             9
  W. McCovey (SF)           9
  J. Ferguson (LA)          8
  R. Monday (CHI)           8
  J. Wynn (HOU)             8
  C. Cedeno (HOU)           7
  D. Evans (ATL)            7

RBI:

  J. Bench (CIN)           29
  J. Ferguson (LA)         29
  B. Watson (HOU)          27
  B. Bonds (SF)            26
  A. Oliver (PIT)          26
  C. Speier (SF)           24
  W. Stargell (PIT)        24
  R. Cey (LA)              23
  D. Evans (ATL)           23
  W. Davis (LA)            22

Stolen Bases:

  C. Cedeno (HOU)          19
  J. Morgan (CIN)          16
  B. Bonds (SF)            12
  E. Hernandez (SD)        11
  D. Lopes (LA)            11
  L. Brock (STL)            9
  B. Tolan (CIN)            9
  D. Concepcion (CIN)       7
  T. Fuentes (SF)           6
  W. Davis (LA)             5

Caught Stealing:

  R. Monday (CHI)           8
  L. Brock (STL)            6
  B. Bonds (SF)             5
  D. Unser (PHI)            5
  J. Wynn (HOU)             5
  P. Rose (CIN)             4
  T. Agee (HOU)             3
  D. Cash (PIT)             3
  C. Cedeno (HOU)           3
  P. Frias (MON)            3

Walks:

  W. McCovey (SF)          30
  R. Monday (CHI)          29
  R. Fairly (MON)          26
  D. Menke (CIN)           26
  J. Bench (CIN)           25
  B. Watson (HOU)          25
  H. Aaron (ATL)           22
  D. Johnson (ATL)         22
  K. Singleton (MON)       22
  J. Ferguson (LA)         21

Strikeouts:

  B. Bonds (SF)            41
  N. Colbert (SD)          37
  G. Luzinski (PHI)        32
  D. Kingman (SF)          30
  D. Rader (HOU)           30
  J. Wynn (HOU)            27
  M. Schmidt (PHI)         26
  W. Stargell (PIT)        26
  J. Bench (CIN)           25
  C. Gaston (SD)           25


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