1968 Season
1967 / 1969
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1968 National League Gold Glove Awards

Catcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Johnny Bench*
CIN
C
20.6
10.6
9.0
4.0
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Johnny Bench*
CIN
C
20.6
10.6
9.0
4.0
2 Mike Ryan
PHI
C
26.6
10.4
5.1
2.1
3 Jerry Grote
NYN
C
25.7
8.8
7.2
3.4
4 Joe Torre
ATL
C
28.0
7.1
2.1
-0.7
5 Jerry May
PIT
C
24.5
3.8
5.7
1.5
6 Johnny Edwards
SLN
C
30.1
2.6
3.1
1.2
7 Clay Dalrymple
PHI
C
31.6
2.2
3.6
1.2
8 Bob Barton*
SFN
C
26.9
2.1
0.9
-0.1
First Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Wes Parker
LAN
1B
28.6
1.9
1.7
0.6
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Donn Clendenon
PIT
1B
33.0
7.7
2.6
0.9
2 Ed Kranepool
NYN
1B
23.6
6.2
1.4
0.3
3 Bill White
PHI
1B
34.4
4.4
1.5
0.4
4 Orlando Cepeda
SLN
1B
30.8
4.0
2.1
0.3
5 Wes Parker
LAN
1B
28.6
1.9
1.7
0.6
6 Willie McCovey
SFN
1B
30.5
1.5
1.7
0.1
7 Lee May
CIN
1B
25.3
1.5
1.5
0.2
8 Fred Whitfield
CIN
1B
30.5
0.9
0.4
0.0
Second Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Glenn Beckert
CHN
2B
27.7
7.2
5.4
0.9
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Felix Millan
ATL
2B
24.9
7.6
7.2
3.0
2 Glenn Beckert
CHN
2B
27.7
7.2
5.4
0.9
3 Ken Boswell*
NYN
2B
22.4
7.1
2.6
0.5
4 Chico Ruiz
CIN
2B
29.6
3.3
1.0
0.3
5 Jim Lefebvre
LAN
2B
26.5
1.1
2.0
0.5
6 Bill Mazeroski
PIT
2B
31.8
0.6
6.1
2.0
7 Gary Sutherland
PHI
2B
23.8
0.2
0.4
0.1
8 Nate Oliver
SFN
2B
27.6
0.1
0.4
0.1
Third Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Ron Santo
CHN
3B
28.4
11.2
6.0
2.5
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Ed Charles
NYN
3B
35.2
11.9
3.4
1.3
2 Ron Santo
CHN
3B
28.4
11.2
6.0
2.5
3 Maury Wills
PIT
3B
35.7
5.1
2.4
-0.7
4 Tony Taylor
PHI
3B
32.5
4.3
4.2
1.2
5 Bob Johnson
MULT
3B
32.3
3.8
2.1
1.1
6 Bill Sudakis*
LAN
3B
22.3
2.6
0.6
0.1
7 Clete Boyer
ATL
3B
31.4
1.9
3.0
1.5
8 Frank Johnson*
SFN
3B
25.9
1.1
0.8
0.1
Shortstop
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Dal Maxvill
SLN
SS
29.4
17.1
9.2
4.4
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Hal Lanier
SFN
SS
26.0
17.9
8.4
3.6
2 Dal Maxvill
SLN
SS
29.4
17.1
9.2
4.4
3 Don Kessinger
CHN
SS
26.0
6.9
7.6
2.4
4 Bud Harrelson
NYN
SS
24.1
6.4
5.2
1.7
5 Gene Alley
PIT
SS
28.0
3.9
5.0
1.5
6 Zoilo Versalles
LAN
SS
28.5
3.2
4.6
0.8
7 Al Weis
NYN
SS
30.2
2.6
2.6
0.7
8 Bobby Wine
PHI
SS
29.8
1.4
0.7
-0.0
Outfield
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Roberto Clemente
PIT
RF
33.9
13.7
4.8
2.7
Curt Flood
SLN
CF
30.5
9.3
6.5
2.8
Willie Mays
SFN
CF
37.2
3.7
5.4
2.3
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Hank Aaron
ATL
RF
34.4
14.5
4.3
2.0
2 Cleon Jones
NYN
LF
25.9
14.4
2.8
0.9
3 Roberto Clemente
PIT
RF
33.9
13.7
4.8
2.7
4 Adolfo Phillips
CHN
CF
26.5
9.4
4.5
1.2
5 Curt Flood
SLN
CF
30.5
9.3
6.5
2.8
6 Art Shamsky
NYN
LF
26.7
8.5
2.0
1.1
7 Tommie Agee
NYN
CF
25.9
6.1
3.3
1.0
8 Mike Lum*
ATL
LF
22.7
5.5
1.3
0.3
9 Alex Johnson
CIN
LF
25.6
5.2
2.2
0.4
10 Felipe Alou
ATL
CF
33.1
3.9
4.7
0.8
11 Larry Stahl
NYN
CF
27.0
3.9
2.4
1.5
12 Willie Mays
SFN
CF
37.2
3.7
5.4
2.3
13 Roger Maris
SLN
RF
33.8
3.6
2.3
1.2
14 Bobby Bonds*
SFN
RF
22.3
3.1
2.8
1.3
15 Willie Crawford*
LAN
LF
21.8
2.7
0.7
0.1
16 Ty Cline
SFN
LF
29.0
2.5
1.4
0.6
17 Don Bosch*
NYN
CF
26.0
1.2
1.5
0.9
18 Jim Hickman
CHN
RF
31.1
1.0
1.5
0.5
19 Ivan Murrell*
HOU
RF
25.2
0.9
0.3
0.2
20 Manny Mota
PIT
LF
30.4
0.7
1.8
0.4
21 Gary Kolb
PIT
RF
28.3
0.6
0.3
0.0
22 Jim Beauchamp*
CIN
CF
28.9
0.5
0.4
0.2
23 Sandy Valdespino
ATL
LF
29.5
0.3
0.4
0.1
24 Byron Browne
HOU
RF
25.5
0.1
0.2
0.1
*Rookie
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

1968 American League Gold Glove Awards

Catcher
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Bill Freehan
DET
C
26.6
-5.6
7.7
3.2
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Joe Azcue
CLE
C
28.9
14.7
6.2
3.2
2 Duane Josephson
CHA
C
26.1
9.4
6.7
2.9
3 Jerry McNertney
CHA
C
31.9
4.9
2.8
1.1
4 Andy Etchebarren
BAL
C
25.0
4.7
3.7
1.7
5 Buck Rodgers
CAL
C
29.9
4.5
2.8
0.3
6 Johnny Roseboro
MIN
C
35.1
3.8
4.1
0.6
7 Duke Sims
CLE
C
27.1
3.8
3.7
1.3
8 Jim French*
WS2
C
26.9
2.1
2.0
0.4
First Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
George Scott
BOS
1B
24.3
2.7
1.3
0.3
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Tommy McCraw
CHA
1B
27.6
21.3
2.4
1.0
2 Norm Cash
DET
1B
33.6
6.4
2.4
1.2
3 George Scott
BOS
1B
24.3
2.7
1.3
0.3
4 Rich Reese*
MIN
1B
26.8
2.6
1.4
0.6
5 Danny Cater
OAK
1B
28.4
2.5
2.0
0.7
6 Dalton Jones
BOS
1B
24.6
1.8
0.8
0.2
7 Tony Horton
CLE
1B
23.6
0.6
1.8
0.5
8 Eddie Mathews
DET
1B
36.7
0.3
0.1
0.0
Second Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Bobby Knoop
CAL
2B
29.7
12.0
6.1
1.9
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Bobby Knoop
CAL
2B
29.7
12.0
6.1
1.9
2 Bernie Allen
WS2
2B
29.2
6.4
2.9
0.1
3 Dick McAuliffe
DET
2B
28.6
5.0
6.4
2.2
4 Frank Quilici
MIN
2B
29.1
3.9
1.7
0.7
5 Dave Nelson*
CLE
2B
24.0
3.1
2.3
0.9
6 Billy Harris*
CLE
2B
24.6
2.8
1.2
0.6
7 Horace Clarke
NYA
2B
28.1
2.1
7.3
3.4
8 Davey Johnson
BAL
2B
25.4
2.0
4.5
1.0
Third Base
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Brooks Robinson
BAL
3B
31.1
26.0
6.7
3.2
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Brooks Robinson
BAL
3B
31.1
26.0
6.7
3.2
2 Aurelio Rodriguez*
CAL
3B
20.5
3.3
1.0
-0.4
3 Paul Schaal
CAL
3B
25.3
2.7
1.7
0.5
4 Pete Ward
CHA
3B
30.9
1.9
1.4
-0.1
5 Sal Bando
OAK
3B
24.4
1.9
5.0
1.5
6 Don Wert
DET
3B
29.9
1.9
5.3
2.0
7 Mike Ferraro*
NYA
3B
23.9
1.6
0.7
0.2
8 Charley Smith
NYA
3B
30.8
0.7
0.4
0.2
Shortstop
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Luis Aparicio
CHA
SS
34.2
0.6
8.4
3.3
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Mark Belanger
BAL
SS
24.1
14.8
7.4
2.8
2 Rico Petrocelli
BOS
SS
25.0
4.2
6.7
3.0
3 Bert Campaneris
OAK
SS
26.3
4.2
8.7
3.6
4 Ray Oyler
DET
SS
29.9
4.0
4.4
1.9
5 Tom Matchick*
DET
SS
24.8
3.4
2.1
0.7
6 Ed Brinkman
WS2
SS
26.6
2.6
2.0
-0.0
7 Larry Brown
CLE
SS
28.3
2.5
8.3
3.5
8 Ron Hansen
MULT
SS
30.2
2.3
3.1
0.5
Outfield
Winner
Player
Tm
Pos
Reggie Smith
BOS
CF
23.2
-2.8
5.4
1.7
Mickey Stanley
DET
CF
25.9
0.2
5.9
2.9
Carl Yastrzemski
BOS
LF
28.9
6.3
3.4
1.5
by Fielding Wins Above Replacement
  Player
Tm
Pos
1 Roy White
NYA
LF
24.5
16.3
2.8
0.5
2 Paul Blair
BAL
CF
24.4
15.8
5.5
2.8
3 Jim Northrup
DET
RF
28.6
14.5
5.0
2.2
4 Vic Davalillo
MULT
CF
31.9
10.5
3.3
0.8
5 Reggie Jackson*
OAK
RF
22.1
8.8
3.1
0.7
6 Roger Repoz
CAL
CF
27.9
6.8
1.9
-0.2
7 Ken Berry
CHA
CF
27.1
6.4
5.1
1.7
8 Rick Reichardt
CAL
LF
25.3
6.4
2.0
0.2
9 Carl Yastrzemski
BOS
LF
28.9
6.3
3.4
1.5
10 Del Unser*
WS2
CF
23.6
5.3
2.4
-1.4
11 Tony Oliva
MIN
RF
29.9
4.6
2.6
0.6
12 Joe Rudi*
OAK
LF
21.8
2.9
0.9
0.3
13 Al Kaline
DET
RF
33.5
2.7
1.7
0.6
14 Andy Kosco
NYA
RF
26.7
2.3
1.4
-0.1
15 Jim Gosger
OAK
LF
25.7
2.1
1.7
0.9
16 Bill Voss*
CHA
RF
24.7
1.9
0.8
0.0
17 Joe Keough*
OAK
LF
22.5
1.6
0.5
0.2
18 Ed Stroud
WS2
RF
28.7
1.2
0.5
-0.6
19 Lee Maye
CLE
LF
33.6
1.1
1.6
0.8
20 Curt Motton*
BAL
LF
27.8
1.1
1.2
0.6
21 Jose Cardenal
CLE
CF
24.7
0.9
6.3
2.7
22 Woodie Held
MULT
RF
36.3
0.9
0.5
0.2
23 Dave May*
BAL
RF
24.5
0.9
0.8
0.1
24 Merv Rettenmund*
BAL
RF
25.1
0.8
0.4
0.1
*Rookie
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James