Winning Percentage : 1933 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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1933 Winning Percentage Leaders

Top 25 in the National League

Bud Tinning .684 (.68421) Chicago Cubs 1
Ben Cantwell .667 (.66667) Boston Braves 2
Carl Hubbell .657 (.65714) New York Giants 3
Heinie Meine .652 (.65217) Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Guy Bush .625 (.62500) Chicago Cubs 5
Roy Parmelee .619 (.61905) New York Giants 6
Hal Schumacher .613 (.61290) New York Giants 7
Tex Carleton .607 (.60714) St. Louis Cardinals 8
Charlie Root .600 (.60000) Chicago Cubs 9
Freddie Fitzsimmons .593 (.59259) New York Giants 10
Bill Swift .583 (.58333) Pittsburgh Pirates 11
Larry French .581 (.58065) Pittsburgh Pirates 12
Lon Warneke .581 (.58065) Chicago Cubs
Ed Brandt .563 (.56250) Boston Braves 14
Bill Hallahan .552 (.55172) St. Louis Cardinals 15
Dizzy Dean .526 (.52632) St. Louis Cardinals 16
Fred Frankhouse .516 (.51613) Boston Braves 17
Van Mungo .516 (.51613) Brooklyn Dodgers
Huck Betts .500 (.50000) Boston Braves 19
Steve Swetonic .500 (.50000) Pittsburgh Pirates
Larry Benton .476 (.47619) Cincinnati Reds 21
Bill Walker .474 (.47368) St. Louis Cardinals 22
Cy Moore .471 (.47059) Philadelphia Phillies 23
Ownie Carroll .464 (.46429) Brooklyn Dodgers 24
Ed Holley .464 (.46429) Philadelphia Phillies
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Jim Thome wore number twenty-five since he first came up with the Cleveland Indians making him the franchise record holder for that particular number ( Mike Garcia is second).

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?

The first player from the Angels franchise (they were the California Angels at the time) to wear the number twenty-five was Bob Perry .

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