Slugging Average : 1937 National League Top 25

Finding the American or National League leader in virtually every hitting & pitching statistic is easy-to-do. Finding the top 25 players during any given season is far more challenging. Baseball Almanac has taken away that difficult problem and is pleased to present the data you requested:

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1937 Slugging Average Leaders

Top 25 in the National League

Joe Medwick .641 (.64139) St. Louis Cardinals 1
Johnny Mize .595 (.59464) St. Louis Cardinals 2
Dolph Camilli .587 (.58737) Philadelphia Phillies 3
Mel Ott .523 (.52294) New York Giants 4
Frank Demaree .485 (.48455) Chicago Cubs 5
Billy Herman .479 (.47872) Chicago Cubs 6
Dick Bartell .469 (.46899) New York Giants 7
Arky Vaughan .463 (.46269) Pittsburgh Pirates 8
Don Padgett .457 (.45740) St. Louis Cardinals 9
Gene Moore .456 (.45633) Boston Bees 10
Pinky Whitney .446 (.44559) Philadelphia Phillies 11
Heinie Manush .442 (.44206) Brooklyn Dodgers 12
Paul Waner .441 (.44103) Pittsburgh Pirates 13
Jo-Jo Moore .440 (.43966) New York Giants 14
Ripper Collins .436 (.43640) Chicago Cubs 15
Ival Goodman .428 (.42805) Cincinnati Reds 16
Al Todd .428 (.42802) Pittsburgh Pirates 17
Alex Kampouris .424 (.42358) Cincinnati Reds 18
Don Gutteridge .421 (.42058) St. Louis Cardinals 19
Augie Galan .412 (.41244) Chicago Cubs 20
Hersh Martin .409 (.40933) Philadelphia Phillies 21
Cookie Lavagetto .406 (.40557) Brooklyn Dodgers 22
Tony Cuccinello .405 (.40522) Boston Bees 23
Gus Suhr .402 (.40174) Pittsburgh Pirates 24
Lloyd Waner .393 (.39292) Pittsburgh Pirates 25
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Jose Cruz of the Houston Astros had his number twenty-five retired on October 3, 1992, and became the first Major League player with that particular retired number.

The most recognizable Detroit Tiger to wear the number twenty-five was probably Norm Cash (who wore it from 1960 through 1974), but did you know that Hall of Famer Larry Doby also wore it during his single season with Detroit?

Future Hall of Famer Sammy Sosa is best known for wearing number twenty-one; however, when the young slugger played for the Chicago White Sox (1989-1991) he only wore number twenty-five.

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