1936 Season
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1936 National League Silver Sluggers

Catcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
The Silver Slugger was not awarded this season
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Ernie Lombardi
CIN
C
28.2
3.8
14.3
8.2
2 Babe Phelps
BRO
C
28.2
3.5
12.3
7.1
3 Gabby Hartnett
CHN
C
35.5
2.7
10.6
3.7
4 Gus Mancuso
NY1
C
30.6
2.7
12.1
3.8
5 Ken O'Dea
CHN
C
23.3
1.8
6.4
3.0
First Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
The Silver Slugger was not awarded this season
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Dolph Camilli
PHI
1B
29.2
6.2
20.3
10.8
2 Johnny Mize*
SLN
1B
23.5
4.6
22.8
16.0
3 Gus Suhr
PIT
1B
30.5
4.5
22.5
12.4
4 Buck Jordan
BSN
1B
29.5
2.9
13.8
4.9
5 Ripper Collins
SLN
1B
32.3
2.5
13.2
8.4
Second Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
The Silver Slugger was not awarded this season
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Billy Herman
CHN
2B
27.0
5.3
20.6
10.2
2 Tony Cuccinello
BSN
2B
28.6
4.1
14.9
5.5
3 Stu Martin*
SLN
2B
23.6
2.3
10.9
5.6
4 Burgess Whitehead
NY1
2B
26.0
1.0
9.2
-0.9
5 Frankie Frisch
SLN
2B
37.8
0.9
4.9
-0.2
Third Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
The Silver Slugger was not awarded this season
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Stan Hack
CHN
3B
26.6
3.5
16.1
6.3
2 Joe Stripp
BRO
3B
33.4
1.9
8.3
1.4
3 Bill Brubaker*
PIT
3B
25.7
1.9
10.8
1.7
4 Lew Riggs
CIN
3B
26.2
1.5
9.1
0.4
5 Pinky Whitney
MULT
3B
31.5
1.1
5.0
-2.4
Shortstop
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
The Silver Slugger was not awarded this season
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Arky Vaughan
PIT
SS
24.3
7.7
27.6
17.3
2 Dick Bartell
NY1
SS
28.6
3.4
14.1
5.7
3 Lonny Frey
BRO
SS
25.9
3.0
10.7
1.8
4 Billy Myers
CIN
SS
25.9
1.6
7.2
1.9
5 Leo Durocher
SLN
SS
30.9
1.5
6.9
-1.2
Outfield
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
The Silver Slugger was not awarded this season
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Mel Ott
NY1
RF
27.3
7.5
34.2
24.5
2 Paul Waner
PIT
RF
33.2
6.3
28.2
18.4
3 Joe Medwick
SLN
LF
24.6
6.2
31.6
21.6
4 Frank Demaree
CHN
RF
26.1
4.7
21.0
11.2
5 Wally Berger
BSN
CF
30.7
4.1
16.9
8.1
6 Kiki Cuyler
CIN
CF
37.8
3.9
22.1
12.9
7 Pepper Martin
SLN
RF
32.3
3.5
22.3
13.0
8 Chuck Klein
MULT
RF
31.7
3.2
14.7
5.1
9 Ival Goodman
CIN
RF
27.9
2.9
16.1
8.1
10 Gene Moore*
BSN
RF
26.8
2.6
17.0
6.8
11 Johnny Moore
PHI
LF
34.3
2.4
9.5
2.1
12 Jo-Jo Moore
NY1
LF
27.5
2.4
19.6
9.4
13 Babe Herman
CIN
LF
33.0
2.0
11.7
5.5
14 Hank Leiber
NY1
CF
25.5
1.8
10.5
4.9
15 Lloyd Waner
PIT
CF
30.3
1.8
10.3
3.7
Pitcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
The Silver Slugger was not awarded this season
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Bill Swift
PIT
SP
28.0
1.2
2.3
2.0
2 Al Hollingsworth
CIN
SP
28.4
1.0
1.6
1.4
3 Bucky Walters
PHI
SP
27.2
0.8
0.3
-0.0
4 Gene Schott
CIN
SP
23.0
0.8
1.9
1.8
5 Tex Carleton
CHN
SP
29.9
0.8
0.9
0.8
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
*Rookie

1936 American League Silver Sluggers

Catcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
The Silver Slugger was not awarded this season
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Bill Dickey
NYA
C
29.1
5.2
19.3
12.4
2 Rick Ferrell
BOS
C
30.7
2.7
9.5
2.5
3 Billy Sullivan
CLE
C
25.7
2.0
7.5
2.6
4 Mickey Cochrane
DET
C
33.2
1.3
4.6
2.0
5 Frankie Pytlak
CLE
C
27.9
1.2
4.4
0.7
First Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
The Silver Slugger was not awarded this season
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Lou Gehrig
NYA
1B
33.0
9.2
35.5
25.0
2 Jimmie Foxx
BOS
1B
28.7
6.1
22.8
12.7
3 Hal Trosky
CLE
1B
23.6
4.9
20.3
10.5
4 Zeke Bonura
CHA
1B
27.8
3.9
21.5
11.5
5 Joe Kuhel
WS1
1B
30.0
3.8
18.9
9.3
Second Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
The Silver Slugger was not awarded this season
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Charlie Gehringer
DET
2B
33.1
6.9
27.6
17.0
2 Tony Lazzeri
NYA
2B
32.6
3.5
15.1
5.8
3 Jackie Hayes
CHA
2B
30.0
1.7
9.9
3.1
4 Tony Piet
CHA
2B
29.6
1.7
9.0
2.7
5 Ossie Bluege
WS1
2B
35.7
1.1
5.3
-0.0
Third Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
The Silver Slugger was not awarded this season
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Harlond Clift
SLA
3B
23.9
5.3
17.9
7.7
2 Red Rolfe
NYA
3B
27.7
4.1
17.8
8.3
3 Odell Hale
CLE
3B
27.9
3.7
14.4
4.3
4 Pinky Higgins
PHA
3B
27.1
2.1
10.0
1.0
5 Billy Werber
BOS
3B
28.0
1.6
8.6
-0.7
Shortstop
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
The Silver Slugger was not awarded this season
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Luke Appling
CHA
SS
29.2
6.4
23.8
14.8
2 Frankie Crosetti
NYA
SS
25.7
3.9
16.7
5.9
3 Lyn Lary
SLA
SS
30.4
3.4
11.6
0.7
4 Cecil Travis
WS1
SS
22.9
2.3
11.6
3.4
5 Red Kress
WS1
SS
29.5
1.8
8.2
1.8
Outfield
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
The Silver Slugger was not awarded this season
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Earl Averill
CLE
CF
34.1
6.9
23.8
13.8
2 John Stone
WS1
LF
30.7
4.1
18.0
10.7
3 Wally Moses
PHA
CF
25.7
4.1
16.5
6.9
4 Goose Goslin
DET
LF
35.7
4.0
21.0
11.3
5 George Selkirk
NYA
RF
28.5
3.8
18.2
9.6
6 Ben Chapman
MULT
CF
27.5
3.8
17.6
8.4
7 Joe DiMaggio*
NYA
LF
21.6
3.8
20.4
10.7
8 Bob Johnson
PHA
LF
30.6
3.6
16.2
6.6
9 Beau Bell
SLA
RF
28.9
3.5
16.3
6.3
10 Gee Walker
DET
RF
28.3
3.4
18.4
9.8
11 Al Simmons
DET
CF
34.1
2.9
16.5
7.4
12 Rip Radcliff
CHA
LF
30.5
1.9
16.2
6.5
13 Bruce Campbell
CLE
RF
26.7
1.7
6.3
3.5
14 Mike Kreevich*
CHA
CF
28.1
1.5
13.4
4.2
15 Jake Powell
MULT
CF
28.0
1.5
11.3
2.6
Pitcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
The Silver Slugger was not awarded this season
by Offensive Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Red Ruffing
NYA
SP
31.2
1.3
2.7
2.4
2 Wes Ferrell
BOS
SP
28.4
1.2
1.7
1.4
3 Schoolboy Rowe
DET
SP
26.5
0.7
1.2
0.9
4 Elden Auker
DET
SP
25.8
0.7
1.3
1.1
5 Monte Pearson
NYA
SP
27.8
0.5
0.6
0.4
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com
*Rookie

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Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com.

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry.

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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James