Era 5 Hitting Seasons

The Pitching Era got started with the Triple Crown Seasons of Frank Robinson in 1966 and Carl Yastrzemski in 1967,but the1969 season of Willie McCovey topped the list as the number 1 hitting season of the pitching era. Listed below are the top 15 hitting seasons of ERA 5 1965- 1977.

No. PLAYER Pos. Year yr/era Runs H.R. R.B.I.’s Avg. O.B.% Slg.% Points
1 Willie McCovey 1B 1969 5 101 45 126 320 453 656 4.593
2 George Foster OF 1977 5 124 52 149 320 382 631 4.560
3 Hank Aaron OF 1971 5 95 47 118 327 410 669 4.542
4 Carl Yastrzemski OF 1967 5 112 44 121 326 418 622 4.537
5 Frank Robinson OF 1966 5 122 49 122 316 410 637 4.534
6 Carl Yastrzemski OF 1970 5 125 40 102 329 452 592 4.530
7 Willie Mays OF 1965 5 118 52 112 317 398 645 4.523
8 Willie Stargell OF 1973 5 106 44 119 299 392 646 4.500
9 Billy Williams OF 1970 5 137 42 129 322 391 586 4.499
10 Richie Allen 1B 1966 5 112 40 110 317 396 632 4.497
11 Willie McCovey 1B 1970 5 98 39 126 289 444 612 4.497
12 Willie Stargell OF 1971 5 104 48 125 295 398 628 4.496
13 Billy Williams OF 1972 5 95 37 122 333 398 606 4.478
14 Reggie Jackson OF 1969 5 123 47 118 275 410 606 4.478
15 Tony Perez 1B 1970 5 107 40 129 317 401 589 4.473

Compare to other Hitting Season Eras:
Era 1 and 2 | Era 3 | Era 4 | Era 5 | Era 6 | Era 7 | Era 8 | Era 9

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