October 1, 1975

National League awards [1975]



Bob Watson scored the 1 millionth run in baseball history. Davey Lopes stole a record 38 consecutive bases without being caught. Rennie Stennett went 7-for-7 as the Pirates beat the Cubs 22-0. Ed Halicki threw a no-hitter. Joe Torre grounded into a record-tying four consecutive double plays.

Babe Ruth Award | Joe Morgan, Reds. 17 home runs, 94 RBIs, .327 batting average, .466 on-base percentage, .508 slugging percentage, 107 runs, 132 walks, 67 stolen bases.

2. Mike Schmidt, Phillies
3. Johnny Bench, Reds

Walter Johnson Award | Randy Jones, Padres. 20-12, 2.24 ERA, 103 strikeouts and 56 walks in 285 innings, 18 complete games, six shutouts.

2. Tom Seaver, Mets
3. Andy Messersmith, Dodgers

Jackie Robinson Award | John Montefusco, Giants. 15-9, 2.88 ERA, 215 strikeouts and 86 walks in 243.2 innings, 10 complete games.

Pee Wee Reese Award | Pete Rose, Reds. 7 home runs, 74 RBIs, .317 batting average, .406 on-base percentage, .432 slugging percentage, 112 runs, 210 hits, 47 doubles, 11 HBPs.

Connie Mack Award | Sparky Anderson, Reds. 108-54 [.667]

2. Danny Ozark, Phillies
3. Danny Murtaugh, Pirates



Catcher | Johnny Bench, Reds. 28 home runs, 110 RBIs, .283 batting average, .359 on-base percentage, .519 slugging percentage, 39 doubles. Best fielder | Bench

2. Ted Simmons, Cardinals

First base | Steve Garvey, Dodgers. 18 home runs, 95 RBIs, .319 batting average, .351 on-base percentage, .476 slugging percentage, 210 hits, 38 doubles. Best fielder | Garvey

Second base | Joe Morgan, Reds. 17 home runs, 94 RBIs, .327 batting average, .466 on-base percentage, .508 slugging percentage, 107 runs, 132 walks, 67 stolen bases. Best fielder | Morgan

2. Davey Lopes, Dodgers

Third base | Mike Schmidt, Phillies. 38 home runs, 95 RBIs, .249 batting average, .367 on-base percentage, .523 slugging percentage, 101 walks. Best fielder | Darrell Evans, Atlanta.

2. Ron Cey, Dodgers
3. Pete Rose, Reds
4. Bill Madlock, Pirates

Shortstop | Chris Speier, Giants. 10 home runs, 69 RBIs, .271 batting average, .362 on-base percentage, .415 slugging percentage. Best fielder | Concepcion

2. Dave Concepcion, Reds

Left field | Greg Luzinski, Phillies. 34 home runs, 120 RBIs, .300 batting average, .394 on-base percentage, .540 slugging percentage, 35 doubles.

Center field | Cesar Cedeno, Astros. 13 home runs, 63 RBIs, .288 batting average, .371 on-base percentage, .440 slugging percentage, 50 stolen bases. Best fielder | Cesar Geronimo, Reds.

2. Jimmy Wynn, Dodgers

Right field | Dave Parker, Pirates. 25 home runs, 101 RBIs, .308 batting average, .357 on-base percentage, .541 slugging percentage, 35 doubles, 10 triples.



Starting rotation |

1. Randy Jones, Padres.
20-12, 2.24 ERA, 103 strikeouts and 56 walks in 285 innings, 18 complete games, six shutouts.

2. Tom Seaver, Mets. 22-9, 2.38 ERA, 243 strikeouts and 88 walks in 280.1 innings, 15 complete games, five shutouts.

3. Andy Messersmith, Dodgers. 19-14, 2.29 ERA, 213 strikeouts and 96 walks in 321.2 innings, 19 complete games, seven shutouts.

4. John Montefusco, Giants. 15-9, 2.88 ERA, 215 strikeouts and 86 walks in 243.2 innings, 10 complete games.

5. Phil Niekro, Atlanta. 15-15, 3.20 ERA, 144 strikeouts and 72 walks in 275.2 innings, 13 complete games, 11 HBPs, 15 wild pitches.

Reliever | Al Hrabosky, Cardinals. 13-3, 1.66 ERA, 22 saves, 82 strikeouts and 33 walks in 97.1 innings.
— Kevin Brewer

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